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Janata Parivar meets at Mulayams residence to take forward merger process

New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): JD (U) chief Nitish Kumar said that Janata Parivar held discussions at Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav’s residence to take forward the merger process. He added that the SP chief will have talks with former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda and INLD leaders and the final decision on the merger will be taken in the next meeting. Jan 10, 2015
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BJP didn't find fault in AAP's 49 days' rule, shows governance was good: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday backlashed at BJP after Prime Minister Narendra Modi indirectly hit Kejriwal for calling himself an anarchist. Kejriwal said that BJP is not left with any positive agenda that is why it is reflecting on all negative issues for the polls. He added that no BJP leader in his speech could find faults in the 49 days' rule of AAP, which means that it has given a certificate of good governance. Kejriwal then clarified that whatever he may be he is not corrupt. Jan 10, 2015
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Reactions pour in after PM Modi kick starts BJP's poll campaign in Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): Reactions poured in on Saturday after Prime Minister Narendra Modi kick started BJP's campaign for the upcoming assembly elections in Delhi. BJP unit in Delhi chief Satish Upadhyay and BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi praised PM Modi for his speech. Congress leader Anand Sharma slammed PM Modi for behaving like an 'event manager' of BJP and hoarding crowd for his rally. Congress leader J P Aggarwal criticized Modi for delivering a non-fruitful speech. Congress leader Shobha Oza claimed the Modi's "vijay rath" would be broken till it reaches Delhi. Congress leader Manish Tewari slammed Modi for only talking about development and not taking action in that regard. Jan 10, 2015
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Stringent security measures in place at Indian coasts: Admiral RK Dhowan

Bengaluru, Jan 10 (ANI): Chief of Indian Navy, Admiral RK Dhowan on Saturday said that stringent security measures were being observed at all the coasts across the country. He said that a strict security cover was in place in these areas even before the Pakistani 'terror boat' was intercepted by Indian Coast Guard off the Porbandar coast in western India on the New Year's Eve. Admitting that dealing with the "non-sate actors" was a tough job, Dhowan said that thousands of merchant ships were in the Indian waters at any given time, guarding the country's 7516 km coastline. The Indian Navy Chief asserted that the naval troops were ready to take on any challenge at any given time. Jan 10, 2015
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2014 will be known as 'Vijay Varsh' for BJP: Amit Shah

New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): BJP chief Amit Shah on Saturday while addressing the Abhinandan rally in the national capital said the year 2014 will be known as 'Vijay Varsh' for his party in the nation's history. Shah, who is making an all out effort to ensure the party's continuous winning streak under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said the BJP is a party known to fulfill its promises. Highlighting the achievements of the NDA Government, Shah said the BJP has managed to keep inflation under control, including reducing the prices of diesel and petrol. Shah added that the BJP has started working on the promises that were made during the Lok Sabha polls. Shah further stated that Prime Minister Modi has raised the issue of black money at all appropriate forums. Jan 10, 2015
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Amit Shah targets AAP during Abhinandan rally, calls them 'expert liars'

New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): BJP chief Amit Shah on Saturday while addressing the Abhinandan rally in the national capital targeted the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). Shah said that AAP leaders are an expert in the art of lying and slammed them for making false promises to the people of Delhi. The BJP, which has been out of power in Delhi for the past 16 years, is confident of winning the polls with a clear majority this time with the help of Prime Minister Modi's charisma. Jan 10, 2015
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Sanjay Dutt's furlough extension request rejected, leaves for Yerwada Prison

Mumbai, Jan 10 (ANI): Bollywood Actor Sanjay Dutt left for Yerawada Jail in Pune on Saturday after Dutt's request for an extension in his furlough was rejected. Dutt said that he has been a law abiding citizen and that there is no favor for him because he is a celebrity. He urged the people to pray for his early release. Dutt had sought 14 days extension after exhausting the two weeks granted to him by jail officials. The decision on his extension plea came after the Mumbai police submitted its report to the Yerwada prison authorities. Dutt is serving 42 months of his five year sentence from May 2013 for illegal possession of arms in a case related to the 1993 serial blasts. So far, he has spent over 100 days out of jail between May 2013 to May 2014 either on furlough or parole. Jan 10, 2015
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India, Bangladesh officials meet to discuss border issues

