AAP will function as minority govt, Congress expected not to let it run for long: Prashant Bhushan

Bangalore, Dec 23 (ANI): Commenting on AAP government formation in Delhi with the support of Congress, party leader Prashant Bhushan said that AAP will function as a minority government and try to fulfill its agenda and promises. He said that keeping in view the Congress’ records, its expected that the party won't let the government function for long. Bhushan said that the party wants to show the people a different way of running the government and it doesn't matter to the party if Congress or BJP wants to pull down this government. Dec 23, 2013

Congress hails government formation by AAP in Delhi

Bangalore / Kaushambi / New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): The Congress on Monday applauded the Aam Aadmi Party for their decision to form the government in Delhi, as they say that it will strengthen the democratic setup of the country. Dec 23, 2013

Battle of the Christmas decorations for Hong Kong malls

In the race to extract cash from Christmas shoppers, Hong Kong's myriad shopping malls have taken to heart the maxim that you must spend money to make money when it comes to decorations this festive season. Duration: 00:53 Dec 23, 2013

Arvind Kejriwal to be Delhi CM, swearing in at Ramlila Maidan

New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal on Monday met Lt Governor Nazeeb Jung at his official residence and apprised him about his party's decision to form government in Delhi. Kejriwal stated that AAP will form government in Delhi with external support from the Congress, after overwhelming approval from the public in a referendum conducted over the last few days. Kejriwal's oath-taking ceremony will be held at Ramlila grounds. Dec 23, 2013

Bangladesh celebrates 42nd Independence Day as victory over injustice

Dhaka, Dec 23: People in Bangladesh celebrated the execution of Abdul Qader Mullah, a senior Jamaat leader, who was described by prosecutors as the "Butcher of Mirpur" for crimes committed by him during the 1971 war.He was executed at the Dhaka Central Jail on December 12, 2013. People took out procession across Bangladesh to celebrate the historic moment as it came days before the country's "Victory Day" on December 16. Four other leading figures in Jamaat-e-Islami have also been convicted by the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) and face the death penalty. Dec 23, 2013

Don't want to comment on AAP forming govt: Anna Hazare

Ralegan Siddhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Social Activist, Anna Hazare on Monday eluded questions about AAP forming government in Delhi. On being asked about the Jan Lokpal Bill, that AAP's Convener Arvind Kejriwal has promised to bring in Delhi, Hazare said that he has no idea about Kejriwal's next step on it. Dec 23, 2013

Sheila Dikshit extends wishes to AAP, reminds Cong support not unconditional

New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Extending her wishes to the AAP so that they come up to the expectations and the promises made to the people of Delhi following their decision to form the next government in the state, former state CM, Sheila Dikshit on Monday reminded the AAP that the Congress's support to them was not unconditional. Dec 23, 2013

Congress back through backdoor with AAP, Delhi betrayed: BJP

New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): As AAP is ready to form the government in Delhi with the support of Congress, BJP leader Harsh Vardhan said that Congress came back to power through backdoor with AAP's support and with such an act, AAP has betrayed Delhi. He said that AAP has been accusing congress throughout as a corrupt party and have accepted the support of the same party in order to come to power. Further, Harsh Vardhan said that people of Delhi rejected Congress and AAP brought it back which is a betrayal to the people of Delhi. Dec 23, 2013

Salute mandate of people: Delhi Cong President

New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Delhi Congress President, Arvinder Singh Lovely on Monday said that his party salutes the mandate of the people of Delhi that opined that the AAP form the next Government here. He further reiterated Congress’s stand on giving no unconditional support to the AAP. Dec 23, 2013

Rahul should act besides getting photo clicked: JD (U) on his Muzaffarnagar visit

New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): After Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi visited Muzaffarnagar relief camps and appealed UP CM to pay attention to the same, JD (U) leader Ali Anwar said that the situation sure is bad but Rahul should act besides getting his photo clicked. Muzaffarnagar riot victims on Sunday blocked Gandhi's convoy and showed black flags to him at Kandhla saying the government has not done enough for them. Dec 23, 2013

AAP set to form govt in Delhi, JD (U) says AAP has 6 safe months for governance

Kaushambi/ New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): As AAP is all set to form government in Delhi following the public referendum, party leader Gopal Rai said that the party will form a government driven by issues. He said that the party has organized a meeting wherein it will decide the next steps and strategies. Meanwhile, JD (U) leader Ali Anwar congratulated Arvind Kejriwal for his success and said that AAP has atleast 6 safe months to remain in power and govern as Congress can in no way pass a no-confidence motion against the party in that duration. Dec 23, 2013

Rahul Gandhis Muzaffarnagar visit mere holiday long drive: Naqvi

New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Taking a dig at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s recent meet with Muzaffarnagar riot victims at relief camps set up by the government, BJP Vice President, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday said that Rahul’s visit was mere a holiday long drive aimed at garnering cheap politics. Dec 23, 2013