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Bihar cop fires on protesting flood victims, suspended


August 26th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 26 (IANS) A police official opened fire on protesting flood victims demanding adequate relief in Bihar's Bhagalpur district. He was suspended.Hundreds of angry flood victims Thursday staged a ... Read more...

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Poll panel verifies list of homeless after violence


February 13th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 12 (IANS) Members of the high-level Election Commission team touring poll-bound West Bengal Saturday made a door-to-door survey to verify the list of people forced to stay away from home ... Read more...

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Poll panel team to again visit West Bengal


February 8th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) A high-level Election Commission team that toured West Bengal recently will again come to the poll-bound state to visit its trouble-torn areas, a senior official said Monday."The Election ... Read more...

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Poll panel team visits Bengal’s trouble spots


January 19th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) A high-level team of Election Commission observers Wednesday toured political trouble spots in West Bengal, interacting with villagers and officials while assessing the law and order situation in ... Read more...

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Poll panel team visits Bengal’s violence-hit areas


January 19th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) A high-level Election Commission team sent to assess poll-bound West Bengal's law and order situation Tuesday visited violence-hit areas and Maoist-affected districts and spoke with officials and villagers.The ... Read more...

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Poll panel team discusses security with Bengal district officials (Lead)


January 17th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) A high-level Election Commission team, now touring West Bengal to assess the law and order situation, Monday held a video-conference with the police superintendents and district magistrates of ... Read more...

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Poll panel team confers with Bengal district officials


January 17th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) A high-level Election Commission team, now touring West Bengal to assess the law and order situation, Monday held a video-conference with the police superintendents and district magistrates of ... Read more...

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Election Commission team starts arriving in Bengal


January 17th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) The six-member Election Commission team, looking to assess the law and order situation following an upsurge of violence in West Bengal, where assembly polls are due in May, ... Read more...

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Six security personnel killed in Maoist landmine blast in Bihar


October 23rd, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Oct.23 (ANI): Maoists have killed four Special Auxiliary Police (SAP) personnel and two Bihar police inspectors in a landmine explosion in Bihar's Sheohar District, two days after the State went ... Read more...

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DGP Khoda favours strengthening of police-public relations in Jammu-Kashmir


October 12th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by ANI
Anantnag, Oct.11 (ANI): Director General of Police, Jammu and Kashmir, Kuldeep Khoda on Monday stressed on the need to strengthen a good relation between police and public.DGP Khoda was speaking during ... Read more...

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95 killed in Afghan poll violence (Lead)


September 18th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 18 (IANS) At least 89 Taliban militants and six security personnel, including a soldier, were killed and several civilians wounded in clashes in various Afghan provinces amid the country's ... Read more...

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24 dead in Afghan poll violence


September 18th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 18 (IANS) At least 18 Taliban militants and six security personnel, including a soldier, were killed and several civilians injured in clashes in various Afghan provinces amid the country's ... Read more...

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Two suspected Maoists held, search on for abducted cops


September 4th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 4 (IANS) Two suspected Maoists were arrested Saturday in Bihar's Jamui district while a massive combing operation was on to trace three cops abducted by the rebels, a day after ... Read more...

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Maoists release kidnapped Bihar government officer


August 31st, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Muzaffarpur/Patna (Bihar), Aug 31 (ANI): Maoists set Block Development Officer (BDO) Manoj Kumar Singh free on Tuesday, two days after his abduction from Bihar's Sheohar District where he had gone on an ... Read more...

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Police officer flings shoe at Omar at I-Day function (Second Lead)


August 15th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) A junior-level police officer flung a shoe at Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah during the Independence Day function in the high-security Bakshi Stadium here Sunday ... Read more...

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Keep Bihar electoral officer away from poll duty: opposition


August 9th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 9 (IANS) Bihar's opposition leaders met Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi, who is on a two-day visit, and demanded that the state's Chief Electoral Officer Sudhir Kumar Rakesh and ... Read more...

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Maoists are part of our society: Nitish Kumar


July 14th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday struck a discordant note on the government's anti-Maoist policy, saying the leftist rebels were "part of our society" and ... Read more...

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Maoist rampage: station, bank torched, police camps raided


June 15th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Patna June 15 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas in Bihar set ablaze a railway station and a bank as well as attacked a police station and a camp of the Special Auxiliary ... Read more...

