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Mulayam aborts AMU trip, politicos react

Lucknow/ New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has cancelled his visit to Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) after protests against the UP government's handling of the Muzaffarnagar riots. Yadav was to address a seminar on the campus on Monday. There were protests on the campus by a section of teachers after Yadav was invited to the seminar organised by Sir Syed Movement.The reason for the cancellation was said to be the model code of conduct. Meanwhile, the BJP and Congress supported the protests against Mulayam's visit and said that this was expected as Muslim community was deeply hurt by the way the Samajwadi party handled the Muzaffarnagar riots. Rajya Sabha MP Mohammad Adeeb too supported the protests. Feb 24, 2014
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Fire breaks out at IIT Delhi

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Fire broke out at a hostel room in IIT Delhi on Monday. Fire engines have been rushed to the spot. The incident has triggered panic among students and the teaching staff of the prestigious engineering institution. The cause of the fire is not known yet. Feb 24, 2014
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BJP sees Dalit leader Udit Raj's joining as good sign

New Delhi/ Lucknow, Feb 24 (ANI): Senior Dalit leader Udit Raj will join BJP on Monday. Udit Raj is the head of the National Confederation of SCs /STs. Raj is also expected to contest Lok Sabha elections from Uttar Pradesh. Speaking on the same, BJP leaders said that it is a good sign that parties are thinking of coming together with BJP. Feb 24, 2014
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Aligning with Congress means political suicide: BJP on TRS- Congress alliance

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Commenting on speculations over Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leader K Chandrashekar Rao aligning with the Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Prakash Javadekar on Monday said that in a democratic country if someone wanted to commit political suicide, then no one could help them. KCR met Congress President Sonia Gandhi yesterday to express his gratitude for passing the Telangana Bill. Feb 24, 2014
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Monitors appear before Spain tribunal over ETA

Three international monitors appeared before a judge in Spain on Sunday to give evidence about their meeting with militants from the armed Basque separatist group ETA. Duration: 00:59 Feb 23, 2014
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Ukraine ushers in new era as president flees

A new era opened in Ukraine Sunday after a day of dramatic twists and turns that saw parliament vote to oust a defiant president and call early elections, and opposition icon Yulia Tymoshenko walk free. Duration: 01:18 Feb 23, 2014
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G20 aims to lift growth, open up on monetary policy

The world's top economies vow to rev up world growth by boosting investment and increasing employment, while agreeing to more transparency about monetary policies after rifts over the US taper. Duration: 01:34 Feb 23, 2014
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Kejriwal says Rahul in Ambani's pocket, Congress backlashes

Kejriwal says Rahul in Ambani's pocket, Congress backlashes New Delhi/ Dehradun, Feb 23 (ANI): Congress party leaders on Sunday backlashed at Arvind Kejriwal over his remark alleging Rahul Gandhi to be in Ambani's pockets. Congress leader Rashid Alvi condemned the statement. While Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat said that Kejriwal is a lost kit and that instead of serving the people, he ran away leaving the government. Feb 23, 2014
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Narendra Modi takes jibe at Congress in Punjab rallly, party reacts

New Delhi/ Dehradun, Feb 23 (ANI): Reacting on Narendra Modi's jibe at Congress during hi 'fateh rally' in Punjab, Congress leaders hit back at the BJP's prime ministerial candidate. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that Modi should look at his party first before accusing others. Mahila Congress Chief Shobha Oza said that BJP do such things to raise communal sentiments and divide the nation during elections. Party spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that Modi just use adjectives and that there are more adjectives appropriate for him. Meanwhile, Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat said that BJP do something and say something and that their ministers are itself accused in crimes and corruption. Feb 23, 2014
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LJP to tie up with BJP, politicos remain speculative

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): With the possibility of a tie up between Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) and BJP as Paswan's son Chirag Paswan said that the matter will be decide in two days of time, political parties remained speculative. JD (U) leader KC Tyagi said that after this alliance any relation with the LJP will be over and JD (U) will deserve anti-communal votes alone. Meanwhile, RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav said that there is no hard feelings for Paswan and the party will continue to fight against communal forces. Feb 23, 2014
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Will guard nation if I become PM: Narendra Modi

Ludhiana, Feb 23 (ANI): While addressing a rally 'Fateh rally' in Jagraon district of Punjab, BJP's Prime Ministerial Candidate Narendra Modi said that he will guard the nation if he becomes the prime minister of the country. Modi lashed out at Congress party and said that they have created 'ABCD of corruption'. He said that the progress of nation needs three pillars, that is, farmers, manufacturing and service sector. Further, hitting out at idleness and inaction of Congress party, Modi said that the Defence ministry should make the soldiers answerable if drugs and fake currency come from across the border and this is how the youth of nation can be saved. Feb 23, 2014
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Assamese girl raped in Delhi, DCW calls its 'unfortunate and shameful'

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Talking about a rape case of an Assamese girl in Mahipalpur area of Delhi, DCW Chief Barkha Singh said that the incident is very unfortunate and shameful. Singh said that several such incidents are taking place in the national capital since the recent past and there must be strict laws against such crimes, which must be implemented too. Feb 23, 2014
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No place for pride or anger in politics: Rahul Gandhi

Dehradun, Feb 23 (ANI): Taking a dig at BJP's Prime Minesterial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday, Congress vice President Rahul Gandhi said that there is no place for pride or anger in politics. Addressing a rally in Dehradun, he said that the BJP did not have the vision to rule the country. Feb 23, 2014
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Senior Journalist on Al-Qaeda Chief Ayman Al-Zawahiri's alleged video message calling for 'intifada'

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Bangladesh's Rapid Action Battalion has arrested a man who was circulating Al-Qaeda Chief Ayman Al-Zawahiri's alleged video message calling for 'intifada' or uprising against secular forces in the country. This development has sent shock waves across Bangladesh and if proved could have serious implications on the national security of Bangladesh and even India. Feb 23, 2014
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LS Polls: Akhilesh flags off SP cycle rally to woo voters

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Ahead of upcoming general elections due by May this year, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav rode a bicycle as he flagged off a cycle rally organized by the Samajwadi Party in New Delhi on Sunday to woo voters. Enthusiastic party workers and supporters gathered in huge numbers wearing red boat shaped caps and waving the party's flag to boost the confidence of the cycle riders who would cover the distance between Delhi and Lucknow in two weeks. Feb 23, 2014