Wouldn't have quit had I got 36 seats in 2013 Delhi polls: Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal said that he would not have resigned from the post of Delhi Chief Minister had he got 36 seats in 2013 assembly polls. Kejriwal was addressing a gathering of supporters in New Delhi ahead of assembly polls scheduled to take place next month. Meanwhile, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party( BJP) is eyeing power in the national capital, high on their wins in recent state elections and the general election last May. Meanwhile, Kejriwal also criticised the opposition Congress party. Kejriwal also declared the BJP as its main rival and urged his supporters not to waste their vote by voting for Congress party. Jan 15, 2015
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Finance Minister Jaitley holds pre-budget meet with IT sector representatives

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley met representatives of Information Technology (hardware and software) sector ahead of the budget to discuss issues faced by the industry. Jaitley is due to present the BJP-led government's 2015/16 budget and its fiscal deficit target to parliament at the end of February. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Infosys, Vishal Sikka praised Jaitley for making an effort to meet everyone for pre-budget consultations. The budget statement will be preceded by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) policy meeting on February 03, with some speculation that the central bank could lower its key interest rate, which has stayed unchanged at 8 percent since January 2014. Jan 15, 2015
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Bhutan PM meets Indian President to enhance bilateral relations

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Prime Minister of Bhutan, Tshering Tobgay met Indian President Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi in a bid to boost bilateral relations between the two nations. Earlier in the day, Tobgay met Vice President Hamid Ansari, Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh and Trade Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. His visit will impart further content and momentum to the close partnership between India and Bhutan. Tobgay is also scheduled to hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and have official engagements with other senior members of the cabinet. Tobgay is on a nine-day official visit to India at Modi's invitation. Jan 15, 2015
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Australian PM Tony Abbott applauds cover page of Charlie Hebdo's latest edition

Canberra, Jan 15 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott spoke to Australian radio station from his office in Parliament House in Canberra commenting on the cover of the French magazine Charlie Hebdo. He welcomed the cover page of the weekly satirical magazine and said that the cartoon saying 'all is forgiven' gave out a positive message. It is the first edition of Charlie Hebdo to be published after the deadly attacks by Islamist gunmen and sold out within minutes at newspaper kiosks around France on Wednesday, with people queuing up to buy copies to support the satirical weekly. A print run of up to three million copies has been set for what has been called "the survivor's edition", dwarfing the usual 60,000 run. Jan 15, 2015
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Copies of latest Charlie Hebdo hard to find in US

Americans trying to buy Charlie Hebdo's latest issue are having a hard time putting their hands on a copy. One comic bookstore in Los Angeles has been receiving calls from customers and is still looking for a way to import the issue. Duration: 00:57 Jan 15, 2015

Protesters disrupt ceremony marking Tunisian revolution

Families of Tunisians killed or wounded during the country's revolution disrupted official ceremonies at the Presidential Palace marking the fourth anniversary of the ousting of Tunisia's longtime ruler Zine el Abidine Ben Ali. Duration: 00:53 Jan 15, 2015

New Charlie Hebdo cover angers Muslims in France

Some French Muslims say they are "not Charlie" because they feel the magazine stigmatises their religion. New issue of Charlie Hebdo features the Prophet Mohammed holding a "Je Suis Charlie" sign under the headline "All is forgiven." Duration: 01:06 Jan 15, 2015
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One month countdown to Nigeria's crucial election

With one month to go until Nigeria's presidential elections, candidates are pulling out all the stops to woo voters, but Boko Haram's grip in the north east will make free and fair elections even more challenging. Duration: 02:38 Jan 15, 2015