Protests

  • Declare disputed Karnataka area centrally administered: Shiv Sena 6 hours 46 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The police action against Marathi-speaking people at Yellur in Karnataka has prompted protests by political parties in Maharashtra, with the Shiv Sena calling it as an act of "terror" and seeking Centre's intervention in the "disputed" region. "It is the reign of goondas. Even we can do this goondagiri but...
  • Centre says UPSC exams must be postponed if pattern is changed: sources 8 hours 31 minutes ago

    New Delhi: There may be some relief in sight for the UPSC aspirants protesting against the language bias in the Civil Services Aptitude Test. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the government is of the view that the UPSC preliminary examination dates should be postponed if the pattern is changed. Sources say...
  • UPSC aspirants burn admit cards, detained; Centre mulls solutions 10 hours 5 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Union Public Service Commission language bias protests intensified on Monday over the Civil Services Aptitude Test as aspirants burned their admit cards outside the UPSC Bhavan in the capital. The protestors have been detained after they burned their admit cards. The protests continue even as MoS Personnel...
  • Language bias: UPSC aspirants' exam preparation marred by protests 15 hours 20 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As protests against the Civil Services Aptitude Test refuse to die down, several aspirants are unsure about the fate of the exam. It's been days since admit cards were issued for the UPSC preliminary exam. The students who should've been preparing are instead on the streets, protesting against...
  • 40 arrested in Paris as anti-Israel protest turns violent Yesterday

    Paris: At least 40 people were arrested in the French capital on Saturday after an anti-Israel protest involving several thousand people turned violent, media reports said. Waving Palestinian flags and chanting slogans to show their support for Palestinian people, demonstrators took to the capital's streets at 3 p.m., Xinhua reported citing...
  • What the UPSC Civil Service Aptitude Test controversy is all about Yesterday

    New Delhi: The controversy over Union Public Service Commission Civil Service Preliminary Examination, which is the first step towards joining the top echelons of bureaucracy, has taken an ugly turn with the issue being diverted to the linguistic fight. The structure of the CSAT (Civil Service Aptitude Test) is the...
  • NSUI activists stage dharna against CSAT at Jantar Mantar 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Scores of NSUI activists on Saturday staged dharna at Jantar Mantar in protest against the issuance of admit card to applicants by UPSC, demanding the scrapping of Civil Services Aptitude Tests (CSAT). Protestors led by NSUI National Gen Secretary Mohit Sharma and Delhi State President Vikas Chhikara also raised...
  • Bangalore Police issues guidelines for schools after 6-year-old's rape 2 days ago

    Bangalore: To ensure stringent security for children, the Bangalore Police has issued fresh guidelines for schools. In an order to all schools to implement these guidelines, Bangalore Police Commissioner MN Reddi has said that schools will be prosecuted under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) if they fail...
  • Protest was held to please BJP: UP Waqf Minister Azam Khan 2 days ago

    Uttar Pradesh Waqf Minister Azam Khan has alleged that the protest held outside his residence in Lucknow was an attempt to please BJP. "Whatever has happened in Lucknow was an attempt to please the BJP and the perpetrators must had realised creating chaos on the occasion of Juma Alvida Namaaj was...
  • PM should intervene on UPSC CSAT issue: LJP 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Expressing concern over falling success ratio of students from rural background in UPSC civil service examination, Ram Vilas Paswan-led LJP on Saturday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention into the matter. LJP Parliamentary Board Chairman and Paswan's son Chirag, in a letter to Modi, said the Prime Minister should...
  • Watch: UPSC aspirants intensify protests against language bias 2 days ago

    UPSC aspirants have rejected the government's attempt to buy time and have demanded scrapping of the current format of Civil Services Aptitude Test. UPSC aspirants protested outside the RSS office on Saturday as well as in Mukherjee Nagar in the capital. NSUI students also protested at Jantar Mantar. ...
  • Language bias: UPSC aspirants reject government's attempt to buy time 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Union Public Service Commission aspirants have rejected the government's attempt to buy time. They are demanding scrapping of the current format of the Civil Services Aptitude Test. The government was forced to make a statement in Parliament on Friday, saying that the issue will be resolved in...
  • J&K: Protests held against Israel's Gaza incursion 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Protests were held in Srinagar on Friday against Israel's Gaza incursion. Police had to resort to tar gas shelling and also had to fire in the air. Kashmir has seen several protests against the killing of civilians in Gaza in the past few days. Shops in the area have...
  • Watch: Shia protestors beat up policeman over property dispute in Lucknow 3 days ago

    Clashes erupted on Friday after a group of Shia protesters marched towards Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's house furious with SP leader Azam Khan's decision to sell properties of Waqf Board and appoint Waseem Akram as the member of the board. The protest was led by Shia community leader Kalbe Javed....
  • Centre may take Presidential reference to resolve Punjab, Haryana SGPC row 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The row over a separate Gurudwara Committee for Haryana is intensifying every minute. Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday. Sources say that the government may send a Presidential reference, which means that the Supreme Court will...
  • UPSC CSAT row escalates, aspirants detained, MPs raise issue in Parliament 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Several Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) civil services aspirants protesting against the alleged language bias in the CSAT paper were detained by Delhi Police on Friday when they were marching towards Parliament. The aspirants were detained from near Rail Bhawan in central Delhi and taken to the Parliament...
  • Government asks UPSC aspirants to withdraw agitation over language bias 3 days ago

