TV journalist Ashutosh on joining Aam Aadmi Party

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Senior TV journalist Ashutosh on Saturday informed that in a press conference at 3pm today a formal announcement would be made about his entry in the Aam Aadmi Party. Jan 11, 2014

AAP on contesting polls from UP

Aligarh, Jan 11 (ANI): AAP leader Kumar Vishwas on Saturday said that the people of Uttar Pradesh are fed up of the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party, as they both elude from fulfilling promises after getting elected. Vishwas added that by doing so, they have created a space for a third party in the state. He further added that he is all set to take on Rahul Gandhi in Amethi during the next polls. Jan 11, 2014

Kumar Vishwas on Congress and BJP

Aligarh, Jan 11 (ANI): AAP leader Kumar Vishwas on Saturday said that the Aam Aadmi Party is focusing on issues and not what the Congress and the BJP are saying about it. He added that their stand has not softened towards the Congress. Jan 11, 2014

Newly elected Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina vows to end prevailing violence

Dhaka, Jan 11 (ANI): Following the victory of her party in the latest Parliamentary polls, Bangladesh Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, promised to take steps to end the violence prevailing in the country and to ensure the safety of the life and property of citizens. Bangladesh recently concluded elections that ended with Hasina's Awami League winning more than two-thirds of parliament seats. Addressing a rally in Dhaka, Hasina said that her ministers would take oath on January 12. Hasina also said that her government would end the culture of violence in the country. The polls were derided as a farce by the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), who boycotted the vote. Jan 11, 2014

Politicians slam defensive stand of Akhilesh over extravagant Saifai Mahotsav

New Delhi/Lucknow, Jan 11 (ANI): Politicians have slammed the defensive remarks of Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav over the extravagant fiesta in his hometown, Saifai, even as hundreds of miserable and homeless riot victims desperately struggle to survive the bone chilling cold in relief camps in Muzaffarnagar. The Samajwadi Party (SP) has drawn criticism for spending millions of rupees on its fortnight-long annual carnival 'Saifai Mahotsav'. Former leader from SP, Amar Singh, lashed at the chief minister and said instead of blaming the media he should have first introspected his own mistakes. BJP leader Suresh Rana, also denounced the chief minister’s stand and said it was in the habit of the party to lay blame on others. BSP leader Sudhindra Bhadoria, said the SP was showing sheer brazenness in continuing with its extravagant plans. Jan 11, 2014

Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade arrives in New Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): The United States has informed that Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, who returned to New Delhi on Friday, no longer enjoys immunity and an arrest warrant might be issued against her. As the Indian diplomat flew back within hours after the state department accorded her full diplomatic immunity, India, in a clear tit-for-tat action on Friday, asked the US embassy to send home a senior diplomat working as a counselor. Meanwhile, Devyani, who was at the centre of rift between India and the United States, thanked her country for the support. Father Uttam Khobragade met his daughter at the airport. Jan 11, 2014