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Chhattisgarh CM vows to crush Maoists


August 15th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 15 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Wednesday sought people's support to crush Maoist guerrillas.Speaking on Independence Day at the Police parade ground here, Singh branded the Maoists ... Read more...

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‘Aalaap’ - a juvenile propaganda film (Movie Review)


July 29th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Aalaap"; Cast: Amit Purohit, Pitobash, Aabid Shamim, Harsh Rajput, Murali Sharma, Vijay Raaz, Raghubir Yadav and Abhimanyu Singh; Director: Manish Manikpuri; Rating: 1/2When you see people like Chhattisgarh ex-DGP ... Read more...

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Afghan violence: India voices profound concern, hopes for normalcy


April 16th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi/New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) India Monday conveyed its "profound concern" to Afghan President Hamid Karzai over the wave of terror attacks in his country and hoped that Afghanistan ... Read more...

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India presses Pakistan for speedy 26/11 justice, says enough evidence


November 26th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) On the third anniversary of the 26/11 carnage, India Saturday reminded Pakistan that it was still awaiting "decisive" action against perpetrators of the Mumbai ... Read more...

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‘Transformers: Dark Of The Moon’ - same as before (IANS Movie Review)


July 1st, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Transformers - Dark Of The Moon"; Director: Michael Bay; Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Tyrese Gibson; Rating: **Ever since the first part, the "Transformer" series has been abysmally stupid, ... Read more...

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Make sure no child is killed in Kashmir, women’s group urges


August 6th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) "Why has Kashmir lost children to a conflict they don't even understand?" -- a women's organization that calls itself 'Mothers of India' asked Friday and urged the ... Read more...

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Militants were among mass protesters in Kashmir: Chidambaram


August 4th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said there was reliable intelligence that militants may have mingled with crowds and fired at security forces in Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Book perpetrators of Kashmir violence: Sonia


August 3rd, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi has said that elements instigating violence in Jammu and Kashmir must be identified and brought to book and the state government should ... Read more...

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Lack of leadership turns Bengal tribal group to violence


June 14th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Sabyasachi Roy Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) The People's Committee Against Police Atrocities (PCAPA), a tribal group formed two years ago to protest police torture in West Bengal, seems to be engaging ... Read more...

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A serious look at communal intolerance in India (IANS Book Review)


May 28th, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy Book: "Decoding Intolerance"; Author: Prateep K. Lahiri; Publisher: Roli Books; Pages: 276, Price: Rs.395Why do communal riots keep occurring in India? Are they spontaneous? Or do they expose ... Read more...

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Two-three years for war against Maoists to succeed: Chidambaram (Lead)


April 7th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh), April 7 (IANS) Appealing for calm, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Wednesday that it would take two-three years for the war against Maoist guerrillas to succeed and clarified ... Read more...

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Congressman Jagdish Tytler launches music album on peace


February 3rd, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Social activist Abdul Aziz Babblu ji has initiated an album on peace, "One Dream One Theme- Give us peace'. Giving voice to the most common and important ... Read more...

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Mindless violence by Maoists kills four villagers


January 25th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
Narayanpatna (Orissa), Jan 25 (ANI): In acts of desperation, Maoists are indulging in mindless violence in Orissa. On Saturday January 23,the banned ultra's blew up a jeep killing four villagers in Orissa.Maoists ... Read more...

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Maoists kill Jharkhand college student


January 20th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
East Singhbhum (Jharkhand), Jan 20 (ANI): Banned Maoists shot dead a college student in Jharkhand's East Singhbhum District on Wednesday morning.The incident took place in Khokro village.This is the second incident ... Read more...

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Chidambaram condemns Sunday’s landmine blast in Jharkhand


January 19th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.19 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday condemned the landmine blast that took place in Jharkhand's Gumla District two days ago.The incident claimed the lives of eight ... Read more...

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Face up to Maoist threat, Chidambaram tells Jharkhand (Lead)


January 19th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Condemning the the landmine explosion triggered by Maoist rebels in Jharkhand last week, central home minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday said Chief Minister Shibu Soren would need ... Read more...

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Chidambaram asks Jharkhand government to brace up to Maoist threat


January 19th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday hoped that the new government in Jharkhand would face up to the Maoist threat following the landmine explosion triggered by the ... Read more...

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Post-Headley charges, India asks Pakistan to unravel full conspiracy


December 10th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Bolstered by the filing of the chargesheet in a US court against US-Pakistani terror suspect David Coleman Headley, India Thursday asked Pakistan to "unravel the full ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha resolves to wage united fight against terror (Lead)


November 26th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Thursday observed two minutes silence to remember those killed in the 26/11 terror strike in Mumbai and passed a resolution asking the government ... Read more...

