Mumbai continues to suffer from water logging due to high tide

Trivandrum/ Mumbai, June 14 (ANI): Mumbai city of Maharashtra continues to suffer from the problem of water logging due to high tidal waves that hit the shore on June 13. People in Mumbai are suffering from water logging as well as traffic jams which came as after effects of high tide. At some places, shanties were washed away and cars stood half-submerged in water. Several tiles along Marine Drive were damaged. The workers of BMC are trying hard to clear roads so as to ease traffic flow for the residents. Jun 14, 2014

CBI is now in position to train officials from abroad: Jitendra Singh

New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office, Dr Jitendra Singh on Saturday held a press conference in New Delhi. Speaking at the conference, he said that the new government is committed to work with honesty and that he will make constructive contribution to that. He further said that CBI is now in a position to train officials from abroad achieving an extent of international credibility. Jun 14, 2014

Dr Harsh Vardhan donates blood on world blood donor day

New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): In an effort to encourage more people to donate blood, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on World Blood Donor Day donated his blood in New Delhi. Speaking to mediapersons, he said that every healthy person could donate blood four times a year. He also said that voluntary blood donation should be encouraged. Jun 14, 2014

JP Agarwal slams BJP, AAP over power and water crisis in Delhi

New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): Congress leader JP Agarwal on Saturday slammed the BJP and the AAP for frequent water and power crisis in Delhi. Congress has been leading a vociferous protest against the water and power crisis in the national capital. Earlier in the day, Congress leaders Arvinder Singh Lovely, Dr. Naresh Kumar and Sajjan Kumar were detained for an hour by the Delhi police in Nangloi. Jun 14, 2014

Varun & Alia promotes Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania

Mumbai, June 14 (ANI): Bollywood actors Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt were spotted promoting their upcoming romantic movie ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania’ in the showbiz capital, Mumbai recently. Both of them were present at the office of Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM, thus having gala time with listeners. They even interacted with media. At the event, Alia told about her and Varun’s character in the movie. The movie is slated to hit the theaters on 11th July 2014. Jun 14, 2014

Our Jawans can counter Paks ceasefire violations, says Jaitley during Jammu visit

Srinagar, June 14 (ANI): Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday visited Raj Bhavan in Srinagar; a day after ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC) was reported. Jaitley is on a two-day visit to the state and will be reviewing the security situation with the state government and senior military officials. Reacting on the recent ceasefire violations by Pakistan, Jaitley said that the Indian Army is capable enough to counter such attacks. On Friday, Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire by targeting Indian posts along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir with heavy firing, drawing retaliation by Indian forces. Jun 14, 2014

BJP made efforts to break JD (U) govt: Nitish Kumar

Patna, June 14 (ANI): JD (U) leader and Bihar’s former Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday severely slammed the ruling BJP for its strategies and efforts of breaking the JD (U) government in Bihar. Kumar said that he had resigned taken moral responsibility of the party’s loss in Lok Sabha Polls after which Jitan Ram Manjhi’s government took over. He also said that the BJP had played a political game in deciding for candidates in the previous Rajya Sabha elections. Jun 14, 2014

Preity Zinta files molestation case against ex boyfriend Ness Wadia, politicos react

New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): Politicos on Saturday reacted over Bollywood actress Preity Zinta filing a police complaint against her former boyfriend and businessman Ness Wadia. Preity who is also co-owner of Kings XI Punjab cricket team along with Ness has been in a relation with him in the past. She has in her complaint alleged that he molested, abused and threatened her inside Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. Jun 14, 2014

Maharashtra BJP demands Ajit Pawar's resignation in irrigation scam, politicos react

New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): The BJP in Maharashtra demanded the resignation of Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, saying that the report of a panel that probed alleged corruption in the irrigation department when he headed it had confirmed most of the allegations raised by the opposition. The Madhav Chitale committee's findings on the alleged Rs 70,000 crore irrigation scam have yet to be made public. The state government said it plans to submit the report before the assembly on Saturday. Jun 14, 2014

Congress and BJP at loggerheads over power crisis in Delhi

New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): Congress workers were on Saturday detained in Nangloi when they tried to block movement of trains as part of party's agitation against prolonged power cuts and water scarcity in the city. Reacting over Congress's protest, BJP leader Sudhanshu Trivedi said that BJP is fully committed for the problem of water and power in Delhi. Jun 14, 2014

No 100-day agenda for ministers by PM: Kalraj Mishra

Varanasi, June 14 (ANI): Denying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had set 100-day agenda for the ministers, MSME Minister Kalraj Mishra said that there is no time frame for the works to be done. He said that he is doing his home work and will deliver as and when required. Mishra further talked about the MSME and said that the programmes will be initiated to develop self employment and self reliance schemes. Jun 14, 2014

Activists react as Preity Zinta files molestation case against Ness Wadia

New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): Women activists on Saturday reacted over Bollywood actress Preity Zinta filing a police complaint against her former boyfriend and businessman Ness Wadia. Preity who is also co-owner of Kings XI Punjab cricket team along with Ness has been in a relation with him in the past. She has in her complaint alleged that he molested, abused and threatened her inside Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. Jun 14, 2014

Arvinder Singh Lovely and Sajjan Kumar detained while protesting over power and water crisis

New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): DPCC President Arvinder Singh Lovely and party leaders Sajjan Kumar and Dr. Naresh Kumar were detained by Delhi police on Saturday as they continued their protest over power and water crisis in Delhi. Police also fired water cannons to disperse the crowd from the area. Party leaders and activists staged protest over power and water crisis in Nangloi area of the national capital. Jun 14, 2014

Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat injured during emergency landing

New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat was admitted to AIIMS hospital in Delhi after his chopper hit turbulence on Friday. He suffered a neck fracture and minor back injury because of the rough emergency landing. The Congress leader somehow escaped the deadly accident and is now stable but he would not be discharged right now. Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said in a statement that the plane must have collided with clouds due to turbulence and Rawat's belt was not tied so his head hit the roof. Rawat was coming from Deharadun to Delhi when his helicopter ran into bad weather and they had to reportedly make a sudden landing at Ved Niketan Swargashram. Jun 14, 2014