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No beef, pork festival: High court tells JNU


September 19th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and city police to ensure that no "beef and pork" festival takes place in the ... Read more...

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Putin condemns attack on US diplomats in Libya


September 14th, 2012 - 8:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has condemned the attack on US diplomats in Libya while urging governments to react strongly and timely to provocations against people's ... Read more...

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Can’t book Nirmal Baba over complaint, cops tell court


September 10th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Police Monday told a Delhi court that they cannot book self-styled godman Nirmal Baba over a complaint of cheating and breach of trust given by ... Read more...

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Ajay Devgn agrees to cut objectionable dialogue from ‘Son of Sardar’


September 4th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Sep 3 (IANS) Film actor and producer Ajay Devgn Monday agreed to remove the objectionable dialogues and scenes from his film "Son of Sardar" before releasing it.The actor made ... Read more...

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Sikh body wants action against Ajay Devgn


August 29th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 29 (IANS) Claiming that Sikhs were being shown in a bad light in the film "Son of Sardar", the All India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF) has urged the ... Read more...

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Goa warns against spread of MMS showing violence


August 18th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 18 (IANS) A day after the Goa government reassured people from the northeast of their security, the state police Saturday warned against the spread of an MMS, which ... Read more...

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Congress parliamentarian wants ban on ‘Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum’


August 17th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The clamour to ban Ekta Kapoor's film "Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum" just got stronger, with a Congress parliamentarian Friday demanding a ban on ... Read more...

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Police told to file report in Nirmal Baba case


August 10th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A court here has sought an action taken report from Delhi Police on a citizen's complaint against self-styled godman Nirmal Baba for cheating and breach ... Read more...

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Police complaint filed against ‘Kya Super Kool…’


August 8th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) A complaint was Wednesday registered against producer, director and actors of Hindi film "Kya Super Kool Hain Hum" for hurting religious sentiments, police said.Complainant Joseph ... Read more...

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Ajmer shrine custodians protest administrator’s remark on Bollywood stars


July 24th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Ajmer, July 23 (IANS) A day after the dewan (administrator) of the world-famous Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti shrine termed prayers there by Bollywood actors and directors for the success of ... Read more...

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Construction of mosque stayed, thousand pray (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday ordered suspension of new construction on the ruins of a 17th century mosque unearthed here, but a Muslim leader said ... Read more...

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Save Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s haveli in Pakistan, Badal urges PM


July 17th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 17 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday sought the personal intervention of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for conservation of Maharaja Ranjit Singh's ancestral house in ... Read more...

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Kerala court quashes charge sheet in Sabarimala case


July 13th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 13 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Friday quashed the charge sheet filed by police in the controversial Sabarimala "astrological finding" case, which included Kannada actress Jaimala among the ... Read more...

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Pakistani clerics condemn use of religion for terrorism


May 21st, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Around 40 religious leaders in Pakistan launched a front -- National Solidarity Council -- Monday to promote sectarian harmony and resolve disputes and oppose the use ... Read more...

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Government all for Internet freedom: NSA


May 16th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The government is all for Internet freedom but society has to decide where to draw the line on content, National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon ... Read more...

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Atheists, agnostics kinder than religious people


May 1st, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) When it comes to kindness or helping a stranger, atheists and agnostics fare much better than their highly religious counterparts. The findings challenge a widespread assumption ... Read more...

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Himachal to drop charges against Karmapa (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 24 (IANS) In a major relief for Tibetan religious head and the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje, the Himachal Pradesh government Tuesday decided to drop a criminal case ... Read more...

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Dera case: Court rejects police cancellation report


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Bathinda (Punjab), April 2 (IANS) A court in this town in southwest Punjab Monday rejected a cancellation report filed by the Punjab Police in the case registered in 2007 against ... Read more...

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Conspiracy to create unrest in Bengal: Mamata


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Alleging there was an attempt to inject communal disharmony in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday ordered a probe into the issue and appealed ... Read more...

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Protesters block roads; Mamata, Left Front appeal for peace


March 21st, 2012 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) Incensed over a photograph that appeared in a city daily, protesters blocked roads for up to six hours throwing life out of gear over parts ... Read more...

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Rushdie factor: Imran Khan stays away from India Today conclave


March 14th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan would not be attending the two-day India Today conclave because of the presence of "The Satanic Veres" author Salman Rushdie, the ... Read more...

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‘Valmiki Ki Bandook’ upsets Valmiki Samaj


March 5th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Members of Haryana-based Valmiki Samaj have expressed resentment over the title of Jimmy Shergill-starrer "Valmiki Ki Bandook". However, the film's director Karan Butani says the ... Read more...

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Foul content on websites hurts religious Indians, court told (Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Showing of objectionable content by social networking sites and websites like Facebook and Google affects religious sentiments of crores of Indians, Delhi Police Tuesday ... Read more...

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Foul content on websites hurts religious Indians, court told


February 14th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Showing of objectionable content by social networking sites and websites like Facebook and Google affects religious sentiments of crores of Indians, Delhi Police Tuesday ... Read more...

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Goa church protests poll squad’s raid on priest


February 9th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 9 (IANS) The Goa church has protested a raid by poll officials on a priest in Velim constituency, located 50 km from here, and seizing Rs.6,000 from him.Joint ... Read more...

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Not scared of controversies, says Prateik


February 7th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) Actor Prateik is unperturbed by the controversy surrounding the song "Hosanna" from his ready-to-release movie "Ek Deewana Tha" and says one should not pay much attention ... Read more...

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Complaints against four authors for ‘The Satanic Verses’ reading


January 23rd, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) Muslim groups have filed six complaints in courts in Jaipur and Ajmer against four authors -- Hari Kunzru, Amitava Kumar, Ruchir Joshi and Jeet Thayil ... Read more...

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Digvijay Singh faces complaint for Ramdev remark


January 19th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 19 (IANS) A complaint was filed Thursday against Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh in a court in Jharkhand's Dhanbad city for allegedly describing yoga guru Baba Ramdev as ... Read more...

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Bid to topple Bangladesh government foiled, claims army


January 19th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 19 (IANS) A bid to topple the Bangladeshi government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been foiled, the army said Thursday.The Bangladesh Army said efforts by ... Read more...

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Rajasthan government to decide on Rushdie visit?


January 12th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 12 (IANS) The proposed visit of eminent author Salman Rushdie to the Jaipur Literature Festival seems to be running deeper into controversy. A Rajasthan police intelligence report has ... Read more...

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Now, Muslims in Rajasthan protest Rushdie’s Jaipur visit


January 11th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 11 (IANS) Author Salman Rushdie's proposed visit to the Jaipur Literature Festival 2012 got mired deeper into controversy Wednesday as many leaders of the minority community in Rajasthan ... Read more...

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Congress steers clear of Rushdie visit controversy


January 10th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday sought to steer clear of the demand by Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband to not allow author Salman Rushdie to visit the ... Read more...

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Rushdie’s Jaipur visit under cloud (Second Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Salman Rushdie's proposed visit to Jaipur for the Literary Festival has come under cloud with the Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband saying Monday that ... Read more...

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Rushdie’s Jaipur visit under cloud (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Salman Rushdie's proposed visit to Jaipur for the Literary Festival has come under cloud with the Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband saying Monday that ... Read more...

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Don’t allow Rushdie in India: Deoband vice chancellor


January 9th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) India's top Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband Monday opposed Salman Rushdie's visit to India and asked the government not to allow him to travel ... Read more...

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