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PM Modi pays tribute to Shyamji Krishna Varma on his 157th birth anniversary

New Delhi, Oct 04 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tribute to freedom fighter Shyamji Krishna Varma on his 157th birth anniversary, and urged people to visit Kranti Teerth, a memorial that celebrates Varma's life and contribution to India's freedom movement. Modi tweeted, "On his birth anniversary, I bow to Shyamji Krishna Varma. A devout patriot, he inspired several nationalists, both in India and overseas. Shyamji Krishna Varma was closely associated with India House, which was a very active hub for the nationalist movement in London." "In 2003, I had the honour to bring Shyamji Krishna Varma's ashes back to India from Switzerland. In 2010, we dedicated Kranti Teerth to the nation. Kranti Teerth is a memorial that celebrates Shyamji Krishna Varma's life and contribution, " he added. Oct 4, 2014
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BS Hooda tries to woo farmers at Sirsa rally, says strengthen Congress for farmer's sake

Sirsa, Oct 4 (ANI): Addressing a rally in Sirsa, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Saturday tried to woo farmers with new reforms for the welfare of farmers and poor. Hooda hit out the BJP and said that the party didn't get votes on their policies as everyone is aware that BJP can never be in favour of poor, farmers and backward classes. He also talked about many reforms Congress is planning to bring for the state after its victory in the state Assembly polls. Oct 4, 2014
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Hospital authorities remain apathetic to stampede victims in Patna

Patna, Oct 04 (ANI): Hospital authorities on Saturday were apathetic to the people who are looking for their family members in wake of a stampede that claimed more than 30 lives in Patna. At least 33 people were killed and over 100 injured in a stampede during Dussehra festival celebrations in Patna on Friday, most of them women and a few children. A huge crowd had gathered at an outdoor venue for the burning of effigies of demon king Ravana and his brothers as a part of the Dussehra festival. The stampede happened as people were leaving at the end of the event. On Saturday, the distraught victims could not enter the hospital mortuary to recognize the dead bodies of their family members as gate remained closed due to absence of the concerned person. Oct 4, 2014
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No end in sight for Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong's security chief furiously denied the government had used triad gangs against pro-democracy protesters on Saturday after accusations hired thugs had been brought in to stir up violent clashes. Duration: 01:19 Oct 4, 2014
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Sushma addresses Rally in Haryana, asks people to vote for BJP Part- 2

Haryana, Oct 04 (ANI): Senior BJP leader and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday while addressing a rally in Kalka town of Haryana said that if people of Haryana want a clean and good government in the state, they should vote for the BJP during the assembly polls. She also spoke about the various schemes which the BJP government would start if it comes to power in the state. Oct 4, 2014
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Sushma addresses Rally in Haryana, asks people to vote for BJP Part- 1

Haryana, Oct 04 (ANI): Senior BJP leader and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday while addressing a rally in Kalka town of Haryana said that if people of Haryana want a clean and good government in the state, they should vote for the BJP during the assembly polls. She also spoke about the various schemes which the BJP government would start if it comes to power in the state. Oct 4, 2014
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Talks with India's Modi fruitful, says Bangladesh PM

Dhaka, Oct 04 (ANI): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday said her discussions with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on several issues concerning both the countries in the United Nations were fruitful. During a news conference in Dhaka, Hasina said it was her first meeting with Modi after he came to power in May. She added the bilateral talks with the Indian Prime Minister took place in a very warm and friendly environment. Hasina said Modi praised her attempts for preventing militancy in Bangladesh. Modi talked about issues related to Teesta River and land boundaries with Bangladesh during his first meeting with Hasina. Hasina added that Modi assured to collaborate in several developmental works in Bangladesh and promised to help in the issues concerning trade transit between Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh. Oct 4, 2014
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Reactions flow in after suspected object found in PM Modi's stand by plane

New Delhi/Gurgaon/Noida, Oct 4 (ANI): Reactions flowed in on Saturday after a defused bomb was found inside an Air India aircraft that was put on standby for Modi's US trip. Indian Airlines Flight Safety Former Director Captain SS Panesar said that the issue is very serious and a high level inquiry should take place. Retired Wing Commander Praful Bakshi said that the inquiry must take place and should not be kept under wraps. Retired Air Vice Marshal Kapil Kak said that there was complete lack of accountability on the part of the security forces. Oct 4, 2014
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JKNPP protest as food grains meant for J and K flood victims rot

