Devyani Khobragade's father alleges US disrespects Vienna Convention

Mumbai, Jan 7 (ANI): Protesters in Mumbai sat in front of the US consulate on Tuesday to protest against the misbehavior with Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade and asked the US to wave-off the charges against her. India is demanding that all charges against Khobragade should be dropped. Devyani's father, Uttam Khobragade, said it is absolutely clear that all the charges against his daughter were false. Jan 7, 2014

Sikhs celebrate holy day in India

To mark the 348th anniversary of the birth of the tenth Sikh Guru, Gobind Singh, Indian Sikhs take part in a procession in Amritsar. Jan 7, 2014

Hong Kong toy fair has 'kidults' in its sights

At the Hong Kong Toy Fair, the biggest in Asia, toy makers are not only targeting 14-year olds but also grown ups who are stuck in adolescence, the so-called "kidults". Duration: 00:56 Jan 7, 2014

Japanese companies come up with solutions for traffic and water supply issues

Yokohama, Jan 7 (ANI): A smart scheme for a smart society! Nissan Motor Corporation and the city of Yokohama recently launched “Choimobi Yokohama” –Japan’s first one-way sharing service. It’s a new concept for mobility within urban areas. People can rent units of “NISSAN New Mobility Concept”, an ultra convenient electric vehicle. They can drop off the vehicle at a different location from where they were hired, enabling one-way travel. The scheme aims at using ultra-compact vehicles to improve lifestyles of people in the urban areas. The small size of the electric vehicles holds out the prospect of easing traffic congestions, and improving access to tourist areas and communities. The ultra-compact electric vehicle produces no emission, making it ideal for use in crowded city streets. Jan 7, 2014

LeT in Muzaffarnagar: Delhi Police arrest two suspects, continue raids in UP Part - 2

New Delhi, Jan 7 (ANI): Reacting on reports that terror outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba tried to recruit some Muzaffarnagar riot victims, the Delhi Police on Tuesday said that it is conducting raids at various places to verify whether the LeT is trying to infiltrate communally sensitive parts of Uttar Pradesh. Addressing a press conference, SN Shrivastava (Special CP, Special Cell of Delhi Police) said that they had arrested two individuals during the course of investigations. Jan 7, 2014

LeT in Muzaffarnagar: Delhi Police arrest two suspects, continue raids in UP Part - 1

New Delhi, Jan 7 (ANI): Reacting on reports that terror outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba tried to recruit some Muzaffarnagar riot victims, the Delhi Police on Tuesday said that it is conducting raids at various places to verify whether the LeT is trying to infiltrate communally sensitive parts of Uttar Pradesh. Addressing a press conference, SN Shrivastava (Special CP, Special Cell of Delhi Police) said that they had arrested two individuals during the course of investigations. Jan 7, 2014

Four policemen injured during gun battle in Kashmir

Sopore, Jan 07 (ANI): Four policemen were injured during a gun battle with militants in Sopore town of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday (January 07), said police. The injured have been shifted to a hospital in Srinagar. The police said it launched an anti-militancy operation in Chanakhan in Sopore, 55 kilometres from Srinagar, with the assistance of the Army following information about the presence of militants in the area. Despite the area being cordoned off and presence of additional security, the militants managed to escape under the cover of firing. Jan 7, 2014

Aiyar defends possible Congress AAP tie up in LS polls

Mumbai, Jan 7 (ANI): Clearing his stance on his statement in which he had advocated a poll tie-up between the Congress and AAP in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections in order to put a break to the forward march of Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Congress leader, Mani Shankar Aiyar on Tuesday said that the Congress and AAP will work together to fight against the BJP. He further said that having two secular parties at power is good for the country. Jan 7, 2014

SP on LeT contacting Muzaffarnagar victims

New Delhi, Jan 7 (ANI): Commenting on recent news reports of the Lashkar-e-Taiba approaching Muzaffarnagar riot victims, Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Aggarwal, said if there is any militant group’s involvement, then the Delhi police needs to act immediately and take strict against the culprits. Jan 7, 2014

UP govt should answer how LeT reached Muzaffarnagar: Laxmikant Bajpai

Lucknow, Jan 07 (ANI): BJP delegation on Monday met state Governor over the issue of LeT approaching Muzaffarnagar riot victims and said that the SP government in UP should answer on how the militant outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) reached Muzaffarnagar. Further, he said that the security lapse in the state lead to the situation. Jan 7, 2014

No alternative left with AK Ganguly after SC decision: Brinda Karat after Gangulys resignation

New Delhi, Jan 07 (ANI): After Justice AK Ganguly resigned as West Bengal Human Rights Commission chief, CPI (M) leader Brinda Karat said that he was left with no alternative than to resign after Supreme Court took its decision against him. Karat said that Ganguly should try to prove that he is not guilty through legal procedures but resignation was inevitable. Jan 7, 2014

Shahid Siddiqui on LeT contacting Muzaffarnagar victims

New Delhi, Jan 7 (ANI): Former Samajwadi Party leader Shahid Siddiqui on Tuesday said although he has doubts over the authenticity of the reports that terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba was in touch with Muzaffarnagar riots victims for recruitment, but if true, then it highlights the fact that the Indian Muslims are loyal to their country. Siddiqui, however, said that he does not think the reports vindicate Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi’s remark as this information was not to be shared in public rallies but with the intelligence agencies. Jan 7, 2014