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Bangladesh hit by violence post BNP declared blockade over polls

Narayanganj/ Bogra, Dec 02 (ANI): Violence erupted in parts of Bangladesh as opposition parties went on a rampage, burnt vehicles, exploded crude bombs and sabotaged railway tracks amid the ongoing 72-hour blockade called by them to oppose the upcoming polls in the country. Reportedly, three passengers in Narayanganj district sustained burn injuries as agitators set their vehicles on fire. The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) had called for 72-hour blockade of roads, railways and waterways across Bangladesh starting from Saturday morning. Dec 2, 2013
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Bhopal gas tragedy victims demand punishment to guilty

Bhopal, Dec 02 (ANI): Survivors of Bhopal gas tragedy in Madhya Pradesh burnt effigies and demanded punishment to guilty. An NGO, Bhopal Gas Peedit Nirashrit Pensionbhogi Sangharsh Morcha (Bhopal Gas Victims Destitute Pension Front) staged a protest on Sunday and demanded severe punishment for people whose negligence caused the world's worst industrial disaster in Bhopal. On December 03, 1984, a pesticide factory owned by the U.S. multinational, Union Carbide, accidentally released about 40 metric tonnes of deadly methyl isocyanate gas. Dec 2, 2013
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Narendra Modi wants to remove Article 370 in J and K: Ali Anwar

New Delhi, Dec 02 (ANI): A day after BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said that Article 370 giving special status to Jammu and Kashmir should be debated whether it has been beneficial for the state or not, JD (U) leader Ali Anwar said that Modi and BJP has always wanted to remove Article 370 from the state. He said that such intentions were very evident from the very beginning but they are now bringing it out politely keeping in view the upcoming 2014 general elections. Anwar said that this was one of the reasons JD (U) parted ways with the BJP. Dec 2, 2013
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Agitated Sugarcane farmers protest in Uttar Pradesh

Meerut/ Muzaffarnagar/ Lucknow, Dec 02 (ANI): Agitated farmers blocked roads in various sugarcane producing districts of Uttar Pradesh demanding re-functioning of sugar mills and clearance of farmers' dues, thereby disrupting normal life. Farmers blocked key routes, including the national highway, after a cane farmer committed suicide that led to violent protest. General Secretary of Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD), Jayant Chaudhary claimed that the agitation was a success. Farmers in Muzaffarnagar too staged protest against sugarcane mill owners for not purchasing the produce at a price fixed by the provincial government. Dec 2, 2013
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Devotees make over ten million Shiva idols for world peace

Allahabad, Dec 02 (ANI): Devotees made over ten million idols of Hindu God Shiva in Allahabad on Sunday while praying for world peace. According to Hindu mythology, God exists everywhere. With this belief, priest Prabhakaran along with his students and other devotees made idols of soil. A devotee said that sometimes they end up making more than ten million idols. After the ritual, idols are either immersed in water or buried in earth. Dec 2, 2013
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Article 370 disadvantaged both J and K and India: BJP

New Delhi, Dec 02 (ANI): After BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said that debate should begin on the removal of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir, BJP leader Captain Abhimanyu said that the Article had only disadvantaged the state and the nation too. He said that at there has been no benefit of the same and it should be removed in order to open doors for the development of the state. Dec 2, 2013
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Political violence shakes Thai capital

Thai police use tear gas and water cannon to defend the besieged government headquarters as leaders of opposition protests gripping the capital give the prime minister two days to hand "power to the people". Duration: 01:06 Dec 2, 2013
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Sonia Gandhi also responsible for coal scam: Advani

New Delhi, Dec 01 (ANI): Senior BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani, on Sunday said that Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi was also responsible for coal scam. However, Advani added that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was primary responsible, as he was also the coal minister during the scam. Dec 1, 2013
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Centre cannot interfere in Tehelka case: Shinde

Mumbai, Dec 01 (ANI): Union Home Minister, Sushilkumar Shinde said on Sunday that the Centre cannot interfere in the sexual assault case against Tehelka's former editor in chief Tarun Tejpal. Dec 1, 2013
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People toast their glasses at first Wine Festival in Nagpur

Nagpur, Dec 01 (ANI): Organisers held the first Wine Festival in orange city Nagpur highlighting health benefits of the low alcoholic beverage. The two-day-long festival was organised by the 'Wine Lovers Club' and eight Indian brands promoted their drinks during the event. Wine festival was enjoyed by a large number of people smelling, shaking and tasting wine and watching bartenders juggling wine bottles. An organiser at the event, Sunil Mankikr, said that their main aim was to tell people that wine and liquor are two different beverages and drinking wine was a healthy option. Dec 1, 2013
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Mother chains son for four years in West Bengal

South Dinajpur, Dec 01 (ANI): A mother had to chain his specially abled son for the last four years at a village in West Bengal to save the neighbours from his deadly attacks. Aroti Singh, mother of a specially abled, Tapash Singh, said that he used to thrash villagers without any reason. Parents couldn't afford better treatment for him because of monetary problem. Dec 1, 2013