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Police arrest Maoists, seize arms in Bokaro

Bokaro, Mar 22 (ANI): Police arrested two Maoists and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunitions from the ‘red corridor’ of Jharkhand, as security has been beefed up ahead of the general elections. Police launched a combing operation after they received secret reports about the rebels in Bokaro district. Mar 22, 2014
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Maoists set ablaze a construction vehicle in Jharkhand

Giridih, Mar 22 (ANI): Maoists in Jharkhand torched a road construction machine triggering panic among the people of the area on Friday. A witness, Narayan said that they covered the entire area and asked everyone to stay there. Mar 22, 2014
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BJP goes full throttle with saffron caps, Modi badges, T shirts to woo voters

Guwahati/Varanasi, Mar 22 (ANI): Trucks filled with saffron caps, Modi badges and T-Shirts recently arrived in Assam to woo voters ahead of the upcoming elections as the BJP prepares to accelerate its campaigns for prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Bharatiya Janata Party has been vigorously campaigning for Modi in different parts of the country and leaving no stone unturned to ensure that voters support the party whole heartedly. Mar 22, 2014
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Jayalalithaa hits at Congress for its anti people policies

Virudhunagar, March 22 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK Chief J Jayalalithaa took a dig at ruling Congress party for its anti-Tamil policies. In a pre-election campaign held in Virudhunagar district of the state, Jayalalithaa appealed the people to put an end to the Congress government in the country. Jayalalithaa had moved a resolution in the legislative assembly of Tamil Nadu in 2013 asking the Congress led government to take steps to regain the administrative powers of the small uninhabited island between India and Sri Lanka, Kachchatheevu. Mar 22, 2014
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BJP on Saamna editorial over Advani

New Delhi, March 22 (ANI): In his editorial in Shiv Sena's mouthpiece 'Saamna', party chief Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday targeted the BJP for treating senior leader LK Advani unfairly. Narendra Modi's era has begun, but that does not mean it is the end of the Advani era, said the editorial. Meanwhile, reacting over this BJP said that there is no rift within the party and no leader is treated unfairly. He also said that Shiv Sena is the BJP's oldest political partner and has been with the party inspite of many difficulties. Mar 22, 2014
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Not looking for positions: Arun Jaitley on Badal's Deputy PM remark

Amritsar, March 22 (ANI): BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that he is not looking for positions. He was reacting over Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal's remark that Jaitley could be given the post of deputy prime minister if the NDA forms the next government at the Centre. He said that such comments are made in the course of a campaign. Mar 22, 2014
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Saamna hits at BJP over insulting Advani, Politicos react

New Delhi/Lucknow, March 22 (ANI): In his editorial in Shiv Sena's mouthpiece 'Saamna', party chief Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday targeted the BJP for treating senior leader LK Advani unfairly. Narendra Modi's era has begun, but that does not mean it is the end of the Advani era, said the editorial. Shiv Sena questioned the party for keeping Advani waiting on his seat for Lok Sabha polls. He said that this is an insult to Advani, his name should've featured in the first list. He also added that a person who was part of BJP's golden era was kept hanging till last minute. Reacting over the issue, Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Naresh Agarwal said that the BJP's internal feud was open and that what Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamna' said was to highlight the same fact. Congress and JD (U) too slammed BJP for treating Advani unfairly and said that there is no place for senior leaders in the saffron party. Mar 22, 2014
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No political alliances to seek power: PDP

Srinagar, March 22 (ANI): Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), chief Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed, said that forming an alliance with political parties for power is not on their agenda ahead of the forthcoming polls and they would rather persuade them to come up with a resolution on the Kashmir issue. While addressing media persons in Srinagar, she said that power was not the main agenda for her party in the upcoming polls. Peoples Democratic Party has been blaming the government led by Omar Abdullah's National Conference (NC) party for failing to resolve the problems in the state and increasing tensions in the region. PDP has accused NC of just pleasing their ally, the ruling Congress at the Centre. Mar 22, 2014
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Mamata slams both Congress and BJP ahead of LS Polls

Kolkata, March 22 (ANI): In a public rally as part of her election campaign ahead of the general elections, West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee, slammed her political opponents for the increase in prices of essential commodities. Mamata known for her charismatic leadership in West Bengal is all set to contest the upcoming elections and hopes for her win without any alliance either with Congress party or with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).Slamming the parties, Banerjee accused them of forming a syndicate to secure a vote bank. Banerjee took a dig at the Congress led central government by slamming them over price rise and inflation. Criticising the opposition, Banerjee cautioned people about the consequences of BJP rule if they come to power by sharing experience during her alliance with BJP led NDA. Mar 22, 2014