Black Money: SIT traces 4479 crore rupees abroad, Politicos react

New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): Political parties on Saturday reacted after an SIT on black money traced 4479 crore rupees of black money in Swiss banks. BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi said that the government should gradually start the process of gaining information on people related to black money. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that the PM is not working towards bringing back money to the country. SP leader Naresh Agarwal said that this issue is being raised since a long time and no solid results have come out. NCP leader Majid Memon said that much larger amount of black money is being stocked in India itself. CPI leader D Raja said that we should let SIT present its full report as Finance Minister said they are in a learning process. Dec 13, 2014
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PM Modi takes a dig at rival political parties in J and K

Kathua, Dec 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing a rally in Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir took a dig at his rival political parties in the state. Modi alleged that at the time of election the Congress party stabs its allies in the back. He also urged people to get rid of dynasty politics in the state. Dec 13, 2014
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Will return blessings of people in form of Development: PM Modi during election rally in Kathua

Kathua, Dec 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing a rally in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir urged people to vote for his party to ensure development in their state. 20 Assembly constituencies in the three districts of Jammu, Kathua and Rajouri go to poll in the fifth and final phase of the J and K assembly elections on Dec 20. The results will be declared on December 23. Dec 13, 2014
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Politicos react after Rajasthan government completes one year under Vasundhara Raje

New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Saturday as Rajasthan government complete its one year under the leadership of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje. BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao said that people of Rajasthan have strong confidence on their government and are happy with their work. Congress leader Rashid Alvi, however, slamming the government said that development has come to a halt after BJP has formed its government in Rajasthan. Dec 13, 2014
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Politicos react after Vinod Khanna says matters like Ram Temple should not become poll issues

New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Saturday after BJP leader Vinod Khanna said that matters like Ram Temple should not become poll issues. Congress leader Rashid Avi said that the matter is within the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and hence BJP leaders should stop commenting on it. JD (U) leader KC Tyagi said that making such statements is unconstitutional. Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Vinod Bansal backing Khanna's statement said that people should stop doing politics with ram temple issue. Dec 13, 2014
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Pro ISIS twitter account handler detained in Bengaluru, Politicos react

New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): Political leaders on Saturday welcomed the detention of Pro ISIS twitter account handler in Bengaluru. Bengaluru police have detained the handler of the pro ISIS twitter handle at ShamiWitness on Friday night. However, the top police officials declined to confirm whether he was arrested and under which sections was a case made out against him. Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agrawal said that its good that the person in question is arrested but the intelligence agencies should remain more alert on such issues. Congress leader Manish Tewari questioned on the delay in the arrest of the twitter handler. NCP leader Majid Memon also welcomed the arrest. Dec 13, 2014
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Politicos condemn death of Indian fisherman in Pak jail

New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): Political leaders on Saturday condemned the death of an Indian fisherman in Pakistan jail. The 30 year old Indian fisherman, Devo Mand Kansaro has been found dead under mysterious circumstances in a jail in Karachi. Kansaro was arrested in March by Pakistan's Maritime Security Agency for fishing in the Arabian sea. Jail authorities claimed that Kansaro had died from natural causes after complaining chest pain. Political leaders demanded stern action against Pakistan by the Indian government. However, they ruled out any relation of the incident with the Parliamentary dialogue of the MPs of both nations gone wrong on Friday. Dec 13, 2014
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Maharashtra irrigation scam: Politicos react after Fadnavis gives nod for probe against Ajit Pawar

New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Saturday after Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis gave his nod for probe against former Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and NCP’s Maharashtra unit president Sunil Tatkare, in the alleged irrigation scam worth `26,000 crore. BJP leader GVL Narsimha Rao said that he feels Maharashtra government has fulfilled the promises it made to the people before polls. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that the government can give a nod for the probe but shoudn’t order probe out of hatred or for taking any kind of revenge. NCP leader DP Tripathi, however, claimed he is confident that all the NCP leaders will be given clean chit in the irrigation scam. Dec 13, 2014
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Politicos react after suspected terrorists kill abducted Sarpanch in Sopore

