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Former Home Secretary RK Singh joins BJP

New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): Former Union Home Secretary RK Singh formally joined the BJP on Friday. Singh is likely to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in 2014. Singh joined BJP in presence of party president Rajnath Singh in New Delhi. Dec 13, 2013
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Government building consensus to pass Lokpal Bill: Manish Tewari

New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said on Friday that the government is generating a consensus on the Lokpal Bill, so that it can be passed. Earlier today, the UPA Government tabled the Lokpal Bill in the Rajya Sabha. Dec 13, 2013
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Last goodbyes for Mandela before burial

Anxious South Africans queued through the night for the final chance to say farewell Friday to Nelson Mandela in Pretoria before his body is moved to his rural, boyhood home for burial. Dec 13, 2013
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Narayan Sai offers bribe to investigating officer: Surat Police

Surat, Dec 13 (ANI): The Surat Police on Friday alleged that Narayan Sai, son of self-styled and controversial godman Asaram, and his associates tried to bribe several authorities to weaken the rape case against him. Police commissioner of Surat, Rakesh Asthana, said that police had seized rupees five crore and detained six people, including a sub inspector. Dec 13, 2013
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BJP and Congress trying to pervert Anna, alleges Sisodia

New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia said on Friday that agents from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress are trying to pervert Anna Hazare on the issue of the Lokpal bill. Dec 13, 2013
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Will leave Anna's village but will never leave him alone in this fight: Gopal Rai

New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): After a scuffle broke out between AAP leader Gopal Rai and former Army chief VK Singh on Friday in Ralegan Siddhi, the venue for anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare's indefinite hunger strike to press for a strong Jan Lokpal Bill, Rai stated that he will leave Ralegan Siddhi but will continue the fast along with Anna. Rai alleged that Anna is being provoked by many against the AAP members. Dec 13, 2013
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Argument breaks out between VK Singh and Gopal Rai at Anna Hazare's fast venue

Ralegan Siddhi, Dec 13 (ANI): A scuffle broke out between AAP leader Gopal Rai and former Army chief VK Singh on Friday in Ralegan Siddhi, the venue for anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare's indefinite hunger strike to press for a strong Jan Lokpal Bill. Singh said that people shouldn't split and form different groups in the fight against corruption. Hearing this, Rai raised objections, which led to a heated argument between him and Singh. Sensing the situation, Hazare then asked Gopal Rai to immediately leave Ralegan Siddhi. Dec 13, 2013
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Correctly amended Lokpal Bill has been tabled in RS: Kiran Bedi

Chandigarh, Dec 13 (ANI): After MoS PMO V Narayanasamy tabled the Lokpal Bill in the Rajya Sabha, Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi said that a correctly amended bill has been tabled and should be passed without nay obstruction now. Further, Bedi said that the bill has measures as desired by Anna Hazare and the bill envisions a change in the coming in the country. Bedi also appealed the people to not give the bill a political colour and make it possible for the bill to get passed soon. Dec 13, 2013
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Fodder scam: Rabri Devi welcomes bail to Lalu

Patna, Dec 13 (ANI): RJD chief Lalu Prasad's wife and former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to grant bail to her husband saying she had full faith in judiciary. The Supreme Court on Friday granted bail to RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in the fodder scam case, in which he was convicted and sentenced to five years in jail. After the Patna High Court dismissed the former Bihar CM's plea, he moved the top court seeking bail till his appeal against conviction by a special CBI court was decided by the HC. The order was passed by a two-judge bench of the Supreme Court. Dec 13, 2013
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Fodder scam: Congress welcomes bail to Lalu

New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday granted bail to RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in the fodder scam case, in which he was convicted and sentenced to five years in jail. After the Patna High Court dismissed the former Bihar CM's plea, he moved the top court seeking bail till his appeal against conviction by a special CBI court was decided by the HC. The order was passed by a two-judge bench of the Supreme Court. Meanwhile, reacting over this Congress leader Kapil Sibal said that everything must be in accordance with law, and if the apex court has granted him bail then his party welcomes the decision. Dec 13, 2013
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Fodder scam: SC grants bail to Lalu Prasad Yadav

New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday granted bail to RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in the fodder scam case, in which he was convicted and sentenced to five years in jail. After the Patna High Court dismissed the former Bihar CM's plea, he moved the top court seeking bail till his appeal against conviction by a special CBI court was decided by the HC. The order was passed by a two-judge bench of the Supreme Court. Dec 13, 2013