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Russian Prosecutors seek ‘Innocence of Muslims’ ban


September 18th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Prosecutor General's Office has declared the controversial film "Innocence of Muslims" extremist and will seek a court ruling to ban the video in ... 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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Rahul Gandhi to visit Assam relief camps


September 10th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will visit relief camps in the strife-torn areas of Assam Tuesday, Congress sources said Monday.Gandhi will start his ... Read more...

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Ready to face arrest for protesting against corruption: Kejriwal (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Voicing his protest against harassment of India Against Corruption (IAC) activists, Arvind Kejriwal Monday said they were ready to face punishment if the government ... Read more...

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Tusshar heads to Vaishno Devi after 24 years (Movie Snippets)


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Actor Tusshar Kapoor is off to Vaishno Devi, and says he is visiting the Hindu shrine after 24 years."Happy Monday morning! Woken up for my ... Read more...

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Kodnani conviction shows rule of law in Gujarat: BJP


September 1st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday broke its silence on the 28-year sentence awarded to the party's Gujarat legislator Maya Kodnani, saying the conviction was ... Read more...

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Gujarat riot victims hail life terms for accused


August 31st, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Survivors and kin of victims have hailed the life imprisonment awarded to those convicted for their involvement in the 2002 post-Godhra Naroda Patiya riots and ... Read more...

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BJP mum on Maya Kodnani’s sentence


August 31st, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday refused to comment on the 28-year-sentence awarded to the party's Gujarat legislator Maya Kodnani.Kodnani was sentenced to 28 ... Read more...

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BJP legislator, 31 others get life terms for Naroda Patiya carnage (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 31 (IANS) A special Gujarat court Friday sentenced Bharatiya Janata Party legislator and former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani to 28 years in jail for her involvement in ... Read more...

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BJP lawmaker, 31 others get life terms for Naroda Patiya killings


August 31st, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 31 (IANS) A special Gujarat court Friday sentenced Bharatiya Janata Party legislator and former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani to 28 years in jail for her involvement in ... Read more...

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Naroda witnesses happy with court verdict (With Image)


August 29th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Shakeela Banu Ansari cannot forget the horror of the night of Feb 28, ten years ago when she lost her entire family to a murderous mob ... Read more...

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Government cannot be linked to 2002 massacre: Gujarat


August 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) The Gujarat government Wednesday said the conviction of former minister Mayaben Kodnani in the Naroda Patiya massacre did not in any way mean that the BJP ... Read more...

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Naroda Patiya massacre: Ex-minister Kodnani, 31 convicted (Second Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Ten years after a mob hacked and burnt to death 97 Muslims in Naroda Patiya locality here during riots, a Gujarat special court Wednesday convicted ... Read more...

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Minister’s involvement only with Modi’s consent: Congress on Naroda


August 29th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday welcomed the court verdict convicting a former Gujarat minister and 31 others in the 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre case, saying that ... Read more...

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Bajrangi said he felt like Rana Pratap after Naroda killings


August 29th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Babu Bajrangi, the Bajrang Dal leader convicted by a Gujarat court Wednesday in the massacre of 97 Muslims in the Naroda Patiya case, had been ... Read more...

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Naroda Patiya massacre: Ex-minister among 32 convicted (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) A special court in Gujarat Wednesday convicted 32 people, including former BJP minister Mayaben Kodnani and Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi, for the massacre of 97 ... Read more...

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32 convicted in Naroda Patiya massacre


August 29th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) A special court in Gujarat Wednesday convicted 32 people, including a former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister, for the massacre of 97 people in Naroda ... Read more...

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Don’t play with fire, Mamata warns opponents


August 28th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday warned her detractors and opponents not to play with fire by fomenting riots in the state.Addressing the foundation ... Read more...

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Karnataka deputy chief minister in Assam, to meet Gogoi


August 25th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 25 (IANS) Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister R Ashoka arrived here Saturday on a three-day goodwill mission aimed at wooing back the northeast people who had left Bangalore and ... Read more...

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Action only against sites spreading rumours: Shinde


August 24th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Following fake messages about the Assam violence, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Friday said that social media accounts which have posted objectionable and inflammatory content ... Read more...

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‘Report on Assam riots has inflammatory comments’


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) Tuesday slammed a report of the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) on Assam violence, saying it contains "biased ... Read more...

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Over 20 killed in Venezuela prison fight


August 21st, 2012 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 21 (IANS) More than 20 people have been killed in a prison riot between two inmate gangs near the Venezuelan capital, media reported.The violence erupted Sunday night at ... Read more...

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Kolkata to have loudspeakers to address disaster, riots


August 20th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 20 (IANS) Taking a clue from the recent violence in Assam, the West Bengal government has decided to install loudspeakers at important places in Kolkata to address mobs ... Read more...

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Police custody of 23 Mumbai rioters extended


August 19th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) A Mumbai metropolitan court Sunday extended till Aug 24 the police custody of 23 people arrested in connection with violence at Mumbai's Azad Maidan earlier this ... Read more...

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Mamata asks Maoists to lay down arms (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday promised an attractive rehabilitation package to Maoists who lay down weapons and return to mainstream."I appeal to the ... Read more...

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Russian opposition activist seek asylum in Ukraine


August 14th, 2012 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An activist of the Other Russia unregistered opposition movement and his wife have applied for political asylum in Ukraine.According to Russian human rights group Agora, ... Read more...

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Unemployment allowance to be given from September: Akhilesh


August 14th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday announced that the provision of taking work from beneficiaries of the unemployment allowance has been done away with ... Read more...

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13 more die in fresh Myanmar violence


August 12th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 11 (IANS) At least 13 people have died in Myanmar in fresh sectarian violence, an official said Saturday.The violence erupted five days ago in the Kyauktaw township of ... Read more...

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Two dead in Mumbai protest against Myanmar violence (Third Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Two people were killed and over 40 injured as a protest by several Muslim organisations to condemn the alleged attacks on Muslims in Myanmar and the ... Read more...

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Two dead as Mumbai protest against Myanmar killings turns violent (Second Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Two people were killed and over 40 injured as a protest by several Muslim organisations to condemn the alleged attacks on Muslims in Myanmar and the ... Read more...

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Shinde forced to apologise to Jaya Bachchan in Rajya Sabha (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Thursday had to retract his remarks and apologise to Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan for a remark on her Bollywood ... Read more...

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No certainty about Lokpal bill in monsoon session, says Bansal (Lead)


August 4th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Lokpal Bill can be taken up in the monsoon session only if the select committee looking into the mesure gives its recommendation much before ... Read more...

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CBI quizzes two Rajasthan legislators on Bharatpur riots


August 4th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 3 (IANS) The CBI has quizzed two Rajasthan legislators over the past 10 days in connection with communal violence in Bharatpur district September last year which left ... Read more...

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2011 British riots could be repeated: Survey


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Many young people in Britain believe there could be a repeat this year of the riots of 2011 as the worsening employment conditions that contributed to ... Read more...

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Modi’s object lesson in political grandiosity (Comment)


July 31st, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
In saying that he should be hanged publicly if he is found guilty of complicity in the 2002 Gujarat riots, Chief Minister Narendra Modi has yet again provided an object ... Read more...

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