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Shutdown affects life in Punjab (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown call by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and left parties affected normal life in Punjab and got a mixed response in Haryana and ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits trains and road traffic in Bihar


September 20th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) The bandh called by the opposition to protest hike in diesel price, cap on subsidised LPG cylinders and FDI in retail hit the railways and road ... Read more...

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Maoists again blow up rail track in Jharkhand


December 5th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 5 (IANS) For the second time in less than 24 hours, Maoists blew up railway tracks in Jharkand while enforcing a two-day shutdown to protest the killing of ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits life in Jharkhand, Medha Patkar booked


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 2 (IANS) A state-wide shutdown called by Left parties protesting the demolition drive affected schools and transport services in Jharkhand Monday while police booked social worker Medha ... Read more...

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Jharkhand’s rural areas hit by Maoist shutdown


April 23rd, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 23 (IANS) A shutdown called by Maoists in Jharkhand Saturday to protest the ongoing demolition drive hit life in rural areas of the state.The long route buses did ... Read more...

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Himachal to fine tourists urinating in the open


April 11th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dharampur, April 11 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Police are dealing with pollution of a different kind - tourists who urinate in the open despite the existence of washrooms.The roadsides along the ... Read more...

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Strike hits bus services in Punjab, Haryana


September 7th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 7 (IANS) Public buses went off the roads in many parts of Punjab and Haryana Tuesday in response to the nationwide strike called by trade unions against price rise and ... Read more...

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Maoists two-day shutdown affects normal life in Ranchi


August 3rd, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Aug.3 (ANI): A two-day shutdown announced by the Maoists in Jharkhand, Bihar, West Bengal, Orissa and Chhattisgarh to protest the killing of their leader Sidhu Soren by the security forces has ... Read more...

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Maoist strike hits road, rail services in Jharkhand


August 3rd, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 3 (IANS) Road and rail services were badly affected in Jharkhand due to a 48-hour strike called by Maoists that began Tuesday, officials said. The national highways wore a deserted look ... Read more...

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Four trains cancelled in Bihar amid Maoist shutdown


August 3rd, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 3 (IANS) Four trains were cancelled and some diverted in Bihar in view of a two-day Maoist shutdown that began Tuesday, officials said. The passenger trains cancelled include the Gomo-Barkakhana, the ... Read more...

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Strike evokes a near total response in Bihar (Second Lead)


July 10th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 10 (IANS) A strike called by the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) to protest against the fuel price hike hit train and road services ... Read more...

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Train, road services hit during Bihar strike (Lead)


July 10th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 10 (IANS) A strike called by the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) to protest against the hike fuel prices hit train and road services in ... Read more...

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Maoist strike hits rural Bihar


July 8th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 8 (IANS) Life in parts of rural Bihar was badly hit on the second day of a Maoist shutdown Thursday called to protest the killing of one of their top ... Read more...

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Security men escape Maoist poster bomb (Lead)


July 7th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 7 (IANS) Security personnel had a narrow escape when Maoists used a poster bomb in Jharkhand on the first day of a two-day strike called by them to protest against ... Read more...

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Maoist strike begins in Bihar


July 7th, 2010 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 7 (IANS) Five trains were cancelled and buses went off roads in Bihar Wednesday as a two-day Maoist strike began amid tight security and fear of violence in the state, ... Read more...

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Strike evokes near total response in Bihar (Second Lead)


July 5th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 5 (IANS) Several trains were halted and road traffic hit in Bihar Monday as the nationwide strike called by Left parties and the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to protest ... Read more...

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Jharkhand road, rail services hit, 700 held


July 5th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 5 (IANS) As many as 700 people were arrested in Jharkhand Monday during an opposition-sponsored strike against rising fuel prices that closed down schools and shops and hit road ... Read more...

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Rail, road services hit in Bihar amid shutdown (Lead)


July 5th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 5 (IANS) Several trains were halted and road services hit in Bihar Monday as workers of the Left parties and the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) protested the fuel ... Read more...

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Maoists kill Congress leader, contractor in Jharkhand


June 30th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 30 (IANS) In two separate incidents, Maoists have killed a Congress leader and a building contractor as their two-day strike began in Jharkhand Wednesday, police said. Maoists killed contractor Kedar Munda ... Read more...

