Activists of the Popular Front of India (PFI) staged protests across Kerala against the raids carried out in their organisation's offices, houses of leaders and other premises by multi-agencies. Notably, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted raids for allegedly supporting terror activities in the country and detained many activists. To protest PFI called for a dawn-to-dusk hartal in the southern state to protest against the… read-more
In Mohali, protests continued in Chandigarh University over the alleged 'leaked objectional videos', by a girl. On September 19, the Deputy Inspector General of Police GS Bhullar spoke to the protesting students and tried to pacify them saying "implicit faith is necessary" and "law is being followed". The DIG said, "We will keep coming to you, implicit faith is necessary". The police also dismissed the suicide rumours.
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The BJP protested in Jharkhand's East Singhbhum district against the "eviction" of 50 Dalit families in Palamu district's Pandu area. Notably, on August 29, 50 families in Murumatu village were allegedly been driven out of the village where they were living for the last four decades, and their houses were razed by a group of locals. Police have registered a case and arrested five people in connection with the incident.
In Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), a clash broke out between a group of students and the security personnel. The incident reportedly occurred at around 10:30 am, and the students were protesting for their “rights”. Reportedly, around 15 students barged into the Students and projects section, and confined some of the teachers to the chairs. Further details on the matter are awaited.
BJP Telangana President Bandi Sanjay Kumar has been arrested, amid a protest call in Jangaon district. On August 23, the state police detained Kumar along with other BJP leaders, who allegedly protested outside residence of TRS MLC K Kavitha. It is to be noted, BJP alleged MLC Kavitha to be involved in the Delhi Excise Liquor Scam issue, which is being investigated by the CBI.
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Monesa Mubarez is fighting for Afghan women's rights against the Taliban government. There are no women in the Taliban government's cabinet, and the Ministry of Women's Affairs was closed. Despite the risk of being beaten and detained by Taliban members, she participated in various rallies. "We fight for our own freedom, we fight for our rights and status, we work for no country, organization or spy agency," told Mubarez.
FIR Lodged Against Congress Leaders By Delhi Police For Nationwide Protest Over Price Hikes, Unemployment
Delhi Police lodged an FIR against Congress leaders in association with their demonstration on August 5 against price hikes and unemployment. As per reports, names of several leaders are also listed in the FIR. The complaint was brought under Indian Penal Code Sections 186 (voluntarily obstructing any public servant in discharge of his public function), 188, 34, and 332 (voluntarily causing hurt to deter a public servant from his duty).
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Concerned about the anti-Agnipath protests across India, the Ludhiana Railways beefed up security and made elaborate arrangements. On June 20, Ludhiana Police alerted officials and deployed heavy security to ensure no unfortunate incidents happen at Ludhiana Railway Station. "We have done special deployment of Rapid Action Force. Many people have been arrested," said the official. Notably, on June 19, a group of youths protested and stormed… read-more
The protests in view of the BJP leader's Prophet Mohammad remark continued in Srinagar, as the region observed a shutdown on June 17. The business establishments, shops, and other markets were shutdown in Sringar, against the remark. However, buses and public transport were running smooth without any disturbance. Furthermore, security forces deployed on alert, to avoid any further unfortunate incidents in the Valley for maintenance of law… read-more
In Telangana's Secunderabad Railway station, angry students set ablaze trains, demanding withdrawal of Central Government's "Agnipath" army recruitment scheme. The army aspirants along with the National Student's Union of India, staged protest, prevailing tension in the Telangana region. Protestors even started stone-pelting at buses and trains, worsening the situation. Furthermore, besides Telangana, students in… read-more
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