WATER CANNON

  • Badaun rape: Water cannons used on BJP protesters outside CM's office June 2, 2014

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Police on Monday used water cannons against the Bharatiya Janata Party women workers protesting against the state government over the Badaun gangrape and murder case. The workers were stopped as they were marching towards Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's residence and office. There was heavy police deployment outside...
  • Protesters block streets around European Central Bank June 1, 2013

    Frankfurt: Crowds of anticapitalist protesters on Friday blocked streets leading to the European Central Bank in Germany's financial capital, Frankfurt, to protest its role in pushing for austerity cutbacks as a way to fight the continent's debt crisis. Members of the Blockupy alliance linked arms for several hours in a steady...
  • Violent clashes between lawyers, police in Chandigarh, Jaipur March 6, 2013

    Chandigarh/Jaipur: There were violent scenes in Chandigarh and Jaipur as lawyers clashed with police in two separate incidents in the cities. While the police in Chandigarh fired water cannons at the protesting lawyers, the police in Jaipur fired teargas shells at the agitating lawyers. In Chandigarh, The Punjab and Haryana High...
  • Delhi gangrape protest: Angry crowds demand justice December 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Scenes of angry citizens carrying the national flag and shouting slogans continued on Sunday afternoon amidst water cannons and tear gas shells burst by police. Protesters demanded stricter laws to ensure safety of women in Delhi following the brutal gangrape of a 23yearold woman, who is now battling...
  • Delhi gangrape: Police use water cannons on crowds December 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Police resorted to water cannons to disperse crowds at India Gate for the second consecutive day as angry crowd of citizens protested in large numbers demanding justice for the 23yearold paramedic student who was raped and beaten by halfadozen men in the national capital. India Gate had heavy deployment...
  • Traders' strike nightmare for Delhiites October 30, 2006

    New Delhi: The first day of the Delhi traders' threeday bandh turned out to be a nightmare for hundreds of Delhiites. Shutters were down across most of the Capital's markets on Monday. Only a few pharmacies remained open. The protest against the MCD sealing drive in Delhi turned ugly when...