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Water riot in UP village leaves one dead, several injured


September 11th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 11 (IANS) A spat over filling water from a community tap turned ugly and left one person dead and four others injured Tuesday when a man opened fire ... Read more...

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Three robbers lynched in UP village


September 6th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 6 (IANS) Three robbers were lynched by an angry mob of villagers late Wednesday in Sambha, 370 km from here, police said.The incident took place in the Hyatnagar ... Read more...

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Raj blames Bangladeshis for violence, wants Patil out (Roundup)


August 21st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) MNS chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday demanded the resignation of Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil at a mass rally called to denounce the Aug 11 violence ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi infiltrators behind Mumbai violence, says Raj Thackeray (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Holding Bangladeshi infiltrators responsible for the Aug 11 violence in Mumbai, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday warned that such incidents would not be ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi infiltrators behind Mumbai violence, says Raj Thackeray


August 21st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Holding infiltrating Bangladeshis responsible for the Aug 11 violence in Mumbai, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday warned that such incidents would not be ... Read more...

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Police they prevented ‘holocaust’ in Mumbai


August 12th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) A top police official branded Saturday's violence in Mumbai as "pre-planned" said there may have been an "holocaust" but for the extreme restraint his force exercised.Additional ... Read more...

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Rajasthan cops beaten up by villagers demanding power


August 6th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 6 (IANS) At least three policemen were injured Monday after a group of villagers, demanding a regular electricity supply, attacked them in Rajasthan's Bikaner district, police said.According to ... Read more...

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Student clashes: Court gives directions to Himachal varsity


June 21st, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 21 (IANS) Shocked by student groups' violence on campus, the Himachal Pradesh High Court Thursday ordered the state university here to ask the students to remove all their ... Read more...

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‘Vampire’ skeletons discovered in Bulgaria


June 6th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sozopol, June 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Archaeologists in Bulgaria have discovered two medieval skeletons from the Middle Ages, which were pierced through the chest with iron rods to allegedly prevent them from turning ... Read more...

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UP accident kills four


June 5th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 5 (IANS) Four people were killed Tuesday when two trucks caught fire after a head-on collision in Uttar Pradesh, police said.The accident took place near Paijania village on ... Read more...

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Violence during Ranvir Sena chief’s funeral (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 2 (IANS) Violence erupted as thousands Saturday joined the funeral procession of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', who was killed a day earlier at Ara in ... Read more...

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School principal beaten to death over land in Bihar


May 22nd, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 22 (IANS) The principal of a government-run school was beaten to death by some villagers Tuesday over a land dispute in Bihar's Samastipur district, police officials said.Pramod Kumar Jha, ... Read more...

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13 Mumbai college-goers kill friend


April 19th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Yet another gory murder shocked Mumbaikars when at least 13 teenagers clubbed to death a 17-year-old boy who had allegedly used expletives against the mother and ... Read more...

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Gunfire in Meerut jail as cops, inmates clash


April 18th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), April 18 (IANS) Rioting broke out at the district jail here Wednesday with prisoners pelting stones at policemen and jail staff and forces resorting to gunfire, injuring ... Read more...

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Kerala Police officer held for attack on journalist


April 16th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 16 (IANS) The CBI, probing the role of some Kerala Police officials in the 2011 murderous attack on a Kollam-based senior journalist, Monday arrested a deputy superintendent of ... Read more...

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Man killed - and run over by truck


April 9th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 9 (IANS) A musician who criticized truck drivers for gambling and teasing women near his home was first beaten and then crushed by a truck to show he ... Read more...

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Theft at Maharashtra temple, guard killed


March 24th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), March 24 (IANS) A security guard was killed as burglars made away with a 1.5 kg gold mask from a Lord Ganesh temple in Divegar village of Raigad ... Read more...

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Jail riot in UP after prisoner’s death


March 21st, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 21 (IANS) Two jail officials were critically injured in Uttar Pradesh's Mau district when prisoners, outraged over the death of a 22-year-old inmate following alleged medical negligence, attacked ... Read more...

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SP worker beats auto driver to death (Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, March 20 (IANS) A day after gunfire by a Samajwadi Party (SP) activist killed a young man, a scuffle involving another SP worker left an autorickshaw driver dead in ... Read more...

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Now, SP worker beats auto driver to death in Kanpur


March 20th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, March 20 (IANS) Trouble for the newly-formed government in Uttar Pradesh is showing no signs of abating. After gunfire in Aurayia by a Samajwadi Party (SP) worker killed a ... Read more...

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Man pierced by iron rods, saved by doctors


March 12th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 12 (IANS) A youth, pierced through the body by two iron rods, got a a new lease of life as doctors at the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences ... Read more...

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Man accused of killing CPI-M leader murdered


March 10th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 10 (IANS) Mantu Paswan, the main accused in the murder of a CPI-M leader, was beaten to death in Bihar Saturday after he attacked the brother and mother ... Read more...

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Eight arrested for thrashing Delhi hotel official (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Eight people, arrested for thrashing the chief security officer of a five-star hotel here, were known to him and the assault was the outcome of ... Read more...

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Eight arrested for thrashing Delhi hotel official


February 25th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Eight people have been arrested for attacking the chief security officer of a five-star hotel here, police said Saturday.The arrested men are accused of thrashing ... Read more...

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Killings of scribe, family terrible incident, says Congress


February 20th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Terming the weekend killings of a journalist and his entire family in Madhya Pradesh as a "terrible incident", the Congress Monday said the ... Read more...

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STF to probe murder of senior scribe, family


February 19th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 19 (IANS) The brutal murder of a journalist and his family will be investigated by the Special Task Force (STF), Madhya Pradesh police chief S.K. Raut said Sunday.Senior ... Read more...

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Four criminals lynched in Jharkhand


January 25th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 25 (IANS) Four of the five dacoits who looted a bank in Jharkhand's Palamau district were beaten to death by angry villagers Wednesday, police said.According to police, five ... Read more...

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NHRC notice to Gujarat on child torture reports


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday issued notice to the Gujarat government after media reports alleged that children were branded with iron rods, heated ... Read more...

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Farmer, two sons held for killing daughter


November 29th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Nov 28 (IANS) A farmer and his two sons were arrested in Ghaziabad for killing his daughter over a love affair they were opposed to, police said Monday.Imran and ... Read more...

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10 killed in Gurgaon road accident (Lead)


November 16th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Nov 16 (IANS) Ten people were killed and six injured when a mini-truck in which they were travelling on the Delhi-Jaipur highway rammed into a wrongly parked truck in ... Read more...

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Six Hindu Vahini activists arrested in Hyderabad


November 14th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 14 (IANS) With the arrest of six activists of the Hindu Vahini, Hyderabad police claim to have solved the mystery behind last week's attacks on eight people belonging ... Read more...

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Man arrested for murder after 18 years


October 30th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) A man, who had been absconding in a murder case for the last 18 years has been finally arrested, police said Sunday. He was 19 ... Read more...

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Man kills woman, lynched by mob


October 27th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 27 (IANS) Mob justice ruled in a small town of Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district Thursday when a man was lynched by locals after he shot dead a woman ... Read more...

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Two held in Delhi for killing a youth in road rage


October 14th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Two people were arrested here for beating to death an 18-year-old youth who asked to be given way while he was on his way home ... Read more...

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Dalit lover lynched in Rajasthan


October 10th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hanumangarh (Rajasthan), Oct 10 (IANS) A 25-year-old dalit youth was tied to a tree and then beaten to death with iron rods and sticks in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh district, police said ... Read more...

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