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Son of PDP leader in Kashmir opens fire at Congress Candidate

Kathua, Nov 23 (ANI): The situation in Jammu town turned tense after son of a candidate of the regional People’s Democratic Party (PDP), opened fire at a former minister and Congress candidate in Kathua Constituency, Babu Singh. As per media reports, Singh planned to contest elections this year and party activists pasted campaign posters outside a shop which is soon going to open as a PDP office. To threaten and warn Singh, Nitin Sharma alias Sharu, son of PDP candidate Subash Sharma, forced his way into his house and opened three rounds of fire and fled from there. Police arrested Sharu from his residence and seized the revolver. Meanwhile, recalling the horrific incident, Singh’s nephew, Aman Jasrotia, who is also an eye-witness, demanded stern action into the matter. The incident has shocked the residents of the area who have previously also, often complained of misbehaviour on part of Sharu. Nov 23, 2014
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Differentiating reactions come in as Uma Bharti says Sanskrit can replace English as link language

New Delhi/ Nagpur, Nov 23 (ANI): Differentiating reactions come in as Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti took the argument on German as a third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas and said that Sanskrit could, in course of time, replace English as a link language which everyone in India would understand. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that the NDA government is taking undue advantage of being in the government and that imposing any language is not fair when they themselves are not using Sanskrit as their link language. Meanwhile, RSS Leader MG Vaidya said that Sanskrit is the base of Hindi language, which is India’s national language and so it should be accepted in the nation. However, he said that imposing any language is not acceptable. Nov 23, 2014
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Sonia Gandhi addresses rally in Jharkhand's Daltonganj

Daltonganj, Nov 23 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday addressed a rally in Daltonganj district of Jharkhand. Gandhi slammed the ruling BJP for making fake promises to the people and not giving an account of their previous government in the state. She said that Congress has always worked for the development and upliftment of the poor. She further warned the people from BJP and their fake promises and appealed them to vote for Congress. Nov 23, 2014
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Shortest cow of Kerala gets place in Guinness Book of World Records

Kozhikode, Nov 23 (ANI): Onlookers thronged the Kerala for a glimpse of the shortest cow in the world whose photographs will soon be logged in the Guinness Book of World Records. The five-member Guinness Book of World Records team came to Kerala to click photographs of the indigenous cow of 'Vechur' breed and declared Manikyam to be the world's shortest cow. The six-year-old Manikyam, who measurers 61.5 centimeters from the hoof to the withers would replace the 69.07 centimeter Blaze, the current holder of the Guinness Book of World Records for the shortest cow from United States. Villagers clicked pictures of Manikyam with their mobile phones, who stood decked with garlands around her neck and posed with another Guinness record holder for shortest actor Ajay Kumar. Nov 23, 2014
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Mulayam, Akhilesh at Lucknow-Agra Expressway foundation stone laying ceremony

Lucknow, Nov 23 (ANI): Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav laid the foundation stone of the Agra-Lucknow Expressway. Mulayam's son and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, who is heading the UP government's most ambitious project, said that farmers and small industries would benefit from it. Nov 23, 2014
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Manohar Parrikar inaugurates central hub of National Command Control Communications and Intelligence

New Delhi, Nov 23 (ANI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar inaugurated the central hub of National Command Control Communications and Intelligence Network on Sunday, which can track 30,000-40,000 ships on a daily basis. Parrikar while addressing the inauguration ceremony said that maritime security of the nation is very important. He added that there should be zero tolerance towards error. The NCCCIN will alert the naval coast guard of any unusual or suspicious movements and activities at the sea. Nov 23, 2014
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Trinamool Congress refuses to attend govt's all-party meeting

Kolkata, Nov 23 (ANI): The Trinamool Congress (TMC) refused to attend the all party meet called by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan to discuss the agenda for the Winter Session of the Parliament. TMC leader Derek O'Brien on Sunday said that TMC is not going to attend both the meetings scheduled at 4and5 pm. He added that sudden invitation for all-party meet shows government's bad planning. Nov 23, 2014
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Saradha Scam: Mamata Banerjee attacks Centre, dares to impose President's rule in WB, Reactions flow

Ranchi/ New Delhi, Nov 23 (ANI): Political leaders on Sunday reacted as West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee attacked the Central government for eying the state polls through Saradha scam probe and dared the Centre to impose President's rule in the state and arrest her. BJP leaders Sambit Patra said that it is ironical that TMC which is responsible for Saradha scam is standing taller than law. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that the BJP is after West Bengal's state leadership and is responsible for majority troubles being faced by the state. He added that an elected government cannot be dissolved and President's Rule cannot be imposed like that. Nov 23, 2014
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BJP condemns Rahul Gandhi's allegations on Centre over investments, Congress defends

Ranchi/ New Delhi, Nov 23 (ANI): Political leaders reacted on Sunday after Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi attacked the Central Government over investments in trade. BJP leader Sambit Patra said that Rahul Gandhi does not know anything about investments otherwise the nation would not have suffered so much in the last 10 years. Meanwhile, Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that Rahul's allegations are correct in the context that BJP government is with the rich not the poor. Nov 23, 2014
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Maoist attack in Bastar: Seven CRPF personnel sustain injuries

Bastar, Nov 22 (ANI): Seven CRPF personnel sustained injuries in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh. Police said that a group of heavily-armed red rebels ambushed security personnel's team in Bastar district. He added that two paramilitary personnel are in critical condition. Maoists, also known as Naxals, have killed police and politicians, and targeted government buildings and railway tracks in an insurgency that has killed thousands since 1960s. Nov 23, 2014
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Medicines used at sterilisation camp poisonous, says Chhattisgarh Health Minister

Bilaspur, Nov 23 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Health Minister Amar Agarwal confirmed that medicines used at the mass sterilisation camp were poisonous. Last week at least 15 women died at a government-run family planning camp in Chhattisgarh, where 83 women were sterilised. However, Agarwal said the reports from various laboratories were sent to the police for further investigation. Nov 23, 2014
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Sumitra Mahajan calls for all-party meet ahead of Parliament's Winter Session

New Delhi, Nov 23 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan called for an all-party meet in New Delhi to ensure smooth functioning of the winter session of the Parliament. Reportedly, there are 67 bills currently pending before the parliament. Parliament would convene on Monday for a month-long session in which the government is confident of passing legislation to allow more foreign investment in the insurance industry. Nov 23, 2014