19:00: My request to Muslims who are in dairy business and cow trading is to stop it for the safety of their upcoming generations, at a time when some politicians are heard saying “Gai ko chhune pe bhi anjaam bhugtna hoga” all Muslims should stay away from dairy business: Azam Khan,SP
18:20: The Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2018 passed in Lok Sabha
18:00 : Gau rakshak kabhi hinsak nahi ho sakta. Ye samaj mein ek aad log hain jo hinsa karte hain. Jo sahi mein Gau Rakshak hai vo to shaanti ka pujari hota hai: Ashwini Choubey,Union Minister
16:45 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Uganda. He will meet President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni, hold delegation level talks and address a community event today.
16: 30 : We will observe a peaceful bandh tomorrow. Thane, Navi Mumbai, Raigad to be bandh tomorrow. Schools and colleges will not be included in this bandh as we do not intend to trouble anyone: Maratha Kranti Samaj
15:42 : Tree falls at Hindustan chowk in Mulund West, 1 dead.
3:24 pm: PM Narendra Modi leaves for Uganda from Rwanda’s Kigali International Airport.
3:07 pm: I am happy to inform that all Kailash Mansarovar Yatris stranded at Gunji (Uttarakhand) have been evacuated and brought to Pithoragarh by IAF helicopters. With this, normal movement of Yatris has recommenced, tweets EAM Sushma Swaraj.
2:31 pm: Delhi High Court reiterates its earlier order directing Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash to appear before the Committees. Anshu Prakash had again moved the Delhi HC today seeking exemption from appearing before the Delhi Assembly Committees.
2:27 pm: Kargil Vijay Diwas: Visuals of Bofors Guns Demonstration from Kargil’s Dras in JammuAndKashmir
2:26 pm: Congress President had been leveling baseless allegations, that money of Indians in Swiss banks have increased by 50%, without understanding seriousness of matter. He’s habituated to speak without knowing truth. We saw how he was exposed by French govt: Finance Minister P Goyal.
2:23 pm: 4 girls were reported missing from the shelter home since Dec 15, 2013. 3 girls were reported dead, 2 in hospital. When we checked their record, only one girl was missing. She was found married in Muzaffarpur during investigation: Bihar DGP on Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case.
2:22 pm: 42 out of 44 girls living there underwent medical examinations, two were ill. Medical reports of 29 out of 42 girls indicated sexual contact. Police have arrested 10 out of 11 accused: #Bihar DGP KS Dwivedi on Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case.
2:14 pm: Delhi’s Patiala House Court has issued summons to all accused including former Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh, his wife, son Vikramaditya Singh and others in the disproportionate assets case against them. They have been asked to appear before the Court on 20th August.
1:48 pm: Ghaziabad: Muslim man from Madhya Pradesh beaten at Marriage registrar office allegedly because he went there to marry a Hindu girl from Bijnor. The couple works at a company in Noida. Police took suo-motu cognisance& registered case against 2 known & several unidentified personals.
1:47 pm: Rwanda: PM Narendra Modi gifts cows to 200 households in Rweru model village in Bugesera, under Rwandan Government’s Girinka Programme. Girinka describes a centuries-old cultural practice in Rwanda whereby a cow was given by one person to another, as a sign of respect & gratitude.
1:40 pm: It is a big initiative of the Govt. to pool all the CSR funds to boost education, health & nutrition in Aspirational Districts. These districts need resources that are focused on education, health and nutrition to bring a change within a year: Amitabh Kant, the CEO of NITI Aayog.
1:38 pm: Delhi police has arrested a person in possession of 400 cartridges of INSAS (INdian Small Arms System) Rifle & Self-Loading Rifle (SLR) that was reportedly meant to be delivered to Maharashtra.
1:35 pm: Rwanda: PM Narendra Modi gifts cows to 200 households in Rweru model village in Bugesera, under Rwandan Government’s Girinka Programme. Girinka describes a centuries-old cultural practice in Rwanda whereby a cow was given by one person to another, as a sign of respect & gratitude.
1:30 pm: Lucknow: UP Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) and West Bengal police, in a joint operation, arrested two Bangladeshi terrorists in Gautam Budh Nagar earlier today.
1:25 pm: Maharashtra: Maratha Kranti Morcha workers tonsured their heads in Aurangabad’s Gangapur during their protest demanding reservation for Maratha community in govt jobs & education.
1:23 pm: Maharashtra: Maratha Kranti Morcha workers set a truck ablaze in Aurangabad’s Gangapur during their protest, demanding reservation for Maratha community in govt jobs & education.
1:22 pm: Maratha Kranti Morcha workers set ablaze a truck in Aurangabad’s Gangapur as a mark of their protest demanding reservation for Maratha community in government jobs & education.
1:16 pm: West Bengal: Four women allegedly beaten up, two of them stripped by a mob in Jalpaiguri yesterday on suspicion of them being child-lifters. Police rescued the women from the crowd and escorted them to their homes. No arrests have been made yet.
