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Another water protest, now against Kudankulam n-plant (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) Hundreds of people from Tamil Nadu's Idinthakarai village, the epicentre of the protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP), stood in the sea water Thursday ... Read more...

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Another water protest, this time against Kudankulam


September 13th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) Hundreds of people from Tamil Nadu's Idinthakarai village, the epicentre of the protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP), walked into the sea Thursday to ... Read more...

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Situation calm in Kudankulam, more protestors arrested (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) After two days of protests against the Kudankulam nuclear power project, the situation in Idinthakarai village in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu was calm Tuesday even as ... Read more...

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Situation calm in Kudankulam


September 11th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) After two days of protests against the Kudankulam nuclear project, the situation in the Idinthakarai village in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu is calm, said an official ... Read more...

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Kudankulam stir has foreign backing: Shinde


September 10th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Against the backdrop of activists renewing their opposition to the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu, Home Minister Shushilkumar Shinde Monday said the ... Read more...

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One killed as anti-Kudankulam protests turn violent (Third Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) The over a year-long protests against the Kudankulam nuclear project in Tamil Nadu turned violent Monday, leaving one agitator dead in police firing in Tuticorin district ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan all set to defy party, go to Kudankulam


September 10th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 10 (IANS) Former Kerala chief minister and CPI-M leader V.S. Achuthanandan Monday seemed set to defy his party's decision not to oppose the Kudankulam nuclear power plant project ... 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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Vijayamma’s fast in Telangana concludes amid protests


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) YSR Congress party honorary president Y.S. Vijayamma managed to fast for weavers' problems in Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region amid violent protests by the Telangana Rashtra ... 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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BJP protesters clash with police in Jaipur


April 7th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 7 (IANS) Supporters of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator, arrested by the CBI for a staged shootout, clashed with police at three places here and damaged ... Read more...

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Tension at Telangana student’s funeral procession


March 25th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 25 (IANS) The suicide of a student for separate statehood to Telangana has brought the issue back into focus with a shutdown being observed Sunday in Warangal ... Read more...

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Karkardooma clash: Two constables suspended


February 24th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Two Delhi Police constables were suspended Friday for using excessive force against a group of lawyers who wanted to lodge a complaint against an engineer ... Read more...

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Clashes over desecration of Ambedkar statues


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Two groups clashed in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh Monday after unidentified people desecrated three statues of B.R. Ambedkar, police said.Police banned the assembly of ... Read more...

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Police baton charge protesters in Srinagar


January 21st, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) Police Saturday used batons to disperse a group of protesters in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital.The protesters were marching towards the Gaw Kadal Bridge here ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh villagers, police clash over power project


January 7th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 7 (IANS) Villagers and police personnel clashed at Chhattisgarh's Korba district Saturday during a public hearing organised by authorities on a power project expansion plan of Lanco Group, ... Read more...

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Tension as Andhra villagers oppose iron ore mining


December 17th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 17 (IANS) Tension prevailed Saturday in a village in Andhra Pradesh's Prakasam district as the villagers, opposing a proposed iron ore mining project, disrupted a public hearing being ... Read more...

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Police baton charge injures scribes, cop suspended


December 13th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 13 (IANS) Two journalists were injured after being beaten up mercilessly by police trying to prevent mediapersons from entering a private nursing home where a patient had ... Read more...

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Bhopal survivors block rail tracks, call off stir (Lead)


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 3 (IANS) At least half a dozen people were injured in stone-pelting by Bhopal gas tragedy survivors who blockaded rail tracks here Saturday to mark the 27th ... Read more...

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Bhopal survivors beaten back from rail blockade


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 3 (IANS) Bhopal gas tragedy survivors who blockaded rail tracks here Saturday to mark the 27th anniversary of the industrial disaster were evicted from the protest site ... 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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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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Police deny blame for Ramdev supporter’s death


September 26th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Delhi Police Monday refuted allegations by the family of Raj Bala, the Baba Ramdev supporter who died here Monday, that her death was caused ... Read more...

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Telangana on boil, strike continues


September 23rd, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 23 (IANS) The indefinite 'people's strike' in Telangana for statehood turned violent on the 11th day Friday as Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) activists attacked hunger strike ... Read more...

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Rights panels urged to probe Bihar police assault on women


September 17th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 17 (IANS) Bihar's main opposition party, the Rashtriya Janata Dal, has urged the National Human Rights Commission and the National Commission for Women to visit Noor Sarai ... Read more...

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Entire police station staff shifted after baton-charge


September 16th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 16 (IANS) Facing flak from the opposition and human rights and women's organisation, the Bihar government Friday transferred out all the 30 policemen of Noor Sarai police station ... Read more...

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Opposition disrupts Tripura assembly


September 5th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 5 (IANS) The Tripura assembly witnessed pandemonium Monday with the opposition Congress demanding a probe into the mysterious death of a youth and the police baton charge on ... Read more...

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Bedlam in Tripura assembly over July protests


September 2nd, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 2 (IANS) The mysterious death of a youth and police baton-charge on Congress protesters in July led to an uproar in the Tripura assembly on the first day ... Read more...

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Bihar cop fires on protesting flood victims, suspended


August 26th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 26 (IANS) A police official opened fire on protesting flood victims demanding adequate relief in Bihar's Bhagalpur district. He was suspended.Hundreds of angry flood victims Thursday staged a ... Read more...

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Flood victim injured in police firing in Bihar


August 25th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 25 (IANS) A man was seriously injured when police opened fire on protesting flood victims demanding adequate relief in Bihar's Bhagalpur district Thursday, officials said.Hundreds of angry flood ... Read more...

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BJP, police clash again at Jantar Mantar (Lead)


August 12th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Hundreds of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers, including several leaders, were detained as they staged a protest march here against the police baton-charge during ... Read more...

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BJP demands Chidambaram’s resignation, disrupts parliament (Lead)


August 10th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday disrupted both houses of parliament and demanded Home Minister P. Chidambaram's resignation over the police crackdown on party ... Read more...

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Tripura journalist attempts self-immolation


July 21st, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 20 (IANS) A journalist of a vernacular daily in Tripura Wednesday attempted self-immolation in front of the police headquarters here demanding reimbursement of his medical expenses.Kazi Plaban, reporter ... Read more...

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Tripura journalists protest police baton assault


July 19th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 19 (IANS) Journalists in Tripura Tuesday organised sit-in demonstrations in Agartala and different places of the state, demanding suspension of police officials who allegedly led a police ... Read more...

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Congress takes potshots at Hazare


July 19th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) With Anna Hazare announcing he was going on an indefinite fast from Aug 16 over his demand for a strong Lokpal bill, the Congress Monday ... Read more...

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