Gen Y most likely to text while driving

New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI) A new survey has shown that generation Y youngsters are more likely to text while driving. The poll of 2144 New Zealanders conducted by financial research and ratings company Canstar Blue found that respondents aged between 18 and 29 were the most likely to indulge in the dangerous practice. According to the company's general manager Derek Bonnar, almost 20 percent of Gen Ys regularly talked or texted while driving. The survey further showed that Gen Ys were also most likely to sneak a peek at their partner's phone, with 25 percent of those surveyed confessing to secretly looking through their partner's phone. Dec 31, 2013

Search on for Delhi Assembly Speaker as BJP refuses pro-tem post

New Delhi/Kaushambi, Dec 31 (ANI): The search for Delhi Assembly Speaker has intensified as the Bharatiya Janata Party has refused to take up the post of pro-tem Speaker of the House. Meanwhile, Aam Aadmi Party leaders will meet on either on Tuesday night or Wednesday morning to decide on the Speaker. Dec 31, 2013

Patience needed to solve diplomatic row: JD (U) on Khobragade issue

New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): Commenting on the soaring ties between India and the US over Indian Diplomat Devyani Khobragade’s arrest, JD (U) chief Sharad Yadav on Tuesday said that the matter needs to be dealt with patiently. Yadav said that a single case should not be responsible for ruining the relations between the two countries. Dec 31, 2013

PM to address media on Jan 3, might project Rahul Gandhi as Cong's PM Candidate

New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will address a press conference at 11 a.m. on January 3 at the National Media Centre in New Delhi. Friday's press conference will be Singh's second such interaction with the media in his second term as the Prime Minister, which began in May 2009. Dec 31, 2013

Muzzafarnagar has been unfortunately divided by Samajwadi Party: Kamal Farooqui

New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): Former Samajwadi Party Leader, Kamal Farooqui on Tuesday slammed Samajwadi Party and its supremo, Mulayam Singh Yadav saying that it’s very unfortunate that the Akhilesh Yadav government instead of trying to put the house in order in Muzzafarnagar is blaming media. He further slammed SP Government saying that the entire area has been unfortunately divided by these politicians. Dec 31, 2013

Santosh Hegde on AAP's national prospect

Bangalore, Dec 31 (ANI): Talking about the AAP's national prospect in the 2014 general election, former Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde on Tuesday said that it is right now not clear whether what happened in Delhi is going to be an All India scenario. Hegde however added that AAP's popularity is a wakeup call for the other parties. Dec 31, 2013

Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind Chief Mahmood Madani distributes relief supplies to Muzaffarnagar riot-victims

Muzaffarnagar, Dec 31 (ANI): Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind Chief Mahmood Madani on Monday distributed relief supplies to Muzaffarnagar riot-victims languishing in the relief camps in Shamli district, where more than 34 children have died due to lack of basic amenities to fight the cold weather conditions. Slamming the state government, Madani said that the Chief Minister of the state has failed to fulfill his responsibilities towards the victims and the people are suffering due to discrimination. Dec 31, 2013

After water, power next for Kejriwal; Congress reacts

New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): Even as all eyes are set on the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) whether it would deliver on its poll promise of reducing the power tariff by 50 percent in the national capital, the Congress on Tuesday reacted to the same. Dec 31, 2013

North India shivers as cold wave intensifies

Uttar Pradesh/ Rajasthan, Dec 31 (ANI): North India continued to reel under severe cold wave and foggy conditions on Tuesday with no sign of abating as a fresh spell of mild snowfall lashed hills of Himachal Pradesh while mercury in several parts of the state and Kashmir dipped as low as minus 15 degree Celsius. Icy winds as a result of spell of snowfall in the hills around Christmas time have influenced many parts of northern India. Dec 31, 2013

Manish Sisodia interacts with people on a ride in Delhi Metro

New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): Delhi Urban Development Minister, Manish Sisodia on Tuesday took a ride in Delhi Metro and also communicated with the fellow passengers. Sisodia on his ride said that interacting with people helps him in knowing the problems of the people. He further said that AAP has paved a new way and said that he hopes that other parties do it too. Dec 31, 2013

Indian student attacked in Australia, Politicos react

New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): Even as an Indian student in the Australian city of Melbourne has gone into coma after being brutally beaten up by a group of people, politicos in India joined in unison condemning the incident. Dec 31, 2013