CBI summons TMC MP Mukul Roy for questioning in Saradha scam, BJP reacts

New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): In a major blow to the Trinamool Congress, the CBI on Monday summoned its leader Mukul Roy in connection with the multi-crore Saradha scam. Reacting over this, BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh said that since Roy is a close aide of TMC chief Mamata Banerjee so this will be a a major shock for her. Jan 12, 2015

Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai offloaded from Delhi-London flight, says it's a 'bullying tactic' b

New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): Greenpeace India Senior Campaigner Priya Pillai was allegedly stopped at IGI Airport from boarding a flight to London. Pillai while speaking on the issue said that she was stopped at the immigration counter despite having a valid visa and her passport was stamped with "offloaded." She added that she was on her way to meet a group on tribal affairs and another on Indo-British relations and wasn supposed to talk on the Mahan coal block issue and its impact on tribals. She further stated that the whole process is a 'bullying tactic' by the government. Greenpeace India has written to MEA and Airport Authority of India about barring Pillai and has asked the government to explain the legal basis for the ban on her leaving the country. Jan 12, 2015

Need for Hindu woman to produce 4 kids and laws in favour of 'ghar wapsi' for Hindu nation: Sadhvi P

Bhilwara, Jan 12 (ANI): BJP leader Sadhvi Prachi created controversy after she said that Hindu women should have at least four children to protect their religion. She said that there is a need for Hindu women to give birth to at least 4 kids and enforce laws in favour of 'ghar wapsi' to safeguard a Hindu nation. Prachi said that Hindus should give one of their children to the Army, one to the religious saints, one to the VHP and keep one child to themselves. She also said that the VHP group is doing a great work by performing 'ghar wapsi' programmes. Jan 12, 2015

In our system PM presides, cabinet decides: Venkaiah Naidu at Vibrant Gujarat summit

Gandhinagar, Jan 12 (ANI): Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Monday while speaking at the seventh edition of Vibrant Gujarat Investors Summit said that in the democratic system of India it is the Prime Minister who presides and the cabinet ministers decide on the issue. Naidu added that the government went for ordinance in coal and other imp issues as there is constitutional provision for ordinance. Vibrant Gujarat Summit-2015 is focused at forging knowledge-based strategic partnerships. Jan 12, 2015

Million join Unity March against 'Paris Unity Attack'

England/ Belgium, Jan 12 (ANI): The covers of British newspapers on Monday were dominated by the unprecedented march that took place in Paris. On Sunday, world leaders including Muslim and Jewish statesmen linked arms to lead more than a million French citizens through the French capital to pay tribute to victims of Islamist militant attacks. President Francois Hollande and leaders from Germany, Italy, Israel, Turkey, Britain and the Palestinian territories among others, moved off from the central Place de la Republique ahead of a sea of French and other flags. At least 3.7 million people took part in silent marches throughout France, the biggest public demonstration ever registered in the country. A total of 1.2 million to 1.6 million marched in Paris and a further 2.5 million in other cities, the Interior Ministry said. Meanwhile, some 20 thousand Belgians also took part in march "against hatred" in central Brussels on Sunday in solidarity with victims of Paris attacks. Jan 12, 2015