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Nitish Kumar demands special category status for Bihar


September 19th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 19 (IANS) In a rare political show, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar took to the streets Wednesday to demand a special category status for the state to hasten ... Read more...

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Russian opposition MP expelled from parliament


September 14th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian opposition lawmaker Gennady Gudkov was Friday ousted from the lower house of parliament for engaging in commercial activity while serving as an MP.The MP ... 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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Russian opposition activist seek asylum in Ukraine


August 14th, 2012 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An activist of the Other Russia unregistered opposition movement and his wife have applied for political asylum in Ukraine.According to Russian human rights group Agora, ... Read more...

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Chinese people protest female foeticide


July 13th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) Many people in China are concerned over people's preference for baby boys than girls and inclination for gender tests and abortions.In one such display of growing ... Read more...

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Nepal’s opposition parties to hold anti-PM rally


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 2 (IANS) In a bid to exert pressure on caretaker Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai to step down, a group of 19 Nepali political parties have decided to hold ... Read more...

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Moscow ramps up security ahead of Putin inauguration


May 6th, 2012 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police have stepped up security across Moscow ahead of the inauguration of President Vladimir Putin May 7.Security was also in place for the opposition March ... Read more...

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Sudan against holding talks with Juba over oil


April 21st, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Khartoum, April 21 (IANS) Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has vowed neither to hold any talks with South Sudan over the oil issue nor allow the latter to transport oil through ... Read more...

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Bangladesh opposition holds mass rally (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 12 (IANS) Bangladesh's main opposition, the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), at a mass rally in the capital Monday set a 90-day ultimatum for the government to restore the ... Read more...

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Russia’s election watch group complains of ‘Intimidation’


January 31st, 2012 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's largest independent election monitoring group said Monday of being pressured by the authorities ahead of presidential polls at which Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is ... Read more...

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Mass rally for clean politics in Meghalaya


January 28th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 28 (IANS) After Team Anna launched its anti-graft campaign across India, Team Ardent - named after Meghalaya legislator Ardent Miller Basaiawmoit - is set to host a ... Read more...

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Russian protest movement to continue, say experts


December 25th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Protest activity in Russia was not slowing down as sceptics had predicted, and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is increasingly becoming the target of popular fury, ... Read more...

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Sedition charge against Ramdev in Bihar


June 9th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 9 (IANS) A Congress leader Thursday filed a complaint of sedition in a Bihar court against yoga guru Baba Ramdev and his close associate Acharya Balkrishna for threatening ... Read more...

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Maoists stop Honda sale in Nepal


May 21st, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 21 (IANS) A trade union affiliated to Nepal's ruling Maoist party has stopped the sale of Japanese company Honda's products in the country in a bid to pressure ... Read more...

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JDS to hold anti-corruption rally from May 6


May 5th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, May 5 (ANI): Janata Dal Secular (JD-S) leader HD Kumaraswamy has announced plans to launch a state-wide anti-corruption rallies against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state Government.Addressing media, Kumaraswamy said ... Read more...

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Thai ‘Red Shirts’ commemorate first anniversary of deadly attack


April 11th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thousands of anti-government "Red Shirts" on Sunday held a mass rally in the Thai capital to commemorate the first anniversary of a deadly clash with security troops, MCOT ... Read more...

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Arab League chief to talk to demonstrators


February 4th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa arrived Friday at the Tahrir Square, the site of a mass rally by Egyptian opposition protesters seeking the ouster of President ... Read more...

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Jaganmohan Reddy pulls up Centre over inflation, petrol price hike


January 23rd, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Visakhapatnam, Jan 23 (ANI): Former Kadapa MP Jaganmohan Reddy has slammed the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre for its failure to curb the rising inflation and petrol price ... Read more...

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Bhopal will remember its dead and dying - and how


December 1st, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 1 (IANS) Bhopal can never forget the gas tragedy 26 years ago that made it synonymous with the world's worst industrial disaster. If a torch rally will be a harrowing ... Read more...

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Imphal’s journalists demonstrate for free speech after militant death threats


October 29th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Oct.29 (ANI): Hundreds of journalists demonstrate against militant threats that forced media houses to suspend publications in Imphal.All media houses remained shut and newspapers have not hit the stands for the ... Read more...

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Modi blames Centre for political crisis in Karnataka


October 13th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Oct 13 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has held the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre responsible for the ongoing political crisis in Karnataka."Congress party takes ... Read more...

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INTUC to protest against ‘anti-worker policies’


September 8th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The Congress-backed Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) will join a mass rally here in February next year against the government's "anti-worker policies", a union leader ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu farmers’ protest against ban on toddy tapping


May 27th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), May 27 (ANI): Thousands of farmers engaged in toddy tapping staged a protest and later courted arrest in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore city on Thursday against the government's decision to ... Read more...

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Children take out anti-addiction rally in Leh on World Red Cross Day


May 9th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by ANI
Leh, May 9 (ANI): An anti-addiction rally was organised at Leh in Jammu and Kashmir region to highlight the ill-affects of smoking and alcohol on the occasion of World Red Cross Day ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro sets record with 1.1 million passengers (Lead)


April 22nd, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Delhi Metro set a new record by transporting 1,092,780 passengers Wednesday, it was announced Thursday. "Delhi Metro has achieved another milestone, recording its highest ever ridership ... Read more...

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BJP boycotts Lok Sabha to join rally against price rise


April 21st, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday boycotted the Lok Sabha proceedings to join its mass rally here to protest against the spiralling prices of essential commodities. BJP ... Read more...

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BJP’s anti-price rise rally triggers traffic chaos


April 21st, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Traffic crawled across central Delhi Wednesday morning as thousands of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers gathered here for a massive rally against rising prices, the first ... Read more...

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Top BJP leaders to address anti-price rise rally


April 20th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders will address the anti-price rise rally at Ram Lila ground in the national capital Wednesday. The rally will culminate in a ... Read more...

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Politicians, businessmen manipulating IPL bids: BJP


April 18th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi Sunday said the much-talked about Indian Premier League (IPL) controversy clearly showed an unscrupulous relation between politicians and ... Read more...

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Tribals in Madhya Pradesh seek their traditional rights


March 19th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Mar 19(ANI): Hundreds of tribals in Madhya Pradesh converged at Bhopal on Friday to stage a mass rally against the state Government for not honouring various pro-tribal policies mooted and ... Read more...

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Gorkhaland supporters stage a rally in Siliguri


March 19th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri, Mar 19 (ANI): Activists and supporters of the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJMM) staged a mass rally here on Thursday to hail the tripartite talks with the Central Government in New Delhi ... Read more...

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Gorkha protestors torch Darjeeling police station


February 19th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kurseong (West Bengal), Feb 19 (ANI): Activists of the Vidhyarthi Morcha, a student wing of the regional Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJMM) have torched a police station in Kurseongin the Darjeeling Hills.Protestors set ... Read more...

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Gorkha Janmukti Morcha student wing brings life to halt in Darjeeling


February 18th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sukna (West Bengal), Feb.18 (ANI): The day-long strike called by the activists of Vidhyarthi Morcha, a student wing of the regional Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJMM), stalled life in Sukna region of ... Read more...

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Manipur women groups demand stern action against atrocities


February 12th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Feb 12 (ANI): Manipur women groups have expressed concern over the increase of atrocities against women and children in the state and demanded that Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh to take ... Read more...

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JuD shows ban ‘meaningless’, organises mass rally in Lahore


February 6th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb.6 (ANI): After spending over an year in hibernation, the banned Jamaat-ud- Dawa (JuD), the front face of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), has resurfaced once again.The JuD, which was banned by the ... Read more...

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