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Bikaner residents block roads to protest murder


June 30th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 30 (IANS) Tension prevailed in Rajasthan's Bikaner town as residents blocked roads, including National Highway 11, to demand the arrest of four men who stabbed to death a ... 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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Mirchpur violence: Jats demand SIT probe, block roads


January 23rd, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jind (Haryana), Jan 23 (IANS) Hundreds of Jat community members blocked roads in Haryana's Jind district Sunday to demand a Special Investigation Team probe into the Mirchpur caste violence last year in ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh cane growers damage rail tracks, block roads


November 9th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 9 (IANS) Agitated over relatively low sugarcane prices suggested by the government, hundreds of farmers took to the streets Monday, damaged railway tracks and blocked highways in parts of western ... Read more...

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Logged trees block roads, villages remain cut off in Orissa


June 23rd, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 23 (IANS) At least 125 villages in Orissa's Koraput district continued to remain cut off from the rest of the state for the seventh consecutive day Tuesday as local workers ... Read more...

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Maoists block roads in Orissa, call for poll boycott


April 15th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 15 (IANS) Maoists Wednesday felled trees, dug up roads in three districts of Orissa to create hurdles for the poll officials in the run-up to the first phase of elections ... Read more...

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84 killed as forest fires grip Australia (Second Lead)


February 8th, 2009 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 8 (DPA) The enormity of southeast Australia's forest fires was revealed Sunday with 84 people dead and grave fears for many more. Saturday's inferno is now the worst in the nation's ... Read more...

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Tribals block roads in West Bengal district


February 3rd, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) Tribal groups Tuesday blocked several roads in West Bengal's Maoist-dominated West Midnapore district, protesting the death of two tribal activists in a clash with Communist Party of India-Marxist ... Read more...

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Orissa villagers block roads seeking more compensation


August 22nd, 2008 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kendrapada, Aug 22 (IANS) Thousands of villagers Friday blocked roads in Kendrapada district in Orissa demanding higher compensations for their farm land which will be used to build a railway line.The residents ... Read more...

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VHP activists block roads in Nagpur


August 13th, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Aug 13 (IANS) Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) activists staged road blockades at four prominent intersections in this second capital city of Maharashtra as part of their organisation's nationwide agitation for re-allotment ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up mobile tower, block roads in Orissa


July 3rd, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 3 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blew up a cellphone tower, burnt an earth digging machine and blocked roads in several parts of Orissa, police said Thursday. Deputy Inspector General of Police ... Read more...

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Gujjars block roads, railway in NCR


May 29th, 2008 - 11:41 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Gujjars blocked road and rail traffic in the capital and adjoining areas today as part of their 'NCR rasta roko' agitation.The NCR agitation, called by ... Read more...

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Raje appeals to Gujjars to accept Centres reservation initiatives


May 28th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, May 28 (ANI): Asking the Gujjar community to accept the reservation-related initiatives of the Centre, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today said the reservation should be done at the Central level. Appealing ... Read more...

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Amid Gujjars shutdown call, NCR put on high alert


May 27th, 2008 - 8:32 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): The National Capital Region was put on high alert by Union Home Ministry on Tuesday in view of the call by the Gujjar protestors for NCR ... Read more...

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Police tear gas Gujjar protestors on Delhi-Jaipur Highway


May 27th, 2008 - 8:12 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, May 27 (ANI): Rajasthan Police used tear gas on Gujjar protestors on Delhi-Jaipur Highway and in Tonk district today as the stir spreads to new areas in Rajasthan.Police fired ... Read more...

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Activists block roads demanding statehood for Darjeeling


February 18th, 2008 - 11:04 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) Activists of the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) Monday blocked roads in Darjeeling district of West Bengal demanding complete statehood and rejection of sixth schedule status granted to the ... Read more...

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Farmers block roads in Singur over Tata car plant


February 8th, 2008 - 6:47 pm ICT by admin
Singur, Feb 8 (ANI): Several farmers blocked the Durgapur Expressway for an indefinite period today in protest against the Tata Motors' small car project plant coming up in Singur. Farmers and Trinamul Congress ... Read more...

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