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BSP coalition with Congress or BJP false rumours and meant for pol gains: Mayawati

Lucknow, Nov 09 (ANI): Talking about the upcoming 2014 general elections, BSP President Mayawati said that BSP is going to fight all alone and the rumours of coalition with BJP or Congress is totally baseless and are spread for political gains. Further, she said that there is an internal fight between BJP's Rajnath Singh, LK Advani and Narendra Modi and this will ultimately benefit BSP in the long run. Nov 9, 2013
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Govt moves SC against Gauhati HC order on CBI

New Delhi, Nov 9 (ANI): The Central Government on Saturday filed an appeal in the Supreme Court against the Gauhati High Court ruling which called the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) unconstitutional. According to reports, the Centre has sought a stay on the order and has urged for an urgent hearing of its petition. In its judgment, the High Court has struck down the resolution through which the CBI was set up and held all its actions as unconstitutional. Nov 9, 2013
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'Superbungalow' a memorial of Kanshi Ram, not illegal: Mayawati

Lucknow, Nov 09 (ANI): As a case against BSP Chief Mayawati for cornering three Type VIII Lutyens' Delhi bungalows to create one "superbungalow" is doing rounds, she said that the bungalow is a memorial of founder of BSP, Kashi Ram and is no way illegal. Mayawati further said that some newspapapers and media intentionally rake up allegations against her as elections approaches. The case of illegality of the bungalow is filled by the Central Public Works Department (CPWD). Nov 9, 2013
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No decision yet on PM's visit to Sri Lanka for CHOGM: MEA

New Delhi, Nov 09 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs on Saturday said that a final decision on whether Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would attend Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) was still pending, and that India had not yet communicated to Sri Lanka on who is to attend the Commonwealth meeting in Colombo. Nov 9, 2013
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Nobody can gag media: Omar Abdullah

Jammu, Nov 09 (ANI): Reacting to BJP's PM Candidate, Narendra Modi's allegations that the recent I and B Advisory has a gagging effect on media, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah on Saturday said that today nobody can gag the media. Nov 9, 2013
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Rahul Gandhi remembers Bastar once in 5 years: Raman Singh

Raipur, Nov 09 (ANI): Even as Congress Vice President, Rahul Gandhi earlier said that the only way their leader, Nand Kumar Patel could have been stopped from becoming chief minister of Chhattisgarh was by being killed (which he was in a Naxal attack) and that Bastar was like a home for him, current state CM, Raman Singh on Saturday said that Rahul remembers Bastar once in every 5 years. Nov 9, 2013
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Gauhati HC order on CBI sparks controversy

New Delhi, Nov 9 (ANI): The Gauhati high court order which held Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) as 'unconstitutional' has sparked controversy. In its judgment, the High Court has also struck down the resolution through which the federal police was set up. BJP Vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that raising questions on the constitutional existence of the CBI is a serious issue. Congress leader, Meem Afzal said that he was speechless after hearing such shocking judgements. Nov 9, 2013
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Devotees across nation celebrate Chhath Puja

Patna / New Delhi / Bhopal, Nov 9 (ANI): Devotees across India offered special prayers, exchanged greetings and performed traditional rituals as they got together with great zeal to celebrate the Sun God festival of 'Chhath'. The three-day long festival of 'Chhath,' dedicated to the Sun God, began on Friday with thousands of devotees observing fasts and swarming to the banks of the holy rivers. The 'Chhath', celebrated on the sixth and seventh day after Diwali, is significant for married women who observe a three-day fast and stand in waist- deep river waters, and present religious offerings to the Sun God. Nov 9, 2013
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CPI on A Raja and Sajjan Kumar seeking stay on trials citing Gauhati HC order on CBI

New Delhi, Nov 09 (ANI): Citing Gauhati HC order on CBI, former Telecom Minister A Raja has pushed for a stay on the proceedings of the 2G scam case in a Delhi court. Congress leader Sajjan Kumar too wants the court to declare as "illegal" the probe and charge sheets filed by the CBI in a 1984 anti Sikh riots case. Reacting over this, CPI leader D Raja said that if CBI was not there another investigative agency would have done the probe so there was no question of dismissing the cases against them. Meanwhile, the Central Government will move Supreme Court on Saturday against the Gauhati High Court order holding as unconstitutional the setting up of Central Bureau Investigation (CBI). Nov 9, 2013
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Congress trying to curb press freedom unreasonably: Naqvi

New Delhi, Nov 09 (ANI): After a war of words between Narendra Modi and Manish Tewari over Congress undermining press freedom, BJP Vice-President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi accused Congress of the same and said that Congress needs medical check up. Naqvi also accused congress of using fascist and undemocratic ways. Further, he said that Congress who have a problem with opinion polls without any reason will in a few days start speaking against polls too. Nov 9, 2013
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Congress accuses Kejriwal for meeting Muslim cleric

New Delhi, Nov 09 (ANI): After Arvind Kejriwal sought support for his Aam Aadmi Party from controversial Muslim cleric Maulana Tauqeer Raza, Congress Spokesperson Meem Afzal accused him of playing communal card. He asked what urged him to go to a Muslim cleric being from the ideologies of RSS and BJP. Maulana Tauqeer Raza is the same cleric who issued a fatwa against Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen some years ago. Nov 9, 2013
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Confident of winning 4 of 5 Constituencies: Advani before Chhattisgarh rally

Raipur, Nov 09 (ANI): As Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and BJP Senior leader LK Advani is all set to address rallies in poll-bound Chhattisgarh on Saturday, Advani said that he is confident to win 4 out of 5 constituencies in the Assembly polls. Further, he said that Congress' had a monopoly rule for many years and it is BJP who broke the system and almost brought the system to 'two party system' even when India has in terms multi-party system. Nov 9, 2013
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No Modi factor in Chhattisgarh, Congress will win Assembly polls: Charan Das Mahant

Raipur, Nov 09 (ANI): President of Congress unit in Chhattisgarh, Charan Das Mahant on Saturday slammed BJP and its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and said that there is no Modi factor in the state and that Congress will definitely win the polls. Further, he talked about various problems facing the state and said that the youth be given employment and there should be talks with Maoists to tackle the problem. Mahant also said Modi is too eager to be in power whereas Congress works on the belief of sacrifice. Nov 9, 2013