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Mukul Rohatgi to be appointed as new Attorney General of India

New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): Senior Supreme Court advocate Mukul Rohatgi is to be appointed as the new Attorney General of India, the top law officer of the country. Rohatgi said that his top priority would be to streamline the litigation process and to cut down litigation among government departments. His appointment comes a day after the country's two top law officers Attorney General Goolam Essaji Vahanvati and Solicitor General Mohan Parasaran resigned, following the change in the government at the Centre. May 28, 2014
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Congress condemns BJP Govt on Article 370, clarifies Smriti Irani's education issue

New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Wednesday slammed the BJP government over the statement of removing Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir. Singhvi stated that the new government is having a diverse divisive agenda on the front as the very first thing they took up was Article 370. He also said that every statement said by the government representative is orchestrated with an aim of polarization. Commenting upon the controversial issue of Smriti Irani's educational qualifications, Singhvi stated that no personal issue was raised by the Congress leaders. He clarified that Irani's affidavit contained mismatched educational qualification details in 2004 and 2014, of which only one can be true. May 28, 2014
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Govt all set to make schemes to help farmers persevere: Radha Mohan Singh

New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): India's newly appointed Agriculture Minister, Radha Mohan Singh, a leader of the ruling BJP said on Wednesday that the government is considering many schemes to benefit farmers to get agriculture back on its feet. Addressing the media after taking charge of the position, Singh elaborated on the provisions he has in mind to improve the lives and livelihood of the strained farmers of the country. May 28, 2014
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Government proposes Kamal Nath's name to President as Protem Speaker

New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): Briefing reporters in New Delhi on Wednesday, after assuming the charge of Parliamentary Affairs Ministry, Venkaiah Naidu said that Congress leader Kamal Nath's name has been recommended as the Protem Speaker by the Government to President Pranab Mukherjee. May 28, 2014
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SIT chief ensures investigation to unearth India's black money

New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): Former Supreme Court judge Justice M.B. Shah, who is heading the Special Investigation Team (SIT) set up to investigate cases of black money has assured a speedy probe to uncover the matter. Meanwhile, Congress leader Digvijay Singh said that the SIT team was a decision of the Supreme Court and the newly formed government should not take credit. On Friday last week, the Supreme Court had given the Centre a week's time to notify a SIT to probe black money stashed in foreign banks by Indians. May 28, 2014
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Sharif- Modi meeting outcome better than expected: Sartaj Aziz

Islamabad, May 28 (ANI): Pakistan on Wednesday said the actual outcome of the meeting between Narendra Modi and Nawaz Sharif was much better than expected. Sharif's National Security and Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz said in Islamabad that both the PMs recognized the need to turn a new page in the relations between the two South Asian neighbours. Aziz said the issues of cross-border terrorism and Kashmir were discussed but not substantially during the bilateral meeting on Tuesday in New Delhi. He added that Sharif did not meet the Hurriyat leadership as it was a ceremonial visit to India. During the meeting, Modi also sought that the 26/11 Mumbai attacks case be expedited, a demand which Aziz described as not a new one from India. May 28, 2014
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Jitendra Singh calls for debate on Article 370, politicos slam

New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): A day after Minister of state in the Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh kicked up a controversy after he made a statement calling for a debate on Article 370, which gives special and autonomous status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir, politicos from rival parties slammed him. Targeting the BJP, many said that immature ministers should understand their responsibility and speak cautiously. May 28, 2014
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Sharad Yadav condemns statement on Article 370, calls SIT on black money 'time waste'

New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): JD (U) Chief Sharad Yadav on Wednesday severely slammed the statement given by Dr Jitendra Singh about removing Article 370 from J&K. Yadav stated that Kashmir is an integral part of India and the national heritage is associated with the state. Yadav also said that the decision of the Cabinet of forming an SIT to probe black money is merely a time waste. Commenting on the tweet of Ajay Maken questioning the qualifications of HRD Minister Smriti Irani, Yadav said that education does not help in understanding the nation and thus, criticism should be done on her work not her education. May 28, 2014