Protests

Release panel’s findings on Thoothukudi firing: CPM

Addressing media persons on Friday, Balakrishnan dubbed the massacre the first brutal attack unleashed by police in Tamil Nadu since Indian independence.

published on : 20th August 2022

Anti-Sterlite protests: Activists elated as commission calls for action against officials

Welcoming the commission’s report that recommended action against police officials and district collector present during the anti-Sterlite agitation, activists burst firecrackers here on Friday. 

published on : 20th August 2022

Anti-Sterlite protests: 17 cops may face action

The commission, which submitted its report to Chief Minister M K Stalin on May 18, 2022, has recommended criminal action against 17 police officials.

published on : 19th August 2022

Farmers lift blockade from one side of Jalandhar-Ludhiana stretch in Punjab's Phagwara

The decision came after Punjab Agriculture Minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal said his government has withdrawn the letter of open auction of the Phagwara sugar mill property.

published on : 13th August 2022

Sugarcane dues: Farmers block second side of national highway in Punjab's Phagwara

Roads leading to Hoshiarpur, Nawanshahr and Nakodar were also blocked by parking tractors, leading to traffic snarls.

published on : 12th August 2022

'Democracy is dead in India': Congress leaders choose black outfits to protest against price rise

During the price rise debate in Parliament, BJP members said they can't see inflation, so, today by wearing black we expressing that the government must open their eyes to the reality, a leader said.

published on : 5th August 2022

Protests limited to Freedom Park, action against violators: Karnataka HC

Placing it before the court, the state government informed that action will be taken against any person found to be violating the provisions of the order.

published on : 2nd August 2022

Punjab farmers squat on rail tracks as part of SKM's protest against Centre over MSP, Lakhimpur violence

Bhartiya Kisan Union (Lakhowal) general secretary Harinder Singh Lakhowal said trains will be stopped from 11 am till 3 pm in Punjab.

published on : 31st July 2022

PM Modi congratulates new President Wickremesinghe; bats for stability, economic recovery

The Prime Minister also conveyed that he looked forward to working closely with the Sri Lankan President for the mutual benefit of people.

published on : 26th July 2022

‘Vandalised school in Kallakurichi not fit for use; all furniture has been damaged or stolen’

After the riot on July 17, entry to Sakthi Matriculation Higher Secondary School in Kaniyamoor has been restricted as police are conducting an investigation.

published on : 26th July 2022

'Just look at a picture of Ranil': Sri Lanka president gets long-sought win, steep challenges

He has moved quickly to consolidate his position since lawmakers elected him this week to finish the term of his predecessor, ousted President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

published on : 24th July 2022

Row over turban, kada: UP school withdraws ‘anti-Sikh’ order after parents protest 

The school principal said the decision was not meant to hurt religious sentiments and narrated an incident wherein two students had a scuffle and one of them got injured by the Kada worn by the other.

published on : 24th July 2022

Sri Lanka crisis: India, China extend olive branches to the island nation; citizens feel brunt of fuel shortage

Under its ‘Neighbourhood First’ policy, India has extended support to the island nation by giving short-term and long-term loans.

published on : 23rd July 2022

'IF'...: Warped mandate for Kipling-lover Wickremesinghe, winning over Sri Lanka daunting

Much water has flowed since the early years of his political leadership and Wickremesinghe is no longer hailed as the "Mr Clean" of Sri Lankan politics...

published on : 21st July 2022

'Worried turbulence in Sri Lanka may continue': Chidambaram on Wickremesinghe's election as President

Veteran politician Wickremesinghe was on Wednesday elected as Sri Lanka's president by lawmakers, in a rare move that could provide continuity for crucial discussions with the IMF for a bailout deal.

published on : 21st July 2022

Fresh protests in Sri Lanka as Ranil Wickremesinghe wins presidential elections

Despite former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa fleeing the country following massive protests, his ruling party managed to get his proxy Wickremesinghe elected as successor.

published on : 21st July 2022

India, Sri Lanka likely to begin trading in Indian Rupee

Sources say since Ranil Wickremesinghe is viewed as a friend of India, there is every possibility of INR trading getting the go-ahead.

published on : 21st July 2022

Unpopular Sri Lankan PM Wickremesinghe elected president; risks new turmoil

Many also blame Wickremesinghe for protecting Rajapaksa, and during demonstrations last week, crowds set his personal residence on fire and occupied his office.

published on : 20th July 2022

Irrespective of who becomes next Sri Lankan President, India should keep helping Lanka: Opposition leader Premadasa

Premadasa's appeal came hours after the Modi government told an all-party meeting in New Delhi that India is naturally worried over the Sri Lankan crisis.

published on : 20th July 2022

Indian official injured in crisis-hit Sri Lanka, High Commission urges citizens to make movements safely

Sri Lanka is witnessing a public unrest due to the unprecedented economic crisis followed by a political turmoil in the country.

published on : 20th July 2022
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