Breaking News September 5
PM Modi will attend the Eastern Economic Forum as chief guest and hold bilateral talks with several leaders on the sidelines. He and Putin will also visit an international judo championship in Vladivostok in which a six-member Indian team is participating. Daughter of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking directions to the authorities to allow her to meet her mother, who is under detention following the abrogation of Article 370 from the state. Iltija has submitted that she is concerned about her mother's health as she has not met her in a month.
Here are all the LIVE Updates:
Karnataka: Jog falls in Shivamogga at a height of 830 feet after water was released in Sharavati river, yesterday.
P Chidambaram will be kept in Jail no 7 and in a separate cell. Roti, dal and subzi will be given to him. Other things like western toilet which the Court asked will be provided, says Director General of Tihar Prison Sandeep Goel.
Karti Chidambaram leaves from Tihar Jail. His father and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram was brought to this jail after being remanded to judicial custody till September 19 by Court.
Directorate General of Civil Aviation suspends pilots involved in July 24,2019 incident of IndiGo flight 6E-7201 (Hyderabad to Vijayawada) where the aircraft operated with tail prop attached. Suspension valid for 2 months from date of incident.
A Bengaluru Court has issued summons to Former Chief Minister and JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy in an alleged illegal denotification case. More details awaited.
P Chidambaram on being asked what he has to say after Court sent him to judicial custody: I am only worried about the economy
Prime Minister Narendra Modi emplanes from Vladivostok for New Delhi.
— ANI (@ANI) September 5, 2019
Gurdaspur MP Sunny Deol meets people who were injured in the fire that broke out yesterday at a fire-crackers factory in Batala.
Punjab: Gurdaspur MP Sunny Deol meets people who were injured in the fire that broke out yesterday at a fire-crackers factory in Batala in Gurdaspur district. 23 people had died & 20 got injured in the incident. pic.twitter.com/WFLn0lafnL
— ANI (@ANI) September 5, 2019
INX media case: P Chidambaram's lawyers have also moved an application in Court stating that Chidambaram wants to surrender in Enforcement Directorate case
P Chidambaram files application before Delhi court seeking direction to ensure safe detention while in judicial custody. He also seeks direction for jail authorities to provide adequate security to him. He also seeks direction to provide separate cell with adequate security.
Rouse Avenue Court sends Congress leader & former Finance Minister P Chidambaram to judicial custody till September 19 in a case being probed by CBI in INX Media case.
Police today booked Swimming Coach Surajit Ganguly, who has been accused of molesting a minor girl. Also, Goa Swimming Association has terminated his services. Police says, "Case registered. Both victim & the accused are from West Bengal. Accused absconding."
FIR filed by All Assam Gauriya Moriya Yuva Chhatra Parishad at Latasil Police Station(Guwahati) against National Register of Citizens (NRC) coordinator Prateek Hajela(in file pic) alleging discrepancies in NRC final List .
At least four persons were killed in rain-related incidents in Mumbai while search was on for a boy who was washed away, officials said on Thursday. Torrential rains battered Mumbai and surrounding areas on Tuesday night and Wednesday.
To avoid any side effect arising due to recent problems in Iran, we've done arrangements for security of our oil tankers (passing through Strait of Hormuz). We have no aim to interfere in internal matters of a country, said PM Modi at the 5th Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok.
HRD Ministry on advice of University Grants Commission and expert committee issued orders to 5 Universities conveying their declaration as institutions of Eminence (IoE).
A meeting of all All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretaries & State In-charges will be held tomorrow at Congress office in Delhi.
Gujarat: Three-storey building collapses
Gujarat: A three-storey building collapses in Amraiwadi area of Ahmedabad. Rescue operation underway.
ED Arrests Former J-K Cricket Association Treasurer Ahsan Ahmad Mirza
The Enforcement Directorate has arrested former Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) treasurer Ahsan Ahmad Mirza in connection with a money laundering case, officials said Thursday. They said Mirza, alleged to be close to former JKCA chairman and ex chief minister Farooq Abdullah, was arrested Wednesday night under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
Punjab: 2 dead, 1 injured in an explosion
Punjab: 2 dead, 1 injured in an explosion at Tarn Taran. Forensic team is at the spot. More details awaited.
Aircel-Maxis Case: P Chidambaram, Karti get anticipatory bail
Special Court grants anticipatory bail to P. Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram in both ED and CBI cases in Aircel-Maxis matter. P Chidambaram is already in CBI custody in connection with INX media case.
