Moradabad: A Head Constable shot himself from his service revolver inside a police vehicle while on duty earlier today; he is undergoing treatment at a hospital. SP City Ankit Mittal says, "reason behind suicide attempt not yet ascertained. Investigation underway".

Geo News: A policeman including 6 people injured in a blast near a police vehicle at the metropolis’ mini market area in Quetta (Balochistan) today.

Maharashtra: Ajay Chakranarayan, a member of Chhota Rajan gang, along with another wanted criminal Zameer Shaikh arrested by Pune Police today; Two country-made pistols with bullets recovered from them. Pune session court granted their custody to Pune police till 16 May.

Former ICICI Bank CEO & MD, Chanda Kochhar, & her husband Deepak Kochhar has been called by Enforcement Directorate (ED) tomorrow again for questioning in connection with ICICI-Videocon loan case.

West Bengal: Chaos at Kolkata airport after server went down; airlines are issuing manual tickets. FIDS (Flight Information Display System) and cameras are also not working.

A curfew has been imposed in the Northwestern Province of Colombo in Sri Lanka with immediate effect to curb escalation of communal violence after anti-Muslim riots.

Kolkata: BJP protests in front of West Bengal Chief Electoral Office after Amit Shah was denied permission to hold rally & land chopper in Jadavpur; Sunil Deodhar says, "Police, admn, DM Ratnakar Rao have become 'dalal' of TMC. EC is being partial & doing 'dalali' of TMC".

Congress General Secretary for UP (East), Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, pays tribute to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in Indore, Madhya Pradesh.

Tamil Nadu: Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested one Mani in connection with Pollachi sexual assault case. He is in judicial custody till May 20. State police had earlier arrested 4 accused in the case.

Chennai: Fire breaks out in a waste land near Koyambedu bus stand. More details awaited.

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New Delhi, May 13: Days after a series of suicide bombings that claimed hundreds of lives, the Sri Lanka government has banned some social media platforms in the country. According to news agency Reuters, some social media platforms have been blocked after communal violence broke out in some parts of the country. The April 21 attacks targeted three luxury hotels, three churches and two other locations. The killings were blamed on local Islamist group National Thowheed Jamath, which is believed to have links with the Islamic State or ISIS that claimed the bombings. Sri Lanka Blasts: Catholics Hold First Sunday Mass Post Easter Blasts in Colombo.

In a clean chit to NITI Aayog, the Election Commission on Sunday said it has not found any model code violation in the department sharing information with the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on places where Prime Minister Narendra Modi decides to campaign for the Lok Sabha elections. Congress had moved the Election Commission against alleged misuse of the Prime Minister's Office to collect information about places, where Modi was to campaign. Giriraj Singh Censured by Election Commission For His 'Grave' Remark, Poll Body Tells Him to be 'Careful'.

As far as campaigning for the Lok Sabha polls is concerned, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address public meetings in Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab. Congress President Rahul Gandhi will address two public meetings in Punjab. The final phase of polling will take place on May 19. The poll panel will count votes on May 23.