Wednesday, 28 September, 2022

Topic: protest

Why two key ‘cow constituencies’ are locking horns with BJP govt in poll-bound Gujarat

Cows overran streets last week during protest by charitable trusts over funds for gaushalas. Before that, govt withdrew cattle control bill after pressure from Maldhari community.

Punjab govt orders probe against girl arrested for ‘leaking objectionable videos of students’

Massive protests were held by Chandigarh University students Saturday who alleged that after the videos went viral online, women students living in the hostel attempted suicide.

Rahul, Priyanka detained as Congress mounts countrywide protests against price rise, unemployment

Congress president Sonia Gandhi leads the outcry in Parliament, following which MPs march towards Rashtrapati Bhawan. They were stopped by police at Vijay Chowk.

Congress workers held for ‘rail roko’ protests as ED questions Sonia in National Herald case

Protesters shouted slogans against the ED and the central government, as Sonia Gandhi appeared before the probe agency for the third round of questioning on Wednesday.

‘Vasooli sarkar’ — Rahul Gandhi slams Centre over rising prices of essential commodities

Congress leaders held a protest in the Parliament complex Tuesday, a day after the Goods and Services Tax on packaged food items such as milk and curd came into force.

Congress leaders protest against rising prices of commodities and LPG

The protest was held in the Parliament complex, a day after the Goods and Services Tax on packaged food items such as milk and curd came into force.

Agnipath is directed correctly. But Modi govt needs Amit Shah to budge

To make the MHA change its stance is a political responsibility, utilising the short-service prescription optimally a military responsibility. Both must be done.

Agnipath an ember that can consume India. Why it’s an invitation to civil war

The Agnipath scheme poses threat to the Indian national State itself as it can disperse violence and weaponry back to the social order.

Why IIM prof opted out of Gurugram college convocation over HUL invite, & what firm had to say

IIM-B prof Deepak Malghan declines invite to 15 June convocation of MDI Gurugram, which has invited Sanjiv Mehta, CEO and Managing Director of HUL, as chief guest.

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

78% of Indian abortions are outside clinics, even with a good law

Women have, and always will, need abortions. Our job as policymakers and programme implementers is to empower them to do so.
The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.


Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.