Hundreds of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters faced off against police in a fresh escalation of tensions on Sunday night, as officers fired pepper spray at angry students trying to surround the government headquarters.
Police armed with pepper spray and batons clashed with demonstrators in Hong Kong, as fears grew on Sunday that officials would move in to clear the streets of pro-democracy protesters and end the standoff for good.
In typical AAP style, three Aam Aadmi Party candidates from the city took a unique oath before a veteran Gandhian to not jump into the well of Parliament, snatch microphones or use pepper sprays at MPs, if elected.
Launching a blistering attack on Congress, YSRCP chief Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday charged the party with engineering the pepper spray episode in Parliament, in connivance with its expelled MP Lagadapati Rajagopal, to crush the protest against Telangana Bill.
As Congress legislators engaged in a war of words with Left party MLAs, use of pepper spray by MPs in Parliament became a topic of discussion in the budget session of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly on Monday.