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Anti-dam activists slam Assam government


May 15th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 15 (IANS) The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS), a powerful farmers' body in Assam, Tuesday accused the Congress government in the state of taking away "space" for democratic ... Read more...

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Employees’ strike paralyses government offices in Kashmir (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Jammu, April 17 (IANS) Work in government offices across Jammu and Kashmir was paralysed Tuesday as employees struck work Tuesday demanding an increase in the retirement age and regularization of ... Read more...

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Police break up state employees’ protest in Srinagar


April 17th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 17 (IANS) Police used water canon and batons in the Exhibition Road area here Tuesday to disperse hundreds of state employees, who were demonstrating to press their demand ... Read more...

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Clashes in Uttar Pradesh over principal’s death


October 22nd, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) At least 15 people, including nine policemen, were injured as a protest over the mysterious death of a school principal turned violent in Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur ... Read more...

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Egyptian finance minister resigns after clashes


October 11th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 11 (IANS) Egyptian Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi submitted his resignation Tuesday to Prime Minister Essam Sharaf.Beblawi said he resigned against the backdrop of the ... Read more...

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Raipur shuts to support Anna


August 27th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 27 (IANS) Shutters were down, schools were closed and people from all age groups in this Chhattisgarh capital took to the streets Saturday to support activist Anna ... Read more...

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Riots erupt in London after fatal shooting (Lead)


August 7th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) More than 20 police officers were injured, cars torched and shops were looted when a major riot erupted in London following a fatal police firing.The violence ... Read more...

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Riots in London after fatal shooting


August 7th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Riots broke out in north London Saturday night following a fatal police shooting.Two police cars, a bus and ­several shops were set ablaze in Tottenham ... Read more...

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People in Lucknow join Anna’s fast


June 8th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 8 (IANS) Coming out in support of veteran Gandhian Anna Hazare, people from different walks of life in this Uttar Pradesh capital Wednesday joined his day-long fast to ... Read more...

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Hazare team to boycott Lokpal Bill meeting, to fast June 8 (Second Lead)


June 5th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Coming out in support of yoga guru Baba Ramdev, social reformer Anna Hazare said Sunday he and other civil society members in the anti-graft ... Read more...

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Civil society members condemn police action against Ramdev


June 5th, 2011 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Civil society members Sunday condemned the midnight police crackdown to end yoga guru Baba Ramdev's anti-corruption mass hunger strike, calling as "undemocratic" the use of ... Read more...

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Goa tribals opposing illegal mining seek NHRC probe


May 14th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 14 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission should probe atrocities against Cavrem village tribals who have been protesting illegal and rampant mining in the area, a local media ... Read more...

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11 protesters killed by security forces in Yemen


April 5th, 2011 - 1:21 am ICT by BNO News
TAIZ, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) -- At least eleven protesters were killed during clashes with security forces in southwestern Yemen, the Yemen Post reported on Monday.According to medical staff, nine demonstrators were killed ... Read more...

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Mob attacks UN office in Afghanistan, 8 staffers killed


April 2nd, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 1 (IANS) At least eight UN staffers were feared to have been killed and another was injured Friday in northern Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif when an agitated mob ... Read more...

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Libyan opposition seeks foreign intervention


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Tripoli, March 2 (IANS) Rebel leaders in eastern Libya have sought international military intervention to help topple the country's autocratic leader Muammar Gaddafi, a media report said.They are seeking help ... Read more...

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Protesters gear up for massive rally in Libya (Lead)


February 17th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Feb 17 (IANS) Anti-government activists in Libya were gearing up Thursday to hold a massive rally in what they call a "Day of Rage" as two people were killed in ... Read more...

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Johannes Mehserle Sentencing Causes Furore


November 6th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Johannes Mehserle, the former BART police officer who was charged with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting of Oscar Grant was sentenced to two years in prison. ... Read more...

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Omar blames Hurriyat Conference leadership for violence on Eid


September 11th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep.11 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday blamed Hurriyat Conference leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq for instigating violence in Srinagar, as he said that his government had permitted ... Read more...

