New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The BJP Monday slammed Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, accusing him of "provoking" sentiments in the valley. Abdullah, in an interview published in a newspaper Monday, said the execution of Afzal Guru may increase the "sense of alienation" in the youth in Kashmir. He also said they may "identify with Afzal Guru"
Agartala, Feb 11 (IANS) The Communist government in Tripura will be voted out in the Feb 14 assembly election, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi said Monday.
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Monday said there was no set time limit for a decision on the demand for a separate state of Telangana, to be carved out of Andhra Pradesh. He said the government was keen on a resolution of the issue. "It is not a closed chapter.
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The Congress Monday defended Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P.J.
Moscow, Feb 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali warned that he would resign if his Islamist Ennahda party kept opposing his plans of the cabinet shake-up, Al Arabiya reported Monday. Jebali earlier voiced plans to form an independent cabinet of experts in an effort to solve the political crisis, which was sparked by last week's assassination of a prominent secular opposition leader, Shokri Belaid.
Lucknow, Feb 11 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Urban Development Minister Mohammad Azam Khan Monday quit his position as chairman of the Kumbh Management Committee, owning moral responsibility for Sunday's stampede at the Allahabad railway station that killed 36 people. Although he maintained that the responsibility of the state government extended only to within the 58 square km Mela premises, and the railway station lay beyond that limit, Azam Khan took the high moral ground, quitting on his own. In a related development, the chief minister dispatched senior ministers Parasnath Yadav, Durga Prasad Yadav and Chief Secretary Jawed Usmani, along with state Director General of Police (DGP)
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) There is pressing need to bring about a change in the mindset of society so that women are treated with dignity and respect, President Pranab Mukherjee said Monday, urging state governors to work for the safety of women.
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Monday stressed the need to bring about a change of mindset in the society so that women are treated with dignity and respect. Inaugurating the 44th conference of governors at Rashtrapati Bhavan here, Mukherjee said the meeting was taking place in the shadow of the unfortunate incident of the brutal rape and death of a young woman in Delhi, which had shaken the collective conscience of the nation.
Agartala, Feb 11 (IANS) The Congress is in league with political forces who are a "mask of outlawed extremists" and was trying to oust the Left Front in the Feb 14 assembly polls but would not succeed, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said here Monday. "Congress' electoral ally INPT (Indigenous Nationalist Party of Tripura) is a political force and mask of the outlawed extremists. Congress merged with the INPT only to oust the Left Front government," he told reporters at a meet-the-press programme at the Agartala Press Club
Srinagar, Feb 11 (IANS) The speed post sent by Tihar Jail superintendent to Afzal Guru's family in Kashmir Valley's Sopore town was delivered Monday, two days after he was hanged in the national capital.
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