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2:16 pm: Shiv Sena will vote in favour of Modi government during the no-trust motion tomorrow: Source close to party chief Uddhav Thackeray.

1:48 pm: Maharashtra: Workers of Swabhimani Shetkari Sangathna stage protest in Nagpur. Organisation is demanding a hike of Rs 5 per litre in milk procurement prices.

1:32 pm: Mumbai: Police detain NCP workers who had staged a protest against Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) over the issue of pothole-riddled roads in the city, earlier today. Protesters say,”As Mumbaikars, we are filling these potholes because we no more trust BMC.


1:30 pm: Biju Janata Dal(BJD) issues whip, directs MPs to be present in Lok Sabha tomorrow for the no confidence motion.

1:26 pm: Karnataka I also suspect it, the blood shows it. But I can’t confirm it. It can only be confirmed by the forensic team: Dr Ravi Shetty, KMC Hospital in Manipal when being asked if Shiroor Mutt seer Lakshmivara Teertha Swami died of poisoning.

1:13 pm: The Home Minister’s statement in Lok Sabha on mob lynching was not satisfactory at all, that is why we staged a walkout from the house. This is not a game of ping pong that states and Centre keep shifting responsibilities: Shashi Tharoor,Congress MP.

12:50 pm: Congress staged walkout from Lok Sabha protesting against Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s statement on mob lynching incidents.

12:48 pm: Maharashtra: Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court has ordered to set up a special court for daily hearing of Vidarbha Irrigation Scam.

12:31 pm: 8 bodies recovered so far-4 men&4 women.Large cache of arms & ammunition, including 2 INSAS Rifles, two .303 rifles, were recovered. We’ll continue such operations to make this region naxal-free: Sundarraj P, DIG(anti-naxal ops)on encounter at Dantewada-Bijapur border.

12:29 pm: A woman in Meerut district’s Kharkhoda alleges that she was given triple talaq by her husband for not accepting his demand for dowry. Police say, “Case has been registered against the accused on charges of dowry and torture. Efforts are being made to nab the husband”.

12:22 pm: Malankara Orthodox Church case: Judicial First Class Magistrate Court at Thiruvalla has rejected the bail plea of Fr Job Mathew and Fr Johnson V Mathew, who are co-accused in the case. They will approach the High Court with their bail plea.

12:00 pm: Terrorists fired upon a police party at Sopore bypass.Area cordoned off. More details awaited. Jammu & Kashmir.

11:57 am: 14 died & 18 injured out of whom 6 are critical & admitted to AIIMS Rishikesh. Local police, admn, SDRF teams are present at spot. All the injured have been rescued. Operations to recover bodies are underway: Sanjay Gunjyal, IG (SDRF) on bus accident near Suryadhar Uttarakhand.

11:55 am: Darbhanga: A 65-year-old Maulana allegedly raped an 8-year-old girl who used to take tuition from him. Victim admitted to hospital. Police says, “The accused has been arrested and further investigation is underway. Medical reports have been sent for tests.

11:43 am: Delhi HC issued notice to JNU and others on the plea of Umar Khalid. He had approached court challenging order passed by JNU through its chief proctor on July 4. Court sought reply of University till tomorrow. Court also directs JNU not to take any coercive step against Khalid.

11:22 am: Malankara Orthodox Church case: SC says it would hear anticipatory bail plea filed by priests on-camera. Lawyers & others associated with the case to be allowed inside Courtroom. Prime accused, Fr Abraham Varghese had earlier moved the Court seeking anticipatory bail. Kerala.

11:17 am: TDP President & Andhra CM N Chandrababu Naidu writes a letter to all MPs, states ‘In view of continued adamant attitude of BJP led NDA Govt, TDP has moved NoConfidenceMotion against them. I appeal to you to support the motion moved by our MPs.

11:15 am: BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha will vote against the No Confidence Motion.

11:06 am: Parliament MonsoonSession: Congress MPs protest in Parliament premises, demanding rights for farmers.

