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Amarinder's 'clean chit' on Tytler triggers political row
New Delhi/Amritsar, April 21 - Scores of Sikhs protested outside the Congress office in New Delhi Monday over former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh's alleged clean chit to party leader Jagdish Tytler in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Amarinder denied giving anyone a clean chit.Police used water cannons to disperse the protestors, mostly Shiromani Akali Dal supporters, who had gathered near the Congress office. About 70 of them were detained and taken to the Tughlaq Road police station. They were let off later.We will meet the Election Commiss...

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 - Everyone claims credit for AMU in Muslim-majority Kishanganj

 

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by Mohit Dubey
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