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RS adjourns for 50 mins after protests over Kasganj violence

New Delhi, Feb 2, Noisy protests by Samajwadi Party members over communal clashes at Kasganj in Uttar Pradesh forced the adjournment of the Rajya Sabha this morning. The newly-elected members of Aam Aadmi Party too were seen raising slogans against sealing drive in the national capital in the Well of the House, along with the

Akali, Congress workers show black flags to Kejriwal

Mohali, Nov 15, Akali Dal and Congress members today showed black flags to the cavalcade of the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal who came here to meet his Haryana counterpart, Manohar Lal Khattar, to discuss air pollution. Protesters, outside the Chandigarh international airport, raised slogans against Kejriwal demanding the resignation of the leader of the

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar to prevent protests

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar to prevent protests

Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city on Monday to prevent separatist-called protests against growing incidents of braid chopping in the Kashmir Valley.According to the police, restrictions were imposed in the areas of Khanyar, Rainawari, Nowhatta, M.R. Gunj, Safa Kadal, Maisuma and Kralkhud.   Shops, public transport and educational institutes remained closed here and

Youth Congress protests against attack on Rahul Gandhi’s convoy

DP Correspondent , Ludhiana:-Rahul Gandhis convoy attack. The Ludhiana Youth Congress staged protest against the attack on Congress National vice president Rahul Gandhi, with divided house on Saturday.The perfect example of factionalism was seen when two protests were held by Ludhiana Youth congress at the same time and on same issue. One protest was staged

Taslima Nasreen denied entry into Aurangabad, sent back from airport

Controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen was sent back to Mumbai from Aurangabad airport after protests by a group of people against her visit to the city, police said today.Nasreen landed at the Chikalthana Airport last evening from Mumbai.Police stopped the author from stepping out of the airport, where a crowd had gathered shouting slogans like

Jalalabad remains centre of protests

Ferozepur: There was a time when Lambi Assembly constituency as well as the Patiala Assembly constituency were known as the high profile Assembly constituencies of the Punjab state. The reason was that these constituencies had been represented by the two chief ministers of Punjab. Whosoever wanted to highlight his problems, they used to choose these

Congress protests over death of cows in govt Gaushala at Lalru

Chandigarh: The controversy over the deaths of cows in the gowshala situated in village Magra due to cold and shortage of fodder has further deepened and Congress party has launched a massive protest over the issue with PPCC General Secretary Deepinder Singh Dhillon leading the protests. The Congress leaders stage a massive dharna in front

Both houses of parliament adjourned after demonetisation protests

New Delhi: Both houses of Parliament were adjourned till noon on Friday minutes after members assembled amid loud protests over the government’s demonetisation move. Opposition members created ruckus in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha to protest the spiking of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes that has led to currency crunch in the country.

Lok Sabha adjourned after opposition protests demonetisation

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha was adjourned within minutes of convening on Friday as opposition members protested loudly and demanded a debate on the government’s demonitisation move under rules than entail voting. Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said the poor were suffering due to the spiking of 500 and 1,000 rupee notes. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth

Anti-Trump protests continue for 5th day

New York: Anti-Donald Trump protests continued for the fifth day across the US opposing the Republican’s shocking victory in last week’s presidential election. In Manhattan, a group gathered on Sunday to demonstrate against the President-elect’s immigration policies, CNN reported. “The main purpose is to tell Donald Trump he can’t just deport 11 million undocumented people,”

Cong protests against Modi, SAD-BJP govt

Jalandhar: Congress party workers led by PPCC General Secretary Vikramjit Singh Chaudhary on Sunday held a protest against BJP-led Centre government and SAD-BJP-led Punjab governments in Goraya. A protest march was carried out in the main bazar here where Chaudhary along with congress workers burnt the effigies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister

Cong to stage state-wide protests today

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress chief Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday announced statewide protests in all the districts on Friday over ex-serviceman Subedar Ram Kishen Grewal’s suicide and the “shabby and inhumane” treatment meted out to the deceased jawan’s family members. Lashing out at the Narendra Modi-led central government in general and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in

Captain Amarinder Singh

Ex-serviceman’s suicide: Pb Cong announces protests tomorrow

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress chief AmarinderSingh today announced statewide protests in all the districts tomorrow over ex-serviceman Subedar Ram Kishen Grewal’s suicide and the “shabby and inhumane” treatment meted out to the deceased jawan’s family members. Lashing out at the Narendra Modi-led central government in general and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in particular, he said both

Pak summons Indian envoy; India protests over unprovoked firing

Islamabad/New Delhi: India today protested to Pakistan over the unprovoked firing from across the border to give cover to infiltrators when its Deputy High Commissioner was summoned for the fourth time in just over a week over alleged “unprovoked ceasefire violations”. “Director General (South Asia & SAARC) Mohammad Faisal summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J

Anti-Pak protests rock Jammu city over Uri terror attack

Jammu: Massive protests were held here on Monday against the terrorist attack on an Army base in North Kashmir’s Uri town in which 18 soldiers were killed with protestors burning Pakistani flags and its effigies.College and university students, lawyers, political parties, traders and various other organisations took out separate protest rallies in solidarity with the

Arrest Valtoha or brace for statewide protests, says Capt Amarinder

Sending a message of ‘justice for dalit’ in the dalit bastion -Doaba belt, Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president Capt Amarinder Singh on Saturday, sought immediate arrest of SAD leader Virsa Singh Valtoha, for his caste slur against party’s Dalit leader MLA Tarlochan Singh Soond, in ‘shoegate’ incident. Capt Amarinder said that Congress will stage

Karnataka protests Cauvery water order with day-long shut-down

Bengaluru:  Karnataka is protesting the state government’s release of Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu, based on a Supreme Court directive, with a shut down on Friday. The day-long protest is being spearheaded by as many as 500 pro-Kannada organisations, which represent sections including farmers, traders and businesses. Security has been stepped up and more

Despite protests & complaints, sand trolleys & scattered garbage not removed in ward No.31

Ludhiana: Despite various protests and written complaints to Municipal Commissioner, Ludhiana, Ghanshyam Thori, till date no action has been taken by authorities for the welfare of the city residents. Karaj Singh, president of the Residents’ Association said that they are sick and tired of complaining to the councillor of the area and MC Commissioner over this

Homeless movement protests mar Olympics football semi-final

Sao Paulo (Brazil): Protests marred the semi-final match between Germany and Nigeria in the Olympic men’s football competitions here. The match, played at the Arena Corinthians Stadium here on Wednesday, was marked by a protest against the government of the interim president Michel Temer, led by the Homeless Workers’ movement (MTST), reports Efe. Nearly 5,000

Members of Maha Sabha, an NGO, to stage protest against corrupt practices by political leaders on I-Day

Ludhiana: The members of Maha Sabha, an NGO, will wear the black ribbons and stand at various chowks to create awareness among people to mark the protest against encroachments and corruption by the political leaders and their supporters, on Independence Day on August 15. They would pay the tribute to the martyrs and speak with the