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West Bengal: BJP Rajya Sabha MP Roopa Ganguly’s son Akash Mukherjee arrested

After he rammed his car into a wall in Golf Green area in Kolkata last night. He will be produced before the court today.

Source: ANI

#WestBengal: Police says, "Car driven by Akash Mukherjee

Son of BJP MP Roopa Ganguly, somehow lost control&dashed a wall of Royal Calcutta Golf Club. He sustained minor injuries. Local police took charge of the involved vehicle along with the driver. Investigation on."

Source: ANI

Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind to visit Former Finance Minister and BJP leader

Arun Jaitely who is admitted at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), today. He was admitted to AIIMS on 9th August due to breathing problems.

Source: ANI

Maharashtra: Former cricketer Kapil Dev arrives at Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)

Headquarters to conduct interview for Indian cricket team's head coach in Mumbai. He is a member of Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) for appointing Head Coach for Indian cricket team.

Source: ANI

Hearing on a petition challenging abrogation of Article 370 in Supreme Court

"What is this petition? This is simply not maintainable. What kind of petition is this?" CJI Ranjan Gogoi asks ML Sharma.

Source: ANI

CJI Ranjan Gogoi says, "I read your petition for half an hour but could not understand what is this petition about." Quote Tweet

Supreme Court hearing a plea challenging restriction on working journalists in Kashmir Valley

In the wake of revocation of Article 370: Solicitor General Tushar Mehta says, "security agencies are taking daily stock of the situation. We know the ground reality."

Source: ANI

Rajasthan: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at the closing ceremony of International Army Scout Masters Competition, in Jaisalmer

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will hold a press conference today at 7 pm in Mumbai to announce Indian Cricket Team's (Senior Men) Head Coach.

Photo of Unnao rape accused MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar seen in Independence Day

Greetings published by Unnao Nagar Panchayat Chairman Anuj Kumar Dixit in a newspaper, says, "He is MLA of our area that is why his photo is there. Till the time he is our MLA his photo can be put."

Source: ANI

Maharashtra: Former New Zealand coach Mike Hesson

At Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) headquarters for Indian cricket team's head coach interview in Mumbai. He is one of the six candidates shortlisted by BCCI.

Source: ANI

Delhi: John Sullivan, Deputy Secretary, US Department of State

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar & discussed the deep convergences of strategic relationship.

Source: ANI

Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena: The government has brought Triple Talaq Bill and revoked Article 370

Jammu and Kashmir, it is a beginning towards bringing a uniform civil code in the country. I think it will be implemented in the country soon.

Source: ANI

Ruchira Kamboj, India's Ambassador to Bhutan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Bhutan (on 17-18 Aug) may be seen as a continuum leading to a strengthened India-Bhutan partnership. 10 MoUs will be signed between the two countries & there will be five inaugurations.

Source: ANI

Tamil Nadu Minister, D Jayakumar on being asked about caste bands being used in schools in the state

There should be no difference in students on the basis of caste. Our government is working on it.

Source: ANI

Ruchira Kamboj, India's Ambassador to Bhutan, in Thimphu

All the initiatives that you see in this visit (Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Bhutan on 17-18 Aug) are the result of lot of hard work undertaken during the course of PM Modi's past 5 years.

Source: ANI

All India Radio (AIR): Jammu and Kashmir Governor

Satya Pal Malik directs Civil Secretariat Srinagar & government offices to resume normal functioning from today

Source: ANI

Congress leaders from Maharashtra meet Interim Congress President, Sonia Gandhi in Delhi

Ayodhya land case: Hearing in the case has started in Supreme Court. It is the 7th day of the day-to-day hearing in the case.

Ruchira Kamboj, India's Ambassador to Bhutan, in Thimphu

Bhutan wholeheartedly supports India's bid for permanent membership in the United Nations Security Council. In fact, Bhutan has said it is an anomaly that India is not in the Security Council today, when it should be.

