breach of peace

Rajasthan town remains tense after clash, curfew on


August 17th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, August 17 (IANS) Markets in Rajasthan's Sirohi town remained closed Friday even three days after a communal clash broke out between two groups of people that left six people ... Read more...

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CPI-M expresses ‘grave concern’ over Bengal law and order


August 14th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday expressed grave concern over the breach of peace and democratic principles in West Bengal, saying the tendency among the ... Read more...

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Normalcy slowly returning to Srinagar


June 27th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 27 (IANS) Life in Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Srinagar, especially in the uptown areas, started returning to normal Wednesday with educational institutions, markets and public transport operating ... Read more...

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Court seeks police report on action against Prashant Bhushan


June 8th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A court here Friday asked Delhi Police to file a report on what action they have taken on a complaint against lawyer and Team Anna ... Read more...

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Mumbai Congress for ban on ‘Shanghai’ song


June 5th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) The Mumbai unit of the Congress party Tuesday called for a ban on the song 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' featured in a forthcoming Bollywood movie ... Read more...

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Separatist shutdown, official curbs mar Srinagar life


May 21st, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 21 (IANS) Life across Srinagar was marred Monday by a separatist shutdown and restrictions imposed by authorities to maintain law and order.Shops, business establishments, educational institutions and public ... Read more...

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Sariska area villagers protest relocation


March 31st, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 31 (IANS) Around 100 villagers protesting relocation of their villages in the periphery of Sariska Tiger Sanctuary in Rajasthan's Alwar district courted arrest Saturday, police said.The villagers had ... Read more...

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CPI-M alleges disrespect to slain ex-legislator


February 24th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Amid allegations that slain former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) legislator Pradeep Tah was not given due honour in the West Bengal assembly, thousands of ... Read more...

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Supreme Court blasts Delhi Police for Ramdev crackdown (Second Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday came down heavily on Delhi Police for the midnight crackdown on Ramdev and his followers here last year that killed ... Read more...

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Police action arbitrary, Ramdev didn’t cooperate: Supreme Court (Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday slammed Delhi Police for acting in an arbitrary manner and using excessive force in disbursing Baba Ramdev and his followers from ... Read more...

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Apex court pulls up Tamil Nadu on film ban


January 13th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday slammed the Tamil Nadu government for banning the screening of film "Dam 999", saying that "when the whole country has one ... Read more...

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Salman Khan booked for assaulting activist


November 30th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 30 (IANS) Bollywood star Salman Khan, his bodyguard and five others have been booked for assaulting a social activist during a promotion of a movie in Uttar ... Read more...

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Agitation if cases against Congress leaders not withdrawn: Jaiswal


November 18th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 18 (IANS) Union Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal Friday said Congress party activists would launch a massive agitation in Uttar Pradesh if complaints lodged against four of the ... Read more...

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Delhi policeman shot dead by property dealers


September 29th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A Delhi Police constable was killed when two property dealers he prevented from grabbing land broke into his house and shot him five times, police ... Read more...

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BSP legislator booked for accident


September 10th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) A Bahujan Samaj Party (BJP) legislator was Saturday booked along with three members of his family for knocking down a Muslim cleric with his car ... Read more...

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Indian PM defends arrest of anti-graft activist


August 17th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday defended Delhi Police for its action against social activist Anna Hazare who was arrested by police to prevent him from ... Read more...

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Home minister justifies Hazare’s arrest (Lead)


August 17th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Strongly defending the arrest of Anna Hazare, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said the social activist was taken into custody to prevent him from ... Read more...

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Opposition rejects PM’s statement, demands Anna’s release (Lead)


August 17th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Opposition parties in the Rajya Sabha Wednesday rejected Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement on the arrest of activist Anna Hazare and demanded that the ... Read more...

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PM’s statement disappointing, says Jaitley


August 17th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) expressed disappointment over Prime ... Read more...

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Anna crisis: Rahul steps in, meets PM (Lead)


August 16th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday evening met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and discussed the situation arising out of the arrest of social activist ... Read more...

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Rahul hand in government, Hazare back-channel talks?


August 16th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The imminent release of social activist Anna Hazare could have been worked out courtesy back-channel talks between the government and civil society activists, sources ... Read more...

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Plea seeks spot for peaceful protests in Delhi


August 16th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) In the wake of the arrest of anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare Tuesday, a petitioner moved the Delhi High Court seeking a direction to the government ... Read more...

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Anna in Tihar, shares jail with Kalmadi


August 16th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Call it irony. Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare Tuesday found himself in the same prison that is already home to politicians, officials and business executives accused ... Read more...

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RPI activists attacked my home, office: Prakash Jha (Lead, changing dateline)


August 6th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha said activists of the Republican Party of India (RPI) attacked his home and office here Saturday to protest against the release of ... Read more...

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Prakash Jha’s office, home attacked for ‘Aarakshan’


August 6th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha Saturday said his house and office in Mumbai were attacked by political activists who wished to obstruct the release of his ... Read more...

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Prakash Jha ’surprised’ over cancelled Lucknow show


August 4th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha is upset that the permission to stage a grand show in Lucknow to promote his forthcoming film "Aarakshan" was withdrawn by ... Read more...

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Mayawati government withdraws permission to ‘Aarakshan’ show


August 4th, 2011 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 3 (IANS) The Mayawati government Wednesday withdrew permission granted for a grand show to promote Amitabh Bachchan starrer 'Aarakshan' for which the Bollywood icon and his co ... Read more...

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High alert sounded in Kolkata after blasts (Lead)


July 14th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) As multiple blasts rocked Mumbai, a high alert was sounded in Kolkata Wednesday with the city police warning of a likelihood of terrorists taking shelter in ... Read more...

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Police warn of terrorists taking refuge in Kolkata


July 13th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) As multiple blasts rocked Mumbai, Kolkata Police Wednesday warned of a likelihood of terrorists taking shelter in the city and asked landlords to verify the antecedents ... Read more...

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Intelligentsia protest Goa government’s ‘anti-people’ policies


June 18th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 18 (IANS) Scores of freedom fighters, litterateurs and retired bureaucrats held a protest against the "anti-people" policies of the Goa government here Saturday even as the state celebrated ... Read more...

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Shoe attack bid accused sent to judicial custody


June 7th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Sunil Kumar, the man who threatened Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi with a shoe at a press briefing here Monday, was sent to 14 days' judicial ... Read more...

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Geelani, Mirwaiz placed under house arrest


May 27th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 27 (IANS) Hardline senior separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, chairman of the moderate Hurriyat group, were placed under house arrest by the authorities Friday ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party leader stopped from meeting jailed farmers


May 26th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 26 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday stopped opposition Samajwadi Party leader Shiv Pal Yadav from meeting farmers jailed after a violent protest against land acquisition in Bhatta-Parsaul ... Read more...

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‘Political papers’ instigating people to violence: Mamata


May 23rd, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Claiming there was no political violence in the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday lashed out at a section of the media - ... Read more...

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Rajnath, Paswan held for joining farmers’ protest (Second Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad/New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Rajnath Singh, who began a day-long fast here Thursday in support of protesting farmers in Greater Noida, was arrested ... Read more...

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