National, international news updates of March 25
Bengaluru, March 25: Team India will play the second semi final against Australia in ICC World Cup 2015 on Thursday, March 26.
However, Indians are experiencing tough time speculating about the match result. A day before the crucial match, both teams have been practising in Sydney.
Meanwhile, many developments have been noticed in politics of the country. Get all news from India and other countries here on Wednesday, March 25:
10.15 pm: In PAC meet we discussed about the NC meeting to be held this month: Sanjay Singh on AAP PAC meet
9.35 pm: French President Francois Hollande: "Everything will be done to return the victims to their families"
9.00 pm: Aam Aadmi Party's Political Affairs Committee meet begins at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence.
8.15 pm: Fishermen rescue a pilot after Indian Navy's surveillance aircraft Dornier crashed into sea off Goa Coast
7.55 pm: Chitfund scam: Rosevalley Chairman Gautam Kundu arrested in Kolkata
7.45 pm: If BJP can't handle MCD then it should resign and let AAP take the charge: Arvind Kejriwal.
7.23 pm: Chairman of Rose Valley group of companies Gautam Kundu arrested by ED in money laundering and ponzi scam case in Kolkata - PTI
7.10 pm: Robert Vadra's company broke norms: CAG
6.55 pm: PM Narendra Modi launches new public grievances portal ‘Pragati'.
Delhi: PM Narendra Modi launches new public grievances portal ‘Pragati’ (Source: PMO) pic.twitter.com/c76QTgPq42— ANI (@ANI_news) March 25, 2015
6.45 pm: Kolkata Police baton charge on BJP candidate followers who were protesting outside state BJP office.
6.30 pm: "The right which Anti Corruption branch had since 22 years should continue", Delhi's Deputy CM Manish Sisodia.
6.15 pm: "I want to say that if MCD is not working; let BJP resign & AAP will turn MCD into a profit within a year", says Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal in assembly.
Would req DJB that if there is scarcity of water in near future,public alone shouldn't bear brunt of it: CM Kejriwal pic.twitter.com/N9qqky9KwT— ANI (@ANI_news) March 25, 2015
6.00 pm: Former RJD MLC Anwar Ahmad ties Lalu Prasad Yadav's shoe in Motihari.
Sycophancy at work: Former RJD MLC Anwar Ahmad ties Lalu Prasad Yadav's shoe in Motihari. https://t.co/0JL4Pb457k— ANI (@ANI_news) March 25, 2015
5.45 pm: Atal ji is himself a Bharat Ratna, we welcome this decision, says BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain.
5.30 pm: PM Narendra Modi will visit Canada from April 14th to April 16th, making stops in Toronto, Ottawa and Vancouver.
5.20 pm: Congress MP Renuka Chowdary's supporter disrupts whistleblower's press conference in Khammam
Khammam: Renuka Chowdhury's supporter disrupts whistleblower's PC. https://t.co/HciPubaW7s— ANI (@ANI_news) March 25, 2015
5.00 pm: India issues third advisory asking its nationals to leave conflict-hit Yemen
4.50 pm: Narendra Modi to visit France, Germany and Canada from April 9-16
4:33 pm: Holiday has been declared in Telangana for tomorrow's India-Australia semi-final match. However, the state government is yet to make any official announcement about the same.
4:07 pm: President Pranab Mukherjee will confer Bharat Ratna to Atal Bihari Vajpayee on March 27 at his residence.
3:55 pm: Veteran Kannad writer Chidananda Murthy dragged and arrested at a event where Karnataka CM was in attendance in Bengaluru.
3:31 pm: I condemn the harassment of Shri M Chidananda Murthy, he is a senior intellectual of Karnataka, said BJP leader Jagdish Shettar.
3:11 pm: Delhi Assembly Speaker accepts demand to summon DERC chief to assembly after members allege irregularity by DISCOMS.
3:03 pm: AAP Political Affairs Committee meeting called at 8:30 pm today.
2:55 pm: Former Prime Minister of India, Dr Manmohan Singh moved the Supreme Court challenging summon by lower court in connection with Coal Scam.
