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Tag: Protests

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Sri Lanka Declares State Of Emergency Amid Unrest

Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Friday declared a state of emergency in the country giving the security forces wide authority to arrest and detain suspects with immediate effect.

Upset Over Unfulfilled Promises, Odisha Villagers Invite MLA To Inaugurate Fake Telecom Tower
Upset Over Unfulfilled Promises, Odisha Villagers Invite MLA To Inaugurate Fake Telecom Tower

After learning about his visit, the locals constructed a symbolic bamboo mobile tower and made an inauguration banner for the same bearing Dishari’s name on it.

Anganwadi Workers Hold Massive Protest Rally In Bhubaneswar; Demand Recognition, Wage Hike
Anganwadi Workers Hold Massive Protest Rally In Bhubaneswar; Demand Recognition, Wage Hike

The protesting workers demanded minimum of Rs 21,000 monthly salary and Rs 10,500 monthly pay for Anganwadi helpers.

Protest In Odisha's Bargarh As Hospital Wastewater Flows Into Pond, Farm
Protest In Odisha's Bargarh As Hospital Wastewater Flows Into Pond, Farm

Tukurla has a population of around 2,000 people and many depend on the pond water for bathing and cultivation.

WATCH: Defying Covid Norms, Thousands Gather To Protest Naming Of Navi Mumbai Airport

India has so far registered 50 cases of the 'highly virulent' Delta Plus variant, maximum of those in Maharashtra. But who cares? Public throws Covid norms to the wind. Massive protests erupted across Navi Mumbai over renaming of the upcoming international airport in the city.

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Anti-liquor Protest in Odisha: Women Take To Streets, Men Take The Spoils

Women launch anti-liquor protest. These are pictures of women ransacking a liquor shop. But all of it had a rather ironic ending. What you see here is people scrambling to collect liquor bottles, the ones that the women came out to destroy in the first place.

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Protests In Odisha Over Power Tariff Hike; Opposition Slams Govt

Bhubaneswar: Protests gained momentum in Odisha a day after Odisha Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) approved a hike in the existing power tariff in the State. Though there has been a rise of 30 paise per KWH/kVAh in power tariffs for the category of consumers other than BPL families and for irrigation, the decision to increase […]

Protests Continue Over Neelachal Ispat Disinvestment

Jajpur: Opposing privatisation of Neelachal Ispat Nigam Limited (NINL) at Kalinganagar in Jajpur, workers of the company have been staging protest for last 11 days. Members of Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) and the Congress party have joined the workers in their protest. The protesting workers have alleged that due to lapses on the […]

Delegation Led By Punjab MLA Meets Odisha Govt Over Mangu Mutt Demolition In Puri

Bhubaneswar: A delegation of Sikh community led by Punjab’s Lok Insaaf Party MLA Simarjit Singh Bains held a meeting with the representatives of Odisha government in Bhubaneswar on Monday and accepted that there was a misunderstanding over the demolition of Mangu Mutt in Puri. As per reports, Odisha Minister of State (Home) Dibyashankar Mishra, Former […]

NCPCR Asks All State Police Chiefs To Ensure Kids Are Not Misused In Protests

New Delhi: The apex child rights body National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has asked all state police chiefs to ensure that children are not misused by anyone for any unlawful activity like stone pelting and other violent acts during protests, including those against the Citizenship Amendment Act. The National Commission for Protection […]

Ayodhya Verdict: Meet Odisha Kar Sevaks Who Took Bullets During 1992 Protest 

Bolangir/Cuttack: After the Supreme Court’s historic judgment on the century-old Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute on Saturday, it was nothing less than a dream-come-true for two Kar Sevaks of Odisha who suffered severe injuries during protests held in the year 1992. Recalling the day when he suffered bullet wounds in Ayodhya, Sadhu Panigrahi from Haladi village […]

Fani aftermath: Power supply restoration hindered by lack of coordination

Bhubaneswar: It’s been more than eight days since cyclone Fani made its landfall in coastal Odisha bringing the power infrastructure to its knees. Though additional manpower and new-age equipment have been pressed into service, it is alleged that lack of coordination between agencies and negligence are hampering restoration work in the capital city of Bhubaneswar […]

Kunduli suicide: Odisha on brink of shutdown amid outrage

Bhubaneswar: Opposition parties have turned the heat on Odisha government over the suicide of Kunduli gang rape survivor with both Congress and BJP calling for ‘bandh’ & ‘hartal’ respectively tomorrow which is likely to bring the whole state into a standstill. Terming the day of Kunduli gang rape survivor’s suicide as a ‘black day’ for […]

BJP protests diversion of Baitarani water to companies

Keonjhar: The district unit of BJP today took out a protest rally demanding protection of river Baitarani in the interest of farming community. Around 10,000 activists from 42 mandals took part in the rally and staged demonstration in front of the Collector’s office. They alleged the government has betrayed the farmers as it diverted their […]

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent protests

Srinagar: Authorities imposed restrictions in many parts of Srinagar on Friday to prevent separatist called protests against growing incidents of braid chopping in the Valley. Police said that restrictions under section 144 CrPc will remain in force on Friday in areas under the jurisdiction of Khanyar, Nowhatta, Rainawari, MR Gunj, Safa Kadal, Maisuma and Krakkhud […]

Shakeel slams Modi over demonetization

Bhubaneswar: All India Congress Committee (AICC) spokesperson Shakeel Ahmad today came down heavily on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over demonetization of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 notes. Addressing a press meet at Congress Bhawan here, he said the Prime Minister is squarely responsible for ruining the livelihood of 5 crore people due to demonetisation. He […]

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Tamils protest against Salman in Mumbai

Mumbai: Waving posters of late LTTE chief V. Prabhakaran, some Tamils Sunday protested outside Bollywood star Salman Khan's house here for visiting Sri Lanka in support of President Mahinda Rajapaksa.