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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
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Jagmohan Dalmiya elected BCCI president

New Delhi, March 02 (ANI): Jagmohan Dalmiya on Monday was formally elected as the Board of Control for Cricket in India president by the body's annual general meeting held here. According to reports, Anirudh Choudhary has been elected as treasurer of the body, with Sanjay Patel stays retaining his post as BCCI secretary. Further details are awaited. Mar 2, 2015
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Ajay Maken appointed as DPCC President, will take charge immediately: PC Chacko

New Delhi, March 02 (ANI): Congress on Monday appointed Ajay Maken, who led the Congress party in the worst ever defeat in Delhi Assembly elections, as the Delhi Congress Pradesh Committee (DPCC) chief. The rejig was in continuation to Rahul Gandhi's campaign of revamping the beleaguered party. Speculations are rife that Rahul's sister Priyanka Gandhi will soon join active politics by accepting a general secretary post in the Congress party. This was, however, denied by Priyanka's office. Reacting on the same, party leader PC Chacko said that Maken will take charge of the office immediately. Mar 2, 2015
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Constant leak of letters spoiling party's image, National Executive to take action: AAP

New Delhi, Mar 02 (ANI): Amid reports of rift within AAP regarding leak of letters by party's senior leadership, Sanjay Singh briefed the press about further course of action decided by the party. Singh said that the constant leak of letters by veteran leaders of the party revealing intentions like they want to remove Arvind Kejriwal as party's Convenor. He added that the National Executive meet of the party will be held on March 04 after which the party will decide upon the further course of action. Mar 2, 2015
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Leadership Change in Congress State Units, AICC likely; politicos react

New Delhi, Mar 2 (ANI): In wake of the Congress' poor performance since the Lok Sabha poll debacle, the party is likely to make leadership changes in a number of states, which will also lead to a shake-up in the AICC, where some young general secretaries could be appointed. The changes, likely to be announced tomorrow or the day after, might see a stamp of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi with a number of young leaders taking over the party's reins both in states and AICC. Politicos on Monday responded on the issue. Mar 2, 2015