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Inflation likely to slow down: Montek Singh Ahluwalia

Chennai, Dec 26 (ANI): Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Thursday stated that inflation will slow down in the coming time. He also drew comparisons between the time period before 2004 and after 2004, which according to him has witnessed better development. Dec 26, 2013
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Congress is engaging in witch-hunting: BJP on Snoopgate inquiry

New Delhi, Dec 26 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday gave its nod for setting up of an inquiry commission to investigate the allegations that Gujarat government illegally spied on a woman on the orders of chief minister Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah. Slamming Congress, BJP spokesperson, Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said that Congress is engaging in witch-hunting by setting up a panel in a matter which is an entirely state subject. She also added that Congress is continuing its fascist mindset inspite of all public opinion going against them. Dec 26, 2013
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Vasundhara Raje joins BJP CM meet in Delhi to draw poll strategy for 2014 general election

New Delhi, Dec 26 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, who spearheaded BJP's spectacular comeback to power in her state, recently, participated in the Lok Sabha election campaign meet in Delhi, called by the Bharatiya Janata Party. Raje along with other BJP chief ministers joined in to draw up strategies for the BJP to achieve success in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Dec 26, 2013
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Edward Snowden's Christmas Message to the World: End Mass Surveillance

In a televised Christmas address to millions of viewers, National Security Agency details leaker Edward Snowden gave out something of a Christmas message to the world, through a speech that called for the end of mass surveillance that millions are subjected to in both the United States and abroad. Dec 26, 2013
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No cross-voting from Congress, will support AAP for 5 years if they work for Delhi: Congress

New Delhi, Dec 26 (ANI): As the war of words continue between AAP and Congress with speculations of Congress’ cross voting against the former, Congress leader Chaudhary Mateen Ahmad refuted any such claims and said that there will be no cross-voting. He said that the party will support AAP for 5 years if they work for the welfare of people of Delhi. Dec 26, 2013
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Karnataka MLAs' foreign junket: Nothing wrong, MLAs of drought hit area not coming

Bangalore, Dec 26 (ANI): As a planned tour of MLAs from Karnataka amidst drought in parts of the state has come under criticism from politicos, Karnataka Congress MLA Malikayya Guttedar said that there is nothing wrong wit the same and that the MLAs from drought hit areas are not accompanying them in the 'study tour'. The estimated reports suggest that at least 15 lakh rupees will be invested in each MLA, which Guttedar refuted and said that not more than 7 lakh are getting invested per person. He also said that the itinerary out in media is false and has been not finalized yet. Dec 26, 2013
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Congress welcomes Cabinet's approval to probe Gujarat snooping row

New Delhi, Dec 26 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday gave its nod for setting up of an inquiry commission to investigate the allegations that Gujarat government illegally spied on a woman on the orders of chief minister Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah. Congress leaders Gurudas Kamat and Digvijaya Singh congratulated the UPA Government and said this should have happened earlier as it was an open violation of Indian Telegraph Act and the IT Act. They also hoped that the panel gives the report at the earliest. Dec 26, 2013
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Security forces give music platform to the youth of Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 26 (ANI): Breaking away from the conventional norms of society, Kashmir’s youth participated in a two day rock band competition “Battle of the Bands” held at an indoor stadium of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir recently. Organizer of the competition Kishore Prasad said that the genre of rock is very popular in Kashmir and therefore, a platform is needed to showcase it. An excited participant Qamar Ahmad wished for more popularity of rock genre. The participants pressed upon more of such competitions so that they get maximum exposure. Dec 26, 2013
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BJP welcomes Bishan Singh Bedis meet with Kejriwal, says no corruption in games

New Delhi, Dec 26 (ANI): As Bhishan Singh Bedi, contesting for the position of DDCA president Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) President, met Arvind Kejriwal for fighting against corruption in Delhi Cricket, BJP leader Kirti Azad welcomed the same and said that the games should be bereft of corruption. Dec 26, 2013
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Court to decide on Zakia Jafris case, JD (U) hopeful for positive verdict

New Delhi, Dec 26 (ANI): As a court in Ahmedabad is likely to deliver its verdict on Thursday on Zakia Jafri's protest petition against clean chit to Narendra Modi in the Gulbarg Society massacre case, JD (U) leader KC Tyagi said that the party is hopeful that the verdict will bring happiness to many people. He said that Modi has failed to control the riot situation in Gujarat and the verdict will be against him. Further, BJP leader Kirti Azad said that nothing can be proved against Modi and that he will come out clean, like Amit Shah who was exonerated in the Ishrat Jahan case. Dec 26, 2013
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Whoever stands against Modi is portrayed as a hero: Zafar Sareshwala on Zakia Jafris protest petiti

New Delhi, Dec 26 (ANI): As an Ahmedabad court is likely to deliver its verdict on Zakia Jafri's protest petition challenging the clean chit to Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi and others in the Gulbarg Society massacre case, Modi's backroom man and CEO of Parsoli Motors, Zafar Sareshwala said that it is petitioners right to appeal for the judgment. He also said that whoever is standing against Modi is being portrayed as a hero. Dec 26, 2013
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AAP not focused on anti-corruption campaign, no action taken against Congress: Balbir Punj

New Delhi, Dec 26 (ANI): Even as AAP and Congress are engaged in war of words when they are in process of being a coalition, BJP leader Balbir Punj said that there is a hidden agreement between both the parties that AAP will not act against Congress' corruption. Punj said that AAP is not focusing on its anti-corruption campaign and is taking no action against Congress. He also said that there is no mention of any action against the ruling congress in AAP's 18 points conditions. Dec 26, 2013