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NRIs to join Anna’s fast

August 13th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) A group of 25 non-resident Indians (NRIs) from the Middle East will join Anna Hazare's fast here from Aug 16 to demand the enactment of ... Read more...

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Activists protest against forest land-grab

May 21st, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Hundreds of forest dwellers and tribals from around a dozen states across the country gathered in the capital Friday to protest against the grabbing of ... Read more...

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Sherry Rehman submits bill for removing draconian provisions of Pak blasphemy law

November 30th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 30 (ANI): Amid announcements by religious forces in Pakistan to resist any move to change its blasphemy laws, former information minister and Pakistan People's Party MNA Sherry Rehman has ... Read more...

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Differences in Malaysian opposition over Islamic law

January 9th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 9 (IANS) Differences have cropped up in Pakatan Rakyat (PR), Malaysia's opposition alliance, over the desirability of introducing Islamic laws in a multi-religious society, with one of its ethnic ... Read more...

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