Breaking News July 11: 14-Day JC For Mumbai BMW Case Accused; Landslide In Himachal, Roads Closed

Breaking News Updates July 11: The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body of over 40 farmer unions, on Thursday, said the agitation on pending demands of legal guarantee of Minimum Support Price (MSP), farm loan waiver and other issues will be resumed. The date for the resumption of agitation was not declared by the SKM.

Landslide in Himachal | X/@iNikhilSaini
Welcome to our live blog! Top news stories to follow today: The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body of over 40 farmer unions, on Thursday, said the agitation on pending demands of legal guarantee of Minimum Support Price (MSP), farm loan waiver and other issues will be resumed. The date for the resumption of agitation was not declared by the SKM. Meanwhile, a breach in a canal that supplies water from Haryana to Delhi, led to knee-deep waterlogging in parts of a residential colony in Bawana in Delhi, stranding residents in the houses. In other news, A blast occurred across the Line of Control (LoC) on Wednesday night in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Thursday, adding that suspicious movement was reported across the LoC in Laam sector.

Breaking News LIVE Updates: Top Issues In Focus Today

Welcome to Outlook India's Breaking News Live Blog, through which we bring you real-time updates on major events and developments across the globe. Here’s a look at top events and developments in focus today:

-NEET-UG Supreme Court Hearing

-Same-Sex Supreme Court Verdict

-Israel’s war on Gaza day day 278

Gaza War Latest News LIVE: IDF Orders Evacuation Of Gaza City

The Israeli military urged all Palestinians to leave Gaza City and head south on Wednesday, pressing ahead with a fresh offensive across the north, south and centre of the embattled territory that has killed dozens of people over the past 48 hours.

The stepped up military activity came as US, Egyptian and Qatari mediators were meeting with Israeli officials in the Qatari capital, Doha, for talks trying to push through a long-elusive cease-fire deal with Gaza's Hamas militant group.

Mihir Shah Latest News LIVE: Mumbai BMW Hit-And-Run  Accused Sent To Police Custody

Sewri Court in Mumbai has sent the accused Mihir Shah to Police Custody till July 16. On Sunday, a BMW owned by Rajesh Shah, the father of the Mumbai BMW hit-and-run case accused, crashed into a couple in Worli. The couple - husband and wife - were hit by the speeding car. The husband - Pradip Nakhva managed to jump off the bonnet. 

However, his wife - Kaveri Nakhva - did not survive the crash. As per police officials, CCTV footage shows that she was dragged over 1.5 kilometres and then run over twice by the car.

PM Modi Latest News LIVE: PM Leaves For Home After Completing Two-Country Visit

Russia President Vladimir Putin with PM Modi at the former's residence |
Russia President Vladimir Putin with PM Modi at the former's residence | PTI
Modi Arrives In Austria, Marks 1st Visit By Indian PM Since 1983 | What's On Agenda
Modi Arrives In Austria, Marks 1st Visit By Indian PM Since 1983 | What's On Agenda | Photo: X/@narendramodi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for home on Wednesday after concluding his visit to Russia and Austria, during which he held talks with the top leadership of the two countries and discussed ways to expand bilateral cooperation.

"PM @narendramodi emplanes for New Delhi after concluding a successful visit to Austria," the Prime Minister's Office said in a post on X.

World Population Day 2024: What Is The Theme?

World Population Day
World Population Day

World Population Day, or International Population Day, is celebrated on July 11.This day was established by the United Nations in 1989 and commemorates the “Day of Five Billion” when the world’s population crossed the 5 billion mark.

The theme for the day changes annually and is decided by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in coordination with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

The theme for this year is 'To Leave No One Behind, Count Everyone.'

According to United Nations: “Over the past 30 years, we’ve improved how we collect and use population data, leading to better health care and rights. However, marginalized communities are still underrepresented. This World Population Day, we focus on ensuring all groups are counted and visible, highlighting the importance of inclusive data systems to advance progress for everyone. Everyone counts, and our collective progress depends on capturing the full diversity of humanity.”

Latest World News LIVE: Pakistan Says Registered Afghan Refugees Can Stay For One More Year

Pakistan has announced it will extend the registration cards of nearly 1.5 million Afghan refugees after a senior UN official urged the country to halt its deportation plan.

