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Farm bills protest: Tractor set on fire at India Gate

28 Sep 2020

Farm bills protest: Tractor set on fire at India Gate

A tractor was set on fire at the India Gate in New Delhi early Monday morning in protest against the contentious farm bills, the police said.

Two officers shot in US city amid Breonna Taylor protests

24 Sep 2020

Two officers shot in US city amid Breonna Taylor protests

Two police officers were shot on Wednesday during protests in the US city of Louisville against a grand jury's decision to not charge any officer in the killing of Breonna Taylor.

Sweden: Riots in Malmo after far-right activists burn Quran

29 Aug 2020

Sweden: Riots in Malmo after far-right activists burn Quran

Violent protests broke out in the Swedish town of Malmo late Friday after a Quran-burning incident earlier in the day.

Jail inmate attacks disgraced singer R Kelly: Here's why

28 Aug 2020

Jail inmate attacks disgraced singer R Kelly: Here's why

R Kelly, currently incarcerated at Metropolitan Correctional Center, Chicago "isn't doing well."

US police shoot Black man as children watch, says attorney

24 Aug 2020

US police shoot Black man as children watch, says attorney

Months after the killing of George Floyd in the United States sparked global Black Lives Matter protests, a Black man was shot at by cops seven times in the US state of Wisconsin.

All sacked cops involved in George Floyd case face charges

04 Jun 2020

All sacked cops involved in George Floyd case face charges

After over a week of intense protests in the United States against the death of a Black man in police custody, new charges have been introduced against all four sacked police officers involved.

US: Teargas fired at peaceful protest for Trump's photo-op

02 Jun 2020

US: Teargas fired at peaceful protest for Trump's photo-op

United States President Donald Trump on Monday said that he would deploy the military if local police cannot stop the violence at protests against the death of George Floyd.

US cities order curfews amid protests against George Floyd's death

31 May 2020

US cities order curfews amid protests against George Floyd's death

As protests against the death of a Black man in police custody continued to intensify in the United States, multiple cities ordered curfews.

How the George Floyd case sparked violent protests across US

30 May 2020

How the George Floyd case sparked violent protests across US

The death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, has sparked protests across the United States. Floyd died after a white cop knelt on his neck for several minutes during an arrest in Minneapolis.

Trade unions plan May-22 nationwide protest against labor law suspension

15 May 2020

Trade unions plan May-22 nationwide protest against labor law suspension

To oppose the suspension of labor laws in some states, 10 central trade unions have decided to hold a nationwide protest on May 22.

Surat: Migrant workers' protest turns violent; police lob teargas shells

04 May 2020

Surat: Migrant workers' protest turns violent; police lob teargas shells

A clash broke out between migrant workers and police officials in Gujarat's Surat on Monday.

CAA: Shaheen Bagh protesters meet with Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal

21 Jan 2020

CAA: Shaheen Bagh protesters meet with Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal

A delegation of protesters from Delhi's Shaheen Bagh met with the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Anil Baijal, on Tuesday.

Delhi: After ticket distribution, BJP workers protest outside party office

19 Jan 2020

Delhi: After ticket distribution, BJP workers protest outside party office

Workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday staged a protest outside the party's office in New Delhi over the distribution of tickets for the upcoming Assembly elections.

#JNUViolence: Delhi Police detains JNU students marching towards Rashtrapati Bhavan

09 Jan 2020

#JNUViolence: Delhi Police detains JNU students marching towards Rashtrapati Bhavan

Delhi Police on Thursday stopped a huge protest march by the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University and detained some students as they attempted to march towards the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

#JNUViolence: Masked miscreants attack JNU students, teachers; 20 injured

05 Jan 2020

#JNUViolence: Masked miscreants attack JNU students, teachers; 20 injured

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) of Delhi witnessed massive violence on Sunday evening when a group of masked miscreants barged into the campus and attacked students and teachers.

UP Police serves notice to dead man after anti-CAA protests

03 Jan 2020

UP Police serves notice to dead man after anti-CAA protests

Much has been said about Uttar Pradesh Police's handling of protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in the state last month.

Assam: Videos of police violence at anti-CAA protests viral

02 Jan 2020

Assam: Videos of police violence at anti-CAA protests viral

Reports of police brutality emerge from Assam as protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act continued on the first day of the new year.

Protests against Raveena Tandon, Farah Khan, Bharti Singh in Punjab

29 Dec 2019

Protests against Raveena Tandon, Farah Khan, Bharti Singh in Punjab

On Friday, peaceful protests were carried out in several parts of Punjab against actor Raveena Tandon, director/choreographer Farah Khan, and comedian Bharti Singh, for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of the Christian community on a television program.

Go to Pakistan, says Meerut SP while threatening anti-CAA protestors

28 Dec 2019

Go to Pakistan, says Meerut SP while threatening anti-CAA protestors

Days after five people were killed in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut amid violence over the Citizenship Amendment Act, a shocking video clip has surfaced.

Box office: 'Good Newwz' collects Rs. 17.5cr on first day

28 Dec 2019

Box office: 'Good Newwz' collects Rs. 17.5cr on first day

2019's last Bollywood movie Good Newwz looks like a blockbuster, already.

Adityanath's 'revenge': Rampur seeks Rs. 14.86 lakh in protest damages

25 Dec 2019

Adityanath's 'revenge': Rampur seeks Rs. 14.86 lakh in protest damages

Last week, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had vowed to take "revenge" against people responsible for damage to public property during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act.

