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BJP hits back at Kapil Sibal

New Delhi, Nov 28 (ANI): Hitting back at Law Minister Kapil Sibal, BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said that Sibal cannot have a debate with the BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Prasad further said that Sibal can have a debate with him if he wants. Earlier in the day, Sibal had slammed Modi for praising himself and making tall claims about Gujarat's model of development. Nov 28, 2013
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BJP leaders protest outside Shoma's residence, defaces her name plate

New Delhi/ Patna/ Kanpur, Nov 28 (ANI): BJP workers on Thursday protested and shouted slogans outside Tehelka's former Managing Editor Shoma Chaudhury, demanding her arrest for allegedly covering up the sexual assault case filed against the magazine's Editor Tarun Tejpal by a woman journalist. Number of BJP workers held demonstration outside her Saket residence in South Delhi. BJP leader Vijay Jolly even went to the extent of inking her name plate outside her residence and wrote 'accused' on the same. Nov 28, 2013
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Italian parliament expels defiant Berlusconi

Following the decision to expel former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi from Italian parliament, certain residents of Rome said they hoped it would mark a new beginning for the country. Duration:01:21 Nov 28, 2013
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BJP's attempt to politicize Tehelka case unfortunate, shows their mindset: Congress

New Delhi, Nov 28 (ANI): After BJP leader lashed out at Congress Union Minister as "shielding" Tehelka Editor Tarun Tejpal in the sexual assault case, Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala said that the opposition's attempt to politicize the issue is very unfortunate and that it shows their mindset. The lashing comes after allegations of BJP's involvement in the case. Further, Surjewala said that it is the state government's responsibility to ensure speedy trial in the case. Nov 28, 2013
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BJP confident for Delhi polls, says AAP won't win even single seat

New Delhi, Nov 28 (ANI): As the Delhi Assembly polls are nearing, BJP leader Nitin Gadkari remained confident of the same and said that the election is between the BJP and Congress and that AAP won't win even a single seat whatsoever. He said that the BJP will win two-thirds of the majority and AAP can mostly get 2 to 3 seats. Nov 28, 2013
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Shoma Chaudhury resigns, faces flak from activists

Panaji/ New Delhi/ Mumbai, Nov 28 (ANI): Activists continued to lash out at the Tehelka Managing Editor Shoma Chaudhury, hours after she resigned amid allegations that she handled a young journalist's complaint of sexual assault against Editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal irresponsibly. Nov 28, 2013
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Shoma resigned due to fear of arrest: Nirmala Samant

New Delhi, Nov 28 (ANI): NCW Member Nirmala Samant on Thursday lashed out at the Managing Editor of Tehelka, Shoma Chaudhury and alleged that she resigned as she does not doesn't want to cooperate even with the police. Samant also said that Shoma may be fearing arrest and that’s why she resigned from Tehelka. Nov 28, 2013
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Tejpal terribly wrong in saying BJP is prejudiced against him: N Ram

Chennai, Nov 28 (ANI): Veteran journalist and former editor of ‘The Hindu’ newspaper, N Ram, on Thursday condemned the sexual assault incident involving Tehelka magazine editor in chief Tarun Tejpal, and said that the latter is terribly wrong in saying the BJP is prejudiced against him. He also hit out at managing editor Shoma Chaudhury who resigned from her post on Thursday. Nov 28, 2013
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Shoma Chaudhury quits Tehelka

New Delhi, Nov 28 (ANI): Managing editor of Tehelka, Shoma Chaudhury has reportedly resigned from her post in the organization. Chaudhury reportedly wrote a letter to the management of the magazine and the staff on Thursday announcing her resignation. In her resignation letter, Chaudhury has written that she did not want questions raised about her honesty affecting the magazine. Chaudhury also said that she believed she had acted in instant outrage and in solidarity with the journalist who had suffered sexual assault. Nov 28, 2013
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India's Mars mission spacecraft in final earth orbit, injection next week

Bangalore, Nov 28 (ANI): Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has geared up for Trans-Mars injection of the country’s maiden Mars Mission on December 01, planning four mid-course corrections in case of any deviation along its path to Martian orbit. A scientist at ISRO, Dharmanarayan Rath said that preparations for Mars mission were complete and that they were confident of executing the program flawlessly. Nov 28, 2013
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Congress successful in maintaining peace, mainstreaming minorities: Manish Tewari

Singapore, Nov 28 (ANI): Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said that Congress has been successful in mitigating fear, maintaining peace and mainstreaming the minorities, while delivering the Fullerton Lecture at International Institute for Strategic Studies in Singapore. The Information Minister said that since Independence, “the warp and the woof” of the ‘India story’ has been time and again woven by the Congress around a pluralistic society aspiring for impartiality in the policy frameworks of governance. Nov 28, 2013
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Annie Raja on Shoma Chaudhury's resignation

New Delhi, Nov 28 (ANI): Reacting over the resignation of Tehelka Managing Editor Shoma Chaudhury, Social activist Annie Raja on Thursday said that Shoma was responsible for tarnishing the woman journalist's image who was sexually assaulted by Tehelka's editor in chief Tarun Tejpal and making the issue so public. Nov 28, 2013