Reactions flow as Goa CM comments on safety of women in UP

New Delhi, July 25 (ANI): Political reactions flowed after Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar commented upon the safety of women in Uttar Pradesh saying that women disappear in UP after 6 PM. NCP leader Majid Memon said that UP is a large state and although law and order is disturbed such statements should not be made. SP leader Naresh Agarwal condemned the statement saying that Goa CM should bother about his state. CPI leader Atul Anjan stated that Parrikar should send his wife and daughter to Lucknow and see if they disappear after 6 PM. Jul 25, 2014

Both parties trying to save alliance: Majid Memon on Congress-NCP alliance

New Delhi, July 25 (ANI): NCP leader Majid Memon on Friday reacted over Congress-NCP alliance row over seat sharing in Maharashtra elections. Memon said that NCP is stronger as compared to Congress in terms of candidates winning elections so Congress should not consider itself as a higher ally. He added that NCP and Congress are equal as an alliance and both the parties are trying hard to save the alliance. Jul 25, 2014

BJP___s Nishikant Dubey says black money won___t come back, Politicos react

New Delhi, July 25 (ANI): Political leaders on Friday reacted a day after BJP leader Nishikant Dubey said in the presence of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley that black money won___t come back. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that the BJP government should give answer on the black money issue. NCP leader Majid Memon also condemned the present government for false promises. CPI___s Atul Anjan also mocked the BJP___s and Ramdev___s promise to work on and bring back the black money. Meanwhile, BJP Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi still maintained that the government will bring the money back. Jul 25, 2014

Goa___s Dipak Dhavalikar says Modi will develop India into Hindu nation, Politicos react

New Delhi, July 25 (ANI): Politicos reacted after Goa Cooperation Minister Dipak Dhavalikar said that Narendra Modi will develop India into a Hindu nation. BJP___s Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi maintained that India is secular and will remain so. Congress leader Manish Tewari condemned the statement. Meanwhile, NCP leader Majid Memon and CPI___s Atul Anjan also hit out at the NDA government on their ___anti-secular___ agendas. Jul 25, 2014

Reactions flow as Saina Nehwal ___hurt___ at not receiving promised cash reward

New Delhi, July 25 (ANI): Political reactions flowed as badminton ace Saina Nehwal expressed being ___hurt___ at not receiving the cash reward promised by Andhra Pradesh government post winning Bronze in 2012 London Olympics. NCP leader Majid Memon said that promised rewards such be given to the sportspersons who represent India internationally so that their morale is not lost. SP leader Naresh Agarwal stated that it is unfortunate that government does not fulfill its promises and added that this will discourage sports in the country. Jul 25, 2014

UPSC Aspirants continue protest demanding removal of CSATs as board issues admit cards

New Delhi, July 25 (ANI): Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) candidates continued their protest demanding scrapping the CSAT in the examination pattern, which is obstructing the Hindi medium students from getting selected. Protesting aspirants said that the agitation will continue and demanded the removal of CSATs. The aspirant also accused the Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh for not keeping up with his promise. The students argued that the questions asked in language comprehension skills are asked in English and no Hindi translations are provided. The agitated students also said that the board has issued admit cards too which gives a negative sign. Jul 25, 2014

Army Chief assures all necessary actions taken to face challenges, says govt helpful

Kargil, July 25 (ANI): After paying tribute to the martyrs of the Kargil war during the Vijay Divas ceremony in Drass sector of Kargil, Army Chief General Bikram Singh assured that all necessary steps are taken by the Army to face the challenges. He also said that the central government is also doing everything needful to meet the needs of the Army. Jul 25, 2014

Army Chief Bikram Singh pays homage to Kargil martyrs

Kargil, July 25 (ANI): The Army commemorated the _Vijay Diwas_ at the war memorial in Drass sector of Kargil on Friday. Army Chief General Bikram Singh paid tribute to the martyrs of the Kargil war in the ceremony at the war memorial in Drass. Singh will also interact with the families of the martyred soldiers during the day. Besides the Army Chief, other top commanders of the Army, war heroes, martyrs_ families, and other dignitaries were present at the commemorative wreath laying ceremony. Each year since 1999, the _Kargil Vijay Diwas_ is celebrated on 26 July every year to mark the exit of Pakistan Army from Indian territory and Indian Army bunkers captured by them. Jul 25, 2014

Muslims prepare for Eid amid rising prices

Varanasi, July 25 (ANI): Indian Muslims in Uttar Pradesh thronged various markets ahead of Eid-al-fitr amid rising prices. Eid marks the end of holy month of Ramadan. Despite crowd in markets, shopkeepers said the business was slow as prices of several commodities had shot up. Inflation and spiraling prices of commodities remained a matter of concern for many Muslims heading to markets for shopping. Eid is a time for visiting friends and family and receiving guests. It is customary for Muslims to buy new clothes and accessories for the festive occasion. Jul 25, 2014

Mumbai doctors remove 232 teeth from teen_s mouth

Mumbai, July 25 (ANI): Doctors at a Mumbai hospital have removed an astonishing 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old Indian boy. Hailing from a small village with lack of good healthcare facilities, Ashique Gavai_s family decided to visit a good hospital in the city when their son complained of swelling and pain in his right side of the mouth. The problem of swelling had been persistent for over a year. The doctors admitted Gavai for a surgery on July 22 and during the six-hour-long operation, they were shocked to see innumerous mustard seed-to-rock-sized teeth bulging out of a cyst- like formation. They even discovered a rock-like formation in the affected tooth. The case, which was dubbed as benign tumour of the tooth by doctors, might just lead the teenager to the pathway of making a record. Jul 25, 2014