The prime minister’s office said in a statement after the conclusion of a cabinet meeting on Wednesday: "The federal cabinet approved one-year extension of the validity of POR (Proof of Registration) cards of 1.45 million Afghan refugees. Their PoR cards have been expired on June 30, 2024. The extension has been granted until June 30, 2025."

NATO 2024 Latest News LIVE: NATO Expresses Concern Over Deepening Russia-China Ties

The 32-member NATO expressed concerns on Wednesday over the deepening relationship between Russia and China.

"The People's Republic of China's (PRC) stated ambitions and coercive policies continue to challenge our interests, security and values. The deepening strategic partnership between Russia and the PRC and their mutually-reinforcing attempts to undercut and reshape the rules-based international order are a cause for profound concern," said the Washington Summit Declaration.

"We are confronted by hybrid, cyber, space and other threats and malicious activities from state and non-state actors," said the declaration issued by the heads of state and government participating in the meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) here during which it welcomed Sweden as its 32nd member country.

Jammu Terror News LIVE: No Terror Attack On Security Post In J&K’s Udhampur, Say Police

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday denied reports claiming a terror attack on a security post in the higher reaches of Udhampur district, saying a sentry on guard duty opened fire as a precautionary measure on observing some suspicious movement.

The officials said the sentry fired a few rounds in the air around 8 pm and a search of the area was later conducted but nothing was found.

“A sentry opened fire as a precautionary measure upon noticing suspicious movement in the Sang area of Basantgarh. Contrary to circulating social media reports, there was no attack,” police said in a brief statement tonight.

It is advisable for the public to avoid spreading “unsubstantiated information”, police said. (PTI Inputs)

US Election 2024 Latest News LIVE: Actor George Clooney Asks Joe Biden To Quit

Actor George Clooney
Actor George Clooney

Actor and lifelong Democrat George Clooney added his voice to calls for Joe Biden to leave the presidential race on Wednesday.

"This isn't only my opinion; this is the opinion of every senator and congress member and governor that I've spoken with in private," wrote Clooney. 

Clooney argued the party should pick a new nominee at its convention next month, saying the process would be "messy" but "wake up" voters in the party's favor.

Biden has refused to end his reelection bid after his weak debate performance against presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump

Stabbed To Death Case LIVE News: Gym Owner Stabbed To Death In Northeast Delhi

A 28-year-old gym owner was stabbed to death by a group of men in northeast Delhi's Bhajanpura area, police said on Thursday.

The victim, Sumit Chaudhary alias Prem, also ran a tour and travel business and was attacked outside his house in Gamri Extension late on Wednesday night, they said.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (North East) Joy Tirkey said Chaudhary was sitting outside his house when he got into a spat with three-four men. The men attacked him with a knife and stabbed him multiple times in the face, neck, chest and abdomen. There were more than 21 stab wounds on his face. (PTI Inputs)

NATO Latest News LIVE: New UK PM Starmer Offers Strong Support For Ukraine

Newly elected British Prime Minister Keir Starmer is making his maiden appearance on the international stage with a strong signal of support for Ukraine as he attends the NATO summit in Washington.

Starmer said he and his new Labour government would “use our opportunity here with our allies to make sure that that support is agreed” by NATO's members.

Yasin Malik Latest News LIVE: Death Penalty Hearing For Kashmiri Separatist Leader Today

Yasin Malik
Yasin Malik

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will today plead for the death penalty for separatist leader Yasin Malik, who was awarded life imprisonment by a trial court in a terror funding case.

Malik was sentenced to life imprisonment by a special NIA court in May last year after he pleaded guilty and did not contest the charges against him.

India News LIVE: President Murmu Plays Badminton With Saina Nehwal | Video

President Droupadi Murmu on Wednesday played badminton with ace shuttler Saina Nehwal at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.

The president’s inspiring step is in keeping with India’s emergence as a badminton-power house, with women players making a great impact on the world stage, the president's secretariat said in a post on X.

"President Droupadi Murmu’s natural love for sports and games was seen when she played badminton with the much-celebrated player Ms. Saina Nehwal at the Badminton Court in Rashtrapati Bhavan," it said, and shared pictures of the event.

Maharashtra News LIVE: 2 Workers Killed As Heavy Boiler Falls On Them In Thane Factory

Two workers at a factory in Maharashtra's Thane district were killed when a heavy boiler being lifted with the help of a crane fell on them, police said on Thursday.

