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Insurance Bill likely to be passed in current session of Parliament, politicos react

New Delhi, Dec 09 (ANI): The Congress has reportedly dropped its opposition to the insurance bill with the select committee of Rajya Sabha proposing an increase in the foreign equity investment to 49% from the present 26%, paving the way for possible passage of the 10-year-old reform legislation during the current session. The BJP said that the bill is likely to be passed in the current session of the parliament as the suggestions made by various parties have been incorporated. The Insurance Bill, which was heavily debated during the monsoon session of the Parliament in August, was sent to a Select Committee of the Rajya Sabha, after the government was unable to garner the opposition's support for it. Dec 9, 2014
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Politicos react over re-conversion of 200 Muslims by RSS in Agra

New Delhi/ Lucknow, Dec 09 (ANI): Politicos on Tuesday react over re-conversion of at least 200 Muslims by RSS in Madhunagar area of Agra. RSS converted the Muslims at a ceremony called 'Purkhon ki ghar vapsi', a mass conversion jointly organized by Dharma Jagran Samanvay Vibhag, an offshoot of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), and Bajrang Dal. BJP leader Vinay Katiyar said that the people were once Hindus so there is nothing wrong in the process. NCP leader Tariq Anwar and JD (U) leader Ali Anwar said that this is communal works done by RSS in the shadow of the ruling BJP and such activities will continue till PM Narendra Modi is in power. Meanwhile, Samajwadi Party leader Rajendra Chaudhary said that information on the same will be gathered and actions will be taken on the matter. Dec 9, 2014
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Narendra Modi named as "TIME Person Of The Year"

New Delhi, Dec 09 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been named as Time Magazine's "TIME Person Of The Year" according to reader polls. BJP Leader GVL Narasimha Rao congraulated the Prime Minister on achieving the feat. Leader of The NCP Tariq Anwar, BJD Leader Jay Panda , fellow BJP Leader Nalin Kohli and Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal also had a few words to say about the accolade bestowed on The Prime Minister. Dec 9, 2014
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CBI Summons WB Minister Madan Mitra, Politicos react

New Delhi, Dec 09 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has freshly summoned West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra for questioning in the multi-crore rupee Saradha scam. Politicos GVL Narasimha Rao, NCP Leader Tariq Anwar, BJD Leader jay Panda, BJP Leader Nalin Kohli react to the situation. Dec 9, 2014
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BJP Parliamentary meet ends with discussions on varied issues

New Delhi, Dec 09 (ANI): BJP Parliamentary meet took place on Tuesday in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other senior leaders. The meeting held discussions on varied issues. Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the parliamentary party decided that on celebration of Atal Bihari Vajpayee's birthday as 'Good Governance Day'. Trying to seize the birthday of Vajpayee, the BJP is leaving to opportunity to further bolster its governance credentials and to bring out the contribution of the non-Congress personalities to the fore, the government has decided to designate former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's birthday, on December 25, as national 'Good Governance Day' to be celebrated every year. The party also condemned 'unlawful and foul language' used by TMC leaders in West Bengal against PM, BJP President and others. Dec 9, 2014
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Swami Chinmayananda supports Sadhvi's use of 'abusive language' as he attacks Ahmed Bukhari, Politic

New Delhi/ Lucknow, Dec 09 (ANI): Even as controversy over remarks by Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti's use of 'abusive language' continues, ex-BJP minister Swami Chinmayananda raked another issue by supporting the language. Chinmayanand went a step further and called Syed Ahmed Bukhari and those like him "haramzadas". Chinmayanand added that Syed Ahmed Bukhari did not invite Prime Minister Narendra Modi to dastarbandi at Delhi's Jama Masjid on November 22, but called Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Political leaders condemned the remark and said that such non political language should be avoided in public life. Politicos also slammed ruling BJP for sheltering such leaders and allowing a free will on use of any kind of language. Dec 9, 2014
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Dalai Lama leaves for Rome to attend World Nobel laureates Summit

Kangra, Dec 09 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader the 14th Dalai Lama left for Rome to attend 14th World Summit of Nobel laureates, which was earlier scheduled in South Africa but cancelled in protest over denial of visa to him. The summit was suspended earlier in September after the South African government failed to issue a visa for the Dalai Lama who wanted to attend the summit in Cape Town. Tibetan PM in'exile Lobsang Sangay said Dalai Lama's participation sends as a positive message across the world for human rights and basic freedom. Tibetan administration is quite pleased that the Nobel laureates unanimously decided to move their conference to Rome with the participation of Dalai Lama. Dec 9, 2014
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Pakistan's envoy says both countries must work on bonding peacefully to bolster ties

New Delhi, Dec 09 (ANI): Pakistan High Commissioner to India, Abdul Basit said that both nuclear-armed neighbours must work on bonding peacefully with each other in a bid to bolster ties, while attending classical musical event in New Delhi. Speaking to a mediapersons at the event, Basit said if both neighbours work on their issues peacefully a solution can be worked out soon, which will enhance future engagements. The guests were also awed by the delicacies served at the event, prepared by Pakistani chefs. Muslim Pakistan maintains Kashmir should have been included in its territory when British-ruled India was partitioned into independent India and Pakistan in 1947. India rejects that. Dec 9, 2014