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Security tightened ahead of LS polls in Assam

Jorhat, March 27 (ANI): In a bid to ensure free and fair general elections, the police stepped up security arrangements in Assam to foil any attempt to disrupt the democratic process. Security personnel were seen manning the streets and checking vehicles in Jorhat. The State government also sought cooperation from neighbouring states for security arrangements. The Lok Sabha Polls will be held in nine stages, which will commence on April 07, which is also raising day of separatist group, United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA). Following this, security measures have been intensified for peaceful polling process during the first phase. Mar 27, 2014
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Sachin unveils largest digital photo mosaic of himself in Mumbai

Mumbai, March 27 (ANI): Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar felt overwhelmed as he unveiled world’s largest digital photo mosaic of himself in Mumbai. The photo mosaic was adapted from a painting created by ace painter, Viveek Sharma, titled ‘Eye of the Tiger’, which draws parallel between the tiger and the iconic batsman for his strength and valiant acts of courage, bravery and precision. The original painting by Sharma, which illustrates Tendulkar is akin to the ‘King of the Jungle’ and the ruler of the Earth, was also unveiled at the event. Meanwhile, Tendulkar also thanked his fans for immense support. Mar 27, 2014
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Marketing balloon of BJP will burst again, says Rahul

Assam, Mar 27 (ANI): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, while addressing a rally at Sonitpur in Assam, said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) always releases a marketing balloon before elections and just like in 2004 and 2009, it will burst this time too. Mar 27, 2014
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Power of democracy prevails over gun: Modi

Gumla, March 27 (ANI): Acknowledging the crowd at his rally, BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Thursday said that it showed that the power of democracy still prevails over the gun. Recalling Mahatma Gandhi, Modi appealed to the Maoists to drop their weapons and shun the path of violence, saying the country needs development more than violence and bloodshed. He said that Jharkhand was given by former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and added that many Congress governments have come and gone, but they have never acknowledged the presence of tribals in the country. Mar 27, 2014
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SC proposes Srinivasan removed and Gavaskar appointed, Cricketers react

Bangalore, March 27 (ANI): Cricketers on Thursday reacted to the Supreme Court's proposal which says that N Srinivasan removed as the BCCI President and Sunil Gavaskar appointed as the interim Chief. Rahul Dravid said that there are flaws in every thing but overall cricket is a great game. K Srikkanth refrained from commenting the subject being 'sub judice'. While Anil Kumble said that its better to wait for the decision of the Supreme Court before commenting on the matter. Mar 27, 2014
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When Harman Baweja & Shilpa Shetty got candid with us

New Delhi, March 27 (ANI): Bollywood Actor Harman Baweja & Debutante producer Shilpa Shetty who were in the national capital New Delhi to promote their upcoming film Dhishkiyaaon got candid with us and urged the audience to watch the film. Mar 27, 2014
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Centre in favour of Bhullars death sentence commuted to life imprisonment

New Delhi, March 27 (ANI): Giving relief to Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, the Centre finally agreed on Thursday for commuting his death penalty into life imprisonment on the basis of delay of 18 years in mercy petition. Lawyer KTS Tulsi said that the Attorney general had agreed to the same citing the reason of the delay in the case. The Supreme Court had asked the centre to take a decision on Bhullar's plea by Thursday or it would decide on the issue. Mar 27, 2014
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Rajnath Singh demands upgraded security for Modi post suicide bomber threat

Lucknow, Mar 27 (ANI): BJP President Rajnath Singh expressed concern over possible attack on BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, after Intelligence Bureau issued alert of suicide bomber threat. Reportedly, as per the high alert, the attack may be on the lines of assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. The IB reports also stated that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, won’t be shot at, but it is likely that a suicide bomber disguised as a supporter may target him. The agencies also suspect that the attack may take place in Modi’s own constituencies of Varanasi or Vadodara. Mar 27, 2014
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It was Atal ji gave us Jharkhand: Modi

Gumla, March 27 (ANI): Addressing a rally in Gumla district of Jharkhand, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Thursday said that Jharkhand wouldn't have come into being if it weren't for the BJP government at the centre between 1999-2004. Hitting out at the Congress, Modi told people not to forget that Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru mocked the idea of creation of Jharkhand. It was Atal Bihari Vajpayee who gave Jharkhand. Mar 27, 2014
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Congress promised many things, but still country in darkness: MJ Akbar

New Delhi, March 27 (ANI): Slamming the Congress election manifesto, BJP leader MJ Akbar on Thursday said that Congress had promised many things to the public like electricity, nuclear power and several other things, but still most parts of the country are in darkness. He also appealed the party to not make fun of the poor for whom they failed to do anything. Mar 27, 2014
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Haryana govt plane catches fire, landed on emergency

Chandigarh, March 27 (ANI): Haryana Governor Jagannath Pahadia had a miraculous escape on Thursday when his plane caught fire at the Chandigarh airport, said officials. Pahadia was immediately taken out of the aircraft and sent to PGI hospital for check up. Declared safe and not harmed, he was safely sent back to the Governor House. The plane was thereafter landed on the Chandigarh airport on emergency basis. Mar 27, 2014
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Jaitley rejects Rahul's claim that BJP campaign bubble will burst as in 2004

Amritsar, March 27 (ANI): Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Thursday rubbished Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's remark that the BJP's campaign bubble will burst like it did in 2004. Reacting over the Congress manifesto, Jaitley said that the promises made in the manifesto will not help Congress win the elections. The people will judge on the performance. Mar 27, 2014