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Praful Patel files nomination for Rajya Sabha election

Mumbai, June 5 (ANI): Senior NCP leader Praful Patel on Thursday filed his nomination for the Rajya Sabha election in Maharashtra slated for June 19. NCP leader Tariq Anwar, who was elected to Lok Sabha, has quit his Rajya Sabha seat after which the NCP Parliamentary Board decided to field Patel for the position. Jun 5, 2014
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Traffic violators will be punished, public transport should be promoted: Gadkari

New Delhi, June 05 (ANI): Road transport minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday highlighted the safety measures to be taken in order to stop road accidents. Gadkari stated that roads are quite prone to accidents in our country due to various reasons like plantation growth, curved roads etc. He gave a few acts to be implemented by the government to keep a check on traffic violators and said that irrespective of the person’s office, violators will be punished strictly. Gadkari also asked for help from media to highlight any flaw in traffic system so that it can be corrected without delay. Jun 5, 2014
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In Newark, UKIP launches assault on parliament

Following its stunning victory in the European elections, Britain's anti-EU party UKIP is targeting a first parliamentary seat, starting with Thursday's by-election in central England. Jun 5, 2014
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MP home minister faces flak for sympathizing with Akhilesh and Mulayam over Badaun rape case

Bhopal/ New Delhi, June 5 (ANI): Babulal Gaur, the MP home minister on Thursday faced flak from rival parties for unexpectedly backing Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Mulayam Singh Yadav, who are facing ire over the gangrape and murder of two Dalit sisters in Uttar Pradesh. Gaur said that Akhilesh and Mulayam should not be blamed for rape incidents in UP since "no one tells you beforehand that he is going to rape". Jun 5, 2014
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Rapes not happening only in one state: Dimple Yadav

New Delhi, June 05 (ANI): Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's daughter-in-law and Lok Sabha Member Dimple Yadav on Thursday said the issue of women safety should be taken very seriously, and added that rapes are not just happening in only one state. She also said that the SP government is strict about such sensitive issues and are working towards the same. Jun 5, 2014
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Rapes not happening only in one state: Dimple Yadav

New Delhi, June 05 (ANI): Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's daughter-in-law and Lok Sabha Member Dimple Yadav on Thursday said the issue of women safety should be taken very seriously, and added that rapes are not just happening in only one state. She also said that the SP government is strict about such sensitive issues and are working towards the same. Jun 5, 2014
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Politicos react over murder incident in Deoria

New Delhi/ Kanpur, June 05 (ANI): Adding yet another crime in Uttar Pradesh after Badaun Gang-rape incident, a newly wed couple was found hanging to death on a tree in Pipra village in Deoria. Politicos condemned the incident and blamed the law and order situation in the state under Akhilesh Government. Apna Dal leader Anupriya Patel said that such crimes are increasing because law is deteriorating in UP. BJP leader Siddharth Nath stated that lawlessness is increasing in UP. CPI leader Atul Anjan said that Akhilesh Yadav should reform his Cabinet in UP. CPI (M) leader Subhashini Ali stated that due to increasing crimes in UP, a state of fear is raging through the residents. Jun 5, 2014
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India rallies for green cities on World Environment Day

Bhopal / Varanasi / Kolkata, June 05 (ANI): Indians paddled, skated and walked to spread the message of greener and cleaner surroundings to mark World Environment Day on Thursday. People, especially children, rallied across cities advocating protection of environment. In Bhopal, the national museum of humankind in association with Green Planet Bicycle Riders Association organised a cycle rally to promote environmental awareness among individuals and vouched for usage of non-motorised vehicles. Meanwhile, children in temple town of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh also raised their voice for clean city. Dressed in green attires, kids skated for saving the environment, holding banners and shouting slogans. The city of Kolkata in West Bengal state too witnessed an awareness rally that advocated for plastic-free country. Jun 5, 2014
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BJD confirms BJP'S proposal of Sumitra Mahajan as next LS speaker

New Delhi, June 05 (ANI): BJD leader Jay Panda on Thursday confirmed BJP'S proposal of Sumitra Mahajan to be the next Lok Sabha Speaker. Mahajan will be the second woman to hold the key position after the outgoing Speaker Meira Kumar. Panda said that the party will support the proposal and that the decision is unanimous. Jun 5, 2014
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Kiran Bedi slams UP govt for gang rape cases reported in state

New Delhi, June 05 (ANI): Former IPS officer and Social Activist Kiran Bedi on Thursday slammed UP government for the ongoing rape cases reported in the state and said that the state government is not even accepting their mistake. Bedi also said that SP Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav instead of being harsh on criminals is being soft on them and is saying that 'boys will be boys'. She also said that women rights are part of human rights for the safety of which UP government is non functional. Jun 5, 2014