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Congress shutdown paralyses life in Odisha (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 10 (IANS) Thousands of people were taken into preventive custody Monday in Odisha during a dawn-to-dusk shutdown called by the Congress party to protest police excesses on its ... Read more...

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Congress shutdown hits life in Odisha


September 10th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 10 (IANS) Public transport was hit in Odisha Monday and trains stranded as the opposition Congress called for a dawn-to-dusk shutdown to protest police excesses on its workers ... Read more...

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33 held for violence during Congress rally (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) At least 33 people have been arrested in connection with the violence during a Congress rally in Odisha's capital Bhubaneswar, police said Friday."We have arrested 33 ... Read more...

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Congress calls for shutdown in Odisha


September 7th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) Odisha's opposition Congress has called for a statewide shutdown Sep 10 to protest "police excesses" on its workers during a party rally here, a senior ... Read more...

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This is not the change we wanted: Bengal intellectuals


April 17th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) Expressing concern over instances of "police excesses" in West Bengal, a section of human rights activists and intellectuals Tuesday said people were fast losing trust ... Read more...

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Chomsky, others write to PM protesting Bengal police excesses


April 16th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 16 (IANS) Eminent persons of international repute, including well-known US-based academician-intellectual Noam Chomsky, Monday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh expressing concern over the use of state ... 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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Soni Sori, Lingaram: Maoist conduits or police trap?


December 25th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 25 (IANS) The arrest of two tribals, Soni Sori and Lingaram Kodopi, in Chhattisgarh for alleged acting as Maoist conduits raises the larger question: Were they really Maoist ... Read more...

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CPI-M demands judicial inquiry into Bengal police firing


December 2nd, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday demanded a judicial inquiry into the police firing in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas - which claimed two ... Read more...

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Rs.5 lakh for kin of Uttar Pradesh custody death victim


November 30th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government paid a compensation of Rs.5 lakh to the family of a minor boy who died in police custody in Badaun district ... Read more...

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MPs responsible for consequences of returning gunmen: DGP


October 20th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) A day after nine Congress MPs from Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region decided to surrender their gunmen to the state government, police chief Dinesh Reddy ... Read more...

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Telangana shutdown total, train services restored


October 17th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Yet another shutdown in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh hit normal life Monday even as train services were restored after a two-day "rail blockade" to ... Read more...

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Telangana shutdown Monday, rail blockade cut short


October 16th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) Sunday cut short its three-day "rail blockade" and instead called for a shutdown in the region Monday to protest ... Read more...

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MP sent to jail, 3,000 held for rail blockade in Telangana


October 16th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Ten MPs from Telangana, including nine belonging to Andhra Pradesh's ruling Congress, and over a dozen legislators were Saturday arrested along with over 3,000 others ... Read more...

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Telangana shutdown called for Monday


October 15th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) has called for a shutdown in Telangana Monday to protest large-scale arrests and "police excesses" during the first day ... Read more...

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Residents protest police action against councillor


September 30th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 29 (IANS) A group of Ghaziabad residents Thursday protested against what they called police excesses against a local councillor whose house was allegedly ransacked a day earlier ... Read more...

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Keralites hapless, angry over yet another shutdown


September 19th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 19 (IANS) Monday saw yet another statewide shutdown in Kerala, India's most literate state, and as usual educational institutions, offices, shops were all closed, leading to widespread ... Read more...

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Arrested woman found hanging in police station


August 14th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Faizabad (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 14 (IANS) A woman arrested on charges of a murder allegedly committed suicide inside a police station in this Uttar Pradesh district Sunday, police said.Maya Devi ... Read more...

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TDP leaders threaten chief minister for police excesses


July 11th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) Telangana leaders of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Monday threatened to attack the residence of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy if students ... 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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Five suspended for medical officer’s death in jail (Lead)


June 23rd, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 23 (IANS) Five prison officials here were suspended Thursday a day after deputy chief medical officer Y.S. Sachan, arrested for his two seniors' killing, was found dead ... Read more...

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Dead medical officer’s kin demands CBI probe, opposition cries foul


June 23rd, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 23 (IANS) The family of suspended deputy chief medical officer Y.S Sachan, who was found dead in the Lucknow jail a day ago, Thursday demanded a CBI ... Read more...

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Anger at CPI-M rule surpasses that of Emergency: Trinamool leader


March 13th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 13 (IANS) Anger among the masses in West Bengal against Left Front's rule is more than the discontent during the days of the Emergency in the ... Read more...

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Chidambaram assures to look into police excesses committed during BJP rally


February 25th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Friday assured the agitating members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that he would look into any police excesses committed ... Read more...

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Youth attempts suicide inside police station


February 10th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 10 (IANS) A youth being interrogated in vehicle theft cases attempted suicide by slitting his throat inside a police station here Thursday, an official said. The youth is ... Read more...

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Osmania University still tense, TRS MP arrested


January 8th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 8 (IANS) The situation in the Osmania University campus here remained tense Saturday as sporadic clashes between students and police continued for the third consecutive day while Member of ... Read more...

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Telangana protesters lay siege to ministers, MPs’ houses


January 8th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 8 (IANS) Protests continued in Telangana for the third consecutive day Friday with protesters laying siege to the houses of state ministers, MPs and state legislators of ruling Congress ... Read more...

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Five cops suspended for custodial death


January 7th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 7 (IANS) Five policemen, including a station house officer (SHO), in Uttar Pradesh were Friday suspended for the illegal detention of a retired Railway Protection Force (RPF) constable who died ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh right activists protest Binayak Sen’s conviction


December 31st, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 31 (IANS) Right activists and workers of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), the Communist Party of India (CPI) and the Chhattisgarh Mukti Morcha (CMM) held a rally and ... Read more...

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Cops loot Bastar tribals; their boss apologises, pays damages


December 30th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 30 (IANS) A senior police officer in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region said Thursday that he apologised to tribals for misbehaviour and loot carried out by his subordinates, and even distributed ... Read more...

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Is campus violence making a comeback in Bengal?


December 20th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, Dec 20 (IANS) Is West Bengal rewinding to the anarchic days of student politics of the 1970s?This is a question troubling people of the state with the latest incident ... Read more...

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Protests continue in Srinagar despite curfew


August 2nd, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Aug.2 (ANI): A number of people took to streets on Monday despite curfew to protest police excesses during handling of crowds participating in protests.Dozens of agitated persons defied the ... Read more...

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Massive protests in Canada against police excesses during G-20 (Lead)


July 11th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 11 (IANS) Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in major Canadian cities to demand an inquiry into police excesses during the G-20 summit here June 26-27. In the largest ... Read more...

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Mystery deepens over identity of ‘journalist’ killed with Azad


July 5th, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 4 (IANS) The mystery over the identity of a "journalist" killed along with top Maoist leader Azad in the alleged exchange of fire with police Friday deepened with the the ... Read more...

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Need to revisit anti-Maoist policy: Chidambaram


May 17th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Condemning the Leftist guerrilla attack on a civilian bus in Chhattisgarh, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday said he was following a "limited mandate" and ... Read more...

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