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CBI arrests IT officer and husband for accepting Rs 10 lakh bribe

Bhopal, March 29 (ANI): Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested an a deputy commissioner of income tax department and her husband for accepting bribe of Rs 10 lakh from a builder to settle his tax penalty case in Bhopal. The arrested officer has been identified as Poonam Roy, who is a 2007 batch IAS (Indian Administrative Service) officer. She was held along with her husband Ganesh Malviya who acted as a mediator. Reportedly, the builder filed a complaint with the CBI about money being demanded to settle the penalty and he had claimed that he had been paying his tax regularly. CBI then set up a trap and caught the duo red-handed at their residence. Mar 29, 2014
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First gay marriages take place in England, Wales

Gay couples across England and Wales said "I do" at midnight on Friday as a law authorising same-sex marriage came into effect, a measure seen as the final stage in a long fight for marital equality. Duration: 01:02 Mar 29, 2014
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A museum in Manipur showcases relics of Second World-War

Imphal, March 29 (ANI): The museum was set up by the Second World War Imphal campaign foundation with support from Manipur tourism department. Manipur, often considered to be one of the most significant theatres of World War II, witnessed many battles during that time. The recovered World War II artifacts include barrels of rare Arisaka guns and bullets, a radio compass of a Dakota aircraft, artillery shells, Allied khaki shirts, war manuals, type 97 Japanese grenade, type 91 Japanese grenade and oxygen cylinders used by aircraft pilots. Mar 29, 2014
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Bangladesh barrister pins hope on trial of Jamaat members accused of war crimes

Dhaka, March 29 (ANI): Bangladesh barrister Tureen Afroz pinned hope on the trial of the members of the country's Islamist party, Jamaat-e-Islami, as the war crimes investigation agency handed over its report on the party to the prosecution. The investigation agency has called for the banning of Jamaat-e-Islami and six other organisations including the then student wing of Jamaat, Islami Chhatra Sangha, the Peace Committee, Razakar Bahini, Al-Badr Bahini, Al-Shams Bahini and Jamaat's mouthpiece daily Sangram. Afroz, who is leading the prosecution in the case, said it was a unique case as the International Crimes Tribunal will try the party for the first time. Mar 29, 2014
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Narendra Modi wanted to induce Sabir Ali into BJP: KC Tyagi

New Delhi, March 29 (ANI): JD (U) leader KC Tyagi on Saturday said that Sabir Ali's induction into the BJP was done on the orders of Narendra Modi. Tyagi added that Modi wanted Ali in his party so that he could target Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Mar 29, 2014
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AAP chief attacked during poll campaign, calls it political conspiracy

Jind, March 29 (ANI): AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal has urged his supporters not to retaliate after an unidentified man on Friday attacked him during his poll campaign, as he called it a political conspiracy. The attacker climbed on to the open vehicle in which Kejriwal was travelling during the road show in Bhiwani district of Haryana and tried to hit him near his neck. Later, Kejriwal's supporters turned violent and the attacker was beaten up by them. While addressing his supporters in Jind district during a road show, Kejriwal blamed the political parties for hatching a conspiracy against him. According to media reports, the attacker was a supporter of Anna Hazare. Mar 29, 2014
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First modern sports stadium under construction in Jorhat

Jorhat, March 29 (ANI): One of the oldest sports fields of Assam, which is run by Jorhat District Sport Association, will be soon transformed into an international standard stadium. The sports complex is being constructed at a cost of over 6 crore. While the gallery is being sponsored by the Non Lapsable Central Pool of Resource (NLCPR) under the DoNER Ministry, the United Fund of Jorhat District Administration is funding the construction of the grounds and other facilities. The stadium will have a sitting capacity of 25,000 people. The project began in 2008-2009 and is expected to be completed by the end of this year. The work is progressing rapidly, and 90 per cent of the stadium has been completed. Mar 29, 2014
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Decision on Imran Masood's candidature will be taken by Congress: Umesh Sinha after Masood sent to j

Lucknow, March 29 (ANI): Congress candidate from Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur constituency Imran Masood's bail plea has been rejected by a local court and been sent to judicial custody for 14 days. Following the same, Chief Electoral Officer Umesh Sinha on Saturday said that appropriate steps are being taken in the case and investigation is on, and that the decision on his candidature will be taken by Congress. He said that if found guilty, approporiate actions will be taken against Masood. Mar 29, 2014
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Politicos condemn Narendra Modi following his Baghpat rally

New Delhi/ Mumbai, March 29 (ANI): Following Narendra Modi's rally in Baghpat wherein he talked about Revolt of 1857 and lashed out at Congress, politicos condemned the speech. RLD Chief Ajit Singh said that BJP never held any movement for the farmers and that it was BJP who called Musharraf in India after the Kargil War. Further, MoS for Parliamentary Affairs Rajeev Shukla said that it is such mindset of Modi that he is comparing himself with everything. Mar 29, 2014
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PM highlights Congress' achievements during Assam rally

Assam, Mar 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, while addressing a rally in Assam's Sivasagar on Saturday, highlighted the achievements of the Congress led UPA government in the last decade. The Prime Minister also stated that he felt privileged to have got an opportunity to serve the nation for a long duration of 10 years. Singh further requested the public to compare the achievements of Congress and the non Congress governments before casting their votes. Mar 29, 2014
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Imran Masood Hate Speech: BJP delegation meets CEC, demand strict action

New Delhi, March 29 (ANI): A BJP delegation on Saturday met the Chief Election Commissioner and demanded strict action against Congress leaders who are making hate speeches during election rallies. A controversy sparked on Friday when a video went viral in which a Congress candidate Imran Masood was captured giving hate speech against BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi. Masood had openly threatened to hack Modi to pieces. Mar 29, 2014
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Congress turned 'Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan' into 'Marr Jawan, Marr Kisan': Narendra Modi

Baghpat, March 29 (ANI): While addressing a rally in Baghpat, BJP's PM Candidate Narendra Modi on Saturday lashed out at Congress and said that Congress has turned Lal Bahadur Shastri's 'Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan' into 'Marr Jawan, Marr Kisan'. He further said that the slogan of Revolt of 1857 was 'kamal or roti' (lotus and bread), but in 2014, it changed into 'kamal or Modi' (lotus and Modi). Modi further lashed out at Chaudhary Charan Singh's son for leaving his father and his principles of working against Congress; anti farmer policies and going to Congress. Mar 29, 2014
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Unfortunately Pakistan becomes an "election issue" in India: Pak Foreign Office spokesperson

Pakistan/ Netherlands, Mar 29 (ANI): Pakistan sees accusations made by Indian prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi about the neighboring country, as part of an election issue in India, Pakistan's Foreign Office has said. Responding to a question regarding Modi's statement that Pakistan-backed terrorists carried out activities in Kashmir including the one in September 2013 in which several soldiers and civilians were killed, Foreign Office spokeswoman Tasnim Aslam shrugged off the allegations as an election gimmick. Mar 29, 2014
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Decision to induct Sabir Ali in BJP must be reversed: Balbir Punj

New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): The BJP faced another crisis of sorts within its ranks when senior party leader Balbir Punj also opposed the induction of expelled Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Sabir Ali into the party. Earlier on Friday, BJP vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi had also demanded de-induction on grounds that he has been named as one of the alleged accused in the murder of music mogul Gulshan Kumar and was a friend of Indian Mujahideen Chief Yasin Bhatkal. Mar 29, 2014