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Tag: Protesters

Hundreds Of Flights Cancelled From Hong Kong Airport

Hong Kong: Almost 200 flights out of the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) were cancelled on Tuesday, a day after thousands of anti-government protesters swarmed into one of the terminals of the airport, one of the world’s busiest, causing massive disruption and flight cancellations. At least 180 outbound flights have been cancelled, the airport said […]

Congress activists gherao Malkangiri Collectorate protesting lapses in paddy procurement

Malkangiri: Alleging lapses in paddy procurement in the district, Congress workers under the leadership of senior party leader Pradeep Majhi today staged a protest in front of the district Collector’s office. As per reports, the activists staged demonstration by keeping sacks of paddy on the road. The protestors alleged that despite having been opened for […]

Sabarimala: Protesters clash with police, women turned back

Sabarimala/Nilackal (Kerala): Protesters opposed to the entry of women in the 10-50 age group to the Sabarimala temple clashed with police and heckled women journalists as the pilgrimage season opened on Wednesday, with no woman in that group making it to the hill shrine despite police assurances. Shortly before the famed temple opened at 5 […]

Odisha teachers to continue agitation; threaten to resign en masse

Bhubaneswar: An inter-ministerial committee meeting held today to address the issues of agitating teachers ended inconclusively following which the protestors said that they will intensify their agitation and threatened to resign en masse. According to sources, while the State government sought 3 months time to resolve the issue, the agitating teachers said they want a […]

52 arrested for vandalism at Suraj Sponge Iron plant in Rajgangpur

  Sundergarh: The ongoing agitation of ‘Pathargadi Rudhibadi Manch’  took a violent turn on Monday after its members allegedly ransacked property inside Suraj Sponge Iron company premises in Rajgangpur. Alleging that the company illegally acquired land of their people, the protestors had staged a demonstration in front of the plant today. Later, the agitators ransacked […]

Violence breaks out at Aligarh Muslim University over Jinnah's portrait

  Aligarh: Violence broke out at the Aligarh Muslim University(AMU) campus today as the row over Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s portrait on the campus triggered a right-wing protest and sparring between BJP leaders. At least six people were injured when the police lobbed teargas shells to disperse AMU students, demanding the arrest of protesters who had […]