Jaganmohan Reddy meets Rajnath Singh over Telangana issue

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): YSR Congress President YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Friday met BJP President Rajnath Singh over Telangana issue. Reddy, who was on Thursday suspended along with15 other MPs by the Lok Sabha speaker for involvement in the unruly behavior and unprecedented clashes inside the Parliament, said that he had a detailed discussion with Singh on the topic. Reddy also added that he is hopeful that wisdom will win upon the opposition. In a bid to protest the manner in which the Telangana bill was tabled in Parliament on Thursday, YSR Congress has announced an Andhra Pradesh shutdown on Friday. Feb 14, 2014

Belgium allows euthanasia for ill children

Belgium becomes the first country to allow euthanasia for terminally ill children of all ages, after a heated debate in which critics questioned a child's ability to make the decision to die.Duration:00:53 Feb 14, 2014

Jan Lokpal Bill can't be tabled in Delhi Assembly: LG Najeeb Jung

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Delhi Lt-Governor Najeeb Jung has written a letter to Delhi Assembly Speaker MS Dhir saying the Delhi Jan Lokpal Bill cannot be tabled in the House as it has not been approved by him. Earlier, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had tweeted that there would be no compromise on Jan Lokpal bill. He has also threatened to resign if the Jan Lokpal Bill is not tabled today. Feb 14, 2014

No support to 'unconstitutional' Delhi Jan Lokpal Bill: Congress

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): As Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal remains adamant on his stand of resigning if the Jan Lokpal Bill is not passed in the ongoing Assembly session, Congress leader Haroon Yusuf said on Friday that the Congress will not support the Bill as it's unconstitutional Feb 14, 2014

AAP using Jan Lokpal Bill as political tool: BJP

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): The BJP on Friday slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for his repeated threats of resignation if the Jan Lokpal Bill is not passed in the Delhi Assembly. Senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi hit out at AAP and Kejriwal for using the Jan Lokpal Bill as a political tool. Feb 14, 2014

Delhi Jan Lokpal Bill should be moved in constitutional manner: AAP Leader

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): A rift appears to have emerged within Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as party leader Ashok Agarwal on Friday said that, AAP led Delhi government should follow legal framework while introducing the Delhi Jan Lokpal bill in Delhi Assembly. Talking to mediapersons, he said that the government should have presented the Bill to the Lt Governor first. Feb 14, 2014

L Rajagopal Touted as 'Andhra's Bhagat Singh' by Telugu Media after Pepper Spray Act?

While the pepper spray incident in Parliament on Thursday - a day widely referred to as one of most shameful days in Indian democracy - was almost unanimously condemned by politicians, social thinkers and public in and outside the country, the local media in Andhra Pradesh are understood to have been praising MP L Rajagopal for the act. Feb 14, 2014

No question of delaying gas price hike: Veerappa Moily on Kejriwal's demand

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Union Oil Minister Veerappa Moily has said that the gas price would be hiked as planned on April 1, rejecting Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's demand. Kejriwal, who has also initiated a criminal investigation against Moily and Mukesh Ambani, for allegedly colluding to inflate gas prices, had written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to delay gas price hike. Feb 14, 2014

Lower minimum support prices will help curb inflation: Raghuram Rajan,

Mumbai, Feb 14 (ANI): Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan, has said that a moderation in the minimum support prices for agricultural products would help curb inflation in the country. He said that inappropriate price adjustments in these areas will burden the central bank. Rajan added that it was best for the reserve bank to link prices to market realities. Feb 14, 2014

Shutdown in Andhra Pradesh continues over Telangana row

Guntur, Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam, Feb 14 (ANI): Supporters of YSR Congress party and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) called for shutdown for second consecutive day in various districts of Andhra Pradesh on Friday against the creation of a new state. Members of YSR Congress party burnt tyres and staged a protest shouting slogans on the streets of Guntur district against the central government over its decision of creation of a separate state, Telangana by bifurcating Andhra Pradesh. Effect of shutdown was also seen in capital city Hyderabad, where businesses remained shut and also in the port city of Visakhapatnam where no public transport was visible and people were seen waiting at the bus stops. Feb 14, 2014