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Karnataka braces for Thursday shutdown


September 19th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 19 (IANS) With the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka extending support to the nationwide shutdown Thursday, the police has been put on high alert to maintain ... Read more...

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Assam warns officials over attendance Thursday


September 19th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 19 (IANS) Assam Wednesday warned of stern action against those government officials who do not report to their offices during the opposition sponsored nationwide shutdown Thursday over FDI ... Read more...

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VHP files case over JNU beef festival


September 13th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Thursday filed a police complaint demanding the arrest of those organising a Beef Festival here, saying the proposed event had ... Read more...

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Bihar politicians slam Uddhav Thackeray


September 4th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 4 (IANS) Bihar's political leaders, cutting across party lines, Tuesday slammed Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray for his remarks that a permit system should be implemented for ... Read more...

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PM assures protection to northeast people, MPs demand resolution


August 17th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The unity and integrity of India is being threatened by "some elements", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday while stressing that the government will ... Read more...

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Police instructor suspended for forcing constables to drink urine (Second lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 11 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Saturday suspended police training instructor Pradip Borah after he made two constable recruits drink the urine of fellow trainees, police said.Borah is posted ... Read more...

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Two constables forced to drink urine in Meghalaya (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 11 (IANS) A Meghalaya Police battalion instructor was removed from duty after he made two recruit constables drink the urine of fellow trainees, police here said. The state ... Read more...

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Pune blasts: Rs.30 crore granted for installing CCTVs


August 5th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 5 (IANS) Maharashtra government Sunday sanctioned Rs.30 crore to Pune for purchasing crime preventive equipments, including closed circuit televisions (CCTVs), days after serial blasts rocked the heart of ... Read more...

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Court queries school girl’s death in Tamil Nadu (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) The Madras High Court Thursday sought an explanation from the state transport department on how a bus, from which a minor girl slipped and was run ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa orders action against school bus operators


July 26th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Thursday ordered stern action against those operating defective school buses, a day after a seven-year-old girl slipped down to the ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rebels turn culture cops, threaten police spies


July 23rd, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 23 (IANS) A separatist rebel group in Meghalaya has threatened to take stern action against women wearing provocative dresses and impose extreme punishment on people who had become ... Read more...

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AMU lodges FIR against 27 for using unfair means


July 14th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), July 14 (IANS) The Aligarh Muslim University has lodged a police complaint and demanded stern action against 27 candidates who used unfair means or impersonators for admission ... Read more...

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Warden booked for sodomising mentally disabled in Haryana


July 2nd, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), July 2 (IANS) Close on the heels of the revelation of sexual abuse, mental and physical torture of inmates at Apna Ghar shelter home here, Haryana Police have ... Read more...

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‘Jharkhand criminals posing as Maoists to extort money’


June 20th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 20 (IANS) Criminals have been extorting money from businessmen and companies in Jharkhand posing as Maoists, a police official said Wednesday."In the past six months, some cases have ... Read more...

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Zardari orders arrests in Karachi rally firing


May 26th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has ordered stern action against those involved in the killing of participants at a political rally in Karachi.Unidentified armed men opened ... Read more...

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Andhra legislators loyal to Jagan add to Congress woes


May 25th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 25 (IANS) A day after the arrest of a cabinet minister, the ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh received another jolt with a state legislator switching loyalty to YSR ... Read more...

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Haryana university student alleges gang-rape


May 18th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 18 (IANS) A first-year girl student of law at Haryana's all-women university, Bhagat Phool Singh Women's University, near Sonipat town has been hospitalised after alleged gang-rape by four ... Read more...

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Punjab bans re-employment of retiring staff


May 17th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 17 (IANS) The Punjab government Thursday directed all departments strictly not to grant extension in service or re-employ any staff after their date of retirement, a spokesman said ... Read more...

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Kerala tobacco sales order: Chandy threatens stern action


May 16th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 16 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said his government would take serious action against officials for issuing a wrong government order, allowing sale of tobacco products ... Read more...

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BJP activists demand action in Kashmir housing scam


May 12th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 12 (IANS) Hundreds of Bharatiya Janata Party activists held a protest demonstration here Saturday, demanding stern action against those found involved in the alleged multi-crore-rupee scam in ... Read more...

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Assam to get strict against forest exploiters


April 18th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 18 (IANS) The Assam government has decided to go all out to protect the forest wealth of the state, a state minister said.The government has decided not only ... Read more...

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Opposition disrupts Tripura assembly over rape incident


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 22 (IANS) The Tripura assembly Thursday witnessed unprecedented bedlam as the opposition Congress created a ruckus demanding a probe into the alleged "mass rape of two young tribal ... Read more...

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JKCA members want Farooq Abdullah to order CBI probe


March 21st, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 21 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) working committee members Wednesday demanded the resignation of their chairman, Muhammad Aslam Goni and appealed to president Farooq Abdullah to ... Read more...

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Keep away from Feb 28 strike, Mamata tells unorganised sector


February 25th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 25 (IANS) Stepping up the offensive to foil an industrial strike called on Feb 28, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday first urged and then warned ... Read more...

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Two Bengal CPI-M leaders killed, Mamata terms it infighting (Second Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders, including a former legislator, were killed in a clash in West Bengal Wednesday which the Left Front blamed ... Read more...

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Two Bengal CPI-M leaders killed, Left blames Trinamool (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders, including a former legislator, were killed in a clash in West Bengal's Burdwan district Wednesday in an incident ... Read more...

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Jats to step up stir, government warns of stern action (Lead, Changing Dateline)


February 20th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), Feb 20 (IANS) As their talks with the district administration in Haryana's Hisar failed to reach a settlement, leaders of the Jat community called for stepping up their ... Read more...

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Ambedkar’s statue again desecrated in Andhra


January 26th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) In the second such incident in less than a week, unidentified people desecrated a statue of B.R. Ambedkar in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district Thursday, triggering ... Read more...

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Clashes over desecration of Ambedkar statues


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Two groups clashed in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh Monday after unidentified people desecrated three statues of B.R. Ambedkar, police said.Police banned the assembly of ... Read more...

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Scandal brews, Tripura orders probe against senior cop


January 20th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 20 (IANS) The alleged presence of a widow in the official residence of Tripura's additional director general of police has led to controversy, forcing the government to probe ... Read more...

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Hooch kills 17 in Andhra (Second Lead)


January 1st, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 1 (IANS) The New Year began on a tragic note in Andhra Pradesh with 17 people losing their lives due to illicit liquor in two separate incidents since ... Read more...

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Mamata defends fire department inaction on AMRI


December 14th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) Defending the fire department's inaction after the AMRI hospital failed to honour an affidavit for removing combustible material from its basement, West Bengal Chief Minister ... Read more...

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China probes schoolgirl’s suicidal jump


November 22nd, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 22 (IANS) Authorities in China are probing the death of a 13-year-old schoolgirl who is suspected to have jumped to her death last week following corporal punishment meted ... Read more...

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Six Hindu Vahini activists arrested in Hyderabad


November 14th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 14 (IANS) With the arrest of six activists of the Hindu Vahini, Hyderabad police claim to have solved the mystery behind last week's attacks on eight people belonging ... Read more...

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On Day 100, Manipur warns of ‘harsh action’


November 8th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Nov 8 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh Tuesday warned of "harsh action" against protestors as the economic blockade on the national highway entered its 100th day ... Read more...

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