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Three killed as Maoist bandh turns violent

RAIPUR/RANCHI: The bandh by Maoists turned violent in two states on Thursday when the rebels attacked the house of a Congress leader in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district killing two of his relatives and blew up a railway station in Jharkhand leaving one person dead.

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GoM to be set up on honour killings

NEW DELHI: Amid divergent views on tackling ‘honour’ killings, the government on Thursday decided to set up a group of ministers  to suggest changes in the law and said it felt “pressured” to move these amendments in the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament beginning on July 26.

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Centre puts Naxal-hit states on alert

NEW DELHI: The central government has asked Maoist-hit states to remain vigilant and take all possible steps to foil any attempt of violence, including hostage-like situations, ahead of the two-day bandh called by Naxals to protest killing of their leader Azad.

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Bandh throws life out of gear in India

NEW DELHI: Normal life was disrupted in several parts of the country during the Bharat bandh called by a combined opposition on Monday in protest against fuel price hike with the greatest impact felt in NDA and Left-ruled states and Maharashtra.

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Nationwide bandh today

NEW DELHI: Opposition NDA and Left parties on Sunday geared up to enforce a ‘Bharat bandh’ on Monday in protest against the fuel price hike but the government firmly ruled out any rollback and slammed as unjustified the call for the nationwide strike.

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