Ram Vilas Paswan, his son meet Badaun gang-rape victim's families

Badaun, June 02 (ANI): LJP Chief Ram Vilas Paswan and his son Chirag Paswan on Monday visited Badaun district of UP and met the families of the infamous gang-rape victims. Paswan and his son condemned the incident and demanded justice for them as they wish no compensation and just justice meted out to them. Meanwhile, Chirag Paswan also attacked the state government for the inaction in the case. Jun 2, 2014

First meeting of SIT on black money today, Politicos react

New Delhi, June 02 (ANI): Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Ali Anwar on Monday remained cautiously optimistic on Government initiated efforts to constitute an SIT on black money which holds their first meeting on Monday. Meanwhile, Congress said it is good that SIT meeting is taking place, but the people of the nation want to know about the steps government is taking to bring the black money back. The first high-level meeting of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money and special probe into cases of unaccounted funds stashed by Indians abroad, will be held in New Delhi on Monday. Jun 2, 2014

SC stays execution of Yakub Memon in 1993 Mumbai blasts case

New Delhi, June 02 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the execution of death row convict Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, a key conspirator with Dawood Ibrahim in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case. Petitioner in the case said that there has been a huge delay in the case and the convict has been in jail for past 20 years and that hanging him was unfair and therefore the decision is a welcome one. Jun 2, 2014

Politicos react as India gets new state of Telangana

New Delhi, June 2 (ANI): Politicos on Monday reacted over the formation of the new state of Telangana. Congress leader Digvijay Singh extended his greetings to the people of the new state. BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu also extended his greetings to the people of Telangana. Jun 2, 2014

10 killed, 15 injured in an accident in Karnataka's Gulbarga

Gulbarga, June 2 (ANI): Atleast ten people have been killed and another fifteen injured on Monday, when a maxi-cab and a bus collided in Karnataka's Gulbarga district. The injured have been rushed to the hospital. Further details are awaited. Jun 2, 2014

Waziristan caught in the crossfire

North Waziristan, June 02: Failure of peace talks early this year between the Pakistan Government and the Taliban has resulted in army action in North Waziristan. In one of the deadliest air strikes, Pakistan armed forces claims to have killed some 80 hardcore militants in a mountainous region bordering Afghanistan, known as a stronghold of Taliban and al Qaeda-links militants. Army said the strikes were aimed at those involved in recent attacks against the Pakistani armed forces. However, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader, Imran Khan, expressed his "serious concerns" over military strikes in tribal areas and termed it a clear beginning of a full-fledged military operation in the region. Jun 2, 2014

Bihar Cabinet Expansion good step if happens: Sushil Kumar Modi

Patna, June 02 (ANI): BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Monday welcomed the apparent expansion of Bihar cabinet. He said that its too late to have it but it's a positive step if it happens. He also talked about lack of law and order in the state during the JD (U) government. Jun 2, 2014

KCR takes oath as the first Chief Minister of Telangana

Hyderabad, June 02 (ANI): Following the birth of India's 29th state Telangana, TRS Chief KC Rao was sworn in as the first Chief Minister of the state on Monday. His party TRS had earlier won the mandate by winning 62 of the 119 seats in the newly formed Telangana Assembly. Rao will head a cabinet of 11 ministers which also include his son and nephew. Before taking oath Rao paid floral tribute to Telangana Martyrs at Gun Park in Hyderabad. Earlier ESL Narasimhan was administered oath as the first Governor of the newly born state. Jun 2, 2014

Turkish police fire tear gas at defiant protesters

Turkish police fire tear gas and water cannon at hundreds of protesters in Ankara a day after violent clashes on the one-year anniversary of the country's largest anti-government demonstrations in decades. Duration: 01:09 Jun 2, 2014

People in Hyderabad take to streets to celebrate birth of Telangana

Hyderabad, June 2 (ANI): People celebrated, burst firecrackers and broke into street dance in Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh on the eve of formal birth of India’s 29th state Telangana. The parliament passed a bill to create a separate state of Telangana by bifurcating the state of Andhra Pradesh. Chairman of an activist group, Telangana Joint Action Committee (TJAC), M. Kodandaram said it was a historic moment for the people of Telangana and termed it a collective effort. Jun 2, 2014

People demand hanging punishment for accused in Badaun rape case

Allahabad/New Delhi, June 02 (ANI): People in northern India took to streets protesting against the Badaun rape and murder case demanding for a similar fate for the accused. Supporters of the BJP and protesters in Allahabad hanged effigies of accused to a tree, saying the accused should be hanged in the same manner. Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju, said existing laws should be implemented properly. Local police said a post-mortem confirmed that the girls, from the Dalit community, had been raped and died from the hanging. Five men have been arrested over the attack and a search is under way for two other suspects. Jun 2, 2014