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All CPI-M candidates pull out of Gorkhaland polls


July 12th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, July 12 (IANS) All Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) candidates Thursday withdrew from the fray for the July 29 elections to the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) in northern West ... Read more...

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One hurt in blast at Kolkata hospital


June 30th, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) One person was injured Saturday in a blast at a state-run hospital here, said an official.The blast occurred in the National Medical College and Hospital (NMCH) ... Read more...

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Separatists target Srinagar army camp with grenades


June 28th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 28 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas fired two rocket-propelled grenades at an army camp in Srinagar Thursday, but a defence statement said the projectiles fell in a ground without causing ... Read more...

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Two more killed in Karachi violence


June 16th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) At least two more people were killed and a policeman was injured in the ongoing violence in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Saturday, Geo News reported.According ... Read more...

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Congress leader’s house vandalised; Trinamool blamed


June 12th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) The house of a woman Congress leader, who has been a councillor of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation for nearly two decades, was attacked here Monday night ... Read more...

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Large turnout amid sporadic violence in Bengal civic polls (Lead)


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) Amid accusations and counter-accusations of violence, brisk polling was reported Sunday during elections for six civic bodies in West Bengal - being viewed as a ... Read more...

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Mathura tense, two dead


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 2 (IANS) The death toll in the communal flare-up in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura town rose to two Saturday, with a man succumbing to his injuries.Home department officials told ... Read more...

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Karnataka shuts down to protest petrol price hike


May 31st, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown against the petrol price hike Thursday paralysed life across Karnataka, as state-run and private buses remained off the roads, shops and hotels were ... Read more...

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Businessman shot dead in Assam


May 13th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 13 (IANS) A businessman was shot dead by in Assam's Dhubri district Sunday morning after he refused to cough up the money demanded by two miscreants, police said."Two ... Read more...

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NCERT advisor’s office ransacked over cartoon


May 12th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 12 (IANS) Republican Party of India activists ransacked the office of an NCERT advisor, Suhas Palshikar, here Saturday, a day after he resigned in the wake of ... Read more...

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Congress moves state election panel against Trinamool threats


May 8th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) In an apparent sign of strain, the West Bengal state Congress Tuesday shot off a letter to the state election commissioner complaining against the threats ... Read more...

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No accident at Kudankulam: NPCIL


May 8th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) There was no accident at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) as has been made out in some quarters, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India ... Read more...

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No boiler blast at Kudankulam: Nuclear Power Corp.


May 7th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 7 (IANS) The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) Monday termed as baseless that a boiler had burst at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) as work ... Read more...

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Rifles stolen as cops pray


May 4th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 4 (IANS) Unidentified people looted two Self-Loading Rifles (SLRs) from a police picket in Jammu and Kashmir when the policemen were away offering Friday prayers.Police said the miscreants ... Read more...

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Slum dwellers, police clash in Kolkata again


April 28th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 28 (IANS) Fresh clashes broke out between evicted slum dwellers of Nonadanga and police personnel here Saturday, leaving several people injured."A large number of slum dwellers today ... Read more...

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MP’s letter forged to recommend Bappi Lahiri for award


April 27th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Unidentified individuals forged the signature of Uttar Pradesh MP Kamal Kishor on his letterhead and sent the government a recommendation for awarding music director and ... Read more...

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Assailants rob retired principal’s house, 1 held


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 23 (IANS) Five armed robbers broke into the house of a retired college principal in Indirapuram area here early Monday and decamped with cash and jewellery worth more ... Read more...

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Pakistani jails are ‘lightly constructed’ coops: daily


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) Criticising security in Pakistan's prisons, a daily has described jails as "lightly constructed" chicken coops guarded by men "armed with paper darts and a catapult".The ... Read more...

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Trinamool workers display minister’s hate speech on billboard


April 21st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Days after West Bengal Minister Jyotipriyo Mullick's hate speech against Marxists, "inspired" Trinamool Congress workers have endorsed his call to socially boycott the Left party workers ... Read more...

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Mamata’s secretariat official evading arrest: CPI-M


April 20th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) West Bengal's Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday alleged that an official at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's secretariat was not being arrested despite a non-bailable ... Read more...

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Human rights activists beaten up in Kolkata


April 12th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) Several people were injured and many arrested after a procession led by a human rights organisation in protest against the eviction of slum dwellers in ... Read more...

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Intellectuals protest against Mamata regime


April 12th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) Upset over various incidents ranging from the Park Street rape case to attack on human rights organisations, intellectuals of Kolkata, including a Trinamool Congress MP, ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in old Hyderabad (Lead)


April 8th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 8 (IANS) Police imposed curfew in some parts of the communally sensitive old city of Hyderabad Sunday following clashes between two groups.The situation in the riot-hit parts remained ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in old Hyderabad


April 8th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 8 (IANS) Police imposed curfew in some parts of the communally sensitive old city of Hyderabad Sunday following clashes between two groups.The indefinite curfew was imposed in Madannapet ... Read more...

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Stone-pelting mob clashes with police in Baramulla


April 6th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 6 (IANS) Police clashed with a mob of stone-pelters after Friday prayers in the North Kashmir town of Baramulla, 54 km from here, forcing the closure of businesses ... Read more...

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Conspiracy in UP firing that killed three?


April 2nd, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) Amid theories suggesting a "larger conspiracy", the Uttar Pradesh government has ordered a probe into the Sunday firing in Etawah that killed three people.Other than a ... Read more...

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Assam wildlife group protests removal of rhino’s horn


March 25th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 25 (IANS) An Assam-based wildlife conservation group has questioned the legality behind the Assam forest department's recent move of 'dehorning' a one-horned rhino."Nature's Beckon", a leading wildlife conservation ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Indian, Bangladesh border guards to increase vigil


March 19th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Border guards of India and Bangladesh have decided to increase vigilance at sensitive border outposts and enhance interaction of commanders at the ground level to ... Read more...

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‘Attacks on Indian fishermen not treated as national issue’


March 17th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday told Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that attacks on Indian fishermen were not being treated as a national issue.In ... Read more...

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Dialogue important for peace in Baltistan: Malik


March 10th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has stressed the importance of dialogue to solve the deteriorating law and order situation in Gilgit- Baltistan, the Dawn News reported.Malik ... Read more...

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Tension after petrol bomb attacks


February 26th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 26 (IANS) Tension prevailed in Meghalaya's Ri-Bhoi district Sunday following petrol bomb attacks that damaged property owned by several individuals.A total of 112 people were displaced after unidentified ... Read more...

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Petrol bomb attack in Meghalaya


February 26th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 25 (IANS) Unidentified miscreants Saturday hurled a petrol bomb, damaging several properties of private individuals at Rajabagan in Meghalaya's Ri-Bhoi district, bordering Assam, officials said.Though no one was ... Read more...

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Two Bengal CPI-M leaders killed, Mamata terms it infighting (Second Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders, including a former legislator, were killed in a clash in West Bengal Wednesday which the Left Front blamed ... Read more...

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Two Bengal CPI-M leaders killed, Left blames Trinamool (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders, including a former legislator, were killed in a clash in West Bengal's Burdwan district Wednesday in an incident ... Read more...

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Four Pakistani girls come under acid attack


February 19th, 2012 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 19 (IANS) Unidentified miscreants allegedly threw acid on four girls in Pakistan's Faisalabad city Saturday, Geo News reported.The men after throwing the acid fled the scene in Ghulam ... Read more...

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