Dalit leader Udit Raj to join BJP

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Senior Dalit leader Udit Raj will join BJP on Monday. Udit Raj, who is the head of the National Confederation of SCs /STs, said that he has talked to BJP on issues related to role of Dalits in governance and running the country, and only after that he decided to join the party. Raj is also expected to contest Lok Sabha elections from Uttar Pradesh. The BJP is hoping to use his support base within the dalit community to counter BSP chief Mayawati's influence in the state. Feb 24, 2014

Congress retorts, says Narendra Modi's perorations without content

New Delhi/Sitapur/ Silchar/ Jagraon, Feb 24 (ANI): Congress party denounced remarks made by BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi. Modi, while addressing a rally in Punjab, had attacked Congress party and had said that 'ABCD" of corruption had become synonymous with identity of Congress. Feb 24, 2014

Centre Likely to Delay Appointment of New CM to AP

Appointment of a new chief minster to Andhra Pradesh is speculated to be delayed as the 16 Lok Sabha elections are nearing. The current 15th Lok Sabha will complete its term on 31 May 2014. N Kiran Kumar Reddy, who recently resigned as the CM, has been asked to continue as the state Caretaker Chief Minister, till a new CM is appointed. Feb 24, 2014

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Are you are someone who loves to cook and eat at home, but get very less time preparing the dinner because of reaching home late after work? Some little things, if followed, can help reduce a lot of prep time while you're cooking a meal. Check out this video to know more. Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/VentunoKitchenTips?fref=ts Twitter - https://twitter.com/kitchentips1 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/user/VentunoKitchenTips A Ventuno Production http://www.ventunotech.com Feb 24, 2014

G20 aims to lift growth, open up on monetary policy

The world's top economies vow to rev up world growth by boosting investment and increasing employment, while agreeing to more transparency about monetary policies after rifts over the US taper. Duration: 01:34 Feb 23, 2014

Ukraine ushers in new era as president flees

A new era opened in Ukraine Sunday after a day of dramatic twists and turns that saw parliament vote to oust a defiant president and call early elections, and opposition icon Yulia Tymoshenko walk free. Duration: 01:18 Feb 23, 2014

Monitors appear before Spain tribunal over ETA

Three international monitors appeared before a judge in Spain on Sunday to give evidence about their meeting with militants from the armed Basque separatist group ETA. Duration: 00:59 Feb 23, 2014

LJP to tie up with BJP, politicos remain speculative

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): With the possibility of a tie up between Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) and BJP as Paswan's son Chirag Paswan said that the matter will be decide in two days of time, political parties remained speculative. JD (U) leader KC Tyagi said that after this alliance any relation with the LJP will be over and JD (U) will deserve anti-communal votes alone. Meanwhile, RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav said that there is no hard feelings for Paswan and the party will continue to fight against communal forces. Feb 23, 2014

Narendra Modi takes jibe at Congress in Punjab rallly, party reacts

New Delhi/ Dehradun, Feb 23 (ANI): Reacting on Narendra Modi's jibe at Congress during hi 'fateh rally' in Punjab, Congress leaders hit back at the BJP's prime ministerial candidate. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that Modi should look at his party first before accusing others. Mahila Congress Chief Shobha Oza said that BJP do such things to raise communal sentiments and divide the nation during elections. Party spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that Modi just use adjectives and that there are more adjectives appropriate for him. Meanwhile, Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat said that BJP do something and say something and that their ministers are itself accused in crimes and corruption. Feb 23, 2014

Kejriwal says Rahul in Ambani's pocket, Congress backlashes

Kejriwal says Rahul in Ambani's pocket, Congress backlashes New Delhi/ Dehradun, Feb 23 (ANI): Congress party leaders on Sunday backlashed at Arvind Kejriwal over his remark alleging Rahul Gandhi to be in Ambani's pockets. Congress leader Rashid Alvi condemned the statement. While Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat said that Kejriwal is a lost kit and that instead of serving the people, he ran away leaving the government. Feb 23, 2014

Huge cache of arms and ammunition recovered from Maoist hotbed

Giridih, Feb 23 (ANI): Police busted a Maoist operation in red corridor of Giridih district in Jharkhand and recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition. The district police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) launched a special joint operation from February 18 to February 22 to look out for any Maoist activity in the nearby hills. The team raided a bunker of the Maoists located over the area’s highest hill, forcing the latter to flee from the spot. Police seized 200 detonators, rifles, material used to make bombs, four belts, six uniforms, axes to cut through iron, tear gas grenades, Chinese grenades and a drill machine. Feb 23, 2014