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Germany should develop cultural and economic ties: German Foreign Minister

New Delhi, Sep 08 (ANI): German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier who is presently in India on a three-day visit, on Monday said that it is a chance for Germany for giving a new impetus to Indo-German economic relations. Talking to mediapersons, he said that both the countries should not just look at economic ties, but also develop cultural ties. He also conveyed condolences over the loss of lives in JandK floods. Sep 8, 2014
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BJP declines AAP's allegations of horse-trading by its leader

New Delhi, Sep 08 (ANI): The BJP on Monday declined allegations by Aam Admi Party in a sting video which shows BJP leader offering money to an AAP MLA to join BJP. Sambit Patra said that AAP should release the unedited version of the video to reveal the truth. He added that the alleged leader Sher Singh Dagar is not even a senior leader to be associated in polls. Subramanian Swamy casually said that Kejriwal has always been involved in politics of accuse and abuse so whatever he says is not to be taken seriously. Sep 8, 2014
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Over 5000 people rescued from flood-hit areas in Kashmir

Jammu And Kashmir/New Delhi, Sep 08 (ANI): Indian army, air force and personnel of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) rescued more than 5000 people from flood-hit areas in Jammu and Kashmir and set up relief camps on Monday. The death toll from serious flooding in Kashmir climbed to 175 with homes, military bases and hospitals inundated in the region's main city Srinagar as the Jhelum river overflowed its banks. Prime Minister Narendra Modi termed floods a national level disaster and announced 11 billion rupees in disaster relief payments, as well as compensation to victims and their relatives. Singh further said that additional 62 boats were deployed as 108 were already pressed into service in the state. About 22 air force helicopters and four aircraft were deployed to evacuate stranded people and to deliver relief. Sep 8, 2014
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BJP meets West Bengal Chief Electoral Officer over security during by-polls

Kolkata, Sep 08 (ANI): BJP delegation on Monday met West Bengal Chief Electoral Officer over state by-polls. Talking about the same, party leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the party wants free and fair elections and asked for security during the polls. Naqvi said that the law and order machinery of state has been hijacked under the patronage of state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and TMC government. He further said that the he was assured of proper steps and deployment of efficient security during the Assembly elections. Sep 8, 2014
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German Foreign Minister meets PM Modi to bolster strategic ties

New Delhi, Sep 08 (ANI): German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday as the two countries look to build on their strategic ties. Steinmeier also met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. Steinmeier arrived on Saturday for a three-day visit aimed at improving cooperation in technology, trade and defence between the two nations. He is accompanied by a high-profile delegation of German members of Parliament, businessmen as well as representatives from the cultural sector. Sep 8, 2014
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Kejriwal releases sting video, says BJP leader Sher Singh Dagar tried to bribe AAP MLAs

New Delhi, Sep 08 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal on Monday released a sting operation video accusing BJP leader Sher Singh Dagar of trying to bribe AAP MLAs. Kejriwal while screening the video in the press conference said that the video has been shot in Dagar's house as he was trying to bribe AAP MLA Dinesh Mohania with 4 Crore rupees. Kejriwal alleging that BJP has been trying to buy MLAs to get a majority in the Delhi Assembly said that Mohania has been in contact with BJP MLAs from over a month. Kejriwal further said that they will lodge a FIR with the police, submit the sting operation's raw footage before the Supreme Court and approach the Election Commission to take the required action. Sep 8, 2014
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Politicos condemn even as BJP supports Adityanath's 'hate speech'

New Delhi, Sep 08 (ANI): Political leaders on Monday condemned BJP MLA Yogi Adityanath's 'hate speech' even as BJP leader Sambit Patra supported the statements and slammed the UP government for communal tensions. Congress leaders Manish Tewari and Rashid Alvi also condemned the statement and said that Adityanath should be arrested as he can prove to be a danger to the society. NCP leader Tariq Anwar said that BJP is trying to create communal tensions since long. Meanwhile, RJD leader Manoj Jha and CPI's Atul Anjan also condemned the remarks. Sep 8, 2014