Sept 16: Nepal's Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal to be accorded a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan, today. Meanwhile, farmers' organisations and Opposition parties call for a statewide bandh in Tamil Nadu over Cauvery row.
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12.10 am: Some party men believe that RSS is behind the violence in the state. We'll ensure action is taken once the investigation finishes: Karnataka HM
11:40 pm: Merkel, Hollande vow to work together for 'success' of Europe.
11:15 pm: Police constable Prakash Barange stoned down by drunk & drive accused in Nagpur.
10:50 pm: I want to see wrestling as one of the major sport to be played in India: Sakshi Malik.
10:20 pm: Rio Bronze medalist Sakshi Malik was felicitated by Bank of Maharashtra in Delhi.
9:50 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi really helped us in highlighting our cause in an international arena: Brahumdagh Bugti
9:40 pm: If I ever get a chance to move to India, i will definitely go there for my people: Brahumdagh Bugti on asylum issue.
9:30 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
9:00 pm: Chhattisgarh: Three Naxals arrested in Narayanpur.
8:35 pm: Gayatri Prajapati will be inducted in the cabinet: UP CM Office
8:25 pm: Portfolios will be given back to Shivpal Singh Yadav: UP CM Office
8:15 pm: We have to work in a way so that SP wins 2017 polls and Akhilesh Yadav becomes CM again: Shivpal Yadav
8.10 pm: Netaji & Akhilesh didn't accept my resignation. I left it to Netaji and whatever he will decide we will follow: Shivpal Yadav
8:00 pm: I can not comment on Mulayam Singh Yadav: Shivpal Yadav.
7:50 pm: President Pranab Mukherjee meets Nepal's PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda
7:40 pm: It was a unanimous decision of all the Congress Legislators to merge with the regional political party - PPA: Pema Khandu
7:26 pm: Person travelling from Dubai caught at Mumbai Airport with 350 gm gold sheets concealed within aluminium foil.
7:10 pm: HRD Ministry plans to introduce quota for faculty at IIMs.
6:42 pm: It is so brazen that Delhi Health Minister says panic is created by the media: Shobha Oza, Congress.
6:32 pm: Who has authority to convert that mandate by engineering defection of an entire govt? Obviously the PM and BJP Pres: Surjewala.
6:25 pm: People of Arunachal Pradesh voted for Cong to power, these MLAs were chosen with Cong symbol: RS Surjewala.
6:20 pm: Jet Airways flight 9W272 Delhi to Dhaka returns after finding an unclaimed baggage on board.
6:10 pm: People's Party of Arunachal is part of NEDA, so automatically Pema Khandu has become constituent of NEDA: Himanta Sarma.
6:05 pm: Wrestler Narsingh Yadav's dope case referred to CBI.
6.00 pm: Its a good time for this service: AS Prakash (Chairman, Prasar Bharti) launched Balochi multimedia website & mobile app.
5.59 pm: All India Radio launches multi media website and mobile app for Balochi Service.
5.51 pm: Hopeful that Nepal will successfully implement Constitution accomodating aspirations of all sections of society: FS.
5.45 pm: 5 injured and 2 critical as a security escort car of AAP minister Gopal Rai turned turtle in Bhanupratappur (Chhattisgarh).
5.24 pm: BJP doesnt love Rajdeo Ranjan or Chandrakeshwar, they are just against me being out on bail, says Mohammad Shahabuddin.
5.22 pm: Where did my name come in from in Rajdeo Ranjan case? Does police FIR have my name, or the chargesheet?: Mohammad Shahabuddin.
5.21 pm: Mohammad Kaif had a fight in his "mohalla" & now he is called shooter?, says Mohammad Shahabuddin.
5.13 pm: WFI President Brijbhushan Sharan Singh confirms that the case of Narsingh Yadav is forwarded to CBI for further investigation.
5.12 pm: Whatever Court decides we will follow it: Mohd Shahabuddin on Bihar Govts appeal in SC challenging Shahabuddins bail.
5.02 pm: I have not applied for any asylum in India, Brahamdagh Bugti (Baloch Republican Party).
4.53 pm: I haven't received any notice yet but I am not worried about anything at all: Mohammad Shahabuddin on Bihar Govt's appeal in SC.
4.47 pm: Police arrest 2 Naxals carrying reward of Rs 1 lakh each on their head during routine patrolling in Narayanpur.
4.46 pm: Suicide bomber kills 16 at mosque in NW Pakistan: Officials (AFP).
