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Global torch relay to focus attention on Tibet


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 2 (IANS) To apprise the international community about the tense situation prevailing in Tibet, exiled Tibetans Sunday began a global tour aimed at ending the atrocities there.The second ... Read more...

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Online campaign against ‘untouchability’ in Rajasthan (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) An online signature campaign has sought action against alleged untouchability in a Rajasthan district where Dalit women are forced to remove footwear while passing ... Read more...

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Online campaign against ‘untouchability’ in Rajasthan


July 12th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) An online signature campaign has sought action against alleged untouchability in a Rajasthan district where Dalit women are forced to remove footwear while passing ... Read more...

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Congress intensifies attack on Jagan in by-poll campaign


June 4th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 4 (IANS) With the YSR Congress Party trying to cash in on the sympathy wave in the wake of its leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's arrest in the ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP infighting intensifies


May 9th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 9 (IANS) Factional in-fighting in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka intensified late Wednesday with legislators supporting former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa launching a signature ... Read more...

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Gehlot promises Aamir war on foeticide (Evening Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 9 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Wednesday assured actor Aamir Khan, whose TV show "Satyamev Jayate" on female foeticide has created a storm, that he will ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan to meet Gehlot over female foeticide


May 9th, 2012 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 9 (IANS) Bollywood actor Aamir Khan is to meet Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Wednesday in connection with female foeticide cases highlighted by the TV reality show ... Read more...

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Post ‘Satyamev Jayate’ Aamir to meet Gehlot


May 7th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 7 (IANS) Bollywood actor Aamir Khan is likely to meet Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday in connection with female foeticide cases highlighted by his TV ... Read more...

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Karnataka cabinet vacancies continue, MLAs restless (Karnataka Newsletter)


May 5th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 5 (IANS) The Karnataka assembly elections are less than a year away and an increasing number of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators are getting restive, not ... Read more...

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Tibetan activists launch signature campaign


April 24th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 24 (IANS) The voice for a free Tibet sounded louder here Tuesday after three motorcyclists who have embarked on an all-India tour arrived in this Assamese city to ... Read more...

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Shimla’s Annandale ground is of strategic significance: Army


January 31st, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 31 (IANS) The Indian Army Tuesday put a stop to campaigns to handover the historic Annandale ground in Shimla, which has been under its control for seven ... Read more...

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Abhay Deol, Neha Dhupia support child education


January 20th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhay Deol and Neha Dhupia have pledged their support to P&G;'s signature campaign Shiksha, which aims at spreading education in India.Abhay and Neha ... Read more...

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Fighting traditions and laws, tribal women seek property rights


November 28th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Rekong Peo (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 28 (IANS) It's 8 in the morning and a group of women is ready to trudge miles of rugged, cold and inhospitable Himalayan terrain ... Read more...

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Raise health budget, demand celebrities, students


November 26th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) From urban students to village dwellers to celebrities, brought together by a two-week campaign focusing on child health and infant mortality, have demanded ... Read more...

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Hundreds form human chain to protest child abuse


November 19th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 19 (IANS) More than 500 people representing various sections of society formed a human chain here Saturday and launched a signature campaign in Odisha to protest child abuse.Various ... Read more...

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Pakistan in UNSC shows country not isolated: minister


November 4th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) The election of Pakistan as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council has proved that the country is not isolated, Minister for Information and ... Read more...

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Speed up enclave exchange, say Bangladesh protestors


September 24th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 24 (IANS) People in Bangladeshi enclaves in India have launched an agitation protest for the speedy exchange of their areas, for which an agreement was signed between ... Read more...

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Binayak Sen plans campaign against sedition law


September 12th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 11 (IANS) Human rights activist Binayak Sen said Sunday that he will soon undertake a nationwide signature campaign to scrap the sedition law under which he was booked ... Read more...

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BJP’s drive for special status to Jharkhand


September 10th, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sept 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Jharkhand unit would kick off a signature campaign seeking special status to the state from Sep 25, a party leader ... Read more...

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Bihar’s ruling party on a green mission


August 29th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 29 (IANS) Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) is set to launch a campaign to plant five million saplings over the next two years, a party leader said ... Read more...

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Indians in Tokyo rejoice over Anna’s victory


August 28th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) Indians in Tokyo extended their best wishes to anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare in his victory for a strong anti-graft Lokpal bill and said they were ... Read more...

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Indians in Tokyo pledge support to Anna


August 26th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Anna Hazare's crusade for a strong Lokpal Bill has evoked tremendous support among Indians living and working in Tokyo, Japan. Besides a signature campaign, a ... Read more...

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Hazare’s supporters on the Ganga too


August 22nd, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur/Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) It's not only on land -- support for Anna Hazare's anti-graft campaign can also be seen on the waters of the Ganga in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur ... Read more...

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Protests gather momentum, over 1,000 detained in Mumbai (Second Lead)


August 16th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Over 1,000 people were detained Tuesday for protesting the arrest of anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, while thousands joined protests against graft at several spots in and ... Read more...

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Hazare’s detention dangerous for democracy: Munda


August 16th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 16 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda has termed the detention of Anna Hazare as dangerous for democracy and a threat to the democratic system of the ... Read more...

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NGO kick-starts campaign for stronger Lokpal Bill


August 16th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 16 (IANS) The National Election Watch (NEW), an NGO watchdog working on building fair and transparent electoral and political processes in India, Tuesday began a signature campaign in ... Read more...

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100 arrested in Mumbai for protesting Anna’s detention (Lead)


August 16th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Around 100 people were arrested Tuesday for protesting the detention of anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, but it did not deter supporters from congregating in hordes in ... Read more...

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Activists write to Ramesh against Monsanto


July 5th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Ahead of a Genetic Engineering Approval Committee meeting Wednesday, a group of activists has written to Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh demanding an immediate ban on ... Read more...

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Goa activists happy with Jairam’s tiger reserve initiative


June 29th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 29 (IANS) Green activists in Goa have welcomed Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh's initiative in asking the state government for a proposal to upgrade the Mhadei wildlife sanctuary to ... Read more...

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Sikhs protest at Indian embassy in Berlin to save Bhullar


June 20th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 20 (IANS) Sikhs from across the European Union (EU) Monday held a peaceful protest at Indian embassy here seeking clemency for Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) terrorist Devender ... Read more...

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Shimla activists hail Hazare triumph


April 9th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 9 (IANS) Various social organisations here celebrated and distributed sweets among people Saturday after social activist Anna Hazare ended his 97-hour fast to press for a stringent anti-graft ... Read more...

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Hundreds in Punjab, Haryana support Hazare


April 8th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 8 (IANS) Support for social activist Anna Hazare's anti-corruption campaign found support in Punjab and Haryana as tens of hundreds of activists, students, doctors, lawyers and teachers rallied ... Read more...

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Hazare’s crusade gets mass support in Himachal


April 8th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 8 (IANS) Various social and political organisations in Himachal Pradesh have come out in support of social activist Anna Hazare, whose indefinite fast in New Delhi for ... Read more...

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Signature campaign launched to support Anna Hazare


April 5th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) People from all walks of life, including students, teachers, doctors, lawyers and professionals, turned up for a signature campaign Tuesday in support of veteran social activist ... Read more...

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CBI can’t probe Goa drug nexus, high court told


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 22 (IANS) The police-politician-drug mafia nexus case cannot be investigated by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) as it "lacks manpower" and has "constraints of local language", its ... Read more...

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