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BJP hits back at Sibal, calls him to debate on issues Congress has been running from

New Delhi, Nov 01 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday hit back at Communications and IT Minister Kapil Sibal for challenging his party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for a debate. BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad asked Sibal to debate with him first on the questions the Congress party has been running away from. Talking to mediapersons in New Delhi, he also said that Sibal had said that there was zero loss in 2G scam, but this was the same scam which lowered country’s image worldwide. Nov 1, 2013
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Punj counters Sibal, says BJP doesn't take non-serious players of Congress seriously'

New Delhi, Nov 01 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Vice-President Balbir Punj on Friday hit back at Communications and IT Minister Kapil Sibal for challenging his party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to a debate, and said that the opposition does not take challenges put by non-serious players of the Congress seriously. Punj said Sibal's challenge is a non-serious offer because only Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her son party's Vice-President Rahul Gandhi are of importance in the ruling party. Sibal earlier in the day criticized Modi for repeatedly raising slogans of a 'Congress free India, and challenged him to a debate on any issue of national interest. Nov 1, 2013
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Damascenes celebrate Halloween in war-torn city

Halloween is celebrated by some revellers in the Syrian capital Damascus, with event organisers saying they hope they will help chase away the 'evil spirits' that are hanging over their war-torn country. Duration:01:04 Nov 1, 2013
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Narendra Modi can't be blamed for post-Godhra riots: KPS Gill

New Delhi, Nov 1 (ANI): Former DGP of Punjab K P S Gill, who had served as security advisor to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in 2002, has claimed that Modi cannot be blamed for post-Godhra riots. Gill stated that it was the job of the police leadership to respond to the law and order situations. Nov 1, 2013
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BJP backs KPS Gill's claim about Narendra Modi on post-Godhra riots

Lucknow/ New Delhi, Nov 1 (ANI): Backing the claim of former Punjab DGP KPS Gill that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi cannot be blamed for the post-Godhra riots, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday said that Gill's reputation as an officer has been very good, and he is absolutely correct. Gill, who had served as security advisor to the Gujarat Chief Minister in 2002, has said that Modi cannot be blamed for post-Godhra riots as it is the job of the police leadership to respond to law and order situations. Nov 1, 2013
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UP DGP on Muzaffarnagar: Situation under control

Muzaffarnagar, Nov 01 (ANI): Even as at least four people were killed on Wednesday evening as residents of neighbouring villages clashed in two separate incidents of violence in Muzaffarnagar district where communal clashes in September claimed more than 60 lives, UP DGP, Dev Raj Nagar on Friday said the situation was under control and security forces were doing everything to maintain peace in the region. Nov 1, 2013
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Syrian Ambassador denies charges of use of chemical weapons by government

New Delhi, Nov 1 (ANI): The Syrian ambassador, Riad Abbas, while interacting with media persons said that the Syrian government did not use chemical weapons. On the contrary, he said such weapons are used by rebels on their ground. He also added that the present condition of Syria is an American conspiracy to instill militancy and fear in the country. Further, Abbas also said the country is fighting against militancy aiming at freedom for the country. Meanwhile, the international chemical weapons watchdog announced on Thursday that Syria has destroyed or rendered inoperable all of its declared chemical weapons production and mixing facilities, meeting a major deadline in an ambitious disarmament programme. Nov 1, 2013