Breaking News August 26
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to meet US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the G7 Summit in Biarritz today. The meeting, which is expected to last an hour, is likely to begin at 3:45 pm. Meanwhile, Chidambaram - whose four-day CBI custody ends today- is expected to produce him in Rouse Avenue Court. The Congress leader will be presented before Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar post-lunch.
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3:12 pm: I don't know from where they got this note. It was not in records: Solicitor General Tushar Mehta.
3:10 pm: You have not even denied the note. No document was filed in court, no order said document was filed in court: Kapil Sibal.
3:00 pm: Paragraphs in HC judgement were verbatim copy of CBI/ ED note, comma by comma, full stop by full stop, word by word, sentence by sentence, the chart. Their note become findings of the court. Where is the application of mind by the judge?: Kapil Sibal
2:55 pm: Congress lawyer Abhishek Manu Singhvi arrives at Delhi's Rouse Avenue Court for P Chidambaram's bail hearing.
2:50 pm: Kolkata Special Task Force (STF) today arrested a suspected Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terrorist from Gaya, Bihar.
2:42 pm: P Chidambaram's lawyer cites the judgment of a Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court in the case of Gurbaksh Singh on the issue of right of an accused for anticipatory bail.
2:29 pm: Elephants which will take part in a parade during 'Dasara festivities' next month were brought to Mysore palace, today, under high security.
2:22 pm: Special Cell busted an international syndicate of fake currency and arrested Alam Ansari, a Nepali national, today. Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) with face value of Rs 5.50 lakhs in Rs 2,000 denomination notes were recovered from his possession.
2:10 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives for G-7 summit, his Sherpa(diplomat who undertakes preparatory work before a summit) Suresh Prabhu also present.
1:55 pm: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami today flagged off 40 Amma Police Patrolling vehicles and one electric bus at Tamil Nadu Secretariat in Chennai.
1:55 pm: Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav has dissolved the Delhi unit of the party with immediate affect.
1:45 pm: Once a Maharaj ji told me that bad times are upon us&opposition is upto something, using some 'marak shakti' against BJP.I later forgot what he said,but now when I see our top leaders leaving us one by one,I am forced to think,wasn't Maharaj ji right? BJP MP Pragya Thakur
1:25 pm: If documents were available then why was he not confronted? Why did they pass the documents to Delhi High Court judge in sealed covers? This is a media trial: Kapil Sibal
1:20 pm: By saying what he said in Parliament, he buried his party in the grave. What do I say on his knowledge? I'm doing my work with utmost devotion, I don't care about these allegations: J&K Governor SP Malik on Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury's remark 'Governor should be made J&K BJP chief'.
1:15 pm: CBI asking Chidambaram, do you have Twitter account?.. What kind of questions are being asked? 26 hours of examination and nothing (documents) has been put to him: Kapil Sibal in Supreme Court.
1:05 pm: Zila Parishad Chairman of Chhapra Mina Arun was arrested while she was on her way to a court to surrender, in connection with the murder case of a SIT police sub-inspector & constable.
1:00 pm: BJP MP from Jhunjhunu (Rajasthan) Narendra Kumar says 'Who can oppose Modi ji? Even you (media) cannot. Modi ji is working in national interest, today when India is praised globally then every Indian feels proud irrespective of caste or section of society'.
12:55 pm: Solicitor General Tushar Mehta says ED did not leak the affidavit, says it was leaked after it was served to Chidambaram’s lawyers.
12:50 pm: It can’t be that they give or show any document to the court and I am not entitled to look into it. They leak it to media. They leaked the ED affidavit to the media: Kapil Sibal in Supreme Court:
12:40 pm: Suresh Singh, a book-binder in Udhampur,qualifies for Kashmir Administrative Service&secures rank 10; says, “It was long process,but I remained consistent. My father has been a great inspiration for me. It was his dream that I find a good job. So, I studied to fulfil his dream."
12:20 pm: Kapil Sibal arguing in Supreme Court for P Chidambaram in ED case: Notes,documents,diaries were passed on to Delhi HC judge as evidence. These documents were not shown to P Chidambaram during questioning.
