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People fighting for Human rights in Gilgit

Gilgit Baltistan, April 29: Gilgit Baltistan is on the brink… and with no end to the suffering of the people; several NGOs have come forward to fight for Human Rights in the region. Apr 29, 2014
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Election commission bans Ramdevs camp over honeymoon remark

Himachal Pradesh / Punjab/ New Delhi, April 29 (ANI): Election Commission of India on Tuesday (April 29) banned another camp of yoga guru, Ramdev in Himachal Pradesh, over his ‘honeymoon remark’. Ramdev, in Lucknow had said that Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi visits Dalit households for picnics and honeymoon, which deeply offended the concerned community and triggered a storm. Chief electoral officer of Himachal Pradesh, Narinder Chauhan, said holding yoga camps with an intention to support any political party is prohibited. Following derogatory remarks of Ramdev, the Election Commission earlier banned him from conducting meetings and programmes in Lucknow. Meanwhile, Congress leader Meem Afzal called for Ramdev’s arrest as he violated Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes Act. Senior lawyer, Majid Memon, said Ramdev should not make statements, as he is not affiliated to any party. Apr 29, 2014
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Blast in Bihar's Madhubani district ahead of election injures three

Madhubani, April 29 (ANI): At least three people were injured after a crude bomb exploded in Madhubani district of Bihar on Tuesday ahead of the seventh phase of the ongoing general election. The cause of the explosion has not been ascertained yet. But it is suspected that the crude bombs, which were being made in a house, exploded while making them. Apr 29, 2014
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Subramanian Swamy backs Modis comment on Mamata

New Delhi, April 29 (ANI): BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, on Tuesday backed the comment made by party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. During an election rally in Serampore Modi had accused Banerjee, also the party chief of Trinamool Congress (TMC) of pocketing rupees 1.8 crores by selling her painting. Apr 29, 2014
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Ramdev terms Nehru Gandhi family as plunderer

Himachal Pradesh/ Punjab/ Karnataka, April 29 (ANI): Ramdev, termed Nehru-Gandhi dynasty as plunderer and accused Congress’ first family of treating the country as their personal property. Ramdev, while addressing a news conference on Tuesday in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, said that Gandhi family used to think that no one can point finger at them. Ramdev, who came under flak for his ‘honeymoon’ remark earlier on April 25 over Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, now faces scrutiny by National Commission for Schedule Caste.Vice chairman of National Commission for Schedule Caste, Dr Raj Kumar Verka said that strong action would be taken against Ramdev for his controversial remark. Apr 29, 2014
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Kargil martyrs family upset over Modi using dil maange more phrase, BJP clarifies

New Delhi/ Sujanpur, April 30 (ANI): BJP leader Narendra Modi during a rally in Mandi referred to Kargil Martyr Vikram Batra over which his father has showed objection. GL Batra said that such statements should not be used for political purpose. Meanwhile, BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi has said that martyrs are sons of motherland and they can be recognized and praised by anybody and denied any political aim. Apr 29, 2014

US Pact with Philippines to Promote Peace and Stability: Obama

Wrapping up his four-nation Asia trip to Japan, South Korea, Malasia and Philippines, US President Barack Obama on 29 April said America's security pact with Philippines will help promote peace and stability in the country, which is unsettled with China's claims on its disputed territories. Apr 29, 2014
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Congress allies worried over defeat: BJP

New Delhi, April 29 (ANI): The BJP, on Tuesday said that Congress party and its allies had accepted their defeat before the results of general elections which is why they were making provocative statement. Commenting on statements of NC chief Farooq Abdullah, BJP vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that Congress party allies have got one target to attack PM candidate Narendra Modi. Abdullah said that proposal of single law for all religions by Modi was not acceptable to Kashmiri Muslims. He had also stated that people who vote for Modi should drown themselves in the sea. Apr 29, 2014
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Narendra Modi tries to woo voters in Himachal, says will fulfill broken dreams

Palampur, April 29 (ANI): BJP's PM Candidate Narendra Modi during a rally in Himachal Pradesh's Palampur on Tuesday tried to woo voters by highlighting his works and ensuring people's faith in him. Modi praised his government saying that after a destructing earthquake in Gujarat, he was able to maintain order within 3 years in the state. He also hit at Congress asking people to choose a service man rather than a ruler for the country. Modi further appealed people to vote for him and gave hope that he will fulfill their broken dreams. Apr 29, 2014
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Mixed reactions flow, soon after Chidambaram accepts mistakes of UPA 2

New Delhi, April 29 (ANI): Soon after Finance Minister P Chidambaram accepted that UPA made and termed 2010-11 to be most critical years, reactions from various political parties flowed in. BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi stated that it's too late for Congress to realize its mistakes. Rajya Sabha MP Mohd Adeeb said that it was already known still if Congress has realized mistakes then they should do something to improve it. CP (I) leader D Raja stated that UPA 2 govt could not connect with common man. Meanwhile, Congress leader Meem Afzal viewed it as Chidambaram's personal opinion. Apr 29, 2014
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Modi says "Ye dil maange more" at Mandi rally

Mandi, April 29 (ANI): BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked people of Himachal Pradesh to make his party win by 300 seats, repeating the famous catchphrase also used by Kargil Martyr Vikram Batra "Ye dil maange more." Vikram Batra gave his life for the country in the Kargil war using the same line, said Modi, while addressing a rally in Mandi. Apr 29, 2014
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NCW Issues Notice to Ramdev over his 'honeymoon' Remark

New Delhi, April 29 (ANI): NCW chairperson Mamta Sharma on Tuesday strongly condemned Yoga Guru Ramdev's 'honeymoon' remark. Ramdev had recently said that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi goes to houses of Dalits "for picnics and honeymoon". Slamming Ramdev for the objectionable comments, she said that Ramdev should be arrested. She added that NCW has issued a notice against him. Apr 29, 2014
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Priyanka Gandhi slams Modi for 'shehzada' jibe

Amethi, April 29 (ANI): Priyanka Gandhi on Tuesday once again took on BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi directly. She slammed Modi for calling Rahul Gandhi a 'shehzada' and urged him to refrain from childish acts. While addressing a gathering in Amethi, she also accused BJP candidate from Amethi Smriti Irani of not being in touch with ground reality. Invoking her father, Rajiv Gandhi's legacy, Priyanka also said, that Rahul Gandhi has the same vision which Rajiv Gandhi had. Apr 29, 2014