Hello and welcome to Monday's live blog. From politics to sports to entertainment, the Internet is buzzing with the breaking news and headlines from across the globe. While people across India get into celebratory mood with the festivity of Ganesh Chaturthi, tensions continue to escalate with neighbouring Pakistan over the abrogation of Article 370 early in August. Here in this segment, News Nation brings you live news from all corners of the world. The latest stories will appear in our live blog below - so keep scrolling down.
Here are the LIVE Updates:
03:15 pm: Home Minister Amit Shah will be on a two-day visit to Guwahati (Assam) from September 8 to attend North East Council Meeting.
03:00 pm: CPI MP Binoy Viswam writes to PM Modi', "seeking urgent intervention to save the life of Medha Patkar and hundreds of villagers in Bharwani district. They are protesting against Gujarat govt's move to close the shutters of Sardar Sarovar Dam and raise water level to 138.68 metres".
02:45 pm: Supreme Court today declined to entertain the Special Leave Petitions (SLPs) seeking to quash the investigation against NCP leader, Ajit Pawar and other accused, in a Maharashtra Co-operative bank scam.
02:15 pm: The Vikram Lander successfully separated from Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter at 1:15 pm today (September 2, 2019). The Vikram Lander is currently located in an orbit of 119 km x 127 km. The Chandrayaan 2 Orbiter continues to orbit the moon in its existing orbit.
01:30 pm: Unnao rape case: Supreme Court has asked the trial court judge to submit a report on the ongoing trial in the case. Next date of hearing in the case is September 6
12:50 pm: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh laid wreath at Ichigaya in Tokyo and paid his respects to Japanese SDF (Self-Defense Forces) personnel who died in the line of duty.
12:45 pm: CBI registers FIR in connection with IMA ponzi scam. 31 accused, including 25 people, have been named in the FIR.
12:40 pm: Supreme Court's five-judge Constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi, continues hearing the Ayodhya land dispute case.
12:35 pm: Members of Sikh community protest against forceful conversion of minorities in Pakistan. They are also demanding the safety of Sikh families residing there. A Sikh girl was allegedly abducted and converted to Islam in Pakistan.
12:30 pm: Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has recorded the statement of Unnao rape survivor at AIIMS, Delhi.
12:20 pm: West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar meets BJP MP Arjun Singh at Apollo Hospital in Kolkata.
12:15 pm: Union Home Minister Amit Shah welcomed by party leaders and workers, after his arrival at the Mumbai airport. He will visit Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple and Lalbaug later today.
Maharashtra: Union Home Minister Amit Shah welcomed by party leaders and workers, after his arrival at the Mumbai airport. He will visit Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple and Lalbaug later today. #GaneshChaturthi pic.twitter.com/WcNBpqzh2b— ANI (@ANI) September 2, 2019
12:00 pm: The meeting between India's Deputy High Commissioner to Pakistan, Gaurav Ahluwalia and Ministry of Foreign Affairs's (MoFA) Mohammad Faisal, begins.
11:45 am: Devotees arrive for 'darshan' of lord Ganpati idol at Puliakulam Munthi Vinayakar Temple in Coimbatore on Ganesh Chaturthi today.
11:30 am: A person has been detained while he was trying to enter the Parliament allegedly with a knife. He has been taken to Parliament police station.
11:15 am: India's Deputy High Commissioner to Pakistan, Gaurav Ahluwalia has reached Ministry of Foreign Affairs to meet KulbhushanJ adhav.
11:00 am: Amid 12-hour-bandh period, 25 BJP supporters were injured in a clash with Trinamool Congress workers in Barrackpore. They have been taken to a hospital.
10:45 am: Four dead after a car they were travelling in fell into a trench near Madyangala on Mysore National Highway, earlier today.
10:40 am: Hoardings, requesting Congress party's Interim President Sonia Gandhi to make Jyotiraditya Scindia MP Congress chief, seen in Gwalior.
