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Amnesty demands end to police force against Kudankulam protesters


September 14th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Amnesty Friday demanded an end to the use of police force against "peaceful protesters" agitating against a nuclear power plant at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu.Terming ... Read more...

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One held for killing woman in front of her son


September 12th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) A 30-year-old man was arrested Wednesday for killing a woman in front of her son here Tuesday morning. The killing was allegedly to take revenge ... Read more...

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Rajasthan colleges told to set up anti-ragging panels


September 11th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 11 (IANS) Rajasthan government has directed all government colleges in the state to form anti-ragging committees to curb harassment of junior students, officials said Tuesday.A committee at ... Read more...

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IAC demands cartoonist Aseem Trivedi’s release


September 10th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Condemning the arrest of cartoonist Aseem Trivedi in Mumbai, India Against Corruption (IAC) Monday demanded that he be "unconditionally released" and "baseless charge of sedition" ... Read more...

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IAC demands cartoonist Trivedi’s release


September 10th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Condemning the arrest of political cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, India Against Corruption (IAC) Monday demanded that he be "unconditionally released" and the "baseless charge of sedition ... Read more...

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Woman stalks hospital chief over hubby’s death, jailed


September 6th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) An elderly widow in Britain has been jailed for stalking a hospital chief executive for six months over her husband's death.Margaret Harvey, 74, blamed National Health ... Read more...

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Bengal women’s panel seeks report on newly-wed couple


September 6th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) The West Bengal Commission for Women Wednesday sought a police report on the arrest of a man and harassment of his newly-wed wife following complaints ... Read more...

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Two arrested for beating doctor protesting girl’s harassment


September 5th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sept 4 (IANS) Two youth were arrested after they allegedly badly beat up an elderly homeopath doctor, leading to his death, after he objected to them passing vulgar comments ... Read more...

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SP doesn’t favour FDI in retail: Akhilesh


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday said that the Samajwadi Party government did not favour FDI in retail as this would harm the interests of ... Read more...

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Ready to face arrest for protesting against corruption: Kejriwal (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Voicing his protest against harassment of India Against Corruption (IAC) activists, Arvind Kejriwal Monday said they were ready to face punishment if the government ... Read more...

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Kejriwal to court arrest


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal said Monday that he and five other India Against Corruption (IAC) members would court arrest to voice their protest against ... Read more...

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Pass Lokpal, whistle blowers bills in monsoon session: Aruna Roy


August 24th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) National Advisory Council (NAC) member Aruna Roy Friday demanded passage of the Lokpal bill, the grievance redressal bill and the whistle blowers' protection bill ... Read more...

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Suicide notes written on day of Geetika’s death: Police


August 24th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The two suicide notes recovered from the house of former flight attendant Geetika Sharma here were written on the day she hung herself earlier ... Read more...

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Kanda may also face destruction of proof case


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) A fresh case of destruction of evidence will be slapped on Gopal Goyal Kanda, Haryana's former minister arrested for abetment to suicide of his ... Read more...

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Delhi woman hangs herself over harassment, husband arrested


August 15th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Anguished over alleged harassment, a 32-year-old woman committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan in her residence here, police said Wednesday. Her husband ... Read more...

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Sexual assault to stealing, little boy goes on crime-spree


August 13th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy in Britain has admitted to having committed over 20 crimes, ranging from sexual assaults to stealing a model car, in just two months.His ... Read more...

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GNLA chief seek’s lawyer presence during interrogation


August 7th, 2012 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 7 (IANS) Detained Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma has sought the presence of his legal counsel during interrogation, his lawyer said."He (Champion) has written ... Read more...

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Wives of Andhra cops call off protest


August 6th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 6 (IANS) The wives of the constables of the Andhra Pradesh Special Police (APSP) Monday called off their protest after the police chief agreed to accept their demands ... Read more...

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Baldwin’s stalker accused of 20 new counts


July 29th, 2012 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 29 (IANS) Alec Baldwin's lady stalker has been hit with 20 new counts of harassment.The stalker, Canadian actress Genevieve Sabourin, was arrested in April after allegedly turning ... Read more...

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Trinamool MLA clarifies ’short skirt’ remark, Mamata refuses comment (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday refused to comment on a statement made by actor and Trinamool Congress legislator Chiranjeet that short dresses worn ... Read more...

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Short skirts cause women harassment: Trinamool lawmaker


July 28th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) Bengali actor and Trinamool Congress legislator Chiranjeet aka Dipak Chakraborty Saturday contended that short dresses worn by women were one of the main reasons behind the ... Read more...

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Cops do not understand harassed women’s woes: Delhi minister


July 21st, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Most women in the capital do not report incidents of harassment as "police behave irresponsibly" and do not understand their problem, said Delhi Health and ... Read more...

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Harassed Maharashtra girl sets herself afire


July 14th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Osmanabad (Maharashtra), July 14 (IANS) In yet another shocking incident, similar to the Guwahati molestation case, a teenager in Maharashtra Saturday died of her burns after she set herself afire, ... Read more...

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Pinki’s treatment unjustified: NCW


July 12th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) has said that athlete Pinki Pramanik was treated in an "unjustified manner" and it will send a team to ... Read more...

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Pinki: I was treated like animal, blackmailed


July 11th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist Pinki Pramanik, released from jail Wednesday, alleged that she was treated like an animal during gender tests and blackmailed for money by ... Read more...

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Pinki alleges harassment in police custody (Second Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist athlete Pinki Pramanik, who was accused of being a male and committing rape, was Wednesday released after 26 days in a West ... Read more...

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Bieber files complaint against paparazzo


July 9th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 9 (IANS) Teen sensation Justin Bieber has filed a harassment complaint against a photographer due to whom he had to speed up his Fisker Karma sports car ... Read more...

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22 journalists killed in four years in Balochistan


July 9th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) As many as 22 journalists have been killed in Pakistan's Balochistan province in the last four years, a media report said Monday.Participants at a workshop on ... Read more...

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Bikaner residents block roads to protest murder


June 30th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 30 (IANS) Tension prevailed in Rajasthan's Bikaner town as residents blocked roads, including National Highway 11, to demand the arrest of four men who stabbed to death a ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka Navy harassing Indian fishermen: Jayalalithaa


June 28th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 28 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take up with Colombo the alleged harassment of Indian fishermen by the ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies harassing US diplomats


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) The foreign ministry Friday rejected a US State Department claim that American diplomats in Pakistan were "increasingly being harassed".Xinhua quoted an internal State Department report as ... Read more...

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Man beaten for exposing himself in Shanghai metro


June 20th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 20 (IANS) A man was beaten by fellow male passengers inside a metro train in Chinese metropolis Shanghai after he allegedly exposed himself and sexually harassed a young ... Read more...

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Woman commits suicide, six held in dowry case


June 14th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A 21-year-old newly-wed woman committed suicide by jumping off the third floor of her house here due to harassment for dowry, police said Thursday. Her ... Read more...

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Harassed for dowry, woman kills self, son in Rajasthan


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 3 (IANS) A woman threw herself and her five-year-old son before a moving train in Rajasthan's Sikar district Sunday, police said.The incident occurred at around 8 a.m. on ... Read more...

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Calling someone ‘fat’ could become a hate crime in UK


May 30th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The leading charity Central YMCA is supporting the plans of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Body Image, which could soon make the use of words like ... Read more...

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