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  • Rajasthan man allegedly commits suicide to protest against 'Padmavati'

    Rajasthan man allegedly commits suicide to protest against 'Padmavati'

    The controversy surrounding ‘Padmavati’ took a tragic turn on Friday as a man from Rajasthan allegedly committed suicide to protest against the period drama which many believe disrespects queen Padmavati of Chittor, revered and worshipped as a goddess by many in......

    November 24, 2017
  • Protests against 'Padmavati' in Delhi

    Protests against 'Padmavati' in Delhi

     A group of people on Friday staged a protest outside the Azadpur Metro station here against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's period drama "Padmavati". The group, Rashtriya Chetna Manch, burnt Bhansali's effigy. Additional DCP Vijayanta Arya told IANS: "A call was received......

    November 24, 2017
  • Padmavati row: After Chittorgarh, entry to Kumbhalgarh Fort closed

    Padmavati row: After Chittorgarh, entry to Kumbhalgarh Fort closed

    Hundreds of locals led by the Rajput community on Saturday blocked the entry to Kumbhalgarh Fort in Rajsamand district, demanding a complete ban on Bollywood film 'Padmavati', a day after a similar protest at Chittorgarh Fort against the movie. The......

    November 18, 2017
  • Ragging charge: Students continue protest outside Calcutta University V-C's office 

    Ragging charge: Students continue protest outside Calcutta University V-C's office 

    A section of the students of the new law college hostel under Calcutta University continued their demonstration outside the vice-chancellor's office for the third day today, to protest against alleged ragging of four students on November 9 at the hostel.......

    November 17, 2017
  • 'Padmavati' protest: Entry to Chittorgarh Fort closed

    'Padmavati' protest: Entry to Chittorgarh Fort closed

    Entry to the famous Chittorgarh Fort in Rajasthan was closed on Friday in protest against filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming movie "Padmavati", which many claim has distorted historical facts. "We have closed the first gate known as Padan Pol gate......

    November 17, 2017
  • Another video of Hardik with woman surfaces

    Another video of Hardik with woman surfaces

    A day after a purported sex video of Hardik Patel surfaced, another clip emerged on Tuesday  in which a man resembling the Patidar quota stir spearhead is seen relaxing on a bed with two men and a woman. The man......

    November 14, 2017
  • Will go and protest at Jantar Mantar: Sharad Yadav

    Will go and protest at Jantar Mantar: Sharad Yadav

    Janata Dal United (JD-U) leader Sharad Yadav on Wednesday said that he and other leaders would "go and break the anti-people law" by protesting at the Jantar Mantar here. "If not Jantar Mantar then the protest site should be shifted......

    November 1, 2017
  • Hardik Patel issues ultimatum to Congress on Patel quotas

    Hardik Patel issues ultimatum to Congress on Patel quotas

    Patidar leader Hardik Patel, who has tried to shrug off allegations of growing close links with the Congress, on Saturday issued an ultimatum to the party to clarify its position on quotas for Patels by November 3. "Congress must clarify......

    October 28, 2017
  • Restrictions in Srinagar to thwart 'black day' protests

    Restrictions in Srinagar to thwart 'black day' protests

    Authorities imposed restrictions in various areas here on Friday to prevent separatist-called protests to mark the Accession Day of Jammu and Kashmir to India. Joint resistance leadership (JRL) of separatist leaders -- Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and......

    October 27, 2017
  • AAP to hold nationwide 'dhokha divas' against DeMo on 8 Nov

    AAP to hold nationwide 'dhokha divas' against DeMo on 8 Nov

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will observe a nationwide protest, "Dhokha Divas", on 8 November to mark the completion of one year of demonetisation. While talking to the media, senior AAP leader Sanjay Singh said that the party would hold a nationwide......

    October 25, 2017
  • Four houses gutted in GJM chief Bimal Gurung's neighbourhood

    Four houses gutted in GJM chief Bimal Gurung's neighbourhood

    Four houses were gutted in a deadly fire in Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung's neighbourhood in Darjeeling, police said on Sunday. "Gurung's house and the party office were not gutted. The fire engulfed the houses opposite Gurung's residence,"......

    October 15, 2017
  • Missing JNU scholar's family spend night outside CBI office

    Missing JNU scholar's family spend night outside CBI office

    Relatives and friends of missing Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) scholar Najeeb Ahmed spent entire Friday night outside the CBI headquarters here in the hope of getting an answer from the agency regarding his whereabouts. Ahmed's mother, his sister and his......

    October 14, 2017
  • If AAP, BJP opposing Metro fare hike, then who did it, asks Maken

    If AAP, BJP opposing Metro fare hike, then who did it, asks Maken

    Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken on Friday kicked off a week-long "Save Metro" campaign in the national capital and asked that if both the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are protesting against the fare hike,......

    October 13, 2017