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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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Students clash with police in Allahabad, torch vehicles


April 27th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Allahabad, April 26 (IANS) Protesting the order to vacate hostels, students of the Allahabad University Thursday fought pitched battles with police as they torched a police vehicle and two state ... 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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Aspiring teachers clash with cops outside UP assembly (Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's new Samajwadi Party (SP) government Tuesday faced its first major law and order challenge as police and hundreds of TET (Teachers Eligibility Test) candidates ... Read more...

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Tension spilling over to Jammu


March 16th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 16 (IANS) Tension prevailed in the Jammu region Friday following clashes between protestors and police a day earlier in the border town of Rajouri, which has seen communal ... Read more...

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Four lawyers arrested for attack on media


March 3rd, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 3 (IANS) Police arrested four advocates for their alleged involvement in the violent attack on media persons in the city civil court complex here Friday, Police Commissioner Jyotiprakash ... Read more...

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Locals clash with police over youth’s death


November 15th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 15 (IANS) A mob fought pitched battles with the police and indulged in arson and vandalism in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district Tuesday after a youth was mowed down ... Read more...

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Mob clashes with police over teen’s death


November 12th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 11 (IANS) The death of a teenager, mowed down by a truck, sparked violence and tension as a mob fought pitched battles, damaged vehicles and blockaded roads in ... Read more...

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Senior cop among 30 injured in Kashmir clashes


November 7th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 7 (IANS) More than 30 people, including a senior superintendent of police, were injured in post-Eid prayer clashes between security forces and stone pelting mobs in different parts ... Read more...

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Azamgarh tense after student’s death in accident


November 4th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 4 (IANS) A mob fought pitched battles with police and resorted to arson and vandalism in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district Friday after a school student was mowed down ... Read more...

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Police post torched during protest


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 2 (IANS) Furious after a bus ran over a school girl Wednesday, hundreds fought pitched battles with police and torched a police post in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district, ... Read more...

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Clashes over businessman’s murder in Uttar Pradesh


October 29th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Oct 29 (IANS) The murder of a businessman sparked violent protests by people in this Uttar Pradesh city Saturday as they fought pitched battles with the police, damaged private ... Read more...

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Officials kill truck driver, spark violent protests


September 26th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) A truck driver in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli district was Monday beaten to death by four transport department officials for refusing to give a bribe, sparking violent ... Read more...

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Thousands offer Eid prayers in Kashmir peacefully


August 31st, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 31 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims Wednesday offered prayers in the Kashmir Valley amid tight security on the festival of Eid-ul-Fitr which was marred by protests and clashes last ... Read more...

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Six cops injured in mob attack in Uttar Pradesh village


August 29th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) At least six policemen were injured in mob violence at Rataul village, in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat district, following the murder of a local farmer, officials said.Faiz ... Read more...

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Curfew lifted from Uttar Pradesh city


August 21st, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 21 (IANS) Curfew was lifted from Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad city Sunday, over 10 days after it was imposed in parts of the city following a communal clash that ... Read more...

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No curfew for 18 hours in Moradabad now


August 18th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 18 (IANS) With the situation turning normal in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad city following a communal clash that left 12 people, including two policemen, injured, authorities Thursday ... Read more...

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Moradabad curfew to be relaxed for 16 hours


August 16th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 16 (IANS) With normalcy returning fast to the trouble-torn areas in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad city days after a communal clash left 13 people injured, the authorities Tuesday decided ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxed for nine hours in Moradabad


August 13th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moradabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Curfew in various parts of Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad city was Saturday relaxed for nine hours for the first time since it was clamped Aug 9 following ... Read more...

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Curfew further relaxed in Moradabad


August 12th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 12 (IANS) The authorities Friday further relaxed the curfew in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad city with normalcy returning to trouble-torn areas where a communal clash left around 13 people ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxed in Moradabad (Lead)


August 11th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) Curfew enforced in parts of Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad city following a communal clash that left 13 people injured was relaxed for a few hours Thursday, police ... Read more...

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Curfew on in Moradabad, no fresh violence


August 11th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) Curfew continued in several parts of Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad city Thursday, two days after a communal clash involving Kanwariya pilgrims left around 13 people injured, police ... Read more...

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50 held for Uttar Pradesh communal clash


August 10th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) Around 50 people have been arrested in connection with a communal clash in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad city, involving Kanwariya pilgrims and locals that left 13 people ... Read more...

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London witnesses riots’ escalation


August 9th, 2011 - 4:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Violent incidents, fires and rioting were witnessed on the third consecutive day in London, with riot police deployed and firefighters making efforts to handle blazes at ... Read more...

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Two jewellers shot dead, traders on rampage in Faizabad


August 3rd, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 3 (IANS) After two jeweller brothers were killed Wednesday morning in an Uttar Pradesh town, traders went on rampage, staging angry demonstrations and demanding early arrest of ... Read more...

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Disappointed police job aspirants turn violent


July 25th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh), July 25 (IANS) Thousands of police job aspirants here Monday turned violent, damaging vehicles and public property and fought pitched battles with the police after they were ... Read more...

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Businessman’s murder sparks clashes in uttar Pradesh


July 19th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 19 (IANS) A businessman's murder sparked violent protests in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Ambedkarnagar Tuesday as the locals targeted vehicles, public property and fought pitched battles with ... Read more...

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Clashes again at Osmania University over Telangana (Second Lead)


July 6th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) The Osmania University here again turned into a battle zone Wednesday as students agitating for a separate Telangana state fought pitched battles with police, ... Read more...

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Yemeni government, armed tribesmen agree on ceasefire


May 29th, 2011 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 29 (IANS) Yemeni government and armed tribesmen, led by the opposition tribal chieftain Sheikh Sadiq al-Ahmar, have reached a temporary truce to end pitched battles in the capital ... Read more...

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Violence in Uttar Pradesh town after minor’s death


May 22nd, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Jalaun (Uttar Pradesh), May 21 (IANS) The death of a minor girl, who was mowed down by a tanker here Saturday, sparked violence as a mob went on a rampage, ... Read more...

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Congress defends Rahul’s visit to farmers’ village


May 11th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday came down heavily on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for terming Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's visit to an Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Lucknow anti-encroachment drive protest turns violent


May 7th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 7 (IANS) Residents of a locality in this Uttar Pradesh capital fought pitched battles with police, resorted to arson and targeted several government vehicles while protesting an anti-encroachment ... Read more...

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Locals clash with police over death of worker


May 5th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), May 5 (IANS) Tension prevailed here Thursday after a mob fought pitched battles with the police, torched vehicles and damaged public property after a sanitation employee was ... Read more...

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Students clash with police in Bulandshahr


April 29th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), April 28 (IANS) Agitated over being allotted low marks in their exams due to poor attendance, a large number of students of a private engineering college in ... Read more...

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70 hurt in Dhaka varsity shooting


April 26th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 26 (IANS) Gunshots were fired in a clash at the Dhaka University campus early Tuesday as two factions of the students wing of the ruling Awami League ... Read more...

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