AB Vajpayee's niece Karuna Shukla resigns from BJP

Raipur, Oct 26 (ANI): Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's niece and BJP national vice president Karuna Shukla, announced her resignation from the party on Saturday alleging that the party is under the grip of power politics. Shukla’s resignation is a major blow to the BJP ahead of the assembly polls in Chhattisgarh. Oct 26, 2013

Narendra Modi sent his envoy to instigate Muzaffarnagar violence: JD (U)

New Delhi, Oct 26 (ANI): After Home Ministry’s statement that no terrorist was ever born in Gujarat even after they faced extreme atrocities following Rahul Gandhi’s ISI remark, JD (U) leader Sabir Ali said that Gujarat CM Narendra Modi sent his envoy with proper strategies in order to instigate Muzaffarnagar violence. He said that Modi and BJP plans and makes strategies before bringing their plan into action. Further, he said that Modi has no religion and he considers the voters as his customers. Oct 26, 2013

BJP slams Naresh Agarwal for using derogatory term

New Delhi, Oct 26 (ANI): The BJP on Saturday slammed Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal for using a derogatory remark. Talking over BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s dynastic politics remark in SP, Agarwal said that the concept of wedding does not exist in the BJP, so how will they experience the joy of a family and used a derogatory term. Oct 26, 2013

Babulal Nagar claims innocence, denies charges of rape

Jaipur, Oct 26 (ANI): Former Rajasthan Minister Babulal Nagar, who has been arrested by the CBI, denied the charges of rape levelled against him by a 35-year-old woman. The CBI arrested Nagar on Friday on charges of raping and assaulting the woman. Earlier on October 9, the investigating agency took over the probe from Rajasthan Police, which had registered the case against Nagar. Oct 26, 2013

SP wants Narendra Modi to talk of development in his campaigns

Lucknow, Oct 26 (ANI): Commenting on Narendra Modi's Jhansi rally, Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Naresh Agarwal said that unless the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial aspirant talks about development or eradication of poverty, the people would never vote for the party. Oct 26, 2013

Maharashtra government involved in sugar scam: Medha Patkar

Pune, Oct 26 (ANI): Social activist, Medha Patkar has blamed the Maharashtra government for the poor condition of co-operative sugar factories saying it was involved in multi-billion sugar scam. Patkar alleged that a multi-billion scam has taken place in the co-operative sugar industry through the sale of 40 co-operative sugar factories to private firms in the state. Speaking to mediapersons, Patkar said that the politicians who are running the co-operative sugar factories first ensured that the factories turned 'sick' and later sold them to private firms run by their own men for a meagre amount. Patkar said the co-operative sector should survive and thrive in Maharashtra, as it has played an important role in the development of the state. Patkar said a high-level judicial probe should to be conducted. Oct 26, 2013

Hollande rules out supertax relief for football clubs

President Francois Hollande ruled out Friday any special exemption for France's football clubs as clubs angered at the country's 75-percent tax on its highest earners ready for unprecedented strike action. Duration: 00:32 Oct 25, 2013

Madagascar strongman votes in first post-coup polls

Madagascar was voting Friday in long-delayed presidential elections meant to restore democracy and pull the island nation out of the crisis it plunged into after a 2009 coup. Duration: 0:40 Oct 25, 2013

Desperate migrants seek Melilla, gateway to Europe

Growing numbers of Africans desperate to reach Europe are trying to leap across a triple-layer fence along the border of Melilla, a Spanish city perched on the north coast of Africa. Duration: 02:08 Oct 25, 2013