UP cop, shot at during CAA protests, saved by wallet

22 Dec 2019

UP cop, shot at during CAA protests, saved by wallet

By some stroke of luck, a police constable in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad escaped death during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act on Saturday.

Muzaffarnagar: 60 shops closed after Adityanath seeks 'revenge' over violence

22 Dec 2019

Muzaffarnagar: 60 shops closed after Adityanath seeks 'revenge' over violence

Over 60 shops in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar were sealed following violent protests in the city.

"Cop said he would tear my beard" Journalist detained; released

21 Dec 2019

"Cop said he would tear my beard" Journalist detained; released

As protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act raged across the nation, the situation in Uttar Pradesh seems to have gotten out of hand.

No nationwide NRC announced, says government as CAA protests continue

21 Dec 2019

No nationwide NRC announced, says government as CAA protests continue

The protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) have spread across the nation in just over a week.

Bengaluru anti-CAA protest: Historian Ramachandra Guha detained

19 Dec 2019

Bengaluru anti-CAA protest: Historian Ramachandra Guha detained

Noted Historian Ramachandra Guha was on Thursday detained by the police during a protest at the Town Hall in Bengaluru.

CAA: Section-144 imposed at Delhi's Red Fort, across UP, Bengaluru

19 Dec 2019

CAA: Section-144 imposed at Delhi's Red Fort, across UP, Bengaluru

As nationwide agitation over the Citizenship Amendment Act continues to grow, authorities moved to foil protests planned for Thursday.

Day after Seelampur violence, Section 144 imposed in Northeast Delhi

18 Dec 2019

Day after Seelampur violence, Section 144 imposed in Northeast Delhi

Early on Wednesday morning, the police imposed Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) in the North East Delhi district of the national capital.

IITs to DU: Protests spread across nation after Jamia violence

16 Dec 2019

IITs to DU: Protests spread across nation after Jamia violence

After violence broke out at Jamia Millia Islamia University campus on Sunday, student-led protests spread to other parts of the country.

Jamia violence: SC to hear plea tomorrow, if rioting stops

16 Dec 2019

Jamia violence: SC to hear plea tomorrow, if rioting stops

After a violent clash at the Jamia Millia Islamia campus on Sunday evening, the Supreme Court on Monday said that it will hear a plea against police action at the university.

#CitizenshipAct protests in Delhi turn violent; buses set on fire

15 Dec 2019

#CitizenshipAct protests in Delhi turn violent; buses set on fire

As protests against the newly-enacted Citizenship Act entered the third day in the national capital, a protest march in South Delhi organized by students of Jamia Millia Islamia turned violent on Sunday evening.

After supporting CAA, BJP's ally to move SC against law

15 Dec 2019

After supporting CAA, BJP's ally to move SC against law

As the uproar over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act continues to intensify, a key ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Assam has decided to move the Supreme Court against the contentious law.

After violent student-police clash, Jamia Millia Islamia postpones exams

14 Dec 2019

After violent student-police clash, Jamia Millia Islamia postpones exams

A day after Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia students clashed with police forces during a protest over the Citizenship Act, the university postponed its semester examinations.

Assam: Guwahati Police Commissioner sacked amid Citizenship Bill protests

12 Dec 2019

Assam: Guwahati Police Commissioner sacked amid Citizenship Bill protests

As protests rage in Assam over the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, the Police Commissioner of Guwahati, Deepak Kumar, has been removed from his position, officials said.

Protests erupt against Ashutosh Gowariker's 'Panipat' in Rajasthan: Here's why

08 Dec 2019

Protests erupt against Ashutosh Gowariker's 'Panipat' in Rajasthan: Here's why

Ashutosh Gowariker's much-anticipated period drama Panipat, that released this Friday, has landed itself into yet another major controversy. Protests have erupted in parts of Rajasthan against the film's content.

Mumbai: Two senior citizens faint protesting over PMC Bank crisis

19 Oct 2019

Mumbai: Two senior citizens faint protesting over PMC Bank crisis

As depositors of scam-hit Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative Bank (PMC) staged a protest outside the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) headquarters in Mumbai on Saturday, two senior citizens, who had joined the protest, fainted.

Farooq Abdullah's sister, daughter detained during Srinagar protests

15 Oct 2019

Farooq Abdullah's sister, daughter detained during Srinagar protests

On Tuesday, the police detained several women activists in Srinagar for protesting against the Centre's move to repeal Jammu and Kashmir's special status.

Mental Health isn't fashion: Model protests over Gucci's 'straitjacket' collection

24 Sep 2019

Mental Health isn't fashion: Model protests over Gucci's 'straitjacket' collection

On Sunday, Gucci debuted its spring/summer 2020 collection during the Milan Fashion Week.

Hong Kong International Airport cancels all flights after thousands protest

12 Aug 2019

Hong Kong International Airport cancels all flights after thousands protest

The Hong Kong International Airport authorities have canceled all the flights coming in and out of the city after thousands of anti-government protesters, clad in black, flooded the airport causing "serious" disruption.

Zomato 'forcing' us to deliver beef and pork: Delivery executives

11 Aug 2019

Zomato 'forcing' us to deliver beef and pork: Delivery executives

The delivery executives of India's leading online food delivery platform, Zomato, in West Bengal's Howrah have alleged that the company is hurting their religious sentiments by "forcing" them to deliver beef and pork.