If Rahul wants to fight graft, must allow CBI to start probe against PM, FM: BJP

Ranchi, Dec 29 (ANI): BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Sunday alleged that the Congress party first allows unfavorable actions and then Rahul Gandhi comes out and says this is not right and reverses it. Sinha added that the Congress does so deliberately to improve the image of Rahul Gandhi. Rahul, who has of late been talking about corruption, on Friday disapproved the decision of the Congress government in Maharashtra to reject a judicial commission's report on the Adarsh scam and said it should be reconsidered. Meanwhile, Sinha further said if Rahul Gandhi is so sincere in fighting corruption then he should allow the CBI to probe Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidamabaram. Dec 29, 2013

Modi expert in drama, should go to bollywood: Mohd. Adeeb

Muzaffarnagar, Dec 29 (ANI): Slamming BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Rajya Sabha MP, Mohammad Adeeb on Sunday said that he should go to Bollywood as he will do better than all the Khans there since he is an expert in doing drama. Taking a dig at Modi, Adeeb further said that he is doubtful if Modi’s expensive election rallies are going to be beneficial for him in the upcoming general elections. Dec 29, 2013

Kumar Vishwas slams Gadkari for making irresponsible remarks against AAP

New Delhi, Dec 29 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas on Sunday hit out at former BJP president Nitin Gadkari for making irresponsible statements against his party. Gadkari on Saturday alleged a deal was brokered between Aam Aadmi Party and Congress by a reputed industrialist in a hotel to "stop BJP at any cost" from coming to power in Delhi. Responding to the allegation, Vishwas said that Delhi people understand what BJP means by constructive opposition when Nitin Gadkari makes such irresponsible statement without any substantial proof. Dec 29, 2013

AAP is engaging in witch-hunting: Umesh Sehgal on DJB CEO transfer

New Delhi, Dec 29 (ANI): Former Delhi Chief Secretary, Umesh Sehgal on Sunday slammed Aam Aadmi Party and Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal for the transfer of nine IAS officers including the CEO of Delhi Jal Board. He said that the party is involved in witch hunting. Dec 29, 2013

Give us ten days to settle down, we will prove our mettle: Kejriwal

Kaushambi, Dec 29 (ANI): Even as he carried out a slew of measures that saw nine IAS officers being transferred and a couple of brainstorming cabinet meetings on day one as Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday urged people to give them ten days to settle down and that they would prove their mettle. Dec 29, 2013

PM urges stakeholders in education system to address faculty crunch

New Delhi, Dec 29 (ANI): Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh has urged stake holders of higher education system in the country to “urgently consider” the issue of faculty crunch and find innovative methods of resolving it. Commenting on the need for research and development in education sector, Singh added it was imperative that industries in the country support this, since research grants were badly required for undertaking research projects. Dec 29, 2013

Maoists abducting labourers, allege locals in Deogarh

Deogarh, Dec 29 (ANI): Villagers in Deogarh district of Jharkhand have alleged that Maoists had abducted some labourers from the area. Following the alleged abductions, the villagers staged a sit-in protest to press the government for tracking their missing kin. A resident, Raghu Chaubey, said that the Maoists had abducted the labourers from a construction site to perhaps extract money from the builder working on that particular site. Dec 29, 2013