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PM Modi inaugurates Nagaland Hornbill Festival, announces 28 thousand crore fund for railways connec

Kisama, Dec 01 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated the Hornbill Festival and Nagaland Statehood Day celebrations in Kisama. Dressed as a Naga warrior while addressing people at the venue, Modi said that unlike the rest of India which had SEZs (Special Economic Zones), the Northeast region was full of NEZs, that is, 'Natural Economic Zones'. PM Modi also announced a package of rupees 28 thousand crore for the establishment of 14 new railway lines in the Northeast. He said that northeast is a perfect tourist destination and to further work on the same, railway connectivity is essential. He also talked about 24 hours power supply in the region for development. Furthermore, he announced scholarships for students from the Northeast saying that 10,000 students will be beneficiaries of the same. Dec 1, 2014
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Politicos and activist condemn Rohtak eve teasing incident, slams administration for inaction in wom

New Delhi, Dec 01 (ANI): Political leaders and social activists on Monday condemned eve teasing incident in Rohtak roadways bus. Congress leader Kumari Selja said that the incident is condemnable and it is upsetting that none of the passengers got up to the rescue of the girls. JD (U) leader Ali Anwar applauded the brave girls and said that action should be taken against the bus driver and conductor for not acting on the incident. BSP Chief Mayawati also applauded the girls for fighting against the harassers. Social Activist Kiran Bedi said that it is great that after long, courage and bravery in women are coming out. She said that now is the time that parents should take care on what their boys do and how they behave in public life. Dec 1, 2014
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Congress to release booklet on NDA govt's 'U-turn' in Parliament, BJP calls it desperation

New Delhi, Dec 01 (ANI): Congress on Monday is all set to release a booklet in the winter session of the Parliament on the U-turns taken by the NDA government since it came to power. The booklet will narrate the promises made by the BJP during the Lok Sabha elections and inaction by the Modi government over the same issues. Party leaders Manish Tewari said that the present government has failed in all perspectives and that needed to be brought up. Meanwhile, Union Ministers Venkaiah Naidu and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the Congress has no work and this is the result of their idleness. Naidu said that it is their democratic right and there is no harm in releasing any such booklet. The 33-page booklet would highlight over two dozen 'U-turns' by the NDA government and issues like cash subsidy and different bills like FDI in insurance and GST among others, which were UPA proposals, would be included. Dec 1, 2014
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Sexual assault case: No relief for Asaram, SC rejects bail plea

New Delhi, Dec 01 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant bail to self-styled godman Asaram in the sexual assault case. The court said that one must wait for the health report to be out before taking any decision on bail. The apex court said the bail plea will be hard after a medical test is performed on Asaram on December 03. Earlier, the court asked the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to review the medical papers of Asaram and declined his plea for bail, saying that he could make a fresh application for bail after all the material witnesses in the case have testified before the trial court. It also asked the Rajasthan government to make available all the medical records of Araram to AIIMS including those that he may like the medical board to look into. Dec 1, 2014
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BJP refuses to public files pertaining to Netaji Subhas, says will hamper foreign relations

New Delhi, Dec 1 (ANI): The NDA government refused to make public the files pertaining to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's mysterious disappearance and death saying that the disclosure will hamper the relations with foreign countries. RTI activist Subhas Agarwal commenting on Government's refusal said that the PMO gave information regarding it but refused to give copy of the documents. He added that if information is in public interest then the information should be revealed. Dec 1, 2014
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Tripura's Marxist CM invites Modi to address his cabinet, politicos react

New Delhi, Dec 01 (ANI): Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, heading the only Leftist regime in the country, has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address the state Cabinet on 'Swachh Bharat' and 'Good Governance'. According to reports, PM Modi has accepted the invitation and is expected to meet members of Sarkar's cabinet after he inaugurates the second unit of the 726-MW power plant constructed by ONGC-Tripura Power Company Ltd at Palatana on Monday. Dec 1, 2014
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PM Modi lauds BSF's 'dedication and valour' on its 49th Raising Day

