New Delhi :
The Supreme Court will on Monday resume hearing over PIL for barring candidates from contesting from than one constituency in general election. The centre has opposed the plea saying that the issue of electoral reforms would need legislative action and the plea failed to establish that fundamental rights of citizens were being infringed upon in any way. Meanwhile, Union Home Minister Amit Shah will deliver the keynote address on “World Youth Skills Day” and 4th-anniversary celebrations of skill India mission at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
Catch all the latest news of July 15 here:
10:20 pm: Due to floods in Assam, 70% of Kaziranga National Park is submerged; the forest department is alert on National Highway 37 in order to avoid any poaching chances by hunters.
10:12 pm: Maharashtra Congress Chief, Balasaheb Thorat, met Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, earlier today.
Delhi: Maharashtra Congress Chief, Balasaheb Thorat, met Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, earlier today. pic.twitter.com/qwZWNkY5u3— ANI (@ANI) July 15, 2019
9:33 pm: Bihar government makes movie 'Super 30' tax-free in the state from tomorrow.
9:00 pm: 2020- ISSF (International Shooting Sport Federation) World Cup to be held in Delhi from 15th March to 26th March.
8:11 pm: Due to bad weather in Delhi, two flights have been diverted to Lucknow Airport.
7:20 pm: More than half of IAF's AN-32 upgraded: MoS Defence informs Rajya Sabha.
7:11 pm: Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh today met External Affairs Minister (EAM) Subrahmanyam Jaishankar in Delhi.
6:34 pm: Samajwadi Party MP Neeraj Shekhar resigns from Rajya Sabha. He is the son of Former Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar.
6:12 pm: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Lahore has granted pre-arrest bail to Jamat ud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed and three others in a case pertaining to the outfit's alleged illegal use of land for its seminary.
5:41 pm: Whoever doesn't support their (BJP) decisions, they call them anti-nationals. Have they opened shop of nationals and anti-nationals? Amit Shah threatens us by raising his finger but he is just a Home Minister, not God. He should read rules first: Asaduddin Owaisi on Amit Shah.
5:13 pm: Lok Sabha passes the National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019.
4:30 pm: Voting underway in Lok Sabha on National Investigative Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019.
4:10 pm: Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament, earlier today, as a courtesy call.
3:50 pm: Bringing respite from scorching heat, rain lashed parts of Delhi today.
Bringing respite from scorching heat, rain lashed parts of Delhi today. pic.twitter.com/o4QWcjEOZr— ANI (@ANI) July 15, 2019
3:24 pm: 7 dead and 10 injured after an auto collided with a truck near Mankuwa area of Gujarat's Kutch, earlier today.
2:45 pm: Aditya Thackeray to take out 'Jan Ashirwad Yatra' to thank people for their support, to seek their blessings for upcoming elections & also to win the trust of those who might have not voted for us in the past: Priyanka Chaturvedi.
2:30 pm: Water logging in low lying areas of Ambala following heavy rainfall in the region.
2:05 pm: Discussion on vote of confidence will be taken up on Thursday at 11 am in Karnataka Assembly: Siddaramaiah.
2:00 pm: Acharya Devvrat, Governor of Himachal Pradesh is transferred and appointed as Governor of Gujarat. Kalraj Mishra appointed the Governor of Himachal Pradesh.
1:45 pm: Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament today, as a courtesy call.
1:30 pm: Opposition leaders protest at Bihar assembly over flood situation in the state.
1:10 pm: Death toll rises to 13 (12 Army personnel & 1 civilian) in Kumarhatti building collapse. 1 Army man still trapped in debris.
1:00 pm: Supreme Court issues notice to the Centre, agrees on a PIL by three women seeking direction to decriminalise abortion to allow women to have choice of reproduction. The PIL says restrictions and exceptions in Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act violate women's rights.
12:50 pm: National Investigation Agency (NIA) Amendment Bill introduced by Home Minister (MoS) G Kishan Reddy in Lok Sabha.
12:45 pm: With action being taken against some officers who have integrity issues,right message is going to people.Even in Railways,we are now studying profiles of many officers to see if some action can be initiated against them to send right message: Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal.
12:40 pm: A 10-year-old student dead in fire that broke out at a hostel in Khammam; Case registered, investigation underway. SK Karim, District Fire Officer Khammam says, "Since the room was very small & there was only one outlet, children found it difficult to come out".
