19: 46 pm Nikki Haley resigns as US Ambassador to the United Nations, President Trump has accepted resignation, reports Fox News
19: 45 pm Supreme Court to hear on October 12, the appeal filed by CBI, challenging the Delhi High Court judgment discharging Hinduja brothers in Bofors case.
19: 17 pm At least 30 girl students of Supaul, Bihar being thrashed for allegedly resisting sexual advances: NHRC issues notice to the Chief Secy & DGP Bihar calling for a detailed report in the matter including status of medical treatment of the injured, security measures & action taken.
19: 02 pm West Bengal: BSF’s South Bengal Frontier Headquarters seized 384.325 gm of gold with the value of Rs 12,33,684 in the area of Amudia Border out post BSF 76 Bn & 1300 gm of gold with the value of Rs 39,00,000&2 motorcycles in the area of Ghojadanga Border out post BSF 153 Bn today
18: 42 pm The deep depression over west central Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclonic storm ‘Titli’ at 11:30 hrs today about 530 km southeast of Gopalpur (Odisha) and 480 km east-southeast of Kalingapatnam (Andhra Pradesh): IMD
18: 20 pm Her statement will be recorded by police. They’ll appoint a lady police officer for that.Samee Siddiqui (Horn OK Please Producer) is pressurising police not to register a 2nd FIR. We have strong evidence&a lot of witness, we’ll give a statement: N Satpute, Tanushree Dutta’s lawyer
17:24 pm Deep depression over Bay of Bengal intensifies into cyclonic storm Titli, is moving towards Odisha-Andhra Pradesh coast: IMD
17: 09 pm I was motivated by Tanushree, seeing her speaking up I felt that I should also speak. Women, girls and journalists who are speaking up against their predators, I have great admiration for them: Vinta Nanda,Writer and producer who leveled rape allegations against Alok Nath
16: 48 pm: The Magistrate refuses to remand Nakkeeran Gopal, Chief Editor of Tamil magazine Nakkeeran, to judicial custody. He was arrested after a complaint was filed against him by Raj Bhavan over publication’s reportage on Nirmala Devi case.
16: 21 pm Editors Guild of India issues a statement on ‘incidents of sexual harassment on women journalists by male colleagues’; states ‘It calls upon media orgs to hold unbiased inquiries into all reported cases. Anybody found guilty of sexual harassment/assault should be punished’
16: 14 pm Maharashtra State Commission for Woman has issued notices to Nana Patekar, Rakesh Sarang,Ganesh acharya among others. It has also asked for an update of investigation on Tanushree Dutta’s complaint. It has also asked her to come to the commission’s office to record her statement.
3:06 pm: SC sends three Amrapali real estate Group Directors- Anil Kumar Sharma, Shov Priya and Ajay Kumar – in police custody for not handing over all the documents with respect to its account related to forensics audits.
2:53 pm: I see it as final awakening of Indian women saying enough is enough. It’s not restricted to film industry. Entertainment industry should support women, but also give the person who is accused the right to be looked upon as innocent till proven guilty: Mahesh Bhatt on #MeToo.
2:41 pm: Supreme Court today came down heavily on Amrapali group, warning the developer not to play hide and seek with the SC. The Court asked the lawyer, appearing for the real estate company, why the documents related to forensic audits have not been submitted to the auditors yet.
2:40 pm: Namakkal: Visuals of Thirumanimutharu River as frothing rises to the height of 15 feet.
2:37 pm: Chhattisgarh: Death toll rises to 9 in a gas pipeline blast in Bhilai Steel Plant.
2:02 pm: Supreme Court limits import of pet coke by aluminium industry up to 0.5 million tonne per year and for calciner industry the limit is set to 1.4 million tonne per year.
2:01 pm: Delhi: Union Minister Vijay Goel led a bicycle rally in Paharganj today demanding the Delhi Government reduce prices of fuel.
1:47 pm: Chhattisgarh: Visuals from outside a hospital in Bhilai; 6 people have died and 14 injured in a gas pipeline blast in Bhilai Steel Plant..
1:42 pm: South Korea says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wants Pope Francis to visit North Korea: The Associated Press.
1:41 pm: The arrest of Nakkeeran Gopal (Chief Editor of Tamil magazine Nakkeeran) is not correct. I ask why has BJP leader H Raja who had given provocative speeches in the past not been arrested yet? Why is SVE Sekhar still free?: DMK President MK Stalin in Chennai.
1:38 pm: Munger AK-47 rifles smuggling case: An accused Manzar Alam has been arrested by Patna police.
1:29 pm: 2G Spectrum appeal case: Delhi High Court says after 7 February, 2019 we will hear this matter on fast track basis.
1:27 pm: 2G-spectrum appeal case: Accused had sought time to file their responses to the appeal. Delhi High Court pulls them up for not filing the reply. Court expresses disappointment in the delay in the case on account of the accused in the case.
1:23 pm: West Bengal: A fashion designer student has lodged a molestation complaint at Bidhannagar North Police Station against an auto driver for continuously harassing her. Case registered, accused arrested & being presented before the court today.
1:21 pm: Chhattisgarh: 6 dead and 14 injured in a gas pipeline blast in Bhilai Steel Plant. More details awaited.
1:04 pm: You are taking a selfie, if you turn the phone you will find ‘Made in China’ written on it. I want ‘Made in Dholpur’, ‘Made in Rajasthan’, ‘Made in Jaipur’ written on it: Rahul Gandhi in Dholpur, Rajasthan.
