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Munger: Maoists attack train, gun down 3 GRP jawans

Munger, Dec 01 (ANI): A group of eight to ten Maoists ambushed a running train, killing three guards of the railway police and injuring two in Bihar. The incident took place in Sahebganj-Patna Inter-City Express near Jamalpur railway station in Bihar's Munger district. In the daring attack, the rebels also looted five rifles from the railway police guards before escaping from the site. The injured were immediately rushed to a nearby hospital and bodies of the dead were sent for post mortem. Dec 1, 2013
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Tehelka case: Fast track court should be set up, says Kiran Bedi

New Delhi, Dec 01 (ANI): Former IPS Officer Kiran Bedi on Sunday spoke on Tehelka's former Editor-in-Chief Tarun Tejpal and said that there is enough evidence to nail him in a sexual assault case. She said that the investigation should be completed in next two weeks and put into court in a month and that a fast track court should be set up to ensure speedy justice. Dec 1, 2013
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Tehelka case: Tejpal to appear before judicial magistrate on Sunday

Panaji, Dec 01 (ANI): Tehelka founder Tarun Tejpal, who was arrested in connection with allegations of sexually assaulting a junior colleague, will be produced before the judicial magistrate here today. Goa police on Saturday night arrested Tejpal on charges of rape and sexual assault after a local court rejected his plea for anticipatory bail. Dec 1, 2013
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NCW seeks reply from Lekhi for revealing Tehelka victim's surname

New Delhi, Dec 01 (ANI): National Commission of Women (NCW) has issued a notice to Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi for revealing the last name of the victim of the sexual assault case involving former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal on her Twitter page and has asked Lekhi for an explanation within 24 hours. Dec 1, 2013
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Raj Assembly Polls: Gehlot castes vote, denies any Modi factor

Jodhpur, Dec 01 (ANI): Even as ballotting is underway in 199 constituencies of Rajasthan with the fate of a total of 2,087 candidates are the fray, state Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot on Sunday denied any Narendra Modi factor in the assembly polls and indicated a clear majority win for the Congress. Dec 1, 2013
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Raj Assembly Polls: BJP's Vasundhara Raje castes vote

Jhalawar, Dec 01 (ANI): Even as ballotting is underway in 199 constituencies of Rajasthan with the fate of a total of 2,087 candidates are the fray, BJP's CM Candidate from the state Vasundhara Raje on Sunday said people were waiting for this time to get rid of Congress government. Dec 1, 2013
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Awami League takes to streets against blockade by BNP

Dhaka/Rupganj, Dec 01 (ANI): Supporters of Bangladesh’s ruling Awami League protested against the opposition, Bangladesh Nationalist Party for enforcing 72-hour nationwide blockade as the latter demands postponement of upcoming general elections. The Election Commission has announced that elections would be held on January 05. Supporters of Bangladesh's opposition party on Thursday (November 28) threw homemade bombs and lit fires on the third day of a planned nationwide protest against upcoming elections. Dec 1, 2013
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Thai political protests turn violent, one dead

Mass opposition protests aimed at overthrowing Thailand's embattled prime minister turned violent on Saturday with one person shot dead and several wounded. Tens of thousands of pro-government supporters also staged a mass rally. Dec 1, 2013
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European Parliament calls for calm ahead of polls in Bangladesh

Brussels/ Dhaka, Nov 30 (ANI): Experts gathered in European parliament to discuss political uncertainty in Bangladesh and called for peace and tranquillity, as the feud between the leading parties could delay or even derail elections due by January in a country with a history of ferocious political violence and military intervention. Founder and Executive Director, South Asia Democratic Forum, Paulo Casaca on Thursday emphasised on an environment where people could freely exercise their franchise. Nov 30, 2013
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Mayawati holds Cong-led UPA government responsible for inflation

NEW DELHI, NOV 30 (ANI): BSP Chief, Mayawati blamed the central government for wrong economic policies and held it responsible for rising inflation that is adversely affecting the poor and middle class in the country. Addressing a rally in New Delhi on Saturday, Mayawati said that even after so many years, the fate of the poor and backward classes was in shambles. Nov 30, 2013