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After Cong's 4-assembly poll washout, UPA members rethinking on alliance?

New Delhi, Dec 09 (ANI): Even as NCP President Sharad Pawar lashed out at Congress over the recent 4-state assembly poll washout, calling upon Congress and other allies to ponder over the outcome which is being seen as reflection of anger against the UPA Government at the Centre other allies have also been made to rethink over the alliance. Dec 9, 2013
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BJP & AAP should form a new type of govt in Delhi: Kiran Bedi

New Delhi, Dec 09 (ANI): Social activist and former IPS officer Kiran Bedi said on Monday that the onus to provide good governance in Delhi is on both the BJP and AAP even though both parties are nowhere near the majority mark. Talking to mediapersons in New Delhi, Bedi appealed to both BJP and AAP to form a new type of government by joining hands together. She also said that it is very unfair for Delhi to not get a stable government and if no party stakes the claim there will be no choice but to go for another election. Dec 9, 2013
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Won't indulge in horse trading: Harsh Vardhan on Delhi Polls

New Delhi, Dec 09 (ANI): BJP's Chief Ministerial candidate Harsh Vardhan on Monday reiterated his party’s stand that he will not stake claim to form a government in Delhi as his party is short of a clear majority and would prefer to sit in the opposition than indulge in any horse trading. Dec 9, 2013
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Thai PM calls elections as 140,000 join protest

Thailand's premier calls a snap election to try to defuse the kingdom's political crisis, but protesters keep up their fight to topple the government with an estimated 140,000 demonstrators flooding the streets of Bangkok. Dec 9, 2013
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Ukraine protesters topple Lenin statue in Kiev: police

Ukrainians protesting against the government's rejection of a key pact with the European Union topple the statue of Russian revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin in central Kiev, police say. Duration: 00:52 Dec 9, 2013
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Walk this way, says China's heavy metal shoe maker

A Chinese factory worker says walking in huge iron shoes weighing more than 200 kilograms each can cure back pain, but faces hefty competition in his bid to build the country's heaviest footwear. Duration: 02:09 Dec 9, 2013
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BJP will restore people's confidence and take economy forward: Yashwant Sinha

New Delhi, Dec 09 (ANI): BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Monday said that the Congress party had damaged the sentiments of people to wide extent in recent years and the BJP will immediately start improving the same and restore the confidence of people and take the economy forward. Sinha said this in the backdrop of poll result's impact on the sensex. Dec 9, 2013
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AAP presented itself as an ultimate alternative to BJP and Congress: D Raja

New Delhi, Dec 09 (ANI): As the brand new competition AAP swiped the Delhi polls impressively, CPI leader D Raja said that AAP presented itself as an ultimate alternative to both the congress and BJP. He said that BJP took full advantage of no such alternative before but times have changed now. He further said that unless a party won't take up issues related to common man's livelihood, one cannot win their support. Dec 9, 2013
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We will not form coalition government: Kirti Azad

New Delhi, Dec 09 (ANI): BJP leader Kirti Azad on Monday congratulated AAP and its Convener Arvind Kejriwal on his victory and said that they have performed well at their first attempt. Asked about any possibility of shaking hands with AAP, Azad said that his party will not form government as his party does not want coalition Government. Dec 9, 2013
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Congress goes down, economy comes up: Balbir Punj

New Delhi, Dec 09 (ANI): BJP leader, Balbir Punj on Monday said that the there is an inverse relation of Congress and the economic trends and with Sensex going up by 400 points, one fact has been undermined that with Congress been given a thrashing yesterday, the economy seems to be picking up. He also said that the more the Congress goes down, the economy will come back. He further said that there will be a complete transformation in coming 4-5 months. Dec 9, 2013
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AAP and BJP should come together to avoid President's Rule: Sanjay Raut

New Delhi, Dec 09 (ANI): After the results of Delhi Assembly polls kept all the parties hanging as no party gained majority, Shiv Sena Spokesperson Sanjay Raut said that both the leading parties, that is, AAP and BJP should come together and form government in order to avoid President's Rule from coming to fore. He said that both the parties are fighting corruption and therefore should shake hands. Raut also said that all parties should learn from AAP as the party being the brand new swiped the polls unexpectedly. Dec 9, 2013
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Top MHA officials visit Manipur to resolve border fencing issue

Manipur, Dec 09 (ANI): A delegation of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) visited Manipur in a bid to resolve the border fencing row with neighbouring Myanmar. According to the claims of Manipur Government, the border fencing in the State was indeed taking place well within the Indian Territory and had provided an opportunity to the neighbouring country to grab a large part of the same. The delegates inspected various disputed pillars at the border in Moreh town where they conducted a spot verification of the fencing work. Speaking to media persons, Joint Secretary of MHA in north east, Shambhu Singh, who was part of the delegation, said that a joint verification of the spot by both the countries can solve the problem. Dec 9, 2013
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Indian Navy showcase its prowess at sea

Kochi, Dec 09 (ANI): Hundreds of people watched awe-inspiring Indian Navy exercise off the southern coast of Kochi. Landing of a helicopter on a moving warship, firing of weapons, special operations by the marine commandos from air and water and a fly past by fighter aircrafts were some of the special features of the event. Indian Navy officer, Captain Sandeep Sandhu, said it was a rare sight for the general public. Newly inducted Fast Interceptor Craft were also fielded to demonstrate its capabilities in coastal security and force protection. Dec 9, 2013
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BJP benefitted from Narendra Modi's popularity: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi, Dec 09 (ANI): BJP President Rajnath Singh credited the party's prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi, for its spectacular victory in the assembly polls of four states. The BJP is the clear winner in three big states of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan that went to the polls, though it emerged as the single largest party in Delhi too. Singh said the party benefited from the popularity of Modi. The ruling Congress party was defeated in key state polls, including the capital, underlining the struggle it will face to cling to power in a national election due by May next year. Congress, led by Sonia Gandhi, is facing widespread anger at corruption and high inflation after two successive terms at the head of a national coalition. Dec 9, 2013