Assamese girl raped in Delhi, DCW calls its 'unfortunate and shameful'

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Talking about a rape case of an Assamese girl in Mahipalpur area of Delhi, DCW Chief Barkha Singh said that the incident is very unfortunate and shameful. Singh said that several such incidents are taking place in the national capital since the recent past and there must be strict laws against such crimes, which must be implemented too. Feb 23, 2014

No place for pride or anger in politics: Rahul Gandhi

Dehradun, Feb 23 (ANI): Taking a dig at BJP's Prime Minesterial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday, Congress vice President Rahul Gandhi said that there is no place for pride or anger in politics. Addressing a rally in Dehradun, he said that the BJP did not have the vision to rule the country. Feb 23, 2014

Senior Journalist on Al-Qaeda Chief Ayman Al-Zawahiri's alleged video message calling for 'intifada'

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Bangladesh's Rapid Action Battalion has arrested a man who was circulating Al-Qaeda Chief Ayman Al-Zawahiri's alleged video message calling for 'intifada' or uprising against secular forces in the country. This development has sent shock waves across Bangladesh and if proved could have serious implications on the national security of Bangladesh and even India. Feb 23, 2014

LS Polls: Akhilesh flags off SP cycle rally to woo voters

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Ahead of upcoming general elections due by May this year, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav rode a bicycle as he flagged off a cycle rally organized by the Samajwadi Party in New Delhi on Sunday to woo voters. Enthusiastic party workers and supporters gathered in huge numbers wearing red boat shaped caps and waving the party's flag to boost the confidence of the cycle riders who would cover the distance between Delhi and Lucknow in two weeks. Feb 23, 2014

Arvind Kejriwal takes on Modi and Rahul, alleges them to be in Ambani's pockets

Rohtak, Feb 23 (ANI): Launching its national campaign in Rohtak, AAP Convener Arvind Kejriwal lashed out at Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi and said that they are in the pockets and under control of Mukesh Ambani. Kejriwal also took jibe at Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and accused him of land scams in the state. The former Delhi chief minister also challenged political parties saying that he will quit politics if any of them can function as much as AAP and bring changes as much as them. Feb 23, 2014

Worlds oldest man credits simple diet for his long life

Korba, Feb 23 (ANI): Born in 1896, world’s oldest man, 118-year- old Premsai Patel, native of a remote village, attributed his long, healthy life to fresh green vegetables, pulses and a strict vegetarian diet. Patel, A retired government teacher, lives in Korba district of Chhattisgarh where he starts each day by reciting verses from the sacred Hindu scripture ‘Ramcharitmanas’ which he says ‘purifies one’s body and the soul’. Patel, lives with in a big joint family of sons, daughters- in- law and their children. Born in 1896, Patel is a living testimony of the heydays of Indian kings and British rule. A woman relative, Ghana Bai, said that Patel believes in living a happy and contented life and therefore, eats and drinks simple food without suffering the perils of old age. Feb 23, 2014

Maoists attack police station in Red corridor, kill one

Gaya, Feb 23 (ANI): Maoists attack district police station in ‘red corridor’ region, after a fierce gunbattle killing one cab driver and setting two trucks ablaze in Gaya city of Bihar. The cross-firing between red rebels and police started at around 11 pm at night and went on for a couple of hours. Kumar said that the number of Maoists who carried on the operation could not be estimated as the sudden attack came in the dead of the night. They tried to barge in the police station, but the counter attack by the security officials failed their attempts. A taxi driver, who was on a daily commute with a family from Odisha to Aurangabad, became victim of the rebel’s reckless violence. Feb 23, 2014

Huge cache of arms and ammunition recovered from Maoist hotbed

Giridih, Feb 23 (ANI): Police busted a Maoist operation in red corridor of Giridih district in Jharkhand and recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition. The district police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) launched a special joint operation from February 18 to February 22 to look out for any Maoist activity in the nearby hills. The team raided a bunker of the Maoists located over the area’s highest hill, forcing the latter to flee from the spot. Police seized 200 detonators, rifles, material used to make bombs, four belts, six uniforms, axes to cut through iron, tear gas grenades, Chinese grenades and a drill machine. Feb 23, 2014

Canadian team hail Sochi Olympic performance

Canada's Olympic team, currently lying third in the medal table with nine golds, on Sunday hailed a successful Winter Olympics in Sochi as the games prepared to close. Duration: 01:12 Feb 23, 2014

Ukraine at risk of splitting up: political analyst

A new era opened in Ukraine Sunday after a day of dramatic twists and turns that saw parliament vote to oust a defiant president and call early elections, and opposition icon Yulia Tymoshenko walk free. Duration: 01:13 Feb 23, 2014

Pawar's statement on Modi not to be taken seriously: Venkaiah Naidu

Hyderbad, Feb 23 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sharad Pawar's comments about BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi should not be taken seriously, and that the former was saying such things because he was closely associated with the Congress. Pawar on Saturday attacked the BJP prime ministerial candidate on the 2002 riots issue, saying the entire country has seen the "mass murders" that took place in Gujarat. Feb 23, 2014

Kejriwal would win 'Guinness World Record for lies': Congress

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): The Congress on Sunday kick started an 'expose-all' campaign against Delhi's former chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, whom it accused of abandoning the national capital at the mercy of bureaucrats to further his own political ambitions. Thousands of Congress workers assembled at Connaught Place's Central Park where a 20-foot effigy of Kejriwal's falsehood was burnt. Speaking at the site, Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee President Arvinder Singh Lovely said that if Guinness World Records had a category for lies, Kejriwal would win without any competition. Feb 23, 2014