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Activists of the BKU (Ekta Ugrahan) blocking the road to Mansa near the Civil Hospital in Bathinda on Monday.(Sanjeev Kumar/HT)

Farmers’ protest: BKU (Ekta Ugrahan) differs with other unions, not on hunger strike

By Vishal Joshi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 14, 2020 02:56 PM IST
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
BKU (Ugrahan) activists break police barricades as they arrive at the Dabwali border connecting Punjab and Haryana during their 'Delhi Chalo' protest against Centre's new farm laws, in Sirsa district on November 27.(PTI)
BKU (Ugrahan) activists break police barricades as they arrive at the Dabwali border connecting Punjab and Haryana during their 'Delhi Chalo' protest against Centre's new farm laws, in Sirsa district on November 27.(PTI)

Farmers’ protest: BKU (Ekta Ugrahan) differs with other unions, not on hunger strike

Bathinda, Hindustan Times | By Vishal Joshi
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 02:19 PM IST
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.
Farmers agitating in Amritsar against the passage of the agriculture ordinances.(Sameer Sehgal/HT file photo)
Farmers agitating in Amritsar against the passage of the agriculture ordinances.(Sameer Sehgal/HT file photo)

From rail blockade to shutdown, Punjab’s farmers intensify agitation to mount pressure on Centre

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Surjit Singh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2020 06:30 AM IST
PROTEST MODE Farmer groups to meet in Ludhiana on Saturday to chalk out protest plan for revocation of three agriculture bills passed by Parliament
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MBBS interns protest for hike in monthly stipend

Hindustan Times, Faridkot | By HT Correspondent, Faridkot
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2020 11:06 PM IST
JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh is scheduled to attend a series of events in Kolkata on February 13 and 14, including a march on the streets and two events at JU and Presidency University (PU).(HT PHOTO.)
JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh is scheduled to attend a series of events in Kolkata on February 13 and 14, including a march on the streets and two events at JU and Presidency University (PU).(HT PHOTO.)

JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh’s rally request denied due to Mamata Banerjee’s roadshow

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2020 10:03 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee held her roadshow against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in Durgapur town on Wednesday. Ghosh sought permission to start her rally from the Asish Market area.
Despite not having police permission, the protest march was taken from the IMDR and using the main road, it reached the main gate of Fergusson College. (Representational image)(PTI file)
Despite not having police permission, the protest march was taken from the IMDR and using the main road, it reached the main gate of Fergusson College. (Representational image)(PTI file)

Students take out protest march in Pune to condemn JNU attack

Pune | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2020 10:14 AM IST
The protesters began their protest march from the Institute of Management Development and Research (IMDR) and ended at the main gate of Fergusson College. Read on to know more...
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Punjab Cong protest against CAA today

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 29, 2019 10:54 PM IST
Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar said chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab affairs in-charge Asha Kumari, cabinet ministers and other party leaders of the state would participate in the protest
Policemen stand guard near Jamia Millia Islamia following the protests against the new citizenship law in New Delhi on Sunday.(PTI Photo)
Policemen stand guard near Jamia Millia Islamia following the protests against the new citizenship law in New Delhi on Sunday.(PTI Photo)

‘Stones pelted at us’: Delhi Police defends Jamia action, says probe on

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2019 03:49 PM IST
The violence occurred on Sunday during a protest march being taken out by students of Jamia Milia Islamia University against the new law passed by Parliament last week.
Members of Muslim community carrying out a protest march in Ludhiana on Saturday.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Members of Muslim community carrying out a protest march in Ludhiana on Saturday.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)

Ludhiana: Muslim bodies take out protest march against citizenship law

By Mohit Khanna, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2019 05:47 PM IST
The Saturday demonstration comes a day after complete shutdown was observed in Malerkotla, a Muslim-majority town in Punjab’s Sangrur district. 
Entry and exit at Udyog Bhawan, Lok Kalyan Marg and Central Secretariat metro stations have been closed in view of Jawaharlal Nehru University students’ protest march.(HT Photo)
Entry and exit at Udyog Bhawan, Lok Kalyan Marg and Central Secretariat metro stations have been closed in view of Jawaharlal Nehru University students’ protest march.(HT Photo)

In view of JNU students’ protest march, entry, exit points at Delhi’s 3 metro stations closed

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2019 01:40 PM IST
Entry and exit at Udyog Bhawan, Lok Kalyan Marg and Central Secretariat metro stations closed in view of JNU students’ protest march, reports news agency PTI.
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Shimla locals come out to support cops suspended for ‘using force’ on youth creating ruckus

