Omar urges Pakistan to respect ceasefire along the border

Jammu and Kashmir, Nov 4 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday demanded Pakistan to respect ceasefire along the border while he stressed on the dialogue between the nuclear-armed neighbours over the truce violations and infiltration. Speaking to media after inaugurating the Civil Secretariat Office in the state's winter capital Jammu, Abdullah said dialogue is the only option to resolve Kashmir issue. During the conference, Abdullah also urged the separatist forces to negotiate for talks. Nov 4, 2013

Rahul Gandhi seeks one more week's time to reply to EC notice, draws flak from BJP

New Delhi, Nov 04 (ANI): Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Monday sought one more week's time to reply to the Election Commission's notice on a complaint of alleged violation of model code of conduct drawing the flak of the complainant the BJP. The Election Commission has issued a notice to Rahul Gandhi for his speeches in Churu, Rajasthan on October 23 and Indore, Madhya Pradesh on October 24. Nov 4, 2013

Kalraj Mishra on Muzaffarnagar rape case

Lucknow, Nov 04 (ANI): Reacting to the gang rape incident in Muzaffarnagar BJP’s senior leader Kalraj Mishra on Monday slammed the UP Government for their complete failure in providing security to the people especially to the down trodden classes. He added that the riots, rapes and communal feuds are the result of the incapability of the government. Nov 4, 2013

Opinion polls have become joke, should be stopped: Digvijay Singh

New Delhi, Nov 04 (ANI): Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Monday backed Election Commission's (EC) views on restricting publication and dissemination of opinion polls during elections. Talking to mediapersons in New Delhi he said that the opinion polls have become a joke and should be stopped. He also said that such polls are incorrect, lack credibility and could be manipulated by vested interests. Nov 4, 2013

Kashmiris observe Black day against occupation by Pakistan

Muzaffarabad, Nov 04: Kashmiris across the world observe October 22nd as “Black Day” to protest the invasion of their homeland by Pakistan. In Muzzaffarabad city of Azad Kashmir a large number of nationalists gathered to raise their voice against the illegal occupation by recalling the brutalities of the Pakistani troops during the unprovoked aggression. Nov 4, 2013

Militant attack in Assam: Death toll increases to seven

Guwahati, Nov 04 (ANI): Death toll in the attack by suspected Garo National Liberation Army insurgents on a group of people in Assam’s Goalpara district has risen to seven. Talking to mediapersons in Guwahati, A P Raut, ADG (Law & Order), Assam Police said that six persons were gunned down on the spot, while 10 others were seriously injured with one of them succumbing to his wounds on the way to hospital. Meanwhile, security measures have been intensified in the district and the near by areas following the incident. Nov 4, 2013

Today Omar, soon everyone will accept Modis influence: BJP

Kolkata/New Delhi, Nov 04 (ANI): Reacting over Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s statement that it would be wrong to deny any Narendra Modi influence in the elections, the BJP on Monday said that today Omar, soon everyone will accept Modi’s influence. Nov 4, 2013

Bangladesh PM urges opposition to withdraw strike, calls for dialogue

Dhaka, Nov 04 (ANI): Bangladesh Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina urged opposition to end their strike and called for a dialogue as the two main parties are hurtling towards a showdown that could delay or even derail elections due by January. Addressing a grand rally in Dhaka's Suhrawardi, Hasina insisted the opposition leader to withdraw the 60-hour strike. Nov 4, 2013

Tribunal awards death sentence to two non-resident citizens for Bangladesh war crimes

Dhaka, Nov 04 (ANI): Bangladesh special war crimes tribunal awarded death sentence to its two non-resident citizens for killing large number of people during 1971 liberation war. The special court in Dhaka awarded death penalty to Chowdhury Mueenuddin and Ashrafuzzaman Khan for their killing intellectuals of the country at that time. Nov 4, 2013

Can't deny Narendra Modi effect, but 'wave' an exaggeration: Omar

Jammu, Nov 04 (ANI): Reacting to the BJP's claim that there was a 'wave' of their PM Candidate, Narendra Modi hitting the country by storm, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah on Monday said that it was an exaggeration, however, one can't deny a definite Modi effect in the country. Nov 4, 2013

Omar says wrong to deny any Modi influence in elections, JD (U) agrees

New Delhi, Nov 04 (ANI): Janata Dal (United), leader Shivanand Tiwari who recently praised Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday agreed with Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's view that it would be wrong to deny any Narendra Modi influence in the elections. Talking to mediapersons in New Delhi, he said that Modi has emerged as a big leader and the Congress party is finding difficult to fight with him. Nov 4, 2013

Six killed in militant attack in Assam

Goalpara, Nov 04 (ANI): At least six persons were killed and ten others injured when suspected Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) militants opened fire on a group of people gambling on the occasion of Diwali in Assam's Goalpara district last night. According to reports, the incident took place at Gendabari village under Agia PoliceStation. Nov 4, 2013

Sexual Assault: South actor Shweta Menon withdraws complaint

Bangalore, Nov 04 (ANI): Malayalam film actor Shweta Menon has withdrawn her complaint of molestation against Congress MP N Peethambara Kurup after the 71-year-old leader tendered a personal apology to her. The move came hours after he was booked by the police for molesting Menon at a function on Friday evening at the venue of President's Trophy boat race in Kollam. Nov 4, 2013