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Karunanidhi urges parties to back quota bill


September 5th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Wednesday appealed to all parties to cooperate in passing in parliament a bill that provides for quotas in promotions for Dalits and ... Read more...

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Gogoi seeks media help to restore peace


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 23 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Thursday sought the media's help to restore peace in the state.The chief minister met editors of Assam newspapers and appealed to ... Read more...

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Nagaland government appeals for calling off blockade


August 21st, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, Aug 21 (IANS) The Nagaland government Tuesday appealed to the Assam-based organisations to call off their indefinite economic blockade of National Highway 39, the lifeline of Nagaland and Manipur.Five ... Read more...

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Maoist rebel surrenders in Chhattisgarh


August 21st, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 21 (IANS) A woman Maoist guerrilla has surrendered to the police in Chhattisgarh and accused the rebel leadership of using tribals for its own aims, said police Tuesday."Ramdai ... Read more...

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BJP slams government for intelligence failure


August 19th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) A day after India blamed Pakistan for rumours and SMSes that forced thousands of northeast citizens to flee other states, the BJP Sunday slammed ... Read more...

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‘Chakravyuh’ deepens Abhay, Arjun’s understanding on Maoist issues


August 18th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Actors Abhay Deol and Arjun Rampal, who will be seen playing pivotal roles in Prakash Jha's "Chakravyuh", say they knew little about naxalites (Maoists) but the ... Read more...

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Reward up to Rs.1 lakh for information of Assam culprits (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Saturday announced a reward of up to Rs.1 lakh to anyone providing information on the culprits behind the communal ... Read more...

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Panic subsides in Karnataka, people flee Maharashtra (Intro-Roundup)


August 17th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) A mass flight triggered by rumours of imminent attacks on people from the northeast in Karnataka ebbed Thursday, but many from the region began fleeing ... Read more...

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PM asks states to maintain peace (Third Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday appealed to states to maintain peace at any cost as thousands of people from the northeast fled Karnataka, Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Panic subsides in Karnataka, people flee Maharashtra (Roundup)


August 16th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) A mass flight triggered by rumours of imminent attacks on people from the northeast in Karnataka ebbed Thursday, but many from the region began fleeing ... Read more...

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PM must help Assam’s displaced: Advani


August 15th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) BJP leader L.K. Advani Wednesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ensure the rehabilitation of the many thousands displaced by Assam's ethnic violence.Talking to ... Read more...

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Assam violence ‘very unfortunate’, says PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Ethnic violence in Assam, which claimed over 70 lives, is "very unfortunate", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday.In his independence day speech, the prime ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha condemns rise in Maoist violence


August 14th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Tuesday condemned the Maoist violence and described the menace as a national problem. The parliamentarians appealed to the Left-wing extremists to ... Read more...

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Sonia, Shinde visit violence-hit Assam areas


August 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 13 (IANS) UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Monday visited Assam where sectarian clashes have left 77 people dead.Shinde and Gandhi met some of ... Read more...

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Assam is sitting on time bomb: Ravi Shankar


August 9th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 9 (IANS) "Assam is sitting on a time bomb," spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar warned Thursday.He also told the media here after visiting refugee camps housing Bodo ... Read more...

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BJP motion on Assam violence rejected (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) An adjournment motion moved by the BJP over the government's failure to check illegal infiltration and ethnic violence in Assam was defeated by voice ... Read more...

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Government gives details of Sukma shootout that killed 17


August 8th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) An intelligence report on top Maoist leaders' meeting in Sukma in Chhattisgarh had led security forces mount the June 28 operation, but the police parties ... Read more...

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Centre to blame for Assam violence: Advani


August 8th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The BJP Wednesday blamed the central government for the ethnic violence in Assam, saying it had failed to halt illegal infiltration from Bangladesh that ... 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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BSF stops Bangladeshi tribals’ bid to enter India


August 5th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 5 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) has foiled an attempt by over 250 Chakma tribals, including women and children, from Bangladesh to enter India after their homes ... Read more...

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Congress team to probe civilians’ torture in Chhattisgarh


August 4th, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 4 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's opposition Congress Friday formed a five-member panel to probe into allegations that policemen went on rampage Aug 1 at a weekly market in a Maoist-dominated ... Read more...

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Tribal Forum of India to float new party: Sangma


July 31st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 31 (IANS) The Tribal Forum of India, which projected former Lok Sabha speaker Purno A. Sangma as its presidential candidate, is scheduled to meet next month to ... Read more...

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Tension in Assam, PM may visit Saturday, toll 41 (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 26 (IANS) Tension prevailed in Assam's Kokrajhar and Chirang districts Thursday even after security forces poured in following the death of 41 people in sectarian strife.Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Uneasy calm in Assam, violence toll 40


July 26th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 26 (IANS) An uneasy calm settled over Assam's Kokrajhar and Chirang districts Thursday with no fresh incidents reported in the communal violence that has claimed 40 lives and ... Read more...

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Assam violence: Army stages flag march, Chirang district tense (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 25 (IANS) The army Wednesday staged a flag march in Assam's Bodoland Territorial Areas District (BTAD) as there was no let-up in tension with three more bodies recovered ... Read more...

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Prime minister should answer on Assam violence: BJP


July 25th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The BJP Wednesday sought an answer from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the communal violence in Assam even as it blamed the state's Congress ... Read more...

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25,000 train passengers stranded in Assam (Second Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) With communal violence in Assam leaving some 25,000 train passengers stranded, the central and Assam governments were Tuesday urged to provide security so that ... Read more...

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Sangma congratulates Mukherjee, keeps election petition option open (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Congratulating Pranab Mukherjee for winning the presidential poll, opposition candidate Purno Sangma said the nation had lost an opportunity to elevate a tribal candidate ... Read more...

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People taking interest in presidential poll: Sangma (Lead)


July 15th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 15 (IANS) For the first time in the last three decades, people are taking keen interest in presidential election and it has become a topic of discussion ... Read more...

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Congress to raise Chhattisgarh killings in assembly session


July 5th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 5 (IANS) Undeterred by union Home Minister P. Chidambaram's cold response to its initial findings in the alleged staged Korasuguda gunfight, the Congress's Chhattisgarh ... Read more...

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Protest against land acquisition in Jharkhand turns violent


July 5th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 5 (IANS) The protest against acquisition of land for an Indian Institute of Management, an Indian Institute of Technology and a law university on the outskirts of ... Read more...

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Presidential poll: Congress deflates Chhattisgarh leader’s tribal card


July 4th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 4 (IANS) The tribal card played by senior Congress leader Arvind Netam in favour of opposition presidential candidate P.A. Sangma will not impact on the voting pattern ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh has notorious record of tribal killings: Minister


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) As controversy rages over security forces killing people in an anti-Maoist operation in Chhattisgarh some days back, Union Tribal Affairs Minister V. Kishore Chandra Deo ... Read more...

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Congress seeks CBI probe into Chhattisgarh killings


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 2 (IANS) An opposition Congress's team, which probed the killing of 19 Maoists by security forces in Chhattisgarh last week, Monday termed it as a massacre of ... Read more...

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I will be India’s next president: Purno Sangma (Interview)


July 2nd, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 2 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker Purno Agitok Sangma is supremely confident of winning the presidential election to become India's new head of state, saying if ... Read more...

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