President faces test as Iran's economy stalls

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani was elected on hopes that he could revive the country's sanctions-neutered economy, but the public's goodwill towards him is showing its first signs of fading. Duration: 00:44 Apr 27, 2014

South Korean PM resigns over ferry disaster

South Korea's prime minister resigns over the sinking of a passenger ferry that left more than 300 people dead or missing, amid huge public anger over what is seen as a bungled response to the tragedy. Duration: 01:14 Apr 27, 2014

Rita Bahuguna Joshi will win with maximum number of votes: ND Tiwari

Lucknow, April 27 (ANI): Veteran Congress leader ND Tiwari on Sunday gave his blessings to Congress candidate from Lucknow Rita Bahuguna Joshi. Earlier on Saturday, BJP president Rajnath Singh, who is also contesting from Lucknow parliamentary constituency, met Tiwari and sought his blessings. Tiwari said that he is sure that Joshi will win with maximum number of votes. Meanwhile, Joshi said that Tiwari is a veteran Congress leader and he will always support the party. Apr 27, 2014

Sibal attacks Modi-Adani relations, says Modi not worth being PM

New Delhi, April 27 (ANI): Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Sunday slammed the BJP and its PM candidate Narendra Modi. He said that if an investigation is carried out regarding land allocation to Adani Group, Modi will be found involved. Further reacting to Modi,s remark over Rahul Gandhi's speeches being shown at a comedy show, Sibal said that Modi is not worth being a Prime Minister and he should check his language. Apr 27, 2014

Appointment of good judges is my priority: Chief Justice of India

New Delhi, April 27 (ANI): Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha after swearing in as the 41st Chief Justice of India on Sunday said that his priority is to appoint good judges so that the entire complexion of judiciary changes within a span of seven years. President Pranab Mukherjee administered the oath of office to Justice Lodha, who succeeded Justice Sathasivam as the new Chief Justice of India. Justice Lodha's term as the Chief Justice of India will be a short one as he is set to retire in September. Apr 27, 2014

Congress attacks BJP over black money issue

Ahmedabad, April 27 (ANI): Congress party on Sunday attacked the BJP, saying that BJP leaders know where the black money is and how to bring it back. Addressing a news conference in Ahmedabad Congress leader Anand Sharma said BJP knows how to put black money in use. Meanwhile, Sharma said BJP's campaign revolved around one individual. Further, Sharma asked Election Commission to take notice of BJP's election campaigning as it was using Mahatma Gandhi's image. Apr 27, 2014

South Korean PM Chung Hong-Won Resigns over Ferry sinking

Seoul, April 27 (ANI): South Korea's Prime Minister Chung Hong-Won tendered his resignation on Sunday over the government response to sinking of a passenger ferry that left more than 300 people dead or missing. The Sewol, a large passenger ferry, capsized more than 300 people- many of them schoolchildren - on board when it was en route to the southern resort island of Jeju on April 16. Divers are still trying to recover their bodies. A sombre Prime Minister Chung Hong-won began his resignation announcement with a mournful prelude, amid criticism of the government's handling of the disaster. Meanwhile, grieving parents stormed the rescue headquarters and blamed the government for the slow pace of the recovery and the frequent changes in information provided by the team. Apr 27, 2014

Every voter knows BJP deserves to win: Advani

Ahmedabad / Lucknow, April 27 (ANI): As India was over halfway through its nine-phased voting, senior leaders of BJP, intensified poll campaigning and held road shows in two different states on Sunday. Supporters gathered in Ahmedabad to show solidarity for Senior BJP leader, Lal Krishna Advani. Speaking at the road show, Advani said people have already announced results even before the elections got over. Meanwhile, BJP chief Rajnath Singh campaigned in his constituency of Lucknow amid thousands of supporters. Apr 27, 2014

Journalists attacked by police in Indore over parking row

Indore, April 27 (ANI): At least five journalists were injured after being allegedly attacked by Government Railway Police (GRP) personnel and vehicle parking lot employees at GRP Police Station in Indore over parking row. SP, Railways, RC Bhurrah said on Sunday that three GRP personnel, including a head constable have been suspended, while criminal cases are lodged against four cops and 2 parking lot staff. All five journalists with multiple injuries are hospitalized. Apr 27, 2014

Fire in Supreme Court premises

New Delhi, April 27 (ANI): Fire engulfed Supreme Court premises in Delhi on Sunday with no casualties reported. Fire engines were called upon and the reason for the same is not ascertained yet. A lawyer who was witness to the incident said that there is total unpreparedness in the premises and that the cause of the fire is not known yet. Loss of the official files and documents are yet to be calculated. Apr 27, 2014

Modi takes turns to attack SP, BSP and Congress in Jhansi rally

Jhansi, April 27 (ANI): While addressing a rally in Jhansi, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday took turns to attack Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party and Congress. Modi said that UP government has such low level of governance that there are gun licenses more than the number of families in the state. Further, reacting on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's remark on 'Modi wave', he said that the PM cannot see anything, neither inflation nor corruption, but only 'mother-son duo'. Apr 27, 2014