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Twitterati target Mamata regime for professor’s arrest


April 13th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) "Extreme violation of freedom of expression" and reminiscent of the Emergency days were among the barrage of angry comments made on Twitter, including by exiled ... Read more...

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Tweets that made headlines (2011 In Retrospect)


December 28th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Some kicked up a storm, others brought good news, while some gave instant fame. Welcome to the world of Twitter, where messages flout every ... Read more...

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Riot-hit Karnataka towns peaceful, curfew in Shimoga (Lead)


March 2nd, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 2 (IANS) Karnataka's riot-hit Shimoga town was peaceful with the ongoing curfew keeping people indoors and Hassan town was quiet too, police said Tuesday, a day after two people ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa appeals citizens not to be swayed by rumours


March 2nd, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Mar 2 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Tuesday appealed the citizens not to be swayed away by rumours following the violent protests and clashes that broke out ... Read more...

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Curfew continues in riot-hit Karnataka town


March 2nd, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 2 (IANS) Curfew continued in Karnataka's riot-hit Shimoga town as did prohibitory orders banning crowds in Hassan, police said Tuesday, a day after two people were killed following protests ... Read more...

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Two die in protests against Taslima Nasreen’s article


March 1st, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 1 (IANS) Two people were killed, including one in police firing, as protests in Karnataka over the publication of a translated version of Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen's article in ... Read more...

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Unrepentant Taslima says she will never apologise like Rushdie


August 4th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 4 (ANI): Controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen, the only female writer with a fatwa on her head, has refused to apologise for infuriating fundamentalists ahead of a secret visit ... Read more...

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Taslima Nasreen being cared for in Swedish clinic


March 22nd, 2008 - 11:06 pm ICT by admin
By Alfred de Tavares Stockholm, March 22 (IANS) Taslima Nasreen, the controversial writer from Bangladesh, is being cared for in a Swedish clinic since her highly hush-hush arrival in this country from India ... Read more...

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I have to escape from the death chamber, says Taslima


March 18th, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by admin
(EXCLUSIVE, First Person) By Taslima Nasreen A day after she announced her decision to quit India, Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen tells IANS in an email of her mental trauma of being confined to a ... Read more...

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BJP condemns “house arrest” of Taslima Nasreen


December 21st, 2007 - 7:55 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec.21 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today described the alleged "house arrest" of Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen as "shocking news", and urged the UPA Government not to forget the ... Read more...

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CPI-M Politburo meet begins today


December 3rd, 2007 - 12:29 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): The two-day politburo meeting of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) will begin here today where several issues, including those related to Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen, violence-hit ... Read more...

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Taslima Nasreen withdraws controversial lines from her autobiographical novel


November 30th, 2007 - 7:11 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, Nov 30 (ANI): Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen on Friday said that she has decided to withdraw the controversial lines from her autobiographical novel 'Dwikhandita' in the wake of the protests from ... Read more...

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India to provide shelter to Taslima Nasreen: Pranab Mukherjee


November 28th, 2007 - 4:26 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 28 (ANI): The Government today said that controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen would continue to get shelter in India but was expected to refrain from any activity that may ... Read more...

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Narendra Modi says he will protect Taslima Nasreen


November 27th, 2007 - 8:54 pm ICT by admin
Bhavnagar(Gujarat), Nov 27(ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today said that he is ready to protect Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen if the Congress-led UPA Government at the Centre was unable to provide ... Read more...

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Taslima Nasreen shifted from Rajasthan House


November 27th, 2007 - 9:50 am ICT by admin
New Delhi , Nov 27 (ANI): Controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen has been shifted from the Rajasthan House in Delhi to an undisclosed safe house.Taslima was reportedly moved out at around 12:45 ... Read more...

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BJP demands permanent visa for Taslima Nasreen


November 26th, 2007 - 11:12 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 26 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today urged the Union Government to grant permanent visa to Bangladeshi exiled author Taslima Nasreen in the wake of protests against her ... Read more...

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BJP demands political refugee status for Taslima Nasreen


November 25th, 2007 - 9:16 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 25 (ANI): Coming down heavily on the West Bengal and the UPA governments, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today demanded that a political refugee status should be given to ... Read more...

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PM returns after successful CHOGM summit in Kampala (Lead-PM Kampala Meet)


November 25th, 2007 - 5:24 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh returned to New Delhi on Sunday morning from Kampala where he attended the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). Dr. Singh made an early ... Read more...

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Taslima’s plight evokes mixed reaction


November 25th, 2007 - 2:47 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur/New Delhi, Nov 25 (ANI): The recent incidents surrounding exiled Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen have evoked mixed responses here with few coming out in support of her, while others expressing their unhappiness ... Read more...

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Former MP offers to adopt Taslima Nasreen as his daughter


November 24th, 2007 - 8:21 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): Former Parliamentarian B L Sharma Prem Singh Sher has offered to adopt controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen as his own daughter. Nasreen, who reached Delhi on Friday night ... Read more...

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Centre assures full security to Taslima


November 23rd, 2007 - 10:46 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 23 (ANI): The Centre on Friday assured full protection to controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen who was sent to the national capital after Rajasthan government declined to allow her ... Read more...

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Taslima Nasreen leaves for Delhi


November 23rd, 2007 - 12:59 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, Nov 23 (ANI): Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen is now heading for Delhi by road after an overnight stay in Jaipur. According to reports, Nasreen is escorted by the Rajasthan police. Nasreen, ... Read more...

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Taslima Nasreen sent to Jaipur


November 22nd, 2007 - 10:37 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, Nov 22 (ANI): Controversial Bangladesh author Taslima Nasreen was sent to Jaipur from Kolkata on Thursday, a day after violent protests in West Bengal capital led to the army being called ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in Kolkata, Congress terms Nandigram crisis a national tragedy


November 21st, 2007 - 10:38 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, Nov 21 (ANI): Night curfew was imposed in various parts of Kolkata today after demonstrators protesting against violence in Nandigram and demanding the cancellation of visa of Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen, ... Read more...

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Army called out in Kolkata as demonstrators clash with police


November 21st, 2007 - 4:44 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, Nov 21 (ANI): The West Bengal Government today called out the Army in various parts of Kolkata after demonstrators protesting against violence in Nandigram and demanding the cancellation of visa of ... Read more...

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