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Saturday, January 22, 2022



Protestors behind Silger protest stopped, test Covid positive; families claim illegal detention

January 22, 2022 6:45 am

🔴 According to Bastar IG P Sundarraj, nine members of a local tribal outfit, responsible for various protests across the Bastar division, were brought for recording their statement after they were found to violate the section 144 of CRPC evoked due to increasing Covid-19 cases.

Violence flares at pandemic protests in Germany

January 04, 2022 7:57 pm

Most of the rallies in the European country passed peacefully, though many broke rules on social distancing, prompting officers to intervene.

'Suffocated': Art becomes form of protest against Olympics

June 18, 2021 11:30 am

T-shirts, drawings and other artwork have become a form of protest over the decision to hold the Games against medical advice and the public's opposition.

Kisan Sabha to hold statewide protest to highlight ‘exploitation’ of dairy farmers 

June 15, 2021 6:44 pm

The protest is to highlight the exploitation and financial losses faced by dairy farmers, who are currently being paid almost Rs 10 to 15 per litre less from the actual Rs 25 to Rs 27 per litre rate by cooperative and private milk producers

CBSE Class 12 board exams: NSUI stages protest at Education Ministry, demands cancellation of exams

May 29, 2021 11:25 am

The NSUI demanded that the government should find an alternative to the examinations as India is battling a second wave of coronavirus infection.

Govt school in Timba, Bhavnagar: Villagers protest closing of upper primary section, shifting of students

March 09, 2021 11:37 pm

The officer added that the villagers have been protesting since early January.

Ireland: Hundreds rally in violent anti-lockdown protest

February 28, 2021 2:12 pm

Days after the Irish government extended the coronavirus lockdown by a month, hundreds of people joined a protest in Dublin that escalated into violence. Several policemen were injured and 23 people were arrested.

BMTC workers to protest today over delay in salaries

February 10, 2021 11:13 am

Apart from the delay of salaries, their other demands include provision of weekly leave without any conditions, prioritising work for women staff in the BMTC, and setting up an employee grievance committee.

Armenia: Tens of thousands rally to demand PM's resignation over Azerbaijan pact

December 06, 2020 1:34 pm

Protesters have once again called for Nikol Pashinyan to quit over a peace agreement with Azerbaijan. The Russia-brokered pact was agreed after weeks of fighting over the Nagorno-Karabakh region that left thousands dead.


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.