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Protest against Kudankulam n-plant to continue Friday (Second Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) Hundreds of people from Tamil Nadu's Idinthakarai village, the epicentre of the protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP), would continue their 'jal satyagraha' or ... Read more...

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Situation calm in Kudankulam


September 11th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) After two days of protests against the Kudankulam nuclear project, the situation in the Idinthakarai village in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu is calm, said an official ... 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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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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Farmers vandalise Haryana government office


July 16th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 16 (IANS) Agitating farmers Monday vandalised the Rewari district secretariat in Haryana, damaging government property and vehicles, police said. At least a dozen protestors were injured in ... Read more...

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Hundreds out in Guwahati demanding punishment for molesters


July 15th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 15 (IANS) Hundreds of people, mostly women, on Sunday took out a protest rally through the streets of Guwahati demanding exemplary punishment to the culprits of the July ... Read more...

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Small activist groups feel ignored amid Ramdev-Hazare hoopla


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Small activist groups who were also demonstrating at Jantar Mantar for an unemployment allowance, Sunday blamed the media for not covering them and giving ... Read more...

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Seven more Tibetan protestors arrested


March 30th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Seven more Tibetan activists were arrested Friday outside the hotel where Chinese President Hu Jintao was staying, prompting Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant ... Read more...

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11 Tibetans trying to gatecrash BRICS summit venue detained


March 29th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Eleven Tibetans, attempting to gatecrash into the Taj Palace Hotel -- the venue of the ongoing BRICS summit in New Delhi, were detained by the ... Read more...

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Kashmiri Sikhs protest against Rajoana’s hanging


March 28th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar, March 28 (IANS) Sikhs in Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday joined their counterparts in Punjab to protest Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana's hanging scheduled for Saturday.Hundreds ... Read more...

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Protestor’s immolation attempt brings Tibetans together


March 27th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The capital's largest Tibetan settlement, Majnu Ka Tila, had an air of contained outrage Tuesday, a day after 26-year-old Jamphel Yeshi attempted self-immolation to protest ... Read more...

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Muslims take to streets to demand journalist’s release


March 24th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 23 (IANS) Burying differences persisting for generations, hundreds of Muslims - both Shias and Sunnis - Friday took to the streets here to protest the arrest of journalist ... Read more...

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Russian moms protest Norway taking away their kids


March 21st, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) As confusion mounted over the future of two Indian children in the custody of Norwegian Child Welfare Service, protests were held in different Russian cities by ... Read more...

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Youth Congress stir against joblessness in Tripura


February 15th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 15 (IANS) Over 40,000 activists and leaders of the Youth Congress Wednesday courted arrest in Left-ruled Tripura as part of their civil disobedience agitation against the growing unemployment ... Read more...

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Man handcuffs self to goalpost in Premier League clash


February 1st, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) The English Premier League football clash between Everton and Manchester City saw a surprise delay five minutes before the first-half as a protestor invaded the pitch ... Read more...

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Over 100 people start fast with Hazare


December 27th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Over 100 people joined Anna Hazare as he began his three-day fast to press the demand for a stronger Lokpal bill, an activist said."Over 100 ... Read more...

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Kashmir woman’s death: Family alleges domestic violence


December 8th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 8 (IANS) The family of a woman found dead mysteriously at her in-law's house last month and civil society members staged another silent protest here Thursday, seeking ... Read more...

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Another union minister booked in Uttar Pradesh


November 24th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 23 (IANS) After first information reports (FIR) against two central ministers for allegedly punching and kicking a protestor at Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's recent rally in ... Read more...

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Eastern Railway locomotive staff protest staff shortage


November 15th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) The locomotive running staff comprising guards and drivers of the Eastern Railway here Tuesday went on a hunger strike protesting against staff shortage."The number of trains ... Read more...

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Occupiers finally arrive at Harvard too!


November 12th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Cambridge (Massachussetts), Nov 12 (IANS) The Occupy Wall Street movement against corporate greed has finally arrived at Harvard University, which as one activist put it ironically produces the very one ... Read more...

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Intellectuals flay Mamata for Nandigram ‘injustice’


November 10th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) A section of intellectuals and activists Thursday publicly criticised West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for not ensuring justice for the families of those killed ... Read more...

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Mumbai-Howrah route traffic resumes after train accident


October 23rd, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 23 (IANS) Rail traffic resumed early Sunday on the busy Mumbai-Howrah route in Chhattisgarh, nearly 10 hours after a speeding train mowed down 12 people at a manned ... Read more...

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12 run over by train in Chhattisgarh


October 23rd, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 22 (IANS) At least 12 jaywalkers were mowed to death Saturday by a speeding train at a manned crossing near Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur town, railway officials said. Agitated locals ... Read more...

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Three Pakistani officials taken hostage, released


August 22nd, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Three power department officials were taken hostage by people angry over outages in Pakistan's Pakistan Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. They were later released.The incident took place during ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Orissa against power plants


August 9th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 9 (IANS) Normal life was affected in two Orissa districts Tuesday with people blocking roads and carrying out marches to protest proposed power plants in the area.Vehicles went ... Read more...

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Ramdev to fast unto death in New Delhi against corruption


May 4th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 4 (ANI): Demanding that the black money deposited in foreign banks be brought back, Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Wednesday vowed to fast unto death in New Delhi on June ... Read more...

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Gaddafi forces hide behind women, children in Misrata battle


April 27th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 27 (ANI): Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's forces are using women and children as human shields to protect themselves from attacks in Misrata.Rebels told how Gaddafi's troops have been using the new ... Read more...

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Kashmir interlocutors deny proposing pre-1953 status


April 24th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 24 (IANS) Distancing themselves from reports that they were proposing reversing the clock to the pre-1953 semi-sovereign days, the three interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir said Sunday they ... Read more...

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Tibetans go on hunger strike in Delhi to protest Chinese atrocities


April 22nd, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 22(ANI): Tibetans in exile went on a hunger strike in New Delhi on Friday to protest the atrocities of Chinese troops imposing a severe lockdown on Tibet's Kirti Monastery.Tibetans ... Read more...

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Maharashtra vows to implement Jaitapur nuclear project


April 19th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Vowing to go ahead with the controversial 9,900-MW Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project in Ratnagiri district, the Maharashtra government Tuesday ordered a probe into Monday's police firing ... Read more...

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Militants target education sector in Manipur


April 13th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Apr 13 (ANI): After targeting employees in the insurance, banking and hospitality sectors, militants in Manipur are now reportedly targeting students, teachers, principals and professors for extortion and ransom.These attacks pose ... Read more...

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Iraqis stage demonstration after Gates ‘US military to stay for years’ remark


April 10th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad, Apr 10 (ANI): Thousands of Iraqis staged protest demanding an end to the American military presence in their country, a day after US Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates suggested that American ... Read more...

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Protesters head home, vow to return if needed


April 9th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The carpets were rolled and the marquee taken down as sweepers cleaned the roads near Jantar Mantar of paper plates, glasses and soiled posters ... Read more...

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Egypt’s military criticised for dictatorial rule


April 9th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Apr 9 (ANI): Egypt's military rulers are now being criticised for behaving like the ousted President Hosni Mubarak by trying to exert control over people in a dictatorial manner.Protesters staged ... Read more...

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