SC should appoint better judges: Kamini Jaiswal on another case against ex-SC judge

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): As another Former SC judge Swatanter Kumar has been accused of sexually harassing a law intern in 2011 following AK Ganguly, senior advocate Kamini Jaiswal said that the Supreme Court should now be careful and appoint better judges. Jaiswal said that this is not shocking as you get what you sow. She said that the SC should form a committee as soon as possible to look into such cases wherein a law intern is harassed by such high dignitaries who are meant to deliver justice to people. Jan 11, 2014

Intensified cold wave conditions disrupt normal life in many states

Bhopal/ Shimla, Jan 11 (ANI): Piercing cold wave conditions continue unabated in central India with dense fog disrupting vehicles plying on the road along with northern regions too where fresh snowfall intensified cold. Dense fog, biting cold and icy winds magnified the agony of daily commuters in Bhopal which woke up to foggy roads making it almost impossible to drive through. Glaring headlights too were of little help as people tried to make way to their office and desired destinations on Saturday. Meanwhile, Himachal Pradesh was also in the grip of cold wave as snowfall in the upper regions forced people to stay indoors. Jan 11, 2014

Politicos on Arvind Kejriwal's Janta Darbar

New Delhi/ Patna, Jan 11 (ANI): Politicians from different political parties on Saturday criticized Delhi CM, Arvind Kejriwal for holding a Janta Darbar in a street of Delhi on Saturday saying that he should think practically before executing such things. They also added that Kejriwal is not doing anything new and it is an old phenomenon. Jan 11, 2014

Victim's statement sufficient for probe, if credible: Former HC Judge on Swatanter Kumar case

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): After another SC judge Swatanter Kumar has been accused by a law intern of sexual harassment in 2011, Former Delhi High Court judge Justice (Retd) RS Sodhi said on Saturday that the victim's statement is enough for investigation if found credible. He said that the accused former judge should step down from his post and let the course of law take necessary steps. He further said that the Supreme Court has a committee which investigate only the sitting judges in any case, and not former judges. Jan 11, 2014

Vijay Goel slams Kejriwal after Janta Darbar was suspended following chaos

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): BJP leader Vijay Goel on Saturday slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal after his public meeting had to be suspended due to overcrowd and chaos. Goel said that the AAP is seeking attention of public but are not concerned about solving their problems. Jan 11, 2014

No standoff, no immediate concerns of disturbing nature: MEA on Khobragade's return

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday stated that there is no standoff or immediate concerns that might be particularly of any disturbing nature between India and the US over Indian Diplomat Devyani Khobragade's return to India. He further said that India will remain in conversation with the US and will work on issues if needed. Jan 11, 2014

Congress on Arvind Kejriwal's Janta Darbar

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Congress Spokesperson, Meem Afzal on Saturday said that Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal should think practically before executing public meetings like the Janta Darbar. The first public meeting had to be suspended following chaos and huge rush of Delhiites. Jan 11, 2014

AAP on contesting polls from UP

Aligarh, Jan 11 (ANI): AAP leader Kumar Vishwas on Saturday said that the people of Uttar Pradesh are fed up of the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party, as they both elude from fulfilling promises after getting elected. Vishwas added that by doing so, they have created a space for a third party in the state. He further added that he is all set to take on Rahul Gandhi in Amethi during the next polls. Jan 11, 2014

TV journalist Ashutosh on joining Aam Aadmi Party

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Senior TV journalist Ashutosh on Saturday informed that in a press conference at 3pm today a formal announcement would be made about his entry in the Aam Aadmi Party. Jan 11, 2014

Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade arrives in New Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): The United States has informed that Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, who returned to New Delhi on Friday, no longer enjoys immunity and an arrest warrant might be issued against her. As the Indian diplomat flew back within hours after the state department accorded her full diplomatic immunity, India, in a clear tit-for-tat action on Friday, asked the US embassy to send home a senior diplomat working as a counselor. Meanwhile, Devyani, who was at the centre of rift between India and the United States, thanked her country for the support. Father Uttam Khobragade met his daughter at the airport. Jan 11, 2014

Politicians slam defensive stand of Akhilesh over extravagant Saifai Mahotsav

New Delhi/Lucknow, Jan 11 (ANI): Politicians have slammed the defensive remarks of Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav over the extravagant fiesta in his hometown, Saifai, even as hundreds of miserable and homeless riot victims desperately struggle to survive the bone chilling cold in relief camps in Muzaffarnagar. The Samajwadi Party (SP) has drawn criticism for spending millions of rupees on its fortnight-long annual carnival 'Saifai Mahotsav'. Former leader from SP, Amar Singh, lashed at the chief minister and said instead of blaming the media he should have first introspected his own mistakes. BJP leader Suresh Rana, also denounced the chief minister’s stand and said it was in the habit of the party to lay blame on others. BSP leader Sudhindra Bhadoria, said the SP was showing sheer brazenness in continuing with its extravagant plans. Jan 11, 2014

Newly elected Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina vows to end prevailing violence

Dhaka, Jan 11 (ANI): Following the victory of her party in the latest Parliamentary polls, Bangladesh Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, promised to take steps to end the violence prevailing in the country and to ensure the safety of the life and property of citizens. Bangladesh recently concluded elections that ended with Hasina's Awami League winning more than two-thirds of parliament seats. Addressing a rally in Dhaka, Hasina said that her ministers would take oath on January 12. Hasina also said that her government would end the culture of violence in the country. The polls were derided as a farce by the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), who boycotted the vote. Jan 11, 2014

Kumar Vishwas on Congress and BJP

Aligarh, Jan 11 (ANI): AAP leader Kumar Vishwas on Saturday said that the Aam Aadmi Party is focusing on issues and not what the Congress and the BJP are saying about it. He added that their stand has not softened towards the Congress. Jan 11, 2014