The incident took place on Wednesday evening at the dyeing unit located in Saravli MIDC (Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation) in Bhiwandi town, an official from Kongaon police station said.

The boiler was being lifted with the help of a crane when it slipped and fell on the workers standing below it, he said. The two workers, Balaram Chowdhari (55) and Pandurang Patil (65), were crushed to death, the official said. (PTI Inputs)

Jharkhand Lightning Latest News: 3 Killed, 3 Injured In Kharswan District

Three persons, including a woman and her minor son, were killed and three others were injured in a lightning strike in Jharkhand's Seraikela-Kharswan district, police said, PTI reported.

The incident took place in Bhadudih village in Chandil police station area on Wednesday evening when the victims, who were grazing cattle in a field, took shelter under a tarpaulin which was struck by a lightning strike on Wednesday evening, a police officer said.

They were taken to a hospital here and during the course of treatment, a 35-year-old woman and her 10-year-old son and a man, aged around 40, succumbed to their injuries.

Supreme Court LIVE Updates: Chief Justice Chandrachud Inaugurates New Filing Counter | Watch

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud on Thursday inaugurated a new filing counter in Supreme Court in the presence of many advocates.

Watch the video here:

Delhi Excise Case Latest News LIVE: HC Lists For Sept 9 Kejriwal's Plea Against ED Summons

Delhi CM and AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal |
Delhi CM and AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal | PTI

The Delhi High Court on Thursday listed for hearing on September 9 Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's petition challenging the summonses issued to him by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with its probe into an excise policy-linked money laundering case.

A bench headed by Justice Prathiba M Singh granted four more weeks to the AAP leader to file a rejoinder to the reply submitted by the ED.

The senior counsel, appearing for Kejriwal, sought more time to file the rejoinder saying there are certain changes in the circumstances and they have not been given a proper legal interview, a plea for which is pending in the high court.

Kashmir Latest News LIVE: Pvt Schools Asked To Stop Receiving Capitation Fee

Taking note of the complaints received by the Fee and Fund Regulatory Committee (FFRC) vis-à-vis capitation fee charged by the private schools, Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DESK) Wednesday warned deregistration of institutions which are found to be receiving admission fees from students.

The government has always prioritised quality education to all citizens equitably, according to Dr. Tassaduq Hussain Mir, Director of School Education Kashmir, saying any private institution found to have violated the government’s established norms will face penalisation

Mumbai BMW Accident: Accused Mihir Shah, His Driver Confronted By Police

Mihir Shah, the 24-year-old son of a politician accused in a hit-and-run case involving a BMW allegedly being driven by him, and his driver who was in the car at the time of the accident were confronted by police with each other on Wednesday, police said.

Both have confessed their roles in the crime, news agency ANI quoted Mumbai Police as saying.

"Police did a scene recreation in the presence of the accused with a similar sequence of the actual accident night. The scene was recreated from CJ House Worli to Sea Link Worli. The accused while confessing to his crime says that he is repenting for what he has done," Mumbai Police said.

India News LIVE: CJI Welcomes Judge From Brazil On Bench

Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud on Thursday welcomed Brazilian judge Justice Antonio Herman Benjamin on the bench, and termed him as a “great friend of India”.

Justice Benjamin, who is set to become the chief justice of the Brazilian Supreme Court in July, is on a visit to India. He shared the dais with the CJI and two other SC judges and keenly watched the judicial proceedings.

Kashmir News LIVE: Search Op On After Blast Across LoC

A blast occurred across the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Thursday. The blast occurred on Wednesday night.

Suspicious movement was reported across the LoC in Laam sector late on Wednesday night. The blast occurred very close to the zero line during the movement, the officials told news agency PTI. A search operation has been launched in the area, they said.

Yasin Malik Plea Hearing: HC Judge Recuses From Hearing NIA Plea Seeking Death Penalty For Separatist 

Delhi High Court judge Amit Sharma on Thursday recused himself from hearing a plea by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) seeking death penalty for separatist leader Yasin Malik in a terror funding case.

The matter was listed before a division bench headed by Justice Prathiba M Singh after a change in the roster of judges dealing with such cases.

"List before another bench, of which Justice Sharma is not a member, on August 9," Justice Singh said.

The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chief, who is currently serving a life term in the case, was virtually present for the the court proceedings from the Tihar jail in Delhi.

