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Fear in Manipur after outsiders told to quite state


September 7th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 7 (IANS) Fear and panic have gripped people from outside the state who have taken up residence in Manipur, after separatist groups issued "quit notices" to all non-Manipuri ... Read more...

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Indian kidnapped in Philippines escapes, to return home (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The government Friday said an Indian from Kerala, who was kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf militant group in the Philippines in June 2011 and was ... Read more...

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Indian kidnapped in Philippines set free


August 10th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) An Indian from Kerala, who was kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf militant group in the Philippines last year and was believed to have been killed, ... Read more...

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Tripura militants recruiting youth, warns intelligence


June 21st, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 21 (IANS) In the lead-up to the Tripura assembly elections due next February, separatist groups in the state are recruiting tribal youths, an official statement here said Thursday.In ... Read more...

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Mamata blames centre for delay on Gorkha autonomy (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Feb 11 (IANS) With the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) threatening to revive its movement for a separate state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday chose to blame ... Read more...

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Mamata blames centre for delay on Gorkha autonomy


February 11th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Feb 11 (IANS) With the pro-Gorkhaland Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leadership threatening to revive movement for a separate state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday chose ... Read more...

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Separatists shutdown affects life in Kashmir


February 7th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 7 (IANS) A shutdown called by separatists affected life in Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir Valley Tuesday while authorities made additional deployment of police and paramilitary ... Read more...

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700 militants surrender arms in Assam (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 24 (IANS) From guns to roses, life turned full circle for close to 700 militants from nine separatist groups in Assam Tuesday when they laid down arms ... Read more...

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700 militants surrender arms in Assam


January 24th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 24 (IANS) From guns to roses, life for close to 700 militants from nine separatist groups in Assam turned full circle Tuesday when they laid down arms ... Read more...

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Naga rebel group calls 36 hour shutdown


January 24th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Kohima, Jan 23 (IANS) The Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak Muivah (NSCN-IM) has called for a 36 hours state-wide shutdown in the state starting 6 a.m. Jan 25 to protest ... Read more...

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Over 500 Assam militants to surrender Tuesday


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 23 (IANS) One of northeast India's biggest surrender ceremonies is taking place Tuesday in Assam with an estimated 500 militants from nine different separatist groups of the ... Read more...

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Grenade blast hits Congress office in poll-bound Manipur


January 5th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 4 (IANS) A ruling Congress party office came under a powerful grenade attack late Wednesday in election-bound Manipur, even as seven influential separatist groups called for a ban ... Read more...

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Blast in Imphal, one killed


November 30th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Nov 30 (IANS) A suspected separatist bomber was killed when an explosive device he was carrying to plant at a festival venue in this Manipur capital exploded ... Read more...

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Kashmir interlocutors submit report, focus on ‘meaningful autonomy’ (Round-up)


October 12th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Jammu/Srinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) Advocating "meaningful autonomy" and speedy development, the three interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday submitted their report to Home Minister P. Chidambaram that outlines ... Read more...

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Yousuf’s death has exposed rampant corruption in Kashmir: Mehbooba Mufti (Interview)


October 9th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti says the custodial death of Jammu and Kashmir National Conference worker Sayeed Muhammed Yousuf has "exposed the ... Read more...

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Suspected militants kill two Muslims at mosque in southern Thailand


September 17th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by BNO News
YALA (BNO NEWS) -- Suspected militants shot dead two Muslims and wounded three others during Friday prayers at a mosque in Thailand's restive south, officials said said.The shooting happened at the Anul ... Read more...

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Violence as instrument of protest poses a big challenge: Chidambaram


September 10th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday said the use of violence as an instrument of protest poses a "big challenge" for the country, besides that ... Read more...

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Northeast defies I-Day boycott call


August 15th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 15 (IANS) People in the restive northeast defied a general strike called by separatist guerrillas to boycott Monday's Independence Day celebrations even as militants staged a bomb blast ... Read more...

