Updated on May 24, 2018 18:27:39

 

 

Must read > Protest

 

16-Apr-2018 Chennai

Asifa rape and murder wave reaches South India

Asifa rape and murder wave has reached South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu Muslim Munnetra Kazhagam (TMMK) which is a Tamil Nadu based socio political organization staged massive protests at several places across Tamil Nadu. The protest was part of ...

10-Apr-2018 Patna

Bharat Bandh: Over a dozen injured in Bihar clash

Over a dozen of people were injured on Tuesday in a violent clash in Bihar during the "Bharat Bandh" called by various groups to protest against reservation policies, police said.Supporters, mostly upper castes youths, blocked roads and forcibly enforced...

10-Apr-2018 Chennai

Protests begin in Chennai against IPL

The police on Tuesday took into custody members of various organisations protesting against the holding of Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) here.The protesters from various political parties...

07-Apr-2018 Bhubaneswar

BJD protests fuel price hike in Odisha

The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Saturday staged demonstrations at various petrol pumps across Odisha protesting against the hike in prices of petrol and diesel.Hundreds of activists of Biju Yuva Janata Dal (BYJD) and Biju Chhatra Janata Dal (BCJD), the...

06-Apr-2018 Kolkata

Bengal Panchayat polls: Left leaders decry Trinamool's violence

Decrying an "unprecedented attack" by West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on the opposition parties' basic democratic right to file nominations for the panchayat elections, Left leaders on Friday called for firm action against all those indulging in "hooliganism...

06-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Budget session marked by disruptions, low productivity

The budget session of Parliament ended on Friday with the second part completely washed out in the wake of a standoff between the government and the opposition whose no-confidence motion was not taken up for more than a fortnight.In an unprecedented action,...

06-Apr-2018 New Delhi

BJP protests against Congress in Parliament over disruptions

The BJP members on Friday staged protest in Parliament against the washout of the second leg of the budget session due to disruptions, holding the Congress responsible.Soon after both the Houses were adjourned sine die, concluding the budget session, half...

05-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Five YSR Congress MPs to resign on Friday, sit on hunger strike

All the five Lok Sabha Members of YSR Congress on Thursday annnounced they will resign from Parliament and sit on an indefinite hunger strike at Andhra Bhawan here over their demand for special category status to Andhra Pradesh.The party also said that on...

05-Apr-2018 Chennai

TN shutdown strike cripples normal life

Normal life was paralysed in Tamil Nadu on Thursday due to a DMK-called shutdown over the Centre's failure to set up a Cauvery Management Board (CMB).DMK leader M.K. Stalin claimed the shutdown as a grand success and said over 10 lakh persons were taken into...

04-Apr-2018 Chennai

Protests hit TN over Cauvery

Tamil Nadu was hit by protests for a fourth day on Wednesday to denounce the Centre's failure to set up a Cauvery Management Board (CMB), with demonstrators blocking rail lines and roads, witnesses and officials said.In Chennai, DMK activists attempted lay...

03-Apr-2018 Patna (Bihar)

Bihar opposition protests police action against Dalits

The RJD, Congress and CPI-ML legislators protested in the Bihar Assembly on Tuesday against the police action on Dalits during demonstrations in the state the previous day.Soon after the last day of the budget session began, the opposition members trooped...

03-Apr-2018 Bhopal

Toll in MP violence rises to 8, curfew on in three districts

The toll in the violence in Madhya Pradesh during the Bharat Bandh called on Monday by some Dalit organisations to protest dilution of the SC/ST act rose to eight on Tuesday with the discovery of one more body in the state's Bhind, police said.Curfew meanwhile...

03-Apr-2018 Jaipur

Violence in Rajasthan city, Dalit leaders' houses torched

Clashes broke out in Hindaun city in Rajasthan's Kairali district after a protest on Tuesday, demanding action against those involved in looting and vandalism during the Bharat Bandh called on Monday by Dalit groups against dilution of SC/ST Act, turned violent,...

