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36 injured in anti-Islam film protest in Islamabad (Second Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) At least 36 people, including policemen, suffered injuries near the diplomatic enclave in Islamabad Thursday and the army had to be called in to contain a ... Read more...

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25 injured in Islamabad protests over anti-Islam film (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) At least 25 people, including 15 policemen, were injured in the Pakistani capital and the army had to be called in to contain a massive protest ... Read more...

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Yemeni president apologises to US over embassy attack


September 14th, 2012 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Sep 14 (IANS) Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi apologised to US President Barack Obama Thursday over the US embassy attack in the capital city while the toll in ... Read more...

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Only three witnesses deposed against me: Sajjan Kumar


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Wednesday told a Delhi court, hearing a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against him, that of the 17 witnesses only three alleged ... 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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Kolkata to have loudspeakers to address disaster, riots


August 20th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 20 (IANS) Taking a clue from the recent violence in Assam, the West Bengal government has decided to install loudspeakers at important places in Kolkata to address mobs ... Read more...

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Kashmiri separatist leaders placed under house arrest


August 20th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 20 (IANS) Authorities Monday placed all senior Kashmiri separatist leaders under house arrest to maintain law and order during the congregational Eid prayers in Srinagar."These measures have been ... Read more...

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Named in riots case after 16 years: Sajjan Kumar


August 14th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Tuesday told a Delhi court, hearing a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against him, that no witness had deposed against him till ... Read more...

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Rivals implicated me in 1984 riots case: Sajjan Kumar


August 14th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Monday blamed his political opponents for implicating in a case related to 1984 anti-Sikh riots. He was advancing his final argument ... Read more...

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Police they prevented ‘holocaust’ in Mumbai


August 12th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) A top police official branded Saturday's violence in Mumbai as "pre-planned" said there may have been an "holocaust" but for the extreme restraint his force exercised.Additional ... Read more...

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Court allows Sajjan Kumar’s plea in 1984 riots case (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday allowed Congress leader Sajjan Kumar's plea to use the statements of a victim of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots to defend ... Read more...

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Assam violence: Army stages flag march, Chirang district tense (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 25 (IANS) The army Wednesday staged a flag march in Assam's Bodoland Territorial Areas District (BTAD) as there was no let-up in tension with three more bodies recovered ... Read more...

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One killed in Bareilly violence (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) At least one person was killed and several injured late Sunday when communal violence broke out in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district, police said Monday. Curfew has ... Read more...

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Bareilly violence kills one, curfew on


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) At least one person was killed and several injured when communal violence broke out in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district late Sunday, police said Monday.Trouble erupted when ... Read more...

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Baramulla goes into raptures, this time for right reasons


July 17th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Baramulla, July 17 (IANS) The garrison town of Baramulla, which has been in news for all the wrong reasons in recent years, Tuesday came alive cheering a Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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For Kashmir panchayats, an endless wait for powers


July 11th, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government says it is gradually devolving powers to the grassroots level in the state, but the ground reality appears somewhat different.With an ... Read more...

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Mob killing man for blasphemy shocks Pakistani daily


July 6th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) A man accused of blasphemy was snatched from the police and killed by a mob in Pakistan's Punjab province, an incident that prompted a daily to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

1984 riots: No stay on Sajjan Kumar’s trial


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday refused to stay the proceedings in a trial court against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in an 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.Sajjan ... Read more...

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Shrine blaze triggers tension in Srinagar (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) Tension gripped this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Monday following a blaze that gutted the revered Peer Dastageer Sahib shrine, police said.Stone pelting mobs clashed with ... Read more...

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Russian Football Union to appeal UEFA fines


June 14th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 14 (IANS) The Russian Football Union (RFU) said Thursday it would appeal harsh punishments from the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) for Russian fans' behaviour during the ... Read more...

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Crackdown against unruly mobikers in Srinagar


June 5th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 5 (IANS) Alarmed by unruly mobike riders zooming through the streets of Srinagar at break-neck speeds, the traffic department Tuesday launched a crackdown against them.Throwing traffic safety rules ... Read more...

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1984 riots: Sajjan Kumar’s plea dismissed


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) A Delhi court hearing a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Saturday dismissed his plea that the CBI was not relying on ... 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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Mathura communal clashes kill one (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) One person was killed late Friday and a dozen others were injured in communal clashes in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura town, police said.Curfew was clamped following the ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on Sajjan’s plea


May 26th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday reserved its order on a plea of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a case against him saying that the probe agency ... Read more...

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Shia groups clash in Lucknow


May 18th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 18 (IANS) Two groups of the Shia community fought pitched battles outside Lucknow's famous Bada Imambara, exchanged blows and set on fire a vehicle Friday.The violence broke out ... Read more...

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Left Front blames Mamata government for Terai-Dooars violence


April 26th, 2012 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) West Bengal's opposition Left Front (LF) Wednesday blamed the recent unrest in the Terai-Dooars region in the state's northern part to the "undue haste" of ... Read more...

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Police recorded 1984 witnesses’ statements in unfair manner: CBI


April 9th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday told a Delhi court hearing a case against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots ... Read more...

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‘Sajjan’s acquittal in other riot cases due to no witnesses’


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday told a Delhi court hearing a case against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots ... Read more...

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Court observes two-minute silence for 1984 riots victims


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) A court here hearing a case against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots Monday observed two-minutes silence in memory of ... Read more...

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Police kept eyes closed during 1984 riots, CBI tells court


March 31st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The CBI Saturday told a Delhi court hearing a case related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar that police kept their ... Read more...

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Man-animal conflict: Assam forms response teams


March 30th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 30 (IANS) Assam has formed Rapid Response Teams (RRTs) to deal with growing instances of man-animal conflict, with 12 leopards having been killed in the last three months ... Read more...

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After riots, girls fall prey to sex trade in Kandhamal


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kandhamal (Odisha), March 22 (IANS) Abject poverty is pushing many young girls from Odisha's Kandhamal district, that witnessed terrible communal riots in August 2008, into the sex trade. Girls from ... Read more...

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Meet Vidya Balan’s hero in ‘Kahaani’


March 13th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) On seeing Sujoy Ghosh's stunning Kolkata-based suspense-drama "Kahaani" your attention is immediately caught by quietly accomplished Bengali actor Parambrata Chatterjee, who plays Vidya Balan's saviour ... Read more...

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Temple not on people’s agenda in Ayodhya


February 9th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ayodhya, Feb 9 (IANS) The Ram temple was clearly not on the agenda of those who voted in this Hindu pilgrim town in the first phase of the Uttar ... Read more...

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