Naxals threaten local businessmen in Jagdalpur area of Chhattisgarh

Jagdalpur, Nov 28 (ANI): Local businessmen and shopkeepers in Kukanaar village live in fear as naxals enforce their own laws and extort money from them. The rebels put their own price tags on goods sold by shopkeepers and ask them for their share of profit. Those who ignore their diktat, face tough punishment. The rebels pose as `messiahs’ of tribal farmers in Chhattisgarh and they ask local traders to buy produce at the price fixed by them. This causes problems for the government in implementing the rule of law. Nov 28, 2013

Police arrest five Maoists in Bihar

Gaya, Nov 28 (ANI): Acting on a tip off, the police and security forces in Bihar nabbed five Maoists and recovered arms from the rebels. The arrests took place in Gaya district of Bihar, which is a stronghold of the rebels. Earlier this month, a joint team of the state police and paramilitary forces had seized a large quantity of explosives from a Maoist hideout in a forest in Jamui district. Divulging details, Senior Superintendent of Police, Nishant Tiwari, said that the Maoists were arrested from different locations in the district. Nov 28, 2013

Lehar weakened further, but will hit Helen affected victims again: NDMA

New Delhi, Nov 28 (ANI): The cyclone Lehar before crossing the Andhra Pradesh coast weakened further on Thursday and is now expected to cross the state as depression, said NDMA Vice-Chairman M Shashidhar Reddy. He said that the bad news is that the cyclone will hit the same part of the region and same victims who were affected by the cyclone Helen which hit the state earlier. Nov 28, 2013

BJP hits back at Kapil Sibal

New Delhi, Nov 28 (ANI): Hitting back at Law Minister Kapil Sibal, BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said that Sibal cannot have a debate with the BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Prasad further said that Sibal can have a debate with him if he wants. Earlier in the day, Sibal had slammed Modi for praising himself and making tall claims about Gujarat's model of development. Nov 28, 2013

BJP leaders protest outside Shoma's residence, defaces her name plate

New Delhi/ Patna/ Kanpur, Nov 28 (ANI): BJP workers on Thursday protested and shouted slogans outside Tehelka's former Managing Editor Shoma Chaudhury, demanding her arrest for allegedly covering up the sexual assault case filed against the magazine's Editor Tarun Tejpal by a woman journalist. Number of BJP workers held demonstration outside her Saket residence in South Delhi. BJP leader Vijay Jolly even went to the extent of inking her name plate outside her residence and wrote 'accused' on the same. Nov 28, 2013

Italian parliament expels defiant Berlusconi

Following the decision to expel former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi from Italian parliament, certain residents of Rome said they hoped it would mark a new beginning for the country. Duration:01:21 Nov 28, 2013

BJP's attempt to politicize Tehelka case unfortunate, shows their mindset: Congress

New Delhi, Nov 28 (ANI): After BJP leader lashed out at Congress Union Minister as "shielding" Tehelka Editor Tarun Tejpal in the sexual assault case, Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala said that the opposition's attempt to politicize the issue is very unfortunate and that it shows their mindset. The lashing comes after allegations of BJP's involvement in the case. Further, Surjewala said that it is the state government's responsibility to ensure speedy trial in the case. Nov 28, 2013

BJP confident for Delhi polls, says AAP won't win even single seat

New Delhi, Nov 28 (ANI): As the Delhi Assembly polls are nearing, BJP leader Nitin Gadkari remained confident of the same and said that the election is between the BJP and Congress and that AAP won't win even a single seat whatsoever. He said that the BJP will win two-thirds of the majority and AAP can mostly get 2 to 3 seats. Nov 28, 2013

Hong Kong catches its breath amid the chaos

Life in Hong Kong is fast and frenzied but, with a shift in perspective, the chaos can appear to slow down just enough for the city to catch its breath. Duration: 04:38 Nov 28, 2013

Shoma Chaudhury resigns, faces flak from activists

Panaji/ New Delhi/ Mumbai, Nov 28 (ANI): Activists continued to lash out at the Tehelka Managing Editor Shoma Chaudhury, hours after she resigned amid allegations that she handled a young journalist's complaint of sexual assault against Editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal irresponsibly. Nov 28, 2013

Shoma resigned due to fear of arrest: Nirmala Samant

New Delhi, Nov 28 (ANI): NCW Member Nirmala Samant on Thursday lashed out at the Managing Editor of Tehelka, Shoma Chaudhury and alleged that she resigned as she does not doesn't want to cooperate even with the police. Samant also said that Shoma may be fearing arrest and that’s why she resigned from Tehelka. Nov 28, 2013

Tejpal terribly wrong in saying BJP is prejudiced against him: N Ram

Chennai, Nov 28 (ANI): Veteran journalist and former editor of ‘The Hindu’ newspaper, N Ram, on Thursday condemned the sexual assault incident involving Tehelka magazine editor in chief Tarun Tejpal, and said that the latter is terribly wrong in saying the BJP is prejudiced against him. He also hit out at managing editor Shoma Chaudhury who resigned from her post on Thursday. Nov 28, 2013