1:03 pm: If state govt recommends this, we will consider a CBI inquiry: Home Minister Rajnath Singh in reply to Congress MP Ranjeet Ranjan in Lok Sabha who demanded a CBI inquiry over the incidents of rape at shelter home in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur.
1:02 pm: Bank of International settlements data shows a decrease of 34.5% in assets held by Indian residents in Switzerland in 2017, as compared to 2016. Earlier data claiming 50% increase misinterpreted,’ says Finance Minister Piyush Goyal.
12:58 pm: It’s assumed that assets held by Indian Residents in Switzerland are undeclared.BIS data shows non-Bank loans&deposits(constituting individual&corporate deposits used as Black money haven in past & exclude interbank transactions)fell by 34.5% in ’17 compared to ’16: P Goyal in RS.
12:58 pm: News reports quoting Swiss Bank’s annual statistics showed increase of 50% in its total liabilities towards India in ’16-’17. Data is misinterpreted, it includes Non-deposit liabilities,Business of Swiss branches in India,Inter bank transactions,Fiduciary liability: P Goyal in RS.
12:54 pm: Muslims should stop eating beef. Killing of cows should stop. Meat of cows is ‘haram’ in Islam as well. You can’t stop mob lynching, security can’t be deployed everywhere. So a law should be made awarding strict punishment to those killing cows: Waseem Rizvi, Shia Waqf Board.
12:50 pm: Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 PM as TMC members protest over blackmoney issue.
12:41 pm: According to data released by Swiss National Bank, loans and deposits of individual Indians in the bank decreased by 34.5% in the last year compared to the previous year: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal in Rajya Sabha.
12:36 pm: After Modi govt came to power in 2014, the amount deposited in Swiss National Bank has reduced by 80% between 2014 and 2017: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal in Rajya Sabha.
12:34 pm: Indresh was named in bomb blast case. Why does govt allow him to speak like that? Why isn’t he jailed? Unka lynching hoga to samjhega kya? Don’t want this for anyone. They want to make India Pak or Afghanistan.: H Dalwai, Congress on Indresh Kumar’s statement on mob lynching&cows.
12:33 pm: Congress MP Ranjeet Ranjan demands CBI inquiry into Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Rape Case, in Lok Sabha, says ‘Till the time the inquiry is not completed, it is to be seen that the girls are given proper security.’
12:32 pm: Aircel-Maxis case: Supreme Court dismisses the plea filed by Karti Chidambaram against the issuance of summons against him after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had filed the chargesheet and complaint in a trial court.
12:27 pm: RJD MP Jay Prakash Narayan Yadav raises the issue of Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Rape Case in Lok Sabha, says ‘Ye rashtriya sharm ki baat hai.’
12:24 pm: We are thoughtful about this. This didn’t start only recently, the incidents of lynching have been going on since years. I have said this earlier too, the biggest mob lynching is, what happened in 1984: Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Lok Sabha.
12:22 pm: Our party will launch “NDA Bhagao, Beti Bachao Cycle March” from Gaya to Patna to highlight the failures of the NDA government. I am sure that people will join the march in support of the Mahagathbandhan: Tejashwi Yadav, RJD, on deteriorating law and order situation in Bihar.
12:18 pm: Aurangabad: Locals attacked the vehicle of Shiv Sena MP Chandrakant Khaire when he went to attend funeral of the youth who drowned in Godavari river in the district y’day during ‘jal samadhi agitation held’ for reservation for Maratha community in govt jobs and education.
12:08 pm: Chamoli: People commute through mountains after a motor bridge connecting Nijmula Ghati in Dasholi block to rest of the district broke down following heavy rains last night. Alternative route created by administration also broke down.
12:02 pm: Women’s entry in Sabrimala temple matter: Justice Rohinton Nariman, one of the judges in Constitution bench, questions stand of Travancore Devaswom Board in Kerala HC for allowing women for 5 days in a month, says “Deity can’t suddenly disappear for 5 days only to reappear later
11:38 am: Preservation of Taj Mahal case: Uttar Pradesh govt files a draft vision document before the Supreme Court on the protection of the monument.
11:25 am: Alwar Lynching: Postmortem report of Akbar states ’cause of death in this case is shock as a result of ante-mortem injuries sustained over body maintained in PMR.
11:24 am: Appointment of Lokpal case: Supreme Court has expressed displeasure over non-appointment of Lokpal and also the affidavit filed by the Central government in the case, asked Centre to file a better affidavit within four weeks.
11:24 am: INX media case: Delhi High court defers the hearing on P Chidambaram’s anticipatory bail plea by tomorrow.
11:16 am: Jammu And Kashmir, Poonch: Passengers of cross-Line of Control bus service from Pakistan say, “we hope that the government brought to power in Pakistan after July 25 elections will extend a hand of friendship to India so that killing of people on both sides of the border stops’.
