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New Delhi [India], Dec. 11 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday launched a scathing attack on the opposition for their rigid stand in Parliament following the government's demonetisation drive and said the opposition members will lose their composure once Prime Minister Narendra Modi puts forth his position on the issue.
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470 die of grief following Amma's demise
Updated: Dec 11, 2016 11:57 IST

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Dec. 11 (ANI): The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Sunday said that a total of 470 people have died so far of grief and shock following the death of former chief minister J. Jayalalithaa.

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ASI, woman shot dead in Rohini; probe underway
Updated: Dec 11, 2016 11:54 IST

New Delhi [India], Dec. 11 (ANI): An Assistant Sub-Inspector of the Delhi Police and a lady were shot dead by unknown assailants in Rohini this morning.

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New Delhi [India], Dec. 11 (ANI): Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majeed Memon on Sunday dubbed the decision to demolish a government school to create space for a parking lot in the valley as extremely ridiculous and sought an explanation from Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti in this regard.

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Gurugram (Haryana) [India], Dec. 11 (ANI): The Gurugram Police on Sunday registered a case against a HDFC bank cashier in DLF Phase-2, in connection with the November 30 seizure of old currency notes worth Rs 10.96 lakh.

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New Delhi [India], Dec. 11 (ANI): With the thick blanket of dense fog enveloping the national capital on Sunday morning, cold wave seems to have gripped the region, hampering connectivity.

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Jammu [India], Dec. 11 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh along with Minister of State in PMO Dr. Jitendra Singh will participate in the Martyrs' Day at Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir today and pay homage to martyrs.

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Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Dec. 11 (ANI): Taking exception to the opposition blaming the TRS Government over illegal constructions in Hyderabad, Animal Husbandry minister T. Srinivas Yadav has said that illegal constructions were rampant in Congress and Telugu Desam rules.

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Chennai [India], Dec. 11 (ANI): The Meteorological Department has issued a cyclone alert for fishermen and advised them not to venture into Andhra Coast. According to the alert, the severe cyclonic storm 'Vardah' over Bay of Bengal is centered at about 580 km south east of Nellore, 550 km east-southeast of Machilipatnam and 540 km east-northeast of Chennai.

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New Delhi [India], Dec. 11 (ANI): Wishing President Pranab Mukherjee on his 81st birthday today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the President always put India's interest above everything and that the nation was proud to have such a well read and knowledgeable President.

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New Delhi [India], Dec. 11 (ANI): In a joint raid conducted by the Income Tax Department and the Delhi Police a law firm in Delhi's Greater Kailash area, an approximate of 13.50 crores has been seized out which 2.61 crores is in the new currency of Rs. 2000.

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Lucknow [India], Dec. 11 (ANI): In Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a Parivartan Rally of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Bahraich today.

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New Delhi [India], Dec. 11 (ANI): The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council will meet in New Delhi today to break the deadlock over administrative control on assessees in the new tax regime.

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Wax tribute brings Jayalalithaa, MGR together
Updated: Dec 11, 2016 08:52 IST

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India], Dec.11 (ANI): A micro artist has created a wax idol featuring the faces of two former Tamil Nadu chief ministers M.G. Ramachandran and J. Jayalalithaa, as a tribute.

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'Chinna-Amma' Sasikala fit to lead party: AIADMK
Updated: Dec 11, 2016 08:52 IST

Chennai [India], Dec.11 (ANI): Asserting that there is no difference of opinion within the All India Anna Dravida Kazhagam (AIADMK) over the leadership qualities of late chief minister Jayalalithaa's confidante Sasikala Natrajan, party member and Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha Thambi Durai has said she is a well known person who is fit to lead the party in its future endeavours.

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Bangalore (Karnataka) [India], Dec. 11 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Sunday that former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh needs to give a clarification on the charge put up by former air force chief S P Tyagi that that the Prime Minister Office had asked for a tweaking of the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal.

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President Mukherjee turns 81 today
Updated: Dec 11, 2016 08:52 IST

New Delhi [India], Dec. 11 (ANI): The Rashtrapati Bhavan will mark the 81st birthday of President Pranab Mukherjee today with a number of functions.

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Jammu (Jammu & Kashmir) [India], Dec. 11 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) on Sunday said ongoing protests in Pakistan, especially by the Baloch, should serve as an eye opener for the government of that country which needs to respect human rights of all.

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New Delhi [India], Dec. 11 (ANI): In a joint raid conducted by the Income Tax Department and the Delhi Police, Rs. 10 crores was recovered from a law firm in Delhi's Greater Kailash area.

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Mumbai [India], Dec. 11 (ANI): Defending the Samajwadi Party's decision to give a ticket to alleged gangster Mukhtar Ansari's brother Sigbatullah Ansari for next year's assembly polls, Abu Azmi, the president of the party's Maharashtra unit, said one should not have biased opinions on a person just because his brother is involved in illegal activities.

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Nalanda (Bihar) [India], Dec. 10 (ANI): Five passengers were killed and more than 25 injured after the bus they were travelling in overturned after it fell into a water-filled ditch at Jhadu Bigha mode under Bind Police Station in Bihar's Nalanda district on Saturday.

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New Delhi [India], Dec. 10 (ANI): Former Chief Justice of India and Governor of Kerala Justice P. Sathasivam on Saturday lack of awareness about laws, inadequacies of the legal system and lack of sufficient support from the legal services authorities need to be focused on to ensure protection of human rights in the country.

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New Delhi [India], Dec. 10 (ANI): With an aim to ensure that electronic payments are adopted by all sections of the society, the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog has requested National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI), a not for profit company, to conceptualise and launch a new scheme to incentivise digital payments.

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Chennai [India], Dec. 10 (ANI): The Tamil Nadu cabinet under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister O. Paneerselvam passed a resolution on Saturday requesting the Centre to award late chief minister J. Jayalalithaa with Bharat Ratna.

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New Delhi [India], Dec. 10 (ANI): The Patiala House Court on Saturday sent former Air Force chief S.P. Tyagi, his cousin Sanjeev alias Julie Tyagi and Delhi-based lawyer Gautam Khaitan to four-day police custody in connection with the alleged irreg

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Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], Dec. 10 (ANI): Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje Scindia on Saturday inducted Behror MLA Dr. Jaswant Singh Yadav and Nimbahera MLA Shrichand Kriplani in her cabinet and four others were sworn in as State Ministers during a cabinet expansion after two years.

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Purulia (West Bengal) [India], Dec. 10(ANI): Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on Saturday said that former air force chief S.P. Tyagi's involvement in the AgustaWestland scam is unfortunate and would adversely affect the reputation of the Indian Air Force(IAF).

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Haridwar (Uttarakhand) [India], Dec. 10 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that Congress vice President Rahul Gandhi cannot even make the wind blow and he talks about causing an earthquake in parliament with his take on demonetisation.

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Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Dec. 10 (ANI): With Cyclone Vardah intensifying and expected to cross the Bay of Bengal in the next two days, the Tamil Nadu Meteorological Department has predicted that it will make a landfall between Nellore and Machilipatnam on the evening of December 12.

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AIADMK urges Sasikala to lead party
Updated: Dec 10, 2016 17:38 IST

Chennai [India], Dec. 10 (ANI): Senior functionaries of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Saturday asked Sasikala Natarajan, a close associate of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa, to lead the party.

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Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Dec 10 (ANI): Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on Saturday backed the Centre's move to demonetise, saying the armed forces have accepted the decision.

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