Suthep Thaugsuban

Thai court drops murder charge against ex-PM Abhisit

A Thai court on Thursday dismissed charges of murder and abuse of power against former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his ex-deputy over a bloody crackdown on opposition protests in 2010.

Aug 28, 2014, 10:51 AM IST

Thai coup leader denies conspiracy with protesters

Thailand`s junta-leading Army Chief has dismissed allegations he plotted to seize power for years before May`s coup, issuing an apparent rebuke to the leader of the protests that crippled the former government.

Jun 28, 2014, 11:29 AM IST

Thai protest leader, junta chief in talks since 2010

Thai protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban said that he had advised junta chief Prayuth Chan-ocha on ways to uproot Thaksin Shinawatra`s regime since 2010, media reported Monday.

Jun 23, 2014, 16:58 PM IST

Thai protest leader indicted for murder

Thai anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban was Monday indicted by a criminal court on murder charges, a media report said.

May 26, 2014, 16:14 PM IST

Thai protest leader released from detention

Thai anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban was released Monday from military detention, a media report said.

May 26, 2014, 10:46 AM IST

Final battle starts to oust Thai caretaker government

Thai protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban Sunday launched his final battle and vowed to surrender, ending the anti-government movement, if he fails to oust the caretaker government by May 26.

May 18, 2014, 18:26 PM IST

Thai protest leader promises final push for alternative PM

Anti-government protesters in Thailand are to stage mass rallies in coming days to try to get a new prime minister installed, but their leader said if this final push in a six-month fight did not succeed, he would surrender to the authorities on May 27.

May 17, 2014, 15:26 PM IST

Thai protest leader renews government ouster call

The leader of Thailand`s anti-government movement has pressed calls for the appointment of an unelected prime minister in a televised news conference.

May 13, 2014, 23:49 PM IST

Thailand vows to arrest 14 core protest leaders

Thailand`s Centre for the Administration of Peace and Order (CAPO) has vowed to use police force to arrest 14 core members of the anti-government group PDRC, including protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban, media reported Monday.

May 12, 2014, 12:06 PM IST

Opposition leader proposes talks to steer Thailand out of turmoil

A Thai opposition leader has proposed to hold talks with the embattled government of premier Yingluck Shinawatra to steer the country out of months-long political turmoil.

Apr 26, 2014, 18:30 PM IST

Thai anti-govt protest leader calls Bangkok rally on March 29

After brief lull in protests against Thai Premier Yingluck Shinawatra, Suthep Thaugsuban called for a major rally in Bangkok on March 29 to demand reforms before the country holds a fresh election.

Mar 22, 2014, 23:26 PM IST

Court refuses to drop Thai anti-govt leader`s arrest warrant

Suthep Thaugsuban`s lawyer attended a hearing session following a petition asking the appeal court to overturn the lower court`s decision.

Mar 04, 2014, 18:16 PM IST

Thai minister rejects proposal for talks from protest leader

A senior Thai minister rejected a proposal for talks from the leader of an anti-government protest movement on Friday as demonstrators rallied at ministries to put pressure on Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step down.

Feb 28, 2014, 14:06 PM IST

Let`s talk live on TV: Thai protest leader

Thailand`s anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban Thursday agreed to hold talks with caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on the condition that the talks are one-on-one and broadcast live on TV.

Feb 27, 2014, 16:31 PM IST

Protesters surround PM Yingluck Shinawatra`s crisis office in Thailand

The crisis headquarters of Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was reportedly surrounded by protesters on Wednesday, a day after five people were killed and several others injured in deadly clashes.

Feb 19, 2014, 13:26 PM IST

Thai govt launches crackdown on opposition, chaos looms

The embattled Thai government on Wednesday launched a crackdown against the opposition seeking to dissolve the Democrat Party as 19 top protest leaders faced arrest for violating an emergency decree during disputed snap polls, further deepening the long-running political crisis.

Feb 05, 2014, 20:33 PM IST

Thai court to decide on election complaint; protest march to test state of emergency

Thailand`s Constitutional Court said it would decide on Thursday whether to accept a case against holding February 2 election that would almost certainly extend the government`s shaky grip on power as protesters try to force it from office.

Jan 23, 2014, 12:44 PM IST

Senior Thai pro-govt "red shirt" leader shot, wounded - Police

A leader of Thailand`s pro-government "red shirt" movement was shot and wounded in a drive-by shooting on Wednesday in the northeastern town of Udon Thani, in what police said appeared to be a politically motivated attack.

Jan 22, 2014, 11:32 AM IST

Yingluck Shinawatra says won`t quit as Thailand protesters continue Bangkok shutdown

Over tens of thousands of protesters, who had blocked all the major roads leading to Bangkok and seized key intersections, camped out at the streets of the capital overnight and slept under mosquito nets.

Jan 14, 2014, 12:05 PM IST

Thai protest leader rejects compromise but says `no civil war`

The protesters say they will block seven main intersections in Bangkok, causing gridlock in a city clogged with traffic at the best of times, and they could shut off other roads as part of a prolonged siege of the city.

Jan 12, 2014, 15:51 PM IST