10:56 am: Karnataka: A man was thrashed by a mob in Mandya’s Krishnarajpet Taluk on the suspicion of child theft, yesterday. It was later found that the man, who was divorced, had come to meet his son & had asked him to come with him – a request which the latter turned down.

10:50 am: A TDP delegation led by Parliamentary Party leader YS Chowdary met Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal at his residence, earlier today. They have handed over Andhra Pradesh CM N.Chandrababu Naidu’s letter seeking cooperation and support for TDP’s demand for Andhra.

10:49 am: YSRCP MPs stage protest in Parliament premises demanding special status for Andhra Pradesh.

10:45 am: Sonia ji’s maths is weak. They had calculated similarly in 1996. We know what happened then. Their calculation is wrong yet again. Modi govt has majority both inside & outside Parliament. NDA will vote against No Confidence Motion. NDA+ will also support us: Union Min Ananth Kumar.

10:37 am: In democracy, voice of the Opposition should be heard first even if it consists of one person. Even we (Shiv Sena) will speak when it is required. During voting, whatever Uddav Thakachey directs us, we will do: Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena on No Confidence motion.

10:35 am: Congress has given adjournment notice in Lok Sabha over the issue of mob lynching.

10:34 am: In spite of having no option to vote for #NoConfidenceMotion in Parliament, DMK supports the no confidence motion brought by TDP. We request AIADMK also to support no confidence motion in Parliament: MK Stalin, DMK Working President.

10:27 am: Bus accident near Suryadhar in Uttarakhand: Police teams, fire dept from Tehri and Disaster Response Team from Chamba are at spot. District Magistrate, Sub-Divisional Magistrate are also present. Search & rescue are underway. 10 people died and 9 injured in the accident.

9:41 am: PM Narendra Modi interacts with beneficiaries of Saubhagya scheme across India.

9:39 am: In 2005, the then govt promised to electrify every village by 2009. The then President of the ruling party went a step ahead & said they will bring electricity to every home. Needless to say, none of that happened during their long tenure: PM Narendra Modi.

9:21 am: Kerala: 5 people died and 2 injured after a car rammed into a bus in Ernakulam’s Perumbavoor at around 3 AM today.

9:17 am: Punjab: One Pakistani national, who was trying to cross to this side, was gunned down by Border Security Force in Ajnala, Amritsar last night. Search operation is underway.

9:09 am: Lucknow: Excise dept & police raided Club Ramala Lounge And Disc in Gomti Nagar last night after receiving info of illicit alcohol being provided there. 89 bottles of alcohol, beer cans & other items were seized. The Club has been sealed. Further investigation is underway.

9 am: An all party delegation from Kerala to meet PM Narendra Modi in Delhi today at 11 am: Kerala CM Office.

8:33 am: Chhattisgarh: 7 bodies of naxals, including 3 females, recovered this morning from Timenar forest area, near Dantewada-Bijapur border, following encounter with team of District Reserve Guard & STF. 2 INSAS rifles, two .303 rifles&one 12 bore rifle also recovered. Encounter underway.

8:07 am: In the two-day BJP national executive meet strategy for the General Elections 2019 will be discussed. The meet will be held on August 18 and 19 at NDMC Convention Centre in Delhi.

8:02 am: BJP to hold national executive meet on August 18 and 19 at NDMC Convention Centre in Delhi over General Elections 2019.

7:47 am: I’m not going to attend Parliament session, you can say that I violated the party whip. I’m fed up with the centre & our TDP govt. I’m fed up with the whole political system: JC Diwakar Reddy, TDP MP to ANI.

6:52 am: Building collapse in GreaterNoida’s Shah Beri village: One more body recovered, death toll in the incident rises to 9.

6:47 am: Kyaw Tin, Minister for International Cooperation of Myanmar arrives in New Delhi. He is here to attend the 10th edition of the Delhi Dialogue starting from today. The theme of this year’s Delhi Dialogue is “Strengthening India-ASEAN Maritime Cooperation.

5:52 am: Maharashtra Mumbai’s Elphinstone Road station has been renamed as Prabhadevi station.