New Delhi, Dec 01 (ANI): Appreciating the contribution of the Border Security Force (BSF) towards national security on its 49th Raising Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that their dedication and valour always inspire the country. PM Modi tweeted, "On BSF Raising Day, we salute our BSF personnel, who tirelessly and courageously protect our borders. Their dedication and valour always inspire." Meanwhile, in national capital Delhi, the Border Security Force (BSF) is celebrating its 49th Raising day. The force was raised on December 1, in 1965. Home Affairs Minister Rajnath Singh is also present at the occasion. The BSF is being extensively utilised on internal security duties in several states. Besides, it is manning 3,323 kms length Indo-Pakistan border, which runs through the states of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir. Dec 1, 2014
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Politicos react after Amit Shah alleges Saradha scam money used to fund Burdwan blast

New Delhi, Dec 1 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Monday after BJP President Amit Shah while addressing a rally in West Bengal alleged that the money involved in the Saradha Chit Fund scam has been used to fund the Burdwan blast. BJP leader GVL Narsimha Rao said that the TMC leaders have been involved in the Saradha scam and the money involved in the scam has been used to fund the Burdwan blast. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that BJP has the habit of defaming others before the public. TMC leader Sukhendu Sekhar Roy said that Amit Shah has been known for making false statements. Dec 1, 2014
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Gujarat businessman plays foster father to 111 couples as he gets them married at a mass wedding

Surat, Dec 01 (ANI): One hundred and eleven couples entered into wedlock during a mass wedding in Gujarat. The mass wedding was organised by Mahesh Savani, in a bid to support girls whose fathers are no more alive. In order to fulfill duties of a father, Savani himself participated in all rituals of each individual wedding ceremony. Savani said that such events send out a message that people must help each other irrespective of religion. Couples decked in traditional attires exchanged garlands and participated in the religious rituals. Apart from arranging the ceremony, Savani also organises events on various festivals and stays in touch with the couples. Savani said that his relation with the couples was not that of few hours and that he would keep in touch with them for life. Relatives and friends of the newly weds attended the function in huge numbers. Dec 1, 2014
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Rohtak Police arrest three accused in Rohtak eve teasing case

Rohtak, Dec 01 (ANI): Rohtak Police arrested three men for harassing two college going girls inside a Haryana Roadways bus. The three men - Kuldeep Singh, Mohit and Deepak - were arrested on Sunday night by the Haryana police. Amateur video footage shot by a passenger shows the women apparently fighting with three men on board the bus while other passengers watch. Meanwhile, state Agriculture Minister OP Dhankar said that the girls were an inspiration to everyone and offered a cash reward to both of them. Earlier, Women rights activists lauded the two girls in rare show of courage. Dec 1, 2014
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NC sarpanch shot dead by unidentified gunmen

Shopian, Dec 01 (ANI): An elected village-head of the National Conference was shot dead by suspected militants at his home in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district. NC village-head Mohammad Sultan Bhat, 38, was killed after suspected militants stopped his car and shot him while he was on his way home in Nazimpora on Sunday night. Bhat had died before being shifted to a medical hospital. According to the media reports, uniformed men were seen at the spot of killing. Police and paramilitary forces have cordoned off the entire area. Investigation is on and further details are still awaited. Dec 1, 2014
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At least eight people injured, several feared trapped in under construction building collapse

Loni, Dec 01 (ANI): At least eight people were seriously injured and many other are feared trapped when an under construction building collapsed on labourers at an industrial park in Loni. Around 80 people were said to be present at the construction site when the scaffolding gave way but the exact number could not be confirmed by the police. The ground floor that was under construction sprawled across a large area. Police and district administration has reached the spot to oversee the rescue and relief operations, while work is underway to remove the debris. Dec 1, 2014
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Rajnath Singh addresses at the 49th BSF Raising Day celebrations

New Delhi, Dec 1 (ANI): Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday addressed the 49th BSF Raising Day celebrations in New Delhi. Singh said that for the BSF jawans country's pride is of utmost importance. Singh even praised BSF personnel for giving a befitting reply to Pakistan's ceasefire violations. Singh further promised to provide better facilities to the BSF security personnel. Dec 1, 2014
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One dead as supporters of TMC and BJP clash in West Bengal

Birbhum, Dec 01 (ANI): A clash broke out between supporters of Trinamool Congress (TMC) party and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in West Bengal, killing one and injuring two others. The clash started over the issue of water supply in a paddy field in Baruipara village in Birbhum district. Police rushed to the area and started patrolling to check people from further conflicting. Earlier this month, TMC supporters had clashed with workers of BJP's youth wing in Jalpaiguri district after the BJP had called a 12-hour strike to support demands of tea garden employees for raising wages. Dec 1, 2014