Wednesday, Feb 08, 2023



Adivasi morcha conference today to keep the heat on Jharkhand govt on Parasnath Hills issue

January 22, 2023 11:55 am

Jharkhand Bachao Morcha to focus on lack of implementation 5th Schedule promises, lack of jobs and education, among other issues.

New Year festivities, protest throw traffic out of gear in Delhi

January 02, 2023 7:09 am

Meanwhile, 318 challans issued for drunk driving on New Year’s Eve, an increase of over 12 times compared to the previous year which saw 25 violations, officials said on Sunday. 2020 saw 19 violations for drunk driving while 2019 saw 299.

Builders protest, say registration of property with NOC must continue

December 22, 2022 9:56 am

The protest ended after Kharar sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) Ravinder Singh assured the protesters that the registration of properties with no objection certificates (NOCs) will not be stopped.

Farmers arrested on way to liquor factory protest site in Punjab’s Mansurwal village

December 19, 2022 2:27 am

While the government has proposed to form different committees to study the impact of the purported pollution caused by the factory, the protestors have stated that it will not lift the dharna till the factory is closed permanently.

147 days of Zira dharna: Minister Dhaliwal meets protesters, fails to break deadlock; police lodge FIR

December 24, 2022 7:58 am

The protesters have been demanding closure of the liquor factory at Mansurwal village in Zira as they believe that it pollutes groundwater in the entire village and adjoining areas.

West Bengal: Protest outside CBI office with body of accused who died in custody

December 14, 2022 1:49 pm

At least 10 people were killed as their houses in the Bogtui village in Rampurhat were allegedly firebombed in the dead of the night on March 21 after the murder of local TMC leader Bhadu Sheikh.

Bond Policy: Delhi doctors extend support to protesting MBBS students in Haryana

November 08, 2022 8:21 am

The Federation of Resident Doctors Association (FORDA) expressed solidarity with the students and said the police action was barbaric and highly condemnable.

Protest over funds not being released for Delhi govt’s scholarship scheme

November 08, 2022 7:03 am

Launched by the Department of Social Welfare in 2018, the Jai Bhim Mukhyamantri Pratibha Vikas Yojana is aimed at providing free coaching to Delhi-based students from the SC, ST, OBC and EWS categories to prepare for entrance exams for professional courses and jobs.

Temporary transport staff block roads to demand service regularisation

October 02, 2022 7:07 am

While the protesters demanded that their services must be regularised at the earliest, they also asked the government to stop outsourcing employees for the department.

‘They have nothing to lose’: Why young Iranians are rising up once again

September 25, 2022 8:12 am

Iranian protesters in dozens of cities have chanted “women, life and freedom” and “death to the dictator,” rejecting the Iranian Republic’s theocratic rule by targeting one of its most fundamental and divisive symbols — the ailing supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.


Iran celebrates 1979 US Embassy takeover amid nationwide anti-govt protests

November 05, 2022 2:07 pm

Iran held state-sponsored annual rallies on Friday marking the 1979 seizure of the US embassy in Tehran, as the clerical establishment that has ruled since then struggles to suppress nationwide protests calling for its downfall.

Kannada outfits stage protests against Hindi Diwas

September 14, 2022 7:42 pm

Hindi Diwas, celebrated on September 14 every year, aims to raise awareness about the language and also commemorate the event when it was adopted as one of the official languages of India.

Udaipur killing: Protests held in different cities

June 29, 2022 10:43 pm

The murder of Kanhaiya Lal in Udaipur on Tuesday triggered protests in different cities across India.

On Valentines Day, Indonesia calls on Muslims to avoid celebrations

February 14, 2016 1:10 pm

Dozens of students staged the protest calling on Muslims to avoid the celebration of the western holiday, saying that it's against Islamic teachings and could lead to forbidden sexual relations.

Today in pics: NSUI members protest in Delhi

August 02, 2014 4:36 pm

Police detaining NSUI members during a protest against CSAT format.


Thousands gathers in Assam to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

June 22, 2020 6:04 pm

More than 5000 people gathered together to oppose the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill at a protest organised by the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU), backed by 30 indigenous organisations.

Why the Maratha agitation keeps coming back

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

The Marathas, a third of the population of Maharashtra, began to agitate for their demands a little less than two years ago. While the current phase of renewed protests ended, the agitation is far from over.

Left MPs protest demanding hike on import duty of rubber

February 26, 2016 9:20 am

New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Kerala Left MPs on Friday staged a protest outside the Parliament in front of Gandhi statue demanding to raise the import duty on rubber. The protestors raised slogans to curb the import of rubber and provide adequate price to the farmers cultivating rubber.

Don't get influenced by emotions: Vidyut Jamwal tells Jat community

February 23, 2016 12:02 pm

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): In the wake of the ongoing protests by members of the Jat community demanding reservation in government jobs, actor Vidyut Jamwal has urged them not to get influenced by emotions.Vidyut said the people are misguided at times as they do not ponder over their action. Director Vipul Shah said that the government should come out with some solution as soon as possible.The members of the Jat Community have been protesting since the last ten days demanding reservation in government jobs.Vipul and Vidyut were present at the shoot of their upcoming film, 'Commando 2.'The film is directed by Dilip Ghosh and produced by Vipul Shah.

Jat community leader appeals for peace

February 22, 2016 2:54 pm

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): All India Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti (AIJASS) chief Yashpal Malik has appealed the agitators to stop their protest and go back to their homes. He said that compensation would be given to those died in this agitation. He added agitators should remain calm and should damage public properties.

Jat quota row: Samjhauta Express cancelled

February 22, 2016 8:03 am

Jhajjar, Feb 22 (ANI): The ongoing protest of the Jat community for reservations in government jobs and institutions continued on Monday as the protestors partially blocked the highway in Jhajjar, Haryana. Samjhauta Express, the train that connects India and Pakistan, was also cancelled due to the ongoing unrest. However, the NH-8 has been open for traffic but NH-1 and NH-10 are still blocked. No roads have been blocked in Gurgaon and the situation is expected to remain normal today.

Jat quota row: Agitation continues in Haryana

February 19, 2016 7:01 am

Rohtak, Feb 19 (ANI): The protests by Jat community on Friday disrupted road and rail traffic in the Rohtak-Jhajjar region, the epicenter of the protests, besides Bhiwani, Sonipat and Hisar. The protestors have blocked roads at many places and trucks were seen stranded near the Rohtak Bypass. Following clashes during an agitation by the Jat community for reservation, mobile internet services have been blocked in Haryana's Rohtak district as the protests enters the sixth day. The talks between community leaders and the government failed to break the deadlock, banning assembly of five or more persons.

Hooda blames BJP for Jat quota row in Haryana

February 19, 2016 5:59 am

Rohtak, Feb 19 (ANI): Lashing out at the state government, former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda blamed BJP leaders for the Jat quota row in the state. He accused the ruling party of having no stand on the issue. He said his government gave an ideal reservation to everyone and people were satisfied with his government. At least 15 people were injured in Rohtak yesterday when a protest turned violent, forcing the administration to impose Section 144 and block internet services.