Tibetan exiles protest against Xi Jinping in New Delhi, protesters detained

New Delhi, Sep 18 (ANI): Tibetan activists, on Thursday (September 18), protested against Chinese President Xi Jinping's India visit in New Delhi and accused him of killings in Tibet. Tibetan exiles shouted anti-China slogans, carrying banners demanding 'Free Tibet'. A protester scaled a light pole near Dhaula Kuan area of the Indian capital and waved banner against the Chinese President. Protesters said they are not against Jinping, but protesting for their own people. The agitated protesters protesting outside Hyderabad House, where delegation level talks between PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping are underway, were later detained by the police. A scuffle also took place between police and media persons. Sep 18, 2014

Varun's magic will also not help BJP in UP: Politicos on Maneka's remark

New Delhi, Sept 18 (ANI): BJP leader and Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi once again made a strong pitch for her son and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi getting a bigger role in UP politics after the party's poor performance in the by-polls. Reacting over this, opposition parties said that if Prime Minister Narendra Modi's magic did not work then Varun Gandhi will also not be able to help BJP in UP. Sep 18, 2014

Jinping more realistic to learn from India, Tibet's problem also India's problem: Dalai Lama

Mumbai, Sept 18 (ANI): The 14th Spiritual Leader of Tibetans, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, said on Thursday that Chinese President Xi Jinping's thinking is more realistic and broad minded so he can learn a lot from India which is a country of diverse cultures and traditions. He also said that Tibetans' problem is India's problem so India has to solve it by understanding and talks. Sep 18, 2014

Hema Malini says widows from other states should not crowd Mathura, faces flak

New Delhi, Sept 18 (ANI): BJP leader Hema Malini on Thursday faced criticism for her remark that widows from Bengal and Bihar should not crowd Vrindavan, the holy city in Uttar Pradesh and home to thousands of destitute women. On a visit to her parliamentary constituency Mathura, of which Vrindavan is a part, she said there are already 40,000 widows in Vrindavan and there was no room to accommodate more. Sep 18, 2014

BJP slams Congress for publishing booklet on Modi Govt's 100 days

New Delhi, Sep 18 (ANI): The BJP slammed the Congress for publishing a booklet on 100 days of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government and calling the 100 days as a failure. BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that it would have been better if they would have published book on 10 years of Congress and if they are getting happiness by doing such things, they may continue to do so. BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain said that what BJP has done in 100 days, Congress failed to do in 10 years. Sep 18, 2014

Politicos on Sushil Modi's remark on Yogi Adityanath

New Delhi, Sept 18 (ANI): Political leaders on Thursday reacted over senior Bihar BJP leader and former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi's remark on BJP leader Yogi Adityanath. Sushil Modi reiterated the party line on "love jihad" but nuanced it - distancing the state unit from the Yogi Adityanath-style of rhetoric and promising to give "a good number" of tickets to Muslims in next year's Assembly elections. He said that if Yogi Adityanath spoke in Bihar like he did in UP, they would have contradicted him. Sep 18, 2014

Xi Jinping meets PM Narendra Modi delegation level talks underway

New Delhi, Sep 18 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday at Hyderabad House in New Delhi. Modi is expected to raise issues of China’s incursions into Ladakh. Both leaders are also expected to ink several agreements, including on infrastructure and railways. Jinping is on a three day visit to India which started with his arrival in Ahmedabad on September 17. Sep 18, 2014