PROTEST

  • Delhi: Police crackdown on acid attack survivors protesting at Jantar Mantar 12 hours 45 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Acid attack survivors, who are on a hunger strike at Delhi's Jantar Mantar, on Thursday accused the police of manhandling them. Led-by Laxmi, who has been the face of campaign against acid attack, the survivors were allegedly beaten up when they were marching to the Parliament Street police station. The...
  • Watch: Undercover reporter analyses security of women on Delhi streets 3 days ago

    As we approach the second anniversary of December 16 gangrape, CNN-IBN undercover reporter analyses the security of women on the crowded streets of Delhi. ...
  • Draped in black shawls, TMC MPs protest against 'misuse' of CBI by Centre 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The faceoff between the Trinamool Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party has intensified after the arrest of West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra over the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. Draped in black shawls, TMC MPs on Monday staged a protest outside Parliament, accusing the Centre of misusing Central...
  • Saradha scam: TMC workers burn Amit Shah's effigy in protest of Madan Mitra's arrest 4 days ago

    Kolkata: Workers of the Trinamool Congress took to the streets on Sunday for the second consecutive day to protest against West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra'a arrest in the Saradha scam. Party workers burnt BJP chief Amit Shah's effigy in protest of the CBI action against Mitra. They held blockades in...
  • Thousands of protesters expected in Washington, NYC over police killings 5 days ago

    Washington: Thousands of demonstrators were expected in Washington and New York on Saturday to protest the killings of unarmed black men by US police and to urge Congress to protect citizens. Organizers said the protests would be among the largest over police tactics and the killings of black males by officers...
  • Sex protest outside UK Parliament over porn 'censorship' 5 days ago

    London: Campaigners in favour of hardcore pornography staged an unusual protest outside the British Parliament against new rules banning a series of extreme sex acts from online videos. They were protesting an amendment to the Communications Act requiring video-on-demand online pornography to follow tougher rules, already laid out by the...
  • J&K polls: Invisible native Christians, least talked about and most neglected December 9, 2014

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar has two churches - Holy Family Catholic Church on Maulana Azad road and the Protestant's All Saints Church near Sher-E-Kashmir cricket stadium. These churches look almost invisible most part of the year and come alive during the Christmas in December. But, this time there...
  • Protests against police violence flare for third night in New York December 6, 2014

    New York: Protesters in New York and other cities staged a third night of rallies on Friday, denouncing the use of deadly force by police against minorities, even as prosecutors said they would consider charges against an officer in the fatal shooting of a unarmed black man in November. The slaying...
  • Government maligning entire community in effort to defend an individual: Mayawati December 5, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday played a Dalit card in defending Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti over her hate speech. BSP supremo Mayawati said, "the minister is from the backward class, not Dalit or schedule caste. Make someone else from that community a minister if the government wants to represent that...
  • Rahul Gandhi leads black mask protests against Niranjan Jyoti's remarks December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Sporting black bands on their mouths, members of opposition parties led by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday staged a silent protest outside Parliament demanding sacking of Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti for her controversial remarks. Gandhi said, "We are not allowed to express our views in the Parliament, attitude...
  • We need to ensure policy enforcement, we shall continue to protest, says Eric Garner's daughter December 5, 2014

    Protests continue in New York for the second day in a row after a grand jury in New York decided to acquit a white policeman in the death of a black man Eric Garner. CNN's Anderson Cooper spoke to Garner's daughter, she said, "We need to ensure policy enforcement. We...
  • Eric Garner death: Justice department to hold civil rights investigation into the case December 5, 2014

    Protests continue in New York for the second day in a row after a grand jury in New York decided to acquit a white policeman in the death of a black man Eric Garner. Thousands of New York citizens took to the streets in protest. The protesters carried signs that...
  • Hundreds gather in fresh New York race protests December 5, 2014

    New York: More than 500 people gathered in New York for a second night of protests against the chokehold death of an unarmed black father-of-six by a white officer. The crowd descended on Foley Square near New York police headquarters on Wednesday, carrying placards saying "Black Lives Matter," "Racism Kills" and...
  • Massive protests in New York after no indictment in Eric Garner's death December 4, 2014

    A grand jury in New York decided on Wednesday not to indict a white policeman in the death of a black man Eric Garner. The verdict has sparked outrage in New York, with thousands of citizens taking to the streets. ...
  • Delhi: People protest against murder of 6-year-old child November 30, 2014

    New Delhi: People were out on streets in the national capital protesting against the murder of 6-year-old child in Ranjit Nagar on Saturday. The police have arrested a 17-year-old youth for the murder. The child's dead body was found with his throat slit along with multiple stab wounds. The juvenile had...
  • PM Modi slips to second spot in TIME's 'Person of the Year' poll November 30, 2014

    Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has slipped to the second place in the Time magazine's 'Person of the Year' poll with the Ferguson protesters surging ahead of him in a vote by the readers. As per latest reports, Modi is leading second with 9.8 per cent of the total votes polled...
  • Egypt: Outrage against Hosni Mubarak verdict, one killed in protests November 30, 2014

    Cairo: At least one person was killed and nine others injured when police clashed with demonstrators who were protesting in Cairo to denounce an Egyptian court's verdict to drop a murder charge against ousted president Hosni Mubarak. Over 3,000 protesters took to the streets and gathered near Tahrir Square on Saturday...
  • US protesters force closure of mall near Ferguson November 29, 2014

    St Louis (US): US protesters forced a crowded St Louis mall to close, marching through the complex demanding a boycott to post-Thanksgiving shopping and justice for an unarmed black teenager killed by police. Scores of demonstrators, including young children, shouted "No justice, no peace," and "Stop shopping and join the movement"...
  • Rajasthan University students, police clash outside varsity campus November 28, 2014

    Jaipur: The students of Rajasthan University on Friday clashed with police during their protests against them outside the varsity campus. The police resorted to using mild force to prevent students from blocking the road as they pelted stones at policemen. One student attempted self-immolation in which four students were injured....
  • Calm comes to troubled Ferguson; protests dwindle across US November 28, 2014

    Ferguson: Tensions eased in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson on Thursday after two nights of violence and looting sparked by racially charged anger over a grand jury's decision not to charge a white police officer for fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager. Protests also dwindled elsewhere in the United States...
  • Now black shawls to raise black money issue in Lok Sabha November 27, 2014

    New Delhi: After black umbrellas, it was black shawls that Trinamool Congress members used in Lok Sabha on Thursday to rake up the issue of black money. As soon as the Question Hour commenced, TMC members entered the House draped in black shawls. They raised slogans like 'kala dhan wapas lao'...
  • Michael Brown case highlights alarming pattern: Rights panel November 27, 2014

    Miami: The grand jury decision not to indict the white police officer who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, spotlights "an alarming pattern of law enforcement use of excessive force against people of colour", the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Florida has said. "America must be...
  • Siliguri: Police lathicharge on angry mob protesting construction of a crematorium November 26, 2014

    Siliguri: Police lathicharged and opened fire on an angry mob in the Ramghat area of Siliguri on Wednesday. No injuries were reported so far but the angry mob retaliated by setting a police vehicle on fire and ransacking another police car. The incident happened when forces from the Siliguri police commissionerate...
  • US: Ferguson protests flare into violence after no indictment in Brown death November 25, 2014

    Ferguson: Police who formed a wall of clear riot shields outside the precinct were pelted with bottles and cans as the crowd surged up and down the street immediately after authorities said the grand jury voted to not indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. "Murderers,...
  • Chennai: 200 people protest against attack on Physical Education teacher in Loyola school November 22, 2014

    Chennai: More than 200 people including teachers staged a protest outside the Loyola Matriculation Higher Secondary School in Kodambakkam on Saturday after a Physical Education teacher was beaten up by a mob. The mob had claimed that the teacher attacked a student for speaking in Tamil. However, school authorities have...
  • Farmers to hold sit-in at Fadnavis' Nagpur house on November 30 November 21, 2014

    Nagpur: The Shetkari Sanghatana has decided to hold a sit-in in front of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' residence here in Dharampeth on November 30 to press for relief to distressed farmers. Hundreds of farmers from Vidarbha and Marathwada are expected to participate in the agitation, which will be led...
  • Police arrest protesters as Ferguson awaits grand jury decision November 21, 2014

    Ferguson: Police in Ferguson, Missouri, kept alert on Thursday for signs of tension after arresting five people for blocking a street the night before in a protest demanding the criminal indictment of a white police officer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager in August. The St. Louis suburb has been...
  • Self-styled godman Baba Rampal supporters protest in Delhi November 18, 2014

    Followers of self-styled godman Baba Rampal are holding demonstrations at Delhi's Jantar Mantar in protest of the court orders against him. ...
  • Coming soon: Kiss of love in Bengaluru November 17, 2014

    Bengaluru: The Kiss of Love campaign is set to be held in Bengaluru in a week or two. The Bengaluru edition is spearheaded by 23-year-old human rights activist Rachita Taneja. "We're holding the event to show solidarity with those who faced moral policing. I've always been against moral policing," says...
  • No 'Kiss of Love' protest in Bhopal November 16, 2014

    Bhopal: The 'Kiss of Love' protest against moral policing, planned by some college students, was not held on Sunday as police maintained a strict vigil to prevent any such event from happening. A number of students had earlier planned to protest near Shahpura lake in the city on Sunday. There was...