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Modi's strong supporters Shourie, Jethma Patna, Oct 29 (ANI): In an exclusive interview to ANI, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said that former BJP leader Arun Shourie and senior Supreme Court lawyer Ram Jethmalani, were once strong supporters of Narendra Modi during last year's general election campaign, but are now strongest critics of the Prime Minister and his government. He also questioned the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) over its 'enthusiastic' desire to seal an electoral win in Bihar, maintaining that it seemed to him as if the latter has shifted its headquarters from New Delhi to Patna. He also said that the main opposition in elections is created by the people so NDA should not consider itself as contesting alone. 29-Oct-2015
More than 12,000 metric tonnes of pulses Thane, Oct 29 (ANI): Police seized more than 12,000 metric tonnes of pulses hoarded by traders in Thane city. The raid was carried out in 38 godowns across the city. Three traders have been identified and cases have been registered against them. Investigation is on. The raid comes just about a week after the Central government reviewed the imposition of stock limits and the enforcement measures taken by states to check hoarding of pulses. States have been directed to carry out surprise inspections and raids to prevent hoarding of pulses after the prices witnessed a huge hike recently. Most of the pulse processing units are based in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, all of which have imposed stock limits. 29-Oct-2015
Sushma Swaraj meets her counterparts fro New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): Union Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj met her counterparts from African nations in New Delhi and discussed bilateral and regional ties. Swaraj met with the foreign ministers of Senegal, Republic of the Congo, Sudan, Namibia and Guinea during the on going third India-Africa summit in the national capital. The foreign ministers are in India to lay the groundwork for the meeting of the heads of state on Thursday (October 29). India is hosting its biggest-ever Africa summit this week, which is witnessing the participation of as much as 54 African nations. 29-Oct-2015
Top militant commander gunned down by se Kulgam/ Srinagar, Oct 29 (ANI): Indian security forces gunned down a top militant commander in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir after a prolonged encounter in the wee hours of Thursday (October 29). Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of army and police cordoned an area in Kulgam town and launched an operation to nab the extremist on Wednesday (October 28) evening. Top Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Abu Qasim was accused of masterminding a series of attacks on security forces, including an assault on the paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) convoy in August this year in which two personnel were killed. Inspector General of Police (IGP), Syed Javid Mujtaba Gilani, said Qasim was Pakistani national, hailing from Multan. Qasim was carrying a reward of rupees two million ($30703) on his head. 29-Oct-2015
Police bust arms factory in Bokaro, arre Bokaro, Oct 29 (ANI): Police in Bokaro city of Jharkhand busted a mini arms factory and arrested two Maoist sympathizers running it. A joint operation was conducted by police along with paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) after they got information about Maoist rebels planning to disrupt the ongoing elections for local village council in the state and attacking police patrol parties. This mini arms factory was also a workshop where the two accused, identified as Kullo Prajapati and Talo Manjhi, also carried out repair work for Maoist weapons. Superintendent of Police (SP), YS Ramesh, said the two had a record of carrying out blasts in neighbouring Bihar and Madhya Pradesh. The two men were running the factory from the premises of their home itself. The joint team of police and CRPF seized three muzzle loading weapons and a wide variety of tools used for manufacturing arms and weapons. 29-Oct-2015
Modi unable to run govt, people want 'pu Patna, Oct 29 (ANI): Targetting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his NDA Government at the Centre, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday claimed that the former had somehow achieved the goal of forming and heading a government, but is now unable to run or lead the nation. He said that the Modi-led regime has failed to deliver on its 'Achhe Din' promise, and has left the people of India wanting a return to their 'Purane Din'. Nitish's criticized the government over pulses price hike, even after several measures were being taken by the government for increasing the availability of pulses through banning their exports, extension of zero import duty on pulses and also import of 5000 tonnes from Price Stabilisation Fund. 29-Oct-2015
