West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said she does not love to see negative stories. "I don't love to see negativity. Even if there is negativity, you should try to see in positive sense," said Banerjee while addressing a programme here.
In the last few months, there have been media reports on an alleged spurt in rapes but Banerjee and her cabinet have maintained that these were cooked up cases.
"If there is a crime, police should act strongly. But what can be done in the situation of cooked up cases. Since morning if you open news channels you will see stories of only rape and murder. It is being done to malign the government," said Banerjee.
India and the US are in discussions to plan for PM Manmohan Singh's visit to America in the "near future".
Son of a Samajwadi Party leader was sentenced to life imprisonment and a penalty of Rs one lakh was also imposed on him by a local court in Badaun for raping a teenaged girl.
Three Indian Army personnel were killed on Friday in an ongoing encounter in Tral area of south Kashmir.
The Shiv Sena on Thursday ended the controversy over its late chief Bal Thackeray's funeral expenses by handing over the billed amount to the municipal authorities concerned, an official said.
The Scotland Yard arrested two more people, including a woman, in connection with the murder of a soldier on a busy London street by two suspected Islamist extremists.
Gujarat CM stressed on the importance of Yoga at the inauguration of university.
The Thane city police arrested a doctor from a hospital on Wednesday for allegedly molesting a patient, the police said on Thursday.