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Former UPA minister meets Amit Shah, joins BJP

New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): Former UPA minister Krishna Tirath on Monday met BJP President Amit Shah and joined the party. Tirath said that she was impressed by the ideology of the party and added that she would be working towards the welfare of people. Tirath also said that her responsibilities shall be decided by the BJP's central leadership but her focus will mainly be at development. Krishna Tirath has served as women child and development minister in the UPA Cabinet. According to reports, BJP may field her in the upcoming Delhi assembly elections. Jan 19, 2015

Security agencies prepared for a nation's President's visit, nothing different for Obama: Rijiju

New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, said on Monday that the security agencies are prepared well for US President Barack Obama's three-day visit to India at Republic Day as the Chief Guest. Rijiju said that any kind of security arrangements which are made for the visit of any foreign eminent personality's visit to India have been made for Obama's visit and there is no difference of any kind in terms of security. Jan 19, 2015
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Sunanda Murder Case: Shashi Tharoor might be questioned soon, says Bassi

New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi said on Monday that the SIT investigating Sunanda Pushkar's murder case is working hard to come to a conclusion soon. Bassi said that all relevant people are being questioned in the matter and Shashi Tharoor will also be questioned soon in a day or two. He added that the team is carrying out investigation in full swing in the case. Jan 19, 2015
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US warns Pak not to conduct terror attack during Obama's India visit, Reactions flow

New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): The United States has reportedly warned Pakistan not to conduct any terror attacks during US President Barack Obama's three day visit to India. Obama will be the Chief Guest at Republic Day celebration on January 26 at India Gate. Security Expert Major General (Retired) SR Sinho said that it is a wrong message by US as it has only warned Pak for the three days of Obama visit, instead it should have given a general warning in the nation's interest. Sinho added that the investigation agencies of US are scared, but India is a strong nation and it can take care of its guests' security. Congress leader PC Chacko and AAP leader Ashutosh said that Pakistan is a terrorist state and it is now known worldwide. Jan 19, 2015
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Delhi Polls: Manish Sisodia files nomination from Patparganj, says this nomination is for a full maj

New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party leader Manish Sisodia filed his nomination papers from Patparganj constituency on Monday. Sisodia said that AAP will get a full majority win including the party's win in Patparganj constituency. He added that people of Patparganj will not let any corrupt man win. According to media reports, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal is scheduled to file his nomination papers on Tuesday. Jan 19, 2015

Ten water tankers deployed to tackle water scarcity in Gujarat

Rajkot, Jan 19 (ANI): Ten water tankers were sent to Kutch district in Gujarat to meet the water demands of the villagers. The tankers were flagged off from Rajkot city by state's water minister Vijay Rupani. Rupani added that the state government is fully prepared to tackle water supply problem during summer season. Meanwhile, an irrigation officer, Rakesh Patel said that no person will face any water shortage. Most of water sources in the country are contaminated by sewage and agricultural run-off. Jan 19, 2015

Ashutosh heckled by Rajesh Garg's supporters, BJP says AAP is a party of anarchists

Noida/ New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): AAP leader Ashutosh was reportedly heckled by supporters of party leader Rajesh Garg at a party last night. Ashutosh clarified that Garg might be upset over his ticket cancellation which is natural but the party does not have any place for opportunists. Meanwhile, BJP leader Udit Raj said that AAP is a party of anarchists so it is not new if they fight among themselves. Jan 19, 2015