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NHRC issues notice to Jharkhand government


September 13th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday issued notice to the Jharkhand government on police action on a protest against acquisition of agricultural land in ... Read more...

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Police crack down on Kudankulam protest, enter Idinthakarai village (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu police Monday resorted to a cane charge to disburse thousands of villagers, including women and children, staging protests on the beach at Kudankulam, behind ... Read more...

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Police crack down on protestors at Kudankulam


September 10th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu police Monday resorted to a cane charge to disburse thousands of villagers, including women and children, staging protests on the beach at Kudankulam, behind ... Read more...

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33 held for violence during Congress rally (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) At least 33 people have been arrested in connection with the violence during a Congress rally in Odisha's capital Bhubaneswar, police said Friday."We have arrested 33 ... Read more...

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Congress calls for shutdown in Odisha


September 7th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) Odisha's opposition Congress has called for a statewide shutdown Sep 10 to protest "police excesses" on its workers during a party rally here, a senior ... Read more...

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Several hurt as Odisha Congress protest turns violent (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) At least a hundred people, including protestors and several policemen, were injured when a Congress rally against the Naveen Patnaik-led government turned violent in the Odisha ... Read more...

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Several hurt as Odisha Congress protest turns violent


September 6th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) More than two dozen people, including protestors and several policemen, were injured when a Congress rally against the Naveen Patnaik-led government turned violent in the Odisha ... Read more...

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Over 20 injured in Bengal clash over INTUC leader’s killing


August 15th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) Over 20 people, including 16 policemen, were injured in West Bengal's Hooghly district after supporters of a murdered Congress leader clashed with the police, officials said ... Read more...

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One killed in Bareilly violence (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) At least one person was killed and several injured late Sunday when communal violence broke out in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district, police said Monday. Curfew has ... Read more...

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Bareilly violence kills one, curfew on


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) At least one person was killed and several injured when communal violence broke out in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district late Sunday, police said Monday.Trouble erupted when ... Read more...

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Tension at mosque site, few arrested for stoning police


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A number of people have been arrested following the late Saturday night clash at an excavated site near the Jama Masjid when a mob pelted ... Read more...

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Riots in Pakistan over power cuts


June 18th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Riots broke out in Pakistan Sunday over long hours of power cuts.Police fired tear gas shells and baton charged to disperse protesters in several cities of ... Read more...

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Four killed, 41 wounded in Nigeria church bombing


June 10th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, June 10 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 41 injured Sunday in a suicide bomb blast that ripped through a church in Nigeria, police said.Emmanuel Ayeni, police ... Read more...

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Students clash with police in Allahabad, torch vehicles


April 27th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Allahabad, April 26 (IANS) Protesting the order to vacate hostels, students of the Allahabad University Thursday fought pitched battles with police as they torched a police vehicle and two state ... Read more...

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Tension spilling over to Jammu


March 16th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 16 (IANS) Tension prevailed in the Jammu region Friday following clashes between protestors and police a day earlier in the border town of Rajouri, which has seen communal ... Read more...

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Lawyers assault media persons, students in Bangalore (Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 2 (IANS) A group of lawyers here Friday attacked media persons, stoned their vehicles, police and college students in an ugly display of anger over media coverage of ... Read more...

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12 injured in Pakistan varsity clash


February 27th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) At least 12 students were injured when two rival groups clashed at a university in the Pakistani port city of Karachi Monday, the Geo News reported.The ... Read more...

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BJP demands criminal case against Chidambaram


February 24th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday demanded a criminal case be filed against Home Minister P. Chidambaram for his alleged role in Delhi Police's midnight ... Read more...

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Students go on rampage in Aligarh


December 7th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Dec 7 (IANS) Students pelted stones, torched vehicles and went about smashing windscreens of buses here Wednesday after a student of a intermediate college was crushed to death by ... Read more...

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Bengal minister denies Mamata stormed cop station, CPI-M slams her (Lead)


November 9th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 9 (IANS) As the opposition slammed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for allegedly storming a police station to free two arrested Trinamool Congress activists, the West Bengal government ... Read more...

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Three dead as police fire on mob in Tamil Nadu


September 11th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) Three people died when the police opened fire on a mob of angry Dalits indulging in arson and stone pelting in Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram district ... Read more...

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50 injured in Bangladesh clashes


August 29th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 29 (IANS) At least 50 people, including 15 policemen, were injured Monday when workers of a textile mill protesting a road accident clashed with police in a Bangladesh ... Read more...

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Police use Gandhian methods to tackle Hazare supporters


August 17th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) It was not just Gandhian Anna Hazare urging his supporters to use non-violent methods of protest, Delhi Police were also resorting to 'Gandhian' ways to ... Read more...

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Chidambaram cornered, should resign: BJP


August 10th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Blaming Home Minister P. Chidambaram for the crackdown on its workers here Tuesday, the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said he had been ... Read more...

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BJP workers, police clash at Jantar Mantar (Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS)) Members of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) youth wing, demonstrating at Jantar Mantar to press for Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's resignation over the ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi’s padyatra a political drama: BJP (Lead)


July 5th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Terming Rahul Gandhi's padyatra in Bhatta-Parsaul a "political drama", the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday asked why the Congress party's "compassion" was ... Read more...

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Why double standards in compassion: BJP attacks Rahul Gandhi


July 5th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Hitting out at Rahul Gandhi's yatra in Bhatta-Parsaul, the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday asked why the Congress party's "compassion" was only ... Read more...

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UPA intolerant of dissent: Murli Manohar Joshi


June 26th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 26 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi Sunday said the Congress-led central government had "scant respect for democratic values" and was "brutally" crushing dissent."Dissent ... Read more...

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Police blame Ramdev for Ramlila Ground troubles, injuries (Third Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Delhi Police Friday implicitly blamed yoga guru Baba Ramdev for the crackdown on him and his supporters at the Ramlila Ground here two weeks ... Read more...

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Ramdev was asked to leave, started protesting: Delhi Police (Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Claiming there was a security threat to Baba Ramdev, the Delhi Police Friday told the Supreme Court that the yoga guru was evicted from the ... Read more...

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Police cite threat to Ramdev to justify crackdown


June 17th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Delhi Police chief Friday told the Supreme Court that Baba Ramdev and his associates were evicted from the Ramlila ground as intelligence inputs revealed ... Read more...

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Rights panel meets Delhi Police on Ramdev crackdown


June 8th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday held an interactive session with a group of Delhi Police officers to discuss the post-midnight crackdown on Baba ... Read more...

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I’m an Indian: Ramdev aide Balkrishna


June 7th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar, June 7 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev's close aide Acharya Balkrishna Tuesday rubbished the Congress' claims that he was a Nepali citizen and had forged an Indian passport, terming ... Read more...

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CCTV footage of Ramdev crackdown seized for probe: Police


June 7th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Delhi Police Tuesday said they seized recordings of surveillance cameras installed at yoga guru Baba Ramdev's anti-corruption fast venue at Ramlila ground here last week ... Read more...

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Sequence of events leading to Ramdev’s detention (Lead)


June 5th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The Ramlila Ground here Saturday witnessed high drama ranging from yoga guru Baba Ramdev's diatribe against the government to a police crackdown to end his ... Read more...

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