4.45 pm: 1 soldier injured in an encounter b/w CoBRA jawans & naxals in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. Search ops underway.
4.35 pm: School kids celebrate PM Narendra Modi's birthday in Siliguri.
4.31 pm: We recommend MSP of Rs 40/kg for rabi gram for 2016 season and Rs 60/kg for urad and tur for kharif season 2017: Arvind Subramanian, CEA.
4.20 pm: Vital to ensure that prices do not drop below MSP else next season farmers might switch back away from pulse, says Arvind Subramanian, CEA.
4.19 pm: Wanted shooter Mohd Kaif's properties being attached by police in Bihar.
4.08 pm: Demonstration involving members of Uyghur and Tibetan communities in Europe taking place in Geneva, Switzerland.
3.51 pm: Delhi govt orders all mohalla clinics, poly clinics and dispensaries to remain open on Sundays as well due to rise in Chikungunya cases.
3.37 pm: Police ask women to take selfies with Thana Incharge and use it as profile pictures to deter stalkers in Hoshingabad (MP).
3.25 pm: I think CBI and Govt for taking necessary steps to provide me justice, says Asha Ranjan (Rajdev Ranjan's widow) in Bihar (Siwan).
3.23 pm: SC extended parole after Sahara deposited Rs 352 crore with SEBI as per Apex court direction.
3.21 pm: Supreme Court extends Sahara Chief Subrata Roy's parole till Sep 23.
3.12 pm: We are very proud of our Jawans who fought courageously in both Poonch and Rajouri: MoS PMO Jitendra Singh
3.03 pm: 'Sahkarita Vibhag' has launched a File tracking system to monitor all the Govt files: Shivraj Singh Chouhan, MP CM.
2.46 pm: Swedish appeals court upholds detention order for Julian Assange. (Source: AP)
2.38 pm: Bihar Govt files an appeal in the Supreme Court challenging Patna High Court's order granting bail to the Former RJD MP Shahabuddin.
2.37 pm: Brahumdagh Bugti hasnt filed papers related to asylum in India. Geo News report incorrect. Baloch Republican Party to decide on it: BRP
2.34 pm: SC commutes death penalty of a convict in a rape & murder case of a 7 year old girl (in Jabalpur, 2011). SC clarifies that the convict will not be released before 25 years behind bars.
2.30 pm: UP DGP Javeed Ahmad also reaches Mulayam Singh Yadav's residence in Lucknow where SP Chief, UP CM & Shivpal Yadav's meet is underway.
2.20 pm: If the CM and ministers have to wait for days to meet their own leadership in Delhi. How can they stay in such party?: Kiren Rijiju, MoS Home
2.18 pm: Congress shouldn't blame BJP for its own failure: Kiren Rijiju, MoS Home on Arunachal Pradesh crisis
2.16 pm: The (Arunachal Pradesh)CM & MLAs have consciously decided to merge with regional party,BJP has nothing to do with this
2.12 pm: MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan speaking at the 'Sahkarita Manthan' programme in Bhopal
2.10 pm: UP CM Akhilesh Yadav reaches Mulayam Singh Yadav's residence in Lucknow for meeting with SP Chief and Shivpal Yadav.
1.58 pm: Discussed issues including NPAs, credit growth and financial inclusion with PSU banks' heads: FM Arun Jaitley
1.51 pm: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa orders to release water from Mettur Dam from 20th September for Samba cultivation.
1.50 pm: 42 Cong MLAs in Arunachal Pradesh, including CM Pema Khandu,resign from the party, will join Peoples Party of Arunachal: Sources
1.36 pm: SC to hear Chandrakeshwar Prasad's plea, challenging Patna High Court's order granting bail to the Former RJD MP Shahabuddin, on Sept 19.
1.31 pm: Confident tht our discussion today would further cement our centuries old relations and write a glorious chapter of our partnership: PM Modi
1.28 pm: Continued co-operation between our defence & security agencies is important to guard our open borders: PM Modi
1.28 pm: Our friendship is time-tested & unique.We share our burden during difficult times,just as we celebrate each other's achievements: PM Modi
1.25 pm: Today is a significant day in history of our friendship: PM Modi at the joint press statement.
1.24 pm: Exchange of agreements between India and Nepal in Delhi.
1.15 pm: PM Modi and Nepal's PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda issue a joint statement.
1.04 pm: Health Ministry seeks report of death history & full case history from Delhi Govt, says JP Nadda on Chikungunya and dengue row.
