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Polling begins in Delhi University and JNU


September 14th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Polling for the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) and Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) began here Friday.In JNU, around 30 candidates are in fray ... Read more...

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SFI wins Himachal university polls


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 23 (IANS) The Students Federation of India (SFI) Thursday again swept the students central association polls in the Himachal Pradesh University here, winning all the seats with a ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Himachal varsity, students miss classes


August 13th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 13 (IANS) Over 100,000 students of the Himachal Pradesh University had to miss their classes Monday owing to a day- long strike called by various student outfits over ... Read more...

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Legislator brings used grenades to Kerala assembly


June 18th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 18 (IANS) Senior CPI-M legislator E.P. Jayarajan Monday created a flutter in the Kerala assembly and raised security concern when he presented two used grenades to the house ... Read more...

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CPI-M student wings sweep Tripura college polls


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 3 (IANS) The Students Federation of India (SFI) and the Tribal Students Union (TSU), both students' associations of the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), have swept the ... Read more...

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15 injured in clashes ahead of Tripura colleges polls


November 21st, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 21 (IANS) Tension has gripped the colleges in Tripura after 15 students were injured in clashes between various groups following the announcement of students' council polls slated to ... Read more...

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Protests against police firing rock Kerala assembly


October 11th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 11 (IANS) The Kerala assembly was adjourned Tuesday as the opposition Left took on the government over a police officer firing shots from his service revolver to disperse ... Read more...

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Student’s clash: Congress calls strike in Tripura


May 22nd, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 22 (IANS) Tripura's main opposition Congress has called a dawn-to-dusk strike Monday after members of its student wing NSUI clashed with Students Federation of India (SFI) activists."The Congress ... Read more...

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Poll panel indifferent to complaints: CPI-M


April 2nd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday alleged that the Election Commission (EC) was indifferent to the complaints against the Trinamool Congress violating the model ... Read more...

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Student is youngest Marxist candidate


March 15th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 15 (IANS) "It's an honour for me," says Shatarup Ghosh, the youngest Left Front candidate in the West Bengal assembly elections.Ghosh, who will turn 25 this month, ... Read more...

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Leftist students protest against Mubarak in Delhi


February 1st, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Shouting slogans like "Hosni Mubarak Get Lost", a group of students from the Left-leaning Students Federation of India (SFI) Tuesday held a demonstration outside the Egyptian embassy ... Read more...

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Campus violence should stop: Buddhadeb


December 19th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 19 (IANS) Days after a student was killed in clashes at a college in Howrah district, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee said Sunday that campus violence is unacceptable and ... Read more...

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Four members of Trinamool’s student wing held


December 17th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) Four members of Trinamool Congress's students wing were arrested Friday for clashes with a rival student union in West Bengal Thursday, which left one dead and several injured, ... Read more...

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CPI-M students’ wing slams Rahul for equating Mao with Modi


November 30th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) The students' wing of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday slammed Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi for equating Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi with legendary Chinese ... Read more...

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China sponsored waterpolo team to keep the game alive


November 30th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Swimming Federation of India (SFI) says it agreed to take Chinese help in fielding the women's waterpolo team at the Asian Games to ensure that the ... Read more...

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Now government asks swimming federation to hold fresh poll


November 12th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) After Badminton Association of India (BAI), the sports ministry Friday tightened the screws on the Swimming Federation of India (SFI), asking it to freshly elect ... Read more...

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What makes one city better than another?


November 11th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A research team has concluded that in terms of size, New York is just an average city rather than an exceptional one. However, San Francisco is exceptional. Its ... Read more...

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Swimmers ready to break CWG medal jinx


September 22nd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari (Attn Editors: This is the 11th preview discussing India's chances in various disciplines at the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. This piece is on swimming)New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) They may ... Read more...

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Goa chief minister impressed with CWG facilities


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 22 (IANS) A portion of a false ceiling at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, the main venue of the Commonwealth Games (CWG), collapsed in New Delhi Wednesday, a day after a ... Read more...

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Warm up pool at Swimming Complex waits for equipment


September 21st, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The overseas athletes for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games will start arriving here from Thursday, but the warm-up pool at the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Swimming Complex is ... Read more...

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Zero tolerance for doping, says Indian chef-de-mission


September 9th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) A zero tolerance attitude will be adopted to check doping in the upcoming 2010 Commonwealth Games here, chef-de-mission of the Indian contingent Bhubaneswar Kalita said Thursday and ... Read more...

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Federation to make a case for dope-tainted swimmers


September 8th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The Swimming Federation of India (SFI) is going to make a case for leniency for Richa Mishra and Jyotsna Pansari, the two swimmers of the Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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After wrestlers and athletes, swimmers test positive


September 5th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The list of Indian dope offenders continues to grow ahead of the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games with three swimmers, including national champion Richa Mishra, Sunday confirmed to ... Read more...

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CPI-M’s youth, student wings protest CWG corruption


August 5th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 5 (IANS) Activists of the youth and students wings of Tripura's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Thursday began a week-long protest here against corruption in the Commonwealth Games Organising ... Read more...

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Four students hurt in Himachal varsity clash


July 7th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 7 (IANS) Four students were injured early Wednesday when activists of two political outfits clashed in the Himachal Pradesh University here, police said. "The clash between the Students Federation of India ... Read more...

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Protesting CPI-M activists arrested in Himachal


April 8th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 8 (IANS) Hundreds of activists of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) were arrested across Himachal Pradesh Thursday while protesting rise in prices of essential commodities, police said. Towns like Shimla, ... Read more...

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India’s education policy needs a change, says CPI-M (Lead)


February 9th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 9 (IANS) Pointing out that nearly 77 percent students in India do not reach Class 12, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has demanded a radical change in the ... Read more...

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Rosaiah faces ire of flood victims second day running


October 12th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 12 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah had to face the ire of flood victims for the second successive day Monday during his visit to the worst-hit areas. The ... Read more...

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CPI-M alleges that “imperial forces” killed their party cadres


September 16th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Sept 16 (ANI): Leaders of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) have charged "imperialist forces" of masterminding the elimination of their party cadres and also dividing the poor people.This ... Read more...

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37 per cent students turn out for DUSU polls


September 4th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 4 (ANI): In a controversy filled Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) elections this year, a total of 37 per cent students on Friday voted for the post of President, ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu interested in common school syllabus


July 15th, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Wednesday said the state government is interested in introducing a common syllabus in schools. "A special committee is looking into the matter," he ... Read more...

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Make English optional medium: Tripura’s ruling Left


July 10th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 10 (IANS) The Left Front government in Tripura Friday demanded that regional languages be reintroduced alongside English as a medium of learning for all degree level courses in the ongoing ... Read more...

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CPI-M wins Alathur seat in Kerala


May 16th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 16 (IANS) P.K. Biju, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) candidate for Kerala's Alathur parliamentary constituency, received a wedding gift from the electorate Saturday when he won by a margin of ... Read more...

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Anti-Israel protests continue in India


January 11th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Kolkata, Jan 11 (ANI): People here took to streets against Israeli attacks on Gaza killing hundreds of innocent Palestinian civilians. The protesters condemned the attacks and blamed Israel for violating human ... Read more...

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Students protest against Israeli offensive in Gaza


January 5th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 5 (ANI): Students Federation of India (SFI), students'' wing of Communist Party of India (Marxist), staged protest here today against Israeli offensive in Gaza and to show solidarity ... Read more...

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