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Red terror threat revoked in 14 regions of Kazakhstan: Security Committee

Red level threat has been cancelled in 14 Kazakh regions, following the stabilizing of the situation. 
"A total of 1,925 participants of illegal rallies, looting and other crimes have been detained," the commandant's office said in a statement, adding that the security forces had seized many weapons and ammunition.(AFP Photo)
"A total of 1,925 participants of illegal rallies, looting and other crimes have been detained," the commandant's office said in a statement, adding that the security forces had seized many weapons and ammunition.(AFP Photo)
Published on Jan 13, 2022 02:09 PM IST
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Kazakhstan unrest: Here’s a timeline of the central Asian nation’s worst crisis

The hike in fuel prices has caused the worst unrest in Kazakhstan's history post their independence. Here is a timeline of the protest. 
Security officers accused protestors of killing 13 police officers and injuring 353. Tokayev permitted security in the country to “fire without warning”. More than 4,400 people were arrested and 26 demonstrators killed.(AFP Photo)
Security officers accused protestors of killing 13 police officers and injuring 353. Tokayev permitted security in the country to “fire without warning”. More than 4,400 people were arrested and 26 demonstrators killed.(AFP Photo)
Published on Jan 10, 2022 03:59 PM IST
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Written by Vanshika Lohia | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

Kazakhstan government resigns after fierce protests over fuel price

Violent protests across the country have led the Kazakh President to accept the government's resignation on Wednesday, in hopes to settle the situation. 
He said the situation was improving in protest-hit cities and towns after the state of emergency was declared which effected a curfew and movement restrictions.(AP)
He said the situation was improving in protest-hit cities and towns after the state of emergency was declared which effected a curfew and movement restrictions.(AP)
Published on Jan 05, 2022 10:33 AM IST
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TN highway blocked amid flash protest by women over food poisoning

Women have been staging protests since late Friday night due to the food poisoning that affected workers staying in a company-provided accommodation at suburban Vellavedu in Tiruvallur District.
Women Workers of a company near here, assemble to protests blocking the busy Chennai-Bengaluru highway
Women Workers of a company near here, assemble to protests blocking the busy Chennai-Bengaluru highway
Published on Dec 18, 2021 03:26 PM IST
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Lucknow Police lathi-charge on teachers protesting over job irregularities

  • In a video clip shared by Samajwadi Party (SP), the Uttar Pradesh Police in Lucknow was seen chasing protestors and beating them with lathis.
Police charges at protesting teacher recruitment candidates in Lucknow.(Screengrab from video)
Police charges at protesting teacher recruitment candidates in Lucknow.(Screengrab from video)
Published on Dec 05, 2021 10:15 AM IST
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Israel convicts Palestinian activist of illegal protest, assault, lawyer says

Amnesty International said the charges against Amro were “politically motivated and linked to his peaceful work in exposing Israel’s human rights violations”.
Most countries view settlements Israel built on West Bank land captured in a 1967 war as illegal. Israel disputes this, citing biblical and historical connections to the territory, as well as security needs.(AP file photo)
Most countries view settlements Israel built on West Bank land captured in a 1967 war as illegal. Israel disputes this, citing biblical and historical connections to the territory, as well as security needs.(AP file photo)
Published on Jan 06, 2021 09:00 PM IST
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Tel Aviv | ByReuters | Posted by Deepali Sharma

Anna Hazare threatens to launch his ‘last protest’ for farmers

Speaking to reporters in his Ralegaon Siddhi village in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra on Sunday, Anna Hazare said had been holding protests for cultivators since the last three years, but the government has done nothing to resolve the issues.
On December 14, Hazare wrote a letter to Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar warning of a hunger strike if his demands like the implementation of the MS Swaminathan Committee’s recommendations(PTI)
On December 14, Hazare wrote a letter to Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar warning of a hunger strike if his demands like the implementation of the MS Swaminathan Committee’s recommendations(PTI)
Updated on Dec 28, 2020 11:11 AM IST
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Pune | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri

