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8.25 pm: The Supreme Court today upheld President Donald Trump’s ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries

7.00 pm: Stress in the banking sector continues as gross non-performing advances (GNPA) ratio rises further, says RBI.

5.00 pm: Sensex rises 19.69 points to close at 35,490.04; Nifty up 6.70 points to 10,769.15

4.05 pm: If #VijayMallya wanted to pay the banks he had many many years to do so: MJ Akbar, Minister of State for External Affairs in Bengaluru

— ANI (@ANI) June 26, 2018

3.29 pm: I respectfully say that I have made and continue to make every effort, in good faith to settle with the Public Sector Banks. If Politically motivated extraneous factors interfere, there is nothing that I can do : Dr Vijay Mallya in his statement

— ANI (@ANI) June 26, 2018

2: 35 pm Maharashtra: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met business leaders in Mumbai. Mukesh Ambani, Anand Mahindra & Kumar Mangalam Birla were present.

2: 30 pm Arre Sambit baccha hai, bacchon ke baare mein nahin bolte. Bacchon ke baap se muqabla hai hamara. Jab bade baat karte hain to bacchon ko tayein-tayein nahin karna chahiye: Asaduddin Owaisi, AIMIM on Sambit Patra calling him ‘neo Jinnah’

2: 26 pm In today’s political scenario, I have no hesitation in saying that Mr Owaisi is the neo Jinnah. This tactic of instigating Muslims to break away from mainstream is a dangerous one & he is a repeat offender: Sambit Patra, BJP

2: 10 pm One should never forget emergency, Mahatma Gandhi assassination, demolition of Babri Masjid, genocide of Sikhs in 1984 & what happened in 2002 in Gujarat. These were earth-shaking events that happened in independent India: Asaduddin Owaisi, AIMIM

2. 00 pm One person died after elevator at Everest Apartment in Bandra West area, fell at around 8:45 am today

1: 19 pm We will include the whole story of Emergency in the curriculum. Children should know the reality of that time. That is why the Emergency period is considered to be the second freedom struggle: Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister

1: 13 pm Then Congress President Devakanta Barua had coined the slogan “Indira tere naam ki jai, tere kaam ki jai, tere subha ki jai, tere shaam ki jai”. Humne is slogan ki Bihar mein ghoom-ghoom ke bahot pitayi ki thi: Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister on Emergency.

12: 52 pm WATCH: PM Narendra Modi while speaking in Mumbai on 1975 Emergency, says Congress has always spread a ‘fear of the unknown’

12: 45 pm WATCH: PM Narendra Modi in Mumbai ends his speech on 1975 Emergency with the slogan ‘Loktantra Amar Rahe’.

12: 36 pm The people who trampled upon the constitution, jailed the country’s democracy, are today spreading fear that Modi will interfere in the constitution: PM Narendra Modi

12: 26 pm The party which has no internal democracy cannot be expected to follow the ideals of a democracy: PM Narendra Modi in Mumbai

12: 25 pm When Kishore Kumar ji refused to sing for them, his songs and films were not allowed to be broadcast or played on the radio: PM Narendra Modi on emergency

12: 20 pm Now, through Passport Seva app, people can apply for a passport from any part of the country. Police verification will be done on the address you will give on the app. The passport will be dispatched to that address: EAM Sushma Swaraj

12: 20 pm I respect veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar ji, he fought for freedom during emergency, he maybe a harsh critic of us but I salute him for this: PM Narendra Modi

12: 15 pm They never imagined that corruption charge could be framed against them in court and they would have to seek bail. So now they are trying to scare the judiciary by bringing impeachment motion. Their mentality now is the same as it was during Emergency: PM Modi

12: 12 pm Youth today do not have an idea of what happened during Emergency. They will not know that how living without freedom can be: PM Modi in Mumbai

12: 06 pm The country never thought that just for lust for power and servility to one family, India would be made into one big jail. Every person lived in fear. Constitution was misused: PM Modi on Emergency

12: 03 pm We are not observing black day (Emergency) just to criticize the Congress, we want to make the youth of today aware of what happened: PM Narendra Modi

11: 59 am Tamil Nadu Government to move call attention motion in assembly today on Centre’s dam safety draft bill 2018. TN CM Edappadi K. Palaniswami in a letter to PM Modi last week had mentioned that objections which were raised by the late Jayalalithaa had not been addressed

11:59 am WATCH: PM Narendra Modi addresses BJP workers in Mumbai

11: 43 am Kerala: Malankara Orthodox Church has suspended five priests after a man complained that his wife was sexually abused by the priests. Church has directed the concerned diocese to probe the case

11: 37 am A New India is rising. Now, India stands on the pillars of economic opportunity for all, knowledge economy, holistic development, and futuristic, resilient and digital infrastructure: PM Narendra Modi at meeting of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in Mumbai.

11: 29 am Govt is firmly committed to the path of fiscal consolidation. Government debt as percentage of GDP is consistently declining. India has achieved a rating upgrade after a long time: PM Narendra Modi at meeting of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in Mumbai.

11: 25 am India is one of the most investor-friendly economies. Investors look for growth and macro-economic stability. They want political stability & a supportive regulatory framework to ensure protection of their investment: PM Modi at meeting of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

11: 04 am After the resounding pro-democracy verdict of the people of our country, I am confident that no sensible government would dare to repeat what was done during the fateful night of June 25, 1975(Emergency): Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President. (25.6.2018)

10: 59 am Jammu: CRPF has formed a special motorcycle squad as part of its security arrangements for the upcoming #AmarnathYatra. These motorcycles are well-equipped to be used as mini ambulances as well.

10: 41 am Gujarat: Vadodara Mayor Dr Jigisha Seth ‘s car got stuck after a road caved in following heavy rains in the city yesterday

10: 20 am Emergency, which is darkest period of Indian democracy, should be a part of curriculum so that present generations get to know what was Emergency. How it was imposed? Why it was imposed? We have to educate the people on it: Venkaiah Naidu, Vice-President. (25.6.2018)

9: 47 am PM Narendra Modi arrives in Mumbai, he would be attending the annual meeting of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and will also address party workers later.

9: 40 am Heavy rain lashes parts of #Gujarat; Visuals of water-logging from Aravalli districts’ Dhansura village.

9: 37 am Aurangabad: A woman has been arrested on charges of killing her 10-month-old son. The infant’s body was found in a water-filled drum outside her house. Police says, ‘She killed her son because she wanted a girl child. She has been charged under section IPC 302’.

9: 05 am Indian team of Ganapathy & Varun Thakkar win the gold medal at the Asian Sailing Championship in Jakarta. Indonesia