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LJP and BJP had Rs. 50 crore deal over alliance: Rebel LJP MLA Zakir Hussain

Patna, Mar 1 (ANI): Zakir Hussain Khan, a rebel LJP MLA who recently joined JD (U) has alleged that there has been a deal between Ram Vilas Paswan and BJP worth Rs. 50 crore. He further added that BJP gave LJP the money and the deal happened in Mumbai. He further demanded an investigation into the matter. Mar 1, 2014
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BJP pays tribute to former party president Bangaru Laxman

New Delhi, Mar 1 (ANI): Former BJP President Bangaru Laxman, died in Hyderabad on Saturday after prolonged illness. He was 74. Tribute was paid to him at BJP’s Delhi Office. Party leader Prakash Javadekar said that Laxman’s absence would be felt in the political circle. Mar 1, 2014
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Maoist attack kills five policemen in Dantewada

Raipur, Mar 1 (ANI): Five police personnel were killed in an ambush in Maoist -hit Dantewada district in Chhattisgarh on Friday. The Maoists gunned down a sub-inspector and four other police officials while they were on their way to an under construction site. Mar 1, 2014
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Three women Maoists arrested in Odisha

Bhubaneshwar, Mar 1 (ANI): Police arrested three women Maoists from a camp in Gajapati district of Odisha, recovering a huge cache of arms and ammunition from them. During a combing operation, police raided a Maoist camp in a forest near Mohana about 300 km away from Bhubaneswar, after which the rebels belonging to the breakaway Maoist group, Odisha Maobadi Party (OMP), led by Sabyasachi Panda, were detained. Mar 1, 2014
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Bangladesh: Law Ministers demand for speedy trial of Pak war criminals gets support

Dhaka, Mar 1 (ANI): One of Bangladesh's leading lawyers, Barrister Tureen Afroz recently hailed the country’s Law Minister Shafique Ahmed’s demand for conducting a speedy trial of Pakistani war criminals, accused of committing genocide during the 1971 liberation struggle. The Law Minister had hinted that 195 war criminals, who were handed over to Pakistan by Shimla Agreement -- tripartite treaty between India, Pakistan and Bangladesh – be brought to justice. Afroz said amnesty cannot be granted to war criminals under the Vienna convention, adding that international treaty is not binding on Bangladesh legal system unless approved by the parliament. Mar 1, 2014
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Up Close and Personal with Mr. & Mrs. Satish Gujral Part - 1

New Delhi, March 1 (ANI): In an exclusive and intimate conversation, one of modern India's greatest artist Satish Gujral along with his wife Kiran Gujral spoke about their life, their passion for art, architecture and much more. Mar 1, 2014
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Up Close and Personal with Mr. & Mrs. Satish Gujral Part - 2

New Delhi, March 1 (ANI): In an exclusive and intimate conversation, one of modern India's greatest artist Satish Gujral along with his wife Kiran Gujral spoke about their life, their passion for art, architecture and much more. Mar 1, 2014
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Indian historians dig out 15 skeletons of fighters of the mutiny of 1857

Amritsar, Mar 1 (ANI): After 157 years of obscurity, on February 28, historians dug out a well in Amritsar which had the bodies of Indian freedom fighters buried deep in its abyss, allegedly killed by British soldiers during 1857 mutiny. For the past nearly 150 years, the well has been a cemetery for those freedom fighters, who played a great role in the First war of Independence against the British. Hundreds of residents of the nearby areas gathered to pay homage to the freedom fighters who laid down their lives in the war of Independence. Village head, Amarjeet Singh, said that before digging, it was ensured that every religious ritual is followed to pay due respect to the departed souls. Mar 1, 2014

Offered 11 seats to Congress, waiting for their response: Lalu

Patna, Mar 1 (ANI): Apparently alarmed by the BJP-LJP tie-up, pressure is building up on the Congress in Bihar for firming up its alliance for Lok Sabha polls. Speaking on the same, RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav said that his party has offered 11 seats to Congress and is now waiting for response. Mar 1, 2014
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LS Polls: Kejriwal kicks off three-day yatra in UP

Ghaziabad, Mar 1 (ANI): Ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday launched his three-day yatra in Uttar Pradesh. Kejriwal kicked off a roadshow from AAPoffice in Kaushambi in Ghaziabad as part of his 500 km yatra. He was accompanied by fellow party members Manish Shishodia and Sanjay Singh. The road show, "Jhadu chalao beimaan bhagao yatra", which began from Kaushambi would end in Kanpur Mar 1, 2014
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Narendra Modi will be next PM: Rakhi Sawant

New Delhi, March 01 (ANI): Bollywood item girl Rakhi Sawant, on Saturday claimed that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will be next prime minister of India. Rakhi , who visited BJP office in Delhi, said that she will campaign for Modi and saffaron party in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. She also added that she is BJP’s daughter. Mar 1, 2014
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Former Army Chief VK Singh joins BJP

New Delhi, March 01 (ANI): Former army chief General (Retired) V.K Singh on Saturday joined the BJP along with a number of former armed services personnel. Singh said that his decision to join the BJP is the requirement of the day. Mar 1, 2014
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Demand for Bodoland gains momentum

Guwahati, March 01 (ANI): Political leaders and activists welcomed the move by central government to constitute an expert committee to examine the demand for a separate Bodoland state from Assam, days after the Parliament passed the bill for the creation of a new Telangana state. The one-man expert committee was set up on Thursday, which would submit its report in nine months after consulting every section of the society on the creation and validity of Bodoland. The move was welcomed by the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) chief, Hagrama Mohilary who said that a similar process was followed in the creation of Telangana state. Mar 1, 2014
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FIFA officials visit Kolkata to inspect venue for under-17 Football World Cup

Kolkata, March 01 (ANI): FIFA officials visited the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata to inspect the venue for the under-17 Football World Cup. In a press conference in Kolkata, FIFA delegation chief, Inaki Alvarez, said the purpose of the team’s visit was to carefully survey the facilities to be provided to the players. Expressing his satisfaction with the Salt Lake Stadium, he further said that the stadium has all the space required. The visit to the Salt Lake Stadium makes it the eighth venue in India inspected by a FIFA team so far. The team has so far visited stadiums in the Indian cities of New Delhi, Pune, Goa, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kochi and Guwahati. Mar 1, 2014