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Bailiffs clear Hong Kong protest site

Bailiffs dismantle barricades at Hong Kong's main protest site after more than two months of pro-democracy rallies that demonstrators say have redefined the city's vexed relationship with Beijing. Duration: 00:52 Dec 11, 2014
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Sakshi Maharaj takes u turn on Nathuram Godse 'patriot' remark

New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): Amid reports of Mahatma Gandhi's killer Nathuram Godse being eulogized at a function held in Maharashtra earlier this month, BJP leader Sakshi Maharaj on Thursday said that Godse was a patriot. However, later he took a u turn and said that he was misquoted, but he said that if he has said something by mistake he takes his words back. Meanwhile, the Rajya Sabha witnessed protests today as opposition leaders raised the issue in the house. Dec 11, 2014
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Godse a 'nationalist, not a traitor', says BJP lawmaker Sakshi Maharaj

New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): Stirring a political hornet's nest, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Parliament Sakshi Maharaj on Thursday said that Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Vinayak Godse was equally a patriot and a nationalist, and should not be seen as a traitor or considered as one. Godse had assassinated Mahatma Gandhi by shooting him in the chest thrice at point-blank range on January 30, 1948 in New Delhi. After a trial that lasted over a year, Godse was sentenced to death on November 8, 1949 and was subsequently hanged a week later. Dec 11, 2014
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Lawyers continue strike in Delhi courts over delay in tabling of amendment bill

New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): Lawyers in Delhi courts said that they will continue their strike for the third day on Thursday protesting the delay in tabling an amendment bill of enhancing pecuniary jurisdiction of district courts. Chairman of co-ordination committee of bar associations RK Wadhwa said that all the district courts in Delhi, in its emergent meeting last week, decided to abstain from work with effect from December 09, till the bill is tabled in Parliament. The committee said that despite assurances, the proposed bill recommending enhancement of pecuniary jurisdiction to Rs 2 crore for the courts, has found no mention in the agenda of ongoing Winter Session of Parliament. Dec 11, 2014
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Badaun case: CBI files closure report

Badaun, Dec 11 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday submitted the closure report in the death case of two teenaged girls who were found hanging from a mango tree in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh. According the reports, CBI in its report has concluded that they had committed suicide after the elder one's affair with local boy got busted. Meanwhile, the court gave the victims' family time till January 6 to register their objection over the closure report. Dec 11, 2014