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Breaking News, Top Alerts of August 1

India TV provides breaking news and news alerts from India and rest of the world from Twitter and other sources of information

Written by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: August 01, 2018 18:31 IST ]
Live Breaking News August 1

Live Breaking News August 1

Twitter is buzzing with breaking news and news alerts from India and rest of the world. Here is the live coverage of all breaking alerts and latest updates from the micro-blogging site on one page:

As it Happened:

02:34 pm: RBI raises repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.5 per cent, reverse repo rate rises to 6.25 per cent (reports Reuters)

02:27 pm: 

02:21 pm: I have urged Yashwant Sinha and Shatrughan Sinha as well to send a team to Assam to check the reality of National Register of Citizens (NRC): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee (reports ANI)

02:20 pm: Congress Working Committee(CWC) meeting to be held on August 4, at Rahul Gandhi's residence (reports ANI quoting sources) 

01:32 pm: Sunanda Pushkar Case: Delhi's Patiala House Court allows Shashi Tharoor to travel abroad, directs him to furnish a fixed deposit receipt of Rs 2 lakh before it, which shall be refunded after his return (reports ANI)

12:49 pm: CBI files charge sheet against journalist Upendra Rai, arrested for alleged involvement in dubious financial transactions (reports PTI)

12:06 pm: BJP President Amit Shah to visit West Bengal on August 11 (reports ANI)

12:00 pm: Meerut DM issues directs all schools to be closed on August 3 in view of Kanwar Yatra (reports ANI)

11:58 am: BJP booth president Virendra Mishra shot dead in Bahraich's Gangapur in Uttar Pradesh (reports ANI)

11:37 am: Delhi's Patiala House Court to shortly pass an order on the application of Shashi Tharoor in Sunanda Pushkar death case, seeking permission to go abroad (Canada) for some days from August 10 (reports ANI)

11:33 am: 11 dead, 7 injured due to heavy rainfall and lightning in 11 districts of Uttar Pradesh since yesterday. 540 houses damaged​ (reports ANI)

11:14 am: Uproar in Rajya Sabha after Chairman Venkaiah Naidu asked Amit Shah to conclude his statement from yesterday on NRC Assam. House adjourned till 12 pm (reports ANI)

11:10 am: Delhi High Court extends till September 28, the protection from arrest given to P Chidambaram in INX Media case (reports ANI)

11:09 am: Supreme Court refuses to stay the release of Bollywood movie Fanney Khan as sought by film producer Vashu Bhagnani over the movie's distribution rights (reports ANI)

11:08 am: Delhi air hostess alleged suicide case transferred to Delhi Police Crime Branch (reports ANI)

11:07 am: Zimbabwe ruling party ZANU-PF wins majority in parliament after Monday's vote (reports Reuters)

10:39 am: 

10:37 am: TDP MPs continue their protest in Parliament demanding special status for Andhra Pradesh (reports ANI)

09:51 am: Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury gives zero hour notice in Lok Sabha over NRC Assam draft (reports ANI)

09:20 am: Sensex opens 23.30 points higher at 37,629.88; Nifty at 11364.30

08:35 am: Eight arrested from Jharkhand's Kulburu and Khunti in a joint operation by the police and CRPF, arms and ammunition recovered (reports ANI)

08:01 am: Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) rescued 39 girls from a hotel in Paharganj late last night. These girls were trafficked from Nepal. The DCW had earlier rescued 16 girls from Munirka area on July 25 (reports ANI)

07:59 am: Governor says Aeromexico airliner was hit by wind gust as it left runway just before crashing in northern Mexico (reports The Associated Press)

07:32 am: Three-storey building collapses in UP's Kanpur, four people rescued. No casualties have been reported so far, police and fire department present at the spot (reports ANI)

06:07 am: About 85 injured in Aeromexico plane crash, no casualties reported 

06:05 am: US judge blocks release of 3D gun blueprints (reports AFP)

06:03 am: Trump says Iran may speak with US 'pretty soon' (reports AFP)

06:02 am: Aeromexico commercial flight crashes in the Mexican state of Durango (reports ANI)

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