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  • FBM holds protests to mark  ‘Balochistan Occupation Day’

    FBM holds protests to mark ‘Balochistan Occupation Day’

    Dr Shahzavar Baloch, Vice president of the Free Balochistan Movement and Muhammad Asif Baloch - a member of FBM said that 27 March was a day never to be forgotten as it keeps us reminding the Balochs of their lost independence.

    March 28, 2022
  • Guv reads his speech after opposition protest, CM relieved

    Guv reads his speech after opposition protest, CM relieved

    Finally, after an hour-long drama at 2.59 pm, the governor budged and the deadlock was lifted after he acceded to the demand of reading the first and last line of his speech much to the relief of the ruling dispensation and marked the commencement of the budget session.

    March 8, 2022
  • Court and V-B

    Court and V-B

    In a predominantly residential university, it was imperative for the authorities to ensure accommodation by reopening the hostels. Reports suggest that the students have become restive as they clamour for hostel facilities. For all the emphasis on the fine/performing arts, a backlash by the students was only to be anticipated. And so it came to be. In the wake of the gherao of senior functionaries, administration within the campus has come to a virtual halt.

    March 7, 2022
  • A tale of two protests

    A tale of two protests

    Leaders of the agitation in Ottawa as also on the US-Canada border have been arbitrarily arrested without charge. Indian and Canadian governments handled protests on their soil employing different tactics. India held eleven rounds of talks with protestors seeking a middle path, while Canada refused to discuss demands.

    February 22, 2022
  • Massive protests across Telangana over PM’s remarks

    Massive protests across Telangana over PM’s remarks

    On a call given by TRS working president K.T. Rama Rao, TRS leaders, including ministers and legislators, led the protests in Assembly constituencies and mandal headquarters. The leaders took strong exception to remarks made by Modi in Rajya Sabha during his reply to debate of motion of thanks for the President's address to the Parliament.

    February 9, 2022
  • Protest vigorously, Mamata tells TMC MPs

    Protest vigorously, Mamata tells TMC MPs

    She asked her party MPs to protest against the decision to hold the Budget session just before Assembly elections in five states. The five states going to.poll are UP, Punjab,Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur.

    January 28, 2022
  • BJP protests against Delhi govt’s new excise policy

    BJP protests against Delhi govt’s new excise policy

    The opposition party has alleged that the new policy will encourage opening of liquor shops in every nook and corner of the national capital, giving the city a bad name.

    January 3, 2022
  • Sudan implodes

    Sudan implodes

    “No negotiations”, “No partnership” and “No to military rule” were among the banners waved by protesters in Khartoum, the Sudanese capital. It is pretty obvious that it was a robust protest against the change of guard in a swathe of Africa and the role of the military in effecting that change.

    December 21, 2021
  • Jai Ram seeks support for Mandi Int’l airport amid protest by locals

    Jai Ram seeks support for Mandi Int’l airport amid protest by locals

    Issuing a suo moto statement on the issue on a question by CPM MLA from Theog Rakesh Singha, Thakur urged all legislators to support the government’s initiative as it will not only boost tourism to the state.

    December 15, 2021
  • TMC to launch stir over Centre’s BSF move

    TMC to launch stir over Centre’s BSF move

    "BJP should not play with fire, extending the BSF jurisdiction from 15 km to a depth of 50 km, giving it powers of arrest, search and seize is nothing but to gain political mileage. We will soon take up our political programmes, building public opinion against such an undemocratic move"

    October 19, 2021
  • Health dept mulls legal action against R G Kar agitating medicos

    Health dept mulls legal action against R G Kar agitating medicos

    The demonstrations have hit the healthcare services in various departments-emergency, trauma care, maternity, neurology-because of the relay hunger strike by medical students and a section of postgraduate trainee doctors (PGT) in the hospital.

    October 19, 2021
  • ISKCON members protest outside B’desh Deputy High Commission in Kolkata

    ISKCON members protest outside B’desh Deputy High Commission in Kolkata

    “We called PM residence and requested his secretary to inform PM that he should speak with Bangladesh PM to end this cycle of violence. Yesterday, around 500 mobs entered our temple premises and broke deities, brutally injured devotees. Two of them died.”

    October 18, 2021
  • Shun protests in state, Punjab CM appeals to farmers

    Shun protests in state, Punjab CM appeals to farmers

    In his address after laying the foundation stone of government college at Mukhliana village in the Chabbewal assembly constituency at a cost of Rs 13.44 crore, he said the state where its entire people stood like a rock with them in favour of their legitimate issues, should desist from holding protests across the state against these "black" farm laws passed by the BJP-led Central government.

    September 13, 2021
  • Farmers’, Karnal admin 4th meeting inconclusive; protest to continue

    Farmers’, Karnal admin 4th meeting inconclusive; protest to continue

    "A peaceful protest will continue here at Karnal until the government takes action against the IAS officer. However, the administration will be allowed to function for daily services, so that the people are not affected,"

    September 8, 2021
  • Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after border protests

    Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after border protests

    Bennett said he “achieved all the objectives for the trip” to Washington, including strategic cooperation in preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons.

    August 29, 2021
  • Agitprop addicts?

    Agitprop addicts?

    This entirely non-productive and parasitic jamaat/biradiri, according to the Prime Minister, pops up everywhere ~ from student stirs to lawyers’ agitations, sometimes directing the show from behind the curtains and at other times taking centre stage. While some may have a quarrel with the choice of words used by Mr Modi, his assertions cannot be denied.

    February 10, 2021
  • Songs of Protest

    Songs of Protest

    Today, country after country in Latin America has been out on the streets against growing poverty, frustration with non-performing models of governance, unrest on campus and environmental depredations. Many protesters are using their bodies as a political act

    December 1, 2020