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Bihar youth’s death: Friends to seek justice


August 9th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 9 (IANS) After family, now friends of 34-year-old Satnam Singh Mann, who died in mysterious circumstances in Kerala, wish to seek justice for him.Mann, from Bihar's Gaya district, ... Read more...

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Maruti management holds candlelight march


August 5th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 5 (IANS) The Maruti Suzuki management Sunday organised a candlelight march here to pay tribute to its senior executive Awanish Kumar Dev who was killed in the July ... Read more...

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Kolkata grieves for AMRI victims (Roundup)


December 13th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 12 (IANS) Led by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Kolkata Monday saw an outpouring of emotion for the AMRI Hospital fire tragedy victims, as grieving citizens ... Read more...

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Jubiliation in Maharashtra over Anna’s victory (Lead)


August 27th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Thousands of people in Maharashtra, including here and Anna Hazare's home village Ralegan-Siddhi, broke out in celebrations Saturday after the activist said he will call ... Read more...

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Mumbaikars happy with Anna victory


August 27th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) People in Mumbai voiced happiness that the mass campaign led by Anna Hazare had forced parliament to take the first steps towards a strong anti-corruption ... Read more...

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Protest in Mumbai over Neeraj Grover judgement


July 3rd, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) A large number of film and television personalities, NGOs and others took part in a protest march here Sunday after to express their outrage against the ... Read more...

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Air India cancels 35 Mumbai flights


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) Air India cancelled 35 flights to and from Mumbai Monday, the sixth day of the strike by almost half of the state-run carrier's 1,600 pilots, official ... Read more...

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Thousands hold candle light vigil in support of Hazare


April 7th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Over 5,000 people participated in a candle light march Thursday evening here in support of fasting veteran Gandhian Anna Hazare and his fight against corruption.The ... Read more...

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Students in Maharashtra join Hazare’s crusade


April 7th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Nearly a hundred people, including over 40 students, joined the relay fast across Maharashtra Thursday in support of social activist Anna Hazare's anti-corruption campaign."There are 45 ... Read more...

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Delhi girl’s killing: Students continue protests


March 10th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Hundreds of Delhi University students Thursday continued their protest for the third consecutive day against the killing of second year student Radhika Tanwar who was ... Read more...

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Candle-light march demands justice for Hemraj


January 5th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Jan 5 (IANS) A group of students Wednesday held a candle-light march in Noida demanding justice for Hemraj and urging the public not to ignore murdered teenager Aarushi's domestic help who ... Read more...

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BJP demands punishment for guilty in anti-Sikh riots


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led by its senior leader Arun Jaitley Tuesday took out a candle-light march here to demand punishment for those ... Read more...

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Meghalaya students hold candle light march


November 2nd, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 2 (IANS) Over 1,000 students of Meghalaya's North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) Tuesday took out a candle light procession demanding the removal of A.N. Rai as vice-chancellor and appointment of ... Read more...

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Fans garner signatures in support of Kings XI Punjab


October 20th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) Dejected over the ouster of Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) from the Indian Premier League (IPL), fans of the team here have started a signature campaign to garner ... Read more...

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Scribe’s murder: Jharkhand Police issues notice to doctors


May 9th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Police in Jharkhand's Koderma District have issued a notice to three doctors who conducted the post mortem on dead Delhi journalist Nirupama Pathak. Pathak who was found ... Read more...

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Telangana lawyers besiege Jaipal Reddy


February 23rd, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) After a protest rally, scores of lawyers from Telangana Monday surrounded Urban Development Minister S. Jaipal Reddy here and demanded his resignation from the central government ... Read more...

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Richard Gere campaigns to turn Bodh Gaya into vegetarian zone


January 7th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 7 (IANS) Hollywood star Richard Gere, who is in Bodh Gaya in Bihar to attend a five-day discourse on Buddhism by Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, Thursday supported ... Read more...

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Candle light march in Chandigarh in support of Ruchika


December 28th, 2009 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 28 (IANS) Hundreds of people of different age groups held a candle-light march here Monday evening to mark the day Ruchika Girhotra consumed poison 16 years ago after her molestation ... Read more...

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Mumbai bustles - but pauses - to remember 26/11 victims (Lead)


November 26th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Sending the strongest possible signal that they would not be deterred by terror, Mumbaikars went to school, college and office as any other day but also paused ... Read more...

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NRI group bats for farmer’s widow in Maharashtra polls


October 4th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Oct 4 (IANS) Bebitai Bais, the widow of a farmer who committed suicide, has the support of a group of non-resident Indians settled in the US for her bid to contest ... Read more...

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Meerut shuts down over teenager’s abduction, killing


July 10th, 2009 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut, July 10 (IANS) Students held a candlelight march, traders burnt effigies of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati and all business establishments of this city remained shut Friday as residents of Meerut ... Read more...

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Akkriti’s parents await autopsy report, school closed for two days (Lead)


April 24th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Four days after class 12 student Akkriti Bhatia of capital's reputed Modern School in Vasant Vihar died following a reported asthma attack during school time, the parents ... Read more...

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Akkriti’s parents await autopsy report, school shut for two days


April 24th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Four days after class 12 student Akkriti Bhatia of Modern School in Vasant Vihar here died following a reported asthma attack during school time, the parents of ... Read more...

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Delhi University students to join Anand Jon’’s kin to seek justice


March 19th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): Students of Delhi University have joined family members of fashion designer Anand Jon, who has been convicted in the US for sexually assaulting budding models, in ... Read more...

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Thousands of disabled people stage candlelight protest (Lead)


December 3rd, 2008 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Some were on wheel chairs, others were using sign language to communicate and hundreds were standing firm with white sticks - over 10,000 physically challenged people took ... Read more...

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Assamese take out candle light march for bomb blast victims


November 4th, 2008 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex Todd Guwahati, Nov.4 (ANI): Monday saw a large number of residents here participating in a candlelight march to pray for people who had lost their lives in last weeks ... Read more...

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Tibetan students clean campus, say ‘Thank you India’


May 31st, 2008 - 9:19 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) In a gesture of gratitude to the Indian government and its people for their continued support, more than 200 Tibetan students from across the country cleaned the ... Read more...

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Fewer hiccups on new bus corridor, no Bluelines


April 22nd, 2008 - 8:53 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) After two harrowing days, the capital hit the much-touted Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system on a stretch of busy thoroughfare in south Delhi with a smoother ride ... Read more...

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Over 100 protesters shot, says Tibetan Government-in-exile


March 16th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by admin
Dharamsala, Mar 16 (ANI): Over 100 people have reportedly been shot during clashes between the Chinese authorities and Tibetan protesters, the Tibetan Government-in-exile, which is based here, has said. According to reports, the ... Read more...

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Over 100 protesters shot, says Tibetan Government-in-exile


March 16th, 2008 - 11:05 am ICT by admin
Dharamsala, Mar 16 (ANI): Over 100 people have been shot at during clashes between the Chinese authorities and Tibetan protesters, the Tibetan Government-in-exile has said. The reports came after protests by Buddhist ... Read more...

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Women on the warpath-call for gender equity


March 8th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi/ Mumbai, Mar 8 (ANI): Various women organizations gathered here today to urge government to shed apathy towards ensuring gender equity on International Women's Day (IWD). "We are observing the day as ... Read more...

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