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United Democratic Front opposition members boycotts proceedings

Opposition members, who came with banners and placards, squatted in the well of the House, raised slogans and did not participate in the question hour.

Aug 24, 2017, 15:37 PM IST

VHP campaigns against use of Chinese products this Diwali

 To protest against China's alleged support to Pakistan, the Viswa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Bengal unit has initiated a campaign against the use of Chinese products in the upcoming Diwali festival.

Oct 21, 2016, 19:13 PM IST

DNA: Analysis of India's diplomatic win over Pak after boycotting SAARC summit

Analyzing India's diplomatic win over Pakistan after boycotting Islamabad SAARC summit. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Sep 29, 2016, 00:22 AM IST

Will India's SAARC summit boycott change Pak's attitude towards terrorism? - Part II

Can India's SAARC summit boycott change Pakistan's disconcerted behavior on terrorism? Watch complete news story of Taal Thok Ke for getting detailed updates!

Sep 28, 2016, 20:47 PM IST

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Sep 28, 2016, 20:45 PM IST

Trade unions to boycott BRICS Labour Ministers meet

The 2-day BRICS Labour and Employment Ministerial meeting will commence on Tuesday but the Central Trade Unions (CTUs) have decided to boycott the event.

Sep 26, 2016, 19:11 PM IST

Venus Williams follows sister Serena's footsteps; to end 15-year Indian Wells boycott

Last year, her sister and world number one Serena returned to the prestigious Californian event after more than a decade.

Mar 02, 2016, 23:12 PM IST

Russia will not boycott 2016 Rio Olympics, even if track and field team is banned: Report

The Russian sports minister said that the country will not boycott the 2016 Rio de Janerio Olympics even if the track and field team is banned.

Nov 12, 2015, 23:58 PM IST

Congress CMs may boycott PM Narendra Modi's meet on Land Bill

Congress chief ministers are unlikely to attend a meeting convened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 15 in an apparent bid to take the steam out of government's moves to push the controversial Land Bill in the Monsoon session of Parliament beginning next week.

Jul 12, 2015, 17:37 PM IST

Israel`s Netanyahu says boycott efforts recall Nazi Germany

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that a Palestinian-led campaign to boycott Israeli goods was reminiscent of Nazi Germany`s campaign against Jews.

Jun 15, 2015, 19:51 PM IST

Burundi opposition threaten to boycott polls

Burundi`s opposition parties have threatened to boycott elections later this month if the government fails to create the conditions for a fair vote, a spokesman for a coalition of 17 parties said Friday.

Jun 12, 2015, 21:36 PM IST

Spain football strike could cost 50m euros a day: Liga chief

Spain`s football league launched a lawsuit Friday to block a strike threatened by Spanish footballers that it warned could cost 50 million euros ($56 million) per match day in lost revenues.

May 08, 2015, 20:10 PM IST

Mathura courts paralysed as advocates boycott work

Judicial work here remained paralysed today as advocates led a boycott over their demand for morning courts.

May 02, 2015, 02:18 AM IST

Malaysian fans call for boycott of Premier League 'circus'

Malaysia`s money-spinning fixtures against English Premier League sides Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool are nothing more than circus matches, according to a local supporters` group who have called on fans to boycott the games. 

Apr 29, 2015, 13:06 PM IST

Top French clubs boycott TV over incriminating film

Top French clubs Paris Saint Germain and Marseille are boycotting a leading French broadcaster for showing film of incidents which led to bans for star players Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Dimitri Payet.

Apr 15, 2015, 09:51 AM IST

Sunni Iraqi MPs boycott parliament over murder of tribal chief

Sunni politicians announced Sunday they were boycotting Iraq`s Shiite-dominated parliament after the killing of a prominent tribal leader whose death has been blamed on Shiite militias.

Feb 15, 2015, 19:20 PM IST

Mozambique's Renamo boycotts parliament and threatens secession

Mozambique`s main opposition party Renamo on Monday boycotted the opening of parliament in protest at last October`s election results as its leader threatened to create a parallel government.

Jan 12, 2015, 18:59 PM IST

Australian Open prize hits record $32 million

Australian Open organisers said Friday they had raised the prize money for the year`s first Grand Slam to a record Aus$40 million (US$32 million), with the singles winners taking home Aus$3.1 million each.

Jan 09, 2015, 16:43 PM IST

ENSF temporarily suspends boycott of statehood day celebration

Following an appeal made by Nagaland Governor PB Acharya, the Eastern Naga Students' Federation (ENSF) has temporarily suspended its proposed boycott of the Statehood Day celebration in four districts of Nagaland.

Nov 30, 2014, 14:46 PM IST

David Triesman condemns FIFA as rogue state, calls for boycott

European nations should boycott the 2018 and 2022 World Cups unless FIFA transforms itself into a transparent, open organisation, a former head of the English FA said on Friday.

Nov 22, 2014, 08:49 AM IST