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Dynasty-led govt had no choice but to withdraw ordinance after 'biggest drama': Kiran Bedi

New Delhi, Oct 03 (ANI): Former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Kiran Bedi targetted the Gandhi family and said that the UPA-led Central Government had no choice before them but to withdraw the ordinance on convicted lawmakers. Bedi also said, keeping an eye on the 2014 general elections, that the Centre was aware that there was enough public outrage against them on the proposal of this ordinance, and its withdrawal was done as damage control to recover some ground. Oct 3, 2013
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V Narayanasamy on withdrawal of ordinance on convicted lawmakers

Chennai, Oct 03 (ANI): Even as the government withdrew a controversial ordinance that protects convicted parliamentarians following stern opposition from Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi who described the policy as nonsense, Minister of State for the Prime Minister's Office V. Narayanasamy said that in democracy divergent views should be there and discussion was held and decision taken is final. Oct 3, 2013
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Cabinet withdraws Ordinance: politicos welcome it

New Delhi, Oct 03 (ANI): Politicos react to the withdrawal of the controversial ordinance on ‘tainted politicians’. Earlier on September 27, Congress Vice President, Rahul Gandhi had openly opposed the ordinance passed by cabinet on convicted politicians by saying that it was a complete nonsense and should be ‘torn up’ and ‘thrown out’. It was at a time when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was out of the country, away in the US to attend the UN General Assembly. On Prime Minister’s return from the US, Rahul Gandhi met him at his residence in New Delhi to discuss the public outburst of September 27 and consequent to this, the central cabinet met to withdraw the ordinance. Oct 3, 2013
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Atleast 6 policemen injured in an encounter with terrorists in Srinagar

Srinagar, Oct 03 (ANI): Fierce encounter which took place between militants and security forces in the Ahmadnagar residential area of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir, ended after the terrorist, who was trapped in the area, managed the escape in the dark. Atleast 6 policemen were injured after terrorists lobbed a grenade at the security forces in Ahmadnagar. The injured soldiers were rushed to a local hospital. The grenade attack was followed by a gunbattle after which police sealed off the area as one terrorist from the banned Lashkar-e-Taiba was believed to be trapped in the area. Oct 3, 2013
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PM is defensive against Modi, says Arun Jaitley

New Delhi, Oct 03 (ANI): Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley contended that the latest statement of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh reflected his defensive posture against Narendra Modi. Earlier in the day, Manmohan Singh had urged 'secular parties' to join hands to defeat the BJP's prime ministerial candidate Modi. Jaitley, who is also Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha said that he was glad to hear such a comment from the Prime Minister. Oct 3, 2013
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New Asterix album unveiled with all-new authors

The first Asterix album written without either of the two original authors has been unveiled in France, and sees the titular Gaul set off on a voyage through Scotland. Duration: 01:01 Oct 3, 2013
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France opens probe into Assad uncle's assets

Paris prosecutors have opened a preliminary investigation into the assets of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's uncle, whom anti-corruption groups accuse of illegally obtaining a vast fortune and property empire. Duration: 01:15 Oct 3, 2013
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Hong Kong's handcart heroes keep the city rolling

Handcarts are as much a part of the landscape in Hong Kong as the white van man in London or the bicycle courier in New York, and these simple old-fashioned contraptions help keep the modern city moving. Duration: 02:07 Oct 3, 2013