Discussions on with PDP to form govt in J&K, confirms BJP

New Delhi/ Jammu, Feb 21 (ANI): BJP leaders on Saturday confirmed that discussions are going on with PDP to form coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir. President of BJP unit in J&K, Jugal Kishore Sharma and BJP leaders GVL Narasimha Rao and Ram Madhav said that discussions is going on over a few political issues on which BJP and PDP do not share common opinion and added that soon a decision shall be taken on the matter. Feb 21, 2015

Politicos express grief on demise of Govind Pansare, call for strict action against culprits

New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Politicos across party line expressed grief on the demise of Veteran Communist leader Govind Pansare. Pansare (84) who was shot last Monday in Kolhapur by unknowh assailants died at Breach Candy hospital in Mumbai. He had suffered a head injury and succumbed to his illness shortly around midnight. Politicos have called for strict action against the culprits. Feb 21, 2015

Manish Sisodia directs DJB to submit report on problems of sewage system in 10 days

New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister and Delhi Jal Board (DJB) chairperson Manish Sisodia in a review meeting had directed the DJB to submit a report on the state of the sewage system and contamination of potable water in the city to the government within 10 days. While commenting on the review meeting held, Delhi Government’s spokesperson Nagendra Sharma said that Sisodia had asked the engineers of Jal Board to prepare a report on the problems of water shortage and sewage system being faced at the various places of Delhi and to submit the report to the Delhi Government within 10 days. Feb 21, 2015

China objects to PM Modi's Arunachal visit, India slams

New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Political leaders in India have reacted sharply to China’s objection over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Arunachal Pradesh. Modi's visit to the state has evoked sharp reactions from China, which reiterated its stance on the northeastern state, saying it is "opposed" to the Indian leaders' activities in the "disputed area". Feb 21, 2015

Politicos react over document leak in petroleum ministry

New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Political leaders on Saturday reacted over ‘document leak’ from the Petroleum Ministry after which seven people have been arrested and investigation is going on. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that complete investigation shall be done and culprits won’t be spared. BJP leader Sambit Patra said that cheating was going on since long in the ministry but the previous government did not pay heed to it. Congress leader Manish Tewari said that this ‘corporate espionage’ should have been uncovered earlier. CPI leader Atul Anjan said that it is good that such scams are being highlighted and culprits arrested. Feb 21, 2015

PM Modi attends 'Tilak' Ceremony of Mulayam Singh Yadav's Grand-Nephew

Saifai, Feb 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday attended the pre-wedding ceremony or Tilak of Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's grandnephew Tej Pratap Yadav in Saifai village. Tej Pratap is marrying Raj Lakshmi, the youngest daughter of Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad. A staggering 100,000 invites have been sent out for the ceremony. Tej Pratap Singh Yadav is a Lok Sabha member from Mainpuri. Saifai village, some 25 km from Etawah, is buzzing with frantic activity for the ceremony. Delicacies like bedai, baati-chokha and halwa soaked in desi ghee would be served. According to reports, Amitabh Bachchan has also confirmed his presence. Mulayam Singh had personally invited Modi for the ceremony. Feb 21, 2015

Veteran CPI leader Govind Pansare passes away

Mumbai, Feb 21 (ANI): Veteran Communist leader Govind Pansare (84) who was shot last Monday in Kolhapur died at Breach Candy hospital in Mumbai. Pansare who had suffered a head injury succumbed to his illness shortly around midnight. Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis reached Breach Candy hospital. Govind Pansare was flown to Mumbai from Kolhapur where he was being treated at a private hospital on Friday in air ambulance. The mortal remains of the CPI leader are brought to the airport following his demise and will be flown top Kolhapur for last rites. Meanwhile, Leader of Republican Party of India, Ramdas Athawale paid glowing tributes to late leader and demanded stringent action against the culprits. Feb 21, 2015

UK police appeal to find Syria-bound schoolgirls

British police are asking for help in locating three missing London schoolgirls believed to be on their way to Syria. The three friends, two aged 15 and one 16, caught a flight to Istanbul earlier in Feb 21, 2015