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RPI workers demand Mumbai mill land for Ambedkar memorial


June 12th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), June 12 (IANS) Republican Party of India (RPI) workers continued their agitation here for the second consecutive day Tuesday to press for their demand to hand over ... Read more...

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Akhilesh seeks PM’s intervention in journalist Kazmi’s case


April 15th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 14 (IANS) Other than a long list of 'expectations' that his government had from the union government, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Saturday broached the subject ... Read more...

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BJP activists stop trains in Punjab, Haryana


April 3rd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 3 (IANS) Train services in parts of Punjab and Haryana were affected Tuesday as the Kisan Morcha farmers wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) blocked railway ... Read more...

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BJP to stop trains in eight states Tuesday


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 2 (IANS) The Kisan Morcha farmers wing of the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) will conduct a 'Rail Roko' agitation Tuesday in eight states of the country where foodgrain ... Read more...

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Bhopal victims stripped, thrashed by police, say kin


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 22 (IANS) Bhopal gas victims and their family members Thursday alleged that police beat up, stripped and illegally detained those arrested for rail blockade here earlier this month. ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas survivors to stop trains on 27th anniversary


November 25th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 25 (IANS) The Bhopal gas tragedy survivors Friday said they will blockade all trains passing through the city from Dec 3 -- the 27th anniversary of one of ... Read more...

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Court notice on plea against Telangana agitation


November 11th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the Andhra Pradesh government and the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on two public suits complaining that normal ... Read more...

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Apex court slams rail, road blockades (Lead)


November 1st, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said frequent "rail roko" and "rasta roko" protests that last for long durations were causing misery and hardships to the common ... Read more...

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Update death toll in gas tragedy: Bhopal survivors


October 17th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 17 (IANS) Survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster have threatened a rail blockade if the state and central governments do not present correct figures of injury ... Read more...

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Telangana shutdown Monday, rail blockade cut short


October 16th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) Sunday cut short its three-day "rail blockade" and instead called for a shutdown in the region Monday to protest ... Read more...

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Telangana MP sent to jail


October 16th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) An MP and two Andhra Pradesh legislators from Telangana were Sunday sent to jail for participating in 'rail blockade', which entered the second day Sunday ... Read more...

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Telangana braces for two-day rail blockade (Lead)


July 7th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) After a two-day shutdown, Telangana is now bracing for a two-day rail blockade which threatens to seriously disrupt rail links between south and north India.The ... Read more...

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After shutdown, Telangana now braces for two-day rail blockade


July 7th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) After a two-day shutdown, Telangana is now bracing for a two-day rail blockade which threatens to cut off rail links between south and north India.A ... Read more...

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Rail blockade to disrupt train movement in Telangana


February 28th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 28 (IANS) Train traffic between Hyderabad and other parts of India is likely to be thrown out gear Tuesday with groups demanding separate statehood to Telangana calling ... Read more...

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Rail Budget is pro-people, says Mamata


February 25th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee refuting allegations that her budget was populist or West Bengal-oriented, on Friday said she had kept the interest of the country in ... Read more...

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Pro-Telangana activists call for rail blockade March 1 (Lead)


February 25th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 25 (IANS) The movement for separate statehood to Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh is set to further intensify with an apex body of activists planning an Egypt-like protest from ... Read more...

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Mirchpur violence: Apex court pulls up Haryana government


January 31st, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday pulled up Haryana government for failing to clear the national highway blockades by the Jat community protesting the arrests of its members ... Read more...

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Maoists attack on railway property doubled in 2009: Mamata Banerjee


April 23rd, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 23 (ANI):Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said attacks on railway property have doubled during 2009.Replying to a query in the Rajya Sabha, Banerjee informed that the ... Read more...

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Indian Rail budget focuses on increased security


February 24th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.24 (ANI): In presenting her maiden Rail-Budget, the Minister for Railways Mamata Banerjee presented a 'please all Rail budget' for different sections of society keeping common man in mind, ... Read more...

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Telangana protests hit rail, road transport in Andhra (Lead)


January 5th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 5 (IANS) Transport services across Andhra Pradesh were hit Tuesday as supporters and opponents of a separate Telangana state stopped trains and buses even as an all-party meeting on ... Read more...

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Pro and anti-Telengana demonstrators blockade trains


January 5th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 5 (IANS) Train services across Andhra Pradesh were affected Tuesday as groups supporting and opposing a separate Telangana state stopped several trains. Railway authorities cancelled 89 trains as a ... Read more...

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Protestors stop trains in Andhra Pradesh


December 19th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Protestors agitating against the division of Andhra Pradesh Saturday stopped trains in Rayalaseema and coastal Andhra regions, officials said. The trains were halted in Kadapa district in Rayalaseema and ... Read more...

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Hyderabad to be capital of Telangana: G K Pillai


December 11th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Hyderabad, Dec 11 (ANI): Union Home Secretary G K Pillai today said Hyderabad would be the capital of the proposed Telangana state, and the process for the formation of ... Read more...

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Political parties slam hike in fuel prices


June 4th, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The Left, which supports Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government, and the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday took the lead in condemning the hike in fuel ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir Gujjars plan to stop rail traffic


May 27th, 2008 - 6:19 pm ICT by admin
Jammu, May 27 (IANS) The Gujjars of Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday announced they would start an agitation in the state to support the "cause of granting Scheduled Tribe status to their community ... Read more...

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Vasundhara reaches Bayana to hold talks


May 25th, 2008 - 8:17 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, May 25 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has arrived in Bayana for talks with the agitating Gujjar leadership. Earlier in the day, she had warned the Gujjars not to ... Read more...

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More police firing deaths reported, Gujjars refuse talks


May 25th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, May 25 (IANS) With four more deaths reported in police firing on agitating Gujjars, the toll in Saturday's violence in Rajasthan has touched 35, authorities said Sunday. The Gujjars, who are ... Read more...

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Rajasthan CM to hold talks with Gujjar leader


May 25th, 2008 - 12:09 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, May 25 (ANI): To prevent the three day long Gujjar protest in Rajasthan which has so far claimed 31 lives in the last two days, State Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje ... Read more...

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Tension in Rajasthan as Gujjar agitation continues


May 24th, 2008 - 12:14 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, May 24 (IANS) A day after 13 people were killed in clashes between police and agitating members of the Gujjar community, tension continued Saturday in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district where the Gujjars ... Read more...

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12 killed in Gujjar violence in Rajasthan (Second Lead)


May 23rd, 2008 - 10:50 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, May 23 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and scores injured in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district Friday when the police opened fire to disperse a violent mob of Gujjars demanding Scheduled ... Read more...

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At least five killed as Gujjars clash with police (Lead)


May 23rd, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, May 23 (IANS) At least five people were killed and scores injured when police opened fire in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district Friday to disperse a violent mob of Gujjars demanding Scheduled Tribe ... Read more...

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Gujjars gather to block rail tracks in Rajasthan


May 23rd, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, May 23 (IANS) Agitating members of the Gujjar community in Rajasthan gathered in Bharatpur district Friday to block railway tracks to press their demand for tribal status to facilitate better education ... Read more...

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Rajasthan steps up security before Gujjar protest


May 22nd, 2008 - 7:09 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, May 22 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has stepped up security and disallowed any public meetings or carrying of arms in four districts ahead of the Gujjar community's blockade of train tracks ... Read more...

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