Top stories at 3 pm, January 29: SP-Congress alliance an answer to those who made nation stand in queues, says Akhilesh; Indian- American woman becomes victim of Trump's immigration policy; PM says, exams should be celebrated like festivals

From SP-Congress alliance to PM Modi explaining students to celebrate exams like festivals, here are the top three stories for the evening bulletin on January 29

SP-Congress alliance an answer to those who made nation stand in queues: Akhilesh Yadav

As the Uttar Pradesh Elections are round the corner, CM Akhilesh Yadav and Congress Vice- President Rahul Gandhi today held a joint press conference in Lucknow. Rahul Gandhi while addressing to the media said, “The alliance will be a reply to the politics of hate as I want to end the politics of hate. It is a union of Ganga-Jamuna. The alliance will fulfill three P’S: Prosperity, Progress, Peace. Alliance will bring development in the state. Our goal is to defeat RSS and BJP ideology.

Indian-American woman, inspiration behind SRK’s Swades, becomes a victim of Trump’s immigration policy

Aravinda Pillalamarri a 47-year-old Indian-American woman, who along with her husband had been the inspiration behind Shahrukh Khan’s film Swades was stopped by the Bel Air Police Department officer, who asked her if she was staying in the US “illegaly”

PM Modi shares his thought in 28th edition of Mann Ki Baat, says exams are not a benchmark of your success in life

Addressing the nation on radio first time in 2017 PM said to students do not think about exams as pressure, they should be celebrated as festivals.I will tell all students smile more and score more. During exams there should be an environment of festivity, it will turn P for pressure into P for pleasure. When you are relaxed, the recall value will be more; Relaxation is the best tonic for memory.