18: 24 pm On 15 Aug’17, our PM declared a great gift for all of us that is
#Gaganyaan mission. Already team is identified&work is going on. For first unmanned mission of #Gaganyaan activity, we are planning for 2020 Dec. Team ISRO has the capability to do the work: K Sivan, Chairman ISRO
17: 47 pm Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) has decided that next Winter Session will be held from 11th December, 2018 to 8th January, 2019: Union Minister Vijay Goel
17: 17 pm Rahul Baba doesn’t even know whether onion grows in the soil or above it. He’s confused, he says my son’s name came up in Panama papers. We are mere farmers, we don’t even know what Panama is. Can confused people like him run a government?: Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan
17: 09 pm Andhra Pradesh: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launches GSLV-MK-III D2 carrying GSAT-29 satellite from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota
16: 27 pm Those who are making accusations are illiterate. They don’t have any knowledge about it. So it won’t be right to further comment on it: MoS MEA, VK Singh, on allegations regarding
16: 24 pm Justice Govind Mathur takes oath as Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court in Prayagraj.
15: 43 pm Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh get married in Italy in a traditional Konkani ceremony.
3:36 pm: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao files nomination from Gajwel constituency.
3:21 pm: Chhattisgarh: A civilian sustained injuries in an IED blast at around 02:10 pm today in the forest area of Chintagufa in Sukma. He has been shifted to CRPF Field Hospital, Chintagufa. More details awaited.
2:51 pm: Rafale Jet Deal Case: Centre tells the Supreme Court that there is no sovereign guarantee from French government on delivery of 36 Rafale jets but there is a letter of comfort from the French Prime Minister.
2:52 pm: National Green Tribunal fines Punjab government Rs 50 crore over pollution caused to River Beas and Satluj, gives 2-weeks time to deposit the fine.
2:39 pm: TamilNadu: All schools and colleges in Rameswaram to be remain closed in tomorrow.
2:21 pm: Supreme Court reserves verdict on a bunch of petitions demanding a probe into the Rafale Deal.
3:23 pm: Rafale Jet Deal Case: CJI Ranjan Gogoi asks Air Vice Marshal Chalapathi about latest inductions to Indian Air Force. AVM Chalapathi tells the court that Sukhoi-30 was the latest induction, further says, India needed 4 plus generation fighters that is why the Rafale jet was selected.
3:13 pm: Italy: Visuals from Villa del Balbianello at Lake Como in Lombardy, the venue for the wedding ceremony of Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh. The duo is all set to get married today.
2:10 pm: Rafale Jet Deal Case: Air Vice Marshal Chalapathi is present inside Court number 1 and answering the questions put forth by CJI Ranjan Gogoi.
1:53 pm: All private and government schools in Cuddalore to remain closed tomorrow due to cyclonic storm ‘Gaja’: District Collector, Cuddalore, TamilNadu.
1:49 pm: Delhi HC issues notice to Delhi govt, Assembly Speaker&the 4 committees of Delhi assembly on the application by Delhi govt Chief Secy Anshu Prakash where he has alleged harassment&repeated summons from the committee.Court has posted the matter for Nov 27 with the main application.
1:47 pm: Maharashtra: A leopard was found dead early morning near Loni Kalbhor village in Pune district. The cause of the death of the leopard is being ascertained.
1:39 pm: Delhi’s Patiala House Court convicts two accused Naresh Sehrawat and Yashpal Singh in connection with killing of two Sikhs in south Delhi’s Mahipalpur area during 1984 anti Sikh riots.
1:07 pm: Odisha: Three members of a family died and one was injured in an LPG cylinder explosion in Dharamgarh area of Kalahandi today. Police investigation underway.
12:51 pm: Rafale Jet Deal Case: CJI Ranjan Gogoi says, any debate on pricing of the Rafale deal comes only if this Court decides those aspects needs to come in public domain.
12:40 pm: Rafale Jet Deal Case: AG KK Venugopal appearing for the Centre tells SC that secrecy is not on the price of aircraft but on weaponry & avionics.The price of Rafale with break up of weapons&avionics has been shared with the Court, but Court cannot sit in judicial review on it.
12:30 pm: Rafale Jet Deal Case: CJI Ranjan Gogoi asks AG KK Venugopal, is any officer from Indian Air Force present in court to answer the queries on the issue? After all we are dealing with the air force, we would have liked to ask from the officer of Air force on the issue.
