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2G scam: JPC report adopted, BJP says black day in Indian democracy

New Delhi, Sept 27 (ANI): The Joint Parliamentary Committee on Friday adopted its controversial draft report on the 2G spectrum allocation case which gave a clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram. Sixteen members voted in favour of the report and 11 against the report. Terming it as a black day in Indian democracy, BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad said that BJP will present a serious dissent note on this. Sep 27, 2013
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2G scam: JPC report adopted, CPI (M) says not acceptable

New Delhi, Sept 27 (ANI): The Joint Parliamentary Committee on Friday adopted its controversial draft report on the 2G spectrum allocation case which gave a clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram. Sixteen members voted in favour of the report and 11 against the report. CPI (M) leader Sitaram Yechury strongly opposed the decision and said that his party will not accept this. Sep 27, 2013
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US scientists struggle with budget cuts

As Congress prepares to deal with budget issues, they will also tackle automatic spending cuts, known as sequestration, that kicked in earlier this year. In the meantime, various sectors are feeling the pinch of reduced funding. Duration: 02:16 Sep 27, 2013
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The Joropo: Venezuela's popular political dance

The Joropo - a musical style resembling the waltz - was so favoured by Hugo Chavez he, like his successor Nicolas Maduro included it in official events. But some are now criticising the politicization of the dance. Duration: 02:24 Sep 27, 2013
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Microsoft unveils upgraded Surface tablet

Microsoft unveiled two new versions of its Surface tablet on Monday, renewing its efforts in mobile computing after the product's launch a year ago failed to impress consumers. Duration: 01:07 Sep 27, 2013
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Manmohan Singh should talk to Nawaz Sharif, lend hand to fight terrorism: Farooq Abdullah

New Delhi, Sep 27 (ANI): Even as Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh is set to meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), New and Renewable Energy Minister, Farooq Abdullah on Friday said that Singh should talk to Sharif, and lend hand in countering terrorism that is inflicting both the countries. Sep 27, 2013
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Right to Reject: Political parties will be forced to nominate less tainted candidates, says N Gopala

Chennai, Sep 27 (ANI): After Supreme Court on Friday directed the Election Commission to provide a button on voting machines to allow voters to reject all candidates contesting an election, Former Chief Election Commissioner N Gopalaswami said that the ruling will force the political parties to nominate such candidates who are less controversial and supports less tainted records. Gopalaswami also said that this will increase the percentage of people who turn up to vote. Sep 27, 2013
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Kejriwal meets President, requests not to approve ordinance on convicted lawmakers

New Delhi, Sep 27 (ANI): The convener of newly-formed Aam Aadmi party, Arvind Kejriwal on Friday met President Pranab Mukherjee and requested him not to approve the ordinance to protect convicted MPs and MLAs from immediate disqualification. Kejriwal, with members of AAP stated that they have conveyed the anger of the people over the ordinance moved by the government. Sep 27, 2013
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Anybody raising voice against Congress's family is trapped in false charges: Naqvi

New Delhi, Sep 27 (ANI): As Congress government is all set to chargesheet IAS officer Ashok Khemka for cancelling the mutation of the land deal between businessman Robert Vadra and real estate major DLF in Gurgaon, BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that anybody raising their voice against relatives of Congress party members are definitely trapped by the party in false charges. Sep 27, 2013
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SC gives citizens right to reject all candidates in Polls

New Delhi, Sep 27 (ANI): The Supreme Court, in a landmark judgement on Friday gave the citizens of India the right to reject all candidates in elections. The Supreme Court directed the Election Commission to provide a button on voting machines to allow voters to reject all candidates. Petitioner___s lawyer Sanjay Parikh dubbed the ruling as a positive change and said that this would give political parties a message that they should not elect a candidate with tainted records. Sep 27, 2013