Pepper spray

Australian police use pepper spray to stop clashes at anti-immigration rally

Far-right activists from the True Blue Crew, which says it is opposed to refugees and the "Islamisation" of Australia, faced off with members of a left-wing coalition promoting tolerance in the city.

Jun 25, 2017, 13:28 PM IST

Croatian Police use pepper sprays on refugees

Croatian police late Wednesday said that they used pepper spray to calm down refugees in Opatova, eastern Croatia.

Sep 24, 2015, 13:38 PM IST

Black man dies after getting pepper-sprayed by US police

A man in detained in Alabama state in the US died shortly after he was pepper-sprayed by police, a media report said on Sunday.

Jul 12, 2015, 15:37 PM IST

Hong Kong police clash with protesters outside govt HQ

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.

Nov 30, 2014, 22:44 PM IST
Scuffles break out as Hong Kong protesters face eviction

Scuffles break out as Hong Kong protesters face eviction

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.

Oct 05, 2014, 13:44 PM IST

AAP candidates pledge not to jump into well of Parliament or use pepper sprays

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.

Apr 10, 2014, 20:39 PM IST

Rajagopal apologises to MPs for `hardship` caused by his act

L Rajagopal, who quit Lok Sabha soon after his pepper spray attack, has tendered an apology to all MPs for the "hardship" they faced due to his action.

Feb 20, 2014, 22:50 PM IST

LS Speaker accepts resignation of Rajagopal

Expelled Congress MP L Rajagopal, who had created a storm by resorting to pepper spraying in Lok Sabha, is no longer a member of the House with Speaker Meira Kumar accepting his resignation today.

Feb 19, 2014, 15:16 PM IST

Demands for frisking of MPs fizzle out

Demands for frisking MPs in Parliament, triggered after `pepper spray` attack by one of them last week, fizzled out with a Parliamentary Committee deciding against making such a recommendation.

Feb 17, 2014, 20:42 PM IST

Pepper spray episode engineered to crush Telangana bill protest: Jagan Reddy

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.

Feb 17, 2014, 17:55 PM IST

Pepper spray attackers should have been punished same day: Chacko

Those behind pepper spray attack in Parliament should have been punished same day as not much time is left for Lok Sabha to dispose of matter, Chairman of Committee of Privileges P C Chacko said.

Feb 17, 2014, 17:34 PM IST

`Pepper spray` talk in TN Assembly

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.

Feb 17, 2014, 17:28 PM IST

Fifteenth Lok Sabha lost maximum hours to disruptions: Digvijay

Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh has said that the present Lok Sabha has created a record for losing maximum hours of work due to repeated obstruction of proceedings.

Feb 16, 2014, 16:33 PM IST

Manmohan Singh led most corrupt govt in independent India: LK Advani

BJP leader LK Advani on Sunday accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of presiding over the `most corrupt in independent India`.

Feb 16, 2014, 13:16 PM IST

Last 10 years have seen worst in Parliament`s history: Advani

BJP leader LK Advani accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of inaction despite Parliament facing unprecedented unruly scenes and said the last 10 years have seen the worst in Parliament`s history.

Feb 14, 2014, 23:17 PM IST

Frisking of MPs may come up at meet of Committee on Security

Committee on Security in Parliament complex was directed by Lok Sabha Speaker to convene emergency meeting on Monday to consider various options, that could also include frisking of MPs.

Feb 14, 2014, 22:58 PM IST

Despite protests, Centre to push Telangana Bill in Parliament

Despite chaos in Parliament, the Centre on Thursday warned that the bill to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh will be introduced under all circumstances.

Feb 14, 2014, 04:09 AM IST

15th LS going to enter record books for no good reason: Omar

Omar Abdullah said the 15th Lok Sabha was going to enter the record books but for no good reason, apparently referring to the unruly scenes in Parliament over the Telangana issue.

Feb 13, 2014, 23:58 PM IST

BJP holds Congress solely responsible for fracas in Parliament

Holding Congress solely responsible for the "disgraceful" pepper spraying incident in Lok Sabha, BJP on Thursday said it was a "drama" enacted by the ruling party.

Feb 13, 2014, 23:28 PM IST

Use of pepper spray by an MP a blot on democracy: Somnath

Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee termed pepper spray by MP and ruckus in Parliament as blot on democracy and called filing of FIR against the guilty member.

Feb 13, 2014, 22:36 PM IST