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Over 100 Congress workers arrested in Chhattisgarh


March 25th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 25 (IANS) Over 100 workers of Chhattisgarh's opposition Congress party were arrested Sunday in the state capital Raipur during a street protest over an alleged police assault ... Read more...

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Tribal leaders seek probe into police crackdown


March 24th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 24 (IANS) Tribal leaders in Chhattisgarh Saturday sought a judicial probe into alleged police atrocities during a street protest in the state capital by hundreds of tribals to ... Read more...

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US envoy calls for new coalition government in Maldives


February 11th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 11 (IANS) A senior US diplomat said here Saturday that it was too early to conduct a snap poll in the Maldives and urged former president who claimed ... Read more...

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‘Occupy Dalal Street’ protest Friday


November 1st, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 1 (IANS) Bank employees here will protest Friday on the Dalal Street - where the country's premier bourse, the Bombay Stock Exchange, is located - following New York's ... Read more...

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Hundreds arrested at protests against corporate greed in US


October 17th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 17 (IANS/EFE) Hundreds of people were arrested at protests against corporate greed in cities across the US, police said Sunday.About 175 people were arrested early Sunday in Chicago, ... Read more...

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Congress holds massive protest in Lucknow


June 27th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 27 (IANS) Thousands of Congress workers led by Uttar Pradesh party chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi were arrested here Monday for staging a street protest to demand a CBI ... Read more...

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French police unions outraged over lunchtime alcohol ban


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Apr 22 (ANI): France's police unions have expressed outrage over an official decree that suggested Compagnies Républicaines de Sécurité, or CRS officers, would no longer be served wine or beer with ... Read more...

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Chief minister’s wife seeks loan - to buy onions


December 23rd, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 23 (IANS) In a bid to rub it in, the wife of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Thursday filled up an application for a bank loan - ... Read more...

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Mulayam says UPA Govt. “most corrupt” till date


November 25th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.25 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday, slammed the Central Government for being "the most corrupt government till date".Taking part in a street protest ... Read more...

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UK fears N. Korean attack on Seoul G20 summit


November 12th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): British delegates travelling with Prime Minister David Cameron are taking very seriously the potential threat that North Korea might try to wreck the G20 summit of world ... Read more...

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BJP says Delhi is ‘rape capital’


September 28th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Tuesday described Delhi as India's "rape capital". Sushma Swaraj made the remark while leading a street protest deploring the law ... Read more...

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Miss Nepal faces old nemesis Ms Maoist


August 11th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 11 (IANS) Though struggling for more than a month to form a new government, Nepal's Maoist party however indicated Wednesday that they remained unwavering about a secondary target: ... Read more...

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New Muslim group threatens to launch terror atrocity similar to 7/7


August 1st, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.1 (ANI): A new Muslim extremist group has reportedly threatened to launch a terrorist atrocity similar to 7/7 during a highly ­provocative demonstration outside the front gates of Downing Street.Calling themselves ... Read more...

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Over three dozen injured in day-long Srinagar protests (Third Lead)


June 12th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 12 (IANS) Over three dozen people, including six policemen, were injured in day-long clashes in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Saturday following the death of a teenager they alleged ... Read more...

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Clashes in Srinagar over youth’s death (Second Lead)


June 12th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 12 (IANS) Angry youths clashed with security forces here in Jammu and Kashmir Saturday following the death of a teenager they allege was killed in a street protest a day ... Read more...

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Srinagar in turmoil over youth’s death (Lead)


June 12th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 12 (IANS) Angry youths clashed with security forces here in Jammu and Kashmir Saturday following the death of a student they allege was killed in a street protest a day ... 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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150,000 people protest closure of Mexican power firm


October 17th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 17 (EFE) About 150,000 union members, university students and leftists took part in a protest here against the Mexican government's decision to shut down a state-run electricity company, the ... Read more...

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Six Malaysians who dragged cow’s head charged with sedition


September 9th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 9 (IANS) A Malaysian court Wednesday charged six men with sedition for dragging a cow's head during a street protest and then stamping and spitting on it. Six other people ... Read more...

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Movement for change in Iran most powerful in 30 years


July 12th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): A specialist on Iranian history and religions has determined that basic, irreversible changes are occurring in Iran, which is the most powerful in 30 years.According to Indiana University ... Read more...

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Khamenei backs Ahmadinejad, calls for end to protests (Lead)


June 19th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 19 (DPA) Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Friday threw his weight behind re-elected President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and called for an end to protests challenging the results of the June ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan media activist abducted, assaulted and warned


June 2nd, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 2 (DPA) A journalist and media activist abducted and assaulted in Sri Lanka's capital said Tuesday he was warned not to get involved in any more protests related to media ... Read more...

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Pro- Nepal Maoist group holds street protest in Kolkata


May 11th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, May 11 (ANI): Activists of the All India Nepalese Unity Forum (AINUF), a pro-Nepal Maoist group, took to the streets in Kolkata on Sunday to protest the reinstatement of army chief ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s apex court rejects Hindraf leaders’ appeals


April 17th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya, Apr. 17 (ANI): Malaysia's apex court has dismissed the appeal of three Hindu Rights Action Force leaders who expected to be released this time."M. Manoharan, 48, P. Uthayakumar, 47, ... Read more...

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Top cop shot dead in Mexico


February 13th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Feb 13 (IANS) The chief of the homicide unit in the Nuevo Leon state police was gunned down here, EFE reported Friday. Ramon Jasso Rodriguez was driving to his office in ... Read more...

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Communists and Congress unable to resolve conflict in Nepal


June 4th, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 4 (ANI): Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (CPN-M) Chairman Prachanda met Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala to renew his warning to launch street protest if a clear political understanding to ... Read more...

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Maoists give Nepal PM till Tuesday to quit


June 2nd, 2008 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 2 (IANS) A fresh political crisis has begun brewing in Nepal with the former Maoist guerrillas, who hold the largest number of seats in the constituent assembly, turning ... Read more...

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Protests mark water shortage in Bangladesh


April 24th, 2008 - 1:25 am ICT by admin
Dhaka, Apr 23 (ANI): The residents ofDhaka staged a street protest carrying empty water cans to demand an end to water and power shortages.The situation has been turning from bad to ... Read more...

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Kashmir Government employees protest against price rise


April 21st, 2008 - 8:51 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, Apr 21 (ANI): Employees of the Jammu and Kashmir Government staged a street protest against the sharp rise in the prices of essential commodities here today.The protest was organised under ... Read more...

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Left parties protest against price rise


April 15th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 15 (ANI): Left Party members today staged a street protest against the steep increase in the prices of essential commodities.They joined hands with the United National Progressive Alliance ... Read more...

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Polls meaningless without restoration of judiciary, free media: Imran Khan


February 19th, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by admin
(Interview) By Zofeen T. Ebrahim Karachi, Feb 19 (IANS) Violence during the crucial parliamentary elections in Pakistan could well be the precursor to wide spread street protests in the country, Tehreek-I-Insaf chief and cricket ... Read more...

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Sikhs protest against French law banning turbans


January 25th, 2008 - 9:08 pm ICT by admin
Gwalior, Jan 25 (ANI): A Sikh organisation has organised a street protest here today against French President Nicholas Sarkozy to express resentment against the French legislation that bars Sikhs from wearing turbans ... Read more...

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