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Police use force to stop Kejriwal, activists


August 26th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Police Sunday used tear gas and water canons to disperse anti-corruption activists led by Arvind Kejriwal here Sunday.The India Against Corruption (IAC) supporters held ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir employees’ march foiled


June 14th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 14 (IANS) Security forces Thursday intercepted dozens of protesting Jammu and Kashmir government employees, foiling a march to the civil secretariat here in the state's summer capital.The employees, ... Read more...

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Water canons used on Kashmir employees, 24 held


June 13th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 13 (IANS) Police used water canons to disperse state government employees marching Wednesday towards the civil secretariat in Srinagar to press their demand for raising their retirement ... Read more...

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CBI grills Jagan in illegal assets case (Second Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 25 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) here Friday continued grilling YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in the illegal assets case amid speculation that he ... Read more...

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Government employees protest in Srinagar


April 10th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 10 (IANS) Scores of Jammu and Kashmir government employees Tuesday took to the streets in Srinagar, accusing the state government of insensitiveness towards their problems.Police intervened in Shahid ... Read more...

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ABVP activists baton-charged


August 9th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) Activists of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) were baton-charged in Lucknow Tuesday after they turned violent and clashed with police while protesting against the Congress-led ... Read more...

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Youth Congress activists baton-charged in Lucknow


August 8th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 8 (IANS) Youth Congress activists were baton-charged as they turned violent after police prevented them from marching towards the state assembly here while demonstrating against the Mayawati-led ... Read more...

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Medical officer’s death sparks protests in Uttar Pradesh


June 23rd, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 23 (IANS) Hundreds of Samajwadi Party (SP) activists clashed with policemen and were baton-charged in parts of Uttar Pradesh Thursday during their protests over the death of deputy ... Read more...

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BJP activists baton charged in Lucknow


April 29th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 29 (IANS) Several Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists were assaulted with batons and detained here Friday after they clashed with police during demonstrations against the Congress ... Read more...

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Congress activists baton-charged in Lucknow


April 11th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 11 (IANS) Congress party activists were baton-charged and several detained Monday after they tried to force their way through police barricades while taking out a march to press ... Read more...

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BJP’s youth wing activists clash with police in Lucknow


April 5th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) Hundreds of activists of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) youth wing were assaulted with batons and later detained here Tuesday as they clashed with ... Read more...

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Police scramble to control ruckus outside Mohali stadium


March 28th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), March 28 (IANS) Claims about foolproof security for Wednesday's highly anticipated India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal fell flat as scores of agitators barged through the security cordon and staged ... Read more...

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Nuclear radiation levels from Fukushima nuclear power plant not harmful to humans: IAEA


March 19th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.19 (ANI): International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) experts have said that the radiation levels detected in Japan and areas surrounding it, post the nuclear crisis in its Fukushima nuclear power plant, ... Read more...

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Radiation levels decline near Japan nuke plant


March 18th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.18 (ANI): Japan's Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency has said radiation levels near the damaged Fukushima No 1 nuclear power plant are declining following water-dousing measures taken to cool down the ... Read more...

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Radiation on decline near reactor No.1 in Japan


March 18th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 18 (IANS) Radiation near the damaged No.1 reactor at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan has seen a steady decline following water-dousing measures taken Thursday, the Nuclear ... Read more...

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Gulf forces intervene in Bahrain after violent clashes


March 14th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Manama, Mar.14 (ANI): The Crown Prince of Bahrain has asked neighbouring Gulf States to intervene after violent clashes broke out between police and anti- government protestors in Manama.An advisor to the royal ... Read more...

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BJP activists caned in Lucknow


March 14th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 14 (IANS) Hundreds of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists were caned here Monday as they clashed with the police during a protest against the Uttar Pradesh government.The ... Read more...

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Curfew continues for second day in Mansa district in Punjab


January 3rd, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Mansa (Punjab), Jan.3 (ANI): Curfew continued for the second day in Bhikhi town of Punjab's Mansa district after a group of Sikhs clashed with followers of another Sikh religious outfit and damaged ... Read more...

