Kejriwal should not be taken seriously, Delhi needs government: Binny

New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): AAP_s expelled leader Vinod Kumar Binny on Monday slammed the AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal saying that Kejriwal is never stable on his opinion so he should not be taken seriously. He said that Lieutenant Governor should take the decision over government formation in Delhi and added that no matter whether government is formed with or without polls but Delhi needs a government to govern the state. Jul 21, 2014

Politicos react as Congress-NC split in JandK

New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): Politicos on Monday reacted over Congress and National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir split. Both the parties had split before state Assembly polls and decided to contest elections independently. The National Conference and the Congress had six- year old partnership. Jul 21, 2014

Gaza discussion to take place in Rajya Sabha, Politicos welcome move

New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): Political leader on Monday welcomed the move to discuss the Israel offensive in Gaza where the number of Palestinians killed rose to over 430, in Rajya Sabha. The government had agreed to the opposition_s demands for a discussion last week after many disruptions and protests in Parliament. A resolution is also expected. The leaders agreed that the issue is important and the series of events in Gaza is extremely sad and needs to be discussed. Jul 21, 2014

Politicos condemn Praveen Togadia_s reminder of Muzaffarnagar riots to Muslims

New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): Political leaders on Monday condemned VHP leader Praveen Togadia_s statement wherein he said that Muslims may have forgotten the 2002 Gujarat riots but would remember the Muzaffarnagar riots of last year. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that Togadia is mentally sick and needs medical attention. M Veerappa Moily said that a case should be filed against the VHP leader. CPI Leader D Raja said that this what VHP does, that is, speading hatred for minority communities and Muslims. SP Leader Naresh Agarwal said that the statement came in order to raise communal sentiments. Jul 21, 2014

Politicos react over Markandey Katju_s remark on UPA saving corrupt judge

New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): Political leaders on Monday reacted over Former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju_s statement claiming that the UPA government was forced by its ally to save a corrupt judge in Madras High Court. Congress leader Veerappa Moily said that Katju should have raised his voice at that time so that the government could have taken some action. Congress leader Rajeev Shukla also stated that Katju should have raised the issue when it was hot so that proper investigation could have been done in the matter. CPI leader D Raja also raised question on the timing of Katju making such statement saying that he wants some gain from this statement. Jul 21, 2014

Markandey Katju says TN ally forced UPA to save corrupt judge

New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): Former Supreme Court judge and PCI Chairman Markandey Katju on Monday disclosed that the UPA government was forced by its Tamil Nadu ally to save a corrupt judge in Madras High Court. Katju directly named Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the issue saying that UPA_s Tamil Nadu ally had thrwatened Singh that if the government does not save the corrupt judge they will withdraw support scared by which the government saved the corrupt judge. Jul 21, 2014

AAP leader Manish Sisodia meets LG over political uncertainty in Delhi

New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): AAP leader Manish Sisodia met LG Najeeb Jung on Monday aimed at putting an end to the political uncertainty prevailing in the city. Kejriwal, is also likely to meet Jung today along with his 25 MLAs to ask the latter for a withdrawal of President_s rule from the capital by convincing Jung to dissolve the assembly and call for fresh polls. This comes on the backdrop of AAP accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of running away from fresh elections after the BJP state unit said the central leadership would take a final decision and was open to all three options-fresh elections, staking claim to government formation and extending President_s rule. Jul 21, 2014

Kiren Rijiju on north-east student beaten to death in New Delhi

New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Monday said that he will be visiting the spot where the north-eastern student was beaten to death in New Delhi_s Hauz Khas area. Rijiju added that he will be ordering careful investigation in the case and the circumstances that lead to it. A north-eastern student was beaten to death in New Delhi_s Hauz Khas area on Monday by unknown people. Jul 21, 2014

Wall collapse in Bhopal kills two

Bhopal, July 21 (ANI): Police said on Monday two people have died after an extended wall of a guest house collapsed in Bhopal city of Madhya Pradesh. The administration began operations to clear the debris after the extended wall of a VIP guest house collapsed early in the morning. The injured were immediately admitted to a nearby hospital. Superintendent of Police, north Bhopal, Arvind Saxena, said the injured were out of danger. Jul 21, 2014

Family of woman murdered brutally in Lucknow demands CBI probe

Deoria, July 21 (ANI): Family of a 32-year-old woman, who was found dead with grisly wounds in her private parts in Lucknow defied police report that said there were no traces of rape before murder, and demanded CBI probe. The victim_s mutilated body was found in a school in Mohanlalganj area of Lucknow on Friday. Earlier it was speculated the woman was gang-raped before the murder, due to multiple injuries and stab wounds, but police on Sunday claimed there was only one accused involved in the crime and his attempt to rape before killing had failed. However, the family which is angry over government_s insensitive approach challenged the report and demanded justice for the woman_s children by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Jul 21, 2014

Discussion on Gaza violence to be held in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha on Monday will have a short-duration discussion on violence in Gaza, where hundreds of people having lost their lives. Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari last week turned down government_s request to drop the discussion on the violence in Gaza. A strident opposition led by the Congress and the Left parties on Friday reportedly stalled proceedings in Rajya Sabha during Question Hour demanding immediate discussion on killings of innocent women and children in Gaza. The BJP-led NDA government was placed in a tight spot over its reluctance to hold a discussion on the issue even after the motion was admitted by the presiding officer. The government finally agreed to discuss it today. Jul 21, 2014

Police recover 43 illicit weapons, arrest five in New Delhi

New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): The police recovered 43 illicit weapons in New Delhi and arrested five men in the year-long search operation. While addressing a news conference Special Commissioner of Police New Delhi, SN Srivastava, said such illicit weapons were abused by the criminals. Speaking about the recovery, Srivastava said there were two operations and total five criminals were arrested. Jul 21, 2014