15.43pm Nitin Gadkari clarifies his earlier statement that ‘BJP overpromised in 2014 elections’

14.00 Odisha: CM Naveen Patnaik held a high-level meeting over Cyclone Titli

13.44pm Punjab and J&K Police nabbed four people from Jalandhar linked to Ansar Ghazwat ul-Hind and JeM, arms and ammunition recovered.

13.40pm Rahul Gandhi to meet HAL employees in Bengaluru on 13 October

13.36pm Bhilai Steel Plant CEO removed from the post, two senior officials suspended after blast: Union Steel Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh

13.18pm Cabinet approves payment of productivity linked bonus equivalent to 78 days’ wages for 2017-18 for all eligible non-gazetted Railway employees

12.20pm Jammu And Kashmir civic polls: Former terrorist Farooq Ahmad Khan, who is contesting election on BJP ticket, cast his vote in Srinagar

12.14pm Bangladesh’s former PM Khaleda Zia’s son gets life sentence in 2004 grenade attack case

12.01 pm: 5 Indian workers injured in an industrial accident in Nepal’s Pipara Simara town of Bara District today: Nepal police

11:57 am: Rajasthan: Rahul Gandhi attends Indian Youth Congress National Executive meeting in Jawahar Circle area in Jaipur.

11:46 am: Lieutenant General Asim Munir has been appointed the new Director General of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI): Dawn news.

11:43 am: 5 trains cancelled/shortly terminated & 9 trains diverted after New Farakka Express Train derailment near Harchandpur railway station in Uttar Pradesh, earlier today.

11:35 am: Delhi: Three members of a family were stabbed to death in Vasant Kunj’s Kishangarh, earlier today.

11:29 am: Delhi: Mithlesh Verma, his wife & daughter attacked by knife. 4th member of family was present in house; has injury in finger. Nothing missing from locker. Kitchen knife is weapon of offence. 8 teams conducting probe:Joint Commissioner on Vasant Kunj triple murder case.

11:24 am: Our security arrangements are robust. Voting process is going on very well. Voters are feeling safe. People are coming out in large numbers to cast their vote: SSP Bandipora Zulfikar Azad on voting for the second phase of local body elections in Jammu And Kashmir.

11:11 am: RafaleDeal petition: Without issuing a notice, Supreme Court has sought a report from the Union of India with respect to the decision making process.

11:10 am: Delhi High Court has fixed 17 Jan 2019 as the date for hearing in Air Asia and Vistara illegality and money laundering accusations on a daily basis. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy had moved Delhi HC for the direction to CBI & ED to file status report in Air Asia matter.

11 am: Delhi: Income Tax Department conducts raid at the residence of Delhi Minister Kailash Gahlot in Vasant Kunj.

10:59 am: Vikas Bahl sends notice to Anurag Kashyap & Vikramaditya Motwane, asking them to withdraw their tweet against him & tender unconditional apology on social media platform,desist from making further statements likely to harm his reputation, failing which legal action will be taken.

10:35 am: Odisha: Meteorological Center Bhubaneswar issues heavy rainfall warning for next three days in the state of Odisha in the light of cyclonic storm Titli.

10:29 am: Income Tax Department raids 16 locations of Delhi Minister Kailash Gahlot in Delhi and Gurugram. Search underway at Brisk Infrastructure and Developers Ltd&Corporate International Financial Services Ltd, at present: Income Tax Sources.

10:28 am: Anguished by the loss of lives due to a rail accident in Raebareli . Condolences to the bereaved families and I pray that the injured recover quickly. UP Government, Railways and NDRF are ensuring all possible assistance at the site of the accident, tweets PM Modi.

10:26 am: New Farakka Express train derailment in Raebareli: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia for the next of the kin of the deceased, Rs 1 lakh compensation for those with serious injuries and Rs 50,000 for those with minor injuries.

9:53 pm: 7 dead, 21 injured after engine & 9 coaches derailed.Injured taken to Dist Hospital in Raebareli. All passengers evacuated. Special train is being arranged to take them. It may take 24-36 hrs for completion of clearance op: DRM Northern Railways on New Farakka Express Train derailment

9:47 pm: Spot Visuals: Rescue and relief operations are underway at the spot where 9 coaches of New Farakka Express train derailed in Raebareli. 7 people died in the accident, 21 injured.

9:39 am: Himachal Pradesh: Camping sites in Chandratal area of Lahaul and Spiti district are being closed by the locals in light of recent snowfall in the region.

9:18 am: Congress Central Election Committee to decide tickets for the coming assembly elections on 12 October.

9:16 am: Sensex at 34,493.21, up by 193.74 points. Nifty at 10,331.65, up by 30.60 points.

9:06 am: Karnataka: Infosys Foundation Chairperson Sudha Murthy announces Rs 25 Crore for the victims of Kodagu floods.

9:02 am: Punjab: 4 dead after fire broke out at a hosiery factory in Kalyan Nagar in Ludhiana at around 4 am today. Fire has been doused.

8:50 am: 6 dead and 20 injured after 6 coaches of New Farakka Express train derailed 50 m from Harchandpur railway station this morning. NDRF teams from Lucknow and Varanasi have reached the spot.

8:53 am: Bihar: A minor girl student was allegedly raped by her karate teacher at the school last evening in Patna’s Digha police station limits. The accused teacher has been arrested.

8:28 am: Jammu And Kashmir: Devotees throng Vaishno Devi temple in Katra to offer prayers on the first day of Navaratri.

8:27 am: Jammu And Kashmir: People queue up outside a polling booth in Udhampur to cast their votes for the second phase of local body elections.

7:55 am Jammu And Kashmir: Voting for the second phase of local body elections is underway in 13 districts of the state. Visuals from a polling booth in Srinagar’s Lawaypora.

7:50 am CM Yogi Adityanath has taken cognisance of the train accident 50 m from Harchandpur railway station. He has directed the DM, SP, health authorities and NDRF to provide all possible relief and rescue.

7:45 am Spot Visuals from Raebareli: 5 died, several injured after 6 coaches of New Farakka Express train derailed 50 m from Harchandpur railway station this morning. NDRF teams from Lucknow and Varanasi have reached the spot.

7:36 am Jammu And Kashmir: Mobile internet services have been suspended in the entire south Kashmir as voting for 13 districts in the second phase of urban local bodies elections takes place in the state. The mobile internet services have been reduced to 2G in rest of Kashmir.

7:00 am Diesel price at Rs 74.35 per litre (increased by Rs 0.24 per litre) in Delhi and Rs 77.93 (increased by Rs 0.25 per litre) in Mumbai

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