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Ramdev begins anti-graft agitation at Ramlila Maidan


August 9th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Thursday started his agitation against corruption and black money at the Ramlila Maidan in the city.Holding tricolours, thousands of his supporters ... Read more...

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Chinese mafia ring busted, 58 held


June 19th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) A total of 58 ex-convicts of a "mafia-style" gang have been detained following a massive police crackdown in southern China.The gang was busted in Conghua city ... Read more...

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High ranking lama arrested in Delhi


June 15th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 15 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Police Friday arrested a high ranking lama of the Karma Kagyu School, a sect of Tibetan Buddhism, from Delhi in connection with the arrest ... Read more...

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China destroys 100,000 seized guns


June 13th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 13 (IANS) Over 100,000 guns have been destroyed in China as part of a police crackdown on illegal arms in 150 cities across the country.With Ministry of Public ... Read more...

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Dhoble trying to kill Mumbai’s nightlife: B-town


June 12th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Bollywood is not happy with the police crackdown on Mumbai's nightclubs.Assistant Commissioner of Police Vasant Dhoble's zeal to ensure that late night bars do not ... Read more...

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Ramdev, Hazare to fast against corruption (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev and social activist Anna Hazare will Sunday sit in the capital on a day-long fast against corruption and black money ... 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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Tribal leaders seek probe into police crackdown


March 24th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 24 (IANS) Tribal leaders in Chhattisgarh Saturday sought a judicial probe into alleged police atrocities during a street protest in the state capital by hundreds of tribals to ... Read more...

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Maoists luring villagers to grow poppy in Bihar


February 19th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 19 (IANS) They indulge in extortion, but Maoists are also luring villagers to take up poppy cultivation over hundreds of acres of land in Bihar to generate funds, ... Read more...

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Apex court reserves verdict on police action on Ramdev


January 20th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday reserved its order on the Delhi Police crackdown on yoga guru Baba Ramdev and his supporters at Ramlila ground last year, ... Read more...

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Three more added to the list of corrupt referees


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dandong (China), Dec 22 (IANS) Three more names were added to the list of corrupt soccer referees after their under-trial colleague Zhou Weixin confessed that they had taken bribes ... Read more...

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‘Police crackdown on Ramdev was decided in advance’


December 16th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court was told Friday that the Delhi Police operation for evicting yoga guru Baba Ramdev and his supporters from Ramlila ground on ... Read more...

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Police arrest several ‘Occupy LA’ protestors


November 28th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Los Angeles police arrested several protesters on Monday after the expiration of the deadline for the Occupy LA protesters to vacate their camp in front ... Read more...

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China jails eight for selling fake sex pills


November 9th, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 9 (IANS) Eight members of a counterfeit ring in China have been jailed for producing and selling fake Viagra and other sex pills across the country, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Give Raj Bala’s autopsy report to her family: Apex court (Lead)


September 30th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed Delhi Police to give the post-mortem examination report of Raj Bala to her family. The Haryana resident was injured in ... Read more...

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Ramdev trains guns on Chidambaram


September 27th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 27 (IANS) Baba Ramdev Tuesday blamed Home Minister P. Chidambaram for the death of Raj Bala, a Haryana resident who was critically injured in the police crackdown ... Read more...

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Ramdev supporter cremated in Haryana village


September 27th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sonipat (Haryana), Sep 27 (IANS) Raj Bala, a supporter of Baba Ramdev who was critically injured in the police crackdown on the yoga guru's meeting in Delhi and died ... Read more...

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Will help Raj Bala’s family: Dikshit


September 26th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit said her government will help the family of Raj Bala, who died here Monday after suffering a spinal injury in ... Read more...

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Excessive use of force counter-productive: PM (Lead)


September 10th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the active interest shown by the citizens in anti-graft movement augurs well for the country, but cautioned that ... Read more...

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Chronology of an epochal fast


August 28th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chronology of a fast that forced Indian parliament to acknowledge people's power and established civil society's primacy in a democracy:Jan 30: Marches in over 60 cities to demand anti-corruption Lokpal ... Read more...

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Ensure no police force is used against Anna: Ramdev


August 15th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Monday appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ensure that Delhi Police do not use force against social activist ... Read more...

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Ramdev backs Hazare against allegations


August 14th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar, Aug 14 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Sunday came out in support of Anna Hazare, terming the Congress's allegations of corruption against the social activist as an attempt to ... Read more...

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Peace at last in parliament, crucial bills passed (Lead)


August 11th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) After days of disruption by opposition MPs protesting varied issues, peace finally returned to parliament Thursday and the government was able to get ... Read more...

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Peace in parliament after days of disruption


August 11th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Peace finally returned to parliament Thursday after days of disruption by opposition MPs on various issues.Both houses of parliament were able to conduct their ... Read more...

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BJP seeks removal of Chidambaram (Lead)


August 10th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday demanded the sacking of Home Minister P. Chidambaram over the police crackdown on its activists a day earlier ... Read more...

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Advani meets Pranab, complains about police crackdown


August 10th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Upset over the crackdown on party youth activists in the capital, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader L.K. Advani Wednesday met Finance Minister ... Read more...

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BJP targets Chidambaram, stalls parliament (Roundup)


August 10th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday raised a chorus for Home Minister P. Chidambaram's resignation and stalled proceedings in both houses of parliament to ... Read more...

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Parties war with one another over parliamentary disruptions


August 10th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The repeated crippling of parliament has sparked a war involving the Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Left. The BJP is furious with ... Read more...

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BJP, Congress delaying discussion on corruption: Left


August 10th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress have joined hands to disrupt parliament in order to delay discussions on corruption and price rise, ... 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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Uproar in parliament over police crackdown on BJP workers


August 10th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The crucial question hour had to be cancelled Wednesday as opposition MPs disrupted the Lok Sabha to protest the police crackdown on Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Hazare writes open letter to parliamentarians


August 2nd, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Anti-corruption campaigner Anna Hazare Tuesday wrote an open letter to parliamentarians appealing to them not to pass the "anti-poor" Lokpal bill.In the letter, he said ... Read more...

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Police mum on Hazare request for fast


August 1st, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Gandhian Anna Hazare Monday said police has not indicated whether or not he can hold a hunger strike against corruption at the Jantar Mantar here ... Read more...

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Supreme Court relief for Chidambaram on crackdown (Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) In an apparent relief to Home Minister P. Chidambaram, the Supreme Court Monday declined to issue notice to him on a plea that he ... Read more...

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Supreme Court relief for Chidambaram on Ramdev crackdown


July 25th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) In an apparent relief to union Home Minister P. Chidambaram, the Supreme Court Monday declined to issue notice to him on a plea that ... Read more...

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