PROTESTES

  • Chennai: 200 people protest against attack on Physical Education teacher in Loyola school 10 hours 29 minutes ago

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 4 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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...
  • J&K: 12-year-old girl crushed to death by an Army vehicle in Handwara November 14, 2014

    Handwara: A 12-year-old girl was crushed to death on Friday evening after an Army vehicle ran over her in Handwara. The residents of Handwara town in Jammu and Kashmir staged a protest after the incident. More details are awaited. ...
  • J&K: Clashes between NC, PDP workers in Kulgam during filing of nominations November 13, 2014

    Srinagar: Clashes erupted on Thursday between People's Democratic Party (PDP) and the National Conference workers in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. Clashes took place when nominations for the state assembly elections were being filed. The incident occurred at the district collector's office. ...
  • Bengaluru rape: If their daughters are raped, CM and HM will act differently, says BJP leader Eshwarappa November 7, 2014

    Bengaluru: Karnataka's former deputy chief minister and leader of opposition in Vidhana Parishad KS Eshwarappa on Friday said that Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Home Minister KJ George would wake up only if their daughters are raped as they do not consider everyone as their own. The Bharatiya Janta party (BJP)...
  • Hong Kong protest leaders request formal meeting with Beijing November 7, 2014

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong protest leaders made a formal request to speak with China over political reform, calling on a pro-Beijing politician to act as their mediator. Protest numbers have dwindled since mass rallies mobilised tens of thousands demanding fully free elections for the city's next leader. But demonstrators are...
  • Democracy protesters clash with Hong Kong police November 6, 2014

    Hong Kong: Pro-democracy protesters clashed with police in Hong Kong for the first time in more than two weeks as pressure grows on demonstrators to abandon more than a month and a half of street occupations. The skirmishes lasted for about four hours in the bustling Mong Kok neighborhood, the...
  • Bangalore school where 6-year-old was sexually assaulted reopens November 6, 2014

    The Bangalore school where a six-year-old student was allegedly sexually assaulted by her teacher has reopened after it was shut down following the gruesome incident. ...
  • Bangalore: BJP protests sexual assault of six-year-old in school November 5, 2014

    Bangalore: After the common man, it is the Bharatiya Janata Party workers who have taken to the streets in Bangalore protesting the alleged sexual assault on a six-year-old girl in a reputed school. While the protests were on, a meeting between the school management and the parents were on regarding the...
  • J&K: Clashes break out between civilians, security forces over death of teenagers in Army firing November 4, 2014

    Srinagar: The Indian Army on Tuesday begun its inquiry after two civilians were killed in its firing on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district. The Army has launched investigations by recording of statements of the troops on duty to reconstruct the sequence of events. "The inquiry has been ordered. A...
  • Was the police crackdown on the Kiss of Love protest justified? November 3, 2014

    Supporters of the 'Kiss of Love' event held in Kochi were taken into preventive custody on Sunday. Unrest is on the rise in the city as supporters of the campaign and members of Hindu and Muslim groups protesting against the event were simultaneously lathicharged by the police. ...
  • Hyderabad: People protest against gangrape of girl in varsity November 3, 2014

    Hyderabad: People are out on streets of Hyderabad protesting against the alleged gangrape of a student in a varsity. Womens activists and ABVP members condemned the incident and demanded steps be taken to ensure safety of women. A student at the English and Foreign Languages University was allegedly gangraped and...
  • Anger in Hong Kong as protesters compared to slaves November 1, 2014

    Hong Kong: A prominent businesswoman has sparked outrage in Hong Kong by comparing the city's pro-democracy protesters to African-American slaves, suggesting they might need to "wait for a while" to win the freedoms they are seeking. "American slaves were liberated in 1861 but did not get voting rights until 107...
  • Mathura: 18 injured as farmers' protest turn violent, buses torched November 1, 2014

