Tag Archives: Protest

  • NS Venkataraman Majority rule or mob rule — India has to decide

    Government has responsibility to put down the negative elements with all force at its command. This would not be against the spirit of democracy but in favour of protecting the image and tradition of democracy. ...

  • German exchange student says he’s told to leave India after joining protests

    A German exchange student said on Tuesday that Indian authorities had ordered him to leave the country after he took part in protests against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new citizenship law. ...

  • India bids to bust citizenship law ‘myths’ with cartoon Muslims

    India's ruling party launched a video with animated Muslim characters on social media Monday as part of a publicity blitz to try to bust "myths" around a new citizenship law that has sparked deadly protests. ...

  • Protesters rally near Hong Kong harbour, more demos planned over Christmas

    More than 1,000 protesters, many in surgical masks and balaclavas, filled a harbourside plaza near Hong Kong’s financial district late on Monday to demand full democracy and an independent inquiry into alleged police brutality. ...

  • Modi says citizenship law not anti-Muslim as protests continue across India

    Following days of violent, sometimes deadly protests across India against a new citizenship law critics say discriminates against Muslims, PM Narendra Modi led a rally on Sunday for his Hindu nationalist party in the capital. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal CAA is unconstitutional and unsecular; divides India

    There's every reason that the Supreme Court could strike down the CAA, or ask for review, without hesitation, as its terms are capricious and violate the Constitution. ...

  • Six dead in deadliest day of Indian citizenship law protests

    Six people died and dozens were injured on Friday as police clashed with thousands of protesters who again took to the streets in several parts of the country to oppose a new law they say discriminates against Muslims. ...

  • Three die in protests against new citizenship law in India

    Three people died of injuries sustained in intensifying protests against a new citizenship law in India on Thursday with thousands taking to the streets nationwide in defiance of temporary bans on public gatherings. ...

  • France on strike: Power cuts, schools shut, no Eiffel Tower

    French union activists cut electricity, Eiffel Tower staff walked off the job and even Paris opera workers joined in Tuesday's nationwide protests across France to rally against government's plan to raise retirement age to 64. ...

  • India protests rage over ‘anti-Muslim’ law

    Fresh protests rocked India on Monday as anger grew over new citizenship legislation slammed as anti-Muslim, after six people died in the northeast and as many as 200 were injured in New Delhi. ...