Source: ANI

Government Sources: Schools and other educational institutions to reopen in Kashmir valley from August 19(Monday). #JammuAndKashmir

PM Modi to address students at Royal University of Bhutan

Rajasthan: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays tribute to former PM #AtalBihariVajpayee

On his first death anniversary, in Pokhran. Nuclear Test was conducted in May 1998 in Pokhran when Vajpayee was the Prime Minister.

Source: ANI

Maharashtra: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis unveiled the model of coaches for Mumbai Metro Line-3.

Defence Min Rajnath Singh in Pokhran

It is a coincidence that today I came for International Army Scout Masters Competition in Jaisalmer & today it is the first death anniversary of #AtalBihariVajpayee. So, I felt I should pay tribute to him on the land of Pokhran only.

Source: ANI

Delhi: Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa met PM Modi today

Requested for the immediate release of more grants to flood-hit Karnataka. Chief Secretary TM Vijayabhaskar, Union Minister Suresh Angadi and Prahlad Joshi, were also present.

Source: ANI

Indian Army Sources: Pakistan has upscaled 'ceasefire violations' both in terms of weapon & area

Indian Army Sources: Pakistan has upscaled 'ceasefire violations' both in terms of weapon & area in last few days. Immediate aim appears to show Kashmir as potential flashpoint to seek world attention.

(Source ANI)

J&K Chief Secy: Steps consequently taken included restrictions on free movement & telecom connectivity

J&K Chief Secy: Steps consequently taken included restrictions on free movement & telecom connectivity prevention of large gathering, closure of schools & colleges. A few preventive detentions of individuals were also made in accordance with provisions of law to maintain law&order

(Source ANI)

J&K Chief Secy: Schools will be opened after weekend, movement of public transport to be made operational

- J&K Chief Secretary: Preventive detentions are being reviewed&appropriate decisions will be made based on law and order assessments. The govt's focus is on the earliest return to normalcy while ensuring that terrorist forces are given no opportunity to wreak havoc as in the past

- Jammu & Kashmir Chief Secretary: 12 out of 22 districts are functioning normally with some limited restrictions in 5 districts. The measures put in place has ensured that there has not been a single loss of life.

- J&K Chief Secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam in Srinagar: Schools will be opened after the weekend area by area. Movement of public transport to be made operational. Govt offices are functional from today. Telecom connectivity will be gradually eased and restored in a phased manner.

(Source ANI)

Four people killed and fifteen injured in a blast in a Mosque in Balochistan

Balochistan: Four people killed and fifteen injured in a blast in a Mosque in Kuchlak, near Quetta. Pakistan

(Source ANI)

AK-47 rifle recovered from the residence of Independent MLA in Bihar

Bihar: AK-47 rifle recovered from the residence of Independent MLA from Mokama, Anant Kumar Singh, in a raid by Police. Further investigation underway

(Source ANI)

Maharashtra: Death toll due to flood in all five districts rises to 54; 4 people still missing

Maharashtra: Death toll due to flood in all five districts of Pune division (Sangli, Kolhapur, Satara, Pune and Solapur) rises to 54; 4 people still missing. More than 8000 animals were killed. Total 19702 houses collapsed

AgustaWestland case: Ratul Puri moves court seeking cancellation of NBW issued against him

Ratul Puri moves court seeking cancellation of NBW issued against him in AgustaWestland case

(Source PTI)

Kapil Dev, Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC): Ravi Shastri to continue as Indian Cricket Team's (Senior Men) Head Coach ... (ANI)

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli's opinion wasn't sought while selecting Indian Cricket Team's (Senior Men) Head Coach

Kerala: Police arrested a man EK Usman in Kozhikode for allegedly giving triple talaq to his wife. He was produced in court and was later granted bail.

Delhi: Fire breaks out at a warehouse in Ghitorni; 4 fire tenders rushed to the spot.

Army Sources: To push terrorists from multiple points inside Indian territory, Pakistan has activated a major communication hub in Kali Ghati area near Neelam Valley in Pakistan occupied Kashmir to facilitate terrorists trying to infiltrate.

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