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Self-immolations: China warns Dalai Lama


March 7th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama's attempts to "split" China are "doomed to fail", said an official following a string of self-immolations in recent months.The Dalai Lama ... Read more...

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China blames Dalai Lama for self-immolation


March 2nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 2 (IANS) A Chinese official Friday held the Dalai Lama responsible for a string of self-immolation by Tibetan monks, saying the Tibetan spiritual leader applauded them.Zhao Qizheng, spokesman ... Read more...

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Mob attacks, torches police station in Bihar


October 15th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 15 (IANS) Angered by the death of a local youth, a mob attacked a police station and set it ablaze in Bihar's Purnea district Saturday, officials said. Six ... Read more...

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Truck crushes three of family, mob attacks police


August 30th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 30 (IANS) Three members of a family were Tuesday mowed down by a truck in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura, sparking violent protests by locals who clashed with police, vandalised ... Read more...

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Nine lynched in two Karnataka villages


August 2nd, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 2 (IANS) Nine people, suspected to be thieves, were killed Tuesday by enraged mobs in two adjacent villages of Karnataka's Chickballapur district, police said."Six people were killed at ... Read more...

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Mob attacks cops after farmer’s death


February 22nd, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jalgaon (Maharashtra), Feb 22 (IANS) Angry protesters took to streets, attacked police and called for a shut-down as a farmer died in this Maharashtra district soon after he was asked by an ... Read more...

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Timeline of Godhra train carnage case


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 22 (IANS) The timeline of events related to the 2002 Godhra train carnage case in Gujarat:Feb 27, 2002: 59 people killed as mob attacks S-6 coach of the Sabarmati Express ... Read more...

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Egypt’s uprising redefines what’s possible in Arab world


February 12th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) The success of the revolution in Egypt that ended President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year reign has riveted people's attention across the Middle East. From Tehran to Damascus to Rabat, ... Read more...

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Mob attacks police team in Bengal, 11 cops injured


November 20th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) At least eleven policemen, including one officer, were injured in West Bengal's North 24-Parganas district Saturday in attack by locals during a security check prior to Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Mob attacks police post near Hazratbal in Srinagar


September 11th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 11 (ANI): Fresh violence erupted in Srinagar city on Saturday with a mob setting on fire a police barrack and damaging a vehicle of the police department outside the Harzratbal ... Read more...

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‘Chennai hotels are sitting ducks to attacks’


September 4th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) Days after a luxury hotel located in a prime location here was attacked by a mob, hotel industry players Saturday said they have become a soft target of ... Read more...

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Three stone pelters injured, as mob attacks security bunker in Kashmir


August 19th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Aug.19 (ANI): Three persons were injured in Jenab Sahib Soura area of Kashmir on Thursday when police resorted to use tear gas and baton charging to disperse a stone pelting group ... Read more...

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Mob attacks police vehicle at Palhalan in J-K


August 17th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Aug.17 (ANI): A police vehicle, carrying personnel of JKAP 13th Battalian at Palhalan area of Pattan, came under fierce attack by a mob on Tuesday morning.The large mob surrounded the ... Read more...

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Seven policemen injured as mob attacks police station in Patna


April 23rd, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Apr 23 (ANI): At least seven policemen were injured when residents of Ramdhani Road protesting the murder of a local man, attacked the Malasalami police station here with stones on Friday.Vijay ... Read more...

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Mob attacks police after Indian teen’s rape in Nepal


March 22nd, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 22 (IANS) A police post was attacked by enraged crowds in southern Nepal for two consecutive days after an Indian teenager, belonging to a minority community, was allegedly raped by ... Read more...

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Trinamool mob attacks police station, frees detenu


January 26th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 26 (IANS) A mob of 700 to 800 Trinamool Congress supporters Tuesday attacked a police station in South 24-Parganas, beat up several personnel and freed a party activist who ... Read more...

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Angry mob attacks police in Ghaziabad over man’s death (Lead)


November 17th, 2009 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Nov 16 (IANS) An angry mob set fire to a police station, injured around a dozen policemen, and damaged half a dozen public and private vehicles here Monday evening to protest ... Read more...

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Irate mob attacks police station in New Delhi


June 23rd, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 23(ANI): An infuriated mob attacked a police station in New Delhi on Tuesday following reports of a woman being assaulted by the some police personnel.The woman, a slum dweller, ... Read more...

