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LS polls: BJP fields Smriti Irani against Rahul in Amethi, politicos react

New Delhi/Amethi, April 01 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has fielded actor-turned-politician Smriti Irani against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi from Amethi Lok Sabha constituency for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The party also nominated Supreme Court lawyer Ajay Aggarwal against Sonia Gandhi in Rae Bareli. The decision on Irani and Aggarwal was taken at a meeting of the party's Central Election Committee in New Delhi. Top BJP leaders Narendra Modi, LK Advani, Rajnath Singh and Arun Jaitley were present at the meeting. Meanwhile, reacting over this AAP leader Kumar Vishwas said that Amethi was already fed up of an actor Rahul Gandhi who used to come, wave hands and go, and now an actress has come to cheat people. Congress too slammed the BJP for fielding Smriti against Rahul and said that there is crisis of political leaders in the party. Apr 1, 2014
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Sonia Gandhi and Rahul hate Hindus: Ramdev

Muzaffarnagar, April 01 (ANI): Yoga guru Baba Ramdev alleged that Congress President Sonia Gandhi, and her son Rahul Gandhi hated Hindus. Ramdev, who is very close to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), said the ideology of Gandhis are similar to Congress party candidate Imran Masood, who had threatened to chop BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Ramdev, who has been spearheading a national campaign against black money and corruption, had strongly supported Modi wave in India. Ramdev has been touring India to garner votes for BJP after the party accepted his proposal to bring back black money stashed in foreign banks. Apr 1, 2014
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Narendra Modi need not apologise to satisfy a fake campaign: Jaitley

New Delhi, April 01 (ANI): BJP Senior leader Arun Jaitley said party’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has got a clean chit in Gujarat riots of 2002 and therefore does not need to be apologetic to any fake campaigners who are trying to spoil his image. Jaitley was interacting with foreign journalists in New Delhi as a part of the forthcoming elections’ campaign. Jaitley said this is propaganda by Modi’s enemies and thus he does not need to apologise. Meanwhile, speaking on India’s relations with Pakistan and infiltration attempts along the Line of Control (LoC) last year, Jaitley said that if BJP came to power and any such acts are repeated by Pakistan, dialogue between the neighbours would definitely be affected. Apr 1, 2014
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Manmohan Singh is Indias weakest PM, says Advani.

Ahmednagar, April 01 (ANI): Senior BJP leader LK Advani, said that Manmohan Singh was the weakest Prime Minister ever. While addressing a public rally in Ahmednagar Advani said Singh was in office without power. Apr 1, 2014

Mayawati attacks centre for failing to curb corruption, poverty

Kolkata, April 01 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati lashed out at Congress-led UPA Government over its failure to curb increasing rate of unemployment, poverty and corruption in the country. Addressing a rally in Kolkata, she criticized the central government, saying its schemes to decrease burden on the common man has failed. She also launched an attack on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and said that if Modi comes to power, the country would be 'forever gripped' in riots. BSP supremo also highlighted failures of the UPA Government, saying steps taken to tackle corruption did not show results. Apr 1, 2014
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Rwandan president leads community service work

On every last Saturday of the month, Rwandans participate in the mandatory 'Umuganda' community service work, put in place after the genocide by President Paul Kagame in order to rebuild the country. Duration: 00:35 Apr 1, 2014
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Millionaire Kiska wins Slovak presidential race

Political newcomer and millionaire Andrej Kiska emerges out of nowhere to win a landslide in presidential run-off, preventing veteran leftist Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico from tightening his grip on power. Mar 31, 2014