Rahul Gandhi wants to bring change in country: Ashok Gehlot

Churu, Oct 23 (ANI): Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday praised Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi who is addressing locals in Churu, Rajasthan. Gehlot said that Rahul Gandhi wants to bring change in the country. Gehlot further explained the Rajasthan government’s flagship programs and ongoing projects to develop infrastructure in the state. He also urged the locals not to be carried away by the misleading statements of BJP. Oct 23, 2013

Rahul needs to study Communal history of Congress: BJP

New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): The BJP hit back at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi who has accused the party of spreading communal violence across the country. Talking to mediapersons in New Delhi, BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi said that Rahul needs to study the history of his father and grandmother, then he will understand the communal history of Congress. Oct 23, 2013

Happy that BJP decided on Harshvardhan as Delhis CM candidate: Vijay Goel

New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): Delhi BJP president Vijay Goel, on Wednesday said that he was very happy that the BJP Parliamentary Board has decided on Dr Harshvardhan as Delhi’s CM candidate. Speaking to mediapersons after party President Rajnath Singh announced the name of Harsh Vardhan, Goel said that he is not sad and he had said from the very beginning that whatever the Board decides it will be the final decision. Oct 23, 2013

Govts response has to be more robust: BJP on repeated Ceasefire violations

New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): Even as one BSF jawan was killed and three others were injured after Pakistani soldiers opened fire and targeted more then locations along the international border in J&K, BJP senior leader Jaswant Singh said that the response of Indian government has to be more robust. 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. Oct 23, 2013

Onion prices will come down in 2-3 weeks: Sharad Pawar

Bangalore, Oct 23 (ANI): Even as soaring onion prices clearly sees the Congress-led UPA Government in a state of doldrums, Union Agriculture Minister, Sharad Pawar on Wednesday assured that onion prices will come down in the next two to three weeks. Oct 23, 2013

BJP has consensus on Harsh Vardhan as Delhi CM candidate, confirms VK Malhotra

New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): As the confusion over announcement of former health minister Harsh Vardhan as BJP’s Delhi CM candidate took rounds before the meeting to be held on Wednesday for the purpose, BJP leader VK Malhotra confirmed that there is a consensus in the party for Vardhan and that a few opposing voices in the party will approve the same after the formal announcement. Oct 23, 2013

Fresh ceasefire violation kills one soldier in Kashmir, BJP slams govt

New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): A day after a BSF jawan was killed during the cross border firing by the Pakistani troops, the BJP on Wednesday slammed the Indian government for not taking strict action against them. The BJP said that no matter how many diplomatic talks are being held between the prime ministers of both the countries, Pakistan will not stop ceasefire violations until India hits back. Oct 23, 2013

Govt entangling itself into coalscam case: BJP

New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): Three days after the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) came out with a detailed explanation for its allotment of a coal block to Hindalco after which the CBI wrote to the PMO seeking the details of relevant files, the BJP on Wednesday said that the government is entangling itself day by day into the coalscam case by its own statements. Oct 23, 2013

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