Sushma addresses IAFS 2015, says the mee New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj addressed the India-Africa Forum Summit 2015 in New Delhi on Thursday. Swaraj said that the gathering of Heads of Governments and States is like a "family reunion". She added that India and Africa stand united by their shared history of struggle against imperialism, colonialism, racial discrimination, apartheid and their common goals of peace, progress and prosperity. Swaraj said she is confident that the summit will chart a bold new course for the future co-operation between the two nations. India is hosting its biggest-ever Africa summit this week, which is witnessing the participation of as much as 54 African nations. 29-Oct-2015
India Today Talks To The Indonesian Cops India Today Talks To The Indonesian Cops Behind Rajan’s Arrest 29-Oct-2015
Modi unable to run govt, people want 'pu Patna, Oct 29 (ANI): Targetting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his NDA Government at the Centre, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday claimed that the former had somehow achieved the goal of forming and heading a government, but is now unable to run or lead the nation. He said that the Modi-led regime has failed to deliver on its 'Achhe Din' promise, and has left the people of India wanting a return to their 'Purane Din'. Nitish's criticized the government over pulses price hike, even after several measures were being taken by the government for increasing the availability of pulses through banning their exports, extension of zero import duty on pulses and also import of 5000 tonnes from Price Stabilisation Fund. 29-Oct-2015
Elections like democratic war, BJP will Patna, Oct 29 (ANI): In an exclusive interview to ANI, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday termed the elections as a democratic war and said that the need of Mahagathbandhan came because they could not afford to give any advantage to the BJP. He warned that if the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wins the assembly elections in Bihar, it would do so by default, and this would push the nation into a deep pit. 29-Oct-2015
FTII STRUGGLE GETS IMPETUS AS FILMMAKERS The Modi government has certainly awakened activism in the nation, positive it may be for the nation but might not result in good for the BJP regime. After over 30 writers returned their Sahitya Akademi awards over growing intolerance in the nation, the country has become a witness to 10 filmmakers including Dibaker Banerjee returning their national awards alleging the government is trying to muzzle voices of dissent. This has not come out of the blue but after students of Film and Television institute of India (FTII) withdrew their strike which they had been holding for past 139 days in protest to appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the head of the institute, whom the students as well as film fraternity considered undeserving. 29-Oct-2015
WOMEN MUST GET ALL FACILITIES LIKE MEN: He is the first man to have penetrated the female bastion of the National Commission for Women. Alok Rawat, the first male member of the commission in its 23 years thinks the government must have surely felt the need for male opinions in decisions taken here. He said that working with the commission will be a new experience and his first focus will be to learn the job. 29-Oct-2015
PM's rallies in Bihar are sponsored: Nit Patna, Oct 29 (ANI): In an exclusive interview to ANI, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rallies in the state are sponsored and added that the latter gathers people from various places. Kumar said that the top leaders of Mahagathbandhan have not frequently been seen together as then the number of meetings will decrease and focus will not be laid on every constituency. 29-Oct-2015
Fight isn't neck-to-neck in Bihar, Nitis Patna, Oct 29 (ANI): In an exclusive interview to ANI, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday said the grand alliance of the JD-U, RJD and Congress and the BJP-led NDA are not running neck-to-neck in the five-phased Bihar assembly elections. He said that BJP is trying to create an atmosphere of political hype as they are experts in boasting. Nitish further said that the BJP got a mandate in the Lok Sabha elections last year since there was division of votes between him and the RJD of Lalu Prasad Yadav, but the situation has taken a different twist in the ongoing Bihar polls. In response to BJP president Amit Shah's recent claim that the NDA would win 32 to 34 seats in the first phase of the assembly elections and around 24 seats in the second phase, Kumar said that BJP is demoralized after the first two phases thus saying this to satisfy itself. 29-Oct-2015
Filmmakers return awards supporting FTII Mumbai, Oct 29 (ANI): In support with the demands of FTII students, more than 10 filmmakers have returned their national awards. Eminent film directors like Dibakar Banerjee and Nishtha Jain announced that they are returning their awards as that was the only thing they could do. Banerjee said that the students have put forward some legitimate demands which should not be ignored. He also said that the society should come forward to support the students who are the future of film industry. 29-Oct-2015
