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SAD delegation meets Rajnath Singh demanding justice in 1984 Anti-Sikh Riot Case

New Delhi, Feb 01 (ANI): A delegation of members of Shiromani Akali Dal on Sunday met Home Affairs Minister Rajnath Singh over 1984 Anti-Sikh Riot Case. The leaders visited Singh demanding justice in the case. Delhi SAD (B) President Manjit Singh said that the home ministry received their recommendation and has said that he will ensure justice in the case. Earlier, A government-appointed committee has recommended constitution of a SIT for re-investigation of the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases. According to sources, the committee headed by former Supreme Court Judge Justice (retd) G P Mathur has submitted its report to Rajnath Singh last week and recommended fresh probe of the anti-Sikh riot cases through a Special Investigation Team. Feb 1, 2015
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EC issues show cause notice to AAP

New Delhi, Feb 01 (ANI): The Election Commission (EC) has issued a show cause notice to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for violating the Model Code of Conduct. The notice was reportedly issued after Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay complained about the AAP's posters depicting his party's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi without her permission. The AAP has been asked to submit its reply by Monday, failing which the poll panel would take action against it. Kiran Bedi had earlier sent a legal notice to her rival Kejriwal for using her images in AAP's posters without her permission. Adding to the party's woes, a police complaint had also been filed against AAP leader Kumar Vishwas on Saturday for allegedly making sexist comments against Bedi at a recent rally held in the national capital. Feb 1, 2015
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Snow trekking thrills tourists in Shimla

Shimla, Feb 01 (ANI): A fresh spell of snow in Himachal Pradesh has attracted a large number of tourists and adventure sports lovers to undertake snow trekking in the serene beauty of the picturesque valley. Snow trekking is a popular adventure sport among tourists in hill town of Shimla. On Sunday, tourists trekked along the snow-capped mountains while being careful about the slippery terrain. A tourist Archana Singh said that the sight of the mighty Himalayas has thrilled them. Chilly winds could not dampen the spirit of the revelers as they were seen frolicking in the snow. Snow Adventure Sports Expert Jampa Negi said snow sports was a major attraction for tourists thronging the state in winters. Winter sports include skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, ice climbing, trekking and others. Feb 1, 2015
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Delhi Polls: BJPs CM candidate Kiran Bedi holds roadshow in Krishna Nagar constituency

New Delhi, Feb 01 (ANI): BJP's chief ministerial candidate for Delhi, Kiran Bedi on Sunday held a roadshow in Krishna Nagar constituency. Accompanied by BJP leader Harsh Vardhan, the former IPS officer waved at the residents as she made her way through the lanes in the area. Bedi promised to work for the development of the national capital if brought to power. The elections for 70-member Delhi Assembly will take place on February 7 while the results will be announced on February 10. Feb 1, 2015
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If Kiran Bedi cannot give an interview on her choice there is no way that she can run govt; AAP

New Delhi, Feb 01 (ANI): AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal said that if BJP’s chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi cannot give an interview on her own choice, there is no way that she can run government in Delhi. Kejriwal said that AAP will come to power in the national capital and that BJP will definitely lose keeping in view its ‘null agenda’ fir the people of Delhi and also expressed confidence that Congress will cease to gain even a single seat. He also said that BJP Chief Amit Shah made all false claims against him. Further, AAP chief said that there should be separate governments in Delhi and at the centre so that there is competition between the two governments for performing for the people. Kejriwal also questioned on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s suit during US President Barack Obama’s visit, which was worth almost 10 lakhs. Feb 1, 2015
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If Kiran Bedi cannot give an interview on her choice there is no way that she can run govt; AAP will

New Delhi, Feb 01 (ANI): AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal said that if BJP’s chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi cannot give an interview on her own choice, there is no way that she can run government in Delhi. Kejriwal said that AAP will come to power in the national capital and that BJP will definitely lose keeping in view its ‘null agenda’ fir the people of Delhi and also expressed confidence that Congress will cease to gain even a single seat. He also said that BJP Chief Amit Shah made all false claims against him. Further, AAP chief said that there should be separate governments in Delhi and at the centre so that there is competition between the two governments for performing for the people. Kejriwal also questioned on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s suit during US President Barack Obama’s visit, which was worth almost 10 lakhs. Feb 1, 2015
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Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj arrives in China on four-day visit

Beijing, Feb 01 (ANI): Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived in Chinese capital, Beijing on a four-day visit. Swaraj is scheduled to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping and hold talks with her Chinese counterpart on wide-ranging bilateral and multilateral issues. The minister is also slated to participate in the 13th Foreign Ministers' Meeting of Russia-India-China Trilateral where she will meet Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, on the sidelines of the event. She will also inaugurate the 2nd India-China High-Level Media Forum and attend the launch of ‘Visit India Year’, an initiative to attract Chinese tourists to India. Ahead of Swaraj’s trip, Chinese ambassador to India, Le Yucheng met newly appointed Indian Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar in New Delhi on Friday. Feb 1, 2015
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CBI arrests former congress MP Matang Singh in Saradha scam

New Delhi/ Kolkata, Feb 01 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested former Congress MP Matang Singh in Kolkata city in connection with Saradha chit fund scam case. The Enforcement Directorate too had reportedly questioned Singh in Delhi earlier. Spokesperson of CBI, Kanchan Prasad said Singh has been booked under the charges of cheating and criminal conspiracy. On Friday, CBI had questioned a powerful aide of West Bengal’s Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Mukul Roy. Roy had so far avoided appearing before the CBI since he was summoned on January 12. Feb 1, 2015
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MiG-21 fighter aircraft crashes in Gujarat

Jamnagar, Feb 01 (ANI): A MiG-21 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in Gujarat. An eyewitness, Mahavir said that the crash was result of an explosion. The pilot managed to eject safely with the help of parachute, say villagers. The incident took place near Samrat Range region but the remains of the plane were recovered from as far as Bed village of Jamnagar district, five kilometers from the actual crash site. Feb 1, 2015
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Kolkata court extends judicial custody of 11 accused in Burdwan blast case

Kolkata, Feb 01 (ANI): Kolkata court extended the judicial custody of 11 people including two women, accused in 2014 Burdwan blast, till February 13. Two operatives of the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh were killed in an explosion while preparing homemade bombs in Burdwan district of West Bengal in October last year. The counsel of National Investigation Agency (NIA), which is probing the blast, Shyamal Ghosh said that a bail application has been filed by one of the accused. He added that a petition was also filed by the accused seeking return of items seized from them, a plea that was rejected by the court. Feb 1, 2015
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India and Bangladesh work together to tackle cross-border crimes

Agartala, Feb 1 (ANI): India shares over 4 thousand km long border with Bangladesh out of which 1,880 km is with the northeast region only. Officials of both India and Bangladesh meet regularly to discuss border issues, including cross-border movement of insurgent outfits. Recently, a 30 member delegation from Bangladesh was in Agartala to attend the India-Bangladesh district magistrate level Joint Border Conference. The delegation included district commissioner cum magistrates, BGB and police officials of 5 bordering districts with southern part of Tripura, while the Tripura team had DCMs, BSF and police officials of 4 bordering districts. Various bi-lateral issues including smuggling, trans-border crimes, insurgency and better border management were discussed during the 2 days. Feb 1, 2015