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BJP to carry out ‘PM resign’ agitation


September 14th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday announced "prime minister resign" agitation from Sep 17 to press its demand for resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Greenpeace flays crackdown on Kudankulam protest


September 10th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi Sep 10 (IANS) Environment watchdog Greenpeace Monday condemned the Tamil Nadu government for its crackdown and use of force on protestors at the upcoming Kudankulam nuclear power plant ... Read more...

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Police cut short quizzing cartoonist Aseem Trivedi (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Barely a day after a cartoonist Aseem Trivedi was sent to seven days police custody after being arrested on sedition charges, investigators cut short his ... Read more...

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Police end quizzing cartoonist Aseem Trivedi


September 10th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Barely a day after a cartoonist Aseem Trivedi was sent to seven days police custody after being arrested on sedition charges, investigators cut short his ... Read more...

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Cannot target national symbols in cartoons: Government


September 10th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) As rights activists criticised the government for arresting a cartoonist for an allegedly derogatory cartoon, the government Monday said that such artists should stay ... Read more...

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Press Council chief slams sedition charge against cartoonist


September 10th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Press Council of India (PCI) chairman Markandey Katju Monday termed the sedition charge against cartoonist Aseem Trivedi as "stupid" and demanded action against politicians ... Read more...

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Police crack down on protestors at Kudankulam


September 10th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu police Monday resorted to a cane charge to disburse thousands of villagers, including women and children, staging protests on the beach at Kudankulam, behind ... Read more...

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Anna’s cartoonist supporter sent to police custody


September 9th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) A Mumbai court Sunday remanded Aseem Trivedi, an Anna Hazare supporter and political cartoonist, to seven days police custody for drawing an allegedly derogatory sketch ... Read more...

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Work on controversial n-power plant to begin Thursday


September 5th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 5 (IANS) Work on the first phase of a controversial nuclear power plant in Haryana's Fatehabad district would commence Thursday, an official said here Wednesday.In the first phase, ... Read more...

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Rioting, blockade over power cuts in Hooda’s district


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), Sep 2 (IANS) Fed up with power cuts, hundreds of villagers of Haryana's Rohtak district, the home district of Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, went on the rampage ... Read more...

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Ramdev announces agitation from Oct 2, demands PM’s resignation (Lead)


September 1st, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Saturday sought resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over a huge presumptive loss to the exchequer in coal blocks allocation ... Read more...

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Protest against irrigation project delay intensifies


August 31st, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 31 (IANS) Life came to a standstill in Odisha's Bolangir town Friday during a shutdown called by residents as they intensified their agitation seeking revival of an irrigation ... Read more...

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Villagers seek allocation of bauxite for Vedanta plant


August 29th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 (IANS) About 2,000 villagers Wednesday staged demonstration in Odisha's Kalahandi district, demanding allocation of bauxite to the alumina refinery of Vedanta Aluminum Limited (VAL) in the region, ... Read more...

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Agitation should have targeted PM, says Bedi as rift rumours deepen (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Amid signs of a rift with fellow activists, Kiran Bedi, a key member of the disbanded Team Anna, Monday said the India Against Corruption ... Read more...

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Wish movement had remained as it was, says Kiran Bedi


August 27th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Kiran Bedi, a key member of the disbanded Team Anna, Monday said she wished India Against Corruption (IAC) had remained "a national movement" and ... Read more...

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Kashmir BJP slams Congress for ‘misleading’ people


August 26th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 26 (IANS) The Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) Sunday lashed out at the Congress party for trying to mislead people by protesting against the 73rd and 74th amendments of ... Read more...

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Investors apprehensive of Bengal’s policies: Assocham


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) The West Bengal government must take measures to attract big investment as industrialists are still "very apprehensive" about its policies, industry group Assocham said Wednesday."Still the ... Read more...

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Villagers demand toll tax waiver at Yamuna Expressway


August 16th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 16 (IANS) Hundreds of farmers supported by the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) activists staged a sit-in at the Greater Noida-Agra Yamuna Expressway Thursday and blocked traffic, demanding a ... Read more...

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Ramdev ends fast with chants of ‘Congress hatao’, targets PM (Roundup)


August 14th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Raising the political temperature, yoga guru Baba Ramdev Tuesday accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of shielding the corrupt and asked people not to vote ... Read more...

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BJP MPs to donate for Assam, Uttarakhand victims


August 14th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs will donate a part of their constituency development funds for the relief of victims of Assam violence and cloud ... Read more...

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Ramdev ends fast, targets PM; Congress hits back (Second Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Tuesday ended his five-day fast against corruption and black money, accusing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of shielding the corrupt and ... Read more...

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Ramdev ends fast, targets PM and Congress (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Ending his five-day fast against corruption and black money, yoga guru Baba Ramdev Tuesday attacked the Congress and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for shielding ... Read more...

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Ramdev ends five-day fast


August 14th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Tuesday called off his indefinite fast against corruption and black money at Ambedkar Stadium in the capital but said the agitation ... Read more...

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Ramdev to end fast, says movement will continue


August 14th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Tuesday announced that he would end his indefinite fast against corruption and black money at 11 a.m. following an appeal ... Read more...

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MNS wing threatens stir against multiplexes


August 13th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) A Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS)-affiliated body Monday warned multiplexes to screen Marathi films during prime time slots or face the music.The Maharashtra Navnirman Chitrapat Karmachari Sena ... Read more...

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Parties back black money issue inside, outside parliament (Second Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The issue of black money echoed both inside as well as outside parliament Monday with the BJP and Janata Dal-United supporting yoga guru Baba ... Read more...

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NDA leaders call on Ramdev (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Ramdev's campaign against black money and corruption Monday drew support from BJP president Nitin Gadkari and Janata Dal-United leader Sharad Yadav who met the yoga ... Read more...

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Mulayam supports Ramdev’s agitation on black money


August 13th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Announcing his support for Baba Ramdev's agitation, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday said his party will support anyone who raises their voice ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned till 2 p.m. over Assam violence (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was Monday adjourned for the second time, this time till 2 p.m., after opposition members raised a ruckus over the violence ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned over black money issue


August 13th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned till 12 noon Monday after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members noisily demanded that black money stashed abroad be ... Read more...

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Ramdev announces peaceful march to parliament (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Monday announced a peaceful march to parliament and said he should be allowed to go ahead because he wanted to be ... Read more...

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Meghalaya for a commission to re-define boundary with Assam


August 13th, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 13 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has asked Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde to expedite the constitution of a boundary commission to "re-examine ... Read more...

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It was Anna’s decision to form a political party: Kejriwal (Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The decision to form a political party was Anna Hazare's, former Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal said Sunday.In a series of tweets, Kejriwal said ... Read more...

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Ramdev to continue fast, gives Monday deadline to PM (lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev said he has set a deadline for Sunday evening for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to act on his demands, including ... Read more...

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Ramdev to continue fast, gives deadline to PM


August 12th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev said he has set a deadline for Sunday evening for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to act on his demands, including ... Read more...

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