News Alert! Maratha Reservation: Bicycles set ablaze by protesters in Pune’s Kothrud

17.45pm Maratha Reservation: Bicycles set ablaze by protesters in Pune’s Kothrud

16.25pm Suresh Prabhu orders probe in the British Airways issue

16.11pm Employees of Maharashtra govt end their strike, govt has accepted 3 demands with immediate effect

15.23pm Watch: Kerala Fire & Rescue Department rescue people from low-lying residential areas using boats

15.00pm Cabinet approves amendment in Triple Talaq Bill

14.35pm Sterlite case: NGT allows access to an administrative block in Tuticorin plant

14.22pm Muzaffarpur Shelter Home case: Case registered against 100 unidentified persons for hindering government’s work

13.42pm Wherever there is BJP government, Dalits are beaten up and crushed: Rahul Gandhi at SC/ST protest in Jantar Mantar

13.30pm Protesters cover their eyes and mouth with black ribbons during protest demanding Maratha Reservation in Mumbai


12.30 pm: 20 people dead in Kerala so far in flooding and landslides following heavy and incessant rains.


12.05 pm: Looking at Congress’s attitude we have decided to abstain from voting for Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman, Congress is the biggest obstacle in Opposition’s unity: AAP MP Sanjay Singh

11.45 am: PM Narendra Modi congratulates NDA Candidate Harivansh Narayan Singh who was elected as Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman.

11.44 am: NDA Candidate Harivansh Narayan Singh elected as Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman with 125 votes, UPA’s BK Hariprasad got 105 votes.

10.55 am: The Supreme Court’s three-judge bench, in its order granted four weeks time to register the new modified constitution of BCCI.

10.45 am: BJP has issued a three line whip to its Rajya Sabha MPs to be present in the house today. Voting for Deputy Chairman is to take place today.

10.30 am: Policeman thrashed by locals after his car rammed into two motorcycles in Bulandshahr. Inquiry has been ordered against the policeman Manoj who was reportedly drunk. (8.8.18)

10.25 am: Mumbai: Locals sprinkle flowers on Mira road area as the convoy carrying mortal remains of Major Kaustubh Prakash Kumar Rane passes through. Rane lost his life in Gurez Sector of J&K on August 7.

10.05 am: Kanwariyas vandalize police vehicle after an altercation with locals in Bulandshahr on 7th August, police have registered a case.

10.00 am: No religious angle should be given to this, flowers are used to welcome people. Administration respects all religions and actively takes part, even in Gurupurab,Eid, Bakrid or Jain festivals: Prashant Kumar,ADG(Meerut Zone) on showering rose petals on Kanwariyas from a helicopter.

9.45 am: Five people died after falling into a septic tank in Bihar’s Motihari.More details awaited.

9.00 am: Baramulla encounter (Jammu And Kashmir): Another terrorist was later gunned down by security forces, total of 5 terrorists killed.

8.45 am: Two people dead in landslide in Iritty,Kannur district of Kerala following heavy rain.

8.30 am: Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh): District Magistrate Shambhu Kumar paid surprise visit to two women shelter homes in area, found most women missing. Kumar says ‘We asked management about the women not present,they said in the afternoon women go out for work. We will visit in night as well to verify’.

8.00 am: Haryana: 18-yr-old girl & policeman escorting her shot dead by 3 unidentified bike-borne miscreants in Rohtak y’day.Police say,’girl’s parents had filed a case against her after she married against their choice&she was being produced before court. She was killed in this regard’.

7.30 am: Mumbai: Mortal remains of Major Kaustubh Prakash Kumar Rane who lost his life in Gurez Sector of J&K on August 7, arrives at his residence in Mira road area.

7.00 am: Himachal Pradesh: Heavy rains and flash flood cause landslides near bridge at Riba in Kinnaur district. Vehicular traffic has been stopped on the bridge.

6.45 am: Shahjahanpur: Eye of a 7-year-old student critically damaged allegedly after he was beaten up by his teacher on July 25. Case registered, investigation underway.

6.15 am: Hardoi: Shelter home where only 2 out registered 21 women were found during an inspection on June 7 was sealed and manager Arti Agarwal was arrested yesterday. It was found that fake names were registered in the shelter home to gain donations from the administration.

6.00 am: Delhi: A shopkeeper shot dead by two unidentified bike-borne miscreants in Ghazipur at around 11:30 pm yesterday

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