Gunman in deadly attack on Thai opposition rally

A gunman opens fire at an opposition rally in Thailand in a deadly attack that has inflamed tensions in the politically divided kingdom, where anti-government protesters have wreaked fresh havoc in election preparations. Dec 28, 2013

Arvind Kejriwal swears-in as Delhis seventh Chief Minister

New Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI): Anti-corruption champion Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday took oath as Delhi's youngest ever chief minister at Ramlila Ground. With thousands cheering at the ‘historic win’ against corruption, Kejriwal sworn in to abide by the duties and responsibilities of Delhi’s Chief Minister and to keep the secrecy of the same maintained. Dec 28, 2013

AAP ministers take oath at Ramlila Ground

New Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI): AAP leaders on Saturday took oath following Arvind Kejriwal who sworn-in as Delhi’s new Chief Minister, forming an all new government in the national capital. Kejriwal’s cabinet included his close aide Manish Sisodia, Rakhi Birla, Somnath Bharti, Saurabh Bhardwaj, Girish Soni and Satyendra Jain, who took oath as cabinet ministers. Dec 28, 2013

Confident that Arvind Kejriwal will govern well: Anna Hazare

Ralegan Siddhi, Dec 28 (ANI): Anti-Corruption Crusader Anna Hazare on Saturday congratulated Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal and his MLAs for taking oath. He further said that he is confident that Arvind Kejriwal will govern well. Dec 28, 2013

Cleaning corrupt government required stepping in muck: Kejriwal - Part 1

New Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI): After taking oath as Delhi’s seventh Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that cleaning the corrupt government required stepping inside the muck. He said that the solutions to the problem of Delhi people will find its way through combined effort of the party as well as the people of Delhi. He also requested his party workers never to be arrogant on the powers gained by the party and always remain humble. Further, he also appreciated BJP leader Harshvardhan and said that unlike his party, he is a nice and humble man. Kejriwal also talked about tactics to get hold of all the bribe takers in the system. Dec 28, 2013

Cleaning corrupt government required stepping in muck: Kejriwal - Part 2

New Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI): After taking oath as Delhi’s seventh Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that cleaning the corrupt government required stepping inside the muck. He said that the solutions to the problem of Delhi people will find its way through combined effort of the party as well as the people of Delhi. He also requested his party workers never to be arrogant on the powers gained by the party and always remain humble. Further, he also appreciated BJP leader Harshvardhan and said that unlike his party, he is a nice and humble man. Kejriwal also talked about tactics to get hold of all the bribe takers in the system. Dec 28, 2013

Kejriwal takes oath as Delhi CM; politicos react

New Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI): Politicos, BJP President Rajnath Singh, Congress Spokesperson Shakeel Ahmed and JD (U) Leader KC Tyagi on Saturday congratulated Aam Aadmi Party and Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal for taking oath and forming government in Delhi. They hoped that Kejriwal provides a stable government in Delhi. Dec 28, 2013

No hope for AAP led Delhi government running for long: Ramdev

Bangalore, Dec 28 (ANI): Yoga guru, Baba Ramdev on Saturday congratulated Aam Aadmi Party and Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal for forming government in Delhi; however, he reiterated that there was no hope for the AAP-led Delhi government running for long. He further said that Kejriwal did a mistake by taking support of Congress and instead he should have formed the government with the help of BJP. Dec 28, 2013

Beant Singh's assassins released on 28 days parole

Chandigarh, Dec 28 (ANI): Former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh's assassins were released on Thursday on 28 days parole from Burail Jail in Chandigarh. Shamsher Singh and Lakhwinder Singh were given life sentences for their role in the assassination of Beant Singh on August 31, 1995 outside the Punjab civil secretariat in Chandigarh after a suicide bomber triggered the explosive tied in a belt around his waist. An elated Shamsher Singh thanked media and former terrorist Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa, who has been fasting in Amritsar demanding their release. Dec 28, 2013

Muzaffarnagar riot-hit victims challenge govt to face cold after UP secy remark

Muzaffarnagar, Dec 28 (ANI): Muzaffarnagar riot-hit victims languishing in relief camps rubbished state government’s report, which stated that death of 34 children in the camp was not due to cold. Victims, on Friday criticised the report of a fact-finding committee that claimed death of children in the camp was not only because of cold but also due to other health and circumstantial problems in the camps. The victims also challenged authorities to come out and experience cold weather. Another riot victim, Sewuman, who lost her girl due to cold weather, also challenged the report of the provincial government. Dec 28, 2013

Bollywood mourns at Farooq Sheikh's death

Mumbai, Dec 28 (ANI): Expressing sorrow over Farooq Sheikh's sudden death, Bollywood veteran actor Suresh Oberoi and Director Madhur Bhandarkar said that Farooq was a great human being and his death is a big loss for the industry. Further they said that he will always stay in the hearts of people. Farooq suffered a heart attack while he was holidaying with his family in Dubai. Dec 28, 2013

Salman Khurshid assured all help to arrested journalist in Sri Lanka

New Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI): India’s Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid, said that the union government would extend all possible help to arrested journalist in Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan police has arrested a freelance Indian journalist, Prabhakaran, for clicking pictures of sensitive installations on a tourist visa. He is being questioned in Colombo. The Indian envoy has been informed of the developments. Sri Lankan police revealed that an Indian national was arrested on charges of filming a military installation in Kilinochchi, stronghold of former Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). Dec 28, 2013