12:53 pm: Habitually women take 2-4 lakhs, level allegations on men & then pick another man. I accept it is in man’s nature. But are women perfect? Can it not be misused? A man’s life gets destroyed because of this: Udit Raj, BJP MP, on ‘Me Too’ movement.
12:52 pm: The teacher, accused of allegedly sexually assaulting a minor girl student in a school in south Kolkata, has been arrested.
12:49 pm: Modi ji took out Rs 45,000 Cr from pockets of farmers&poor & gave to Anil Ambani. I asked him in Parliament why did he give the contract to him? I looked him in the eye but he looked here&there. Nation saw that he couldn’t look youth of India in the eye: Rahul Gandhi in Rajasthan.
12:39 pm: Maharashtra Council of Ministers meeting concludes. It has been decided to send ministers to assess the situation of drought in several areas of state. Ministers Diwakar Raote and Chandrakant Bacchu Patil will look into the visit schedules of the ministers to the affected Talukas.
12:37 pm: Nakkeeran Gopal, Chief Editor of Tamil magazine Nakkeeran, has been arrested after a complaint filed by Raj Bhavan, over publication’s reportage on Nirmala Devi case. Investigation is going on at Chintadripet police station.
12:35 pm: Section 151A of Representation of the People Act, 1951 mandates EC to fill casual vacancies in Parliament & State Legislatures through by-elections within 6 months from date of vacancy, provided that remainder of the term of a member in relation to a vacancy is 1 year or more: EC.
12:34 pm: It’s understood that some newspapers have reported that Commission on the one hand announced the by-elections to fill the three casual vacancies in Lok Sabha from Karnataka while the by-elections to fill five vacancies in Lok Sabha from Andhra Pradesh have not been announced: EC
12:21 pm: Maharashtra: Brahmos engineer Nishant Agarwal being brought out of Nagpur Sessions Court. The Court has granted his three days transit remand to Uttar Pradesh ATS. He was arrested yesterday on charges of spying.
12:11 pm: Nagpur Sessions Court grants three days transit remand of Brahmos engineer Nishant Agarwal to Uttar Pradesh ATS. He was arrested yesterday on charges of spying.
12:06 pm: Our surveillance is very robust, all such cases get detected. We’ve standard protocols. ICMR, National Centre for Disease Control & DGHS are monitoring this. I assure people that everything is under control. There’s no need to panic: Union Minister JP Nadda on cases of Zika virus.
12:01 pm: Maharashtra: Fire breaks out in a parked car at R Mall parking on Ghodbunder Road in Manpada, Thane(W). Fire tender on the spot. Rescue operation is underway.
11:53 am: Maharashtra: Brahmos engineer Nishant Agarwal, who was arrested on charges of spying yesterday, is being produced before Nagpur sessions court.
11:50 am: Delhi: Body of a man has been found under suspicious circumstances at Golf Course near Dhaula Kuan. A police team is present at the spot. More details awaited.
11:49 am: Visuals from Delhi: Unknown assailants tried to loot a cash van and fired upon security guards present in the van, near DND Toll Plaza Mayur Vihar, last night; One security guard injured, a police investigation is underway.
11:36 am: Muzaffarpur Shelter Home case: Patna High Court dismisses anticipatory bail application of Bihar’s former Social Welfare Minister Manju Verma
11:19 am: Indian National Rupee (INR) at 74.06 versus the US dollar.
11:19 am: Chennai: MDMK Chief Vaiko outside the Chintadripet police station where Nakkeeran Gopal, Chief Editor of Tamil magazine Nakkeeran, has been detained, after a complaint filed by Raj Bhavan, over publication’s reportage on Nirmala Devi case.
11:08 am: Heavy rain very likely at isolated places over coastal Odisha today. A thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and hail storms very likely at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir: India Meteorological Department.
11:02 am: West Bengal: One minor girl student allegedly sexually assaulted by a male teacher in a school situated in south Kolkata.
10:58 am: Supreme Court refuses urgent hearing on a review petition filed against the verdict allowing entry of women of all ages in Kerala’s Sabarimala temple. Supreme Court says, ‘review petitions to come up for hearing in due course.’
10:43 am: 10,000 people from near the city of Chernigov in northern Ukraine evacuated, airspace & roads on lockdown 20km (12mi) after powerful explosions rocked a local ammunitions depot: Russia Today.
10:11 am: Telangana: A 38-year-old man was hacked to death in broad daylight in Maheshwaram area in Ranga Reddy district on 7th October. A case has been registered under section 302 IPC, search for the accused is underway.
10:02 am: Police personnel at Meerut’s Delhi Gate police station celebrate after state government decides to promote 25,091 personnel from the post of constable to the post of head constable.
9:49 am: Delhi: Unknown assailants tried to loot a cash van and fired upon security guards present in the van, near DND Toll Plaza Mayur Vihar, last night; One security guard injured, a police investigation is underway.
9:45 am: Maharashtra: Search op is on for the man-eater tigress in Pandharkawda forest,Yavatmal. Principal Chief Conservator of Forest(Wildlife),“We’ve now changed the strategy.Wherever there is possibility for tigress to come,traps will be placed.First effort will be to tranquilize her”.
9:23 am: Nakkeeran Gopal, Chief Editor of Tamil magazine Nakkeeran, has been detained at Chennai Airport, after a complaint filed by Raj Bhavan, over publication’s reportage on Nirmala Devi case.
9:15 am: Sensex opens at 34,651.82; Nifty opens at 10,390.30.
7:58 am: Mumbai: Police rescued a python from near Bandra Kurla Complex last night.