2:33 pm: We were told that he had a brain hemorrhage last night. It was a natural death, said Rita Bahuguna on MP Governor Ram Naresh Yadav's son Shailesh Yadav.
2:15 pm: UP CM Akhilesh Yadav arrives at MP Governor Ram Naresh Yadav's residence in Lucknow.
1:55 pm: Youth Congress protest against State Government over Vyapam scam in Bhopal.
1.40 pm: High Court issues notice to Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar on plea seeking cancellation of his election from Tri Nagar constituency.
1.20 pm: Fire Breaks Out at Bosch's Bengaluru Plant.
12:50 pm: MP Governor Ram Naresh Yadav's son Shailesh Yadav, an accused in MPPEB scam, has been found dead at his residence in Lucknow. His body was found on the floor of his room, police rushing to the spot.
12:37 pm: Unfortunate that Jagdish Tytler was given clean chit in December and the public wasnt told, we will protest against this, said HS Phoolka, lawyer.
12:10 pm: Chaos in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly as J&K MLA Rashid protests against rejection of resolution for return of Afzal Guru's mortal remains of terrorists.
12:03 pm: I shall only attend the official meeting on 28th March 2015 as a member of the National Council and express my views there, said Shanti Bhushan.
11:48 am: Navy chief Admiral RK Dhowan to visit Goa where a Navy Dornier crashed this morning.
11:35 am: Elaborate plan to assassinate country's top industrialist averted, as Don Ejaz Lakdwala's top handler arrested by Delhi Police.
11:30 am: Fire breaks out in commercial complex in Chakala, suburban Mumbai. 8 fire tenders have been rushed to scene. Occupants evacuated to safety.
Fire at a commercial complex in Mumbai earlier today pic.twitter.com/JbUZhPNbwB— ANI (@ANI_news) March 25, 2015
11:15 am: US govt seeks to dismiss lawsuit against John Kerry by Sikh rights group that wants RSS to be designated as "foreign terrorist organisation".
11:04 am: Christian school in Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, has been targeted with threat letters. Security beefed up outside the school.
10:00 am: IAS Officer DK Ravi's father-in-law alleges that CID erased footage showing his son-in-law walking out of his residence on day of his death.
10:55 am: Jammu and Kashmir Police file an FIR against separatist leader Asiya Andrabi under section 13A of the unlawful activities act.
10:33 am: Residents of Rahul Gandhi's constituency call for his return by putting up missing person's posters of the Gandhi scion.
"Rahul Gandhi missing" posters pasted in Bulandshahr (UP) pic.twitter.com/qB1Cr0X8o4— ANI (@ANI_news) March 25, 2015
Amethi (UP): Rahul Gandhi missing posters pasted in his constituency pic.twitter.com/dH3jMPJUQX— ANI (@ANI_news) March 25, 2015
10:21 am: Rupee falls by 6 paise at 62.32 against the $ in early trade.
10:03 am: AAP national council member warns Kejriwal that Shanti Bhushan is to attend a meet on March 27, ahead of national council meet.
9:44 am: Ceremonial Reception for Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani (Emir of the State Of Qatar) at President House in Delhi.
Delhi: Ceremonial Reception for Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani (Emir of the State Of Qatar) at President House pic.twitter.com/DsBRNJfKej— ANI (@ANI_news) March 25, 2015
9:37 am: Congress has always fought for the farmers, the MP Govt should give a just compensation to the farmers, said senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh.
9:15 am: AAP member from Punjab Ashok Talwar writes to Kejriwal, says conspiracy against party as he's getting calls to attend an informal meet.
9:00 pm: Congress leader PC Sharma said that Congress MLAs sat in the well all night in protest against atrocities against farmers. He said, "we are here to relieve them."
8:45 pm: Search and rescue operations on in full swing to locate the 2 missing crew members following the Navy Dornier crash off the coast of Goa.
8:30 pm: Navy Dornier crashes off the Goa coast. 3 officers were on board. 1 crew member retrieved, 2 others still missing.
8:14 pm: Urgent cabinet meeting has been called by the PM Narendra Modi. Meeting is expected to be held today at 6:30 pm.