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BRS To Protest Against Govt's Failure, Will Boycott President's Address At Budget Session

Protesting against the failure of the PM Narendra Modi-led Central Government, the K Chandrashekar Rao-led Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) decided to boycott the address of President Droupadi Murmu.  On January 31, President Murmu will address the joint sitting of parliament, marking the beginning of the 2023-2024 Union Budget Session. "boycotting in protest against the failure of BJP-led NDA government at the Centre on all fronts of governance… read-more

Tue, 31 Jan 2023 - 11:23 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: BRS, K Chandrashekar Rao, Union Budget Session, Droupadi Murmu, Protests

Kashmiri Pandit Protest

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Kashmiri Pandits Protest Against Latest Target Killing, Blocks Jammu-Akhnoor Road

Hundreds of protesting displaced Kashmiri Pandit employees, who are seeking their relocation from the valley, blocked the Jammu-Akhnoor road. On October 15, they called for a protest against the latest targeted killing of their community member by terrorists in the valley. Puran Krishan Bhat was fired upon by terrorists near his residence in the Chowdhary Gund area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district this afternoon, resulting in his death. … read-more

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 08:34 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Kashmiri Pandits, Block Roads, Jammu-Akhnoor Road, Protests, Target Killing

Punjab Farmers Protest

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Farmers Protests Against Union Govt, Demands Sacking Of Minister Ajay Mishtra

Farmers in Punjab staged a protest and demanded sacking of Union minister of state for home Ajay Mishra, amid the Lakhimpur accident, in which eight people, including four farmers, were killed. The Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee (KMSC) blocked rail traffic for three hours from Monday noon on the first anniversary of the Lakhimpur Kheri violence. "We are holding protest at 17 locations in the region," said Sarwan Singh Pandher.

Mon, 03 Oct 2022 - 02:07 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Lakhimpur Accident, Punjab Farmers, Protests, Rails Blocked, Union Minister Ajay Mishtra

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Tamil Nadu Loom Industry

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Tamil Nadu Weavers Enters 4th Day Strike Against Tariff Hike With Rs 35 Cr Loss

In Tamil Nadu, the power loom weavers' strike entered its fourth day on September 19. Notably, the weavers are protesting against the authority, with a  demand to roll back tariff hike imposed, which is a major concern. In addition, due to the strike, the loom industry in Tamil Nadu suffered a loss of over Rs 35 crores. read-more

Mon, 19 Sep 2022 - 04:01 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Power Loom Industry, strike, Tamil Nadu, Two Districts, Protests

Courtesy: India.com

Lufthansa Airlines

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Pilot Strike Of Lufthansa Airlines Creates Ruckus At Delhi Airport

A huge ruckus was reported at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, after German carrier Lufthansa airlines cancelled almost all passenger and cargo flights on September 2.  The flights were cancelled from Frankfurt and Munich, due to planned strike action by pilots. Notably, the pilots staged a protest strike, amid a hike in salary demands. The cancellation had a direct effect in Delhi, where people gathered outside the airport, demanding… read-more

Fri, 02 Sep 2022 - 01:35 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Lufthansa, Munich, Pilot Strike, Delhi Airport, Protests

Anna Canteens

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Tension Prevails In Kuppam After Unidentified People Attacks Anna Canteens

Tension prevailed in Kuppam district after some miscreants attacked Anna canteens, near the bus stand of Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh. Upon hearing of the attack, the TDP leader rushed and staged a protest demanding strict action against the culprit. They also alleged the involvement of the YSRCP workers behind the attack, which happened for the second time in the past two days. Recently, some people attacked Anna canteens in AP.

Tue, 30 Aug 2022 - 03:47 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: TDP, YSRCP, Anna Canteens, Chittoor, Protests

Courtesy: The Times of India

MLA Raja Singh Protests

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Protests Erupt In Old City After Release Of Suspended BJP MLA Raja Singh

MLA Raja Singh's controversy intensified with extreme protests in Old City, on August 24. Muslims across the Old City gathered and protested demanding action against the suspended BJP MLA Singh over his 'Prophet Muhammad' remark. To control the situation, police shut down petrol pumps in the Old City, especially the Nampally Court, which rejected his remanded order of Singh, and ordered for his release.

Wed, 24 Aug 2022 - 05:31 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: MLA Raja Singh, Old City, Hyderabad Police, Prophet Muhammad, Protests

Courtesy: Financial Express

Karnataka HC

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Karnataka HC Directs Govt To Strictly Adhere To Regulations During Protests

Karnataka High Court ordered authorities to closely enforce the "Licensing and Regulation of Protests, Demonstrations and Protest Marches (Bengaluru City) Orders 2021" in order to resolve public interest litigation. The Karnataka Police Act directives limit demonstrations in Bengaluru to "Freedom Park." After protests and rallies on March 2, last year created huge traffic problems in the city, the court began the PIL on its own. 

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 - 01:10 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Karnataka, High Court, Protests, rules, State Government

Lucknow University

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Protests Prohibited On Campus Of Lucknow University Prior To NAAC Inspection

Protests, "dharnas," and processions are all prohibited on the Lucknow University (LU) campus. Proctor Rakesh Dwivedi announced in a circular that no meetings will be permitted on university grounds owing to the district administration's application of Section 144. The movement was prompted by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) team's anticipated visit to the main LU campus on July 21-23. 

Tue, 19 Jul 2022 - 04:53 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Lucknow, University Students, Protests, Banned, NAAC

Gotabaya Rajapaksa

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Rajapaksa Signs Resignation Papers, Public Announcement On July 13: Sri Lanka

After months of protest by Sri Lanka citizens, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa finally signed his resignation letter dated July 13. The papers were signed on July 11, and were given to a senior government official. Notably, the resignation letter will be handed over to the speaker of Parliament, who will make a public announcement. With this, on July 13, Sri Lanka will be free from the presidency of Gotabaya Rajapaksa, officially.

Tue, 12 Jul 2022 - 04:01 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Sri Lanka President, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Sri Lanka Speaker, Public Announcement, Protests