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Andhra Pradesh extends ban on CPI (Maoist)


August 9th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 9 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Tuesday extended for another year the ban on the Communist Party of India (Maoist) and six of its frontal organisations, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh HC rejects Binayak Sen’s bail plea


February 10th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by ANI
Raipur, Feb 10 (ANI): The Chhattisgarh High Court on Thursday rejected the bail application of Human Rights activist Dr. Binayak Sen, who has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a sessions court ... Read more...

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Police officer warns ICRC, MSF on treating Maoists (Lead)


January 21st, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 21 (IANS) A senior police officer in Chhattisgarh said Friday that he has cautioned the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) about possible prosecution ... Read more...

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Don’t feel safe in Chhattisgarh any more: Illina Sen


January 3rd, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) A day before her husband's birthday, the wife of jailed rights activist Binayak Sen Monday pledged to fight for his freedom but said she was worried over ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh right activists protest Binayak Sen’s conviction


December 31st, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 31 (IANS) Right activists and workers of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), the Communist Party of India (CPI) and the Chhattisgarh Mukti Morcha (CMM) held a rally and ... Read more...

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Binayak Sen, two others get life term; family, activists furious (Third Lead)


December 24th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Raipur/New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Rights activist Binayak Sen was Friday sentenced to life imprisonment by a Chhattisgarh court for alleged links with Maoists. His shaken family called it ... Read more...

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Binayak Sen convicted; family, activists furious (Second Lead)


December 24th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Raipur/New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Rights activist Binayak Sen was Friday held guilty of sedition and conspiracy for his alleged links with Maoists by a Chhattisgarh court, which also ... Read more...

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Sad day for Indian democracy: Sen’s wife


December 24th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 24 (IANS) Shocked at a Chhattisgarh court convicting rights activist Binayak Sen for sedition and conspiracy, his wife Elina Friday said she was sad that her family would have to ... Read more...

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Rights activist Binayak Sen convicted, arrested (Lead)


December 24th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 24 (IANS) Rights activist Binayak Sen, accused of links with Maoists, was Friday convicted for sedition and conspiracy by a Chhattisgarh court and arrested soon after, leaving his family and ... Read more...

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Rights activist Binayak Sen convicted


December 24th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 24 (IANS) Rights activist and doctor Binayak Sen, accused of links with Maoists, was Friday convicted for sedition and conspiracy by a Chhattisgarh court.District and Sessions Court judge B.P. Varma ... Read more...

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Rights activists await ruling on Binayak Sen


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 23 (IANS) Rights activists from across India are gathering here as a court is set to rule Friday in the case involving Binayak Sen, who spent two years in jail ... Read more...

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Google Sues US Government for Exclusion of Contract


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a report released from Reuters, Google has filed a lawsuit against the government of the United States for excluding their product from consideration in a fifty-nine ... Read more...

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12 Preventive Security Act detenus freed in Kashmir


October 9th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 9 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Saturday decided to release 12 people held under the Public Safety Act (PSA) and lodged in different jails of the state.The ... Read more...

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Complaint against Arundhati Roy for ‘glorifying’ Maoists


April 12th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 12 (IANS) A social worker has filed a complaint here against Booker prize winning writer Arundhati Roy for writing an article allegedly in an attempt to glorify the Maoists, police ... Read more...

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Maize-based biofuel unlikely to reduce global production of CO2


March 12th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): New economic analysis has confirmed that maize-based biofuel is unlikely to reduce global production of carbon dioxide (CO2).The analysis, conducted by Thomas W. Hertel of Purdue University and ... Read more...

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US faces prospect of losing all out cyberwar


February 25th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) Computer-based network attacks are slowly bleeding US businesses of revenue and its market advantage. Even the government faces the prospect of losing in an all-out cyberwar, experts told ... Read more...

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Separatist strike hits life across Kashmir


July 25th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) A shutdown called by the hardline separatist Hurriyat Conference to protest detention of its chairman Syed Ali Geelani and other leaders under the Public Security Act hit normal ... Read more...

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Dhaka to enact law to better protect Hasina


June 24th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 24 (IANS) Bangladesh is to enact a law that would provide more security personnel to protect Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and other family members of the country's founding father ... Read more...

