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  • India @ 9 with Anchal Vohra 21 hours 2 minutes ago

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  • J&K: Yasin Malik, Swami Agnivesh released from jail Yesterday

    Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front(JKLF) chief Yasin Malik and social activist Swami Agnivesh have been released from jail. They were held by police while marching towards Narbal where a youngster was killed on Saturday morning. A youngster succumbed to his injuries after the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) opened fire at...
  • Relief for St Stephen's Devansh Mehta, SC stays his suspension order 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In a relief for St Stephen's student Devansh Mehta, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed his suspension order. Mehta was suspended by the college on Wednesday for launching an online magazine. Meanwhile, the Delhi High Court has sent a notice to the prestigious college of the Delhi University. Students...
  • Jammu witnesses protests over Geelani rally 3 days ago

    Jammu: Protests broke out in several areas in Jammu on Thursday against raising of Pakistani flags and pro-Pakistan slogans at the rally held by separatist leaders in Srinagar on Wednesday. Demanding the arrest of separatists, particularly Masarat Alam, protesters burnt effigies of separatist leaders and raised slogans against them, the state...
  • Protestors bypass restrictive laws with the world's first hologram protest 5 days ago

    New Delhi: A protest group in Spain leveraged the power of technology by organizing what is touted as the world's first hologram parading past the lower house of the country's parliament. The protest was against a series of citizen security bills which have been recently passed in the state that...
  • Supporters of Maldives ex-president hold underwater protest 1 week ago

    Maldives: Supporters of jailed former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed held an underwater protest on Saturday to push for the release of the tropical archipelago's first democratically elected leader, after he was sentenced to 13 years in prison last month. Around 100 divers, dressed in yellow "Free Nasheed" T-shirts, dived 3 meters...
  • BJP protests outside Delhi CM Kejriwal's house over Turkman Gate road rage death case April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: The Turkman Gate road rage case in which a man was bludgeoned to death has turned into a full blown political war between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi. BJP leaders and workers held protests outside Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's house over...
  • American artist destroys his own works-of-art in protest of extortion by the labour unions of Kerala April 6, 2015

    The Kochi-Muziris Biennale is an international exhibition of contemporary art held in Kochi, Kerala. Indian and international artists exhibits artworks across a variety of mediums including film, installation, painting, sculpture, new media and performance art.The trade unions in Kerala apparently charge exorbitant sums of money from the artists participating in...
  • Ahead of Rahul Gandhi's return, Digvijaya Singh says timing of his long leave was wrong April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Ahead of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's return next week, his mentor and party's General Secretary Digvijaya Singh said the timing of Rahul's long leave was wrong. He also said that Congress President Sonia Gandhi should continue to be in active politics even after Rahul replaces her from...
  • Congress workers protest outside Giriraj's house, ask him to quit for his comments on Sonia April 2, 2015

    New Delhi: A group of Congress workers on Thursday staged a protest against Union Minister Giriraj Singh outside a residential complex where he lives, slamming the BJP leader's remarks against Sonia Gandhi. Shouting slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP and Singh, Congress workers gathered outside Vitthal Bhai Patel House complex....
  • UPPSC examination cancelled after paper leak March 29, 2015

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission examination was cancelled after reports of paper leak an hour before the examination schedule on Sunday. The papers were allegedly being sold for Rs 5 lakh each. UP DGP AK Jain said, "We have cancelled the exam, those who are responsible will be punished. Paper...
  • Sonia Gandhi led protest march against Land Bill March 17, 2015

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi led the protest march against the Land Bill from Parliament to Rashtrapati Bhavan. Fourteen parties unitedly undertook the march terming the Bill anti-farmer. She said, "Secular forces in Parliament are determined to defeat PM's communal agenda. I request the President to intervene to protect the rights...
  • Protest over land bill turns violent, Congress workers clash with police March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Violent clashes erupted between Congress workers and police outside Parliament police station when the latter were protesting against the Land Acquisition Bill. The opposition parties are against the Bill accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government of bulldozing its way through in Parliament. After the Modi government took...
  • Tibetan Youth Congress activists protest outside Chinese Embassy to mark Tibetan Uprising Day March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Tibetan Youth Congress activists on Tuesday staged a protest outside the Chinese Embassy to mark Tibetan Uprising Day. Holding Tibetan flags, posters and banners with "Free Tibet" written on them, the protesters gathered at the sprawling lawns outside the embassy and raised pro-freedom slogans. Some of them also wore black-coloured...
  • Anna Hazare snubs Yogendra Yadav, says won't share with him during farmers' protest March 9, 2015

    Mumbai: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare snubbed Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav who will be joining him at his planned farmer's protest in Wardha, Maharashtra. Hazare has made it clear that Yadav will not be sharing stage with him. Hazare said, "Yogendra Yadav will be welcomed at Sevagram, but...
  • Dimapur mob lynching: Situation remains tense along Assam-Nagaland border, curfew continues March 7, 2015

