Naidu, KCR May Shake Hands at Iftar Feast

Chief Ministers of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana - N Chandrababu Naidu and K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) - are likely to shake hands or at least come face to face during an Iftar feast on Wednesday, to be hosted by joint Governor ESL Narasimhan at Raj Bhavan in Hyderabad. Jul 20, 2014

Villagers living along Indo-Pak border suffer amid cross border shelling

Jammu, July 20 (ANI): The residents living along Indo-Pak Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir said on Sunday that they have been facing hardships due to cross border shelling. Villagers suffer heavy losses as livestock die-off in cross border firing. Firing started on July 16 when Pakistani side targeted an Indian post in Arnia area of RS Pura sector in which a soldier died and three others were injured. Jul 20, 2014

Flash floods submerge villages in Moradabad

Moradabad, July 20 (ANI): After experiencing rainfall for hours, flash floods ravaged Moradabad district of Uttar Pradesh. Around 25 villages of district are submerged in flood waters. A Resident Hasan said that Police and district administration took stalk of the situation but they did not take any action. He added that crops have been damaged due to rain fury. Jul 20, 2014

BJP workers protest against minor's rape in Bangalore, demand CM's resignation

Bangalore, July 20 (ANI): BJP workers staged a protest in Bangalore on Sunday against the rising crimes in the city after the recent rape of a six-year-old girl inside her school premises. The protesters held party flags and banners with anti Karnataka government slogan. Chand Pasha, State Secretary of Minority Morcha criticized the Congress government for the failure of law and order in the state and demanded Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's resignation. Jul 20, 2014

PM Modi to chalk out developmental plan for Varanasi

New Delhi, July 20 (ANI): India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi met a delegation from his parliamentary constituency of Varanasi to chalk out and implement developmental plan for the region. Varanasi Mayor, Ram Gopal Mohale, said they discussed implementation of budgetary provisions for the welfare of the people. Legislator from Varanasi, Kedar Nath Singh, said their main demands were upgradation of the city's hospital, cleaning of scared River Ganges and matters related to weavers. Jul 20, 2014

Congress & NC splits before state polls, to contest independently Part - 2

Jammu, July 20 (ANI): Congress and the National Conference split up before Jammu and Kashmir Assembly polls and are confident to contest independently. Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ambika Soni and Saifuddin Soz, while talking to mediapersons confirmed the same and said that when there is no benefit coming out of an alliance it better be scrapped. Soni said that the candidates are not finalized till yet and that the candidates probably will be among women or youth in the party or even independent candidates. Jul 20, 2014

Congress and NC splits before state polls, to contest independently Part - 1

Jammu, July 20 (ANI): Congress and the National Conference split up before Jammu and Kashmir Assembly polls and are confident to contest independently. Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ambika Soni and Saifuddin Soz, while talking to mediapersons confirmed the same and said that when there is no benefit coming out of an alliance it better be scrapped. Soni said that the candidates are not finalized till yet and that the candidates probably will be among women or youth in the party or even independent candidates. Jul 20, 2014

BJP slams Mulayam for saying UP has lowest number of rape cases

New Delhi, July 20 (ANI): The BJP on Sunday slammed SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav for saying that Uttar Pradesh has the lowest number of rape cases in the country despite a population of 21 crore. The SP government in Uttar Pradesh is under attack over a string of rape incidents. Jul 20, 2014

2 killed, 4 injured in Aurangabad police firing

Gaya, July 20 (ANI): Two villagers, including a woman, were killed and four others injured after police fired to control a protesting mob in Aurangabad district of Bihar. A violent mob torched an area and police station to protest the alleged harassment and ill-treatment meted out to women by security personnel during anti-Maoist operation. Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police, Chiranjeev Prasad, met the injured and urged them not to attack police personnel. Jul 20, 2014

Congress slams BJP and PM Modi over ceasefire violation by Pakistan

Jammu, July 20 (ANI): Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday said that ceasefire violation by Pakistan is happening quite frequently and it is unfortunate. Azad then slammed the new Narendra Modi-led BJP government for making false promises in terms of relief to the people of Jammu and Kashmir from frequent firings on border. Jul 20, 2014

Omar Abdullah on ceasefire violation by Pakistan

Jammu, July 20 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday said that Pakistan has started violating the ceasefire quite frequently which is causing trouble for locals. Abdullah stated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should hold talks with his Pakistani counterpart and ask him to stop such violations or India will also have to fight back. Jul 20, 2014

BJP ready for Delhi elections if held: Satish Upadhyay

New Delhi, July 20 (ANI): BJP's Delhi Unit President Satish Upadhyay on Sunday said that BJP is ready for fresh elections if they are held for government formation in Delhi. Upadhyay said that if BJP is given a proposal regarding government formation in Delhi, the party's leadership will take a decision. Jul 20, 2014

Politicos react as UP governor talks about Biryani when asked about rapes in UP

New Delhi, July 20 (ANI): Politicos on Sunday reacted on Uttar Pradesh Governor Aziz Qureshi, who when asked about the rising cases of rape and murder in Uttar Pradesh, asked a reporter whether he tasted the biryani or not. The UP governor made this comment after attending the roza iftar party hosted by Advocate General V. C. Mishra. Jul 20, 2014