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Janardan Dwivedi clarifies his 'Modi being symbol of Indianness' remark, says has been misquoted

New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi on Thursday clarified his earlier comments regarding Prime Minister Narendra Modi, stating that his remarks had been taken out of context by the agency concerned. Dwivedi was reacting to statements made on Wednesday, where he was seemingly seen to praise Prime Minister Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party for being the symbol of 'Indianness'. Earlier in the day, the Congress high command criticised Dwivedi's statements and warned of disciplinary action being taken against the party general secretary. Jan 22, 2015

My book aims at peace between New Delhi and Islamabad: Former Pak Foreign Minister

Amritsar, Jan 22 (ANI): Former Pakistan Foreign Minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri stated that his book ' Neither a Hawk, nor a Dove' will facilitate the bringing of confidence in India and Pakistan that peace is possible between the two nations. He said that the book aims at peace between India and Pakistan. He said that the relevance of the book is even more especially at this time when there have been so many ceasefire violations. The book will help fill the people with confidence that peace is possible, he said. Jan 22, 2015
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AAP, BJP react on Shanti Bhushan's remark on Kiran Bedi

New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): AAP patriarch Shanti Bhushan on Thursday praised BJP's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi and said she is as good as Arvind Kejriwal. He added that Bedi as a good administrator is capable of providing Delhi a clean administration. However, AAP objected on his remark and said that it is not the party's view. The BJP, however, welcomed Bhushan's statement. Jan 22, 2015
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Do not agree with Shanti ji's assessment: Prashant Bhushan

New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): AAP leader and Shanti Bhushan's son Prashant Bhushan on Thursday said he does not agree with his father's assessment. AAP patriarch Shanti Bhushan on Thursday praised BJP's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi and said she is as good as Arvind Kejriwal. He added that Bedi as a good administrator is capable of providing Delhi a clean administration. Jan 22, 2015
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Congress slams Janardan Dwivedi, says Modi is in no way symbol of Indianness

New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): Congress on Thursday strongly slammed senior party leader Janardan Dwivedi for terming Narendra Modi-led BJP's victory in Lok Sabha polls as a victory of Indianness. Addressing a press conference, Party leader Ajay Maken minced no words to express party's strong disapproval of Dwivedi's views. He said that the party's views on Indianness is totally opposed to what Dwivedi had expressed. Quoting Swami Vivekananda and Indira Gandhi, Maken said that Narendra Modi is in no way a symbol of Indianess as Congress understand it. Maken also said that Congress' Party leadership will discuss about the disciplinary action against him. Jan 22, 2015
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Market expert reacts as sensex crosses 29k mark

Mumbai, Jan 22 (ANI): The barometer index of the Indian equities market - the S&P BSE Sensex - breached the 29,000 points mark setting a new record on Thursday. Market Expert Sunil Shah said that the market will be good throughout the day. Jan 22, 2015
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Sunanda Murder Case: Journalists in her contact will be questioned, Tharoor may be called again, say

New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi said on Thursday that the journalists who contacted Sunanda Pushkar a day before her death will be questioned to gather information in the case. Bassi said that all possible suspects and witnesses will be questioned to reach the roots of the case. He added that Shashi Tharoor may be questioned again if the SIT feels so. Further Bassi said that all electronic evidences in any case are always sent for inspection by experts and so happened in this case too. Jan 22, 2015
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AAP members free to voice their opinion, party holds democracy: Kejriwal on Shanti Bhushan

Kaushambi, Jan 22 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday while speaking over Shanti Bhushan said that the party members are free to voice their opinion and that the party holds internal democracy. Earlier in the day, delivering a blow to the party, its senior leader Shanti Bhushan came out in support of the Bharatiya Janata Party's chief ministerial candidate for Delhi, Kiran Bedi. Bhushan hailed Bedi for her contribution in the 'India Against Corruption' movement, and said she would provide a very clean and efficient administration in Delhi. Jan 22, 2015
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CBI harassing my aides, alleges Maran

Chennai, Jan 22 (ANI): Former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran on Thursday alleged that the CBI was harassing the three people who were arrested in connection with the alleged allotment of more than 300 high-speed telephone lines to his residence in Chennai which were allegedly extended to his brother's TV channel, Sun TV. He said the CBI had forced the trio to give out false statements stating there was a link between Sun TV and his residence. The former minister said that the three were beaten up when they refused to give a false statement. Maran further said that the personnel co-operated with the CBI each time they were called. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had on Wednesday night arrested three persons, including V Gowthaman, the then Additional Private Secretary to Dayanidhi Maran in connection with alleged allotment of more than 300 high-speed telephone lines. Jan 22, 2015