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Modi attacks Rahul Gandhi at Fatehpur rally

Fatehpur, April 27 (ANI): Addressing a rally in Fatehpur city of Uttar Pradesh, BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi took jibe on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi saying that he make statements about facts that are totally unknown to him. Modi criticized Gandhi for making statement about absence of Lokayukta in Gujarat. Modi also challenged the ruling Congress party, allegedly at the behest of Gandhi and party President Sonia Gandhi, stating his dodging of investigating agency, CBI. Apr 27, 2014
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People reel under intense heat wave in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, April 27 (ANI): People in Odisha faced gruelling heat conditions as temperature in capital city of Bhubaneswar rose above 40 degrees Celsius. Besides Bhubaneswar, mercury touched 42.7 degrees in several towns like Angul and Bhawanipatna. The temperature crossed 40 degree Celsius in 16 other towns of the state. Director of Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre, Sarat Chandra Sahu, said no rainfall and wind from hot areas were causing heat wave conditions. As per Sahu, the heat wave condition will continue for the next seven days as there is no flow of wind from the sea. Locals were seen carrying umbrellas and drinking fruit juices to protect themselves from the sun and beat the heat. The roadside juice vendors were doing brisk business as the locals thronged shops for refreshing cold beverages. Apr 27, 2014
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BJP releases video Damad Shree targeting Robert Vadra Part - 2

New Delhi, April 27 (ANI): In its sharpest attack on the Congress, BJP on Sunday released a video targeting Robert Vadra and his land deals. The party took a full swing jibe at the ‘corrupt Congress’ and the way Vadra is being encouraged and forgiven for being the ‘land mafia’. This came barely hours after Priyanka Gandhi took a dig at Narendra Modi over his ’56-inch chest’ remark. Apr 27, 2014
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BJP releases video Damad Shree targeting Robert Vadra Part - 1

New Delhi, April 27 (ANI): In its sharpest attack on the Congress, BJP on Sunday released a video targeting Robert Vadra and his land deals. The party took a full swing jibe at the ‘corrupt Congress’ and the way Vadra is being encouraged and forgiven for being the ‘land mafia’. This came barely hours after Priyanka Gandhi took a dig at Narendra Modi over his ’56-inch chest’ remark. Apr 27, 2014
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Narendra Modi has character flaw: Chidambaram

Vadodara, April 27 (ANI): Attacking Narendra Modi, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Sunday said that he suffered from character flaw. Chidambaram said Modi used to call former Chief Election Commissioner James Michael Lyngdoh with his complete name to draw special attention towards his religion. However, refuting claims made by Modi on his Gujarat model of development, the finance minister said it was not inclusive. Apr 27, 2014
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BJP acting like panicked mice: Priyanka Gandhi on Damad Shree Video

Raebareli, April 27 (ANI): After BJP released a video ‘Damad Shree’ attacking Congress and Robert Vadra’s land deals, Priyanka Gandhi said that BJP is acting like panicked mice and this was obvious that they will say such lies before polls. Gandhi said that she is not scared and will continue to speak against them and their shameful politics. Apr 27, 2014
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Farooq Abdullah speaks against Modi, BJP reacts

New Delhi/ Srinagar, April 27 (ANI): National Conference Chief Farooq Abdullah on Sunday attacked BJP’s PM candidate Narendra Modi saying that those who vote for Modi should drown themselves in the sea. He also stated that Kashmir will never accept communalism. BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad hit back at Abdullah saying that the country does not need a certificate from Farooq Abdullah for being secular. Prasad further added that good governance is the casualty in Kashmir and it also prevailed during Farooq Abdullah’s governance in the state. Apr 27, 2014
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Thousands of pilgrims gather as Vatican declares Popes John Paul II & John XXIII saints

Vatican City, April 27 (ANI): Tens of thousands of pilgrims tried to move past barricades around the Vatican in the early hours of Sunday morning in an effort to be in pole position for the canonisation ceremony that declared Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII saints. It is the first time two popes have been canonised at the same time. Giant screens were set up in nearby streets and elsewhere in the city for those unable to get into the square. Thousands of Polish pilgrims crammed into streets around the Vatican after having spent the night dancing and singing. The event will be attended by Heads of States, members of royal families and government officials from around the world. There will also be one special guest, Emeritus Pope Benedict. Apr 27, 2014
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South Korean PM resigns over ferry disaster

South Korea's prime minister resigns over the sinking of a passenger ferry that left more than 300 people dead or missing, amid huge public anger over what is seen as a bungled response to the tragedy. Duration: 01:14 Apr 27, 2014
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President faces test as Iran's economy stalls

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani was elected on hopes that he could revive the country's sanctions-neutered economy, but the public's goodwill towards him is showing its first signs of fading. Duration: 00:44 Apr 27, 2014
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Rita Bahuguna Joshi will win with maximum number of votes: ND Tiwari

Lucknow, April 27 (ANI): Veteran Congress leader ND Tiwari on Sunday gave his blessings to Congress candidate from Lucknow Rita Bahuguna Joshi. Earlier on Saturday, BJP president Rajnath Singh, who is also contesting from Lucknow parliamentary constituency, met Tiwari and sought his blessings. Tiwari said that he is sure that Joshi will win with maximum number of votes. Meanwhile, Joshi said that Tiwari is a veteran Congress leader and he will always support the party. Apr 27, 2014
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Sibal attacks Modi-Adani relations, says Modi not worth being PM

New Delhi, April 27 (ANI): Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Sunday slammed the BJP and its PM candidate Narendra Modi. He said that if an investigation is carried out regarding land allocation to Adani Group, Modi will be found involved. Further reacting to Modi,s remark over Rahul Gandhi's speeches being shown at a comedy show, Sibal said that Modi is not worth being a Prime Minister and he should check his language. Apr 27, 2014
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Appointment of good judges is my priority: Chief Justice of India

New Delhi, April 27 (ANI): Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha after swearing in as the 41st Chief Justice of India on Sunday said that his priority is to appoint good judges so that the entire complexion of judiciary changes within a span of seven years. President Pranab Mukherjee administered the oath of office to Justice Lodha, who succeeded Justice Sathasivam as the new Chief Justice of India. Justice Lodha's term as the Chief Justice of India will be a short one as he is set to retire in September. Apr 27, 2014