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Political unrest strikes Bangladesh, as protests turn violent ahead of elections

Dhaka, Dec 08 (ANI): Violence gripped Bangladesh as protests and a series of shutdowns with transport blockades led by the main opposition party BNP, demanding next year's election be held under a non-party administration, took a toll on the country's economic growth. A human rights activist in Bangladesh, Khushi Kabir in Dhaka held BNP responsible for their irresponsible programmes sparking violence in the country. Commenting over political uncertainty, Kabir said that a non-party caretaker government was not the solution. Trading guns at Jamaat-e-Islami, Kabir said that the leaders of the Islamist party should also be arrested. Dec 8, 2013
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Manish Sisodia on AAP's performance

New Delhi, Dec 8 (ANI): As the Aam Aadmi Party's impressive debut grabbed everyone's eyeballs, party leader Manish Sisodia said that he was sure that the Delhi results would be historic. Sisodia, however, added that the results could have been better. He also dismissed any possibility of alliance with the BJP. Dec 8, 2013
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Sheila Dikshit resigns as Delhi CM

New Delhi, Dec 08 (ANI): Sheila Dikshit has resigned as the Delhi Chief Minister and has sent her resignation to the Lieutenant Governor following the defeat of the Congress in Delhi Assembly elections. According to reports, the three time Chief Minister is set to lose her New Delhi constituency as well, as she is trailing behind AAP's Arvind Kejriwal. Meanwhile, the BJP has routed Congress in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, and is leading in Delhi. But the party seems to be on its way out in Chhattisgarh as the Congress has put up a good show in the state. Dec 8, 2013
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4-state Assembly counting on: BJP ecstatic over early trends

New Delhi, Dec 08 (ANI): Even as early trends indicate the BJP heading for a landslide win in Rajasthan, looked comfortably ahead in Madhya Pradesh, holding its own in Delhi, where the Aam Aadmi Party is putting up a spirited fight, the BJP on Sunday was visibly ecstatic over the trends. Dec 8, 2013
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4-state Assembly counting on: BJP ahead in early trends, Cong remains mum

New Delhi, Dec 08 (ANI): Even as early trends indicate the BJP heading for a landslide win in Rajasthan, looked comfortably ahead in Madhya Pradesh, holding its own in Delhi, where the Aam Aadmi Party is putting up a spirited fight, the Congress on Sunday remained silent over the trends waiting for final results. Dec 8, 2013
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Chhattisgarh Polls counting on: Close fight between BJP-Congress

Raipur, Dec 08 (ANI): Early morning trends for Chhattisgarh assembly polls indicate the Congress engaged in a close fight with the BJP. MoS Agriculture & Processing, Charandas Mahant on Sunday said that Congress will form the government and further said that there is no internal fight over who will be CM. Dec 8, 2013
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Raj Polls counting on: BJP headed for landslide win

Jhalawar, Dec 08 (ANI): Even as the BJP seems poised for a landslide victory in Rajasthan as the counting of votes are underway, the party's CM Candidate Vasundhara Raje on Sunday said that the poll outcome was due to people being tired of Congress's non governance in the state. Dec 8, 2013
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Delhi Polls counting on: Kejriwal says BJP approached AAP Members

New Delhi, Dec 08 (ANI): Even as counting of Delhi assembly election votes is underway, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday alleged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had approached many of the AAP candidates. He, however, stressed that his party won't provide support to any other political outfit. Dec 8, 2013
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Raj Polls counting on amid tight security

Jaipur, Dec 08 (ANI): Amidst tight security, counting began for the 200 member Assembly elections for the Rajasthan Assembly morning early Sunday morning. Counting will be held for 199 seats as one seat was countermanded following the death of a candidate. Dec 8, 2013
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Article 370 will stay as long as democratically elected Kashmiris want it to stay: Shashi Tharoor

Indore, Dec 07 (ANI): MoS, HRD Shashi Tharoor said on Saturday that there is a difference between the state law issue and Article 370 and the only implication of Article 370 is that the gender equality is not applicable in J and K till the Kashmir Assembly passes it. He further said that the gender issue needs to be debated and article 370 in itself should not be debated. He also said that article 370 will stay as long as democratically elected Kashmiris want it to stay. Dec 7, 2013
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Manipur hosts large delegation from Myanmar to strengthen cultural ties

Imphal, Dec 06 (ANI): On Nov. 21, the first international flight from Myanmar landed at Tulihal International Airport in Imphal. The Golden Myanmar Airlines aircraft arrived with over 100 passengers to take part in the annual Sangai Festival. The delegation, including the Chief Minister of Mandalay region, U Ye Mint, the Chief Minister of Sagaing Region, U Thar Aye, several Meitei Diaspora and media persons were warmly received by Manipur Chief Minister O.Ibobi Singh. Manipur is hopeful of turning a significant regional hub for international flights to Southeast Asian countries, thereby promoting trade, tourism, business and investment. A business conclave was also organised to explore trade and investment opportunities between Manipur and Myanmar. The Myanmar delegation interacted with Manipuri traders and discussed the issues concerning border trade. Both sides were keen on capitalizing on the huge potential for joint ventures between the two countries in several sectors. Dec 7, 2013