‘Hopeless’ young protesters seek help of psychologists
As protests, mostly student–led, become the order of the day against the backdrop of discontent in society with the passage of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), sections of the youth now need the help of counsellors and clinical psychologists to cope with a growing sense of hopelessness.
Heartening to see protesters’ belief in constitution: Pranab Mukherjee
Pranab Mukherjee said that the last few months have witnessed people, ...
Protester interrupts US Senate impeachment trial
A protester briefly interrupted the U.S. Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump ...
Delhi polls: Kejriwal breaks silence on Shaheen Bagh, says 'protest, don't inconvenience'
Thousands of people, including women and children, have been protesting since December 15 at Shaheen Bagh, Jamia Millia Islamia as well as o...
Anti-CAA protesters 'chased away' in Varanasi; demonstrations in Rae Bareli, Azamgarh
Police "chased away" the women and youth who had descended on the Varanasi's Baniabagh ground on Thursday in protest against the CAA amid reports of similar demonstrations from Rae Bareli and Azamgarh.
Shaheen Bagh protests a threat to security: Vijay Goel
Goel also praised Delhi Police for containing the “threat to security” due to the protest at Shaheen Bagh. “What is happening in Shaheen Bagh is a very big threat to security. Who are they to tell whether an ambulance or a bus will pass through the road or not,” Goel said at a press conference.
Supreme Court to hear plea against imposition of NSA amid anti-CAA protests
Anil Baijal on Jan 10 extended detaining powers to Delhi Police under the NSA for a three-month period starting January 19. This allows police to detain a person for 12 months without trial. Sharma has made the Ministry of Home Affairs and the governments of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Manipur parties to the plea.
'Free to leave': Nitish Kumar to Pavan Varma amid rift over CAA
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday slammed party leader Pavan Varma for publicly questioning the JD(U)'s tie-up with the BJP for ...
The cost of protests at campuses
Educationists and marketing pundits concur that expressing dissent on campuses by students through protests is normal, and acceptable. However, some caution when protests stretch too long and send the functioning of an institute into a tailspin, it can potentially impact the reputation of the institute.
Periyar controversy: Rajinikanth faces protests, Police deployed near his residence
Police forces have been deployed near Rajinikanth's residence at Poes Garden today as Thanthai Periyar Dravidar Kazhagam is staging a protes...
Puttu and Kadala back on Indian Railways menu after protests
Rail passengers from Kerala are elated to find the ethnic Malyalam dishes back in the railway's menu. Kerala's traditional food items such as appam, eggcurry, puttu and kadala curry have replaced north indian delicacies that received a backlash from the Malyalis. IRCTC has presented alist of delicacies to be served by its local vendors in Kerala.
Despite protests, CAA will not be withdrawn: Amit Shah
Addressing a rally here in support of the CAA, Shah also declared that construction of a Ram temple “touching the skies” in Ayodhya will begin within three months. He said there is no provision in the amended law for taking anyone's citizenship away. “A canard is being spread against the CAA by the Congress, SP, BSP, and Trinamool Congress.”
Protest as much as you want, CAA won't be withdrawn: Amit Shah in Lucknow
Attacking the opposition for "misleading" people on the Citizenship Amendment Act, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said the law wil...
Women protesting on the streets while men sleeping comfortably in a blanket: Yogi Adityanath
"Now they don't even have the courage to protest themselves ... because they know that if they resort to arson and damage to public property their own property will be seized , so they have started positioning the women and children of the house on the streets," said Adityanath.
Digvijaya Singh meets Shaheen Bagh protesters, says CAA, NRC and NPR against constitution
Congress leader Digvijaya Singh, who visited Shaheen Bagh area on Monday late night, said that CAA, NRC, and NPR are against the Constitutio...
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