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  • Russia fines Twitter $117,000 for not taking down calls to protest Apr 03, 2021 11:39 AM IST

    Russia fines Twitter $117,000 for not taking down calls to protest

    The court found Twitter guilty on three counts of violating regulations on restricting unlawful content, ordering the company to pay three fines adding up to 8.9 million rubles (about $117,000).

  • Ashoka University resignations: All the developments so far Mar 21, 2021 01:32 PM IST

    Ashoka University resignations: All the developments so far

    Faculty wrote to the vice chancellor and board members to state their “deep anguish” over Pratap Bhanu Mehta’s resignation, and noted that his exit sets a "chilling precedent for future removals of faculty.”

  • Are trade unions and strikes called by them losing shine? Here’s what data show Mar 01, 2021 03:06 PM IST

    Are trade unions and strikes called by them losing shine? Here’s what data show

    Reported industrial unrest incidents among larger firms have been declining thanks to low success in achieving outcomes and reduced negotiating power by workforce or trade associations.

  • The changing dynamics of protests around the world Aug 04, 2020 01:39 PM IST

    The changing dynamics of protests around the world

    With the gradual lifting of lockdown measures and in the absence of tangible solutions, the frequency, scope and size of protests will likely surge, with more targeted and focused demonstrations expected in coming months

  • Why India should have Hong Kong's back Jun 05, 2020 11:58 AM IST

    Why India should have Hong Kong's back

    Standing up for Hong Kong is in India's interest — both economically and diplomatically

  • Coal mining in rainforests will destroy Assam’s precious ecology Jun 05, 2020 09:29 AM IST

    Coal mining in rainforests will destroy Assam’s precious ecology

    At a time when we need massive afforestation, the government’s decision to further destroy the Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary and Elephant Reserve is alarming — and needs to be withdrawn

  • George Floyd death protests | Have to collectively push for equal justice, examine nation's 'tragic failures', says Former US president Bush Jun 03, 2020 08:00 AM IST

    George Floyd death protests | Have to collectively push for equal justice, examine nation's 'tragic failures', says Former US president Bush

    George Floyd, a 46-year-old African-American, was handcuffed and pinned to the ground in Minneapolis on May 25 by a white police officer who kneeled on his neck as he gasped for breath.

  • Fresh trouble as New York imposes curfew amid George Floyd protests Jun 02, 2020 09:05 AM IST

    Fresh trouble as New York imposes curfew amid George Floyd protests

    With an 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew, New York joined other cities around the country in imposing such measures after days of unrest. The limit on a city of more than 8 million people comes after months of restrictions already imposed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Police fire rubber bullets, tear gas to disperse peaceful protest near White House Jun 02, 2020 08:00 AM IST

    Police fire rubber bullets, tear gas to disperse peaceful protest near White House

    Law enforcement, including officers on horseback, moved on protesters in Lafayette Park, across the street from the White House as Trump made his remarks from the Rose Garden.

  • Donald Trump declares he's president of law, order amid protests Jun 02, 2020 07:27 AM IST

    Donald Trump declares he's president of law, order amid protests

    As Trump spoke, an incredible TV split screen developed around the White House. While he addressed the nation in the White House's idyllic Rose Garden, a series of military vehicles rolled out front on Pennsylvania Avenue and military police and law enforcement clashed with protesters at Lafayette Park.

  • Jamia students protest outside varsity campus against CAA Dec 21, 2019 05:10 PM IST

    Jamia students protest outside varsity campus against CAA

    The demonstration, begun by woman students of the central varsity, was later joined by its male students as well as alumni and "outsiders", with the protestors ranting the air with slogans like "Ladke lenge azadi" (get independence after fighting) and "Inquilab Zindabad".

  • Opinion | Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of Citizens: The evils that aren't Dec 21, 2019 11:54 AM IST

    Opinion | Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of Citizens: The evils that aren't

    Rather than rejecting the CAA-NRC combination as ‘anti-Muslim’, the concern of informed citizens should have been that the CAA-NRC combination is ‘pro-efficiency’ ensuring safeguards, due process and inbuilt checks to avoid panic and glaring errors

  • Mamata warns of strict action amid vandalism across Bengal over citizenship law Dec 15, 2019 09:35 AM IST

    Mamata warns of strict action amid vandalism across Bengal over citizenship law

    The West Bengal CM also appealed to people to maintain peace and tranquillity and protest democratically.

