Politicos slam Bilawal Bhutto for his statement over Kashmir

New Delhi, Sep 20 (ANI): Political leaders in India slammed Pakistan Peoples Party leader Bilawal Bhutto on Saturday after he said that he would get back the entire Kashmir from India to Pakistan. BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain said that Kashmir lives in the heart of Indians and Pakistan can never take it back. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy called Bhutto’s statement immature and said that Pakistan should remember that India can finish Pakistan when it comes to war. Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit said that J&K is an undivided part of India and anybody saying that Kashmir belonged to Pakistan is wrong. NPP leader Bhim Singh said that Bhutto is using the issue of Kashmir to get entry in the politics of Pakistan. Sep 20, 2014

Govt will felicitate medal winners like Jitu Rai: Akhilesh

Lucknow, Sep 20 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said that the Samajwadi Party government will felicitate medal winners like Jitu Rai. He added that the government has always worked towards rewarding sportspersons who win medals for the country and make the citizens proud. Yadav also said that other silver and bronze medal winners will also be rewarded by the government. Sep 20, 2014

India Will Stand United Against Chinese Incursions: SP

New Delhi/Leh, Sep 20 (ANI): Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal, on Saturday said that Indians would stand united against Chinese incursions as Chinese President Xi Jinping’s trip to India was dominated by a standoff on a barren Himalayan plateau between soldiers from the two nations. Dozens of soldiers from both sides had a face off on the Ladakh plateau for over a week in a dispute about infrastructure works near the de facto border. Meanwhile, defence expert, Alok Bansal, said that such issues between the two neighbours would remain as long as there was no clear demarcation of the Line of Actual Control (LAC). BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli said that Modi had held dialogue with Xi on the matter and everyone needs to wait for the outcome. Sep 20, 2014

Clash between police and locals in Moradabad after alleged extortion of money by police

Moradabad, Sep 20 (ANI): A violent clash took place between police and locals in Moradabad city of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. The police charged lathi on the locals and one of the victims fell unconscious and has been admitted to a nearby hospital. According to locals the clash took place after a police official tried to extort money out of a local trader but he refused. Meanwhile, Superintendent of Police said that the locals have alleged charges of forced extortion of money on two police officials and investigation is going on against the accused officers. Sep 20, 2014

Want to increase employment opportunities in MP: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

New Delhi, Sep 20 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan at Global Investors Meet on Saturday said that to increase employment opportunities in the state Madhya Pradesh has to move from basic farming to agricultural business. He further said that investors have been coming in the state and through Global Investors Meet; the state has been able to come in contact with the investors from all over the world. He added that food processing and horticulture are the two main sectors which require investment. Sep 20, 2014

Party Chief to take final decision, Mission 150 intact: Shiv Sena on seat sharing

Mumbai, Sep 20 (ANI): Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Saturday said that the final decision on seat sharing in Maharashtra Assembly Polls will be taken by party Chief Uddhav Thackeray. Raut said that the party’s mission of 150 seats remains intact. The BJP had given a new proposal to Shiv Sena asking them to decide mutually as to which seats will be possibly won by Shiv Sena and which by BJP in the state. Sep 20, 2014

BJP MLA clarifies controversial statement on banning Muslims in garba

Indore, Sep 20 (ANI): BJP MLA Usha Thakur on Saturday clarified her controversial statement on banning Muslims from entering 'Garba' venues. Thakur said that her statements have been misinterpreted by media and clarified that she had respected the culture of Muslim minority community in terms of praying the Lord which they do not believe in. She added that our National Anthem was reduced to 2 stanzas from 5 showing respect to the Muslims community as they do not believe in Lord Durga so how can they be doing 'Garba' paying respect to the lord. She also said that the identities of those entering into Garba venues will be checked irrespective of the religion they belong to. Sep 20, 2014