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Maoists hoist black flags in Bihar


August 15th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 15 (IANS) Maoists hoisted black flags in eight districts of Bihar Wednesday to protest India's Independence Day, police said.The black flags were seen atop schools and some buildings ... Read more...

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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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Farmers protest as Yamuna Expressway opens


August 9th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 9 (IANS) Angry farmers with black flags demonstrated in Agra to protest the opening of the 165-km Yamuna Expressway without the Uttar Pradesh government fulfilling their demands, which ... Read more...

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Want to settle border row with neighbours, says Gogoi


July 13th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 13 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday said that his government wants to settle the boundary row with Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh."We want to settle ... Read more...

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After 15 months, Raja is out of jail (Roundup)


May 15th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) After 15 gruelling months, former telecom minister and DMK leader A. Raja walked out of Tihar Jail here Tuesday after getting bail in the 2G ... Read more...

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YSR Congress party, journalists protest CBI action


May 9th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) The YSR Congress party in Andhra Pradesh Wednesday staged protests condemning the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) move to freeze the bank accounts of the ... Read more...

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Nitish development claims non-existent: CPI-ML


April 29th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 29 (IANS) Hundreds of Communist Party of India- Marxist-Leninst (CPI-ML) cadres protested against the visit of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to Kaimur district Sunday and rejected his "claims" ... Read more...

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Pawar again criticises Maharashtra governor


April 29th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), April 29 (IANS) Union Agricultural Minister Sharad Pawar Sunday renewed his criticism of Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan for not doing enough for the drought-prone areas in the ... Read more...

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Sonia meets Karnataka sect leader, party workers


April 28th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 28 (IANS) Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, in a short trip to Karnataka Saturday, met drought-hit villagers, attended a 104-year-old religious leader's birthday celebrations and addressed party ... Read more...

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Nitish shown black flags by parateachers


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 23 (IANS) Protesting against non-payment of their salaries for nearly 11 months, hundreds of parateachers showed black flags to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday and shouted slogans ... Read more...

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Saif, Sharmila connect with Bhopalites beyond royal lineage


April 15th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 15 (IANS) Seven months after the demise of former Indian cricket captain and Nawab of Pataudi Mansoor Ali Khan, who had a royal connection with Bhopal, his wife ... Read more...

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Floating protest: Kashmir houseboat owners cry foul (With Images)


March 19th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 19 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's famed houseboats were the focus of a unique protest here Monday with dozens of owners moving around in shikaras (boats) on the Jhelum ... Read more...

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Saif shown black flags on Bhopal visit


March 10th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 10 (IANS) Bollywood star Saif Ali Khan was shown black flags here by locals, protesting the decision to appoint a Saudi national as the caretaker of the guest ... Read more...

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Bihar celebrates Republic Day


January 26th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 26 (IANS) Ignoring Maoist threats, hundreds of thousands across Bihar celebrated India's 63rd Republic Day Thursday.Governor Devanand Kunwar hoisted the tricolour at an impressive march past here.The governor ... Read more...

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Nostalgia grips Big B on Rajkot visit


January 24th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is in Rajkot shooting for a Gujarat tourism ad. The experience is heartwarming, he says, unlike what he faced "ages ago" following ... Read more...

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Punjab Congress blames Akalis for black flags shown to PM


January 1st, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 1 (IANS) The Punjab Congress Sunday blamed the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal for some people showing black flags to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, in the name of ... 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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Black flags should be shown to BJP: Congress


January 1st, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) The prime minister being shown black flags by Anna Hazare's supporters in Amritsar was an "unfortunate incident", the Congress said Sunday, adding that people ... Read more...

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Black flags to PM not at our behest: Team Anna


January 1st, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Team Anna Sunday denied involvement of its members in showing black flags to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during his visit to the Golden Temple ... Read more...

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PM begins New Year with prayers, showed black flags in Amritsar (Second Lead)


January 1st, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh began the new year Sunday by offering prayers at the Golden Temple here but had to face black flags and slogans ... Read more...

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PM shown black flags by Anna supporters outside Golden Temple


January 1st, 2012 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was shown black flags by anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare's supporters as he came out of the Golden Temple here after offering ... Read more...

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Hazare pulls crowds as rally starts from Juhu beach (Lead)


December 27th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Several thousand people joined social crusader Anna Hazare Tuesday as he started a rally from Juhu beach to the MMRDA ground in Bandra-Kurla Complex here ... Read more...

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Hazare greeted with black flags ahead of protest


December 27th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Anna Hazare was greeted with black flags soon after he came out of a government guest house in Bandra here to proceed to Juhu beach ... 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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Roadmap aside, urgent issues await Sonia in Goa


December 16th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 16 (IANS) Even as Congress president Sonia Gandhi, at her public rally here Saturday, promises to lay out Goa's roadmap for a quarter century ahead, there are ... Read more...

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Maharashtra journalists protest attacks


December 15th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 15 (IANS) Hundreds of journalists took out a procession Thursday to the Maharashtra legislature here demanding protection from attacks on the media fraternity in the state.The journalists, sporting ... Read more...

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Black flags to greet Sonia Gandhi in Goa


December 15th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 15 (IANS) Intellectuals, literatteurs, educationists, retired bureaucrats and freedom fighters will greet Congress president Sonia Gandhi with black flags during her brief visit to Goa on Dec ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party leader expelled for protests against Rahul Gandhi


December 13th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 13 (IANS) Samajwadi Party general secretary Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday expelled a party leader for indulging in vandalism and showing black flags to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in ... Read more...

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On-road protests to lend new focus to Goa film fest


November 22nd, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 22 (IANS) While on-screen scores of internationally acclaimed films will scorch the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) beginning Wednesday, an air of discontent against the ... Read more...

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Man held for planning to attack Advani


November 17th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 17 (IANS) A man has been detained here for allegedly planning an attack on L.K. Advani during the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader's Jan Chetna Yatra, police ... Read more...

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Don’t politicise Rahul’s migrant workers statement: Congress


November 16th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday urged rival political parties "not to play politics and inflame passions" over party general secretary Rahul Gandhi's remarks about migrant workers ... Read more...

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Congress ministers rough up Samajwadi Party men at Rahul rally


November 14th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Two union ministers and two legislators of the Congress roughed up a handful of Samajwadi Party activists who broke through the security cordon to show ... Read more...

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Advani’s yatra disrupted, shown black flags in Punjab


November 13th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bathinda (Punjab), Nov 13 (IANS) The Jan Chetna Yatra of senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani was disrupted as it entered Punjab Sunday afternoon from this south-west ... Read more...

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Shoes hurled at Varun Gandhi’s cavalcade


November 12th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi had to face the wrath of his party workers, who waved black flags and even hurled ... Read more...

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Unaware of clashes in Nagpur, says Kejriwal


November 7th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) A day after India Against Corruption leader Arvind Kejriwal was greeted with black flags, heckled and booed at a meeting in Nagpur, he said Monday ... Read more...

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