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BJP protest coal block allocations in Srinagar


September 8th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 8 (IANS) Taking their protest to the streets over coal block allocations, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists Saturday burned effigies of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government ... Read more...

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BJP to launch nationwide protest over coal blocks


August 29th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Sticking to its demand for cancelling allocation of 142 coal blocks and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation, the BJP Wednesday said it will launch ... Read more...

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Assam bandh turns violent, one killed


August 28th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 28 (IANS) Tension gripped many parts of Assam, including the troubled Bodoland Territorial Areas Districts (BTAD), following fresh incidents of violence Tuesday in which at least one person ... Read more...

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No ministry, so Karnataka BJP legislator quits


July 17th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday suffered a jolt as legislator Halady Srinivas Shetty quit the assembly after he was not made a minister."My ... Read more...

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Odisha minister’s effigies burnt over exam results leak (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 28 (IANS) The effigies of Odisha School and Mass Education Minister Pratap Jena were burnt by students and activists Thursday, protesting the leak of state board Class ... Read more...

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Odisha gangrape victim’s death triggers protests


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 22 (IANS) The death of a gangrape victim after more than six months of treatment at a hospital has triggered widespread protests in Odisha with political and ... Read more...

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Shutdown disrupts life across UP, train services disrupted


May 31st, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown call against the petrol price hike, supported by the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP), disrupted life in all cities and towns of Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Petrol price hike fuels protests, opposition ire (Roundup)


May 24th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Street protests rocked parts of India against a sharp hike in petrol prices that the opposition denounced as an assault on the common man.Both ... Read more...

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Jharkhand assembly speaker sentenced to one-month jail


May 16th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 16 (IANS) A Ranchi court Wednesday sentenced Jharkhand assembly speaker C.P. Singh to one-month jail in a seven-year-old case related to a protest against the central government's ... Read more...

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Nitish shown black flags by parateachers


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 23 (IANS) Protesting against non-payment of their salaries for nearly 11 months, hundreds of parateachers showed black flags to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday and shouted slogans ... Read more...

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Shehla murder: Congress demands arrest of BJP legislator


April 12th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 12 (IANS) Hundreds of Congressmen cadres Thursday demanded the arrest of Bhartiya Janata Party legislator Dhruv Narayan Singh, after Zahida Parvez, the prime accused in RTI activist Shehla ... Read more...

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Assam pressure group protests against education board


April 7th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 7 (IANS) A leading pressure group of Assam Saturday locked the main gate of the Secondary Education Board of Assam (SEBA) headquarters at Bamunimaidam area here to protest ... Read more...

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Curfew continues in Gurdaspur, Badal orders probe


March 30th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 30 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the violence in Gurdaspur, where curfew continued after a youth was killed in police ... Read more...

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One killed in clash over Rajoana, curfew in Gurdaspur (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Gurdaspur (Punjab), March 29 (IANS) Curfew was imposed here Thursday after one person was killed and another received bullet injuries when police fired to break up a clash between two ... Read more...

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Shops shut as Congress, Team Anna protest cop’s murder


March 13th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 13 (IANS) Shops in this Madhya Pradesh capital and several cities were closed as the opposition Congress called for a shutdown to protest the killing of Indian ... Read more...

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Four killed in Afghanistan Quran burning protests (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 22 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 19 injured Wednesday after thousands of Afghanis for the second day staged angry demonstrations in Kabul and Jalalabad ... Read more...

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Mexican carnival goers burn clown’s effigy over jokes


February 20th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Mazatlan (Mexico), Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) An effigy of a clown was burned at a carnival over the offensive jokes told by the performer about the June 2009 day-care center fire ... Read more...

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Protests mark Valentine’s Day in Andhra Pradesh


February 14th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 14 (IANS) Protests by Hindu groups and a campaign to educate the youth by some Muslim organisations marked Valentine's Day in Andhra Pradesh Tuesday, as many joined ... Read more...

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Bhopal tragedy survivors burn Chidambaram’s effigy


January 14th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 14 (IANS) The survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy Saturday burnt an effigy of Home Minister P. Chidambaram to protest the decision of a ministerial panel not ... Read more...

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Ready to torch Walmart and go to jail: Uma Bharti


November 25th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 25 (IANS) Slamming the cabinet approval for 51 percent FDI in multi-brand retail, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti Friday said she would herself torch the ... Read more...

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PDP wants army special powers revoked in entire state


November 21st, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 21 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) Monday said the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) should be revoked from the entire state ... Read more...

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Stormy winter session of Madhya Pradesh assembly expected


November 20th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 20 (IANS) The winter session of Madhya Pradesh assembly beginning Monday is expected to be stormy with the Congress bringing in a no-confidence motion against the Shivraj ... Read more...

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Ravana burning leads to girl’s death


October 7th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) A seven-year-old girl died of critical injuries after a burning log from a Ravana effigy in flames fell on her at Ramlila Maidan here, police ... Read more...

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185-foot Ravana goes up in smoke in Haryana village


October 6th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 6 (IANS) Brara village in Haryana's Ambala district is in the Limca Book of Records for having erected the tallest effigy of demon-king Ravana at 175 feet in ... Read more...

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A town that never burns Ravana effigy


October 6th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Baijnath (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 6 (IANS) Unlike in many other parts of India, this ancient pilgrim town in Kangra district does not burn the effigy of demon king Ravana on ... Read more...

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Here Ravana worshipped on Dussehra!


October 5th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 5 (IANS) They don't regard Ravana as a negative figure. On the contrary, some people in four Madhya Pradesh districts worship Hindu god Rama's arch rival on Dussehra ... Read more...

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Protest against power tariff hike Oct 2


October 1st, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Several residents welfare associations (RWAs) in the city will protest on Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary Oct 2 against the recent hike in power tariff. "Around ... Read more...

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Wear the Anna cap to fight corruption, says Bedi


August 27th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Team Hazare member Kiran Bedi has a novel idea to uproot corruption from Indian society - wear the 'I am Anna' cap when someone ... Read more...

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YSR Congress protests CBI searches on Jagan (Lead)


August 18th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Terming as "political vendetta" the searches by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) at the homes and other properties of its chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, YSR ... Read more...

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Hazare’s detention dangerous for democracy: Munda


August 16th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 16 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda has termed the detention of Anna Hazare as dangerous for democracy and a threat to the democratic system of the ... Read more...

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Telangana activists pay last respects to Yadi Reddy


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) Hundreds of Telangana activists Friday bid a tearful adieu to M. Yadi Reddy, who committed suicide in New Delhi two days ago for a ... Read more...

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Quit or face action, Telangana activists tell MLAs


July 5th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) Groups pressing for a separate state of Telangana have stepped up pressure on MPs, ministers and legislators from the region who have not yet resigned.Activists ... Read more...

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BJP activists protest remarks against Gadkari


June 17th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 17 (IANS) Dozens of activists of Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday took to the streets here to protest the remarks of a Congress leader against ... Read more...

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Congress MP ejected from Modi’s function


May 21st, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 20 (IANS) Prabha Taviad, the Congress member of parliament from Dahod, was forcibly evicted from the dias during a government programme in the presence of Gujarat Chief ... Read more...

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Youth Congress workers protest against Tamil Nadu Congress chief in Chennai


April 16th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr 16(ANI): Youth Congress workers in Chennai burnt the effigy of state Tamil Nadu Congress President K.V. Thangabalu on Saturday while demanding his removal from the post.The youth workers had ... Read more...

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