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10:21 pm: C'garh Congress passes resolution against Giriraj
9:30 pm: BJP National Executive meeting to be held tomorrow: Senior BJP leader LK Advani arrives in Bangalore
9:00 pm: Ludhiana: Police arrests 7 people in Ranaghat (Nadia, WB) elderly nun rape case
6:55 pm: A common man is saying so and as a Minister I am also saying so: Sadananda Gowda (BJP) on Giriraj Singh's remarks on Sonia Gandhi
6.15 pm: "AAP is a political revolution, revolution can only take place if you have self motivated people", says Christiana Samy on resignation from AAP.
6.00 pm: Indian Air Force C-17 en route Djibouti from Jamnagar (Gujarat) to bring back Indian nationals rescued from war zone of Yemen.
5.45 pm: PM Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah at BJP National Executive meeting underway in Bengaluru
5.30 pm: Left students' activists clash with police in central Kolkata, several injured.
5.10 pm: More anti-farmer words added in land ordinance, says social activist Medha Patkar.
4.55 pm: PM Narendra Modi felicitated at BJP National Executive meeting in Bengaluru.
4.30 pm: Shyama Charan Gupta's statement shows BJP's support for tobacco lobbying, says Congress leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi
4.00 pm: Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress to rally against BJP's Land Bill on April 8.
3.45 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at Raj Bhawan in Bengaluru.
3.30 pm: Congress's women wing protest against Giriraj Singh in Ahmedabad.
3.15 pm: Transfer of IAS officers depends on the need, It is a routine process, says Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar
3.05 pm: Muzaffarpur court orders FIR to be lodged against Giriraj Singh for his remarks against Sonia Gandhi.
2.45 pm: Uttar Pradesh: A 13-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped when she went to collect fodder from a field near her house in Bisva area.
2.20 pm: Congress leader Kapil Sibal demands questions BJP over the transfer of IAS officer Ashok Khemka.
2.10 pm: 'Would not like to comment on people who have a narrow mindset': Sonia Gandhi on Giriraj Singh's comment
2.00 pm: PM Narendra Modi congratulates people in banking sector for the success of Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana.
1.50 pm: Haryana Health Minister Anil Viz says he will keep on supporting the senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka.
1.45 pm: At least 2 killed, 29 people wounded in attack on Kenya university, most with gunshot wounds.
1.40 pm: PMO seeks report from CBI on chief income tax commissioner Pawan Sharma's arrest in Jodhpur on corruption charges recently.
1.05 pm: Centre to seek explanation from LBSNAA Deputy Director Saurabh Jain in IAS impostor case
12.50 pm: I am ready to bear the cost of Giriraj Singh's mental treatment at any asylum: Raj Babbar, Congress.
12.40 pm: TMC to launch state-wide agitation against re-promulgation of land ordinance, Mamata Banerjee to lead rally in Kolkata on April 8
12.25 pm: Congress protests in Delhi demanding Giriraj Singh's resignation as Union Minister, police lathi-charge protesters.
12.10 pm: Baramulla encounter update: Army jawan, cop martyred in gunfight with militants in Tangmarg.
12.05 pm: PM Narendra Modi asks banks to take a considerate view in lending to the poor.
11.50 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi asks RBI to prepare 20-year road-map for financial inclusion.
11.13 am: BJP office bearers meeting starts in Bengaluru
BJP office bearers meeting starts in Bengaluru pic.twitter.com/JE6Aa9xYXi— ANI (@ANI_news) April 2, 2015
11.08 am: Congress workers protest in Delhi, Mumbai; demand sacking of BJP MP Giriraj Singh.
10.35 am: Two army jawans injured in the encounter between terrorists and security forces in Kashmir:
10.20 am: Heavy gunfire reported as masked gunmen attack Garrisa university in Kenya's northeast.
Congress party has always worked for farmers&will continue to do so: Arun Yadav(MP Cong Prez) on Sonia Gandhi's visit pic.twitter.com/HY2M2ign2R— ANI (@ANI_news) April 2, 2015
9.25 am: Fierce gunbattle with terrorists on in Baramulla district; Rashtriya rifles jawans cordon off village in North Kashmir
9.00 am: Army and police cordon off J&K's Tangmarg area, 2 militants believed to be trapped. Search operations continue: Reports
8.48 am: Sonia Gandhi to visit Neemuch,Madhya Pradesh to meet farmers affected by hailstorm and unseasonal rains.
8.40 am: Water level of of Dal Lake increases, enters into residential areas in Srinagar (J&K)
Water level of of Dal Lake increases, enters into residential areas in Srinagar (J&K) pic.twitter.com/G1wuzgMWBR— ANI (@ANI_news) April 2, 2015
8.23 am: 2 cops killed and 3 injured as assailants open fire on policemen in Telangana's Nalgonda district: TV reports
8.10 am: PM Narendra Modi's talks with Saudi King helped aid evacuation: Kerala govt.
8.00 am: Indians stranded in Yemen arrive at Mumbai airport by Indian Airforce plane, early morning
Mumbai: Indians stranded in Yemen arrive at Mumbai airport by Indian Airforce plane, early morning pic.twitter.com/SAxPkY3PPh— ANI (@ANI_news) April 2, 2015