protests

TSRTC JAC leaders Ashwathama Reddy, Raji Reddy, roughed up, taken into custody

Sad day for democracy says Raji Reddy after cops break into his house; Ashwathama to continue protest from the hospital.

published on : 18th November 2019

Hong Kong officer hit by arrow as activists vow to 'squeeze economy'

Activists have vowed to "squeeze the economy" as the increasingly divided city reels from one of the worst weeks of violence in the months-long crisis.

published on : 17th November 2019

French protesters, police clash on yellow vest anniversary

Yellow vest protesters are staging nationwide demonstrations this weekend in a bid to prove their movement is still a force to be reckoned with, a year after the first giant demonstration in 2018.

published on : 16th November 2019

JNU seeks police action over ‘vandalism’

Authorities file complaint after defacement of walls of administrative block; students deny it is vandalism

published on : 16th November 2019

Over 150 universities supported JNU protest against the hostel fee hike: JNUSU

Facing an intense agitation for over two weeks, the JNU administration partially rolled back the hostel fee hike for BPL students not availing any scholarship.

published on : 15th November 2019

Objectionable messages found written on base of Vivekananda statue at JNU, varsity to file FIR

Representatives of the JNUSU denied their involvement in the incident and said they will issue a statement soon.

published on : 14th November 2019

Chinese state media deletes Hong Kong curfew tweet

The tweet from the fiercely nationalistic Global Times was live for little over half an hour before it vanished.

published on : 14th November 2019

Tear gas grenades kill four protesters in Baghdad: Medics

Amnesty International found that demonstrators suffered gruesome wounds and death after the grenades embed inside their heads.

published on : 14th November 2019

Schools closed as protests out chokehold on Hong Kong

Authorities ordered schools and universities to close until next week, while hospitals deferred non-emergency operations.

published on : 14th November 2019

Hong Kong Police say protesters out of control, deny curfew

With no end to the protests in sight, the beleaguered police force is appointing a group of prison guards as special constables.

published on : 14th November 2019

JNUSU, faculty plan march to Jantar Mantar against hostel fee hike

The Executive Council is the highest decision-making body of the Jawaharlal Nehru University.

published on : 14th November 2019

Chaos in Hong Kong as pro-democracy protests 'blossom everywhere'

The chaos was part of largely anonymous protest movement's new strategy of "blossom everywhere", in which small groups target as many parts of the city as possible  to cause maximum disruption.

published on : 13th November 2019

Mainland China students flee Hong Kong over protest violence fears

A group of mainland students at CUHK attempted to depart the campus Wednesday morning over safety concerns but had to be shuttled away by boat because they were unable to leave via obstructed roads.

published on : 13th November 2019

JNU agitation draws support from institutes, political parties

The JNU students are demanding the withdrawal of the draft hostel manual, in which service charges of Rs 1,700 were introduced and the one-time mess security fee, which is refundable.

published on : 13th November 2019

Students protest ‘brutal’ police attack on JNU counterparts   

The protesters raised slogans against the 'commercialisation' of education and the police’s intervention in 'democratic' protests of students.

published on : 13th November 2019
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