Jammu/Srinagar, Oct 4 (ANI): Members of Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party staged a hunger strike in Jammu city, demanding stringent action against officials responsible for the rotting of food grains meant for flood victims. District administration of Udhampur dumped the soiled relief material in a community hall, which has been rotting on a railway station. JKNPP MLA Balwant Singh Mankotia demanded probe into the incident. The government of Jammu and Kashmir has decided to provide free ration -50 kilogram each -to the flood affected families for six months. The ration will be available at all district offices of the Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution (CAPD). Oct 4, 2014
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Modi kicks off poll campaign in Haryana, targets Congress Part - 1

Karnal, Oct 04 (ANI): Ahead of assembly polls to be conducted in Haryana and Maharashtra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi kick started the election campaign on Saturday. Addressing a rally in Haryana's Karnal district Modi said that to ensure development of the state, people need to vote for a Congress-free government. Modi said that the Haryana government is spreading lies and saying that the central government has stopped exporting Basmati rice. However, in reality, Congress in Haryana has imposed 4 per cent tax. The PM further said that Congress government did not do anything for pilgrims travelling to Kailash Mansarovar yatra whereas Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) opened a new road to facilitate their travel. Modi said that to determine a better future for the state, people have to vote for Congress-free Haryana. He added that people need to elect a stable government in Haryana with majority which will allow him to do work in the state. He added that the party had initiated 'Prime Minister Krishi Sinchai Yojana' and 'Jan Dhan yojana' for the poor. Oct 4, 2014
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Modi kicks off poll campaign in Haryana, targets Congress Part - 2

Karnal, Oct 04 (ANI): Ahead of assembly polls to be conducted in Haryana and Maharashtra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi kick started the election campaign on Saturday. Addressing a rally in Haryana's Karnal district Modi said that to ensure development of the state, people need to vote for a Congress-free government. Modi said that the Haryana government is spreading lies and saying that the central government has stopped exporting Basmati rice. However, in reality, Congress in Haryana has imposed 4 per cent tax. The PM further said that Congress government did not do anything for pilgrims travelling to Kailash Mansarovar yatra whereas Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) opened a new road to facilitate their travel. Modi said that to determine a better future for the state, people have to vote for Congress-free Haryana. He added that people need to elect a stable government in Haryana with majority which will allow him to do work in the state. He added that the party had initiated 'Prime Minister Krishi Sinchai Yojana' and 'Jan Dhan yojana' for the poor. Oct 4, 2014
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Modi kicks off poll campaign in Haryana, targets Congress Part - 1

Karnal, Oct 04 (ANI): Ahead of assembly polls to be conducted in Haryana and Maharashtra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi kick started the election campaign on Saturday. Addressing a rally in Haryana's Karnal district Modi said that to ensure development of the state, people need to vote for a Congress-free government. Modi said that the Haryana government is spreading lies and saying that the central government has stopped exporting Basmati rice. However, in reality, Congress in Haryana has imposed 4 per cent tax. The PM further said that Congress government did not do anything for pilgrims travelling to Kailash Mansarovar yatra whereas Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) opened a new road to facilitate their travel. Modi said that to determine a better future for the state, people have to vote for Congress-free Haryana. He added that people need to elect a stable government in Haryana with majority which will allow him to do work in the state. He added that the party had initiated 'Prime Minister Krishi Sinchai Yojana' and 'Jan Dhan yojana' for the poor. Oct 4, 2014
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Mong Kok tense after violence

New Delhi, Oct 4 (ANI): The tension in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong was evident in the wake of the clashes overnight between pro-democracy protesters and their opponents. The democracy campaigners are vowing to carry on regardless. Some are accusing the pro-Beijing opposition of orchestrated harassment. Police said they'd arrested 19 people since Friday, including suspected members of the infamous Triad gangs. The pro-democracy protesters are demanding the resignation of Hong Kong's chief executive, which he's rejected. They also want China to reverse a decision to hand-pick the contenders in the 2017 election for a new chief executive, which Beijing opposes. Oct 4, 2014