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Congress retorts as BJP says rail fare hike was Congress' decision

New Delhi/ Mumbai, June 21 (ANI): BJP leader, Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said that the decision for the rail fare hike was taken by previous Congress government. Reacting over the same, Congress leader, Manish Tewari said that if BJP takes a decision then it must take responsibility for it and it is wrong to blame UPA for everything. The government has increased rail passenger fares by 14.2 percent and freight rates by 6.5 percent, which has led to an outcry by the opposition parties. Jun 21, 2014
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BMC reach Campa Cola Compound, residents fight eviction

Mumbai, June 21 (ANI): The officials of the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) have reached the Campa Cola society to try and enter the premises of the compound and evict the residents of illegal flats in the society. But like yesterday, residents, led by women, have barricaded themselves in to stop civic teams that have arrived with cops to prepare grounds for their eviction in keeping with a Supreme Court order. Jun 21, 2014
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Campa Cola Society's residents refuse to budge, to continue silent protest against eviction

Mumbai, June 21 (ANI): Residents of unauthorised Campa Cola Housing Society in Mumbai refused to budge on Saturday saying they would continue their silent protest against demolition drive. Residents protested against Mumbai's civic body, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), who had arrived at gates of the society for eviction. Distraught residents refused to vacate their homes and were willing to go to jail to prevent the BMC from razing down their houses. Seven high-rises were constructed at the Campa Cola Compound between 1981 and 1989. The builders had permission for only six floors, but constructed several more. Jun 21, 2014
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Congress protests over railway fare hike against NDA govt

New Delhi, June 21 (ANI): Congress workers in Delhi staged protest on Saturday under DPCC Chief Arvinder Singh Lovely over the hike in railway fare by 14.2 per cent and the subsequent hikes in other articles as a result of the same. The protesters shouted anti-BJP slogans and carried placards demanding to take back the hike. Lovely termed the fare hike the biggest in history and also mocked BJP’s 'good days are to come' slogan. Police also used water cannons to control the crowd. Meanwhile, CPI (M) workers also staged a protest against the hike in railway passenger and freight fare in the national capital. Jun 21, 2014
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Harshvardhan visits AIIMS Patna

Patna, June 21 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr Harshvardhan visited the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Patna on Saturday. Talking to mediapersons, he said that it was former former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's dream to establish six AIIMs in the country, out of which Patna was one of them. Jun 21, 2014
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DERC hints at revision of power tariff, congress reacts

New Delhi, June 21 (ANI): The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission has hinted that it will revise electricity tariff in the city, which is still grappling with unprecedented power outages. DERC said that the electricity tariff could be increased in the city due to increase in the coal prices, which in turn had increased the cost of electricity production. Due to persistent pressure by the power distribution companies on the power regulator to increase the tariff, the hike could affect people across all the slabs. Jun 21, 2014
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As Congress Reviews its Poll Debacle, a Look at the Ignominy the Party Faced

The Indian National Congress suffered its worst defeat in the general elections in which it managed to scrape through with a meager 44 seats, and on Saturday, a review panel headed by former Defence Minister AK Antony will analyze what went wrong for the party, starting with the Capital. Jun 21, 2014
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US Lawmakers seek PM Modi to address Congress, Politicos react

New Delhi, June 21 (ANI): Political leaders gave mixed reactions after two powerful American lawmakers sought a joint address to the US Congress by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh said that US recognizes the importance of India under PM Narendra Modi and therefore the move is not surprising. Meanwhile, CPI leaders D Raja and Atul Anjan said that the move is very normal as the NDA government has similar principles as that of the US. CPI (M) leader Nilotpal Basu also said that the ideology of the BJP and that of US is almost the same. Jun 21, 2014
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AP Governor Narasimhan addresses Assembly

Hyderabad, June 21 (ANI): Governor ESL Narasimhan on Saturday addressed the first session of the post-bifurcation Andhra Pradesh Assembly. While addressing the session he said that the government will accommodate reservations for Kapus without impacting other backward castes. The Government will give top priority to Information Technology in the new State and measures will be taken to end farmers' agony. Incentives will be given to industries set up in AP. Jun 21, 2014
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AP Governor Narasimhan addresses Assembly

Hyderabad, June 21 (ANI): Governor ESL Narasimhan on Saturday addressed the first session of the post-bifurcation Andhra Pradesh Assembly. While addressing the session he said that the government will accommodate reservations for Kapus without impacting other backward castes. The Government will give top priority to Information Technology in the new State and measures will be taken to end farmers' agony. Incentives will be given to industries set up in AP. Jun 21, 2014
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BJP says rail fare hike demand of hour, political leaders condemn

New Delhi, June 21 (ANI): Political leaders on Saturday reacted over a 14.2 per cent of hike in rail fare which includes both hike in passenger fare and freight fare. Though, BJP Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that this was the need of the hour to repair what was dismantled and disturbed by the Congress. Meanwhile, CPI leaders D Raja and Atul Anjan said that the hike is unfavorable to people and against them. CPI (M) leader Nilotpal Basu said that this is condemnable and that party will hit the streets against the same. Jun 21, 2014
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Ecuador won 2014 FIFA World Cup clash against Honduras by 2-1

Brazil, June 21 (ANI): Jubilant Ecuador fans celebrated as their team kept their World Cup hopes alive with a 2-1 victory over Honduras in Curitiba. Two goals from Enner Valencia helped the South Americans to victory after Carlo Costly had given Honduras the lead - and scored their first-ever goal at the World Cup. But it was Ecuador who had more to celebrate as they picked up their first points of Brazil 2014. Some of their fans were so boosted by the victory over Honduras they fancied going all the way to the final in Rio de Janeiro next month. And another supporter, Kevin Alarcon, said he was sure the team would upset the odds against Les Bleus. Jun 21, 2014