Bangalore, March 14: Take a look at the top news stories of the day.
10.40 pm: Making the rift over Sriramulu absolutely open, BJP senior leader twitted-
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote" lang="en"><p>I want to make it absolutely clear that B.Sriramulu has been admitted in the party despite my stiff opposition.</p>— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwarajbjp) <a href="https://twitter.com/SushmaSwarajbjp/statuses/444505190222147584">March 14, 2014</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
8.00 pm: 'Power Star' Pawan Kalyan forms his new party Jana Sena in Andhra Pradesh.
6.15 pm: The BJP will write to the President and Chief Election Commissioner complaining against Arvind Kejriwal's comment on the media.
5.15 pm: Remove campaign video from poll advertisements: AnnaHazare to Mamata Banerjee
4.55 pm: BJP candidate in West Bengal accused of distributing money during campaigning.
4.15 pm: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee told the Headlines Today that she didn't want to comment on Anna Hazare's mysterious rally at New Delhi rally.
3.15 pm: CBI court in Ahmedabad issues notice to Amit Shah on Ishrat case.
2.55 pm: Bombay HC in Goa rejects Tarun Tejpal's bail plea in sexual assault case
2.32 pm: Broadcast Editors Association slams Arvind Kejriwal for his comment on the media, terms it as "irresponsible".
2.30 pm: Yogendra Yadav takes a dig at Narendra Modi, says even the Hindus will be in problem if he becomes the PM.
2.05 pm: SC dismisses UP govt's plea against Allahabad High Court order for CBI probe into alleged irregularities in implementation of NREGA - PTI
2.00 pm: Narendra Modi lashes out at the Congress at a rally in Sambalpur in Odisha
12:52 pm: Anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare says he won't campaign for Trinamool Congress as the party is giving tickets to tainted leaders.
12.35 pm: Three convicted in Kandhamal rape case
12:26 pm: Building collapses in Mumbai
A seven storey building colapsed near Yashwant nagar in Mumbai. Many people ae feared trapped under debris.
12:20 pm: Tehelka sexual assault: Goa court to hear Tejpal's bail plea today
The bail plea of the Tehelka magazine editor Tarun Tejpal, accused in a sexual assault case, will come up for hearing at a Goa court on Friday. The order of the court is expected at 2.30 pm.
12:00 pm: Bayern Munich President sentenced to prison for tax evasion
Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness was found convicted and sentenced to three and a half years in prison on Thursday for evading millions of euros (dollars) in tax through an undeclared Swiss bank account.
11 am: 6 out of 10 voters say No to UPA-III: Zee News opinion polls
A pre-poll survey conducted by Zee media found out that most of the voters say No to a third term of the current UPA government. Another poll survey conducted by NDTV said that Narendra Modi-led BJP will sweep Gujarat, Rajasthan and Karnataka and the party-led NDA will give a big jolt to ruling Congress-NCP alliance in Maharashtra in the Lok Sabha elections.
10:30 am: Indian team's poor performance: Coach summoned
BCCI chief N Srinivasan summoned Indian cricket team's coach Duncan Fletcher to Chennai over the poor performance of the team in recent matches.
9:15 am: Modi in Odissa today, To interact with lawyers in Delhi
BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's ‘Vijay Shankalp Samavesh' rally is scheduled to be held at PHD ground in Sambalpur on Friday. He will later interact with lawyers from across the country in Delhi.
8:30 am: Search for the missing Malaysian plane expands to Indian Ocean
The massive international search for the missing Malaysian airliner is likely widen into the Indian Ocean after the US' defence and aviation experts noted that there was a significant probability of the plane to be at the bottom of the Indian Ocean. (Read)
8:20 am: US 'surprised' over dismissal of Devyani's indictment
The Obama Administration has expressed "surprise" over the dismissal of a federal indictment against Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade in the visa fraud case. (Read)