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Action sought against Jagan over Tirupati row, YSR party hits back (Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 3 (IANS) A day after YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's visit to Tirumala temple kicked up a row, leaders of Andhra Pradesh's ruling Congress and opposition ... Read more...

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Act sought against Jagan for flouting temple rules


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 3 (IANS) A day after YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's visit to Tirumala temple kicked up a row, leaders of the ruling Congress and the main ... Read more...

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Toongate: Kolkata continues to protest


April 16th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 16 (IANS) Kolkata Monday continued to be rocked by protests over the arrest of Jadavpur University professor Ambikesh Mahapatra for allegedly circulating 'defamatory' cartoons targeting West Bengal ... Read more...

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Himachal Congress boycotts minister in assembly


March 20th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 20 (IANS) The Congress in Himachal Pradesh Tuesday literally excommunicated Health Minister Rajeev Bindal, who has been facing allegations of corruption, in the assembly.After demanding a Central ... Read more...

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Himachal Congress lawmakers in Gandhigiri protest


March 19th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 19 (IANS) Taking their Gandhigiri protest against corruption a step further, Congress party legislators donned white Gandhi caps, a la Anna Hazare, in the Himachal Pradesh assembly ... Read more...

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Congress legislators gag up with black bands


March 15th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 15 (IANS) After raising allegations of corruption against Health Minister Rajeev Bindal for three days, Congress legislators took to 'Gandhigiri' Thursday, gagging themselves with black bands in the ... Read more...

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Women activists stage silent protest in Srinagar (With Images)


March 8th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 8 (IANS) Women's rights activists staged a silent protest in Srinagar Thursday against the alleged deteriorating women's rights scenario in Kashmir.Lighting candles in broad daylight and carrying banners, ... Read more...

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BJP to campaign against Congress on Lokpal


January 1st, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday announced a campaign against the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) for not having the "conviction" to put the ... Read more...

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BJP delegation to meet president over Lokal bill


December 31st, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said that a delegation of senior leaders will meet President Pratibha Patil Jan 3 to register the party's ... Read more...

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Kashmir woman’s death: Family alleges domestic violence


December 8th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 8 (IANS) The family of a woman found dead mysteriously at her in-law's house last month and civil society members staged another silent protest here Thursday, seeking ... Read more...

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No permission yet to Team Anna : MCD


November 29th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Monday said Anna Hazare and his team members would have to first produce a No Objection Certificate (NOC) ... Read more...

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Ramdev protests spread to Nepal


June 6th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 6 (IANS) Protests began in neighbouring Nepal's capital Monday after the Indian police abruptly ended the fast undertaken by yoga guru Baba Ramdev in the Indian capital New ... Read more...

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Assaulted senior citizen meets Narendra Modi, courtesy court


April 18th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 18 (IANS) An elderly man who was among a group of senior citizens, who were assaulted by the police as they were protesting on a road through ... Read more...

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Taiwan executes five convicted murderers


March 5th, 2011 - 1:55 am ICT by BNO News
TAIPEI, TAIWAN (BNO NEWS) -- Taiwan's Ministry of Justice on Friday announced that five convicted murderers were executed on Thursday evening, the Taipei Times reported.Justice Minister Tseng Yung-fu authorized the executions of ... Read more...

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Candlelight march against women harassment in Delhi


February 13th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) In the wake of rising cases of rape and sexual harassment in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR), around 150 people, mostly students, Sunday held a ... Read more...

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West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee organise a silent protest in Kolkata


January 11th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Jan 11 (ANI): Protesting against the killing of eight people in firing in Lalgarh village, members of West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee organised a massive silent protest here on Monday.Manas ... Read more...

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Civilian victims’ kin protest against CIA drone attacks in N.Waziristan


December 9th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 9 (ANI): Two-dozen tribesmen hailing from the North Waziristan tribal region are staging a silent protest in Pakistan's capital against US drone attacks along the Afghan border.The protesters in Islamabad ... Read more...

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Ace woman boxer Sarita Devi threatens to give up Arjuna Award


October 1st, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.1 (ANI): Ace woman boxer Laishram Sarita Devi staged a silent protest outside the residence of Union Sports Minister M.S. Gill. on Friday demanding a retrial of the Asian Games' ... Read more...

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Primary school teachers protest to seek job regularisation from Punjab Govt.


