Congress, Shiv Sena allege proper procedure not followed during trust vote

Mumbai, Nov 12 (ANI): After BJP came out clear with trust vote in Maharashtra Assembly, Congress and Shiv Sena alleged that proper procedure was not followed during trust vote at the assembly. The President of Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) Manikrao Thakre said that the BJP speaker was biased and did not follow proper procedure for voting. Former Maharashtra CM and Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan said that it was a black day in democracy of Maharashtra. Meanwhile, Shiv Sena leader Ramdas Kadam said that BJP did not carry out trust vote as it was scared and added that Congress and Shiv Sena will go and complain to the Governor of Maharashtra to not allow BJP to continue their government. Nov 12, 2014

Mandate of people has been reflected: Rajiv Pratap Rudy on trust vote

Chennai, Nov 12 (ANI): Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Pratap Rudy said on Wednesday that the mandate of people has been reflected after BJP won the trust vote in Maharashtra Assembly. Rudy also said that the vote strength states that BJP can now go on with the government under the leadership of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Nov 12, 2014

PM Modi addresses the 12th ASEAN Summit, says ASEAN holds importance to India

Nay Pyi Taw, Nov 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday addressed the 12th ASEAN Summit in Nay Pyi Taw in Myanmar. He said that he is very happy to be a part of the 12th ASEAN Summit. He added that Myanmar is a great neighbour of India and both the countries share historic relations. He further said that ASEAN holds great importance for India and India shares good bilateral relations with the countries present at th.e Summit. Nov 12, 2014

Bilaspur sterilization camp deaths case: Congress calls for Chhattisgarh bandh

Raipur, Nov 12 (ANI): In protest against the death of women at sterilization camp in Bilaspur, where the death toll has gone up to 11, the Congress on Wednesday called for Chhattisgarh bandh. The party alleged Chief Minister Raman Singh of not taking appropriate steps and demanded his resignation. Congress sought Health Minister Amar Agrawal resignation as well. Meanwhile, the police said that it has made all the arrangements to avoid any untoward incident. Nov 12, 2014

Cancel Jet Etihad deal, Subramanian Swamy tells Modi govt

New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI): BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi led NDA government to not allow the Jet-Etihad deal to proceed. He alleged that foreign direct investment by Etihad Airways, national carrier of the United Arab Emirates into Indian aviation giant Jet Airways was just another way of compensating for bribes paid by Etisalat to Indian politicians for the 2G spectrum licence. Nov 12, 2014

Vaiko calls Rajapaksa's willingness to pardon Tamil fishermen 'drama'

Chennai, Nov 12 (ANI): Reacting on the reports of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse's willingness to pardon the 5 Tamil Fisherman on death row, MDMK chief Vaiko on Wednesday alleged that Rajapakse is doing a drama with connivance of the Indian Government. Earlier in the day, many politicos welcomed the Sri Lankan government's decision to free the fishermen without any conditions. The Tamil fishermen were awarded death by a Sri Lankan Court for alleged drug trafficking. Nov 12, 2014