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AAP files complaint to EC against cash & liquor distribution

New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): As Delhi goes to polls on Wednesday, the Aam Aadmi Party has filed a complaint to EC against the attempt by its rivals to woo voters through distribution of cash and liquor. The Aam Aadmi Party has uploaded a video shot at Ambedkar Tikona Park in Badli Gaon and says the liquor bottles in the video were meant for distribution among voters by other political parties. Dec 3, 2013
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Modi can't repeal Article 370 even if he becomes PM for 10 terms: Farooq Abdullah

New Delhi/ Jammu, Dec 3 (ANI): A furious war of words is continuing over Article 370 of the Constitution, after BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi called for a debate on the issue. Renewable Energy Minister and senior Kashmir leader, Farooq Abdullah has said that even if Modi becomes Prime Minister for "ten terms" he will not be able to repeal Article 370 of the Constitution. Meanwhile, BJP leader, Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday said that it was a temporary provision and it could be repealed with presidential notification. Meanwhile, senior CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta has said that it is a ploy to create communal tension in the country. Dec 3, 2013
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Parliament Winter Session: CPI stresses on passing of pending bills

New Delhi, Dec 03 (ANI): CPI leader D Raja on Tuesday said that he and his party wants to set certain priorities on the pending bills as there are certain bills pending in Rajya Sabha which are passed by Lok Sabha and vice versa. He further said that his party wants strong and effective Lok Pal Bill, Women Reservation Bill and Reservation for SC and ST. Dec 3, 2013
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Is article 370 a holy book that it can't be debated on, asks BJP

New Delhi, Dec 03 (ANI): BJP Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday said that Congress should not be bothered by discussion on Article 370 as India is an open democracy and there is always scope for discussions about pros and cons of any issue in an open democracy. He also questioned Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah on non-implementation of Right to Information and Food Security Bill in the state when it's functional in the rest of India. He also added that article 370 cannot be used as a protective sheet over corruption and failure. Dec 3, 2013
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Thai protest tensions ease as barricades come down

Thai police allow opposition protesters through barricades outside the government and metropolitan police headquarters, easing tensions after two days of violent clashes aimed at ousting Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Duration: 01:38 Dec 3, 2013
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Croats reflect on gay marriage referendum

A strong majority in staunchly Catholic Croatia vote to outlaw same-sex marriage in a referendum sought by a Church-backed group but strongly opposed by rights groups, nearly complete official results shows. Duration: 01:17 Dec 3, 2013
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Govt will try to pass important bills through debates: Rajeev Shukla

New Delhi, Dec 03 (ANI): As the 12 days winter parliament session is set to commence on Thursday, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajeev Shukla said that government will try that all the essential topics are being discussed and important bills get passed smoothly. He said that there are parties opposing certain bills, which will be tried to get solved through debates. The session is expected to take up Telangana bill, Lokpal and Women Reservation bill for discussion. Dec 3, 2013
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Sushma Swaraj's demand for AK Ganguly's resignation draws mixed reactions

Kolkata/ New Delhi, Dec 03 (ANI): A day after BJP Senior leader Sushma Swaraj demanded the resignation of former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly, accused of sexually harassing a law intern, politicos from different political parties reacted on the same. While BJP Vice President supported the fellow party leader's stand, NCP leader Tariq Anwar said that as the investigation is under process, Ganguly should resign. JD (U) leader Shivanand Tiwari said that he should be tried like any other accused and the charge on him cannot be judged on the basis of age or position. Meanwhile, CPM leader Mohd Salim said that the probe should carry on but knowing the former judge, one cannot say that such charges are true. Dec 3, 2013
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1984 anti-Sikh riots: SC rejects Sajjan Kumar's plea, asks him to face trial for murder

New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected Sajjan Kumar's petition to drop murder charges against him in the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases. The court asked Kumar to face trial for murder in Delhi’s Sultanpuri, during the riots that followed the assassination of late PM Indira Gandhi by her Sikh bodyguards. The politician stands accused of murder, rioting and promoting hatred between communities which allegedly led to the deaths of six people in Sultanpuri. Dec 3, 2013
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BJP divided over Justice AK Ganguly's resignation issue

New Delhi, Dec 03 (ANI): Even as Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj demanded resignation of West Bengal Human Rights Commission chairman AK Ganguly, clear signs of differences emerged on Wednesday within the BJP camp over the resignation issue. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy differed from Swaraj by saying that Justice Ganguly shouldn't tender his resignation on the basis of just an allegation. Dec 3, 2013
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Salman Bashir urges India to restore peace talks

New Delhi/ Ranbir Singh Pura, Dec 03 (ANI): Outgoing Pakistan envoy to India, Salman Bashir strongly pitched for the resumption of Indo-Pak composite dialogue, to restore peace talks and reiterated the demand for resolution of Kashmir issue between the two nations for lasting peace. Speaking at an event of the Foreign Correspondents' Club of South Asia in New Delhi on Monday, Bashir said that resumption of talks would be a blow to elements working to ensure that peace remains disrupted between the two neighbours. Dec 3, 2013
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Modi speaks in harsh tone like wrestler in ring: JD (U)

New Delhi, Dec 03 (ANI): Talking about BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's stand on Article 370, JD (U) leader Shivanand Tiwari said that Modi speaks in harsh tone like that of a wrestler standing in the ring. He said that Modi never thinks about what he is speaking about. Tiwari also said that Modi get carried away on his own speeches and in that flow he gives such statements. Dec 3, 2013
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Opposition demands Telangana and economy to be discussed in winter Parliament session

New Delhi, Dec 03 (ANI): Opposition parties in India urged the union government to discuss and debate on the bifurcation plans for Andhra Pradesh and existing economic crisis in the country at the ensuing winter session of parliament. The parties put forth their demands at an all-party meeting that was held in New Delhi on Monday evening to finalize the topics of discussions in the next session of parliament. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanded the government to take up the issue of creation of the new province of Telangana that it said was missing from the ruling Congress party's list. Dec 3, 2013
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Japanese Royals met Indian PM and Pranab Mukherjee

New Delhi, Dec 03 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee met the Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, who are on a six-day visit to India, at the Presidential Palace in New Delhi. The visit is aimed at strengthening bilateral ties and discussing strategic relationships between the two nations. The occasion was also marked by the presence of India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid, Vice-President Hamid Ansari and Commerce Minister Anand Sharma along with various other delegates. Dec 3, 2013