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Modi scores hat-trick in Gujarat

AHMEDABAD: Surmounting incumbency factor and snuffing out a feeble challenge from a renegade saffron party, stalwart Mr Narendra Modi on Thursday scored an unprecedented hat-trick, catapulting the Bharatiya Janata Party to power in Gujarat for the third consecutive time.

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Gang-rape sparks protests across shocked nation

NEW DELHI: Angry protests erupted across India on Wednesday over the gang-rape of a 23-year-old student, with the national capital being the epicentre of demonstrations outside the Delhi Chief Minister, Ms Sheila Dikshit’s residence, Police Headquarters and at the India Gate.

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Parliament wants death penalty for rapists

NEW DELHI: The Parliament on Tuesday unitedly voiced shock and outrage over the gang-rape in Delhi, prompting the government to promise steps to ensure safety of women besides fast-tracking the trial of Sunday’s incident and action if lapses are found on part of the police.

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Mulayam plays Muslim card

NEW DELHI: Isolated in its opposition to quota in promotion for SC/ST in government jobs, Samajwadi Party chief, Mr Mulayam Singh Yadav, who threatened to review support to UPA on the issue, on Monday said the government should work towards providing reservation to Muslims.

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