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65,000 Bihar police personnel begin protest


September 10th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) Sixty-five thousand police personnel, mainly constables and havildars in Bihar Monday began the first of their five-phased protest against the government's alleged apathy to grant them ... Read more...

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Mental illness behind her, but nowhere to go (Feature)


July 31st, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) In the dimly-lit lobby of a shelter for the mentally-ill homeless, she sits reading the tattered printout of an e-mail from her US-based brother. The ... Read more...

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Centre conspiring to ruin agriculture in Punjab: Badal


July 27th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 27 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday accused the central government of conspiring to ruin agriculture in the state by neglecting storage and movement capacity for ... Read more...

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BJP announces stir for farmers


July 26th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Charging the Congress-led central government with apathy towards farmers, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday announced a nationwide stir from Aug 3 to 8."The ... Read more...

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Romanian woman alleges Goa Police apathy


July 9th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 9 (IANS) An unidentified man had tried to rape her on a beach near here in March. Four months later, with the attacker still at large and the ... Read more...

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15 years after Uphaar fire: Victims’ kin await justice


June 12th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Even after 15 years of the Uphaar cinema fire, the families of the 59 people who died in the incident await justice.They say they ... Read more...

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Drama, innocence & creativity on bookshelf (IANS Books this Week)


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The bookshelf this week is pure innocence and drama - from children's cult writer Ruskin Bond to one of the greatest story-tellers of our times ... Read more...

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SC chides government over Bhopal’s toxic waste (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday chided the central government for not doing anything for disposing toxic waste for 28 years since the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy.An ... Read more...

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Apex court mulling total ban on plastic (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said it will consider whether to completely ban the use of plastic in the interests of animals and the environment.A bench ... Read more...

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Kashmir panchayat members stage hunger strike


May 1st, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 1 (IANS) Dozens of village elders and panchayat members sat on a day's hunger strike here Tuesday to protest against the alleged apathy of the Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad residents protest police apathy in rape case


April 19th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 19 (IANS) Ghaziabad residents took out a procession against the town police Thursday for failing to arrest the rapists of a minor girl.Hundreds of residents protested against the ... Read more...

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Andhra woman delivers on road


April 9th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 9 (IANS) In yet another shocking incident in Andhra Pradesh, a woman gave birth to a child on the road after a government-run hospital allegedly refused to attend ... Read more...

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Court seeks affidavit on Gandhi schools


April 6th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 6 (IANS) The Patna High Court has told the state government to file an affidavit on the status of the 391 Buniyadi Vidyalayas (basic schools) set up to ... Read more...

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Is government serious about saving the Ganga?


March 25th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The Ganga, deified by Hindus and intrinsic to its literature and lore while providing water to over 40 percent of India's population in 11 ... Read more...

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‘Dead horses’ come alive in Srinagar


March 21st, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 21 (IANS) In a glaring example of man's apathy towards animals, two horses given up as dead turned out to be alive after a fortnight in Srinagar Wednesday.People ... Read more...

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Kashmiri artists say local Doordarshan keeping them away


March 9th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 9 (IANS) Scores of local artists and freelance television producers Friday alleged that the local Doordarshan Kendra has shut its doors on them.Talking to IANS, well known Kashmiri ... Read more...

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All-time high voting in UP, women set new record (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 3 (IANS) Voters in Uttar Pradesh set an all-time record in polling percentage, with officials saying about 60 percent of its 127 million electorate exercised their franchise in ... Read more...

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Promote mother tongue, AMU academics say


February 21st, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Feb 21 (IANS) It is vitally important to educate children in their mother tongue, experts said at a seminar where other speakers called on the government to promote Urdu.Aligarh ... Read more...

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Bengal heading towards food scarcity: Buddhadeb


February 19th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) Holding the Mamata Banerjee government responsible for suicides by farmers in West Bengal, former chief minister and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee ... Read more...

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When a tiger scares away 350 voters


February 19th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Malihabad (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 19 (IANS) The overzealous state machinery might be sparing no effort to facilitate safe voting for a security-conscious Chief Minister Mayawati inside the premises of a ... Read more...

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Poll panel’s ‘apathy’ blamed for Mumbai’s poor voter turnout


February 17th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Criticism has been raining on Mumbaikars for the poor voter turnout in the civic polls, but Mumbaikars say the Election Commission's "apathetic behaviour" is equally ... Read more...

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Nehru Place shuts down to demand basic amenities


February 1st, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Protesting against the civic apathy to end unregulated hawking, insufficient safety provisions and lack of basic amenities including cleanliness, Nehru Place, one of Asia's leading ... Read more...

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Mulayam, Mayawati neglected Muslims, development: Rahul Gandhi


January 28th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Unnao/Hardoi (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 28 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Saturday blamed both Samajwadi Party (SP) president Mulayam Singh Yadav and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati for "gross ... Read more...

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Kashmir disabled observe black day (Dec 3 is World Disabled Day)


December 3rd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 3 (IANS) Dozens of handicapped people staged a protest in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital on the World Disabled Day Saturday, observing it as a black day, ... Read more...

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Probe ordered in labourer’s torture, death


November 30th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Nov 30 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Wednesday ordered a probe into a labourer's death allegedly due to torture by a brick kiln owner and his two sons in Thane ... Read more...

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26/11 survivors live with ugly scars and deafening silence (Three years after the 26/11 attack)


November 24th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Life moves on, but what remains are the ugly scars. Nearly three years after the gruesome attack on Mumbai, 26/11 is still fresh in the minds ... Read more...

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400 Punjab educational institutes face closure?


November 17th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 17 (IANS) Education became a booming business across Punjab over a decade with the agrarian state's green fields giving way to sprawling campuses of scores of educational institutions, ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh cabinet decides to divide state into four


November 15th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 15 (IANS) In a move that Chief Minister Mayawati said was inspired by B.R. Ambedkar, the Uttar Pradesh cabinet Tuesday decided to divide the state into four: ... Read more...

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DDCA rubbishes reports of black market in tickets


November 8th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Officials of the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) Tuesday rubbished reports of tickets for the first Test between India and the West Indies at ... Read more...

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Maximum complaints from Uttar Pradesh, Delhi: NCW


November 4th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh tops the list of complaints made to the National Commission for Women (NCW), followed by Delhi, the women's panel chief said Friday.Out of ... Read more...

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Congress targets Mayawati for highest crime rate


October 28th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Congress Friday attacked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for her "special kindness" as the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) 2010 report put the crime ... Read more...

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Strauss concerned with the future of Tests


October 18th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) England Test captain Andrew Strauss fears that Test cricket might be killed due to an overdose of ODIs and Twenty20s.Strauss, who led England to the No.1 ... Read more...

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Tribalsvictims of state apathy, says Ramesh


October 12th, 2011 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Calling for a two-track approach to deal with left-wing extremism, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said Tuesday that there was need to recognise tribals as ... Read more...

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Badal rejects new minimum price for wheat


October 8th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 8 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Saturday rejected the minimum support price (MSP) of Rs.1,350 per quintal announced by the central government for wheat for 2012-13.In ... Read more...

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PM urged to address issue of Kashmir mass graves


September 30th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been urged to set a time-frame for identifying the bodies found in mass graves in Jammu and Kashmir and ... Read more...

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