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Tonk rally: Rahul Gandhi hits out at BJP

Tonk, March 10 (ANI): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi hit out at the BJP on Monday while addressing a rally in Tonk district of Rajasthan. Gandhi said that the failures of the saffron party must be exposed. He said that the BJP just want to benefit the rich if they come to power whereas the Congress wants to help the downtrodden. Gandhi also tried to attract low income group people by saying that Congress wants to do politics and run the government for those who run the country on daily basis like chowkidars, taxi/auto drivers etc. Mar 10, 2014

P Chidambaram presses for freedom of media

New Delhi, March 10 (ANI): Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday emphasized on the freedom of media for the interest of the nation while addressing the Delhi's unit of Kerala's union of working journalists in the national capital. He also called on media to do extensive research before reporting news after mentioning the example of a newspaper that ran incorrect news about Reserve Bank of India. He quoted United States Watergate scandal case as an example of proper research and verification of facts. He also mentioned about how dangerous the profession of journalism and the restrictions faced by the journalists today. Mar 10, 2014
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P Chidambaram presses for freedom of media

New Delhi, March 10 (ANI): Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday emphasized on the freedom of media for the interest of the nation while addressing the Delhi's unit of Kerala's union of working journalists in the national capital. He also called on media to do extensive research before reporting news after mentioning the example of a newspaper that ran incorrect news about Reserve Bank of India. He quoted United States Watergate scandal case as an example of proper research and verification of facts. He also mentioned about how dangerous the profession of journalism and the restrictions faced by the journalists today. Mar 10, 2014
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Pakistan remains silent on the issue of missing Baloch persons

Islamabad, Mar 10: After covering hundreds of miles on foot from Quetta to Islamabad, Mama Qadeer Baloch finally presented a memorandum to the UN country office in Islamabad. The document demanded an investigation in the issues of missing persons, target killings, enforced disappearances and involvement of agencies in heinous crimes in Balochistan. It also demanded a UN fact-finding mission to investigate mass graves and international standard DNA tests to identify bodies. Mama Qadeer is now waiting for answers. Mar 10, 2014
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We have high expectation: AAP on its 4th candidates list for LS polls

New Delhi, Mar 10 (ANI): After Aam Aadmi Party released its fourth list of candidates for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, party Leader Shazia Ilmi said that her party has very high expectation as AAP is challenging big political parties. The party has fielded among others, former Tehelka journalist and gulail.com founder Ashish Khetan from the New Delhi seat. Mar 10, 2014
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Complete trial in cases involving MPs, MLAs within a year: SC to courts

New Delhi, Mar 10 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday set a deadline of one year for lower courts to complete trial in cases involving MPs and MLAs. The apex court ruled that trials in cases involving MPs and MLAs are to be conducted on day-to-day basis. The SC also said that the trial judge will have to explain to the Chief Justice of High Court if he fails to complete trial within a year of framing of charges. Mar 10, 2014
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Rahul Gandhi a step ahead, Modi should learn from him: Misa Bharti

Patna, March 10 (ANI): RJD leader and Lalu Prasad Yadav's daughter Misa Bharti on Monday said that Rahul Gandhi is a step ahead of Narendra Modi and that Modi should learn from him. Bharti said that Modi sure is a good orator but he should learn like Gandhi how to communicate and interact with people. She said that giving speeches on the stage is not a quality to be a prime minister of a country. Mar 10, 2014
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Syria rebels release kidnapped nuns

A group of nuns kidnapped by rebels in the Syrian town of Maalula in December are released early thanks to Lebanese-Qatari mediation. Duration: 01:11 Mar 10, 2014
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GJMM, two members of AGP join BJP

New Delhi, March 10 (ANI): BJP and Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha (GJMM) have formed an alliance for upcoming general elections that start April 07. Leaders from both the parties met at the BJP office on Monday in New Delhi. President for BJP Rajnath Singh called the merger a welcome move. BJP has been trying for an alliance with major regional parties to gain the maximum seats in the general election. Meanwhile, two senior leaders, Chandan Lal Patwari and Hitendra Nath Goswami of the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) joined BJP Mar 10, 2014
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Kejriwal pays homage to three alive RTI activists, Politicos react

New Delhi, Mar 10 (ANI): AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal committed a slip-up at his rally in Ahmedabad when he paid homage to four RTI activists, of whom three happens to be alive. Reacting on the same, JD (U) leader KC Tyagi laughed at the matter. Congress leader Kapil Sibal said that he has a habit of doing such things. BJP Leader Nalin Kohli said that it is unfortunate that he is making such statements without giving a thought. Meanwhile, AAP Leader Ashutosh said that sometime such mistakes happen. Mar 10, 2014
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Amar Singh, Jaya Prada join RLD

New Delhi, March 10 (ANI): Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, former Samajwadi Party leaders Amar Singh and Jaya Prada on Monday joined Ajit Singh's Rashtriya Lok Dal. will contest the Lok Sabha elections from Fatehpur and Jaya Prada will fight from Bijnor in Uttar Pradesh. Singh and Jaya Prada were expelled from the Samajwadi Party in February, 2010 for leading "a capitalist and communalist invasion. Mar 10, 2014