Truth has prevailed, had faith in judiciary: Lt Gen PK Rath on Sukna Case

New Delhi, Sep 06 (ANI): Lieutenant General PK Rath on Saturday said that he had complete faith in judiciary of the country and truth has finally prevailed. PK Rath has been given a clean chit by the Armed Forces Tribunal in a corruption case of Sukna Land Deal. General (Retd) VK Singh had earlier expressed disappointment on the judgement saying that this will encourage people who indulge in corruption. Sep 6, 2014

Eight killed as roof collapses in Gurdaspur

Gurdaspur, Sep 06 (ANI): Eight members of a family died due to roof collapse in Dhallan village of Gurdaspur district in Punjab on Saturday. One of the family members has been seriously injured and shifted to a hospital in Amritsar. According to the villagers the family members were geared up for wedding ceremony of their daughter, which was supposed take place just after two days in the house. In the morning, the villagers found about the accident, which took place in the dead of the night. However, no compensation has been announced from the authorities yet, said residents. Sep 6, 2014

Rajnath says BJP won't run govt by horse-trading in Delhi, AAP slams

New Delhi/ Jammu, Sep 06 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that the BJP will not indulge in horse-trading to form government in Delhi. Meanwhile, AAP leader Ashutosh commenting on Singh's statement said that it is not possible to believe that a party who has a history of always indulging in horse-trading will not indulge this time. Sep 6, 2014

Allowing BJP to form govt in Delhi will be murder of democracy: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Sep 06 (ANI): A delegation of Aam Admi Party on Saturday met the President to discuss the situation on government formation in Delhi. AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal said that the meeting went quite well and added that the party had put forth a few points before the President. Kejriwal said that none of the three major parties- Congress, BJP and AAP- has sufficient numbers to form government in Delhi and they are not ready to support any other party too. He further said that the LG giving letter to BJP to form government is against Constitution and stated that allowing BJP to form government will be the murder of democracy. Further, Kejriwal said that AAP has requested the President to dissolve the Assembly and allow fresh polls for Delhi. Sep 6, 2014

This will encourage corrupt people: VK Singh on PK Rath getting clean chit in Sukna case

New Delhi, Sep 06 (ANI): Gen (Retd) VK Singh on Saturday spoke about the Sukna land case judgment where Lt Gen PK Rath has been given a clean chit. Singh said that fingers have been pointed at individuals rather than focusing on issues and added that there is need to look at the matter again. He also stated that this judgment will encourage people who indulge in corruption. Sep 6, 2014

Situation worsening due to floods, assure all possible help: Omar Abdullah

Jammu, Sep 06 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday said that the state has never witnessed such a flood situation in the past 50 years which is worsening day by day. He said that the priority of the State government is to rescue the people and give them basic care and later think about their rehabilitation. Abdullah also said that he is not bothered about whether the Centre terms it as a 'natural calamity' or not as long as help comes for people. He also thanked the NDRF and Armed Forces for their rescue efforts and assured the people that the State government will leave no stone unturned to protect the people in flood-hit areas. Sep 6, 2014

Congress demands identity of Saradha Chit Fund scam culprits be revealed

Kolkata, Sep 06 (ANI): Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, demanded on Saturday that the identities of the culprits of investment scam, Saradha Chit Fund and other similar companies, be exposed before the nation. Chowdhury, along with other Congress leaders met the governor of West Bengal, Keshari Nath Tripathi and discussed various issues, especially the upcoming bypolls in several locations in the state. He added that Tripathi attentively heard their demands and also jotted down the main issues. Chowdhury also slammed the Bengal administration for not initiating any commerce and industry in the state. Sep 6, 2014

Australian PM Abbott arrives in Malaysia

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott arrives in Malaysia ahead of an intensified search for Flight MH370, which went missing six months ago and is believed to have crashed in the southern Indian Ocean. Duration: 01:35 Sep 6, 2014

Sukna land case: Lt Gen (retd) PK Rath gets clean chit

Bhubaneswar, Sept 06 (ANI): The Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) has quashed the court martial of former 33 Corps commander Lieutenant General P K Rath, one of the four generals indicted in the infamous Sukna land scam case that rocked the Army five years ago. The Court imposed. Rs 1 lakh fine on the Army for causing loss of honour to Rath. The Tribunal also blamed the respondents in the case which included former Army chief and current Union minister Gen. VK Singh (retd.) for their acts which resulted in undue harassment and loss of reputation of Rath. Sep 6, 2014

RSS magazine article on 'Love Jihad' receives political reactions

New Delhi/Lucknow/ Nagpur, Seo 06 (ANI): Politicos on Saturday reacted to the controversial publication of love jihad related content in two of the RSS magazines. 'Love jihad' refers to Hindu girls being allegedly converted to Islam after a love marriage. Two RSS magazines have published forceful conversion of Hindu women related content on their front covers. While one cover says "Is love blind or is it business?" the other reads "Love Jihad, reality or rhetoric?" NCP leader Tariq Anwar said that the agenda of RSS is to create terror in the country. SP leader Rajendra Choudhary said that the motive of the RSS behind these publications is to strike communal hatred and discord. Meanwhile, RSS supporter Virag Pachpore said that Love Jihad is a serious issue of concern among all political parties. Sep 6, 2014

Rajnath Singh arrives in Srinagar to take stock of flood situation, announces compensation

Srinagar, Sep 06 (ANI): Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday arrived in Srinagar city of Jammu and Kashmir to take stock of the situation in the flood affected region. Singh couldn't take the aerial survey due to bad weather conditions but state Chief Minister Omar Abdullah drove him in his car to show the damage. Singh assured that the central government will help the state in all possible manners and that it provide all relief whatsoever. Singh also announced compensation from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said that Modi has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 Lakh for kin of people who died due to the flood and Rs 50,000 for injured. Sep 6, 2014

SAD stage protest against RSS's 'Hindu nation' remark

New Delhi, Sept 06 (ANI): Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Saturday protested against RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat's remark last month that India is a Hindu nation. The slogan-shouting and banner holding SAD members demonstrated at the office of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in New Delhi that is the parent body of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Last month Bhagwat had also said Hindutva is the identity of India.SAD leader Paramjit Singh Sarna called it an attack on Sikh community. Sep 6, 2014