Madhya Pradesh: Hoardings, requesting Congress party's Interim President Sonia Gandhi to make Jyotiraditya Scindia MP Congress chief, seen in Gwalior. pic.twitter.com/uXyh7kJFmu— ANI (@ANI) September 2, 2019
10:35 am: Pakistan violated ceasefire in the Poonch sector till late last night yesterday. Indian Army retaliated.
10:25 am: Celebrations underway at the residence of Maharashtra Cabinet Vinod Tawde, on the occasion of Ganesha Chaturthi.
10:15 am: Rajasthan Governor-designate Kalraj Mishra: Pakistan thinks that Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK), which is a part of India, is theirs. They are scared that in the future, PoK will come to India. This is our resolution, we will get PoK back.
10:00 am: Three persons drowned in Newaj river near Madhya Pradesh's Shajapur today. State Disaster Relief Force (SDRF) team at spot. Rescue operations underway.
09:45 am: Sai Deepak from Hyderabad has set a new Guinness World Record by doing 87 one leg full contact knee strikes in 3 minutes while wearing 5-kilogram ankle weights.
09:30 am: Newly appointed Army Vice Chief Lieutenant General Manoj Mukund Naravane laid wreath at National War Memorial today.
09:00 am: An infant of Limboda village in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain district fell ill and died after he was allegedly vaccinated. Immunisation Officer, KC Verma says earlier 5 other children were also given the same vaccine and had to be admitted to the hospital. An investigation has been launched into the matter.
08:15 am: Devotees arrive in large numbers at Shri Ganesh Mandir Tekdi, in Nagpur, to participate in the morning prayers on Ganesh Chaturthi today.
08:05 am: Defending champion Novak Djokovic retires from round of 16 match due to injury, Stanislas Wawrinka advances to quarter finals US Open.
07:55 am: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has called for a 12-hour bandh today in Barrackpore, North 24 Parganas district from 6 am to 6 pm, to protest against the attack on party's MP Arjun Singh yesterday.
07:45 am: Preparations being done at the pandal of GSB Seva Mandal, in Mumbai's Matunga, for the 'darshan' of 'gold Ganesh' - the gold and precious stone-studded Ganpati idol.
07:35 am: 13 crew member from a merchant ship Tridevi Prem (Hopper Dredger) at the sea off New Mangalore Port Trust Anchorage abandoned the vessel in a life boat earlier this morning due to severe flooding on-board. They were rescued by Indian Coast Guard Ship Amartya.
07:25 am: Two pedestrians died after a speeding car ran over them on Golf Course Extension road in Gurugram, last night.
07:15 am: Junior Doctors of the Assam Medical College in Dibrugarh held a candle march, yesterday, protesting against the killing of a 73-year-old doctor, allegedly by tea garden workers in Teok, Jorhat last Saturday.
07:10 am: 'Kakad Aarti' being performed at the Shree Siddhivinayak Temple in Mumbai on the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi.
07:00 am: Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi said opposition creating unnecessary noise over cyclic slowdown in economy during 'saawan bhado'.
06:45 am: Kerala Chief Minister's protest against removal of Article 370 is political expediency, says BJP leader Ram Madhav.
06:30 am: Water-logging in parts of Fatehabad due to rainfall across Haryana.
Haryana: Water-logging in parts of Fatehabad due to rainfall in the region. (01.09.19) pic.twitter.com/LyrcOz3oOv— ANI (@ANI) September 1, 2019
06:15 am: Wahengbam Devananda, a 9th standard student of Jawahar Navodya Vidyalaya in Yaralpat, Imphal East, has been shortlisted among the 60 students that will get the chance to witness the landing of Chandrayaan-2 with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 7, 2019.
06:00 am: BJP leader Ram Madhav in Kochi: Jinnah propagated the 2-nation theory, it resulted in partition of the country. Sheikh Abdullah propagated the 3-nation theory, India, Pakistan and Kashmir. Today, thanks to Modi ji and Amit Shah ji we have decimated this 3-nation theory.