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Haryana MP Rao Inderjit Singh quits Congress

Rewari, Sept 24 (ANI): Congress MP from Gurgaon, Rao Inderjit Singh, resigned from the party on Monday. Singh, who was recently in news for training his guns on the party's central leadership and on the Bhupinder Singh Hooda -led Haryana Government seeking fair probe into charges against UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra in controversial land deals, told a gathering here that he will not contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls on a Congress ticket. A four-time legislator in Haryana since 1977, Inderjit was first elected to the Lok Sabha in 1998, and re-elected in 2004 and 2009. Sep 23, 2013
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Digvijay Singh accuses MP Govt of massive corruption

Vidisha, Sept 24 (ANI): Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Monday charged the Shivraj Singh Chauhan-led Madhya Pradesh Government of indulging in corruption to the tune of over Rs. 100 crores, and said the time has now come for a change. Sep 23, 2013
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Pakistan church bombing draws the wrath of Christians in India

New Delhi/Bangalore, Sept 24 (ANI): Christians in India condemned the blasts outside a church in Pakistan which killed at least 78 people in one of the deadliest attack on Christians in the predominantly Muslim country. A pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up outside a 130-year-old Anglican church in Pakistan after Sunday (September 22) Mass. Explosions struck the historic white-stone All Saints Church in the city of Peshawar, near the frontier tribal areas where Islamist militants have their strongholds, as hundreds of parishioners, many of them women and children, streamed out of the building. Sep 23, 2013
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BJP lashed out at Chidambaram's attack on Modi over growth rates

New Delhi, Sep 23 (ANI): BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad lashed out at Finance Minister P Chidambaram's attack on Narendra Modi wherein Chidambaram charged Modi with staging a "fake encounter with facts" regarding his claims of economic growth during BJP-led NDA being 8.4 per cent. Prasad mocked Chidambaram saying that he is being "economical with truth" and that his statement is a "copy-book case of fake encounter with facts". He also charged the UPA government for deteriorating economic condition in the nation. Sep 23, 2013
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Narendra Modi can address US citizens but cannot attend NIC meet: Rajiv Shukla

New Delhi, Sept 23 (ANI): Slamming Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for skipping the National Integration Council meeting chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi, Congress leader Rajiv Shukla said that Modi has time to address US citizens but does not have time to attend the NIC. Sep 23, 2013
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Sonia Gandhi lays foundation stone of refinery complex in Rajasthan

Pachpadra, Sep 23 (ANI): UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi laid the foundation stone of a refinery and petrochemical complex, worth rupees 370 billion at Pachpadra in Barmer region of Rajasthan on Sunday. On the occasion she was accompanied by state chief minister Ashok Gehlot and India's Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Marpadi Veerappa Moily. In her address, Gandhi called it a 'revolutionary project' and said that the project would bring accelerated growth in the region and millions of people would be benefited from it. Under a joint venture, the central government owned Hindustan Petroleum Chemicals Limited has collaborated with the state government to set up this project, which would be a landmark in the path of economic development in Rajasthan. Sep 23, 2013
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Congress welcomes CBI's move to question Gujarat ministers on Ishrat Jahan case

Ahmedabad, Sept 23 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation has summoned two ministers in Narendra Modi's Gujarat government in connection with the Ishrat Jehan encounter case. Talking to mediapersons in Ahmedabad, Arjun Modhwadia, President of Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) said that it is a right step and the two ministers should surrender before police. Sep 23, 2013
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Nothing political about it: Shabir Ali on Nitish- Advani NIC meet

New Delhi, Sep 23 (ANI): As senior BJP leader LK Advani and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar met each other and shared warm moments at the National Integration meet, JD (U) leader Shabir Ali said that there is nothing political about the issue and Nitish Kumar respects his elders and seniors, keeping apart any intensity of dispute in the political front. Further, he said that people should learn from him and that this comes from the age old Indian tradition and culture. Sep 23, 2013
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Nairobi attack: Family of 13 year old victim pray for his recovery

New Delhi/ Gujarat, Sep 23 (ANI): Grieved family of a a 13-year-old boy of Indian origin hailing from Gujarat pray for his speedy recovery after he was injured in an attack by Islamist militants at an upscale shopping mall in Nairobi. Islamist militants killed at least 68 people in an attack taking many others as hostages. The al Shabaab group that opposes Kenya's participation in a peacekeeping mission in neighbouring Somalia claimed responsibility for the attack. The Indian Foreign Ministry on Sunday confirmed the death of Indian nationals in the assault in Nairobi. Lalit Patel, uncle of the injured boy, Hrithik, told the reporter in Nadiad town of Gujarat that the 13-year-old boy had fractured his leg while trying to save his life during the attack. Sep 23, 2013
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National Integration Council meet should be kept above all politics: Congress

New Delhi, Sep 23 (ANI): Congress leader Jagdambika Pal on Monday stated that political leaders should keep the National Integration Council meeting above all politics. Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday skipped the meeting chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi. The meet was held in the backdrop of the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar. Sep 23, 2013
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Police, CRPF motivate youth in Maoist-hit Gumla to join mainstream

Gumla, Sep 23 (ANI): Police and the CRPF organized a programme in Maoist hit Gumla district of Jharkhand to motivate the youth to join mainstream and effectively combat the left wing extremism. In a bid to counter the agenda of the Maoists among the local youth, they organised a cycle race with an aim to encourage the youths of the Gumla district. The programme by the CRPF aimed to inculcate a sense of security by developing cordial relations and harnessing co-operation with villagers living in tribal areas. Sep 23, 2013
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Chidambaram is practicing terrorism with facts: Yashwant Sinha

New Delhi, Sep 23 (ANI): Reacting to Finance Minister P Chidambaram's statement that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's claim that India grew at 8.4 per cent during the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government is false and the average growth during NDA's rule was 6 per cent and not 8.4 per cent, Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha said that Chidambaram is practicing terrorism with facts Sep 23, 2013
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Militants attack CISF jawans in Srinagar market; one jawan killed

Srinagar, Sep 23 (ANI): A CISF jawan was killed and another critically injured when suspected militants opened fire at them in Srinagar on Monday. The jawans were purchasing something when the militants fired at them from point blank range. According to reports, the attack took place at the busy market place around 10:30 am. At the time of the attack the security personnel were not carrying any arms, the police said. The injured personnel has been rushed to the hospital. A search operation has been launched for the two militants. Sep 23, 2013
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VHP 5-Kosi Yatra: UP govt trying to spread rumors to hide their inefficiency, says VHP

New Delhi, Sep 23 (ANI): As VHP's panch kosi yatra begins on Monday as security forces put on alert in Ayodhya, VHP leader Prakash Sharma said that UP government is trying to spread rumors in order to hide their inefficiency and are blaming other parties in order to hide their inefficiency. He further said that the yatra was never planned to instigate communal sentiments, but government of the state is stopping it to gather Muslim community votes. Sep 23, 2013
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Narendra Modi skips National Integration Council Meet called by PM

New Delhi, Sep 23 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday skipped the National Integration Council meeting chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi. The meet was held in the backdrop of the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar. The meeting was attended by all the chief ministers. Sep 23, 2013