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It is government's duty to protect minorities: Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi, Jan 29 (ANI): Congress president and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday reiterated that the minorities in India should feel safe and secure, and added that it is the duty of the government to protect them. Gandhi said this while speaking at the inauguration ceremony of National Waqf Development Corporation Limited. Jan 29, 2014
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Delhi Govt wants to remove me for acting against Somnath Bharti: DCW chief

New Delhi, Jan 29 (ANI): Delhi Commission for Women chairperson Barkha Shukla Singh on Wednesday said that Delhi Government wants to remove her from the post because she acted against Law Minister Somnath Bharti. She further said that said only Lieutenant Governor has power to remove her from the post but the AAP Government is pressurizing her to leave the post. She also questioned AAP’s stand on safety of women saying that being the Chairperson of DCW, if she is facing harassment, the plight of the other women can be easily imagined. Jan 29, 2014
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Blackbuck poaching case: Salman Khan to appear before Jodhpur court today

Jodhpur, Jan 29 (ANI): Bollywood actor Salman Khan has reached Jodhpur to appear for the trial at the court on Wednesday on account of the Blackbuck poaching case. Salman was summoned by the Chief Judicial Magistrate after being exempted from appearing in court till now. Salman has been charged under Section 51 of the Wildlife Protection Act, while others under Section 52 of the Act and Section 149 (unlawful assembly) of the IPC. Jan 29, 2014
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Bus collides with oil tanker in Mumbai, 7 charred to death

Mumbai, Jan 29 (ANI): Seven people were killed and fourteen injured after a luxury bus collided with a diesel tanker and caught fire on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway. The accident took place late on Tuesday night near Manor. The bus is said to be travelling from Pune to Ahmedabad. Traffic was halted for four hours on the highway. Jan 29, 2014
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Mamata Banerjee inaugurates book fair in Kolkata

Kolkata, Jan 29 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, inaugurated an international book fair in Kolkata. The fair will be open to public from Wednesday and continue till February 09. The focal theme of this year's fair is Peru. It will see participation of 29 countries besides publishers from across India showcasing their books in nearly 600 stalls. Soon after inaugurating the fair, Banerjee said that the event could very rightly be dubbed as 'grassland of books'.The most anticipated event in this fair would be the inauguration of Kolkata Language and Literature Festival (KLLF) in which several luminaries from the world of art and culture are likely to participate. Jan 29, 2014
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Annie Raja condemns Asha Mirjes remark on Nirbhaya

New Delhi, Jan 29 (ANI): Maharashtra State Women Commission member and NCP member Asha Mirje has said that Delhi gang-rape victim Nirbhaya had only herself to blame for the sexual assault. Mirje questioned the Delhi gang-rape victim's intention in going out to watch a movie with a friend at 11 pm in the night. Condemning the statement women rights activist Annie Raja said that no one can make such irresponsible statements. Jan 29, 2014
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South Sudan investigates alleged coup organisers

Government and opposition rebels are still fighting for control of key parts of South Sudan, and Justice Minister Paulino Wanawila says the governement has completed the interrogation of suspected coup leaders. Duration: 01:07 Jan 29, 2014
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Syria regime says US 'arming terrorist groups'

Syria's warring sides will not meet again at peace talks in Geneva on Tuesday, the UN said, after a morning session broke up with the regime accusing Washington of "arming terrorists." Duration: 01:05 Jan 29, 2014