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Top Lankan bureaucrat handling security resigns over failure to curb violence on May 9 

On May 9, violence erupted in Sri Lanka after supporters of former prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa attacked peaceful anti-government protesters demanding his ouster.

published on : 23rd May 2022

Women protesters storm Cannes premiere of 'Holy Spider' with smoke devices

Security seemed unfazed by the event, allowing the protesters to be filmed and photographed.

published on : 23rd May 2022

Family welcomes baby girl 4 years after losing son during anti-Sterlite protest

Baskar’s and Muthulakshmi’s son B Ranjith Kumar was one among the 13 people shot dead by police during the anti-Sterlite protests in Thoothukudi four years ago.

published on : 23rd May 2022

Tamil Nadu family welcomes baby girl after losing 22-year-old son

Reluctant to believe that his life had ended, Baskar and Muthulakshmi decided to give birth to another child in memory of Ranjith. Sai Ranjini is now eight months old.

published on : 23rd May 2022

Victims, kin unhappy with CBI probe into Sterlite case 

They urged the court to order a re-investigation into the case in order to find the culprits.

published on : 22nd May 2022

Woman storms Cannes red carpet to protest Ukraine rapes

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said last month investigators had received reports of "hundreds of cases of rape" in areas previously occupied by Russian troops.

published on : 21st May 2022

Sri Lanka's CID interrogates top police officer in connection with violence on May 9

On May 9, violence erupted in Sri Lanka after supporters of former prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa attacked peaceful anti-government protesters demanding his ouster.

published on : 21st May 2022

Lady Hardinge doctors call off stir but with security rider

According to an official order, the matter of physical assault of some doctors on duty was brought up on May 18.

published on : 20th May 2022

Thoothukudi firing case: Victims’ families call CBI report a sham

Around 13 people were killed in the police firing during the anti-Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi on May 22, 2018.

published on : 20th May 2022

Lankan PM to present 21st Amendment next week as country decreases limit of foreign currency people can hold

The 21st Amendment is expected to annul the 20A in the Constitution, which gives unfettered powers to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa after abolishing the 19th Amendment that will strengthen Parliament.

published on : 19th May 2022

Sri Lankan protesters include Tamil victims in war memorial

Protesters gathered outside the president's office and prayed for all those who died in the 26-year civil war, including Tamil civilians, Tamil rebels, and government soldiers. 

published on : 19th May 2022

Panchamsalis to protest outside CM’s house 

The seer recalled the 23-day protest launched by Yatnal at Freedom Park in Bengaluru before pitching the demand during the session. 

published on : 19th May 2022

Congress to stage silent protest today over the release of  AG Perarivalan

Meanwhile, former TNCC president S Thirunavukkarasar said Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi had never said these convicts should not be released.

published on : 19th May 2022

Punjab farmers end protest after AAP government accepts several demands

The development came after representatives of more than 20 farmer bodies held a marathon meeting with Mann at Punjab Bhawan here.

published on : 18th May 2022

Police use water cannons, baton-charge to quell protesting ABVP activists in Kolkata

An officer of the Bidhannaagar Police Commissionerate said around 100 ABVP members turned violent when they were stopped near Bikash Bhavan.

published on : 18th May 2022
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