BJP Chief Amit Shah denied permission to hold rally in Kolkata

New Delhi, Nov 27 (ANI): The feud between TMC and BJP deepened further after Kolkata municipal corporation refused BJP Chief Amit Shah the permission to hold a rally in the city. Shah was refused permission on Thursday. The party had applied as early as July for permission to hold a public meeting outside Victoria Hall, where Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee holds an annual rally every July for her party. Earlier, the city police had said that Shah's meeting would inconvenience commuters since a major traffic intersection is located at the venue. Differences between TMC and the ruling BJP has cropped up after recent developments in Saradha chit fund scam where a few TMC leaders were named and the party later alleged that Narendra Modi government is interfering in functioning of CBI against the regional party. Nov 27, 2014

Akhilesh Yadav slams media for defaming SP in Badaun gangrape case

Lucknow, Nov 27 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday slammed media organizations for defaming and maligning the image of Samajwadi Party in the Badaun gangrape case. Yadav said that any positive step taken by the Uttar Pradesh government is not reported by the media however, a single mistake made by the party is exaggerated in the media reports. He further talked about the steps taken by the government to bring development in the sectors of Health, Dairy, and Information Techonology. Nov 27, 2014

HK police clear protest camp after clashes

Fresh scuffles break out as Hong Kong authorities move in to clear the main body of a major pro-democracy protest site, a day after more than 100 demonstrators were arrested. Duration: 00:52 Nov 27, 2014

Namibia prepares for Africa's first e-vote

Namibia will vote in Africa's first electronic ballot Friday at a general election that SWAPO, the ruling party since independence in 1990, is sure to win. Duration: 00:58 Nov 27, 2014

Shiv Sena should join Maharashtra govt, talks to commence from Friday Devendra Fadnavis

Mumbai, Nov 27 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said that though BJP and Shiv Sena fought the state elections separately but both parties have the feeling to work together for governance. He said that BJP has alliance with Shiv Sena at the centre and BJP has decided that Shiv Sena should join the government in the state too. Fadnavis said that formal talks with the party will take place from Friday and that senior leader Dharamendra Pradhan will convene talks with Shiv Sena leader Chandrakant Patil to discuss the role of Shiv Sena in the Maharashtra government. Nov 27, 2014

Summit not yet over, agreements signed may be known by the days end: Pak Foreign Ministry

Islamabad, Nov 27 (ANI): The spokesperson of Pakistan Foreign Ministry, Tasneem Aslam said on Thursday that Pakistan is not the only country which has not completed it internal procedures before reaching to agreements in SAARC. She added that the summit is still going on so agreements may be made among the nations by the day’s end as summit concludes. Nov 27, 2014