Bosnian actor appeals for asylum in Germany

In the space of a few years, Bosnian Nazif Mujić has gone from a scrap metal dealer, to a world acclaimed actor, to a real-life asylum seeker. He won the Silver Bear Award for Best Actor at Berlin Film Festival in 2013. Duration: 01:08 Jan 28, 2014

Absence of political rights fuelling unrest in Gilgit

Gilgit Baltistan, January 28: The call of the people of Gilgit Baltistan has been going unheard for decades now... The continued denial of political rights by Pakistan in the region is fuelling dissatisfaction by the day... Jan 28, 2014

SC rejects review petition criminalizing gay sex, SP welcomes

New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to review Centre's petition against its earlier verdict that had declared gay sex as a criminal offence entailing punishment up to life term. Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal on Tuesday welcomed SC’s decision saying that it is an unnatural culture and all those who support this are against the culture of the nation. Jan 28, 2014

Shameful that Rahul Gandhi has stooped to such low vote bank politics: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): Shiromani Akali Dal ( SAD) MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Tuesday criticized Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's remarks that 'the government of the day in 1984 was not aiding and abetting the anti-Sikh riots', and said that it is very shameful that Rahul Gandhi has stooped to such low votes bank politics. She further accused the then ruling Congress Party in 1984 of abetting and participating in the riots, in which thousands of Sikhs were killed. Badal further said that the 1984 anti-Sikh riots were targeted systematic butchering of thousands of Sikhs, and added that there was no law and order. She further accused Rahul Gandhi for lying on national television by stating that the Congress government worked to stop the riots. Jan 28, 2014

Montek Singh Ahluwalia on RBI hiking repo rate

Bangalore, Jan 28 (ANI): Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Tuesday said that RBI governor Raghuram Rajan is right to give the signal that they are going to do whatever is necessary to control the inflation. He added that it is a correct approach. Jan 28, 2014

Lost limbs and uncertain futures as Afghan army casualties mount

Taking his first faltering steps since his left leg was blown off by a landmine, Sergeant Muneer Ahmad is grim proof that the Afghan army is paying a heavy price in its war against the Taliban and struggling to care for its wounded. Duration: 00:40 Jan 28, 2014

Rahuls interview shows inefficiency & misgovernance of Congress: BJP Part - 1

New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): Slamming Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi over his first TV interview, BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the interview shows nothing else than ‘inefficiency & misgovernance’ of the Congress party. He also said that there was no explanation or owing up to anything that took place during Congress’ rule. Further, he questioned Gandhi on the basis on which he blamed Narendra Modi for 2002 Gujarat riots for which the SC has already given Modi clean chit. Jan 28, 2014

Rahuls interview shows inefficiency & misgovernance of Congress: BJP Part - 2

New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): Slamming Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi over his first TV interview, BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the interview shows nothing else than ‘inefficiency & misgovernance’ of the Congress party. He also said that there was no explanation or owing up to anything that took place during Congress’ rule. Further, he questioned Gandhi on the basis on which he blamed Narendra Modi for 2002 Gujarat riots for which the SC has already given Modi clean chit. Jan 28, 2014

Supreme Court rejects review petition criminalizing gay sex

New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to review Centre's petition against its earlier verdict that had declared gay sex as a criminal offence entailing punishment up to life term. Earlier on December 20, the Union Government had filed a review petition in the Supreme Court over its recent ruling on consensual sex between adults of the same gender. Jan 28, 2014

AAP should also focus on national issues apart from corruption: Mohd. Adeeb

New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament (MP), Mohammed Adeeb on Tuesday said that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal should focus more on national issues like foreign policy, and economic growth apart from corruption before contesting for the upcoming general elections. Jan 28, 2014

Israel barrier threatens to split West Bank villages

Israel's separation barrier could soon destroy the livelihoods and redraw the demographics of the Palestinian village of Battir should an imminent court ruling approve its planned route. Duration: 02:24 Jan 28, 2014

Digvijay Singh on his RS nomination

Bhopal, Jan 28 (ANI): The Congress party has nominated former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijay Singh for Rajya Sabha seat from the state. Talking to mediapersons in Bhopal Singh thanked Congress party, its chief Sonia Gandhi and vice- president Rahul Gandhi. Jan 28, 2014

Congress responsible for 1984 riot & 1989 Bhagalpur riot: Nitish Kumar

Patna, Jan 28 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said that Congress is responsible for both 1984 riot & 1989 Bhagalpur riot and BJP for 2002 Gujarat riots. He further said that Congress- RJD alliance is very old & natural and that their ideology also is same. Jan 28, 2014

BJP pulls up Rahul, says Congress recalls Gujarat riots when they run out of ideas

New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): Commenting on Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's statement that the 'Gujarat Government was actually abetting and pushing the 2002 riots further', Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said that the Congress Party tends to go back to the Gujarat riots when they run out of ideas to garner public support. BJP spokesperson Prakash Javadekar mocked Rahul Gandhi, and said that his party has nothing to offer to the country. Jan 28, 2014