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Two cops arrested in Sopore custodial death case


August 7th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 6 (IANS) The special investigating team (SIT) probing the custodial death of a 26-year old youth in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town Saturday arrested two police constables for ... Read more...

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Kashmir panel meets migrants, activists


July 23rd, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 23 (IANS) The three-member Kashmir Committee, headed by Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani, met a cross-section of people and sought their views on the Kashmir issue on ... Read more...

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Shutdown over alleged rape affects life in Kashmir


July 23rd, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) Normal life across Kashmir Valley was affected Saturday following a shutdown called by separatists against the alleged abduction and rape of a woman by army personnel ... Read more...

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Kashmir Committee members arrive in Jammu


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 22 (IANS) A three-member Kashmir Committee, headed by Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani, arrived in Jammu Friday to hold talks with various sections of people in the region ... Read more...

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Separatists flay Fai arrest, locals don’t care


July 21st, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 21 (IANS) The arrest of Kashmiri American lobbyist Ghulam Nabi Fai in the US has been denounced by separatists here, but the man on the street does not ... Read more...

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ULFA offers ceasefire to pave way for talks (Lead)


July 12th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 12 (IANS) The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), one of northeast India's separatist groups, Tuesday offered an indefinite ceasefire to pave way for peace talks ... Read more...

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How Kashmir managed its peace


June 26th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 26 (IANS) Peace finally appears descending on the Kashmir Valley with a huge rush of domestic and foreign visitors as officials claim that the Pakistan game plan of ... Read more...

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Three bomb explosions in southern Thailand kill 2


June 24th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by BNO News
NARATHIWAT, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- A series of three bomb explosions in Thailand's restive southern region killed at least two people and injured another 13, officials said Friday. The bomb explosions occurred in ... Read more...

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Separatist shutdown affects life in Srinagar


May 21st, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 21 (IANS) Normal life across Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar was marred Saturday because of separatists calling a shutdown and official restrictions being put in place ahead ... Read more...

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Panchayat polls commence in Jammu


April 13th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 13 (IANS) Voting for the first phase of panchayat elections commenced here Wednesday, with villagers queuing up outside polling booths to elect village heads for the first time ... Read more...

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Kashmir panchayat polls begin Wednesday


April 13th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 12 (IANS) Panchayat elections are being held in Jammu and Kashmir after a gap of ten years, with the first phase of voting of the 16-phase elections in ... Read more...

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45 percent decline in militancy in Kashmir


April 1st, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 1 (IANS) There has been a 45 percent drop in militancy in Jammu and Kashmir in January to March compared to the corresponding period last year, state police ... Read more...

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India should make suitable environment for addressing Kashmir issue: Shabir Shah


February 23rd, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by ANI
By Fayaz AhmadSrinagar, Feb 23 (ANI): Senior separatist leader Shabir Ahmad Shah on Wednesday said the Indian Government needs to create a suitable atmosphere before addressing the Kashmir issue.Addressing a news conference ... Read more...

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Kashmir Interlocutors to present document on political settlement in two weeks


February 23rd, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanJammu Feb.23 (ANI): Veteran journalist Dileep Padgaonkar, who is heading the team of interlocutors appointed by the Central Government, today said that a document containing the contours of ... Read more...

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Better time now for peace talks with Maoists, says Agnivesh


February 12th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 12 (IANS) A day after ensuring the safe release of five Chhattisgarh policemen who spent 18 days in Maoist captivity, social activist Swami Agnivesh Saturday asked the chief minister of ... Read more...

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Security alert in northeast over R-Day boycott


January 23rd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 23 (IANS) A massive security alert was sounded across northeast India Sunday after separatist rebels announced a boycott of the Republic Day celebrations Jan 26, officials said."We have placed security ... Read more...

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Separatists open finance companies in Guwahati


December 6th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 6 (IANS) Several northeast separatist groups have floated finance companies and doing business in Assam's main city Guwahati besides setting up bases in cities outside the region."It is true that ... Read more...

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