Politicos react on Indian Foreign Secretary's visit to Pakistan

New Delhi, Mar 3 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyan Jaishankar is visiting Pakistan today as part of a regional tour, the first top-ranking visit since Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke off talks last year over the disputed region of Kashmir. The diplomat's visit to Pakistan is part of visit to all SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) nations. While many leaders hoped Jaishankar's visit to Pakistan will prove to be fruitful, few disagreed. Mar 3, 2015

Politicos react as conflict within AAP increases

New Delhi, Mar 03 (ANI): Political leaders reacted on Tuesday as conflict within the Aam Aadmi Party has seemingly increased. BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao said that it is AAP's internal matter but it should not affect governance of Delhi where people have high hopes from the state government. Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that AAP will now know the actual challenges of running a political party because winning polls does not make managing party easier. JD (U) leader KC Tyagi said that it is unfortunate that such conflict is being highlighted within AAP. AAP leader Bhagwant Mann clarified that the final decision will be taken after the meet of National Executive on Wednesday. Mar 3, 2015

BJP applauds general budget during parliamentary meet

New Delhi, March 03 (ANI): BJP leaders and union ministers on Tuesday applauded the general budget 2015-16 during the party parliamentary meet in Delhi. Briefing about the meet, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Pratap Rudy said that the budget covers poor and all the people of the society and is being appraised on the scemes it has for everyone. The parliamentary party also applauded BJP’s victory in local bodies elections among others. He also said that the government will also discuss various ordinances and bills in the Parliament today. Mar 3, 2015

FIR registered against driver of vehicle: Khattar after convoy runs over pedestrian

Faridabad, Mar 3 (ANI): Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar on Tuesday said that an FIR has been registered against the driver of the pilot car of his convoy which ran over a pedestrian killing him. Two policemen in the CM's pilot vehicle also sustained injuries in the accident that happened on the national highway near Karnal on Monday night. He added that a compensation of Rs 5 lakh has been provided to the family of the victim. Khattar called the incident unfortunate and said that he will ensure that such incident does not repeat. Mar 3, 2015

Delhi Gang Rape convict blames victim for fatal assault, Nirbhaya's parents accuse 'judicial system'

New Delhi, March 03 (ANI): Delhi Gang Rape Victim's parents accused 'loose judicial system' in India for the convict's statement wherein he blamed the victim for the fatal sexual assault. Driver of the bus in which the rape took place, Mukesh Singh said that, "Women who go out at night have only themselves to blame in case they attract attention of male molesters." He also said that women are not equal to men and are meant for household chores and asserted that the victim should not have fought back and should have remained silent and allowed the rape. Talking about the death penalty, Singh said that death penalty will only make things more dangerous for girls, in that because men will then the rapists will not leave the girl and 'will kill her after that'. Reacting on the same, Nirbhaya's parents demanded strict laws and judicial systems from the Modi government. They also demanded immediate death penalty for the accused in order to set a befitting example. Mar 3, 2015

US Congress should not play spoiler-Rice

U.S. national security adviser Susan Rice warned U.S. lawmakers on Monday (March 2) not to seek new sanctions against Iran while it is in talks with world powers on curbing its nuclear program, saying Mar 3, 2015