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Aseem Trivedi walks out of jail (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi walked out of prison Wednesday, four days after he was charged with sedition. Trivedi, an activist of India Against Corruption (IAC), had ... Read more...

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Mahesh Bhatt supports Aseem, calls for freedom of art


September 12th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has come out in support of cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, saying freedom of art is important for a peaceful society."I believe a society ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray backs Trivedi, but raps him too


September 12th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Wednesday came out in support of jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi but also gave him a sharp rap on the knuckles.While ... Read more...

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Current times worse than emergency: Advani


September 12th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani has come out in support of Aseem Trivedi, saying the act of jailing the cartoonist for an allegedly ... Read more...

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Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi to be released Wednesday


September 12th, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi will walk out of prison Wednesday afternoon, an India Against Corruption (IAC) spokesperson said.An IAC team will be present to receive ... Read more...

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SC moved against Kudankulam plant (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A private company's employee Tuesday moved the Supreme Court against a Madras High Court order giving the green signal to the commissioning of the Kudankulam ... Read more...

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Free cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, demands Kejriwal (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad/New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Anti-corruption campaigner Arvind Kejriwal Monday sought the release of jailed Mumbai cartoonist Aseem Trivedi and slammed the government for suppressing protests over Omkareshwar Dam ... Read more...

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Cannot target national symbols in cartoons: Government


September 10th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) As rights activists criticised the government for arresting a cartoonist for an allegedly derogatory cartoon, the government Monday said that such artists should stay ... Read more...

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Press Council chief slams sedition charge against cartoonist


September 10th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Press Council of India (PCI) chairman Markandey Katju Monday termed the sedition charge against cartoonist Aseem Trivedi as "stupid" and demanded action against politicians ... Read more...

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Police file report against Prashant Bhushan


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Delhi Police Monday filed a report in a complaint against lawyer and erstwhile Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan for an allegedly seditious speech on ... Read more...

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Saudi Islamic summit to discuss Myanmar violence


August 12th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) Saudi Arabia will host an Islamic summit next week to discuss the issue of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, among other matters, and Pakistani President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh pushes ahead with Maoist peace plan


August 1st, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 1 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has finally pushed ahead with its stalled peace agreement with Maoists reached after the abduction of collector Alex Paul Menon, clearing the way ... Read more...

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Zardari to attend Islamic meet in Saudi Arabia


July 29th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari will attend a two-day Islamic summit in Makkah in Saudi Arabia in August, Geo News reported.Saudi king Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz ... Read more...

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Can’t act against Ramdev for Chhattisgarh speech: Delhi Police


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Delhi Police Friday told a court here that it was beyond their jurisdiction to act against Baba Ramdev for allegedly delivering an objectionable speech against ... Read more...

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Court seeks police report on action against Prashant Bhushan


June 8th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A court here Friday asked Delhi Police to file a report on what action they have taken on a complaint against lawyer and Team Anna ... Read more...

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Court order on plea against Kejriwal June 27 (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday reserved its order till June 27 on registering a first information report against Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly lowering ... Read more...

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Case against Ramdev: Court asks police to file reply (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A court here Tuesday asked Delhi Police to file reply in a case against yoga guru Baba Ramdev for allegedly giving an objectionable speech against ... Read more...

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Anti-Kudankulam protestors to fast from May 1 onwards


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Upset with the Tamil Nadu government for going back on its assurances, the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) Monday announced that it would resume an ... Read more...

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‘Was warned to withdraw complaint against Kejriwal’


April 11th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Vibhor Anand, who filed a complaint against Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly lowering the reputation of parliament and being guilty of sedition, Wednesday ... Read more...

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Hostage crisis: Maoist’s wife, 26 others to be freed (Lead)


April 5th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 5 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday announced the names of 27 people, including a Maoist's wife, whose release will facilitate the freeing of an Italian and ... Read more...

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Hostage crisis: Maoist’s wife, 26 others to be freed


April 5th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 5 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday announced the names of 27 people whose release will facilitate the freeing of an Italian and a legislator being held ... Read more...

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Fifteen people fast against Kudankulam project


March 20th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 20 (IANS) Fifteen people have undertaken an indefinite hunger strike at Idinthakarai to press for withdrawal of Tamil Nadu's green signal to the 1,000 MW Kudankulam Nuclear Power ... Read more...

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Court seeks police reply on plea against Kejriwal


March 17th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday directed police to file a reply on a complaint against Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly lowering the reputation of ... Read more...

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Veena Malik denies being a spy, cops tell court


February 14th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Pakistani actress Veena Malik has denied working as a spy for her country's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Delhi Police Tuesday told a court here.The police statement ... Read more...

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Four Maoists surrender in Bengal


December 25th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 25 (IANS) Four Maoists Sunday surrendered in West Bengal in response to the rehabilitation package announced by the state government for surrendering rebels, police said.Sanjay Rajoar, Prabhat ... Read more...

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Kashmir Police register case for text book depiction of cops as ‘cruel’


December 19th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 19 (IANS) Police have registered a case against the chairman and some other officials of the Jammu and Kashmir school education board for depicting the local policemen as ... Read more...

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Six get life term for Bangalore terror attack (Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 19 (IANS) Six people, suspected to be members of terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba, were Monday sentenced to life imprisonment by a Karnataka court for a terror attack at the ... Read more...

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Six convicted for terror attack on Indian Institute of Science


December 17th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 17 (IANS) Six people, suspected to be members of terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), were Saturday held guilty of the attack at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) here ... Read more...

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Petition against Veena Malik dismissed


December 8th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 8 (IANS) A Pakistani court has dismissed a petition seeking action against actress Veena Malik for getting herself photographed in the nude in an Indian magazine.The Islamabad High ... Read more...

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Kejriwal attacker threatens hunger strike


October 22nd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) Jitendra Pathak, who attacked social activist Arvind Kejriwal, Saturday said he would observe an indefinite hunger strike if Anna Hazare failed to provide a "satisfactory ... Read more...

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Ram Dev wants Prashant Bhushan to be booked for sedition


October 17th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 17 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ram Dev Monday demanded registration of a case of sedition against leading Supreme Court lawyer and Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan for ... Read more...

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Talks with Maoists will be fruitful, Binayak Sen asserts


September 8th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) Human right activist Binayak Sen Thursday exuded confidence about the talks between the West Bengal government and the Maoists yielding positive results."We are desirous of ... Read more...

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Ahmedabad blasts: Bail pleas of three accused rejected (Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 8 (IANS) The bail applications of three accused in the 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts case were Monday rejected by a court here.Twenty synchronised blasts rocked the city in ... Read more...

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Pro-Maoist tribal body’s spokesman re-arrested


July 1st, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) Spokesman of the pro-Maoist tribal body Peoples Committee Against Police Atrocities (PCAPA) Manoj Mahato was re-arrested in West Bengal's West Midnapore district Friday, police said."We have ... Read more...

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Sedition charge against Ramdev in Bihar


June 9th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 9 (IANS) A Congress leader Thursday filed a complaint of sedition in a Bihar court against yoga guru Baba Ramdev and his close associate Acharya Balkrishna for threatening ... Read more...

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