Breaking News August 1
The mediation panel on Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute at Ayodhya will submit its report to the Supreme Court today. The outcome of the mediation process undertaken by the three-member panel, headed by former apex court judge FMI Kalifulla following the March 8 order, would be considered by a five judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi on August 2 to decide the future course of action.
Check all the latest updates of August 1 here:
22:10 pm: Karnataka: More than 100 bikes seized by police in Shivamogga during the ongoing drive against noisy vehicle silencers.
21:30 pm: Lok Sabha passes the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2019
6:00 pm: Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached assets worth Rs. 1.73 crores of Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali and his family members in connection with a terror financing case.
5:30 pm: A special court in Delhi has granted further remand of businessman SS Babu to Enforcement Directorate in Moin Qureshi case till 9th August.
5:15 pm: AgustaWestland case: Delhi's Rouse Avenue Court has extended interim protection of businessman Ratul Puri till tomorrow.
Maharashtra CM in Amravati: No govt can abolish all problems in 5 yrs but I can claim that whatever the previous govt did in 15 yrs, we did more than double of it in just 5 yrs. I challenge all in opposition to come in any state to have a discussion on development in past 15 yrs. pic.twitter.com/6nrkA78Ajw— ANI (@ANI) August 1, 2019
4.25 pm: Raveesh Kumar, MEA on reports of arrest of Former Vice President of Maldives Ahmed Adeeb Abdul Ghafoor in India: We are trying to ascertain the veracity of the reports. We will contact their government and find out if these reports are true.
4.20 pm: Raveesh Kumar, MEA on reports of arrest of an alleged Indian spy by Pakistan authorities from Rakhi Gaj, Pakistan: We do not react to unverified media reports. We have not heard from the Pakistani side on this.
4:15 pm: Evaluating Pakistan proposal on Kulbhushan Jadhav as per ICJ guidelines, says MEA
3:00 pm: Supreme Court orders inquiry to be conducted by Secretary General within 7 days, under supervision of sitting SC judge nominated by CJI, to ascertain whether there was any lapse/negligence by registry officials in delay in processing letter of Unnao rape victim’s mother to CJI.
2:45 pm: Shiv Prasad, a farmer along with his family members constructed a makeshift bridge over a water channel in Samnapur village in Sagar, says, "I didn't approach govt to construct a bridge thinking if it will ever be built or not. So, we just built a makeshift bridge ourselves."
MP: Shiv Prasad, a farmer along with his family members constructed a makeshift bridge over a water channel in Samnapur village in Sagar, says, "I didn't approach govt to construct a bridge thinking if it will ever be built or not. So, we just built a makeshift bridge ourselves." pic.twitter.com/c1RlxU30U8— ANI (@ANI) August 1, 2019
2:30 pm: Unnao rape case: The designated judge in Delhi will commence the trial on day-to-day basis and complete the trial within 45 days.
2:15 pm: External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar meets Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs in Bangkok, Thailand.
2:00 pm: Boxer Mary Kom: I feel very proud that people are expecting me to win an Olympic gold medal, it is easy for them to say it but difficult for me to implement it. I will try my best.
1:45 pm: IMA ponzi scam: Founder-owner Mohammed Mansoor Khan has been sent to Judicial custody till 14 August
1:30 pm: Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman, Harivansh has written to all Rajya Sabha MPs regarding utilisation of Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) funds and requested them to give suggestions to implement it in a better way.
1:25 pm: Omar Abdullah says National Conference delegation requested PM to hold assembly elections in J-K by year end.
1:10 pm: Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel participated in Hareli festival (traditional festival for sowing) celebrations today, in Raipur today.
Chhattisgarh: Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel participated in Hareli festival (traditional festival for sowing) celebrations today, in Raipur today. pic.twitter.com/yoNx5zH8RI— ANI (@ANI) August 1, 2019
12:50 pm: South Asian Speakers Summit on "Achieving Sustainable Development Goals" to be held in Male, Maldives from 1-2 September, 2019.
12:30 pm: CJI Ranjan Gogoi says, "We will come back at 2 PM and pass an order on transfer of cases on all the five cases and medical attention to the victim & her lawyer. Doctors are the best judges, they can decide whether she and her lawyer can be airlifted to Delhi."
12:24 pm: Enforcement Directorate (ED) has provisionally attached assets worth Rs. 481.04 Crores under Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA) of REI Agro Ltd in a bank fraud case.
12:15 pm: Delhi: Karti Chidambaram has approached PMLA authorities challenging eviction notice issued to him regarding his Jor Bagh properties in connection with INX Media case. His immovable property of Jor Bagh was attached by ED in October 2018 and confirmed by Adjudicating Authority in March 2019.
11:22 am: Chief Justice of India also asked Solicitor General to interact with Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director, regarding the rape and road accident. Supreme Court said that if necessary, chamber hearing may take place.
11:20 am: Streets waterlogged in Ludhiana as heavy rain lashes the city.
Punjab: Streets waterlogged in Ludhiana as heavy rain lashes the city. pic.twitter.com/QV7V0Z5Wzf— ANI (@ANI) August 1, 2019
10:37 am: Trinamool Congress MP, Saugata Roy gives Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha over "harassment by Income Tax Department leading to owner/founder of Café Coffee Day, V G Siddhartha's death"
10:35 am: Congress MP K Suresh and two other party MPs give Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha over "accident of Unnao rape victim, showing absolute lawlessness of Uttar Pradesh government and the observation of Chief Justice of India on the issue"
10:33 am: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar at ASEAN-India Ministerial Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand: We want to see a strong, unified & prosperous ASEAN playing a central role in the emerging dynamic of the Indo-Pacific as it contributes to India's prosperity as well
10:30 am: Enforcement Directorate has seized assets of M/s Mack Soft Tech Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad worth Rs 86.38 crore under Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) in lieu of illegally held assets abroad.
10:27 am: External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar and Ministers of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nation) countries pose for group photograph at ASEAN-India Ministerial Meeting in Bangkok.
10:23 am: Congress MPs Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Manish Tewari, & Gaurav Gogoi give Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha over "privatisation of airports".
10:15 am: A thief was allegedly beaten to death in Chihuntia village of Dumka district. Dumka SP says "There were 4 thieves, 3 managed to escape. The thief who died was a most wanted criminal. FIR registered & 4 villagers have been taken into custody. We're questioning them."
10:00 am: Operations halted at Vadodara Airport till 3 pm, today, due to water logging & garbage accumulation on the runway.
9:40 am: Western Railway: 5 trains cancelled, 2 trains short terminated, & 2 trains short originated due to heavy rains and water logging, in Vadodara Junction railway station & surrounding areas.
9:10 am: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP, Manoj Jha gives Zero Hour Notice in Rajya Sabha over "setting aside the principle of social justice in the ongoing admission process at universities".
9:00 am: President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday gave his assent to the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage), Bill, 2019
8:50 am: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath holds 'janta darbar' in Gorakhpur.
8:45 am: The ED on Wednesday directed former Union minister P Chidambaram's son Karti to vacate his Jor Bagh house here, which was earlier attached by the agency in the INX Media corruption case in which they are accused.