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Curfew lifted in trouble-torn areas of Punjab

Chandigarh, May 28 (ANI): Following improvement in the situation in areas hit by violence, day curfew was lifted in Jalandhar, Phagwara, Hoshiarpur, Malout and Ludhiana in Punjab. Punjab had witnessed large-scale violence and arson after followers of Sikh religious sect ... Read More »

Sikh diaspora condemns violence and appeals for peace

Amritsar, May 27 (ANI): Sikh leaders and diaspora across world have condemned the violence in Vienna and in Punjab.   Talking from San Francisco, Dr. Pritpal Singh, the convener of the American Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (AGPC), said: “Violence has never ... Read More »

Binayak Sen keen to continue fighting for peace

Raipur, May 27 (ANI): Human Rights activist Dr. Binayak Sen who was released on bail by the Supreme Court after two years of confinement has reaffirmed his commitment to the cause of peace. Talking to reporters here on Tuesday, Dr. ... Read More »

Manmohan Singh appeals for peace in Punjab

New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has expressed deep concern over incidents of violence in Punjab. In his message, Dr. Singh said, “I am deeply distressed by the outbreak of violence in Punjab following certain incidents ... Read More »

Anti-Terrorism Day being observed today

New Delhi, ay 21 (ANI): The Anti-Terrorism Day is being observed throughout the country today. It was on this day in 1991 that former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi fell to the designs of terrorists. The day is observed to generate ... Read More »

Anti-Terrorism Day to be observed tomorrow

New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): The Anti-Terrorism Day will be observed throughout the country tomorrow. It was on this day in 1991 that former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi fell to the designs of terrorists. Anti-terrorism or anti-violence pledge will be ... Read More »

Suspected militants kill five persons in Manipur

Bishnupur (Manipur), May 12 (ANI): Suspected militants killed five people, all outsiders, in Manipur on Monday.   The bodies of the victims were found inside the Keibul Lamjao National Park in Bishnupur district where the security forces had conducted a ... Read More »

Violence rocks West Bengal, UP, Rajasthan, J-K

Kolkata/Mathura/Srinagar, May 7 (ANI): Several incidents of violence were reported from West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Jammu and Kashmir during the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections on Thursday. In West Bengal, one CPM worker was reportedly killed in ... Read More »