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Rajnath Singh criticises PM for calling Gilani 'a man of peace'
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajnath Singh on Sunday criticised Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh for calling his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani as 'a man of peace' ANI

Lokpal row: Anna threatens to campaign against Congress
Veteran social activistAnna Hazare on Sunday threatened to campaign against the ruling Congress Party if the Lokpal Bill is not introduced in the upcoming Winter Session of the Parliament. ANI

Prakash Karat demands revocation of AFSPA across India
Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Prakash Karat on Sunday demanded the revocation of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFPSA) across India. ANI

Dalai Lama returns to India, receives a grand welcome from his followers
Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, received a grand welcome from his followers here on Sunday on his return after a 15-day long tour of Japan and Mongolia. ANI

Mayawati tries to woo upper castes to gain vote bank ahead of UP polls
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Sunday reached out to the upper caste Brahmin and Kshatriya communities ahead of the 2012 assembly polls in the state. ANI

Bhanwari Devi case: BJP demands Rajasthan CM Gehlot's resignation
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday accused Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot of covering up the crime in the mysterious disappearance of a nurse Bhanwari Devi and demanded his resignation for failing to maintain law and order in the state. ANI

BJP slams Congress Party's campaign in poll-bound UP
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday hit out at the ruling Congress Party over the latter's campaign in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh ANI

Khurshid slams Mayawati, says 'need to be louder with those sitting faraway'
With Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati criticising Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi for his anti-Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) remarks, Union Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid on Sunday hit out at her, saying there is a need to be louder with those who avoid coming to the discussion table. ANI

Lokpal row: Govt. moving in right direction, says Singhvi

Tourism flourishes in Darjeeling
Tourists have been flocking to Darjeeling after a massive earthquake rocked neighbouring Sikkim. ANI

US apologises for inconvenience caused to ex-president Kalam
The United States Government has said in a statement that it has the utmost respect for former Indian President Abdul Kalam and deeply regretted the inconvenience caused to him via a security screening at John F. Kennedy airport in New York on September 29 this year. ANI

Media needs to refocus on Lokpal Bill, says Kejriwal
Right To Information (RTI) crusader and veteran social activist Anna Hazare's key aide Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said the media needed to refocus on the Lokpal Bill rather than on allegations and mudslinging incidents. ANI

Walkathon organised in Kolkata on eve of World Diabetes Day
Scores of residents came together to take part in a walkathon that was organised here on Sunday on the eve of World Diabetes Day. ANI

Residents of Maoist-affected areas in Jharkhand accuse police of carrying out atrocities
Residents of Maoist-affected areas in Jharkhand have been mobilised by Maoists to allege that security forces attack villagers and accuse them of having links with the ultras. ANI

Punjab elections on time, says Badal, blames Centre for delay in calling SGPC session
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said that state assembly elections, which would be due by the end of February 2012, would be held on time as the Election Commission of India has made all preparations. ANI

2 G scam petitioner Swamy views Rahul Gandhi as a nincompoop
Founder-President of the Janata Party (JP) and petitioner in multi-billion telecom scam case, Subramanian Swamy, views Rahul Gandhi, scion of Nehru-Gandhi family that controls the federal ruling Congress party as a Buddhu (nincompoop). ANI

Baba Ramdev steps up pressure on government to enforce strong anti-graft laws
Yoga guru Baba Ramdev has said that the ruling Congress party will face serious consequences in the upcoming assembly polls if it fails to introduce a strong legislation to check corruption, the flow of black money out of the country and retrieval of unaccounted money stashed away abroad. ANI

India's elite wedding with 100k guests to outdo Britain's royal nuptials
The six-day wedding between two of India's most affluent families in December is all set to outshine this year's Britain's royal nuptials and make it seem a rather modest affair. ANI

PM defends fuel price hike; says extra subsidies could trigger budgetary crisis
Defending his government decision to hike fuel prices, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh maintained that giving extra subsidies to oil companies could cause a budgetary crisis, while underscoring that inflation was indeed a worrisome problem. ANI

PM says resolving row over River Teesta with Bangladesh will take time
The long-standing dispute with Bangladesh over water rights of River Teesta will take time since various parameters are being considered in the proper perspective. ANI

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