Congress morale low, Sonia and Rahul should speak more, says Chidambaram;politicos react

New Delhi, Oct 25 (ANI): Politicos on Saturday gave mixed reaction on former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who has said that the Congress morale is "pretty low" at the moment and that both party president Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi need to "speak more". Chidambaram also created a storm by saying that a person other than a member of the Gandhi family could become the president of the party someday. Oct 25, 2014

Diwali Milan function: PM Modi to meet media persons at Delhi BJP headquarters

New Delhi, Oct 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who spent this Diwali with the soldiers of Siachen Glacier, will be meeting the media persons on Saturday, at a Diwali Milan function at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters. The function that is the first of its kind where Prime Minister Modi will meet journalists after assuming the office will be attended by the party president Amit Shah along with other senior leaders. During the function, Prime Minister Modi will have an informal interaction with the print and electronic media persons. Oct 25, 2014

India wants peace with China but not at cost of honour: Rajnath Singh

Noida, Oct 25 (ANI): Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said that India wants peace with China but not at the cost of its honour while referring to the border dispute. Singh said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had conveyed to China's President Xi Jinping that New Delhi wanted to resolve the border issues peacefully. Singh also asked Pakistan to stop shelling along the Kashmir border and create an environment for resumption of dialogue with New Delhi. Singh also played down media reports that suicide bombers could attack the state-run Air India aircrafts. Oct 25, 2014

Villagers attack policemen in Birbhum

Birbhum/ Kolkata, Oct 25 (ANI): Villagers in Birbhum district of West Bengal attacked policemen and their vehicle on Friday, while state administration alleges that the attack was politically motivated. The assailants who attacked the police were armed with crude bombs, batons and other arms. The police reportedly fired few rounds in air to disperse the attacking mob. Regional Trinamool Congress Party leader Anubrata Mondal had earlier alleged that the state BJP workers were behind the attack on the police in Birbhum. However, denying his earlier statement, Mondal said it was wrong to point guns at anybody without any proof. Oct 25, 2014

India wants peace with China but not at cost of honour: Rajnath Singh

Noida, Oct 25 (ANI): Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said that India wants peace with China but not at the cost of its honour while referring to the border dispute. Singh said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had conveyed to China's President Xi Jinping that New Delhi wanted to resolve the border issues peacefully. Singh also asked Pakistan to stop shelling along the Kashmir border and create an environment for resumption of dialogue with New Delhi. Singh also played down media reports that suicide bombers could attack the state-run Air India aircrafts. Oct 25, 2014

Nagas send out a message of peace and unity in capital

New Delhi, Oct 25 (ANI): It was a jam-packed session at Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru stadium when thousands of people from different Naga tribes living in the capital city came together for the 'NSUD Nite 2014'- the 51st edition of the annual night cum fresher's meet of the Naga Students Union, Delhi. The annual event aims at fostering unity among the Nagas; besides promoting their cultural legacy. Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju addressed the event as the Chief Guest and called for unity among the northeastern people at large. The event witnessed a colorful array of performances including the unique warrior dance of the Sumi Naga community and a melodious performance by the Naga Christian Fellowship choir. Oct 25, 2014

Syrian 'phone film festival' honours wars reporters

A three-day “phone film festival" organized by Syrian filmmakers and activists is trying to honor the memory of individuals who risked their lives to document the country’s war often at great personal peril. Duration: 00:49 Oct 24, 2014

SIMI suspects sent to judicial remand on the basis of evidence: Mahender Reddy

Hyderabad, Oct 24 (ANI): Hyderabad Police Commissioner Mahender Reddy on Friday said that the SIMI suspects have been send to judicial remand on the basis of evidence. He added that based on evidence further actions will be taken. Telagnana Police had arrested the two terror suspects from Mumbai while on their way to Afghanistan for terror training. The arrest was made at the Secunderabad railway station on Thursday morning. Oct 24, 2014

Fierce gunbattle in Kashmir between security forces and militants

Handwara/Lolab, Oct 24 (ANI): Indian security forces indulged in a fierce gunbattle with militants in Handwara area of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday evening. The operation is still on and further details are awaited. Meanwhile, a joint team of police and army recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunitions in Lolab of Kupwara district in north Kashmir. A police official said that acting on a tip off information a joint search operation was launched with 28-RR (Rashtriya Rifles) in the forest area of Watnar, Anderbugh, Lolab. Oct 24, 2014

Ram Jethmalani pens advise to Arun Jaitley on black money case

Mumbai, Oct 24 (ANI): Senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani said on Friday that he has given his piece of advice on the black money case to the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley through a scathing letter. Accusing Jaitley of not doing enough in the black money case the senior lawyer said that Jaitley's conduct shows that he too, like many others, does not want the truth to come out. Jethmalani had earlier refuted the application filed by the government with the Supreme Court, which stated that details of people having bank accounts abroad cannot be revealed. Oct 24, 2014

Syrian refugees struggle to settle in France

Years of bloody fighting in Syria have forced over two million people to flee, mostly to neighbouring countries. But thousands of asylum seekers have travelled to France, where they struggle to deal with the life that awaits them. Duration: 02:10 Oct 24, 2014

Pakistan's anti-India resolution meaningless, say Experts

New Delhi/ Flora, Oct 24 (ANI): Experts on Friday slammed Pakistan for passing an anti-India resolution and accusing Indian troops of unprovoked firing at the border. Foreign policy expert, Qamar Agha, called the resolution meaningless. Meanwhile, Retired Wing Commander Praful Bakshi said India need not worry. Oct 24, 2014