Protest against Hooda: Vijay Goel, 3 others get bail

Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Goel and three leaders of BJP’s youth wing were today granted bail by a Delhi court in a case pertaining to violation of prohibitory orders while leading a protest in 2013 at the residence of former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda. Metropolitan Magistrate Akash Jain granted bail to Goel and […]

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Ramdev can continue protest in Uttarakhand: chief minister

Strongly backing Baba Ramdev’s “peaceful” agitation against corruption, Uttarakhand chief minister Ramesh Pokhriyal today assured the yoga guru of “full security” if he decides to continue his protest in the state. “If he (Ramdev) wants to continue his agitation and protest in Uttarakhand, then he has full freedom to do it,” Pokhriyal said, hours after […]

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Activist’s in Mumbai protest Binayak Sen verdict

Activists and the public gathered outside Mumbai’s busy Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Friday to protest a Chhattisgarh court’s verdict sentencing rights campaigner Binayak Sen to life imprisonment for sedition and links with Maoists. ‘It’s a tragic day for our country,’ said documentary-filmmaker Anand Patwardhan who was part of the demonstration. They protestors raised slogans like ‘Down […]

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Karnataka BJP holds protest for cow slaughter ban

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday held rallies across Karnataka demanding early presidential nod to a bill banning cow slaughter in the state. The bill, passed by both the houses of the state legislature, has been sent by Governor H.R. Bhardwaj to President Pratibha Patil for a decision as the Congress, Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) […]

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Gujarat lawyers protest corruption in judiciary

Lawyers Monday began a two-day token fast outside the Gujarat High Court to protest alleged corruption in the lower judiciary. Anil Patel, president of the Gujarat unit of Indian Association of Lawyers, said that all the office bearers of association would continue the token fast on Tuesday as well. ‘We plan to present a memorandum […]

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