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Subramanian Swamy defends V K Singh

New Delhi, Sep 24 (ANI): BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday defended former Army Chief Gen (Retd) V K Singh and said that he was being targeted. Earlier, VK Singh admitted that the money from the secret fund was used in Kashmir but only towards social schemes. Singh said that the money that had been given was a part of the 'Sadbhavna' that is carried out by the Army. He said that it was given to only to stabilize the areas affected by terror as well as the areas across the border. Sep 24, 2013
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Congress on reports of TDP joining NDA

New Delhi, Sep 24 (ANI): Reacting on the reports of the TDP joining the NDA, the central ruling Congress has stated that the alliance does not bother them as they have defeated their alliance before. Congress leader Jagadambika Pal said that the TDP is opportunistic. He also added that the BJP should explain about the alliance as both are principally against each other on the matter of Telangana's separate statehood. As the BJP is leaving no stone unturned to gather new allies before 2014 LS polls, TDP chief Chandra Babu Naidu in a recent meeting with the BJP president Rajnath Singh had raised speculations of a possible tie-up between the two parties. Sep 24, 2013
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Congress dares VK Singh to name J &K ministers who were paid money

Srinagar, Sept 24 (ANI): Congress leader and Jammmu and Kashmir Sports minister Taj Mohiuddin on Tuesday dared former Army chief General VK Singh to name the ministers who were given funds. Speaking to mediapersons in Srinagar, Mohiuddin termed the matter as unfortunate and said that investigation should be done. He also said that Singh is either diluting the reports or has some motivation to malign the name of some ministers. Earlier, VK Singh admitted that the money from the secret fund was used in Kashmir but only towards social schemes. Singh said that the money that had been given was a part of the 'Sadbhavna' that is carried out by the Army. He said that it was given to only to stabilize the areas affected by terror as well as the areas across the border. Sep 24, 2013
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Will give security to minorities: SP on Muzaffarnagar riots

Muzaffarnagar/Lucknow /New Delhi, Sept 24 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) has said that the safety arrangements of minorities displaced due to the violence in Muzaffarnagar district was their responsibility. Senior SP leader Shivpal Yadav, visited the riot-affected district to interact with the displaced minorities ___ most of whom are refusing to return to their villages. In New Delhi, another SP leader, Azam Khan said that only when his party was in power, other political groups unite against them and create such situations. Meanwhile, in Lucknow Inspector General of police (Law and Order), Rajkumar Vishwakarma said that they have arrested 253 people involved in the violence. Sep 24, 2013
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European ministers meet in support of Italy's Kyenge

European ministers met in Rome on Monday in support of the Italian Minister for Integration, Cecile Kyenge. Originally from Congo, Kyenge has been the victim of racist comments from sections of the Italian political establishment. Duration: 01:02. Sep 24, 2013
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Bloomberg launches European cities competition

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday launched a competition among European cities aimed at inspiring new ideas to improve city life. He was hosted at London City Hall by London Mayor Boris Johnson and joined by the mayors of Florence and Warsaw. Duration: 00:55 Sep 24, 2013
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Greek civil servants strike over austerity cuts

Thousands of civil servants protested in Greece on Tuesday at the start of a fresh strike against job cuts pushed by the government in return for international bailout loans. Duration: 00:59 Sep 24, 2013
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Ban urges end to Syria bloodshed

As he opened the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appealed to major powers to stop sending weapons to all sides in Syria. Duration: 00:43. Sep 24, 2013
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People flock to donate blood after Kenya attack

Kenyan troops on Tuesday battled Islamists making their final stand in a deadly shopping mall siege, on the fourth day of the attack by Al-Qaeda-linked militants said to include Americans and a British woman. Duration: 01:02. Sep 24, 2013