Current Affairs - October 2013

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* Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left Frankfurt on Tuesday after an overnight halt while returning home after concluding his visit to the US. Dr. Singh was in America where he held talks with US President Barack Obama and met his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif for the first time, besides addressing the UN General Assembly. The Prime Minister reached Washington on September 26 and held talks with Obama the next day during which they decided to expand ties in various areas including defense, energy and trade. "We believe that if there's a strong India, that's good for the world, and it's ultimately good for the US," Obama had said in a joint appearance with Dr. Singh. 

* Rajya Sabha member and Congress leader, Rasheed Masood, was sentenced to four years in jail by a Delhi court in a corruption case, becoming the first MP to lose his seat after a recent Supreme Court judgement had removed the immunity for convicted lawmakers.

* Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Monday directed all states to ensure that no innocent Muslim youth is wrongfully detained in the name of terror. Shinde's directive in a letter to the Chief Ministers was condemned by the Opposition as "votebank politics" with BJP alleging it was done keeping the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in mind.