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Villagers observe ‘black day’ against N-plant


August 15th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) People in some villages in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district Wednesday observed a 'black day' to protest against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project, an activist said.Villagers in ... Read more...

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PM prays at Golden Temple, faces black flags (Third Lead)


January 1st, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh began the new year Sunday by praying at the Golden Temple here while Anna Hazare supporters waved black flags and shouted ... Read more...

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Hundreds held during protest against PM (Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 26 (IANS) Hundreds of DMDK members were detained here Monday when they staged a black flag protest against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on three major issues confronting ... Read more...

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Vijayakant held for black flag protest against PM


December 26th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 26 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Tamil Nadu assembly and DMDK leader A. Vijayakant was arrested Monday along with party legislators and cadres for staging a ... Read more...

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DMDK to hold black flag demonstrations during PM’s visit


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 22 (IANS) Condemning what he called the "biased and step-motherly" treatment meted out to Tamil Nadu by the central government on various issues, DMDK founder-chief A.Vijayakant Thursday ... Read more...

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Attacks on Uttar Pradesh protesters wrong: BJP


November 14th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday condemned the beating up of a protester by Congress leaders at party leader Rahul Gandhi's Uttar Pradesh rally.After ... Read more...

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Protests in Telangana mark Andhra Pradesh formation day


November 1st, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 1 (IANS) The 56th formation day of Andhra Pradesh was marred by protests and black flag demonstrations in Telangana with almost all ministers from the region staying ... Read more...

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‘Anonymous’ hacks Syrian government website


August 8th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by BNO News
DAMASCUS (BNO NEWS) -- Members of a hacking group which calls itself 'Anonymous' on early Monday morning hacked a website of the Syrian government to support the uprising which is taking place ... Read more...

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Britain expels Gaddafi diplomats


July 27th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Britain will recognise the Libyan rebel council as the "sole governmental authority", and Gaddafi-regime diplomats have been expelled, Foreign Secretary William Hague said.The Libyan charge d'affaires ... Read more...

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Envoy protests anti-India activity by Nepal Maoists


April 16th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 16 (IANS) Ahead of Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's proposed visit, India has lodged protests with Nepal over the Maoist party stepping up anti-India activities, including the ... Read more...

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Is Orissa turning unsafe for journalists?


March 24th, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 24 (IANS) They say you can crush a man with journalism. But if the growing number of attacks on journalists in Orissa is any indication, then the fourth ... Read more...

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White paper highlights attacks on media in Orissa


March 5th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 5 (IANS) A white paper released Saturday by a media organisation here detailed more then 30 incidents of attacks on scribes in Orissa during the past five years.Expressing ... Read more...

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An appeal to Maoists, administration to reopen school


February 15th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 15 (IANS) Hundreds of students of a school in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district have appealed to the Maoists and the district administration to help them resume classes which were stopped after ... Read more...

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ICC team inspects Eden facilities, face black flag protests


February 7th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) A group of cricket lovers waved black flags to protest the International Cricket Council (ICC) "robbing" the Eden Gardens of the India-England match, as a three-member team of ... Read more...

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Maoists target two schools in Jharkhand on Republic Day


January 26th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Palamu/Latehar, Jan 26 (ANI): Maoists attacked two schools in Jharkhand's Palamu and Latehar districts on the occasion of the 62nd Republic Day on Wednesday.In Palamu, Maoists damaged a classroom and the doors ... Read more...

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EU delegation attends hearing of Binayak Sen’s bail plea


January 24th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bilaspur, (Chhattisgarh), Jan 24 (IANS) An eight-member delegation of the European Union were present at the Chhattisgarh High Court Monday here when senior lawyer and Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani argued for ... Read more...

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Binayak Sen bail hearing to continue Tuesday (Lead)


January 24th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh), Jan 24 (IANS) A division bench of the Chhattisgarh High Court Monday heard rights activist Binayak Sen's bail plea for over two hours and decided to continue the hearing Tuesday.Sen ... Read more...

