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Election posters crowd Baghdad as campaign kicks

Campaigning for Iraq's April 30 general election opened Tuesday, with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki bidding for a third term as his government grapples with the country's worst bloodshed in years. Duration: 00:57 Apr 2, 2014
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SC issues notice to centre on inclusion of jats in OBC list

New Delhi, Apr 1 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to Centre on petitions challenging March 3 decision of UPA government to include jats in OBC list for reservation benefits. The apex court asked the Centre to bring all relevant records to show there was proper consideration of National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) to reject its recommendation against inclusion of jats as OBC. The NCBC had objected to inclusion of jats among OBCs saying they are a forward community mostly of zamindars. Jat community representative, Major H S Ahlawat, on Tuesday said that the recommendations of the NCBC were not binding on the government. Apr 1, 2014
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Voters along Bangladesh border in India raise demarcation issue

Cooch Behar, Apr 1 (ANI): Voters residing along the Bangladesh border in Cooch Behar district of West Bengal raised issues of demarcation ahead of Lok Sabha polls. A resident, Sukanta Saha, said the demarcation of north-eastern boundaries with Bangladesh is very important in view of country’s security and this is a major issue to be addressed in the elections. Apr 1, 2014
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Rahul Gandhi addresses rally in Bihar, targets JD (U) & BJP

Bihar, Apr 1 (ANI): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, during a rally in Bihar’s Aurangabad city targeted the Nitish government and the BJP. Raising the development issue, Gandhi said that the state government hasn’t done anything for the common people. Gandhi also raised the issue of discrimination with the people of Bihar done by the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra. Apr 1, 2014
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Will give employment to 10 crore youth in future: Rahul Gandhi

Bihar, Apr 1 (ANI): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi gave an insight to the future plans of his party while addressing a rally at Aurangabad in Bihar. Gandhi said that there is a proposed industrial corridor plan linking the metropolitan cities of Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Mumbai which will provide employment to about 10 crore youth in the coming 5 years. He added that this would be the biggest project in India till now. Apr 1, 2014