AAP announces nation-wide anti-graft campaign against Congress, BJP

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Addressing a press conference on Saturday, AAP leader, Sanjay Singh said that AAP will expose both Congress and BJP in the country and his party will be holding two rallies in Haryana and Uttar Pradesh on February 23 and March 02 respectively as part of its anti-graft campaign. Feb 15, 2014

Kejriwal just wants to keep issues alive, LS polls his main focus: Kiran Bedi

Ahmedabad, Feb 15 (ANI): Commenting on Arvind Kejriwal’s reason for resignation, Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi said that Kejriwal just wants to keep irrelevant issues alive when there is no issue at all. She said that Lokpal bill, what Anna Hazare desired for, is passed, and Kejriwal is still stuck on it with the view that if he agrees on the same, the issue will seize to exist. Further, Bedi also accused Kejriwal and said that his main focus was always Lok Sabha polls and not Lokpal Bill. Feb 15, 2014

What did BJP do to curb corruption, questions Sonia Gandhi

Kochi, Feb 15 (ANI): Addressing a special convention of the Congress state unit in Kochi, party President Sonia Gandhi questioned the BJP on what have they done during their rule in order to curb corruption. Gandhi said that the only thing BJP has done and keeps on doing is to point finger at Congress. She also said that Congress works by uniting people, while BJP divide people by hate. Feb 15, 2014

Rahul addresses rally in Belgaum

Belgaum, Feb 15 (ANI): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday addressed a rally in Belgaum of Karnataka. Gandhi lashed out at the BJP alleging that its leaders in Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Chhatisgarh and Gujarat are corrupt. He also hit out at the BJP saying, its leaders go across the country raising issues of corruption, but they never raise corruption-related issues of their own leaders. Feb 15, 2014

Resignation was a hasty decision by Kejriwal: Shoaib Iqbal

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): JD (U) MLA Shoaib Iqbal on Saturday said that resigning as the chief minister of Delhi was a hasty decision by Arvind Kejriwal. Iqbal added that Kejriwal should also have focused on the promises he had made to people other than the Lokpal Bill. Feb 15, 2014

Kejriwal can do activism, can't handle administration: Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): BJP leader Nitin Gadkari on Saturday hit at Arvind Kejriwal, for resigning as Delhi Chief Minister over the failure to introduce the Jan Lokpal Bill in the Assembly session. Taking a jibe at Kejriwal, Gadkari said that he can do activism but cannot handle administration. Feb 15, 2014

Heavy snowfall draws delighted tourists to hilly regions of Shimla.

Shimla, Feb 15 (ANI): Unexpected fresh snowfall for the second day on Saturday in Himachal Pradesh drew delighted tourists from neighbouring states. As far as the eyes could see, trees, roads, rooftops in the mountainous regions were covered with snow. As the higher reaches received fresh snow for the last 12 hours, the temperature in the hilly region plummeted several notches below freezing point. India's weather department says western disturbances approaching the north might result in harsh weather conditions and plummeting temperatures. Feb 15, 2014

Congress leader on hunger strike over demand for dead bodies of missing tribals in Odisha

Bhubaneshwar, Feb 15 (ANI): A Congress leader is observing an indefinite hunger strike outside the Governor’s house in Bhubhaneshwar, over a demand for the return of dead bodies of missing tribals, who have allegedly died in police custody. Speaking to media persons the leader, Pradeep Majhi, claimed that he has information that four tribal men of the five who were arrested a few years ago by the Malkangiri district police under charges of supporting Maoists, were dead. Majhi, along with the family members of the missing tribals and various other supporters from Malkangiri and other surrounding tribal districts, went on an indefinite hunger strike three days ago. The sister of one of the missing tribals, Phulmati, said that the authorities were paying no heed to their grievances. Feb 15, 2014

BJP critical of Kejriwal's resignation, says 'he was seeking an exit route'

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Criticizing Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal for resigning as Delhi Chief Minister over the failure to introduce the Jan Lokpal Bill in the Assembly session, the BJP on Saturday claimed that Kejriwal was seeking an exit route since the day he assumed office. Feb 15, 2014

AAP says Delhi CM 'never fought elections for politics', SP calls it show-off

Lucknow/ New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Reacting on Arvind Kejriwal's resignation as Delhi chief minister, national capital's Law Minister Somnath Bharti said that Kejriwal and AAP never fought elections for politics but to fight against corruption. Condemning the same, Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said that all this is nothing but 'show-off'. He said that Delhi people have learnt a lesson from the episode and will hopefully not elect a non-political person again. Feb 15, 2014

Kiran Bedi has become BJP sympathizer: Prashant Bhushan after Kejriwal's resignation

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Reacting on Kiran Bedi's tweet after Arvind Kejriwal's resignation as Delhi chief minister, AAP leader Prashant Bhushan said that Bedi has become a BJP sympathizer and their spokesperson and that nothing can be expected of her. He also said that Bedi is supporting 'Jokepal' in the name of Lokpal Bill. Further, talking about the national capital government, Bhushan said that there are two options, that is, either Congress and BJP forms the government together or the assembly dissolves. He also said that there is no point of running the government when it can't function properly. Feb 15, 2014

Politicos condemn Kejriwal's resignation, says AAP never intended to run govt

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Politicos on Saturday condemned Arvind Kejriwal's decision to resign as Delhi chief minister and said that AAP never intended to run the government and function. Independent MLA Rambir Shokeen said that the only good thing done by the government was Kejriwal's resignation. Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit said that AAP government has a habit to run away from responsibility and they don't believe in system and governance and that they never wanted to run the government. Following the suit, Delhi Congress President JP Aggarwal said that AAP government promised the people and thereafter ran away from the same. Feb 15, 2014