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Women In Protests: When Veils Turn To Flags

Nov 30, 2021 Nivedita

No one can stop women when they wake up. No gun has the power to silence them, to prevent them from fighting for their rights.

How Indian Films Portray Protests

Nov 29, 2021 Lachmi Deb Roy

Films are a reflection of our society and over the years protests have changed


RML, Safdarjung, Lady Hardinge Resident Doctors Protest

Resident doctors of three central hospitals -- RML, Safdarjung and Lady Hardinge - on Saturday suspended OPD services in protest against repeated delay in conducting NEET-PG 2021 counseling.

Goa Dentists Stage Protest At Nadda Function

Nov 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

D'Silva said that earlier, dentists were treated on par with general practitioners as far as bio-medical waste collection was concerned.


Amaravati Farmers To Continue Protests

For nearly two years, the farmers, women and other sections of people in Amaravati have been continuing their protest. They say Jagan Mohan Reddy-led government's move to dump Amaravati as the only capital and develop Visakhapatnam and Kurnool as administrative and judicial capitals dashed their hopes of a bright future after giving away 33,000 acres of land.

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24 November, 2021

Congress Workers Stage 'Ramdhun' Protest Near BJP MLA's Bhopal Home

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Congress workers led by Rajya Sabha MP Digvijaya Singh on Wednesday chanted the name of Lord Ram some distance away from BJP MLA Rameshwar Sharma's home here in Madhya Pradesh in protest against his statement asking people to break the knees of Congressmen.


23 November, 2021

Incidences Of Violence Mars ANSU's Capital Bandh In Arunachal Pradesh

Outlook Web Desk

ANSU had submitted its demands to the state government on several occasions relating to the education sector in Nyishi inhabited districts of the state besides, demanding immediate transfer of Education Commissioner Niharika Rai and withdrawal of an FIR lodged against the union leaders recently.


22 November, 2021

TMC Holds Protest Outside MHA Against Police Action In Tripura

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A delegation of TMC MPs on Monday sat on a dharna outside the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) here over alleged police brutality and arrest of its youth leader in Tripura.


17 November, 2021

Delhi Congress Stages Protest Outside Liquor Vendors Against New Excise Policy

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The Delhi Congress workers on Wednesday staged a protest outside the liquor vendors here, claiming the new excise policy would turn the capital into "Nashe Ki Rajdhani".


17 November, 2021

Salman Khurshid's Hindutva-ISIS Comparison; Congress Trying To Divide Society

Outlook Web Desk

The Congress is trying to “divide” the society on the religious lines and the party leader Salman Khurshid comparing Hindutva to the terrorist group ISIS is the latest example of this attempt, BJP general secretary D Purandeswari alleged on Wednesday and asserted that the saffron party believes in secularism.


30 October, 2021

Odisha Lady Teacher Murder Case: Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra Denies Any Role, Protests Continue

Sandeep Sahu

The Odisha’s Home Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra has claimed his innocence in the case, while BJP is demanding his resignation.


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23 October, 2021

Bangladesh To See ‘Dark Kali Puja’ As Hindus All Set To Protest Communal Violence

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

This year, the country’s flagship puja organising forum has decided to not observe 'deepavali' (festival of lights) during Kali Puja.


01 October, 2021

You Have Strangulated Entire City, Now You Want To Come Inside?: SC To Farmers

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To get permission for 'satyagraha' at Jantar Mantar, the protesting farmers had approached the Supreme Court. The court instead asked for some 'balanced approach'.


23 September, 2021

Assam: Police Opened Fire On Mob Protesting Against Eviction, Two Killed

Outlook Web Bureau

The government had carried out an eviction drive in the same revenue circle on Monday rendering 800 families comprising about 5000 people homeless.


14 September, 2021

Pakistani Journalists Protest Against New Law Concerning Press Freedom

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According to the new law, the Pakistan Media Development Authority will have arbitrary powers to shut down media outlets and establish tribunals to penalise journalists and media houses for writing against the higher echelons of the Pakistani state.


10 September, 2021

Congress Faces Flak From Haryana Child Rights Body For Using Minor In Protest

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Terming it as cruelty and public shaming of the child, the Commission issued notice on Thursday.


10 September, 2021

US Justice Department Challenges Texas' New Anti-Abortion Law

Associated Press (AP)

Immediate injunction seeked. Meanwhile, the Texas Government spokesperson said, “Texas passed a law that ensures that the life of every child with a heartbeat will be spared from the ravages of abortion,”


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03 September, 2021

Calcutta HC Directs Lifting Of Gherao From Residence Of Visva-Bharati VC As Protest Enters Day 7

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The central university and its VC Bidyut Chakrabarty had on Wednesday moved the high court seeking orders for the West Bengal police to lift the gherao.


Photo Gallery

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives at Parliament during its Winter Session, in New Delhi.

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Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal with Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

Congress leader Anand Sharma interacts with AAP MP Sanjay Singh, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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TMC MP Nusrat Jahan during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
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Lead Essay

Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.

Opinion

Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.

Apoorvanand
Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Manual Scavengers

An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.

Bezwada Wilson
An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

Opinion

Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh