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Revenue department employees protests outside MLA Bains office, accuses him of blackmailing

DP Correspondent , Ludhiana:-MLA Bains office. The large number of revenue department officials and employees staged protest outside the office of Lok Insaaf party (LIP) MLA Simarjit Sing Bains from Atam Nagar on Friday. The protesters accused MLA Bains for blackmailing, unnecessary interference in department and threatening the officials. The delegation of Revenue Patwar Union

Unrest in Kashmir: Protesters clashes with Security Forces

Unrest in Kashmir: Protesters clashes with Security Forces. SRINAGAR: Clashes broke out between protesters and security forces in Nowhatta area of Srinagar city and in Shopian town in south Kashmir today, police said. Groups of youth indulged in sloganeering and stone pelting on security forces in Nowhatta here soon after Friday congregational prayers ended at

Police use lathis, water cannons on Congress protesters, 4 hurt

Chandigarh: Activists of the Chandigarh Territorial Congress Committee (CTCC) faced water cannons at the hands of the UT police when they were trying to march towards the Deputy Commissioner’s Office on Friday. The activists attempted to gherao the office in protest but were intercepted by the police near Parade Ground. The protesters were led by

Protesters burn effigies of PAU authorities

Ludhiana:Dalit organisation protesting in front of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) gate number 2, entered the 6th day. Organisations who have installed a tent near gate number 2 at Ferozepur road of the Varsity claimed that their warnings were falling in deaf ears of the authorities who were not even ready to listen to them. Traffic

Police lathicharge protesters, slap case for blocking traffic

Ludhiana: The minor scuffle after the road rage took ugly shape when a taxi driver along with his supporters staged protest and blocked road outside Mini secretariat complex on Friday afternoon. To tackle with the situation the police latchicharged the protestors and opened the traffic for commuters. The division number 8 police have booked 13

Sikh protesters lift dharna after 36 hours

Jalandhar: Sikh protesters have lifted their dharna from Kapurthala Chowk Jalandhar after 36 hours on Sunday at 8 pm. Dharna witnessed heated arguments between protesters and police officers throughout the day but at last the issue was solved amicably. Jalandhar, Police Commissioner, Arpit Shukla, his counterpart from Ludhiana, Jatinder Singh Aulakh, and Jalandhar DC, KK

Brazil cracks down on Olympics protesters

Rio de Janeiro:  Rio Olympics organizers threw their weight behind a police crackdown on Brazilians holding up signs in stadiums against unpopular interim president Michel Temer, despite accusations of censorship. “We are alerting the public that these kinds of manifestations are not allowed inside the venues,” Rio 2016 organizing committee spokesman Mario Andrada told journalists

Breaking- Police detain farmers in Bathinda

Bathinda: The local police have detained the farmers before reaching the protest venue in Bathinda, on Tuesday. The farmers have schduled their massive protest to make any important announcement. Acting on the tip off the police have detained the farmers by putting the naka’s at borders of

Breaking- 3 TET protesters climbs atop water tank near CM residence in Badal

Muktsar: While continuing their protest for pressing their demands, three members of the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET)-Pass Unemployed B-Ed Teachers Union climbed atop a water tank close to CM residence in Badal village demanding to meet Punjab Chief Minister regarding their long pending

Three cops, several protesters injured in clash at Rampura Phul

Bathinda: Three cops and dozens of protesters sustained injuries in a clash that took place between the police and agitators belonging to different unions at Phul town in Bathinda distict. The fuming agitators also damaged a police vehicle in the brawl. Some unconfirmed reports also suggested that police had to open fire in the air

Protests at Trump rally in California

Los Angeles: Protesters gathered outside a rally for Donald Trump in California, as police braced for violence that has erupted at similar events for the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. The protesters chanted “No hate in our state” and carried signs that read “Dump Trump” as they marched near the San Jose Convention Center in northern