Bengaluru, April 5: Amidst heavy shelling in Aden, India took great caution in evacuating 439 of its nationals to the naval ship INS Mumbai anchored off the coast - ferrying the people in small batches by boat to the ship.
April 5, Sunday is being celebrated as Easter by the Christians all over the world. Easter is a festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead three days after his crucifixion at Calvary. The day is all about feasting after a long fasting period of 40 days.
Catch all the national and international news updates of the day here:
5.15 pm: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal re-launches Delhi's anti-corruption helpline
4.40 pm: VHP rally fizzles out, hundreds of activists detained in Raiganj, West Bengal
4.20 pm: Two Air India flights reach Sanaa, evacuation begins
3.40 pm: M. K. Stalin demands CBI probe into senior engineer S Muthukumarasamy's death
2. 50 pm: TMC members ransack police outpost in Champdani in Hooghly district; RAF, combat force jawans rushed to spot
2.30 pm: Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia granted bail in graft cases
2.25 pm: 15 day judicial custody for former Agriculture Minister S.S. Krishnamoorthy in connection with the suicide of engineer Muthukumarasamy
1.50 pm: IB issues terror alert in Delhi, Security beefed up.
1.40 pm: Judiciary should be powerful and perfect, says PM at Conference of CMs & HC Chief Justices
1. 25 pm: Police file chargesheet against Kerala businessman Mohamed Nisham who ran his Hummer over security guard
12.45 pm: There are differences, but BJP-PDP running J&K Govt on basis of CMP, says Ram Madhav
12.15 pm: "Land acquisition ordinance is anti-farmers,Centre must withdraw it,all opp parties along with BSP oppose it", says BSP leader Mayawati.
12 noon: I have seen the letter sent by Kurian Joseph to PM, he has written with permission of Chief Justice, nothing wrong in it, says noted Supreme Court lawyer Ram Jethmalani.
11.45 am: PM Modi does not miss any opportunity to make good speeches,but actions does not tally with speeches, says Congress leader PC Chacko.
11.30 am: Parliamentary affairs minister Venkaiah Naidu summons Beedi baron Shyama Charan Gupta to Delhi.
11.15 am: Congress protest against delay in Jaipur Metro project.
Fire break out at a factory in Okhla phase-II in Delhi, 15 fire tenders at the spot. pic.twitter.com/AwjONsgFsa— ANI (@ANI_news) April 5, 2015
11.00 am: Fire break out at a factory in Okhla phase-II in Delhi, 15 fire tenders at the spot.
10.45 am: Arrested senior engineer Senthil called my father numerous times before his death, says Muthukumaraswamy's son.
Our judiciary should be both powerful and perfect: PM Modi pic.twitter.com/7RpWa5vQvj— ANI (@ANI_news) April 5, 2015
10.30 am: PM Modi speaks at inauguration of joint conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justices of HCs.
10.05 am: PM Narendra Modi arrives at Vigyan Bhawan, will inaugurate joint conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justices of High Courts.
Delhi: PM Modi arrives at Vigyan Bhawan,will inaugurate joint conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justices of HCs pic.twitter.com/sUD77Ks69c— ANI (@ANI_news) April 5, 2015
10.00 am: Four arrested in ex-Delhi MLA Bharat Singh murder case.
9.45 am: Sand mafia mows down a police constable Dharmendra Chauhan in Morena district in Madhya Pradesh.
9.30 am: Saina Nehwal loses No.1 ranking after her defeat in semi-finals of women's singles at the Malaysia Open Badminton Super Series.
9.15 am: Tamil Nadu Congress demands CBI probe in Muthukumaraswamy death case, says CBI probe would ensure no bias.
9.10 am: UP CM Akhilesh Yadav speaking at inauguration of 'National Cycling 2015' in Lucknow.
9.00 am: A demand of over Rs 570 crore raised against confectionery giant Cadbury India Ltd for allegedly evading excise duty by fraudulently taking exemption for one of its 'ghost' production units in Himachal Pradesh.
8.45 am: 2 dead and 3 injured after a gas cylinder exploded in a house in Agra, Uttar Pradesh.
8.30 am: Frmr Lok Sabha Speaker Meira kumar and Vice President Hamid Ansari pay tribute to Babu Jagjivan Ram on his Birth Anniversary.
8.15 am: Yemen ship capsized off Pipavav coast, 17 sailors rescued by Gujarat marine police.
8.00 am: Tamil Nadu's former agriculture minister Krishnamoorthy arrested by the CB-CID in the suicide case of Muthukumaraswamy, the assistant executive engineer in the agriculture department in Tirunelveli.
7.45 am: Congress said the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP has no time to reach out to the farmers in Delhi who have been affected by unseasonal rains.
7.30 am: Indians who were stranded in Yemen arrived at Kochi airport on late Saturday night.
Indians who were stranded in Yemen arrive at Kochi (Kerala) airport pic.twitter.com/YA4TXoArlH— ANI (@ANI_news) April 4, 2015