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Farmer dies during agitation outside BJP office


June 15th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) A 75-year-old farmer died Friday when he was holding an agitation along with hundreds of other farmers outside the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office ... Read more...

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Three CPI-M workers held for Kerala leader’s murder


May 17th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, May 17 (IANS) Three Communist Party of India-Marxist members were arrested Thursday for their involvement in the murder of former party leader T.P. Chandrasekharan, Kerala Police said. With this, ... Read more...

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Kolkata Slum dwellers’ eviction a crime: Binayak Sen


April 29th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Describing the eviction of people from slums in Nonadanga in the eastern part of the city as a "tragedy and great crime", human rights activist Binayak ... Read more...

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Protest in Chhattisgarh over rising cement prices


January 11th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 11 (IANS) Nearly 500 people Wednesday blocked the entry points of Century Cement's production unit in Chhattisgarh to protest rising prices of cement, police said.Members of ... Read more...

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Thousands flock to Hazare fast


December 11th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Donning the now popular 'I am Anna' T-shirts and waving national flag, thousands turned up at Jantar Mantar here Sunday as Anna Hazare sat ... Read more...

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Bhopal survivors beaten back from rail blockade


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 3 (IANS) Bhopal gas tragedy survivors who blockaded rail tracks here Saturday to mark the 27th anniversary of the industrial disaster were evicted from the protest site ... Read more...

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BHEL not to downsize Kudankulam team


October 21st, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Power equipment major Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has said that it has no plans to call back employees deployed at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project ... Read more...

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Kudankulam project: Two memorandums to be given to PM


October 6th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 6 (IANS) Two memorandums, reflecting the divergent views of the Tamil Nadu government and the anti-nuclear power activists, on the upcoming Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project are expected ... Read more...

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Anti-Kudankulam nuclear project team to meet PM


October 5th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 5 (IANS) A 10-member anti-Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) team is expected to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday to press its demand for scrapping the project."We ... Read more...

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Public safety outweighs n-power: Minister


September 20th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) Union Minister V. Narayanasamy Tuesday met protesters who have demanded the upcoming Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu be shelved, and assured them ... Read more...

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Haryana farmers oppose land acquisition for nuke plant


September 9th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Fatehabad (Haryana), Sep 9 (IANS) Citing Fukushima, farmers here in Haryana are vehemently opposing a proposal to set up a nuclear power plant in their midst.Fukushima was ravaged by ... Read more...

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Five trespassers held near Anna Hazare protest site


August 26th, 2011 - 6:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) At least five people were taken into police custody outside the Ramlila Maidan here Friday night after they manhandled policemen and tried to enter ... Read more...

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Lines of cynicism and creativity by Anna fans


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) "Gali gali mein shor hai, sabhi neta chor hain (there is a refrain in every alley, all leaders are thieves)".Be it old slogans with ... Read more...

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NRIs hold rally for Anna in LA (With Image)


August 22nd, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Carrying Indian flags, posters and banners with anti-corruption messages, several hundred non-resident Indians (NRIs) in Los Angeles held a rally to express solidarity with Anna Hazare's ... Read more...

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Hazare’s fast fuelling profits at this petrol pump


August 21st, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare's anti-graft campaign has translated into an increase in profits for a fuel pump located just outside the protest site Ramlila Ground, thanks ... Read more...

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Devotional songs, slogans echo at Ramlila ground


August 20th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Devotional songs and anti-corruption slogans reverberated in Ramlila ground as social activist Anna Hazare's fast entered its fifth day Saturday.Even as the Gandhian was not ... Read more...

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People fast for third day in Chennai for Hazare (Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) The mood Thursday remained upbeat among the people who gathered at a construction site in the upmarket Adyar area here on the third day of a ... Read more...

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Harassment and obscenity in times of a people’s movement


August 18th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Even as support for Gandhian Anna Hazare's movement against corruption touches monumental heights, there's been a consequent flipside. A number of people have been complaining ... Read more...

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Kejriwal hits out at restrictions on Hazare’s fast


August 15th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) A key associate of Anna Hazare Monday accused the government of a "dictatorial attitude" for imposing restrictions on the Gandhian's fast against corruption set ... Read more...

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Government has cheated us: Anna Hazare


August 13th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Saturday accused the government of betraying the nation's trust, and said if he had known the government would cheat he ... Read more...

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Niyamgiri tribals join anti-Posco protests


July 7th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 7 (IANS) A group of tribals belonging to primitive Dangaria Kandh community from Orissa's Niyamgiri area Thursday joined the villagers' protest against land acquisition for the $12 billion ... Read more...

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Anti-Posco protests continue; supporters want demands met (Lead)


June 27th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 27 (IANS) A few thousand people, including women and children, continued their protest against South Korean major Posco's proposed steel plant in a village in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district ... Read more...

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Posco work hit, villagers want local involvement


June 27th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 27 (IANS) Hundreds of protesting villagers Monday forced authorities to halt construction of a boundary wall at a project site of South Korean major Posco, which is building ... Read more...

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Anti-Posco stir hots up in Orissa


June 11th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 11 (IANS) The stir against South Korean steel major Posco's proposed $12 billion steel project intensified with thousands continuing their sit-in demonstration Saturday at the project site, official ... Read more...

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Midnight crackdown: From Ramlila Ground to gurudwara


June 5th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Hundreds of Baba Ramdev's supporters, evicted from the protest site by police, found shelter in a house of god -- a gurudwara close by.As the ... Read more...

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Democracy throttled, Hazare says


June 5th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Gandhian activist Anna Hazare Sunday called the police crackdown on yoga guru Baba Ramdev and his supporters "a throttling of democracy"."To protest is not a ... Read more...

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Ramdev’s agitation shuts petrol pump


June 4th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev's agitation against black money at the Ramlila Ground here has cost a petrol pump dear. Situated bang opposite the protest site, ... Read more...

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Ramlila ground gets busy ahead of Ramdev fast


June 2nd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) A day after yoga guru Baba Ramdev rejected the government's plea to cancel his protest fast, frantic preparations were on at the Ramlila ground here ... Read more...

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Pakistanis protest against US drone strikes


April 24th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) The supporters of Pakistan's Tehreek-e-Insaf party of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan continued their sit-in for the second day Sunday on a Peshawar road to protest against the ... Read more...

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Thai ‘Red Shirts’ commemorate first anniversary of deadly attack


April 11th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thousands of anti-government "Red Shirts" on Sunday held a mass rally in the Thai capital to commemorate the first anniversary of a deadly clash with security troops, MCOT ... Read more...

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We will carry forward Anna’s movement, say youth (Lead)


April 9th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Enthused and excited by Anna Hazare's statement that the youth was the nation's hope, youngsters at Jantar Mantar, where the veteran Gandhian sat on ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare calls for ‘Jail Bharo’ campaign on April 13 (Lead)


April 8th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) As his fast-unto-death against corruption entered the fourth day Friday and talks with the government stalled on some points, social activist Anna Hazare asked ... Read more...

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Hazare apologises to Uma Bharati


April 7th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Reformer Anna Hazare, on day three of his hunger strike demanding a more powerful anti-graft law, Thursday apologised to former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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POSCO project: Supporters, protesters hold rival meets


March 13th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 13 (IANS) Supporters and protesters Sunday organised rival meetings in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district over South Korean steel major POSCO's $12 billion project planned in the region, police said.Carrying ... Read more...

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China asks foreign journalists to abide by laws


March 7th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (IANS) China Monday asked foreign journalists to abide by the country's laws and regulations in reporting activities in the country.Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, however, dismissed media reports ... Read more...

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