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‘Bharat Bandh’ passes off peacefully in Rajasthan (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 20 (IANS) Barring sporadic incidents of minor scuffles and violence, the Bharat Bandh called by various opposition parties and traders passed off peacefully in Rajasthan Thursday, police said.The ... Read more...

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Shutdown begins peacefully in Maharashtra


May 31st, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) The Opposition-sponsored shutdown started in Mumbai and the state peacefully Thursday, barring sporadic incidents of violence in Thane and Pune, officials said.There were at least ... Read more...

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Curfew continues in riot-hit old Hyderabad


April 10th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 10 (IANS) Curfew continued in the riot-hit areas of the old city of Hyderabad for the third consecutive day Tuesday, with the situation remaining tense but under control.People ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu civic polls: Second phase ends


October 20th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) The second and final phase of the Tamil Nadu civic bodies' poll concluded Wednesday with 80 percent voting. According to Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (SEC) officials, ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu civic polls: First phase ends


October 17th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 17 (IANS) The first phase of the two-phased civic bodies' polls came to an end in Tamil Nadu Monday evening with an over 65 percent voter turnout, an ... Read more...

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Telangana strike paralyses transport services


September 19th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Road transport services in Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region came to a grinding halt Monday as employees of the state-owned Road Transport Corporation (RTC) joined the ... Read more...

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Peace winds blow in Kashmir Valley


September 19th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) With relative peace returning to Kashmir Valley, tourists are again flocking to Jammu and Kashmir in large numbers. But the army says terrorists are waiting to ... Read more...

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Kashmiri separatist leaders still under house arrest


August 6th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 6 (IANS) Most Kashmiri separatist leaders remained under house arrest here for the second consecutive day Saturday, with the authorities not allowing media persons to enter the uptown ... Read more...

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Tenth round of Bihar panchayat polls concludes (Lead)


May 18th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 18 (IANS) The tenth round of Bihar panchayat polls Wednesday saw voter turnout of around 60 percent, officials said. Voting was largely peaceful, barring sporadic incidents of ... Read more...

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Maoists kill two officials during Bihar panchayat polls


May 15th, 2011 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Patna, May 15 (IANS) Voting for the ninth phase of Bihar panchayat polls began on a violent note Sunday as two polling officials were killed and two critically injured in ... Read more...

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Seventh round of Bihar panchayat polls continues peacefully (Lead)


May 9th, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Patna, May 9 (IANS) Large number of people turned out to cast their ballot in the seventh phase of the Bihar panchayat polls that began Monday morning amidst tight security, ... Read more...

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Bengal political groups satisfied with polling


May 7th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Political parties in West Bengal Saturday gave a thumbs up to the Election Commission (EC) for the peaceful conduct of the fifth phase of polls in ... Read more...

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62 percent voting in sixth phase of Bihar panchayat polls (Lead)


May 6th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 6 (IANS) An estimated 62 percent voting was recorded Friday in the sixth round of Bihar's 10-phase panchayat polls amid reports of sporadic incidents of violence, officials said.According ... Read more...

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Peaceful voting in sixth phase of Bihar panchayat polls


May 6th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Patna, May 6 (IANS) The sixth phase of the Bihar panchayat polls proceeded peacefully Friday amid tight security, officials said. Polling is being held in 58 village blocks of 37 ... Read more...

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Bihar conducts fifth phase of panchayat polls


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 3 (IANS) Voting for the fifth phase of the Bihar panchayat polls was held amid tight security Tuesday, officials said.The elections started at 7 a.m. and voters were ... Read more...

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Bihar holds fourth phase of panchayat polls


April 30th, 2011 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Patna, April 30 (IANS) Voting for the fourth phase of Bihar panchayat polls began Saturday amidst tight security with no reports of violence, officials said.Polling started at 7 a.m. and ... Read more...

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Bihar panchayat polls see 60 percent turnout (Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 27 (IANS) The third round of Bihar's 10-phase panchayat polls saw a 60.5 percent voter turnout Wednesday, with sporadic incidents of violence and alleged rigging attempts, officials said."About ... Read more...

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Two voters die in third phase of Bengal elections (Third Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) The third phase of assembly elections in West Bengal Wednesday saw a women voter dying of sun stroke and another of head injury even as ... Read more...

