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delhi Updated: Sep 12, 2013 16:46 IST
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Muzaffarnagar

Former Bihar deputy chief minister and the state’s BJP chief Sushil Kumar Modi became the first top ranking leader within the party to directly attack LK Advani for his opposition to Narendra Modi’s prime ministerial candidature and the counsel for December 16 gang rape convicts invoked Mahatma Gandhi to appeal for leniency from the judge in the face of a fervent appeal by the prosecution that demanded nothing short of a death sentence for the convicts. These were some of the most read stories on the website. Read more.

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