Justice Ganguly under suspension, executive council will take decision on him: NUJS

Kolkata, Nov 30 (ANI): As the accused in a law intern’s sexual harassment case, Former Supreme Court Judge Ashok Ganguly has been named by the Supreme Court as the same, National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS) Vice Chancellor P Ishwara Bhat said that the accused is under suspension. He said that the executive council will take any decision on Ganguly after investigation and that it is not in his power to respond in the same. He also said that Ganguly was a learned professor holding high dignity. Nov 30, 2013

Delhi Rally: Congress leaders are arrogant, says Narendra Modi

New Delhi, Nov 30 (ANI): Addressing a rally in east Delhi's Shahdara area on Saturday, Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said that this time the elections are being fought by the people. He also said that political parties must give answers to the people and tell the public what they did during their regime. He also hit out at the Congress party, saying its leaders are arrogant as they are not willing to answer the people. Nov 30, 2013

Delhi Rally: Where ever elections are, Congress want answers from Gujarat, says Narendra Modi

New Delhi, Nov 30 (ANI): Addressing a rally in east Delhi's Shahdara area on Saturday, Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi attacked the Congress party and said that it has become a fashion for the party to demand answers from Gujarat even if elections are in any other state. He also said that the people do not trust Congress anymore due to the sins of the party's leaders. Nov 30, 2013

Narendra Modi's speech akin to standup comedy: Shakeel Ahmed

New Delhi, Nov 30 (ANI): Congress Spokesperson, Shakeel Ahmed on Saturday condemned BJP's Prime Ministerial Candidate Narendra Modi and said that he is a less educated man who cannot compete with PM, Manmohan Singh and said that when a less educated person tries to talk a lot about history and geography then he makes mistakes just as Modi is making. He also added that people now don't consider Modi's speeches anything more than standup comedy. Nov 30, 2013

AK Ganguly case: People should distinguish between personal- socio-political life, says activist

Kolkata, Nov 30 (ANI): Talking about the sexual assault case against Former SC judge AK Ganguly, Social Activist Medha Patkar said that people should learn to distinguish between personal and socio-political life of an individual. She said that a particular distortion doesn't put every other accomplishments of life into the drains and people should understand the same. Nov 30, 2013

Former CJI Altamas Kabir on Justice AK Ganguly

Kolkata, Nov 30 (ANI): Commenting on the allegations of sexual harassment against justice AK Ganguly, Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir on Saturday said the more such allegations are leveled, the more things tend to go out of hand. Nov 30, 2013

Tarun Tejpal's bail plea hearing adjourned till 4.30 pm

New Delhi, Nov 30 (ANI): A Goa court, hearing Tehelka founder-editor Tarun Tejpal's anticipatory bail petition, has adjourned the hearing till 4.30pm on Saturday. Meanwhile, Tejpal, who was present in court with his family, told the judge through his lawyer that he is ready to surrender his passport to avoid arrest. Earlier in the day Tejpal, said that he will cooperate in the investigation of the case. Nov 30, 2013

Did BJP insert a demon into Tarun Tejpal, Balbir Punj asks Medha Patekar

New Delhi, Nov 30 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party vice president Balbir Punj on Saturday condemned social activist Medha Patekar, and asked did the BJP insert a demon into Tarun Tejpal to sexually harass a young girl as she has alleged. On Friday, Patkar had blamed the BJP of settling scores with Tejpal for the magazine's earlier sting operations against the party. Nov 30, 2013

Manmohan Singh pays homage to IK Gujral

New Delhi, Nov 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and several other political leaders paid floral tribute to former PM Inder Kumar Gujral on his first death anniversary on Saturday. Born on December 04, 1919, IK Gujral served as the 12th Prime Minister of India from April 1997 to March 1998. Gujral was popular for his 'Gujral Doctrine', as he pressed for cordial relations with neighbouring countries. In the mid-1980s, he left the Congress and joined the Janata Dal party. He was also the Foreign Affairs Minister in the Cabinet of former Prime Minister V. P. Singh. Nov 30, 2013

Canines of different breeds participate in annual dog show in Punjab

Amritsar, Nov 30 (ANI): Dog lovers thronged annual Kennel Club Dog Show and saw 350 dogs of different breeds competing with each other in Amritsar district of Punjab. A judge at the show, G S Bedi said that this year the show witnessed largest number of entries. Owner of the winner dog, Jugroor Singh, said that he had participated for the first time in the show and his pet won the competition. The winning dogs were awarded prize money of 18,000 rupees. Nov 30, 2013

Sexual harassment at workplace matter of concern for society: NCW

New Delhi, Nov 30 (ANI): After Tehelka sexual assault case accused Tarun Tejpal presented himself at the Goa sessions court wherein the prosecutors sought his 14-day custody, NCW member Shamin Shafiq said that it is Tejpal's duty to cooperate with the police. He said that the increasing number of sexual harassment cases is a matter of great concern for the society and it is always women who are victimized in the whole process. Further, talking about BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi who has allegedly exposed the last name of the victim, Shafiq said that strict action will be taken against any leader for their insensitivity towards the victim. Nov 30, 2013

India expresses concern over poll related violence in Bangladesh

New Delhi, Nov 30 (ANI): Union Foreign Minister, Salman Khurshid, said that India is worried over poll related violence in Bangladesh. The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and its allies have organised a nationwide protest, demanding postponement of poll dates till an agreement is reached with the government on the formation of a caretaker government. It has led to massive violence in the country and deaths of dozens of people. New Delhi has appealed to its neighbour to ensure peace and stability. Nov 30, 2013

Not playing politics over sexual assault case against Tarun Tejpal: BJP

New Delhi, Nov 30 (ANI): The BJP on Saturday claimed it is not politicizing the sexual assault case against Founder Editor of Tehelka Magazine, Tarun Tejpal. BJP leader Kirti Azad appreciated the victim for coming in front and protesting against the crime. The bail hearing of Tejpal, is underway in a Goa court. Mr Tejpal will be arrested if he does not get anticipatory bail by the court today. Nov 30, 2013