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BJP condemns Maharashtra govt over Campa Cola society crisis, Congress defends

New Delhi/ Mumbai/ Nagpur, June 20 (ANI): In the row of Campa Cola society crisis in Mumbai, BJP leaders condemned the ruling Congress-NCP government in the state for not taking appropriate steps. BJP leader Kirit Somaiya said that the government made laws to save the builders but did not do anything for the welfare of middle class people. BJP's Devendra Fadnavis said that Supreme Court's order had been misinterpreted but the state government could take quick action to save its people. BJP's Shaina NC said that action should be taken against the BMC officials and builders who executed the illegal building task not against the innocent residents. Congress leader Rashid Alvi defended the state government saying that the orders of Supreme Court should be followed. Jun 20, 2014
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Akhilesh presents Budget 2014-15, focus on development of state Part - 2

Lucknow, June 20 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday presented 2014-15 budget focusing mainly on development of the state. The government has closed the three main schemes Berojgaari Bhatta, Kanya Vidyadhan and Laptop. The SP government stressed on development of the state by focusing mainly on infrastructure and energy. Talking to mediapersons in Lucknow, he said that to develop the state, it is important to focus on key points Roads, Electricity, Health, Water, Home. Akhilesh announced the expansion of women’s helpline 1090 to ensure the safety of women in the state. He also announced Samajwadi Pension Scheme, which will provide benefits to 40 lakh families in the state. Jun 20, 2014
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Akhilesh presents Budget 2014-15, focus on development of state Part - 2

Lucknow, June 20 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday presented 2014-15 budget focusing mainly on development of the state. The government has closed the three main schemes Berojgaari Bhatta, Kanya Vidyadhan and Laptop. The SP government stressed on development of the state by focusing mainly on infrastructure and energy. Talking to mediapersons in Lucknow, he said that to develop the state, it is important to focus on key points Roads, Electricity, Health, Water, Home. Akhilesh announced the expansion of women’s helpline 1090 to ensure the safety of women in the state. He also announced Samajwadi Pension Scheme, which will provide benefits to 40 lakh families in the state. Jun 20, 2014
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Police arrest top militant Abu Hanzalla in Kashmir

Kulgam, June 20 (ANI): Police arrested a top militant on Friday from a hideout in Jammu and Kashmir state, said a senior officer. Acting on intelligence input, police launched a joint operation with army and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) to nab Abu Hanzalla, one of the commanders of Lashkar-e-Toiba, in Kulgam District. Hanzalla, who hails from Multan city of Pakistan, is involved in a series of killings. The militant from Punjab province of Pakistan was active in south Kashmir since past two years and was deputy of the most wanted LeT chief in Kashmir Abu Qasim. Jun 20, 2014
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Activist calls Delhi HCs stand on failed live-in relations major reason for rape cases conservati

Kolkata, June 20 (ANI): Women Rights’s Activist Saswati Ghosh on Friday said that Delhi High Court’s stand saying failed live-in relations is major reason for rape cases is very conservative. The court also cautioned parents of young couples to behave with "more sensitivity" while dealing with such issues. Ghosh said that even though, women should be conscious and alert in such commitments and be mentally prepared for any unforth situations. Jun 20, 2014
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Amrita Rao spends time with kids

Mumbai, June 20 (ANI): Bollywood actress Amrita Rao was spotted spending time with kids of ‘Pratham’ NGO in the showbiz hub Mumbai recently. She was even seen teaching them. Well….quite appreciative Amrita!!! Jun 20, 2014
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Thousands flee Pakistan offensive

Tens of thousands of people have fled Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal area after the military launched a long-awaited assault against the Taliban, meanwhile some analysts warn more needs to be done to defeat the militants. Duration: 02:00 Jun 20, 2014
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It Happens: Kashmir organises fair to draw youth towards agriculture

Srinagar, June 20 (ANI): Local authorities in India's northern Jammu and Kashmir state organised an agriculture fair to attract youth towards one of the oldest professions of the country. The fair was held to boost agriculture sector and make people aware of latest technologies in farming. The fair saw participation of farmers, agriculturists and people in large numbers. Farmers said the fair was helpful in providing knowledge but added it should be organised on grass-root levels too for greater reach. The agriculture sector forms the backbone of Kashmir's economy. Thousands of people depend upon farming for their livelihood. Jun 20, 2014
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It Happens: Crippled dog gets new lease on life

Kerala, June 20 (ANI): You've heard of man's best friend. Well this is the story of a dog's best friend. One day Shaleen Mathur came across this rust-colored pooch, whose back legs were maimed. When no one wanted the handicapped dog, the Kerala-based lawyer adopted him, determined to design a wheelchair so he could walk. Finally Mathur found a place that could craft a cart that would get the dog moving once again. But the devoted pet lover isn't done. He's hoping to improve upon the first design. There are millions of stray dogs on India's streets, many who become victims to road accidents. Happily this mutt is one of the lucky ones. Jun 20, 2014
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Viswanathan Anand Falls Behind!

Viswanathan Anandh, an Indian chess Grand master is well known as a five-time world champion. On day 1 of World Blitz Chess Championship won seven games, lost three and drew one. He could only score 7.5 out of a possible 11. Jun 20, 2014
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What can we do after Court orders: Venkaiah Naidu on Campa Cola society

Bangalore, June 20 (ANI): Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said that the ministry cannot do anything in the Campa Cola society crisis in Mumbai after the Supreme Court's orders. Naidu said that he sympathized with the residents but cannot take anything to save them. He added that the officials are trying if anything can be done to save the residents. Jun 20, 2014
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Congress to remove Maharashtra, Haryana, Assam CMs, Politicos react

New Delhi, June 20 (ANI): Political leaders reacted differently as Congress is likely to remove the chief ministers of Maharashtra, Haryana, Assam on Friday. Party leader Rashid Alvi said that it is the decision of the party high command. JD (U) leader Ali Anwar said that changing the CMs won't change things, but the party should re-work on its principles. CPI leader D Raja said that it is for the Congress party to assess on their further proceedings and on how to gain the confidence of people. Meanwhile, BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain said that whatever the Congress party does, BJP will come to power in all states and changing the CMs won't show any positive change. Jun 20, 2014
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Politicos welcome Sonia's letter to PM asking to act swiftly on abducted Indians

New Delhi, June 20 (ANI): Politicos welcomed Congress President Sonia Gandhi's letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi which asked the PM to act swiftly on the abandoned Indians in Iraq. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that the NDA government failed to take counter of the situation in the middle-east and save the citizens of India. Meanwhile, CPI leader D Raja said that every party is trying and should try to get back the stranded Indians from violence hit Iraq. Jun 20, 2014
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BJP justifies MHA advisory over Hindi as the official language

New Delhi, June 20 (ANI): The ruling BJP government on Friday justified the advisory issued by Ministry of Home Affairs about making Hindi the official language for communication. After much uproar was raised by the States, BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi justified the MHA's advisory saying that making Hindi as the official language does not discourage or disrespect other regional languages. Naqvi stated that the MHA has made an effort of uniting the nation on basis of language by making Hindi the official communicating language. Jun 20, 2014