extremist violence

US critical on religious freedom in Russia


July 31st, 2012 - 8:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A US State Department report on religious freedom in the world says problems have remained in Russia because authorities "often failed to distinguish between peaceful ... Read more...

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John Abraham in an LTTE Film ‘Jaffna’


February 28th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Just when one thought John Abraham has left behind his experimental phase of "No Smoking" and "Kabul Express", the actor has agreed to work in ... Read more...

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Order banning SPOs only for Chhatisgarh, says apex court


November 18th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said its earlier order directing the central and state governments to "cease and desist" from recruiting and deploying the Special Police ... Read more...

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Pakistani schools portray Hindus, minorities negatively: US study


November 10th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) Pakistan's public schools and madrassas negatively portray the country's religious minorities and reinforce biases which fuel acts of discrimination, and possibly violence, against these communities, according ... Read more...

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PM condemns ’senseless’ Oslo violence


July 25th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Asking the world to unite against "all forms of extremism", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday wrote to his Norwegian counterpart Jens Stoltenberg saying that ... Read more...

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Osama killing will not end terrorism: CPI-M


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday said the killing of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Pakistan was unlikely to end terrorism."The ... Read more...

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Left-wing violence in Orissa declining: Patnaik


February 4th, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 3 (IANS) The left-wing extremist violence in Orissa declined in 2010 compared to the previous year, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said Thursday. Addressing the 55th senior police officers' conference at ... Read more...

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Suspected Maoists kill CPI-M supporter in Bengal


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 2 (IANS) The body of a Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) supporter killed by suspected Maoists was found near Sapdhara village in West Bengal's Jhargram police district Wednesday, an official ... Read more...

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Manipur Govt. provides monetary assistance to orphaned children


December 25th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Dec 25 (ANI): Manipur Government has initiated a scheme of extending monetary assistance to those children, who are orphaned due to militancy in the region.In order to expedite financial assistance to ... Read more...

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Deal firmly with terrorists, says CPI-M


December 8th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday asked the government to deal firmly with terrorists, a day after a terrorist bomb blast killed a two-year-old girl in ... Read more...

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US expects Pakistan to bring Mumbai attackers to justice


October 20th, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) The United States has said it fully expects Pakistan to carry out its pledges of cooperation in bringing the perpetrators of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks to justice."Well, ... Read more...

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Muzamil Ebrahim’s Plea For Peace: Kashmiri Family Uprooted, Wants To Help In Restoring Peace


August 22nd, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Kashmiri supermodel-turned-actor Muzamil Ebrahim who fled from the extremist violence of the Valley in 2004 would very much like to return home to help youngsters understand ... Read more...

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Muzamil Ibrahim wants to help restore peace in Kashmir


August 21st, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Kashmiri supermodel-turned-actor Muzamil Ibrahim, who fled from the valley due to the extremist violence in 2004, would very much like to return home to ... Read more...

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Sonia seeks innovation in mineral, forest management


August 19th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Dealing with the "Naxalite challenge" would call for "fundamental innovations" in how mineral resources were utilised and forests managed, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said here Thursday. Addressing ... Read more...

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The U.S. transfers $288 million to Pakistan, reaffirming commitment to reimburse Pakistan for costs incurred during the War on Terror


May 27th, 2010 - 12:57 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. transferred $288 million to the Government of Pakistan on Wednesday, reaffirming the U.S.’s commitment to reimburse Pakistan for some of the costs incurred while conducting ... Read more...

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Kayani takes centrestage at US-Pakistan strategic dialogue


March 23rd, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 23 (IANS) Ahead of the US-Pakistan strategic dialogue set to begin here Wednesday, the US has focused on building a stronger security relationship with Islamabad giving primacy ... Read more...

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‘Concerned’ India wants US to stay in Afghanistan till peace, stability returns


December 6th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.6 (ANI): Expressing concern over President Obama's plan to start pulling American troops out of Afghanistan by mid-2011, top government sources here have said that America must not vacate ... Read more...

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India a key partner in AfPak stability: US envoy


December 2nd, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Hours after US President Barack Obama announced a troop surge in Afghanistan, US ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer Wednesday described India as "a key global ... Read more...

