Modi is choice of RSS, not of common man: CPI

Patna, Sep 15 (ANI): CPI Leader, Gurudas Dasgupta on Sunday hit out at Gujarat Chief and BJP's PM Candidate, Narendra Modi saying Modi might be RSS's choice, however, people of the country will never accept him. Sep 15, 2013

Paramilitary forces of India and Bangladesh meet in Dhaka

Dhaka, Sep 15 (ANI): India's paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) met its Bangladeshi counterparts in Dhaka on Sunday for a four-day conference to discuss several border-related issues. The conference, which began on Saturday, is chaired by Director General of BSF and that of the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB). Sep 15, 2013

Modi's Rewari speech was hilarious: Rajiv Shukla

New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, Rajiv Shukla on Sunday ridiculed Gujarat Chief and BJP's PM candidate, Narendra Modi over his speech at Rewari calling it mere propaganda. Sep 15, 2013

Kolkata: Anti-girls trafficking organisation restores lives of victims

Kolkata, Sep 15 (ANI): A social organization in Kolkata fighting against sex trafficking of young girls rescued and restored lives of victims in the region. Goran Das Gram Bikash Kendra is a local social organization (NGO) located in south 24 Paragnas district of West Bengal, which is also known as the hub of smugglers and traffickers. Sep 15, 2013

Election watch Bangladesh

Dhaka, SEP 15 (ANI): Bangladesh goes to polls early next year, but the major opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party is resisting the government's bid to hold the election without dissolving the present parliament. The ruling Awami League government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that the parliament will not be dissolved but no session will be held till elections are over. Even this is not acceptable to the BNP. Sep 15, 2013

New land acquisition law will defeat Maoist influence: Jairam Ramesh

Jodhpur, Sep 15 (ANI): Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh asserted that the recently enacted Land Acquisition Bill will eliminate the influence of Maoists in tribal-dominated areas in the country. He stated this while addressing a news conference at Jodhpur in Rajasthan on Sunday. Further he said that the Maoist outfits were holding their influence in several regions mainly on the issues of forest areas. Sep 15, 2013

Modi's campaign is blow on face of Congress: BJP

New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday hailed its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and contended that the overwhelming response of the public at Modi's rally was a blow on the face of the ruling Congress party. BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi was full of praise for their PM candidate. Sep 15, 2013

Modi targets Congress, JD (U); says don't insult our soldiers

Rewari, Sep 15 (ANI): Delivering his first speech after being elevated as the BJP's prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi targeted the Congress over the killings of Indian soldiers at the LoC. Hitting at Defence Minister A.K. Antony for his 'terrorist wearing Pakistan Army uniforms' remark, he said the leaders should refrain from insulting the soldiers. Modi also pointed fingers at the JD (U) for the insensitive remarks made by its leaders about the Indian Army. Sep 15, 2013

Modi hails soldiers for saving lives of Uttarakhand flood victims

Rewari, Sep 15 (ANI): In his first rally at Rewari in Haryana after being elevated as the BJP's prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 General Elections, Narendra Modi, Sunday, lauded the armed forces for saving the lives of the Uttarakhand flood victims. Modi called India the land of bravehearts. Sep 15, 2013

Modi advocates for self-reliance in defence sector

Rewari, Sep 15 (ANI): As Gujarat chief minister and BJP's newly announced PM candidate Narendra Modi addressed the people during his first rally in Rewari district of Haryana, he said that the country's military and defence sector should be self-reliant and not dependent on foreign import of arms and ammunitions. Further, he said that such imports are harmful in the sense that one cannot rely on the other country whose foreign policy tends to differ from India. Sep 15, 2013

Leaders should learn meaning of secularism from Indian soldiers: Modi

Rewari, Sep 15 (ANI): While addressing the people during his first rally as BJP's PM candidate in Rewari town off Haryana, Narendra Modi on Sunday said that leaders in India have stooped really low for vote bank and that they should learn the meaning of secularism from the Indian soldiers, who work for no community, but just for the nation. He also blamed the New Delhi government for inflicting politics of communalism in the pure secular army. Modi also added that because of negligence towards Indian army, youths in today's nation don't want to join army. Sep 15, 2013

Nuclear-capable 'Agni-5' successfully tested; India can be legitimately proud

New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): Even as the country's most deterrent nuclear capable ballistic missile, Agni-5 was successfully test fired from Chandipur Test Range in Balasore district off Odisha coast, on Sunday, Defence Analyst Commodore (Retd) C Uday Bhaskar said that India can be legitimately proud now, however, it does not mean the country has strategical development in operations. Sep 15, 2013