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Centre must act and show it is not going soft on communal forces: SP

New Delhi, April 04 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Naresh Agarwal on Friday, called for stringent action from the centre against those forces that had demolished the Babri Masjid. An elaborate sting operation, conducted by Cobrapost on 23 key people of the Ram Janambhoomi movement, claims that the fall of the disputed 16th century structure on December 6, 1992, was elaborately planned by various wings of the Sangh Parivar and executed with precision by trained volunteers. It wasn't, as it is claimed, a case of mob frenzy going out of control, leading to the collapse of the Babri Masjid . Apr 4, 2014
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Congress condemns attack on Kejriwal

New Delhi, April 04 (ANI): The Congress has condemned the attack on Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Friday. Congress leader Manish Tewari said that it is extremely condemnable and unfortunate. He added that absolute peace must be maintained during the campaign process. Kejriwal was attacked in Delhi's Dakshinpuri area by an unidentified person. The man was handed over to the police by AAP volunteers. According to reports, an unidentified person lunged at Kejriwal when he was campaigning in the area in an open jeep. He slapped him on the neck before being taken down by Kejriwal's supporters. Apr 4, 2014
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Politicians file nominations, hold rallies ahead of 2014 polls

Kolkata/ Farrukhabad, April 04 (ANI): Indian politicians from different parties in poll fray toured various parts of the country to file nomination papers and address rallies ahead of general elections. BJP is expected to release its manifesto soon. However, BJP leader in Odisha, Dharmendra Pradhan, unveiled manifesto for the state and assembly elections. Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid, filed his nominations in Farrukhabad. Apr 4, 2014
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BSF seizes 13 packets of heroin in Amritsar

Amritsar, April 04 (ANI): India's paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) recovered 13 packets of heroin from Pakistan smugglers in Amritsar, after fierce gun battle. Addressing mediapersons, Deputy Inspector General (DIG), Border Security Force, MF Farooqui said 13 packets of heroin were recovered. The suspected miscreants have reportedly fled taking advantage of the darkness. BSF chief also added that tight measures are being undertaken along the border in the backdrop of the upcoming general elections. Apr 4, 2014
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Imran Masood out on bail, denies giving hate speech against Modi

Saharanpur, April 04 (ANI): Congress leader Imran Masood, denied knowledge of giving provocative speech against BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi after he was released on bail. A court in Uttar Pradesh remanded Masood, to 14-day judicial custody on Saturday after police arrested him for publicly threatening to murder Modi, post an FIR filed against him accused him of violating the election code of conduct. A criminal case was also registered against Masood, who is Congress party candidate from Saharanpur, after a video of him threatening Modi went viral on the web. Apr 4, 2014
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BJP approaches EC to stop airing of Cobrapost sting, says its Congress' strategy

New Delhi, April 04 (ANI): BJP Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Friday approached the Election Commission to stop and restrict the airing of Cobrapost sting operation claiming that it is nothing but a strategy planned by the Congress party. Naqvi said that Congress is conspiring to communalize the election atmosphere in the country and the sting has been done to threaten the communal harmony in the nation. Apr 4, 2014

US gives explosive incident counter measures equipment to India

New Delhi, April 04 (ANI): Outgoing US Ambassador to India, Nancy Powell gave explosive incident counter measures equipment worth $300,000 to Mumbai police to aid the fight against terrorism. In a bid to step up efforts against terrorism, Powell said Washington and New Delhi were working together to make life safe for people. Powel, resigned on Monday from the post of US Ambassador to India following a series of diplomatic hiccups. However, while serving an interim period in India, Powell mentioned both countries were victims to terrorism. Apr 4, 2014
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Babri sting an attempt by BJP to polarize voters: Congress

New Delhi, April 4 (ANI): Congress leader Meem Afzal on Friday alleged that sting operations and research on Babri masjid just before the election is an attempt by the BJP to polarize voters. He hoped that people of the country will reject such issues. Apr 4, 2014
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Afghan election a crucial test of Washington resolve

The United States hopes to maintain a military presence in Afghanistan after 2014, but Kabul's future security could hinge on the US Congress's willingness to keep bankrolling the mission, analysts say. Duration: 01:59 Apr 4, 2014
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US army reveals identity of Ft Hood shooter

The identity of the troubled soldier who launched a deadly shooting rampage on his Texas base before turning the gun on himself was revealed on Thursday as Specialist Ivan Lopez. Duration: 00:39 Apr 4, 2014