The Supreme Court will today hear the plea of 15 rebel Karnataka MLAs of ruling coalition against the delay by Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar in accepting their resignations. Meanwhile, a partial lunar eclipse will take place today and it will be visible in South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia, according to NASA, which has listed out all eclipses till 2100. The partial lunar eclipse will also be visible in parts of India.
Check all the live news updates of July 16 here:
3:00 pm: Delhi HC grants parole to Former Haryana CM OP Chautala for 1 week. Chautala had sought a parole for 4 weeks to attend his grandson Arjun's engagement ceremony on 18 July. He was granted parole on a personal bond & surety bond of Rs 50,000 with two sureties of the same amount.
2:55 pm: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Maharashtra President, Raosaheb Patil Danve resigns from his post.
2:45 pm: An FIR has been registered in connection with the case wherein Bareilly Mayor Umesh Gautam is seen shouting at a Health Officer in a video, alleging that the officer is indulging in corruption.
2:35 pm: The SC order is clear & Court should not entertain such kind of petition under Article 32 of Constitution. Speaker has acted in a mala fide manner, allegations levelled by rebel MLAs are wrong: Dr Dhavan appearing for Karnataka CM in Supreme Court.
2:30 pm: 'Shravani Mela' (devotees pray at Baba Baidyanath temple in Babadham) begins from July 17, we have made available all the facilities for devotees coming from across the country. I appeal to everyone to visit Jharkhand: Jharkhand Chief Minister, Raghubar Das.
2:25 pm: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has invited applications for positions for the senior India Men’s team — Head Coach, Batting Coach, Bowling Coach, Fielding Coach, Physiotherapist, Strength and Conditioning Coach and Administrative Manager: BCCI
2:20 pm: As per the initial information I have received, around 15 families are feared trapped in the collapse. The building is around 100 yrs old. The entire focus is on rescuing the people trapped. Investigation will be done: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis on Dongri building collapse.
2:00 pm: Bareilly Mayor Umesh Gautam shouts at a Health Officer alleging that the officer is indulging in corruption. A case has been registered against 50 people, including the Mayor, on the Health Officer's complaint.
1:55 pm: A child rescued from the building collapse site in Dongri, he has been admitted to hospital and is stable.
Mumbai: A child rescued from the building collapse site in Dongri, he has been admitted to hospital and is stable pic.twitter.com/LawktNSdR7— ANI (@ANI) July 16, 2019
01:45 pm: Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat today conducted an aerial survey of flood affected areas in Assam.
01:36 pm: Congress MLAs arrive at Windflower Prakruthi resort,Devanahalli from Taj Yeshwantpur hotel.
01:25 pm: Neeraj Shekhar, ex-Samajwadi, to join BJP at 4 pm today.
01:10 pm: Next hearing in Manesar land scam case on July 26 and in Associated Journals Ltd (AJL) plot allotment case on August 6 at CBI Special Court in Panchkula, Haryana.
01:05 pm: Roshan Baig(suspended Congress MLA) was taken for inquiry/ interrogation yesterday from Bengaluru airport. He was questioned and allowed to appear on July 19 for further interrogation.
12:55 pm: MHA sahres details of infiltration, infiltrators killed and arrested during the last three years.
MHA: Details of infiltration, infiltrators killed and arrested, security personnel martyred and injured during proactive engagement with infiltrators during the last three years in the state of Jammu and Kashmir are as under: - pic.twitter.com/vsONGXLd2m— ANI (@ANI) July 16, 2019
12:40 pm: 26 teams of SDRF & NDRF teams have rescued around 1,25,000 people safely from flood affected areas. 199 relief camps have been set up, 676 community kitchens have been set up, more such steps will be taken: Nitish Kumar.
12:32 pm: Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara along with Congress MLAs leaves from Taj Yeshwantpur.
12:25 pm: Kesarbai building has collapsed at Tandel street, in Dongri. More than 40 people are feared trapped.
12:17 pm: A four-storey building has collapsed in Dongri area, many feared trapped, fire tenders rushed to the site; more details awaited.
12:07 pm: Bathinda Police busted an illegal drug racket operating in the state and arrested the kingpin, Pradeep Goyal. During the search of his residence, 20,500 tablets were recovered. The racket was exposed after police arrested Sunil Kumar on July 11.
