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8:46 pm IST: Five stolen shehnais of Late Ustad Bismillah Khan were recovered by Varanasi STF. Khan's grandson and two goldsmiths have been arrested.

8:44 pm IST: Mumbai's Anti Narcotic Cell seized over 10 kgs MD worth Rs 2 crore and a Honda civic car worth Rs 7 lakh in Chembur. One person has been arrested.

8:31 pm IST: Home Ministry seeks a fact report by tomorrow from BSF over jawan's claim that poor quality food was being served to the soldiers.

7:53 pm IST: Poverty forces a mother to sell her newborn in Kendrapara, Odisha. The NHRC issues notice to the District collector.

7:32 pm IST: Purulia arms drop case: Modi urges Denmark to extradite prime accused Kim Davy

6:33 pm IST: Delhi HC extends parole of Manu Sharma, accused in the Jessica Lal murder case, till January 31 to allow him to pursue his LLB and get his marriage registered.

6:28 pm IST: Kerala theatre strike: A class theatres to be closed from January 12; Vijay's Bairavaa to face heat

6:19 pm IST: The CBI Court in Chennai sends three people, including Sekar Reddy to 12-day CBI custody in connection with a money laundering case.

5:42 pm IST: "The Centre has declared the day of Pongal festival as a compulsory holiday after AIADMK General Secretary Sasikala Natarajan wrote to the Modi government urging for the same," AIADMK said.

5:13 pm IST: West Bengal's Alipore Police has issued a notice to BJP's Babul Supriyo, based on Mahua Moitra's complaint, for raising questions on her dignity during a live show

5:03 pm IST: A toy train of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway derailed in Kurseong injuring at least five people.

4:44 pm IST: Union Minister Babul Supriyo sent a notice to TMS leaders Tapas Paul, Saugata Roy, Mahua Moitra for misusing his name in connection with the Rose Valley scam

3:56 pm IST: AIADMK MPs will meet PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday and give a petition asking for Jallikattu to be allowed during Pongal in Tamil Nadu.

3:27 pm IST: Uttar Pradesh Congress leaders to meet Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday

3:06 pm IST: Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam declared Tamil Nadu drought-hit, waived land tax for farmers and announced many sops for farmers. He has also announced Rs 160 crore and Rs 350 crore worth measures to mitigate water crisis in urban and rural local bodies respectively.

3:05 pm IST: Election Commission will hear both groups of Samajwadi party on January 13 over the party symbol issue.

2:54 pm IST: Two Naxals were arrested by security forces during search operations in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh.

1:50 pm IST: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat sanctioned Rs 1 lakh each to kins' of the three labourers killed in the terrorist attack on a GREF camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Akhnoor district on Monday. He also sanctioned Rs 25,000 to those injured in the attack.

1:17 pm IST: The Election Commission of India has instructed the Chief Electoral Officers of 5 poll bound states that photos of political leaders in all hoardings, advertisements should be removed/covered.

1:08 pm IST: Victory Motorcycles is dead; Polaris to concentrate on Indian Motorcycle

1:07 pm IST: 5th Pay Commission: Salary hike for Meghalaya Govt employees gets delayed

1:04 pm IST: Former Indian Captain Mohammed Azharuddin files nomination papers for Hyderabad Cricket Association President.

12:45 pm IST: Ghaziabad police have arrested a Pakistani National from Masuri for illegal staying in the country for several years.

12:05 pm IST: Racism against North-eastern students? Manipuri students 'barred' from entering Taj Mahal for 'resembling foreigners'

12:04 pm IST: Shiv Sena announces alliance with Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party and Goa Suraksha Manch ahead of Goa assembly elections in February.

12 noon IST: Karan Mehra of Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai fame to become a father; wife Nisha Rawal flaunts her baby bump

11:53 am IST: India vs England ODI and T20: Virat Kohli should go to MS Dhoni for advice, says Sri Lankan legend

11:40 am IST: Tata Steel, Tata Motors, GAIL lift Sensex in early trade; JLR sales and Q3 production trigger rally in Tata companies

11:25 am IST: At least three people injured in explosion in a Kochi refinery in Kerala.

11:05 am IST: NC and Congress MLAs protest against J&K Assembly speaker, allege that he is biased against them.

10:30 am IST: Four naxalites neutralised by security forces in Narayanpur. One jawan has also lost his life in the operation.

9:30 am IST: PM Modi meets President of Rwanda Paul Kagame in Gandhinagar during Vibrant Gujarat event. 

9:25 am IST: Rahul Gandhi returns to Delhi after holiday; has called a meeting with Congress leaders at 11 am today.

9:20 am IST: Farmers protest over low price of Tur Dal, in Gulbarga, Karnataka. 

9:00 am IST: Uttar Pradesh bus accident: 6 killed, 13 injured as bus rams into another on NH24 in Bareilly

8:30 am IST: IOA annuls decision of Abhay Chautala & Suresh Kalmadi's appointment as life presidents.

8:07 am IST: J&K: 1 terrorist killed during encounter in Parray Mohalla Hajin area of Bandipora District. Operation over.

8:05 am IST: Arms license holders deposit arms with gun house owners ahead of elections in Punjab as per administration orders in Amritsar. 

8:00 am IST: PM Narendra Modi met his mother in Gandhinagar & had breakfast with her this morning, says it was great spending time together.

7:05 am IST: Ghaziabad: 5 of a family dead after the ceiling of a house in Loni area collapsed late last night.

7:05 am IST: Congress to relase it's final candidate list for Punjab polls in meeting of its Central Election Committee headed by Sonia Gandhi.

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