UP News LIVE: CM Yogi Distributes Relief Material In Flood-Hit Areas

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath distributed relief material to the people in flood-affected areas of Shravasti. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited some flood-affected areas in Lakhimpur Kheri and Pilibhit districts on Wednesday as well. He took stock of relief material being provided in these areas.

More than 600 villages in 12 districts of Uttar Pradesh are affected by floods, as per UP government officials.

NEET News LIVE: SC To Hear Pleas On July 18

The Supreme Court on Thursday said the pleas related to the controversy-ridden medical entrance exam NEET-UG 2024 would be heard on July 18. A bench headed by Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud noted that the Centre and the National Testing Agency (NTA), which conducts the prestigious test, have filed their affidavits in compliance with the apex court's July 8 order.

The bench, also comprising Justices J B Pardiwala and Manoj Misra, observed that lawyers appearing for some of the petitioners have not yet received the affidavits filed by the Centre and the NTA.

Breaking News LIVE: Farmers To Resume Protest, Says SKM

Will resume agitation on pending demands of legal guarantee of MSP, farm loan waiver and other issues, Samyukt Kisan Morcha said on Thursday

Samyukt Kisan Morcha said it will submit charter of demands to PM, LoP and MPs on July 16, 17 and 18, respectively.

World News LIVE: China Tells NATO Not To Bring 'Chaos' To Asia

China, accusing NATO of seeking security at expense of others, has told alliance not to bring same 'chaos' to Asia.

(via Associated Press)

Delhi News LIVE: Water Enters Residential Areas After Munak Canal Barrage Breaks

On the barrage of the Munak canal of North Delhi broke and water entered into the residential areas, BJP MP Manoj Tiwari said, "If anything won't be taken care of or proper maintenance would be done, we will get such news. However, what we can do from our level, we will do every possible thing from the Centre level. But, the Delhi govt should come forward and do something about it as the people are in trouble..."

Delhi News LIVE: Sisodia's Plea For Reviving Bail Petition To Be Heard On July 15 By SC

Excise policy case: After Supreme Court judge's recusal from hearing Manish Sisodia's pleas for reviving bail petitions, another bench will hear the matter on July 15.

Mumbai News LIVE: Development In Disha Salian Murder Case

Disha Salian case: According to news agency ANI, Mumbai Police has sent notice to BJP MLA Nitesh Rane, asking him to appear before them tomorrow, June 12 for questioning. Rane had claimed that Salian was murdered. Police will question him regarding his claim and ask what evidence of the murder he has.

Delhi News LIVE: PUC Certificate Charges Hiked

Delhi govt hikes charges for pollution under control certificates for petrol, CNG-run four-wheelers from Rs 80 to Rs 110.

PUC certificate charges for two and three wheelers hiked from Rs 60 to Rs 80; for diesel vehicles from Rs 100 to Rs 140: Delhi govt.

Delhi Floods: JJ Colony Flooded After Canal Breach

A breach in a canal that supplies water from Haryana to Delhi, led to knee-deep waterlogging in parts of a residential colony in Bawana in Delhi, stranding residents in the houses, police said.

The water from the barrage of Munak canal entered the J, K and L blocks of the JJ Colony in northwest Delhi early Thursday, causing significant inconvenience and concern for the locals, a police official said.

India News LIVE: Karachi-bound Consignement From China Of Banned Chemicals Seized In TN Port

Security agencies have seized yet another Pakistan-bound consignment, consisting of internationally banned chemicals used for tear gas and riot control agents, from China at a port in Tamil Nadu, officials said here on Thursday.

According to officials, Pakistan is allegedly working on an offensive chemical and biological warfare program with the help of its 'all-weather friend' China.

The officials said that the Chinese firm, Chengdu Shichen Trading Co. Ltd, had shipped a consignment of "Ortho-Chloro Benzylidene Malononitrile" to Rohail Enterprises, a Rawalpindi-based Defence supplier.

(Via PTI)

Stock Market: Nifty, Sensex At Closing

Sensex declines 27.43 pts to settle at 79,897.34; Nifty dips 8.50 pts to 24,315.95.

Delhi Flood News LIVE: L-G Takes Note Of Munak Canal Breach

Delhi Lt Governor VK Saxena has taken serious note of the massive breach in the CLC branch of Munak Canal and has advised the Chief Secretary to take the matter with Delhi Minister (Water) and Delhi Minister (Flood Control Department) so as to ensure that the matter is taken up with the Haryana Authorities at the appropriate level and this channel is restored, repaired and maintained at the earliest. The un-lined segment of the canal should also be taken up for lining on priority, to avoid breaches and water losses.