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Binayak Sen freed, vows to work for peace in Chhattisgarh (Second Lead)


May 26th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 26 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court granted him bail, noted human rights activist Binayak Sen walked out of jail Tuesday evening after a more than two-year-long confinement, amid ... Read more...

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Binayak Sen walks out of jail


May 26th, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 26 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court granted him bail, human rights activist Binayak Sen walked out of Raipur central jail here Tuesday evening with his wife, Ilina Sen, ... Read more...

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Binayak Sen gets bail at last, family relieved (Roundup)


May 25th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Raipur, May 25 (IANS) It was a day to remember for Indian rights activists, civil society and, of course, his family as the iconic Binayak Sen was Monday granted bail ... Read more...

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Family rejoices Binayak Sen’s freedom (Second Lead)


May 25th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Raipur, May 25 (IANS) Rights activist Binayak Sen's family rejoiced over a Supreme Court order Monday granting him bail after two years in jail for alleged Maoist links. His wife Ilina ... Read more...

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Though delayed, justice has been done: Binayak Sen’s brother


May 25th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Binayak Sen's brother Monday said he was "overwhelmed" by the Supreme Court's decision to grant the civil rights activist bail after more than two years in jail ... Read more...

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Rights activists welcome Binayak Sen’s bail


May 25th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 25 (IANS) Human rights activists in Chhattisgarh broke out into celebrations Monday after Binayak Sen, jailed for over two years under unproven charges of links with Maoists, was granted ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh gets notice over Binayak Sen’s bail plea


May 4th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS)The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the Chhattisgarh government on a bail plea by rights activist Binayak Sen, held in a Raipur jail on charges of subversion ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh extends ban on CPI-Maoist, six affiliates


April 25th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 25 (IANS) Amid rising violence and growing presence of the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) in Chhattisgarh, the state government Saturday announced the extension of a ban on the ... Read more...

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Arundhati slams Binayak Sen’s detention in Chhattisgarh


April 6th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 6 (IANS) Booker winner Arundhati Roy Monday slammed the Chhattisgarh government for the continuous detention of Binayak Sen, a doctor-turned-human rights activist, who has been in jail for the last ... Read more...

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The cases of Varun Gandhi and Binayak Sen: one land but laws (Comment)


March 24th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
By Nupur Basu This is a country where the law clearly protects the rich and famous and comes down heavily, very often unfairly, on the poor and powerless.For all those listening / watching ... Read more...

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Plant and forestry waste might replace a third of gasoline use by 2030


February 11th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): If a new study is to believed, plant and forestry waste and dedicated energy crops could sustainably replace nearly a third of gasoline use by the year ... Read more...

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Yasin Malik arrested in Kashmir


November 1st, 2008 - 10:49 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Nov 1 (ANI): Separatist leader and chief of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Yasin Malik was arrested in Kashmir on Saturday under Public Security Act.On Oct 23, Malik had ... Read more...

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I’m no Maoist: Filmmaker Ajay TG (With Image)


August 13th, 2008 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Shweta Srinivasan New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Incarcerated for 93 days on charges of being a Maoist, independent documentary filmmaker Ajay TG has vehemently denied the label, saying he will fight for ... Read more...

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A free Dr AQ Khan makes first public appearance in 4 years


May 22nd, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad , May 22 (ANI): After spending nearly four years in detention for allegedly transferring nuclear technology to other countries, including Iran and Libya , Pakistan nuclear scientist Dr AQ Khan ... Read more...

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Malay Indian ISA detainee tortured in captivity


May 21st, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 21 (ANI): The wife of a Malay IndianInternal Security Act detainee has lodged a police report against the Home Ministry, police and the Kamunting Detention Centre in Perak, ... Read more...

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Right activists seek fair trial for Binayak Sen


April 22nd, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by admin
Raipur, April 22 (IANS) With jailed physician Binayak Sen bagging the prestigious Jonathan Mann Award for Global Health and Human Rights by the US-based Global Health Council, human rights activists have sought ... Read more...

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Supreme Court rejects PUCL activist Binayak Sens petition


December 10th, 2007 - 5:41 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): The Supreme Court today rejected the bail petition of the Peoples Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) activist Binayak Sen, who has been under arrest since May 2007. On ... Read more...

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