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
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
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
New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): The BJP, AAP and Congress are going all out as the high octane campaigning for Delhi Polls are ending today. In a final push to woo voters on the last day the parties are holding several rallies and road shows. 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
Agartala, Feb 05 (ANI): India and Bangladesh officials signed an agreement on real-time information sharing to curb cross-border crime at the two-day district-level border conference in Tripura. A wide range of issues like smuggling, trans-border crime, insurgent movement, narcotics, human trafficking, and cattle lifting were discussed between officials of the countries. Similar conferences would also be held in Assam and Meghalaya in the coming days to sort out border issues.Feb 5, 2015
Today, I am going to talk about Delhi. Again!
What can be more important than the election in the capital?! ...other than AIB's Roast and Amma Cement!
This is an important event for those people who lived nearly a year with out a Chief Minister. And they all survived! Thanks to kejriwal, because he broke up with us on valentines dayFeb 5, 2015
New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): Environmentalists and policy makers met at the 15th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) to set agendas for the 2015 climate change summit in Paris as India plays an influential role in UN climate talks. Paris could mark a shift away from two decades of climate diplomacy toward a more technocratic system that would allow national pledges for action to limit warming to be compared and toughened in coming years. Chairman of UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Rajendra K Pachauri, said that the three-day Delhi summit will be significant as far as the world's sustainable development goals were concerned.Feb 5, 2015
feb05v4.flvJaipur, Feb 05 (ANI): Health minister of Rajasthan, Rajendra Rathore, said that situation was alarming as at least 58 swine flu deaths were reported in January alone. Rathore visited a hospital in Jaipur to see arrangements and facilities available for swine flu patients. Special wards and counters have been opened and a special team of doctors has been deputed in Jaipur to tackle swine flu cases. Reportedly, out of 33 districts, 29 are afflicted with swine flu while Dholpur, Hanumangarh, Sirohi, and Baran were said to be safe. Swine flu is caused by H1N1 virus. H1N1 symptoms are similar to those produced by other influenza viruses - fever, cough, sore throat, body aches and respiratory problems.Feb 5, 2015
Haridwar, Feb 05 (ANI): Forest department officials rescued a leopard in Uttarakhand after it entered a residential colony, creating panic. The female leopard of Rajaji National Park lost its way while hunting and entered into Kankhal area after which the residents informed the police and forest department. It took six hours to catch the wild cat. Large number of onlookers gathered at the spot, which as per officials, scared the animal and also made the rescue operation difficult.Feb 5, 2015
Noida, Feb 05 (ANI): AAP leader Ashutosh on Thursday said that last night during an election campaign AAP supporters were attacked by the BJP volunteers. He alleged that women supporters were manhandled and misbehaved with and the police have been informed about the matter. He added that the Election Commission shall be informed accordingly.Feb 5, 2015
New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): BJP leader and CM candidate for Delhi polls Kiran Bedi said on Thursday that politics is her final surrender in the service of people of India. Bedi said that her service to the people during last 40 years is paying back in many ways. She said that she has finally dedicated and surrendered herself to the service of people. Bedi also gave various examples where people have met her thanking her for service to them.Feb 5, 2015
Srinagar, Feb 05 (ANI): With thick blanket of snow covering Kashmir, officials in Srinagar city's Dachigam national park are busy arranging food material for birds and animals, deprived of natural vegetation due to snow. Kashmir has been receiving heavy snowfall for the last four days, disrupting normal life. According to wildlife officials, animals especially the endangered Hangul deer wander outside their safe havens in search of food. The officials have placed huge chunks of dry willow salt in various parts of the national park to feed the endangered species of animals. According to 2009 census, the population of the Hangul, also known as the Kashmiri stag, was estimated to be between 201 and 234, against 117-180 in March 2008. The preventive steps come in the wake of state meteorological department warning of an avalanche in the higher reaches of the Valley.Feb 5, 2015
Thrissur, Feb 05 (ANI): Domestic and foreign tourists thronged Kerala state for annual temple festival to see caparisoned elephants and traditional colourful dance. The temple festival, 'Thaipooyam', was celebrated with religious pageantry at Koorkancherry Sree Maheswara Temple in Thrissur district amid drum beats and procession. Main attractions of the festival were decorated elephants and traditional dance, 'Kavadis', which enthralled the visitors. People of the region revelled in the celebrations as other temples and houses were also decorated. Thaipooyam festival is celebrated in the name of Lord Subrahmanya, son of Hindu god Shiva. On this day, special rituals are also organised. Another major attraction was 'Kavadiattam' or dancing with floral arrangements made on wooden frames. The item is about six to 10 feet high and is carried by men on their shoulders.Feb 5, 2015
French comedian Dieudonne told a court Wednesday he condemned last month's Paris attacks "without any ambiguity" as he stood trial on charges of condoning terrorism over a comment suggesting he sympathised with one of the gunmen.Feb 5, 2015