03:06 PM: Earthquake of 5.5 magnitude felt in Ambassa of Tripura while mild tremors felt in Guwahati, Assam.
03:05 PM: NCW Chief Lalitha Kumaramangalam said that they have sent summons to Karnataka Home Minister and Abu Azmi over their statements on the incident of mass molestation in Bengaluru on the New Year’s Eve.
02:45 PM: One Asst istant Sub-Inspector injured after terrorists open fire at CRPF Jawans in Muran Chowk, Pulwama of Jammu and Kashmir.
02:30 PM: As many as six dead and 30 critical after consuming toxic alcohol in Paraj area of Burdwan district in West Bengal.
02:00 PM: In a shocking statement, Samajwadi Party MLA Abu Asim Azmi on Tuesday blamed ‘short dresses’ of women for the incident of mass molestation in Bengaluru on the New Year’s Eve. In an offensive sexist remark, Azmi claimed, “It was bound to happen. Woman call nudity fashion. They were wearing short dresses,” according to TV reports.
12:05 PM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India will always be grateful to scientists who had worked tirelessly to empower the society by their vision, labour and leadership while speaking at the inauguration of the 104th Indian Science Congress at the Sri Venkateswara University in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh.
11:45 AM: We have told the Election Commission that 90 per cent of MLAs are supporting Akhilesh Yadav ji and hence party led by him must be considered as Samajwadi Party, said Ram Gopal Yadav.
11:00 AM: Fali S Nariman withdrew from the BCCI case and Anil B Divan was appointed as amicus curiae to oversee the matter in the board.
10:45 AM: Karnataka State Minister for Cooperation HS Mahadeva Prasad passed away after suffering a heart attack. He was 58-year old. State government announced one day leave across State and three-day state mourning.
10:40 AM: SP Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav left for Lucknow (UP). He, accompanied by other party members, met Election Commission officials yesterday. Meanwhile, Ram Gopal Yadav leaves from his residence to meet EC over party symbol issue.
10:35 AM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh to inaugurate the 104th Indian Science Congress at Tarakarama Stadium of Sri Venkateswara University.
10:30 AM: Samajwadi party member Naresh Agrawal called Akhilesh Yadav national president of party. He said he is going to Election Commission where he will tell that they are Samajwadi Party and the symbol ‘cycle’ must be given to them.
10:10 AM: Ravinder Raina of BJP called the incident of Congress and NC disrespected National Anthem in jammu and kashmir assembly as “unfortunate” and said that Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi must apologise before the nation for this.
10:00 AM: Akhilesh Yadav and Ram Gopal Yadav’s disqualification was never taken back on papers. Revoking their disqualification was conditional, it was decided that they won’t conduct convention, reported news agency ANI quoting sources close to Mulayam Singh Yadav.
09:25 AM: NHRC issued notice to Delhi police aftr taking suo-motu cognizance of report alleging vendor’s death in police custody&his body being dumped
08:45 AM: One person died on Monday night when the car belonging to Uttar Pradesh state Minister Om Prakash Singh hit a handcart in Hardoi. According to Superintendent of Police Rajiv Malhotra, Driver was arrested and the car had been taken into custody. The SP said that liquor bottles were recovered from the car.
08:35 AM: Budget session to be advanced and is likely to begin from January end, reported news agency ANI quoting the Government sources. The sources added that the decision on the issue will be taken in CCPA today.
08:15 AM: One terrorist was killed in an encounter between the militants and security forces in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir.
08:00 AM: Leopard entered a farmhouse in North Dinajpur district in West Bengal creating panic among the people present there. Getting the information Forest Department officials reached the spot and captured the leopard.
7:38 AM: 55 trains from/to Delhi arriving late, 22 rescheduled and 6 cancelled due to foggy weather.
7:36 AM: 7 International and 6 domestic flights from/to Delhi delayed; 2 domestic flights cancelled due to foggy weather.