Reactions come in over clash between AAP and BJP workers in Sangam Vihar

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): Reactions come in after AAP and BJP workers clashed in Sangam Vihar on Wednesday night. Both parties blamed each other and approached police later. BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao said that AAP is resorting to all games including 'gunda raj' to attract attention towards them. Meanwhile, AAP leader Manish Sisodia also said that the ruling party has no issues and are doing such things in nervousness. Feb 5, 2015

Napoleon skewered by cartoonists in British exhibition

Depicted roasting in hell or as a spider spinning a web around Europe, Napoleon Bonaparte is the subject of a colourful exhibition of historical satire opening at London's British Museum on Thursday. Duration: 01:24 Feb 5, 2015

Home Secretary LC Goyal meets Rajnath Singh

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): The newly-appointed Home Secretary LC Goyal met Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday. Earlier in the day, Goyal replaced Anil Goswami as the new Home Secretary following a controversy over the arrest of a former union minister in connection with the Saradha chit-fund scam. Goswami was earlier on Wednesday was sacked from his post for allegedly interfering with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) over the arrest of Matang Sinh in connection with the Saradha scam. Goyal, a 1979-batch IAS officer of Kerala cadre, earlier held the charge of Secretary in the Ministry of Rural Development. Feb 5, 2015

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius meets Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development Laurent Fabius met External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj to discuss issues of mutual interest on Thursday. Fabius has been accompanied by a delegation of fellow dignitaries during his visit to India. Fabius is also scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, amidst indications that France is waiting for complete information on the Indo-US nuclear deal. Meanwhile, French Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy Segolene Royal, who is also part of the delegation visiting India, shall participate in The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) Delhi Sustainable Development Summit. Feb 5, 2015

People working in poor psychosocial environment at greater heart problem risk

New Delhi, Feb 5 (ANI): A new study has demonstrated that employees experience highly demanding requirements if they are in a poor psychosocially work environment and therefore, they are likelier to suffer from heart problems. The study showed that employees working in psychosocially poor work environment have little ability to control their work or not feel sufficiently appreciated for the contributions they make.According to the study, men who do not have heart problems but who experience poor psychosocial work conditions often have warning signs for coronary artery disease, such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol values. Feb 5, 2015

Protest held in Delhi against attacks on churches

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): A huge protest was held in Delhi on Thursday over the series of attacks on churches in the national capital. Shouting slogans for justice, agitators demanded immediate action against those responsible for the attacks. Police have detained few protestors for violation of Section 144 before elections. St. Alphonsa's Church in Vasant Kunj was the latest church attacked in the capital on Monday. Following the attack, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued notices to the Secretary, Union Home Ministry, Chief Secretary, Government of NCT of Delhi and the Commissioner of Police, Delhi calling for detailed reports including the status of investigation into allegations of desecration of the sanctity of the St. Alphonsa's Church. Feb 5, 2015

Citizens of Delhi support honesty, they will win: Arvind Kejriwal

Kaushambi, Feb 5 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday exuded confidence saying the people of Delhi have faith in their party and they would win in the upcoming elections. The Delhi polls on Saturday will be a direct fight between the BJP, AAP and the Congress. The results would be announced on February 10. Feb 5, 2015

Home Secretary Anil Goswami sacked, Politicos give mixed reactions

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): Home Secretary Anil Goswami was sacked last evening following a controversy over interference with CBI probe in Saradha chit fund scam. Political leaders gave mixed reactions on Thursday on the issue as LC Goyal will soon take charge as the new Home Secretary. Congress leader PC Chacko and AAP leader Ashutosh condemned the Central government for being biased with bureaucrats. Meanwhile, BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government will not allow any interference in the functioning of investigation agencies. Feb 5, 2015

Matang Sinh arrest row: LC Goyal replaces Anil Goswami as Home Secretary

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): LC Goyal has replaced Anil Goswami as the new Union Home Secretary, following a controversy over arrest of former Union Minister involved in Saradha chit fund scam. Anil Goswami, earlier on Wednesday, was sacked for allegedly interfering with the Central Bureau of Investigation over the arrest by the agency of Saradha Scam accused Matang Sinh. According to reports, Goswami had earlier in the day been summoned by the Prime Minister's Office over the issue and was invited to put forth his version. Goswami, a 1978 IAS officer, was due to retire in July after serving a two-year tenure and was the first bureaucrat from Jammu and Kashmir to rise to the post of Home Secretary. Feb 5, 2015

Delhi Elections: Campaign enters last leg

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): As the campaigning for the Delhi Assembly elections ends this evening, BJP, Congress and Aam Aadmi Party are making all out efforts to convince people to vote for their candidates by making promises. Addressing a rally in Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that his government is working towards providing job opportunities to youth. He also made an indirect attack on AAP in connection with alleged dubious funding. Rejecting BJP's allegation of receiving dubious funds, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal dared the Government to arrest him if he has violated any law. Targetting the BJP Government, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi asked whether the lives of common people have improved in the past seven months. He also goaded AAP for not holding any protest against corruption since the new government came to power. Feb 5, 2015

Ishrat Jahan Case: PP Pandey granted bail by CBI Special Court

Ahmedabad, Feb 05 (ANI): Former IPS Officer PP Pandey has been granted bail by a Special Court of CBI in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. His lawyer said that it the Court has granted bail to Pandey with some conditions. Pandey's son Vivek Pandey said that it was a great relief for the family which had been awaiting such a decision. Feb 5, 2015

AAP arms volunteers with spy cameras ahead of polls

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party leader Atishi Marlena on Thursday said it was providing recording devices and spy cameras to its volunteers to help them curb the practice of liquor and money distribution during the assembly polls. Meanwhile, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal expressed hope that his party would perform well in the crucial Delhi Assembly polls. The assembly polls in Delhi will be held on Saturday is seen as a direct fight between the BJP and AAP. The results would be announced on February 10. Feb 5, 2015

Anil Goswami's resignation shows Governments intention, says Kiren Rijiju

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Thursday said that he would not like to link Former Home Secretary Anil Goswami's resignation with anything else and that the incident shows the clear intentions of PM Modi-led BJP Government. He added that Anil Goswami was an efficient and good administrator. Former Home Secretary Anil Goswami was sacked last evening following a controversy over interference with CBI probe in Saradha chit fund scam. Feb 5, 2015

Kejriwal has conceded defeat by saying EVMs are defective: Venkaiah Naidu

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said that AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal has already conceded defeat in the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections by alleging that the EVM machines are defective. He added that Delhi is mini-India and its development will help in national and international prospect. The elections for 70-member Delhi Assembly will take place on February 7 while the results will be announced on February 10. Feb 5, 2015

Dera Sacha Sauda extends support to BJP ahead of Delhi polls

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): The Dera Sacha Sauda sect, headed by controversial spiritual leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, on Thursday pledged its support to the BJP in the Delhi Assembly polls. Based in Sirsa in Haryana, the Dera is believed to have over 20 lakh followers in Delhi. As per reports, the Dera will organise door-to-door campaign in Delhi to gather support for the BJP. Delhi will go to polls on February 07 and results will be out on February 10. Feb 5, 2015