Gujarat CAG report: Congress sees everything in Gujarat in bad light, says Naqvi

New Delhi, Oct 05 (ANI): After CAG report in Gujarat stated that every third child in Gujarat is malnourished and underweight, BJP Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that Congress sees everything in Gujarat in a bad light and their eyes are closed to see any development in the state. Further, talking about BJD President Naveen Patnaik’s statement on Narendra Modi, Naqvi said that every party has their own stands and principles, but the decision will come based on the likes and dislikes of the people and the nation has accepted Modi. Oct 5, 2013

Bangladesh academician points at enmity between BNPand Awami League ahead of elections

Dhaka, Oct 05 (ANI): As tensions mounted ahead of the general elections, Bangladesh academician, Fakrul Alam, said on Friday that the politics of the country was based on the enmity between the two leading political parties, the ruling Awami League led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the Bangladesh National Party (BNP) headed by Begum Khaleda Zia. Alam also said that a caretaker government was no longer possible under the present constitution. Alam also said that the government led by Hasina was inclined to promote Islam. Oct 5, 2013

Telangana row: Jaganmohan Reddy to begin indefinite fast from today

Vishakhapatnam, Oct 05 (ANI): YSR Congress party president YS Jaganmohan Reddy will launch an indefinite fast in Hyderabad from Saturday in protest against the decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh by carving out a Telangana state. Reddy will fast in front of the YSR Congress office and urge the central government to withdraw its decision. Reddy's party is expecting a massive turnout for the protest fast from the other two regions of the state, Rayalaseema and coastal Andhra Pradesh, jointly known as "Seemandhra". Oct 5, 2013

Gujarat CAG report: None states under BJP in good condition, says Rita Bahuguna

New Delhi, Oct 05 (ANI): After the CAG in Gujarat said in its report that every third child in the state is underweight, President of Congress unit in UP, Rita Bahuguna said that BJP is expert in lying and that none of the states under its governance is in a good situation. Further, Bahuguna said that there is no scope of growth in the state and that dalits and tribals are in pathetic condition in the state. She also said that BJP does false advertisements to befool people. Oct 5, 2013

BJP confident of winning Chhattisgarh again: Raman Singh

Raipur, Oct 05 (ANI): Hoping for peaceful elections in the state, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh asserted that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would definitely form the government again. Earlier on Friday Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath announced the polling dates for five states, including Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Mizoram. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ruled Chhattisgarh would be the first state to go to polls. Oct 5, 2013

CAG report on Gujarat exposes Modi's tall claims: CPI

New Delhi, Oct 05 (ANI): Reacting to CAG report that has stated that every third child in Gujarat is underweight, CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta on Saturday said that if Gujarat Chief minister Narendra Modi is unable to take care of malnutrition in his state then how he will solve poverty issues of the country if he becomes the Prime Minister. Speaking to mediapersons in New Delhi, he also said that the report exposes Modi's tall claims. Oct 5, 2013

Gujarat CAG Report: Narendra Modi should take care of Gujarat first and then think about country, sa

New Delhi, Oct 05 (ANI): Talking about the CAG report on Gujarat which speaks of malnourished and underweight children in the State, Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi should take care of Gujarat first and then think about the country. The CAG report came even when Modi is giving examples of and iis bragging about the Gujarat model of development in the country. Talking about BJP's search for an ally, Agarwal said that it is very evident from this only that when a party is searching for an ally instead of getting an ally, how strong or weak it might be. Agarwal also rubbished the 'Modi affect' and said that there is no Modi factor for public as such. Oct 5, 2013

Juicing your veggies, LA's latest food craze

Juice fasts are a hot trend in esoteric and hipster Los Angeles with an increasing number of expensive juice bars -- where the juice is pressed, not blended -- sprouting up around the world's movie capital. Duration: 02:02 Oct 4, 2013

Merkel's defeated foes to continue coalition talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and her defeated centre-left election rivals on Friday agreed to push on with courtship talks that could lead to a "grand coalition" governing Europe's economic powerhouse. Duration: 0:57 Oct 4, 2013

Faithful react as Pope Francis makes Assisi pilgrimage

Pope Francis on Friday called for the Catholic Church and its faithful to rid themselves of earthly concerns like St Francis of Assisi during a pilgrimage to the saint's Italian hometown. He also greeted members of the public. Duration: 00:50 Oct 4, 2013

UNHCR: Human rights abuses behind Lampedusa tragedy

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says they are doing what they can to work with authorities and refugees to prevent further disasters on the scale of the one in Lampedusa. Duration: 0:53 Oct 4, 2013