AAP has habit of making excuses, Amethi attached to Rahul: Pramod Tiwari

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): After AAP expressed that some political parties are trying to disrupt their rally in Amethi, Congress leader Pramod Tiwari said that AAP has a tendency of making excuses and doing gimmicks and that Amethi is attached to Rahul Gandhi. He said that the congress party cannot bring crowd in Amethi for AAP. Further, reacting on chaos in Arvind Kejriwal’s 'janta darbar’, Tiwari said that if Kejriwal is unable to handle a crowd, how will he assure the security of Delhi. Jan 11, 2014

Congress on Arvind Kejriwal's Janta Darbar

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Congress Spokesperson, Meem Afzal on Saturday said that Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal should think practically before executing public meetings like the Janta Darbar. The first public meeting had to be suspended following chaos and huge rush of Delhiites. Jan 11, 2014

No standoff, no immediate concerns of disturbing nature: MEA on Khobragade's return

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday stated that there is no standoff or immediate concerns that might be particularly of any disturbing nature between India and the US over Indian Diplomat Devyani Khobragade's return to India. He further said that India will remain in conversation with the US and will work on issues if needed. Jan 11, 2014

Vijay Goel slams Kejriwal after Janta Darbar was suspended following chaos

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): BJP leader Vijay Goel on Saturday slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal after his public meeting had to be suspended due to overcrowd and chaos. Goel said that the AAP is seeking attention of public but are not concerned about solving their problems. Jan 11, 2014

Victim's statement sufficient for probe, if credible: Former HC Judge on Swatanter Kumar case

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): After another SC judge Swatanter Kumar has been accused by a law intern of sexual harassment in 2011, Former Delhi High Court judge Justice (Retd) RS Sodhi said on Saturday that the victim's statement is enough for investigation if found credible. He said that the accused former judge should step down from his post and let the course of law take necessary steps. He further said that the Supreme Court has a committee which investigate only the sitting judges in any case, and not former judges. Jan 11, 2014

Politicos on Arvind Kejriwal's Janta Darbar

New Delhi/ Patna, Jan 11 (ANI): Politicians from different political parties on Saturday criticized Delhi CM, Arvind Kejriwal for holding a Janta Darbar in a street of Delhi on Saturday saying that he should think practically before executing such things. They also added that Kejriwal is not doing anything new and it is an old phenomenon. Jan 11, 2014

Intensified cold wave conditions disrupt normal life in many states

Bhopal/ Shimla, Jan 11 (ANI): Piercing cold wave conditions continue unabated in central India with dense fog disrupting vehicles plying on the road along with northern regions too where fresh snowfall intensified cold. Dense fog, biting cold and icy winds magnified the agony of daily commuters in Bhopal which woke up to foggy roads making it almost impossible to drive through. Glaring headlights too were of little help as people tried to make way to their office and desired destinations on Saturday. Meanwhile, Himachal Pradesh was also in the grip of cold wave as snowfall in the upper regions forced people to stay indoors. Jan 11, 2014

SC should appoint better judges: Kamini Jaiswal on another case against ex-SC judge

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): As another Former SC judge Swatanter Kumar has been accused of sexually harassing a law intern in 2011 following AK Ganguly, senior advocate Kamini Jaiswal said that the Supreme Court should now be careful and appoint better judges. Jaiswal said that this is not shocking as you get what you sow. She said that the SC should form a committee as soon as possible to look into such cases wherein a law intern is harassed by such high dignitaries who are meant to deliver justice to people. Jan 11, 2014

People in Trivandrum runs to create cancer awareness

Trivandrum, Jan 11 (ANI): Hundreds of people gathered in Trivandrum on Saturday to take part in a marathon to create awareness about the cancer disease and support the underprivileged cancer patients. Thousands of men, women and children participated in the annual run to raise the funds for the patients in the regional Cancer centre. The run started from Kanakakunnu palace in Trivandrum at 6.30 am. Theme for the marathon was to 'RUN FOR LIFE'. A participant, Ajith Kumar expressed sheer happiness and said youngsters as well as elderly were very happy to be a part of this run. Jan 11, 2014

Babulal Gaur says less crime when women are 'fully-clothed', draws criticism

Bhopla/ Mumbai, Jan 11 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Babulal Gaur yet again stirred up controversy after he said that crime against women is less in Chennai as they are "fully-clothed." It is not the first time when Gaur has made such remarks. Gaur was in limelight in 2013 also for condemning Western culture. Gaur attributed the low crime rate in South India to the full clothes worn by women and said that people in south are more religious because of which they have good relations between them and thereby the city witnesses less crime. During the inauguration of the Ayodhya Nagar Police Station on Thursday, he made this remark which brought criticism. Senior advocate and social activist Abha Singh condemned the statement and said that Gaur must apologise. Jan 11, 2014