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Rail, road services hit in Jharkhand


June 30th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 30 (IANS) Rail and road services were hit in Jharkhand Wednesday on the first day of a two-day strike in five Indian states, officials said. "As a precaution, seven trains have ... Read more...

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Maoist rampage: station, bank torched, police camps raided


June 15th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Patna June 15 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas in Bihar set ablaze a railway station and a bank as well as attacked a police station and a camp of the Special Auxiliary ... Read more...

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Trains, bus services hit on day one of Maoist shutdown (Lead)


June 14th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi/Patna, June 14 (IANS) Trains were cancelled, vehicular traffic was hit and an alert sounded Monday due to a two-day Maoist shutdown in Jharkhand and Bihar to protest the arrest of its ... Read more...

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Trains, bus services hit amid Maoist strike


June 14th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 14 (IANS) Nine trains were cancelled, bus services were hit and trucks were stranded in several parts of Jharkhand on the first day of a two-day Maoist shutdown in three ... Read more...

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Trains cancelled in Bihar amid Maoist shutdown


June 14th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Patna, June 14 (IANS) At least nine trains were cancelled and some diverted in Bihar in view of a two-day Maoist shutdown that began Monday, officials said. The trains cancelled include the Patna-Barka ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits rail, road services in Jharkhand


May 18th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 18 (IANS) Several important trains were cancelled or diverted and road services hit Tuesday as Maoist guerrillas began a 48-hour shutdown to protest the government offensive against them. "We have ... Read more...

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10 Jharkhand trains cancelled as Maoist strike begins


April 26th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 26 (IANS) At least 10 trains were cancelled and seven diverted in view of a two-day Maoist shutdown beginning Monday, a railway official said. "At least 10 trains have been cancelled ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up rail tracks, school building in Jharkhand (Second Lead)


February 9th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 9 (IANS) Maoist rebels blew up railway tracks at two places in Jharkhand's Giridih district early Tuesday and blasted a school building in Khuti district, police said. "Maoist rebels blew up ... Read more...

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Maoists blast rail tracks in Bihar, Jharkhand (Lead)


February 9th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna/Ranchi, Feb 9 (IANS) Train traffic was disrupted in several places in Bihar and Jharkhand when Maoists blew up rail tracks Tuesday morning, day three of their 72-hour shutdown to protest the ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up rail tracks in Jharkhand


February 9th, 2010 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 9 (IANS) Maoist rebels blew up railway tracks at two places in Jharkhand's Giridih district early Tuesday, a railway official said. " Maoist rebels blew up railway tracks at two places ... Read more...

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Maoist strike hits rail, road services in Jharkhand


February 7th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 7 (IANS) Rail and road traffic in Jharkhand was badly hit Sunday due to a 72-hour strike called by the Maoists to protest a proposed offensive against them, officials said. Railway ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Police confirm two top Maoist leaders held


August 25th, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 25 (IANS) Ranchi Police Tuesday confirmed that they have arrested two top Maoist leaders. The Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) had called a two-day shutdown in five states to ... Read more...

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Maoists attack coalmine, burn two trucks in Jharkhand


August 1st, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 1 (IANS) Maoist rebels set two trucks ablaze and attacked a Central Coalfield Limited (CCL) mine, while enforcing a 48-hour strike in Jharkhand, police said Saturday. Maoist rebels attacked a CCL ... Read more...

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3 Maoist training camps destroyed in Jharkhand


July 22nd, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 22 (IANS) Three training camps of Maoist guerrillas were destroyed in a police action in Simdega district of Jharkhand Wednesday. Rifles and explosives were recovered from the camps, police said. The ... Read more...

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Maoist shutdown evokes mixed response, normal life affected (Lead)


June 23rd, 2009 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Suspected Maoists torched CPI-M offices, blew up a village council building and blocked roads as the 48-hour shutdown they called in five states to protests security operations in ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up village council building in Jharkhand


June 23rd, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 23 (IANS) Maoists blew up a village council building in Jharkhand's Palamau district Tuesday, police said. The building was empty at the time. According to police, around 10 to 15 ... Read more...

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