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Left, SP, TDP demand fair probe into coal scam (Second Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Putting up a third front on the coal scam, the Left parties, along with Samajwadi Party (SP) and Telugu Desam Party (TDP), Friday staged ... Read more...

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Left, SP, TDP demand fair probe into coal scam


August 31st, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Putting up a third front on the coal scam, the Left parties, along with Samajwadi Party and Telugu Desam Party, Friday staged a sit-in ... Read more...

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Northeast students want CBI to probe deaths of Loitam, Sangma


May 13th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 13 (IANS) More than 200 students from Manipur, Nagaland and Tripura studying here Sunday held a protest against the death of two northeastern students in Gurgaon and Bangalore ... Read more...

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11 Egyptians killed by assailants during protest in Cairo


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by BNO News
CAIRO, EGYPT (BNO NEWS) -- At least eleven people were killed on Wednesday after sit-in supporters of former Salafist presidential candidate Hazem Salah Abu-Ismail were attacked outside Egypt's Defense Ministry, officials said ... Read more...

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Protests outside Sibal, Mukherjee, Dikshit’s houses (Lead)


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Supporters of social activist Anna Hazare Monday staged a sit-in protest outside residences of union ministers Kapil Sibal and Pranab Mukherjee and Delhi Chief ... Read more...

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Shabir Shah arrested in Srinagar


August 17th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 17 (IANS) Senior separatist leader Shabir Ahmad Shah was Wednesday taken into custody by the police in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital after he tried to stage ... Read more...

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BJP sets May 25 deadline for Bhardwaj’s recall


May 20th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday set a May 25 deadline for the central government to reject Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj's recommendation to dismiss its ... Read more...

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Protest over Yaseen Malik’s arrest turns violent in Jammu and Kashmir


April 29th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Apr 29(ANI): The arrest of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) leader Mohammad Yaseen Malik sparked a violent protest in Srinagar on Friday.Malik was detained on Thursday when he took to ... Read more...

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Militants threat affecting telecom service of Manipur


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Apr 3 (ANI): Frequent extortion demands and attacks on telecom company staff by militants is severely affecting the functioning of telecom service providers in Manipur.Recently, a tower caretaker was attacked in ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh assembly adjourned sine die after daylong uproar


February 22nd, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh assembly was adjourned sine die after daylong uproar that culminated in a prolonged sit-in by the opposition until late Monday night. Almost the entire ... Read more...

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Unending violence instills fear among Manipuris


February 21st, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Feb 21 (ANI): Unabated militant-led violence, extortions, blasts and killings have created an atmosphere of insecurity among the people of Manipur.Militant outfits have also abducted people for ransom, instilling fear ... Read more...

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Karnataka to drop cases against Christians


February 18th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 18 (IANS) The Karnataka government Friday said it would withdraw cases registered against over 300 Christians when they protested attacks on churches in 2008."The government will take steps ... Read more...

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Karnataka bishops to protest church attacks


February 17th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 17 (IANS) Bangalore Archbishop Bernard Moras will lead 17 bishops in a sit-in protest Friday and the Christian community will hold a rally and candle light vigil here Monday ... Read more...

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J-K locals condemn killing of two sisters by Lashkar militants


February 3rd, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sopore, Feb 3 (ANI): The people staged a sit-in-protest in Sopore town of Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla District on Thursday to condemn the killing of two teenaged sisters girls allegedly by the ... Read more...

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Abductions for ransom in Manipur continue


January 28th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Jan 28 (ANI): The people in Manipur continue to suffer, as there is no end to the abductions for ransom by militants.On January 21, Khwairakpam Ibobi Singh, Senior Divisional Sales Manager ... Read more...

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Armed militants rob people in Imphal


December 25th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Manipur, Dec.25 (ANI): Unidentified armed militants robbed people at gunpoint in here recently."We were scared and handed over our cell phones. They then wanted other valuables and broke open our cupboards. We ... Read more...

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BJP workers held for protest over coal, released


December 13th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Madhya Pradesh unit Monday launched a symbolic "koyala (coal) satyagrah" from Shahdol district against the alleged short-supply of coal to the state ... Read more...

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Congress leaders demand Orissa CM Patnaik’s resignation over POSCO land


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 23 (ANI): Congress leaders staged a sit in protest here on Tuesday and demanded the resignation of Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik alleging that rules were not followed, while ... Read more...

