Kallakurichi: Protests over death of class 12 girl turn violent, sec 144 imposed until July 31

The protests demanding justice for the death of a Class XII girl student of Sakthi Matriculation school at Kaniyamoor near Chinna Salem in Kallakurichi district, turned violent. The post-mortem report revealed the girl died of hemorrhage and shock due to multiple injuries. While the final opinion on chemical analysis is still pending, relatives deemed the report fake. Kallakurichi district collector, P N Sridhar has issued restraining orders under Sec 144 till July 31 in Kallakurichi Taluk and some parts of Chinnasalem Taluk following riot in Kaniyamoor. DGP C Sylendra Babu appealed to the people to maintain calm and warned against resorting to violence.

published on : 17th July 2022

Sri Lanka anti-govt protestors recover millions of rupees from Gotabaya mansion, says media report

The anti-government protesters in Sri Lanka who took over President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's official residence have claimed to have recovered millions of rupees inside his mansion. A video is being shared on social media showing the protesters counting the currency notes. The recovered money was said to be handed over to the security units, the Daily Mirror newspaper reported.

published on : 11th July 2022

Agnipath: 500 trains cancelled, security beefed up in several states over Bharat Bandh

In view of the Bharatbandh call by some organisations as a protest against the Agnipath scheme, security has been beefed up in several states. Tight security forces are deployed in Bihar, Vijayawada, West Bengal's Howrah and Punjab to tackle any crisis that may arise. Parts of Delhi witnessed traffic jams as several roads were blocked ahead of the Congress' protest against the Agnipath and ongoing Rahul Gandhi's ED grilling.

published on : 20th June 2022

Agnipath protests spread to Telangana after Bihar, UP; Trains and stations vandalised

The government’s new recruitment scheme #Agnipath which led to protests in different parts of the country has spread to Hyderabad now, after Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, with protestors setting at least seven trains on fire at Secunderabad railway station and ransacking the entire railway station premises, on Friday morning.

published on : 17th June 2022

Prophet row: Violence erupts; Two dead in Ranchi, over 200 arrested in UP

In a recent development, two people died and many including security personnel were critically injured in the violence that erupted in Ranchi on June 10. The incident took place during the protest against suspended #BJP leader #NupurSharma who made controversial remarks on #ProphetMuhammad.

published on : 12th June 2022

Farmers' Protest: Heavy security deployment continues at Tikri border as stir enters day 74

Heavy security deployment continued at the Tikri border (Delhi-Haryana border) on Sunday morning as farmers' protest against three agriculture laws enters the 74th day.

published on : 7th February 2021

Farmers' protest: No 'chakka jam' on Feb 6 in Delhi, says Rakesh Tikait

As the farmers continue their agitation against farm laws at various borders of the national capital, the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Thursday informed that three-hour-long 'chakka jam' on February 6 will not take in Delhi.

published on : 5th February 2021

Greta Thunberg, others join Rihanna to extend support to farmers' protest in India

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg and US Vice President Kamala Harris' niece are among several people from the international community who have come out in support of the farmers protest against the Centre's new agriculture laws.

published on : 3rd February 2021

Farmers Protest: Suspension of internet service extended at borders

Farmers Protest: Suspension of internet service extended at borders

published on : 1st February 2021

After Singhu, now tensions at Tikri border as 'locals' protest against farmers

The Tikri border, one of the epicentres of the agitation against the Centre's farm laws, witnessed tense moments on Friday as a group of people claiming to be locals staging a protest demanding removal of the #farmers​ there.

published on : 30th January 2021

Anti-farmers mob goes on a rampage at Singhu border; protest site sealed

Clashes broke out between agitating farmers and a large group of people claiming to be locals at the Singhu border on Friday as police resorted to lathi-charge and used tear gas shells to disperse the crowd.

published on : 29th January 2021

Protesting farmer dies as tractor overturns at ITO: Delhi Police

A protesting farmer died after his tractor overturned at Central Delhi's ITO during the farmers' tractor parade on Tuesday, police said. They said the details about the deceased are yet to be gathered.

published on : 27th January 2021

Delhi Chalo: With tableaux against agri laws, farmers march to capital for Republic Day kisan parade

The stage is set for one of biggest rallies to be held in India. Farmers from Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan are on their way to the national capital to take out their tractor parade on Republic Day, in protest against the new agriculture laws.

published on : 25th January 2021
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