02-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Eight dead as Dalit protests turn violent

Eight persons were killed and dozens injured as Dalit protests during a day-long nation-wide shutdown on Monday turned violent in India amid anger against a Supreme Court order that dilutes a law aimed at preventing atrocities against Dalits and Tribes.The...

02-Apr-2018 Ghaziabad

Dalit protests hit Ghaziabad hard, 1,000 booked

Police hurled charges against about 1,000 people on Monday after widespread protests by Dalits severely disrupted rail and road traffic and triggered violence in Ghaziabad district in Uttar Pradesh, officials said.Police sources said charges of rioting were...

02-Apr-2018 Lucknow

Violence in UP as Dalit protests spread

A 'Bharat Bandh' called by some Dalit groups against a Supreme Court ruling on the Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe Act triggered violence in parts of Uttar Pradesh on Monday, police said.Protesters attacked shops, looted some of them and pelted stones...

02-Apr-2018 Jaipur

One killed as violence sweeps Rajasthan during 'Bharat Bandh'

At least one person was killed and many others injured, property damaged and transport affected as violence rocked various parts of Rajasthan during a 'Bharat Bandh' called by Dalit organisations on Monday to protest the Supreme Court verdict on the SC/ST...

02-Apr-2018 Patna (Bihar)

Dalits protest in Bihar against order on SC/ST Act

Thousands of Dalit members on Monday staged protests across Bihar on Monday against the dilution of the SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act, disrupting rail and road traffic, police said.With posters, banners and flags, supporters of the Bhim Army and other Dalit...

02-Apr-2018 Mumbai

Stray violence mars shutdown in Maharashtra

Stray incidents of violence marred the 'Bharat Bandh', called by various Dalit organisations on Monday, and evoked partial response in Maharashtra, though Mumbai functioned near normally.The protests were called against the March 20 Supreme Court order, which,...

02-Apr-2018 Chandigarh

Dalit protests derail life in Punjab, Haryana

Normal life was crippled across Punjab and Haryana on Monday as activists from various Scheduled Castes (SC) organisations held protests against the dilution of the SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act following a Supreme Court order.The police cane-charged and...

02-Apr-2018 Chandigarh

Punjab on high alert ahead of SC protest

Punjab was on high alert on Monday with hundred of security personnel deployed ahead of a protest called by some organizations of the Scheduled Castes, objecting to the dilution of the SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act.Reports said that some protesters tried...

31-Mar-2018 New Delhi

SSC candidates protest, seek DoPT Minister's ouster

Thousands of Staff Selection Commission (SSC) candidates on Saturday held a demonstration here in protest against the "SSC paper leak scam" and demanded resignation of Minister of Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) Jitendra Singh for not ordering a CBI...

30-Mar-2018 Mysuru (Karnataka)

Shah 'heckled' over anti-Dalit remarks by Minister Hegde

BJP National President Amit Shah on Friday was 'heckled' by angry protesters who raised slogans against anti-Dalit remarks by Union Minister Ananth Kumar Hegde a few months ago.Shah, who is on a two-day visit to the old Mysuru region in the poll-bound Karnataka,...

27-Mar-2018 Moscow

Angry Russians protest over shopping mall fire

Thousands of angry Russians took to the streets in the Siberian city of Kemerovo demanding a full investigation into a shopping mall fire that claimed the lives of 64 people -- 41 of them children.Russian President Vladimir Putin, who flew to the city to offer...

26-Mar-2018 Mumbai

PM backing Maharashtra Hindutva leader behind riots : Prakash Ambedkar

Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh President Prakash Ambedkar on Monday charged the BJP-led Maharashtra government of not arresting rightwing Hindutva leader Sambhaji Bhide alias 'Guruji' as he "enjoys the backing of Prime Minister Narendra Modi".Addressing a huge gathering...

25-Mar-2018 Kolkata

Five police personnel injured in Bengal clashes

Five police personnel were injured as clashes broke out during a Ram Navami rally in in West Bengal's Purulia district on Sunday, police said.The injured police personnel included an officer of the rank of Deputy Superintendent, the police said.The violence...

