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Have to work, no time to comment on what others say: Kiran Bedi on Ajay Maken's remark

New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): Newly inducted BJP leader Kiran Bedi on Friday said that she would not comment on what other parties are saying about her. The Congress' poll campaign committee chairperson Ajay Maken, has termed Bedi's entry in the BJP as "gross political opportunism". He also added that she and Arvind Kejriwal used Anna Hazare for political gains. Jan 16, 2015
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Reactions pour in as censor board chief quits over nod to 'MSG' citing corruption in matter

New Delhi/ Chandigarh, Jan 16 (ANI): Reactions pour in as Censor Board Chief Leela Samson quit from her post amidst reports that that controversial film "Messenger of God" featuring Dera Saccha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in lead role has been cleared by Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT). Various Sikh leaders and leaders from other political parties said that the movie should be disallowed as it can hurt religious sentiments of people. Some even smelled government interference in the working of the censor board. Jan 16, 2015
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Shazia Ilmi meets Amit Shah, says will be joining BJP soon

New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): Former AAP leader Shazia Ilmi on Friday met BJP president Amit Shah at his residence. After meeting Shah, Ilmi said that she had a good meeting with party president. She added that Shah has welcomed her in the party and she will be joining BJP soon. Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay confirmed the development in this regard and said that a formal announcement would be made later in the day. Jan 16, 2015
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Violence returns to Mexico's Michoacan state

Deadly gun battles are nothing new in Mexico's Michoacan state, but in the latest flare-up, vigilante militias clashed with government forces as the former allies in the drug war turn against each other. Duration: 03:02 Jan 16, 2015
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Photographers' business thrives as tourists flock to snow-covered Himachal Pradesh

Kufri, Jan 16 (ANI): Snowfall in Himachal Pradesh has not only brought cheers to tourists from warmer parts of the country, but it has also given photographers an opportunity to rake in extra income. Nearly 200 photographers are working in snow-covered hill station of Kufri, over 20 kilometres from capital city, Shimla. They believe that though tourists are equipped with the latest cameras, they still rely on professional photographers to capture their memories. Excited tourists posed in traditional attire, sat on yaks and rolled in snow as photographers captured their beautiful moments in their cameras. Jan 16, 2015
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Bigger role for Kiran Bedi likely in Delhi elections; politicos react

New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): Politicos gave mixed reactions on Friday as former police officer Kiran Bedi joined the BJP in the run-up to next month’s Delhi polls, dropping broad hints about her chief-ministerial aspirations. Earlier on Thursday, party chief Amit Shah had confirmed that she will contest the assembly elections from Delhi. Jan 16, 2015
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Japanese Foreign Minister arrives in India for bilateral talks

New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida arrived in India on Friday on a two-day visit to strengthen bilateral ties between the two nations. Kishida is in India to co-chair the 8th India-Japan Strategic Dialogue with his counterpart Sushma Swaraj on Saturday. The two foreign ministers will review all aspects of the bilateral relations between the two countries and exchange views on regional and international issues of mutual interest. Kishida will begin his two-day visit by paying homage to iconic Mahatma Gandhi at his memorial in New Delhi. He is then slated to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Japan and India have earlier agreed to strengthen defence ties as Asia's second and third biggest economies keep a wary eye on a rising China. Jan 16, 2015