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CAA protests: Actor Siddharth, TM Krishna among 600 protesters booked by Chennai police

December 20, 2019 9:40 pm

The Chennai police registered a case against 600 students and citizens who had participated in a peaceful protest on Thursday, demanding the Central government to withdraw the Act.

Model protests Gucci collection featuring straitjackets, here's why

September 25, 2019 2:43 pm

This, however, was not the first time this year that the leading fashion luxury brand was involved in such a controversy. 

Zara denies rumours stores closed due to Hong Kong protests

September 03, 2019 12:38 pm

The denial comes as multinational businesses become increasingly ensnared in the volatile conflict that’s morphed from a protest against an extradition law into a broader challenge to Beijing’s authority in the city.

Honduran president sends military to keep order after protests turn violent

June 21, 2019 1:04 pm

Protests against Hernandez have been building in recent weeks over planned reforms that his critics argue will lead to privatization of public health and education services.

In Greta Thunberg's footsteps: the climate kids fighting for their future

June 20, 2019 4:50 pm

Kept awake some nights by fears that rising seas will devastate his native Brooklyn, Cowie came across a news story about Greta Thunberg, a Swedish teen who was walking out of class on Fridays to protest government inaction over climate change.

Nearly 1,000 Kazakhs detained over protests - authorities

June 13, 2019 5:36 pm

The protesters accuse the government of running a staged vote in which Tokayev faced no real competition. Some, including Western observers, have also disputed the ballot count which gave Tokayev almost 71 percent of the vote.

Kazakhstan: Protests of presidential vote bring 500 arrests

June 10, 2019 10:11 am

The protesters alleged the election to choose his successor would not be free or fair, and had called for a voter boycott.

Lawyers protest lack of seats in Gujarat district court, 11 detained

May 06, 2019 12:53 am

The protest has been going on for over a year, gaining momentum in the last 20 days with bar associations from across the state extending support to them. It started with an indefinite hunger strike soon after the inauguration of the district court complex, largest in Asia, in March last year.

Moroccan police use water cannons to disperse teachers' protest, says witness

March 24, 2019 10:46 am

Authorities were trying to end a rally of an estimated 15,000 teachers in front of parliament where they planned to spend the night ahead of an even bigger demonstration called by a coalition of leftist opposition parties, unions and civil society groups.

Mumbai: Stipends delayed, junior resident doctors protest

January 11, 2019 12:23 pm

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

PROTEST PHOTOS

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.

PROTEST VIDEOS

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

January 23, 2019 11:10 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

July 28, 2018 5:20 am

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.