Sushma Swaraj appeals MP to vote for BJP

Mandla, Nov 23 (ANI): While addressing a rally in Mandwa constituency of Madhya Pradesh, BJP leder Sushma Swaraj appealed the people to vote for the party. Swaraj talked about successful implementation of the promises done earlier and also about the promises that will be kept post elections if BJP come back to power. Nov 23, 2013

PDP's Mehbooba Mufti blames Omar for youth unemployment

Srinagar, Nov 23 (ANI): People's Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti has criticized the Omar Abdullah-led National Conference-Congress Government for taking away job opportunities from the youth and reinstating old people. While addressing media persons Mufti said that chief minister Omar Abdullah is giving extension to old people instead of recruiting youth in the state. She added that the state government is re-employing elderly people for wrong-doings and also held ruling Congress party responsible. Nov 23, 2013

Arvind Kejriwal on IRS letter

New Delhi, Nov 23 (ANI): The Indian Revenue Service (IRS) Association has shot off a letter to Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal for his remarks that an ordinary income tax inspector makes Rs 1 crore a year and that he could also have earned crores of rupees as income-tax commissioner had he not resigned to embrace social work. The letter also says that such utterances were unnecessarily damaging the image of the fine service. The Association also refuted Kejriwal's claims that he worked as a commissioner of income tax, saying his batch has still not been promoted to that rank. Meanwhile, reacting over this Kejriwal said that this is also a conspiracy against him and he thinks the letter was sent to him on the directions of the Congress party. Nov 23, 2013

Bangladesh Nationalist Party threatens to paralyse country over caretaker government

Dhaka, Nov 23 (ANI): The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has threatened to paralyse the country if the schedule of Parliament polls is declared without formation of a caretaker government. BNP secretary general, Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, declared that the BNP and its allies would stage protest rallies across the country on November 24 to press their demand. Earlier, Election Commissioner Shah Nawaz said the schedule of the polls might be declared on November 25. Nov 23, 2013

Narendra Modi unfit to be PM: V Narayanasamy

Chennai, Nov 23 (ANI): Hitting out at BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Minister of State in the PMO V Narayanasamy said on Friday that Modi will not have an impact as he has no vision or agenda for the country and he only knows how to abuse. He also said that Modi is unfit for the post of Prime Minister. Nov 23, 2013

Khurshid slams Narendra Modi for allowing felicitation of Muzaffarnagar riots accused

New Delhi, Nov 23 (ANI): Union External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday targeted BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for not opposing the party's decision to felicitate MPs accused of inciting violence in Muzaffarnagar during his rally in Agra. The legislators, Sangeet Som and Suresh Rana were felicitated at Modi's rally before Modi arrived to address the rally. Som and Rana are currently out on bail. Nov 23, 2013

Dallas commemorates JFK's assassination 50 years later

In contrast to the sunny skies that warmed Dallas the day President John F. Kennedy was shot some 50 years ago, a chilling drizzle fell on the crowds that gathered to remember him Friday. Duration: 00:46 Nov 22, 2013

Norwegian prodigy Carlsen claims world chess title

Norwegian prodigy Magnus Carlsen claimed the world chess title on Friday in emphatic style, dethroning India's Viswanathan Anand after a one-sided series and becoming the first Western champion since 1975. Duration: 00:44 Nov 22, 2013

Negotiators see some progress in Geneva nuclear talks

After a one-hour meeting between EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday morning, Catherine Ashton's spokesman Michael Mann said they had "useful" and "intensive" session. Duration: 00:41 Nov 22, 2013

Iraq Sunni mosques shut down in wake of deadly attacks

Attacks mostly targeting Sunni-majority areas of Iraq killed 13 people on Friday as the minority community shuttered countless mosques nationwide, complaining that security forces were failing to provide adequate protection. Duration: 00:44 Nov 22, 2013