‘You can keep all the credit’: PM Modi attacks opposition over farmers’ protests

PM Modi told the opposition parties that they can keep all the credit when these recently passed farm laws will bring reforms to the agricultural sector.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses farmers at the 'Kisan Kalyan' event in Raisen (Madhya Pradesh) through video conferencing, in New Delhi.(ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses farmers at the 'Kisan Kalyan' event in Raisen (Madhya Pradesh) through video conferencing, in New Delhi.(ANI)
Updated on Dec 18, 2020 05:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar

Sukhbir accuses BJP of creating communal divide to torpedo farmers’ protest

At party’s 100th foundation day at Akal Takht, SAD chief says still stands by Anandpur Sahib resolution for stronger federal structure
Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal (fourth from left) and other senior leaders besides Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) chief Bibi Jagir Kaur attending the bhog ceremony of the akhand path to mark the party’s centenary at Akal Takht in Amritsar on Monday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal (fourth from left) and other senior leaders besides Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) chief Bibi Jagir Kaur attending the bhog ceremony of the akhand path to mark the party’s centenary at Akal Takht in Amritsar on Monday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Updated on Dec 15, 2020 01:00 AM IST
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Farmers’ protest: BKU (Ekta Ugrahan) differs with other unions, not on hunger strike

Union general secretary Sukhdev Singh Kokrikalan said the decision was taken as the Sanyukt Kisan Morcha, comprising 30 other farm organisations, did not consult it on the issue
Activists of the BKU (Ekta Ugrahan) blocking the road to Mansa near the Civil Hospital in Bathinda on Monday.(Sanjeev Kumar/HT)
Activists of the BKU (Ekta Ugrahan) blocking the road to Mansa near the Civil Hospital in Bathinda on Monday.(Sanjeev Kumar/HT)
Published on Dec 14, 2020 02:56 PM IST
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Farmers to intensify protest, threaten to block Delhi-Jaipur highway today

The farmers from Rajasthan and Haryana are likely to march towards the national capital as part of their protest, on National Highway 48. The march is expected to begin at 11 am.
The protesters have said that major highways linking the national capital will be blocked from Sunday.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
The protesters have said that major highways linking the national capital will be blocked from Sunday.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 13, 2020 07:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi

Over 30,000 doctors in Gujarat join IMA call for protest

The IMA has called for withdrawal of all non-essential and non-Covid-19 services between 6 am and 6 pm on Friday across the country against the Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM) decision to allow Ayurvedic doctors to conduct certain surgical procedures after the completion of their 3- year PG course.
The IMA is the apex body of allopathy doctors in the country.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))
The IMA is the apex body of allopathy doctors in the country.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))
Published on Dec 11, 2020 02:59 PM IST
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Ahmedabad, Gujarat | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh

For Thai artist, protests bring political awakening

Art portraying French revolutionaries replaced with cartoon cats and birds might not be controversial in many countries, but it is a potentially touchy subject for Thailand’s monarchy.
Thai artist Yuree Kensaku poses next to her sculpture titled
Thai artist Yuree Kensaku poses next to her sculpture titled "Broken Victoria", inspired by the Winged Victory of Samothrace statue of the Greek goddess Nike, at the Bangkok Art Biennale.(REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 09, 2020 12:55 PM IST
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Bangkok | ByReuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Bharat Bandh puts brakes on normal life in Bihar

Roads in many parts of Bihar were mostly deserted but emergency services, including hospitals and chemist shops remained open.
Passengers wait for alternate transport services after bus services were suspended at Patna’s Mithapur bus stand on Tuesday in solidarity with farmers' call for Bharat Bandh against new farm laws.
Passengers wait for alternate transport services after bus services were suspended at Patna’s Mithapur bus stand on Tuesday in solidarity with farmers' call for Bharat Bandh against new farm laws.
Published on Dec 08, 2020 04:35 PM IST
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Farmers’ stir: India miffed with security after protest in London

