Parekh must tell whole truth, PM must resign: BJP on Coalgate

New Delhi, Oct 16 (ANI): Main opposition, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday demanded the resignation of Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh following the allegations by former coal secretary that he should be named among conspirators in the coal scam. While addressing news conference in New Delhi, spokespersons of BJP, Prakash Javadekar said that Parakh should tell the complete truth. Oct 16, 2013

Jairam Ramesh lauds new Land Acquisition Act

Chennai, Oct 16 (ANI): Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday lauded the new land acquisition act as it guarantees fair compensation to the farmers, apart from making rehabilitation easy for those who were rendered landless. The new Land Acquisition Bill, which would come into effect from January 1, 2013. Ramesh while addressing a news conference in Chennai said that the priority of the new act was fair compensation and transparency. Ramesh also said that it would benefit the farmers. Commenting on the Food Security Act, Ramesh said that it was oriented primarily for those states which suffer from acute poverty and malnutrition. Oct 16, 2013

Will be happy if Narendra Modi becomes PM: Advani

Ahmedabad, Oct 16 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and senior BJP leader LK Advani on Wednesday inaugurated Institute of Infrastructure, Technology, Research and Management (IITRAM) in Ahmedabad. While addressing a gathering there, Advani praised Modi and said that he always thinks about doing something new. He also said that he will be very happy if Modi becomes the Prime Minister of the country. Oct 16, 2013

Advani praises Narendra Modi, JD (U) not surprised

New Delhi, Oct 16 (ANI): Even as veteran BJP Leader, LK Advani came out all praise for the party's PM candidate, Narendra Modi saying he will be elated if Modi became the Prime Minister of the country, JD (U) Leader, KC Tyagi on Wednesday said there was nothing surprising at Advani's outburst. Oct 16, 2013

Family opposes releasing book on Bhagat Singh by Narendra Modi

Ludhiana, Oct 16 (ANI): After Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was invited to release martyr Bhagat Singh's jail notebook, by a kin, family of the martyr opposed the move. Singh's nephew Jagmohan Singh said on Wednesday that Singh had a nationalist ideology, while Modi supports Hindu nationalism and both the ideologies are contradictory. He further said that Bhagat Singh was a martyr and someone like Modi should not be allowed to connect himself with Singh's name in anyway. He went on to lash the development model of Modi too and said that Modi is running after American technology and is ignoring poor people of his state. Oct 16, 2013

Stay away from committing these skin sins

New Delhi, Oct 16 (ANI): Radiant youthful skin is the first sign of good health and the most meager of skin sins you commit, ranging from over exfoliating to using an unclean makeup kit should be avoided if you desire a flawless skin. First in the list is Smoking the biggest ever skin vices. This habit creates wrinkles as well as dull skin and can add in an extra 2.5 years of age. Second includes taking hot showers, however relaxing it may seem. The skin on face is delicate and warm water can weaken the capillaries leading to a redness and dry skin. Third comes Consuming alcohol. Apart from the dull look that it causes, drinking a lot might also dehydrate the skin and remove its natural oils, leaving it extremely dry. Alcohol can also cause permanent damages to skin in the long run. Next comes using dirty makeup bushes. Next time you go for make up, don’t touch your skin with that used dirty brush. It can lead to acne because of bacterial infection. Oct 16, 2013

Prem Chopra inaugurates art exhibition 'KrishnAnsh' in Mumbai

Mumbai, Oct 16 (ANI): Veteran Bollywood actor Prem Chopra inaugurated an art exhibition labeled 'KrishnAnsh' held by an Indian artist Rakhi Baid in the showbiz capital Mumbai on Wednesday. Bubbly actress Gracy Singh also graced the occasion. Chopra said that Baid had indeed put in so much of effort and termed her artwork extremely beautiful. Baid's paintings portrayed Lord Krishna and Mira in various moods and texture. Gracy Singh who looked vivacious in an orange dress said that she could easily connect herself with these paintings. Oct 16, 2013

Chidambaram has no knowledge of India's economy: MM Joshi

New Delhi, Oct 16 (ANI): Hitting out strongly at Union Finance Minister, P Chidambaram, Senior BJP Leader, MM Joshi on Wednesday said that Chidambaram had no knowledge of India's economy and that he must refrain from being too dependent on FDI to boost it. Oct 16, 2013

BJP minister Kailash Vijayvargiya reacts after trying to buy votes

Bhopal, Oct 16 (ANI): After he was caught red handed on camera distributing notes of Rs. 100 to girls, in a way trying to buy votes ahead of elections in the state, Madhya Pradesh Industry and Commerce Minister, Kailash Vijayvargiya on Wednesday reacted to the same. Oct 16, 2013

Fresh ceasefire in Kashmir: Opposition wants strong retaliation

New Delhi /Kolkata, Oct 16 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said on Wednesday that the government should now opt for a 'tit-for-tat' stance against Pakistan after fresh ceasefire violation at the Kashmir's Balakot sector claimed the life of one soldier and critically injured six more. Meanwhile, in Kolkata senior Communist Party of India leader (CPI), Gurudas Dasgupta condemned the soldier's death. Oct 16, 2013

CPI (M) for complete exposure in coal scam case, says attempts being made to obfuscate truth

New Delhi, Oct 16 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday said that the country needs a thorough and a complete probe in the coal scam case to ensure that the guilty are punished. Yechury said that the CPI (M) has been demanding a complete and a thorough investigation into the entire scam on the basis of what the CAG report has said. To a poser on whether he saw any link in between the BJP and the Coal Secretary, Yechury said all attempts are being made to conceal the truth in this case. Oct 16, 2013

LK Advani, Narendra Modi to share dais in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad, Oct 16 (ANI): After sharing stage at a massive Bhopal rally in September, BJP patriarch LK Advani and the party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will share the stage at a function in Ahmedabad. Advani and Modi will jointly inaugurate a series of gardens built along the Sabarmati river. The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation's invitation cards cited that Advani, who is the Lok Sabha MP from Gandhinagar, will inaugurate the gardens in the presence of the Gujarat Chief Minister. Oct 16, 2013