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Police to use Water Canon to disperse protestors warns Theresa May


December 13th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 13, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Home secretary Theresa May has officially stated that from now onwards law breaking protestors on streets could face some severe police tactics like water ... Read more...

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Protesting doctors baton charged by police


May 24th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) At least five doctors were injured when Uttar Pradesh police Monday wielded baton and used water canons on intern doctors here protesting state government's failure to augment their ... Read more...

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Police baton charge government employees


February 25th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanJammu Feb.25 (ANI): At least a dozen people were injured here on Thursday, when the police baton charged the state government employees demanding all the recommendations of the ... Read more...

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Orissa assembly adjourned following uproar over baton charge on teachers


November 24th, 2009 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneshwar, Nov 24(ANI): Legislative Assembly of Orissa was adjourned on Tuesday following an uproar between the opposition and ruling parties over yesterday's incident in which several teachers were baton charged by policemen ... Read more...

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J-K public transport employees protest, clash with police


October 29th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 29(ANI): Police arrested several agitating employees of the Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation (SRTC), while they were marching towards the Civil Secretariat during an anti-Government protest to press ... Read more...

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J-K public transport employees protest, clash with police


September 29th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 29(ANI): Thousands of Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation (SRTC) employees on Tuesday afternoon took to streets in Srinagar and staged an anti-Government demonstrations demanding immediate disbursal of their ... Read more...

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School stampede: Mob torches bus to demand more compensation


September 29th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Families of five girls killed in a school stampede three weeks ago and other protesters pelted stones at vehicles and torched a Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) low-floor ... Read more...

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Violent protests erupt in Srinagar, Jammu


September 1st, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep. 1 (ANI): Police had to resort to baton charges and teargas shelling on Tuesday in two separate incidents in Jammu and Srinagar.The violence broke out when police tried to stop ... Read more...

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Police baton charge agitating employees in Srinagar


August 12th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Aug.12 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Police resorted to baton charging employees for staging a protest to demand a pay hike as per recommendation of the Sixth Pay Commission on ... Read more...

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Dozens injured as Samajwadi party activists clash with police in Varanasi


October 23rd, 2008 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, Oct 23 (ANI): Dozens including women were injured when Samajwadi party activists demonstrating against Mayawati Government clashed with police here today. Police baton charged and used water canons to disperse the ... Read more...

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Police uses water canons to disperse protesting students in Chandigarh


September 26th, 2008 - 9:13 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh , Sept 26 (ANI): Punjab police used water canons to disperse a mob of protesting students in Chandigarh on Friday.The students were staging a protest against the Indo-US civil nuclear ... Read more...

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Farmers clash with police outside Delhi assembly


September 10th, 2008 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 10 (ANI): Delhi police fired tear gas on members of the Bhartiya Kisan Union on Wednesday as they turned violent protesting outside Delhi State Assembly. Bhartiya Kisan Union, affiliated ... Read more...

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Agitators clash with police in Jammu


August 31st, 2008 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu , Aug 31 (ANI): Clashes between security forces and agitators continued in Jammu on Sunday, even after Shri Amarnath Sangharsh Samiti (SASS), the group that was spearheading the land transfer ... Read more...

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Protests over land transfer row spreads


August 13th, 2008 - 5:07 am ICT by ANI
Chandigarh/Lucknow, August 12 (ANI): The protests over the Amarnath shrine land transfer row have spilled over to other parts of the country, after having paralyzed life in Jammu and Kashmir where ... Read more...

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Textbook controversy snowballs in Kerala


July 16th, 2008 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 16 (IANS) The controversy over a class VII social science textbook in Kerala snowballed further Wednesday with rival political fronts in the state strongly justifying their positions on the issue. ... Read more...

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BJP activists protest against inflation in Chandigarh


June 23rd, 2008 - 7:55 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, June 23 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party activists led by cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu protested against 13-year high inflation in Chandigarh today.The protest turned violent following a scuffle as ... Read more...

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Over 300 students demonstrate against OBC quota


May 6th, 2008 - 11:33 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Over 300 students of medical and other colleges held a rally here Tuesday to protest the 27 percent quota for Other Backward Classes students in higher educational ... Read more...

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