New Delhi, Feb 20 (ANI): Speaking on BJP’s poll expenses reaching to a whooping 400 crores for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, BJP vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday said that BJP is not spending 400 crores on its advertisement campaign. Further speaking on AAP leader Ashutosh’s reaction on the same, Naqvi said that AAP has a misconception that everybody will have to take a clearance certificate from them before doing anything.Feb 20, 2014
New Delhi, Feb 20 (ANI): Speaking on BJP’s poll expenses reaching to a whooping 400 crores for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, AAP Leader Ashutosh on Thursday asked the party to explain the source of the money. He further said that if BJP is spending 400 crores only for advertisement, then how much will be spent on total elections.Feb 20, 2014
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New Delhi, Feb 20 (ANI): Reacting on J Jayalalithaa government’s decision to free Rajiv Gandhi’s assassins, political leaders condemned the same. BJP Spokesperson Prakash Javadekar said that any government should be harsh on terrorism. JD(U) leader Shivanand Tiwari said that this is an issue of concern and shows that there is no unity in the nation. Meanwhile, I&B Minister Manish Tewari said that it was an attack on the unity and sovereignty of the nation and should be taken seriously.Feb 20, 2014
New Delhi, Feb 20 (ANI): Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal on Thursday said that Centre is moving a review petition in the Supreme Court on Thursday to challenge Tamil Nadu Government’s decision to free the assassins of Rajiv Gandhi. He further said that he hopes the Supreme Court reviews the matter as soon as possible. He also added that it is unfortunate that political parties have double standards when it comes to terrorism.Feb 20, 2014
Red bean pulav
Red bean coooked - 200gms
Basmati rice - 400gms
Chopped tomatoes - 2
Chopped onions - 3
Green chilies - 2
Coconut milk - half cup
Tomato puree - half cup
Ginger- garlic paste -1.5 tsp
Salt to taste
1. Pressure cook red beans and keep them separately in a bowl.
2. Pour about 1 tsp ghee in a pressure cooker.
3. Add cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, bay leaves, onions and green chilies to it.
4. Add ginger-garlic paste only after the onion becomes golden brown in color.
5. Now add tomatoes, tomato puree, cooked beans, salt, chili powder, coriander powder, coconut milk and basmati rice.
(For 2 cups of rice, add 2 cups of water)
6. Pressure cook the above ingredients for about 1-2 whistle.
Your red bean pulav is ready to serve.
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Gaya, Feb 20 (ANI): A school in Gaya district of Bihar, which was destroyed in a Maoist attack three years back, is still in ruins due to government’s apathy. On May 25, 2011, Maoist rebels destroyed a government-run school by dynamite explosion in Tillaya Khurd village of Gaya district. Since then more than 200 students have been facing a lot of problems and are forced to attend their classes under the open sky, even during the monsoon and winter season. The teachers of the school have repeatedly tried to contact the authorities regarding the matter but no initiative has been taken yet to reconstruct the school building.Feb 20, 2014
Gandhinagar, Feb 20 (ANI): Continuing with the war of words with Finance Minister P Chidambaram, Narendra Modi said that the Congress minister was working very hard to boost the country’s revenues by imposing service tax on his speeches. Modi was addressing a seminar on 'Financial Services - a key driver for economic growth in Gandhinagar where he took pot shots at Chidambaram. Earlier, Chidambaram has said that he does not want to indulge in a class 8 schoolboy debate after Modi criticised the interim budget.Feb 20, 2014
Chennai/ Coimbatore/ New Delhi, Feb 20 (ANI): Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa triggered outrage in the Congress and elsewhere after the state government decided to release all seven assassins of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. This comes a day after Supreme Court of India commuted death sentences of three accused in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination to life term because of an 11-year delay in deciding on their petitions for mercy. The Supreme Court had granted powers to the Tamil Nadu government to exercise its remission powers under the sections 432 and 433 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPc). Jayalalithaa decided to release the convicts after due consultations with the central government and announced the same in the state assembly on Wednesday.Feb 20, 2014
Trivandrum, Feb 20 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said that there were no lapses on the part of his government in the Italian Marines case. Chandy assured that the victim compensation fund will be handled by proper legal authority. Earlier, Rome expressed disappointment over the Supreme Court's decision on Tuesday to postpone the hearing in the case. India's government has given its approval to an investigation agency to charge the sailors under its maritime security law, but said it would not seek death penalty if they were found guilty.Feb 20, 2014
New Delhi, Feb 20 (ANI): A fast-track court in Delhi ordered death penalty to the three accused in a case of abduction, rape and gruesome murder of a 19-yr-old girl in 2012 in Haryana. The verdict was passed by Additional Sessions Judge, Virender Bhatt. Social worker, Anita Gupta, who was helping the family in fighting the case said that they were pleased with the judgment. The victim’s relatives celebrated outside the court premises after the verdict was delivered by the court. The father of the victim thanked the people for their support.Feb 20, 2014