12:35 pm: A 10-year-old student dead in fire that broke out at a hostel in Khammam; Case registered, investigation underway. SK Karim, District Fire Officer Khammam says, "Since the room was very small & there was only one outlet, children found it difficult to come out"
12:22 pm: WPI inflation in June eases to 2.02 per cent from 2.45 per cent in May.
12:20 pm: Navjot Singh Sidhu sends his resignation to Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.
12:15 pm: The official Wholesale Price Index for 'All Commodities' for the month of June, 2019 rose by 0.2% to 121.5 (provisional) from 121.2 (provisional) for the previous month.
12:05 pm: Children cross a flooded road in Bangarwadi area to reach their school.
11:55 am: Supreme Court agrees to hear on July 22 a plea moved by Gujarat High Court Advocates’ Association seeking a direction to the Centre to implement the SC collegium’s recommendation to appoint Bombay High Court’s Justice Akil Kureshi as Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh HC.
11:50 am: Supreme Court refuses to grant bail to Asaram in sexual assault case against him. SC says the trial needs to be completed first & also asked the trial court in Gujarat to complete the trial in the case.
11:40 am: BJP MLAs arrive at Vidhana Soudha.
11:30 am: Calcutta High Court fixes for 17th July the hearing on plea of former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar seeking protection from arrest by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with Saradha chit fund scam.
11:20 am: Fire breaks out in a factory in Keshav Puram. 25 fire tenders have rushed to the spot.
11: 15 am: Supreme Court agrees to hear plea of 5 more Karnataka rebel MLAs on Tuesday along with petition of 10 legislators seeking acceptance of resignation.
11:10 am: Assam Congress MPs protest in front of Gandhi statue in Parliament over flood situation in the state and demand Assam floods to be declared a National Problem.
10:55 am: Hearing in the matter of Karnataka rebel MLAs: Mukul Rohatgi, rebel MLAs' counsel, today mentioned before Supreme Court an application for impleadment.
10:50 am: Abductors were armed. We've issued orders of checking, suspected vehicles have been stopped at 1-2 places, I'm going there: Additional Director General of Prayagraj, SN Sabat, on couple who went to seek protection from Allahabad High Court abducted from court premises today.
10:45 am: TMC MP Saugata Roy has given Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha over 'case of death due to negligence in metro in Kolkata'.
10:40 am: Delhi's Rouse Avenue court has issued notice to Rajiv Saxena, accused turned approver in AgustaWestland money laundering case. Court has sought response of Rajiv Saxena on Enforcement Directorate's plea seekinghis bail cancellation. Next date of hearing July 18.
10:30 am: Two brothers have been arrested by Delhi Police on charges of negligence in implementing fire safety norms in connection with Jhilmil factory fire case that claimed three lives.
10:26 am: A couple who went to seek protection from Allahabad High Court abducted from the court premises by some people today. Police investigation underway.
10:20 am: Congress party has given Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha over 'pension of disabled Army personnel'.
10:05 am: At least one person has been found dead and hundreds were evacuated after a major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday.
9:30 am: Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Director General (DG) SS Deswal met ITBP personnel deployed on Amarnath Yatra route.
J&K: Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Director General (DG) SS Deswal trekked 44 km with senior officers of the force and met ITBP personnel deployed on #AmarnathYatra route. pic.twitter.com/KUA0Y38ZWz— ANI (@ANI) July 15, 2019
9:20 am: New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has issued orders to change the name of 31 NDMC Schools from ‘Nagar Palika Schools’ to ‘Atal Adarsh Vidyalaya,’ from the academic session 2019-2020.
8:50 am: Water level of Kamala River rises following heavy rainfall in the area; several villages in Darbhanga flooded.
8:40 am: It is very unfortunate. Rescue operation was started immediately. Orders have been given to investigate the cause of the collapse. As per info received till now, the building structure was not as per specifications: Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur on building collapse in Solan.
8:25 am: Death toll rises to 65 due to flooding and landslide in the country, following incessant rainfall; 38 people injured, search for 30 missing underway. 1146 people rescued till now from 22 flood-hit districts.
8:00 am: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper shot himself dead in Jammu.