Congress and BJP express contradictory views over Omar Abdullah's appreciation on Modi's foreign pol

New Delhi, Nov 27 (ANI): Congress and BJP on Thursday expressed contradictory views after Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his foreign diplomacy. Abdullah had said that Prime Minister has done well as far as maintaining relations with foreign countries is concerned. He minister went on to say that PM Modi has done a good job in reaching out to country's immediate neighbours. Congress leader Manish Tewari said that the JandK chief minister should carefully watch the developments with foreign countries in past six months and he will then come to notice that there are no developments so far. Meanwhile, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the whole world is appreciating PM Modi for his works and that Abdullah's appreciation is nothing surprising. Nov 27, 2014

Politicos react after CBI report states girls committed suicide in Badaun gang-rape case

New Delhi/Lucknow/Hyderabad, Nov 27 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Thursday after CBI in its report stated that it has found no evidence of murder or sexual assault in its probe into the death of two teenage cousins whose bodies were found hanging from a tree in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh and claimed that the two girls had committed suicide. BJP's UP unit President Laxmikant Bajpai said that the government should look into the reports. Congress leader Manish Tewari said that the court will look into the CBI report and give its verdict. SP leader Rajendra Chaudhary said that Opposition parties had unnecessary and without any evidence slammed the UP government for creating an unsafe environment for women. Nov 27, 2014

BJP slams SP for raising controversy on celebrating Raja Mahendra Prataps birthday

Hyderabad/ Lucknow, Nov 27 (ANI): The BJP on Thursday slammed the ruling SP government in Uttar Pradesh for raising a controversy over the celebration of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh’s birthday. BJP President in UP, Laxmikant Bajpai said that the BJP wanted to celebrate the birthday of a great freedom fighter who donated land for the development of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). He added that SP, which itself did not do so in the past, can only create controversy. BJP leader Vijay Bahadur Pathak said that he saw no reason as to why controversy should be raised over birthday celebrations of a glorious leader. Nov 27, 2014

BJP to celebrate Raja Mahendra Pratap's birthday in AMU, Reactions flow

New Delhi/ Lucknow, Nov 27 (ANI): BJP will be celebrating the birthday of Raja Mahendra Partap Singh's birthday in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh Muslim University over which political reactions flowed in on Thursday. RLD leader Munna Singh Chauhan said that the idea of celebrating the birthday of a freedom fighter is good. Former SP leader Shahid Siddiqui said that birthday celebration of a freedom fighter is good but the BJP should not raise any confrontation for itself. Meanwhile, SP leader Naresh Agarwal said that BJP has a habit of organizing events which fuel controversy. Nov 27, 2014

BJP slams SP for raising controversy on celebrating Raja Mahendra Pratap's birthday

Hyderabad/ Lucknow, Nov 27 (ANI): The BJP on Thursday slammed the ruling SP government in Uttar Pradesh for raising a controversy over the celebration of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh's birthday. BJP President in UP, Laxmikant Bajpai said that the BJP wanted to celebrate the birthday of a great freedom fighter who donated land for the development of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). He added that SP, which itself did not do so in the past, can only create controversy. BJP leader Vijay Bahadur Pathak said that he saw no reason as to why controversy should be raised over birthday celebrations of a glorious leader. Nov 27, 2014