Saturday, 28 May, 2022

Topic: protests

BHU defends ‘inclusive culture’ as ABVP & ‘students’ protest V-C’s presence at campus iftaar

Protests began soon after photos of V-C attending iftaar function at Mahila Mahavidyalaya were posted on Twitter. BHU says iftaar at the university has been a years-old tradition.

‘Gandhian’ agitation to ‘dirty dozen’ protest: Mumbai heats up day after Nawab Malik arrest

Members of the ruling MVA coalition and opposition BJP took to the streets of Mumbai to accuse each other of 'misuse of power' after ED arrested minister Nawab Malik Wednesday.

Resident doctors across India threaten shutdown of services after police ‘crackdown’ in Delhi

RDAs say the protest will continue until the Delhi Police apologises for its alleged crackdown on resident doctors Monday, and the counselling for NEET PG begins.

Many Class 12 students of West Bengal board declared failed, protests across state

The agitating students said with no exams having taken place this year due to Covid, they were baffled by the evaluation process. Out of total candidates, 97.69 % have passed.

Congress to hold nationwide ‘symbolic protest’ against rising fuel prices on 11 June

Congress's KC Venugopal said in a letter to state units that there should a visible public campaign and demand for a rollback the price rise.

Lakshadweep administration issues new order to deploy govt officials in fishing boats

The administration's decision comes amid protests by islanders against its 'reform' measures. Lakshadweep MP Mohammed Faizal termed the administrative decisions as a 'mockery'.

SubscriberWrites: Expression of dissent cannot occur on the streets of Delhi but in the voting booth

For Anmol Singhal, protests in Parliament or against government policy like the farm laws, cause civil inconvenience and undermine democracy.

France advises its citizens in Pakistan to leave country as violent protests grow

The Tehreek-i-Labaik Pakistan, a banned, radical religious group, took to streets Monday to force the government to expel the French envoy over 'blasphemous' caricatures.

Why protests can’t fight state power: Just check out Myanmar, Belarus, Hong Kong, Russia

It certainly seems easier to start revolutions than to influence their course. The 12-year era of street protests resulting in regime changes looks to be over.

Bihar Special Armed Police Bill passed as House calls in police to control protests

The Nitish Kumar govt and state opposition have been rowing over the bill, which allows police to conduct searches and arrests without a warrant.

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For India, economic disorder is a reality to be reckoned with, but it also presents an opportunity

Economic consequences of multiple, random elements of disorder have been disorienting. The cycle of events could even end the Chinese super-growth story, which could benefit India.

RBI sets aside more money for rainy day, payout drops

The central bank approved the transfer of 303.1 billion rupees to the government from its surplus funds, a third of the 991.2 billion rupees it had given last year.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.