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Trinamool to launch countrywide protest against FDI (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress, which is to formally withdraw from the UPA Friday, announced it will launch countrywide protests against the government's economic policies, especially FDI ... Read more...

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Trinamool ministers to hand over resignation letters at 3 p.m.


September 21st, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress ministers are to hand over their resignation letters to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) at 3 p.m. and after that meet President ... Read more...

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Strike was on genuine issues, got people’s support: Mamata


September 21st, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee Thursday said people across the country supported the all India shutdown called by the opposition as ... Read more...

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France bans protest over anti-Islam movie


September 20th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 20 (IANS) France Thursday banned a protest against the screening of an anti-Islam US movie which has triggered outrage across the Muslim world, Xinhua reported.According to news channel ... Read more...

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65 percent Kerala LPG users use six units a year: Chandy


September 19th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 19 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said 65 percent of the seven million LPG users in the state use six or less than six gas cylinders ... Read more...

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Trinamool’s pull-out vindicates our strike call: Left


September 19th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) In the wake of Trinamool Congress withdrawing support from the UPA government, the Left Front Tuesday said its stand to call a strike in protest against ... Read more...

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Trinamool to go on nationwide stir against diesel hike, FDI


September 19th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Stating that shutdowns served no purpose, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday asked the Left parties to withdraw their Sep 20 general strike, even as ... Read more...

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65,000 Bihar Police constables stage sit-in


September 18th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) At least 65,000 police constables in Bihar Tuesday staged a sit-in (dharna) to press for their 15-point charter of demands, including various allowances.All the police constables ... Read more...

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US consulate in Chennai closed till Wednesday


September 17th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) The US consulate here has been closed for three days starting Monday following the protests outside its premises on the US-made anti-Islam film, it was announced."The ... Read more...

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CPI-M threatens nation-wide protest against diesel price hike


September 14th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) Condemning the abrupt hike in diesel price, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat said Friday his party in coordination with other parties ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar faces protest by Bihar rural representatives


September 13th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 13 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Thursday faced a protest by nearly 2,000 rural representatives from across the state against 'high-handedness' of officials and "rampant corruption" in ... 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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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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Manmohan regime sinking due to corruption: Buddhadeb


September 9th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Arambagh (West Bengal), Sep 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government is sinking due to unchecked corruption and unbridled capitalism, senior Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader and former ... Read more...

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Several hurt as Odisha Congress protest turns violent


September 6th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) More than two dozen people, including protestors and several policemen, were injured when a Congress rally against the Naveen Patnaik-led government turned violent in the Odisha ... Read more...

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BJP promises Telangana if it takes power


September 5th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday promised to form a separate state of Telangana within three months if it formed a central government.BJP's Sushma ... Read more...

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BJP keeps up protest, parliament disrupted again


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) continued its protests demanding Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation Monday, resulting in both houses of parliament getting adjourned till ... Read more...

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Refrain from self-immolation, Tibetian government-in-exile appeals


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 2 (IANS) Expressing concern over the self-immolation protests in Tibet, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) based here Sunday appealed to its countrymen to refrain from such "drastic acts"."The ... Read more...

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Kashmiri migrants on hunger strike for hike in dole


August 31st, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 31 (IANS) Kashmiri Pandit (Hindu) migrants in Jammu Friday began a hunger strike demanding a hike in the cash relief they have been getting from the government.Kashmiri Pandits ... Read more...

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Five die in Yamuna Expressway accident


August 29th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 29 (IANS) Five people were killed Wednesday when a truck turned turtle on the Yamuna Expressway near Mathura after one of its tyres burst, police said.Half a dozen ... Read more...

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FIR’s against Kejriwal, others for protest outside PM house


August 27th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Delhi Police registered FIRs against Arvind Kejriwal and five others for provoking people during the protest on the coal block allocation issue outside the prime ... Read more...

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Wish movement had remained as it was, says Kiran Bedi


August 27th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Kiran Bedi, a key member of the disbanded Team Anna, Monday said she wished India Against Corruption (IAC) had remained "a national movement" and ... Read more...

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Anti-corruption activists detained, released


August 26th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Several anti-corruption activists, including Arvind Kejriwal, were detained but later released when they tried to stage a protest outside the residences of the prime minister ... Read more...

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Kashmir human rights panel summons police officer


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 23 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir human rights panel Thursday directed a police officer to appear before it in connection with alleged use of excessive force against a ... Read more...

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Hackers attack website of court that jailed Pussy Riot


August 21st, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS) Computer hackers Tuesday attacked the website of a Moscow court that sentenced three members of the anti-Putin punk rock band Pussy Riot, RIA Novosti reported.The hackers ... Read more...

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Ten students held for stoning Rajasthan BJP leader’s house


August 19th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 19 (IANS) Ten students were arrested Sunday in connection with stone hurling at the house of former Rajasthan minister and BJP legislator Rajendra Rathore immediately after the ... Read more...

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Peeved soldier refuses to end tower-top protest


August 19th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) An army soldier who climbed a 200-feet-high mobile phone signal tower here three days ago had not yet come down even Sunday, despite repeated appeals ... Read more...

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President underlines peace mantra in speech


August 14th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) "May there be peace, peace, peace... Peace must be our ideology, progress our horizon," Pranab Mukherjee declared Tuesday in his first public speech as ... Read more...

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Baba Ramdev detained in Ambedkar Stadium


August 13th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) With Baba Ramdev and his anti-corruption supporters blocking roads in central Delhi, police were Monday forced to detain them in Ambedkar Stadium, a few hundred ... Read more...

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NDA leaders call on Ramdev (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Ramdev's campaign against black money and corruption Monday drew support from BJP president Nitin Gadkari and Janata Dal-United leader Sharad Yadav who met the yoga ... Read more...

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Group of Islamic protestors protest at Olympic Park


August 13th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of Islamic protestors have arrived near the Olympic park ahead of the Sunday closing ceremony. The protestors who are staged at the arrival point for ... Read more...

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Ramdev has been exposed, says Congress


August 13th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Congress Monday accused yoga guru Baba Ramdev of fighting a "political battle" in the name of campaigning against black money and said his ... Read more...

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Ramdev supporters detained by police


August 13th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Thousands of Baba Ramdev supporters were Monday detained by police while marching towards parliament demanding that black money stashed abroad be brought back to India."We ... Read more...

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Editors Guild condemns attacks on Mumbai media


August 12th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) The Editors Guild of India Sunday condemned the violence against journalists here during a Muslim protest and urged police to deal with the attackers "sternly".The Guilt ... Read more...

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Ramdev returns to Ramlila Maidan for three-day fast (Roundup)


August 9th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) More than a year after the controversial midnight raid by police on his protest fast at the Ramlila Maidan, yoga guru Baba Ramdev was ... Read more...

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