On May Day, workers of the world unite and protest

Europeans took to the streets on Monday, celebrating the international workers` holiday of May Day with an assortment of rallies and demonstrations, which in France turned violent as protesters threw petrol bombs at police.

May 02, 2017, 00:43 AM IST

Christian governor heading for loss in Jakarta run-off

Jakarta`s Christian governor on Wednesday looked set to lose to a Muslim former government minister in a divisive run-off election that has stoked religious tension in Muslim-majority Indonesia. 

Apr 19, 2017, 15:10 PM IST

Thousands protest Nicaraguan canal

Thousands of demonstrators gathered Saturday in a central Nicaraguan city to protest the construction of a $50 billion (44 billion euros) canal that will run through their land.

Jun 14, 2015, 18:35 PM IST

Pussy Riot member arrested at Moscow women`s rights demo

A member of punk protest group Pussy Riot and a fellow activist were arrested Friday at a demonstration in Moscow demanding better conditions for women held in Russian prisons.

Jun 13, 2015, 00:16 AM IST

Burundi protesters launch fresh anti-government demonstrations

Protesters opposed to Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza launched fresh demonstrations Monday, resuming weeks of street marches after a failed coup despite warnings from the government.

May 18, 2015, 13:27 PM IST

Man burned alive in Burundi protest against presidential bid

 Protesters burned a man alive on the streets of Burundi`s capital on Thursday, saying he was a member of the ruling party`s youth wing that had attacked them during demonstrations against the president`s third-term bid, a witness said.

May 07, 2015, 20:01 PM IST

PT to organise demonstation to condemn rape incident

Puthiya Tamizhakam would organise a demonstration in Chennai on June 16 to condemn the shocking incident of abduction and rape of two minor girls from a hostel in Pollachi recently.

Jun 14, 2014, 15:05 PM IST

Putin lifts `blanket ban` against protests, demonstrations at Winter Olympics

Russian President Vladimir Putin has reportedly withdrawn a blanket ban on demonstrations in and around the upcoming Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Sochi.

Jan 05, 2014, 14:56 PM IST

Protests across France against student deportations

Thousands of students protested in France and shut schools across the country on Friday in continued demonstrations against the deportation of foreign pupils.

Oct 19, 2013, 00:21 AM IST

TNCC to organise demonstrations on Oct 3 in favour of KNPP

Congress in TN has decided to organise counter demonstrations in all districts on October three for early commissioning of the Kudankulam nuclear power project.

Sep 29, 2012, 17:15 PM IST

SP workers hold demonstrations, stop train in Allahabad

Raising slogans against FDI in retail, a group of workers held a demonstration outside the Walmart store at Sultanpur here.

Sep 20, 2012, 10:14 AM IST

Lanka court bans demos after row over animal sacrifice ritual

A row over animal sacrifice ritual prompted a local court to ban demonstrations around the vicinity of the shrine.

Aug 28, 2012, 22:12 PM IST

Protests demanding better working conditions for APSP cops

Family members of constables of Andhra Pradesh Special Police (APSP) on Sunday held demonstrations against the "difficult" working conditions of these policemen.

Aug 05, 2012, 21:26 PM IST

Roadside demos unconstitutional: Kerala HC

Kerala HC struck down the provision of a government Act permitting holding of public meetings on roadsides.

Mar 22, 2012, 21:59 PM IST

Indian-Americans hold demonstrations against Modi

Marking the 10th anniversary of the
Gujarat riots, a coalition of over 40 Indian-American bodies held a demonstration against CM Narendra Modi.

Mar 04, 2012, 13:48 PM IST

New law in Malaysia to regulate demonstrations

Malaysia is under rising pressure to improve civil liberties ahead of national elections expected next year.

Nov 22, 2011, 13:28 PM IST

Anna supporters stage demonstrations in Ghaziabad

Supporters of Anna Hazare today staged demonstrations here against the Centre for arresting the Gandhian and burnt an effigy of Union Minister Kapil Sibal.

Aug 17, 2011, 12:41 PM IST

Peaceful demonstrations against report Sri Lanka`s right: UN

Following demonstrations
against a UN report on possible war crimes in Sri Lanka during
the final battle against LTTE, the world body has said that
people have the right to protest peacefully.

May 03, 2011, 10:33 AM IST

Syria on road to `comprehensive reforms`: Assad

Syrian President Bashar Assad said the country is moving toward "comprehensive reforms," as activists said the army sealed off a key port city where
protesters were holding demonstrations.

Apr 10, 2011, 23:55 PM IST

Demonstrations held in support of Anna Hazare in Jammu

Various organisations on Friday held
demonstrations here in support of social activist Anna
Hazare`s movement against corruption.

Apr 08, 2011, 20:15 PM IST