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Shutdown affects normal life in Assam


August 27th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 27 (IANS) Normal life was affected in most districts in Assam Monday due to the 12-hour dawn-to-dusk shutdown called by the Bajrang Dal in protest against the recent ... Read more...

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Bloodshed at picnic: 17 Afghan civilians killed by Taliban


August 27th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 27 (IANS) Seventeen civilians, including three women, who were at a picnic were killed by Taliban militants in Musa Qala district in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand ... Read more...

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High alert in Chhattisgarh


August 14th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 14 (IANS) In view of the warning issued by the union home ministry and a recent spurt in violence by the Maoists, the Chhatisgarh government has stepped up ... Read more...

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Meghalaya for a commission to re-define boundary with Assam


August 13th, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 13 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has asked Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde to expedite the constitution of a boundary commission to "re-examine ... Read more...

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India envoy raises questions about gun use in US


August 10th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Echoing President Barack Obama's call for "soul searching" over Sunday's rampage in a Wisconsin gurdwara, Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao has raised questions about the free ... Read more...

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Computer games could be turning your kid violent


July 26th, 2012 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) If your kid is usually found literally lost in the world of computer games, watch out! In Britain, children as young as five are being sent ... Read more...

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Mosque area tense, two held for stoning cops (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The area close to an upcoming mosque at an excavated site near the Jama Masjid remained tense Sunday even as two people were arrested and ... Read more...

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Mosque area tense, many held for stoning cops (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The area close to an upcoming mosque at an excavated site near the Jama Masjid remained tense Sunday after a number of people were arrested ... Read more...

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Violence causes over 25 percent of teen deaths in Brazil


July 19th, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, July 19 (IANS/EFE) Violent incidents - including accidents and suicides - accounted for over 25 percent of adolescent deaths in Brazil in 2010, a nearly fourfold increase since 1980, ... Read more...

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CPI-M’s former MP Laxman Seth gets bail


July 13th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) A West Bengal court Friday gave bail to former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) parliamentarian Laxman Seth, who was in custody for 118 days for allegedly ... Read more...

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Violence, killings down in Maoist areas, says Mamata


June 29th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) There was a significant improvement in law and order in the three Maoist-affected districts of West Bengal with the number of violent incidents and killings ... Read more...

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Three killed in Karachi violence


June 15th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 15 (IANS) At least three people were killed and four injured in separate violent incidents in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Friday, Geo News reported.A 30-year-old man was ... Read more...

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CPI-M demands release of its jailed Bengal ex-MP


June 5th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) The CPI-M Tuesday demanded the release of its former MP Laxman Seth and two of his associates jailed for allegedly plotting violent incidents in West ... Read more...

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Chidambaram is biggest murderer of democracy: Swami Agnivesh (Interview)


May 7th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Saying the government has "done nothing" to address the rights of poor tribals, noted social activist and former peace negotiator Swami Agnivesh blames Home ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxed in riot-hit old Hyderabad


April 11th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 11 (IANS) The situation remained peaceful in the riot-hit areas of old city of Hyderabad Wednesday as police relaxed curfew for the first time in four days.No untoward ... Read more...

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Curfew continues in riot-hit old Hyderabad (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 9 (IANS) The indefinite curfew in the riot-hit parts of the old city of Hyderabad continued without relaxation for the second day even as the situation remained peaceful.According ... Read more...

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Former CPI-M MP, aides jailed for Nandigram violence


March 27th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) A West Bengal court Tuesday sent former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) MP Laxman Seth and two of his associates, who allegedly plotted the violent incidents ... Read more...

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Prohibitory order in Bengal court premises


March 20th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) An order banning the assembly of five or more people has been imposed in a court premises in West Bengal where former Communist Party of India-Marxist ... Read more...

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Ex CPI-M MP arrested in Nandigram case flown to Kolkata


March 18th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) Former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Lok Sabha member Laxman Seth and two of his associates, arrested in Mumbai in connection with violent incidents at Nandigram ... Read more...

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Former CPI-M MP arrested in Nandigram case (Lead)


March 17th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) Former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Lok Sabha member Laxman Seth and two of his associates were arrested in Mumbai Saturday in connection with the ... Read more...

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Former CPI-M MP arrested in Nandigram case


March 17th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) Former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Lok Sabha member Laxman Seth and two of his associates were arrested in Mumbai Saturday in connection with the violent ... Read more...

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Four lawyers held for attack on Bangalore journalists (Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 3 (IANS) Four lawyers were arrested late Saturday for their suspected involvement in a violent attack the day before on journalists and policemen at the city civil court ... Read more...

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Biman Bose re-elected CPI-M’s Bengal state secretary


February 19th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday re-elected Biman Bose as the secretary of its West Bengal unit at its 23rd state conference, while several ... Read more...

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Northeast quieter, except for Meghalaya: G.K. Pillai


February 13th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 13 (IANS) Insurgency related violence is on the decline in the northeastern states barring Meghalaya, which has seen a sudden spate in violent activities by militants, former union ... Read more...

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Naga women’s body agitates in Manipur


February 9th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Feb 9 (IANS) The Naga Women's Union (NWU), Manipur, Thursday held a "public curfew" programme in all the four Naga dominated districts of Manipur demanding unconditional release of a ... Read more...

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10 killed in Mexican city


January 8th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 8 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed in separate violent incidents in the northern Mexican city of Torreon over Friday and Saturday, said police. Five of ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu beefs up security along Kerala border


December 11th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Saturday beefed up security at areas near Kerala border to prevent any violent incidents over Mullaperiyar Dam issue, a senior police official said.Speaking to ... Read more...

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Islamic hardliners not serious threat in Kerala: Chandy


November 25th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) There are attempts by Islamic hardliners to radicalise Muslim youths in Kerala, but it is not a "serious situation", says Chief Minister Oommen Chandy."Some attempts ... Read more...

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Andhra governor summoned to Delhi over Telangana


October 6th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 6 (IANS) With the general strike in Telangana continuing in support of a demand for a separate state, the central government has summoned Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. ... Read more...

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Maoist-hit states top in terror incidents


August 9th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Maoist-affected states have witnessed more incidents of terrorist violence than Jammu and Kashmir and northeastern states in the last six months, parliament was informed Tuesday.There ... Read more...

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Two rebels held, northeast on alert as I-Day approaches


August 9th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 9 (IANS) Two members of a Manipur-based separatist outfit have been arrested with a huge quantity of electronic goods in Tripura, police said here Tuesday even as the ... Read more...

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London witnesses riots’ escalation


August 9th, 2011 - 4:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Violent incidents, fires and rioting were witnessed on the third consecutive day in London, with riot police deployed and firefighters making efforts to handle blazes at ... Read more...

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Working women recover from domestic violence


July 8th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (IANS) Work seems to be the way out for victims of domestic violence, according to a latest research.The study was conducted by the Univeristy of Missouri School ... Read more...

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Kashmir peaceful, but vigil on: Chidambaram


July 6th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said the past six months have been the most peaceful in Jammu and Kashmir during the past decade ... Read more...

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Two killed as attacks continue in southern Thailand


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:44 am ICT by BNO News
YALA, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Two people were killed on Wednesday as violent attacks continue in restive southern Thailand, the Bangkok Post reported.A former assistant village chief was murdered on Wednesday morning ... Read more...

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