Agartala, Jan 10 (ANI): A two-day meet between Indian and Bangladeshi delegates began on Friday in Tripura, to discuss issues related to trans-border crimes, insurgent movements, human trafficking, narcotics and smuggling. Agartala city is hosting a 30-member delegation from Bangladesh for the India-Bangladesh Joint Border Conference. Personnel from India's paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) and Bangladesh's Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) were also in attendance at the district magistrate-level meet. The DCM of Rangamati district in Bangladesh, Mohammad Shamsul Arefin, called the talks fruitful and hoped that it would further improve ties between the two nations. Jan 10, 2015
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PM Modi addresses rally in Delhi, lauds his 'Jan Dhan Yojana'

New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed a rally at Ramlila Ground in New Delhi ahead of Assembly Polls in the capital state. Modi praised Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu for being informed about the capital state and initializing various reforms for development. He lauded his 'Jan Dhan Yojana' under which poor were able to open up their bank accounts and added a lot of amount to the country's GDP. He also said that the Congress party was never able to do anything for the benefit of poor. Jan 10, 2015
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PM Modi attacks AAP, says 'anarchists' should merge with naxalites

New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed a rally at Ramlila Ground in New Delhi ahead of Assembly Polls in the capital state. Modi said that people who are masters at protests should be let doing so and people like him who want good governance should be given the responsibility of running the state. Modi attacked Aam Aadmi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal saying that there rarely exists a leader who calls himself an 'anarchist'. He added that anarchists should merge with naxalites who spread anarchy in jungles as Delhi does not need them. Modi then appealed to the people of Delhi to vote for a full majority government of BJP. Jan 10, 2015
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AAP reacts to Modi's 'anarchists' remark

New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): Launching a scathing attack on Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal at his first campaign rally in Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that "anarchists" can never run stable governments. He said AAP should stick to staging protests as they were good at it and allow the BJP to carry on with the work of running a good government. Modi appealed to the voters to "punish" AAP candidates this time for "wasting one year of the people of Delhi" and to give the Bhartiya Janata Party a chance. Modi also made a pro-poor pitch at the rally saying that if the BJP is voted to power he will ensure proper houses for all slum-dwellers in the Capital by 2022. Jan 10, 2015
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Anti-Islamic sentiment spreads in Germany

Germany has become the latest European country to witness mass anti-Islamic protests, with the deadly attacks in Paris threatening to swell anti-Muslim sentiment. Duration: 02:44 Jan 10, 2015
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PM Modi addresses rally in Delhi, lauds his 'Jan Dhan Yojana'

New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed a rally at Ramlila Ground in New Delhi ahead of Assembly Polls in the capital state. Modi praised Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu for being informed about the capital state and initializing various reforms for development. He lauded his 'Jan Dhan Yojana' under which poor were able to open up their bank accounts and added a lot of amount to the country's GDP. He also said that the Congress party was never able to do anything for the benefit of poor. Jan 10, 2015
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Indians set benchmark in every field across world: Sushma Swaraj

Gandhinagar, Jan 10 (ANI): Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said Indians have set a benchmark in every field across the world and made the country proud with their achievements. Gujarat was host to three-day annual gathering for people of Indian origin. The diaspora event was timed immediately prior to a large investment meeting that will be addressed by US Secretary of State John Kerry and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim. Addressing the Indian diaspora in Gandhinagar, Swaraj lauded Indians who have made their presence felt worldwide. Swaraj also added Indians have contributed to the economy of wherever they have settled through their culture and traditions. Meanwhile, prominent industrialist, philanthropist and parliamentarian in Uganda, Mahendra Nanji Mehta, was honoured with 'Pravasi Bhartiya Samman' award for his contribution in public services and fostering ties between India and Uganda. Jan 10, 2015
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Villagers in Kashmir seek permanent solution to end ceasefire violations

Samba, Jan 10 (ANI): Villagers living along the de'facto border dividing India'Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir appealed the central government to find a permanent solution amid continuous cross'border firing between the two nuclear armed neighbours. People are agitated with Pakistan for violating ceasefire truce time and again. While hundreds of them have left their homes with their belongings towards safer places, many others walked to the relief camps. Meanwhile, alert was sounded in Hiranagar border area after a woman sighted movement of six suspected persons at border village Spral Pian on Friday morning. Army was deployed in suspected areas and National Highway. The army was also deployed in populated areas adjoining the Ujh River connecting to International border of Pakistan. Jan 10, 2015