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Breaking Highlights, Top Alerts of July 20

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Written by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: July 20, 2018 17:42 IST ]

Live Breaking News July 20

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

Breaking News of July 20:

05:08 pm: Delhi High Court sets aside JNU's move to penalise Kanhaiya Kumar for breach of discipline, says, "JNUs order against Kanhaiya Kumar is illegal, irrational and irregular." Court also asks JNU to decide matter after a proper hearing (ANI)

04:31 pm: Delhi court dismisses anticipatory bail application of Mayank Singhvi, an accused in the Delhi air hostess death case (ANI)

04:25 pm: Trump says willing to slap tariffs on all USD 505 billion of Chinese imports (reports AFP)

04:12 pm: Supreme Court Collegium recommends appointment of Justice MR Shah of Gujarat High Court to be appointed as the Chief Justice of Patna High Court (ANI)

03:46 pm: Singapore says hackers stole 1.5 m health records in 'unprecedented' cyberattack (reports AFP) 

03:42 pm: Sensex rises 145.14 points to end at 36,496.37; Nifty up 53.10 points to 11,010.20 (PTI)

2:19 pm: We all have witnessed the lies propagated by Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha today. He had absolutely no proof but only political negative rhetoric and that itself has cost him in every election that he has fought: Union Minister Smriti Irani 

2:12 pm: Supreme Court today said that four-wheelers & two-wheelers cannot be sold from September 1 in the country without a mandatory third party insurance for a period of two years and 5 years respectively.

2:08 pm: Aap logon ke andar mere liye nafrat hai, aap mujhe Pappu aur bohot gaaliyan dekar bula sakte hain, lekin mere andar aapke liye nafrat nahi hai: Rahul Gandhi. He then walks up to PM Modi and gives him a hug

2:02 pm: When your minister talks of changing the constitution then its an attack on Ambedkar ji and an attack on India: Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha 

1:57 pm:  Congress President Rahul Gandhi tells TDP during No Confidence Motion in Lok Sabha, "You are the victim of a 21st-century political weapon. I want to tell you that you are not the only one. The political weapon is called the 'jumla strike'"

1:50 pm:  Lok Sabha reconvenes. Speaker reminds MPs of House rules, says ministers have the right to reply

1:37 pm: Lok Sabha adjourned till 1.45 pm after uproar during Rahul Gandhi's speech on  No Confidence Motion

1:31 pm: PM Narendra Modi laughs after Rahul Gandhi says 'Pradhanmantri apni aankh meri aankh mein nahi daal sakte'

1:30 pm: I can see him smiling. But there's a touch of nervousness in the gentleman & he is looking away from me. I can understand that. He cannot look into my eyes, I can see that because the Prime Minister has not been truthful: Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha.

1:21 pm: Defence Minister said there is secrecy pact with France on Rafale deal. I personally met PM of France and asked him if any such pact existed, he clearly said there is no pact: Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha

1:17 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji visits several countries, but does not come out of his security cover: Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha

1:13 pm: China 50, 000 yuvaon ko 24 ghante mein rozgar deta hai, aap(Govt) log 24 ghante mein 400 yuvaon ko rozgaar dete ho: Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha

1:09 pm: You are the victim of a 21st-century political weapon & you are not the only one. The political weapon is called the 'jumla strike': Congress President Rahul Gandhi to TDP in Lok Sabha. 

1:08 pm: Two very interesting speeches have been delivered, one by TDP and one by the BJP: Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha

1:06 pm: Congress is trying to form temporary alliances to fight the BJP, but the people of the country will not let their motives be fulfilled: BJP's Rakesh Singh in Lok Sabha

12:57 pm: BJP Youth Wing workers protest demanding a ban on Popular Front of India(PFI) and Social Democratic Party of India(SDPI), Police use water cannons in Thiruvananthapuram

12:46 pm: Shiv Sena boycotts no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government in the Lok Sabha

12:45 pm: We might bring it sometime. No Confidence motion is not always to take down the govt. Sometimes it's for making govt provide answers to the public. If not in this session, we will try to bring it in the next session: Tejashwi Yadav, RJD on  No Confidence Motion against Bihar govt

12:44 pm: Frustration and desperation are the main reasons behind this  No Confidence Motion: Rakesh Singh, BJP MP in Lok Sabha

12:40 pm: PM Narendra Modi introduced the concept of instant decision, which has proved to be one of the biggest forces behind the development in the country: BJP's Rakesh Singh in Lok Sabha

12:32 pm: "I do not hesitate while saying that Congress provided a dirty government to the country, while under PM Modi's leadership the country has got a clean government," says BJP's Rakesh Singh in Lok Sabha

12:28 pm: Manmohan Singh said minorities have the first right on country's resources. However, PM Modi gave new direction by saying that first right on country's resources is of the poor: Rakesh Singh, BJP MP in Lok Sabha. 

12:25 pm: Congress did a politics of scams in 70 years, while the BJP brought schemes in the past 4 and a half years: BJP's Rakesh Singh in Lok Sabha

12:22 pm: "I have realised that there is no particular reason to bring up the no-confidence motion. Galla ji was talking about those times when Congress used to be in governance," says BJP's Rakesh Singh in Lok Sabha

12:16 pm: Uproar in Lok Sabha after BJP MPs protest over 'offensive' word used by a TDP MP for PM Modi. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman demands that the word be expunged from records

12:12 pm: The No Confidence Motion is spearheaded by Congress and DMK, so no way will AIADMK support it: V Maitreyan,AIADMK MP

12:04 pm: Agar aaj Rahul ji bina padhe, bina fumble kare, bina ghalti kare 15 minute bolenge toh dharti zaroor hilegi, hilegi bhi kya, naachegi: Paresh Rawal,BJP MP 

