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Assam: Death Toll In Police Firing Reaches Three; Minority Students' Union Calls A 12-Hour Strike

Sep 24, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

According to information, more security personnel were being brought in to bolster security and prevent any escalation of trouble in the state in the wake of Thursday's incident at Gorukhuti village under Sipajhar revenue circle of the district.

US Navy Says Drone Strike Hit Oil Tanker Off Oman, Killing 2

Jul 31, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The strike Thursday night on the oil tanker Mercer Street marks the first-known fatal attack after years of assaults on commercial shipping in the region linked to tensions with Iran over its tattered nuclear deal


US Carried Out Airstrikes In Afghanistan, Says Pentagon

Taliban with their forces is now controlling more than 400 district centres, which is more than half of Afghanistan.

Mobile Internet Disruptions Seen In Iran Amid Water Protests

Jul 22, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

While landline service continues, NetBlocks warned its analysis and user reports were 'consistent with a regional internet shutdown intended to control protests'


Syria Accuses Israel Of Carrying Out Second Strike In One Week

Israel has launched hundreds of strikes against Iran-linked military targets in war-ravaged Syria over the years but rarely acknowledges or discusses such operations

02 July, 2021

Israel Launches Air Strikes On Gaza After Incendiary Balloons Spark Small Fires

Associated Press (AP)

It was the third time Israel has carried out airstrikes in Gaza since the end of the 11-day war it fought with the territory's militant Hamas rulers in May.


10 April, 2021

Rajasthan: Petrol Pumps Closed As Dealers Demand Rollback Of VAT On Fuel

Outlook Web Bureau

Association president Suneet Bagai said if there is no positive decision by the government then the association will go on an indefinite strike from April 25.


26 February, 2021

Delhi Shops Stay Open During Trade Bandh Fearing Losses

Outlook Web Bureau

Although various market bodies said they support the cause for which the 'bandh' was called, they however, could not shut down their shops or outlets due to multiple reasons.


26 February, 2021

Traders In Odisha Support Bharat Vyapar Bandh; Shops Closed, Commercial Vehicles Off-Road

Outlook Web Bureau

The 6 am-6 pm strike is being observed for demanding simplification of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) procedure and the e-way bill mechanism, among other issues.


26 February, 2021

Traders' Bodies Split Over Joining Today's Bharat Bandh

Outlook Web Bureau

While CAIT claimed that more than 8 crore traders will join the Bharat Bandh, other traders' bodies said they have not extended support to the Bandh.


30 December, 2020

2020 Wrap: Top 5 Mass Movements/ Protests That Defined The Year

Outlook Web Bureau

Here’s a list of the top five mass movements from across the globe that challenged the status quo in 2020


05 November, 2020

Farmers In Punjab, Haryana Block Roads As Part Of Nationwide Protest Against Farm Laws

PTI

The national agitation is against the new divisive laws that are touted to reform the mandi system.


04 November, 2020

Punjab Farm Protests: Railways Incur Loss To The Tune Of Rs 1,200 crore

PTI

Blockages alongside tracks have severely affected rail mobility and freight transfers.


19 November, 2019

Subsidised JNU Fees Is Passport to Opportunity And Empowerment

Madhavan Narayanan

Why JNU students are protesting over a hike in fees. One way to look at it is that JNU is to social engineering what the IITs are to mechanical, electronics and civil engineering


28 October, 2019

No Diwali Celebrations For Telangana RTC Employees As Strike Enters 23rd Day

Outlook Web Bureau

With no signs of an end to the stalemate and they yet to get salaries for September, the "sacked" employees and their families spent the festival of lights in protests in front of the TSRTC depots across the state.


14 October, 2019

Telangana RTC Strike Enters 10th Day, Bus Conductor Commits Suicide

Outlook Web Bureau

The Khammam bandh call was given by the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of TSRTC and various political parties following the death of bus driver, Srinivas Reddy


19 September, 2019

Transport Strike In Delhi Today To Protest Against New MVA, Many Schools, Offices Closed

PTI

41 associations and unions, has called for a one-day token strike against various provisions of the amended Motor Vehicles Act


02 August, 2019

NMC Bill Protest: Union Minister Harsh Vardhan Urges Striking Doctors To Resume Work

Outlook Web Bureau

Resident doctors continued their strike on Friday and withdrew all services, including that at the emergency departments of hospitals, in protest against the bill, which seeks to replace the graft-tainted Medical Council of India.


Photo Gallery

Congress women activists stage an agitation demanding speedy punishments to rapists, in Thane.

PTI Photo

Former Chief of Indian Army, General Deepak Kapoor (retd.) with Artillery Chief LT General TK Chawla, during the wreath laying ceremony on the occasion of 195th Gnrs Day, at National War Memorial in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

Former Chief of Indian Army, General Deepak Kapoor (retd.) with Artillery Chief LT General TK Chawla and others, pose for photographs during the wreath laying ceremony on the occasion of 195th Gnrs Day, at National War...

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

Former Chief of Indian Army, General Deepak Kapoor (retd.) with Artillery Chief LT General TK Chawla, during the wreath laying ceremony on the occasion of 195th Gnrs Day, at National War Memorial in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

A dog being vaccinated during the free vaccination in dog against Rabies on the occasion of 'World Rabies Day', in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan
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With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

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One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

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