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Vanzara gets bail in Ishrat Jahan case

Ahemdabad, Feb 05 (ANI): Former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer DG Vanzara was on Thursday granted bail by a special court in Gujarat in connection with the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. The court has asked Vanzara to submit a surety bond of Rs two lakh. Suspended Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) PP Pandey has also been granted bail in this case. The court has asked Pandey to submit two surety bonds of Rs. 50,000 each and his passport as condition for the bail. This is the first instance in which an accused has been granted regular bail in this case. Pandey was the Joint Commissioner of Police of Ahmedabad Detection of Crime Branch, when 19-year old Ishrat Jahan was killed along with three men in a police encounter in 2004. All four were shot dead by police officers who claimed that they were involved in a plot to kill Narendra Modi, who was the Chief Minister of Gujarat at that time. Feb 5, 2015
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Sunanda Pushkar's son interrogated by SIT

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): Sunanda Pushkar's son Shiv Menon is being interrogated by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Delhi Police on Thursday in connection with the probe related to her death in January last year. Police Commissioner BS Bassi said Menon's interrogation can throw light on various aspects which can help with the investigation. Sunanda's husband and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, television journalist Nalini Singh and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh have been interrogated by the SIT so far. Earlier last month, the police had said that 51-year-old Sunanda was poisoned. A case of murder was registered on January 6. Sunanda, who was found dead in the five-star Leela Hotel in Delhi on January 17, 2014, was married to Tharoor for a little less than four years. Feb 5, 2015
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Fearful Jews opt for 'magic kippa' in Israel

At his unisex hairdresser's shop in central Israel, Shalom Koresh carefully clips to a boy's head his latest business innovation -- a discreet skullcap for Jews fearful of anti-Semitic attacks. Duration: 00:23 Feb 5, 2015
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AVAM moves EC against AAP over 'funding scam'

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): AAP Volunteers Action Manch (AVAM) on Thursday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission of India against the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) following allegations of a 'funding scam'. AVAM member informed that the it would also move to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) in the coming days. AVAM alleged that AAP had last year received Rs. 50 lakhs through four bogus companies that were fronts for money-laundering. Feb 5, 2015
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Bedi on roadshow spree as high octane campaigning for Delhi polls enters last leg

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): In a final push to woo voters on the last day of campaigning for the Delhi Assembly polls on Thursday, Bhartiya Janta Party's Delhi Chief Ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi is on a spree of roadshows. Bedi is scheduled to hold roadshows in Mangolpuri and will cover adjoining constituencies of Sultanpuri, Kirari, Nangloi and Mundka. She will be holding her last campaign in Krishna Nagar constituency through the afternoon till campaigning for the elections ends at 6 pm. Meanwhile, during her roadshow at Kirari constituency she came face to face with AAP supporters. As the campaigning for the Delhi Assembly elections ends this evening, BJP, Congress and Aam Aadmi Party are making all out efforts to convince people to vote for their candidates by making promises. Feb 5, 2015
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Campaigning fever on its highest as Delhi witnesses series of roadshows by political parties

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): As campaigning for the Delhi assembly polls enter its last leg, party dignitaries held roadshows in the national capital in order to woo voters on Thursday. AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal held roadshow along with his supporters as he waved the crowd from his convoy. AAP supporters were seen dancing on the trending AAP track 'paanch saal Kejriwal' as they hoped for the party's victory in the assembly polls. Kejriwal thereafter, reached Lodhi Garden with his supporters and also interacted with the residents. Meanwhile, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, in an open pick-up truck, led a huge roadshow for his party, in a constituency it has held in north-west Delhi for over 20 years, Sultanpur Majra. Gandhi, was received by a large crowd waving Congress flags in the resettlement colony which has elected the party's Jaikishan to the Delhi legislature for three consecutive terms. Feb 5, 2015
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'Immigrant' row: Asom Gana Parishad protests against BJP

Guwahati, Feb 05 (ANI): The Asom Gana Parishad staged a protest against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday for referring to people hailing from the north-east as 'immigrants' in its vision document for the Delhi Assembly polls. The agitation by the Asom Gana Parishad is the latest in a series of protests against the BJP in the north-eastern parts of the country. The opposition parties, too, had criticised the BJP's 'error' and demanded an apology for the same. The BJP, however, had expressed regret for the 'typing error' in its vision document, saying the party firmly believed that people of the north-east are proud citizens of India. Feb 5, 2015
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We do what we promise: Amit Shah during the last leg of campaigning for Delhi Polls

New Delhi, Feb 5 (ANI): As the campaigning for the Delhi Assembly elections are ending today, the BJP is making all out efforts to convince people to vote for their candidates. BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday during a rally claimed that the BJP government at the centre has controlled petrol prices and inflation. He added that the BJP will continue to work for the people of Delhi if brought to power. Feb 5, 2015
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Reactions come in over clash between AAP and BJP workers in Sangam Vihar

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): Reactions come in after AAP and BJP workers clashed in Sangam Vihar on Wednesday night. Both parties blamed each other and approached police later. BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao said that AAP is resorting to all games including 'gunda raj' to attract attention towards them. Meanwhile, AAP leader Manish Sisodia also said that the ruling party has no issues and are doing such things in nervousness. Feb 5, 2015
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AAP, Congress reacts as Venkaiah Naidu says Delhi Polls not referendum on Modi govt's performance

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): AAP and Congress on Thursday react as BJP senior leader said that the electoral mandate in the national capital cannot be seen as a referendum on the performance of Narendra Modi government at the Centre. AAP leader Manish Sisodia said that the BJP is scared and that the people of Delhi just want to see how the government is going to take care of women safety and other things. Congress leader Anand Sharma said that the polls are of course the partially a referendum on Modi's government and that people has seen that the BJP government only makes false promises. Feb 5, 2015
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BJP says 'AAP making allegations in nervousness' after EC dismisses Kejriwal's apprehensions on EVM

New Delhi, Feb 05 (ANI): BJP on Thursday react and said that 'AAP is making allegations in nervousness' of getting defeated in Delhi Assembly polls after Election Commission dismissed Arvind Kejriwal's apprehensions on EVM tampering. The poll panel on Wednesday night rejected Kejriwal's claim that electronic voting machines (EVMs) can be tampered to favour BJP in the Delhi Assembly polls. The EC said such allegations are "totally incorrect and unacceptable". Kejriwal had claimed on Tuesday that discrepancies were found during a check of four such machines at Delhi Cantonment area. He had alleged that pressing of any button on the machines, the light against the BJP symbol lit up. Feb 5, 2015