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Jharkhand violence rages, train blast kills two (Second Lead)


November 20th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 20 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas Friday continued their violence spree in Jharkhand, after blowing up a passenger train overnight that left a woman and an infant dead, police said. In separate incidents, ... Read more...

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One killed in Jharkhand train blast, bus and mine targeted (Lead)


November 20th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 19 (IANS) One passenger was killed when a train was blown up while those on a bus miraculously escaped a gun attack and a 20 kg bomb was defused at ... Read more...

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One killed, 25 injured as Maoists blow up train in Jharkhand


November 20th, 2009 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 20 (IANS) One passenger was killed and 25 others injured when Maoist guerrillas blew up a train in West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand, a railway official said Friday. The passenger train ... Read more...

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Congress slams Maoists, asks parties to fight together


October 28th, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday slammed the Maoists for unleashing "mindless violence" against the common man, whose interests the rebels claim to espouse, and called for all political ... Read more...

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Desperate Maoists call for shutdown on Oct.3


October 2nd, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.2 (ANI): The Maoists are showing no signs of relenting or backing off from their campaign to secure the release of their key leaders Kobad Ghandy and Chakradhar Mahato.The ... Read more...

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Tired of mindless violence, Manipuris seek peace


August 4th, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Aug.4 (ANI): People in Manipur are seeking an end to militant violence which has affected their everyday life. They want peace so that they can lead a normal life without fear. ... Read more...

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Manipuris yearn for peace as bomb blast disappoints all in Imphal


June 23rd, 2009 - 10:13 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, June 23 (ANI): Suspected militants triggered off a powerful bomb blast recently in Imphal west district injuring two persons.Residents' fear that there seems to be no end to mindless violence ... Read more...

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Obama highlights issues concerning the US and Arab world (Part II)


June 4th, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by ANI
Contd...Obama also chose to address the women's rights as the sixth important issue, by saying: I know there is debate about this issue. I reject the view of some in the West ... Read more...

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‘Seena’ - violence, violence and more violence (Kannada Film Review)


May 10th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Seena"; Director: Basavaraja Bellary; Cast: Tarun, Priyanka, Anthara Reddy, Ramesh Bhat, Sathyajith, Ninasam Aswath, Sharan and Sadhu Kokila; Music: A.T. Ravish; Rating: * "Seena" encourages gangsterism, violence and killing as ... Read more...

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By R.G.Vijayasarathy, Bangalore


May 10th, 2009 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
1rgv10 Ms. Arpana,Attached Seena review.r.g.v.By R.G.Vijayasarathy, Bangalore.Review: SeenaProducer: Murali and KuppurajScreenplay-Direction: Basavaraja BellaryMusic: A.T.Ravish.Camera: Jagadish Waali.Starring: Tarun, Priyanka,Anthara Reddy, Ramesh Bhat, Sathyajith, Ninasam ... Read more...

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Assamese students promote Gandhian thoughts for peace


April 12th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, April 12 (ANI): School children in Assam, who have witnessed a grotesque face of mindless violence and an environment of fear caused by bomb blast incidents, yearn for peace.Seeking a ... Read more...

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People in Manipur question the purpose behind mindless violence


March 29th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, March 29 (ANI): People from all walks of life in Manipur have condemned the recent spate of kidnappings and killings in the state. With each passing incident they feel they are ... Read more...

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45 militants lay down arms in Assam


March 6th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Mar 6 (ANI): Forty-five cadres of various militant groups from northeast recently laid down their arms in Assam''s Kamrup District. They included 32 cadres of the United Liberation Front of ... Read more...

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Bangladesh goes numb after learning about mass grave horror


February 28th, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Feb.28 (ANI): The discovery of a mass grave on Friday, which included the mutilated body of the Bangladesh Rifles Director General among 38 other officers in a small ditch at ... Read more...

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Activists in capital protest Mangalore pub incident


February 3rd, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Demanding immediate re-arrest of the 28 accused in the Mangalore pub incident, who are out on bail, and a stop to all moral policing that mainly targets ... Read more...

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Ceasefire-bound militant outfits in Assam call for peace


December 16th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddGuwahati, Dec.16 (ANI): Ceasefire-bound militant groups, academics and social activists recently called a convention In Search of Peace at the Guwahati University, which called for an end to ... Read more...

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