Bengaluru, March 19: While the most trending topic these days is the Solar plane that has ventured out for a world tour. However, the Indian political scenario too interests the world. Get the latest news in brief updates here:
9.55 pm: Palestinians must end Hamas pact, hold 'genuine' peace talks, says Netanyahu
9.50 pm: We are open to talk to anyone who comes to us without weapons: Kiren Rijiju on peace talk with ULFA
9.25 pm: ISIS claims responsibility for Tunis terror attack: reports
8.20 pm: Uproar by Congress regarding mines & minerals amendment bill in Rajya Sabha
7.55 pm: AAP workers block road against Karnataka cabinet's decision not handing over DK Ravi's death case to CBI
7.24 pm: Bids worth Rs 1,09,000 crore received for telecom spectrum at the end of 14th day of auctions (PTI)
7.05 pm: Entire K'taka wants CBI inquiry, 1st time in history few IAS officers hv written to PM requesting CBI probe, says BS Yeddyurappa on DK Ravi case.
7.00 pm: India's Beyond Visual Range (BVR) air-to-air missile ASTRA once again successfully test fired by Indian Air Force.
6.45 pm: Protest against Karnataka cabinet's decision not handing over DK Ravi's death case to CBI.
6.30 pm: "The conditions apply to AAP's promises are being revealed now", says Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay on water tariff hike.
6.15 pm: CID IG Pranob Mohanty, who was transferred while investigating DK Ravi's murder case, reinstated again.
6.00 pm: "It's a good moment; there should be victory of sportsman spirit. Wish & pray that Indian team wins WC", says BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha.
5.45 pm: "Hope to see a good semi final, congratulate Indian team on this victory", says Rajkumar Sharma (Virat Kohli's coach).
5.30 pm: "Congratulations Team India on the win against Bangladesh; sportsmanship of both teams commendable", President Pranab Mukherjee tweets.
5.15 pm: "Congratulate Indian team for victory, wish that in semi finals also they will win", says Tauseef Ahmed (Mohd Shami's father).
5.00 pm: PM Narendra Modi tweets, "Excellent game, excellent performance! Congrats yet again Team India."
4.45 pm: India continued their unbeaten run at the ICC World Cup 2015 as they thrashed Bangladesh by 109 runs to reach the semi-finals at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
4:15 pm: Madhya Pradesh Finance Minister Jayant Malaiya robbed at gun point while travelling by an Express Train from Delhi to Jabalpur.
4:01 pm: CBI carries out searches in Bangalore, Kolkata, Nagpur and New Delhi in connection with the fresh case in coal block allocation.
3:33 pm: Karnataka Cabinet has decided not to hand over DK Ravi's death case to the CBI: Sources
3:22 pm: Since 1960 I tried to bring representatives of different Buddhist traditions at Sarnath together, I am very keen: Dalai Lama.
3:05 pm: Ratan Tata to head Innovation Council "Kayakulp" of Indian railways.
2:44 pm: DK Ravi's parents said if CBI inquiry isn't initiated in next three days they will protest again, said JDS leader HD Kumaraswamy.
2:20 pm: Teenager who was arrested for his Facebook post against UP Minister Azam Khan has now been granted bail.
2:14 pm: I was confident that he will hit a century in today's match, said Rohit Sharma's father Gurunath Sharma after India, Bangladesh World Cup match.
1:55 pm: India hasn't lost any match in WC, and this is a big thing in itself, said former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah.
1:40 pm: Fans enjoying the India-Bangladesh quarter final cricket match in big screen at Saket, earlier today in Delhi.
1:22 pm: Submitted memorandum regarding death of DK Ravi, asking Governor to direct State Govt to handover case to CBI, said Jagadish Shettar.
1:16 pm: Entire question paper solved and handed over to students who copy it down. Cheating in Bihar Board exam at Hajipur.
1:13 pm: Family members help students cheat during Bihar Board exams in Hajipur, Bihar.
1:01 pm: Young child saunters into exam hall where Bihar Board exams are taking place, with answers in papers for students.
12:42 pm: 14 parties marched with us; this is one issue that united the country, said Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on protest over land acquisition bill.
12:36 pm: Union Law Minister Sadananda Gowda said that he will write to Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh to have High Court for Telangana at the earliest.
12:30 pm: BJP and JDS protest march former Karnataka Assembly to Governor house demanding CBI probe into IAS DK Ravi death in Bengaluru.
12:20 pm: We are going to request Government to convince this govt to hand this case to CBI, said Kumaraswamy on IAS DK Ravi death case.
12:17 pm: ABVP protest against State Govt over IAS officer DK Ravi's death case, protesters demand CBI probe in Bengaluru.
12:13 pm: YSRCP chief YS Jagan stages walk out from Assembly in protest against the suspension of his 8 MLAs.
12:07 pm: BJP MLAs to commence protest march from Karnataka Assembly to Governor house over IAS officer DK Ravi's death case in Bengaluru.
12:03 pm: ABVP protest march against State Govt, clash between police and protesters. Police lathicharge on students.
11:48 am: Uproar in Karnataka Assembly over IAS officer DK Ravi's death issue in Bengaluru.
11:40 am: BJP MLA's protest against the state government in Patna.
11:33 am: The police is investigating, if Govt fails to do anything only then should they ask for CBI inquiry, said Naresh Agrawal on IAS DK Ravi death case.
11:14 am: Have written a letter to Sonia Gandhi and Anna Hazare, have given them invitation for an open discussion, said BJP leader and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari while speaking about controversy over Land Acquisition Bill.
11:00 am: Delhi HC directs DGCA to de-register 6 aircrafts given on lease to SpiceJet by 2 Irish firms.
10:40 am: BJP Karnataka MPs protest in Parliament, demanding CBI inquiry into IAS officer DK Ravi's death case.
10:33 am: Truck carrying 450 LPG cylinders catches fire, almost all cylinders exploded, no casualties reported at Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh.
10:21 am: When family members of DK Ravi are demanding CBI probe, Karnataka CM should refer it to CBI, said BS Yeddyurappa, former Karnataka CM and BJP leader.
10:15 am: The source of most terror activities in India lies across our borders, said Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh while talking about Pakistan without taking the name of the neighbouring country.
10:03 am: Indian Muslims are patriots and not swayed by fundamentalist ideology, extremism is alien to their nature, said Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
9:57 am: Rupee gains 34 paise against dollar in early trade.
9:42 am: 3 days after landslides caused by rainfall, Srinagar-Jammu national highway re-opens for one-way traffic.
9:37 am: Demand of family members of Mr. DK Ravi is justifiable, BJP equally demands CBI probe, said BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh.
9:30 am: Cricket fans in Varanasi perform 'Yajna' for India's victory against Bangladesh in World Cup 2015 quarter-final.
9:14 am: BJP leader Nalin Kohli said, "IAS officer DK Ravi was fighting against vested interests, CBI inquiry important to bring out truth."
9:09 am: Cricket fans offer special prayers for India's victory, in Patna.
8:55 am: Team India captain MS Dhoni won toss and elected to bat first against Bangladesh in its quarter final match in ICC World Cup 2015. [Follow Live updates of Ind vs Bangladesh match]
8:34 am: Solar powered aircraft 'Solar Impulse 2' takes off from Varanasi to go to to Myanmar.
8:00 am: Lightning killed at least 6 children & injured above 15 this evening in Khurda district in Odisha.