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Muzaffarnagar: Accused from any party will be punished harshly, probe is fair, says SP

New Delhi, Sep 21 (ANI): As one of the accused among many of the BJP legislators was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh administration, which is severely criticized by the party on the grounds that the case is framed, SP leader Naresh Agarwal on Saturday said that accused belonging to any party will be arrested and harshest punishment will be meted out to him. He also said that the probe is fair and even higher courts can witness it. Further, Agarwal said that SP is not interested in talking advice from the 'thieves' on whom to arrest. Sep 21, 2013
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Jay Panda says Odisha civic poll result natural, not surprising

New Delhi, Sep 21 (ANI): As the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) swept the civic polls in Odisha, winning 45 of the 66 urban local bodies, while the BJP could manage to win only one local body despite campaigning hard, BJD leader Jay Panda said on Saturday that Odisha civic poll result was natural and didn't come as a surprise to anyone. He further said that BJD had already made it clear that it___s not with either BJP or Congress, and that the party works only for the progress of the state. Sep 21, 2013
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Javadekar slams UP govt's order that prevented 'BJP politicians' to visit Muzaffarnagar

Nagpur, Sep 21 (ANI): As the UP government issued an order that prevented 'BJP politicians' to visit the riot-hit Muzaffarnagar and still the Congress ministers are allowed to visit the area, BJP leader Prakash Javadekar said that the leaders of Samajwadi party are responsible for Muzaffarnagar riots. He also said that there has be a proper investigation and without investigation if any arrest is being made then it is a political game plan. Sep 21, 2013
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Shopian Killings: Kashmir observes shutdown in protest against human rights violations

Srinagar, Sep 21 (ANI): Residents of Kashmir observed shutdown on Saturday in protest against the recent incidents of violence in the Shopian district and repeated human rights violations, which have been taking place in the province. Locals said that there was need to stop the atrocities that were being committed against the residents in the valley. The shutdown call was given by Hardliner Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani. Sep 21, 2013
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India would flag issue of permanent slot and UNSC expansion: Foreign Secretary

New Delhi, Sep 21 (ANI): India would flag the issue of expansion of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and its permanent membership during the upcoming visit of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's to New York to take part in the UN General Assembly. Indian Foreign Secretary Sujata Singh stated this in New Delhi. The Foreign Secretary said Manmohan Singh would take up the issue with key interlocutors while addressing the UN General Assembly on 28th September. Sep 21, 2013
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Rise of violence raises food concerns in C. Africa

The African Union on Friday urged the international community to do more in the poor and strife-torn Central African Republic, describing the situation there as "dire". Central African Republic has been chronically unstable for the greater part of the past two decades. Duration: 00:57 Sep 20, 2013
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Swiss split on whether to abolish military draft

Swiss voters will head to the ballot box Sunday to decide whether to abolish their conscript army, as much a part of the Alpine nation's image as direct democracy, chocolate and cheese. Duration: 00:53 Sep 20, 2013
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Egypt army buries police general after clashes

The funeral of Giza deputy security chief Nabil Farrag took place in Cairo today, with Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and other top brass in attendance. Farrag was shot dead when security forces stormed the Islamist bastion Kerdassah near the Giza pyramids on Thursday in the latest crackdown on Islamist supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi. Duration: 00:40 Sep 20, 2013