Three injured in Indianapolis shooting Three people were injured during a shooting inside a Target Store in Indianapolis. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 29-Oct-2015
PM Modi says India and Africa are made f New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that India and Africa are made for each other as both have similar strengths which can help in development process. Addressing a news conference, Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Vikas Swarup, said Prime Minister Modi made the comments looking at the similarities of India and rest of African nations. India is hosting its biggest-ever Africa summit this week as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to challenge China's dominance on a continent that is blessed with vast natural resources and has the world's fastest-growing population. Modi held one-on-one 19 bilateral meetings with heads of different African nations. In all the meeting the main agenda was about the United Nations Security Council. More than 40 African heads of state and government have arrived in India a full summit scheduled for Thursday (October 29). New Delhi wants to project its soft power and historical ties to Africa, in contrast to China's focus on resource extraction and capital investment that has sparked a backlash in some countries against Beijing's mercantilist expansion. 29-Oct-2015
Chhota Rajan to be extradited, say Indon Indonesia, Oct 29 (ANI): Indonesia is ready to send one of India's most wanted gangsters, Chhota Rajan back to his homeland to face multiple murder charges, police said. Rajendra Sadashiv Nikalje, well known as crime syndicate boss 'Chhota Rajan', has been on the run for 20 years. He was arrested at Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali on Sunday (October 25) following a tip off from Australian intelligence. The 55-year-old fled India in 1988 and was flagged as 'wanted' by Interpol in 1995. Rajan was a former key aide of Dawood Ibrahim and operated out of Mumbai at the latter's behest before falling out with him over the 1993 blasts in the city which killed at least 257 people and injured several others. 29-Oct-2015
Northeast festival in Delhi promotes reg New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): Lip-smacking food, colorful dresses, rich craft and lively musicThe Northeast culture was well reflected at the recently held Northeast Festival at Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts in New Delhi. The 3-day event not only showcased the region's culture, but promoted the Northeast as tourist destination. Around 65 artisans and textile entrepreneurs from northeastern states exhibited their handloom and handicraft products. An art and photography exhibition showcasing the works of various artists from the Northeast and other parts of the country attracted many of the visitors. The visitors also savoured the delicious food from the Northeast including bamboo steamed fish, roasted pork, sausages, chicken with bamboo shoot and fruits beer. Fashion designers from the region put together a vibrant show. They presented the traditional weaving patterns, rich colorful fabrics and head gears worn by the numerous tribes of the Northeast. 29-Oct-2015
Trump up in arms over gun control During Presidential Debate U.S. Republican Candidate Donald Trump says he has permit to carry weapon and that he carries "sometimes a lot." Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 29-Oct-2015
Christie decries question about "fantasy Republican Presidential candidate Governor Chris Christie decries question about "fantasy football" during Republican debate. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 29-Oct-2015
Ted Cruz gets in heated exchange with CN Republican Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz gets in a heated back-and-forth with CNBC's moderators. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 29-Oct-2015
Trump's greatest weakness: "I trust peop U.S. Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump on CNBC's Republican debate in Boulder, Colorado says he never forgives those who let him down. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 29-Oct-2015
Republicans spat over taxes Republican presidential candidates fight over tax policy as Carson defends plans for flat tax while Kasich and Trump spar. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 29-Oct-2015
Cruz has "deep concerns" about Fed, call Republican Presidential Candidate Sen. Ted Cruz says he has "deep concerns" about the Federal Reserve and calls for audit during Republican debate. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 29-Oct-2015
Bush and Rubio spat One time allies former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio spat during heated Republican debate with Bush telling Rubio to "show up for work" as senator. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 29-Oct-2015
