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No beef, pork festival: High court tells JNU


September 19th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and city police to ensure that no "beef and pork" festival takes place in the ... Read more...

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Assam journalists protest, boycott AAMSU for three months


August 30th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 30 (IANS) At least a dozen organisations of media people of Assam Thursday decided to organise demonstrations across the state Sep 1 to protest a spate of attacks ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb slams centre, West Bengal government


August 26th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) Former West Bengal chief minister and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday blamed the policies of the central government for poverty, unemployment ... Read more...

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Patnaik goes, Mumbai gets new police chief (Roundup)


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Mumbai's no-nonsense Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik was Thursday shunted out with a promotion, after coming under flak for the Aug 11 violence at a Muslim ... Read more...

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Two helplines to assist northeast people in Bangalore


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 23 (IANS) About 50 civil society organisations joined hands to form a Peace and Solidarity Forum and set up two helplines for assisting people from the northeast living ... Read more...

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Mumbai violence: Raj Thackeray demands Patil’s resignation


August 17th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) After the Bharatiya Janata Party, the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Friday joined the clamour for the resignations of Home Minister R.R. Patil and city ... Read more...

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Muslims tell northeast people to remain in Bangalore


August 16th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) Muslim leaders and Islamic organisations Thursday appealed to the northeast people, especially students, to remain in Bangalore and not to believe in rumours that they would ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM assures protection to northeast students (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Thursday assured protection to students from the northeast in Bangalore as well as other parts of the state."Our police will offer ... Read more...

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Crimes in Bangalore, Mangalore worrisome, says chief minister


August 15th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) Increasing crimes, including a spate of murders in Bangalore and an attack on a youth in Mangalore recently, forced Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar to admit ... Read more...

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Security beefed up in Srinagar


August 13th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 13 (IANS) With a recent spurt in separatist attacks in Srinagar, authorities Monday stepped up vigil ahead of the country's Independence Day.Vehicles entering the Jammu and Kashmir capital ... Read more...

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Assam for CBI probe in communal violence


August 7th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 7 (IANS) Hinting that some "external forces" were behind the communal clashes in three districts, the Assam government Tuesday said it has decided for a CBI probe in ... Read more...

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Mosque area tense, two held for stoning cops (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The area close to an upcoming mosque at an excavated site near the Jama Masjid remained tense Sunday even as two people were arrested and ... Read more...

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Mosque area tense, many held for stoning cops (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The area close to an upcoming mosque at an excavated site near the Jama Masjid remained tense Sunday after a number of people were arrested ... Read more...

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Elaborate security for Agra municipal polls


June 27th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Agra, June 26 (IANS) Authorities stepped up security in Agra for Wednesday's municipal polls which will test the popularity of the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh. The SP is ... Read more...

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‘Paper Dhoni’ shoddy work of Nayak (Kannada Movie Review)


June 24th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Paper Dhoni"; Cast: Naveen Krishna, Shanthala, Avinash, Satya Prakash, Sathyajith, Adhi Lokesh and others; Producer: Janardhan; Director: R.K. Nayak; Composer: Sri Suman; Camera: Jai Anand; Rating: *R.K. Nayak's directorial debut ... Read more...

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Separatist shutdown, official curbs mar Srinagar life


May 21st, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 21 (IANS) Life across Srinagar was marred Monday by a separatist shutdown and restrictions imposed by authorities to maintain law and order.Shops, business establishments, educational institutions and public ... Read more...

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50 percent voting in Bihar civic polls, 800 held


May 17th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 17 (IANS) Barring minor incidents of violence, the civic polls in Bihar Thursday were by and large peaceful with over 50 percent voting recorded, officials said. Over 800 ... Read more...

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Foreign mafias creating socio-economic chaos in Goa: Naik


April 27th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 27 (IANS) Foreign land mafias are usurping and exploiting scarce land resources in Goa and creating "social and economic chaos", Goa's only representative in the Rajya Sabha told ... Read more...

