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May Day protesters call for better wages and end to deportations

May 02, 2016

May Day protesters call for better wages and end to deportations

Seattle police used pepper spray on Sunday evening to disperse black-clad anti-capitalist May Day protesters authorities say threw rocks, flares and Molotov cocktails #Donald Trump #NewsTracker #Protests #illegal immigrants #Seattle #May Day #US President Barack Obama
Tourism industry leaders and workers protest Centre's denial of airport in Agra

Apr 22, 2016

Tourism industry leaders and workers protest Centre's denial of airport in Agra

Tourism industry leaders and workers here held a demonstration against a move by the central government to locate an international airport project at a place other than Agra. #NewsTracker #Agra #Tourism #Protests #Taj Mahal #airport #terminal #Kheria #tourism workers
Handwara crisis: J&K HC directs SP to allow minor girl to meet family and legal team

Apr 21, 2016

Handwara crisis: J&K HC directs SP to allow minor girl to meet family and legal team

At the centre of the protests in Handwara sparked by the molestation of a young school girl, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court directed the police superintendent to allow the minor to meet her mother and lawyers. #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #Protests #Mehbooba Mufti #Kupwara #molestation #Handwara #Handwara crisis
Bengaluru erupts as garment workers take to the streets

Apr 20, 2016

Bengaluru erupts as garment workers take to the streets

Garment workers torched furniture during the protest over EPF withdrawal norm. As tension escalated in Karnataka's capital, 62 people, including 24 policemen were injured in the violence. #Bengaluru #Protests #ImagesOfTheDay #EPF #garment workers
Panama Papers after effects: Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson to take over as new PM of Iceland; protests continue

Apr 07, 2016

Panama Papers after effects: Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson to take over as new PM of Iceland; protests continue

Iceland's new rightwing government was to take office on Thursday, under fire from the start as the opposition sought a vote of no-confidence and maintained calls for a quick election to be held. #NewsTracker #Money laundering #PM #Protests #Iceland #Panama Papers #Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson #Prime Minister resigns #Offshore money accounts
Peaceful protest an essential enabler but shouldn't be used to paralyse society: India

Mar 27, 2016

Peaceful protest an essential enabler but shouldn't be used to paralyse society: India

The right to peaceful protests cannot be taken away from people but any protest or demonstration should also not be allowed to paralyse the life of civilised society, India has told the UN human rights body. #World #India #United Nations #UN #TheySaidIt #Protests #Human Rights #Ajit Kumar
Indonesia drivers stage violent anti-Uber protests

Mar 22, 2016

Indonesia drivers stage violent anti-Uber protests

Thousands of Indonesian taxi and motorised rickshaw drivers staged a violent protest Tuesday against Uber and other ride-hailing services, blocking major roads in the capital, clashing with drivers from app-based rivals and setting tyres alight. #NewsTracker #Indonesia #Protests #Uber #anti-Uber #illegal taxis
Stir at Jantar Mantar demanding SC status for Dalit Christians and Muslims

Mar 10, 2016

Stir at Jantar Mantar demanding SC status for Dalit Christians and Muslims

Various organisations today staged a demonstration at Jantar Mantar here demanding that Scheduled Caste (SC) status be extended to Dalit Christians and Muslims as well. #Jantar Mantar #Delhi #NewsTracker #OBC #SC #Protests #ST #Dalit Christians #Caste reservations #Dalit Muslims
Haryana Jat quota row: Why charade of providing quotas for electoral gains will continue

Mar 05, 2016

Haryana Jat quota row: Why charade of providing quotas for electoral gains will continue

What could, should, and needs to be done is to face the issue of reservations squarely, in the public domain, in an open national debate. Let every political party say honestly what its stand on reservations is. Those who are not in favour of caste-based reservations need to have the courage to not choose candidates for elections on the basis of caste and to stop asking for votes on the same basis. #ConnectTheDots #Haryana #Protests #Jat #Voters #Manohar Lal Khattar