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Posco land takeover to resume Saturday, protest intensifies (Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 17 (IANS) The protest against Posco steel plant in Orissa intensified Friday as authorities set to resume land acquisition for its $12 billion project from Saturday. ... Read more...

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Meeting Gandhi, Madam Sheila and Mubarak in Dakar (World Social Forum Diary) (With images)


February 11th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Dakar, Feb 11 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi's shadow looms large over the 11th edition of the World Social Forum (WSF), the annual meeting of anti-globalisation activists, in this balmy coastal ... Read more...

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Rally in Chhattisgarh supports Binayak Sen


January 31st, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 30 (IANS) Dozens of members of the People's Union of Civil Liberties (PUCL) and activists of Left parties marched here Sunday to support rights activist Binayak Sen, convicted on ... Read more...

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Hindu group calls for shutdown in west Nepal


June 22nd, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 22 (IANS) Western Nepal remained paralysed Tuesday as a little-known Hindu organisation enforced a shutdown demanding the restoration of Hinduism as the state religion, the second such disruptive ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Land distribution in Bihar highly polarized: Report


February 5th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 5 (IANS) Nearly five decades after the abolition of the zamindari system, land distribution in Bihar remains highly polarized compared to any other state, according to a report, "The total area ... Read more...

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Another journalist gunned down in Nepal


February 19th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 19 (IANS) A month after the brutal murder of a woman radio journalist in Nepal's violent Terai plains, another journalist has been attacked in the southern lowlands in broad daylight ... Read more...

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One held for Nepal woman journalist’s murder


January 18th, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 18 (IANS) A week after the brutal murder of a woman broadcaster in Nepal's violence-hit Terai plains, the Maoist government Sunday said the mastermind behind the killing has been arrested.Mebilal ... Read more...

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Activists protest Binayak Sen’s imprisonment


May 14th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by admin
Raipur, May 14 (IANS) Dozens of human rights activists took out a rally here Wednesday to demand the release of physician Binayak Sen, who has been imprisoned by the Chhattisgarh government for ... Read more...

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Activists launch fresh campaign for Binayak Sen


May 13th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by admin
Raipur, May 13 (IANS) After Nobel laureates appealed to the Indian government for release of physician Binayak Sen, rights activists have announced that they will hold a protest rally here Wednesday against ... Read more...

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Thousands of tribals bring tales of deprivation and miseries to national capital


November 14th, 2007 - 2:59 am ICT by admin
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