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Manjhi terms meeting called by Sharad Yadav 'unauthorized', calls separate meeting on Feb 20: JD (U)

Patna, Feb 06 (ANI): Another controversy has sparked in Bihar politics as the state Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi adopted a confrontationist approach against JD (U) leadership by describing the February 7 meeting of JD (U) Legislature Party as "unauthorised" and ruled out that he was quitting. Janata Dal-United (JD-U) national general secretary K.C. Tyagi Friday said that a majority of party leaders, including legislators, were with Sharad Yadav and Nitish Kumar. Feb 6, 2015
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Reactions from political circle over upheaval in Bihar politics with Manjhi's rebellion

New Delhi, Feb 06 (ANI): Reactions poured in from the political circle as the tension within JD(U) seemed escalating over its controversial party leader and current chief minister of Bihar Jitan Ram Manjhi. A day after JD-U president Sharad Yadav called a meeting of its legislature party Saturday, amid speculation that Manjhi will be removed, Manjhi Friday called a meeting of the JD-U legislature party on Feb 20. Manjhi has reportedly refused to resign and termed the Sharad Yadav-convened meeting illegal and unconstitutional. Feb 6, 2015
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Haitians take to the streets for cheaper fuel prices

Scores of anti-government protesters took to the streets of Port-au-Prince in Haiti on Thursday (February 05) to protest against high fuel prices in the impoverished Caribbean nation. Demonstrators Feb 6, 2015
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Abbott's party calls for a leadership vote

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott will be put to a test of his leadership next week after members of his party Friday announced they would seek a vote to oust him. Abbott addressed the vote Feb 6, 2015
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Delhi Police plans special security to protect religious places

New Delhi, Feb 06 (ANI): Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Friday said that special security plans have been worked out for the protection of all religious places in the national capital, especially churches. In wake of the recent attacks on churches in the national capital, a delegation from the Christian community was assured by Home Minister Rajnath Singh that the ruling dispensation at the Centre would never tolerate any discrimination in the name of caste, colour, language or religion. Since December 2014, five churches in the national capital have been attacked. St. Alphonse Church in Vasant Kunj area was the latest one to be vandalised and desecrated by unknown persons on February 2. Feb 6, 2015
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Security beefed up in Delhi ahead of assembly polls

New Delhi, Feb 06 (ANI): Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Friday said that security has been tightened by the Delhi Police ahead of the upcoming assembly elections. Bassi added that deployment at booth level will start from Friday evening. He further said that senior officer from special control room will be looking at everything so that people may not face any problem while exercising their right to vote. A total of 673 candidates are in the fray for the 70-member Delhi Assembly. Delhi goes to polls on February 7, while the results will be declared on February 10. Feb 6, 2015