Tag: Protests

Student Congress Protest In Bhubaneswar
Dharmendra Sahu suicide: Opposition ups ante against Sameer Dash, stages road blockade

While the BJP protested at Jayashri square by burning tyres and blocking the Nimapara-Pipili and Nimapara-Balipatna road, the Congress gheraoed the official residence of Dash in Bhubaneswar.

  • Wednesday, 28 September 2022
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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.

  • Saturday, 02 April 2022
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.

  • Wednesday, 05 January 2022
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.

  • Monday, 13 December 2021
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.

  • Wednesday, 10 November 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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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  • Friday, 25 June 2021
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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.

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
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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  • Saturday, 08 May 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021