September 12th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Sep.12 (ANI): Expressing resentment over the State government's apathy towards their demands, hundreds of elementary teachers here staged a sit-in protest outside the residence of Panchayat Minister, Ranjeet ... Read more...

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Primary schoolteachers protest to seek job regularisation from Punjab Govt.


September 12th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Sep.12 (ANI): Expressing resentment over the State government's apathy towards their demands, hundreds of elementary teachers here staged a sit-in protest outside the residence of Panchayat Minister, Ranjeet ... Read more...

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Displaced Kashmiri Pandits seek special status


June 20th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Over 150 Kashmiri Pandits, along with members of civil society, held a silent protest at the Jantar Mantar here Sunday and demanded that the government recognise them ... Read more...

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Candlelight rally in Darjeeling to pay homage to Madan Tamang


May 23rd, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Darjeeling, May 23 (ANI): Residents of Darjeeling staged a candlelight rally to protest the killing of All India Gorkha League president Madan Tamang.Saturday's march began from the Chawkbazar and ended at the ... Read more...

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Delhi petrol pump owners protest against diesel tax hike


May 20th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A group of Delhi petrol pump owners Thursday decided to shun the usual slogan-shouting mode of protest and instead adopted the 'Gandhigiri' approach when they staged ... Read more...

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Specially abled sportspersons protest against corruption


May 12th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): Specially abled sportspersons staged a silent protest here on Wednesday against corruption in the Paralympic Committee of India, the body formed by the Union Sports Ministry.The ... Read more...

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Official withdraws complaint against Himachal legislator


April 8th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 8 (IANS) A Himachal Pradesh official has withdrawn a criminal complaint he had filed against a Congress legislator, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said in the assembly Thursday. Legislator Subhash Chand ... Read more...

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Congress members wear black badges in Himachal assembly


April 7th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 7 (IANS) Sporting black bands inside the Himachal Pradesh assembly, the opposition Congress members Wednesday staged a silent protest over the registration of a criminal case against one of the ... Read more...

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March Of Cuban Ladies In White Faces Opposition


March 21st, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Havana, Cuba, Mar 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 40 Cuban ladies in white who had been marching the streets of Old Havana in their silent protest responded for the very first ... Read more...

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Security personnel, family members protest Inspector General’s suspension


February 21st, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Feb 21 (ANI): The Eastern Frontier Rifles (EFR) personnel and their family members took out a silent protest march against the suspension of Special Inspector General (IG) Binoy Chakraborty in West ... Read more...

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Lanka Supreme Court allows Fonseka to question legality of his arrest


February 12th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Feb.12 (ANI): A three-judge bench of Sri Lanka's Supreme Court on Friday granted legal representatives of arrested former army chief General (retired) Sarath Fonseka permission to proceed on a case that ... Read more...

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Baba Ramdev talks tough on BT brinjal issue


January 31st, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Jan 31 (ANI): Yoga guru Baba Ramdev has flayed the government for mulling over the commercial cultivation of genetically modified Bt brinjal.Talking to reporters here on Saturday, Ramdev asked: "How ... Read more...

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Vatican criticises racism in Italy


January 12th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Jan 12 (IANS/AKI) The Vatican has launched a scathing attack on Italian racism, condemning the violent attacks against immigrants in the southern town of Rosarno late last week. In an ... Read more...

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Air India to continue with incentives for employees (Lead)


November 17th, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) The National Aviation Co of India Ltd (NACIL) that runs national carrier Air India Tuesday decided to continue with the present performance linked incentives (PLI) as passenger ... Read more...

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Air India pilots protest against delay in payments


November 17th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 17 (ANI): A group of Air India pilots, owing allegiance to the Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA), staged a silent protest march here today over a delay in payment of ... Read more...

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Air India to fix incentive cut quantum Tuesday


November 17th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) The Air India management is expected to take a call Tuesday on the quantum of reduction of performance linked incentives (PLI), which constitutes a major chunk ... Read more...

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Tibetans in Bangalore protest ahead of Chinese Minister’s India visit


October 26th, 2009 - 11:11 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct.26 (ANI): Tibetans-in-exile here on Monday staged a silent protest against the visit of Chinese External Affairs Minister in India for a trilateral Foreign Ministers' meet.The Foreign Ministers of Russia, India ... Read more...

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