Politicos react after SC slams Centre for not being serious about child rights

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Wednesday after Supreme Court criticized the Central Government for leaving the posts of chairperson and members of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) vacant and slammed Centre for not being serious about child rights. Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said that the court should also consider the obstacles that the government is facing. NCP leader Tariq Anwar said that it is a serious matter and government should look into it. Jan 14, 2015

Politicos react after Army Chief says Pakistan supporting proxy war in JandK

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Wednesday after Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag accused Pakistan of supporting proxy war in Jammu and Kashmir despite suffering casualties in its own backyard. Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said that Pakistan can never be good to India. NCP leader Tariq Anwar said that Pakistan will have to change its attitude if they have to fight terrorism. Jan 14, 2015

Madhya Pradesh CM delighted to meet PM Modi

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his office on Wednesday. Chouhan described his meeting with Modi as very successful, saying he had had a good discussion on various issues. Chouhan further said Prime Minister Modi also gave a lot of inputs for the event. Jan 14, 2015

Market along India-Bangladesh border inaugurated to boost trade

Agartala, Jan 14 (ANI): Trade Minister Nirmala Sitharaman along with her Bangladeshi counterpart Tofaile Ahmed inaugurated third border market or 'haat' along the border in Tripura to boost trade between the two countries. The market is set up within five kilometres radius at the border, which will enhance local trade and people-to-people contact. Sitharaman said that the market would build better relations and benefit small purchasers. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed in October 2010 on Border Haats and Border Trade along the India-Bangladesh border. Meanwhile, Ahmed said he was grateful to Indian government for awarding duty free, quota free market access in almost all the items except two-alcohol and tobacco. An Indian villager Motilal Sil said that the market would help revive old contacts. Jan 14, 2015

Vikaspuris church vandalised by unknown miscreants

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): A church in west Delhi's Vikaspuri area was vandalised by unknown miscreants early on Wednesday morning, officials said. The incident came to light when officials of Our Lady of Graces church noticed broken shards of glass and statues inside the premises and informed the police. The entire incident was captured on CCTV cameras installed in the church and the footage show two men approaching the church at 4:19 AM. Police officials rushed to spot and are currently scrutinizing the CCTV footage for more details. Jan 14, 2015

Politicos react as over 100 bodies found afloat in River Ganges in UP, demand probe

New Delhi/ Lucknow, Jan 14 (ANI): Political leaders on Tuesday react as over 100 bodies were found floating over River Ganges in Uttar Pradesh. More than 100 decaying dead bodies surfaced in the river Ganga near Pariyar between Kanpur and Unnao. The administration, which indicted these were reportedly bodies that are immersed in the river in the hope of salvation, was caught by surprise by the high number. The administration has however ordered an investigation in the case. Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said that the ministry will act after looking at the report in the matter. SP leader Naresh Agarwal said that the Hindu ritual of giving away the bodies in the river for salvation may be the cause. BJP and Congress leaders on the other hand accused the SP government in the state for the same. Jan 14, 2015

Eleven Maoist sympathisers surrender in Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam, Jan 14 (ANI): Eleven Maoist sympathisers surrendered before police in port city of Visakhapatnam. One woman member was among those surrendered. Police said they also arrested a Maoist rebel accused in 15 cases. Praveen said the surrendered members would be rehabilitated under various government policies, adding he was expecting more to come forward to join the mainstream. The surrender comes after police along with paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) called tribals in interior places in Andhra Pradesh to submit themselves amid combing operations at the Andhra-Odisha state borders. Jan 14, 2015