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JKLF chief Yasin Malik arrested at protest march


September 7th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 7 (IANS) Separatist Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested along with a group of supporters in the state's summer capital Friday during ... Read more...

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Kashmir BJP slams Congress for ‘misleading’ people


August 26th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 26 (IANS) The Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) Sunday lashed out at the Congress party for trying to mislead people by protesting against the 73rd and 74th amendments of ... Read more...

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Patnaik transferred, Satyapal Singh is new Mumbai top cop (Third Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik was shunted out Thursday, a top home department official said, after coming under criticism over the manner in which he ... Read more...

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Mumbai police chief transferred (Second Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik was shunted out Thursday, a top home department official said, after coming under criticism over mishandling the Aug 11 violence ... Read more...

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Speculation rife on Mumbai police commissioner’s transfer


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Speculations are rife that Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik might be transferred over mishandling Aug 11 violence at Azad Maidan that killed two and injured ... Read more...

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Act against Mumbai rioters: activist


August 19th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) An activist Sunday asked the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission (MSHRC) to take suo moto cognizance of the abuse of policemen and policewomen during a protest ... Read more...

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Freedom acquiring new meaning for thinking India


August 14th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Freedom as an idea is no longer what it was 65 years ago when India emerged from the shackles of British domination at the stroke ... Read more...

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Five die in platinum mine violence in South Africa


August 14th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 14 (IANS) Five people have been killed in violence at a platinum mine in northern South Africa, police said. A policeman was hacked to death at Lonmin's platinum ... Read more...

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Raza Academy, Muslim groups apologize for violence


August 12th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Mumbai's liberal Raza Academy Sunday offered unconditional apology to the the media and Mumbaikars for the widespread violence Saturday and sought forgiveness."The people who indulged in ... Read more...

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Recreativo de Huelva fans protest over Minnie Mouse kit


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Spanish club Recreativo de Huelva unveiled their new football kit for the current season and then all hell broke loose, over the design of the kit.The ... Read more...

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Kerala eateries raided after food poisoning death


July 17th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 17 (IANS) Kerala authorities have begun extensive raids across the state after reports that a youth died of suspected food poisoning and a few others fell ill after ... Read more...

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Pakistani teacher gunned down


June 20th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) A school teacher was shot dead by motorcycle-borne gunmen in Pakistan's Quetta city, police said.The incident took place Tuesday in Arbab Karam Khan Road. The unidentified ... Read more...

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Employees’ march foiled in Srinagar, dozens arrested


June 16th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 16 (IANS) Police in Srinagar Saturday used water canon to disperse a protest march by state government employees and also arrested dozens of agitating employees.Scores of protesting employees ... Read more...

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Protest in Bihar against arrest of terror suspects


May 30th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 30 (IANS) Hundreds of people Wednesday took out a protest march in Bihar's Darbhanga district to protest against the recent arrest of two people from the state ... Read more...

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Striking government employees held in Srinagar


May 26th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 26 (IANS) Around 100 Jammu and Kashmir government employees, staging protest demonstrations and raising various demands, were arrested here Saturday as their strike continued for the third ... Read more...

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As Left Front plans, quick-footed Didi acts (West Bengal Newsletter)


May 26th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) Despite the negative publicity she has been receiving for her various antics as West Bengal chief minister, the feisty Mamata Banerjee's ability to lead lightning ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M leaders to protest Monday


April 15th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 15 (IANS) Angry leaders and activists of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) will march towards the office of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) here Monday to ... Read more...

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New tax on domestic LPG in Maharashtra rolled back


March 30th, 2012 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) Buckling under pressure from all political parties and the public, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Ajit Pawar Thursday effected a marginal rollback of ... Read more...

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Sikhs protest to demand Rajoana’s release


March 28th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Hundreds of Sikhs led by former journalist Jarnail Singh Wednesday demanded the release of Balwant Singh Rajoana who assassinated the then Punjab chief minister ... Read more...

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Student unions march against fee hikes, fake admissions


March 21st, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Delhi chapter of the National Students Union of India (NSUI) and the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) Wednesday organized a protest march opposing fee ... Read more...

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Ambedkar memorial: Dalit activists attempt to storm legislature


March 15th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Protesting the delay by the centre in handing over land for constructing a memorial to B.R. Ambedkar, the Republican Party of India Thursday staged a ... Read more...

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CBI inquiry demanded in Arya orphanage case


March 13th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Representatives from 26 NGOs and families of victims in the Arya Orphanage case marched to parliament Monday to protest against the continued child abuse ... Read more...

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Men’s toilet ‘captured’ to mark International Women’s Day


March 7th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 7 (IANS) A group of plucky women marched and "captured" a men's public toilet on the eve of International Women's Day Wednesday to highlight the abysmal lack of ... Read more...

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Dalit party threat to recapture Indu Mills land


March 6th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) The Republican Party of India (RPI) Tuesday threatened to 'capture' the Indu Mills land in Dadar if the central government does not take steps to ... Read more...

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‘Detain Italian ship till compensation is paid’


February 21st, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam, Feb 21 (IANS) The family of one of the fishermen killed by firing from an Italian ship Tuesday filed a plea in the Kerala High Court seeking Rs.1 crore ... Read more...

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JKLF members clash with police in Srinagar


February 10th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 10 (IANS) Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) activists clashed with the police here Friday after they were prevented from taking out a protest march.Dozens of JKLF protestors assembled ... Read more...

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Opposition parties demand justice for rape victim


January 16th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 16 (IANS) Displaying rare unity, opposition parties in Odisha Monday joined a massive rally here to demand justice for a gang rape victim.The leaders and activists of ... Read more...

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TDP leaders held during protest march in Hyderabad


January 10th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 10 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu and other leaders of the Andhra Pradesh opposition party were arrested here Tuesday for leading a march ... Read more...

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Yasin Malik arrested in Srinagar (With image)


January 6th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 6 (IANS) Yasin Malik, chief of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), was arrested here Friday after he tried to take out a march to protest ... Read more...

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Rappers lead march against violence in Puerto Rico


December 28th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican reggaeton duo Dyland and Lenny led a protest march Tuesday against domestic violence and also against shooting guns in the air, so typical ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare reiterates stand on protest, ‘jail bharo’


December 17th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 17 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare Saturday reiterated his stand on launching an indefinite protest from Dec 27 and a 'jail bharo' agitation from Jan 1 if the ... Read more...

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Maharashtra media to protest at Chavan’s tea party


December 8th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) Maharashtra's journalistic community is set to stage a protest at Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's customary legislature session-eve tea party in Nagpur Sunday to demand stricter law ... Read more...

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Shutdown against FDI gets good response in Jharkhand


December 1st, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 1 (IANS) BJP workers staged a protest against the decision allowing 51 percent FDI in retail when union Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal's convoy was leaving the Central Coalfields ... Read more...

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Kashmir lawyers boycott courts, seek AFSPA revocation


December 1st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 1 (IANS) Lawyers in Kashmir Thursday boycotted courts for the day protesting the proposed amendment to the Ranbir Penal Code, special to Jammu and Kashmir, to provide ... Read more...

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BJP protests in Jharkhad over FDI in retail


November 28th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Jharkhand Monday staged a sit-in demonstration in front of Raj Bhavan to protest the central government's decision to ... Read more...

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