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24 May, 2018 3:42 PM Home Ministry seeks report on Thoothukudi firing

Rajnath appeals for calm in Thoothukudi The Home Ministry on Thursday sought a report from the Tamil Nadu government on the police firing in Thoothukudi and the prevailing situation in the town, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said. Mr. Singh also appealed to the people of Thoothukudi to remain calm and maintain peace. Thirteen people have died in police

16 April, 2018 8:51 AM Protest over ticket denial to Tiptur MLA

Shops and other commercial establishments in Tiptur were closed on Monday as supporters of local MLA Shadakshari had called for a bandh over denial of Congress ticket to him for the coming Assembly elections. The supporters took out a protest march on the streets of Tiptur. The movement of vehicles was, however, normal. An agitator tried to commit suicide 27

11 April, 2018 6:20 PM CPI(M) bid to mollify agitators

P. Jayarajan, other leaders visit houses of expelled activists at Keezhattur In a move to salvage the hold of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Keezhattur, its leaders have begun an initiative to mollify the workers expelled from the party for being involved in the stir by the ‘Vayalkilikal’ against the proposed National Highway bypass near Taliparamba 63

8 April, 2018 1:52 AM Protests continue demanding Cauvery Board

The cadre of the Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam staged a demonstration in front of the head post office in the city on Saturday demanding the formation of the Cauvery Management Board (CMB). Radhakrishnan, secretary of the Salem urban district unit of the party, led the agitation. Azhagapuram S. Mohanraj, former MLA and State chairman of the presidium 49

2 April, 2018 6:06 PM Stir against fuel store unit to be intensified

Kandankali residents say project will destroy wetlands The local action committee for protecting paddy fields and wetlands, which is spearheading an agitation against the proposed project to set up a dedicated petroleum storage terminal of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) at Kandankali, near Payyannur, will intensify the stir against the project 32

8 March, 2018 4:02 PM Pregnant woman dies after cop allegedly kicked her two-wheeler

A pregnant woman pillion rider died in Thiruverumbur in Trichy after a policeman allegedly kicked the two-wheeler which her husband was driving. The incident took place on Wednesday after a traffic inspector allegedly kicked the two-wheeler to stop the woman Usha's husband Raja for not wearing a helmet.  TRICHY: A pregnant woman pillion rider died in Thiruverumbur 52

12 February, 2018 8:22 AM SC refuses interim stay on Kambala buffalo race in Karnataka

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant Karnataka’s buffalo race, Kambala, an interim stay. A bench comprising AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud, however, fixed March 12 for a final hearing on the plea by animal rights body People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) in the matter. Senior advocate Siddharth Luthra, appearing for PETA, said the State 33

24 January, 2018 2:22 PM Rail Tracks Blocked In Mathura Against 'Padmaavat' Release

The train already has a scheduled stoppage of 10 minutes and the blockage added to a 10-minute delay. Mathura: Alleged members of the Shree Rajput Karni Sena on Wednesday blocked the Mathura-Agra route of the North Central Railway at Bhuteshwar station for about 10 minutes in a "symbolic protest" against controversial film "Padmaavat", which is scheduled 38

26 December, 2017 10:33 AM Janasamanyara Vedike expresses support for farmers’ dharna

The Janasamanyara Vedike has expressed its support to the protest by farmers of the Mahadayi movement in front of the office of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Bengaluru. The farmers, who have been urging for the release of water from the Mahadayi to the Kalasa-Banduri canal, are demanding a discussion with the BJP State president B.S. Yeddyurappa on his commitment 13

12 October, 2017 7:00 AM Case against Hardik Patel for 'insulting' tri-colour withdrawn

Rajkot: The Gujarat government has withdrawn a case against Patel quota stir leader Hardik Patel for allegedly insulting the tri-colour nearly two years ago. Rajkot Collector Vikrant Pandey passed the order to withdraw the case against Hardik following instructions from the state government. "As per the instruction received from the state government 49