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After Cong's 4-assembly poll washout, UPA members rethinking on alliance?

New Delhi, Dec 09 (ANI): Even as NCP President Sharad Pawar lashed out at Congress over the recent 4-state assembly poll washout, calling upon Congress and other allies to ponder over the outcome which is being seen as reflection of anger against the UPA Government at the Centre other allies have also been made to rethink over the alliance. Dec 9, 2013
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Pre-election violence an attempt by Jamaat to keep itself relevant-Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury

Dhaka, Dec 09 (ANI): Bangladesh reeled under a spate of violence by the country's main opposition, BNP and its fundamentalist ally, the Jamaat-e-Islami, as it de-stabilized peace and crippled normal life, creating fresh tensions ahead of the elections. Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury, media advisor to the Bangladesh Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina said that these are desperate attempts by the Jamaat to keep itself relevant. While the government has cracked down on violent protests, the BNP and its allies have not let up their pressure tactics even a bit. Dec 9, 2013
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Ukraine protesters topple Lenin statue in Kiev: police

Ukrainians protesting against the government's rejection of a key pact with the European Union topple the statue of Russian revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin in central Kiev, police say. Duration: 00:52 Dec 9, 2013
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Walk this way, says China's heavy metal shoe maker

A Chinese factory worker says walking in huge iron shoes weighing more than 200 kilograms each can cure back pain, but faces hefty competition in his bid to build the country's heaviest footwear. Duration: 02:09 Dec 9, 2013
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AAP and BJP should come together to avoid President's Rule: Sanjay Raut

New Delhi, Dec 09 (ANI): After the results of Delhi Assembly polls kept all the parties hanging as no party gained majority, Shiv Sena Spokesperson Sanjay Raut said that both the leading parties, that is, AAP and BJP should come together and form government in order to avoid President's Rule from coming to fore. He said that both the parties are fighting corruption and therefore should shake hands. Raut also said that all parties should learn from AAP as the party being the brand new swiped the polls unexpectedly. Dec 9, 2013
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Congress goes down, economy comes up: Balbir Punj

New Delhi, Dec 09 (ANI): BJP leader, Balbir Punj on Monday said that the there is an inverse relation of Congress and the economic trends and with Sensex going up by 400 points, one fact has been undermined that with Congress been given a thrashing yesterday, the economy seems to be picking up. He also said that the more the Congress goes down, the economy will come back. He further said that there will be a complete transformation in coming 4-5 months. Dec 9, 2013
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We will not form coalition government: Kirti Azad

New Delhi, Dec 09 (ANI): BJP leader Kirti Azad on Monday congratulated AAP and its Convener Arvind Kejriwal on his victory and said that they have performed well at their first attempt. Asked about any possibility of shaking hands with AAP, Azad said that his party will not form government as his party does not want coalition Government. Dec 9, 2013
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AAP presented itself as an ultimate alternative to BJP and Congress: D Raja

New Delhi, Dec 09 (ANI): As the brand new competition AAP swiped the Delhi polls impressively, CPI leader D Raja said that AAP presented itself as an ultimate alternative to both the congress and BJP. He said that BJP took full advantage of no such alternative before but times have changed now. He further said that unless a party won't take up issues related to common man's livelihood, one cannot win their support. Dec 9, 2013
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BJP will restore people's confidence and take economy forward: Yashwant Sinha

New Delhi, Dec 09 (ANI): BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Monday said that the Congress party had damaged the sentiments of people to wide extent in recent years and the BJP will immediately start improving the same and restore the confidence of people and take the economy forward. Sinha said this in the backdrop of poll result's impact on the sensex. Dec 9, 2013
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"Congress' corruption and lust for power lead to its defeat"

Ralegaon/ Kolkata/ Bangalore, Dec 09 (ANI): Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare said that it was Congress party's lust for power that brought about its drastic defeat in the state polls. Congress faced massive defeat in Delhi state with BJP taking the main lead and the new anti-graft Aam Aadmi Party inching to the second place, underlining the struggle that Congress would have to face to cling to power in a national election due by May next year. CPI (M) leader Sitaram Yechury stated that people wanted an alternative to Congress and that is why they voted for Aam Aadmi Party. Dec 9, 2013
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BJP benefitted from Narendra Modi's popularity: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi, Dec 09 (ANI): BJP President Rajnath Singh credited the party's prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi, for its spectacular victory in the assembly polls of four states. The BJP is the clear winner in three big states of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan that went to the polls, though it emerged as the single largest party in Delhi too. Singh said the party benefited from the popularity of Modi. The ruling Congress party was defeated in key state polls, including the capital, underlining the struggle it will face to cling to power in a national election due by May next year. Congress, led by Sonia Gandhi, is facing widespread anger at corruption and high inflation after two successive terms at the head of a national coalition. Dec 9, 2013