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India sets dates for world's biggest election

India, the world's largest democracy, announces it will stage a five-week election from April 7 that is expected to bring Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi to power on a platform of economic revival. Duration: 01:20 Mar 5, 2014
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AAP-BJP scuffle over Kejriwal's detention turns violent

New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): AAP supporters faced police batons and water cannons in Delhi as they clashed with police personnel during a protest outside the BJP headquarters against the detention of Arvind Kejriwal in Gujarat on Wednesday. Kejriwal was briefly detained by the Gujarat police for allegedly violating the model code of conduct, hours after the Lok Sabha election schedule was announced. Mar 5, 2014
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Politicos react over Kejriwal's detention in Gujarat

New Delhi, March 05 (ANI): As AAP Convener Arvind Kejriwal was detained in Gujarat on Wednesday, BJP Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that some people think that they are above law and that is why they land up in such situation. Reacting over the same, JD (U) leader Ali Anwar said that this is nothing more than dictatorship by the state government and that it is to the relief that Kejriwal was not shot at. Meanwhile, Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that he was not aware of the situations at the time, but this sure shows dictatorship in the state. Mar 5, 2014
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Congress still open for merger with TRS: Digvijay Singh

New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Wednesday said that they will form a group of senior leaders that will speak with regional Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) over merger. Singh also said that Congress party is still open to alliance in future. Mar 5, 2014
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Kejriwal detained in Gujarat, Prashant Bhushan questions 'arbitrary act'

New Delhi, March 05 (ANI): After AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal was detained in Patan district, north Gujarat for alleged violations of the model code of conduct, party leader Prashant Bhushan questioned on the 'arbitrary act' and asked if the state comes under India Constitution or has made its separate Constitution. He said that this comes in fundamental rights of citizen to move to any state and Kejriwal only visited the state to take note of the reality of Narendra Modi's 'development model'. He also said that the detention shows the state government's intention to hide the truth behind 'developments' in the state. Mar 5, 2014