NCW seeks reply from Lekhi for revealing Tehelka victim's surname

New Delhi, Dec 01 (ANI): National Commission of Women (NCW) has issued a notice to Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi for revealing the last name of the victim of the sexual assault case involving former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal on her Twitter page and has asked Lekhi for an explanation within 24 hours. Dec 1, 2013

Raj Assembly Polls: Gehlot castes vote, denies any Modi factor

Jodhpur, Dec 01 (ANI): Even as ballotting is underway in 199 constituencies of Rajasthan with the fate of a total of 2,087 candidates are the fray, state Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot on Sunday denied any Narendra Modi factor in the assembly polls and indicated a clear majority win for the Congress. Dec 1, 2013

Raj Assembly Polls: BJP's Vasundhara Raje castes vote

Jhalawar, Dec 01 (ANI): Even as ballotting is underway in 199 constituencies of Rajasthan with the fate of a total of 2,087 candidates are the fray, BJP's CM Candidate from the state Vasundhara Raje on Sunday said people were waiting for this time to get rid of Congress government. Dec 1, 2013

Awami League takes to streets against blockade by BNP

Dhaka/Rupganj, Dec 01 (ANI): Supporters of Bangladesh’s ruling Awami League protested against the opposition, Bangladesh Nationalist Party for enforcing 72-hour nationwide blockade as the latter demands postponement of upcoming general elections. The Election Commission has announced that elections would be held on January 05. Supporters of Bangladesh's opposition party on Thursday (November 28) threw homemade bombs and lit fires on the third day of a planned nationwide protest against upcoming elections. Dec 1, 2013

Thai political protests turn violent, one dead

Mass opposition protests aimed at overthrowing Thailand's embattled prime minister turned violent on Saturday with one person shot dead and several wounded. Tens of thousands of pro-government supporters also staged a mass rally. Dec 1, 2013

European Parliament calls for calm ahead of polls in Bangladesh

Brussels/ Dhaka, Nov 30 (ANI): Experts gathered in European parliament to discuss political uncertainty in Bangladesh and called for peace and tranquillity, as the feud between the leading parties could delay or even derail elections due by January in a country with a history of ferocious political violence and military intervention. Founder and Executive Director, South Asia Democratic Forum, Paulo Casaca on Thursday emphasised on an environment where people could freely exercise their franchise. Nov 30, 2013

Mayawati holds Cong-led UPA government responsible for inflation

NEW DELHI, NOV 30 (ANI): BSP Chief, Mayawati blamed the central government for wrong economic policies and held it responsible for rising inflation that is adversely affecting the poor and middle class in the country. Addressing a rally in New Delhi on Saturday, Mayawati said that even after so many years, the fate of the poor and backward classes was in shambles. Nov 30, 2013

After history lessons, Modi has delivered his first lesson in economics: Chidambaram

New Delhi, Nov 30 (ANI): Taking a sarcastic jibe at Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for saying that the finance minister of the country attributes inflation to the buying of gold, P Chidambaram on Saturday said the nation has already received history lessons from the Gujarat chief minister, and was now being given the first lesson in economics by the latter. Nov 30, 2013

Modern School: CDLS 2013 celebrates Diversity for Unity

New Delhi, Nov 30 (ANI): 'When the thread of unity joins hearts, borders of land cease to exist'. Modern School, Barakhamba Road recently organized its 8th Community Development and Leadership Summit – 2013 on "CELEBRATING DIVERSITY FOR UNITY". The young leaders summit saw participation of over 35 schools from 23 countries. CDLS speaks of leadership with a vision and creativity and innovation with excellence. The event was loved by one and all and was a huge success. Nov 30, 2013

Modern School: CDLS 2013 celebrates Diversity for Unity

New Delhi, Nov 30 (ANI): 'When the thread of unity joins hearts, borders of land cease to exist'. Modern School, Barakhamba Road recently organized its 8th Community Development and Leadership Summit - 2013 on "CELEBRATING DIVERSITY FOR UNITY". The young leaders summit saw participation of over 35 schools from 23 countries. CDLS speaks of leadership with a vision and creativity and innovation with excellence. The event was loved by one and all and was a huge success. Nov 30, 2013

Omar takes 'U turn' saying no objection to Narendra Modi's rally

Srinagar, Nov 30 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah on Saturday said that no party is stopped from carrying out any kind of political activity keeping in mind it does not aim to incite violence and worsen the situation in the valley, ahead of BJP’s PM Candidate Narendra Modi, is scheduled to address supporters in the state on Sunday. Nov 30, 2013