Latvian ministers honour dead in supermarket collapse

Members of the Latvian government observed a minute of silence on Monday, to honour the dead on All Souls Day and pray for the victims of a collapsed supermarket in Riga which killed at least 54 people. Duration: 00:29 Nov 25, 2013

Pressure builds on crisis-hit Thai government

Tens of thousands of anti-government demonstrators march through the tense Thai capital in an escalation of mass street rallies aiming to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's embattled government. Duration: 01:01 Nov 25, 2013

US poor struggle for Thanksgiving food following government cuts

Every Thanksgiving, millions of American families find it difficult to get a turkey for the table, and this year's celebration on Thursday will be even more difficult than usual for those on low incomes following government cuts. Duration: 02:06 Nov 25, 2013

Jharkhand Chief Hemant Soren reopens coal mine in rebel infested Latehar

Latehar, Nov 24 (ANI): Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren, reopened Jharkhand Mineral Development Corporation (JSMDC) owned Sikni coal mine recently in Latehar district which paved way for a large number of jobs in the rebel-infested district. The mine operations were closed since September 2011, after the coal deposits on the land allotted to the coal mine got exhausted. The mine operations were stopped over the issue of a mining lease for fresh stretches and lack of compliance on part of JSMDC. At least 40,000 families had been directly or indirectly affected by the closure. These families included employees of the coal mine and transporters. Nov 24, 2013

Manipur's cultural festival attracts huge crowd

Imphal, Nov 24 (ANI): The ongoing Sangai Festival 2013 in Manipur is attracting huge crowd as people are thronging the venue to watch traditional dance performances, exhibition of handicrafts, martial arts and indulge in some exotic music and indigenous food. Sangai festival, which is held annually, kicked off on November 21 at Hapta Kangjeibung, Palace Compound in Imphal. Most of the visitors at the festival, especially children, were seen wearing the unique symbol of Sangai festival - a head gear of the antlered deer Sangai. Nov 24, 2013

BJP questions Congress' inaction on 'issues of importance'

Jaipur, Nov 24 (ANI): Addressing the mediapersons in Jaipur, BJP Spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad targeted Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi and said that instead of talking on important issue, Gandhi is targeting BJP calling the party as 'poisonous'. He questioned Manmohan Singh government as to why they are not talking about the terrorism threat in the nation and taking the issue so lightly. Further, talking about the allegations by the Suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma on Narendra Modi, he said that there is no point of raising the issue after years, without any political benefits coming out of it. Nov 24, 2013

CPI (M) demands CBI enquiry against Mamata Banerjee & TMC leaders named by Ghosh

Kolkata, Nov 24 (ANI): After Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh named Mamata Banerjee and 12 other TMC leaders in the Saradha Group chit fund scam, CPI (M) leader Mohammed Salim demanded CBI enquiry against Banerjee and other leaders. He said that the whole investigation is a drama by the Bengal CM and that the arrest of Ghosh is a part of the same. He said that Ghosh was close to Banerjee and he was taken in party after he became the CEO of the Saradha Group. Nov 24, 2013

Congress insensitive toward adivasi & poor: Narendra Modi Part-1

Banswara, Nov 24 (ANI): Addressing a rally in poll bound Banswara district of Madhya Pradesh, BJP’s PM candidate Narendra Modi said that Congress is insensitive towards the ‘adivasi and poor’ section of the society and that they talk or work about them only in front of cameramen and not otherwise. Modi said that Congress is furiated that ‘how can poor get vegetables to eat when they have decided for them was hunger’. He also said that Congress never knew for years that ‘adivasis’ even existed and that these backward people for them are nothing more than just voters. Modi also accused Rahul Gandhi for having ‘photo sessions’ with the poor once in a month for election purpose. Nov 24, 2013

Congress insensitive toward adivasi & poor: Narendra Modi Part-2

Banswara, Nov 24 (ANI): Addressing a rally in poll bound Banswara district of Madhya Pradesh, BJP’s PM candidate Narendra Modi said that Congress is insensitive towards the ‘adivasi and poor’ section of the society and that they talk or work about them only in front of cameramen and not otherwise. Modi said that Congress is furiated that ‘how can poor get vegetables to eat when they have decided for them was hunger’. He also said that Congress never knew for years that ‘adivasis’ even existed and that these backward people for them are nothing more than just voters. Modi also accused Rahul Gandhi for having ‘photo sessions’ with the poor once in a month for election purpose. Nov 24, 2013