nationalist movement

Marx and Engels not untouchables: Mamata

April 9th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said her government did not regard Karl Marx or Frederich Engels as "untouchables", in the backdrop of a ... Read more...

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Cambodia sentences two Thai nationalists to jail guilty of spying

February 2nd, 2011 - 4:43 am ICT by BNO News
PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Cambodian court on Tuesday sentenced two key activists of a Thai nationalist movement after finding them guilty of espionage.The court handed down an eight-year jail ... Read more...

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MDMK chief Vaiko demands lifting of ban on LTTE

October 29th, 2010 - 10:59 am ICT by ANI
Chennai, Oct. 29 (ANI): Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) founder-president V Gopalswamy, popularly known as Vaiko, and his followers staged a demonstration here on Thursday to demand the lifting of a ban ... Read more...

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Intifada or not - Kashmir defies definitions (Part-I)

August 25th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashNew Delhi, Aug.25 (ANI): The recent spurt in violence in a few districts of the Kashmir Valley is being termed as an Intifada by many journalists. Perhaps because they perceive ... Read more...

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Vaiko goes on hunger strike over deportation of Prabakaran’s mother

April 22nd, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr 22 (ANI): Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) General Secretary Vaiko went on a hunger strike on Thursday in Chennai to condemn the "insensitive" deportation of Parvathi, the mother of slain ... Read more...

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Vaiko to fast against deportation of Prabhakaran’s ailing mother

April 17th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 17 (IANS) MDMK leader Vaiko has announced a mass protest fast April 23 to condemn the deportation of slain Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) leader Vellupillai Prabhakaran's ailing mother ... Read more...

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Bangladesh pays tributes to language martyrs

February 21st, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 21 (IANS) All roads in Bangladesh Sunday led to the Shaheed Minars, the memorials to commemorate the language movement, as thousands paid floral tributes to the students who fought ... Read more...

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“Sahrawi Gandhi” on hunger strike at Spanish airport

November 19th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Nairobi, Nov 19(ANI): Sahrawi human rights-defender and political activist Aminatou Haidar, considered by her supporters as the 'Sahrawi Gandhi', has gone on a hunger strike at a Spanish airport after being expelled ... Read more...

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Pakistani court orders murder case opened against Musharraf

October 7th, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (DPA) A Pakistani court Wednesday ordered the police to open a case and investigate former president Pervez Musharraf over allegations that he ordered the murder of an ethnic ... Read more...

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Serbia’s gay parade cancelled after threats

September 19th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Sep 19 (DPA) Serbian authorities effectively banned the gay pride parade in Belgrade, gay right activists claimed Saturday following the threats of violence from extreme nationalist groups. The organisers of the parade, ... Read more...

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Hollywood film ‘Before The Rains’ set to woo Indian audiences

August 13th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Aug 13 (ANI): Hollywood art film 'Before The Rains' is all set to woo the Indian audiences.A Merchant-Ivory production, the film marks the English language debut of Indian director Santosh ... Read more...

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Baloch leader says Pak using India’s name to divert attention from real issues in Balochistan

July 23rd, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, July 23 (ANI): A senior Baloch leader has said Pakistan is using India's name to divert attention from real issues in Balochistan, and rubbished Islamabad's claim of New ... Read more...

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Texas Nationalist Movement: Still In Much Debate

June 24th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by GD
With a country of about 50 states and comprising of multicultural people, tendencies of curving out independent states is nothing beyond doubt and exactly that has happened for Texas. This Texas ... Read more...

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`Thank you, I don’t need this certificate’

June 1st, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Dr Shabir ChoudhryLondon: We people of Jammu and Kashmir are occupied because we are divided; and are not sure what we want as a nation. To make matters worse we ... Read more...

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Tamil activists protest against Govt. inaction for trapped Tamilians’ cause

April 30th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr 30 (ANI): As a mark of protest against Indian government's failure to pressurise the Sri Lankan government to cease the attack on the LTTE endangering innocent Tamilians in the island's ... Read more...

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Six killed, about 100 injured in Turkey election clashes

March 29th, 2009 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, March 29 (DPA) Six people were killed and about 100 injured as a number of clashes broke out in Turkey during Sunday's local elections, the CNN-Turk news channel reported. Fighting was reported ... Read more...

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BJP, AGP get together for Lok Sabha polls in Assam (Lead, Changing Dateline)

March 5th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday announced an alliance with the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) for the Lok Sabha elections in Assam. "In the Lok Sabha elections, BJP ... Read more...

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Somnath Chatterjee unveiled BN Basu’’s portrait

February 24th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee on Tuesday unveiled a portrait of veteran freedom fighter Bhupendra Nath Basu in the Central Hall of Parliament. Vice President Mohammed ... Read more...

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Pak Govt. giving covert support to Taliban in Quetta to suppress Balochs

January 5th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Jan 5 (ANI): The Pakistan Government is providing covert support to the Taliban to capture land in eastern and western Quetta in order to undermine the Baloch nationalist movement and ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan Army attack on LTTE will aggravate tensions: Tamil leader

January 3rd, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan 3 (ANI): Tamil Nationalist Movement (TNM) leader Pazha Nedumaran has said that the Sri Lankan Army''s capture of Kilinochchi would intensify the LTTE''s movement in Sri Lanka. "As the Kilinochchi ... Read more...

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Sivan’s ‘Before the Rains’ a hit in Britain

July 30th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 30 (IANS) Acclaimed Indian cinematographer-turned-director Santosh Sivan's English language period film "Before the Rains" interspersed with Malayalam and Tamil dialogues, which opened in 18 theatres across Britain, has turned out ... Read more...

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Nedumaran, supporters held for supporting Tamil Tigers

March 22nd, 2008 - 11:49 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, March 22 (IANS) Tamil nationalist leader Pazha Nedumaran and at least 164 members of his outfit were held here Saturday for staging a demonstration in support of the Tamil Tigers and ... Read more...

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Sivan’s debut Hollywood film to hit US theatres in May

March 15th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, March 15 (IANS) "Before the Rains", the English language debut film by acclaimed Indian director-cinematographer Santosh Sivan, will be released in Los Angels and New York May 9, followed by a ... Read more...

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JKLF leader Shabir Choudhry welcomes unity talks

December 14th, 2007 - 2:18 pm ICT by admin
London, dec.14 (ANI): Dr Shabir Choudhry, Chairman JKLF Diplomatic Committee, has welcomed the dissolution of Yasin Maliks JKLF group in UK, and praised Sabir Ansari for taking this daring decision. He said, the ... Read more...

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