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What makes Tuticorin agitation different from others 24.5.2018 Rediff: News
Mass agitations are not particularly uncommon in India. But a mass agitation led by an environment-related issue that has gone out of hand is not something that can be easily recalled.
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Anti-Sterlite stir: Why Tuticorin flare-up is different from other protests 24.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Residents have been agitating for months that the plant has been polluting the groundwater, the level of which has been depleting, affecting farming and the environment
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Anti-Sterlite protest: Why Tuticorin is different from other agitations 23.5.2018 Latest News
But a mass agitation led by an environment-related issue that has gone out of hand is not something that can be easily recalled
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Twelve killed as violence mars West Bengal panchayat polls 15.5.2018 Latest News
TMC downplayed the violence, saying it was far less compared to the Left Front rule
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At least eight killed as violence mars West Bengal panchayat polls 15.5.2018 Zee News : States
Initially, voting for the rural bodies in West Bengal was to be held on May 1, 3 and 5 but as the nomination process started in April, it was rescheduled to May 14 by the SEC following a Calcutta High Court order.
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Widespread violence during rural polls in WB, 12 killed 14.5.2018 General News
Widespread violence during the panchayat polls in West Bengal today left at least 12 people dead and 43 injured, as 73 per cent of the electorate turned up to cast their vote. Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Anuj Sharma told reporters that there were reports of 12 deaths but only six of them have been confirmed to be poll-related. "We are looking into the cause of six other deaths," he said. Notwithstanding the elaborate security arrangements in which 60,000 security personnel from West Bengal and other states were deployed, violence broke out in North and South 24 Parganas, East Midnapore, Burdwan, Nadia, Murshidabad and South Dinajpur districts as the polling progressed. State Election Commission (SEC) sources said 73 per cent polling was recorded till 5 pm, but many more voters were still in queue. Polling booths were mainly targeted during the violence, following which clashes broke out between the ruling Trinamool Congress supporters and opposition party .
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10 killed, 50 injured in Bengal panchayat poll violence (Third Lead) 14.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
At least 10 people were killed and more than 50 injured on Monday in violence during the West Bengal panchayat polls, where around 73 per cent of the electorate had cast their votes at the end of balloting hours at 5 p.m.
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Eight killed as violence mars WB panchayat polls 14.5.2018 General News
Widespread violence during the panchayat polls in West Bengal today left at least eight people dead and 43 injured, as 73 per cent of the electorate turned out to cast their vote. Notwithstanding the elaborate security arrangements in which 60,000 security personnel from West Bengal and other states were deployed, violence broke out in North and South 24 Parganas, East Midnapore, Burdwan, Nadia, Murshidabad and South Dinajpur districts. Polling booths were mainly targeted during the violence after clashes broke out between Trinamool Congress supporters and opposition party workers. Crude bombs were also hurled near several polling stations. Despite the violence, State Election Commission (SEC) sources said 73 per cent polling was recorded till 5 pm, the closing hour, but many more voters were still in the queue. Opposition parties accused the ruling Trinamool Congress of unleashing a reign of terror and destroying democracy. "First they didn't allow people to file nominations. Second .
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‘Ramayan Circuit’ gets a new bus service 12.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Narendra Modi flags off service between Janakpur and Ayodhya after offering prayers at the Janaki temple
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Modi, Oli jointly inaugurate Janakpur-Ayodhya direct bus service 11.5.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart K P Sharma Oli today jointly inaugurated a direct bus service between Janakpur and Ayodhya - the two sacred cities for Hindus. "Janakpur and Ayodhya are being connected. This is a historic moment," Prime Minister Modi said while inaugurating the bus service as part of the Ramayan Circuit to promote religious tourism in Nepal and India. Modi flagged off the bus after visiting the famed 20th century Janaki temple, dedicated to the Hindu goddess Sita, where he offered special prayers. The Indian government has identified 15 destinations in India for development under the Ramayana Circuit theme namely Ayodhya, Nandigram, Shringverpur & Chitrakoot (Uttar Pradesh), Sitamarhi, Buxar & Darbhanga (Bihar), Chitrakoot (Madhya Pradesh), Mahendragiri (Odisha), Jagdalpur (Chattisgarh), Nashik & Nagpur (Maharashtra), Bhadrachalam (Telangana), Hampi (Karnataka) and Rameshwaram (Tamil Nadu). Earlier, Nepalese Prime Minister Oli ...
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UDF extends support to Keezhattur stir 8.4.2018 Hindu: National
Says government stand against talks with Vayalkilikal is undemocratic
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BJP’s show of strength at Keezhattur 3.4.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Takes out Karshaka Raksha March from Keezhattur to Kannur
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BJP playing politicsat Keezhattur: CPI 31.3.2018 Hindu: Home
Says elevated highway is an alternative
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BJP playing politicsat Keezhattur: CPI 31.3.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Says elevated highway is an alternative
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Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan seeks Opposition's cooperation over construction of National Highway bypass in Kannur 20.3.2018 Latest News Politics on Firstpost
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday sought the Opposition's cooperation for development issues
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Kerala CM seeks opposition cooperation over development 20.3.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday sought the opposition's cooperation for development issues.
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A summit on the hills 18.3.2018 Hindu: Op-Ed
To attract investment, Darjeeling must be kept free of agitations
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A summit on the hills 18.3.2018 Hindu: Health
To attract investment, Darjeeling must be kept free of agitations
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Mamata made volte-face on CPI-M: Mukul Roy 2.3.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Lashing out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for sending birthday greetings to her predecessor Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and her comments on Tripura elections, BJP leader Mukul Roy on Friday accused her of making a volte-face and deveiating from her fight against the Leftists.
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Anatomy of a land grab 27.2.2018 FrontLine: Home
A close scrutiny of documents reveals a pattern of circumvention of procedures at every stage to favour the setting up of the Kakinada Special Economic Zone. By KUNAL SHANKAR
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