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Gutka Ban Comes into Effect in Gujarat

Gujarat and Delhi governments have slapped a comprehensive ban on the sale of gutka to contain the risk of youngsters falling prey to cancer. Sep 12, 2012
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Narendra Modi Begins Gujarat Poll Campaign; Calls Congress 'Cancer'

Narendra Modi kick started his election campaign on Tuesday in the temple town of Becharaji in Mehsana district. The Gujarat chief minister, who chose 9/11 as the day to begin his political battles in the state elections this year end, seemed to have launched a belligerent campaign by condemning the Congress party. Sep 12, 2012
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Nitish Kumar Will Campaign in Gujarat Assembly Polls, says Sharad Yadav

Janta Dal (United) is all set to fight against its own ally in Gujarat, with party president Sharad Yadav saying that Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar will campaign against his counterpart Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janatha Party (BJP) in the upcoming general elections held this year end. Sep 10, 2012
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Aseem Trivedi Arrest for Sedition Cartoon Sparks Twitter Battle

Anti-corruption cartoonist Aseem Trivedi is yet another cartoonist who faced the wrath of law for allegedly insulting the constitution and the national symbol. Commoners in particular have refused to buy the argument that his works were offensive and flayed authorities for clamping the freedom of expression. Sep 10, 2012
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Aseem Trivedi’s Arrest Draws Ire; Justice Katju Defends Cartoonist's Innocence

The arrest of anti-corruption cartoonist Aseem Trivedi on charges of sedition over insulting India's national symbols on Sunday sparked outrage across the country. Supporters of the cartoonist have come forward claiming that the arrest is politically motivated and the entire scenario has been staged to disrupt the anti-corruption movement of Anna Hazare. Sep 10, 2012
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Sushama Swaraj Superb Choice for Prime Ministerial Post: Bal Thackeray

Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray on Sunday said that only senior Bharatiya Janatha party (BJP) leader and leader of opposition in Loksabha Sushama Swaraj deserved to be prime minister of the country as she is the only one currently working for the nation's progress. Sep 10, 2012
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Give Me the Indian Army, I’ll Fix Problems in a Month, Says Thackeray

Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray in an interview that was publicised on Saturday in party-run publication, 'Dopaharka Saamna' went ballistic over the recent violence in Mumbai and said that he would fix all concerns in a month, if he was given the in charge to marshal the Indian Army. Sep 8, 2012