Politicos react as Rahul Gandhi says only one man's voice counts in India

New Delhi, Aug 6 (ANI): Politicos on Wednesday reacted over Congress Vice-President, Rahul Gandhi, who on Wednesday slammed Speaker of the lower house of parliament, Sumitra Mahajan, and accused her of partial behaviour towards the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Gandhi rushed to the well of the House with his party members and demanded a debate on anti-communal violence bill. He said they were not being allowed to hold a discussion and speak in the parliament. Mahajan had turned down Congress party's request for discussion. As the opposition parties created a ruckus over communal situation in the country, the lower house was adjourned. BJP spokesperson, Rajiv Pratap Rudy, said Rahul was unparliamentarily and showed frustration. Taking a jibe at Rahul, Shiv Sena leader, Sanjay Raut, said he had finally woken up. LJP leader, Chirag Paswan, said Rahul must be aware of rules of the parliament and his act showed desperation. Aug 6, 2014

Parliament remembers victims of Hiroshima bombing on 69th anniversary

New Delhi, Aug 6 (ANI): Parliament members, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday paid homage to the victims of Hiroshima atomic holocaust, remembering the tens of thousands of innocents who became the victims of World War II 69 years ago. Speaker of Lok Sabha, Sumitra Mahajan, said the wounds of the tragic incident of 1945 are still fresh, and urged for a war-free world. Aug 6, 2014

Time for Congress to introspect itself: Arun Jaitley on Rahul Gandhi's statement

New Delhi, Aug 06 (ANI): Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has put baseless allegations that Congress members are not allowed to participate in any discussions and the Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan plays a biased role towards the BJP. Jaitley said that the Congress party should introspect itself. He added that Congress leaders are agitated because a section of their leadership is facing a coup within the party. Aug 6, 2014

Kolkata Student Commits Suicide over Campus Placement

A Jadavpur University student took his life over not securing a lucrative job placement, once again raking up the issue of pressure and expectations, when it comes to getting the highest-paying job. Aug 6, 2014

Politicos react as SC gives 5 weeks' time for govt formation in Delhi

New Delhi, Aug 06 (ANI): Politicos gave their mixed reactions after the Supreme Court gave a deadline of 5 weeks to the Centre to find a solution about forming a government in Delhi. Congress leader Manish Tewari said that BJP is scared of going for polls that is why it has been avoiding the situation. NCP leader Tariq Anwar stated that SC gave a good decision because Delhi needs a government. SP's Naresh Agarwal said that BJP should take a decision. Meanwhile BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that AAP and Congress earlier spoiled the situation in Delhi and Centre is now looking into the matter. Aug 6, 2014

Katie Price blessed with baby girl in 'cheating' hubby's presence

New Delhi, August 6 (ANI): Katie Price has been blessed with a baby girl with her husband Kieran Hayler. The 36-year-old former glamour model welcomed her fifth child and her second child with her husband, who had been cheating her with her best friend and the news was confirmed by her agent on Twitter. Though Price had earlier announced that she was splitting from Hayler, who had a seven-month affair with her best friend of 20-years Jane Pountney, they are working on saving their troubled relationship. The pair had got married in January 2013 following a whirlwind romance and just three-months dating. Aug 6, 2014

Three militants surrender in Assam

Barpeta, Aug 6 (ANI): Three militants of a separatist group, National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB), surrendered in Assam. The militants also handed over a cache of arms and ammunition to the police and paramilitary, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). Deputy Superintendent of Police of Barpeta Police Station, B C Nath said one AK-56 rifle, one magazine, 17 rounds of ammunition, one 7.6mm pistol and two Chinese grenades were surrendered by the militants. The militants have been identified as Rajani Brahma, Sanjib Basumatari and B. Brahma. Nath informed the police were keeping a tight vigil ahead of Independence Day on August 15. Aug 6, 2014

Impasse over Insurance Bill continues

New Delhi, Aug 06 (ANI): The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) lent its support to the insurance bill, as the other opposition parties oppose it. An all-party meeting that was scheduled for Wednesday has been scrapped. The deadlock between the government and the opposition parties on the Insurance Bill remains intact. NCP leader Tariq Anwar said that the party is supporting the bill as it is a good thing. However, CPI leader D Raja, opposed the bill. SP leader Naresh Agarwal, said that the stand of both parties on the bill is not clear. Mallikarjun Kharge, said that the party will take the decision after it is passed in the upper house of the parliament. Reportedly, the government is expected to take a final call on the issue on Thursday. Aug 6, 2014

Nirbhaya-inspired fashion photoshoot sparks outrage

New Delhi/Kanpur, Aug 06 (ANI): The Nirbhaya-inspired 'fashion shoot' on Wednesday drew criticism from women activists. The National Commission of Women has called for strict action against the photoshoot depicting the December 16 gangrape incident. A week ago, fashion photographer Raj Shetye released his latest photoshoot and spread a wave of outrage. Titled 'The Wrong Turn', the photo series features a woman surrounded by lecherous men in a bus. Aug 6, 2014

Even Priyanka's entry will not save Congress: Rival parties on new poster

New Delhi, Aug 06 (ANI): A controversial banner has once again come up claiming that Priyanka Gandhi Vadra would soon be joining active politics. The major omission from the banner is the photograph of Rahul Gandhi. Reacting over this, rival parties on Wednesday said that even Priyanka Gandhi's entry will not help congress to come out of the current situation. The party will survive only if the family autocracy ends. Aug 6, 2014

Uproar in LS as Congress demands debate on rising communal violence, BJP condemns

New Delhi, Aug 6 (ANI): Uproar prevailed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, as the Congress Party demanded a debate on rising incidents of communal violence across the country through an adjournment motion. However, the BJP condemned the party for creating ruckus and said that it is ready to debate on any issue proposed for discussion but only as per the rules and regulations of the parliament. Aug 6, 2014