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Congress releases manifesto for polls in Jharkhand

Ranchi, Nov 19 (ANI): Congress released its manifesto for the upcoming Assembly Elections in Jharkhand on Wednesday. The five-phased state assembly polls in Jharkhand will begin from November 25 and end on December 20. The results would be announced on December 23. Congress unit of Jharkhand Chairman Subodh Kant Sahay addressed the media persons in Ranchi after releasing the manifesto. Sahay said if Congress is voted to power, loans of farmers will be waived off. Sahay further said medical insurance worth Rs 30,000 will be offered to people at nominal costs. One of the highlights of the Congress manifesto was party's promise to engage in dialogue with Maoists. Nov 19, 2014
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'Wherever there has been lapse on part of Govt, we'll take corrective proceedings'

Mumbai, Nov 19 (ANI): The Bombay high court on Wednesday rejected the CBI plea seeking to delete the name of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan from the list of accused in the Adarsh Society Scam case. The HC stated that it is for the trial court to decide who to prosecute in the case. Reacting on the development Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said wherever there has been lapse on part of the state government, the new government would take corrective measures. Nov 19, 2014
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Buses brave 'road of fear' in Syria's divided Aleppo

Aleppo, once the economic capital of Syria, is now a city split in two. To go from one side to the other, travelers must be brave for more than 400 kilometers. It’s a harrowing journey, and an extremely dangerous one. Duration: 01:58 Nov 19, 2014
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Adarsh Scam Case: HC rejects plea seeking to drop Ashok Chavan's name from list of accused

Mumbai, Nov 19 (ANI): The Bombay High Court on Wednesday rejected the CBI plea seeking to delete the name of former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan from the list of accused in the Adarsh Society Scam case. Justice ML Tahiliyani gave the ruling in the CBI revision application after its earlier plea was rejected by a Special CBI court in January. The HC stated that it is for the trial court to decide who to prosecute in the case. Nov 19, 2014
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Politicos react after Sharad Pawar says stability of Fadnavis govt not NCP's responsibility

New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Wednesday after NCP Chief Sharad Pawar said that ensuring the stability of Maharashtra government is not NCP's responsibility and asked the NCP cadres to start preparing for the mid-term polls. BJP leader Nalin Kohli said that Maharashtra government is very stable and BJP has started working for the people. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said that Sharad Pawar is preparing for the worst situation that can arise for him. Congress leader Manish Tewari said that BJP's government in Maharashtra is a minority government and it is the Governor's responsibility to decide whether BJP has a right to form such a government in Maharashtra or not. Nov 19, 2014
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Fiji National University will improve quality of life: PM Modi

Suva, Nov 19 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the newly established Fiji National University (FNU) would help improve the quality of life of people by introducing new ideas and addressing problems of the island country. While addressing a gathering at FNU in Suva on Wednesday Modi said the world had turned into an open area for knowledge seekers and new researches and applications are bringing positive changes in people's lives. He added that journey towards acquiring knowledge should not be confined within inculcating traditional values. Nov 19, 2014
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Muzaffarnagar Khap Panchayat bans mobile for girls, Women activists condemn

New Delhi/ Muzaffarnagar, Nov 19 (ANI): In a recent event, Muzaffarnagar Khap panchayats on Wednesday have banned the use of mobile phones for young girls. MPSS President N Pundir said that use of mobile phones is like following the western culture which is wrong and parents should keep a check on their daughters. Vice President of AIDWA's Delhi unit, Maimoona Mollah said that such declarations made by the Khap panchayats are highly condemnable and it spoils the mentality of people. NCW Member Shamina Shafiq said that the government should deal strictly with the Khaps who spoil the lives of women living in their respective area. Nov 19, 2014
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Students' union demands implementation of 29-year-old memorandum in Assam

New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): All Assam Students Union (AASU) demanded the implementation of Assam Accord, a Memorandum of Settlement (MoS) signed back in 1985, to stop illegal immigrants into the state and faciliate governance. AASU adviser Samujjal Bhattacharya on Wednesday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi to discuss the matter and laid down demands for the sealing of the India-Bangladesh border and detection of illegal immigrants among other things. He added Singh was aware that a proceeding regarding the Accord was on in the Supreme Court and they would require a month to fix a time frame for its implemention. Singh also said he would visit the Bangladesh-India border after December 25, added Bhattacharya. Nov 19, 2014