11:54 am: More than 50 prisoners of Byculla Jail have been admitted to Mumbai's JJ Hospital after they complained of vomiting and abdominal pain: Dr. Sanjay Surase, medical superintendent, JJ Hospital, Maharashtra

11:48 am: You're (PM) singing a different tune which people of AP are keenly observing & they would give a befitting reply in coming polls. BJP will be decimated in AP the way Congress was if ppl of AP are cheated. Mr PM, it's not a threat,it's a 'shraap': Jayadev Galla

11:45 am: Hum log sarkar ke saath hain: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on being asked JDU's stand on  No Confidence Motion in Lok Sabha

11:41 am: Anandrao Adsul, Lok Sabha MP from Shiv Sena on being asked whether his party will take part in No Confidence Motion debate & voting says  'We are boycotting parliamentary work today and haven't even signed our attendance'

11:40 am: Mr Modi while campaigning in Andhra Pradesh had said 'Congress killed the mother & saved the child. Had I have been there, I would have saved the mother too'. People of AP have waited for 4 long yrs for him to save their mother: Jayadev Galla, TDP in Lok Sabha

11:33 am: ​Absolutely not. We haven't even signed our attendance: Anandrao Adsul, Lok Sabha MP from Shiv Sena on whether his party will take part in  No Confidence Motion debate & voting

11:32 am: Gurugram school child death case:  Supreme Court today dismissed the application filed by the father of the accused. SC said Punjab and Haryana High Court's order dismissing his bail plea was correct.

11:19 am: Shiv Sena Parliamentary party meeting continues in Parliament building. The MPs haven't reached Lok Sabha yet for discussion on  No Confidence Motion.

11:17 am: The saga of Andhra Pradesh during this Modi-Shah regime is a saga of empty promises: Jayadev Galla,TDP in Lok Sabha 

11:12 am: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) walks out of the Lok Sabha ahead of  No Confidence Motion

11:09 am: Congress' Mallikarjun Kharge raises questions over allotment of time, requests Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan to not place any limitations on it 

11:08 am: Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan says 'voting on No Confidence Motion will take place at 6 pm today'

11:06 am: Lok Sabha proceedings begin for the day.

10:56 am: Shiv Sena to abstain from voting during the no-confidence motion in Lok Sabha today.

10:54 am: Delhi Rain lashes parts of the national capital.

10:46 am: Shiv Sena Parliamentary party meeting underway ahead of No Confidence Motion. Amit Desai, Arvind Sawant, Anant Geete and other MPs present in the meeting.

10:42 am: Shiv Sena Parliamentary party meeting underway ahead of No Confidence Motion. Amit Desai, Arvind Sawant, Anant Geete and other MPs present in the meeting.

10:38 am: Is this time sufficient for us to highlight issues of 130 crore Indians & faults of this govt? Each party should get 30 minutes, but 38 minutes have been allotted to the largest opposition party. No Confidence Motion can't be treated like question hour: Mallikarjun Kharge,Congress

10:29 am: All India Motor Transport Congress has started its nation-wide protest against the constant increase in diesel prices, toll expenses, GST compliance issues, practical problems with e-way bills and some other issues in Coimbatore.

10:26 am: BJP President Amit Shah arrives in Parliament ahead of  No Confidence Motion in Lok Sabha

10:22 am: Pictures of arms & ammunition recovered from 8 Naxals who were killed by District Reserve Guard (DRG) and Special Task Force (STF) in forests of Timenar & Pusnar during Anti-Naxal operation along Dantewada-Bijapur border area yesterday. 

10:13 am: Rajnath Singh, Rakesh Singh, Virendra Singh Mast and Arjun Ram Meghwal to speak from the government on No Confidence Motion in Lok Sabha today

9:24 am: Hours before BJP-led government will face a no-confidence motion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged fellow MPs to "rise to the occasion and ensure a constructive, comprehensive and disruption-free debate"

9:00 am: Discussions will start at 11 am today. Nation is concerned about the stand of Shiv Sena. Our party will make the right decision. Between 10:30 -11:00 am, party chief will himself tell the party about his decision: Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena.

8:53 am: Five persons feared trapped in a landslide that occurred due to cloudburst near Chamoli's Malari. Two bodies have been recovered

8:17 am: 19 government officials including daughter of BJP Tezpur MP RP Sharma arrested in connection with cash-for-job scam in the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) held in 2016; sent to 11 days police remand yesterday

8:00 am: Today is an important day in our Parliamentary democracy. I'm sure my fellow MP colleagues will rise to the occasion & ensure constructive, comprehensive and disruption free debate. We owe this to the people & the makers of our Constitution. India will be watching us closely: PM Modi

7:42 am: Cloud burst between Jumma and Bhapkund near Malari road in Chamoli

7:09 am: 3 people dead due to an alleged gas leak in a meat factory in Alipur, Meerut. 

6:45 am: US-India 2+2 Dialogue will be held in Delhi, on September 6. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo & Secretary of Defense James Mattis will meet their Indian counterpart: State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert

6:18 am: Two people allegedly beaten up by miscreants for carrying cows in a vehicle in Rajasthan's Kota. Police arrests 5 people.

6:16 am: 4 people injured after a part of plaster fell down on them in a building Naupada in Thane. 

6:11 am: 2 people arrested & 6 ivory pieces weighing around 9.908kgs seized by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence in West Bengal's Siliguri.

6:04 am: Police busted a cricket betting racket & arrested 2 bookies from Ludhiana.

6:00 am: 5 school students killed & 6 school students seriously injured after a truck ran over them in Odisha's Bhadrak. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced Rs 2 lakh for families of the deceased and free treatment for the injured. 

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