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Gaurav Bisht, Shimla
PUBLISHED ON DEC 02, 2019 10:40 PM IST
The incident took place on November 25 when locals complained about some youth allegedly creating ruckus in the town under the influence of alcohol
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Stubble trouble: 47 farmers arrested, 496 cases registered in Sirsa, Fatehabad

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Bhaskar Mukherjee, Hisar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 21, 2019 11:20 PM IST
A spokesperson of Fatehabad administration said a zero-tolerance policy is being adopted towards stubble burning and action is being taken on records provided by the Haryana Space Application Centre
Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi are likely to take part in a protest rally in Delhi.(Reuters Photo)
Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi are likely to take part in a protest rally in Delhi.(Reuters Photo)

Congress plans protest march over economic slowdown

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Madhukalya
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2019 10:54 AM IST
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said that “all-round mismanagement” by the government has resulted in the slowdown.
(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)
(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)

No HoD for Hindi department in DU; students, teacher protest for appointment

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2019 11:31 AM IST
The protesters said that due to absence of an HoD, not only are researchers facing issues but even the date for MPhil and PhD admissions has not yet been announced, despite a notification being issued.
Farmers protesting at Mehmadpur village near Patiala on Saturday where they decided to march towards the CM’s Patiala-based residence.(HT PHOTO)
Farmers protesting at Mehmadpur village near Patiala on Saturday where they decided to march towards the CM’s Patiala-based residence.(HT PHOTO)

Farmers clear Bathinda-Zirakpur highway, protest march towards CM’s residence today

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Patiala
PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2019 11:45 PM IST
The farmers are demanding the release of farmer-activist Manjit Singh Dhaner, who was convicted on charges of murder sentenced to life imprisonment by the Supreme Court
Police try to keep the protesting members of the Unemployed BEd Teachers’ Union away from Punjab education minister Vijay Inder Singla’s residence in Sangrur on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Police try to keep the protesting members of the Unemployed BEd Teachers’ Union away from Punjab education minister Vijay Inder Singla’s residence in Sangrur on Sunday.(HT Photo)

Unemployed BEd teachers hold protest in front of Vijay Inder Singla’s house

By HT Correspondent, Sangrur
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2019 11:30 PM IST
Para teachers demonstrate during "Nyay March" in Hazaribagh on Monday August 26,2019(HT)
Para teachers demonstrate during "Nyay March" in Hazaribagh on Monday August 26,2019(HT)

Jharkhand para-teachers up in arms again for their demand of regularisation, wage fixation

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Sanjoy Dey
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2019 01:17 PM IST
Over 50,000 teachers from across the state went on strike from November 16 last year in support of their demand. The strike, which had impacted classes in about 35,000 schools, had come to an end after 63-day on January 3 this year after government deciding to increase remuneration of para-teachers up to Rs 4,800 and study regularisation system of other states.
A senior DDA said that the land can be allotted only if the Supreme Court agrees to it.(HT image)
A senior DDA said that the land can be allotted only if the Supreme Court agrees to it.(HT image)

Rebuild Ravidas temple at same or alternative site: Vijay Goel

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 01:20 AM IST
The demolition of the temple, which was carried out on the directions of the Supreme Court, has become a political issue with various political parties demanding it be reconstructed.
PThe business community of Muzaffarpur came out strongly in protest against the attempted murder. (Photo by A P Dube/Hindustan Times)
PThe business community of Muzaffarpur came out strongly in protest against the attempted murder. (Photo by A P Dube/Hindustan Times)

Protests erupt in Muzaffarpur after murder attempt of businessman

Hindustan Times, Muzaffarpur | By K J Saquib
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2019 08:11 AM IST
Two unknown armed assailants, equipped with firearms, shot Raja when he was returning home after shutting down his shop. Raja is a resident of Dubarbanna village. The victim was shot twice and was rushed to a private nursing home, where he is currently undergoing treatment and was in a critical condition.
The call for the strike has been given by the Indian Medical Association (IMA), a representative body for doctors.(Amal KS/HT Photo)
The call for the strike has been given by the Indian Medical Association (IMA), a representative body for doctors.(Amal KS/HT Photo)

20,000 government hospital doctors in Delhi to go on strike on Monday at IMA’s call

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2019 08:00 AM IST
The strike is likely to hit outpatient clinics and other routine services (like diagnostics). Emergency services, however, won’t be affected, doctors assured.
As a public intellectual, Girish Karnad was known for his trenchant criticism of right-wing politics, and those opposed to rational ideas(HT File Photo)
As a public intellectual, Girish Karnad was known for his trenchant criticism of right-wing politics, and those opposed to rational ideas(HT File Photo)