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Imphal’s journalists demonstrate for free speech after militant death threats


October 29th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Oct.29 (ANI): Hundreds of journalists demonstrate against militant threats that forced media houses to suspend publications in Imphal.All media houses remained shut and newspapers have not hit the stands for the ... Read more...

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Mayor of Castellammare di Stabia Proposes Miniskirt Ban


October 25th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lugi Bobbio, mayor of Castellammare di Stabia in Italy, must wait until tonight to discover whether or not the ban on miniskirts which he has proposed will be ... Read more...

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Two students killed as cop’s rifle misfires


October 20th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Two students were killed and two injured Wednesday as a policeman's rifle went off accidentally during a demonstration of weapons in Andhra Pradesh's Khammam district.A student of Class ... Read more...

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Manipur militants abduct village council head


September 15th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Sep.15 (ANI): Cadres of Kangleipak Communist Party-Mobile Task Force recently kidnapped the woman head of the village council and demanded a huge ransom for her safe release. Four suspected cadres of ... Read more...

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Chandrababu Naidu faces Telangana fury, 4 injured (Lead)


September 13th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu Monday faced the ire of Telangana activists in two districts of the region ... Read more...

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Manipuris agitated over incidents of bomb blasts, extortions


September 9th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Sep.9 (ANI): There is a growing annoyance among residents in Manipur against the militants who are extorting money by threatening people.People are agitated, as these militants have spared none, be ... Read more...

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Farmers protest in Delhi against land acquisition


August 26th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 27 (ANI): Thousands of farmers from Uttar Pradesh and Harayana States marched towards the Parliament on Thursday to draw Central Government's attention to their plight due to land acquisition ... Read more...

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Bank holds sit-in protest against farmers not repaying loans


August 11th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravi PatiAkola (Maharashtra), Aug 11 (ANI): The Land Development Bank in Maharashtra's Akola District staged a sit-in protest in front of the houses of several farmers who have defaulted on loan ... Read more...

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Farmers fail to enter Chandigarh for rally, camp outside (Lead)


August 10th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) Hundreds of farmers, headed for a protest rally to Chandigarh Tuesday but stopped by the police, sat on an indefinite sit-in protest on the outskirts of the city, ... Read more...

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Ramdev protest against hydropower projects across River Ganga in Haridwar


August 10th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Haridwar, Aug 10 (ANI): Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev staged a sit-in protest at Haridwar with a demand to halt the hydropower projects across River Ganga and also to protect the river from ... Read more...

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Students union in Assam protests influx of Bangladeshi immigrants


July 28th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
By Apem KemdongJorhat (Assam), July 28 (ANI): All Tai Ahom Student Union (ATASU), a student's wing in Jorhat, Assam staged a peaceful sit-in protest, against the influx of Bangladeshi immigrants in the ... Read more...

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Manipur scribes stop newspaper publications to protest threat to comrade


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, July 23 (ANI): Journalists in Manipur on Thursday staged a sit-in protest in solidarity with the decision of the Manipur Hill Journalists' Union ((MHJU), to close down all newspapers publications indefinitely ... Read more...

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Opposition demands probe into firing on Srikakulam Thermal Power Project protestors


July 15th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Srikakulam (Andhra Pradesh), July 15 (ANI): Opposition parties in Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam District have demanded a judicial probe into an incident of police firing on protestors, who refused to vacate their ... Read more...

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Locals opposing SEZ project in Andhra Pradesh clash with police


July 15th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by ANI
Srikakulam, Jul 14 (ANI): In a stoic display of fearless resilience against injustice, farmers, fishermen and locals in the Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh clashed with the security personnel on Wednesday to ... Read more...

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Karnataka Assembly adjourned over Reddy brothers mining operations


July 14th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, July 14 (ANI): The leaders of the Congress and the Janata Dal (Secular) stalled the proceedings of the Karnataka Assembly for the third consecutive day on Wednesday, as they continued to ... Read more...

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Congress legislators disrupt Karnataka assembly over illegal mining


July 12th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Jul 12 (ANI): Congress legislators in Karnataka on Monday halted the assembly proceedings over the issue of illegal mining of iron ore, in which two state cabinet ministers have been ... Read more...

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Anti-drug outfit halts anti-price rise campaign in Manipur


July 12th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal (Manipur), July 12 (ANI): The All Manipur Anti-Drug Association (AMADA) has halted its anti-price rise campaign in Manipur after submitting a memorandum to Chief Minister O. Ibobi Singh.The 'Campaign for Survival' ... Read more...

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