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Fortunate to have dream cast for ‘Satyagrah’: Prakash Jha


September 10th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Prakash Jha, who has managed to put together an ensemble cast for "Satyagrah", says that he is lucky to have Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgnm Kareena ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb wants mass protest against Trinamool


September 9th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Arambagh (West Bengal), Sep 9 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader and former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday called for mass resistance against the "atrocities" against his ... Read more...

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Act against Mumbai rioters: activist


August 19th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) An activist Sunday asked the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission (MSHRC) to take suo moto cognizance of the abuse of policemen and policewomen during a protest ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa demands 1,000 MW power from Kudankulam unit


August 19th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has reiterated her demand for the entire power generated by the first unit of two 1,000 MW Kudankulam Nuclear ... Read more...

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Anna breaks one-day token fast


March 25th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Sunday broke his one-day token fast demanding an all-powerful anti-graft legislation and a strong legal protection for whistle-blowers.The 74-year-old activist ... Read more...

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Crowds swell as Anna begins fast (Lead)


March 25th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Hundreds of people gathered at the Jantar Mantar here Sunday as Anna Hazare began his day-long fast to demand a stronger Lokpal bill to ... Read more...

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Anti-Putin protest thwarted by police


February 1st, 2012 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A massive police presence in downtown Moscow prevented followers of radical firebrand politician Eduard Limonov from demonstrating Tuesday evening against expected return of Prime ... Read more...

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Total shutdown in Kolhapur to protest toll tax levy


January 9th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), Jan 9 (IANS) The entire Kolhapur city observed a total shutdown Monday as part of a mass agitation against the state government's decision to levy toll tax on ... Read more...

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Russian opposition needs two years to challenge Putin


January 7th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The opposition in Russia will only be able to put forward a presidential candidate popular enough to challenge Vladimir Putin "in one and half or ... Read more...

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Putin says no review of Russian parliamentary poll results


December 27th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A review of the results of Russia's Dec 4 parliamentary elections is impossible, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Tuesday."Any talks about reviewing the results ... Read more...

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Medvedev tells Obama about US criticism of Russian polls


December 18th, 2011 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev during a telephonic conversation with his US counterpart Barack Obama said that Washington's comments over Russia's allegedly rigged parliamentary polls ... Read more...

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Putin urges Russians not to destabilize country


December 15th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin Thursday urged Russian citizens not to participate in the "destabilization" of the country, in his first public comments on the ... Read more...

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Egypt’s ruling military council chief meets president hopefuls


November 27th, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Nov 26 (IANS) Head of Egypt's ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), Hussein Tantawi Saturday met two potential presidential candidates and discussed with them the current situation ... Read more...

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Why was civil society involved in law making, opposition asks government


August 17th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) A united opposition Wednesday castigated the government for undermining parliament and including social activist Anna Hazare and his team in the anti-graft Lokpal Bill ... Read more...

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Bhopal victims write to PM on Dow sponsoring London Olympics


August 11th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 11 (IANS) After announcing a "parallel" Olympics for those disabled in industrial mishaps of Union Carbide, five organisations of Bhopal gas survivors have now written to the ... Read more...

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Belarusian police cordon off Minsk central square to quell protest


June 16th, 2011 - 2:12 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belarusian police cordoned off a central square in Minsk Wednesday as the country's opposition called for a mass protest against government measures to prop up ... Read more...

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Ramlila ground gets ready for Ramdev’s fast


June 1st, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) A 2.5 lakh square metre waterproof marquee has been erected, massive cut-outs of Baba Ramdev have been put in place, and thousands of his ... Read more...

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Greens fume over bridge across river Hindon


May 24th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 24 (IANS) Environmentalists are up in arms against the proposed third bridge over Hindon river in Ghaziabad, saying it will cause floods and endanger biodiversity. Filling up the ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka President demands mass protest against UN report on civil war


April 18th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Apr 17 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has called for mass protests against a UN report that alleged that the war crimes were committed at the end of the civil ... Read more...

