Every 3rd child in Gujarat is a victim of malnutrition: NCP

New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): Even as BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi accused SP and BSP of being hand in glove with the Congress on the issue of corruption and pushing away the state from developmental goals, NCP general secretary Tariq Anwar asked Modi what kind of development is he talking about as every 3rd child in Gujarat is a victim of malnutrition. Oct 20, 2013

Congress seeks solution from BJP on Pak ceasefire violations

New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): Even as BJP leader Sushma Swaraj attacked the government for its policy of continuing dialogue with Pakistan despite repeated ceasefire violations by them at the LoC, Congress spokesperson Meem Afzal said that instead of criticizing, Sushma Swaraj must even give a solution. Oct 20, 2013

Pak govt just exists on paper, no point talking to them: SP

Lucknow, Oct 20 (ANI): Commenting on the continuous infiltration bids and ceasefire violations by Pakistan, Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said everybody knows that Pakistan government just exists on paper and they are controlled by ISI, terrorist and the army, so there’s no point in talking to them. Oct 20, 2013

Modis statements are half lies & half based on his oratory skills: Congress

New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): Even as BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi launched his crucial UP campaign with a promise to boost growth and employment in the state, Congress spokesperson Meem Afzal said that children in Gujarat are ill and mal nourished and Modi’s statements are half lies and half based on his oratory skills. Oct 20, 2013

PMO defending corporate, but what have they given UPA in last 10 years: JD (U)

New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): Even as the Prime Minister's Office rejected any criminality in the controversial allocation of coal block to Hindalco, saying Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had approved it on the basis of merits of the case placed before him, JD (U) Leader, KC Tyagi on Sunday asked why the PMO was defending the corporate, when they in turn had done nothing for them in the last 10 years. Oct 20, 2013

PMO defends coal block allotment to Hindalco: Explain other allotments too, says BJP

New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): Even as the Prime Minister's Office rejected any criminality in the controversial allocation of coal block to Hindalco, saying Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had approved it on the basis of merits of the case placed before him, the BJP on Sunday demanded the same to explain other allotments too. Oct 20, 2013

Yeddyurappa wants to join NDA, BJP open for same

New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): Even as former Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa wrote a letter to NDA chairman LK Advani with a request that his Karnataka Janata Paksha (KJP) be made its ally, the BJP on Sunday said it was open for the same. Oct 20, 2013

Pakistan Ceasefire Violation: Samba villagers migrate after shelling

Suchetgarh International Border, Oct 20 (ANI): Firing and shelling of mortar bombs on 14 forward posts and civilians areas in RS Pura, Pargwal, Samba, Hiranagar and Jagnockah border belts along the Internation Border (IB) in Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts by Pakistani troops has led to villagers migrating from the area. Oct 20, 2013

Yeddyurappa wants to join NDA, BJP open for same

New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): Even as former Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa wrote a letter to NDA chairman LK Advani with a request that his Karnataka Janata Paksha (KJP) be made its ally, the BJP on Sunday said it was open for the same. Oct 20, 2013

Chattisgarh: Maoists warn villagers against voting in upcoming polls

Kanker, Oct 20 (ANI): Maoists in Chattisgarh have issued threats to voters by pasting banners in the villages, asking them to boycott the upcoming state assembly polls. As the banners were placed across the villages in Kanker district of Chattisgarh, fear loomed in the region. Reportedly the Maoists had been going around the villages and distributing pamphlets among the villagers, instructing them not to vote. Oct 20, 2013

Azamgarh: Hooch tragedy kills 35

Azamgarh, Oct 20 (ANI): Consumption of illicit liquor in Azamgarh has claimed 35 lives and affected 68 others among whom six are still hospitalised for detoxification and treatment. A majority of the victims were labourers and daily wage earners and reportedly, they had bought the hooch sold in pouches on Thursday. Soon they felt uneasy and fell sick. The police has arrested two people for supplying the toxic stuff to local vends. Oct 20, 2013

Unnao gold hunt day 3: Inching closer to treasure

Daundiya Kheda, Oct 20 (ANI): The 12 member team from the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) and Geological Survey of India, digging for 1,000 tonne gold, on Sunday inched closer to the treasure buried at a 19th century fort of Raja Rao Ram Baksh Singh in Duandia Kheda village in Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. Oct 20, 2013