    New Delhi: With massive protests by many Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) civil services aspirants against the alleged bias against Hindi and other regional languages rocking the national capital, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh on Friday said that the issuing of admit cards for the preliminary examinations should...
  • Medak: Protests break out at accident site where 17 children were killed 3 days ago

    Medak (Telangana): Protests broke out at the site of a horrific accident in Medak district of Telangana in which 17 school children were killed. The bus driver and cleaner, were also killed when Nanded-Secunderabad Passenger train collided with the bus on the railway track at around 9 AM on Thursday. The...
  • Delhi: UPSC protests turn ugly, aspirants to march to Parliament today 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The vehement protests by Union Public Service Commission aspirants demanding the scrapping of Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) is likely to reach Parliament on Friday. After an evening of high drama in the national capital where over 20 students were arrested during their protests, the demonstrators said that they...
  • Maoists ask police officer's family to vacate house, blow it up using dynamite 4 days ago

    Maoist guerrillas on Thursday blew up the home of a police officer in Bihar to protest the killing of two people a few days ago in a gunbattle with police, an officer said. The home of inspector Kedar Nath Singh was severely damaged in the attack that took place in Aurangabad...
  • After sit-in, now a 'sleep-in' protest by an MLA over water demand 6 days ago

    This is not a sit-in protest political activists or their leaders resort to. Taking the 'satyagraha' mantra a bit further, a Bihar MLA now launches a 'sleep-in' within the precincts of the state Assembly on a serious issue. Demanding water be discharged within the canal system in his area and drought...
  • Bangalore rape: Newly appointed Police chief visits school to meet parents 6 days ago

    Bangalore: The Bangalore school, where two staff members allegedly raped a six-year-old girl student, has been shut since July 17. A delegation of parents will meet the school authorities and newly appointed Bangalore Police Commissioner MN Reddi on Tuesday, after which they will decide on sending their kids to school. Angry...
  • Bangalore rape case: Agitated parents to meet school authorities today 6 days ago

    Bangalore: The Bangalore school, where two staff members allegedly raped a six-year-old girl student, has been shut since July 17. A delegation of parents will meet the school authorities on Tuesday, after which they will decide on sending their kids to school. Angry parents stormed the school on July 17 but...
  • Bangalore: Violent protests outside school over 6-year-old's rape 1 week ago

    Bangalore: Two weeks after a 6-year-old girl was raped in her school premises in Bangalore, there is no stopping the outrage. ABVP workers protested outside the school in Bangalore where the incident took place. ABVP workers tried to break the security barricades put into place. When the police tried to stop...
  • Watch: ABVP workers protest over 6-year-old's rape in Bangalore school 1 week ago

    Two weeks after a 6-year-old girl was raped in her school premises in Bangalore, there is no stopping the outrage. ABVP workers protested outside the school in Bangalore on Monday and tried to break the security barricades put into place. When police tried to stop the workers from climbing the...
  • Protesters call for an overhaul of school safety system after Bangalore rape case 1 week ago

    Bangalore: The Bangalore school girl rape case has brought to light the need for clear guidelines and mechanisms to ensure that schools can put a stop to instances of sexual violence. Schools need to frame clear policies to prevent violence against children in schools. Juvenile Justice rules acknowledge the need to...
  • Bangalore rape case: Child pornography found in laptop seized from the accused 1 week ago

    Bangalore: The Bangalore police on Sunday arrested a school's skating instructor in connection with a six-year-old girl's rape case. Police said that a laptop seized from the accused also contained child pornography. The 30-year-old accused who will be produced in the court on Monday had worked in another school earlier, which...
  • Bangaloreans come out in large to protest against minor's rape July 20, 2014

    Bangalore residents came out in large numbers to protest against school authorities and sought justice for the 6-year-old girl who was raped in the school two weeks ago. More than 60,000 people have also signed a petition by change.org to make schools safer. ...
  • Bangalore school rape case: Protests continue over police inaction July 20, 2014

    Bangalore: Massive protests are underway in Bangalore over police inaction as no arrests have been made yet in the rape case of a six-year old in a school in Bangalore. Civil society activists are protesting at Freedom Park in the city. The BJP Minority Morcha is also protesting over the...
  • J&K: Protest against Israel's Gaza action turns violent, 1 killed in police firing July 19, 2014

    Jammu and Kashmir: A youth named Suhail Ahmad was killed on Saturday in the police firing in the Qaimoh area of Kulgam district in Jammu and Kashmir. The incident took place as the protest against Israel's action against Palestine turned violent. The young Suhail Ahmad succumbed to his wounds. The...