Survivors remember Rwanda massacre ahead of Simbikangwa trial

By Kesho hill, where more than 1,400 Tutsis were killed during the Rwandan genocide, those who escaped with their lives remember Pascal Simbikangwa, a man who will face trial in France next week accused of involvement in the massacre. Duration: 01:10 Feb 1, 2014

Tata Nano, other Indian cars fail crash tests

The Tata Nano, billed as the world's cheapest car, and a host of other top-selling small models from India, fail their first independent crash tests. Duration: 01:38 Feb 1, 2014

No intent of leaving UPA Omar Abdullah

Jammu, Feb 01 (ANI) Refuting the speculations on the split of Congress and National Conference (NC) alliance, Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said that the party has no intention of leaving the Congress. He said that both the parties agree on the point that they will stay in alliance till the very end. Commenting on Farooq Abdullah’s meeting with DMK President M Karunanidhi, he said that the two dignitaries are friends and their meeting should not be seen as a political meeting. It can be that the meet was to strengthen ties between the Congress and DMK. Feb 1, 2014

Maharashtra CM inaugurates Mumbai Monorail

Mumbai, Feb 01 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Saturday inaugurated India’s first monorail at the Wadala Monorail Station in Mumbai. Soon after flagging it off, Chavan along with Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, took 8.93 km long ride to Chembur Monorail Station. At Mahatma Gandhi Maidan in Chembur East, Chavan announced Wadala – Chembur Monorail ‘Open’. Curious and excited Mumbai locals thronged at the stations to try their luck for a joyride on Saturday but the service will be open for public from Sunday morning. Feb 1, 2014

Harish Rawat named as new Uttarakhand CM

Dehradun, Feb 1 (ANI): Senior Congress Leader Janardan Dwivedi on Saturday announced the name of Senior Congress leader Harish Rawat as the new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand. Rawat has replaced Vijay Bahuguna after Bahuguna resigned from his post on Friday. Dwivedi also said that Congress President Sonia Gandhi selected Harish Rawat as new CM of the state. Feb 1, 2014

Sonia Gandhis rally in Gulbarga

Gulbarga, Feb 01 (ANI): While addressing a rally in Gulbarga of Karnataka, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday said that the BJP during its rule in the state spread corruption and were responsible for no development in the state. Gandhi said that Congress, on the other hand, introduced many bills and reforms for the betterment of people and the development of the state. She also said that the BJP only says and Congress does what it says. Feb 1, 2014

Nabam Tuki condemns killing over land dispute in Assam

Itanagar, Feb 1 (ANI): A dispute over eviction from encroached land in Sonitpur district in Assam turned violent, killing ten people and inuring 12 others on January 29. Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Nabam Tuki, condemned the killings. The Chief Minister directed the chief secretary, the Director General of Police (DGP) and home commissioner to ensure every possible step to defuse the tension. The state government also dispatched teams in the disputed area to take stock of the situation. Feb 1, 2014

Politicos condemns barbaric attack on Arunachal student

New Delhi, Feb 01 (ANI): Political parties on Saturday condemned the incident in which a college student from Arunachal Pradesh died after being beaten up mercilessly in an alleged racial attack at a busy market in New Delhi. The boy, Nido Taniam, had gone to Lajpat Nagar on January 29 in search of an address, and was allegedly mocked by someone at a shop for his hair, leading a fight. Feb 1, 2014

Will quit politics if Kejriwal proves that I am corrupt: Sibal on Kejriwals allegation

New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): Speaking over Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s list of 'India's most corrupt', which includes Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal, along with other union ministers and leaders from all parties, Sibal on Saturday said that it is surprising that a CM is making such baseless allegations. He further said that he is giving Kejriwal two days to show proof of him being corrupt and if he succeeds then he will resign and will quit politics. He further said that if Kejriwal is not able to show proof of corruption against him then he should resign. Feb 1, 2014

AAP in favour of Telangana: Yogendra Yadav

New Delhi, Feb 01 (ANI): Senior AAP leader Yogendra Yadav on Saturday said that the AAP is in favour of separate Telangana state. Talking to mediapersons in New Delhi, he said that AAP supports smaller states and thus it is in favour of separate Telangana. Feb 1, 2014

Arunachal student's death: Northeast students hold protest, delegation meets Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, Feb 01 (ANI): Students from the Northeast are holding protests in Delhi's Lajpat Nagar on Saturday, against the death of a 19-year-old student from Arunachal Pradesh. Nido 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. Meanwhile, a delegation of people from the Northeast community met BJP leader Harsh Vardhan, who said that he would write a letter to the Prime Minister and the Home Minister asking for better security for students from the Northeast. Feb 1, 2014

Steep hike in diesel price pinches common man across India

New Delhi/ Mumbai, Feb 01 (ANI): The sudden hike in the diesel price by Indian Oil Corporation came as a serious blow to the pockets of the common man who is already reeling under the spiraling inflation in the country. Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOC), the country's biggest refiner, said that it would raise retail prices for diesel by one per cent, or 0.57 rupees, from Saturday in line with a plan to gradually align them with international prices. Considering the hike as burden, the residents of Mumbai expressed their ire over ruling Congress government's decision. Feb 1, 2014

'CAG audit will tell where the money went': Kejriwal on power tariff hike

New Delhi, Feb 01 (ANI): Reacting to the hike in power rates, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report on discoms would ascertain the lack of funds as stated by power distribution companies. Earlier on Friday, the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) announced a hike in the power tariff ranging from 6 to 8 percent applicable from February 1 onwards. Feb 1, 2014

Will simplify VAT so that common man can easily pay tax: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that they want to simplify taxation and administration and added that they will simplify VAT to an extent that a common man can easily pay tax. He further said that VAT and Taxation systems have become complicated as the government implements policies that make doing business difficult. Feb 1, 2014