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Pre-election violence an attempt by Jamaat to keep itself relevant-Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury

Dhaka, Dec 09 (ANI): Bangladesh reeled under a spate of violence by the country's main opposition, BNP and its fundamentalist ally, the Jamaat-e-Islami, as it de-stabilized peace and crippled normal life, creating fresh tensions ahead of the elections. Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury, media advisor to the Bangladesh Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina said that these are desperate attempts by the Jamaat to keep itself relevant. While the government has cracked down on violent protests, the BNP and its allies have not let up their pressure tactics even a bit. Dec 9, 2013
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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