Afghan election frontrunner vows reconciliation with Karzai

A frontrunner to succeed Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said his one time rival should continue to serve a role in politics and that he wouldn't pursue "vengeance" against the man he claims stole the last election. Duration: 01:16 Apr 13, 2014

Aquarium Exhibition-cum-Flower Show in Manipur offers blend of knowledge and visual treat

Imphal, April 13 (ANI): People flocked to the show of the rarest breeds of ornamental fishes and flowers at the seven day long state level Aquarium exhibition cum flower show organised by the Manipur Science & Technology Council and Aquarium & Floriculture Entrepreneurs in Imphal, the capital of Manipur. The exhibition which kicked off on April 10 would continue till April 16 and has intrigued people from all age groups. The event has been attended by aquarium entrepreneurs and floriculturalists from all across the state. A total of 84 colourful and attractive fish species has been put on display- 28 species of Indigenous fishes and 56 species of Exotic fishes were put on display. On the other hand, the floriculturists have shown a total of 124 plants species. Apr 13, 2014

Two-day Shimla Film Festival 2014 begins in Shimla

Shimla, April 13 (ANI): The two-day Shimla Film Festival - 2014, showcasing a mix of films by Himachali filmmakers and films from other parts of the country as well as a foreign short film, began in Shimla. Organiser of film festival, Ravinder Makhaik said that they received a good response for the film festival, which they have organised to encourage filmmaking in the region. A total of 34 documentaries, short and feature films are being screened in the two-day fest. Award winning film maker from Himachal Pradesh, Sanjeev Rattan said that such kind of film festivals provide a platform to people and give a boost to their talent as they get a good chance to learn and experience. Such film festivals help to bring forward and promote filmmakers and young talents coming from different parts of India. Apr 13, 2014

Priyanka Gandhi says Varun strayed on wrong path & needs guidance, Politicos react

New Delhi, April 13 (ANI): A day after Priyanka Gandhi said that her brother & BJP leader Varun Gandhi has strayed on wrong path and needs guidance, Congress leader Meem Afzal said that relation comes up even if you ignore it for a long time. Reacting on the same, BJP Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that talking like this during elections is not wrong and is very normal. He said that it is quite possible that Varun Gandhi too can speak about her the same way. Meanwhile, Former SP leader Shahid Siddiqui said that this is nothing but a political statement and that she wishes for victory of Congress candidate, and therefore such statements are obvious. Apr 13, 2014

Narendra Modi addresses rally in Chikkaballapur

Karnataka, Apr 13 (ANI): BJP’s PM candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed a rally in Chikkaballapur, Karnataka. Modi claimed that the Congress leaders have done nothing for the state and therefore there is no point sending them to the centre once again. Apr 13, 2014

Narendra Modi takes on Veerappa Moily

Karnataka, Apr 13 (ANI): BJP’s PM candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday attacked union minister M Veerappa Moily for not fulfilling his promise to provide safe drinking water to the people of Karnataka. Giving example of Gujarat, Modi said that he has arranged fresh water for his state and if there is will, anything is possible. Apr 13, 2014

Police arrest top ranking militant in West Bengal

Malda, April 13 (ANI): Police arrested a top-ranking militant from a village of West Bengal in the wee hours of Sunday. Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), Satyajit Banerjee, said police arrested Malkhan Singh alias Madhav Mondal, leader of underground Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO), from a forest area and recovered arms and ammunition from his possession. After receiving the intelligence input, a police team rushed to the spot, cordoned off the village and took him into custody. One automatic rifle, ammunition and cash were seized from the militant. Apr 13, 2014

Rahul Gandhi dont have roof in Amethi, he is like foolish kid: Kumar Vishwas

Amethi, April 13 (ANI): AAP candidate from Amethi, Kumar Vishwas on Sunday lashed out at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and said that he has land and property in many places, but don’t possess a home or roof in Amethi. He said that he has spent more time in the constituency than Gandhi. Further, he also said that Gandhi is nothing more than a ‘foolish kid’ for him and that all the Gandhis are strayed on wrong path. Apr 13, 2014

Naqvi supports Uma Bharati's jail threat on Robert Vadra

New Delhi, Apr 13 (ANI): BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday supported his party colleague Uma Bharati's views on Robert Vadra, and said that the Congress party has many corruption scandals hidden underneath which are like skeletons and could resurface if one digs deep into it. Bharati, had earlier declared that if her party comes to power at the centre then the Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law, Robert Vadra will be sent to jail for committing 'several faslsehoods'. Apr 13, 2014

LK Advani on Sanjaya Barus book on PM

Ahmedabad, Apr 13 (ANI): Senior BJP leader LK Advani, who once called Manmohan Singh India’s ‘weakest PM’, on Sunday said that Sanjaya Baru’s book has authenticated what the world was thinking. Advani said Baru was chosen by the PM as his media advisor and his book proves everything. Apr 13, 2014