28 Injured, Many Feared Trapped As Under-Construction Building Collapses In UP’s Bareilly
At least twenty-eight workers were feared trapped after an under-construction house collapsed in Nawabgunj of Bareilly. According to reports, the house belongs to Liyaqat Ali of Kyoladia area. During construction, the linter collapsed trapping these workers. Teams of police and fire brigade arrived at the scene after being informed. They rescued five people out of the debris with the help of locals.
12 People Injured In Delhi's Narela
Wire of a lift meant for taking construction material from ground floor to upper floor of an under construction DDA building in Narela has broken; 12 persons injured. Police have registered a case against the construction company.
Sonia Gandhi Calls On Four Former Delhi Congress Presidents
All four former Delhi Congress presidents (Arvinder Singh Lovely, Ajay Maken, Jayaprakash Narayan and Subhash Chopra) have been called by party interim President Sonia Gandhi at her residence, later today.
Supreme Court Asks Yusuf Tarigami To Be Shifted To AIIMS From Srinagar
The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered shifting of ailing CPI (M) leader Mohd Yusuf Tarigami to AIIMS in Delhi from Srinagar where he is under house arrest. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said it was inclined to shift Tarigami, the former CPI (M) MLA, to AIIMS. The top court’s order comes exactly a month after the top political leaders in the Valley were arrested or detained following the abrogation of Article 370.
Modi Govt's Silence On Economic Slowdown Very Dangerous, Says Priyanka Gandhi
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday said news of an economic slowdown and the Modi government’s silence on it was “very dangerous”. “Excuses and rhetoric” will not work, the Congress general secretary said on Twitter.
Top Court Allows P Chidambaram To Withdraw His Plea Challenging CBI Arrest
The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed former union minister P Chidambaram to withdraw his plea against non-bailable warrant and remand orders of the trial court in the INX Media corruption case lodged by the CBI. A bench of Justices R Banumathi and A S Bopanna passed the order after senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for Chidambaram, said they have decided to unconditionally withdraw the petition. Now the action shift to Rouse Avenue Court. Chidambaram will be produced in Rouse Avenue Court later today.
Supreme Court Allows Iltija Iqbal To Meet Mother Mehbooba Mufti
The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed Iltija Iqbal to meet mother Mehbooba Mufti in Srinagar, where the former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister is under detention following abrogation of Article 370. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi allowed Iltija to meet her after she submitted in the court that she has no problem in going to her Srinagar residence but has not been able to move out freely there. In her petition, Iltija had submitted that she is concerned about her mother's health as she has not met her for a month.
PM Modi On Gurdaspur Fire Incident
PM Modi: The tragedy at a firecracker factory in Punjab is heart-wrenching.Deeply anguished due to it. My condolences to families of those who lost their lives. I hope the injured recover at the earliest.Agencies are working on rescue operations at the site of tragedy.
Governor-designate Arif Mohammad Khan inspects Guard of Honour, upon his arrival in Trivandrum.
Supreme Court rejects Congress leader P Chidambaram appeal
Supreme Court rejects an appeal of Congress leader P Chidambaram against the Delhi High Court’s order rejecting his anticipatory bail plea in a case being probed by Enforcement Directorate (ED) in INX Media case.
Rupee rises 27 paise to 71.85 against US dollar
The rupee appreciated by 27 paise to 71.85 against the US dollar in early trade on Thursday as gains in domestic equity market enthused investors. At the interbank foreign exchange the rupee opened at 71.87, then gained further ground and touched a high of 71.85, registering a rise of 27 paise over its previous close.
Opening Bell: Sensex Rises Over 100 Points, Metal Stocks Rally
Domestic equity benchmark BSE Sensex jumped over 100 points in opening session on Thursday, led by gains in oil and gas, power and metal stocks, amid positive cues from global markets. After rising 167 points in the first 15 minutes of the session, the 30-share index was trading 96.97 points, or 0.26 per cent, higher at 36,821.71 at 0930 hours, while the broader Nifty rose 34.70 points, or 0.32 per cent, to 10,879.35.
Rajnath Singh's Veiled Warning To Pakistan
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who is currently visiting South Korea, on Thursday warned Pakistan over Kashmir. Without taking Pakistan’s name, Singh warned that India’s defence forces are capable of protecting as well as thwarting any evil plan.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take part in the fifth meeting of the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) on Thursday on the second day of his two-day visit to Russia. Before the forum, PM Modi met his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Thursday and the two leaders pledged to deepen the robust bilateral ties in a number of areas, including in economic and defence sectors.