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  • Iran, Iran elections, Mahsa Amini protests

    Iran begins first election campaign since protests over Mahsa Amini's death in 2022

    World | February 22, 2024 14:44 IST

    Amini was arrested by the so-called Iranian Morality Police for not wearing the burqa in public, and died after being tortured in custody, Her death sparked nationwide protests, and police launched a violent crackdown killing 500 and arresting thousands.

  • nationwide protests against wal mart across us

    Nationwide protests against Wal-Mart across US

    World | November 24, 2012 13:24 IST

    Portland, Oregon, Nov 24 : Wal-Mart workers and supporters marched in protest at a number of stores across America on Thursday and Friday, blasting the wages, benefits and treatment of employees of the world's largest

  • bjp left plan nationwide protests against fdi in retail

    BJP, Left plan nationwide protests against FDI in retail

    Politics | September 14, 2012 19:40 IST

    New Delhi, Sep 14: Attacking the government for its “hurried” decision allowing FDI in multi-brand retail, BJP today alleged said that despite strong objections from the Opposition it has been done under foreign elements' pressure

  • 12 hour kerala bandh nationwide protests against steep

    12-hour Kerala Bandh, nationwide protests against steep petrol price hike

    India | May 24, 2012 17:28 IST

    Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi/Mumbai/Bhopal/Patna, May 24: The entire state of Kerala today observed a 12-hour dawn-to-dusk shutdown following a call given by the Left Democratic Front to protest the steepest petrol price hike in recent history. Kerala

  • students police clash in spanish city barcelona

    Students, Police Clash In Spanish City Barcelona

    World | February 29, 2012 21:52 IST

    Spain, Feb 29: Spanish students in Barcelona clashed Wednesday with police and set fire to garbage containers during nationwide protests against education spending cuts.Police said officers in riot gear charged a crowd outside the stock

  • kiran bedi threatens nationwide protests if lokpal bill not

    Kiran Bedi Threatens Nationwide Protests If Lokpal Bill Not Passed

    India | November 18, 2011 15:43 IST

    Allahabad (UP), Nov 18: Team Anna member Kiran Bedi today said the onus of getting the Lokpal bill passed in the Winter Session of Parliament lies with the Congress, failing which there will be nationwide

  • nationwide protests continue delhi lawyers on strike

    Nationwide Protests Continue, Delhi Lawyers On Strike

    India | August 18, 2011 9:19 IST

    New Delhi/Chandigarh/Bangalore, Aug 17: Supporters of Anna Hazare carried out protests in several metros of India demanding enactment of Jan Lokpal Bill.In Bangalore, thousands of students skipped classes as they thronged Freedom Park here in

  • nationwide protests against lpg diesel price hike

    Nationwide Protests Against LPG, Diesel Price Hike

    India | June 25, 2011 15:40 IST

    New Delhi/Allahabad/Varanasi/Nagpur, Jun 25 : Spontaneous, and in some cases, oppostion-led protests by housewives and common men took place in various cities, metros and towns on Saturday over the Centre's decision to bring about a

  • centre bowed after ib report on nationwide protests

    Centre Bowed After IB Report On Nationwide Protests

    India | April 09, 2011 9:53 IST

    New Delhi, Apr 9 : The Centre on Friday night bowed to the demands of Gandhian activist Anna Hazare to set up a joint panel to formulate Lokpal Bill, after the Intelligence Bureau sent a