In Pics: The week that was from Dec 30 to Jan 4

Bangalore, Jan 4: As the world welcomed 2014 with open arms, many events some good some bad continued to grab headlines. OneIndia News brings to you important news from December 30 to January 4.

1. After being elected as the Delhi CM, Arvind Kejriwal delivered on its water and electricity promise.

2. Formula One racer Michael Schumacher met with a skiing accident and slipped into coma.

3. Minor, who was gangraped in West Bengal, dies. Her death sparked massive protests in the state.

4. United States witnessed massive snow storms, disrupting normal life.

5. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh rules out third term as PM.

6. Bangladesh witnesses massive clashes ahead of elections.

Will return to BJP, says Yeddyurappa

Ending months of speculation, former Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Monday said he would return to the BJP, which he had deserted to form his own outfit more than a year ago.



AAP delivers its water promise

In a meeting with the Jal Board earlier in the afternoon today, the newly appointed Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal decided that the people of Delhi will be provided 700 litres of water per day free of cost.



Schumacher 'fighting for life': doctors

Seven-time Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher is "fighting for his life" after a ski accident in the French Alps, BBC reported early Tuesday.



Bengal gangrape victim dies after self-immolation bid

A gangrape victim, who had set herself on fire, following taunts and threats by her attackers, died of her injuries on Tuesday in a city government hospital.

Kejriwal hijacked Anna's movement to become CM: Ramdev

Criticising Arvind Kejriwal for taking support from Congress to form government in Delhi, yoga guru Baba Ramdev today alleged that the AAP convener became the Chief Minister of Delhi by "hijacking Anna Hazare's movement".



AAP does it again; power tariff down by 50% in Delhi

Just four days into the government, the AAP has done it again. It has hit the two most painful sores of the Delhiites-water and power.

BJP steps up attack on Himachal CM, demands resignation

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday stepped attack on Virbhadra Singh, chief minister of Himachal Pradesh and demanded his resignation. Singh is accused of awarding favours to power companies. Also, CBI claims that Mr Singh filed revised income-tax returns for three years from 2007 to 2010.



India scraps tainted AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal

As the Lok Sabha election is knocking on the door, Manmohan Singh government led by Congress seems to have played one of its trump cards. India has cancelled the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal with British manufacturer AgustaWestland.



Infosys ex-board member Balakrishnan joins AAP

In a surprise move, V Balakrishnan, who stepped down as Board member of software behemoth Infosys recently creating ripples in the corporate circles, has joined the Aam Admi Party.



One dead, dozens injured in Bangladesh clashes

At least one person was killed while dozens suffered injuries as paramilitary troops fired live rounds on Wednesday evening during clashes with opposition protesters in Bangladesh.



Delhi govt updates: Arvind Kejriwal wins trust vote in Delhi Assembly

Delhi Assembly today witnessed moments of chaos, funny moments, taunts. Congress and BJP leaders took pot shots at each other during the session, while Arvind Kejriwal kept mum throughout.



Maharastra bus accident: Death toll rises to 27, many injured

At least five persons were killed and several others injured when a Maharashtra state transport bus fell into a deep valley at Tokawade in Malshej Ghat, around 154 kms from here, on Thursday.



Oneindia felicitates S R Hiremath as Karnataka Person of the Year

Oneindia on Thursday felicitated anti-corruption crusader S R Hiremath as the 'Karnataka Person of the Year'. The 69-year-old activist received 34 per cent of votes in a readers' polling conducted by the portal.



REVEALED: Why Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade did not oppose arrest

Well, out of the many questions that still remain unanswered in the Devyani Khobragade case, the most important question is: Why did Devyani not tell the police officers in New York that she enjoyed full diplomatic immunity, on 12 December, the day of her arrest?



New York declares state of emergency due to winter storm

Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared a state of emergency across New York as a major winter storm has already started to bring heavy snow, sub-zero temperatures, and high winds across the state, an official statement said.



Manmohan Singh press conference

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addressed a press conference today, his third one in ten years and ruled out a third term as the PM. Singh also made a very strong attack on BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.



Narendra Modi launches mobile application called 'India272+'

In a bid to consolidate the mandate received in the recent state assembly elections and achieve the magic figure of 272 in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi launched a mobile application called 'India272'.



Justice Ganguly quits as NUJS guest faculty

Justice (retd) A.K. Ganguly, facing allegations of sexually assaulting a law intern, Friday resigned as guest faculty of the National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), a day after the institution dissociated itself from the former Supreme Court judge.



AAP members chalk out plans for 2014 Lok Sabha polls

After making a sensational debut in the Delhi Assembly elections, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is now setting its sight on the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.



Only issue-based support for Modi: Ramdev

Yoga teacher Baba Ramdev on Saturday said that he will support the Bharat Janata Party if they bring the blackmoney stacked abroad to India and declare it as a national asset.



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