Rahul slams Modi govt over price rise

Amethi, July 25 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday took a dig at the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre for failing to control the rising prices. Talking to mediapersons in Amethi, he said that there is a difference between what they say and what they do. Jul 25, 2014

Rahul says Maharashtra Sadan row exposes Shiv Sena and BJP ideology, BJP slams

Amethi/New Delhi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday blamed the Shiv Sena and BJP for the Maharashtra Sadan controversy where a Muslim staffer was force fed by a Shiv Sena MP. He also said that the ideology of Shiv Sena and BJP has been exposed after the incident. However, the BJP slammed Congress vice-president for giving the incident political colour. Jul 25, 2014

ICC has wrongly penalized Ravindra Jadeja: Kirti Azad

New Delhi, July 25 (ANI): Former Cricketer Kirti Azad on Friday condemned the ICC's decision to penalize Indian cricketer Ravindra Jadeja over his spat with James Anderson. The ICC has found Ravindra Jadeja guilty of Level 1 breach of the ICC Code of Conduct, and therefore fined 50% of his match fee. The BCCI has decided to appeal against the fine under which Jadeja has been penalized. Azad further said that BCCI is known for spot fixing so this also might be a plan. Jul 25, 2014

Israeli fire on Gaza continues to cause destruction

Israeli fire Friday pushed the Palestinian death toll in Gaza to above 800, as Washington pressed Israel and Hamas to agree a week-long humanitarian ceasefire and thrash out a durable truce. Duration: 01:00 Jul 25, 2014

No survivors in Air Algerie plane crash: Hollande

Paris, July 25 (ANI): French President Francois Hollande on Friday said that there are no survivors in the Air Algerie crash in Mali and that French soldiers have secured the area and are conducting preliminary investigations. French soldiers secured one of the black boxes from the Air Algerie plane that went down in restive northern Mali with the loss of at least 116 people. Terrorism has not been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the most likely cause is bad weather. Jul 25, 2014

Maoists surrender before police in Odisha under rehabilitation scheme

Jajpur, July 25 (ANI): Maoists surrendered before police under the rehabilitation scheme in Odisha as they decided to join mainstream. Two teenaged Maoists surrendered before Superintendent of Police in Jajpur district of the state. Additional Superintendent of Police, Pradipta Kumar Sahani, said on Friday that Nandu Palia alias Jata alias Ranjit of Baligotha village and Ghanashyam Samad alias Makara alias Santosh surrendered. The surrendered rebels would be rehabilitated according to the state government’s rehabilitation policy. Meanwhile, Sahani also said the Maoists surrendered voluntarily. Jul 25, 2014

India summons Pak Deputy HC over delay in 26/11 Mumbai attack trial

New Delhi, July 25 (ANI): India, on Friday, has summoned Pakistan Deputy High Commissioner over delay in trial of Mumbai 26/11 attacks. While the Pakistan deputy high commissioner was summoned to the ministry of external affairs in India, the Indian deputy high commissioner went to the Pakistan foreign office in Islamabad and lodged a similar protest. Congress leader Veerappa Moily appreciated the government's decision. Meanwhile, Defence Expert Uday Bhaskar said that Pakistan had been delaying the trial of the case since a long time. Jul 25, 2014

Afghan election audit gathers pace

Afghanistan's massive audit of millions of votes cast in the run-off presidential election continues with officials visiting Herat. Duration: 01:19 Jul 25, 2014