law and order

Anti-Islam video: Restrictions imposed in Srinagar


September 21st, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) Fearing law and order problem after the Friday prayers over an anti-Islam video made in the US, authorities here closed educational institutions and imposed restrictions in ... Read more...

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Chechen leader denies having hit-list


September 19th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ramzan Kadyrov, leader of Russia's Chechen republic, has denied having prepared "hit lists" of his critics.During a BBC interview, Kadyrov said: "The person who makes ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan stopped on way to Kudankulam


September 18th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 (IANS) Marxist leader V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday left for Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu to protest against the nuclear project but was stopped by police on the Kerala-Tamil Nadu ... Read more...

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J&K; wants anti-Islam video blocked


September 14th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has asked the central government to block access to an anti-Islam video posted on YouTube, saying that it can potentially cause ... Read more...

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Situation under control in Kundankulam


September 12th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) The situation in Tamil Nadu's Idinthakarai village, the epicentre of the movement against the Kudankulam nuclear project, was under control Wednesday after three days of protests, ... Read more...

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Three injured in Assam grenade blast


September 11th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 11 (IANS) Three people were injured in a grenade attack by suspected militants in Bongaigaon town in Assam's Bongaigaon district Tuesday evening, police said.The blast took place under ... Read more...

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Congress criticises Mamata’s move to compensate rape victims


September 10th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) The Congress Monday rapped the Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government, in which it itself is a partner, for the "peculiar" and "strange" idea of compensating ... Read more...

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Coalgate: Rajnath demands probe by SC judge


September 8th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Rajnath Singh, Ghaziabad Member of Parliament (MP) and former president of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday demanded a judicial probe by a sitting judge of ... Read more...

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BJP protest coal block allocations in Srinagar


September 8th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 8 (IANS) Taking their protest to the streets over coal block allocations, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists Saturday burned effigies of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government ... Read more...

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JKLF chief Yasin Malik arrested at protest march


September 7th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 7 (IANS) Separatist Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested along with a group of supporters in the state's summer capital Friday during ... 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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‘Pakistan’s counter-terror betrays utter lack of strategy’


September 6th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 6 (IANS) Pakistan's fresh effort to tackle domestic counter-terrorism "betrays an utter lack of strategy", said a Pakistani daily that called for a wholesome zero-tolerance approach towards ... Read more...

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Government should not cancel coal blocks: Godrej


September 5th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The government should not cancel coal blocks under opposition pressure following the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report as it would hurt business sentiment, ... Read more...

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Nagaland returning to normalcy


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, Sep 3 (IANS) Nagaland Home Minister Imkong Imchen Monday said the situation in the clash-hit area of Dimapur is slowly returning to normalcy after clashes between the Sumi and ... Read more...

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CII against wholesale cancellation of coal blocks


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has cautioned the government against mass cancellation of coal blocks allocation, saying such a step would hurt business ... Read more...

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Manipur continues to crackdown on illegal immigrants


August 31st, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 31 (IANS) Manipur Home Minister G. Gaikhangam Friday said the crackdown to detect illegal Bangladeshi and Myanmarese nationals would continue in the state.On Thursday, Manipur police arrested 43 ... Read more...

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26/11 hero is Mumbai’s new joint police commissioner


August 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court verdict upheld Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab's death sentence, the state government Thursday transferred a 26/11 hero, Sadanand Date, as joint ... Read more...

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Hindus not migrating: Pakistani panel


August 27th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Hindus are not migrating to India and giving up their Pakistani citizenship, said a committee that was formed to look into reports of mass migration ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb slams centre, West Bengal government


August 26th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) Former West Bengal chief minister and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday blamed the policies of the central government for poverty, unemployment ... Read more...

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Kashmir locals help police in chasing militants


August 25th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 25 (IANS) People in the old city areas of summer capital Srinagar helped police chase militants who had snatched a service rifle a day ago, said an ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb denied permission to hold conference in Bengal


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Raising the hackles of the opposition, the state administration has denied former West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee permission to hold a party conference in the ... Read more...

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Mumbai police chief transferred (Second Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik was shunted out Thursday, a top home department official said, after coming under criticism over mishandling the Aug 11 violence ... 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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Woman raped in Bengal, minister says law and order best


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Even as reports of rape of a mentally challenged woman surfaced Tuesday, senior Trinamool Congress leader and West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra claimed the state ... Read more...

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Ten students held for stoning Rajasthan BJP leader’s house


August 19th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 19 (IANS) Ten students were arrested Sunday in connection with stone hurling at the house of former Rajasthan minister and BJP legislator Rajendra Rathore immediately after the ... Read more...

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Congress, Left slam Bengal government over rape cases


August 19th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) As the West Bengal government termed reports of recent rape cases as a "rotten campaign" against it, the Congress, a junior partner in the ruling alliance, ... Read more...

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Crime reports an anti-government campaign: Bengal minister


August 19th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) A West Bengal minister Sunday termed the reports of alleged rapes as a "rotten campaign" against the government and denied that the law and order situation ... Read more...

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Police case in Goa over video clip on northeast people


August 18th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 18 (IANS) While continuing interactions with the northeastern community settled in Goa, police Saturday filed a first information report (FIR) against unknown people for circulation of a violent ... Read more...

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UP sees violence over Myanmar-Assam events, curfew in Allahabad (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 17 (IANS) Violent protests were reported Friday from Lucknow, Kanpur and Allahabad cities of Uttar Pradesh where Muslim mobs, protesting the attacks on the community in Assam ... Read more...

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260 percent power capacity added between 10th and 11th Plans


August 17th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 17 (IANS) The power generation capacity added during the 11th Plan is about 260 percent of the total capacity added during the 10th Plan, Minister of State ... Read more...

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Rajasthan town remains tense after clash, curfew on


August 17th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, August 17 (IANS) Markets in Rajasthan's Sirohi town remained closed Friday even three days after a communal clash broke out between two groups of people that left six people ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM assures protection to northeast students (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Thursday assured protection to students from the northeast in Bangalore as well as other parts of the state."Our police will offer ... Read more...

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Mamata asks Maoists to lay down arms (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday promised an attractive rehabilitation package to Maoists who lay down weapons and return to mainstream."I appeal to the ... Read more...

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When the weather gods smiled (I-Day sidelights)


August 15th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The skies threatened to pour and security personnel were maintaining a strict no umbrella policy. But it was as if the weather gods had ... Read more...

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