11:11 am: Rajasthan: Two men were thrashed by people in Udaipur’s Amarpura Village yesterday on the suspicion of them being thieves. The two were later rescued and taken to Menar by police. Police have started investigation.
11:09 am: Mumbai Dance Bar case: Supreme Court adjourns the matter, fixes August 8 as the next date of hearing.
10:55 am: Sri Lankan Navy has apprehended 7 Indian fishermen with two boats near Jaffna. They are being interrogated in Sri Lanka.
10:50 am: Sensex up by 153.21 points, currently at 36,871.81. Nifty up by 51.95 points, currently at 11,136.70.
10:45 am: Himachal Pradesh: Nerchowk-Jahu main road has been blocked following a landslide near Sarkaghat’s Khalka in Mandi, triggered due to heavy rainfall last night. The road is being cleared now.
10:43 am: Jodhpur: College student allegedly abducted, then gang-raped by five men in Bhopalgarh on July 21. Case registered, investigation underway. No arrests have been made yet.
10:35 am: Delhi: All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) MPs stage protest in front of Gandhi statue in Parliament over incidents of lynching.
10:33 am: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MPs protest in front of Gandhi statue in Parliament over the demand of special status for Andhra Pradesh.
10:33 am: Tamil Nadu: 4 passengers on a local train died, at least 10 injured after being hit by iron poles beside railway tracks at Chennai’s St Thomas Mount, while they were travelling on foot-board of a train this morning. More details awaited.
10:20 am: 16-year-old girl was molested by three men in Jhansi on July 12. Police says, ‘a video of molestation has gone viral. There are 3 accused in the case, two of them unidentified. Main accused has been arrested.
10:10 am: MadhyaPradesh: At least 500 junior doctors of Rewa’s Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital and Bhopal’s Gandhi Memorial Hospital have submitted their resignation over their demands for stipend and equipment.
10:06 am: Congress MP Ranjeet Ranjan and RJD MP JP Yadav give Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha over the incidents of rape at a shelter home in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur. CPM MP Mohd Salim gives Zero hour notice in Lok Sabha over situation of violence in West Bengal and Tripura.
10:01 am: Maha: Bus carrying people,going to take part in ‘Waari’ in Pandharpur,is stuck at Latur bus stand since last night due to #Maharashtra bandh. Bus conductor (pic 2)says ‘We were told can go ahead on your own risk.’ People say ‘There’s no staff here. Our money isn’t being returned.
9:58 am: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Manoj Jha gives Zero Hour Notice in Rajya Sabha over the incidents of rape at a shelter home in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur.
9:50 am: Congress Pres Rahul Gandhi in a letter to CBSE chairman, Anita Karwal, writes, ‘it’s alleged that data of candidates who appeared for NEET this year, is available on certain websites for a price & has leaked data of over 2,00,000 students. I strongly urge you to order an inquiry’.
9:45 am: Elections are tailored&manipulated by Pak Army through its orgs like Inter-Services Intelligence&Military Intelligence. Ppl of Balochistan are already disappointed with elections process as it’s a clear selection process in Balochistan: Munir Mengal, Baloch Voice Assn President.
9:42 am: Baloch activists urge people in Balochistan to boycott Pakistan General Elections to be held on July 25. Naela Quadri Baloch, President of World Baloch Women’s Forum, says, ‘our free & sovereign country was occupied by Pakistan & Pakistan is violating all International laws’.
9:07 am: Karnataka, Kalaburagi: Anti-corruption Bureau (ACB) conducts raid at the residence of Devendrappa Biradar, an employee of Regional Health and Family Welfare Training Center (RHFWTC). Further investigation underway.
9:04 am: Due to continuous rain last night, the route of Amarnath Yatra is slippery and muddy. There are possibilities of shooting stones and landslides on the route. Yatra suspended from Baltal route. Helicopter services also suspended from Baltal Axis. Yatra going on from Pahalgam Axis.
8:09 am: Aurangabad: Maratha Kranti Morcha workers continue their protest over death of a person who died after jumping off a bridge into Godavari river yesterday during ‘jal samadhi agitation’ in the district for reservation for Maratha community in govt jobs & education.
7:44 am: Prakasam: YSR Congress Party workers stage protest in Ongole city demanding special status for Andhra Pradesh.
7:30 am: Vijayawada: Police detains YSR Congress Party workers who were staging protest outside Pandit Nehru bus station, over the issue of special status to Andhra Pradesh. Protestors say,”Our arrest reveals how AP CM Naidu is working for special status in the state.”
6:23 am: Maharashtra govt has accepted most of the demands of Maratha Kranti Morcha &report for the demand for reservation will be sent to govt shortly. We’ll provide ex-gratia of Rs.10 lakh to the kin of youth who drowned in river.His brother will be given a govt job:Uday Choudhary,DM Aurangabad.
5:57 am: More than 20 people have died in fires in an area close to Athens, reports AFP quoting Greek government spokesperson.