11:52 am: Bombay High Court quashes CRZ clearances granted to Rs 14,000 cr Mumbai coastal road project.
11:40 am: I went to see doctor, it got delayed. Speakers' office will call me, I will go today or tomorrow, whenever they call me. The reason of resignation was internal. I will have to come for the floor test, my resignation is not accepted: Rebel Karnataka Congress MLA Ramalinga Reddy.
11:25 am: Sought report from Vice Chancellor, University of Kerala on the reported seizure of bundles of university answer sheets&seal of Dir, Physical Education from house of an accused in the murder attempt case in University College, Trivandrum: Kerala Governor P. Sathasivam.
11:20 am: Opposition protests outside state Assembly over the flood situation in Bihar.
Patna: Opposition protests outside state Assembly over the flood situation in Bihar. pic.twitter.com/9zBbUf4hxT— ANI (@ANI) July 16, 2019
11:15 am: Parliament is supposed to scrutinise bills. Now, in the first two weeks on this Lok Sabha session, zero per cent of bills have been scrutinised. We have to scrutinise the bills, otherwise, what are we doing in Parliament: Trinamool MP Derek O Brien.
10:55 am: Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has given Adjournment Notice in Lok Sabha on "Chinese incursion into Indian territory."
10:50 am: Supreme Court refuses urgent listing of a plea filed by Centre and Assam govt for extension of July 31 deadline for completing National Register for Citizens (NRC). The Court says it will examine the petition.
10:50 am: Forest department officials yesterday rescued a leopard cub that had entered a house in Pithoragarh.
10:45 am: Roshan Baig's advocate has filed a petition in High Court questioning the detention of his client in connection with IMA case.
10:10 am: Two children of a family died and five were injured after roof of a house collapsed following heavy rainfall in Nagphani area, early morning today. Injured have been admitted to hospital.
10:00 am: BJP Parliamentary Party meeting underway at Parliament Library Building.
9:50 am: Rishikesh-Badrinath highway blocked near Neer Gaddu following a landslide due to heavy rainfall; road clearing operation is underway.
9:45 am: Roshan Baig, who was detained last night by SIT probing the IMA case, is currently being questioned at CID Headquarters at Carlton House.
9:35 am: Home Minister Amit Shah arrives arrives for BJP Parliamentary Party meeting at Parliament Library Building.
Delhi: Home Minister Amit Shah arrives arrives for BJP Parliamentary Party meeting at Parliament Library Building. pic.twitter.com/ldU0WmFrsa— ANI (@ANI) July 16, 2019
9:25 am: BJP MP, Prabhat Jha has given Zero Hour Notice in Rajya Sabha over issue of 'cut money' affecting general public in West Bengal.
9:20 am: Devotees visit Sai Temple in Nagpur on the occasion of Guru Purnima an offer prayers.
9:15 am: Delhi Police Special Cell has arrested Jaish terrorist Basir Ahmad from Jammu & Kashmir's Srinagar. Police has announced a reward of Rs 2 lakh on his arrest.
9:10 am: SIT probing the IMA case detained Roshan Baig for questioning at Bengaluru Airport International airport, last night.
9:05 am: Consequent to Pak issuing NOTAM to lift airspace restrictions, relevant authorities have informed that India has also issued revised NOTAM immediately thereafter. With this, normal air traffic operations have resumed through all Flight Information Regions between India and Pak: Government sources.
9:00 am: Ex-CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan visited Sri Lanka to win praises and promised to make temple at the site where Goddess Sita was held by Ravan. Nothing done yet. We've started work on Ram Van Gaman Path in MP. BJP only made announcements, we'll complete all religious works: PC Sharma, Minister of Madhya Pradesh.
8:50 am: Locals in Bagaha protest after their houses are affected following rainfall in the region.
8:45 am: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned six persons, including Trinamool Congress MP Satabdi Roy and suspended party leader Kunal Ghosh, for interrogation in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam.
8:30 am: Army's Sub Clk SD Balwinder, Sub Clk SD Y.Kumar,Nb Sub Clk SD V Kumar,Sub R Bahadur,Sub Basumatary,Nb Sub R Singha,Sub AK Singha,Sub Henkhomang, Nb Sub M Nobin Singh,Sub K Chorei,Sub S Sharma,SubVaipheil&Sub Maj PC Bhuyan, lost their lives in the Solan building collapse.