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Protest in Coimbatore against Rahul Gandhi’s Hindu terror remarks


December 23rd, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Dec.23 (ANI): Scores of activists belonging to the Shiv Sena and Munnani Hindu outfits held a massive black flag demonstration against Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi here on Thursday for ... Read more...

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Dec 6 like any other day in Ayodhya


December 6th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ayodhya, Dec 6 (IANS) With most markets open, people going about their daily life and work, and muted activity by some Hindu and Muslim groups, it was only the heavy presence ... Read more...

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UK Muslim mob threatens to fly black flag of Islam over Downing Street, White House for jailed cleri


November 16th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.16 (ANI): Hate-filled Muslim extremists have vowed to fly the black flag of Islam above Downing Street, the official residence of the British Prime Minister, and the White House, the official ... Read more...

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Omar shown black flag at public rally


October 20th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 20 (IANS) Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was Wednesday shown a black flag by a member in the audience at a public meeting in Vijaypur town of Jammu and Kashmir.The protestor ... Read more...

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Shoe hurled at Omar, attacker is suspended cop (Third Lead)


August 15th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) A suspended Jammu and Kashmir head constable Sunday hurled a shoe at Omar Abdullah during the Independence Day function here but an unfazed chief minister remarked it was ... 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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Iraqi insurgents plant Qaeda flag in heart of Baghdad


July 30th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad (Iraq), July 30 (ANI): Unidentified gunmen struck two police checkpoints here on Thursday before a series of roadside bombs detonated on police and army patrols responding to the violence.The attack ... Read more...

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Lawyers show black flags to Karunanidhi


April 25th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr 25 (ANI): An Advocate's group staged a black flag protest against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi at the Madras High Court premises on Sunday.Protesting lawyers held Karunanidhi responsible for ... Read more...

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Thackeray fumes at Sena flop show against Rahul


February 6th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) A day after Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi won over Mumbai and turned the tables on the Shiv Sena on its own turf, the saffron party Saturday ... Read more...

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Virtual curfew as Rahul arrives in Mumbai (Lead)


February 5th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi landed on Shiv Sena's home turf Friday amid a tight security cover that ensured a virtual curfew-like atmosphere and not a single ... Read more...

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Indian community leaders seek Chicago consul general’s removal


November 19th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Nov 19 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Associations (FIA), the largest community organization in the Chicago area, has called upon the Indian government to remove Consul General Ashok Kumar Attri from ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh celebrates formation day, TRS vows to split state


November 1st, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 1 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh celebrated the 53rd anniversary of its formation Sunday but the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) observed it as "betrayal day" and vowed to divide the state. Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi visits JNU


September 30th, 2009 - 2:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi late Tuesday visited the Jawaharlal Nehru University campus here and addressed a public meeting organised by the students wing of Congress party. Gandhi ... Read more...

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AIYF activists burn Tharoor’s effigy in Kerala criticising his latest tweet


September 17th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 17(ANI): In reaction to Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor's remark about the government's austerity drive on a social networking site, activists from the All India Youth Federation ... Read more...

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Youth Congress activists show Buddhadeb black flags


August 11th, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Midnapore (West Bengal), Aug 11 (IANS) Youth Congress workers Tuesday staged a black flag demonstration against West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, who was on a day's visit to West Midnapore district ... Read more...

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Pro Kannada activists attacks railway examination centres in Mysore


July 5th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Mysore, July 5 (ANI): Railway recruitment examination centre were attacked by the Karnataka Rakshana Vedike (Pravin Shetty Group), demanding more preference Kannadigas in railway jobs here today.The activists entered the examination hall ... Read more...

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Nepal former deputy PM passes away


June 12th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 12 (ANI): Former Deputy Prime Minister and Nepali Congress leader Shailaja Acharya passed away this morning while undergoing treatment at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Maharagunj.Acharya, 68, breathed her ... Read more...

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Nepal’s first woman deputy PM dead


June 12th, 2009 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 12 (IANS) Shailaja Acharya, the only woman politician in Nepal to have been a deputy prime minister, died here early Friday after a long battle with Alzheimer's and pneumonia. The 65-year-old, ... Read more...

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