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Congress lashes out at SP for its softness on Muzaffarnagar clashes accused

Lucknow, Sept 19 (ANI): Congress leader Jagdambika Pal on Thursday said that SP government in UP is being soft on Muzaffarnagar clashes accused, who are responsible for the same and that they are causing hurdles in the functioning of the police because of which ADG Arun Kumar is seeking transfer. He further said that the way BJP leader Uma Bharti warned the SP government from any arrest in the party, claims that UP government is incapable of any action whatsoever. Sep 19, 2013
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Prakash Karat on Nuclear Liability Law dilution

New Delhi, Sep 19 (ANI): Reacting over the reports of the UPA Government___s move to attempt a dilution of the Nuclear Liability Bill (NLB) to suit the needs of the U.S. Government and American firms, CPI (M) general secretary Prakash Karat on Wednesday stated that the government of India can bypass anyone but not the law of India. Sep 19, 2013
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Decisions on Nuclear Liability Bill will be taken on laws and perception: Khurshid

New Delhi, Sep 19 (ANI): As the government is planning to bypass a law that makes foreign suppliers liable for a nuclear accident, India___s Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid said that any decision on the bill will be taken keeping in view laws as well as perception of the people. Further, he also said that adequate measures on the security front and vigilance will be carried out before any decision. Sep 19, 2013
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Diluting nuke liability bill is unacceptable: BJP

New Delhi, Sep 19 (ANI): The BJP on Wednesday stated that if the government is trying to dilute the Nuke Liability Bill (NLB), ignoring the safety concerns of people of the country then it is completely unacceptable. Opposition leaders, security analysts and experts have questioned the UPA Government's reported move to attempt a dilution of the NLB to suit the needs of the U.S. Government and American firms interested in taking bilateral nuclear commerce with India forward. According to reports, a Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) note suggests that prior to his visit to the United States to attend this year's U.N. General Assembly session and to meet President Barack Obama on its sidelines, PM Manmohan Singh appears to be keen to have a diluted version of the NLB signed. The diluted NLB reportedly overlooks several key factors, including security concerns. Sep 19, 2013
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Nuclear liability law a 'poll gimmick' of UPA govt: Gurudas Dasgupta

Kolkata, Sep 19 (ANI): As Prime Minister Manmohan Singh appears keen to have a diluted version of the Nuclear liability law signed before meeting US President Barack Obama, CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta on Thursday said that the aforesaid law is no more than a 'poll gimmick' and that the UPA government wants to show that they have done something to increase the power generation, before the upcoming 2014 general elections. He also said that such a move can be really dangerous on the part of India. Sep 19, 2013
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Modi not 'Ashvamedha Yajna' horse, but ___Narmegh Yagna___: Ali Anwar

New Delhi, Sep 19 (ANI): After Narendra Modi was anointed as the BJP___s prime ministerial candidate by the party President Rajnath Singh, and was thereafter seen as a God for the party, JD (U) leader Ali Anwar said that BJP and RSS is trying to portray Modi as God, but he is nowhere near the 'Ashvamedha Yajna' horse, but is preparing for 'Narmegh Yagna'. Further, talking about Union Minister Jairam Ramesh's statement that Modi will continue to bring more like Muzaffarnagar clashes, Anwar said that Modi and BJP is always up for bringing communal division when elections are approaching. Sep 19, 2013
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Security analyst on Nuclear Liability Law Dilutions

New Delhi, Sep 19 (ANI): Security analyst Uday Bhaskar has said that the interpretation of the Nuclear Liability Bill (NLB) could perhaps be misleading. According to reports, a Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) note suggests that prior to his visit to the United States to attend this year's U.N. General Assembly session and to meet President Barack Obama on its sidelines, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh appears to be keen to have a diluted version of the NLB signed. The diluted NLB reportedly overlooks several key factors, including security concerns. Sep 19, 2013
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CPI questions govt's rush to dilute nuke liability bill

