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J&K observes 3 day shutdown on death anniversary of Afzal Guru

Srinagar, Feb 10 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir faced a three day curfew and complete shutdown, to mark the first death anniversaries of Parliament attack convict Muhammad Afzal Guru, who was hanged in Tihar Jail. The shutdown entered its second day on Monday with residents facing troubles in going to their respective offices as the streets wore a deserted look and shops were locked as well. Security personnel were seen manning the streets and keep a tight vigil to foil any attempt of protest in the valley. All mobile internet connections have been blocked except BSNL broadband. Feb 10, 2014
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Students protest after cabinet clears bill for Andhra Pradesh bifurcation

New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Student supporters of a united Andhra Pradesh began a sit-in protest outside the residence of Congress leader from Andhra Pradesh, K Chiranjeevi, in New Delhi on Monday, after the cabinet cleared the bill for the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. The Cabinet on Friday, during a special meeting, passed the bill for the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh for the creation of Telangana. An agitated student protester, Chaitanya, who poured kerosene on himself for immolation but was pushed aside by others claimed they have been fighting for the past several years and were ready to sacrifice their lives for the cause of a united Andhra. Feb 10, 2014
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Congress, BJP slam Kejriwal over 'resignation' remark

New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): The Congress and the BJP both slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal who said that he would resign if the Delhi Jan Lokpal Bill is not passed. Congress leader JP Aggarwal said that Kejriwal should not run away from his responsibility. BJP leader VK Malhotra, however, said that Kejriwal has been making false claims. Feb 10, 2014
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Urs of Dada Miyan Rehmatullah Alleh- perfect example of religious co-existence

Lucknow, Feb 10 (ANI): Lucknow, the capital city of Uttar Pradesh, has a charm of its own. Much of it can be credited to many Sufi saints who lived in the region and spread the message of harmony and brotherhood. The Urs of Dada Miyan Rehmatullah Alleh, which attracts devotees from different faiths, is one such example. Though devotees throng the shrine throughout the year, the Urs attracts a large number of people. Feb 10, 2014
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Farooq Abdullah on Kejriwals resignation threat

New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Reacting on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s statement that he will resign if the Delhi Jan Lokpal Bill is not passed, New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah on Monday said that Kejriwal can resign if he wants to and added that someone else will form the government if he does so. Feb 10, 2014
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Nido Tanias father affirms postmortem report, hopes for CBI enquiry

New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): After Nido Tania’s postmortem report confirmed that he died due to injuries to his head and face, his father Nido Pavitra said that he is satisfied with the report and further said that he hopes for a CBI enquiry in the case. He also said that he will meet the home minister and also the prime minister in the case and will demand justice. Feb 10, 2014
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Anna praises Kejriwal s Jan Lokpal bill supports his resignation threat

Pune, Feb 10 (ANI): Reacting to Arvind Kejriwal’s Janlokpal Bill which created much controversy, Anna Hazare praised the bill and said that something like this which is for the people is created by Kejriwal after long. Further, Hazare also supported Kejriwal’s threat of resigning from his post if the bill is not passed by the centre. Feb 10, 2014
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National Theatre Festival brings people of all faiths together

Bareilly, Feb 10 (ANI): India is a multi-religious, multi-ethnic, and a multi-lingual country. Its strength is unity in diversity. Many examples of communal harmony can be found across the country. And there are many who work to keep this ethos alive. Recently, a theatre Festival was organised in Bareilly where participants from different states and countries spread the message of communal harmony through their plays. Feb 10, 2014
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IPL Spot-fixing: Report submitted to SC, Gurunath Meiyappan guilty

New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): The Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee, investigating allegations of spot-fixing and betting in IPL has submitted its report to the Supreme Court on Monday. The report is to be discussed in the court on March 07 and it suggests that Gurunath Meiyappan is guilty in the case. The lawyer said that the other allegations on Rajasthan Royals’ Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty will be investigated further. Feb 10, 2014
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Politicos take jibe at Kejriwal, calls him 'unconstititional' and 'dictator'

New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Reacting on Arvind Kejriwal's threat to quit over passing on Delhi Janlokpal Bill, politicos slammed Kejriwal. CPI leader Somnath Chatterjee said that such is not the way to run government and that 'mohalla politics' can never run a state. Following the suit, SP leader Naresh Agarwal said that Kejriwal's way is unconstitutional. Meanwhile, BSP Chief Mayawati said that Delhi CM is nothing but a dictator and that he is eyeing on the Lok Sabha polls and that is why creating situations when he can leave his present responsibility. Feb 10, 2014
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Kejriwal should resign himself or people will drag him out: Binny

New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): AAP Former leader Vinod Kumar Binny on Monday said that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal should resign himself or else people will drag him out of the Secretariat and force him to resign. Binny further said that AAP has no intention of passing Anna's Lokpal bill and that they have failed to fulfill their promises. Feb 10, 2014
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Independent MLA Rambeer Shokeen set to withdraw support from AAP

New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Independent MLA from Mundka, Rambeer Shokeen, would be meeting Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to formally withdraw support from the AAP government. He has accused the AAP government of not fulfilling promises made to people before election. Feb 10, 2014
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Harsh Vardhan on Delhi Jan Lokpal

New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): BJP leader Harsh Vardhan on Monday said that the BJP is in favour of stringent norms to control corruption but it has to be passed in a constitutional way. He further added that the Delhi Jan Lokpal should be brought in public so that all can have a look on the laws and rules mentioned in it. Feb 10, 2014
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Sharad Pawar admits meeting Modi, Shiv Sena backs him

New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): After Agriculture Minister and NCP chief Sharad Pawar confirmed that he had met Narendra Modi and that its not a big deal as Modi is neither from Pakistan or China, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut backs him. Raut said that Modi is neither involved in any terrorist activities or any other such cases and therefore meeting of an agriculture minister and a state's chief minister is very normal. Feb 10, 2014