Omar Abdullah slams BJP

Jammu, Nov 26 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), whose prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi, is scheduled to address supporters in the region in December. Omar said that Modi would try to flame communal tensions in the region by his speeches. Nov 26, 2013

Sharada scam: Kunal Ghosh arrested intentionally, Bengal CM involved

Kolkata, Nov 26 (ANI): Minister of state for railways Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Tuesday said that Kunal Ghosh was arrested with intentions by the TMC government in West Bengal and that state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee herself is involved in the Sharada chit fund scam. He said that the only purpose of TMC government is to acquire more and more seats in the state and to not allow any other party or opposition survive there. Nov 26, 2013

India observes fifth anniversary of 26/11 Mumbai attacks

Mumbai, Nov 26 (ANI): Nation on Tuesday observed the fifth anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai attack that shook the entire nation in 2008, as Pakistani gunmen stormed prime hotels and city landmarks killing 166 people and strained already tense relations between New Delhi and Islamabad. The Mumbai Police held a memorial service at the Gymkhana. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and top Maharashtra police officers were present at the event to pay homage to the martyrs. Heaving a sigh of relief, residents praised Mumbai police for its vigilance and security in the city. Nov 26, 2013

Sexual assault case: Tejpal moves Delhi HC for anticipatory bail

New Delhi, Nov 26 (ANI): Tarun Tejpal, the recused editor-in-chief of Tehelka magazine, moved the Delhi High Court for anticipatory bail in connection with his role in a sexual assault case lodged against him in Goa. Justice G.S. Sistani, before whom the petition was placed, will hear the matter on Tuesday. Tejpal has also sought transit bail to approach the appropriate court in Goa. On Sunday, the Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), Goa, O.P Mishra, said that the team of police has left from New Delhi after carrying out the first round of questioning in connection with the sexual assault case involving Tejpal, and added that the investigation is proceeding in the right direction. Nov 26, 2013

Train derailment kills three people at Delhi railway station

Delhi, Nov 26 (ANI): At least three people were killed in a train accident at the Delhi railway station, on Tuesday morning, said Joint Commissioner of Police, Mukesh Chand Meena. According to fire brigade official, Manish Kumar, the accident took place when a train derailed while reversing to unload and load parcels from a platform and then breaking the wall, reached the footpath leading to death of the three victims. According to Meena, it was a case of gross negligence. Nov 26, 2013

World community keen to see Bangladesh holding inclusive elections

Dhaka, Nov 26 (ANI): U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Nisha Desai Biswal's visit to Dhaka was part of Washington's effort to engage with Bangladesh's two major political parties- the Awami League and the BNP- and try to break the deadlock which is threatening the parliamentary elections of 2014. Biswal met Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and opposition leader Khalida Zia urging them to end the impasse and take part in the general elections scheduled for January 2014. Nov 26, 2013

US poor struggle for Thanksgiving food following government cuts

Every Thanksgiving, millions of American families find it difficult to get a turkey for the table, and this year's celebration on Thursday will be even more difficult than usual for those on low incomes following government cuts. Duration: 02:06 Nov 25, 2013

Latvian ministers honour dead in supermarket collapse

Members of the Latvian government observed a minute of silence on Monday, to honour the dead on All Souls Day and pray for the victims of a collapsed supermarket in Riga which killed at least 54 people. Duration: 00:29 Nov 25, 2013

Golden Dawn members appear in Greek court

Three Golden Dawn MP's appeared in court Monday saying the charges they face are politically motivated. The trio have until 7 December to prepare their cases. Duration: 00:33 Nov 25, 2013

India welcomes end of nuclear deadlock between Iran and US

New Delhi, Nov 25 (ANI): Union Trade Minister Anand Sharma on Monday welcomed the signing of the nuclear agreement between Iran, US and its allies, saying that it will bring peace and stability in the region. Iran and six world powers reached a breakthrough deal early on Sunday to curb Tehran's nuclear programme in exchange for limited sanctions relief, in what could be the first sign of an emerging rapprochement between the Islamic state and the West. Sharma, while speaking to mediapersons in New Delhi, said that Iran was a long-term ally and predicted consistent and strong trade relations between the countries. Nov 25, 2013

Angelina Jolie buys 12 mln pound 'heart-shaped island' for Brad Pitt's 50th birthday

New Delhi, Nov 25 (ANI): Angelina Jolie is reportedly shelling out a whopping 12.2 million pounds to buy beau Brad Pitt a heart-shaped island for his 50th birthday. The 38-year-old actress was particularly excited after discovering the island's two homes were designed by Pitt's favourite architect Frank Lloyd Wright. A source said that as soon as the 'Girl, Interrupted' star heard the island was on the market, she arranged a viewing and was really impressed with it. Nov 25, 2013

Kejriwal's registration as voter from three constituencies illegal: BJP

New Delhi, Nov 25 (ANI): BJP Leader on Monday criticized Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal for registering as a voter from three different constituencies in the capital. The BJP was objecting to Kejriwal registering himself as a voter from Sahibabad, Seemapuri and New Delhi constituencies. Nov 26, 2013