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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
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"Congress' corruption and lust for power lead to its defeat"

Ralegaon/ Kolkata/ Bangalore, Dec 09 (ANI): Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare said that it was Congress party's lust for power that brought about its drastic defeat in the state polls. Congress faced massive defeat in Delhi state with BJP taking the main lead and the new anti-graft Aam Aadmi Party inching to the second place, underlining the struggle that Congress would have to face to cling to power in a national election due by May next year. CPI (M) leader Sitaram Yechury stated that people wanted an alternative to Congress and that is why they voted for Aam Aadmi Party. Dec 9, 2013
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Ukraine's ex-PM Tymoshenko's daughter addresses protest

Jailed ex-premier Yulia Tymoshenko told protesters in Kiev not to negotiate with 'bandits with the blood of our children on their hands' in a statement to a mass rally read by her daughter. Duration: 01:46 Dec 9, 2013
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Prayers for Mandela in Soweto Catholic church

Mourners crowd into the Regina Mundi Catholic church in the once blacks-only township of Soweto to pay their last respects to former South African president Nelson Mandela. Duration: 01:10 Dec 8, 2013
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Government's policy inspires top Maoist leader to surrender

Ranchi, Dec 08 (ANI): Inspired by the policy of the government, a top Maoist leader, Kundan Pahan Ramesh surrendered while police arrested another Maoist in Ranchi. Ramesh admitted before the Ranchi police how he was rightly influenced by the government's policy, which helped him surrender. He decided to quit violence and return to the social mainstream as they were disillusioned by the torture and harassment. Meanwhile, one Maoist was arrested in an operation in the Khunti district of Jharkhand. Dec 8, 2013
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BJP will work for Rajasthan's development unlike Congress' corrupt ways: Vasundhara Raje

Jaipur, Dec 08 (ANI): After BJP swept the Rajasthan Assembly polls, BJP's state CM candidate Vasundhara Raje said that the party will work for the development of the state unlike Congress who had deteriorated the state with its mis-governance and corruption. She said that the all party workers will work for the purpose; difficulties may come but all will have to go on without stopping in front of these difficulties. Raje also thanked the people of the state and BJP workers who made such drastic victory possible. Dec 8, 2013
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Ukraine's pro-EU protests draw 200,000 in Kiev

Some 200,000 pro-EU protesters massed in Kiev on Sunday for a new demonstration aimed at wringing concessions from President Viktor Yanukovych in a bitter confrontation over a rejected EU deal. Dec 8, 2013