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Constitution expert on Gauhati HC's ruling on CBI

New Delhi, Nov 8 (ANI): After the Gauhati High Court ruled that the CBI is legally not a police force and stripped it of its powers to investigate crimes, arrest suspects and file charge-sheets, Constitutional Expert Subhash Kashyap said that the judgement needs to be analyzed by the government and he believes the government would make an appeal to the Supreme Court over the matter. He further added that the verdict could have far reaching implications. Nov 8, 2013
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Congress leadership wiped out in Chhattisgarh, govt remained silent: Rahul Gandhi - Part - 2

Rajnandgaon, Nov 08 (ANI): Addressing a rally in Rajnandgaon district in Chhattigarh on Friday, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said that the entire Congress leadership was wiped out in the state and the government remained silent on the same. He also blamed the state government for the spread of Maoism. Further, he slammed the BJP for its ‘corrupt’ politics and said that everything taken away from the people of Chhattisgarh by BJP will be returned to them once Congress comes to power. Gandhi also talked about various bills and laws brought about by the party for the welfare of the people. Gandhi also indirectly blamed the opposition for the death of Nand Kumarji who was a strong contender for the state’s CM post. Nov 8, 2013
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Rahul Gandhi targeting Muslim youth without evidence: BJP after his reply to EC

New Delhi, Nov 08 (ANI): After Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday sent his response to the Election Commission's notice on his speeches negating the allegations, BJP Spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad said that Gandhi is targeting Muslim youth without any evidence. He questioned him if Gandhi had any proof on ISI approaching Muslim youths in Muzaffarnagar. Prasad also appealed the Election Commission to take serious note of the issue. Nov 8, 2013
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Jairam Ramesh promotes biodiversity and sustainable development

New Delhi, Nov 08 (ANI): While addressing a conference on "Conservation of freshwater resources in the Himalayas," Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said sustainable development is seen as the biggest challenge not only in India but across the global forum. Ramesh was speaking at the opening of the 5th annual Khoryug Conference on Environmental Protection on Friday. The minister also added that water security issue can be addressed appropriately if there are more of awareness campaigns and active public participation. Nov 8, 2013
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DOPT will file an appeal against Gauhati HC ruling: Kapil Sibal

New Delhi, Nov 8 (ANI): Law Minister Kapil Sibal on Friday informed that the DOPT intends to file an appeal against the Gauhati HC ruling that the CBI is legally not a police force. In a startling decision which has ramifications for sensitive cases like the 2G scam, the Gauhati high court ruled that the CBI is legally not a police force and stripped it of its powers to investigate crimes, arrest suspects and file charge-sheets. Nov 8, 2013
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Govt will go to SC to challenge Gauhati HC order: V Narayanasamy

New Delhi, Nov 08 (ANI): After Gauhati High Court declared CBI as 'unconstitutional' and that it can't investigate crimes, MoS to prime minister's office V Narayanasamy said that government will go to the Supreme Court to challenge the ruling. He further said that any ruling on the same will come after consultation with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Law Minister Kapil Sibal. Nov 8, 2013
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BJP on Congress's decision to shun opinion poll shows

New Delhi, Nov 08 (ANI): The BJP on Friday took a dig at the Congress for its decision to shun opinion poll shows, saying that the ruling government is scared to face its defeat in the upcoming general elections. BJP Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the Congress is responsible for inflation, mis-governance and all kind of scams. Nov 8, 2013
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Narayan Sai's close aide arrested from Udaipur

Udaipur, Nov 08 (ANI): Even as controversial godman Asaram Bapu's son, Narayan Sai who has been on the run since a complaint of rape was filed against him in Surat, the Rajasthan Police on Friday arrested a close aide of Sai from Udaipur. Nov 8, 2013
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High level preparation ahead of Narendra Modi's rally in Bahraich

Bahraich, Nov 08 (ANI): BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is to address a rally in Bahraich district of Uttar Pradesh amidst high security as the preparation is in its full swing. A party worker at the location said that all arrangements for commuting and for security are done by the party but the local district administration is hindering the same. The district administration, which had earlier not given permission for the rally citing security reasons, issued clearance with certain conditions after midnight Thursday following a meeting with BJP district president Gulab Chandra Shukla. Nov 8, 2013
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BJP confident of winning in 4 states in upcoming polls

New Delhi, Nov 8 (ANI): BJP leader Prakash Javadekar on Friday exuded confidence and said that his party is sure of winning polls in Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi. Javadekar further said that people are fed up of the Congress government and have confidence in the BJP's leadership. Nov 8, 2013
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Opinion polls are 'absolute trash': Digvijay Singh

New Delhi, Nov 8 (ANI): Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Friday termed the opinion polls as 'absolute trash'. Dismissing reports that market investors are in favour of Narendra Modi for the post of Prime Minister, he said that the people of this country will select their prime minister, not the investors. Nov 8, 2013
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Bring immediate stay order on Gauhati HC ruling to escape embarrassment: Former CBI Director

New Delhi, Nov 08 (ANI): Talking about the Gauhati High Court ruling, Former CBI Director Joginder Singh said that the government should bring immediate stay on the order in order to escape embarrassment in front of visiting foreign delegates. Gauhati High Court passed an order that says that the Central Bureau of Investigation is 'unconstitutional' and does not have powers to investigate crimes. Singh also said that the CBI has no right under the law but the final ruling will be of the Supreme Court which had assigned the agency some major scam cases in the past. Nov 8, 2013
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Crores spent on Narendra Modi's rally to influence voters: Rita Bahuguna Joshi

Lucknow, Nov 08 (ANI): As the preparation for the BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's rally in Bahraich is on full swing, Uttar Pradesh Congress President Rita Bahuguna Joshi said that the party is spending crores of rupees in order to lure crowd at the rally and to influence voters. Further, Joshi said that the opinion polls telecasted and shown are of no value and doesn't always say the truth. Nov 8, 2013