U.S. military blimp comes down A cutting-edge U.S. military blimp equipped with radar capabilities descends to its final resting place near a Pennsylvania township. Gavino Garay reports. 29-Oct-2015
Hundreds of protesters attend Prague ant Hundreds gather in Prague to protest the EU's migrant policies at a rally attended by members of German and Polish far right groups. Pavithra George reports. 29-Oct-2015
U.S. House passes two-year budget U.S. House passed a sweeping two-year budget deal that averts a debt-limit default and clears away some fiscal deadlines. Rough Cut (no reporter narration) 29-Oct-2015
Obama welcomes Prince Harry to White Hou U.S. President Barack Obama met with Britain's Prince Harry at the Oval Office to talk about the Invictus Games. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 29-Oct-2015
Israel faces threats from Iran-backed te U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon speak about the Iran nuclear deal and how to handle the security challenges in the region. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 29-Oct-2015
Caterpillar rugby: a disabled-friendly s A new kind of rugby game, that levels the playing field for those disabled in their lower bodies, takes off in Tokyo. Sharon Reich reports. 29-Oct-2015
The runaway military blimp A high-tech U.S. military blimp equipped with radar to help detect a missile attack came loose from its moorings in Maryland and floated into Pennsylvania. Linda So reports. 29-Oct-2015
House Speaker nominee Ryan: “Tomorrow U.S. House of Representatives Republican Speaker Nominee Paul Ryan says the country is on the wrong track and that change is coming in the House. Rough Cut (no reporter narration) 29-Oct-2015
Pope Francis prays for victims of Asia e Pope Francis prays for the victims of the powerful earthquake that hit Afghanistan and Pakistan this week. Rough Cut-subtitled (no reporter narration). 29-Oct-2015
Italian neofascists reenact Mussolini's Mussolini's hometown, Predappio, was taken Wednesday by 200 neofascists who gathered to commemorate Il Duce's arrival to power in Italy. The far right supporters remembered the famous March on Rome of the fascist leader. 29-Oct-2015
New world record for pizza tossing set i Record for largest number of pizzas simultaneously tossed broken at event in Shanghai with 511 tossed. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 29-Oct-2015
Filipino designer turns garbage into gow An advocate of recycling, Filipino designer Ricia Juanpaolo creates gowns from bottle caps, soap packets and cartons. Michaela Cabrera reports. 29-Oct-2015
Turkish police raid media group linked t Days before a national election, Turkish police have forced their way into the offices of an opposition media outlet in a crackdown on companies linked to a U.S.-based cleric and foe of President Tayyip Erdogan. Pavithra George has more. 29-Oct-2015
Christmas Ho Ho Hope for Brazil's Santa With white beards and red hats, they enter the classroom with a happy Ho Ho Ho. These Santa Claus school students in Rio de Janeiro hope to be hired this Christmas to escape, albeit temporarily, Brazil’s economic crisis. 29-Oct-2015
Funeral for victim of Sweden sword attac The funeral takes place of a school assistant killed in a racist attack by a sword-wielding masked man at a Swedish school. 29-Oct-2015
Protesters pull at W.Bank-Jerusalem barr Palestinian students demonstrated in Abu Dis on Wednesday in front of a barrier separating the occupied West Bank city from Jerusalem, amid a surge in Israeli-Palestinian violence. 29-Oct-2015
Pakistanis rebuild shattered homes after Villagers in Pakistan begin rebuilding their homes after a 7.5 magnitude quake ripped through the country and neighbouring Afghanistan, killing at least 370 people. 29-Oct-2015
Clinton calls for Export-Import Bank rea Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called for reauthorization of the recently shuttered U.S. Export-Import Bank. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 29-Oct-2015
Walgreens' profit up, buying Rite Aid Walgreens Boots Alliance rings better-then-expected profit on cost-cutting. It says it'll save even more by buying Rite Aid. Fred Katayama reports. 29-Oct-2015
Saipem's rights issue to ride oil storm Saipem will ask investors for up to 3.5 billion euros ($3.86 billion) of fresh capital to weather the oil service recession. As Ciara Lee reports the CEO of the Italian oil contractor is confident he can plot a path to recovery as main investor Eni SpA takes a step back. 29-Oct-2015
German job fears over migrants New data shows morale among German consumers has declined for a third month as the influx of refugees raised households' concerns that unemployment will rise. As Hayley Platt reports French consumer confidence also dipped unexpectedly in October. 29-Oct-2015
Starwood booking deals Just as it releases earnings, Starwood is selling its vacation ownership business. And it could become the largest U.S. takeover by a Chinese company. Fred Katayama reports. 29-Oct-2015
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