Himachal Pradesh Congress President Kuldeep Singh Rathore has reportedly warned CM Jairam Thakur of a state-wide protest after a plaque bearing Sonia Gandhi's name was allegedly removed from the Atal Tunnel. He called the act an "undemocratic, unconventional and illegal step" and demanded its re-installation. Reportedly, few other Congress leaders have filed a complaint to probe the issue. The leaders claimed that Sonia Gandhi had laid the… read-more
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The members of the Sikh Community carried out a rally on October 10 against the alleged manhandling of a 'Sikh man', identified as Balwinder Singh, by Kolkata police during a BJP rally. The uproar followed a viral video, wherein the police can be seen pulling Balwinder's turban. However, the police have denied the allegations saying that the turban fell "automatically" during the scuffle to seize the gun he was carrying.
Chinese social media star Lamu succumbed to her burn injuries on September 30 after her ex-husband immolated her a fortnight ago. The death of the influencer has sparked huge social media protest across China, condemning domestic violence. Reportedly, Lamu was set on fire by her ex-husband, Tang, when she was doing a live stream. Earlier, Lamu divorced Tang after continuously facing domestic violence.
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The people of Kerala held protests over the alleged rape of the COVID-19 positive teen on September 5, by an ambulance driver who already has a criminal record. The opposition, demanded the resignation from the state Health Minister K.K Shylaja, and blamed her for the crime. "The State did not care for the security of women and children and exposed them to crime wilfully," BJP state president added.
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On August 28, riots broke out on the streets of Sweden's Malmo city as hundreds of people gathered, hurling stones at police vehicles, and burning car tyres. Reportedly, the incident occurred when a copy of the Holy Quran was burned by right-wing extremists, after their Danish leader, Rasmus Paludan was denied permission to have a meeting in Malmo. Several videos of the violence surfaced online where rioters were seen chanting 'Allahu Akbar… read-more
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The residents of Dharchula in Uttarakhand have threatened the district administration to go on protest if a crucial road in Darma Valley is not reopened. The road connects to China border and the locals are dependent on it for transportation. "We are… read-more
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After a Shivaji Idol which was illegally erected, was brought down in Managutti village in Karnataka on August 7, the villagers protested for two days chanting slogans and demanding the re-erection of the idol. Laxman Nimbargi, the Superintendent of Police of Belagavi stated that, after a meeting with the village leaders, they've decided to re-erect the statue following the legal procedures this time.
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Founder leader of AIADMK party in Tamil Nadu, Maruthur Gopalan Ramachandran's (MGR) figure located at Puducherry-Villianur junction was found to be muffled up with a saffron shawl, on July 23 in the Union Territory. AIADMK MLA, Anbalagan arranged protests and raised the issue in the House on July 24. Meanwhile Puducherry Chief Minister, Velu Narayanaswamy assured that strict action will be taken against the offenders.
At the dawn of July 17 in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, unidentified people dishonored the statue of Periyar EV Ramasamy; commonly referred to as "Father of The Dravidian Movement", by throwing saffron paint on the statue. After the members of the 'Periyar Dravida Kazhagam' party staged protest near the statue, the police issued statement saying, "The statue has been cleaned. We will take action against the miscreants."
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Covid-19 cases have begun surging in the state of Florida, US. But the state’s anti-mask activists, with bizarre reasons for not wearing masks, held a rally at a restaurant on July 11, and opposed the state’s decision of making masks mandatory. "This is a virus that is very well contained. Everyone is responsible for their own health care decisions. We want our choices respected as well,” said one of the activists.