AAP criticizes Narendra Modis Gujarat model

New Delhi, Feb 02 (ANI): Slamming Narendra Modi’s ‘Gujarat model of development’ which says family with Rs 324 per month income are not poor and above poverty line, AAP leader Sanjay Singh, said that if such a person becomes nation’s prime minister, people will be forced to live under Rs 10. Singh said that Modi takes land from the poor and gives it to the corporates and this is his model of development. Feb 2, 2014

Not Modi factor but service factor will work in Uttarakhand: Harish Rawat

Dehradun, Feb 2 (ANI): Uttarakhand’s new Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Sunday said that in his state, service factor will work only and not the Modi factor. Rawat on Saturday took oath as Chief Minister of Uttarakhand after he was named for the post by the Congress Party. He succeeded Vijay Bahuguna, who resigned as chief minister on Friday. Feb 2, 2014

BJP protests against death of Arunachal student

New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): BJP leaders Harsh Vardhan and Vijay Goel on Sunday staged a protest against the death of a 19-year-old student from Arunachal Pradesh, Nido Taniam. Taniam, the son of an Arunachal Pradesh Congress MLA, succumbed to his injuries on Thursday, a day after being beaten up by two shopkeepers at Lajpat Nagar-1 market. BJP leader Harsh Vardhan said that he wrote a letter to the Prime Minister and the Home Minister asking for better security for students from the Northeast. BJP President Vijay Goel also said that the death of an Arunachal student is saddening and added that the government must open counseling centers for the north eastern students. Feb 2, 2014

Not necessary party line and workers ideology always match: AAP on Madhu Bhaduri

New Delhi, Feb 02 (ANI): After AAP founder member Madhu Bhaduri handed over her resignation saying that the party does not consider women human beings, party’s spokesperson Ashutosh said that it is not always necessary that party line and a worker’s ideology always match and are same. He further said that AAP will try to talk to Bhaduri and that women are definitely respected and considered a part of the party. Feb 2, 2014

Sonia, PM tainted in Agusta Chopper scam, politicos slams Congress

Kolkata/ New Delhi/ Pune, Feb 02 (ANI): After the Agusta Chopper scam brought in fore the names of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh and other party leaders involved in the same, politicos slammed the party. CPI (M) leader Gurudas Dasgupta said that the scam reminds of the Bofors scam but involved more money. CPI leader Atul Anjan said that the scams and corruption is in the culture of the Congress. Meanwhile, BJP leader Prakash Javadekar said that the probe should be done but the party will try to hide evidences as they did in other scam probes. Feb 2, 2014

Vintage beauties roll down Delhis roads supporting cause of specially-abled

New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): Over a hundred classic cars including bikes and scooters recently rolled down Delhi’s roads at the 4th edition of the 21 Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally and Auto show with an aim to spread awareness about specially-abled spastic children. Convertibles, Tourers, Sedans, Coupes and Jeeps from brands like Rolls Royce, Buick, Dodge, Austin, Bentley and many others thrilled the onlookers as they made their way through the famed Red Fort, Rajghat, India Gate and various locations of the national capital before reaching the satellite city of Gurgaon. Feb 2, 2014

Gujarat model saying Rs 324 per month income not poor should be dismissed: CPI

New Delhi, Feb 02 (ANI): CPI leader Atul Anjan on Sunday took jibe at the Gujarat government and said that the ‘Gujarat model’ which says that family with Rs 324 per month income are not poor and above poverty line, should be dismissed. According to the state government, a person who earns more than Rs.10.80 in village and a person who earns more than Rs.16.80 in city do not come below the poverty line. Anjan said that the figures are shocking and that if this Gujarat model is what Narendra Modi wants to bring in for the nation, the nation is going to be in grave danger. Feb 2, 2014

Congress criticizes Gujarat governments data on poor in Gujarat

New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): Congress spokesperson Shobha Oza on Sunday slammed Gujarat government’s data on poor. According to the state government, a person who earns more than Rs.10.80 in village and a person who earns more than Rs.16.80 in city does not come below the poverty line. Oza said that it shows the double standard of BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and his party as they made a huge hue and cry when Planning Commission announced that people earning more than Rs. 33 in urban area and Rs. 26 in rural areas will not be considered below the poverty line. Feb 2, 2014

Binny takes on AAP after Madhu Bhaduri quits party

New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): Slamming Aam Aadmi Party and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, former party leader Vinod Kumar Binny on Sunday said the AAP is following use and throw policy. He further said that their only aim is to fight and win Lok Sabha polls. He further said that people like Madhu Bhaduri are leaving AAP which is a great damage for the party as she has been working for the development of the party. Feb 2, 2014

AAP founder member Madhu Bhaduri resigns

New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): AAP founder member and former diplomat Madhu Bhaduri handed over her resignation after fallout with the senior leaders of the party. Bhaduri wanted the party's national council, which met in the capital on Saturday, to adopt a resolution condemning the Khirki Extension incident in which law minister Somnath Bharti allegedly forced Ugandan women to undergo narcotic tests in the intervening night of January 15 and 16. Feb 2, 2014