Kejriwal remains a protester, has failed to be an administrator: Kiran Bedi

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): Reacting on the Aam Aadmi Party's dharna near Rail Bhawan, former IPS Officer Kiran Bedi on Monday said that Arvind Kejriwal has failed to be an administrator and remains a protester. Bedi took a dig at Kejriwal saying people elected his party to govern and not to break laws. Jan 20, 2014

DPCC chief Arvinder Singh Lovely hits out at AAP

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee chief Arvinder Singh Lovely on Saturday lashed out at the Aam Aadmi Party and said that Arvind Kejriwal was sitting in dharna only to defend and protect his ministers. Jan 20, 2014

Maharashtra govt cuts 20% power tariff excludes Mumbai, Cong says will protest if it's not included

Mumbai, Jan 20 (ANI): The Maharashtra government on Monday announced a 20 percent cut in power tariff for the industrial and agriculture classes of consumers. While the city of Mumbai is currently excluded from the cut by virtue of not being covered by the state power distribution Mahavitaran- Reliance Infra, Tata Power and BEST supply power to the city - sources say an announcement for the state capital can be expected soon as well. The state cabinet accepted the recommendations of a high-powered committee led by Narayan Rane, which suggested a 20 percent power subsidy for users for a 10-month period till the state elections in October. Congress Leader Sanjay Nirupam on Monday said that if Narayan Rane committee does not accepts the proposal for Mumbai residents then protest will continue. Jan 20, 2014

Rahul Gandhi interacts with women to seek their suggestions for party's manifesto

Bhopal, Jan 20 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday interacted with women Congress workers in Bhopal to seek their input for his party's manifesto for the approaching national elections. Speaking on the occasion, Rahul said that women don't need protection and all they need is their rights and their place in the society. He further said that give women the power and they can change the face of the world. He also asked the women present about their suggestions that will go into their manifesto. Jan 20, 2014

Shahnawaz Hussain stressed on quality education at National Education Awards

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): BJP Spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain gave away the National Excellence Awards 2014 to different educational institutions in New Delhi in order to acknowledge excellence in their field and stressed on quality education. The award is given on the basis of criteria like infrastructure, faculty, placements, annual growth, students and alumni feedback. Jan 20, 2014

Scuffle between AAP workers and Delhi Police

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): High drama ensued at the AAP government's protest in Delhi after AAP supporters were prevented from reaching the protest site that had been ringed by thousands of police and paramilitary personnel. Calling himself an anarchist, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Monday staged a dramatic sit-in with his cabinet ministers and around 1,000 vocal supporters in the heart of the city seeking action against five police officers his government holds guilty. Jan 20, 2014

Bangladeshi Hindus under attack as BNP-Jamaat cadre unleash violence

New Delhi/ Kolkata, Jan 20 (ANI): The violence let loose against the Hindus this time, before and after the January 5 elections has been worst in recent times. Areas of Jessore, Dinajpur and Satkhira, Gaibandha, Rajshahi and Chittagong have been particularly affected. There are violent attacks on villages, business establishments and places of worship of Hindus. Young men are now sitting on night vigils, trying to protect the women and children. There have even been reports of women being raped. Many Hindus say that the atrocities are reminding them of what their community faced in 1971 at the hands of Pakistani army and the local collaborators. Jan 20, 2014

Communal harmony at workplace

Karnataka, Jan 20 (ANI): The cuisine of India is as vast as its people. Besides being an integral part of the Indian way of life, it has also evolved from an amalgamation of different culture existing in the country. One example where food is a perfect example of communal harmony comes from Chitradurga in Karnataka state. Here, a restaurant, Hamza serves city's most famous and lip smacking Biryani and other delicacies to people belonging to different communities. The other uniqueness about the restaurant is that it is owned by a Muslim and includes staff belonging to both Hindu as well as Muslim communities. Being a prominent dish of the Mughal era, it is loved by everyone in the city. Jan 20, 2014

Annual urs of Baji Rasool Hassan Shah- Perfect example of interfaith harmony

Jammu & Kashmir, Jan 20 (ANI): The beautiful state of Jammu and Kashmir is known for attracting tourists from all over the world. The essence of its divine exquisiteness and the unity with which its people work together to keep it alive, spares nobody to visit the state at least ones in a lifetime. This utmost togetherness amongst people belonging to different communities spreads a message of communal harmony. A similar example comes from Rajouri district of Jammu where devotees practicing different religions together visit the shrine of Baji Rasool Hassan Shah to celebrate his annual Urs. The saint is believed to grant all the wishes of his devotees and heal all their health problems. Jan 20, 2014

AAP dharna in keeping with party manifesto: Yogendra Yadav Part - 2

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): AAP leader Yogendra Yadav on Monday claimed that the AAP had promised in its manifesto that the Delhi Police would be brought under the state government and not under the central government. Yadav also questioned accountability of the Delhi Police. Jan 20, 2014

AAP dharna in keeping with party manifesto: Yogendra Yadav Part - 1

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): AAP leader Yogendra Yadav on Monday claimed that the AAP had promised in its manifesto that the Delhi Police would be brought under the state government and not under the central government. Yadav also questioned accountability of the Delhi Police. Jan 20, 2014

AAP defends Arvind Kejriwal's dharna

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): The AAP held a press conference in which it justified the protest rally against the Delhi Police. It also said that they are sitting on a peaceful dharna and are not creating any law and order situation. Jan 20, 2014

Court rejects Delhi schools' plea against nursery admission norms

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): The Delhi high court on Monday dismissed private school’s plea seeking a stay on nursery admission guidelines that included scrapping of 20 per cent management quota. Speaking on Delhi High Court verdict on Nursery Admissions, Petitioner Ashok Agarwal said that the HC will release a new schedule tomorrow. Jan 20, 2014