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NCW on Madhyamgram gangrape case

New Delhi, Jan 2 (ANI): NCW chairperson, Mamta Sharma on Thursday said that the West Bengal government and chief minister Mamata Banerjee must take serious action against police negligence in the Madyamgram gangrape case. Sharma said that the victim should have been given protection after she was raped first. A murder case has also been filed now by the police against the two main accused, on the basis of the final statement of the girl in which she had said that she was set on fire by her rapists. Doctors treating the teenager have reportedly said she was pregnant at the time of her death. Jan 2, 2014
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Muzaffarnagar riot victims say authorities drove them away from relief camps

Muzaffarnagar, Dec 2 (ANI): The riot victims of Muzaffarnagar district have alleged that they were forced to leave the relief camps, without being offered proper rehabilitation facilities by the state government. The victims, who were shifting to other villages on their own, said that the authorities had razed off their tents at the camp, without their consent. Middle-aged, Fatima Begum, who took refuge at a community hall with many others, said that she was worried about having no money to pay for the rent of her new shelter. Meanwhile, another riot victim, Mohammed Iqbal, said that the night when they discovered that authorities had scrapped down their tents, they had no shelter above their heads. However, the authorities said that the victims were asked to move due to reasons pertaining to their safety and were compensated for that. Jan 2, 2014
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Bangladesh's PM swears by development to woo voters with polls round the corner

Dhaka, Dec 2 (ANI): Ahead of the national polls, Bangladesh’s Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina urged voters to cast their franchise for her party, vowing of turning the country into a fully-developed nation by 2041. While addressing a campaign rally at Mirpur area of Dhaka, Hasina also promised to provide electricity to every household in the country. Jan 2, 2014
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AAP gears up for contesting national polls

Mumbai, Dec 2 (ANI): The Aam Aadmi Party has stated that it is now gearing up for its next target to contest in the parliamentary elections, after its euphoric performance in Delhi which saw dethroning of 15-year Congress rule. AAP leader Prashant Bhushan said that the one year old party is now preparing to contest in the upcoming general elections. Bhushan did not specify the number of constituencies the AAP would contest from. Bhushan said that after the party's stunning victory in the Delhi Assembly poll, there was no dearth of candidates who were eager to join the party. Bhushan also said Kejriwal represented a new kind of politics that was people inclusive, transparent and accountable. Jan 2, 2014
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Putin denounces 'abomination' of Volgograd attacks

President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called Russia's deadliest bombings in three years an "abomination" as he inspected the site of twin suicide strikes that killed 34 and raised alarm over security at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games. Duration: 00:30 Jan 1, 2014
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French priest returns home after kidnap ordeal

French President Francois Hollande praises the "courage" of a Roman Catholic priest held hostage for seven weeks by Islamic militants in Cameroon as the cleric arrives home to a joyous welcome. Duration: 00:55 Jan 1, 2014
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Tea growers in Assam face threats from militant outfits

Assam, Jan 1 (ANI): 20-year-old Damu Gour, who works as a daily wager in a tea garden, was recently abducted and severely beaten up by suspected cadres of NSCN (K) outfit. He was kidnapped with three other workers. The motive was to extort money from the tea garden owner they were working with. Jan 1, 2014
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Brinda Karat condemns Madhyamgram gang rape case

New Delhi, Jan 1 (ANI): CPI (M) Leader, Brinda Karat on Wednesday condemned the Madhyamgram gang rape case saying that it seems the government is for the security of the goons and not for the people. She further condemned the government saying that if the government had taken any proper measure, the girl would not have died. She also slammed the Kolkata Police for their refusal to hand over the body of the victim to her father for cremation. Jan 1, 2014
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BJPs Anurag Thakur meets CEC, seeks action against Virbhadra Singh

New Delhi, Jan 01 (ANI): Stepped up attack on Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on corruption charges BJP MP Anurag Thakur on Wednesday met Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath and handed over a memorandum demanding action against Singh and his MP wife Pratibha Singh. Jan 1, 2014
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Cong MP Sanjay Nirupam: Cut Mumbai power rates like AAP has

Mumbai, Jan 01 (ANI): Taking a chapter out of Delhi government's notebook regarding 50 per cent cut in power tariff, AICC secretary and MP Sanjay Nirupam on Wednesday demanded that Maharashtra government also reduce tariff for power consumption of less than 500 units per month in the city. Jan 1, 2014