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Bihar: Crores of people form massive human chain against dowry, child marriages

Responding to a call by the Nitish Kumar-led NDA government, crores of people joined the gigantic human chain that stretched for an estimated 13,660 km and crisscrossed all the 38 districts.

published on : 21st January 2018

J-K: Restrictions in Srinagar ahead of separatist protest march

The separatist camp had called for protest march on the 28th anniversary of "Gaw Kadal Massacre" in which 55 people were allegedly killed and many injured.

published on : 21st January 2018

Dutch far-right protest against government, Islam

The protest by around 700 right-wing supporters comes as Dutch political parties gear up for local government elections in March.

published on : 21st January 2018

Students, parents protest Centre's bid to rejig NEET syllabus less than 100 days before exam

A senior official in the HRD ministry, however, said that one possible option to avoid introducing major changes in NEET syllabus is possible by basing it only on the common portion of all curricula.

published on : 19th January 2018

Maharashtra farmers, activists protesting against Nanar plant threatened by Shiv Sena: Narayan Rane

Maharashtra Swabhiman Party President Rane accused the Shiv Sena of threatening farmers and leaders opposing the upcoming mega-refinery project at Nanar in Konkan.

published on : 19th January 2018

Protest against Vairamuthu for remark against Hindu goddess, demand apology

Protesters, including Vaishnavites, devotees of Lord Vishnu and members of Brahmin Association, gathered near South Taluk office in Chennai and raised slogans against Vairamuthu.

published on : 17th January 2018

Over 50 activists arrested for staging protest against Union minister Anant Kumar Hegde in Kalaburagi 

The arrested activists included Dalit leader Vithal Dodmani and leader of Janawadi Mahila Sanghatane Neela K,  and many women activists.

published on : 17th January 2018

Bill seeking to curb student unions: Jadavpur University students lift gherao of VC after assurance

University authorities gave a written assurance to form a panel to forward the demand of the students not to impose students’ council by diluting the existing students’ union.

published on : 17th January 2018

Iran authorities should listen to popular demands: Ex-president Mohammad Khatami

Iran's former president Mohammad Khatami on Tuesday called on authorities to listen to popular demands after a wave of deadly unrest over economic woes.

published on : 16th January 2018

Kolkata: Jadavpur University students gherao Vice-Chancellor against bill curbing student unions

JU students are demanding revocation of a bill that dissolves students’ unions by wresting authority on university executive councils to conduct student elections.

published on : 16th January 2018

Kolkata: Protests in Jadavpur University over bill seeking to dissolve students unions

The agitating students are demanding immediate revocation of the bill, which had been passed in the West Bengal Assembly last year.

published on : 16th January 2018

Ethiopia to free opposition leader, hundreds of others

The release of Merera, chairman of the opposition Oromo Federalist Congress, has been a key demand of protesters from the country's largest ethnic group, the Oromos.

published on : 15th January 2018

Iran says hundreds of protesters released from detention; at least 25 killed during unrest

The protests, which began three weeks ago, were initially sparked by anger at the weak economy and official corruption.

published on : 14th January 2018

Iran says 55 still jailed in Tehran after protests

Iran says 55 people are still being detained in the capital after hundreds were arrested during a wave of anti-government protests.

published on : 14th January 2018

Iran protests: Government lifts block on Telegram

Telegram, which counts some 25 million users in Iran, was blocked on mobile phones during the five days of unrest that hit dozens of cities over the new year. 

published on : 14th January 2018
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