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Mob attacks police for saving fire suspect from lynching


April 28th, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Over 200 people Tuesday attacked a police team and injured nine policemen as they were trying to save from lynching a man suspected of causing a fire ... Read more...

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India alarmed by rising mob attacks near Nepal border


April 27th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 27 (IANS) Concerned by the growing mob attacks in Nepal's Terai region near the Indian border, the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu has asked its security and other related departments to ... Read more...

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Mob attacks police station, vandalizes vehicles in Delhi (Lead)


April 16th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Police fired in the air to disperse a mob of around 500 people which pelted stones, ransacked a police station and vandalized two vehicles in the ... Read more...

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Mob attacks police station in Delhi


April 16th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) More than 500 people pelted stones and ransacked a police station in the capital Thursday after the police failed to arrest those suspected in the murder of ... Read more...

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Recalling Jamshedpur riots of 1979


April 12th, 2009 - 1:34 am ICT by admin
By Kashif-ul-Huda, CNSThis month in the year 1979, the Hindu-Muslim violence in Jamshedpur took the lives of 108 people. The number of dead could have easily been 114, but as it turned ... Read more...

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Group of Ministers formulate six-point strategy for peace in Orissa


November 20th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneshwar, Nov 20 (ANI): A Group of Ministers (GOM) sent from the Centre to Orissa''s Kandhmal District has announced a six-point strategy to strengthen peace, normalcy and communal harmony in the ... Read more...

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Five policemen suspended in Orissas nun rape case


October 31st, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneshwar Oct 31 (ANI): Orissa government today suspended five policemen in the nun rape case in Kandhamal district. Talking to reporters Home Secretary T K Mishra said that five policemen have been ... Read more...

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Orissa rape victim nun demands CBI probe


October 24th, 2008 - 11:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 24 (ANI): After two months of living in seclusion the nun who was allegedly raped in Orissas Kandhamal District today narrated her ordeal and demanded a CBI probe, ... Read more...

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Judicial probe begins into Kandhamal violence


October 18th, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Oct 18 (ANI): The judicial investigation into the Kandhamal violence in Orissa has begun.A one-man Commission headed by a retired judge of Orissa High Court, Sarat Chandra Mohapatra, is probing ... Read more...

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Curfew lifted in parts of Orissa’s riot-hit Kandhamal


October 18th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Phulbani (Orissa), Oct 18 (IANS) Curfew has been lifted in parts of Orissa's troubled Kandhamal district where anti-Christian violence has claimed at least 36 lives over the past seven weeks as normalcy ... Read more...

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We don’t need a certificate from Patnaik: Bajrang Dal


October 16th, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 16 (IANS) A senior leader of the Bajrang Dal has ridiculed Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's statement that it was a fundamentalist organisation."We don't need a certificate from Naveen Patnaik," ... Read more...

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Orissa’s ruling party takes out peace rally in Bhubaneswar


October 15th, 2008 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 15 (IANS) Orissa's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Wednesday took out a massive peace rally here to reiterate Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's secular credentials in the aftermath of anti-Christian violence ... Read more...

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Refugee camps swell as tension flares up in Orissa (Lead)


September 2nd, 2008 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 2 (IANS) Fresh violence flared up communal tension in rural areas of Orissa’s Kandhamal district with thousands of villagers, mostly Christians, rushing to relief camps for safety, fearing mob attacks."There ... Read more...

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Mob attacks Loksatta editor’s house


June 5th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) A mob of around 70 people, calling themselves activists of the Shivsangram Sanghatana, attacked Kumar Ketkar, editor of Marathi daily Loksatta, at his home in Thane near here ... Read more...

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Tension rises as Nepal parties delay meet to axe king


May 28th, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by admin
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 28 (IANS) Tension mounted in the capital of the world's former sole Hindu kingdom as continuing bickering among the ruling parties held up a historic assembly that is ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe oppostion leader issues new pledge to return home


May 23rd, 2008 - 1:16 am ICT by admin
DPA Johannesburg, May 22 (DPA) Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Morgan Tsvangirai announced Thursday he would return to Zimbabwe Saturday after previously delaying his return over an alleged assassination plot. ... Read more...

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