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Villagers take refuge in camps as worst India-Pakistan fighting continues

Jammu And Kashmir, Oct 9 (ANI): Thousands took refuge in relief camps in the disputed region of Kashmir after some of the most intense fighting between nuclear-armed neighbours Pakistan and India in a decade. A total of eight Indian civilians have been killed since the firings started more than a week ago in the mostly Muslim Himalayan region. On Wednesday night, another ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the International Border injured eight persons, including three BSF jawans. Oct 9, 2014
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PM Modi appeals people to free Maharashtra on Oct 15 by giving BJP a clear mandate

Baramati, Oct 9 (ANI): Ahead of the assembly elections in Maharashtra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday while addressing a rally in Baramati district appealed to the people to press the lotus button to end wrongs and corruption going on for 15 years in the state. He said that on October 15, people will be liberated from 15 years of inaction and corruption. Oct 9, 2014
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When border is tense, it's soldiers who answer, not politicians: PM Modi

Baramati, Oct 9 (ANI): Ahead of the assembly elections in Maharashtra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday while addressing a rally in Baramati district said that when bullets are being fired on the border, it is the soldiers who answer with their rifles and not the politicians. He added that the BSF forces are giving a befitting reply to the Pakistan rangers who are violating ceasefire agreement. He further said that it's shameful that leaders are politicizing the issue. Oct 9, 2014
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Don't need any certificate for past 60 yrs: Sonia Gandhi

Aurangabad, Oct 9 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday took a dig at the Modi government saying that the party was just 4-5 years old when Jawaharlal Nehru had laid the foundation of modern India. Gandhi further added that the Congress does not need any certificate from anyone for the past 60 years. Oct 9, 2014
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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik reviews preparedness for Cyclone Hudhud

Bhubaneswar, Oct 9 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursady held a review meeting in the wake of the 'Cyclone Hudhud' alert issued for the state. Meanwhile, the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC), which is chaired by Union Cabinet Secretary Ajit Kumar Seth, also reviewed the preparedness for dealing with the aftermath of Cyclone Hudhud, which is likely to hit the coasts of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh on October 12. The Cabinet Secretary asked representatives of all Central Ministries, Departments and Chief Secretaries of the concerned State Governments to take necessary steps for preparedness to meet any eventuality from the cyclone. In wake of the cyclonic storm "Hudhud", the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has placed its five Battalions situated at Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal and Bihar on high alert. These NDRF battalions comprise of 51 teams. Oct 9, 2014
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Pak continues to violate ceasefire, India retaliating heavily: BSF DG DK Pathak

New Delhi, Oct 09 (ANI): Director General of the Border Security Force (BSF) D K Pathak said on Thursday that the Indian security forces have been retaliating heavily against the ceasefire violations from across the border. Pathak said this after meeting Union home minister Rajnath Singh and National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval on Thursday to give an account of the situation at the border. Oct 9, 2014
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BJP wants Congress-free Haryana, we want developed Haryana: Deepender Hooda

Jhajjar, Oct 09 (ANI): Congress leader Deepender Singh Hooda during a road show in Sidipura area of Haryana's Jhajjar town said on Thursday that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is looking forward to a Congress-free Haryana, but his party is looking forward to create an unemployment, starvation and poverty-free Haryana. He also criticized the BJP for not fulfilling the promises they made to voters. He also took on the central government for failing to stop the ceasefire violations from across the border. He further added that the BJP needs to answer why the border is unsafe. The elections for the 90-member Haryana state assembly are scheduled to be held next week on October 15, with the counting to take place on October 19. Oct 9, 2014
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BJP works only for industrialists, claims Rahul Gandhi

Ferozpur Jhirka, Oct 9 (ANI): Stepping up his attack on the BJP, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said on Thursday that the former only works for industrialists. Earlier today, Congress Member of Parliament (MP) Deepender Singh Hooda held a road show in Sidipura area of Haryana's Jhajjar town where he pledged to make Haryana, an unemployment, starvation and poverty-free state. The elections for the 90-member Haryana state assembly are scheduled to be held next week on October 15, with the counting taking place on October 19. Oct 9, 2014
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Rajnath Singh appeals clear mandate for BJP in Maharashtra by polls

Solapur, Oct 9 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday while addressing an election rally in Solapur district of Maharashtra appealed to the people to give the BJP a clear mandate in the upcoming by polls for the development of the state. He slammed the Congress for failing to control inflation and said that in the four months of Modi's government the prices of the fuel have gone down thrice. Oct 9, 2014
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BSF giving befitting reply to Pak, Modi doesn't need to, says Rajnath

Solapur, Oct 9 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday while addressing an election rally in Solapur district of Maharashtra said that the BSF is giving befitting reply to Pakistan's ceasefire violations. He added that Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not need to reply to the events that are taking place on the International Border and LoC. Oct 9, 2014
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If farmers progress, India would prosper: Rajnath Singh

Solapur, Oct 9 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday while addressing an election rally in Solapur district of Maharashtra said that the farmer's development will lead to the development of the nation. He added that BJP will launch various programs which will prove beneficial for the farmers. Oct 9, 2014
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Cyclone alert for Odisha, Andhra Pradesh

Puri / Visakhapatnam, Oct 9 (ANI): The cyclonic storm Hudhud is getting closer to the Odisha-Andhra Pradesh coast leading to a cyclone warning for Andaman and Nicobar Islands and cyclone alert for north coastal Andhra Pradesh and south Odisha coasts. The government officials say adequate measures have been taken to tackle the situation and its aftermath. Cyclone Hudhud is moving in from the Bay of Bengal and is forecast to bring gales of up to 140 kmph (87 mph), heavy rains and storm surges when it hits the coast of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha on October 12 afternoon. However, the fishing community is scared as the government has not informed them of the approaching cyclone. According to an official of Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) in Visakhapatnam, D Srinivasan, an alert has already been sounded in the coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh. Oct 9, 2014
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Congress politicizing ceasefire violations unfortunate: Venkaiah Naidu

New Delhi, Oct 09 (ANI): Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday slammed the Congress for politicizing ceasefire violations by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir. Talking to mediapersons in New Delhi, he said that the Congress is expected to respond in a mature manner and is very unfortunate that the issue is politicized. He also attacked Pakistan by saying that the neighbouring country is trying to divert people’s attention from fast development initiatives that Modi Government has taken. Congress attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the issue of ceasefire violations by Pakistan questioning his silence even as it wondered why the government was running with a ‘part- time’ Defence Minister. Oct 9, 2014