Girish Karnad: An activist who fought for liberal values

New Delhi | By HT Correspondents
PUBLISHED ON JUN 10, 2019 11:56 PM IST
Despite his declining health, Karnad led a protest march after Bengaluru-based journalist Gauri Lankesh was murdered in 2017.
500 ground staff march to Jet office, demand salary
500 ground staff march to Jet office, demand salary

500 ground staff march to Jet office, demand salary

Mumbai | By Neha LM Tripathi
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2019 10:31 AM IST
One of the senior ground staffers said the management’s last e-mail in the first week of April mentioned salaries would not be credited.
Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh(HT File)
Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh(HT File)

Sikh bodies submit memo to EC against IG’s removal from SIT

Hindustan Times, Bathinda | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2019 11:09 PM IST
Earlier this week, Mand had sought the reinstatement of the IG as a SIT member, threatening to start a protest against the decision.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s office has directed the Union human resource development ministry to consult with the state education department and address his issue immediately.(HT Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s office has directed the Union human resource development ministry to consult with the state education department and address his issue immediately.(HT Photo)

PMO intervenes to end Kerala disabled boy’s fight for education

Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2019 11:07 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s office has directed the Union human resource development ministry to consult with the state education department and address his issue immediately.
Members of Ranchi district bar association (RDBA) took out a procession to press their eight-point charter of demands on Feb 11, 2019. Lawyers across the country will observe a strike on Tuesday to press for their demand for allocation of Rs 5,000-cr in budget for their welfare.(HT Photo)
Members of Ranchi district bar association (RDBA) took out a procession to press their eight-point charter of demands on Feb 11, 2019. Lawyers across the country will observe a strike on Tuesday to press for their demand for allocation of Rs 5,000-cr in budget for their welfare.(HT Photo)

Lawyers want Rs 5,000-cr for welfare in Union budget, to hold protest across India on Tuesday

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2019 09:41 AM IST
According to the BCI, around 1.7 million lawyers across the country have expressed solidarity for the protest marches. They are seeking chamber facilities, accommodation with well-equipped libraries, e-libraries with internet facilities etc.
Members of Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana sit outside Sakhar Sankul as they wait for their demands to be fulfilled in Pune(Sanket Wankhade/HT PHOTO)
Members of Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana sit outside Sakhar Sankul as they wait for their demands to be fulfilled in Pune(Sanket Wankhade/HT PHOTO)

Sugarcane farmers across state protest for pending dues in Pune

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shrinivas Deshpande
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2019 05:01 PM IST
The protest march started from Alka Chowk and via Fergusson College road it culminated at sugar commissionerate
Thousands of residents of Kalwa, Mumbra and Diva marched from Kharegaon to Thane collector’s office demanding cancellation of power privatisation.(Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)
Thousands of residents of Kalwa, Mumbra and Diva marched from Kharegaon to Thane collector’s office demanding cancellation of power privatisation.(Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)

Kalwa, Mubra, Diva shut down to protest power supply privatisation

Hindustan Times | By Megha Pol, Thane
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2019 12:27 AM IST
The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (MSEDCL) had earlier proposed to privatise power distribution in these three areas from January 26 to reduce losses
Members of TAAP protest outside the Air India office near Sangam bridge on Friday.(H/PHOTO)
Members of TAAP protest outside the Air India office near Sangam bridge on Friday.(H/PHOTO)

Pune travel agents hold protest march against Air India for their decision regarding booking and distribution systems

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2018 03:37 PM IST
Air India management said the deal will help them reduce distribution cost by almost 60 per cent
Kashmiri Pandits took out a protest march in Anantnag Sunday demanding that a passage(PTI)
Kashmiri Pandits took out a protest march in Anantnag Sunday demanding that a passage(PTI)

Kashmiri Pandits demand Kartarpur-like corridor to PoK’s Sharda Peeth

Anantnag | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2018 08:08 AM IST
Sharda Peeth is an abandoned temple in Sharda village along the Neelam river across LoC. It was a major centre of learning and is regarded as one of the 18 highly-revered temples in South Asia.
Thousands of farmers and workers took out a protest march in the national capital at Maharaj Ranjeet Singh flyover, in New Delhi on September 5, 2018.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Thousands of farmers and workers took out a protest march in the national capital at Maharaj Ranjeet Singh flyover, in New Delhi on September 5, 2018.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Farmers plan march to Parliament seeking special joint session on problems

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Gulam Jeelani
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2018 07:31 AM IST
The two-day ‘Kisan Mukti March’ is being billed as a reminiscent of a similar protest march from Nashik to Mumbai by over 35,000 farmers from across Maharashtra in March this year.
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