Mausoleum of Ala Hazrat in Bareilly draws devotees from different faiths

Bareilly, Jan 6 (ANI): India is a multi faith nation yet people from different communities reside here with utmost brotherhood and communal harmony. Be it helping each other or being a part of one another’s celebrations, people here don’t leave any chance to spread the message of communal harmony. Jan 6, 2014

Heavy snowfall shuts arterial road in Kashmir, hits normal life

Jammu and Kashmir, Jan 6 (ANI): Heavy snowfall forced closure of arterial road in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir state, cutting off people from rest of the valley and disrupting normal life. The arterial Mughal Road in Poonch district is shut as it is buried in snow, cutting the region off from other areas like Srinagar. Jan 6, 2014

SC dismisses PIL supporting former Justice AK Ganguly

New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): The Supreme Court dismissed a PIL on Monday seeking to restrain the government from proceeding against retired Supreme Court Justice A.K. Ganguly in the sexual harassment case. Earlier, Ganguly had distanced himself from the petition, filed in the Supreme Court, supporting him. Jan 6, 2014

Not pulling support from AAP: JD (U) MLA Shoaib Iqbal after meeting Kejriwal

New Delhi, Dec 6 (ANI): After meeting Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday, JD (U) MLA Shoaib Iqbal, who had threatened to withdraw support from Delhi’s Aam Aadmi Party, said that he is not withdrawing support as party leader Kumar Vishwas has already tendered a public apology over his controversial remarks on Muharram. Iqbal had voted in favour of Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government during the trust vote in Delhi Legislative Assembly. He had alleged Vishwas had joked about Muharram during an event. Jan 6, 2014

Arvind Kejriwal on uniform taxation

New Delhi, Dec 6 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said that there is a need to simplify the taxation process. Talking about the idea of uniform taxation, he said that the modern economy is too complicated and betrays the understanding of a common man. Jan 6, 2014

Park proposes new family reunions with N. Korea

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye proposes fresh reunions of families separated by the Korean War after a previous bid was cancelled by Pyongyang, and promises to increase humanitarian aid to the impoverished North. Duration: 01:01 Jan 6, 2014

Congress unsatisfied with Lt Governors speech

New Delhi, Jan 06 (ANI): Delhi Congress President Arvinder Singh Lovely on Monday said that the party is unsatisfied with the Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung’s annual speech. Lovely said that government’s decision on cancelling the licenses of any private companies was nothing to mention in Lt Governor’s speech. He also said that the speech should have been more detailed. Jan 6, 2014

Ban Jammat-E-Islami, demand people of Bangladesh

Dhaka, Jan 06 (ANI): The anger of these women is understandable… as they are victims of uncertainty and violence unleashed by the BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami in Bangladesh. They staged a protest in Dhaka and demanded strict action against the BNP chief Khalida Zia for triggering violence in the country. The irate protesters shouted slogans against Zia and burnt her effigy, as her party and its allies called for an indefinite blockade in the country from January 1, 2014. More than 200 people have been killed in political violence since last year. Jan 6, 2014

AAP must specify its political agenda & policies: Arvinder Singh Lovely

New Delhi, Jan 06 (ANI): Delhi Congress President Arvinder Singh Lovely on Monday said that the party will ask its new ally AAP to specify its political agenda and policies. Lovely said that the party will raise objection if there is difference in AAP’s policies and Congress’ ideologies. Jan 6, 2014

Ramdev-Narendra Modi shares dais, Politicos react

New Delhi, Jan 06 (ANI): A day after Narendra Modi and Ramdev shared dais and discussed about tax relaxation, JD (U) leader KC Tyagi called it a fixed match. Meanwhile, Congress leader Harish Rawat said that Modi should act rather than talking about ‘baba’s words’. Jan 6, 2014

CAG can audit private telecom companies, rules Delhi High Court

New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Monday ruled that the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has the powers to investigate the financial records of private telecom companies. The verdict could also impact power companies in Delhi who have objected to an audit ordered by the Arvind Kejriwal government. Jan 6, 2014

Kumar Vishwas tenders apology on Shoaib Iqbal's allegations, says BJP playing edited video

Ghaziabad, Jan 06 (ANI): AAP leader Kumar Vishwas on Monday tendered apology after JD (U) leader Shoaib Iqbal's allegations that Vishwas has hurt Muslim community's sentiments. Vishwas said that the video from 2005 was edited by BJP in order to instigate communal sentiments, but the truth is that people don't buy the same now. Vishwas also said that he had apologized for the same earlier too. Jan 6, 2014

Ramdev- Narendra Modi shares dais, SP calls it proposed game by BJP

New Delhi, Jan 06 (ANI): A day after Narendra Modi and Ramdev shared dais at Talkatora stadium, Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal called it a proposed game by BJP. He said that there are other issues than tax relaxation which are not the point of attention of any party and such meetings are nothing but a show off. Jan 6, 2014