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  • 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
  • Dangerous times

    Dangerous times

    The monarchy, which is in the eye of the storm after being asked by students to restrict itself to a constitutional role, appears to be sympathetic to a push-back as royalists were seen posing with the King before announcing plans to stage counter-protests.

    November 3, 2020
  • China to take ‘countermeasures’ after US bans military exports to Hong Kong

    China to take ‘countermeasures’ after US bans military exports to Hong Kong

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that the US was ending the export of sensitive military items to Hong Kong.

    June 30, 2020
  • China says will impose visa restrictions on US citizens who ‘behaved egregiously’ over Hong Kong

    China says will impose visa restrictions on US citizens who ‘behaved egregiously’ over Hong Kong

    The development comes after US President Donald Trump's administration on Friday said it was restricting US visas for a number of unspecified Chinese officials for infringing on the autonomy of the financial hub.

    June 29, 2020
  • Congress to hold mass protests next week over fuel price hike, Ladakh stand off

    Congress to hold mass protests next week over fuel price hike, Ladakh stand off

    On Thursday, Petrol price was hiked 16 paise per litre, while diesel price was hiked by 14paise per litre. The fuel prices have increased up to Rs 8.66 for petrol and Rs 10.63 in diesel in 19 days.

    June 25, 2020
  • China to handle some ‘rare’ Hong Kong national security cases, says official

    China to handle some ‘rare’ Hong Kong national security cases, says official

    Beijing has signalled the security law, which will bypass the city's legislature, needs to be passed quickly following a year of pro-democracy protests.

    June 15, 2020
  • Man shot after gunman drives car into Black Lives Matter protest in Seattle

    Man shot after gunman drives car into Black Lives Matter protest in Seattle

    A man in his twenties suffering a gunshot wound was taken to hospital in stable condition, the fire department tweeted.

    June 8, 2020