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BJP MPs walk out of 2G JPC meet (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) BJP members of a parliamentary panel probing the 2G spectrum allocation walked out a meeting Tuesday against the chairman's refusal to call Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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J&K; parties boycott interlocutors’ report


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 1 (IANS) Activists of the Bhartiya Janta Yuva Morcha (BJYM) Sunday attempted to thrash former interlocutor Dileep Padgoankar when he was en route to meet Congress partymen here ... Read more...

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Assam journalists protest, boycott AAMSU for three months


August 30th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 30 (IANS) At least a dozen organisations of media people of Assam Thursday decided to organise demonstrations across the state Sep 1 to protest a spate of attacks ... Read more...

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Kashmir Youth Congress marches for more panchayat powers


August 24th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 24 (IANS) Dozens of Youth Congress activists were taken into custody Friday as they held a march demanding more powers for elected village representatives in Jammu and Kashmir.... Read more...

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Israel slams South Africa over Palestinian territory label


August 24th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israel has condemned the South African government's decision to label goods produced in the occupied Palestinian territories.Under the new rules, the South African government ... Read more...

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Protests against Carlos Slim in New York


August 9th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 9 (IANS/EFE) A group of activists demonstrated here against Mexican magnate Carlos Slim, who is accused of using his dominant position in Mexico's telecommunications market to impose ... Read more...

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Caste council in Rajasthan orders family’s boycott, police file case


August 4th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 4 (IANS) Cases have been registered against members of a caste council in a village in Rajasthan's Bhilwara district which ordered residents to ostracise a family disobeying a ... Read more...

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Olympics: Belarus denies boycott rumours


July 27th, 2012 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belarus has no plans to boycott the Olympics after President Alexander Lukashenko was refused entry to Britain, the Belarusian minister for sports and tourism said.Lukashenko ... Read more...

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Two Bihar legislators face social boycott


July 24th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 24 (IANS) A front organisation of Ranvir Sena has called for a social boycott of two Bihar legislators for their suspected involvement in the murder of Ranvir Sena ... Read more...

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After village court allows live-in, woman, stepson forced to leave village


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 23 (IANS) A 22-year-old woman and her stepson of the same age, who were allowed by a village court to live as a couple, have left their home ... Read more...

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Pudukottai to go for polls Tuesday


June 11th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 11 (IANS) Pudukottai assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu is set to witness a straight fight between ruling AIADMK and DMDK after boycott of the Tuesday by-poll by major ... Read more...

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Strike last option for Australian cricketers


June 4th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 4 (IANS) Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) chief executive Paul Marsh said a strike is the last option and the players would prefer to roll the existing pay agreement ... Read more...

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No Euro 2012 boycott, says Polish PM


May 25th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 25 (IANS) There will be no boycott of the Euro 2012 football championship in Ukraine and Poland, Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said after talks with European Union ... Read more...

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Ukraine to host Euro 2012 despite boycott threats: President


May 15th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, May 15 (IANS) Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has said that the Euro 2012 football Championship will take place in the country despite boycott threats by several European countries to ... Read more...

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Federer vows to return to Madrid after winning third title


May 14th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 14 (IANS) Roger Federer, after his victory over Czech Tomas Berdych, insisted that he was not considering a boycott of the Mutua Madrid Open.Federer came back from ... Read more...

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Pakistani college principal assaulted


May 9th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) The principal of a government college in Karachi in Pakistan was Wednesday assaulted by activists of two student groups after he tried to stop them from ... Read more...

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Goa Church threatens boycott of village panchayat polls


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 3 (IANS) The Goa church has threatened to urge voters to boycott the May 16 village panchayat polls, if the "controversial electioneering process" for the grassroot local ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi’s party to attend parliament for first time


April 30th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 30 (IANS) All 43 lawmakers-elect of the opposition National League for Democracy (NLD), including its long-incarcerated leader Aung San Suu Kyi, will Wednesday attend the ongoing session of ... Read more...

