Digvijay Singh is politically bankrupt: BJP

New Delhi, Oct 18 (ANI): Even as Congress leader Digvijay Singh has lashed out at Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, and said that Gujarat has one of the highest per capita debt liabilities, the BJP on Friday said Digvijay was a politically bankrupt person and must not be taken seriously. Oct 18, 2013

Gujarat has more debt liability than any other state: Digvijay Singh

Bhopal, Oct 18 (ANI): Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Friday lashed out at BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and his Gujarat Development model and said that Gujarat has more debt liability than any other state in the nation. Furtehr, he said that Modi, who is dreaming to be nation's prime minister, will sink the nation as he did with Gujarat. Oct 18, 2013

Guj has highest per capita debt liability, says Digvijay; JD (U) affirms

New Delhi, Oct 18 (ANI): Even as Congress leader Digvijay Singh has lashed out at Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, and said that Gujarat has one of the highest per capita debt liabilities, JD (U) Leader, Sabir Ali on Friday affirmed the same. Oct 18, 2013

Govt should take swift action in AgustaWestland deal: JD (U)

New Delhi, Oct 18 (ANI): After Swiss authorities arrested alleged middleman Guido Ralph Haschke, on charges of bribery, in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal, the JD (U) on Friday stated that the central government must now act swiftly as the people of the country are fed up with the reports of scam after scam. He also added that through investigation should take place in the case. The Italian and Indian agencies have been probing the Rs 3600 crore helicopter contract for alleged kickbacks to Indian officials. Oct 18, 2013

10th ceasefire violation in 7 days; Govt must warn Pak, says Omar

Srinagar, Oct 18 (ANI): Even as Pakistani troops continued to violate ceasefire agreement signed with India for a 10th consecutive time in 7 days, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah on Friday said Government of India must warn Pakistan on the same. Oct 18, 2013

US ship detention: Probe if there is procedural violation or something more substantive, says Defenc

New Delhi, Oct 18 (ANI): Responding to the arrest of all the 35 members on board the US ship Seaman Guard Ohio from Tuticorin, Defence Analyst Uday Bhaskar said that probe should be carried on to find whether there is procedural violation or something more substantive in the aforesaid case. Further, Bhaskar said that India has to see whether the ship is involved in any illegal activities or not. He also said that it should not be taken off the mind that there are also Indian nationals in the crew and that slow probe will decide on the case. Oct 18, 2013

Delhi a hub for Indian trafficking trade

Tens of thousands of children are known to be trafficked within South Asia every year and New Delhi has become a hub in the illegal trade of young girls being sold into prostitution, forced marriage and domestic labour. Duration:02:29 Oct 18, 2013

RSS on VHP's Sankalp Diwas Yatra

Nagpur, Oct 18 (ANI): RSS Leader MG Vaidya on Friday stated that the UP government is trying to woo the Muslim voters by denying permission to carry out 'Sankalp Diwas yatra' by VHP in the state. He further said that the Samajwadi Party is doing all this to gain political mileage but it will eventually lose the votes of Hindus in the process. Oct 18, 2013

AgustaWestland deal: Italian middleman Haschke arrested on charges of bribery

New Delhi, Oct 18 (ANI): Swiss authorities have arrested alleged middleman Guido Ralph Haschke, on charges of bribery, in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal. 63-year-old Haschke, who claims to provide 'project advisory services' could be brought to Italy by next week in case he prefers not to appeal against extradition proceedings. As per an Italian news agency, a court in Switzerland has ruled that Haschke can be extradited to Italy. Haschke was briefly arrested by Swiss authorities in October, 2012 in connection with the probe but he denied any wrongdoing. The Italian and Indian agencies have been probing the Rs 3600 crore helicopter contract for alleged kickbacks to Indian officials. Oct 18, 2013

Digvijay Singh acting like polling agent of Narendra Modi: BJP

New Delhi, Oct 18 (ANI): Even as Congress leader Digvijay Singh has lashed out at Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, and said that Gujarat has one of the highest per capita debt liabilities, the BJP on Friday ridiculed him by saying that Digvijay was acting like a polling agent of Modi. Oct 18, 2013

'Grapes are sour' for BJP, congress will remain in power: Manish Tewari

New Delhi, Oct 18 (ANI): Reacting on BJP leader Arun Jaitley's statement in Rajya Sabha that there was huge anti-incumbency mood in the country against the UPA government, I and B Minister Manish Tewari said that 'grapes are sour' for BJP and that Congress will continue to remain in power. Further, he said that BJP should not forget how it was rejected by the electorate both in 2004 and 2009. He said that BJP's anti people ideology will never bring them up in power and that people will give another chance to the Congress to return to power and work for the development of the nation. Oct 18, 2013

BJP slams SP govt for banning VHP's 'Sankalp Diwas' yatra

New Delhi, Oct 18 (ANI): BJP leader Prakash Javadekar on Friday accused the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP) Government in Uttar Pradesh of engaging in what it called the worst kind of votebank politics by banning the Vishwa Hindu Parishad's proposed 'Sankalp Diwas' yatra. Talking to mediapersons in New Delhi, he said that the ban imposed by the UP government was incorrect and BJP condemns it. Meanwhile, Police has so far arrested around 340 people. Oct 18, 2013

Grand celebrations for the success of 'Grand Masti'

Mumbai, Oct 18 (ANI): The makers of the super hit adult comedy Grand Masti along with its entire cast and crew celebrated its 100 crore success in a grand way at a suburban hotel in Mumbai. Speaking on the occasion super exited Vivek and Aftab expressed their joy and thanked the audience. Directed by Indra Kumar Grand Masti is the first adult comedy to cross the 100 crore mark in its third week. Oct 18, 2013

US ship detention: All 35 crew members arrested

Tuticorin, Oct 18 (ANI): All 35 crew members of US-based ship, identified as MV Seaman Guard Ohio, carrying weapons without permit have been arrested by Tamil Nadu police. The ship was was intercepted and detained by the Indian Coast Guard about 15 nautical miles east of Tuticorin on Saturday. The Q branch was probing into the case. Earlier, the Home Ministry asked the Tamil Nadu government to probe into the case and submit a report to the Centre on the purpose of the ship treading into Indian waters. Oct 18, 2013