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:
Live Breaking News of August 4:
03:20 pm: Maratha Quota stir: Police arrest 11 more people in connection with Chakan violence. 29 people have been arrested so far.
02:36 pm: BJP president Amit Shah flags off Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra from Garhbhor, Rajsamand in Rajasthan. CM Vasundhara Raje, other state leaders also present.
13:32 pm: Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain files a criminal defamation case against Kapil Mishra and BJP MLAs Vijender Gupta & Manjinder Singh Sirsa in Patiala House Court for allegedly levelling false allegations against him in tree felling matter.
13:08 pm: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj holds delegation level talks with Foreign Affairs Minister of Kyrgyzstan, Abdyldaev Erlan Bekeshovich in Bishkek.
13:00 pm: PM Narendra Modi on Saturday reviewed preparations for launch of Health Assurance programme under Ayushman Bharat. The scheme will provide health assurance cover of up to Rs. 5 lakh per family. It will be targeted to cover over 10 crore poor and vulnerable families.
12:01 pm: Shopian: Stone-pelters attempt to disrupt operations of security forces in Killora village where 5 terrorists were gunned down. Forces retaliated, 20 stone pelters injured.
12:00 pm: GST (Goods and services tax) council meet underway at Vigyan Bhawan
Srinagar: National Conference leaders stage a protest against interference with Article 35 A (that empowers the #JammuAndKashmir state's legislature to define “permanent residents” of the state and provide special rights and privileges to those permanent residents). pic.twitter.com/ZqrKcbAEbx— ANI (@ANI) August 4, 2018
11:03 am: A car broke through the security barricading outside former Jammu and Kashmir CM Farooq Abdullah's house in Jammu. Attacker injured in firing by security forces.
11:01 am: Air India AI 138/ Milan-Delhi flight landed back at Milan after almost 1 & 1/2 hour of flight as a passenger tried to forcibly enter the cockpit. He was handed over to local police after landing. Aircraft departed after security clearance.
10:55 am: Sonia Gandhi is not attending the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting because she is unwell: Sources
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj meets Foreign Affairs Minister of Kyrgyzstan, Abdyldaev Erlan Bekeshovich in Bishkek pic.twitter.com/h3C0QTxYe1— ANI (@ANI) August 4, 2018
10:44 am: Congress Working Committee meeting underway in Delhi at party headquarters. Party president Rahul Gandhi, ex-PM Manmohan Singh and other senior leaders attending the meeting.
10:42 am: Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Jaihind writes letter to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar asking what steps are being taken by the Bihar government in interest of the girls of the shelter home
10:30 am: A molestation case has been registered against a guest teacher of National School of Drama, New Delhi, after a girl alleged that he touched her inappropriately.
09:54 am: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu to visit ailing DMK chief M Karunanidhi at Chennai's Kauvery hospital later today.
09:47 am: Five devotees on their way to Allahabad's Kade Manikpur temple killed after the car carrying them hit a vehicle parked on the roadside on Jaunpur-Raebareli highway near Nikamuddinpur village.
Jaunpur: Five devotees dead, 8 injured on their way to Allahabad's Kade Manikpur temple after the car carrying them hit a vehicle parked on the roadside on Jaunpur-Raebareli highway near Nikamuddinpur village at around 2 am today pic.twitter.com/tlvS3LOigR— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) August 4, 2018
09:35 am: Bodies of all five terrorists killed in encounter in Shopian's Killora village have been recovered.
09:30 am: Three auto lifters arrested by Delhi Police. Ten cars along with keys to 64 luxury cars recovered.
09:01 am: Collision between a school bus and truck on on Delhi-Yamunotri highway in Baghpat kills one child, 6 others injured.
08:35 am: Water level in Kerala's Idukki dam has touched 2396.34 feet due to continuous heavy rainfall. Full reservoir level of the dam is 2403 feet.
08:15 am: Two suspects have been apprehended with two hand grenades in Srinagar's Pantha Chowk by Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Rashtriya Rifles and Special Operation Group (SOG). Suspect handed over to Jammu and Kashmir Police.
08:00 am: Total five terrorists have been killed by security forces so far as encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian continues | READ
07:31 am: The body, which was recovered from the site of the encounter in Shopian's Killora village last night, has been identified as a Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist, Umar Malik. The weapon recovered along with him was an AK-47.
#JammuAndKashmir: Fresh firing has been heard at the site of encounter in Shopian's Killora Village. An encounter had started between security forces and terrorists in the area, yesterday. (visuals deferred by unspecified time) pic.twitter.com/NQ3zc6NbFL— ANI (@ANI) August 4, 2018
07:30 am: Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MP D Srinivas's son has been booked for allegedly sexually assaulting 11 nursing school students | READ
07:04 am: Encounter in Shopian's Killora Village: Fresh firing heard at the site of encounter. Search operation continues in the area. The encounter between security forces and terrorists had started yesterday.
07:00 am: It has been 15 days and no arrest has been made. There has been no investigation. It indicates that matter is being brushed under the carpet. I've no option but to go to Supreme Court and request for an SIT: Swami Agnivesh on him being assaulted in Jharkhand's Pakur last month.
06:58 am: Jharkhand: Driver burnt alive as Naxals set truck on fire near Ranchi | READ
06:31 am: Security forces launch search and cordon operation after a top Lashkar militant killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian .
06:13 am: Unidentified masked men shot at a scrap dealer Mumbai's Marol area late on Friday night. The man has been taken to a hospital. "We are registering an attempt to murder case. Investigation is underway. We are inquiring the man and his relatives," say police.
Muzaffarnagar: Carrying a 361 feet long tricolor, 35 devotees from Bulandshahr's Keshopur Sathla village are undertaking Kanwar Yatra this year. After fetching water from river Ganga in Uttarakhand's Har Ki Pauri, the 35 devotees are now walking back to their village. (03.08) pic.twitter.com/ruGhYHQFrA— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) August 4, 2018