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Son of Jamaat founder says it has no right to do politics in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Oct 7 (ANI): Syed Haider Farooq Maudoodi, son of Syed Abul A'la Maudoodi who was founder of Jamaat-e-Islami has said that the religion-based party should not be allowed to continue politics in Bangladesh on the grounds that it opposed the country's birth. Syed Haider Farooq Maudoodi, who was brought up under fundamental ideologies of Syed Abul A'la Maududi, along with all his nine siblings said he has never been involved with Jamaat-e-Islami's politics. While addressing mediapersons in national capital, Dhaka, on his first visit there after the liberation war, Syed Haider Farooq Maudoodi, who is now a columnist in Lahore, Pakistan, slammed the concept of using religion in politics. Oct 7, 2013
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Andhra Unrest: Political parties continue to play blame game

New Delhi/ Allahabad / Vijayanagaram/ Hyderabad, Oct 7 (ANI): Even as violent protests, blackouts and strikes across Andhra Pradesh brought normal life to standstill in wake of the announcement of the bifurcation of the state, political parties on Monday continued to play blame game over the issue. On Monday the Bharaitya Janata Party lashed the ruling Congress and said the decision was a timely well thought of conspiracy by the party ahead of general elections in 2014. Meanwhile, the Congress criticized regional leaders, YSR Congress chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy and TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu of churning political mileage out of separate state row. Meanwhile TDP leaders said that it was important that Congress leaders who have been taking decisions sitting in Delhi realize the impact of their decision. Oct 7, 2013
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Ambedkar College principal face molestation charge; alleged victim attempts immolation, dies

New Delhi, Oct 07 (ANI): A former Delhi University (DU) employee, who tried to commit suicide by setting herself on fire in front of Delhi Secretariat, succumbed to her burns on Monday. Pavitra Bhardwaj, a resident of northeast Delhi's Maujpur area, had been allegedly forced to quit her job and subjected to repeated instances of sexual harassment by the principal of her college. She was allegedly being sexually harassed by a college principal. Oct 7, 2013
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D Raja asks Centre to address genuine concerns of people of Andhra

New Delhi, Oct 07 (ANI): Expressing serious concern over the ongoing protests in Andhra Pradesh following the nod for creation of a separate Telangana state, Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D. Raja on Monday said the Centre must address the genuine concerns of the people and assure them that their interests will be duly protected. Oct 7, 2013
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Decision of bifurcating Telangana taken in public interest: Digvijay Singh

New Delhi, Oct 7 (ANI): Congress general Secretary Digvijay Singh on Monday said that the allegations of playing politics in the case of bifurcating Telangana is not true as the decision has been taken after many consultations and discussion. He also appealed to the protestors to calm down as the decision has been taken in the interest of the people. Oct 7, 2013
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Pranab Mukherjee admits to slowdown in India's economy

Istanbul, Oct 7 (ANI): Indian President, Pranab Mukherjee, admitted to a slowdown in the country's economy, but claimed that the government is taking all corrective measures to revive growth. Mukherjee was addressing a gathering on Non Resident Indians (NRI) in Istanbul where he was on a visit on the invitation of the President of Turkey, Abdullah Gul. The Indian President elaborated on the economic situation of India and said that the country had experienced a slump but the government is taking all corrective measures. Oct 7, 2013
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Baloch resist illegal occupation by Pakistan

London, Oct 7: Pakistan's Home and Tribal Affairs department revealed that 592 mutilated bodies have been recovered from Balochistan since 2010. The official record reveals a half-truth, but it exposes Pakistan's notorious "pick, kill and dump" policy in resource-rich Balochistan. It clearly reflects the human rights crisis in the region. Baloch political activists based in London recently staged a protest outside Pakistan High Commission on Sept. 28 against Pakistani armed forces. Oct 7, 2013
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Mulayam confident of forming Third Front after 2014 polls

New Delhi, Oct 7 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Monday said a Third Front will surely be formed after the general elections in 2014. Yadav, however, refused to disclose the name of Third Front's Prime Ministerial candidate.The Samajwadi Party chief is expected to meet CPI (M) General Secretary Prakash Karat later this month and hold discussion on the possibilities of a Third Front. Oct 7, 2013
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Anti-Telangana stir: Jagan, Chandrababu Naidu doing drama, says Prabhakar

New Delhi, Oct 07 (ANI): Even as Telegu Desam Party chief N Chandrababu Naidu and YSR Congress leader Jagan Mohan Reddy are on an indefinite hunger strike to protest against the Centre's decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh, Congress MP Ponnam Prabhakar said that both Jagan Reddy and CB Naidu are doing drama and as Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh has stated they will not take back its decision. Oct 7, 2013
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Indian Army guns down seven militants near Kashmir border

Srinagar, Oct 07 (ANI): Indian Army neutralized seven militants near the disputed border in Kashmir where gun battles have been going on with infiltrators from Pakistan for the past fortnight. Colonel Sanjay Mitra, a senior officer of Indian Army said this while interacting with the mediapersons at Srinagar. Col. Sanjay Mitra said that extremists were gunned down as they tried to sneak further into Indian territories and a huge cache of arms and ammunition have been recovered. India is fighting the biggest group of infiltrators to cross from Pakistan in years, as some 30 to 40 heavily-armed fighters have crossed the Line of Control (LoC) dividing Jammu and Kashmir between the rival nations in the Keran sector and are holed up in the thick forests of the area since September 23. Oct 7, 2013
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Passengers express worry after govt increased railway fares

Mumbai/New Delhi, Oct 07 (ANI): Passengers from all over India call for roll back on Monday (October 07) for the recently revised railway fares after the Indian Railways increased the fares by about 2 per cent for all classes in wake of burden due to increased diesel and electricity cost. The revised fares will also apply to tickets issued in advance for journey to commence on or after October 7. Reportedly, the Ministry of Railways has decided to further revise the fares of AC classes also. Oct 7, 2013
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Both YSR Congress and TDP had agreed for Telangana but now opposing it: KT Rama Rao

Hyderabad, Oct 07 (ANI): TRS leader Kalvakuntla Taraka Rama Rao said that YSR Congress party chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy's and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu's fast against creation of Telangana is just hypocracy. He said that in the past both Jaganmohan and Naidu were in the favour of Telangana and now they are against it. Oct 7, 2013
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Telangana row: Chandrababu Naidu to go on indefinite fast in Delhi

Hyderabad, Oct 07 (ANI): Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu will go on an indefinite hunger-strike in New Delhi from Monday to protest against the Union Cabinet's decision regarding the proposed bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. He said that he is going to sit on fast in Delhi because all the problems started in there and he wants to tell to the nation what is happening in Andhra Pradesh Oct 7, 2013