Bengaluru, March 31: Gujarat government passes the controversial Gujarat Control of Organized Crime (GUJCOC) Bill
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11:00 pm: AAP removes Yogendra Yadav from the post of chief spokesperson, appoints a 20-member spokespersons panel.
10:33 pm: Srinagar receives rainfall once again.
9:30 pm: Cabinet approves re-issuance of land ordinance.
9:22 pm: India gets permission to dock its vessel at Aden for evacuation of nearly 400 Indians from Yemen.
9:10 pm: Iraq's security forces recapture city of Tikrit, state media says.
9:00 pm: INS Sumitra enters the Aden harbour to evacuate the first set of stranded Indians, as India gets permission to operate out of Aden harbour.
8:45 pm: 18-year-old girl raped by Sarpanch in border district of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir.
8:33 pm: Cabinet has decided to allocate Rs 4,948 crore of gross budgetary support for the Indian strategic storage program for crude oil, said Ravi Shankar Prasad.
8:12 pm: Attack on Sikh youth in Birmingham is condemnable. Such attacks happen due to mistaken identity of Sikhs, said Manjinder S Sirsa, General Secretary DSGMC.
8:00 pm: I request Indian Govt to take firm steps to clear situation across the world, said Manjinder Singh Sirsa.
7:33 pm: A Sikh has been attacked brutally in Birmingham. The video has gone viral.
7.00 pm: "Delhi Govt needs to understand they need to give money to MCD, MCD needs to do obligatory work", says Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay.
6.30 pm: "PM has already sent relief fund, GoI is keeping track of the situation", says J&K BJP leader Ram Madhav on Kashmir floods.
6.15 pm: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh visits BSF post at Indo-Bangladesh Border.
6.00 pm: "Investigation is going on by examining from all angles on the bomb blast", says Bihar CM Nitish Kumar.
5.45 pm: "3 bridges were washed off, embankments had washed off. We have mobilized resources from north Kashmir", Lt Gen Subrata Saha on Jammu Kashmir floods.
5.30 pm: Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari meets Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah in Bengaluru.
5.20 pm: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to get Z-plus category security cover
5.00 pm: Kerala HC approves state govt's law prohibiting liquor in the state
4.50 pm: Fire at Delhi's Gandhinagar Market, 20 fire engines reach the spot to douse fire.
Delhi: Fire at Gandhinagar Market, 20 fire engines reach the spot to douse fire. pic.twitter.com/L8smCrFPMX— ANI (@ANI_news) March 31, 2015
4.25 pm: Kolkata court cancels bail plea of Rose Valley chairman Gautam Kundu
3.50 pm: Central government plans to set up 5 new medical colleges in Jammu & Kashmir
3.30 pm: SC rejects plea of Jat students seeking reservation in admission to PG medical and dental courses
3.00 pm: Delhi Police file FIR against immigration officer who allegedly harassed a woman at Indira Gandhi International Airport
2.20 pm: India sends 5 ships, 4 planes to evacuate its citizens in Yemen
1.45 pm: Gujarat passes controversial Gujarat control of organised (GUJCOC) crime act for the third time.
1.35 pm: Communal terrorism and violence increased after LK Advani's ratha-yatra: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh
1.15 pm: Suicide of an assistant executive engineer in the Tirunelveli agriculture dept snowballs into a major controversy
1.00 pm: Situation is not as grave as last time. But we are fully alert and if required we will send more assistance: HM Rajnath Singh on J&K floods
12.47 pm: Congress leader PC Chacko welcomes Supreme Court intervention in Babri Mosque case
12. 35 pm: Arvind Kejriwal indulging in politics of conspiracy for selfish needs: Satish Upadhyay, AAP
12.30 pm: People have trusted AAP with a huge responsibility, the party should work for the people: AAP leader Satish Upadhyay
12.15 pm: Rose Valley chairman Gautam Kundu produced in city sessions court in Kolkata amid protests demanding his release.
12. 00 pm: Investigation is going on, Police is doing what the matter calls for: BS Bassi (DCP) on Bharat Singh Murder Case
11. 45 am: Attitude of CBI is changing with change in government in this particular case: Zafaryab Jilani, Babri Action Committee Lawyer
11.35 am: It will happen, but there is no time frame: JDU leader Sharad Yadav on Janata Parivar merger
11.25 am: Narendra Modi government will have to succumb to pressure of opposition:Tariq Anwar, NCP on land ordinance
11.10 am: Supreme Court issues notice to LK Advani and 19 others on Babri Masjid case
11.05 am: 5 inmates escape from Nagpur Central Jail, Maharashtra
11.00 am: Uproar in J&K Assembly over Jammu floods
10: 50 am: Evacuation of Indian nationals from Yemen going to be through sea and air route,several agencies like Indian Navy, IAF, Air India going to participate: P Murugesan, Vice Chief of Naval Staff
10.45 am: Vice Admiral P Murugesan takes charge as Vice Chief of Naval Staff
10:40 am: Para-military forces ready, will be sent to flood-hit area if required: Union Minister Kiren Rijiju
10.33 am: All Ministers of State in the government meet PM Modi to give feedback on their work at 7 RCR
10.10 am: Kejriwal's men used to call me offering pay up for supporting BJP: Rajesh Garg, former AAP MLA.
9.25 am: Bomb explodes in a house in Patna, four occupants escape; police say bomb was being made with 'criminal intent'
9.15 am: PMO pulls up Railway Ministry over failure in ensuring punctuality of trains
8.55 am: Saudi Arabia has assured PM Narendra Modi of all assistance needed for evacuation of Indian citizens from Yemen
8.34 am: New Zealand's Daniel Vettori confirms his retirement from all forms of cricket
8.24 am: 400 Indians are being evacuated by sea; government has hired local ships
8.15 am: Massive dewatering operations launched by State irrigation & fire department authorities in Srinagar (J&K)
Massive dewatering operations launched by State irrigation & fire department authorities in Srinagar (J&K) pic.twitter.com/AGCyQ3KliD— ANI (@ANI_news) March 31, 2015
8.00 am: Water levels of river Jhelum receding, no fresh rain throughout the night in Jammu and Kashmir.