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Protests across Andhra over diesel price hike


September 14th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Protesting the hike in diesel price and the fixing of limit for subsidised cooking gas cylinders, opposition parties in Andhra Pradesh Friday took to the ... Read more...

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Water row between Andhra, Rayalaseema hots up


September 1st, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) The row over sharing of Krishna river water between two regions of Andhra Pradesh hotted up Saturday with the state government stopping release of water ... Read more...

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Mamata for rollback of petrol price hike but against strikes


May 31st, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) Stepping up pressure on the Congress-led central government, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee Thursday demanded a rollback of the recent ... Read more...

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Buses damaged, trains movement disrupted in Bengal (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) Protestors damaged and set afire buses, put up road blockades and disrupted train movement as the 12-hour shutdown called against the rise in petrol prices ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits Himachal, chief minister walks to office (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 31 (IANS) As Himachal Pradesh Thursday observed a statewide shutdown on the increase in petrol prices, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal walked his way to office to ... Read more...

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CPI-M joined BJP in vandalism, says Bengal government


May 31st, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government Thursday accused the CPI-M of joining hands with Bharatiya Janata Party in indulging in vandalism during Bharat Bandh, the ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples Andhra Pradesh


May 31st, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 31 (IANS) Road transport services in Andhra Pradesh came to a halt as the opposition-sponsored daylong shutdown to protest the steep hike in petrol prices evoked wide ... Read more...

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Bus set on fire, train movement partially hit in Bengal


May 31st, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) Protestors set fire to a bus, put up road blockades and disrupted train movement in at least one place as the 12-hour shutdown called by ... Read more...

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Partial shutdown in Andhra after Jagan’s arrest


May 28th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 28 (IANS) The YSR Congress party's call for a daylong Andhra Pradesh shutdown Monday to protest the arrest of its leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy evoked partial ... Read more...

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Kolkata autorickshaw drivers disrupt normal life


April 3rd, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) Kolkata's autorickshaw drivers stoned buses, forced children to alight from public transport and blocked roads to protest the increase in auto LPG prices, inconveniencing ... Read more...

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Another man dies for Telangana, TRS calls for shutdown


March 26th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 26 (IANS) One more person died Monday and another was battling burn injuries after he attempted to immolate himself for separate statehood to Telangana, prompting the Telangana ... 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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Indefinite blockade in Assam over Arunachal dam


January 2nd, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 2 (IANS) Over two dozen organisations in Assam Monday launched an indefinite blockade of a national highway as part of their campaign to prevent ... Read more...

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Impose ban on KMSS: Arunachal government


December 31st, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, Dec 31 (IANS) The Arunachal Pradesh government Saturday urged New Delhi to impose a ban on the Krishak Mukti Samaj Samity (KMSS), a farmer's group in Assam spearheading the ... Read more...

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Dalit group seeks action against Andhra home minister


December 24th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 24 (IANS) The war between two cabinet ministers in Andhra Pradesh has taken caste overtones with a Dalit group demanding action against Home Minister P. Sabita Indra Reddy ... Read more...

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Avoid economic blockade as form of agitation: PM


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Dec 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said frequent strikes and economic blockades in Manipur would only impede development and bring untold miseries to the commoners and ... 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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Clashes over businessman’s murder in Uttar Pradesh


October 29th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Oct 29 (IANS) The murder of a businessman sparked violent protests by people in this Uttar Pradesh city Saturday as they fought pitched battles with the police, damaged private ... Read more...

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Brand Hyderabad takes a beating due to Telangana turmoil


October 2nd, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 2 (IANS) Brand Hyderabad has taken a beating with the ongoing turmoil for separate statehood to Telangana continuing to impact the information technology (IT) sector and new ... 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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Andhra continues protests to support Hazare (Lead)


August 17th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 17 (IANS) For the second consecutive day Wednesday, Andhra Pradesh witnessed protests across cities and towns in support of Gandhian activist Anna Hazare, lodged in New Delhi's Tihar ... Read more...

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Andhra continues protests to support Hazare


August 17th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 17 (IANS) For the second consecutive day Wednesday, Andhra Pradesh witnessed protests across cities and towns in support of Gandhian actvist Anna Hazare, lodged in New Delhi's ... Read more...

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Telangana body asks legislators to quit by June 25


June 9th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 9 (IANS) The Telangana Joint Action Committee (TJAC), which is spearheading the movement for a separate state, Thursday set June 25 as the deadline for all public ... Read more...

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Protests in Andhra over petrol price hike


May 15th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 15 (IANS) Opposition parties in Andhra Pradesh held protests across the state Sunday to demand a rollback of the hike in petrol prices.The Telugu Desam Party (TDP), ... Read more...

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TRS to intensify Telangana movement with road, rail blockades


May 12th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 12 (IANS) After lying low for nearly two months, Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) Thursday decided to intensify the movement for separate statehood to Telangana region of Andhra ... Read more...

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BJP activists caned in Uttar Pradesh


March 15th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) Hundreds of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists were caned in various districts of Uttar Pradesh Tuesday after they clashed with the police, set up road ... Read more...

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Telangana protests hit road transport, hundreds detained


January 17th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Road transport was affected in several parts of Telangana in Andhra Pradesh Monday as agitators raised road blockades, demanding separate statehood to the region.The movement of ... Read more...

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Telangana protesters lay siege to ministers, MPs’ houses


January 8th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 8 (IANS) Protests continued in Telangana for the third consecutive day Friday with protesters laying siege to the houses of state ministers, MPs and state legislators of ruling Congress ... Read more...

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Naidu continues fast, chief minister to call all-party meet


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 23 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu continued his indefinite fast for the seventh day Thursday while the Andhra Pradesh government promised to call an all-party meeting ... Read more...

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Naidu continues fast despite doctors’ warning (Second Lead)


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 22 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) head N. Chandrababu Naidu continued his indefinite fast Wednesday despite warning by doctors that it could have serious health implications while opposition parties ... Read more...

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Fasting Naidu arrested, Andhra rocked by TDP protests (Second Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh was rocked by massive protests Monday during a shutdown called by THE main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) to protest against the arrest of its leader ... Read more...

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Naidu arrested during indefinite fast, TDP calls shutdown (Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 20 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu was arrested early Monday and taken to hospital over his indefinite fast to demand a relief package for farmers, prompting ... Read more...

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Telangana stir: Andhra withdraws cases against students


December 13th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Buckling under opposition pressure, the Andhra Pradesh government Monday said it was withdrawing around a third of criminal cases against students and others who took part in ... Read more...

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FCI to improve food grain supply to northeast


November 25th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 25 (IANS) The Food Corporation of India (FCI) has embarked on a Rs.550 crore project to broaden storage facilities and maintain uninterrupted supply of food grain to the northeastern states, ... Read more...

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Fresh violence erupts in Bengal, seven held


November 24th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 24 (IANS) At least seven activists of the Trinamool Congress and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) were arrested in West Bengal's East Midnapore district for their alleged involvement in ... Read more...

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