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 August 11:
01:39 pm: Justice Gita Mittal takes oath as the first woman Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court
01:32 pm: BJP president Amit Shah arrives in Kolkata where he will address a rally shortly.
01:27 pm: UP Women and Child Welfare Minister Rita Bahuguna Joshi inspect women’s shelter home in Lal Kurti area of Meerut.
01:10 pm: Nitishji must resign on moral grounds as he’s unable to run the state. He’s the most coward CM who isn’t fighting for justice for our daughters, but shielding those who committed crime. He must resign from state Home Ministry as well: Tejashwi Yadav
12:07 pm: Simultaneous raids at jails across Bihar. Jails in Patna, Chhapra, Muzaffarpur, Siwan, Jehanabad raided on state Home Ministry’s order | READ
10:56 am: Seattle airplane crash ‘not a terrorist incident’, reports AFP news agency, quoting local sheriff | READ
10:13 am: PM Modi reaches Mumbai. He is scheduled to attend the 56th annual convocation on IIT-Bombay.
PM Narendra Modi arrives in Mumbai. He will attend IIT-Bombay convocation ceremony, later today. #Mumbaipic.twitter.com/9I9jSn97i5
— ANI (@ANI) August 11, 2018
#MuzaffarpurShelterHome case: A team of Central Bureau of Investigation and Central Forensic Science Laboratory has arrived at the shelter home for further investigation. The team will also visit accused Brajesh Thakur’s residence and newspaper office. #Biharpic.twitter.com/TUn1qjZdoh
— ANI (@ANI) August 11, 2018
09:45 am: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan conducts aerial survey of flood affected areas of the state, leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala is also with him. They were supposed to land at Kattappana in Idukki but were forced to move to Wayanad due to bad weather conditions.
09:24 am: Bus carrying kanwariyas topples in Bihar’s Lakhisarai, 30 injured
09:09 am: Unprecedented rainfall has created havoc in Kerala, destroying property & forcing thousands to abandon their homes. I urge each and every Congres worker in Kerala to step up & help those in need. My prayers & thoughts are with the people of Kerala in this difficult time, tweets Congress president Rahul Gandhi
09:02 am: Nehru was not a ‘pandit’, he ate beef, pork: BJP MLA Gyan Dev Ahuja | READ
08:59 am: Under-construction flyover collapses in Uttar Pradesh’s Basti, 4 injured | READ
08:15 am: Leaving for Mumbai, where I will join the convocation ceremony at IIT-B. Looking forward to interacting with bright youngsters. Will also inaugurate the new building of the Department of Energy Science and Engineering as well as Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering, tweets PM Modi | READ
Leaving for Mumbai, where I will join the convocation ceremony at IIT-B. Looking forward to interacting with bright youngsters. Will also inaugurate the new building of the Department of Energy Science and Engineering as well as Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 11, 2018
07:30 am: Maldives has asked India pull out its military helicopters and personnel from the island nation | READ
07:07 am: BJP MLA Gyan Dev Ahuja gives yet another controversial statement. “Nehru was not a Pandit. One who ate beef and pork, cannot be a Pandit,” says Ahuja
06:30 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Mumbai to attend the 56th Annual Convocation of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay.
06:18 am: Four Naxals arrested by police from separate locations in Gaya, Bihar. “One of them Ashok Mehto was wanted in connection with several Naxal activities in Imamganj and Gerua police stations in Gaya and also in Rajasthan,” Senior Police Superintendent Rajeev Mishra said.