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Bengal Congress to protest arrests of party cadres


August 17th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) Giving another jolt to its already alienated ally Trinamool Congress, the Congress Friday said it would submit protests Aug 24 to all police stations in West ... Read more...

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Gurgaon residents protest power cuts


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 3 (IANS) A severe power crisis Tuesday led residents, including municipal councillors, to agitate and block roads in the various parts of Gurgaon, causing extended traffic jams in ... Read more...

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Fresh agitation announced in Meghalaya as talks fail


April 26th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 26 (IANS) The impasse between the Meghalaya government and the agitating social organisations on the issue of voter registration continued as talks remained inconclusive Thursday and the groups ... Read more...

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BSF stage march in Shillong


April 25th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 25 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) personnel Wednesday staged a march in this mountainous capital of Meghalaya in the wake of a two-day road blockade in four districts ... Read more...

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Meghalaya deputy speaker’s vehicle set afire


April 24th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 24 (IANS) An official vehicle of Meghalaya Assembly Deputy Speaker Sanbor Shullai was set on fire by arsonists Tuesday, even as the government stepped up security arrangements ahead ... Read more...

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Security stepped up in Shillong after arson attacks


April 24th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 23 (IANS) Security was stepped up Monday in the Meghalaya state capital after activists went on rampage torching vehicles following a public rally against the inclusion of doubtful ... Read more...

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Chaos rules as Jats block Haryana roads, rail tracks (Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), March 7 (IANS) Several areas of Haryana's Hisar, Jind and Bhiwani districts were cordoned off by the police and other security agencies Wednesday as thousands of Jat agitators ... Read more...

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NHPC to study Lower Subansiri power project in totality


February 16th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 16 (IANS) The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) will study the concerns raised by an expert committee over the construction of the 2,000 MW Lower Subansiri hydro-electric project ... Read more...

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Ambedkar’s statue again desecrated in Andhra


January 26th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) In the second such incident in less than a week, unidentified people desecrated a statue of B.R. Ambedkar in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district Thursday, triggering ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh villagers, police clash over power project


January 7th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 7 (IANS) Villagers and police personnel clashed at Chhattisgarh's Korba district Saturday during a public hearing organised by authorities on a power project expansion plan of Lanco Group, ... Read more...

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RPI ransack mill, demand land for Ambedkar memorial


December 15th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) Intensifying their agitation to press for their demand for 12.5 acres of land for the proposed Dr Ambedkar memorial, over 500 Republican Party of India ... Read more...

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Vidharba farmers protest Chavan’s ‘peanuts’ bailout package


December 15th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 15 (IANS) A day after four farmers committed suicide in Vidarbha, farmers of Maharashtra's eastern region Thursday staged a road blockade on two highways to press their demand ... Read more...

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RPI demands land for Ambedkar memorial, blocks highway


December 15th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) Republican Party of India (RPI) activists staged a road blockade on the Eastern Express highway here Thursday to press their demand for 12.5 acres of ... Read more...

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Punjab, Chandigarh college teachers on strike again


December 13th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 13 (IANS) Hundreds of teachers of private colleges across Punjab and Chandigarh went on a three-day strike Tuesday to protest the state government's failure to implement their demands, ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear plea linked to Manipur blockade


December 12th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear a plea seeking directions to the central and Manipur governments to prevent a repeat of the just-concluded over ... Read more...

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Former Tripura extremists to block national highway


December 7th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 7 (IANS) Hundreds of former tribal guerrillas will Thursday launch blockade of a national highway, demanding implementation of rehabilitation packages and withdrawal of pending cases, a former militant ... Read more...

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Maoists block key highway to protest Kishenji killing


November 28th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 28 (IANS) Cadres of the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) Monday blocked a key national highway in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region to protest the killing of one ... Read more...

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BJP MP arrested for road blockade in Maharashtra


November 28th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Nov 28 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Girish Mahajan was arrested along with 70 others Monday after he launched road blockade to press cotton farmers' ... Read more...

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PM to visit blockade-hit Manipur


November 28th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Nov 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will visit blockade-hit Manipur Dec 3 to attend a series of programmes and address a public gathering, an official said here ... Read more...

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On Day 100, Manipur warns of ‘harsh action’


November 8th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Nov 8 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh Tuesday warned of "harsh action" against protestors as the economic blockade on the national highway entered its 100th day ... Read more...

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92-day Manipur blockade partially lifted


November 1st, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Nov 1 (IANS) The 92-day economic blockade in Manipur was partially lifted Tuesday with one of the two striking groups ending its agitation following a written assurance by ... Read more...

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Chidambaram appeals for suspension of Manipur blockade


October 31st, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday appealed to groups demanding a separate district in Manipur to suspend their 92-day-old economic blockade, which has led to ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to visit blockade-hit Manipur


October 29th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Oct 29 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram will visit Manipur, where an economic blockade to press for a separate district has resulted in soaring prices of ... Read more...

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Prices soar in blockade-hit Manipur


October 23rd, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Oct 23 (IANS) The economic blockade in Manipur demanding a separate district entered the 84th day Sunday, even as it has led to sky rocketing prices of various ... Read more...

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BJP team meets PM over Manipur blockade


October 22nd, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation led by party president Nitin Gadkari met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here Friday on the continuing economic blockade ... Read more...

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Gadkari to meet PM on Manipur blockade


October 21st, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Led by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari, a team of party leaders from Manipur will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday over ... Read more...

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Telangana shutdown total, train services restored


October 17th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Yet another shutdown in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh hit normal life Monday even as train services were restored after a two-day "rail blockade" to ... Read more...

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‘Ease tensions in Manipur’


October 17th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Former union minister and social worker Mohan Dharia Monday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take urgent steps to ease tensions in Manipur and ... Read more...

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Team Anna to visit blockade-hit Manipur


October 15th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Oct 15 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare Saturday said that a two-member team, led by Arvind Kejriwal, will go to Manipur Oct 24 to find a possible ... Read more...

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Parties demand President’s Rule in blockade-hit Manipur


October 14th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal/Agartala, Oct 14 (IANS) Opposition parties Friday demanded imposition of President's Rule in Manipur where a 75-day-long highway blockade has made the prices of essentials shoot up two to ... Read more...

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Four Assam jute farmers killed in police firing


October 10th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 10 (IANS) At least four farmers were killed and over a dozen injured in Assam Monday after police opened fire to disperse a mob of jute cultivators who ... Read more...

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Andhra governor summoned to Delhi over Telangana


October 6th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 6 (IANS) With the general strike in Telangana continuing in support of a demand for a separate state, the central government has summoned Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. ... Read more...

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Traffic between Vijayawada, Hyderabad resumes


October 4th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 4 (IANS) Road transport between the Telangana and Andhra regions of Andhra Pradesh resumed Tuesday after protesters lifted their blockade between Vijayawada and Hyderabad following the authorities ... Read more...

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Telangana leaders arrested for road blockades in Hyderabad


September 28th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Traffic was thrown out of gear in several parts of Hyderabad as Telangana groups staged road blockades to intensify the ongoing movement for a separate ... Read more...

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Telangana groups to lay siege to Hyderabad in October


September 28th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Telangana groups fighting for separate statehood to the region plan to lay siege to Hyderabad in the second week of October, a top leader of ... Read more...

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