Modi shedding tears for riot victims an act of utter hypocrisy: CPI

Kolkata, Dec 30 (ANI): Supporting Union Law Minister, Kapil Sibal’s stand, CPI leader, Gurudas Dasgupta on Monday said that after so many years just before the elections BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi shedding tears over the 2002 Gujarat riots is definitely a political step. Dec 30, 2013

Long march raises the issue of missing persons in Balochistan

Karachi, Dec 30 : Hoping to get justice, these family members of missing persons in Balochistan are walking on foot to wake up the world about atrocities being committed by Pakistan. Initiated by the Voice for Baloch Missing Persons on October 27, 2013, they will travel over 1,374 miles from Quetta to Islamabad for the safe recovery of thousands of abducted Baloch from the custody of Pakistani military and secret agencies. Dec 30, 2013

Congress slams Gadkaris deal remark, says he should prove it

Lucknow, Dec 30 (ANI): UPCC chief and Congress leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Monday slammed former BJP chief Nitin Gadkari for alleging that a deal was brokered between the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party by a reputed industrialist to stop BJP from coming to power in Delhi. Joshi said if Gadkari is making such statement, he should bring some substantial proof. Dec 30, 2013

Delhi shivers at 2.4 degree Celsius as cold wave intensifies in north India

New Delhi/ Bareilly/Moradabad/Kanpur, Dec 30 (ANI): Cold wave continues to throw life out of gear in North India with the minimum temperature dipping to 2.4 degrees Celsius in the national capital, five degrees below normal. On Sunday, the minimum temperature in the national capital was 4.5 degrees Celsius. Dec 30, 2013

Subramanian Swamy ridicules Sibals bogus education

New Delhi, Dec 30 (ANI): BJP leader, Subramanian Swamy on Monday criticized Union Law Minister, Kapil Sibal for slamming BJP’s PM Candidate, Narendra Modi saying that Sibal’s education was bogus. In his blog, Sibal had said that Modi was 11 years too late to express pain and agony for Gujarat riot victims. Dec 30, 2013

Maoist attack kills one security personnel in Jagdalpur

Jagdalpur, Dec 30 (ANI): One official was killed and another injured during an ambush between Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel and a Maoist group in Jagdalpur area of Chhattisgarh. The CRPF personnel were coming back from the market in Jagdalpur area when the Maoists opened fire at them. Dec 30, 2013

Only dictator India ever had was Indira Gandhi: BJP on BK Hariprasad

New Delhi, Dec 30 (ANI): Even as Congress leader, BK Hariprasad indirectly targeted BJP’s PM Candidate, Narendra Modi, saying that Gujarat’s ‘saheb’ was equivalent to Uganda’s former President, Idi Amin, the BJP on Monday said the only dictator India ever had was Indira Gandhi. Dec 30, 2013

Michael Schumacher remains in 'critical' condition after suffering head trauma

Grenoble, Dec 30 (ANI): Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher remains in 'critical' condition following a fall while skiing off-piste in the French Alps resort of Meribel, his agent said. The 44-year-old German was taken to hospital in Grenoble and placed under the care of Professor Gerard Saillant, a brain and spine injury expert. Dec 30, 2013

Prayers, vigil as India remembers gang-rape victim

With vigils and prayers, India marks the first anniversary of the death of a student savagely gang-raped on a bus -- a tragedy that sparked nationwide protests against the treatment of women. Duration: 01:11 Dec 30, 2013