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BJP's victory is victory of ideology: Amit Shah

New Delhi, Aug 09 (ANI): Amit Shah who was installed as the party president on Saturday said that the BJP's electoral victory is a victory of ideology. Addressing the BJP national council meet in New Delhi, he said that for years only the Congress school of thought has dominated politics and society. The nation is going in a new direction. He added that after 1980 nation began to accept BJP's ideology. Aug 9, 2014
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Amit Shah thanks workers for BJP's success

New Delhi, Aug 09 (ANI): Amit Shah who was installed as the party president on Saturday thanked BJP workers for party's success in the Lok Sabha Polls. Addressing the BJP national council meet in New Delhi, he said that lakhs of activists have worked to ensure BJP' success on various mediums including Facebook and Twitter. Aug 9, 2014
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Mixed reactions come as Rahul Gandhi alleges UP riots to be 'engineered'

New Delhi, Aug 09 (ANI): Mixed reactions come in as Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi alleged that UP riots were ‘engineered'. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that Gandhi is right and blamed the SP government in UP for the communal tensions. BJP said that Gandhi should think about the welfare of his own party and that the party should now give away its arrogance. JD (U) leader Ali Anwar supported Gandhi's remark in the wake of ongoing violence in the state. Meanwhile, Rajya Sabha MP Mohammed Adeeb said that such politics for the vote bank should be stopped which results in loss of innocent lives. Aug 9, 2014
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SP alleges communal tensions in UP an 'engineered act by BJP'

Lucknow, Aug 09 (ANI): After Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi alleged that 'communal riots in UP were artificially engineered', SP leader Rajendra Chaudhary came out to say the communal tensions in the state has been engineered by the BJP. Chaudhary said that the state Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is very particular about law and order in the state and that he would not allow any such attempts to succeed. He also said that the BJP has been trying to create tensions in UP ever since it has come in power and the chief minister is working for the development of the state. Aug 9, 2014
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Reactions flow as Priyanka Gandhi refutes taking up 'important post' in Congress

New Delhi, Aug 09 (ANI): Reactions from political leaders flow as Priyanka Gandhi Vadra emphatically denied what she called "conjecture" and "baseless rumours" about her taking up an 'important post' in Congress. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that this is her decision and that party will welcome the same. BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh said that this is Congress' strategy to later bring out Priyanka in the central leadership from the back door. JD (U) leader Ali Anwar said that it might be that Priyanka Gandhi is looking for the right time to come in the front line. Aug 9, 2014
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Satish Upadhyay speaks during BJP's Council Meet in New Delhi

New Delhi, Aug 09 (ANI): BJP's Delhi Unit President Satish Upadhyay on Saturday spoke during the National Council Meeting of the party which was held to celebrate party's big win and formally felicitate BJP President Amit Shah. Upadhyay said that it is only in BJP that the junior leaders are given chance to speak to the senior ones. Aug 9, 2014
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US launches airstrikes on ISIS in Northern Iraq

Iraq, Aug 09 (ANI): US warplanes bombed Islamist fighters marching on Iraq's Kurdish capital after President Barack Obama said Washington must act to prevent "genocide" in the strife-torn nation. Islamic State fighters, who have beheaded and crucified captives in their drive to eradicate unbelievers, have advanced to Erbil. They have also seized control of Iraq's biggest dam, which could allow them to flood cities and cut off vital water and electricity supplies. A Pentagon spokesman said that two F/A-18 aircraft from an aircraft carrier in the Gulf had dropped laser-guided 500-pound bombs on a mobile artillery piece used by the fighters to shell Kurdish forces defending Erbil. Aug 9, 2014
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US launches airstrikes on ISIS in Northern Iraq

Iraq, Aug 09 (ANI): US warplanes bombed Islamist fighters marching on Iraq's Kurdish capital after President Barack Obama said Washington must act to prevent "genocide" in the strife-torn nation. Islamic State fighters, who have beheaded and crucified captives in their drive to eradicate unbelievers, have advanced to Erbil. They have also seized control of Iraq's biggest dam, which could allow them to flood cities and cut off vital water and electricity supplies. A Pentagon spokesman said that two F/A-18 aircraft from an aircraft carrier in the Gulf had dropped laser-guided 500-pound bombs on a mobile artillery piece used by the fighters to shell Kurdish forces defending Erbil. Aug 9, 2014
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Film Festival held to highlight LGBT issues in Guwahati

Guwahati, Aug 09 (ANI): For the first time in the North East, a three day film festival is being organized in Guwahati by the LGBT community to create awareness about the community. Organizing the film festival is a gesture for a get together of all LGBT people, their well wishers and also to express their thoughts in the society in this platform. The film festival, which began on Friday and will conclude on Sunday, is showing internationally selected LGBT films from Berlin film festival and indigenous films will also be screened. Aug 9, 2014
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Congress claims relationship with US well nurtured in their regime

New Delhi, Aug 09 (ANI): Congress leader Salman Khurshid said the relationship between India and the US is one that was nurtured carefully by the UPA government. Addressing a news conference in New Delhi, Khurshid said he hoped the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government understood the value of this relationship and ensured best diplomacies are resorted to maintain and further flourish the bond between the two nations. Meanwhile, when asked about the Modi-led government being closed on the meetings taking place with other countries as well as within India, Khurshid took a jibe at the Prime Minister. Aug 9, 2014