    Mathura: Protesting against non-payment of compensation for their land inundated due to construction of Gokul barrage, hundreds of farmers on Saturday blocked road, torched two buses and clashed with police, who resorted to lathicharge, injuring at least 18 people including five policemen in the melee. According to police, hundreds of...
  • Protests erupt in Tamil Nadu after Sri Lankan court gives death sentence to five Indian fishermen October 31, 2014

    Chennai: Protests erupted in Tamil Nadu on Friday after five Indian fishermen from the state were given death sentence by a Sri Lankan court in alleged drugs smuggling case. Meanwhile, fishermen in Rameshwaram have withdrawn their protest after assurance from state government which said that it will appeal in Sri Lanka...
  • Is Kerala kiss of rally the right way to protest? October 30, 2014

    Through a Facebook page it was a call to the people interested to come forward with their husbands/wives or partners to kiss or share a hug at marine drive to protest against the moral policing act at a restaurant in Kozhikode. ...
  • Bangalore: People stage silent protest to save heritage site October 26, 2014

    Several prominent Bangaloreans are gathered at the historic Balabrooie guest house in the city for a silent protest against the Karnataka government's recent proposal to raze the 150-year-old heritage structure to build a club for MLAs and MPs. ...
  • Only 39 of 80,000 personnel from Northeast in Delhi Police October 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The northeast has an almost negligible presence in Delhi Police - just 39 personnel, or a mere 0.05 percent, from the eight states among the 80,000-strong force. Officials feel the number needs to be increased to help fight rising incidents of crimes against the northeastern community. According to official...
  • Bangalore minor rape: Police arrest school staff member October 24, 2014

    Bangalore: The Bangalore Police on Friday arrested one person in connection with the alleged rape of a three-year-old inside the premises of her school. The person arrested, KK Reddy, is a member of the school management. The arrest came after a criminal case was lodged against him. Three others have...
  • Bangalore: School staff member detained for three-year-old girl's rape October 23, 2014

    Bangalore: The Bangalore police has detained a staff member of the school where a three-year-old girl was allegedly raped on Tuesday. This is the first detention in the case. Even as agitated parents protest against the crime, school's Principal said that there were no outsiders in the institution on the day...
  • Bangalore rape: No arrests yet, parents intensify protests October 23, 2014

    Bangalore: It has been two days since a three-year-old girl was allegedly raped in the premises of a private school in Bangalore and the police is yet to make any arrests in the case. Protesting against the lax attitude of police, agitated parents intensified their demonstration. They lashed out at...
  • Kashmiri Pandits march seeking rehabilitation October 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Scores of Kashmiri Pandits took out a rally demanding their rehabilitation and a concrete plan for the same. The protesters tried to march from Jantar Mantar to India Gate, but police prevented them from doing so. Police had detained 28 protesters when they refused to budge. Bhim Singh,...
  • Hong Kong government, democracy protest leaders begin talks October 21, 2014

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong authorities and pro-democracy protest leaders sat down for talks aimed at ending weeks of rallies that have paralysed the city's streets, on the same day the city's leader ruled out democratic reforms. The crucial talks began just hours after Hong Kong chief executive Leung Chun-ying said...
  • China says Hong Kong protests an attempt to seek independence October 20, 2014

    Beijing: China has termed the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong an attempt to seek self-determination and independence, as it grappled to deal with the student-led movement that has occupied parts of the financial hub for more than three weeks. For the first time, the ruling Communist Party's official organ the People's...
  • Hong Kong crisis deepens after weekend clashes, talks set for Tuesday October 20, 2014

    Hong Kong: A deepening sense of impasse gripped Hong Kong as pro-democracy protests entered their fourth week, with the government having limited options to end the crisis and demonstrators increasingly willing to confront police. Dozens of people were reportedly injured in two nights of clashes that began late on Friday in...
  • 20 injured in new Hong Kong protest violence October 19, 2014

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong police clashed with protesters, with the government saying 20 people were injured in a fourth night of violence after nearly three weeks of largely peaceful pro-democracy rallies. Dozens of police with shields and helmets pushed into a crowd of protesters gathered at barricades in the northern...