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Day after assault on journalist, Maharashtra minister visits spot


April 13th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Taking a serious view of Thursday's manhandling of a senior Mumbai journalist, Home Minister R.R. Patil Friday visited the site of an illegal canteen near Dadar ... Read more...

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Supreme Court decries abuse of court process by criminals


April 1st, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) A Haryana-based black-marketeer sentenced to a one-year jail term kept filing petitions in various courts for over 12 years to delay his surrender. The Supreme ... Read more...

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After bribe revelations, Army chief talks about army welfare


March 31st, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon (Haryana), March 31 (IANS) After causing a storm in military and political circles at the beginning of the week with his revelations about receiving a bribe offer, Chief of ... Read more...

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Court seeks Jamia Millia reply on students’ union poll ban (Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday sought Jamia Millia Islamia's response by March 18 on a petition for quashing a 2006 decision of the central university ... Read more...

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Regency Ceramics to revive damaged plant in Yanam


January 31st, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 31 (IANS) Regency Ceramics plans to re-open in the next few months its factory in Yanam, which sustained massive damage in labour unrest last week, but is waiting ... Read more...

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Delhi Bar Association poll cancelled, rescheduled for Feb 1


January 25th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The Delhi Bar Association's election was cancelled Wednesday after few anti-social elements, posing as lawyers, barged into the polling area and disrupted voting, an association ... Read more...

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‘Tsunami’ - watch it at your own risk (Kannada Movie Review)


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Tsunami"; Cast: Raju Patil, Sonia, Rangayana Raghu, Doddanna, Tennis Krishna, Bullet Prakash, Gazar Khan, Killer Venkatesh and Bank Janardhan; Director: Makam Manohar; Producer: Raju Patil; Cinematography: Gauri Venkatesh; Music: Sadguna ... Read more...

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Crummy Tis Hazari courthouse to finally get a facelift


December 29th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Air-conditioners, CCTV cameras, new furniture and amenities - Tis Hazari, Delhi's oldest district court complex, is in for a much needed facelift with the ... Read more...

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Court moved to lift ban on Jamia Millia students’ union poll (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) A former student of Jamia Millia Islamia Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court seeking quashing of a 2006 decision of the central university to ban ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu beefs up security along Kerala border


December 11th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Saturday beefed up security at areas near Kerala border to prevent any violent incidents over Mullaperiyar Dam issue, a senior police official said.Speaking to ... Read more...

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Shops owned by Keralites attacked in Tamil Nadu


December 7th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) The political tussle between Tamil Nadu and Kerala over the Mullaperiyar Dam has shifted to the streets of Chennai, Coimbatore and Thanjavur with fringe Tamil groups ... Read more...

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Keep calm, Jayalalithaa appeals to Kerala’s people


December 7th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Tuesday made a fervent appeal to the people of Kerala, urging them not succumb to the machinations of unscrupulous mischief-mongers and ... Read more...

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Central forces to guard Goa during tourist season


December 6th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 6 (IANS) A day after the Goa government admitted to a specific input about a potential terror strike in Goa during the tourist season, Home Minister Ravi Naik ... Read more...

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Restrictions in some Srinagar areas to prevent trouble


December 6th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 6 (IANS) Authorities imposed restrictions in city centre Lal Chowk and some adjacent areas in Srinagar to maintain law and order as many mourners' processions are scheduled to ... Read more...

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Goa on terror radar, issues advisory


December 5th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 5 (IANS) Ahead of the tourist season, the Goa government Monday claimed that it had received a specific terror threat input and asked people to remain alert, especially ... Read more...

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Bhopal survivors block rail tracks, call off stir (Lead)


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 3 (IANS) At least half a dozen people were injured in stone-pelting by Bhopal gas tragedy survivors who blockaded rail tracks here Saturday to mark the 27th ... Read more...

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Bhopal survivors beaten back from rail blockade


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 3 (IANS) Bhopal gas tragedy survivors who blockaded rail tracks here Saturday to mark the 27th anniversary of the industrial disaster were evicted from the protest site ... Read more...

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