Rahul Gandhi to address rally in Delhi on Sunday

New Delhi, Nov 17 (ANI): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will address his second election rally in Delhi on Sunday. All senior Delhi Congress leaders, including state Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, PCC chief J P Agrawal, AICC secretary general in-charge for Delhi Shakeel Ahmed, MPs, and state ministers are likely to be present in the rally. The first rally by Rahul Gandhi was held in Delhi at Mangolpuri on October 27 where he hard-sold Delhi's development model and the food security scheme and sought the people's support for Sheila Dikshit to be voted into office for a fourth term. Nov 17, 2013

Both Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi stooping to new lows courtesy language: Atul Anjan

New Delhi, Nov 17 (ANI): Supporting Union Rural Development Minister, Jairam Ramesh's remark that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi should apologize to the Muslim community for his remarks that Muslim youth were wooed by Pakistan ISI, CPI leader, Atul Anjan came out in support of the same. Anjan said that BJP’s PM Candidate Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi had stooped to new lows courtesy their election speeches. Nov 17, 2013

Will Jairam Ramesh apologize to Rahul Gandhi now, asks BJP

Allahabad, Nov 17 (ANI): Even as Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi needed to apologize to the Muslim community for his remarks that Muslim youth were wooed by Pakistan's ISI, the BJP on Sunday said only time will tell if Rahul will do the needful, or if Jairam will have to apologize to Rahul. Nov 17, 2013

Jairam's demand for Rahul Gandhi's apology to muslims his personal opinion: Congress

New Delhi, Nov 17 (ANI): Even as Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi needed to apologise to the Muslim community for his remarks that Muslim youth were wooed by Pakistan's ISI, the Congress on Sunday sidelined itself from the remark saying it was his personal opinion. Nov 17, 2013

Jatiya party in Bangladesh to float new alliance ahead of elections

Dhaka, Nov 17 (ANI): In Bangladesh, the Jatiya party has broken its alliance from the ruling party, Awami League and called for freedom as tensions escalate between two main political parties of the nation ahead of the general elections due in January. Former President of Bangladesh, Hussain Muhammad Ershad called for independence from both the leading feuding parties, the Awami League and the BNP. Nov 17, 2013

Narendra Modi to address 'mega' rally in Bangalore on Sunday

Bangalore, Nov 17 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is scheduled to address a mega rally in Bangalore on Sunday. Around three lakh people are expected to attend the 'biggest rally' in the city which will take place at the Palace Grounds. Nov 17, 2013

War Crimes Row: Rajapaksa hits back at British PM, says don't 'dictate'

Colombo, Nov 17 (ANI): Sri Lankan President, Mahinda Rajapaksa has responded angrily to British Prime Minister David Cameron's threat to seek an international inquiry into allegations of war crimes against the island nation at the end of a civil war. Taunting at the demand of Cameron to finish an investigation by March, an aggressive Rajapaksa said that it is better to request and not to dictate. Nov 17, 2013

Threats, boycott as disillusioned Nepal heads to polls

Millions of Nepalis will brave threats of violence and head to the polls Tuesday, hoping a second election since the end of their civil war will end years of deadlock and disillusionment with politics. Duration: 02:35 Nov 17, 2013

Czechs close in on successful Davis Cup defence

The Czech Republic got within a point of defending the Davis Cup title as Tomas Berdych and Radek Stepanek beat Serbia's Ilija Bozoljac and Nenad Zimonjic in Saturday's doubles in Belgrade. Duration: 02:01 Nov 17, 2013

Syria's capital Damascus comes under shelling

In Damascus, shelling of the government-held Kassaa and Abbasiyeen neighbourhoods killed one woman, the the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Duration: 00:45 Nov 17, 2013