    Dimapur: Situation continues to remain tense along the Assam-Nagaland border two days after a mob of thousands lynched an alleged rapist in Dimapur city of Nagaland. Stone pelting was reported in Karbi Anglong and curfew has been imposed in the area. This comes after an infuriated mob forced its way into...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob March 6, 2015

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  • Dimapur mob lynching: Nagaland government orders suspension of DC, SP March 6, 2015

    Kohima: The District Collector and the Superintendent of Police Dimapur were on Friday suspended in connection to the lynching of an alleged rapist by an mob in Nagaland's Dimapur district on Thursday. A man, accused of raping a girl, was beaten to death on Thursday after being pulled out of a...
  • Dimapur protests: We have instituted an inquiry into what happened, says Nagaland CM March 6, 2015

    A man, accused of raping a girl, was beaten to death on Thursday after being pulled out of a jail by a mob at Dimapur in Nagaland. Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang condemned the incident and said, "We have instituted an inquiry into what happened. I agree that relaxing section...
  • Nagaland CM condemns Dimapur protests; says investigations are on, culprits will be brought to book March 6, 2015

    Kohima: A man, accused of raping a girl, was beaten to death on Thursday after being pulled out of a jail by a mob at Dimapur in Nagaland. Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang condemned the incident and said, "This is not a communal issue, it is a serious security lapse....
  • Attempts are on to mislead farmers of India, says PM Modi March 5, 2015

    Khandwa: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday accused opposition of not being serious about bringing in reforms. The allegations were made over the controversial Land Acquisition Bill. "I have told the Rajya Sabha members that if they tell me a single point in the Land Acquisition Bill that is anti-farmer,...
  • Centre tables Land Bill in Lok Sabha amidst opposition uproar February 24, 2015

    Amidst boycott by the Congress, the NDA government on Tuesday introduced the Land Acquisition Bill in the Lok Sabha. Not only the entire Opposition but also BJP's allies like the Shiv Sena and Swabhimani Paksha opposed the controversial Bill. ...
  • Arvind Kejriwal, Rahul Gandhi can join protest but not share stage: Anna Hazare February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Terming the land ordinance as anti-farmer, activist Anna Hazare, who will hold a two-day protest against it from Monday, said on Sunday that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Rahul Gandhi can join the movement but they will not share the stage with him. They will have to...
  • Delhi CM Kejriwal meet e-rickshaw drivers, promises to take action soon February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday met e-rickshaw drivers who were protesting outside his residence. He has promised to address their greivances at the earliest. E-rickshaw drivers have been protesting against the government rules which allow vehicles from only manufactures who meet stringent requirements. Senior Aam Aadmi...
  • Meat shop owners protest against PIL for disposal of Meat waste in UP February 16, 2015

    Ghaziabad: Hundreds of meat shop owners On Monday staged a protest after the district administration asked them to keep their shops closed until the direction by NGT for scientific disposal of waste and residual was complied with. The meat shop owners led by Yaad Illahi Qureshi staged the protest at district...
  • Protest outside Arvind Kejriwal's house over jhuggi demolition February 15, 2015

    Ghaziabad: A group of people on Sunday staged a demonstration in front of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's Kaushambi house over demolition of few jhuggis in Shahdara area on Saturday. Eight jhuggis were demolished at Chhota Nagar near Ghuggi Pahalwan area in Shahdara exactly at the time when Kejriwal was taking...
  • Bengaluru: TCS staff protest demanding government intervention in stopping mass layoffs January 22, 2015

    Bengaluru: Young Information Technology major Tata Consultancy Service (TCS) professionals took to the streets in protest demanding government intervention in stopping the lay offs on Thursday. The fear of termination seems to be the question in the minds of young techies who formed a human chain in Whitefield in Bengaluru wanting...
  • Train services halted for over 24 hours on the Howrah-Mumbai route at Rourkela as local tribals protest January 21, 2015

    Rourkela: Rail services remained completely paralyzed on the Howrah-Mumbai route at Rourkela for over 24 hours as local tribals protested on Wednesday. Several trains on the route have been cancelled because of the protests. Disrupted train services have caused a lot of inconvenience to passengers. The tribals are demanding not to...
  • Sex workers take out candle light march against violence January 20, 2015

    Kolkata: Demanding police action in the recent murder of a 24-year-old sex worker, a group of women from Sonagachi red-light area on Tuesday took out a candle light march. Sathi Das, who was trying to exit the dirty world of brothels, was found murdered earlier this month, activists of the NGO...
  • Delhi elections: Dissent in BJP over ticket distribution grows; while leaders quit, supporters take to streets January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Dissent in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over ticket distribution spilled onto the streets a day after the party released its list of candidates with supporters of party's Delhi unit Satish Upadhyay and other ticket aspirants staging protests in New Delhi over denial of ticket to them. Another group...