Narendra Modi accuses Congress, SP and BSP of looting public money

Jhansi, Oct 25 (ANI): BJP's PM Candidate Narendra Modi on Friday addressed a rally in Jhansi of Uttar Pradesh. Assailing the Samajwadi Party, BSP and the Congress, Modi said that they are looting the public money and are dividing it among themselves. Oct 25, 2013

Name those in touch with ISI or apologize to Muslims, Modi to Rahul on ISI remark

Jhansi, Oct 25 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday slammed Congress Vice president Rahul Gandhi for alleging that an intelligence officer has told him that young Muslim men whose families were affected in the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar are in touch with Pakistani agencies, including the ISI, who want to recruit them to work against India. While addressing people at a rally in Jhansi, he asked Rahul to either name those youth involved with the ISI, or apologize for disrespecting Muslims. Oct 25, 2013

Omar questions Pak PM's intention over ceasefire violations

Samba, Oct 25 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday questioned the intention of Pakistan over persistent ceasefire violations along the border while he also lashed at Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for his double standards in dealing with the issue. Abdullah on Friday paid a visit to those injured during massive exchange of fire between Indian and Pakistan troops overnight across the Line of Control (LoC). The Chief Minister said that if Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif wants friendly ties between the two neighbours then he should prove it in action. Oct 25, 2013

Congress has created poverty in the country: Rajnath

Jhansi, Oct 25 (ANI): Slamming the Congress party, BJP President Rajnath Singh on Friday while speaking at a rally in Jhansi said that the Congress which has ruled the nation for many years has created poverty in the country. He also lashed out at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and said that he is marketing poverty and made empty promises of a large package to change the destiny of Bundelkhand. He also said that poverty and unemployment have been haunting Bundelkhand and the region is suffering the most than all other regions of Uttar Pradesh. Oct 25, 2013

Will support Narendra Modi if he changes: Shia Cleric

Lucknow, Oct 25 (ANI): Shia Cleric, Maulana Syed Kalbe Sadiq on Friday said that the Muslims of the country were ready to support BJP's PM Candidate if he leaves his past behind and changes for the good. Oct 25, 2013

BJP questions Rahul's right to be briefed by intelligence

New Delhi, Oct 25 (ANI): Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Friday took a jibe at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who claimed that he had information that Muslim youth victims of the Muzaffarnagar riots were being contacted by Pakistani intelligence, and questioned the basis on which the Congress number two was privy to Intelligence Bureau information of the country. Sinha also called for an enquiry into the 'systematic' issue and punish those who are established guilty for wrongly briefing the Congress Party vice president. Oct 25, 2013

Vinod Kambli files FIR against racist remark by foreigner

Mumbai, Oct 25 (ANI): Former Indian cricketer Vinod Kambli has lodged a police complaint against a foreign lady for allegedly hurling a racist remark at him on Friday in Mumbai. The lady passed the remark over a car parking dispute in his housing society and threatened Kambli of having many contacts in the country, calling him a ‘black Indian’. The former cricketer said he is deeply hurt by the remark. Kambli, who filed a FIR with a police station in Mumbai, demanded strict action against the woman for insulting Indians. Oct 25, 2013

Rahul's access to intelligence 'serious': Ex-IB chief

New Delhi, Oct 25 (ANI): Former Intelligence Bureau director Arun Bhagat has expressed concern over Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi being provided with intelligence inputs. Describing it as an imprudent step, Bhagat said that Gandhi's claim to being informed about Pakistani intelligence contacting disgruntled Muzaffarnagar youths after last month's riots, is a serious matter, and if true, needs to be avoided at all costs. Bhagat also said that the source of the information needed to be investigated promptly, as it is also possible that Gandhi was not officially briefed, but was told of this development during a casual interaction. Oct 25, 2013

Coalgate: ASSOCHAM raises concerns over CBI probe, writes to PM

New Delhi, Oct 25 (ANI): The ASSOCHAM has written to Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh raising concerns over the investor and consumer climate in the country with leading industrialists being targeted by the CBI. ASSOCHAM’s Secretary General, D.S. Rawat on Friday said that such an environment is not good for the country. Rawat added that the industry needs the backing of the Prime Minister to work effectively in the country. Oct 25, 2013

PM corrupt and heading a corrupt cabinet: CPI after PM's Coal scam statement

New Delhi, Oct 25 (ANI): After Prime Minister Manmohan Singh while returning from his Russia and China visit welcomed CBI investigation over Coal Allocation Scam, CPI leader Atul Anjan said that the PM is corrupt and is heading a corrupt cabinet. Anjan also said that the Congress leaders themselves don't want Singh to go to CBI for any questioning and therefore the people across the nation have become rebellious. Oct 25, 2013

Yet another Ceasefire violation in Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir, Oct 25 (ANI): The RS Pura district of Jammu and Kashmir witnessed yet another ceasefire violation by Pakistan on Thursday night that continued till Friday morning. Heavy shelling from the Pakistan side started at around 9:15 pm at Korotana and Chenaj posts in Suchetgarh sector. The Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) also retaliated, resulting in heavy exchanges. Due to shelling, panic-stricken villagers have been forced to abandon their homes and flee to safer places. Head of a village situated near the Line of Control (LoC), Sarwarn Singh, shared his agony. New Delhi says militants from across the border are using all possible means to infiltrate into India before the fall of winter as snow blocks the mountain passes. Oct 25, 2013

Muslim people from Muzaffarnagar informed about Pak agency activity in region: Congress

New Delhi, Oct 25 (ANI): After Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi’s statement that Pakistan agency is trying to lure Muzaffaranagar riot victims to terrorism started doing rounds, Congress leader Satyavrat Chaturvedi gave the clarification and said that the Muslim people in the region themselves informed this to him while he was on his visit to the affected region. Chaturvedi further said that Gandhi disclosed this in favor of the nation and to avoid anything as such. Oct 25, 2013

BJP files complaint against Rahul Gandhi in UP election commission

Bhopal, Oct 25 (ANI): Even as Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi stated that some Muslim youths from riots-ravaged Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh were in touch with Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI, UP BJP on Friday filed a complaint against him in the Election Commission for the objectionable speech. Oct 25, 2013