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JD (U) MLAs protest against OP Dhankar, file FIR

Patna, July 08 (ANI): JD (U) MLAs and workers on Tuesday staged protest against BJP leader OP Dhankar over his 'Bihari wives for Haryana men' remark outside Bihar Assembly in Patna. The party workers shouted slogans against the BJP and alleged that BJP is functioning against Bihar and the state's women. The party filed an FIR against Dhankar and said that they will collect evidence against Sushil Kumar Modi too who supported Dhankar's statement. Patna DSP Mohd. Shibli Nomani confirmed that FIR is filed and that the team is looking into the matter. Jul 8, 2014
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Congress, BSP attack Sadananda Gowda over Railway Budget

Chandigarh/ New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): Speaking on Railway Budget, Former Railway Minister, Pawan Bansal targeted BJP saying that they spoke nothing new. Further, BSP chief, Mayawati asked how will proposed modernization take place when Rail minister has said that ministry is in losses. Jul 8, 2014
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Narendra Modi on Rail Budget Part - 1

New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): Terming NDA government's maiden Rail Budget as the 'real Indian budget', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that Railway budget is a stepping stone for new growth phase. Modi said that the budget is a forward-looking 'growth engine' and will promote transparency and integrity. He claimed that for the first time the overall development has been looked at while making the Railway Budget. Jul 8, 2014
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Narendra Modi on Rail Budget Part - 2

New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): Terming NDA government's maiden Rail Budget as the 'real Indian budget', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that Railway budget is a stepping stone for new growth phase. Modi said that the budget is a forward-looking 'growth engine' and will promote transparency and integrity. He claimed that for the first time the overall development has been looked at while making the Railway Budget. Jul 8, 2014
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BJP reacts on Sadananda Gowda's Rail Budget

New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): As Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda presented the rail budget on Tuesday, BJP leaders Venkaiah Naidu and Ravi Shankar Prasad welcomed the budget on various issues. Jul 8, 2014
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Congress reacts on Sadananda Gowda's Rail Budget

New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): As Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda presented the rail budget on Tuesday, Congress leaders Manish Tewari, Ashok Chavan Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury slammed the budget over various issues. Jul 8, 2014
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Political leaders take 2014-15 Rail Budget with different perspectives

New Delhi/ Patna, July 08 (ANI): As Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda presented the rail budget on Tuesday, political leaders take the much awaited budget with different perspectives. RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav said that the PPP concept was already tried by him earlier and won’t affect the Indian Railways in any way. Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said that there is no use of this budget as still many railway tracks are incomplete in UP. BJP leader Rajiv Pratap Rudy and Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal welcomed the budget on different aspects. Jul 8, 2014
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Japan on highest typhoon alert

Storms lash Miyakojima as typhoon Neoguri heads towards the southern Okinawa island chain, with the Japanese weather agency issuing its highest alert and nearly half-a-million people urged to take shelter. Duration: 00:57 Jul 8, 2014
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Sonia says Congress entitled to LoP post in LS, politicos react

New Delhi, July 08 (ANI): The Congress has drafted a four-page letter stating the reasons why its leader in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjuna Kharge should be given the Leader of the Opposition status. The party is planning to send the letter to Speaker Sumitra Mahajan even as it is circulating a memorandum articulating its case for the post among pre-poll allies in the UPA. Meanwhile, Congress President Sonia Gandhi made a strong pitch for the party being given the post of Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha, contending that it is the single largest party in the opposition. Reacting over this, political leaders said that Congress should get Leader of Opposition post Jul 8, 2014
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Railway budget 2014-15: Highlights Part - 1

New Delhi, July 08 (ANI): Railway Minister Sadanand Gowda on Tuesday presented the Railway Budget for fiscal 2014-15 in the Lok Sabha. Gowda said that the government is targeting to become the largest freight carrier in the world. He said that Indian Railways is starved of funds despite 100 percent advance payment by customers. Now it_s time to take corrective actions, fare revision was one such step. He added that there is need to FDI except Railway operations, need to have Private Public Partnership to improve Railways. There is also need to explore new opportunities and to involve private funding in infrastructure development. He proposed WiFi systems on all A1 category stations, retiring rooms on all stations, bullet trains for which Mumbai-Ahmedabad sector has been identified. Keeping in mind the security of women, he said that 4,000 women RPF personnel will be deployed. Jul 8, 2014
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Railway budget 2014-15: Highlights Part - 2

New Delhi, July 08 (ANI): Railway Minister Sadanand Gowda on Tuesday presented the Railway Budget for fiscal 2014-15 in the Lok Sabha. Gowda said that the government is targeting to become the largest freight carrier in the world. He said that Indian Railways is starved of funds despite 100 percent advance payment by customers. Now it___s time to take corrective actions, fare revision was one such step. He added that there is need to FDI except Railway operations, need to have Private Public Partnership to improve Railways. There is also need to explore new opportunities and to involve private funding in infrastructure development. He proposed WiFi systems on all A1 category stations, retiring rooms on all stations, bullet trains for which Mumbai-Ahmedabad sector has been identified. Keeping in mind the security of women, he said that 4,000 women RPF personnel will be deployed. Jul 8, 2014
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Railway budget 2014-15: Highlights Part - 3

New Delhi, July 08 (ANI): Railway Minister Sadanand Gowda on Tuesday presented the Railway Budget for fiscal 2014-15 in the Lok Sabha. Gowda said that the government is targeting to become the largest freight carrier in the world. He said that Indian Railways is starved of funds despite 100 percent advance payment by customers. Now it___s time to take corrective actions, fare revision was one such step. He added that there is need to FDI except Railway operations, need to have Private Public Partnership to improve Railways. There is also need to explore new opportunities and to involve private funding in infrastructure development. He proposed WiFi systems on all A1 category stations, retiring rooms on all stations, bullet trains for which Mumbai-Ahmedabad sector has been identified. Keeping in mind the security of women, he said that 4,000 women RPF personnel will be deployed. Jul 8, 2014
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Railway Board Chairman Arunendra Kumar on rail budget

New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): Railway Board Chairman Arunendra Kumar on Tuesday said that the Railway Ministry has put in great efforts to get the suggestions of common man to come up with a good budget. Kumar said that the Indian Railways would use technology for the benefit of common man. He also added that any issue related to cleanliness, safety, catering, ticketing would be looked after. Jul 8, 2014
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Canadian minister lauds PM Narendra Modi_s vision of good governance

New Delhi/ Katra, July 8 (ANI): Minister of citizenship and immigration of Canada, Chris Alexander praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for good governance, economic success and prudent management of public finances. Alexander is on a visit to India from July 05 to July 10. He is scheduled to meet India_s Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and Interior Minister Rajnath Singh besides entrepreneurs, students, and business leaders in information technology and entertainment industries during his stay in Delhi. Jul 8, 2014
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Political parties skeptical about rail budget even as BJP remains positive

New Delhi, July 08 (ANI): As Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda is to present his Rail Budget on Tuesday, political leaders remained skeptical about the same, while BJP Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi remained positive about the same recalling _good days will come_ slogan. Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said that it would be interesting to see if BJP can provide with everything they promised. NCP leader Tariq Anwar welcomed the concept of bullet train though he said that increasing the rail fare has hardly left any significance of this budget. Meanwhile, BJD leader Jay Panda said that idea of bullet train is good but it should not come at the cost of basic railway requirements. Jul 8, 2014