Sunanda Pushkar cremated at Lodhi Road Crematorium

New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar Tharoor’s body has been cremated at Lodhi road crematorium on Saturday. Pushkar’s body was carried into the crematorium by her husband Shashi Tharoor and her son from her previous marriage Shiv Menon. Sunanda Pushkar was found dead late Friday in a suit at Leela Hotel in Delhi. Pushkar’s body was taken to AIIMS for autopsy after which doctors said that she had an unnatural & sudden death and that there were injury marks over her body. Jan 18, 2014

BJP vs AAP over deaths of homeless in Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): After National Human Rights Commission issued a notice to Delhi government over deaths of homeless people, AAP leader Manish Sisodia said that investigations are on in the case and steps are taken in the direction. He said that there were night shelters near the places of incidents and that sometimes, people don’t want to go to the night shelters provided. Meanwhile, attacking at AAP for the same, BJP leader Vijay Jolly said that the government should look into the matter and they are not doing anything. Jan 18, 2014

Case should be registered against members involved: Arvinder Singh Lovely on medical tests of Africa

New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): DPCC Chief Arvinder Singh Lovely on Saturday criticized Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his Aam Admi Party saying that a case should be registered against the members involved in performing medical tests of African nationals. The vigilantism of the AAP cadre in rounding up some African nationals for medical tests on suspicion of being involved in drug and sex racket has attracted widespread condemnation from both the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party. Jan 18, 2014

Star Guilds Awards closes with 8 awards to Bhaag Milka Bhaag

Mumbai, Jan 18 (ANI): The 9th edition of the Star Guild Awards was brought to a close with the biggest stars of the Indian Film and Television industry at India’s showbiz capital, Mumbai. The film based on Milkha Singh, former Indian track and field sprinter, biopic, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, walked away with an impressive 8 awards.. Jan 18, 2014

MEA assures African envoys on safety of their nationals

New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): After having a meeting with African envoys in India, MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Saturday said that the ministry has assured them of the safety of their nationals. Akbaruddin said that the ministry feels strongly on the issue and would not condone the same. He said that the Delhi commissioner has also assured of making a plan for security of foreign nationals. Jan 18, 2014

India, Pakistan agree to round-the-clock trade through Wagah-Attari border

New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): India and Pakistan agreed to allow round-the-clock trade between both the nuclear-armed nations through Wagah-Attari border on Saturday after a meeting of trade ministers in a bid to boost ties. India’s Trade Minister Anand Sharma, said that containers would move into Amritsar and Lahore instead of being unloaded at the check-post and re-loaded. Jan 18, 2014

South Sudan battles rebels as atrocity reports mount

Battles between government troops and rebels raged Friday in South Sudan, as the UN said child soldiers had joined the more than month-long conflict with atrocities committed on both sides. Duration: 01:31 Jan 18, 2014

Hong Kong maids march for better protection

Domestic workers take to the streets of Hong Kong to demand justice for an Indonesian maid allegedly tortured by her employers and better protection for the city's hundreds of thousands of foreign maids. Duration: 00:47 Jan 19, 2014

V Narayanasamy calls Modi dictator for declaring himself as PM candidate

Chennai, Jan 19 (ANI): Minister of State in Prime Minister s Office and Congress leader V Narayanasamy called Narendra Modi a dictator for announcing himself as the prime ministerial candidate of the BJP much before time. BJP announced Modi as the PM candidate in September last year for the upcoming general elections, whereas ruling Congress party is yet to announce their candidate for the same. Speaking on party lines in Chennai on Sunday, Narayanasamy said that the lawmakers of the winning party decide the prime minister. Jan 19, 2014

PM only created committees, country needs commitments: Narendra Modi

New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): Addressing BJP's strategy meet, party's PM candidate Narendra Modi said that the prime minister of the nation has only created committees, but the nation needs commitments. He further asserted that regional aspirations should not be considered as a road block for the country to prosper, and added that regional aspirations could become an opportunity to progress Jan 19, 2014

Sonia won't give away son to failure: Narendra Modi

New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): While addressing a BJP strategy meet on Sunday, Narendra Modi said that Congress didn't announce their PM candidate because they are seeing their failure and a mother (Sonia Gandhi) will not give away his son to failure. Modi said that the elite Congress leaders are also feeling embarrassed on fighting against a 'meagre tea vendor'. Modi also said that while Congress have name, he is known by his works. Jan 19, 2014

BJP gives PM candidates, we give PM: Congress

Ludhiana/ New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): Taking a jibe at BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, the Congress on Sunday said that BJP has always given the country a prime ministerial candidate and the Congress a PM. Jan 19, 2014

Tea vendor can be PM, not 'poisonous tea-vendor': KC Tyagi

New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): After BJP’s PM candidate Narendra Modi's tea-vendor remark, JD (U) leader KC Tyagi said that tea-vendors can be the PM of the nation but not 'poisonous tea-vendor'. He said this targeting Modi over the 2002 Gujarat riots. Tyagi also said that Modi is trying to get attention of people on unimportant things as usual and is not focusing on real issues facing the nation today. Jan 19, 2014