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Mubarak to be quizzed on violence, graft charges


April 11th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 10 (IANS) Toppled Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and his sons will be questioned over the use of violence against anti-government protesters and corruption during his tenure, media reports ... Read more...

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Brit police plan to stop-and-search to prevent Royal Wedding disruption


March 29th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29 (ANI): The police in Britain are considering using stop-and-search powers to prevent protesters from disrupting the Royal Wedding after 149 people were charged following a mass protest in ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian loses court appeal over LTTE link charge


March 10th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 10 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian activist accused of having links with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) has lost his defamation appeal before a court.One ... Read more...

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Pakistan to evacuate citizens from Libya


February 28th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) Pakistan has announced it will evacuate its citizens from violence-hit Libya where a mass protest is raging to end the authoritarian rule of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. ... Read more...

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Tunisia advances elections to July as protests continue


February 26th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
London/Tunis, Feb 26 (IANS) Tunisia's caretaker government promised to hold elections in mid-July in stead of September as protests revitalised in the country seeking immediate removal of the interim prime minister Mohammed ... Read more...

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Bahrain’s opposition lists demands as protests rise (Lead)


February 24th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, Feb 24 (IANS) An umbrella group of seven main opposition parties in Bahrain outlined its key demands Thursday as the anti-regime unrest intensified with protesters calling for a nationwide strike and ... Read more...

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We are one million today and not leaving, says protester


February 4th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Dass New Delhi/Cairo, Feb 4 (IANS) The tens of thousands massed in downtown Cairo will not leave until Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak quits, one of the protesters at the site said ... Read more...

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Thousands of anti-government protesters rally in Bangkok


January 24th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thousands of anti-government protesters rallied in Bangkok on Sunday, demanding the government to release their key leaders who were jailed in last year's crackdown, MCOT online news reported.

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Georgia resumes mass eviction of refugees


January 21st, 2011 - 1:41 am ICT by BNO News
TBILISI, GEORGIA (BNO NEWS) -- Georgia on Thursday resumed the mass eviction of internally displaced persons (IDP) that settled in temporary shelters in Tbilisi, GHN news agency reported.Law enforcement agents began the ... Read more...

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2G scam: AIADMK demands dismissal of DMK Govt. for defending Raja


December 28th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruchirapalli, Dec 28 (ANI): Thousands of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leaders and supporters staged a mass protest here on Tuesday demanding the arrest of former Telecom Minister A. Raja ... Read more...

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2G scam: AIADMK leaders protest to demand Raja’s arrest


December 27th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by ANI
Perambalur, Dec 27 (ANI): Scores of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leaders and supporters staged a hunger strike here on Monday demanding the arrest of tainted former Telecom Minister A. ... Read more...

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Farmers to continue Bhopal siege, despite agreement (Third Lead)


December 21st, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 21 (IANS) The farmers' agitation in the Madhya Pradesh capital took a new turn Tuesday evening with most of protesters openly defying their leader and deciding to continue with their ... Read more...

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Farmers siege dents Chouhan’s ‘all is well’ image


December 21st, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Shahnawaz Akhtar Bhopal, Dec 21 (IANS) The massive farmers agitation here since Sunday, which saw nearly one lakh farmers laying siege to Bhopal over their 183 demands, has come as an ... Read more...

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Johannes Mehserle Sentenced To Two Years By Los Angeles Court


November 6th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Johannes Mehserle was sentenced to two years in prison by the Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Robert J. Perry. In spite of most people in ... Read more...

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Change in Left’s ‘olden’ perception towards Obama?


October 28th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Though the Left parties had unanimously boycotted Bill Clinton's address to the Indian parliament in 2000, they are not yet decided on how to receive US ... Read more...

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Hurriyat leader Geelani leads mass protest in Srinagar


August 27th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Fayaz AhmadSrinagar, Aug 27 (ANI): Hurriyat Conference (G) Chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani led a demonstration in Srinagar's Hyderpora locality in protest against the killing of youths in the Kashmir Valley. ... Read more...

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