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Delhi BJP protests against AAP on free Wi-Fi, women’s security

Delhi BJP protests against AAP on free Wi-Fi, women’s security

Delhi BJP unit today staged a protest near state Assembly and accused the Arvind Kejriwal- led AAP government of “failing to fulfil” its 70 election promises such as providing free Wi-Fi and women’s security. Scores of partymen led by Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari carried out a march from Metcalf House to the state assembly [...]

January 17, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on Delhi BJP protests against AAP on free Wi-Fi, women’s security

Poland protests: Crowds renew calls for press freedom

Poland protests: Crowds renew calls for press freedom

Demonstrators in the Polish capital Warsaw have renewed their protest against government plans to restrict journalists’ access to parliament. Crowds gathered outside the presidential palace on Saturday morning and then marched to parliament. Inside parliament itself, opposition MPs have continued a sit-in that began on Friday. Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo, in a televised address, [...]

December 18, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Poland protests: Crowds renew calls for press freedom

Trump presidency: Protests turn violent in Portland, Oregon

Trump presidency: Protests turn violent in Portland, Oregon

A second night of protests in the US against President-elect Donald Trump has turned violent in Portland, Oregon. Several thousand demonstrators gathered in the centre of the western city. Some smashed shop and car windows, threw firecrackers and set rubbish alight. Police declared a riot and arrested 29 people. Protests in other US cities were [...]

November 11, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Trump presidency: Protests turn violent in Portland, Oregon

Shadow of apartheid looms over free-education protests in South Africa, with students citing racism

Shadow of apartheid looms over free-education protests in South Africa, with students citing racism

Weeks of protests at South African universities have targeted tuition fees – but students say they are also about racism and inequality in a society still plagued by the legacy of apartheid. The demonstrations have tapped into deep problems in the country, where many black people are unable to get decent education, jobs or housing [...]

October 11, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Shadow of apartheid looms over free-education protests in South Africa, with students citing racism

Violent protests erupt in Milwaukee after police kill armed suspect

Violent protests erupt in Milwaukee after police kill armed suspect

Protesters fired gunshots, hurled bricks and set a gas station on fire in the U.S. mid-western city of Milwaukee on Saturday night, hours after a patrol officer shot and killed an armed suspect who took flight after a traffic stop, authorities said. The 23-year-old suspect, who had a lengthy arrest record, was carrying a stolen [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Violent protests erupt in Milwaukee after police kill armed suspect

Protests against Mahadayi verdict rock Karnataka

Protests against Mahadayi verdict rock Karnataka

A Karnataka bandh called by pro-Kannada groups and farmers’ associations Saturday to protest against an interim order of Mahadayi Water Dispute Tribunal evoked a strong response. The tribunal Wednesday rejected Karnataka’s plea for 7.56 tmc of water from Mahadayi/ Mandovi river for supplying drinking water to Belagavi, Dharwad, Gadag and adjoining districts. Mahadayi flows through [...]

August 1, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Protests against Mahadayi verdict rock Karnataka