DMK organizes silent march to mark founder's 46th death anniversary

Chennai, Feb 03 (ANI): The DMK organized a silent march in Chennai on Tuesday to commemorate the 46th death anniversary of party founder CN Annadurai. Thousands of DMK cadres, led by party chief M Karunanidhi, marched silently towards the Anna Memorial at Marina Beach from Wallajah Road where they paid tributes to the iconic leader. Prominent members of the party, including party's general secretary, K. Anbalagan, MK Stalin and Dayanidhi Maran, were among those who participated in the march. A leader of DMK, TKS Elangovan, said that each individual must try to follow Annadurai's path. Annadurai was a Dravidian ideologue, social reformer, writer, orator and litterateur of Tamil Nadu who founded DMK in 1947 after differences of opinion with his mentor, reformist leader Periyar E. V. Ramasamy. Feb 3, 2015

BJP releases its vision document for upcoming Delhi assembly polls (Part-2)

New Delhi, Feb 03 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party released its vision document for upcoming assembly polls in Delhi. BJP’s chief ministerial candidate for Delhi, Kiran Bedi briefed about the document that covers points like women safety, environment, trade, business, cleanliness and health. Bedi added that the vision document will help make Delhi a world class city by all standards. Feb 3, 2015

BJP releases its vision document for upcoming Delhi assembly polls (Part-1)

New Delhi, Feb 03 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party released its vision document for upcoming assembly polls in Delhi. BJP’s chief ministerial candidate for Delhi, Kiran Bedi briefed about the document that covers points like women safety, environment, trade, business, cleanliness and health. Bedi added that the vision document will help make Delhi a world class city by all standards. Feb 3, 2015

BJP's new ad targets Kejriwal over receiving black money as party funds, Politicos react

New Delhi, Feb 03 (ANI): Political leaders on Tuesday react as the BJP intensified its attack on AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal by releasing another poster mocking him over black money. The advertisement takes a dig at Kejriwal over alleged black money funding to his party. BJP leader GVL Narsimha Rao said that today's ad completely shows how AAP is collecting black money and converting into white money in the name of donations by fake company. Meanwhile, AAP leaders slammed BJP for series of advertisements targeting Kejriwal. Feb 3, 2015

Reactions pour in as RSS journal admits that worried BJP chose Kiran Bedi

New Delhi, Feb 03 (ANI): Reactions come in from political parties on Tuesday after RSS mouthpiece Organiser said that the BJP is not 'in a comfortable ground at present' in Delhi, and that the party had inducted Kiran Bedi and projected her as candidate for chief minister after receiving 'adverse feedback from field against the Delhi BJP'. BJP leaders said that the RSS has its own point of view and that the BJP does not comply by the same. AAP leader Kumar Vishwas said that the only effect of Bedi in the party is that her poll campaign manager resigned accusing her of dictatorship. Party leader Sanjay Singh said that there is unrest within BJP. Congress leader Manish Tewari said that RSS and BJP have dictatorial tendency and that they have met to create chaos within the party and the nation. Feb 3, 2015

Stray dogs to be sterilised in Raipur

Raipur, Feb 03 (ANI): Residents of Raipur in Chhattisgarh state are likely to breathe a sigh of relief as city municipal body began a sterilisation drive to put an end to the menace of stray dogs. The drive aims to sterilise around 2000 stray dogs in the region. It was undertaken after a few people fell prey to dog bites. City Mayor, Pramod Dubey, is hopeful that the efforts taken by the municipal body would bring some relief to locals. Meanwhile, veterinary doctor said that when the dogs are ravenous, they have tendency to bite and they prey on humans. Government district veterinary hospital has been asked to sterilise around 26-30 dogs a day. Dogs would be vaccinated against rabies after being operated upon. Feb 3, 2015

AAP rubbishes BJP's allegations on black money

New Delhi, Feb 03 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) hit back at ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday after it alleged that the former accepted black money for funding its election expenses for Delhi polls. Taking a jibe at the BJP, AAP leader Ashutosh said that it was "frustrated" seeing the party taking an edge in opinion polls. BJP leader Nalin Kohli accused Kejriwal of converting black money into white. Meanwhile, Congress leader Manish Tewari said that AAP should reveal from where such a huge amount of money came. The BJP had alleged on Monday that shell companies were created to transfer rupees 20 million to AAP on April 05, 2014, while official records pointed that these companies didn't make any profit and had common directors. The BJP had also alleged that AAP circumvented laws to accept donation from foreign company. Feb 3, 2015

Carnival scenes as Malaysian Hindus mark Thaipusam

More than a million Hindus throng temples throughout Malaysia to celebrate Thaipusam, a colourful annual religious festival in which many display their devotion by piercing their bodies with hooks and skewers. Duration: 00:46 Feb 3, 2015