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BJP workers use threats, violence to force shutdown in Punjab


September 20th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Unable to get a voluntary response from people for the nationwide shutdown call given by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), BJP workers resorted to threats, abusive ... Read more...

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Congress, Trinamool in verbal duel over Chidambaram comments (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) Alliance partners Congress and Trinamool Congress Tuesday continued to spar over Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram's sharp indictment of the continuing political clashes in West ... Read more...

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Trinamool shines in civic polls, loses near Nandigram (Roundup)


June 6th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress stole a march over its opponents, winning four civic bodies, while the Left Front and the Congress clinched one each ... Read more...

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Man kills wife, sister-in-law in Haryana


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), June 2 (IANS) Two middle-aged women lost their lives Saturday in Haryana's Jhajjar town after the husband of one of them hit them with an iron rod in ... Read more...

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Stink again disrupts Rajya Sabha sitting


May 18th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) A stink in the Rajya Sabha again Friday forced the upper house to be adjourned twice for nearly half an hour.A week after half ... Read more...

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BJP legislator’s son shot dead in UP


May 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 8 (IANS) The son of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator was shot dead in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district Tuesday after a spat with the guard of ... Read more...

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Lokpal unworkable, will only pile up problems: Katju


March 28th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 27 (IANS) Press Council Chairman Justice Markandey Katju Tuesday came down heavily on the concept of Lokpal, calling it an "unworkable proposition".Speaking to reporters after the ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa, DMDK trade barbs (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 1 (IANS) It was all-out war in the Tamil Nadu assembly Wednesday with Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and one-time ally A. Vijayakant, chief of the DMDK, exchanging bitter ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa regrets aligning with DMDK for assembly polls


February 1st, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 1 (IANS) It was all-out war in the Tamil Nadu assembly Wednesday with Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and one-time ally A. Vijayakant, chief of the DMDK, exchanging bitter ... Read more...

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Man kills wife, four daughters


November 12th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Faizabad (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 12 (IANS) A man hacked his four minor daughters and wife to death in this Uttar Pradesh district Saturday, police said. He has been arrested.Even as ... Read more...

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Pune murder: Accused techie gets shield against arrest


November 12th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Anushree Kundra, the 30-year-old techie who allegedly set on fire her ex-boyfriend's fiancee at an apartment in Maharashtra Oct 13 and was absconding since ... Read more...

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Four injured as communities clash in Uttar Pradesh


October 6th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 6 (IANS) A skirmish between two communities left four people injured in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh district Thursday, police said.It happened when a heated argument at a tea stall ... Read more...

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Youth kills girl, commits suicide in Uttar Pradesh


October 5th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 5 (IANS) A youth in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district Wednesday shot his teenaged girlfriend dead and committed suicide after the girl reportedly turned down his marriage proposal, police ... Read more...

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Legislator booked for assaulting BSP leader


October 4th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 4 (IANS) Independent legislator Raghuraj Pratap Singh, along with his 10 supporters, was Tuesday booked for assaulting a Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader in this ... Read more...

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Trooper kills colleague, wife


September 24th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 24 (IANS) A Rapid Action Force (RAF) constable shot dead his colleague in the RAF and his wife after an altercation in this Uttar Pradesh district ... Read more...

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Class 9 student shoots at schoolmate


September 15th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) A Class 9 student shot at his schoolmate over a trivial dispute in a Uttar Pradesh town, police said Thursday. The victim is battling for life ... Read more...

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Two lawyers killed in Uttar Pradesh clash


September 3rd, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 3 (IANS) Two lawyers were killed and five injured when lekhpals (revenue officials) opened fire during a clash with them in Uttar Pradesh?s Lakhimpur Kheri district Saturday, officials ... Read more...

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Class 9 students held for killing schoolmate


September 2nd, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 2 (IANS) Three Class 9 students in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur district have been arrested for killing a Class 7 schoolmate after a verbal duel, police said Friday.Atul, 13, ... Read more...

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Five trespassers held near Anna Hazare protest site


August 26th, 2011 - 6:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) At least five people were taken into police custody outside the Ramlila Maidan here Friday night after they manhandled policemen and tried to enter ... Read more...

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Hazare protest stalls parliament, no business done (Third Lead)


August 23rd, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were Tuesday adjourned for the day without conducting any significant business as opposition MPs stalled proceedings over the anti-corruption campaign ... Read more...

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Hazare protest stalls parliament


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were Tuesday adjourned till 2 p.m. as opposition MPs stalled proceedings over the anti-corruption campaign led by Anna Hazare, whose ... Read more...

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Teenager shot dead by cop


May 31st, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kanshiram Nagar (Uttar Pradesh), May 31 (IANS) A policeman shot dead a 16-year-old boy here allegedly after he continued to stalk his daughter, an official said Tuesday. The cop has ... Read more...

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Lawyers, roadways employees clash in Uttar Pradesh


May 23rd, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), May 23 (IANS) Government vehicles were targeted and public property destroyed as laywers and employees of the state roadways clashed here Monday.Ten people were injured in ... Read more...

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Patnaik axes three ministers ahead of reshuffle


May 10th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 10 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has asked for the resignation of three ministers ahead of a cabinet reshuffle later Tuesday.Patnaik told reporters that he is inducting ... Read more...

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Factory guards fire at protesting workers, injure eight


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), May 3 (IANS) At least eight workers of a private factory here were injured Tuesday after the company's guards opened fire at them following a clash between ... Read more...

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AIIMS seeks police help against Arunima relative (Lead)


April 23rd, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Police were called to the AIIMS after a large number of people barged in and insisted on meeting volleyball player Arunima Sinha whose leg was ... Read more...

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AIIMS approaches police against Arunima’s relative


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) late Friday approached the police after a verbal duel between hospital staff and a relative ... Read more...

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Verbal duel between media, volunteers at Jantar Mantar


April 9th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) While the nation rejoiced as Anna Hazare broke his 97-hour hunger strike, media personnel and volunteers were involved in a hot exchange of words at ... Read more...

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12 arrested after communal clash


March 20th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) Twelve people were arrested in Itaunja town, on the outskirts of this Uttar Pradesh capital, which remained tense Sunday evening following a "minor clash" between members ... Read more...

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Meghalaya assembly adjourned over ‘academic’ feud


March 18th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 18 (IANS) The Meghalaya assembly was Friday adjourned for twenty minutes after a verbal duel between Chief Minister Mukul Sangma and members of the opposition Nationalist Congress Party.The ... Read more...

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20 injured as lawyers, officials clash (Lead)


March 1st, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, March 1 (IANS) At least 20 people, including policemen, were injured here Tuesday when lawyers and district officials clashed and then fought pitched battles with police.Tension gripped Colonelganj area when a ... Read more...

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20 injured as lawyers, officials clash


March 1st, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, March 1 (IANS) At least 20 people, including several policemen, were injured here Tuesday as a clash broke out between lawyers and employees of the district administration, with both groups indulging ... Read more...

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Kerala assembly turns unruly over PM’s visit


February 14th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 14 (IANS) There were acrimonious scenes in the Kerala assembly Monday after ruling party legislators alleged that the governor, chief minister and other ministers had been treated badly during ... Read more...

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Sreesanth involved in a verbal duel with Ponting


February 14th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 13 (IANS) India's temperamental fast bowler S. Sreesanth was again involved in an exchange of words with Australian captain Ricky Ponting during the warm-up game for the World Cup here ... Read more...

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Man kills children before attempting suicide


February 12th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 11 (IANS) Depressed over strained relations with his wife who had killed herself earlier, a man poisoned his four minor children before attempting suicide here Friday, police said.Vijay ... Read more...

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