*Finance Minister Arun Jaitley charges opposition for obstructing passage of Land Acquisition Bill; Lok Sabha passes Finance Bill 2015.
*Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposes his Pakistan Counterpart regular joint exercises of SAARC countries on disaster management; Foreign Secretary and National Security Adviser to visit Kathmandu tomorrow to oversee relief operation.
*Rahul Gandhi concludes his Samvad Padyatra in Vidarbha region in Maharashtra; Alleges Centre and the state government are neglecting issues related to farmers and labourers.
*Normal life affected in several parts of the country following transport strike against Centre’s Road Transport Safety Bill.
*Eight core industries register a negative growth of 0.1 per cent in March, the lowest performance in 15 months.
*Sensex declines 215 points to a nearly four month low at 27,011.
*A Pakistan court jails 10 men for life for attack on Nobel peace prize winner Malala Yousafzai.
*IPL Cricket; match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super Kings is in progress at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.