Home Secretary Anil Goswami sacked, Politicos give mixed reactions

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): Home Secretary Anil Goswami was sacked last evening following a controversy over interference with CBI probe in Saradha chit fund scam. Political leaders gave mixed reactions on Thursday on the issue as LC Goyal will soon take charge as the new Home Secretary. Congress leader PC Chacko and AAP leader Ashutosh condemned the Central government for being biased with bureaucrats. Meanwhile, BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government will not allow any interference in the functioning of investigation agencies. Feb 5, 2015

Citizens of Delhi support honesty, they will win: Arvind Kejriwal

Kaushambi, Feb 5 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday exuded confidence saying the people of Delhi have faith in their party and they would win in the upcoming elections. The Delhi polls on Saturday will be a direct fight between the BJP, AAP and the Congress. The results would be announced on February 10. Feb 5, 2015

Protest held in Delhi against attacks on churches

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): A huge protest was held in Delhi on Thursday over the series of attacks on churches in the national capital. Shouting slogans for justice, agitators demanded immediate action against those responsible for the attacks. Police have detained few protestors for violation of Section 144 before elections. St. Alphonsa's Church in Vasant Kunj was the latest church attacked in the capital on Monday. Following the attack, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued notices to the Secretary, Union Home Ministry, Chief Secretary, Government of NCT of Delhi and the Commissioner of Police, Delhi calling for detailed reports including the status of investigation into allegations of desecration of the sanctity of the St. Alphonsa's Church. Feb 5, 2015

Politics is my final surrender for people: Kiran Bedi

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): BJP leader and CM candidate for Delhi polls Kiran Bedi said on Thursday that politics is her final surrender in the service of people of India. Bedi said that her service to the people during last 40 years is paying back in many ways. She said that she has finally dedicated and surrendered herself to the service of people. Bedi also gave various examples where people have met her thanking her for service to them. Feb 5, 2015

AAP supporters attacked by BJP volunteers, will report to EC: Ashutosh

Noida, Feb 05 (ANI): AAP leader Ashutosh on Thursday said that last night during an election campaign AAP supporters were attacked by the BJP volunteers. He alleged that women supporters were manhandled and misbehaved with and the police have been informed about the matter. He added that the Election Commission shall be informed accordingly. Feb 5, 2015

Forest department rescues leopard in Haridwar

Haridwar, Feb 05 (ANI): Forest department officials rescued a leopard in Uttarakhand after it entered a residential colony, creating panic. The female leopard of Rajaji National Park lost its way while hunting and entered into Kankhal area after which the residents informed the police and forest department. It took six hours to catch the wild cat. Large number of onlookers gathered at the spot, which as per officials, scared the animal and also made the rescue operation difficult. Feb 5, 2015

Swine flu deaths stir alarming situation in Rajasthan

feb05v4.flvJaipur, Feb 05 (ANI): Health minister of Rajasthan, Rajendra Rathore, said that situation was alarming as at least 58 swine flu deaths were reported in January alone. Rathore visited a hospital in Jaipur to see arrangements and facilities available for swine flu patients. Special wards and counters have been opened and a special team of doctors has been deputed in Jaipur to tackle swine flu cases. Reportedly, out of 33 districts, 29 are afflicted with swine flu while Dholpur, Hanumangarh, Sirohi, and Baran were said to be safe. Swine flu is caused by H1N1 virus. H1N1 symptoms are similar to those produced by other influenza viruses - fever, cough, sore throat, body aches and respiratory problems. Feb 5, 2015

Experts hammer out agendas at Delhi summit for Paris climate talks

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): Environmentalists and policy makers met at the 15th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) to set agendas for the 2015 climate change summit in Paris as India plays an influential role in UN climate talks. Paris could mark a shift away from two decades of climate diplomacy toward a more technocratic system that would allow national pledges for action to limit warming to be compared and toughened in coming years. Chairman of UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Rajendra K Pachauri, said that the three-day Delhi summit will be significant as far as the world's sustainable development goals were concerned. Feb 5, 2015