Thousands protest in Washington over US mass spying

Several thousand protesters, angry over surveillance that they say violates their privacy, gather in Washington DC to demand a new law reforming the way the NSA is monitored. Duration: 01:28 Oct 27, 2013

Sushilkumar Shinde on Patna serial blasts

Mumbai, Oct 27 (ANI): Responding on the serial blasts in Patna at Gandhi Maidan, during the BJP's Hunkar rally, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde stated that he is in constant touch with Bihar CM and the administration of the state. The Home Minister further added that he has sent a team of National Investigation Agency and National Security Guard to carry out proper investigation. Oct 27, 2013

Patna serial blasts: CM says had no intelligence input, announces compensation to victims

Patna, Oct 27 (ANI): After a series of crude bombs exploded in Patna city of Bihar, the satte Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said that there was no intelligence input for the same and that this is totally against the culture of Bihar. He also announced the compensation of 5 lakhs for the dead and proper treatment for the injured. Kumar also assured the opposition BJP that even when there are tensions between the two parties, such incidents are highly condemnable and said that there was no lapse in security system. Oct 27, 2013

Jamaat and Women's Status in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Oct 27 (ANI): As other South-Asian nations, Bangladesh too fails to represent women in a fair light and they ultimately face inequalities and other gender related restrictions. According to Senior Diplomatic Editor of The Times of India, Indrani Bagchi, the socio- economic and political status of women in Bangladesh is relatively better than in Afghanistan because of cultural reasons, but a lot more is to be done in this aspect. Bagchi also said that the country is Islamic, but not islamised as other South-Asian nations and therefore women in Bangladesh work to sustain their family. Oct 27, 2013

Congress condemns Patna serial blasts

New Delhi, Oct 27 (ANI): Congress on Sunday condemned the serial blasts that took place ahead of BJP's Hunkar rally on Sunday in Patna and said that there has been a big security lapse. At least five people were killed and more than 50 were injured when a series of blasts rocked Patna. According to reports, the first explosion took place at a platform in Patna railway station and another bomb that was found in a toilet was defused. Oct 27, 2013

Serial blasts rock Patna; 5 killed, over 50 injured

Patna, Oct 27 (ANI): At least five people were killed and more than 50 were injured when a series of blasts rocked Patna ahead of BJP's Hunkar rally on Sunday. According to reports, five people have lost their lives in the serial blasts in Patna. According to reports, the first explosion took place at a platform in Patna railway station and another bomb that was found in a toilet was defused. Reports also suggest that there were blasts near Elphinston cinema and Twins Tower, both near Gandhi Maidan, the venue of BJP's rally. The Centre has rushed a team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to Patna. The incident occurred just hours before BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was to address a rally in Gandhi Maidan. Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh spoke to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and asked him to speedily investigate the blasts and punish the perpetrators responsible for the incident. Oct 27, 2013

Sheila Dikshit upbeat about Delhi development, seeks single authority over governance Part - 1

New Delhi, Oct 27 (ANI): Addressing the public at a party rally in Mangolpuri in northwest Delhi on Sunday, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit remained upbeat about the developments in Delhi and spoke about the various planning that lead to the development in the city. Further, Dikshit also asked Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to work to implement single hand authority in governance of Delhi for its better development and progress. Later, she also claimed Rahul to be the future of the country and said that people of Delhi too considers him the same. Oct 27, 2013

Confident that Congress will win Delhi Assembly elections again: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, Oct 27 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi addresses his first rally in Delhi on Sunday ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections. He said that he has full confidence that Congress will win Delhi Assembly elections again. This was the first time that the Gujarat CM and Rahul Gandhi are holding rallies on the same day. Modi is addressing his Hunkar rally in Bihar. Oct 27, 2013