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Will submit resignation to RJD Chief after Feb 27, says Pappu Yadav

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): RJD leader Pappu Yadav on Wednesday said that he will submit his resignation to RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav after February 27 i.e. after the wedding of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadavs kin Tej Pratap Singh Yadav to Lalu Yadavs daughter Raj Laxmi. Pappu Yadav said that he has always worked for the betterment of party and if still his loyalty is questioned then the party chief should accept his resignation. Feb 25, 2015
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Two militants killed in Kashmir encounter

Shopian, Feb 25 (ANI): Two unidentified militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in south Kashmir's Shopian district on Wednesday. The gun battle is still on between the security forces and militants in Shopian district. The security forces are in search of a third militant. The encounter began on Tuesday when security forces received specific intelligence input about the presence of militants in Hef Shermal area of Shopian, 52 kms from Srinagar. Acting on a tip-off about the presence of militants, a joint team of army and police began a search operation in the area. During the search operation, the militants started firing to which security personnel retaliated. Feb 25, 2015
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Picture posted of Rahul Gandhi in Uttarakhand, Reactions flow

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): After much chaos was created on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhis absence from the Parliament as Budget Session began, his picture of being present in Uttarakhand was posted by one of the party workers. Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that only Congress can clarify about Gandhis presence in Uttarakhand. Congress leader Rajeev Shukla said that media keeps posting visuals of Rahul Gandhi unnecessarily and stir controversy. Congress leader Jagdish Sharma said that the party workers cannot tolerate rumors about Rahul Gandhis absence from the Parliament. He added that Gandhi will soon become the partys President. Feb 25, 2015
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Yogi Adityanath says ghar wapsi to continue till conversions are banned, Politicos condemn

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Political leaders on Wednesday condemned BJP MP Yogi Adityanath after he said that Ghar Wapsi programme will continue till a law on religious conversion is put in place. Addressing a Hindu Sammelan in Rohtak organised by the VHP, Adityanath said vote-bank politics and not poverty is the main problem in the country. Ghar Wapsi shall continue till a law on religious conversion is brought in, he said. Political leaders from opposition parties condemned the statement and said that these statements are hampering the governments image and also dividing the society. Feb 25, 2015
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Indian activists urge fair probe after UN climate panel chief quits over sexual harassment complaint

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Indian activists called for fair and time bound probe as Rajendra Pachauri quit as chair of the U.N. panel of climate scientists, ending 13 years in charge of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning group, after a sexual harassment complaint against him. Pachauri, 74, has denied the allegation. Meanwhile, social activists said that justice should be ensured to the complainant in a time bound manner. The IPCC appointed vice-chair Ismail El Gizouli as acting chair and promised business as usual. Feb 25, 2015
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Victim's mother speaks to media

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Severe flooding displaces thousands in western Brazil

Some 1,200 families have been displaced by severe flooding in Brazil's western Acre state. At least four towns were almost completely underwater on Tuesday (February 24) after the Acre River swelled Feb 25, 2015
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Land Acquisition Row: Reactions flow as Shiv Sena, Akali Dal oppose Bill

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): In the recent developments in the Land Acquisition Bill row, NDA partners Shiv Sena and Shiromani Akali Dal have decided to oppose the bill drawing political reactions. Shis Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that the concerns and interests of the farmers need to be considered by the political parties before passing any such bill. NCP leader Tariq Anwar said that any party which works for the benefit of the farmers will consider their needs. JD (U) leader KC Tyagi said that any party which thinks about the farmers' well-being will not let the bill get passed. Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Aggarwal assured that the Opposition leaders will not let the bill pass as it is not in favour of the farmers. Feb 25, 2015
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VHP rejects Hashim Ansari's proposal to resolve Ayodhya dispute, Politicos react

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): The Vishwa Hindu Parishad rejected the proposal of Hashim Ansari to resolve the long pending Ayodhya dispute drawing political reactions on Wednesday. Ansari had proposed to create a temple as well as a mosque at the land of demolished Babri mosque. Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that VHP cannot decide upon that issue without discussing it with Shiv Sena. NCP leader Tariq Anwar said that the Court should give a verdict in the case soon. JD (U) leaders KC Tyagi and Ali Anwar said that the VHP cannot give any decision on Ayodhya issue. Feb 25, 2015