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Violent clashes, arson mark shutdown in Bengal’s Terai, Dooars (Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, April 23 (IANS) Violent clashes and arson marked the indefinite shutdown in northern West Bengal's Terai and Dooars regions called from Monday by a faction of the Akhil ... Read more...

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EU agrees to suspend Myanmar sanctions


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has formally agreed to suspend sanctions against Myanmar, with an exception of its arms embargo, for a year in recognition of "historic ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Bengal’s Terai, Dooars evokes mixed response


April 23rd, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, April 23 (IANS) Violent clashes and arson marked an indefinite shutdown in northern West Bengal's Terai and Dooars regions called from Monday by a faction of the Akhil ... Read more...

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GJM boycotts Mamata meets in Darjeeling


April 22nd, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, April 22 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Sunday called for a boycott of all future meetings of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and North Bengal Development Minister Goutam ... Read more...

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Trinamool minister backtracks on ‘boycott Marxists’ remark (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) Under severe criticism for asking Trinamool supporters to 'socially boycott' CPI-M, state Food Supplies Minister Jyotipriyo Mullick Tuesday backtracked and alleged that his statement has been ... Read more...

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Gurgaon shops, brace for ‘girlcott’ onslaught!


April 11th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 11 (IANS) Enough of slogans and silent candlelight marches. Tired of crimes against women and the administration's attitude, a bunch of women in Gurgaon is about to ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP leaders use drought for political gain (Karnataka Newsletter)


April 6th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 6 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka continues to sink deeper into the morass over its internal power struggle, with even the severe drought ... Read more...

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Online boycott just as bad as real one


April 4th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) People who are ignored by others online may feel just as bad as if they had been excluded in person, according to a new study."If ... Read more...

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Indefinite fast withdrawn against Kudankulam plant


March 27th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 27 (IANS) The nine-day fast against the Kundankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) was called off Tuesday but protests against the plant will continue, an activist said.M. Pushparayan, convenor ... Read more...

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GJM pitches for hills’ representation in Rajya Sabha


March 24th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), which Saturday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, asked for representation from the Darjeeling Hills in the Rajya Sabha."We ... Read more...

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IOA didn’t discuss boycott of Olympic ceremonies: Malhotra


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association's acting president Vijay Kumar Malhotra Friday denied reports in a section of the media that the apex body of India's sport decided ... Read more...

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Kashmir mediapersons call off house boycott


February 29th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 29 (IANS) Mediapersons here Wednesday called off their boycott of the proceedings in the Jammu and Kashmir legislature over Speaker Mohammad Akbar Lone's controversial remarks made earlier this ... Read more...

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Syrian President al-Assad signs draft constitution


February 28th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Tuesday signed a draft constitution that was approved a day earlier by nearly 90 percent of voters, the state-run SANA news ... Read more...

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Media continues boycott of Jammu & Kashmir House proceedings


February 28th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 28 (IANS) Media persons Tuesday continued to boycott proceedings in the Jammu and Kashmir legislature in protest against assembly Speaker Mohammad Akbar Lone's controversial remarks made the previous ... Read more...

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Olympics boycott is on the table, claims Bhopal NGO


February 27th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 27 (IANS) Union sports ministry officials have assured them that India was all prepared to boycott the London Olympics over the Dow Chemicals' sponsorship issue and was only ... Read more...

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In a UP first, voters boycott poll for no development


February 19th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Protesting against the lack of development, voters at the Patna polling station in Tindwari assembly constituency of Uttar Pradesh's Banda district boycotted the assemblypolls Sunday.Election ... Read more...

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Northeast defies militant boycott calls on R-Day


January 26th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizawl, Jan 26 (IANS) Defying boycott calls by militant groups and stray attempts by the rebels to create panic, India's northeast celebrated the 63rd Republic Day and vowed to bring ... Read more...

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