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NHRC issues notice to Jharkhand government


September 13th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday issued notice to the Jharkhand government on police action on a protest against acquisition of agricultural land in ... Read more...

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Cartoonist sent to judicial custody, government faces flak on issue (Roundup)


September 10th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Barely a day in police custody for questioning after his arrest on sedition charges, cartoonist Aseem Trivedi was Monday sent to judicial custody as ... Read more...

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Cartoonist Trivedi’s questioning cut short, sent to judicial custody (Second Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Barely a day after cartoonist Aseem Trivedi was sent to seven days police custody after being arrested on sedition charges, investigators cut short his questioning ... Read more...

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IAC slams action against protests, cartoonist’s arrest (Second Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 10 (IANS) India Against Corruption (IAC) members Arvind Kejriwal, Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav slammed the union government for suppressing peaceful protests at Onkareswar dam and Kudankulam nuclear ... Read more...

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Family stands by jailed cartoonist, coal minister heckled


September 10th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Sep 10 (IANS) Supporters of India Against Corruption (IAC) and the parents of jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, who was charged with sedition by Mumbai police, Monday heckled union Coal ... Read more...

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Concerned over police action on farmers seeking fertilizers: TDP


September 6th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 6 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Thursday voiced concern over the incidents of police baton charge on farmers demanding fertilizers and has asked the state ... Read more...

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Bengal women’s panel seeks report on newly-wed couple


September 6th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) The West Bengal Commission for Women Wednesday sought a police report on the arrest of a man and harassment of his newly-wed wife following complaints ... Read more...

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Congress protest against Chhattisgarh CM turns violent


September 4th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 4 (IANS) At least 20 Congress workers were injured and some 1,000 protesters arrested and lodged in a makeshift jail following clashes with police Tuesday in Chhattisgarh ... Read more...

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Uneasy calm after Delhi violence, 22 detained (Third Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) An uneasy calm prevailed in parts of east Delhi where largescale violence overnight left one man dead, with police Monday saying they had detained 22 ... Read more...

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Man killed in east Delhi firing was family’s sole provider


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) While the police denying any role in his death, Vinod Singh Negi's widowed mother and married sister in Uttarakhand have lost their sole breadwinner in ... Read more...

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Police use force to stop Kejriwal, activists


August 26th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Police Sunday used tear gas and water canons to disperse anti-corruption activists led by Arvind Kejriwal here Sunday.The India Against Corruption (IAC) supporters held ... Read more...

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BJP leaders held on way to strife-hit Bareilly in UP


August 25th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 25 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Kalraj Mishra and Ashok Pradhan were arrested Saturday on their way to Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly city, which had seen communal ... Read more...

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Bengal rights panel orders probe in Shiladitya Chowdhury’s arrest


August 17th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) The State Human Right Commission (SHRC) has ordered a probe into the arrest of a man who had publicly questioned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Gunman kills five in Colombia


July 28th, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 28 (IANS/EFE) Five people were killed and five wounded when a gunman opened fire at a crowd watching an amateur soccer match in the northwestern Colombian city of ... Read more...

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Three Bihar school boys detained for gangrape


July 27th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Patna/Shimla, July 26 (IANS) Three Bihar school students, named as accused in the alleged gangrape of a teenaged Class 11 colleague, have been detained, police said Thursday.The accused, sons of ... Read more...

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SIT to probe fresh violence in Maruti Manesar plant (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon/Chandigarh, July 19 (IANS) A Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been constituted to probe Wednesday's labour unrest and fire incident in Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant, in which an official was ... Read more...

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SIT to probe Maruti’s fresh violence


July 19th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 19 (IANS) A Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been constituted to probe Wednesday's labour unrest and fire incident in Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant, in which an official was ... Read more...

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Bihar woman missing after selling child for Rs.62


July 16th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 16 (IANS) A poverty-stricken woman in Bihar's Araria district, who sold her four-month-old son for just Rs.62 to a Nepalese couple, is missing a day after her plight ... Read more...

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Villagers shun Chhattisgarh ‘carnage’ probe


July 14th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 14 (IANS) The T.P. Sharma judicial commission, probing the killings of two people in police action in four Chhattisgarh villages, completed its two-day sitting but without recording statements ... Read more...

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Touch wood, no terror incident this year: Chidambaram


July 13th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday said the country needs to be vigilant to thwart the terror threat though there has been no terrorist incident in ... Read more...

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Odisha gang rape: Doctors protest action


June 27th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 26 (IANS) Doctors in Odisha Tuesday protested police action against three medics for allegedly not taking care of a gangrape victim who died after more than six months ... Read more...

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Can’t act against Ramdev for Chhattisgarh speech: Delhi Police


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Delhi Police Friday told a court here that it was beyond their jurisdiction to act against Baba Ramdev for allegedly delivering an objectionable speech against ... Read more...

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DMK to discuss government crackdown


June 19th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 18 (IANS) With many of its senior leaders and former ministers facing police cases and being arrested, Tamil Nadu's DMK has called meeting of its executive committee Friday ... Read more...

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80 percent turnout in Andhra by-polls (Night Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) An average of 80 percent voters cast their ballots Tuesday in by-elections held amid tight security in the Nellore Lok Sabha and 18 assembly constituencies ... Read more...

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Heavy, peaceful turnout in Andhra by-polls (Third Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) About 65 to 70 percent voters cast their ballots Tuesday in by-elections held amid tight security in the Nellore Lok Sabha and 18 assembly constituencies ... Read more...

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About 50 percent polling in Andhra by-polls (Second Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) About 50 percent balloting was recorded by Tuesday afternoon in the by-elections held amid tight security to the Nellore Lok Sabha and 18 assembly ... Read more...

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CPI-M lauds quick police action in Kolkata rape case


June 8th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government received rare praise from the opposition Left Front Friday after the police swiftly arrested a man accused of raping a ... Read more...

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It’s Ramdev show at fast venue


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) 'Anna caps' were missing, as were reverberations of Anna Hazare slogans, and an array of life-size posters of yoga guru Baba Ramdev could ... Read more...

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Amarnath Yatra: 300 Hindu activists detained in Jammu


June 3rd, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 3 (IANS) Nearly 300 Hindu activists were detained here Sunday when they attempted to begin the Amarnath pilgrimage in defiance of the June 25 date fixed by ... Read more...

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Ramdev, Anna hold day-long fast in Delhi (Lead)


June 3rd, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Launching a joint agitation against corruption and black money, yoga guru Ramdev and anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare started a day-long fast at Delhi's Jantar ... Read more...

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Nationwide protests against black money Sunday: Ramdev


June 1st, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Baba Ramdev Friday announced nationwide protests Sunday against black money stashed away by Indians abroad and corruption in the government."The protest will take place ... Read more...

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Strike hits normal life in parts of Bihar


May 22nd, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 22 (IANS) Normal life was hit in Bihar's Magadh region Tuesday by a day-long strike called by the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) to protest the killing of a ... Read more...

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BJP raps government on Amarnath Yatra decision


May 16th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said the Jammu and Kashmir government's decision to stop Hindu religious groups from starting the annual Amarnath pilgrimage from ... Read more...

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Toongate: Mamata lashes out against professor, calls it cyber crime


May 12th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday lashed out against the professor who had been arrested last month for allegedly circulating a "cartoon" defaming her, ... Read more...

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Maoist extremist apprehended in Delhi (Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) A Maoist extremist wanted for the killing of a Jharkhand Police official was nabbed from northwest Delhi's Rohini area, police said Friday.Police officials claim the ... Read more...

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