N Srinivasan re-elected BCCI Chief, to resume office after SC orders

New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): Despite intense criticism on the issue of propriety after his son-in-law and the former Chennai Super Kings' Team Principal Gurunath Meiyappan was charge-sheeted in the IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal, N Srinivasan was on Sunday re-elected unopposed as the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) during the board's Annual General Meeting (AGM). The announcement was a mere formality after Srinivasan was the only one to file nomination for the president's post earlier on Saturday. Sep 29, 2013

Vikas Rally: BJP against terrorists not minorities, says Gadkari

New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): While addressing a Vikas rally in Japanese Park of Rohini in Delhi, BJP former President Nitin Gadkari said that Congress is trying to portray Narendra Modi and BJP in wrong light but BJP is against terrorists and not minorities. Further, he said that Congress is scared of the influence of the BJP prime ministerial candidate and that is the reason why the party is trying to do advertising against Modi. Sep 29, 2013

Death toll in Mumbai building collapse rises to 60

Mumbai, Sep 29 (ANI): The death toll in the building collapse in Mumbai's Mazgaon area climbed to 60 on Sunday. Deputy Commandant of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Sachidanad Gavde, said that special equipments were used to rescue victims, who were trapped under the rubble of the building that had collapsed on Friday. The cause of the collapse of the building, where employees of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai were housed with their families, was still not known. Sep 29, 2013

Modi's every rally driving nail in Congress's coffin: BJP

New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address a mega rally in Delhi on Sunday with the BJP expecting at least five lakh people to attend the event, BJP Vice President, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said that Modi's every rally was driving nail in Congress's coffin. Sep 29, 2013

Delhi: Sikh groups stage protest against 'anti-minority' Narendra Modi

New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Partap Singh Bajwa held a massive demonstration against the Gujarat Chief Minister and the Bhartiya Janata Party's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Sunday, against the Gujarat government's decision to evict Sikh farmers from the Kachh area in the state. Sep 29, 2013

Restlessness within Congress due to faith of people in Narendra Modi: BJP

Patna, Sep 29 (ANI): Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address a mega rally in Delhi on Sunday, BJP leader Giriraj Singh said that the fame and popularity of Modi has increased tremendously and there is a disappointment and restlessness within Congress due to the faith of people in him. Sep 29, 2013

Congress hopes of fruitful Manmohan-Sharif meet

New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): Even as Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh will meet his Pakistani counterpart, Nawaz Sharif amidst growing voices from within the country opposing any dialogue with the hostile neighbour, Congress on Sunday hoped of a fruitful Manmohan-Sharif meet. Sep 29, 2013

India has crossed stage of sitting in talks with Pakistan: BJP

New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): Even as Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh will meet his Pakistani counterpart, Nawaz Sharif amidst growing voices from within the country opposing any dialogue with the hostile neighbour, the BJP on Sunday said that India had crossed the stage of sitting in talks with Pakistan. Sep 29, 2013

Why crucial leaders not attending dictator Modis Delhi rally, asks Congress

New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address a mega rally in Delhi on Sunday with the BJP expecting at least five lakh people to attend the event, Congress on Sunday asked why the senior party leadership was not attending dictator Modi's rally. Sep 29, 2013

Pakistan army has overpowered PM Sharif: JD (U)

New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): Even as Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh will meet his Pakistani counterpart, Nawaz Sharif amidst growing voices from within the country opposing any dialogue with the hostile neighbour, JD (U) Leader, Sabir Ali on Sunday expressed concern that Pakistan army has overpowered PM Sharif. Sep 29, 2013

Ahead of talks with Sharif, PM says Pak must shut down terror machinery

New York, Sep 29 (ANI): Ahead of meeting his Pakistani counterpart, Nawaz Sharif amidst growing voices from within the country opposing any dialogue with the hostile neighbour, Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh asked Pakistan to shut down terrorist machinery on its soil while making it clear that there can never be a compromise on the territorial integrity of India of which Jammu & Kashmir is an integral part. Sep 29, 2013

BJP workers luring people to attend Modi's rally with food, money and alcohol: JD (U)

New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address a mega rally in Delhi on Sunday with the BJP expecting at least five lakh people to attend the event, JD (U) Leader, Sabir Ali has alleged BJP workers of luring people to attend Modi’s rally with food, money and alcohol. Sep 29, 2013

Bangladesh book fair in Kolkata aims to boost bilateral relations

Kolkata, Sep 29 (ANI): Bangladesh book fair organised in Kolkata drew bibliophiles, as it aimed to boost trade and strengthen bilateral relations between the two neighbouring nations. West Bengal, Education Minister Bratya Basu inaugurated the fair. Around 32 publishers are participating in the fair, which would conclude on October 02. Basu said that such fairs would enhance not only trade but socio-political relations between India and Bangladesh. The Deputy High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Kolkata, Abida Islam, said that if the demand for Bangladeshi books increase in India then the export of books would rise, which would provide a boost to trade. Sep 29, 2013