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BJP leaders held on way to strife-hit Bareilly in UP


August 25th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 25 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Kalraj Mishra and Ashok Pradhan were arrested Saturday on their way to Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly city, which had seen communal ... Read more...

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No exodus of northeast people from Bihar: Modi


August 18th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 18 (IANS) Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi Saturday said there was no report of exodus of northeast people from the state while security has been ... Read more...

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Thousands of fleeing northeastern people reach Guwahati


August 18th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 18 (IANS) Frustration and despair etched on their faces at leaving their jobs, thousands of people from the northeast, mostly youth, arrived in Guwahati Saturday on the three ... Read more...

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Communal violence casts a shadow on Uttar Pradesh


August 15th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 15 (IANS) Frequent bouts of communal violence in Uttar Pradesh have tarnished Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's election promise to ensure law and order in India's most populous ... Read more...

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UP plagued by lawlessness: BJP


August 11th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said Uttar Pradesh was in the grip of a "jungle raj" (lawlessness) and accused the Samajwadi Party government headed ... Read more...

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UN agency seeks $32 mn for Myanmar


August 10th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Aug 10 (IANS) A UN aid agency has appealed for $32.5 million to help rehabilitate victims of the recent ethnic conflict in Myanmar.The communal clashes in Rakhine state have ... Read more...

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Assam for CBI probe in communal violence


August 7th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 7 (IANS) Hinting that some "external forces" were behind the communal clashes in three districts, the Assam government Tuesday said it has decided for a CBI probe in ... Read more...

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Mamata warns against politics over Assamese refugees


July 28th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) Wishing that peace returns to riot-torn Assam, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday warned those who were trying to play politics over the influx ... Read more...

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More paramilitary forces readied for Assam


July 28th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The government Saturday said nearly 6,500 personnel of central paramilitary forces have been readied for Assam in the wake of sectarian clashes that have ... Read more...

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80,000 displaced in Myanmar unrest


July 28th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 27 (IANS) Some 80,000 people have been displaced in the recent inter-communal clashes in Myanmar, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said Friday.UNHCR spokesman Andrej Mahecic told reporters that ... Read more...

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Dismiss Assam government, says Rajnath Singh


July 27th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 27 (IANS) Senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh Friday said the central government should dismiss the Assam government for the communal clashes in the state.Singh told reporters here that ... Read more...

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Government sends team of doctors to violence-hit Assam


July 27th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The central government Friday airlifted doctors and para-medics to provide medical help to hundreds of thousands of people who have been displaced and are ... Read more...

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No fresh violence in Assam’s Bodo areas, toll 45


July 27th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 27 (IANS) Normalcy is slowly returning in Assam's violence-hit Bodo areas, where week-long communal clashes claimed 45 lives, with no reports of any fresh incidents of violence being ... Read more...

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Security sought to run trains in Assam (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The central and Assam governments were Tuesday urged to provide security so that trains halted due to communal clashes in the state could run ... Read more...

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4,000 troopers rushed to violence-hit Assam, PM speaks to Gogoi (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The central government Tuesday said nearly 4,000 paramilitary troopers have been rushed to two violence-hit Assam districts where communal clashes have left 25 people ... Read more...

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Nine killed in communal clashes in Assam’s Kokrajhar


July 21st, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 21 (IANS) Nine people were killed in communal clashes in Assam's Kokrajhar district since Thursday, the state government said Saturday, adding a dusk-to-dawn curfew has been imposed and ... Read more...

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Mathura tense, two dead


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 2 (IANS) The death toll in the communal flare-up in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura town rose to two Saturday, with a man succumbing to his injuries.Home department officials told ... Read more...

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Mathura communal clashes kill one (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) One person was killed late Friday and a dozen others were injured in communal clashes in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura town, police said.Curfew was clamped following the ... Read more...

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Curfew lifted in Meghalaya


May 31st, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 31 (IANS) Curfew was lifted Thursday in the plains belt area of Meghalaya in West Garo Hills district bordering Assam's Goalpara, an official said.Curfew was imposed in Phulbari, ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxed for 12 hours in Meghalaya


May 13th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 13 (IANS) With normalcy returning to Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district bordering Assam's Dhubri district, authorities Sunday further relaxed the curfew."The curfew was relaxed from 6 a.m. to ... Read more...

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Curfew further relaxed in Meghalaya


May 11th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 11 (IANS) With the situation in its riot-hit areas limping to normalcy, authorities in Meghalaya Friday further relaxed curfew in the plains of West Garo Hills district bordering ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxed in Meghalaya district


May 10th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 10 (IANS) Curfew was relaxed for three hours in parts of West Garo Hills district in Meghalaya Thursday, two days after it was imposed in the wake of ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in Meghalaya


May 9th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 9 (IANS) A curfew has been imposed in western Meghalaya to foil communal clashes, an official said Wednesday."A curfew was clamped Tuesday night to prevent clashes between the ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxed in riot-hit old Hyderabad


April 11th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 11 (IANS) The situation remained peaceful in the riot-hit areas of old city of Hyderabad Wednesday as police relaxed curfew for the first time in four days.No untoward ... Read more...

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Curfew continues in riot-hit old Hyderabad


April 10th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 10 (IANS) Curfew continued in the riot-hit areas of the old city of Hyderabad for the third consecutive day Tuesday, with the situation remaining tense but under control.People ... Read more...

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Andhra town tense after communal violence (Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 30 (IANS) The situation remained tense in Sangareddy town of Andhra Pradesh Friday following a night of communal clashes.Police, which had imposed a curfew Thursday night to ... Read more...

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People clash with police, dozen injured in Kashmir town


March 15th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 15 (IANS) Over a dozen people, including six policemen, were injured Thursday when police resorted to a baton charge to disperse a procession in Jammu and Kashmir's border ... Read more...

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Curfew continues in Rajouri town, 20 arrested


March 9th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 9 (IANS) The authorities in the sensitive border town of Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir enforced strict curfew restrictions second day Friday following communal clashes Wednesday evening.Rajouri Deputy ... Read more...

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Delhi court asks police to investigate Islamist website


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought a status report from the Delhi Police commissioner on a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking a ban on a ... Read more...

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Azad brokers peace in Kashmir town


October 15th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 15 (IANS) After three days of communal clashes in Bhaderwah town of Jammu and Kashmir, peace was finally restored Saturday after the intervention of union Health Minister Ghulam ... Read more...

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CBI registers cases in two Rajasthan cases (Lead)


October 11th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed first information reports (FIR) on the communal clashes in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district and the case related to ... Read more...

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Hyderabad under high security for Ganesh immersion


September 10th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 10 (IANS) A thick security blanket has been thrown over Hyderabad for the Ganesh idols immersion processions Sunday, officials said.Nearly 30,000 security personnel, including paramilitary forces, have been ... Read more...

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Extra security for Ganesh procession in Hyderabad


September 7th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Additional security arrangements will be made for the Ganesh immersion processions Sunday in the wake of Wednesday's bomb blast in Delhi, police said.Hyderabad Police Commissioner A.K. ... Read more...

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High alert in Andhra Pradesh after Delhi blast


September 7th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Police were put on high alert in Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam, Tirupati and other major towns of Andhra Pradesh Wednesday after a bomb blast near the Delhi High ... Read more...

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Telangana stir: Andhra withdraws cases against students


December 13th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Buckling under opposition pressure, the Andhra Pradesh government Monday said it was withdrawing around a third of criminal cases against students and others who took part in ... Read more...

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