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India key partner on way forward in Afghanistan, Pakistan: Roemer


December 2nd, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.2 (ANI): Following President Barack Obama's December 1 announcement of the new U.S. strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan, the U.S. Ambassador to India, Timothy J. Roemer, said: "Our core ... Read more...

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60 injured, 130 held during extremist violence in Germany


September 13th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Sep 13 (DPA) At least 60 people were injured and 130 arrested during extremist rallies in the German city of Hamburg over the weekend, police said Sunday. Hundreds of rioters took to ... Read more...

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YSR wanted Greyhound experience to be replicated elsewhere


September 3rd, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy believed that the "Greyhound commando experience" in his state must be replicated in other areas to counter the ... Read more...

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Over 3000 civilians killed so far in extremist violence in Pak’s tribal areas: Report


July 1st, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, July 1 (ANI): More than 3000 people have been killed in extremist violence in Pakistan's tribal areas so far, a report released by the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) secretariat has ... Read more...

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No Maoist violence in third phase of Indian election


April 30th, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The third phase of Lok Sabha elections Thursday was largely free of extremist violence, unlike the previous phases, the Election Commission said here. "There were many polling booths ... Read more...

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Maoists mar first round of India’s balloting with violence (Roundup)


April 16th, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Millions voted across India Thursday in the first round of elections to pick a new parliament in the world's largest democracy, but the exercise was marred ... Read more...

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5 Sri Lankan fishermen caught off Andhra coast jailed


March 18th, 2009 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 18 (IANS) Five Sri Lankan fishermen caught by the Indian Coast Guard off the Andhra Pradesh coast were remanded to two weeks in judicial custody here Wednesday, the police said. According ... Read more...

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Death on poll duty would get maximum Rs 10 lakh as compensation: EC


March 17th, 2009 - 11:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 17 (ANI): The Election Commission has decided to grant a maximum compensation of Rs. 10,00,000 (a million rupees) to any poll officer in case of death on election ... Read more...

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Terrorism has awful support within Pak: Volker


March 15th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar. 15 (ANI): United States Ambassador to NATO Kurt Volker has said there is an awful lot of support for the insurgency in Pakistan, which enabled terrorists to launch attacks ... Read more...

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Army is fighting Brit jihadists in Afghanistan


February 25th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.25 (ANI): Interceptions of Taliban communications have shown that British jihadists some "speaking with West Midlands and Yorkshire accents" are active in Helmand and other parts of southern Afghanistan. According to ... Read more...

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Pak-Americans urge Obama to pursue a partnership of peace


January 28th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): A group of Pakistani-American have urged US President Barack Obama to pursue a partnership of peace with Pakistan that should begin with respect for statehood and sovereignty ... Read more...

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Queen to pay tribute to Mumbai terror victims in Christmas broadcast


December 24th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) Capping a sombre year, the British Queen is to express sympathy with victims of the global credit crunch and “extremist violence” in Mumbai in her Christmas Day message ... Read more...

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When Zardari looked Bush straight in the eye to sell his anti-terror resolve


December 16th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): US President George W Bush has vouched for Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardaris anti-terror credentials, after the latter looked him straight in the eye and told him ... Read more...

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Bush says drone attacks will continue on terror targets inside Pak


December 16th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): US President George W. Bush has indicated that drone attacks on suspected terrorist targets inside Pakistans tribal areas would continue, and added Washington will not consult other ... Read more...

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Vaiko released from custody


November 6th, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 6 (IANS) MDMK leaders Vaiko and M. Kannappan, detained for allegedly making seditious speeches late last month, were released from judicial custody by a court here Thursday."The charges against me ... Read more...

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Tamil movie directors granted conditional bail


October 29th, 2008 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ramanathapuram (Tamil Nadu), Oct 29 (IANS) Tamil film directors Seeman and Ameer, arrested for allegedly making seditious speeches in support of Sri Lankan Tamils, were granted conditional bail by a court here ... Read more...

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Vaiko held on sedition charge, Sri Lankan mission stoned (Roundup)


October 23rd, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Colombo, Oct 23 (IANS) MDMK leader Vaiko was Thursday arrested and jailed for 14 days on sedition charges for supporting the banned Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). In an unrelated incident, ... Read more...

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