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Braveheart girl on Chandigarh cops’ receiving end over FB comments


September 18th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) She fought robbers as a 10-year-old in 2000 and got a national bravery award from the prime minister for it after her brave act led to ... Read more...

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Suspected spy for Pakistan arrested in Tamil Nadu


September 17th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) A suspected spy, passing sensitive defence information to Pakistan's intelligence agency through its High Commission in Colombo, has been arrested in Tamil Nadu, a senior police ... Read more...

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Parents kill three kids, themselves over property dispute


September 14th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Yamunanagar (Haryana), Sep 14 (IANS) A couple committed suicide by jumping before a train at the Gandhi Nagar railway crossing here, clutching three children close.Police officials recovered a suicide note ... Read more...

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Andhra police chief orders probe into hostage drama (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's police chief Thursday ordered a probe into the incident in Hyderabad in which a suspended police constable took a senior police official hostage for ... Read more...

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Constable apologizes for taking senior hostage


September 13th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) A suspended police constable who took a senior police official hostage here Wednesday night has apologized for his behaviour.Giriprasad Sharma, a suspended head constable with the ... Read more...

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Hyderabad ‘hostage’ drama ends as suspended cop releases senior (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) A four-hour-long 'hostage' drama ended here late Wednesday as a suspended head constable who had taken a senior police official hostage released him unharmed.Giriprasad Sharma, a ... Read more...

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Suspended cop takes senior ‘hostage’ in Hyderabad


September 12th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 12 (IANS) A suspended head constable took a senior police official 'hostage' here Wednesday, sending shock waves across the police establishment.Giriprasad Sharma, a suspended head constable with the ... Read more...

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Man beaten to death in Bihar for eloping


September 12th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 12 (IANS) In an incident of honour killing in Bihar, a 35-year-old man was lynched in Araria district after a village kangaroo court found him guilty of eloping ... Read more...

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Now, tigers and leopards targeted by Maoists


September 12th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 12 (IANS) Pushed to a corner after "Operation Biswas", a police drive to contain Maoists, the rebels have now struck upon a new strategy to collect funds, police ... Read more...

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‘Activist’ demands Kamat’s arrest in mining controversy


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 11 (IANS) Those implicated in the Justice M.V. Shah Commission report, including former chief minister Digambar Kamat, should be arrested and the Rs.35,000 crore illegal mining controversy probed ... Read more...

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Haryana to recruit 11,000 constables


September 10th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 10 (IANS) Haryana has decided to expand its police force and has sanctioned 11,000 new posts of constables for the purpose, the state police chief said Monday.Applications for ... 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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Kudankulam protests: One killed in police firing


September 10th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) One person was killed in police firing when a crowd of anti-Kudankulam protestors attacked a police checkpost in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin district Monday, police said. Three ... Read more...

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Kudankulam, villages tense after violent protest (Second Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) About eight villages near Kudankulam in Tirunelveli district are tense following a cane charge by police on hundreds of villagers, including women and children, who were ... Read more...

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65,000 Bihar police personnel begin protest


September 10th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) Sixty-five thousand police personnel, mainly constables and havildars in Bihar Monday began the first of their five-phased protest against the government's alleged apathy to grant them ... Read more...

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Police crack down on protestors at Kudankulam


September 10th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu police Monday resorted to a cane charge to disburse thousands of villagers, including women and children, staging protests on the beach at Kudankulam, behind ... Read more...

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Maoists kill CRPF trooper in Bihar


September 9th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 9 (IANS) A CRPF trooper was killed and five security personnel were injured in a gun-battle with the Maoists Sunday in Bihar's Aurangabad district, police said.Police officials in ... Read more...

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Thousands of villagers protest against Kudankulam plant


September 9th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 9 (IANS) Thousands of villagers, including women and children living near the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) Sunday made the Kudankulam beach behind the upcoming power plant their ... Read more...

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Be sensitive to public concerns: President to police brass


September 8th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Saying that the constable is the face of the government in rural India, President Pranab Mukherjee has urged police to be sensitive to public ... Read more...

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Maharashtra official found dead in Lucknow hotel


September 7th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 7 (IANS) A 52-year-old Maharashtra government official was found dead Friday in his hotel room in Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow, police said.The official, identified as Vijay Pamoji ... Read more...

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Pangolin scales worth Rs.2.3 crore seized


September 7th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Sep 7 (IANS) Around 390 kg of pangolin scales worth Rs.2.3 crore have been seized in Mizoram, police said Friday.Customs and Mizoram Police officials Thursday night raided a house ... Read more...

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Six-hour jam on Mumbai-Pune expressway after gas leak


September 6th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) A gas leak after a goods vehicle and a tanker collided led to a six-hour traffic jam on the Mumbai-Pune expressway, police said.Police, hwever, managed to ... Read more...

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Life back to normal in east Delhi, six more arrested


September 5th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Two days after large scale rioting in which a man was killed, life was limping back to normal in Mayur Vihar Phase III of east ... Read more...

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Pune devotees’ find answer to noise pollution curbs


September 4th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Strange as it may sound, but some Ganeshotsav organisers in Pune follow a bizarre practice during immersions to by-pass noise pollution norms - abandoning the idols ... Read more...

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175 Sri Lankan tourists to return following protests (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) One hundred and seventy-five Sri Lankan tourists were safely escorted by police to Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirapalli airport Tuesday when Tamil activists staged demonstrations against their visit. ... Read more...

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Protest against Sri Lankan tourists near Trichy


September 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) Over 175 Sri Lankan tourists were safely escorted by police to Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirapalli (Trichy) airport Tuesday when Tamil activists staged demonstrations against their visit, said ... 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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Shops shut in violence-hit east Delhi area; situation under control (Second Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The roads were mostly deserted, wary shopkeepers kept the shop shutters down and at least two schools in the area remained shut Monday, a day ... Read more...

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Tribals upset over ban on traditional weapons


August 31st, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 31 (IANS) Tribals in Chhattisgarh are furious over police moves to ban their traditional weapons in public places, particularly in village haats, or markets.Bastar Range Inspector General of ... Read more...

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Stopped by cops, clicked by media, Punjab girl commits suicide


August 30th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), Aug 30 (IANS) Stopped and allegedly harassed by police and photographed by the local media, a teenaged girl committed suicide Thursday in this Punjab city.Police officials said that ... Read more...

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Panchayat secretary killed in Maoist firing


August 30th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 30 (IANS) A panchayat secretary was killed and four others, including a Congress worker, were injured in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh when Maoist ultras fired on the jeep ... Read more...

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Gurgaon women to march for Geetika to Jantar Mantar


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 22 (IANS) Various women's organisations Thursday will hold a candlelight vigil at Delhi's Jantar Mantar for Geetika Sharma, former flight attendant who committed suicide Aug 5.Geetika in her ... Read more...

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5 admitted in hospital after shooting at Austin-area Wal-Mart


August 20th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cedar Park, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shooting occurred in Cedar Park which hospitalized five people. This shooting took place at a Wal-Mart store. The whole incident took place on Sunday at 4.30 ... Read more...

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Man kills disabled daughter in Haryana


August 19th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ambala (Haryana), Aug 19 (IANS) An eight-year-old disabled girl was brutally stabbed to death Sunday by her own father as he could not cope with her treatment and upbringing, police ... Read more...

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Kerala government faces ire over ‘murder’ of Bihari youth


August 18th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 18 (IANS) The Kerala government is facing the heat over the unnatural death of 24-year-old Bihari youth S.S. Mann who was brought dead from a mental hospital here ... Read more...

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