The Indian high commission on Sunday questioned the security provided by Scotland Yard after nearly 4,000 agitators were allowed to gather to protest against the recent farm laws in a demonstration that it said included anti-India elements
Protesters demonstrate outside the Indian high commission in London, UK.(HT PHOTO)
Protesters demonstrate outside the Indian high commission in London, UK.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 06, 2020 11:44 PM IST
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India’s missions in Canada launch outreach campaign on farmers’ protest

Pro-Khalistan groups such as Sikhs for Justice and Shiromani Akali Dal-Amritsar Canada have also joined the agitators in Canada
A Canada flag flies in front of the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario.(REUTERS/ FILE)
A Canada flag flies in front of the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario.(REUTERS/ FILE)
Updated on Dec 06, 2020 10:51 PM IST
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Farmers Protest Updates: Shiv Sena extends support to Bharat Bandh call by agitating farmers

Farmers Protest Live Updates: The government on Saturday proposed new rules for free markets provided for by The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, one of the laws being opposed by the farmers.
Updated on Dec 06, 2020 11:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com

Social worker Baba Sewa Singh returns Padma Shri in protest against Centre’s farm laws

In letter to the President, environmentalist and religious leader terms government’s attitude towards farmers worrisome.
Then President Pratibha Patil conferring social worker Baba Sewa Singh with the Padma Shri for his contribution to environment conservation in 2010.(HT file photo)
Then President Pratibha Patil conferring social worker Baba Sewa Singh with the Padma Shri for his contribution to environment conservation in 2010.(HT file photo)
Published on Dec 04, 2020 04:28 PM IST
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Northern Railway cancels six trains due to farmers’ protest in Amritsar

Several trains terminated before than their destination to ensure safety of railway property
Ambala divisional railway manager GM Singh said that farmers continue to protest at Jandiala Guru in Amritsar district so the railway authorities have to plan routes of various trains accordingly.(HT file photo)
Ambala divisional railway manager GM Singh said that farmers continue to protest at Jandiala Guru in Amritsar district so the railway authorities have to plan routes of various trains accordingly.(HT file photo)
Published on Dec 02, 2020 12:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bathinda | ByHT Correspondent

Govt to hold talks with farmers today as protests intensify

The next round of talks was originally scheduled for December 3. The decision to advance the talks came after home minister Amit Shah and agriculture Narendra Singh Tomar met twice in a span of 24 hours on Monday to discuss their course of action.
Thousands of farmers, who are marching from various states toward the national capital to protest against new farm legislation they say will hurt their interests, appeared to harden their stand.(PTI)
Thousands of farmers, who are marching from various states toward the national capital to protest against new farm legislation they say will hurt their interests, appeared to harden their stand.(PTI)
Updated on Dec 01, 2020 05:46 AM IST
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AAP, BJP, Congress spar over ongoing protests

AAP’s spokesperson Raghav Chadha accused the Congress of supporting the three laws which the farmers are protesting against.
Farmers from Punjab raise slogans against central goverment during a protest over farm reform laws, at Singhu Delhi-Haryana Border, in New Delhi.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Farmers from Punjab raise slogans against central goverment during a protest over farm reform laws, at Singhu Delhi-Haryana Border, in New Delhi.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 29, 2020 11:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By, New Delhi

Poland’s Warsaw hit by protests against abortion ban

Poland’s feminist organization Strajk Kobiet has organized a protest in downtown Warsaw on Saturday to draw public attention to the decision of Poland’s Constitutional Court to outlaw abortions.
On Roman Dmowski Square, protesters are chanting “My body - my business!”, “Legal abortion!” and other slogans critical of Poland’s governing right-wing Law and Justice Party. (Representational Image)(Pixabay)
On Roman Dmowski Square, protesters are chanting “My body - my business!”, “Legal abortion!” and other slogans critical of Poland’s governing right-wing Law and Justice Party. (Representational Image)(Pixabay)
Updated on Nov 29, 2020 02:15 PM IST
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Warsaw [Poland] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Will hold protest at Jantar Mantar in heart of Delhi not Burari: BKU (Ugrahan)