  • Editors Guild seeks withdrawal of I&B Ministry's advisory to TV channels Dec 15, 2019 08:12 AM IST

    Editors Guild seeks withdrawal of I&B Ministry's advisory to TV channels

    The Guild said it believes that the media's overall commitment to responsible coverage of developments in the country should not be questioned through such an advisory.

  • Portion of railway station complex in Bengal's Howrah set on fire by protesters Dec 14, 2019 03:40 PM IST

    Portion of railway station complex in Bengal's Howrah set on fire by protesters

    Hundreds of people protesting against the amended Citizenship Act since morning had blocked roads in and around the Sankrail railway station and had set a few shops on fire, police sources said

  • RJD calls for Bihar bandh on Dec 21 in protest against citizenship law Dec 14, 2019 11:00 AM IST

    RJD calls for Bihar bandh on Dec 21 in protest against citizenship law

    The party has been going through a rough patch since the Lok Sabha polls this year wherein it put up its worst-ever performance and failed to win a single seat.

  • Paris braces for second wave of protests over rising fuel costs Nov 24, 2018 09:10 AM IST

    Paris braces for second wave of protests over rising fuel costs

    Security forces are concerned that far-left and far-right extremists may infiltrate the demonstrations, escalating the crowd-control challenges

  • The Podcast Weekender — Imran Khan as PM, filing IT returns, the Mittals, World Bank index, and Maharashtra protest Jul 28, 2018 11:19 AM IST

    The Podcast Weekender — Imran Khan as PM, filing IT returns, the Mittals, World Bank index, and Maharashtra protest

    Here's a round up of what happened during the week.

  • 'Jallikattu' stir spreads across TN, CM to meet PM tomorrow Jan 18, 2017 06:40 PM IST

    'Jallikattu' stir spreads across TN, CM to meet PM tomorrow

    Thousands of students today gathered on the sands of Marina here as protests demanding lifting of the ban on bull-taming sport 'jallikattu' snowballed across Tamil Nadu.

  • Trump asks people to stop harassment of Muslims, Latinos Nov 14, 2016 11:22 AM IST

    Trump asks people to stop harassment of Muslims, Latinos

    Saddened by the reports of harassment of Muslims, African-Americans and Latinos following his victory in the election, President-elect Donald Trump has for the first time publicly asked people to "Stop it".

  • Imran Khan's party wins in Karachi, protests expected May 20, 2013 12:31 PM IST

    Imran Khan's party wins in Karachi, protests expected

    Both the MQM, angry at the accusations, and the PTI have called for protests on Monday which often turn violent in Karachi, Pakistan's biggest city.

  • Afzal Guru hanged: Curfew in Kashmir, 2 injured in protests Feb 09, 2013 01:00 PM IST

    Afzal Guru hanged: Curfew in Kashmir, 2 injured in protests

    Afzal Guru has been buried inside the Tihar jail complex, a prison official told PTI on Saturday. "He (Guru) was buried near jail number three," he added. This was similar to the case of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab, who was buried in Pune's Yerwada jail soon after his execution.

  • Police constable collapsed, wasn't beaten up: Eyewitness Dec 26, 2012 10:58 AM IST

    Police constable collapsed, wasn't beaten up: Eyewitness

    A person, who claims to be an eyewitness to constable Subhash Tomar's injury at India Gate during the anti-rape protests, has debunked the Delhi Police's claim that the constable was beaten up by protesters. He said the constable was not assaulted by protesters but simply collapsed while walking.

  • Delhi protests tone down after police constable‘s death Dec 26, 2012 08:37 AM IST

    Delhi protests tone down after police constable‘s death

    Protests in Delhi over the brutal rape of a 23-year-old have calmed down. On Tuesday, constable Subash Tomar was laid to rest with full state honours. He was injured in clashes with protestors and succumbed to his injuries.

  • Gangrape issue: BJP to meet Prez for special Parl session Dec 24, 2012 04:02 PM IST

    Gangrape issue: BJP to meet Prez for special Parl session

    In a medical update of the rape survivor, doctors said she was still on ventilator and had bouts of vomiting on Sunday night. The doctors were doing a detailed check up of the woman now.

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