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Auxiliary cop accused of driving hookers to dates, marrying brothel leader


April 29th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 29 (ANI): An auxiliary cop has been accused of providing protection to a Brooklyn brothel, ferrying hookers to casinos and threatening to kill a snitch.Levy Sharon, assigned to ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up railway tracks on the second day of 72-hour shutdown


February 8th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Jharkhand/ Orissa/ Bihar/ West Bengal, Feb 8 (ANI): Maoists blew up two railway tracks on the second day of the 72-hour shutdown call given by them on Sunday across the four states ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up railway tracks; kill officials ahead of shutdown


February 7th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Jharkhand/ Bihar/ West Bengal/ Orissa, Feb 7 (ANI): Maoists attacks have been reported ahead of a 72-hour shutdown call given by them from Sunday across the four states of Jharkhand, Bihar, Orissa ... Read more...

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19 nabbed for massacre of 16 people in Bihar


October 8th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 8 (IANS) Nineteen people have been arrested for the massacre last week of 16 people, including five children, in Bihar's Khagaria district, police said Thursday. While 12 people had been ... Read more...

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Two senior police officials suspended over Bihar massacre


October 4th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 4 (IANS) Two senior police officials in Bihar have been suspended following Thursday night's massacre of 16 people, including five children, by suspected Maoists in Khagaria district, an official said ... Read more...

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Mastermind of Bihar massacre, 10 others arrested (Lead)


October 3rd, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 3 (IANS) Bihar police said Saturday they have arrested 11 people, including the mastermind behind the massacre of 16 people, including five children, in Khagaria district two days ago and ... Read more...

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Maoist leader arrested in Bihar


August 30th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Aug 30 (ANI): A Maoist leader was arrested after police raided at Sono bazar in Bihar's Jamui district last evening.Acting on a tip-off, Maoist leader Mustkeen Ansari was arrested in connection ... Read more...

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Five policemen killed in Naxal attack in Bihar’s Jamui district


August 23rd, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Aug.23 (ANI): Five policemen, including an assistant sub-inspector have been killed and two injured in a naxal attack in Sono Bazar area of Bihar's Jamui district.Police sources said four of ... Read more...

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Maoist strike spurs tight security for eclipse in Bihar


July 21st, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Taregna (Bihar), July 21 (IANS) A tight security cover is in place in this small Bihar village in view of a strike called by Maoists Wednesday, when hundreds of scientists and tourists ... Read more...

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Paramilitary forces should guard EVMs in Jharkhand: BJP


April 27th, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Jharkhand Monday demanded that paramilitary forces be deployed at all the strongrooms in the state where electronic voting machines (EVM) have ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up railway tracks, BDO’’s office in Bihar


July 11th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Jamui (Bihar) July 11 (ANI): Suspected Maoists blew up railway tracks and a Block Development Officers (BDO) office in Bihar''s Jamui District in the wee hours today to protest against the ... Read more...

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Two SAP battalions to guard Jharkhand banks, industries


June 3rd, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 3 (IANS) Two battalions of the Special Auxiliary Police (SAP) comprising former armymen will be raised in Jharkhand to protect industries and banks in the state, an official said Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Four cops killed in Maoist attack on rail station


April 13th, 2008 - 11:45 pm ICT by admin
Patna, April 13 (IANS) Six people, including four policemen, were killed in a surprise Maoist attack at the Jajha railway station in Bihar's Jamui district, the police said Sunday. Over 100 Maoists ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up rail track in West Bengal


November 19th, 2007 - 5:34 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, Nov 19 (ANI): A rail track in Sainthia-Andal section of Eastern Railways near Suri in West Bengal was blown up by Maoists on Monday, the first day of the two-day long ... Read more...

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CPI (Maoist) calls for 48-hr shutdown in Bihar, West Bengal and Jharkhand


November 19th, 2007 - 11:47 am ICT by admin
Patna/Kolkata/Ranchi, Nov 19 (ANI): The banned CPI (Maoist) is observing a 48-hour shutdown in Bihar, West Bengal and Jharkhand today to protest against the violence in Nandigram. All police stations across Bihar ... Read more...

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