Snooping row is no more state issue: Manish Tewari

New Delhi, Dec 02 (ANI): Hitting out at the BJP and its Prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi over snoopgate, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister, Manish Tewari on Monday said that the snooping row is no more a state issue. Talking to mediapersons in New Delhi, he also said that if BJP has nothing to hide then they should not run away from an investigation. The Centre on Sunday said that it will inquire into alleged misuse of state machinery in Gujarat in the wake of alleged "snooping" on a woman from the state allegedly at the behest of Amit Shah, a close aide of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Dec 2, 2013

BJP scared of AAP popularity: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Dec 02 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener Arvind Kejriwal on Monday countered Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley's claims saying their statements will not decide the fate of the Delhi elections on December 4. Earlier today, Swaraj in a press conference had said that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is a part of congress and any vote given to the AAP will indirectly go to Congress. Dec 2, 2013

J&K: Encounter between security forces & militants underway in Handwara

Handwara, Dec 02 (ANI): A fierce encounter between suspected militants and security forces is underway in Handwara, Jammu and Kashmir resulting in the panic among the civil population. Following a tipoff, the personnel of SOG, 21 and 30 RR cordoned off the area in Haremohalla, Rajpoura in Handwara resulting in the encounter. Heavy exchange of fire is going on in the area between the holed up militants and the forces. Dec 2, 2013

Militants attack police patrol party in Kashmir, kills one

Srinagar, Dec 02 (ANI): One police officer was killed and two other injured after some unidentified militants attacked a patrol party in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. According to media reports, militants opened fire at a police patrol party killing a Station House Officer (SHO), Sub-Inspector Shabir Ahmad. Dec 2, 2013

Gajak industry in Aligarh brings together all faiths

Aligarh, Dec 02 (ANI): Aligarh, located in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh is one of the important commercial centers of the country and houses many big and small business establishments. The city besides being known for locks has also carved out a niche for itself in the production of Gajak, a dry sweet made up of jaggery and sesame seeds. Harmony between Hindu and Muslim workers here is considered to be the main reason behind the industry's success. Dec 2, 2013

Israeli hacking school trains cyber warriors

Three hooded hackers hunch over their computer screens in the control room at Israel's new state-of-the-art "Cyber Gym", where IT and infrastructure company employees train to defend against cyber attacks. Duration: 01:00 Dec 2, 2013

French troops to tackle C. Africa violence

More than 200 French troops begin the task of boosting efforts to halt the violence in the Central African Republic as rebels withdrew from the capital Bangui. Duration: 00:47 Dec 2, 2013

Fans mourn 'Fast and Furious' star Paul Walker

Fans and fellow actors mourn the death of Paul Walker, best known as undercover agent Brian O'Connor in the "Fast and Furious" action movies, in a car crash in California. Duration: 00:42 Dec 2, 2013

Wrong to say BJP soft on Article 370: Sushma

New Delhi, Dec 02 (ANI): Senior BJP Leader, Sushma Swaraj on Monday said that just because their party PM Candidate, Narendra Modi asked for a debate over Article 370 of the constitution, it didn’t mean that the party was soft on the issue. Dec 2, 2013

BJP condemns Shinde's call for probe in snooping case

New Delhi/ Lucknow / Ahmedabad, Dec 02 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday criticized Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde for calling an inquiry into alleged misuse of state machinery in Gujarat in the wake of alleged “snooping” on a woman from the state allegedly at the behest of former Gujarat home minister Amit Shah, a close aide of BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Dec 2, 2013

Croatia rejects gay marriage in referendum

A strong majority in staunchly Catholic Croatia votes to outlaw same-sex marriage in a referendum sought by a Church-backed group but strongly opposed by rights groups, nearly complete official results showed. Duration: 01:34 Dec 2, 2013

Delhi polls: Political Parties make one final attempt to woo voters

New Delhi, Dec 02 (ANI): The political heads of various political parties were seen making one last attempt to woo voters for the upcoming Delhi polls as the election campaigning entered its final day on Monday. Delhi is scheduled to go for Assembly polls on December 04. While campaigning with his party workers and supporters, Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal, said that he is not worried to resort to any last minute attempts to lure his voter base. Dec 2, 2013