Samajwadi Party transformed into 'Samajvirodhi Party': Narendra Modi

Meerut, Feb 02 (ANI): Slamming the Samajwadi Party government in UP while addressing a rally in Meerut, BJP's PM Candidate Narendra Modi said that the party has transformed into 'Samajvirodhi Party' (anti-society party). He further said that UP's population is increasing but there is no development in the state. He also said that UP lacks in providing electricity, security to women and also lacks in maintaining law and order situation in the state. Modi also asks UP Chief Akhilesh Singh to compete with him not on rallies, but on developmental scale. Feb 2, 2014

Congress forgot Revolt of 1857's sacrifices and valour: Narendra Modi

Meerut, Feb 02 (ANI): Addressing Vijay Shankhnad rally in Meerut, BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi said that Congress party forgot the sacrifices and valour that signifies the Revolt of 1857. Modi further said that Congress didn't honour the Revolt because they fear that if people will listen to the sacrifice stories from 1857, then nobody will listen to stories being told by them. Feb 2, 2014

Narendra Modi takes jibe at Congress, calls it 'divisive party'

Meerut, Feb 02 (ANI): While addressing Vijay Shankhnad rally in Meerut city of Uttar Pradesh, BJP's PM Candidate Narendra Modi took jibe at Congress and called it a 'divisive party'. He said that it's not BJP who sow seeds of poison, but its Congress who are poisonous. Further, he condemned Central government in Delhi for its inaction in the death of a student from Arunachal Pradesh. Feb 2, 2014

People walk to create cancer awareness in Delhi

New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): A non-governmental organisation (NGO) on Sunday held a cancer awareness rally in New Delhi. Founder president of the NGO, 'Cansupport', Harmala Gupta, said that people should take advantage of the rally and know more about cancer. Feb 2, 2014

BJP protests against death of Arunachal student

New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): BJP leaders Harsh Vardhan and Vijay Goel on Sunday staged a protest against the death of a 19-year-old student from Arunachal Pradesh, Nido Taniam. Taniam, the son of an Arunachal Pradesh Congress MLA, succumbed to his injuries on Thursday, a day after being beaten up by two shopkeepers at Lajpat Nagar-1 market. BJP leader Harsh Vardhan said that he wrote a letter to the Prime Minister and the Home Minister asking for better security for students from the Northeast. BJP President Vijay Goel also said that the death of an Arunachal student is saddening and added that the government must open counseling centers for the north eastern students. Feb 2, 2014

Not Modi factor but service factor will work in Uttarakhand: Harish Rawat

Dehradun, Feb 2 (ANI): Uttarakhand’s new Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Sunday said that in his state, service factor will work only and not the Modi factor. Rawat on Saturday took oath as Chief Minister of Uttarakhand after he was named for the post by the Congress Party. He succeeded Vijay Bahuguna, who resigned as chief minister on Friday. Feb 2, 2014

AAP criticizes Narendra Modis Gujarat model

New Delhi, Feb 02 (ANI): Slamming Narendra Modi’s ‘Gujarat model of development’ which says family with Rs 324 per month income are not poor and above poverty line, AAP leader Sanjay Singh, said that if such a person becomes nation’s prime minister, people will be forced to live under Rs 10. Singh said that Modi takes land from the poor and gives it to the corporates and this is his model of development. Feb 2, 2014

Binny takes on AAP after Madhu Bhaduri quits party

New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): Slamming Aam Aadmi Party and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, former party leader Vinod Kumar Binny on Sunday said the AAP is following use and throw policy. He further said that their only aim is to fight and win Lok Sabha polls. He further said that people like Madhu Bhaduri are leaving AAP which is a great damage for the party as she has been working for the development of the party. Feb 2, 2014

Congress criticizes Gujarat governments data on poor in Gujarat

New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): Congress spokesperson Shobha Oza on Sunday slammed Gujarat government’s data on poor. According to the state government, a person who earns more than Rs.10.80 in village and a person who earns more than Rs.16.80 in city does not come below the poverty line. Oza said that it shows the double standard of BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and his party as they made a huge hue and cry when Planning Commission announced that people earning more than Rs. 33 in urban area and Rs. 26 in rural areas will not be considered below the poverty line. Feb 2, 2014

Gujarat model saying Rs 324 per month income not poor should be dismissed: CPI

New Delhi, Feb 02 (ANI): CPI leader Atul Anjan on Sunday took jibe at the Gujarat government and said that the ‘Gujarat model’ which says that family with Rs 324 per month income are not poor and above poverty line, should be dismissed. According to the state government, a person who earns more than Rs.10.80 in village and a person who earns more than Rs.16.80 in city do not come below the poverty line. Anjan said that the figures are shocking and that if this Gujarat model is what Narendra Modi wants to bring in for the nation, the nation is going to be in grave danger. Feb 2, 2014

Vintage beauties roll down Delhis roads supporting cause of specially-abled

New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): Over a hundred classic cars including bikes and scooters recently rolled down Delhi’s roads at the 4th edition of the 21 Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally and Auto show with an aim to spread awareness about specially-abled spastic children. Convertibles, Tourers, Sedans, Coupes and Jeeps from brands like Rolls Royce, Buick, Dodge, Austin, Bentley and many others thrilled the onlookers as they made their way through the famed Red Fort, Rajghat, India Gate and various locations of the national capital before reaching the satellite city of Gurgaon. Feb 2, 2014

Not necessary party line and workers ideology always match: AAP on Madhu Bhaduri

New Delhi, Feb 02 (ANI): After AAP founder member Madhu Bhaduri handed over her resignation saying that the party does not consider women human beings, party’s spokesperson Ashutosh said that it is not always necessary that party line and a worker’s ideology always match and are same. He further said that AAP will try to talk to Bhaduri and that women are definitely respected and considered a part of the party. Feb 2, 2014

Farhan Akhtar flags off marathon in Jaipur

Jaipur, Feb 2 (ANI): Bollywood star Farhan Akhtar flagged off a marathon on Sunday organized in India's Pink city, Jaipur to promote cleanliness and make the city clean and green. The Marathon was promoted by Sanskriti Yuva Sanstha a non-governmental organistion (NGO) and entered into the 5th successful year with an endeavor to promote love for 'pink city'. Feb 2, 2014

AAP founder member Madhu Bhaduri resigns

New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): AAP founder member and former diplomat Madhu Bhaduri handed over her resignation after fallout with the senior leaders of the party. Bhaduri wanted the party's national council, which met in the capital on Saturday, to adopt a resolution condemning the Khirki Extension incident in which law minister Somnath Bharti allegedly forced Ugandan women to undergo narcotic tests in the intervening night of January 15 and 16. Feb 2, 2014

Police arrest Maoists in Jharkhand, recover arms and ammunition

Chaibasa, Feb 2 (ANI): Police in Jharkhand have arrested two hardcore Maoists and recovered arms and ammunition, during a search operation in the forests of Chakardarpur in Chaibasa district. A sub-zonal Maoist commander, Saluka Kayam, was arrested during the joint operation conducted by district police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). Feb 2, 2014