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Kolkata taxi drivers go on strike for sixth time in a month

Aug 28, 2014

Kolkata taxi drivers go on strike for sixth time in a month

Once again commuters were at their wits' end in Kolkata as taxis remained off the roads on Thursday with drivers participating in a march to the state transport department headquarters in protest against "police atrocities". #India #Kolkata #protest #Police #Calcutta #Strikes #taxis #Left #cabs
Is Imran Khan the biggest threat to democracy in Pakistan?

Aug 27, 2014

Is Imran Khan the biggest threat to democracy in Pakistan?

On the website of the leading Pakistani daily Dawn, two (of the four) articles in the section dedicated to editorials are as follows: 'PTI's bizarre proposals' and 'The mask of anarchy'. #Pakistan #Nawaz Sharif #Imran Khan #Pakistan government #Pakistan Politics #Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf #Pakistan protest
Medha Patkar objects changes to  Land Acquistion Act, warns NDA of nationwide stir

Aug 26, 2014

Medha Patkar objects changes to Land Acquistion Act, warns NDA of nationwide stir

Opposing possible changes in the Land Acquistion, Resettlement and Rehabilitation Act, 2013, social activist Medha Patkar today warned the NDA government of a tough resistance across the country. #NewsTracker #Medha Patkar #Land Acquisition Act #Protests #NDA #NDA Government #stir #nationwide stir
Despite SC order, protests continued at Islamabad's Constitution Avenue

Aug 26, 2014

Despite SC order, protests continued at Islamabad's Constitution Avenue

Protesters Tuesday continued to occupy Islamabad's Constitution Avenue despite the Supreme Court's order to vacate the area, Dawn online reported. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Constitution Avenue #protesters
Kashmir Opp protests against Omar govt over amnesty to stone pelters

Aug 26, 2014

Kashmir Opp protests against Omar govt over amnesty to stone pelters

There was ruckus in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly on Tuesday as the opposition PDP legislators disturbed the proceedings of the house. #Politics #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #Omar Abdullah #Valley #National Conference #protest #Opposition #PDP #Stone-pelters #State ASsembly

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From AAP to BJP: Protest politics is a case of serpent eating its own tail

Mar 06, 2014

From AAP to BJP: Protest politics is a case of serpent eating its own tail

Intellectuals, writers and commentators, who embraced the A-word to denounce AAP forgot it completely when Reddy, Kumar and Chouhan used the tool of dharna to express similar angst. #BJP #Narendra Modi #PoliticalPlay #Arvind Kejriwal #Kiran Reddy #Shivraj Chouhan #AAP #protest politics
Moral of Subrata Roy's story: don't mess with SC, public sentiment

Mar 06, 2014

Moral of Subrata Roy's story: don't mess with SC, public sentiment

The judiciary is not something to be scoffed at and neither is public sentiment. #HowThisWorks #India #Business #Delhi #Supreme Court #protest #Subrata Roy #Sahara #lUCKNOW #Ink

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Moral of Subrata Roy's story: don't mess with SC, public sentiment

Aug 26, 2014

Time for justice in cases of Michael Brown, Eric Garner

Now that the marches and protests are over, it’s time to bring the Eric Garner and Michael Brown cases into courtrooms...
Moral of Subrata Roy's story: don't mess with SC, public sentiment

Aug 25, 2014

College Students Hold Worldwide #HandsUp Walk-Out For Michael Brown

During Michael Brown's funeral, students held peaceful protests at college around the world...
Moral of Subrata Roy's story: don't mess with SC, public sentiment

Aug 28, 2014

Hong Kong Lawyers to Offer Pro Bono Aid to Protesters

Dozens of Hong Kong lawyers are lining up to offer pro bono assistance to pro-democracy protesters, highlighting the legal community's concern over potential infringement on the city's judicial independence...