Govt distances itself from Mufti's remark, Opposition demands PM's statement

New Delhi, March 02 (ANI): The BJP-led NDA Government at the Centre on Monday dissociated itself from Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's remark crediting Pakistan for peaceful polls in the state. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday told the Parliament that armed forces, paramilitary forces and the people of Jammu and Kashmir have made peaceful polls possible. Meanwhile, the opposition demanded a statement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue. Sayeed, who took oath as the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister yesterday, stoked a controversy by stating that the Hurriyat, Pakistan and militants had allowed a conducive atmosphere for the assembly polls in the state. Mar 2, 2015
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Congress stages walkout from Parliament after demand of PM's remark on Mufti not fulfilled

New Delhi, Mar 02 (ANI): The Congress party on Monday staged a walkout from the Parliament after its demand for Prime Minister's statement on JandK Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's remark giving credit to separatists and Pak government to ensure successful polls. Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that democracy of India runs with the people of India not with Pakistani government. Meanwhile, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu said that Opposition has every right to stage walkout, but government does not agree with JandK CM's statement. He added that the matter should have ended when Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh gave his statement. Mar 2, 2015
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Reactions flow amid reports of VIP treatment to Lakhvi in Pak jail

New Delhi, Mar 02 (ANI): Political leaders reacted on Monday amid reports of 26/11 Mumbai Attacks accused Zaki ur Rehman Lakhvi being given VIP treatment in Pakistan jail. Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that it is wrong on Pakistan's side. Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said that Pakistan should consider that if it wants to keep friendly relations with India it should take care of Lakhvi's punishment. SP leader Naresh Aggarwal said that Lakhvi being jailed by Pak is a big thing as the country has always supported terrorists. Meanwhile, NCP leader Tariq Anwar said that Pakistan should not provide such VIP facilities to a terrorist like Lakhvi. Mar 2, 2015
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26-year-old Law Student Raped in Delhi Mall

As per the statement of the victim, who is a resident of the Badarpur area, the accused had called her to meet at the mall for a job interview where he raped her. Mar 2, 2015
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Prince William kicks off visit to China

Chinese President Xi Jinping gives Prince William a warm welcome as he visits Beijing. William is the first member of the British royal family to visit mainland China in almost 30 years. He conveyed Mar 2, 2015
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Prince William kicks off visit to China

Chinese President Xi Jinping gives Prince William a warm welcome as he visits Beijing. William is the first member of the British royal family to visit mainland China in almost 30 years. He conveyed Mar 2, 2015
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South Korea condemns missiles fired by North

Strong words from the South Korean Defence Ministry after North Korea fires two short-range missiles off it's east coast on Monday. (SOUNDBITE) (Korean) SOUTH KOREAN DEFENCE MINISTRY SPOKESMAN KIM Mar 2, 2015