War of words: The Congress on Sunday blamed Gujarat riots for the creation of terror outfit Indian Mujahideen, a remark slammed as reprehensible by the
BJP.  
RSS aim: The RSS, which has come out in support of Mr Narendra Modi in the run up to 2014 Lok Sabha polls, said the Sangh’s aim is to build a strong India with Hindutva at its core. 
Montek praise: Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia appeared to give credit to the Nitish Kumar government for Bihar’s high growth rate, saying the state had not depended on central resource but built on its own capabilities.
BJP suspends MLA: The BJP in Bihar has suspended an MLA for rebellious remarks and has accused the JD-U of poaching.  
FDI cap in media: The Home Ministry has opposed any move to increase the FDI cap in broadcasting and print media, saying allowing more foreign investment in the  sectors may compromise the country&’s security.     
Dancer attacked: Odissi dancer Ileana Citaristi lodged a police complaint in Puri alleging she was assaulted on a chariot of Lord Jagannath after refusing to pay Rs 1,000 to a servitor.
Japan polls: Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has won a resounding victory in Upper House elections on Sunday, exit polls showed.