Farmer union from south Punjab camps at Bahadurgarh on capital’s outskirts, rejects proposal to shift protest venue
Activists of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (Ugrahan) lining up their tractor-trailers in Bahadurgarh town on the highway to Delhi on Saturday.(HT Photo)
Activists of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (Ugrahan) lining up their tractor-trailers in Bahadurgarh town on the highway to Delhi on Saturday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 28, 2020 04:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bathinda | ByVishal Joshi

News updates from Hindustan Times: Protest may intensify, farmers from 4 states look to join stir and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Farmers en route to Delhi protest at a road block on the Delhi-Haryana border crossing in Singhu, Delhi, India, on Friday.(Bloomberg)
Farmers en route to Delhi protest at a road block on the Delhi-Haryana border crossing in Singhu, Delhi, India, on Friday.(Bloomberg)
Updated on Nov 28, 2020 09:03 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com

Riding tractor trolleys, farmers from 4 states to join protest in Delhi

Earlier today, after battling tear gas shells and water cannons for hours at the Delhi-Haryana border in Sonipat and Jhajjar, thousands of farmers from Punjab and Haryana were allowed in the evening to enter through Tikri border and hold their protest at Burari in north-west Delhi against the three agricultural bills.
As the visuals of the protests on Delhi-Haryana border being stopped went viral, farmer bodies in at least 12 districts of Uttar Pradesh held protests and blocked traffic on highways with leaders calling the farmers to start a march towards Delhi from Saturday. (HT Photo)
As the visuals of the protests on Delhi-Haryana border being stopped went viral, farmer bodies in at least 12 districts of Uttar Pradesh held protests and blocked traffic on highways with leaders calling the farmers to start a march towards Delhi from Saturday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 28, 2020 12:17 AM IST
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Farmers’ protests: Traffic jams cripple life in Zirakpur, Dera Bassi

The road was closed following the farmers’ call for agitation and movement towards New Delhi from Punjab, passing through Zirakpur, Dera Bassi and Lalru
In anticipation of another surge of farmers leading to deterioration of the law and order situation on Zirakpur to Lalru highway, the police barricaded the highway keeping alternate routes(PTI)
In anticipation of another surge of farmers leading to deterioration of the law and order situation on Zirakpur to Lalru highway, the police barricaded the highway keeping alternate routes(PTI)
Updated on Nov 28, 2020 06:58 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mohali | By, Mohali

Agitators call of protests against resettlement of Bru migrants in Tripura

The protests had turned violent on Saturday and led to a clash between protesters and security personnel that left a Fire Service personnel and an agitator dead.
Joint Movement Committee (JMC) members had clashed with security personnel during a protest against the resettlement of displaced Bru migrants in Kanchanpur sub-division, at Panisagar in North Tripura district on Saturday.(PTI)
Joint Movement Committee (JMC) members had clashed with security personnel during a protest against the resettlement of displaced Bru migrants in Kanchanpur sub-division, at Panisagar in North Tripura district on Saturday.(PTI)
Published on Nov 24, 2020 03:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Agartala | ByPriyanka Deb Barman

Kerala decides not to implement police act amendment after widespread protests

In a brief statement days after the ordinance was issued, chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said it was the government’s duty to respect the concern voiced by various quarters.
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan.(PTI)
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 24, 2020 09:16 AM IST
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Goa CM Pramod Sawant pledges to cut coal handling at Mormugao port by 50%

Goa has seen intermittent protests against the state government’s plans to enhance the coal handling at the port as envisaged under the Sagarmala programme.
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant interacting with children who asked him to stop coal import and coal dust pollution in the state.(HT PHOTO)
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant interacting with children who asked him to stop coal import and coal dust pollution in the state.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Nov 15, 2020 05:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Panaji | ByGerard de Souza

Protests against farm laws: Haryana farmers to march to Delhi on November 18

The farmers will reach the Capital on November 26
(Representative Image/HT)
(Representative Image/HT)
Updated on Nov 13, 2020 12:32 AM IST
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