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India News on May 22, 2011

Indian held in France has no links with Indian terrorist organizations
The Indian man arrested in France on May 10 on suspicion of having terror links has no connection to any Indian terrorist organization, authoritative sources have told ANI. ANI

Cabinet reshuffle on the anvil
The reshuffle of Union Council of Ministers is expected in the first week of June, sources have said. ANI

Relationship with Pak 'prone to accidents': PM
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Sunday said that India's relationship with Pakistan is stable at the moment, but it is 'prone to accidents'. ANI

India will soon emerge as the fastest growing economy in the world: PM
The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) has offered seven years of political stability, social progress, communal harmony, economic growth and increased engagement with nations around the world, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh said on Sunday. ANI

UPA govt. determined to punish people involved in various scams: PM
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Sunday said that the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) is determined to punish people who are involved in various scams and promised to take steps to prevent them in future for political stability. ANI

Manmohan Singh to leave for Ethiopia, Tanzania tomorrow
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will embark on a six-day 'tour of Africa' tomorrow to attend the second Africa-India Forum Summit in Ethiopia and pay an official visit to Tanzania. ANI

Hindu priests protest against Swami Agnivesh's statement over Amarnath shrine
Hundreds of protestors belonging to the Sangla Shiwala Mandir carried out a demonstration against social activist Swami Agnivesh in Ludhiana on Sunday. ANI

Animal welfare organizations carry out sterilization campaign for dogs in Uttarakhand
Concerned with the growing numbers of dogs in the region, animal welfare organizations have initiated a sterilization campaign in Uttarakhand's Nainital district. ANI

BJP says Karnataka Governor Bharadwaj is a 'Congress man'
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that the statements made by Karnataka Governor Hansraj Bhardwaj are totally incompetent and have proved himself as a Congress agent. ANI

Tihar Jail branded products helping prisoners reform in New Delhi
New Delhi's Tihar Jail is helping transform the lives of its inmates through vocational training in diverse fields to prepare them for a fresh start, once they are released. ANI

Fans of actor Rajinikanth pray for his recovery in Tamil Nadu
Fans of Tamil superstar Rajinikanth, who has been hospitalized for over a week now, gathered outside Chennai's Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre (SRMC) and prayed for his speedy recovery on Sunday. ANI

Karnataka Congress delegation reiterates demand for Yedyurappa govt.'s dismissal
Demanding the immediate resignation of Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, a delegation of Karnataka opposition leaders met Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi on Sunday. ANI

PM announces financial aid for injured Greater Noida farmers
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Sunday announced relief package for farmers and their family members injured during protests at Bhatta Parsaul village in Greater Noida. ANI

Greater Noida farmers' protests: Sachin Pilot released from police custody
Union Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology (IT) Sachin Pilot, who was arrested today for trying to enter Bhatta Parsaul village in Greater Noida to meet the protesting farmers, has been released from police custody. ANI

DMK leader Baalu to attend UPA-II govt.'s second anniversary dinner: Karunanidhi
Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) leader T.R. Baalu will attend the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA)-II government's second anniversary celebration in New Delhi today, DMK chief M. Karunanidhi has said. ANI

J-K to get its first cable-stayed bridge in Basholi
Jammu and Kashmir is all set to get its first cable-stayed bridge over river Ravi to link the state with Himachal Pradesh and Punjab. ANI

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