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Akhilesh Yadav blames the Centre for power crisis in UP

Lucknow, May 29 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday blamed the Centre for acute power crisis in the state. Akhilesh clarified that the power cuts are not driven by any hidden motive. Earlier the BJP had alleged that the SP is extracting the price of its defeat from the people. After elections, Lucknow has been hit by severe power cuts many businesses have taken a major hit. Severe power cuts have also hit Noida, Ghaziabad and even Varanasi from where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the MP. May 29, 2014
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Never used word 'chaiwala' for Modi: Mani Shankar Aiyar

Nagpur, May 29 (ANI): Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Thursday said that he never used the word ' chaiwala' for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Aiyar said it was Modi who himself told the world about his background. Aiyar also defended a comment made by Congress president Sonia Gandhi's daughter, Priyanka Gandhi, during the election campaigning. May 29, 2014
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Two sisters allegedly gang-raped, hanged from tree in Badaun

Badaun, May 29 (ANI): Two teen girls were allegedly gang-raped and later hanged from a tree in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun district on Wednesday. The two girls, who were cousins aged 14 and 15, went missing from their house on Tuesday night. Their bodies were found hanging from a tree in Katra village on Wednesday morning. The incident triggered protests in the area with villagers alleging police apathy following which an FIR was registered against seven persons including constables Sarvesh Yadav and Rakshapal Yadav, who were suspended. As soon as the news spread, villagers gathered at the site and claimed that police had refused to register an FIR on Tuesday night. Four people, including a constable were arrested on Thursday. May 29, 2014
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More ministers in new government assume charge today

New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Several new ministers in the Narendra Modi government took charge of their ministries on Thursday. Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati, took charge as civil aviation minister. Prakash Javadekar took charge as Environment minister. Meanwhile, Nitin Gadkari took charge as minister for Road Transport and Highways. May 29, 2014
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Judge me by my work: Smriti Irani on her Education Row

New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday clarified the issue raised about her educational qualification. Irani stated that extraneous circumstances were created to divert her attention from work. She further requested everyone to judge her by her work alone. May 29, 2014