New Delhi, Sept 19 (ANI): Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Atul Kumar Anjan questioned the UPA Government's reported move to attempt a dilution of the Nuclear Liability Bill (NLB) to suit the needs of the US Government and American firms interested in taking bilateral nuclear commerce with India forward. Talking to mediapersons, he said that the bill is not in favour of the people of the country. According to reports, a Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) note suggests that prior to his visit to the United States to attend this year's UN General Assembly session and to meet President Barack Obama on its sidelines, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh appears to be keen to have a diluted version of the NLB signed. The diluted NLB reportedly overlooks several key factors, including security concerns. According to a television channel, the CCS note details plans to bypass the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), a move that has raised questions. Sep 19, 2013
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SP govt handling Muzaffarnagar issue very casually: Naqvi

New Delhi, Sep 19 (ANI): As there is still no arrest in the Muzaffarnagar communal violence case, BJP Vice -President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the SP government is handling the situation very casually and that there is no seriousness from their part. Naqvi also said that SP is trying to save politicians and high dignitaries involved in the case. Talking about the UP ADG Arun Kumar who seeks transfer in the wake of these clashes, Naqvi said that the administration in the state are confused and disheartened by the way the political pressure is working there and so Kumar's reaction is natural. Sep 19, 2013
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BJP takes on Akhilesh, says UP is not in safe hands

Lucknow, Sept 19 (ANI): Slamming the Samajwadi party government over Muzaffarnagar clashes, Senior BJP leader Hukum Singh on Thursday said that Uttar Pradesh is not in safe hands. Talking to mediapersons he also called state chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav immature. Singh was however also named in the FIR on the Muzaffarnagar violence but the warrant for his arrest was not issued. Sep 19, 2013
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Charged with rape, Rajasthan minister Babulal Nagar resigns

Jaipur, Sep 19 (ANI): Rajasthan's Minister of State for Food and Civil Supplies Babulal Nagar on Thursday resigned from his position, a day after he was booked for raping a woman on the pretext of providing her a 'suitable job'. The minister has, however, rubbished the allegations leveled against him. Sep 19, 2013
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Muzaffarnagar clashes: Country wants answer from SP govt, says Rashid Alvi

New Delhi, Sep 19 (ANI): As situation in Muzaffarnagar is calming down with time and yet no arrest has been made on this front, Congress leader Rashid Alvi said on Thursday that the SP and BJP both are responsible for the aforesaid clashes and that the country is demanding answers from the SP government as to what was the reason for the same. He also said that there was vested interest in stopping the VHP yatra and questioned the party, if it was so incapable of organizing a yatra for monks. Sep 19, 2013
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2 found dead in case of suspected honour killing in Haryana

Rohtak, Sep 19 (ANI): In a case of alleged honour killing in Rohtak city of Haryana, a boy was beheaded and a girl was killed and cremated after the two ran away together to New Delhi on Wednesday. The couple was allegedly killed by the girl's family. 23-year-old Dharmender and 20-year-old Nidhi, were from the Jat community and were residing in Gharnavati village in Kalanaur district of Rohtak and had gone missing after they left the village. The two were pursuing higher education in Rohtak and had reportedly decided to elope. Meanwhile, NCW chief Mamta Sharma condemned the incident and sought strict punishment against the culprits. Sep 19, 2013
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Sting operation on Azam Khan a conspiracy against SP: Naresh Agarwal

Lucknow, Sept 19 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Naresh Agarwal on Thursday dubbed as conspiracy against the Samajwadi party the sting operation that showed police officers purportedly blaming senior minister Azam Khan for "pressuring" them to go slow during the recent communal clashes in Muzaffarnagar. Sep 19, 2013
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Azam Khan must be arrested and dismissed from cabinet: Vinay Katiyar

New Delhi, Sept 19 (ANI): BJP leader Vinay Katiyar on Thursday said that SP leader Azam Khan must be immediately arrested &dismissed from the state cabinet for his alleged role in Muzaffarnagar riots. A sting operation by a TV news channel showed police officers purportedly blaming senior SP leader Azam Khan for "pressuring" them to go slow during the recent communal clashes in Muzaffarnagar. Sep 19, 2013