Modi is 'Bhasmasur', says Jairam Ramesh; draws flak from BJP
Bangalore/ New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): The war of words between BJP and Congress has reached an-all time
low with Union rural development minister Jairam Ramesh recently describing newly-inducted BJP's
Lok Sabha poll panel chief and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as
the mythological demon 'Bhasmasur'. "Modi is Bhasmasur. He will consume the people who have created him. He has consumed his
mentor Mr Advani. He has consumed Togadia, one of his co-conspirator in 2002," Ramesh was quoted as saying.
Hyderabad, June 14 (ANI): About 50 pro-Telangana protesters, who were part of the 'Chalo Assembly' march in Hyderabad, have been arrested by the police for breaching security near the Andhra Pradesh Assembly
today. The protesters reached within the 100 yards of the Assembly and were arrested for defying prohibitory orders. Security
had been beefed up in the city due to the march as the Budget Session
No ultimatum given by JD (U) to BJP for split: Sharad Yadav
Patna/New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): Contrary to reports that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's JD (U)
was expected to part ways with the BJP this weekend, JD (U) chief Sharad Yadav
today cleared the air saying the party had given no ultimatum to the BJP for any possible split. JD (U)
spokesperson Rajiv Ranjan reiterated that the NDA alliance had shifted from a national agenda on governance to an individualistic
agenda because of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.
Warner apologizes for bar-room
London, June 14 (ANI): Australian opener David Warner has offered unconditional apologies for the bar-room brawl with England player Joe Root that led to his suspension from the Champions Trophy. In a press conference, Warner said
he was responsible for his actions and was extremely remorseful. Australian skipper Michael Clarke, who accompanied Warner to the press conference, hours after a disciplinary commission suspended the opening batsman until the start of the first Ashes Test and fined him £7,000, urged Warner to watch his conduct. Clarke said
Warner`s behaviour was unacceptable. He admitted that Australia were deeply embarrassed by the actions of Warner but vowed it
wouldl not deflect them from their goal of regaining the Ashes.