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Modi is communalizing politics in J and K: KC Tyagi

Goa, Dec 02 (ANI): JD (U) Leader KC Tyagi on Monday said that the BJP's Prime Ministerial Candidate Narendra Modi's speech in Jammu and Kashmir of opposing Article 370 in the state is communalizing politics over there. Dec 2, 2013
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Article 370 disadvantaged both J and K and India: BJP

New Delhi, Dec 02 (ANI): After BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said that debate should begin on the removal of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir, BJP leader Captain Abhimanyu said that the Article had only disadvantaged the state and the nation too. He said that at there has been no benefit of the same and it should be removed in order to open doors for the development of the state. Dec 2, 2013
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Devotees make over ten million Shiva idols for world peace

Allahabad, Dec 02 (ANI): Devotees made over ten million idols of Hindu God Shiva in Allahabad on Sunday while praying for world peace. According to Hindu mythology, God exists everywhere. With this belief, priest Prabhakaran along with his students and other devotees made idols of soil. A devotee said that sometimes they end up making more than ten million idols. After the ritual, idols are either immersed in water or buried in earth. Dec 2, 2013
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Agitated Sugarcane farmers protest in Uttar Pradesh

Meerut/ Muzaffarnagar/ Lucknow, Dec 02 (ANI): Agitated farmers blocked roads in various sugarcane producing districts of Uttar Pradesh demanding re-functioning of sugar mills and clearance of farmers' dues, thereby disrupting normal life. Farmers blocked key routes, including the national highway, after a cane farmer committed suicide that led to violent protest. General Secretary of Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD), Jayant Chaudhary claimed that the agitation was a success. Farmers in Muzaffarnagar too staged protest against sugarcane mill owners for not purchasing the produce at a price fixed by the provincial government. Dec 2, 2013
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Narendra Modi wants to remove Article 370 in J and K: Ali Anwar

New Delhi, Dec 02 (ANI): A day after BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said that Article 370 giving special status to Jammu and Kashmir should be debated whether it has been beneficial for the state or not, JD (U) leader Ali Anwar said that Modi and BJP has always wanted to remove Article 370 from the state. He said that such intentions were very evident from the very beginning but they are now bringing it out politely keeping in view the upcoming 2014 general elections. Anwar said that this was one of the reasons JD (U) parted ways with the BJP. Dec 2, 2013
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Bhopal gas tragedy victims demand punishment to guilty

Bhopal, Dec 02 (ANI): Survivors of Bhopal gas tragedy in Madhya Pradesh burnt effigies and demanded punishment to guilty. An NGO, Bhopal Gas Peedit Nirashrit Pensionbhogi Sangharsh Morcha (Bhopal Gas Victims Destitute Pension Front) staged a protest on Sunday and demanded severe punishment for people whose negligence caused the world's worst industrial disaster in Bhopal. On December 03, 1984, a pesticide factory owned by the U.S. multinational, Union Carbide, accidentally released about 40 metric tonnes of deadly methyl isocyanate gas. Dec 2, 2013
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Bangladesh hit by violence post BNP declared blockade over polls

Narayanganj/ Bogra, Dec 02 (ANI): Violence erupted in parts of Bangladesh as opposition parties went on a rampage, burnt vehicles, exploded crude bombs and sabotaged railway tracks amid the ongoing 72-hour blockade called by them to oppose the upcoming polls in the country. Reportedly, three passengers in Narayanganj district sustained burn injuries as agitators set their vehicles on fire. The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) had called for 72-hour blockade of roads, railways and waterways across Bangladesh starting from Saturday morning. Dec 2, 2013
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Political violence shakes Thai capital

Thai police use tear gas and water cannon to defend the besieged government headquarters as leaders of opposition protests gripping the capital give the prime minister two days to hand "power to the people". Duration: 01:06 Dec 2, 2013
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Clashes rage as 100,000 Ukrainians rally over EU snub

Around 100 Ukrainian police officers were injured Sunday in violent pro-EU protests outside President Viktor Yanukovych's office in Kiev, a police official told AFP, as 100,000 people took to the streets. Dec 1, 2013
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Conservationist urges action at Africa elephant summit

African ministers and experts meet from Monday in Botswana to find ways to curb a spike in the killing of elephants for ivory. Ali Kaka, from the International Union for Conservation of Nature, says action is urgently needed to prevent extinction. Dec 1, 2013
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Thai police crack down on protesters in Bangkok

Thai police fired tear gas and water cannon Sunday at protesters trying to storm the government headquarters to overthrow Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, after violence in the capital left four dead and dozens wounded. Dec 1, 2013
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Thousands run in 28th International marathon in Pune

Pune, Dec 01 (ANI): The 28th International Marathon on Sunday witnessed a massive participation of around 25,000 runners, with Ethiopian Belachu Adly Abaneh taking away the top prize. The 42-kilometer marathon began from Alka Talkies square in Pune. The marathon also saw the participation of runners from 50 countries, mostly from the African continent. With a time of two hours and 17 minutes, Abaneh crossed the finished line and thanked the almighty for the win. Dec 1, 2013