Terror & talks cant go together: Venkaiah Naidu on Pak

New Delhi, Oct 05 (ANI): Responding on what is proving to be the biggest infiltration bid across the Line of Control (LoC) in the recent past, Senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu said that government should not have hold any talks with Pakistan until it stops funding and aiding terrorism across the border. He also said that talks and terror can’t go together. Oct 5, 2013

Gujarat CAG report: Congress sees everything in Gujarat in bad light, says Naqvi

New Delhi, Oct 05 (ANI): After CAG report in Gujarat stated that every third child in Gujarat is malnourished and underweight, BJP Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that Congress sees everything in Gujarat in a bad light and their eyes are closed to see any development in the state. Further, talking about BJD President Naveen Patnaik’s statement on Narendra Modi, Naqvi said that every party has their own stands and principles, but the decision will come based on the likes and dislikes of the people and the nation has accepted Modi. Oct 5, 2013

Jaganmohan Reddy begins his fast-unto-death as bandh continues

Vishakhapatnam/Hyderabad, Oct 05 (ANI): YSR Congress President Jaganmohan Reddy launched his fast-unto-death on Saturday against the Centre's move to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh and to create Telangana. Reddy asked why the decision on Telangana cannot be reversed when it is possible to reverse government’s decision on the Ordinance over convicted politicians. Meanwhile, the decision also triggered protest by certain groups and a shutdown in port city, Vizag, which paralysed the region. City roads remained deserted and public bus stands, schools and shopping malls were shut. Residents said that locals are venting their frustration and anger over the bifurcation and are taking to streets. Oct 5, 2013

Gujarat supports inclusive development, Bihar supports exclusive growth: KC Tyagi

Chennai, Oct 05 (ANI): Talking about the CAG report on Gujarat stating that every third child in the state is malnourished and underweight, JD (U) leader KC Tyagi said that Gujarat supports inclusive growth which is meant for just corporate sectors, while Bihar supports exclusive growth which is meant for every sections of the society. Tyagi also said that the report claims false hypocrisy of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. Further, talking about BJP’s search for an ally, Tyagi said that JD (U) is not going to support the BJP in any case and this goes even if BJP senior leader LK Advani is the candidate. Oct 5, 2013

BJP confident of winning Chhattisgarh again: Raman Singh

Raipur, Oct 05 (ANI): Hoping for peaceful elections in the state, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh asserted that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would definitely form the government again. Earlier on Friday Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath announced the polling dates for five states, including Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Mizoram. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ruled Chhattisgarh would be the first state to go to polls. Oct 5, 2013

CAG report on Gujarat exposes Modi's tall claims: CPI

New Delhi, Oct 05 (ANI): Reacting to CAG report that has stated that every third child in Gujarat is underweight, CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta on Saturday said that if Gujarat Chief minister Narendra Modi is unable to take care of malnutrition in his state then how he will solve poverty issues of the country if he becomes the Prime Minister. Speaking to mediapersons in New Delhi, he also said that the report exposes Modi's tall claims. Oct 5, 2013

Keran sector infiltration by Pak Army violation of Indias territorial integrity: JKNPP

Srinagar, Oct 05 (ANI): Responding on what is proving to be the biggest infiltration bid across the Line of Control (LoC) in the recent past, Jammu & Kashmir National Panthers Party Leader Harsh Dev Singh said that the infiltration is done by the regular Pakistan Army and that this is a violation of India’s territorial integrity. He further said that the supplies coming from the back to the infiltrators proves that they belong to the Pak Army. Singh also demanded action from the state as well as central government. Oct 5, 2013

CAG says every third child in Gujarat underweight, JD (U) slams Modi

Patna, Oct 05 (ANI): At a time when Chief Minister Narendra Modi is talking about the Gujarat growth model across the country, the Comptroller and Auditor General has stated in its latest report that every third child in the state is underweight. Speaking over this JD (U) leader Shivanand Tiwari slammed the BJP and said that the CAG report has exposed Modi’s tall claims of development. Oct 5, 2013

Gujarat CAG Report: Narendra Modi should take care of Gujarat first and then think about country, sa

New Delhi, Oct 05 (ANI): Talking about the CAG report on Gujarat which speaks of malnourished and underweight children in the State, Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi should take care of Gujarat first and then think about the country. The CAG report came even when Modi is giving examples of and iis bragging about the Gujarat model of development in the country. Talking about BJP's search for an ally, Agarwal said that it is very evident from this only that when a party is searching for an ally instead of getting an ally, how strong or weak it might be. Agarwal also rubbished the 'Modi affect' and said that there is no Modi factor for public as such. Oct 5, 2013

Naveen Patnaik not happy with idea of either Narendra Modi or Rahul Gandhi: BJD

New Delhi, Oct 05 (ANI): After Odisha Chief Minister and BJD President Naveen Patnaik said that he is not ‘comfortable’ with the idea of Narendra Modi as the PM of the country, BJD leader Bhartruhari Mahtab said that Patnaik is not happy with either Modi or Rahul Gandhi as they do not have the idea what India represents. Further he said that the hype over both these leaders of the ‘so called National parties’ is created by the media and it will fade out after the 2014 General Elections. Oct 5, 2013

Gujarat CAG report: None states under BJP in good condition, says Rita Bahuguna

New Delhi, Oct 05 (ANI): After the CAG in Gujarat said in its report that every third child in the state is underweight, President of Congress unit in UP, Rita Bahuguna said that BJP is expert in lying and that none of the states under its governance is in a good situation. Further, Bahuguna said that there is no scope of growth in the state and that dalits and tribals are in pathetic condition in the state. She also said that BJP does false advertisements to befool people. Oct 5, 2013

Bangladesh academician points at enmity between BNPand Awami League ahead of elections

Dhaka, Oct 05 (ANI): As tensions mounted ahead of the general elections, Bangladesh academician, Fakrul Alam, said on Friday that the politics of the country was based on the enmity between the two leading political parties, the ruling Awami League led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the Bangladesh National Party (BNP) headed by Begum Khaleda Zia. Alam also said that a caretaker government was no longer possible under the present constitution. Alam also said that the government led by Hasina was inclined to promote Islam. Oct 5, 2013

Telangana row: Jaganmohan Reddy to begin indefinite fast from today

Vishakhapatnam, Oct 05 (ANI): YSR Congress party president YS Jaganmohan Reddy will launch an indefinite fast in Hyderabad from Saturday in protest against the decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh by carving out a Telangana state. Reddy will fast in front of the YSR Congress office and urge the central government to withdraw its decision. Reddy's party is expecting a massive turnout for the protest fast from the other two regions of the state, Rayalaseema and coastal Andhra Pradesh, jointly known as "Seemandhra". Oct 5, 2013

Children among 5 Afghans killed in NATO strike

Afghans mourn at least five civilians, including three children, who were killed overnight in a NATO air strike in eastern Afghanistan after they went hunting for birds with air guns, according to local officials. Duration: 00:44 Oct 5, 2013