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Syrian opposition group decries insult to Prophet Mohammad


September 14th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Sep 14 (IANS) A major Syrian opposition group has expressed its distress over the insults caused by a US movie towards Prophet Mohammad but also stated that it is ... Read more...

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Photos of suspects in Odisha violence released


September 13th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 13 (IANS) Odisha Police have released photographs of 36 suspects involved in violence during Sep 6 Congress rally here in which a policewoman was thrashed and molested in ... Read more...

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Congress shutdown hits life in Odisha


September 10th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 10 (IANS) Public transport was hit in Odisha Monday and trains stranded as the opposition Congress called for a dawn-to-dusk shutdown to protest police excesses on its workers ... Read more...

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Several hurt as Odisha Congress protest turns violent


September 6th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) More than two dozen people, including protestors and several policemen, were injured when a Congress rally against the Naveen Patnaik-led government turned violent in the Odisha ... Read more...

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Lenin monument vandalised in Russia


September 1st, 2012 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A monument of Vladimir Lenin, the leader of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, has been vandalised in St. Petersburg city, according to a museum spokesperson.Red ... Read more...

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Phase one of resident count in three years: Gogoi


August 30th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 30 (IANS) The Assam government has initiated the process of updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC). The first phase of the project will be completed within the ... Read more...

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Two more arrested for vandalising Mayawati’s statue


August 28th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 28 (IANS) The Lucknow police Tuesday arrested two more persons in connection with the July 26 vandalism of former UP chief minister Mayawati's statue.The two arrested youth were ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Rekha attend Rajya Sabha session


August 8th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Wednesday was cricketer Sachin Tendulkar's first day in parliament as a nominated member."It is a new experience for me. When I'm ready to speak, ... Read more...

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No bail for three accused of vandalising Mayawati statue


August 7th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 7 (IANS) A city court Tuesday refused bail to the three people accused of vandalising a statue of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Bahujan Samaj Party ... Read more...

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Prime accused in Mayawati statue vandalism held (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) The prime accused in the vandalisation of Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati's statue in Lucknow was arrested in Gurgaon Friday night, police said.Amit Jani, president ... Read more...

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Prime accused in Mayawati statue vandalism held


July 28th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) The prime accused in the vandalisation of Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati's statue in Lucknow, was arrested in Gurgaon Friday night, police said.Amit Jani, president ... Read more...

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Bihar officials asked to explain Dalit hostel attack


July 25th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Patna July 25 (IANS) Country's apex panel for the Scheduled Castes has summoned top administrative and police officials of Bihar to explain inaction during arson and vandalism at a Dalit ... Read more...

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General Motors imposes lockout at Brazil complex


July 25th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, July 25 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian subsidiary of General Motors said Tuesday that it was suspending production at its manufacturing complex in Sao Jose dos Campos pending an agreement ... Read more...

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Cleaning exercise begins at Maruti factory


July 21st, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 21 (IANS) An exercise to clear the Maruti Suzuki factory of debris and charred remains of items began in Manesar Saturday, three days after workers indulged in ... Read more...

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Congress leader’s house vandalised; Trinamool blamed


June 12th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) The house of a woman Congress leader, who has been a councillor of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation for nearly two decades, was attacked here Monday night ... Read more...

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Biman Bose mocks Mamata’s plan of law against vandalism


June 1st, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) West Bengal Left Front Chairman Biman Bose Friday mocked Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's idea of enacting legislation to penalise political parties indulging in vandalism and ... Read more...

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Vandalism by political parties won’t be tolerated: Mamata


May 31st, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) Warning that "politics of destruction" would not be tolerated, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said her government was considering bringing in a law ... Read more...

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CPI-M joined BJP in vandalism, says Bengal government


May 31st, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government Thursday accused the CPI-M of joining hands with Bharatiya Janata Party in indulging in vandalism during Bharat Bandh, the ... Read more...

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Vandals deface Oslo’s Little Angry Boy statue


May 13th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, May 13 (IANS) Vandals struck at Oslo's Vigeland Park Sunday morning, painting the park's popular sculpture the Little Angry Boy, known as Sinnataggen in Norwegian, with red paint.Police are ... Read more...

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Mahatma Gandhi’s statue vandalised in Sri Lanka


April 7th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 7 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government has ordered an investigation into an incident in which several statues, including that of Mahatma Gandhi, were vandalised."It has been brought to ... Read more...

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25 labourers in Gurgaon sent to jail on arson charges


March 24th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon (Haryana), March 24 (IANS) Twenty-five labourers in Gurgaon were Saturday sent to police custody for indulging in vandalism and arson at a construction site in the city Friday, police ... Read more...

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Enraged workers in Gurgaon indulge in vandalism, arson


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon (Haryana), March 23 (IANS) Angered over the death of a co-worker, labourers at a construction site here pelted stones at private vehicles and torched a police gypsy, police said ... Read more...

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One killed in firing by CISF


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 2 (IANS) One labourer was killed and three others were seriously injured when Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) troopers opened fire on a group of protesting labourers ... Read more...

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Maldives vandalism stirs fears of extremism: NYT


February 16th, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 16 (IANS) An attack by vandals at the national museum in the Maldives capital was reminiscent of the Taliban's demolition of the Buddha statues in Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Mumbai sees peaceful V-Day


February 14th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Thanks in part to the upcoming civic body elections in Maharashtra, the Valentine's Day Tuesday passed off peacefully.Political activists normally opposed to Valentine celebrations were too ... Read more...

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Kerala to have 450 e-toilets by March


January 20th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 20 (IANS) Kerala will have 450 functional e-toilets by the end of this fiscal, becoming the first state in India with Connected Toilet Infrastructure which would be on ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party leader expelled for protests against Rahul Gandhi


December 13th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 13 (IANS) Samajwadi Party general secretary Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday expelled a party leader for indulging in vandalism and showing black flags to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in ... Read more...

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Munich alcohol ban leads to train damage


December 12th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Munich, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Munich police have announced investigation into the vandalism in the city’s rail system which resulted in damage worth 100,000 Euros. A new law which bans the ... Read more...

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Mullaperiyar issue generates heat in Rajya Sabha


December 7th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The dispute over the Mullaperiyar dam generated heat in the Rajya Sabha during zero hour Wednesday, with MPs from Tamil Nadu saying the dam ... Read more...

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Advise Kerala to be calm on Mullapriyar, Jaya urges PM


November 29th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 29 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to advise the Kerala government not to precipitate the Mullaperiyar Dam issue any ... Read more...

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Locals clash with police over youth’s death


November 15th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 15 (IANS) A mob fought pitched battles with the police and indulged in arson and vandalism in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district Tuesday after a youth was mowed down ... Read more...

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New York won’t tolerate Wall Street violence: Mayor


November 6th, 2011 - 2:25 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has said the city authorities would not allow the violence that swept Oakland to be repeated in New York.In ... Read more...

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Azamgarh tense after student’s death in accident


November 4th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 4 (IANS) A mob fought pitched battles with police and resorted to arson and vandalism in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district Friday after a school student was mowed down ... Read more...

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Police post torched during protest


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 2 (IANS) Furious after a bus ran over a school girl Wednesday, hundreds fought pitched battles with police and torched a police post in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district, ... Read more...

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Relief undertaking to Dunlop only after it reopens: Minister


October 20th, 2011 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) The West Bengal government Wednesday said it will approve a relief undertaking sought by tyre maker Dunlop India Limited (DIL) only after the management reopens its ... Read more...

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