Student protests

Students, police scuffle as Myanmar protest tensions boil

Student activists scuffled with riot police in central Myanmar Tuesday, vowing to burst through a wall of security personnel who have surrounded them for over a week at a protest for education reform.

Mar 10, 2015, 12:59 PM IST

Committee to investigate September 16 unrest, role of police: Jadavpur VC

After over two months of a series of student protests that rocked Jadavpur University, Vice Chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti Wednesday agreed to form an inquiry committee into the events, including alleged police action on students, that transpired on the night of Sep 16-17, it was announced here.

Nov 27, 2014, 01:03 AM IST

Hong Kong students refuse to retreat, plan protest expansion

 Hong Kong`s student protesters said Thursday they would not retreat from their barricades and will take over new areas in their struggle for full democracy unless the government meets their demands.

Oct 09, 2014, 15:53 PM IST

Riot police fight back Hong Kong demonstrators

Fresh clashes broke out at Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests early today with riot police using batons and pepper spray to fight back demonstrators, as student leaders reopened the door to talks with the government.

Oct 05, 2014, 06:30 AM IST

Student protests rock Andhra, Rayalaseema after police test put off

The postponement of recruitment test for sub-inspectors of police landed the Andhra Pradesh government in a spot as massive students protests rocked Andhra and Rayalaseema regions on Saturday.

Nov 20, 2010, 18:14 PM IST

British press, PM slam "brainless" student protests

Tens of thousands of students protested against plans to treble tuition fees.

Nov 11, 2010, 13:38 PM IST