Congress in disarray over general election due by May

Mumbai, Dec 14 (ANI): Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said he is not sure of a ‘solid majority in the Parliament’ in the general elections after the ruling Congress suffered a bruising defeat in state assembly polls in four key states. Chidambaram was speaking in a panel discussion at 20th anniversary of National Stock Exchange (NSE) (December 14) in India’s commercial capital, Mumbai. Dec 14, 2013

Plane carrying Mandela's body arrives in Mthatha

The plane carrying Nelson Mandela's body arrives in Mthatha, South Africa. Well-wishers and mourners welcome the coffin and line the roads as they wait for Mandela's body to arrive for burial in his childhood home. Duration: 01:04 Dec 14, 2013

Colombians rally against ousting of Bogota Mayor

Supporters of dismissed Bogota Mayor Gustavo Petro take part in a demonstration after he was removed from office by the Attorney General and barred for 15 years, due to a scandal involving city garbage collection. Duration: 00:33 Dec 14, 2013

Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai pushes India for arms wish-list

New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): Afghanistan President, Hamid Karzai who is on a four-day visit to India to discuss bilateral issues, including Afghanistan's request for military hardware, on Saturday said he appreciated the positive attitude of India in all respects. Dec 14, 2013

Spat with V K Singh due to his divertion from Lokpal bill: Gopal Rai

New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): Aam Aadmi party leader, Gopal Rai who on Friday was asked by Anna Hazare to keep away from his fasting site after he got involved in a spat with former Army Chief Gen V K Singh, today said that it was pre decided that the platform will be used only to talk about Lokpal but Gen VK Singh diverted the topic. Rai also added that after staying in Ralegan Siddhi for two days, it was evident that people are trying to pressurize Anna to accept Lokpal bill. Dec 14, 2013

Our policy of peace must not be taken as weakness: Antony on Pak

Dehradun, Dec 14 (ANI): Union Defence Minister, AK Antony on Saturday stressed that India’s policy of peace towards its neighbours must not be taken as its weakness, and that India was fully capable of giving a befitting reply to anyone when it comes to national security. Dec 14, 2013

Nelson Mandela's 'long walk' nears its end

Nelson Mandela embarked on the final leg of his exceptional 95-year journey on Saturday, with his remains on their way to be returned to his rural childhood home for traditional burial. Duration: 00:55 Dec 14, 2013

Kejriwal meets LG; asks Congress, BJP to respond on AAP's letter - Part - 1

New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday met Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung. Kejriwal said that AAP will form government in Delhi after getting response from the BJP and the Congress on all issues raised by his party. AAP has written letters to BJP chief Rajnath Singh and Congress chairperson Sonia Gandhi over unconditional support for passing Janlokpal Bill. Dec 14, 2013

We are supporting AAP to save people from re election: Congress

New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): Congress leader, Bhakta Charan Das on Saturday spoke about Congress supporting AAP in forming government in Delhi and said that it is now AAP's responsibility to fulfill the promises they have done during elections. He further said that his party is supporting AAP to save people from the burden of fresh election. Dec 14, 2013

If AAP is getting support then it should form government: BJD

New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): BJD leader, Jay Panda on Saturday criticized AAP for not forming government even after getting support from others and said that if someone is giving unconditional support to AAP then it is wrong not to form government. Dec 14, 2013

Shivraj Singh Chouhan takes oath as Madhya Pradesh CM

Bhopal, Dec 14 (ANI): BJP leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday took the oath of office as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, for the third consecutive term. Chouhan led BJP to a massive win in Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls. BJP leaders Narendra Modi, Rajnath Singh, Uma Bharti and Sushma Swaraj were present during the ceremony. Dec 14, 2013