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  • Congress protests in Delhi against high fuel prices

    Congress protests in Delhi against high fuel prices

    The Delhi Congress on Thursday formed a human chain against the "all-time high prices of petrol and diesel" due to the high excise duty imposed by the BJP-led central government and VAT by Delhi's AAP government, and demanded a rollback......

    September 21, 2017
  • Tripura scribe death: Bandh observed in West Tripura

    Tripura scribe death: Bandh observed in West Tripura

    Hundreds of youth from the northeast on Thursday staged a protest outside the Uttar Pradesh Bhawan here, demanding a probe by the state government into the mysterious death of a Manipuri youth whose body was allegedly cremated by Noida police......

    September 21, 2017
  • No fresh anti-NEET agitation in the state: Tamil Nadu govt to SC

    No fresh anti-NEET agitation in the state: Tamil Nadu govt to SC

    The Tamil Nadu government on Monday told the Supreme Court that there were no fresh anti-NEET agitations in the state after it was banned by the top court on September 8. The top court had made NEET mandatory for admission......

    September 18, 2017
  • Bank employees to protest against Centre's new policies

    Bank employees to protest against Centre's new policies

    Members from various bank associations, including the All India Bank Employees Association, will march to Parliament on Friday opposing the government's new banking policies. The protest will be held against the government's decisions such as merger of banks, privatisation of......

    September 14, 2017
  • Ryan International School principal suspended over student's death

    Ryan International School principal suspended over student's death

    Ryan International School's management has suspended the acting-principal, Neerja Batra, of its Gurugram branch after a seven-year-old student was found dead  with his throat slit inside Ryan International School here, as per media reports on Saturday. About 200 angry parents......

    September 9, 2017
  • SC bans all anti-NEET protests in Tamil Nadu

    SC bans all anti-NEET protests in Tamil Nadu

    The Supreme Court on Friday banned all anti-NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) protests in Tamil Nadu and directed the state government to ensure that no agitation takes place against the common entrance tests for admission to medical colleges. The......

    September 8, 2017
  • Many injured in THAAD deployment protest in S. Korea

    Many injured in THAAD deployment protest in S. Korea

    Dozens of South Korean protesters and police were injured in clashes on Thursday during a rally against the full deployment of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) anti-missile shield. Some 400 residents of Seongju City, who live close......

    September 7, 2017
  • Bengal sweetmeat makers go on hunger-strike against GST

    Bengal sweetmeat makers go on hunger-strike against GST

    Close to a hundred representatives of various sweetmeat makers from across West Bengal began a three-day relay hunger strike here on Friday to protest the imposition of Goods and Services Tax (GST). The strike coincides with the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, a......

    August 25, 2017
  • HC slams Haryana on Dera followers congregation

    HC slams Haryana on Dera followers congregation

    With followers of Dera Sacha Sauda thronging Panchkula city despite imposition of Section 144 of the CrPC, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday not only pulled up the Haryana government for failing to control the congregation but also directed the......

    August 24, 2017
  • Protest in Hong Kong against jailing of pro-democracy leaders

    Protest in Hong Kong against jailing of pro-democracy leaders

    Thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong to protest against the jailing of three pro-democracy leaders for their involvement in the 2014 anti-government occupation known as the umbrella movement, the media reported. Last week a Hong Kong......

    August 21, 2017
  • Hong Kong democracy campaigners jailed over anti-China protests

    Hong Kong democracy campaigners jailed over anti-China protests

    Three pro-democracy Hong Kong student leaders were jailed on Thursday for their roles in a protest at the start of a 79-day anti-government occupation known as the umbrella movement, the media reported. Alex Chow, 26, Nathan Law, 24, and Joshua......

    August 17, 2017
  • Educational institutions closed in Kashmir Valley

    Educational institutions closed in Kashmir Valley

    Educational institutes remained closed in the Kashmir Valley on Monday following the deaths of two civilian protesters the previous day, authorities said. All examinations scheduled for Monday have also been postponed. Internet services were suspended in Shopian, Kulgam and Chadoora......

    August 14, 2017
  • One killed in clashes with security forces in Kashmir

    One killed in clashes with security forces in Kashmir

    One person was killed in south Kashmir's Shopian district during security forces' action on a mob of stone pelters who were protesting after an encounter in which three militants were killed on Sunday, police said. Mohammad Sayeed Bhat (25) received......

    August 14, 2017