Pak continues to violate ceasefire, India retaliating heavily: BSF DG DK Pathak

New Delhi, Oct 09 (ANI): Director General of the Border Security Force (BSF) D K Pathak said on Thursday that the Indian security forces have been retaliating heavily against the ceasefire violations from across the border. Pathak said this after meeting Union home minister Rajnath Singh and National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval on Thursday to give an account of the situation at the border. Oct 9, 2014

Congress politicizing ceasefire violations unfortunate: Venkaiah Naidu

New Delhi, Oct 09 (ANI): Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday slammed the Congress for politicizing ceasefire violations by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir. Talking to mediapersons in New Delhi, he said that the Congress is expected to respond in a mature manner and is very unfortunate that the issue is politicized. He also attacked Pakistan by saying that the neighbouring country is trying to divert people’s attention from fast development initiatives that Modi Government has taken. Congress attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the issue of ceasefire violations by Pakistan questioning his silence even as it wondered why the government was running with a ‘part- time’ Defence Minister. Oct 9, 2014

Rahul lauds wrestlers from Haryana for bringing laurels to the country

Ferozpur Jhirka, Oct 9 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi while addressing a rally in Ferozpur Jhirka, Haryana, lauded the wrestlers from Haryana for bringing laurels to the country by winning medals in the CWG, Asian Games and Olympics. He said that the slogan for Haryana should be 'Jai jawan, jai kisaan, jai pehelwaan'. Oct 9, 2014

Politicos react after Pak continues ceasefire violations at the LoC

New Delhi/Mumbai, Oct 9 (ANI): Politicos on Thursday condemned Pakistan for continued ceasefire violations at the Line of Control by Pakistan Rangers. BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain said that the Border Security Forces (BSF) have been giving the Pakistani militants a befitting reply. NCP leader Majid Memon said that the government should act tough on the ceasefire violations and peace talks between the two countries can occur only when Pakistan stops these series of violations. Oct 9, 2014

NCP hails EC's clean chit to Haryana govt over Robert Vadra-DLF Land Deal issue

New Delhi, Oct 9 (ANI): NCP leader Majid Memon on Thursday hailed the Election Commision's decision to give clean chit to the Haryana government in clearing a land deal involving Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi. The Election Commission has said that there appears to be no violation of the model code of conduct by the Haryana government in clearing a land deal involving Vadra. Oct 9, 2014

Pakistan to pay unaffordable price for their adventurism: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi, Oct 9 (ANI): Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday, while addressing a press conference, said that if Pakistan continuous with the ceasefire violations at the Line of Control and the international border, then the Indian forces would make this act of Pakistan unaffordable for them. He further said that the ceasefire violations by Pakistan rangers were unprovoked and though India is never an aggressor but it has a paramount duty to defend its people and territory. He added that during the firing there have been many infiltrations by Pakistan. Oct 9, 2014

Employment generation is topmost priority in development plan: Modi

Indore, Oct 09 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing the fourth Global Investors Summit in Indore on Thursday on Thursday said that progress of states necessary for the country's progress. With an aim to attract investors, Modi asid that employment generation is the topmost priority in development plan. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had inaugurated the three-day Global Investors Summit on Wednesday and invited business leaders from across the world to invest in his state. Oct 9, 2014