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Life post force-feeding Does Irom Sharmila have a reason to start eating?

Aug 21, 2014

Life post force-feeding Does Irom Sharmila have a reason to start eating?

The all important question now is where does Irom Sharmila go from here? What shape does her agitation take from this point? Will she eat now that the court has released her? #India #WhatNext #Manipur #protest #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #Northeast #Armed forces #heroes #Manipur court
Pakistan SC summons Imran Khan, Tahit ul-Qadri after parliament blockade

Aug 20, 2014

Pakistan SC summons Imran Khan, Tahit ul-Qadri after parliament blockade

Pakistan's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered opposition leader Imran Khan and cleric Tahir ul-Qadri to appear in court the following day #World #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Nawaz Sharif #Imran Khan #Democracy #Protests #Tahir-ul-Qadri
Pak crisis puts army back in control; protests in Islamabad

Aug 20, 2014

Pak crisis puts army back in control; protests in Islamabad

Even if, as seems likely, the Khan and Qadri protests eventually fizzle out due to a lack of overt support from the military, the Nawaz Sharif will emerge weakened from the crisis. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #ConnectTheDots #Nawaz Sharif #Imran Khan #Islamabad #Pakistani army #Pakistan Prime Minister #Sharif #Pakistan Awami Tehreek #Elections in Pakistan #Anti-Sharif protests #Tahir-ul Qadiri
Pakistan Imran Khan-led protesters breach red zone, march to parliament

Aug 20, 2014

Pakistan Imran Khan-led protesters breach red zone, march to parliament

Thousands of protesters marched to the Pakistani parliament on Tuesday as part of a bid to force the prime minister to resign, using a crane and bolt cutters to force their way past barricades of shipping containers in the capital Islamabad. #Pakistan #Nawaz Sharif #Imran Khan #Pakistan government #Pakistan Politics #Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf #Pakistan protest
Assam Police lathicharge, fire rubber pellets at protesters, 18 injured

Aug 20, 2014

Assam Police lathicharge, fire rubber pellets at protesters, 18 injured

At least 18 protesters were injured after police fired rubber pellets and resorted to lathicharge at Rangajan in Golaghat district of Assam along Nagaland. #India #Nagaland #NewsTracker #Assam #protest #Police #CRPF #Lathicharge #Golaghat #state border #rubber pellets #Uriamghat

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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 20, 2014

Ferguson protests lure many from across the U.S.

Illai Kenney, a telecommunications student in Washington, found herself mesmerized by the constant stream of images flooding into her Twitter feed of protests underway in the small town of Ferguson, half a continent away...
Moral of Subrata Roy's story: don't mess with SC, public sentiment

Aug 20, 2014

Anti-government protesters claim victory after occupying area around parliament

Jubilant anti-government demonstrators in Pakistan are claiming victory after tearing down barricades and occupying a key road outside Parliament, where they are demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif... #Pakistan #Nawaz Sharif #Islamabad
Moral of Subrata Roy's story: don't mess with SC, public sentiment

Aug 20, 2014

St. Louis-area cop suspended for threatening to kill media in Ferguson

A suburban St. Louis police officer who threatened to kill media members as he pointed his high-powered rifle at a group of people filming Tuesday night’s protests in Ferguson, Mo., has been suspended after video of the incident went viral Wednesday... #Pakistan #Nawaz Sharif #Islamabad