Politicos slam Narendra Modi for urging chief ministers to oppose anti-Communal violence bill

New Delhi, Dec 07 (ANI): Politicians slammed BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, for urging the chief ministers to oppose the anti-Communal Violence Bill proposed by the central government. Nationalist Congress party leader Tariq Anwar said that the political leaders and chief ministers should be taken into confidence. Samajwadi party leader Kamal Farooqi criticized Modi for trying to dilute the spirit of the bill. Dec 7, 2013

Facing evident defeat, AAP must name BJP Leaders who approached them: Shahnawaz

New Delhi, Dec 07 (ANI): Even as Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) member Manish Sisodia said that their party candidates might have been approached by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members with a mandate, which they have declined, BJP Spokesperson, Shahnawaz Hussain on Saturday said the AAP must name their members who approached them. Dec 7, 2013

BJP attacks Congress over Anti-Communal Violence Bill

New Delhi, Dec 07 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday criticized the Congress over the Anti-Communal Violence Bill, which is likely to be introduced during the Winter Session of Parliament. Senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the bill is an attack on a state's rights. Dec 7, 2013

India in grief over death of 'South Africa's Gandhi' Nelson Mandela

New Delhi/Mumbai /Kolkata, Dec 07 (ANI): India is in grief over the death of 'South Africa's Gandhi' Nelson Mandela, the global peace icon's life epitomized the fight for freedom and equality. South African anti-apartheid hero died at the age of 95 at his Johannesburg home on Thursday. A wave of public grief washed over all the metropolitan cities, as people came to know about the loss of their inspirational hero. Dec 7, 2013

Shahid Kapoor meets fans to gauge response on R... Rajkumar

Mumbai, Dec 07 (ANI): Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor met his fans at a theatre in Mumbai, as his much awaited action-drama film, 'R... Rajkumar' released this Friday across the country. Kapoor's leading lady in the film, Sonakshi Sinha skipped accompanying her co-star due to a leg injury. Dec 7, 2013

Heidi Klum too scared to have plastic surgery to hide aging

New Delhi, Dec 07 (ANI): Heidi Klum has revealed that she would never turn to plastic surgery to hide her age because she is too afraid of it. The 40-year-old supermodel told that she has never used fillers or injections to get rid of the fine lines on her face. The mother-of-four asserted that if she was ever asked to choose between Botox and bangs, she would get bangs. Dec 7, 2013

Hundreds gather outside Mandelas home

Hundreds of Nelson Mandela's countrymen gather outside his home carrying flowers, South African flags and candles, to honour the nation's anti-apartheid hero who died on Thursday. Dec 7, 2013

Tarun Tejpal's police custody extended by four days

New Delhi, Dec 07 (ANI): Tehelka's former editor in chief Tarun Tejpal who is accused of sexually assaulting a junior female colleague in Goa last month, was on Saturday sent to four more days of police custody by a Goa court. Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) of Panaji, had remanded him for six days in police custody last week. Dec 7, 2013

BJP tried to unsuccessfully pursue AAP leaders: Manish Sisodia

New Delhi, Dec 07 (ANI): AAP leader Manish Sisodia on Saturday alleged that some BJP leaders tried to pursue the leaders of Aam Aadmi Party who refused any proposal whatsoever from their side. Further, talking about the Election Commission's notice to AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal over poll expenses, Sisodia said that the notice was issued not by the EC but Delhi SDM who have worked under Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. He said that the notice is only a means to defame Kejriwal. Dec 7, 2013

There is no governance in UPA 2: Yashwant Sinha

Mumbai, Dec 07 (ANI): Senior BJP leader, Yashwant Sinha on Saturday slammed the Congress led UPA 1 and UPA 2 government and said that the coalition has remained non-performing over the years. He further said that due to absence of governance, problems in economy, corruption have arisen and now the nation is looking towards BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi as he is a decisive man as he delivers what he promises. Dec 7, 2013

Hashim Ansari alleged Congress creating Modi fear among Muslims, BJP says Congress doing vote bank p

New Delhi, Dec 07 (ANI): Mohammad Hashim Ansari accused Congress of creating fear of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi among Muslims and that Modi needs the community's support to win the elections. A day after the allegation, BJP Spokesperson Prakash Javadekar said that Congress is scared of Modi's popularity and is doing vote bank politics and nothing else. He said that Congress considers Muslims just as vote bank and not as 'suffering lot'. Javadekar also said that now people have understood the ruling party's politics and would not support the same. Dec 7, 2013

SP is scaring people by including Atiq Ahmed: Kirti Azad

New Delhi, Dec 07 (ANI): BJP Leader, Kirti Azad on Saturday said that not only SP even BSP and JD (U) have given tickets to people involved in murder, kidnapping to challenge BJP's Prime Ministerial Candidate Narendra Modi's win and added that the kind of dream they are seeing of making third front will always be a dream. He further said that their main motive is to scare people to vote for them that's why they are including people like Atiq Ahmed. Atiq Ahmed has been offered a ticket to fight 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Dec 7, 2013

Maanayata not ill and attending premiers; Commissioner be suspended for granting parole to Sanjay Du

Mumbai, Dec 07 (ANI): A day after Sanjay Dutt was granted parole for 30 days considering his wife Maanayata Dutt's illness, former IPS officer YP Singh said that Maanayata is not ill and that she is attending premiers and that the concerned commissioner who granted the parole should be put under suspension and an enquiry should be called over the same. Further, he said that there has to proper enquiry on the reasons of filing a parole request proving which is the way to get the same. Singh also said that a person once granted parole once can only have access to another one only after one year. Dec 7, 2013