Rift within BJP continues over PM candidate

Patna, Sep 12 (ANI): Even as senior BJP leader LK Advani appears to be holding to his view that Narendra Modi___s elevation as PM candidate should be postponed till upcoming assembly elections in five states, few party leaders maintained that Modi is the correct choice for the party. Nand Kishore Yadav, who heads the BJP in the Bihar Assembly on Thursday, stated that the public wants to see Narendra Modi and no one else as the prime minister of the country. Sep 12, 2013

Rajnath denies Advani___s displeasure, says no rift over PM candidate

New Delhi, Sep 12 (ANI): BJP chief Rajnath Singh on Thursday denied reports of rift within the BJP over PM candidature. According to reports, despite the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) making its choice clear, senior BJP leader LK Advani appears to be holding to his view that Narendra Modi___s elevation as PM candidate should be postponed till upcoming assembly elections in five states. However, Singh said that Advani is not angry with the party. Sep 12, 2013

20 years on, Oslo accords seen as false dawn

Twenty years after the historic Oslo accords, seen then as the cornerstone of an imminent peace settlement, little has changed for communities like Hebron where Oslo's promises feel hollow. Duration: 02:28 Sep 12, 2013

Congress takes jibe over BJP's PM candidature rift

New Delhi, Sep 12 (ANI): Taking a jibe at the BJP, after reports of rift within the BJP over PM candidature emerged, Congress leader Meem Afzal said that if the BJP is unable to decide who will be their PM candidate, then how will they run the country with unity. According to reports, senior BJP leader LK Advani appears to be holding to his view that Narendra Modi___s elevation as PM candidate should be postponed till upcoming assembly elections in five states. Sep 12, 2013

Sushil Modi gives clarification over tweet on Advani

Patna, Sep 12 (ANI): Giving clarification over his tweet on BJP senior leader LK Advani, party leader and former deputy chief minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi on Thursday said that he wanted to convey the party workers' mood through the tweet. Speaking to mediapersons in Patna during a news conference, he said that whatever he is today is because of Advani and he had no intention to target him. Sep 12, 2013

Azam khan is the Modi of Muslims: JD (U)

New Delhi, Sep 12 (ANI): Even as senior leaders of the Samajwadi Party have attacked the party's Muslim leader UP Minority Affairs Minister, Azam Khan, for skipping an important meeting in alleged protest against the Muzaffarnagar communal riots, JD (U) Leader KC Tyagi on Thursday said that Khan was the Naredra Modi of Muslims. Sep 12, 2013

Wealthy Bavaria frets over jobs in run-up to elections

Bavarians head to the polls to elect their regional parliament on Sunday in the run-up to the country's general election. Though Bavaria is one of the richest regions in Germany, employment will play a key role in swaying the forthcoming vote - with youth unemployment at just 2.4% un the town of Neumarkt, it is difficult for businesses to recruit staff. Duration: 01:21 Sep 12, 2013

Ajit Singh en route to Baghpat, stopped at Loni Border

Ghaziabad, Sep 12 (ANI): Even as Union Civil Aviation Minister and RLD chief Ajit Singh was on Thursday detained at the UP border in Ghaziabad while trying to visit the riot-hit Muzaffarnagar district, Singh said that SP Chief, Mulayam Singh Yadav was responsible for the riots. Sep 12, 2013

Azam Khan not upset, missed meet because of some engagement: Mulayam

Agra, Sep 12 (ANI): Even as senior leaders of the Samajwadi Party have attacked the party's Muslim leader UP Minority Affairs Minister, Azam Khan, for skipping an important meeting in alleged protest against the Muzaffarnagar communal riots, SP Chief, Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday said that Khan was not upset with him. Sep 12, 2013

Congress-NCP tussle has paralyzed Maharashtra: Shiv Sena

Mumbai, Sep 12 (ANI): Even as fresh round of war of words began after NCP chief Sharad Pawar hit out at Maharashtra CM, Prithviraj Chavan's way of functioning, Shiv Sena Leader, Sanjay Raut on Thursday said that the Congress-NCP tussle had paralyzed the state. Sep 12, 2013

C. Africa government condemns upsurge in violence

The Prime Minister of Central African Republic's interim government on Wednesday condemned fighting involving armed supporters of the country's ousted president in the northwest of the country, where at least 60 people have been killed. Duration: 00:39 Sep 11, 2013

Astronauts return from International Space Station

Three astronauts returned to Earth Wednesday on board a Russian Soyuz capsule after a half-year mission on the International Space Station (ISS), landing in Kazakhstan, mission control in Moscow announced. Duration: 00:29 Sep 11, 2013