Congress on repeated ceasefire violations

New Delhi, Oct 22 (ANI): Reacting over the continuous ceasefire violations by the Pakistan in the recent times, Congress spokesperson Bhakta Charan Das said that the stand of our nation has always been to keep good relations with neighboring nations and we have made efforts to improve our relations with Pakistan but now they are crossing its limits and the time has come to answer them. Oct 22, 2013

Artificial shortage being created to raise price: Anand Sharma on onion price

New Delhi, Oct 22 (ANI): Trade and Commerce minister Anand Sharma has said that the state governments must act firmly against the hoarders who have stocked onions to raise price as there is no shortage in crops. Talking about the hike in price of onions, Sharma said that the crisis is temporary and will settle down soon. Oct 22, 2013

Ramdevs real face is now in front of our nation: Rashid Alvi

New Delhi, Oct 22 (ANI): Even as yoga guru Baba Ramdev’s brother Rambharat and one of his close aides Naresk Malik have been accused of kidnapping and assault, Congress senior leader Rashid Alvi said that Baba Ramdev’s real face has now been revealed in front of our nation. Oct 22, 2013

Coalgate: CBI being pressurized to save PM, alleges BJP

New Delhi, Oct 22 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday demanded a thorough probe of the coal blocks allocation scam, and said that if no action is taken against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, it will send out a message that the CBI is not able to work independently. The CBI is likely to file a status report on the coal blocks allocation before the Supreme Court today, regarding details of its 14th FIR against Hindalco and others and also progress in the remaining 13 cases. Oct 22, 2013

SP threatens withdrawing support from UPA, Cong says wont bow down

Lucknow, Oct 22 (ANI): Even as the Samajwadi Party (SP) warned the UPA government at the Centre by claiming the party leadership is thinking of withdrawing support to the Congress-led alliance, the Congress on Tuesday said that it won’t bow down against its principles. Oct 22, 2013

BJP on PMs China visit

New Delhi, Oct 22 (ANI): Reacting over Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s ongoing tours to Russia and China, the BJP on Tuesday said that till now his foreign visits have not yielded tangible results. BJP leader Captain Abhimanyu said that the opposition, however, expects that the PM will take up the issues pertaining to the border violations by China in the strongest possible manner. He further added that matters like issuing visas to Indian citizens, water sharing, trade and commerce should thoroughly be discussed. Oct 22, 2013

Pak is using anti India glue to unite: Defence Analyst

New Delhi, Oct 22 (ANI): Defence expert Bharat Verma on Tuesday stated that Pakistan is internally breaking up as there are too many contradictory forces within the country. He further said that these forces are using the anti India sentiment to unite. Verma added that until India gives a proper reply to Pakistan by using its forces, Pakistan will continue to create trouble for India. Oct 22, 2013

Russian firm to provide 2.5 million tonnes of gas to India: Foreign Secretary

Moscow, Oct 22 (ANI): India's foreign secretary Sujatha Singh has said that the country's biggest gas transporter and marketer, GAIL, had signed a 20-year deal with Russian gas major, Gazprom, for the supply of 2.5 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas. Singh, made this statement at a news conference in Moscow, after the conclusion of the summit talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indian Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh. Oct 22, 2013

Manmohan Singh to begin China visit today

New Delhi, Oct 22 (ANI): Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will arrive in Beijing on Tuesday for a two-day visit to China. Dr. Singh, who will reach Beijing after a two-day visit to Russia, will hold talks with his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang and meet Chinese President Xi Jinping. Several agreements in areas like trade, economy, culture and people-to-people contacts are expected to be signed between the two sides after the talks. This will be the Prime Minister's second visit to Beijing. Dr. Singh had previously visited China in January 2008. Oct 22, 2013