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UP panel to deal with village land encroachment


September 12th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) Alarmed by widespread encroachment of pastures, reservoirs, ponds and graveyards that are owned by village councils, Uttar Pradesh has constituted a committee the principal secretary of ... Read more...

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65,000 Bihar police personnel begin protest


September 10th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) Sixty-five thousand police personnel, mainly constables and havildars in Bihar Monday began the first of their five-phased protest against the government's alleged apathy to grant them ... Read more...

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12 injured in Assam blast (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sept 6 (IANS) Twelve people, including three security personnel, were injured in a blast triggered by suspected militants in Assam's Tinsukia district Thursday evening, police said.Inspector General of Police ... Read more...

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Five injured in Assam blast


September 6th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sept 6 (IANS) Five people, including two security personnel, were injured in a blast triggered by suspected militants in Assam's Tinsukia district Thursday evening, police said.Inspector General of Police ... Read more...

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CBI probe demanded into Bihar girl’s suicide


September 6th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 6 (IANS) The family of Kanchanbala Jha, a college student, who committed suicide in Bihar's Sitamarhi district following continuous sexual harassment and subsequent "police inaction", Thursday demanded a ... Read more...

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Police probing escape of Bangladeshi undertrials


August 29th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) The police have launched a probe into the escape of two Bangladeshi undertrials booked for several offences, including dacoity, from Presidency Central Correctional Home here, an ... Read more...

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Andhra Maoists sneak into Chhattisgarh?


August 29th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 29 (IANS) A large number of technical and explosive experts among the Maoists in Andhra Pradesh have entered Chhattisgarh with a view to attacking security forces, police sources ... Read more...

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Fresh violence rocks Chirang, five killed


August 25th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 25 (IANS) Five people were found killed in communal violence-hit Chirang district in Assam's Bodo areas, police said. The victims were yet to be identified.Police said that the ... Read more...

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Four militants held in Tripura


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 23 (IANS) Four militants from the Isak-Muivah faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM) have been arrested in Tripura, police said Thursday.The guerrillas were held Wednesday ... 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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Rajasthan Police sub-inspector arrested for bribery


August 20th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 20 (IANS) A sub-inspector of Rajasthan Police posted in the state's Ganganagar district was arrested Monday after he was caught accepting a bribe of Rs.33,000 from a transport ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxed in Assam, 100 people detained


August 17th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 17 (IANS) Curfew was Friday partially lifted in Assam's Rangiya sub-division of Kamrup (Rural) district and 100 people have been picked up for violence, police said. There were ... Read more...

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Curfew on in riot-hit Bareilly, 200 arrested


August 13th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS) Curfew continued for a second consecutive day in Bareilly city in Uttar Pradesh Monday even as police said the situation following communal violence was under control.The ... Read more...

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Assam businessman killed, another abducted in Meghalaya


August 8th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 7 (IANS) Rebels of the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) Tuesday gunned down a businessman from Assam and abducted another at gunpoint in Meghalaya's North Garo Hills ... Read more...

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Two CRPF troopers killed in Chhattisgarh blast (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 7 (IANS) Two CRPF troopers were killed after Maoist guerrillas blew up their vehicle in Chhattisgarh Tuesday, police said.The IED blast occurred near Basaguda in Bijapur district, around ... 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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Alert sounded in Uttar Pradesh


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 1 (IANS) An alert was sounded across Uttar Pradesh following four low-intensity explosions in Pune in Mahararashtra Wednesday, police said, as they stepped up security in major ... Read more...

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CRPF denies any involvement, statement on Kashmir youth’s death


August 1st, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 31 (IANS) Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officials here Tuesday labelled as "uncalled for and mischievous" a media report quoting one of its officers on the death of ... Read more...

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Two Rajasthan cops surrender in Dara Singh killing


July 30th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 30 (IANS) Two policemen surrendered before a court in Rajasthan Monday in the alleged staged shootout killing of criminal Dara Singh in 2006, a lawyer said.Inspector Rajesh Choudhary ... Read more...

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Government doctor caught taking bribe in Rajasthan


July 30th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 30 (IANS) A senior gynaecologist at a government-run hospital in Rajasthan's Bhilwara district was Monday caught taking a bribe of Rs.800 from family members of a patient and ... Read more...

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Maoists’ shutdown call hits life in Chhattisgarh


July 30th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 30 (IANS) Roads looked deserted and shops remained closed in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region Monday, the third day of the Maoists' 'martyrdom week', police said. Two rebel supporters were ... Read more...

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Eight arrested for moral policing in Karnataka


July 29th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 29 (IANS) Eight activists of the Hindu Jagarana Vedike were arrested in Karnataka for allegedly beating up five girls and eight boys at a weekend party on Mangalore's ... Read more...

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Prime accused in Mayawati statue vandalism held (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) The prime accused in the vandalisation of Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati's statue in Lucknow was arrested in Gurgaon Friday night, police said.Amit Jani, president ... Read more...

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Suspended jailer kills wife, self in Lucknow (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) A suspended jailer shot dead his wife and then killed himself here Friday, said police.R.K. Kesarwani was under suspension after riots broke out in the prison ... Read more...

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Assam violence: Army stages flag march, Chirang district tense (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 25 (IANS) The army Wednesday staged a flag march in Assam's Bodoland Territorial Areas District (BTAD) as there was no let-up in tension with three more bodies recovered ... Read more...

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4,000 troopers rushed to violence-hit Assam, PM speaks to Gogoi (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The central government Tuesday said nearly 4,000 paramilitary troopers have been rushed to two violence-hit Assam districts where communal clashes have left 25 people ... Read more...

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CRPF personnel pedal away in Kashmir


July 24th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 24 (IANS) Ninety CRPF personnel Tuesday began a 120-km cycle 'yatra' from here, a dramatic development in a state where security forces would not dare to ride bicycles ... Read more...

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Assam Rifles creates new posts


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 22 (IANS) Assam Rifles said Sunday that it had created two new posts of inspector general to improve anti-insurgency operations in India's northeast.The posts will improve coordination among ... Read more...

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One injured as Garo rebels fire in Meghalaya town market


July 21st, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 21 (IANS) One person was critically wounded as rebels of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) opened fire in a market in the district headquarters of Meghalaya's East ... Read more...

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Cop, engineers, accountant caught taking bribes


July 21st, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 21 (IANS) A police inspector, two engineers and an accountant were arrested Saturday for taking bribes in two separate incidents in Rajasthan, police said.The officials were caught ... Read more...

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Garo rebels kill three in Meghalaya


July 20th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 20 (IANS) Three people, including a school teacher, were killed by rebels of the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) in two separate incidents in Meghalaya's East Garo ... Read more...

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GNLA guns down school teacher in Meghalaya


July 20th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 20 (IANS) The Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) has gunned down a school teacher, accused by the rebels of being a police spy, in Meghalaya's East Garo Hills ... Read more...

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Rajasthan IPS official’s bail rejected


July 16th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 16 (IANS) A court here Monday rejected the bail application of suspended senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer A. Ponnuchami who was arrested for his alleged involvement in ... Read more...

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After diktat against women, Baghpat villagers thrash cops


July 13th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) Furious that two of their panchayat members had been arrested, villagers in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat region Friday beat up two policemen investigating the panchayat's 'Taliban' ... Read more...

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