World News Today LIVE: Fire Breaks Out At Medieval Cathedral In France's Rouen

French authorities say a fire has broken out on the spire of the medieval cathedral in the Normandy city of Rouen, reports AP

Mumbai News LIVE: BMW Case Accused Mihir Sent To 14-Day Judicial Custody

Mihir Shah, arrested on Tuesday, July 9, for fatally knocking down a woman on July 7 with his BMW car, was sent to 14-day judicial custody by a Mumbai court on today.

NEET Paper Leak Case: CBI Makes Big Arrest 

The CBI on Thursday arrested one of the alleged kingpins in the NEET-UG paper leak case who was on the run ever since the crackdown on irregularities in the entrance exam began, officials said.

Rockey alias Rakesh Ranjan, who hails from Nalanda, and is said to be a relative of mastermind Sanjeev Mukhia, was nabbed by the agency from outskirts of Patna, they said.

Delhi News LIVE: Jamia Milia Islamia Gets New V-C

Prof. Mohammad Shakeel appointed as the Officiating Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia.

Ambani Wedding News LIVE: Mamata Banerjee In Mumbai For Anant-Radhika's Wedding

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee reached Mumbai for the wedding of Anant Ambani-Radhika Merchant.

Puja Khedkar News LIVE: Controversial IAS Officer Joins Duty In Washim After Transfer

IAS officer Puja Khedkar, surrounded by a controversy over her VIP demands and accusations of misusing benefits under a quota to secure a position in the Indian Administrative Services, on Thursday took charge as an assistant collector at the Washim District Collectorate in Vidarbha region.

Instead of the swanky Audi car with beacon during her tenure in Pune, Puja Khedkar was on Thursday seen getting off a more humble Bolero car provided by the district administration. READ FULL STORY

Delhi Flood Situation LIVE: Repair Work On, Water Supply Likely To Be Affected

The repair work on the breached portion of the Munak canal sub branch was expected to be complete by Thursday night even as four water treatment plants were affected due to it, Water Minister Atishi said.

The minister, who visited the site of breached sub branch of the Munak canal that carries Yamuna water, said after the emergency situation passed, an inquiry will be conducted by Delhi and Haryana into the reason behind the damaged portion of the canal.

(via PTI)

Delhi Flood Situation LIVE: Repair Work On, Water Supply Affected

The repair work on the breached portion of the Munak canal sub branch was expected to be complete by Thursday night even as four water treatment plants were affected due to it, Water Minister Atishi said.

The minister, who visited the site of breached sub branch of the Munak canal that carries Yamuna water, said after the emergency situation passed, an inquiry will be conducted by Delhi and Haryana into the reason behind the damaged portion of the canal.

Himachal Landslide LIVE: Landslide On Manimahesh Route; 11 Roads Closed

A landslide obstructed the route to Manimahesh Dal lake in Bharmour area of Chamba district on Thursday. Though Manimahesh Yatra starts from August 17 and stays on till September 15, devotees and tourists take the yatra outside these dates as well.

The administration has asked people not to take the route and has put up information boards on the stretch.

Latest News LIVE Today: 10% Seats Reserved For Ex-Agniveers In Security Forces

Union Home Ministry on Thursday announced ten percent reservation for ex-Agniveers in CISF, BSF and RPF.

"We are getting ready soldiers, nothing can be better than that. All forces will benefit from it. Ex Agniveers will get 10% reservation in the recruitment", said Nitin Agrawal, DG, BSF

Assam News LIVE: 3 Dead, 2 Missing As Boat Sinks In Floodwaters

At least three persons were killed and two others went missing after a boat sank in the floodwaters in Assam's Goalpara district on Thursday evening, officials said.

According to a senior police officer, the incident took place at Simlitola in Rongjuli police station area when the boat with around 20 people on board was returning after the cremation of a person in a nearby isolated location.

"There were approximately 20 people on the small boat. It sank due to being overloaded while navigating through flooded areas after the evening cremation," the officer said.

Kejriwal Latest News LIVE: SC Verdict On ED Arrest Tomorrow

The Supreme Court is set to pronounce its verdict on a petition filed by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal challenging his arrest by the central pobe agency Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case linked to the Delhi excise policy.