12:10 pm: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik: We have abrogated article 370, and you will see in the coming days, we will work so much for the people of Kashmir, and create such circumstances, that people of PoK will start saying- see, that (Jammu&Kashmir) is the ideal place to live.
11:46 am: Amrapali case: Supreme Court today directed that an amount of Rs 7 crores be released from Supreme Court bank account (Registry) to National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) for the remaining construction of two projects in Noida and Greater Noida.
11:45 am: "None above the law, not even Dr. Zakir Naik," says, Malaysian Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin: Malaysian media
11:45 am: A man has been booked under the newly-enacted law for allegedly giving triple talaq to his wife, police said on Monday.
11:40 am: Three people shot at in Sitamarhi; two of them have died on the spot. More details awaited.
11:35 am: Party has decided that we will go to Election Commission against this order. If needed, we will go to High Court as well, says Rajeev Ranjan of Janata Dal (United).
11:25 am: A father allegedly made her daughter undergo abortion after raping her. Police says, ”Case was registered in Oct 2018 under POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) Act. After investigation, we found that minor girl was raped by her father. Accused arrested.”
11:23 am: Union Home Minister Amit Shah holds an inter-state council meeting on anti-Maoist operations. Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel, Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath, UP CM Yogi Adityanath, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik, and Jharkhand CM Raghubhar Das present at the meeting.
11:19 am: "Centre has sent a study team to our state. The team has come to study flood-hit areas here. They'll give the report to Centre in two days. I am sure that Central Govt will give sufficient funds to the state," Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa.
10:55 am: Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) had submitted an application on 24 June, 2019 to EC requestingnot to grant concession for allotment of "Arrow", to the candidates set up by JD(U) in any election in the state of Jharkhand, stating that it will create confusion in minds of electors.
10:50 am: Supreme Court tells Chidambaram's counsel that his plea would be listed for hearing after necessary orders by CJI.
10:45 am: A high-level team of the Ministry, including Secy, will visit Jammu, Kashmir & Ladakh. Team will be in Srinagar on 27-28 Aug, from there the team will also visit Kargil, Leh & Jammu. It will explore areas where development has not reached: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi.
10:43 am: Commission has directed that Janata Dal (United) will not be granted concession to use their reserved symbol "Arrow" for contesting elections in the states of Jharkhand and Maharashtra, henceforth: Election Commission of India.
10:38 am: A PIL has been moved in Delhi High Court seeking direction to the Central Govt and Law Commission of India to constitute a Judicial Commission or a High Level Expert Committee to draft Uniform Civil Code to secure gender justice, gender equality&dignity of women.
10:25 am: National Highway-5 has been blocked in Badhal village of Shimla district due to heavy rainfall in the region.
Himachal Pradesh: National Highway-5 has been blocked in Badhal village of Shimla district due to heavy rainfall in the region. pic.twitter.com/7c9AlR6oB6— ANI (@ANI) August 26, 2019
10:05 am: "Baba Saheb Dr. BR Ambedkar has always been in favour of equality, unity & integrity of the country; he was not in favour of provision of Article 370 in Jammu & Kashmir. So, BSP supported the removal of Article 370," tweets BSP Chief Mayawati.
9:57 am: The current security cover review is a periodical and professional exercise based on threat perception that is purely based on professional assessment by security agencies. Dr. Manmohan Singh continues to have a Z+ security cover.
9:45 am: One person dead and four injured in a blast near Gangai Amman Temple in Thiruporur near Kanchipuram, yesterday.
9:35 am: RJD leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav has trained his guns at JD (U) Rajya Sabha member Ram Chandra Prasad Singh as his daughter, who is an IPS officer, reportedly used for official work an MLC’s car with an MP sticker pasted on it.
9:25 am: Irmim Shamim becomes first woman to clear MBBS AIIMS in Rajouri, Jammu and Kashmir.
9:10 am: An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 on Richter Scale struck Myanmar at 08:19 am today.
9:00 am: HD Kumaraswamy never treated me as a friend or confidant, but instead considered me as an enemy and that led to all the problems, says Siddaramaiah, former Karnataka CM and Congress leader, in Mysuru.