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Another water protest, now against Kudankulam n-plant (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) Hundreds of people from Tamil Nadu's Idinthakarai village, the epicentre of the protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP), stood in the sea water Thursday ... Read more...

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Another water protest, this time against Kudankulam


September 13th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) Hundreds of people from Tamil Nadu's Idinthakarai village, the epicentre of the protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP), walked into the sea Thursday to ... Read more...

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Situation calm in Kudankulam, protest leaders abducted by fishermen (Second Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) After two days of protests against the Kudankulam nuclear power project, the situation in Idinthakarai village in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli was calm Tuesday even as protests ... Read more...

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Situation calm in Kudankulam, more protestors arrested (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) After two days of protests against the Kudankulam nuclear power project, the situation in Idinthakarai village in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu was calm Tuesday even as ... Read more...

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Security tightened for YSR Congress’ Andhra shutdown Friday


August 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 30 (IANS) Police have stepped up security in view of the Andhra Pradesh shutdown called by YSR Congress Party Friday to protest the government's failure in solving the ... Read more...

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Police battle anti-graft protesters outside PM’s house, Hazare for second freedom movement (Intro Roundup)


August 27th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Police used tear gas and water cannons as hundreds of anti-corruption activists led by Arvind Kejriwal staged noisy protests near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... 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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Ramlila Maidan all set for Baba Ramdev’s agitation


August 7th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Closed circuit televisions (CCTVs), waterproof tents and round the clock food, water and medical facilities - preparations are in overdrive at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan ... Read more...

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Gurgaon residents protest power cuts


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 3 (IANS) A severe power crisis Tuesday led residents, including municipal councillors, to agitate and block roads in the various parts of Gurgaon, causing extended traffic jams in ... Read more...

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AI pilots say they are ready for talks, management is not (Second Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) The agitating pilots of Air India Saturday said they are willing to hold unconditional talks with the government to end the impasse caused by ... Read more...

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Goa mourns its very own Jairam Ramesh-like green minister


March 21st, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 21 (IANS) Merely two days after announcing concrete measures to save Goa's forests and curb indiscriminate mining here, the state's very own 'Jairam Ramesh-in-the-making' Forests and Environment ... Read more...

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Protesters block roads; Mamata, Left Front appeal for peace


March 21st, 2012 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) Incensed over a photograph that appeared in a city daily, protesters blocked roads for up to six hours throwing life out of gear over parts ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa deceiving Kudankulam people: Karunanidhi


March 20th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa had deceived the people of Kudankulam by announcing Rs.500 crore towards development of local infrastructure, DMK chief M. Karunanidhi ... Read more...

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Jats finally call off agitation, remove blockade


March 12th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), March 12 (IANS) The 23-day old agitation by Jat community in Haryana seeking quota in government jobs was finally called off Monday. The Jat leadership has set Sep ... Read more...

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Life affected as Jats continue blockades in Haryana (Lead)


March 10th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 10 (IANS) Normal life was thrown out of gear in Haryana's Hisar district and adjoining areas of Bhiwani, Jind and Rohtak districts as the agitating Jat community continued ... Read more...

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Jat agitators block roads, tracks again in Haryana


March 9th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 9 (IANS) Members of the Jat community, agitating for quotas in government jobs, Friday again blocked highways and railway tracks in Haryana's Hisar district after the government failed ... Read more...

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Army called as Jat agitators torch police station (Second Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), March 7 (IANS) District authorities in Hisar district in Haryana called in the army Wednesday as Jat community agitators set a police station on fire and ransacked and ... Read more...

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Chaos rules as Jats block Haryana roads, rail tracks (Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), March 7 (IANS) Several areas of Haryana's Hisar, Jind and Bhiwani districts were cordoned off by the police and other security agencies Wednesday as thousands of Jat agitators ... Read more...

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Jat agitators block Hisar-Delhi road, rail tracks


March 7th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), March 7 (IANS) Tension ran high in this Haryana district as members of the Jat community, seeking quotas in government jobs, blocked the national highway to Delhi and ... Read more...

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Senior cop’s Kudankulam visit sparks speculation


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 2 (IANS) Speculation prevailed in Kudankulam and Idinthakarai villages of Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district Friday as a senior police official arrived to review the security arrangements near the ... Read more...

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For Jat chief minister, handling Jats becomes a problem (Haryana Newsletter)


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 2 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda may himself be a Jat but that has hardly brought good tidings. Leaders of the politically dominant community in the ... Read more...

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Kudankulam agitators release statement of accounts


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 1 (IANS) On the eve of 200th day of their agitation against the Kudankulam nuclear project, the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) Thursday released a statement ... Read more...

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Jats divided on reservation agitation in Haryana


February 26th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 26 (IANS) The leadership of the Jat community looked divided Sunday over the ongoing agitation seeking reservation for the community in government jobs.After meeting Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh ... Read more...

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Protesters disrupt services after Mamata extends train


February 20th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) A day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced extension of a suburban train, locals and passengers at its original terminus Monday disrupted services ... Read more...

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Expert panel on Kudankulam to meet protestors


February 17th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 17 (IANS) The four-member expert committee on the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), which met here Friday for the first time, will visit Tirunelveli and meet anti-KNPP activists ... Read more...

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NHPC to study Lower Subansiri power project in totality


February 16th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 16 (IANS) The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) will study the concerns raised by an expert committee over the construction of the 2,000 MW Lower Subansiri hydro-electric project ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu sets up expert committee on Kudankulam


February 9th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 9 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government Thursday announced a four-member expert committee to look into the safety aspects of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) and the ... Read more...

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Team Anna moves court against steep ground charges


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 22 (IANS) Anna Hazare's India Against Corruption (IAC) group Thursday filed a petition in the Bombay High Court against the Rs.3.77 lakh daily rental demanded by city ... Read more...

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Team Anna to move court against ground charges


December 21st, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 21 (IANS) Anna Hazare's India Against Corruption (IAC) group said it will move court Thursday against the Rs.3.77 lakh daily rental demanded by city authorities for allowing ... Read more...

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Tamil nadu should act against Kudankulam peotesters: Minister


December 17th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 17 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government should act against activists trying to hold up work on the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) being set up in the ... Read more...

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Kuknoor says no movie on Telengana issue right now


December 14th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) Acclaimed Hyderabadi filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor, known for his creations based on social issues, Wednesday said he has no plans to make a movie on Telengana."It ... Read more...

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Bhopal survivors block rail tracks, call off stir (Lead)


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 3 (IANS) At least half a dozen people were injured in stone-pelting by Bhopal gas tragedy survivors who blockaded rail tracks here Saturday to mark the 27th ... Read more...

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Bhopal survivors beaten back from rail blockade


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 3 (IANS) Bhopal gas tragedy survivors who blockaded rail tracks here Saturday to mark the 27th anniversary of the industrial disaster were evicted from the protest site ... Read more...

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Pawar attacker sent to 14-day judicial custody


November 25th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Harvinder Singh, who slapped union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, was Friday sent to 14 days in judicial custody by a Patiala House court while supporters ... Read more...

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100 pro-mining agitators held in Goa


November 22nd, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 22 (IANS) Nearly 100 pro-mining demonstrators were arrested after a scuffle with the police as the protesters called a day-long strike against a possible ban on export of ... Read more...

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