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Mumbai: Stipends delayed, junior resident doctors protest

Junior resident doctors of five government colleges in Nagpur, Akola, Aurangabad, Ambejogai (Beed) and Latur have not received their stipends for some months.

Protesters block Jammu-Akhnoor highway alleging malpractice during counting of votes

"The counting of votes was carried out thrice and I was leading with three votes. I had got 786 votes against the nearest rival who had got 783 votes. But, the rival candidate was declared winner by one vote," Darshan Singh, a candidate, said.


Uttar Pradesh: Locals in Baghpat threaten to stage protest if police take action against youths

In January, Gulhasan’s family, natives of Badarka village, shifted to Navada for better prospects.

Thousands of students march in Mexico to protest violence

Unlike 1968, students in Mexico also face increasingly deadly violence from drug gangs. In March, drug cartel assassins killed three film students who they apparently mistook for members of a rival gang and dissolved their bodies in acid.

Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi out of Israeli prison

Ahed and her mother, Nariman Tamimi, were then transferred by the army to the Palestinians territories, where a festive homecoming awaited them in their hometown village of Nabi Saleh.

Delhi HC disapproves of dumping garbage on roads as mark of protests

The protesting workers on May 24 had also dumped garbage outside NDMC's Convention Centre. The garbage dumps had affected traffic in some areas.


Assam’s Kaziranga, Rang Ghar removed from Centre’s Adopt-a-Heritage scheme

Four sites in Assam — Sivsagar district’s Rang Ghar, Kareng Ghar and Siva Dol, and the Kaziranga National Park — to be excluded from the 'Adopt-a-Heritage' scheme, says Centre.

Mumbai: Protest held against Kathua, Unnao rapes

Over 100 people associated with students, Dalits and LGBT organisations attended the protest, after a message on the gathering spread on Thursday night.

The Latest: Cuba rejects talk of mediation role on Venezuela

He spoke at a ceremony marking the anniversary of a failed barracks uprising that is considered the beginning of Fidel Castro's revolution. Venezuelan opposition leaders have called a two-day general strike beginning to protest Maduro's plans to rewrite the country's constitution.

Udhampur: Reports link teachers, political workers to protest by students; govt orders probe

The students lifted the dharna on Monday after an assurance from the Basantgarh subdivisional magistrate (SDM) that their grievances would be addressed in two days.

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On Valentines Day, Indonesia calls on Muslims to avoid celebrations

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

Police detaining NSUI members during a protest against CSAT format.


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.