The murder of 19-year-old Ankita Bhandari in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, allegedly by a BJP leader's son Pulkit Arya have created rukcus in the region, On September 24, protestors staged dharna, turned violent and burnt the resort, owned by Pulkit where, the 19-year-old girl worked as a receptionist. They also demanded justice and strict punishment for Arya, who is suspected to have killed Ankita. Meanwhile, police arrested the accused and… read-more
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Protesters who invaded President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's residence on July 9 in the midst of the country's greatest economic crisis alleged to have recovered a huge sum of money from the mansion. The retrieved funds were given over to security personnel. Thousands of protesters stormed the presidential mansion, demanding President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's resignation. They also stormed into Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's private mansion and… read-more
Thousands of demonstrators who were asking for the resignation of Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa scaled security barriers and invaded his official mansion. They scaled security barriers to get inside, dodging tear gas and water cannons as Rajapaksa departed the premises. The military and police were unable to control the mob. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has convened an emergency meeting of party leaders to examine the issue… read-more
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Congress lodged a case against Delhi Police personnel for mistreating protestors on June 15. The complaint was filed at the Tughlak Road Police Station in the district of New Delhi. “This is blatantly criminal trespass. The Goondaism and Delhi Police has reached its zenith. We are protesting in a democratic way but this goondaism will not be tolerated,” Congress leader Randeep Surjewala stated.
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In a tragic incident, a truck rammed into a group of protestors in J&K's Udhampur district, killing three and leaving three others injured, on April 8. The protestors had staged a protest demanding the water supply in the area to be fixed. The truck driver wrongly calculated the blind curve and hit the group of protestors, reported PTI. Reportedly, the injured are being treated, with one in critical condition.
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