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Major News and Events of 02 August 2016

What Happened on 02 August 2016

Anandiben Patel was Losing Grip

The resignation of Gujarat Chief Minister has brought it to the limelight that she was losing grip on the state's politics. Sources who are close to her have mentioned that the reason she stepped down is to help Prime Minister Narendra Modi find a Chief Minister who can take her position.

Azam Khan Says Bulandshahr Rape Case Can be a Conspiracy

Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister Mohammad Azam Khan said that the gang rape case of a Noida based mother and her 13-year-old daughter near Bulandshahr can be a political controversy. The urban development and parliamentary affairs minister mentioned it on Monday night that an investigation should be carried out to find out if any opposition party is involved in the case.

Aurangabad Arms Haul Case: Convicts Sentenced Life Imprisonment

Seven convicts including Lashkar-e-Toiba operative and 26/11 plotter Abu Jundal have been sentenced life imprisonment for their involvement in Aurangabad arms haul case in 2006. The aim of the convicts was to create terror among the people. They also tried to eliminate leaders like Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Pravin Tagodia.