Protests

Year after Nigeria's deadly protests, police still accused

Last year's protests that erupted in Lagos were against a police unit known as Special Anti-Robbery Squad, or SARS, which faced widespread accusations of brutality, unwarranted arrests and bribery.

published on : 21st October 2021

Several 'rail roko' protesters booked in Haryana for blocking tracks

The protesters have been booked under various provisions of the Railways Act, they said, adding most of those booked were unknown.

published on : 19th October 2021

Land issue: NIMZ farmers stage protest

As many as 200 farmers from Nyalkal and Jharasangam mandals of Zahirabad reached the Collectorate and staged a dharna on Monday.

published on : 19th October 2021

'Rail Roko' protest paralyses services in Haryana and Punjab, mixed response in Uttar Pradesh

The New Delhi-Amritsar Shatabdi Express stopped near Shambu station as protesters blocked railway tracks near Sahnewal and Rajpura.

published on : 19th October 2021

Singhu border killing: NCM gives Khattar govt 15 days to file detailed report

The National Commission for Minorities on Monday sought a detailed report from the Haryana government on the killing of Lakhbir Singh at the Singhu border.

published on : 19th October 2021

Farmers' 'rail roko' stir: Not received any report of disturbance, say Delhi Police

Farmers squatted on rail tracks at several places as part of SKM's 'rail roko' protest over the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

published on : 18th October 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: 'Rail roko' affects 150 locations in Northern Railway zone, 60 trains affected

The Samyukt Kisan Morcha had said 'protests will be intensified until justice is secured' in the Lakhimpur Kheri case.

published on : 18th October 2021

Myanmar to free more than 5,000 jailed for anti-coup protests: PM Min Aung Hlaing

Myanmar has been mired in chaos since the coup, with more than 1,100 civilians killed in a bloody crackdown on dissent and more than 8,000 arrested according to a local monitoring group.

published on : 18th October 2021

Tens of thousands demonstrate in Rome against neo-fascists

Some participants waved flags reading “Si Vax,” a direct retort to the protesters armed with sticks and metal bars who trashed CGIL's Rome headquarters on Oct. 9.

published on : 16th October 2021

Varun Gandhi warns against 'Hindu vs Sikh' narrative in Lakhimpur violence

The Pilibhit MP said the struggle for justice in Lakhimpur Kheri is about the "cruel massacre of poor farmers in the face of an arrogant local power elite", and the issue has no religious connotations

published on : 10th October 2021

Lakhimpur will add charge to the anti-farm laws stir across India

The counter narrative - that the BJP entourage was attacked by farmers pelting stones and wielding lathis - has evaporated in the face of fresh evidence.

published on : 10th October 2021

PM Modi should express grief in Parliament over death of 750 farmers during protests: Rakesh Tikait

He alleged that the government's assurance that the system would continue is "only on paper" and the farmers want it in reality.

published on : 9th October 2021

UK plans protest crackdown after eco group blocks highways

Home Secretary Priti Patel said the government would “close down the legal loopholes” used by protesters, whom she labeled “criminals.”

published on : 5th October 2021

Lakhimpur violence: Video of black SUV running over farmers goes viral

Meanwhile, Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra reiterated that he would resign if there was a single piece of evidence indicating his son Ashish’s presence at the spot of the violence

published on : 5th October 2021

UP witnesses widespread protests over Lakhimpur Kheri incident

Protests and demonstrations were reported from various districts, including Banda, Chitrakoot, Mahoba, Hamirpur, besides Shahjahanpur, Pilibhit and CM Yogi Adityanath's home turf Gorakhpur.

published on : 5th October 2021
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