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RTI activist Amit Jethwa's wife hopes death sentence for husband's murderer

Ahmedabad, Nov 6 (ANI): RTI activist Amit Jethwa's wife Alpa Jethwa on Wednesday said she is happy that her husband's murderer has been arrested by CBI and she hopes he gets death penalty. The CBI has arrested BJP MP from Junagarh, Dinu Bogha Solanki in connection with the murder of Amit Jethwa. Earlier, Solanki was questioned by a special team of the CBI in New Delhi and later he was booked by the agency. He was earlier given a clean chit by the Gujarat Police. Amit Jethwa, an RTI and environment activist was shot dead outside the Gujarat High Court in July 2010. Nov 6, 2013
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MP Assembly Polls: BJP releases its nominees for 64 seats

New Delhi, Nov 06, (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday released its list of candidates who would be contesting for the scheduled Madhya Pradesh assembly polls. BJP released its nominees for 64 seats in the state after its executive meeting in New Delhi. Nov 6, 2013
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Rohit Sharma makes Test debut against West Indies, family elated

Mumbai, Nov 06 (ANI): Even as India's right-handed batsman Rohit Sharma was rewarded for his fantastic form in recent ODIs against Australia with a Test cap at Kolkata's Eden Gardens on Wednesday, his family was elated and hoped he maintained his good form. Nov 6, 2013
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Bangladesh barrister calls for dialogue between feuding political parties for fair elections

Dhaka, Nov 6, (ANI): Barrister, Supreme Court of Bangladesh, Mohammad Ashraf Ali, called for a dialogue between the two feuding political parties, as tensions mounted ahead of the forthcoming general elections. Ali, while talking to the reporter in Dhaka on Wednesday, said that the two political parties should negotiate on the issue of the interim government. Highlighting the ideological differences between the two parties, Ali lashed at the democratic system within the parties. Ali also said that BNP's relationship with Jamaat would tarnish the party's image. Nov 6, 2013
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Security given on basis of threat perception: MHA on Modi's security

New Delhi, Nov 6 (ANI): As the BJP Parliamentary Board on Wednesday passed a resolution demanding PM level security for its prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat CM Narendra Modi, Minister of State for Home RPN Singh said that security to an individual is given on threat perception. He also added that adequate security is being provided to Modi. Nov 6, 2013
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BJP on Dreamliner emergency landing

New Delhi, Nov 6, (ANI): The BJP on Wednesday alleged that the continuous emergency landings of the Dreamliner aircrafts are due to the bad quality of equipments in it. BJP leader Kirti Azad also said that the frequent landings make the dubious deals by the Indian government more evident. Nov 6, 2013
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Jagdambika Pal takes on Kejriwal for meeting Tauqeer Raza Khan

New Delhi, Nov 6 (ANI): Congress leader Jagdambika Pal on Wednesday criticized Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal for meeting controversial cleric Tauqeer Raza Khan, who had issued a fatwa against Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen. Amid political controversy, Kejriwal on Tuesday clarified that by meeting with Maulana Tauqeer Raza Khan, he was not playing any communal card ahead of the assembly elections. Nov 6, 2013
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Modi talks about good governance, can't control his ministers: Congress on Gujarat MP arrest

New Delhi, Nov 6 (ANI): Congress leader Jagdambika Pal on Wednesday slammed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, a day after the CBI arrested BJP MP from Gujarat Dinu Bogha Solanki in connection with the murder of a RTI activist Amit Jethwa in Gujarat. Taking a dig at Modi, Congress leader Jagdambika Pal said that the Gujarat CM talks about good governance in the country but cannot even control his own ministers. Nov 6, 2013
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Protesters demand India to boycott Commonwealth Heads Meet

Tamil Nadu, Nov 6 (ANI): Protesters in Tamil Nadu demanded India not to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Colombo and urged the United Nations to intervene in the matter. According to media reports, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is yet to decide as to whether he would participate in the Commonwealth summit or not, which will be held in Colombo from November 15 to November 17. The protesters in Coimbatore took to the roads, shouting slogans and set an effigy on fire in the middle of the road, blocking the movement of vehicles. Nov 6, 2013
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Police arrest Maoist leader in Jharkhand, recover bombs

Jharkhand, Nov 6 (ANI): In two separate incidents in Jharkhand, police recovered 22 bombs and arrested a Maoist leader. Acting on a tip off in Latehar district of Jharkhand, the police managed to defuse the bombs, which were apparently planted to attack the security forces. Meanwhile, in Palamu district of Jharkhand, police nabbed a Maoist leader, who is believed to have been associated with several attacks by the rebels in the region. The arrested individual has been identified as commander Sikander alias Chappanji. The police said they have also seized a gun and some bullets from the arrested leader. Nov 6, 2013
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BJP MP from Gujarat held for RTI activist's murder, JD (U) assails BJP and Modi

New Delhi, Nov 6 (ANI): The JD (U) on Wednesday slammed the BJP and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi after reports of BJP MP from Gujarat Dinu Bogha Solanki's arrest emerged in media. Finding inconsistencies in his replies and other circumstantial evidence, the CBI on Tuesday arrested Solanki in connection with the murder of RTI activist Amit Jethwa in 2010. Jethwa had filed a petition before the Gujarat high court against illegal mining in the Gir forests. Nov 6, 2013
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Tajiks set to elect strongman leader for fourth term

Voters in Tajikistan, the poorest state in the former USSR, are set to hand President Emomali Rakhmon an easy victory for a fourth term at the helm of his country bordering Afghanistan. Duration: 00:35 Nov 6, 2013
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UN: Greenhouse gas in atmosphere hits new record

The amount of greenhouse gases in Earth's atmosphere hit a new record high in 2012, continuing an ever-faster rise that is driving climate change, the UN weather agency said Wednesday. Duration: 0:58 Nov 6, 2013