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‘Accident compensation also for loss of earnings, normal life’


August 26th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that compensation to accident victims should be adequate and include not only damages for injuries but also for loss of ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh’s Dalli Rajhara-Rowghat rail project gets fresh boost


August 5th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 5 (IANS) The key Dalli Rajhara-Rowghat railway line in Chhattisgarh, languishing for the last three decades, got a fresh boost Sunday with the state government asking all the ... Read more...

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Team Anna adopting undemocratic means, says Jitin Prasada


August 1st, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 1 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Surface Transport Jitin Prasada Wednesday came down heavily on Team Anna for resorting to "undemocratic means" to press its demand ... Read more...

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Assam’s flood, landslide toll rises to 124


July 8th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 8 (IANS) The flood situation is improving in Assam but at least 13 districts are still under flood waters, the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) said Sunday.The death ... Read more...

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US asks India to make strong anti-trafficking law


June 20th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 20 (IANS) A US report accusing India of being a source, destination, and transit country for forced labour and sex trafficking, has asked New Delhi to develop a ... Read more...

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Agra may soon get international air terminal (Lead)


June 9th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 9 (IANS) Taj city Agra may soon get a brand new international air terminal at Dhanuali, close to the Kheria IAF base here, if the project gets the ... Read more...

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Agra may soon get international air terminal


June 9th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 9 (IANS) Taj city Agra may soon get a brand new international air terminal at Dhanuali, close to the Kheria IAF base here, if the project gets the ... Read more...

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Court notice to Delhi government, Tihar jail over custodial death


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought the response of the Delhi government, Tihar jail authorities and National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on a public interest ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma opposes report on land acquisition


May 18th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Terming the parliamentary panel's report that seeks to bar the government from acquiring land for industrial use as "unacceptable", Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma ... Read more...

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Bolivia nationalises Spanish-owned firm


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, May 2 (IANS/EFE) Bolivian President Evo Morales announced Tuesday the nationalization of an electricity distributor owned by Spanish utility REE."Again on this day, as just tribute to the ... Read more...

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Land for Ambedkar memorial soon


March 30th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) The long-pending contentious issue of providing land for the proposed B.R. Ambedkar memorial here has moved forward with the central government agreeing to transfer a ... Read more...

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Kerala fishermen still under fear, says Chandy


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 22 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said that after the shooting down of two fishermen by an Italian ship's security officials, the fishermen community is in ... Read more...

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Pakistani spy held in Delhi with secret defence papers (Second Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) A 39-year-old Pakistani working for spy agency ISI has been arrested here with "incriminating documents" on defence matters, police said Tuesday.The spy, identified as Kamran ... Read more...

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Fishermen to ring Italian ship


February 20th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 (IANS) Demanding the arrest of its captain, fishermen in Kerala have decided to ring an Italian vessel whose Marines shot dead two Indian fishermen off the Kerala ... Read more...

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Fishermen’s killing: Protests demanding arrest of ship captain


February 20th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 (IANS) Cutting across political affiliations, various fishermen organisations in Kerala propose launching a protest, starting Tuesday, demanding the immediate arrest of the captain of the Italian vessel ... Read more...

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Italian officials are lying, says boat owner


February 17th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), Feb 17 (IANS) The owner of the ill-fated boat St Anthony, which came under fire from the crew of an Italian ship and led to two fishermen being ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas tragedy survivors sit-in to move to Delhi


January 20th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 20 (IANS) The survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy Friday suspended their 18-day sit-in here to protest inadequate compensation and announced they would soon shift it to ... Read more...

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Direct land purchase for industry won’t work: Stiglitz


January 11th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 11 (IANS) Nobel laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz Wednesday said the West Bengal government's model of direct purchase of land from land owners to set up big plants ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas survivors to sit on ‘dharna’ from Tuesday


January 2nd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 2 (IANS) The survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy Monday announced an indefinite 'dharna' (sit-in) from January 3, demanding correction in figures of those killed and injured in ... Read more...

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Poor Uttar Pradesh farmers branded Maoists: Rahul


November 25th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 25 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday accused the Mayawati government of falsely branding poor farmers as Maoists, and criticised National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leaders for ... Read more...

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Update death toll in gas tragedy: Bhopal survivors


October 17th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 17 (IANS) Survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster have threatened a rail blockade if the state and central governments do not present correct figures of injury ... Read more...

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Bihar doctor dragged out of clinic, shot dead


September 14th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 14 (IANS) An ayurvedic doctor in Bihar was pulled out of his clinic and shot dead by a group of suspected Maoists, police here said Wednesday.Dr Rajesh Kumar, ... Read more...

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Communal violence bill affects states’ autonomy: Patnaik


September 10th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The proposed communal violence bill impinges on the autonomy of states and goes against the spirit of co-operative federalism, Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik ... Read more...

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New land law’s passage unlikely in monsoon session: Pranab


July 27th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The much-awaited land acquisition bill, which seeks to overhaul the colonial era law and ensure adequate compensation to farmers, is unlikely to be passed ... Read more...

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National policy on environmental impact assessment soon: Ramesh


June 21st, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) A national policy on environmental impact assessment of industrial projects coming up in ecologically sensitive areas will be announced in two to three months, Environment and ... Read more...

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BJP to launch more marches against Uttar Pradesh land acquisition


June 12th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 12 (IANS) Buoyed by the "overwhelming response" to its just-concluded four-day "Kisan Yatra" in some districts of Uttar Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday announced it ... Read more...

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Congress ready for Rahul’s ‘kisan panchayat’


June 10th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 10 (IANS) Although Rahul Gandhi is yet to specify the date for his proposed 'kisan panchayat' in Bhatta-Parsaul in Greater Noida, Congressmen are gearing up for the ... Read more...

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BJP promises farmers panel in Uttar Pradesh


June 9th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), June 9 (IANS) Accusing Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) of acquiring farmers' lands to benefit some industrialists, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday said ... Read more...

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Anti-Posco agitators held, released


June 3rd, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 3 (IANS) A group of villagers in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district were Friday detained and later released when they opposed land acquisition for the proposed $12 billion steel project ... Read more...

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Government to review policy for acquiring mining land


May 10th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The government Tuesday asked Coal India Limited (CIL) to review the rehabilitation and resettlement policy for acquisition of land for coal mining so that aspirations ... Read more...

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Give farmers adequate compensation: Goa law commission


May 9th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 9 (IANS) A comprehensive land acquisition policy where farmers are given satisfactory rates for their acquired lands is the only way in which agitations like the ones in ... Read more...

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Chinese official sacked for insulting farmer


May 4th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 4 (IANS) A Chinese official has been sacked after he told a protesting farmer to "live on nothing", a media report said Wednesday.Gong Houcai, the official, was dismissed ... Read more...

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CPI-M plans agitation against land acquisition act


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 22 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and its front organisations Friday announced launch of an agitation to modify the country's Land Acquisition Act, 1894, formulated during ... Read more...

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Regional discrimination issues dominate Kashmir assembly


March 26th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 26 (IANS) The issues of regional discrimination once again rocked the Jammu and Kashmir assembly Saturday -- this time with opposition members from the Kashmir Valley alleging diversion ... Read more...

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Villagers continue to agitate over proposed Jaitapur nuke power project


February 27th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Jaitapur (Maharashtra), Feb.27 (ANI): Even as Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan continues to assure the people of Jaitapur that their farmlands won't be forcefully acquired for a 9,900 megawatt nuclear power project, ... Read more...

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