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UPA admits to irregularities in coal block allocation

New Delhi/ Ranchi, Jan 09 (ANI): The Attorney General of India, GE Vahanvati, admitted to irregularities in the infamous coal allocation scam in the apex court on Thursday, media reports said. As per the reports, Vahanvati told the Supreme Court that something had gone wrong in the allocation of coal blocks, even though they took the decisions in 'good faith'. After the statement, the UPA government drew flak from the opposition. As per reports, the FIRs have been filed against BLA Industries Pvt Ltd, Gastron Technologies Pvt Ltd and some unknown officials of the Coal Ministry to whom the coal blocks were allocated during the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) regime. Jan 9, 2014
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Muzaffarnagar riot victims hit at SP s splurge on Saifai Mahotsav

Muzaffarnagar, Jan 09 (ANI): Muzaffarnagar riot victims languishing in the relief camps hit at Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday for splurging millions on the fortnight-long annual carnival- Saifai Mahotsav, while the former battle bitter cold weather conditions with poorly managed arrangements by the state government. A distressed woman living in the camps, Nafeesa said she had lost her child due biting cold wave conditions, while many other children had fallen sick due to unhygienic surroundings and lack of supplies. Jan 9, 2014
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BS Yeddyurappa, two party MLAs rejoin BJP

Bangalore, Jan 09 (ANI): Karnataka Janta Party (KJP) president B S Yeddyurappa and two of his party MLAs formally rejoined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday. Speaking on the occasion, Yeddyurappa said that the decision to quit the BJP was wrong in hindsight, as it had helped the Congress to come back to power. He said the need of the hour for the BJP was to stay united and to aim for 20 Lok Sabha seats from Karnataka. Jan 9, 2014
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Kejriwal to sit near Delhi Secretariat to address public grievances on weekly basis Part - 2

New Delhi, Jan 9 (ANI): Informing about a slew of anti-corruption measures in the pipeline, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that he will sit with some of his ministers near Delhi secretariat to solve public grievances with no middlemen every Saturday. He also added that on other days, one of the ministers from his cabinet would be present there to hear similar cases. Jan 9, 2014
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Kejriwal to sit near Delhi Secretariat to address public grievances on weekly basis Part - 1

New Delhi, Jan 9 (ANI): Informing about a slew of anti-corruption measures in the pipeline, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that he will sit with some of his ministers near Delhi secretariat to solve public grievances with no middlemen every Saturday. He also added that on other days, one of the ministers from his cabinet would be present there to hear similar cases. Jan 9, 2014
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Politicians condemn SP s splurge on Saifai Mahotsav even as riot victims suffer

Lucknow/ New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): Different leaders from various political parties condemned the Saifai Mahotsav organized by the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh while the Muzaffarnagar riot victims continue to suffer in the relief camps. SP has drawn flak for spending millions of rupees on its fortnight-long annual carnival, while the riot victims in the state shiver in relief camps. Congress leader, Digvijay Singh called SP insensitive and blamed the government for not being able to prevent the riots in the first place. BJP spokesperson Nirmala Sitharaman said that SP is answerable for their actions. Jan 9, 2014
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Rahul's Amethi rally ahead of mine shows his anxiety: Kumar Vishwas

Ghaziabad, Jan 09 (ANI): AAP leader Kumar Vishwas on Thursday said that Rahul Gandhi's Amethi rally just ahead of his shows his anxiety. Further, he said that the youth of the nation is really excited about the political change in the nation and is taking parting the same with enthusiasm. Jan 9, 2014
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Congress takes on Modi mocking PM, says Modi has Congress phobia

New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): After Narendra Modi mocking PM Manmohan Singh said that good times sure is approaching but after a few months, Congress leader Pramod Tiwari hits back at Modi and said that he has Congress phobia. Further, talking about AAP leader Kumar Vishwas who is ready to face Rahul Gandhi for Amethi seat, Tiwari said that Vishwas will return from the constituency with the name 'Kumar Avishwas'. Jan 9, 2014
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Maoists in Odisha kill road contractor and injure a villager

Narayanpatna, Jan 09 (ANI): Armed Maoist rebels killed a road contractor and injured a villager in a remote village of Odisha. The rebels attacked two villagers from Balipeta village in Koraput district after branding them as police informers. The body of one villager, said to be a road contractor, was found on Tuesday and the other was found with a bleeding slit throat and rushed to a nearby hospital. The Maoists also left a warning letter to the villagers saying they had punished the duo as they were working as police informers. Jan 9, 2014