BJP lauds PM's initiative to launch 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme', Congress SP call it 'useless'

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): BJP on Thursday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative to launch 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme' to improve the child sex ratio (CSR) on January 22. The issue of decline in CSR is complex and multi-dimensional and the scheme will address the issue within the broad framework of survival, protection and education of girl children. Meanwhile, Congress leader Manish Tewari and Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said that these campaigns are useless unless not practiced in day to day life. The leaders quoted PM's other programmes like 'Make in India', 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' etc. to show how all such initiative failed on the ground. Jan 15, 2015

Let Satish Upadhyay file defamation case, he has to do something to save himself: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): After BJP delegation visited Election Commission office to file defamation case against AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal, the later said that let him to it. Kejriwal said that Satish Upadhyay will have to do something to save his skin and that is what he is doing. He said that those meters running fast were installed by companies under BJP Delhi unit and that this is in direct conflict of interest. Jan 15, 2015

BJP files defamation case against Kejriwal over allegations against Upadhyay

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): BJP delegation on Thursday visited Election Commission office to file defamation case against AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal over the allegations against Delhi BJP Chief Satish Upadhyay. Lawyer in the case said that the dates for Delhi polls have been announced and that model code of conduct does not allow any political leader to indict allegations on personal affairs of his rival. The EC assured of looking in the matter and acting thereafter. Kejriwal had alleged that Upadhyay owns 6 companies which install and replace fast-running electricity meters in Delhi and that all of them work with power discoms. Jan 15, 2015

Samsung Z1 launched in India

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Samsung launched the first Tizen powered smartphone in India, Samsung Z1, in the national capital recently and has priced it at Rs.5700. Appealing to millions of potential users in India, the Samsung Z1 offers exclusive benefits for localized entertainment apps and a simple user interface that makes mobility easier and more enjoyable, even for first-time smartphone users. Speaking at the launch, Asim Warsi Vice President - Marketing at Samsung India Electronics Ltd said...The Samsung Z1 is equipped with 3.1 megapixel rear camera and VGA front camera with 1.2GHz processor, the Samsung Z1 is now available in India in White, Black and Red Wine Colours. Jan 15, 2015

Politicos welcome RBI's decision to slash repo rate by 25 basis points to 7.75 percent

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Politicos on Thursday welcomed the Reserve Bank of India's decision to slash repo rate by 25 basis points to 7.75 percent. Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan took markets and corporate India by surprise early Thursday morning when he announced a long-awaited cut in the repo rate by 25 basis points to 7.75% with immediate effect. This is the first repo rate cut since May 2013. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Minister of State for the ministry also welcomed the decision and saw the same as beneficial for the nation building. Jan 15, 2015

AAP says Kejriwal has strong proof against Satish Upadhyay, Congress- BJP calls him 'attention seeke

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Politicos on Thursday react on AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal's allegations on Delhi BJP Chief Satish Upadhyay and his relationship with power companies of the national capital. AAP leader Yogendra Yadav said that Kejriwal does not make any allegations without evidence and that he has strong proof in the case. Meanwhile, BJP leaders called him a 'pampered child' who likes to grab attention by people. Congress also demanded answers by Kejriwal on his allegations and said that the AAP chief likes to grab attention all the time. Jan 15, 2015