25-Mar-2018 Ludhiana (Punjab)

Punjab teachers block highway near Ludhiana

Hundreds of teachers blocked the busy National Highway No. 1 (NH-1) near Ludhiana on Sunday after the Punjab government failed to give them any assurance on their demand, leaving hundreds of vehicles stranded.The teachers, belonging to different teacher organisations...

23-Mar-2018 New Delhi

On way to Parliament, JNU protesters clash with police

The Delhi Police on Friday ordered a lathi charge here on thousands of JNU students and teachers, who were marching towards Parliament protesting against removal of several department heads and a coordinator for not complying with the universitys new attendance...

23-Mar-2018 New Delhi

JNU march turns violent as students, teachers clash with police

Police on Friday used water-cannon guns and batons to stop a march to Parliament by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students and teachers, demanding the arrest of a professor accused of sexual harassment and protesting the privatisation of education and compulsory...

23-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Parliament logjam continues, Congress gives no-trust notice

The impasse in both the Houses of Parliament continued on Friday and Parliament failed to transact any business for the 15th consecutive working day.Meanwhile, the Congress too tabled in the Lok Sabha a notice for no-confidence motion against the Narendra...

19-Mar-2018 New Delhi

TDP, YSR stay away from Speaker's lunch

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and YSR Congress members on Monday skipped a lunch hosted by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan after their no-confidence motions were not taken up for discussion."We boycotted the lunch as our notice of no-confidence motion is...

19-Mar-2018 Bengaluru

Karnataka cabinet's decision on Lingayats divisive : BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has called the Karnataka's Congress government decision on Monday to recognise the Hindu sects of Lingayats and Veerashaiva Lingayats as separate religion an attempt to "divide the Hindu society".The party's Lok Sabha member...

17-Mar-2018 New Delhi

JNUTA begins 'satyagrah', calls for three day varsity strike

The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers' Association (JNUTA) on Saturday began its "satyagrah" protest against the administration's removal of seven Chairpersons and a Dean and said they would go on a fast and a three-day strike from Monday if the decision...

13-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Delhi sealing drive: Markets close in protest, traders hold marches

Business activities across Delhi came to a standstill as over seven lakh shops in 2,500 markets across the city shut on Tuesday to protest against the ongoing sealing drive by the three municipal corporations, a traders' body said.Traders also took out protest...

12-Mar-2018 Mumbai

'Long March' succeeds, Maharashtra concedes farmers' demands

The gruelling 200-km, six-day long 'Long March' by over 35,000 farmers ended on a positive note, with the Maharashtra government conceding most demands on Monday evening.The decision was announced at a rally addressed by state ministers along with farmers'...

12-Mar-2018 Mumbai/Ahmednagar

Farmers' Long March: Sharad Pawar, Anna Hazare flay BJP

Former union agriculture minister Sharad Pawar and social crusader Anna Hazare on Monday strongly criticized the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre and in Maharashtra for letting down the farmers.Speaking to the media in Mumbai and Ralegan-Siddhi...

12-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Farmers 'crack whip' on Maharashtra government

For the second time in 10 months, Maharashtra farmers cracked the whip on the government to turn spotlight on the grave agrarian crises gripping the state by completing a long march to the Legislature, here on Monday.More than an estimated 35,000 peasants...

10-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Maharashtra farmers protest against agrarian distress

A protest march by 30,000 farmers against the failure of the BJP-led government to address agrarian distress entered Mumbai on Saturday.The march, led by All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) -- a peasants front of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), was launched...

08-Mar-2018 Kolkata

BJP-Trinamool clash over Syama Prasad's statue in Kolkata

The BJP on Thursday accused Trinamool workers of attacking its men who had gathered to "purify" a marble bust of Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee that was vandalised and blackened by members of a left-wing student organisation a day ago."Our...