1.00 pm: Samajwadi Party is a family, there can be no rift in it says supremo, Mulayam Singh Yadav. There are no differences, Yadav also says.
12.59 pm: The Congress government in Arunachal Pradesh is in trouble again as majority of its lawmakers have joined the People's Party of Arunachal Pradesh.
12.58 pm: CBI team leaves for Bihar to probe Journalist Rajdev Ranjan's murder case.
12.46 pm: Will Akhilesh say no to me. He will not say no to me, Mulayam Singh Yadav says.
12.45 pm: Akhilesh Yadav will go meet Shivpal Yadav at his residence: Mulayam Singh Yadav.
12.24 pm: Bengaluru: KRV protest against release of Cauvery water, protesters detained by police
12.15 pm: Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain reaches Nirman Bhavan to meet Union Health Minister JP Nadda.
12.02 pm: SC stays NGT order mandating environment clearance for Delhi metro Noida line construction.
11.40 am: Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal meets PM Narendra Modi at Hyderabad House
Delhi: Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal meets PM Narendra Modi at Hyderabad House pic.twitter.com/IbQkoiCQBd— ANI (@ANI_news) September 16, 2016
11.30 am: Chandrakeshwar Prasad of Siwan files appeal in SC challenging Patna High Court's order granting bail to the former RJD MP Shahabuddin.
11.23 am: Supreme Court rejects petition questioning sacrifice of animals on Bakrid.
11.20 am: All India Radio to launch multi media website and mobile app for Ballochi Service, at 4 pm today.
11.12 am: Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal's ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhawan in Delhi
Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal's ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhawan in Delhi pic.twitter.com/sHXZloykGu— ANI (@ANI_news) September 16, 2016
11.05 am: Sahara deposits Rs 352 crore with SEBI as per SC directive. Seeks continuance of bail for Subrata Roy.
11.00 am: MDMK Chief Vaiko detained in Tiruchirappalli during protest over Cauvery issue.
10.55 am: Not everyone who have died due to dengue are from Delhi, there are many from neighbouring states too, we need to segregate data: S Jain
10.54 am: Politics can wait, urge everyone to co-operate with State Govt to deal with situation: Satyendra Jain on rise in dengue & chikungunya cases
10.49 am: Chhattisgarh- Police arrest 4 men who carried out loot at various places, posed as Naxals from Narayanpur.2 pistols, naxal uniform recovered
10.43 am: Bidar (Karnataka): 3-year-old dead, 3 injured after a bus carrying 36 passengers caught fire in Humnabad.
10.40 am: While withdrawing the petition, petitioner sought liberty to approach HC, SC grants the petitioner the liberty.
10.39 am: SC refuses to entertain PIL questioning sacrifice of animals on Bakra-Eid & validity of a provision of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act
10.28 am: Maharashtra: 3 drown in Warda and 2 in Amravati during Ganpati Visarjan
10.20 am: Chennai: TN farmers' association stage 'Rail Roko' protest at Saidapet railway station over Cauvery Issue
10.18 am: Chennai: DMK leader Kanimozhi, who was protesting along with other party workers over Cauvery water dispute row, detained by police.
10.15 am: Chennai: DMK workers stage protest over Cauvery water dispute row, DMK leader Kanimozhi also present
10.10 am: Tight security in place as Puducherry observes day-long shutdown over Cauvery issue.
10.05 am: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, J Jayalalithaa must meet Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on Cauvery issue. Writing letters alone will not help says M K Stalin, DMK leader.
9.50 am: Shivpal Yadav addresses his supporters outside his residence in Lucknow (UP)
Shivpal Yadav addresses his supporters outside his residence in Lucknow (UP) pic.twitter.com/RVk3TmA9Iq— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) September 16, 2016
9.40 am: The bandh in Tamil Nadu has been peaceful so far. Attempts of a rail roko programme by the DMK and the Viduthalai Siruthaigal party cadres have been foiled by the police who have carried out a spate of arrests.
9.20 am: Leader of the opposition and DMK leader, M K Stalin leads rally against Karnataka at the Eggmore railway station.
8.45 am: Government and aided schools in Chennai remain open. Some private schools have declared holiday in Chennai.
8.12 am: Heavy security deployment at Karnataka-Tamil Nadu checkpost border near Attibele
8.00 am: A fire broke out at an electric goods shop in the Chickpet area of Bengaluru. Nine fire tenders were rushed to the spot.
7.55 am: Karnataka police step up security as Tamil Nadu observes bandh over Cauvery issue. Vehicle to TN have been stopped as a precautionary measure.