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Villagers in Nagaland benefit from MGNREGA

Nagaland, Sep 28 (ANI): The government has launched several schemes to uplift the living standard of the rural poor. The villages of Seithekima, Virazoma and Chumukedima, which surround the commercial hub of Dimapur, are now making speedy progress through the implementation of developmental schemes like the MGNREGA. Sep 28, 2013
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UPA firmly behind PM, nothing wrong in rectifying his errors: Milind Deora

Mumbai, Sep 28 (ANI): Even as opposition parties demand Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s resignation over the latest contentious issue of Ordinance related to convicted lawmakers and Congress Vice President, Rahul Gandhi calling it a complete nonsense, MoS, Communication & IT, Milind Deora on Saturday said that UPA was behind the PM and that there was nothing wrong in rectifying his errors. Sep 28, 2013
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Manmohan Singh and Sheikh Hasina to meet at UNGA New York on September 28

New Delhi, Sep 28 (ANI): Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to meet her Indian counterpart Dr. Manmohan Singh on the sidelines of the UNGA in New York on the 28th of this month. In an exclusive interview to ANI, noted Indian Journalist Jayanto Ghoshal threw light on the agendas to be discussed between the two nations. Talking about the different bilateral issues like the Teesta water sharing and the Land Boundary agreement, Ghoshal stated that India has started a new initiative to resolve all these problems. Ghoshal however added that on its part, Bangladesh should also try to understand that India is trying to sort out its federal problems and make a political consensus. Sep 28, 2013
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Rahul crosses limit of civility by calling PMs cabinets decision nonsense: BJP

New Delhi, Sep 28 (ANI): The BJP on Saturday launched a scathing attack against the Congress specially targeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, on the pretext of Rahul Gandhi’s remark on Ordinance to protect convicted lawmakers. BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said that Rahul Gandhi has the audacity to call a decision, taken by the cabinet committee, headed by the Prime Minister of the country, a nonsense, therefore impinging the integrity and respect of the PMO. Sep 28, 2013
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Omar Abdullah on Rahul Gandhis ordinance remark

Srinagar, Sep 28 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday stated that whatever Rahul Gandhi said on Ordinance to protect convicted lawmakers, is an internal matter of the Congress. He further stated that as far as UPA is concerned, a UPA coordination committee meeting should be called to discuss the matter. In a huge embarrassment to his own government, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday denounced the controversial ordinance to negate the Supreme Court verdict on convicted lawmakers as "complete nonsense" and said it should be torn up and thrown away. Sep 28, 2013
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Congress firm on bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh

New Delhi, Sep 28 (ANI): Congress leaders and ministers arrived in New Delhi to discuss the contentious issue of bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and the creation of a new Telangana state, a move that has revived deep political divisions and raised fears of violence. Congress leader Digvijay Singh said the party is firm on its decision regarding the bifurcation. Meanwhile, another Congress leader Andhra Pradesh, Palvai Govardhan Reddy reaffirmed Singh's statement and added that protesters from Seemandhra region should stop the agitation. Sep 28, 2013
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Congress against Indo-Pak PM meet following Kashmir attack

New Delhi, Sep 28 (ANI): As militants opened fire opened fire on security forces in outskirts of Srinagar following the twin attack in J and K, and ahead of PM Manmohan Singh’s meet with his Pakistani counterpart, Congress leader Rashid Alvi on Saturday said that the party does not support the dialogues between the two nations. Further, Alvi also said that country needs to warn Pakistan that the border line is not crossed by its people or government. Sep 28, 2013
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'Diminished' PM might be 'footnote' in history: Arun Jaitley

Guwahati, Sep 28 (ANI): Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Arun Jaitley, on Saturday accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of diminishing the dignity of the country's top office, and said that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's remarks on the ordinance for convicted lawmakers was a 'belated realization' that was part of his party's 'grandstanding' to cut its losses in the lead-up to the 2014 general elections. Sep 28, 2013
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Nitish supports Rahul Gandhis nonsense act

Patna, Sep 28 (ANI): Even as Congress Vice-president Rahul Gandhi called the Government’s Ordinance on convicted lawmakers a complete nonsense and should be torn up and thrown away, Bihar Chief, Nitish Kumar on Saturday came out in support of him. Sep 28, 2013
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Rescue workers save 32 people in building collapse in Mumbai, recover 25 bodies

Mumbai, Sep 28 (ANI): Rescue workers have saved 32 people and recovered 25 bodies after a five-storey apartment block collapsed on Friday in Mumbai. The commandant of the National Disaster Rapid Force (NDRF), Alok Awasthi, said on Saturday that around 83 to 89 were still in the rubble. Employees of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai were housed in the building. The building was believed to have been about 35-years-old and home to about 20 families. The cause of the collapse is not known. Sep 28, 2013