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Video recording, circulation of protest inside Kerala Assembly 'condemnable': Speaker

June 28, 2022 10:05 pm

The Speaker said it has been found that not only members of opposition, but reporters in the media gallery also recorded the protests and circulated it to news channels

Agnipath protests: Bihar aspirants disrupt rail and road traffic, want old system back

June 16, 2022 12:25 pm

A stationary passenger train engine was set on fire in Ara as protests against the Agnipath scheme in Chhapra, Munger, Bhagalpur, and Nawada were also reported.

Remarks on Prophet Mohammad: Violence, protests break out in some districts of UP; 109 held

June 10, 2022 8:35 pm

According to reports, 38 arrests were made in Saharanpur, 15 in Prayagraj, 24 in Hathras, seven in Moradabad, two in Ferozabad and 23 in Ambedkarnagar.

Karnataka protests with a twist: The long and 'shorts' of it

June 10, 2022 9:27 pm

Over the years, the state has seen many innovative and unconventional demonstrations, from a ‘pink chaddi’ campaign to planting paddy on pot-holed roads.

Worli fisherfolk threaten to restart protests at Coastal Road construction site

May 19, 2022 9:22 pm

Construction work on the project was stopped for over two months due to the protests earlier and losses had run into crores of rupees.

Karnataka HC directs govt to not permit protests other than at Freedom Park

March 04, 2022 7:31 am

The traffic in the central business district went for a toss on Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) road, Mekhri circle and other parts as the Congress's 'Mekedatu march' continued towards national college grounds in Basavanagudi.

As Pune autorickshaw unions protest, RTO warns against ‘illegal and unsafe’ bike taxis

February 14, 2022 9:09 pm

The RTO also says a three-member committee has proposed that the Maharashtra government not issue new autorickshaw permits.

In Ottawa protests, a pressing question: Where were the police?

February 13, 2022 10:39 pm

Two weeks after downtown Ottawa was transformed into a raging tailgate party, many in Canada wonder how this happened — why the police seemingly abandoned the country’s seat of power

Key bridge to US remains closed as Canada police clear protesters

February 13, 2022 10:10 pm

US President Joe Biden has asked Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to use federal powers to end the blockade of the bridge, North America's busiest land border crossing.

Trucker protests: Canada's Ontario province declares state of emergency

February 11, 2022 10:14 pm

Premier Doug Ford pledged new legal action against protesters, including fines and potential jail time for non-compliance with the government's orders.


Clashes in Kashmir turn deadly following death of a 15-year-old

April 18, 2015 6:19 pm

The crowd gathered in the Narbal area shouting slogans and throwing rocks, according to police.

Protests over Israel airstrike on Gaza

July 12, 2014 10:31 am

Israel has attacked more than 1,000 targets during a four-day-old offensive against Gaza militants and that "there are still more to go".


Police denies alleged reports of rape in Hisar

February 25, 2016 7:54 am

Hisar, Feb 25 (ANI): Haryana Director General of Police Yashpal Singhal on Thursday denied the presence of any evidence in the alleged rape incident during the recent quota protests in Hisar, Haryana. According to local media reports, women passengers were stopped on the national highway near Murthal in Haryana on early Monday morning and were dragged to the surrounding fields and raped. Further probe is underway.

Jat quota row: Will analyse reason after situation is normal, says Naidu

February 22, 2016 10:25 am

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Minister of State (MoS) for Parliamentary Affairs Venkaiah Naidu on Monday asserted that the government is waiting for a calm atmosphere in order to come to a conclusion on the ongoing Jat community protests. He further stated that committee formation on the issue reflects government’s desire to come to a conclusion on the demands raised by the Jats. The Jat community is demanding reservations in government jobs and institutions.

Jat quota: How people of Haryana suffered

February 21, 2016 4:46 pm

Haryana, Feb 21 (ANI): With the protests by Jats demanding Other Backward Classes (OBC) status entered the seventh day on Sunday, several parts of Haryana remained under curfew while 12 people have been killed so far. The agitation disrupted major highways and rail traffic in large parts of the state after protestors took to the streets. Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda sat on a fast at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi appealing to the protesting Jat Community to maintain law and order and call off the agitation. Security forces were deployed at the Munak Canal and various other national highways connecting Haryana with other states after protestors refused to allow the passage function normally.

Haryana Govt. agrees to give reservation to Jats

February 21, 2016 2:13 pm

New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Union Minister for State for Agriculture Sanjiv Baliyan on Sunday told the media that reservation to the Jat community would be given in the upcoming assembly session. In the wake of the escalating pro-reservation protests by the Jat community spreading across Haryana, the Home Minister on Sunday chaired a high-level emergency meeting to discuss the further course of action. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Union Minister Sanjeev Baliyan, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Army Chief General Dalbir Singh and Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi were among those present at the meeting held at Rajanth's residence.

JNU students continue protest over Kanhaiya’s release

February 19, 2016 9:31 am

New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): The students of the Jawarharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Friday continued their protest demanding release of Kanhaiya Kumar, who has been booked on charges of sedition. Thousands of students joined protests, paralysing the prestigious JNU, after Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested on Friday following a demonstration that authorities have called as 'anti-Indian'.

JNU row: Three ABVP leaders resign

February 18, 2016 5:25 am

New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Three office-bearers of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) unit on Wednesday resigned in solidarity with the ongoing students' protests against Centre's 'manhandling' the row at the university. Saurabh Sharma, joint secretary of ABVP and JNUSU, said they haven't received any resignation letter till now. He added that they scarified their career because of the pressure created by others.

Politicians condemn Jadavpur University protest

February 17, 2016 8:07 am

New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 17 (ANI): Condemning the protests in Jadavpur University, Kolkata, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Wednesday said strict actions should be taken against people involved in anti-national activities but sedition charges should not be put against them as it fulfils their aspirations of gaining popularity. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majid Memon also condemned the protests in educational institutions. Meanwhile, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi emphasised on the need for the Jadavpur University students to come forward and identify the anti-social elements prevalent in the campus.

JNU row: Yechury demand evidence about Rajnath's Hafiz Saeed claim

February 14, 2016 3:19 pm

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury on Sunday questioned Home Minister Rajnath Singh's claim that event about Afzal Guru in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus had the support of LeT chief Hafiz Saeed. The CPI (M) politburo member further asserted that if the Home Minister managed to bring up any evidence of 'anti-national' or terrorist activity in the varsity, then the CPI (M) will support necessary action in national interest. Amid a massive faceoff over the JNU controversy, Singh earlier alleged that 'anti-national' protests in the JNU campus had the backing of the LeT chief Hafiz Saeed.