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Tehelka sexual assault case: Tejpal's custody extended

Panaji, Dec 11 (ANI): A metropolitan court in Panaji, on Wednesday, placed rape accused Tehelka editor Tarun Tejpal in judicial custody for twelve days. The custodial order was given after Tejpal was produced before the court on expiry of his extended police custody of four days today. Dec 11, 2013
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Ten rebels lay down their arms in Maoist hotbed Chhattisgarh

Bijapur, Dec 11 (ANI): Ten rebels laid down their arms before police in Maoists hotbed of Chhattisgarh. Superintendent of police in Bijapur district, Prashant Agrawal, said that the Maoists were disappointed by the high-handedness of senior cadres and atrocities on tribals. Dec 11, 2013
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Asarams son Narayan Sai has accepted rape charges: Surat Police

Surat, Dec 11 (ANI): The Surat Police on Wednesday claimed that self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai had accepted the rape allegations levelled against him. Sai also revealed to the police during interrogation that he had physical relationships with eight of his female disciples. Dec 11, 2013
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Supreme Courts verdict on gay sex sparks debate among politicians

New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): Supreme Court’s verdict on gay sex has sparked debate among politicians on Wednesday after it threw out a 2009 ruling by a lower court that had decriminalised gay sex (December 11), in a major setback for the cause of gay rights in the world's largest democracy. Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said that appropriate steps should be taken to ensure all Indians are treated equally. Janata Dal-United leader Shivanand Tiwari said that the court should reconsider its decision. The TMC also expressed disappointment over the verdict. Dec 11, 2013
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LGBT Community supporters disheartened by SC's verdict on Section 377

New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): Supporters of the LGBT community on Wednesday expressed disappointment over the verdict of the Supreme Court on a bunch of petitions challenging the Delhi High Court judgement decriminalizing gay sex among consenting adults in private. Dec 11, 2013
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Naming Nandan Nilekani as PM candidate will be suicidal for Cong: JD (U)

New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): Reacting on the rumours that Congress may name Unique Identification Authority of India Chairman, Nandan Nilekani as its candidate for Prime Minister, Janata Dal (United) Leader Shivanand Tiwari on Wednesday said the move could be suicidal for the party. Dec 11, 2013
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Lakshmi Narayan Tripathi saddened by SC's verdict on Section 377

Kolkata, Dec 11 (ANI): LGBT activist, Lakshmi Narayan Tripathi on Wednesday expressed disappointment over the verdict of the Supreme Court on a bunch of petitions challenging the Delhi High Court judgement decriminalizing gay sex among consenting adults in private. Dec 11, 2013
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Financial sector reforms can be game changers: Chidambaram

New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): Union Finance Minister, P Chidambaram on Wednesday said that financial sector reforms could be game changers for the ailing economy. The gross domestic product (GDP) expanded 4.6 percent year-on-year, only two basis points above the previous quarter, which was the lowest in four years. The minister listed major reforms bill, which needed parliament approval. Without directly blaming opposition parties, Chidambaram also said that consensus was stymied by political opportunism. Dec 11, 2013