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Congress attacks BJP, says Amit Shah and BJP trying to repeat politics of hatred like 2002

New Delhi, April 05 (ANI): Congress Spokesperson Randeep Surjewala on Saturday slammed BJP and its leader Amit Shah and said that they are trying to repeat the politics of hatred like the one on 2002. He further said that the party has moved to Election Commission with the request that it should restrict Shah and Suresh Rana from any election campaigning of any sort. He also said that Shah, who is out on bail, is trying to divide people of basis of caste and religion. Surjewala further said that such statements give the indication of the real manifesto of the party. Apr 5, 2014
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Mayawati addresses rally in Ghaziabad, attacks Congress

Ghaziabad, April 5 (ANI): BSP Chief Mayawati, while addressing a rally in Ghaziabad on Saturday attacked the Congress Government for not paying attention towards the development of Uttar Pradesh. She further stated that once given national power she will try her best to uplift the state along with the entire nation. She further added that BSP does not release a manifesto because it believes more in doing than speaking. Apr 5, 2014
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Manipur's first milk processing plant comes as a boon to many

Manipur, April 05 (ANI): Manipur's Youth Volunteers' Union has set up the state's first milk processing plant at Thoubal Wangmataba with an aim to provide employment to the local unemployed youth. The plant, being run by the Youth Volunteer Union Milk Producer Company Ltd, will be the first to produce pasteurized and toned milk in the state. The construction of the processing plant, which includes a 5000 liter cold storage, was started in January last year and the plant has been producing pasteurized milk since December. The Youth Development Union has been undertaking developmental projects in the state with an aim to improve the lives of the underprivileged people by providing them employment opportunities. Apr 5, 2014
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Imam's support to Congress is condemnable: Yahya Bukhari

New Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): Brother of Imam Bukhari, Yahya Bukhari on Saturday said that Imam's support to Congress is condemnable. He further asked what Congress has done for Muslims in the past. He also said that wherever Congress is not in power, they incite riots there before elections so as to polarize votes. Apr 5, 2014
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JD (U) releases its manifesto for LS Polls

Patna, April 05 (ANI): JD (U) releases its manifesto in the presence of Party Chief Sharad Yadav and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Yadav said that their manifesto is true and valid according to the present situation in the country. Yadav also stated that the party's work matters more and will make an impact on the people. He further said that there is no particular issue which is important because all issues of corruption, unemployment, inflation etc need equal attention for the development of the country. Apr 5, 2014
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Security forces on high alert to ensure peaceful elections in the Northeast

Assam/ Tripura/ Mamipur, April 05 (ANI): With barely a fortnight remaining for voting to begin for the general elections, elaborate security measures have been put in place all over the country. In the Northeast, the security forces are on high alert to prevent any attempt by insurgent outfits to disrupt the democratic process. The region has a past experience of poll boycotts by underground outfits, and incidents of threats and extortions against candidates. In Assam, security has been tightened in sensitive areas, as outfits like NDFB (S) are threatening candidates and demanding money. In Tripura, around 20,000 security personnel, including 15,000 state police and Tripura State Rifles jawans, would be deployed to maintain law and order during the elections. Apr 5, 2014
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US seeks to reassure Japan amid Ukraine crisis fallout

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel vows America will stand by its security commitments to Tokyo, after Russia's intervention in Ukraine raised concerns in a region plagued by its own territorial disputes. Duration: 01:26 Apr 5, 2014
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Venezuela charges opposition leader, sparking protests

Venezuela's attorney general formally charges jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez over anti-government protests that have roiled the country for two months, triggering fresh demonstrations in Caracas. Duration: 00:42 Apr 5, 2014
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Afghans vote in historic presidential election

Afghan voters go to the polls to choose a successor to President Hamid Karzai, braving Taliban threats in a landmark election held as US-led forces wind down their long intervention in the country. Duration: 01:03 Apr 5, 2014
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Indonesia demonstrates setup for disabled voters

Indonesia's main opposition party is set to win a convincing victory at legislative elections next week, boosted by the nomination of the popular Jakarta governor as their presidential candidate. Duration: 00:55 Apr 5, 2014
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Congress moves EC against Amit Shah's 'communal remark' over Muzaffarnagar riots

New Delhi, April 05 (ANI): After BJP leader Amit Shah called for revenge in Muzaffarnagar over the riots that took place in the district, Congress legal cell moved Election Commission on Saturday. AICC legal cell Secretary KC Mittal said that giving hateful and provocative speeches in Jaat dominated, sensitive area was completely wrong and that this will be spreading hatred among people. Mittal said that not only criminal cases should be filed against BJP and Shah but EC should take a stern action against BJP as a political party for violating the model code of conduct. Apr 5, 2014
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Members of Ex-ULFA co-ordination committee urge people to vote sensibly

Guwahati, April 05 (ANI): The coordination committee of All Assam Ex-United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA), in Guwahati dubbed president of peasant organization Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti, Akhil Gogoi, as a Maoist and urged people to cast their vote wisely in upcoming general elections. President of the co-ordination committee, Bhaskar Kalita, while addressing a news conference with other members, claimed that Gogoi had undergone training in a Maoist camp. He also said that they do not want youth from Assam to die in the name of armed revolution. Moreover, Kalita appealed to the people of Assam to cast their vote wisely. Apr 5, 2014
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Modi wave spreads across restaurants in Moradabad

Moradabad, April 05 (ANI): With Lok Sabha Polls just a couple of days away, it seems the Narendra Modi factor has been generating a political wave across the country as many restaurants and food outlets in Moradabad are decorated with photos of BJP's prime ministerial candidate. At the food outlets in Moradabad, one can see walls, menu cards and even the utensils with Modi's photograph and staff and managers working wearing masks of Modi. Owner of a restaurant, Prakash Yadav, said that people should be inspired from Modi who used to be a tea stall owner and is now a Prime Ministerial candidate. The walls of the restaurant and the menus have newspaper cuttings of Modi and his ongoing election rallies so that the customers can read about him while they wait for their order to arrive. Apr 5, 2014
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Amit Shah's statement taken in wrong way: BJP after Congress moves EC

New Delhi, April 05 (ANI): After Congress legal cell Secretary KS Mittal said that the party moved the Election Commission against Amit Shah's remark on Muzaffarnagar riots, BJP Media Convenor Shrikant Sharma said that Shah's statement have been taken in a wrong way and is misinterpreted. He said that there is no rule of law in Uttar Pradesh and the court has also said that Akhilesh Yadav government in UP is not secular. Sharma further said that if Congress wants to move the EC for the same, it is their democratic right, but at the end people's votes will give the answer. Apr 5, 2014