People have been good to me, says Javed Akhtar

New Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): Poet and script writer Javed Akhtar, who recently completed 50 years in Indian Film Industry, says that during this journey people have been good to me. He has also teamed up with Tata Sky for a new programme for the DTH player's subscribers, who will get to enjoy the 'shayaris' and 'dohas' of yesteryear. Great going Javed Ji!!! Oct 8, 2014

KPCC demands action against Shashi Tharoor for backing Narendra Modi

Thiruvananthapuram / New Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, faced ire from his own party for backing Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 'Clean India' campaign. Modi, while launching his Clean India drive, had called on personalities from different fields of work, including Tharoor, to take up the cleanliness challenge and continue with the sanitation mission. Tharoor backed Modi's vision but drew flak from his own party. However, later the leader, representing Thiruvananthapuram constituency in Kerala, said he supported Mahatma Gandhi's vision of clean India in national interest. On Wednesday, president of Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC), V.M. Sudheeran, said Tharoor's pro-Modi statements were unacceptable. Oct 8, 2014

Mulayam Singh Yadav re-elected as SP chief at national executive meet

Lucknow, Oct 8 (ANI):Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav was re-elected as the party chief on the inaugural day of the Samajwadi Party's national executive meet. This is the ninth time that Mulayam has been chosen as the SP national president. His tenure as SP chief will last for three years. Meanwhile, Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav's presence at the meet triggered speculations of a possible tie up between the two parties for future polls. The three-day convention, which is likely to be a massive show of strength of the ruling Samajwadi Party, is being held at the newly-built Janeshwar Mishra Park. Oct 8, 2014

PM Modi promises to give account of every penny to people, unlike Congress

Mahendragarh, Oct 8 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday while addressing a rally in Mahendragarh district of Haryana slammed Congress for not being answerable to the people during its 60 years of governance. Promising people to give them account of every penny and every second, PM Modi, said that since he belongs to the people and was not born in a PM's house, hence he is answerable to the people. Oct 8, 2014

PM Modi salutes Air Force personnel on their 82nd anniversary

New Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): As the Indian Air Force (IAF) today celebrates its 82nd anniversary Prime Minister Narendra Modi has saluted IAF personnel. "On Air Force Day, I salute our air force personnel. They are our pride and their bravery, commitment and dedication continues to inspire," said Prime Minister Modi. Earlier in the day, Chief of Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha said that the IAF's journey of 82 years has witnessed many historic moments and it has emerged as one of the most formidable and respected air forces of the world. Air Force Day was officially observed for the first time on October 8, 1932, when it was an auxiliary air force of the British Indian Empire. Oct 8, 2014

Give BJP an opportunity to serve Haryana: PM Modi

Mahendragarh, Oct 8 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday while addressing a rally in Mahendragarh district of Haryana urged people to give BJP an opportunity to serve people of Haryana. He said that the land of Haryana is very rich and if proper facilities are provided to farmers, then the state would prosper. He added that the people of Haryana want to see a future where women can live with dignity and youth get opportunities to work. Oct 8, 2014