07-Mar-2018 New Delhi

DCW chief detained on way to PM's office

Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal was detained on Wednesday when she was going to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office along with other members of the DCW to hand over letters supporting the 'Rape Roko' campaign."DCW chief was going to hand over...

06-Mar-2018 Guwahati

30 injured as mobs clash with police in Assam

At least 30 people were injured as mobs clashed with police and security forces in Assam's Bodoland on Tuesday. The people were protesting a recent Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) decision on land sale.The problem started in Kokrajhar and Chirang districts...

06-Mar-2018 Kolkata

Kolkata's Left protests against razing of Lenin statue

Hundreds of Left activists on Tuesday poured out on the streets of Kolkata to protest against the demolition of a statue of Vladimir Lenin in Tripura after the BJP won the assembly elections in the north eastern state.The Communist Party of India-Marxist brought...

06-Mar-2018 Agartala

Lenin statue in Tripura razed, post-poll violence continues

The post-poll violence in Tripura continued for the fourth day on Tuesday even as the administration, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) urged everyone to maintain peace.According to a leader of Communist Party...

01-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Balloon menace: JMC students protest outside Delhi Police HQ

Condemning increasing incidents of balloons filled with urine being thrown at girls ahead of Holi celebrations on March 2, students of Jesus and Mary College (JMC) protested outside the Delhi Police headquarters here on Thursday.They demanded stricter measures...

26-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Najeeb case: JNU students protest at CBI headquarters

A day before the Najeeb Ahmed case is to be heard in court, students from the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and other universities demonstrated outside the CBI headquarters here on Monday demanding answers about the scholar's disappearance.Ahmed, a...

23-Feb-2018 Ghaziabad

Ramdev's show leads to clash between Yadav, Brahmin organisations

First, the Brahmin Mahasabha took objection to Baba Ramdev's show on Discovery JEET, which it said spoke against the Brahmins, portraying them in poor light. The Mahasabha asked for criminal action against the show "Swami Ramdev: Ek Sangharsh".Then the Ghaziabad...

22-Feb-2018 Jaipur

Protesting Rajasthan farmers block Jaipur-Sikar highway

Rajasthan farmers staged a massive protest on Jaipur-Sikar highway on Thursday to press for fulfilment of their demands, including complete loan waiver and implementation of the recommendations of Swaminathan Commission.The farmers first tried to gherao the state...

20-Feb-2018 Hyderabad

Gitanjali employees in Hyderabad stage protest, demand alternate jobs

The closure of Gitanjali Gems Park here following the raid by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam has hit about 600 families and led to protests here on Tuesday.Demanding alternative employment,...

16-Feb-2018 Aurangabad (Maharashtra)

Maharashtra NGO files blasphemy plaint against Malayalam film

City-based NGO Jan Jagran Samiti Maharashtra (JJSM), has lodged a complaint with police here demanding that a song in the forthcoming Malayalam film "Oru Adaar Love", featuring new social media hearththrob Priya Prakash Varrier, be deleted.The complainant, JJSM...

14-Feb-2018 Ranchi

13 vehicles burnt in Ranchi over objectionable religious post

Over a dozen vehicles were torched on Wednesdy by an angry mob over an objectionable religious post on the social media, police said.Hundreds of people assembled on the Ranchi-Jamshedpur highway at Bundu, around 40 Km from here, over the post allegedly against...

12-Feb-2018 Allahabad

Violence in Allahabad over Dalit student's killing

Angered over the killing of a Dalit student of Allahabad University, students on Monday went on a rampage, setting fire to a bus.The angry students also laid siege to the house of District Magistrate Suhas L.Y., police said.Brutally assaulted by four men, Dalit...

08-Feb-2018 Amaravati

Andhra shutdown affects normal life

The day-long shutdown called by the Left parties in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday to protest the "injustice" meted out to the state in the Union Budget 2018-19 evoked total response, affecting normal life.Buses of state-owned Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport...

view more >>

 

 

 

Photo Gallery

 

 

Video Gallery