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Sporadic violence mars Bihar second phase polls (Second Lead)


April 24th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 24 (IANS) The second round of Bihar's 10-phase panchayat polls Sunday saw 58.8 percent voter turnout with sporadic incidents of violence and alleged vote rigging attempts, officials said."About ... Read more...

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Sporadic violence mars Bihar’s panchayat polls (Lead)


April 24th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 24 (IANS) At least 30-35 percent voting was registered till 1.30 p.m. in Bihar's second phase of panchayat polls Sunday that were marred by sporadic incidents of violence, ... Read more...

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Police officer’s killing mars Bihar panchayat polls (Second Lead)


April 20th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 20 (IANS) The first round of Bihar's 10-phase panchayat polls Wednesday saw 55 percent voter turnout. The polls were mostly peaceful, except for the killing of a police ... Read more...

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Jaitapur decision to be based on ‘energy, environment security’


April 20th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) With situation in Ratnagiri remaining volatile, the Congress party Wednesday said Maharashtra will take a decision on the Jaitapur nuclear power plant in the best ... Read more...

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Uneasy calm prevails in Ratnagiri amid tight security


April 20th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), April 20 (IANS) An uneasy calm prevailed in Ratnagiri district Wednesday morning with security tight and orders in place to ban gathering of five or more people, two ... Read more...

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Bomb blast mars Bihar panchayat polls (Lead)


April 20th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 20 (IANS) Voting in the first phase of Bihar panchayat polls began Wednesday morning but the generally peaceful exercise was marred by a bomb blast and some sporadic ... Read more...

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Protests continue in Bihar against power crisis


March 28th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 28 (IANS) Protests against acute power shortages continued in Bihar for the fourth consecutive day Monday, thousands of people blocking roads, ransacking electricity board offices and burning ... Read more...

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Protest against acute power shortage continues in Bihar


March 27th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 27 (IANS) The protest against acute power shortages continued in Bihar Sunday for the third consecutive day with angry people blocking roads, ransacking electricity board offices and ... Read more...

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Feels like I’m back from hell: Indian returned from Libya


March 6th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) Back in his nest in Kolkata after spending days in Tripoli amidst the constant roar of fighter jets and the sound of gunshots, Debabrata Biswas feels ... Read more...

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Telangana shutdown paralyses life (Lead)


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Normal life was hit in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Tuesday as a 48-hour shutdown to demand a bill in parliament for the formation of a ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Andhra districts against chief minister’s visit


February 10th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's Warangal and Karimnagar districts shut down Thursday in response to a call by pro-Telangana groups to protest the visit of Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar ... Read more...

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Death toll five, curfew extended in Meghalaya areas (Lead)


January 7th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 6 (IANS) Curfew was extended to other areas in Meghalaya's Resubelpara sub-division Thursday in the wake of escalation of violence in the ethnic clashes between Garo and Rabha tribals ... Read more...

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Are Maoists on the backfoot in Orissa?


December 26th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Jatindra Dash Bhubaneswar, Dec 26 (IANS) Offensives by security forces and the refusal of people to join have hit hard Maoists in Orissa, police say. But experts are not so sure and ... Read more...

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Fasting Naidu arrested, Andhra rocked by TDP protests (Second Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh was rocked by massive protests Monday during a shutdown called by THE main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) to protest against the arrest of its leader ... Read more...

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Bihar police chief says third phase of assembly polls peaceful


October 29th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Oct. 29 (ANI): Bihar's Director-General of Police Neelmani has said that the third phase of polls in the state was by and large peaceful."Barring a few sporadic incidents, the third phase ... Read more...

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Two killed in Uttar Pradesh panchayat polls violence


October 22nd, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) Two people were killed in sporadic incidents of violence during the third round of the four-phased panchayat polls in Uttar Pradesh Friday.While candidate Shyam Tripathi was gunned down ... Read more...

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Two killed in Uttar Pradesh panchayat polls violence


October 11th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 11 (IANS) Two people were killed and several injured in sporadic incidents of violence during the first round of four-phased panchayat polls in Uttar Pradesh Monday, police said."While one person ... Read more...

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