US concerned about Hungary's university law, says envoy

The United States is concerned by Hungarian legislation it sees as targeting the Central European University (CEU) founded by financier George Soros, Washington`s top diplomat for Central Eastern Europe said on Tuesday.

Apr 11, 2017, 16:47 PM IST

Iraqi policeman killed in clashes with pro-Sadr protesters

An Iraqi policeman was killed and seven others wounded in clashes with protesters loyal to prominent Shi`ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr who had gathered in Baghdad on Saturday to demand political reforms, the interior ministry said.

Feb 12, 2017, 09:51 AM IST
FTII students protest in Delhi

FTII students protest in Delhi

Over a 100 students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) protested here on Monday, demanding the removal of its newly-appointed chairman Gajendra Chauhan.

Aug 02, 2015, 16:16 PM IST

One die in police lathicharge to control mob during demonstration in Assam

One person died on Wednesday when police resorted to cane charge in an effort to control a unruly mob protesting the killing of a businessman and his daughter by suspected ULFA(I) terrorists.

Jul 16, 2015, 00:23 AM IST

Saudi joins Israel as target of Jerusalem Day protests

Tens of thousands marched in Tehran Friday in annual Quds (Jerusalem) Day demonstrations in support of Palestinians, but Saudi Arabia this year joined arch-foe Israel as the target of protesters.

Jul 10, 2015, 19:01 PM IST

Hundreds of thousands rally in Rome against gay unions

Hundreds of thousands of Italians gathered in Rome Saturday to demonstrate against gay unions and the teaching of gender theories in schools, as Prime Minister Matteo Renzi tries to push a civil union bill through parliament.

Jun 20, 2015, 23:22 PM IST

Violence mars Baltimore protest over police custody death

 Protesters went on a rampage in downtown Baltimore on Saturday as the biggest demonstration yet over the death of a young African-American man in police custody turned violent.

Apr 26, 2015, 09:09 AM IST

Malaysia arrests opposition figures to thwart protest

Malaysian police arrested three leading opposition politicians in a bid to thwart a protest march on Saturday demanding the release of jailed opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, his party said.

Mar 28, 2015, 19:35 PM IST

Shiite militia shoot dead two Yemen protesters

Shiite militiamen in Yemen killed two protesters on Thursday when they opened fire on a rally in support of the beleaguered Western-backed president, a medic and an activist said.

Mar 12, 2015, 20:45 PM IST

First 'anti-Islamisation' march planned in Britain

British supporters of Germany`s PEGIDA movement, which protests against what it calls the "Islamisation" of Europe, are planning their first demonstration on February 28, police said on Friday.

Feb 13, 2015, 23:31 PM IST

Thousands join anti-Islam rally as Germany worries about image

Thousands of people joined a march by the German anti-Islamisation PEGIDA movement on Sunday, the group`s first rally since threats surfaced against the group and its leader resigned over "Hitler" photos.

Jan 26, 2015, 00:59 AM IST

Egypt protester killed on eve of uprising anniversary: Ministry

A female demonstrator was killed in clashes with Egyptian police during a rare leftwing protest in Cairo Saturday, the eve of the anniversary of the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak, an official said.

Jan 24, 2015, 23:15 PM IST

Niger police breaks up opposition demo after deadly cartoons riots

Police in Niger fired tear gas Sunday to break up a banned opposition demonstration in the capital Niamey, a day after deadly riots over the publication by France`s Charlie Hebdo magazine of a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed.

Jan 18, 2015, 18:58 PM IST

Tens of thousands rally in Chad to support army move against Boko Haram

Tens of thousands of people rallied in the capital of Chad on Saturday in support of the authorities` decision to send troops to fight Nigeria`s Boko Haram Islamists.

Jan 17, 2015, 19:51 PM IST

Angry protesters block Acapulco airport in Mexico

Protesters angry at the alleged massacre of 43 missing Mexican students blocked access to Acapulco`s airport on Monday in the latest demonstration over a case that has repulsed the nation.

Nov 11, 2014, 00:50 AM IST

Demonstrators want impeachment of Brazil President Dilma Rousseff

Sao Paulo: Police in Brazil's biggest city say more than 2,000 people staged a peaceful demonstration demanding the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff.

Nov 02, 2014, 07:18 AM IST

Tibetan students hold peaceful demonstration

Tibetan students held peaceful demonstrations in the US Capital amidst calls from lawmakers and rights bodies urging the Obama Administration to raise the issue of human rights violations in Tibet.

Jul 10, 2013, 14:30 PM IST

Pregnant woman dies in hospital, family demands inquiry in J&K

Demanding an inquiry against doctors in connection with the death of a pregnant woman, family members of the deceased held a protest demonstration and blocked the main road in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.

Mar 15, 2013, 23:14 PM IST

Artillery demonstration held in Nashik

Indian Army Wednesday held a spectacular demonstration of its fire power with 155 mm Howitzers blazing and multi-role helicopters displaying their might.

Jan 09, 2013, 17:53 PM IST

Demonstration in Delhi on June18 for Ganga

A group of activists announced that they would hold a demonstration in Jantar Mantar in Delhi on June 18 to demand cleaning up of Ganga river.

Jun 14, 2012, 23:16 PM IST

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