ethnic violence

Ethnic violence may continue, centre warns Assam (Second Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The central government has warned the Assam government that the situation arising out of the ethnic strife between Bodos and Muslims "is far from ... Read more...

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IAF says pilot did not refuse to fly Rahul


September 12th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Rejecting reports that its pilot refused to fly Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi in Assam, the Indian Air Force Wednesday strongly defended the decision, ... Read more...

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Tension in Assam’s Udalguri after youth’s body found


September 6th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sept 6 (IANS) Tension gripped the Udalguri district in troubled Bodo areas of Assam Thursday after police recovered the body of a youth missing since last month.Police also had ... Read more...

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Online rumours on Assam riots terror handiwork: Shinde (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Thursday said the communal colour given to the recent ethnic violence in Assam was "unfortunate" and noted that the "motivated" online ... Read more...

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Online rumours on Assam riots terror handiwork: Shinde


September 6th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Thursday said the communal colour given to the recent ethnic violence in Assam was "unfortunate" and noted that the "motivated" online ... Read more...

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Spreading peace, brotherhood among Northeast friends - through music (With Images)


August 31st, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India has repeatedly proven how multi-ethnic groups can co-exist without killing each other and it must continue to do so, believes Nagaland-based singer-composer Alo Wanth, ... Read more...

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Assam violence a cause of worry: PM


August 31st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said the ethnic violence in Assam that has claimed over 80 lives is a "cause of ... Read more...

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Meghalaya says Karnataka, Maharashtra are normal now


August 29th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 29 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Wednesday urged students and workers from the state to return to their educational institutions and works places in Maharashtra and Karnataka, saying the ... Read more...

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Centre reviews situation in Assam


August 28th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The central government Monday reviewed the security situation in Assam and took stock of relief and rehabilitation measures for those affected by the clashes between ... Read more...

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Ulfa warns non-Assamese in Assam


August 26th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 26 (IANS) The ULFA Sunday warned of attacks on "Indians" in Assam if "atrocities" on Assamese people did not halt in other parts of the country.A statement signed ... Read more...

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Blame illegal immigrants for northeast tensions: Gadkari


August 24th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 24 (IANS) Illegal immigrants were to be blamed for triggering the mass exodus of northeastern people from southern states, BJP president Nitin Gadkari has said."The attacks on northeastern ... Read more...

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Meghalaya ministers to review situation in Karnataka, Maharashtra


August 24th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 24 (IANS) Three Meghalaya ministers Friday left for Karnataka and Maharashtra to review the situation in the states after thousands of people from the northeast left following threats ... Read more...

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Government raises cap on bulk SMSes from five to 20


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The government Thursday increased the cap on SMSes to 20 from five announced last week for 15 days with immediate effect.According to the Ministry ... Read more...

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Gogoi seeks media help to restore peace


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 23 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Thursday sought the media's help to restore peace in the state.The chief minister met editors of Assam newspapers and appealed to ... Read more...

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Assam legislator held for role in ethnic violence (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 23 (IANS) An Assam legislator was arrested Thursday for his role in the ethnic violence in the state, police said. Pradip Brahma belongs to the Bodoland Peoples' ... Read more...

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Assam legislator arrested for role in ethnic violence


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 23 (IANS) An Assam legislator was arrested Thursday for his role in the ethnic violence in the state, police said.Pradip Brahma is an MLA from the Bodoland Peoples' ... Read more...

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China calls for dialogue in solving Kosovo issue


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:56 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 22 (IANS) China has given a call to all concerned parties for solving the Kosovo issue through dialogue and to avoid any move which may deteriorate the ... Read more...

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Central team to visit Assam for rehabilitation efforts


August 20th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A central team of officials will pay a three-day visit to Assam from Tuesday to assist the state administration in the rehabilitation of over 2 ... Read more...

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Morphed images: India compiles proof on Pakistan origin (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Ahead of External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's visit to Islamabad next month, India Monday decided to step up consultations between its foreign and home ... Read more...

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Krishna to present proof on morphed images to Pakistan


August 20th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) India is readying evidence on the alleged Pakistan-origin of morphed pictures of Assam violence which sparked an exodus of northeastern citizens from other states ... Read more...

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Assam violence not Hindu-Muslim clash: Minister for Northeast (Interview)


August 20th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The ethnic violence in Assam which led to an exodus of thousands of northeastern people from other parts of India was not a Hindu-Muslim clash, ... Read more...

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Northeast exodus: Pakistan asks India to provide evidence


August 20th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Pakistan has assured India that it will "look into" its assertion that elements in Pakistan used social media to whip up panic that led ... Read more...

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Delhi celebrates Eid with feasting and fervour


August 20th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) It was a day of prayers, feasting and togetherness Monday as Muslims in the national capital celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the end of the holy month ... Read more...

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India raises social media misuse with Pakistan, situation normal in south (Roundup)


August 19th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India Sunday took up the issue of social media sites' misuse by Pakistan-based elements in whipping up communal sentiments in the country with Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Sonia seeks action in Assam violence, northeastern people’s mistreatment (Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Expressing her "deep pain" at the ethnic violence in Assam, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday condemned the subsequent mistreatment faced by people from northeast ... Read more...

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India raises social media sites’ misuse with Pakistan


August 19th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Sunday raised the issue of misuse of social media sites by Pakistan-based elements in whipping up communal sentiments with ... Read more...

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Sonia condemns Assam violence, mistreatment of northeast people


August 19th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday expressed her "deep pain" at the ethnic violence in Assam and condemned the subsequent mistreatment faced by people from ... Read more...

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As exodus continues, bulk SMSes banned; parliament unites in support (Roundup)


August 17th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) In an effort to stem the scaremongering that has led to thousands from the northeast fleeing southern states, the government Friday banned bulk SMSes ... Read more...

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Bulk SMS, MMS banned for 15 days


August 17th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The government Friday banned bulk SMS and MMS messages for 15 days in view of the exodus of people from the northeast from cities like ... Read more...

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Karnataka to probe rumours against northeast people


August 17th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, Aug 17 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Friday ordered an inquiry into the rumour-mongering about alleged security threats, that triggered exodus of people from northeastern states ... Read more...

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Assam ministers rush to Bangalore, Hyderabad


August 17th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 17 (IANS) As its people continued to arrive from states like Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, the Assam government Friday sent its ministers to Bangalore and Hyderabad to discuss ... Read more...

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PM assures protection to northeast people, MPs demand resolution


August 17th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The unity and integrity of India is being threatened by "some elements", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday while stressing that the government will ... Read more...

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Panic subsides in Karnataka, people flee Maharashtra (Intro-Roundup)


August 17th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) A mass flight triggered by rumours of imminent attacks on people from the northeast in Karnataka ebbed Thursday, but many from the region began fleeing ... Read more...

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PM asks states to maintain peace (Third Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday appealed to states to maintain peace at any cost as thousands of people from the northeast fled Karnataka, Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Northeast exodux: Meghalaya to send team to other states


August 16th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 16 (IANS) Expressing concern over "students' exodus" from southern states fearing attacks, the Meghalaya government Thursday decided to send a delegation to these states to unearth the truth.Many ... Read more...

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