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RSS denies threatening journalist over Patel's article

New Delhi, Nov 01 (ANI): Even as Congress Leader, Ajay Maken claimed that a journalist was being threatened by the RSS for writing a critical article on Sardar Patel, RSS Spokesperson, Ram Madhav on Friday denied all allegations and called it a Congress conspiracy. Nov 1, 2013
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Fate of PM attending CHOGM still hangs in balance

Chennai, Nov 01 (ANI): Even as the Tamil Nadu Assembly passed a resolution unanimously urging the Centre to boycott the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Colombo, MoS, PMO, V Narayanasamy on Friday said the fate of the same still hanged in balance since there was still time. Nov 1, 2013
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RSS adopting Israeli trend and not tolerating anything against it: Farooqi

New Delhi, Nov 01 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Kamaal Farooqi on Friday charged the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) of adopting the Israeli trend, and not tolerating anything that goes against it. Carrying forward the war of words over country’s first Home Minister Sardar Vallabbhai Patel’s legacy, the Congress Party on Thursday lashed out at the opposition, and claimed that the RSS has threatened a senior woman journalist over critical articles. AICC General Secretary and Communications Department in-charge Ajay Maken, while reacting to BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's remark of India needs Sardar Patel's secularism and not vote-bank secularism, said that the media will lose its freedom of expression if the opposition comes in power. Maken even informed that the journalist had filed a complaint, claiming that she has been receiving threatening calls from the RSS. Nov 1, 2013
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Security beefed up ahead of Modi's rally in Pune

Pune, Nov 01 (ANI): The security personnel have made tight security arrangements for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's rally in Pune on Friday against the backdrop of Sunday's serial blasts in Patna. According to reports, Modi, who will arrive around 1.30 p.m., will be received by Maharashtra BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis. Several other senior Maharashtra BJP leaders will also be present at today's rally. Six people were killed and 83 injured in the low intensity blasts that rocked Patna between 9.30 a.m. and 12.45 p.m. on Sunday shortly before Modi's address to a 'Hunkar rally' in Gandhi Maidan. Nov 1, 2013
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Rahul Gandhi's comments were extremely shocking: Katiyar on EC notice

New Delhi, Nov 01 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vinay Katiyar on Friday welcomed the Election Commission's move to issue a notice to Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi for his speeches in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, and said the latter's comments were extremely shocking. The Election Commission has issued a notice to Rahul Gandhi for his speeches in Churu, Rajasthan on October 23 and Indore, Madhya Pradesh on October 24. The poll body has asked the Congress number two to explain by Monday why action should not be initiated against him for prima facie violating the Model Code of Conduct. The Election Commission notice also says that in case no reply is received within the prescribed time limit it will be presumed that he has nothing to say and the commission will proceed to take appropriate action without any further reference. Nov 1, 2013
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Celebrities set to glam up 50th birthday bash of Nita Ambani

Jodhpur, Nov 01 (ANI): Jodhpur city glittered with top celebrities, who were flown to the place by 32 chartered planes, to join the classy 50th birthday bash of Nita Ambani, wife of the country's richest man, Mukesh Ambani. The billionaire and his family are all set to celebrate Nita's 50th birth anniversary on Friday with at least 300 celebrity guests from Bollywood, sports, political and the business world. The famous business family has planned to celebrate the occasion in Jodhpur on a grand scale for two days. The guest-list for this classy and high-end party also included the name of Cricket maestro, Sachin Tendulkar. In the party, many celebrities would meet Tendulkar for the first time after he announced his retirement. Bollywood superstar, Aamir Khan, said that he would convey his love for Sachin, when he meets him at the party. Meanwhile, acclaimed filmmaker, Shekhar Kapur, who was excited to meet the Ambani-clan, said that his old friend, Mukesh Ambani, had always remained unchanged to fame and success in life. Nov 1, 2013
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Patna blasts: Main suspect Tariq dies

Patna, Nov 01 (ANI): Ainul alias Tarique, a terror suspect who was injured in the Patna blasts, died on Friday at a government hospital. Ainul, the second suspect, was apprehended while he was crying in pain at the Patna railway junction toilet soon after a bomb which he was trying to fit with a timer exploded. Six of the seven blasts took place at Patna's Gandhi Maidan on October 27. The seventh explosion was at the railway station. Nov 1, 2013
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Damascenes celebrate Halloween in war-torn city

Halloween is celebrated by some revellers in the Syrian capital Damascus, with event organisers saying they hope they will help chase away the 'evil spirits' that are hanging over their war-torn country. Duration:01:04 Nov 1, 2013
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London's Gadget Show pulls crowds in time for Xmas

Consumer electronic enthusiasts attend the Gadget Show Live@Christmas at Earl's Court in London on Friday. Exhibitors gathered to show off their latest products in time for the Christmas season, focusing on radio-controlled vehicles. Duration: 01:00 Nov 1, 2013
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Jesse Ventura praises Kennedy in new book

For Jesse Ventura, the professional wrestler turned independent politician, John F. Kennedy was the greatest president in modern US history -- and the proof lies in his 1963 assassination. Duration: 01:07 Nov 1, 2013
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Egypt Islamists rally ahead of Morsi trial

Islamists held protests on Friday and clashed with police in the Egyptian city of Alexandria ahead of the trial of deposed president Mohamed Morsi. In Cairo, hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside the main presidential palace. Duration: 00:39 Nov 1, 2013
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Bodies of migrants found in Niger desert

A mayor from the north of Niger recounts the discovery of the decomposed bodies of more than 80 people stranded in the desert, in the latest African migrant tragedy. Duration: 01:20 Nov 1, 2013