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Bangladeshi Hindus under attack as BNP-Jamaat cadre unleash violence

New Delhi/ Kolkata, Jan 20 (ANI): The violence let loose against the Hindus this time, before and after the January 5 elections has been worst in recent times. Areas of Jessore, Dinajpur and Satkhira, Gaibandha, Rajshahi and Chittagong have been particularly affected. There are violent attacks on villages, business establishments and places of worship of Hindus. Young men are now sitting on night vigils, trying to protect the women and children. There have even been reports of women being raped. Many Hindus say that the atrocities are reminding them of what their community faced in 1971 at the hands of Pakistani army and the local collaborators. Jan 20, 2014
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Communal harmony at workplace

Karnataka, Jan 20 (ANI): The cuisine of India is as vast as its people. Besides being an integral part of the Indian way of life, it has also evolved from an amalgamation of different culture existing in the country. One example where food is a perfect example of communal harmony comes from Chitradurga in Karnataka state. Here, a restaurant, Hamza serves city's most famous and lip smacking Biryani and other delicacies to people belonging to different communities. The other uniqueness about the restaurant is that it is owned by a Muslim and includes staff belonging to both Hindu as well as Muslim communities. Being a prominent dish of the Mughal era, it is loved by everyone in the city. Jan 20, 2014
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Annual urs of Baji Rasool Hassan Shah- Perfect example of interfaith harmony

Jammu & Kashmir, Jan 20 (ANI): The beautiful state of Jammu and Kashmir is known for attracting tourists from all over the world. The essence of its divine exquisiteness and the unity with which its people work together to keep it alive, spares nobody to visit the state at least ones in a lifetime. This utmost togetherness amongst people belonging to different communities spreads a message of communal harmony. A similar example comes from Rajouri district of Jammu where devotees practicing different religions together visit the shrine of Baji Rasool Hassan Shah to celebrate his annual Urs. The saint is believed to grant all the wishes of his devotees and heal all their health problems. Jan 20, 2014
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AAP defends Arvind Kejriwal's dharna

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): The AAP held a press conference in which it justified the protest rally against the Delhi Police. It also said that they are sitting on a peaceful dharna and are not creating any law and order situation. Jan 20, 2014
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Court rejects Delhi schools' plea against nursery admission norms

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): The Delhi high court on Monday dismissed private school’s plea seeking a stay on nursery admission guidelines that included scrapping of 20 per cent management quota. Speaking on Delhi High Court verdict on Nursery Admissions, Petitioner Ashok Agarwal said that the HC will release a new schedule tomorrow. Jan 20, 2014
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Congress on Arvind Kejriwal's dharna

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): The Congress on Monday slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for his dharna near Rail Bhawan. The Congress said the CM should keep in mind the post's reputation and talk accordingly. Jan 20, 2014
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When LG assured Kejriwal judicial inquiry, he should be patient: Shinde on Kejriwal's Dharna

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): Speaking over Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's dharna near Rail Bhawan on Monday in protest of no action taken against Delhi cops for their negligence, Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said that when the LG has assured Kejriwal that judicial inquiry will be conducted then he must be patient. Shinde further said that Kejriwal is the CM of Delhi and therefore must be careful about the dignity of the post. Jan 20, 2014
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Kejriwal calls 'honest police' to sit on dharna, says any constitutional crisis centre's responsibi2

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday sat on dharna near Rail Bhawan and called all the' hones police officers to come for dharna and protest against police officers who force them to be corrupt. Further, he said that he will sit for as long as needed and that any constitutional crisis and problem at the spot will be centre, Home Ministry and PM’s responsibility. Kejriwal is protesting against the negligence in the performance of duty by the Delhi Police and is demanding the suspension of the concerned SHOs. Jan 20, 2014