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Quran burning protester shot dead in Afghanistan, several injured


September 10th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) – Upon pastor's plan of Quran burning, thousands of Afghans have gathered across the middle eastern country, protesting and some even threatening to attack U.S. bases, local media ... Read more...

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Youth Congress activists baton charged in Patna


August 28th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Aug.28 (ANI): Many activists of the regional Youth Congress were injured during a protest here on Saturday as police resorted to baton charge to curb them and maintain order on ... Read more...

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Protesting doctors baton charged by police


May 24th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) At least five doctors were injured when Uttar Pradesh police Monday wielded baton and used water canons on intern doctors here protesting state government's failure to augment their ... Read more...

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Petrol pump owners intensify struggle for uniform VAT rates for diesel


May 20th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): The Delhi Petrol Dealers' Association staged a peaceful demonstration here on Thursday over its demand for uniformity in Value Added Tax (VAT) on diesel in Delhi and ... Read more...

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No question of joining UPA government: Samajwadi Party


May 10th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 10 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) state president Akhilesh Yadav here Monday categorically ruled out any plans to join the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government. "There's just no question of ... Read more...

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‘Merge Marathi-speaking areas of Belgaum with Maharashtra’


May 2nd, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Balasaheb Thackeray Saturday said Marathi-speaking areas of Belgaum in Karnataka should be merged with Maharashtra to "complete" the state. "Maharashtra will not be a complete ... Read more...

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Delhi unaffected by strike over price rise


April 27th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Life went on as usual in the national capital Tuesday, unaffected by the 12-hour nationwide strike called by 13 opposition parties to denounce the government ... Read more...

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Police cane protesting trade union workers in Mumbai


March 6th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 6 (ANI): Police resorted to baton charge to quell scores of trade unions activists in Mumbai who were protesting against price hike in the Union Budget.Thousands of workers, including women, ... Read more...

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BJP workers clash with police in Lucknow, Chandigarh (Second Lead)


February 25th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 25 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists clashed with police in Lucknow and Chandigarh Thursday when their protest against the central government's failure to contain rising prices turned violent. In ... Read more...

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BJP workers clash with police in Lucknow (Lead)


February 25th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 25 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists clashed with police here Thursday when their protest against the central government's failure to contain rising prices turned violent. Police fired tear gas ... Read more...

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Exiled Tibetans call on China to release Tibetan political prisoners


December 31st, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): Tibetans-in-exile in India held a protest march here today against China's suppression of Tibetan nationals in Nyagchuka County in Tibet.The protest march was held under the ... Read more...

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Thousands stage rally for a separate Kosal state


December 23rd, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 23 (IANS) More than 1,000 activists of Orissa's regional party Kosala Kranti Dal Wednesday staged a peaceful demonstration here, demanding a separate statehood comprising the state's 11 districts, police ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh farmers rally to demand ban on GM crop trials


October 1st, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh), Oct 1 (IANS) Thousands of farmers from 20 districts of Madhya Pradesh held a peaceful demonstration here Thursday to protest against the GM Corn field trial and demanded that ... Read more...

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87 dead after bloodbath at Guinea opposition rally


September 29th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Conakry (Guinea), Sep 29 (DPA) At least 87 people were killed in Guinea when government security forces fired into the crowd at an opposition rally in the capital Conakry, reports said Tuesday. Hundreds ... Read more...

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Malayasian PM urges Muslims not to insult other religions


September 5th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 5 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak Saturday quoted from the Quran to urge fellow Muslims not to insult people of other faiths, after residents of a Muslim-majority ... Read more...

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Police cane-charge violent Congress workers in Bhopal


July 15th, 2009 - 10:51 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, July 15 (ANI): Police baton charged hundreds of Congress party protesting workers who were trying to lay a siege on the State Legislative Assembly.The protestors blamed the Madhya Pradesh government for ... Read more...

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Neda Agha Sultan Video Still All Over Net


June 23rd, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by GD
The Neda Agha Sultan tragedy is still not getting wiped off the minds of people. Netizens have cried in anger against the atrocities that people are facing in the turbulent situation ... Read more...

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