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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.

Polish police attempts to block protest against abortion ruling

November 29, 2020 11:25 am

Warsaw police tried to break up a women's rights march taking place in the country's capital, with protesters opposing curbs on abortion rights. Poland's abortion law is already one of the most conservative in Europe.

Sanitation workers protest outside MC building, say can't wear GPS watches

October 24, 2020 10:32 am

The employees in a communication had also stated that “their workers can even die” after wearing these watches and it affects their privacy as there were attempts to make them “bonded labour”.

Citing ‘nirasha’ at govt attitude, ASHAs in Punjab stir up agitation

August 19, 2020 12:31 pm

A number of activists sit on hunger strike from 10 am to 3 pm in health facilities across the state to press for their demands.

Outsourced employees at Telangana's nodal center for Covid treatment on day-long strike

July 14, 2020 1:01 pm

Meanwhile, about 220 outsourced nurses of the hospital who have been on strike since Friday seeking regularisation of their jobs have intensified their protest.

Historian compares civil rights protests, then and now

June 24, 2020 2:14 pm

Then: Civil rights leaders felt the sympathy of Presidents Lyndon B. Johnson and John F. Kennedy.

Contractual workers, SFS students protest outside V-C office, demand workers’ wages

June 17, 2020 11:46 am

The workers have raised this demand on multiple occasions, but their salary is yet to come.

Chandigarh lawyers protest, demand courts be opened

June 10, 2020 12:38 pm

The courts have been closed for around 82 days now, owing to the lockdown.

As protests continue, govt says 80% services resumed

May 26, 2020 2:33 pm

“There is no electricity in our area for the last six days. Our mobile phones are switched off and we are unable to get any news as we could not charge them," said one of the protesters at Behala.

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.


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.