Live Breaking News Headlines Update: Opposition led by Rahul Gandhi to take on Narendra Modi in Parliament

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New Delhi | Updated: December 15, 2016 8:17:24 PM

5 (arrival) international flights at Delhi's IGI airport delayed. Domestic flights delayed (arrival: 2, departure:1, cancelled: 1)

 The entire country has welcomed PM Narendra Modi's demonetization decision to curb corruption, fight terrorism: MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan. (Reuters)The entire country has welcomed PM Narendra Modi’s demonetization decision to curb corruption, fight terrorism: MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan. (Reuters)

07:25 pm: Uber founder Travis Kalanick, at an event in New Delhi, called UberDialogues, said that the company will employ more cars and 10 lakh drivers in India. This move, according to Travis Kalanick will reduce the need for people to buy more cars.

5: 40 PM: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee after meeting the RBI Governor, told ANI that, “I have highlighted all the issues and have told him about the sufferings of the people due to demonetisation.”

5:00 PM: The possibility of counterfeiting the new Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 notes is very less and they are also completely indigenous, said the DEA Secretary Shaktikanta Das during a press conference today.

4:40 PM: Probing into the demonetisation case, Chief Justice of India has asked the Central government that people are not even getting Rs 24,000 a week then how some got lakhs of new currency.

3:30PM: Speaking at a press conference today, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said the government will give awards worth Rs 340 crore to lucky users for digital payments.

3:00 PM: In a raid conducted by the Income Tax Department at Axis Bank Connaught Place branch, two bank officials were arrested for converting currency. The accused have been sent to judicial custody till December 26 by the Delhi Court.

2:30 PM: Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar was discharged from Lilavati Hospital earlier today.

2:10 PM: In yet another bank robbery case, a group of unidentified men touted to be terrorists, looted Rs 11 lakh from Jammu and Kashmir Bank’s Ratnipora branch today.

1: 26 PM: England fast bowler James Anderson to be ruled out of fifth Test match against India due to body soreness from his previous game.

1:20 PM: LK Advani told me that he feels like resigning, adding “had Atal Ji been in the Parliament today, he would have been upset,” said TMC MP Idris Ali.

12:00 PM: In a latest statement, AIADMK spokesperson, C Ponnaiyan has said that Chinnamma (Sasikala) will be the next General Secretary of the party.

11:40 AM: The Income Tax Department raids Axis bank branch in Noida Sec 51. The department has busted accounts of 20 fake companies with over Rs 60 cr deposited in the accounts.

11:13 AM: Lok Sabha proceedings adjourned till 12 pm amid massive uproar within 5 minutes of start.

10:40AM: In the wake of increasing accidents on highways, Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice TS Thakur has directed to close all liquor shops on national and state highways.

10:08 AM: BJP to raise Agusta Westland issue in both the houses of Parliament today.

10:06 AM: Congress leader Anand Sharma gives notice in Rajya Sabha for discussion on Kiren Rijiju’s alleged involvement in Arunachal hydro scam issue.

10:01 AM: Trinamool Congress MPs protest at Gandhi statue in Parliament over demonetisation.

10:00 AM:

9:55 AM: Opposition leaders’ meeting in the Parliament has begun.

9:39 AM: TMC’s Sudip Bandyopadhyay gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha on demonetisation issue.

9:30 AM: The BSE Sensex opened in red and was trading close to 50 points down at 26,553.38, NSE Nifty down at 8,158.80.

9:00 AM: House collapsed in Maharashtra Nagar (Mankhurd), 5 people injured. 2 fire fighting vehicles, 2 ambulance on the spot.

7:55 AM: Watch this video

7:33 AM: The entire country has welcomed PM Narendra Modi’s demonetization decision to curb corruption, fight terrorism: MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

7:32 PM: PM Narendra Modi thinks about the country, and whatever is in the interest of the nation: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

7:31 AM: Nobody in the country takes Rahul Gandhi seriously, no seriousness in what he says: Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Chouhan on Rahul Gandhi’s allegations on Government.

7: 30 AM: BJP Parliamentary party meeting scheduled to take place today at 9:30 AM.

7:29 AM: Opposition leaders to meet in Parliament at 9.30 AM today.

7:18 AM: 5 (arrival) international flights at Delhi’s IGI airport delayed. Domestic flights delayed (arrival:2, departure:1, cancelled:1)

7:17 AM: 53 trains delayed (arriving late in Delhi area), 23 rescheduled and 13 canceled due to prevailing fog conditions.

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