Harsh Vardhan named as BJP's Delhi CM candidate

New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): BJP Presdient Rajnath Singh on Wednesday announced the name of former Health Minister Harsh Vardhan as its Chief Ministerial candidate for Delhi Assembly polls. Decision on Vardhan's name was taken by the party's parliamentary board meet held in New Delhi. Oct 23, 2013

Not bothered about BJP's Delhi CM candidate: Congress

New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): Congress leader Shakeel Ahmed on Wednesday said that the Congress is not bothered about the BJP's CM candidate as it is fully confident of winning the Delhi elections. Ahmed further said that the BJP and the Aam Aadmi Party won't be able to do any damage to the Congress even collectively. BJP Presdient Rajnath Singh on Wednesday announced the name of former Health Minister Harsh Vardhan as its Chief Ministerial candidate for Delhi Assembly polls. Oct 23, 2013

Harshvardhan will prove to be BJP's Manmohan Singh in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said that Dr. Harshvardhan will prove to be BJP's Manmohan Singh in Delhi. Kejriwal further added that BJP’s CM candidate selection has once again shown that the BJP has no honest candidate to fight against Sheila Dikshit. BJP President Rajnath Singh on Wednesday announced the name of former Health Minister Harshvardhan as its Chief Ministerial candidate for Delhi Assembly polls. Oct 23, 2013

Will first rid Delhi, then country of Congress rule: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): After being named the party’s chief ministerial candidate for the 2013 Delhi Assembly elections, the state’s former Health Minister, Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday said he would strive to rid Delhi then the entire country of Congress rule in the interests of the people. Oct 23, 2013

Will first rid Delhi, then country of Congress rule: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): After being named the party’s chief ministerial candidate for the 2013 Delhi Assembly elections, the state’s former Health Minister, Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday said he would strive to rid Delhi then the entire country of Congress rule in the interests of the people. Oct 23, 2013

Chinese premier holds talks with PM Manmohan Singh

Beijing, Oct 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh attended a welcome ceremony hosted by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday. Singh arrived at Beijing on Tuesday for the two-day state visit to China. Keqiang held talks with Singh in the Great Hall of the People on Wednesday morning. During the talks, the two sides exchanged views on bilateral relations and other issues of common interest. This is the second time this year that the heads of government of the two countries have met following Li's visit to India in May. India and China are close to an agreement to stop tension on their contested border touching off confrontation while they try to figure out a way to break decades-old stalemate on overlapping claims to long stretches of the Himalayas. Oct 23, 2013

Wipro registers record revenue growth in second quarter

Bangalore, Oct 23 (ANI): Wipro, India’s third-largest information technology (IT) services firm registered highest revenue growth over the past seven quarters in its core business during the second quarter of the current financial year, backed by an improved demand environment and favorable currency movement. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company, TN Kurien said this at a news conference in Bangalore on Tuesday while releasing the results for the second quarter. Oct 23, 2013

Onion price reaches Rs. 100 a Kg, BJP slams govt

New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): The BJP on Wednesday hit out at the ruling UPA government over the soaring price of onion that reached Rs. 100 a Kg. BJP leader Prakash Javadekar said that the soaring prices of onion is harassing common man. Oct 23, 2013

Ceasefire violation: Paks main aim is to hassle with India, says JD (U)

New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): As the ceasefire violation by Pakistan continued even after India’s Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde visited the country, killing one jawan in RS Pura region of Kashmir, JD (U) leader Sabir Ali said that Pakistan’s main aim is to hassle with India in any way. He further said that Pakistan runs with two types of government, one is democratic government and other is military and that military is powerful and mischievous enough to create troubles for India. Oct 23, 2013

Maoists pose barrier to development, trigger panic to disrupt work

Latehar, Oct 23 (ANI): The only aim of Maoists infested in different parts of the country is to overthrow the present democratic structure by using violence as their primary weapon and to usher what they term as new social order. Giving birth to yet another trouble for the locals, Maoists in Latehar district of Jharkhand pasted threat posters at different places disrupting work in coalfields in the area and thereby hitting dispatch and production work. Police was called on at the spot and they helped dispatch some of the trucks carrying coal. General Manager of Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) in Latehar, MK Mishra said that the departmental production is on but contractual production has been stalled. Oct 23, 2013

JD (U) slams govt over rise in price of Onion

New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): The JD (U) on Wednesday hit out at the ruling UPA government over the soaring price of onion that reached Rs. 100 a Kg. JD (U) leader KC Tyagi said that from farmers to consumers every body is at a loss because of the price hike except for the government Oct 23, 2013

Ceasefire violation: BJP questions Pak govts inability to answer on issue

New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): After a fresh ceasefire violation by Pakistan killed one jawan in Kashmir even after Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde visited the country to talk over the same issue, BJP Vice President Vinay Katiyar questioned the Pakistan government on its inability to control such actions from its side or to answer on the issue. Katiyar also said that Pakistan will never accept its faults and India should take action on the same. Oct 23, 2013

Fresh ceasefire violation kills one soldier in Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir/ New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): One Border Security Force (BSF) jawan was killed and six others were injured as Pakistani troops resorted to heavy shelling at Indian positions at more than 30 locations along the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir. Earlier on Tuesday, Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde had reviewed security situation in Jammu and Kashmir. Heavy firing from the Pakistan side was reported in the RS Pura and Pargawal sectors and continued for almost six hours throughout the night. Meanwhile, the BJP has condemned the issue and said that the government must take strong actions as Pakistan is killing Indian soldiers one after the other. Oct 23, 2013

Pakistan PM says ready to go 'extra mile' with India

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif vowed Tuesday to go the "extra mile" to make peace with India, saying the historic rivals can resolve all issues through dialogue. He also called for an end to US drone strikes in his country. Duration: 01:46 Oct 22, 2013