Rayala-Telangana Proposal is unacceptable: TRS

Hyderabad, Dec 04 (ANI): Supporters of Telanagana Rashtriya Samiti (TRS) on Wednesday protested against the central government’s proposal for including two more districts in the new state of Telanagana, to be carved out of Andhra Pradesh. The party had called for protests in the region for three days, starting from Tuesday and had even appealed the Prime Minister to withdraw such proposal. Dec 4, 2013

Kashmir could trigger another Indo-Pak war, says Sharif; BJP condemns same

New Delhi, Dec 04 (ANI): Even as Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reportedly said that Kashmir was a flashpoint and could trigger a fourth war between the two nuclear powers India and Pak at any time, the BJP on Wednesday condemned the statement saying Sharif must refrain from making such threats. Dec 4, 2013

KC Tyagi on Nawaz Sharifs statement over Kashmir

New Delhi, Dec 04 (ANI): Reacting over Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s statement that Kashmir is a flashpoint that can trigger a fourth war between Pakistan and India anytime, Janata Dal (United) leader KC Tyagi on Wednesday said that after facing defeats in previous wars in the past, he cannot understand what made Sharif give such statement. He also said that Sharif must refrain from making such remarks. Dec 4, 2013

Chidambaram cautions tax evaders, offers last chance

Bangalore, Dec 04 (ANI): Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram offered one last opportunity to tax evaders to come clean and pay taxes as early as possible, during a press conference in Bangalore on Wednesday. Meanwhile, he also discussed about the Voluntary Compliance Encouragement Scheme (VCES) which was announced during the country’s financial budget of 2013-14. He also emphasized that people should make most of the government’s generosity in such schemes. Dec 4, 2013

Temporary Thai truce on eve of king's birthday

Thailand's anti-government protesters and security forces observe a temporary truce as the nation prepares to mark the birthday of the revered king, after police stepped back in a dramatic move to calm violent clashes. Duration: 01:17 Dec 4, 2013

Arunachal pays homage to 1962 war heroes

Itanagar, Dec 4 (ANI): At least 100 veterans and families of martyrs of the 1962 Chinese aggression were honoured at a three-day event organized by the Sanskar Bharati Purbottar in Itanagar. Chief Minister Nabam Tuki attended the valedictory function and felicitated family members of the martyrs along with Governor Lieutenant General (Retired) Nirbhay Sharma. The leaders praised the services rendered by Indian soldiers along the international borders. Tuki also announced the setting up of a new war memorial at Itanagar in memory of soldiers who had died in the 1962 war. The event was attended by 1962 war veteran Lt. Gen (Retd) V.M Patil, actor Mukesh Khanna and several renowned artists from across the country. Participants from the northeastern states also presented various colorful cultural programmes. Dec 4, 2013

I am being framed, says Narayan Sai post medical test

New Delhi, Dec 04 (ANI): Following his arrest earlier on Tuesday evening, self-styled godman Asaram Bapu's absconding son Narayan Sai will be produced before a court in Rohini at 2pm on Wednesday. Ahead of being produced in the court, Sai was taken to Ambedkar hospital for medical tests where he claimed he was being framed with allegations of sexual misconduct/rape. Dec 4, 2013

China searches for its own Tiger Woods

China is mobilising the state behind golf, but 13-year-old Ye Wocheng, the youngest player to compete on the European Tour, says officials should turn instead to the country's "tiger" parents to find the next Tiger Woods. Duration: 02:06 Dec 4, 2013

Delhi Polls: Vijay Goel confident of BJP victory

New Delhi, Dec 04 (ANI): Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Vijay Goel on Wednesday cast his vote, and said that he has full confidence in the BJP getting an absolute majority in the Delhi Assembly elections. Dec 4, 2013

Justice AK Ganguly must step down as chairman of WBHRC: TMC

New Delhi, Dec 4 (ANI): The Trinamool Congress on Wednesday stated that retired Supreme Court Justice AK Ganguly should step down from the post of the Chairman of West Bengal State Human Rights Commission. TMC MP Derek O'Brien said that the charges of sexual harassment against Justice Ganguly by a law intern were serious and therefore he must resign immediately. Dec 4, 2013