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Protest against Ved Pratap Vaidik demanding his arrest

Jammu/ Kanpur, July 15 (ANI): People in different states staged protest against Senior Journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik on Tuesday over his meeting with 26/11 attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed. Shiv Sena workers in Jammu district shouted slogans against Vaidik and burnt his effigy. The protesters also demanded his arrest and alleged that he disrespected Indian sentiments. Meanwhile, Congress workers in Kanpur also protested against Vaidik on his infamous meeting. The protesters carried placards claiming the senior journalist to be a RSS agent. They also burnt his effigy and shouted slogans against Vaidik demanding his arrest. Jul 15, 2014
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I have never been an RSS man: Ved Pratap Vaidik on Rahul's comment

Gurgoan, July 15 (ANI): Ved Pratap Vaidik, senior journalist also known as an aide of Yoga Guru Ramdev has been making desperate attempts to defend himself in the controversies he stirred by meeting 26/11-mastermind terrorist Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan. Vaidik dismissed the claims of Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi that he is an RSS man. He added that the Congress is using him as a shield to attack the BJP. Vaidik further clarified that he met Hafiz Saeed in his personal capacity as a senior journalist. He accused the media of distorting his statements and by taking up such false allegations, the Congress has made a fool of themselves and has reduced the Parliament to a joke. Jul 15, 2014
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No government role in Vaidik-Saeed meet: Sushma

New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): Both Houses of Parliament witnessed regular disturbances on Tuesday, with an unrelenting opposition demanding an explanation from the NDA Government on journalist Ved Prakash Vaidik_s meeting with 26/11 terror mastermind Hafiz Saeed nearly two weeks ago. In the Lok Sabha, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj reiterated that it was completely unfair and wrong on the part of the opposition and the Congress Party in particular to blame the government directly for allegedly facilitating the meeting between Vaidik and Saeed. She said that Vaidik had acted in his individual capacity, and that the government had absolutely no role to play in facilitating the trip or the meeting. A similar statement was made by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Rajya Sabha. Jul 15, 2014
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Muslim Cleric urges UN to take immediate action against Israeli attacks in Gaza

Lucknow, July 15 (ANI): India_s Shi_ite Cleric Maulana Syed Kalbe Jawad Naqvi urged United Nations to take quick action against the Israel airstrikes on Gaza. He termed the attack as most cruel in the history and added that the bloodshed should stop immediately. Jawad Naqvi further requested the Indian government to change its policies towards Israel. The Israeli military continue their strikes in Gaza, in the worst flare-up in Israeli-Palestinian violence in almost two years. Jul 15, 2014
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RSS leader criticizes Rahul Gandhi over his comment on Ved Pratap Vaidik

New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader M.G. Vaidya criticised Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday for making comments on Ved Pratap Vaidik that he is an RSS man. Defending Vaidik he also added that he went as a journalist which is not against the nation. Earlier today, Rahul Gandhi had called Vaidik an RSS man. The statement came amidst the issue of Vaidik_s recent meeting with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Sayeed in Lahore. Vaidik has openly accepted the meet with Hafiz Sayeed , who is a declared terrorist, and has also said that he is ready to share all the information concerning his meetings in Pakistan. Jul 15, 2014
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BJP reacts sharply over Rahul's comment linking Ved Pratap with RSS

New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): The BJP reacted sharply over Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's comment linking senior journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik with the RSS. Leaders of the BJP clearly stated that Ved Pratap is an independent journalist and has no links with the RSS or BJP. They stated that Rahul Gandhi's allegations were absolutely baseless, useless and condemnable. Earlier today, Rahul Gandhi had called Vaidik an RSS man. The statement came amidst the issue of Vaidik's recent meeting with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Lahore. Vaidik has openly accepted the meet with Hafiz Sayeed, who is a declared terrorist, and has also said that he is ready to share all the information concerning his meetings in Pakistan. Jul 15, 2014
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Ved Pratap Vaidik is RSS man: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday that veteran journalist and political analyst Ved Pratap Vaidik belongs to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). Ramdev aide and senior journalist Vaidik has been facing criticism from the opposition after his recent meeting with 26/11 terrorist mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Lahore. Vaidik has openly accepted that he met Saeed in Lahore, and criticized the Congress for unnecessarily giving it a political twist to put Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government in the dock. He said that he is ready to share all the records of his meetings in Pakistan. Jul 15, 2014
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Ved Pratap Vaidik gets into another controversy over his Kashmir remark

New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): Political leaders on Tuesday react bringing Senior journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik into a fresh controversy over his Kashmir remark wherein he said that Kashmir should be made free. Congress leader Manish Tewari said that government should come out and explain Vaidik’s meeting. NCP leader Majid Memon said that such statements by the journalist should not be given any importance. Meanwhile, BJP, SP and BJD condemned the statement. Jul 15, 2014
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Political leaders react over PM Modi & Chinese Presidents meeting in Brazil

New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): Political leaders gave differentiating reaction as Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Chinese President Xi Jinping in Brazil. BJP’s Subramanian Swamy applauded the meet, while Congress leader Manish Tewari asked if the issues BJP raised earlier like controversial map released by China, among others were discussed or not. NCP leader Majid Memon said that talks are important but compromise on integrity & security of country should not be made. SP leader Naresh Agarwal warned the government to be alert from China. BJD leader Jay Panda also welcomed the meet. Jul 15, 2014
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Politicos on report of Indian youth joining ISIS

New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): Political leaders on Tuesday reacted over a media report that four youngsters from Mumbai are believed to have to have joined the ISIS militants to fight government forces in Iraq. The Maharashtra police is investigating the four separate missing complaints filed by the parents of the youth, identified as Arif Fayyaz Majeed, Aman Naik Tandel, Shaheed Farooqui Tanki and Fahad Tanvir Sheikh. Leaders from various political parties said that it is a matter of great concern and the government should find the truth and take action. Jul 15, 2014