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Decision on Telangana taken for political gains: Chandrababu Naidu

New Delhi, Oct 08 (ANI): Telugu Desam Party chief N Chandrababu Naidu, who is on an indefinite hunger strike against the creation of Telangana, on Tuesday said that Congress took the decision for political gains. As the total shutdown of Seemandhra entered the fifth day, the region comprising 13 districts of the state is plunging into total chaos. Oct 8, 2013
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No Indian posts were occupied, these were speculations: Indian Army on infiltration bid

New Delhi, Oct 08 (ANI): The Indian Army on Tuesday dismissed the reports of any posts occupied by the infiltrators in Kashmir and said that these were just speculations and nothing else. Between 30 to 40 militants and Pakistan Special Forces' troops had infiltrated into Keran sector in Kupwara district and the encounter in Shalbhatti village had started on September 24. Oct 8, 2013
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BJP slams Rahul Gandhis dalit Remark

New Delhi, Oct 08 (ANI): Even as Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that there is an escape velocity in terms of caste in our country and to succeed if you are a lower caste you need an escape velocity, BJP Leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, said that Rahul Gandhi should know how dalits and other under powered people were suppressed by the congress. Oct 8, 2013
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Army Chief says no intrusion in Kashmir, army on top of situation

Ghaziabad, Oct 08 (ANI): Army Chief, General Bikram Singh on Tuesday said that his troops had foiled a ‘desperate infiltration’ bid in Keran sector of Kashmir and the militants were not in a strong position to mount any attack. The army has killed nearly 20 militants in the battle that began on September 23 and recovered large haul of sophisticated arms and ammunition. They have been conducting extensive surveillance and search operations to flush out the infiltrator militants. Speaking to mediapersons in Ghaziabad, General Singh clarified that the militants were holed up in a gutter, and even though the operation was still going on, they are not in a strong position. Oct 8, 2013
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Dalit community is spines of Congress Party: Rahul Gandhi - Part - 2

New Delhi, Oct 08 (ANI): Addressing a function of the Bhagwan Valmiki Foundation in Delhi, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday that Dalit community is spines of the Congress party and that they should be given greater representation in the party. Further, attacking the opposition, Gandhi said that the opposition never bothered hold the hands of the poor or interact with them and that is the reason for them losing the elections every time because just talking about ‘shining India won’t make it shine actually’. Oct 8, 2013
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BJP slams Congress for Telangana turmoil

New Delhi, Oct 08 (ANI): As the electricity department in Seemandhra struck work, plunging large parts of the region into darkness, following a hunger strike by the TDP Chief Chandra Babu Naidu and YSR Congress Party Chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy in New Delhi, the BJP slammed the Congress and said that if they would have handled the situation with sincerity then the situation would not have become so bad. Oct 8, 2013
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There have been desperate infiltration bids, some eliminated & some foiled: Indian Army

New Delhi, Oct 08 (ANI): The Indian Army on Tuesday described the infiltration bids as desperate, some of which have been eliminated and others foiled. Northern Command chief Lt General Sanjeev Chachra said seven militants' bodies have been recovered along with a huge cache of arms and ammunition. Chachra added that infiltration of this size could not have been possible without the support of the Pakistan army. Oct 8, 2013
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Pranab Mukherjee returns after Turkey visit, raises terror issues: Part - 2

On Board, Oct 08 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday returned from Belgium and Turkey, and while talking to mediapersons On board, said that he held bilateral talks with the two countries on various issues including terrorism. He further said that he discussed various issues of bilateral importance, including increasing of trade relations. Mukherjee also sought Turkey's cooperation for India's bid for a permanent membership to nuclear suppliers group. During the visit, several MoUs were also signed between Indian universities and universities of Belgium and Turkey. Oct 8, 2013
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Chandra Babu Naidu and Jagan Reddy have changed their words on Telangana: Congress

New Delhi, Oct 08 (ANI): As the electricity department in Seemandhra struck work, plunging large parts of the region into darkness, following a hunger strike by the TDP Chief Chandra Babu Naidu and YSR Congress Party Chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy in New Delhi, Congress leader Satyavrat Chaturvedi said that the leaders have took a step back from their words and have changed their stand on the issue of division of Telangana. He further said that it were these leaders who applauded the decision during the discussions on the same. Oct 8, 2013
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Pranab Mukherjee returns after Turkey visit, raises terror issues: Part - 1

On Board, Oct 08 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday returned from Belgium and Turkey, and while talking to mediapersons On board, said that he held bilateral talks with the two countries on various issues including terrorism. He further said that he discussed various issues of bilateral importance, including increasing of trade relations. Mukherjee also sought Turkey's cooperation for India's bid for a permanent membership to nuclear suppliers group. During the visit, several MoUs were also signed between Indian universities and universities of Belgium and Turkey. Oct 8, 2013
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Digvijay Singh appeals to all those on strike to end it

New Delhi, Oct 08 (ANI): As the electricity department in Seemandhra struck work, plunging large parts of the region into darkness, following a hunger strike by the TDP Chief Chandra Babu Naidu and YSR Congress Party Chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy in New Delhi, Congress general Secretary Digvijay Singh has appealed to all those who are on strike and have asked them to end it. Oct 8, 2013
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Keran Infiltration: Nawaz Sharif is either dishonest or ineffective, says BJP

New Delhi, Oct 08 (ANI): After Indian Army chief General Bikram Singh told that it was impossible to infiltrate the area without the knowledge of Pakistan Army, BJP leader Balbir Punj said that Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is either dishonest or ineffective and there is no use of having talks with him. He further said that terror activities from the area are directed by Pakistan. He also said that similar situation rose while Atal Bihari Vajpayee government had talks with Pakistan in the form of Kargil war and now when Manmohan Singh is having talks with Pakistan, such infiltrations and intrusions are taking place. Oct 8, 2013
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Development of Dalits needs Jupiter's escape velocity: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, Oct 08 (ANI): While addressing a gathering at the Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said that development of the Dalit community in India needs Jupiter's escape velocity (speed an object needs to be traveling to break free of a planet or moon's gravity well and leave it without further propulsion). Further, he targeted BSP President Mayawati and said that she is letting others from the community to come to the forefront and later credited Congress party for the upliftment of the community. Oct 8, 2013
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Tandoor case: SC commutes Sushil Sharma's death sentence to life imprisonment

New Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, commuted former Youth Congress leader Sushil Sharma's death sentence to life imprisonment in the infamous Naina Sahni tandoor murder case. Sharma's counsel had pleaded that the case did not fall in the rarest of the rare category and had submitted the conviction was entirely based on the circumstantial evidence and death penalty cannot be awarded. Naina Sahni was the wife of Sushil Sharma, and was believed to have an unlawful relationship with Matloob Karim, an old friend of hers. Sharma was the then Delhi Youth Congress president. Oct 8, 2013
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Narendra Modi has rather divided BJP: Congress on Chidambaram's statement

Ahmedabad, Oct 08 (ANI): After Finance Minister P Chidambaram gave a statement saying that BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has united the rank and file of BJP but he is not bigger than BJP leader and former PM of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Congress leader Arjun Modhwadia said that Modi has rather divided his party on various lines and is the one who has conspired to kill his own party members too. Further, he said that such statements from ministers are not based on actual facts but are given without any thoughts in them. Oct 8, 2013