12:28 pm: BJP MP from Rajasthan’s Dausa Harish Meena has joined the Congress Party in the presence of party leaders Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot, in Delhi.
12:22 pm: Both, I and Sachin Pilot will fight the Rajasthan assembly elections: Congress leader Ashok Gehlot in Delhi.
12:04 pm: Two terrorists of terror outfit, Hizbul Mujahideen have been arrested from Pulwama’s Awantipora. Arms and ammunition recovered. Further investigation underway: Jammu & Kashmir Police.
12:02 pm: SpotVisuals from the site of IED blast in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur Ghatti, in which 4 BSF jawans, one District Reserve Guard and one civilian were injured, today. The injured are currently undergoing treatment at district hospital in Bijapur.
11:54 am: Rafale Jet Deal Case: SC lawyer Prashant Bhushan submits, on pricing there can’t be any secrecy issue when govt itself disclosed the price in Parliament. It’s a bogus argument for govt to say they can’t disclose pricing. In new deal, Rafale jets cost 40% more than earlier deal.
11:52 am: Maharashtra: Inmates of Nagpur Central Jail today meet their children on the occasion of Children’s Day. Rani Bhosale, SP (Nagpur Central Jail) says, “Usually when inmates meet their family members they are behind the barriers but on this day no barriers have been put in place.”
11:46 am: PM Modi stressed that there was a great opportunity for USA in India in making defence equipment&setting up defence industry in India. The issue of terrorism was discussed & US VP Pence appreciated cooperation between US & India on counter terrorism: MEA.
11:41 am: The discussions between PM Modi & US Vice-President touched both upon bilateral relations& regional&international issues. Vice President Pence acknowledged that India had made progress economically. He felt India is a positive factor in regional & intl relations: MEA in Singapore.
11:21 am: Congress releases a list of 10 candidates for the upcoming Telangana Legislative Assembly elections.
11:16 am: Maharashtra State Backward Class Commission to file their report tomorrow before the state government which will be further submitted to Bombay High Court to decide on the reservation for Maratha community.
11:12 am: Rafale deal case: Senior SC lawyer, Prashant Bhushan, also told the Apex Court that there was no sovereign guarantee from the side of the France government in the deal.
11:10 am: Delhi: According to Delhi Police, the name of the 18-year-old sprinter who allegedly committed suicide at JL Nehru Stadium yesterday, is Palender Chaudhary and not Parvinder Chaudhary, as earlier told by the Sports Authority of India.
10:55 am: Rafale deal case: Counsel appearing for AAP leader Sanjay Singh tells the apex court that pricing of the 36 Rafale aircraft deal was revealed in the Parliament twice, hence, the submission of government that pricing details cannot be made public was not acceptable.
10:53 pm: Sri Lanka parliament votes against Rajapakse government in landmark vote, reports AFP.
10:48 am: Tamil Nadu: CM Edappadi K. Palaniswami and Deputy CM O. Panneerselvam unveil a new statue of former CM Jayalalithaa at All India Anna Dravida Munnetra (AIADMK) headquarters in Royapettah, Chennai.
10:43 am: Sabarimala Temple issue: Supreme Court refuses to give an urgent hearing to a mentioning by a lawyer, seeking a stay on the September 28 verdict allowing entry of women in age groups 10-50 years in Sabarimala Temple.
CJI Ranjan Gogoi said, “We’ll hear the matter only on Jan 22.”
10:39 am: WATCH: TamilNadu Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel saved a passenger’s life by rescuing him from falling, while he was boarding a train at Egmore Railway Station’s platform. The passenger didn’t suffer any injury.
10:19 am: Justice SK Seth takes oath as Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court, at Raj Bhawan in Bhopal
10:05 am: Cyclonic storm ‘Gaja’ is likely to make landfall tomorrow afternoon. We have formed 19 inter-departmental zonal teams. We have made arrangements to evacuate people living in the coastal areas to relief centres: Collector and District Magistrate, Cuddalore District of TamilNadu.
9:55 am: Haryana: A peon of Rohtak Civil Hospital stitched a patient’s wound on November 10 and the incident was caught on camera. The patient says, “My wound was bleeding. The doctor didn’t give me any painkiller. A peon came and stitched my wound in presence of the doctor.”
9:35 am: Four people have absconded with a car in Punjab’s Madhopur. The four were travelling from Jammu to Pathankot. Police have launched a search operation.