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Shahdol by-election: Demonetisation and voters’ dilemma

Lalit Shastri Katni-Anuppur Highway (Madhya Pradesh): These are villagers in a crowded queue outside a bank on Katni – Anuppur highway in Madhya Pradesh. This area falls in the Shahdol Parliamentary constituency where polling for by-election will be held on 19 November. Most of those one talked to said they were waiting endlessly to withdraw

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Maoists kidnap 400 villagers going to attend Modi’s function in Dantewada

Newsroom 24×7 Desk     Dantewada: Maoists had kidnapped about 400 villagers going to attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s public function in Dantewada district in Chattisgarh today, according to unconfirmed reports. Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh later told a section of the media that at least 200 villagers had been abducted by the Maoists and negotiations

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