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Naming Nandan Nilekani as PM candidate will be suicidal for Cong: JD (U)

New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): Reacting on the rumours that Congress may name Unique Identification Authority of India Chairman, Nandan Nilekani as its candidate for Prime Minister, Janata Dal (United) Leader Shivanand Tiwari on Wednesday said the move could be suicidal for the party. Dec 11, 2013
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LGBT Community supporters disheartened by SC's verdict on Section 377

New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): Supporters of the LGBT community on Wednesday expressed disappointment over the verdict of the Supreme Court on a bunch of petitions challenging the Delhi High Court judgement decriminalizing gay sex among consenting adults in private. Dec 11, 2013
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There would be a process of introspection: Manish Tewari on Mani Shankar Aiyar's remark

New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): Reacting to party stalwart Mani Shankar Aiyar's statement that created a flutter by predicting that Congress will lose the Lok Sabha elections scheduled to be held early next year Union Information and Broadcasting minister Manish Tewari on Wednesday said that Mani Shankar Aiyar has clarified his stance yesterday. Tewari also added that the Assembly poll results are disappointing and there would be a process of introspection. Dec 11, 2013
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Additional Solicitor General on SC's verdict on Section 377

New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): Additional Solicitor General Indira Jaising expressed disappointment over the verdict of the Supreme Court on a bunch of petitions challenging the Delhi High Court judgement decriminalizing gay sex among consenting adults in private. Dec 11, 2013
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YSR Congress to support no-confidence motion in Parliament

New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): YSR Congress chief Jaganmohan Reddy said on Wednesday that his party will support the no-confidence motion in the Parliament. He also added that his party stands for a united Andhra Pradesh. Six Seemadhra MPs had on Monday sent a notice to move the no-confidence motion to protest the creation of Telangana. Dec 11, 2013
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Seemandhra MPs will be suspended: PC Chacko on no confidence motion

New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): Congress leader PC Chacko said on Wednesday that Political parties are in no mood to support the no confidence motion against the UPA government. Talking to mediapersons in New Delhi, he said that whatever the Seemandhra MPs decision may be, the no confidence motion would be defeated in the Parliament. He also said that Congress MPs from Seemandhra region of Andhra Pradesh who moved no-confidence motion in the Parliament will be suspended. Dec 11, 2013
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Happiness for some in Pakistan's gated communities

Gated communities - offering secure living in a sometimes volatile country - are growing in popularity in Pakistan with some 100,000 people living in one of them near Rawalpindi. Duration: 02:07 Dec 11, 2013
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Demise of a King: Karnataka Goes into 2-day Mourning for Mysore Maharaja

The death of a king, the last of the direct descendent of the 600-year-old Wodeyar dynasty, has brought the Southern state of Karnataka to a standstill. Maharaja Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wodeyar, who died at the age of 60, will be given a state funeral befitting royalty. Dec 11, 2013
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Congress is full of flatterers: Sanjay Raut

New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): Shiv Sena leader, Sanjay Raut on Wednesday said that the Congress is a party full of flatterers since the time of Indira Gandhi nevertheless he also said that they respect Mrs. Gandhi as she had the strength to run the Government. He also added that now the party does not have any capable leader and this is the reason why they lost election in all the four states. Dec 11, 2013
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Narayanasamy blames media for country's woes; Kirti Azad condemns

New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): BJP leader Kirti Azad on Wednesday slammed Minister of state in the Prime Minister's Office, V Narayanasamy for his comment that media is corrupt. Talking to mediapersons in New Delhi, he also took a jibe at Congress and said that party leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has rightly accepted the fact that the Congress will lose in the upcoming 2014 general elections and BJP will form the Government. Dec 11, 2013
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Re-elections only alternative for Delhi: Kalraj Mishra

Lucknow, Dec 11 (ANI): With the continuing reluctance of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to stake a claim to form a government in Delhi, the national capital seemed headed for President's Rule and a subsequent re-election in a few months. Senior BJP leader Kalraj Mishra on Wednesday said that the BJP does not want to form a government as it is short of four seats to claim majority and does not want to indulge in horse-trading. He added that there is no other alternative than to go ahead for re-elections. Dec 11, 2013