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TMC leader Mukul Roy appears before CBI officials probing Sharda scam

Kolkata, Jan 30 (ANI): TMC leader and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's close aid Mukul Roy appeared before the CBI, on Friday to face interrogation in connection with his alleged involvement in the Sharda scam. Roy, who also held railway portfolio briefly in the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh cabinet, denied any wrongdoing. Emerging from the CBI building, Roy said he cooperated with the investigators. Jan 30, 2015
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At least 48 children rescued from bangle factories in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Jan 30 (ANI): Police rescued at least 48 child labourers from bangle factories in Hyderabad. The children were rescued after police carried out multiple raids across the city. Most of them belonged to Bihar state. The police have been carrying out raids as part of their 'Smile' programme to rescue minor children working in hazardous conditions. Hyderabad Police circle officer, N Rama Rao said they have booked a case against the owners and efforts are on to nab the culprits. Some children said they were forced to abandon their studies and work in factories with either no pay or little pay. A 13-year-old Mohammad Ruhail, who came from Bihar, said he was forced to work because of poverty. Jan 30, 2015
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I announce my resignation from primary membership of Congress: Jayanthi Natarajan Part - 3

Chennai, Jan 30 (ANI): Former Environment Minister and former senior Congress leader Jayanthi Natarajan on Friday announced her resignation from the primary membership of Congress. At a formal press conference in Chennai, Natarajan said that it is not the same Congress that she had joined anymore. She added that she has no issues with State party and that she was sidelined by the National High Command. She further said that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi had stopped her from issuing environmental clearances to several projects; however, after she resigned Gandhi himself said at a FICCI conference that environmental clearances would be made easy now. Jan 30, 2015
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I announce my resignation from primary membership of Congress: Jayanthi Natarajan Part - 2

Chennai, Jan 30 (ANI): Former Environment Minister and former senior Congress leader Jayanthi Natarajan on Friday announced her resignation from the primary membership of Congress. At a formal press conference in Chennai, Natarajan said that it is not the same Congress that she had joined anymore. She added that she has no issues with State party and that she was sidelined by the National High Command. She further said that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi had stopped her from issuing environmental clearances to several projects; however, after she resigned Gandhi himself said at a FICCI conference that environmental clearances would be made easy now. Jan 30, 2015
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I announce my resignation from primary membership of Congress: Jayanthi Natarajan Part - 1

Chennai, Jan 30 (ANI): Former Environment Minister and former senior Congress leader Jayanthi Natarajan on Friday announced her resignation from the primary membership of Congress. At a formal press conference in Chennai, Natarajan said that it is not the same Congress that she had joined anymore. She added that she has no issues with State party and that she was sidelined by the National High Command. She further said that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi had stopped her from issuing environmental clearances to several projects; however, after she resigned Gandhi himself said at a FICCI conference that environmental clearances would be made easy now. Jan 30, 2015
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PM Modi, President & Service Chiefs pay tribute at Rajghat

New Delhi, Jan 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid tribute to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on his death anniversary. PM Modi was accompanied by Vice President Hamid Ansari and Union Ministers Venkaiah Naidu and Manohar Parrikar at Rajghat. President Pranab Mukherjee also laid floral wreath at the cremation spot of Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat. The day is also observed as Martyrs' Day. The three Service Chiefs, Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag, Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan and Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha together paid tribute to Gandhiji. On this day in 1948, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated at a prayer meeting. An all-religion prayer meeting has been organised at the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad and Kirti Mandir in Porbandar, the birth place of Mahatma Gandhi. Jan 30, 2015
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Reactions from political circles on Jayanti Natarajans letter

New Delhi, Jan 30 (ANI): Reactions from political circles poured in as long time Congress loyalist and former UPA minister Jayanthi Natarajan stormed a controversy by blasting the leadership of Rahul Gandhi in a letter sent to party chief Sonia Gandhi. According to reports, the minister is likely to quit the party days ahead of the Delhi Assembly polls. Natarajan alleges the interference by Rahul Gandhi resulted in her being made the scapegoat for the government's failed attempts to revive the inert economy. Jan 30, 2015
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AAP calls BJP's controversial ad campaign attacking Kejriwal & showing Anna Hazare dead as their ne

New Delhi, Jan 30 (ANI): AAP leaders on Friday slammed the BJP over the later’s controversial ad campaign attacking AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal & showing Anna Hazare dead. BJP had unveiled its new advertisement campaign that targets Kejriwal and shockingly shows Hazare dead with a garlanded photo. Reacting on the same, party leader Yogendra Yadav said that such advertisements show the nervousness and fear of the BJP leaders. Ashutosh also questioned the ruling party on its acts and said that they should apologize in public for showing a living man dead in the ad. Jan 30, 2015