Dr. Harshvardhan on Congress complaint to EC

New Delhi, Nov 11(ANI): BJP's Chief Ministerial candidate for New Delhi Dr. Harshvardhan on Monday defended himself after the Congress approached the Election Commission complaining that he had made distorted claims on polio eradication. Dr. Harshvardhan said that he actively participated in the Polio eradication programme and received many awards for it. The Congress is demanding cancellation of his nomination alleging that he has made wrong claims on polio eradication when he was the union health minister in Atal Behari Vajpayee's cabinet. Nov 11, 2013

Congress complaints to EC against Dr. Harshvardhan

New Delhi, Nov 11 (ANI): Congress leader Shakeel Ahmad on Monday said that his party has approached the Election Commission complaining that BJP's chief Ministerial candidate for Delhi Dr. Harsh Vardhan had made distorted claims on polio eradication. Congress is demanding cancellation of Dr Vardhan's nomination alleging that he has made wrong claims on polio eradication when he was the union health minister in Atal Bihari Vajpayee's cabinet. Nov 11, 2013

Weakened Typhoon Haiyan hits Vietnam

Typhoon Haiyan hits Vietnam, uprooting trees and tearing roofs off hundreds of homes, but sparing the country the widespread devastation wrought on the Philippines. Duration: 01:08 Nov 11, 2013

Baby born amid rubble of typhoon-hit town in Philippines

A baby is born amid the destruction of a typhoon-hit town in the Philippines as survivors grow increasingly desperate for aid in what is potentially the country's worst recorded natural disaster. Duration 01:19 Nov 11, 2013

Pakistani Taliban creates havoc in Gilgit Baltistan

Gilgit, Nov 11 : Despite the death of its commander Hakimullah Mehsud in a US drone strike, the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) is on a rampage in Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Kashmir. The TTP, an umbrella organization of various Islamist militant groups based in North Waziristan, is not only responsible for targeting Shias, but also for killing foreign tourists. The outlawed group recently issued a warning about targeting the Shia community in Gilgit Baltistan. Such open threats expose the inadequate security measures put in place by the administration for the safety of the people of Gilgit Baltistan. Nov 11, 2013

Government to probe AAP funding: Shinde

New Delhi, Nov 11 (ANI): Union Home Minister, Sushilkumar Shinde on Monday said that the Government was probing the source of funding of Aam Aadmi Party, after the Home Ministry received complaints of foreign funding to AAP. Nov 11, 2013

AAP ready for probe on source of party funds: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Nov 11 (ANI): AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said that AAP is ready for any kind of probe on the source of party funds. However, he also added that along with the AAP, the BJP and the Congress should also reveal their source of funding. Earlier in the day, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said that the government was probing complains that AAP was receiving funds in violation of FCRA. Nov 11, 2013

Chhattisgarh polls commences amidst security

Chhattisgarh, Nov 11 (ANI): People in Chhattisgarh cast their votes during the first phase of polling for the state assembly which started on Monday. Director General of Police of Raipur, Ram Niwas said that with the support of people and security forces, a micro level planning has been done at the polling booths. Officials assured strict policing in Maoist affected area during polls. The Rajnandgaon constituency is completely a Maoist-affected area while rest of the constituencies is partially affected. Nov 11, 2013

Govt looking into 'legitimacy' of CBI seriously and promptly: PM

New Delhi, Nov 11 (ANI): While addressing the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) conference on corruption in New Delhi Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said that the Government was looking into the matter of legitimacy of CBI seriously and promptly. Nov 11, 2013

Sensitive probes becoming topic of running media commentary, confidentiality vital: PM

New Delhi, Nov 11 (ANI): While addressing the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) conference on corruption in New Delhi Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said that sensitive probes were becoming the topic of running media commentary and that confidentiality was vital in some cases, while referring to exemption of CBI from RTI. Nov 11, 2013

Mumbai building fire kills four

Mumbai, Nov 11 (ANI): A seven-storey Slum Rehabilitation Area (SRA) building in Vikhroli area of Mumbai caught fire in the early hours of Monday killing four people and injuring atleast 10 others. As per officials, the fire erupted at around 2:30 at night in a meter cabin of the building, and is said to have spread through a wire in there. Four fire engines, four tankers and an ambulance reached the spot and the fire has been put out. Rescue operations are on at the site and injured have already been admitted to different government hospitals. Nov 11, 2013

Two shot dead in Kolkata street firing

Kolkata, Nov 11 (ANI): Two persons were shot dead and at least 10 were injured after 10-15 unidentified people entered a kindergarten school building compound in Kolkata and started firing, confirmed Joint Commissioner of Police (crime) Pallab K Ghosh on Monday. Ghosh said that four people are detained including one woman and the investigations are on. Nov 11, 2013