New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Saturday after the sarpanch belonging to National Conference from Sopore area of Baramulla district was kidnapped and murdered by suspected terrorists. Congress leader Manish Tewari said that the government must look into the matter. NCP leader Majid Memon said that the J&K government must take cognizance of such fact. JD (U) leader KC Tyagi also appealed for probe into the matter. Dec 13, 2014
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Politicos remember martyrs on 13th anniversary of Parliament attack

New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): Politicos remembered and paid homage to the martyrs of the 2001 Parliament attack on its 13th anniversary. Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that the nation would always remember the sacrifice of the martyrs. BJP leader LK Advani said that the government wants that the neighboring countries should take the steps to eradicate terrorism then only talks will be supportive. Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan said that the way all fought bravely was appreciable.CPI leader D Raja said that the martyrs made great sacrifice for the country and the country needs to keep the memory alive. Dec 13, 2014
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Rajasthan govt completes one year under Vasundhara Raje

Jaipur, Dec 13 (ANI): It's been a year for Vasundhara Raje government in Rajasthan and the state has continued to go along with its promise of ‘minimum government and maximum governance'. Rajasthan, literally, "Land of Kings" or "Land of Kingdoms", is India's largest state by area. The state conjures up images of a land of forts and palaces, colours and flavours, architectures and wildscapes and is known for its hospitality and touristic attractions. Raje took over as chief minister of Rajasthan on December 13th, 2013, succeeding Former Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot. The BJP returned to power after five years in 2013, winning a record 162 seats and leaving the Congress bruised with just 21 members in the 200-seat legislature. Dec 13, 2014
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PM Modi pays floral tribute to martyrs of 2001 Parliament attack

New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): On the anniversary of 2001 Parliament attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to the martyrs who lost their lives during attack. Along with PM Modi, former PM Manmohan Singh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and BJP senior leader LK Advani also paid tribute to the martyrs. Earlier in the day, PM Modi had tweeted "We salute martyrs who lost their lives protecting the Temple of our Democracy on this day in 2001. Their sacrifices are etched in our memory". On December 13, 2001, heavily armed terrorists infiltrated the Parliament House and began firing their weapons during the time of Parliament session. Dec 13, 2014
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Sarpanch kidnapped and killed in Sopore district

Sopore, Dec 13 (ANI): In yet another gruesome killing of a Sarpanch in Kashmir, the sarpanch belonging to National Conference from Sopore area of Baramulla district was kidnapped and murdered by suspected terrorists on Saturday. According to the reports, unidentified gunmen on Friday evening allegedly kidnapped 62 year old Ghulam Mohammad from his residence in Tarzoo area of Sopore town. Sarpanch's family had lodged a complaint with the police following which a search operation was launched to rescue the kidnapped sarpanch. Police found his body on Saturday morning. Sarpanch's daughter said that at least four masked men had jumped over the compound wall of the house and forced the sarpanch out. The incident took place three days after Sopore Assembly went to polls in the third phase of elections in the state. Dec 13, 2014
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State working for all round development, making women heads of family: Vasundhara Raje

Jaipur, Dec 13 (ANI): As Vasundhara Raje government completes one years of governance in Rajasthan, the chief minister said that the state is working for all round development and are bringing in reforms to make women the heads of the family. Raje said that the year has been a disturbing one and the government could function only for 151 days out of total 365 days as holidays, model code of conduct, and elections have taken up rest of the time. One of the major achievements that Raje is looking up to is the Bhamashah reform which would roll out on 15th. Bhamashah scheme is a card that comes with a bank account number in the name of the female head of the family. Her biometrics details are recorded and only she can withdraw money. Among others, the chief minister also said that the government is working to bring the financial sector back on track and bring employment to youth so that Rajasthan is counted one amongst the developed states in India. Dec 13, 2014
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Muslims in Lucknow protest against mass religious conversion

Lucknow/New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): Muslims in Uttar Pradesh staged a protest against alleged forced religious conversion of minority community by hardline Hindu groups. Protesters shouted slogans, held placards and appealed the government to form a committee to probe the matter. Police have announced a cash reward for the arrest of Kishori Lal Balmiki, main accused in the forced conversion. India's 1.2 billion people are predominantly Hindus. But the country also has some 160 million Muslims and a small proportion of Christians. Dec 13, 2014