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Parliamentary Debate on Government Roadmap Turns into Sledge Fest

Tuesday's parliamentary discussion on the motion of thanks in the 16th Lok Sabha following President Pranab Mukherjee's address in a joint sitting on Monday turned out to be a mud-slinging match, with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajiv Pratap Rudy slamming the Congress for its failures, even calling it a "regional party". Jun 10, 2014
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Power Minister assures electricity relief in Delhi, says supply will increase Part - 2

New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday highlighted the solutions regarding power crisis in Delhi. Goyal stated that he was concerned about the problems electricity sector has faced since last so many years. He also said that after holding careful discussions with Lt Governor Najeeb Jung and other officials including distribution companies, electricity problem has been solved with the upgradation of various power plants and restoration of the damaged ones. Jun 10, 2014
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Power Minister assures electricity relief in Delhi, says supply will increase Part - 1

New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday highlighted the solutions regarding power crisis in Delhi. Goyal stated that he was concerned about the problems electricity sector has faced since last so many years. He also said that after holding careful discussions with Lt Governor Najeeb Jung and other officials including distribution companies, electricity problem has been solved with the upgradation of various power plants and restoration of the damaged ones. Jun 10, 2014
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Mayawati targets Modi over Badaun rape case

New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Tuesday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Badaun gang rape and murder case. Mayawati said that Modi played the backward class card to woo people but now is overlooking their sufferings. Jun 10, 2014
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Akhilesh Yadav holds meeting to review law and order situation in UP

Lucknow, June 10 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday held a meeting with the District Magistrates and Superintendents of Police of all 85 districts of the state to review the law and order situation in the state. The meeting comes after hard criticism of Yadav government over the mishandling of the Badaun and other rape cases in the state by the political parties. Yadav said that officials were asked to focus on law and order and development issues. Jun 10, 2014
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Politicians busy passing the buck over Delhi power crisis

New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): Delhi continues to reel under the intense heat wave and the persistent power cuts. Instead of coming up with a solution, political parties are simply engaging in blame-game. The BJP blames the Congress for the crisis as it has governed the region for 15 years till they were defeated in December's Election. However the Congress said that the BJP has not been able to run the government properly. Jun 10, 2014
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Akhilesh Yadav holds meeting to review law and order situation in UP

Lucknow, June 10 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday held a meeting with the District Magistrates and Superintendents of Police of all 85 districts of the state to review the law and order situation in the state. The meeting comes after hard criticism of Yadav government over the mishandling of the Badaun and other rape cases in the state by the political parties. Yadav said that officials were asked to focus on law and order and development issues. Jun 10, 2014
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Pillar of under construction flyover collapses in Surat, 1 dead

Surat, June 10 (ANI): One death reported as pillar of an under construction flyover on Tuesday collapsed in Parle in Surat district of Gujarat. Rescue operations are on as some people were trapped under the rubble. Mayor of the city Niranjan Jajmera stated that the people are being rescued. Collector of the city Jai Prakash Shivhare stated that the priority of the administration is to rescue the trapped people. Jun 10, 2014
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Politicos condemn MCGM's direction to Campa Cola residents to vacate in 72 hours

New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): Politicos condemned the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai's (MCGM) alternative to the residents of the illegal flats in Campa Cola compound to hand over the keys to their flats to the civic body or face "legal action". BJP leader Satyapal Singh and Shiv Sena leader Vinayak Raut said that it is unfortunate that the residents are asked to vacate their place when the monsoon is approaching. Further, RPI leader Ramdas Athawale said that the Supreme Court and other authorities should think about the residents who have no fault of their own in the matter. Jun 10, 2014
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Delhi students protest outside Harsh Vardhan's residence demanding quota in DU

New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): Students seeking admissions in Delhi University colleges and their parents on Tuesday staged a protest outside Health Minister and BJP leader Harsh Vardhan's residence demanding quota in the university. They said that it was a part of BJP manifesto to provide concession for Delhi students in the university. The students complained that a majority seats in the central university are occupied by students from other states and students in Delhi face difficulty in getting admissions inspite of getting good percentage. Delhi University's high cut-offs have created concerns of failing to get seats in the four-year graduation course both among students and parents. Jun 10, 2014
Narendra Modi met with Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi on Monday

Positive Takeaways from Modi-Wang Meet

Reciprocating Prime Minister Narendra Modi's gesture of inviting Chinese premier Li Keqiang to India, China's foreign minister Wang Yi extended the Chinese government's invitation to Modi to visit the country, which the latter graciously accepted. Jun 10, 2014