User: indiatogether Topic: Peace
Category: Assorted :: Non-Violent Protests
Last updated: May 23 2017 03:41 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Green ministry reissues GM mustard FAQs 23.5.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Anti-GM groups argue conflict of interest in Harsh Vardhan's appointment as he holds S&T portfolio
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PM never promised 50% hike in MSP: Agriculture Minister 22.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi never promised 50 per cent hike in the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of agriculture produce.
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IMA to hold protest march against 'atrocities' faced by docs 22.5.2017 DNA: Health
The Indian Medical Association (IMA) is organising 'Dilli Chalo Movement' on June 6 to draw the nation's attention towards the "atrocities" faced by the medical fraternity.
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Parents of students lock teachers in school to demand upgrade 22.5.2017 deccanherald.com
Parents of some students of a government-run primary school here today locked their teachers inside the building, demanding that it be ungraded to senior secondary level. The protest come close on the heels of a hunger strike by a group of girls in Rewari, around 80 from here, to pressure authorities to upgrade the school in their village. The parents alleged that a staff crunch in the school in Khirbi village was affecting studies of their wards and that teachers were irregular in taking classes. Some of them said the children in the village had no option but to travel to Hodal, Bhiduki and Hassanpur for further studies. They shouted slogans against the Education Department, alleging that political leaders and authorities paid no heed to their repeated requests for upgrading the school. District Education Officer Anil Sharma rushed to the scene and assured the protesting parents that there demands will be met. Sharma said the school will be upgraded as soon as it meets the criteria laid down by the ...
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Anti-GM crop activists urge 'supreme objectivity' 22.5.2017 ET: Agriculture
The anti-GM activists asked Vardhan to reject GM mustard, claiming it is a "hazardous scientific fraud" being perpetuated on the nation.
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Sahranpur clashes boon for Mayawati, helps her regain support 22.5.2017 Latest News
Members of different castes clashed over the the garlanding of Rajput king Maharana Pratap's statue
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Saharanpur clashes give Mayawati chance to regain lost ground 22.5.2017 Zee News : States
Mayawati's visit to the trouble-torn area comes in the backdrop of the Dalit outfit Bhim Sena staging a massive dharna in Delhi over the issue.
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PHOTOS: Delhi gets another giant charkha 22.5.2017 Rediff: News
Installed by Khadi and Village Industries Commission, the 2.5-tonne charkha, is made of high-quality chromium nickel stainless steel.
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Kapil Mishra's new agenda: Arvind Kejriwal-mukt Delhi, clean AAP 22.5.2017 Latest News
Just because some people are corrupt, that does not mean AAP's revolution should end
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Workers up in arms against new port bill 22.5.2017 Hindu: News
To stage 48-hour stir from May 23
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Gender equality, the freedom struggle way 21.5.2017 Hindu: Opinion
The movement empowered the women, but also feminised the men
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Thousands gather at Jantar Mantar to protest Saharanpur violence 21.5.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
Thousands of dalit rights activists, led by Bhim Army, today gathered at the Jantar Mantar here to raise their voice against the caste-based violence in Saharanpur city of Uttar Pradesh.Around 5,000 people participated in the protest despite being denied permission by the Delhi Police.The protestors demanded that cases be registered against those who had perpetrated violence against dalits on May 9. They also demanded that the affected families be awarded a compensation of Rs 10 lakh.Bhim Army founder Chandrashekhar, who is accused of sharing an objectionable video on social media and disrupti
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Agra residents protest lack of safe drinking water 21.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The city of the Taj continues to face a severe drinking water crisis, 24 years after a grim water tragedy claimed 21 lives and sent over 250 persons to hospital. Activists say the Yamuna now has been reduced to a sewage canal.
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These fast & furious Hry girls made a govt buckle 21.5.2017 TOI: Home
Haryana is among the states with the lowest child sex ratios in the country, prompting Prime Minister Narendra Modi to launch the ‘Beti bachao, beti padhao’ programme from neighbouring Panipat. In Kawali, the walls have phone numbers under girls’ names and college boys lounge around on motorcycles with a practised air of cool.
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Another school in Rewari sees protest for upgradation 20.5.2017 New Kerala: India News
Another school in Rewari sees protest for upgradation
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76-year-old held for harassing girl in Hyderabad 20.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Police in Hyderabad on Saturday arrested a 76-year-old man on charges of harassing a girl.
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Yale grad students' hunger strike can't turn the tide for labor 20.5.2017 News
Students hope that a contract would ensure them fair wages, mental health care insurance
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AIADMK demands President, PM Modi's intervention over CBI probe into Amma's death 20.5.2017 New Kerala: Tamil Nadu
AIADMK demands President, PM Modi's intervention over CBI probe into Amma's death
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Protest against TE manager 20.5.2017 The Assam Tribune
Protest against TE manager
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Cluster bus drivers go on hunger strike 20.5.2017 DNA: Popular News
After talks with the government failed, cluster bus drivers on Friday sat on a hunger strike at north Delhi's Mukherjee Nagar Depot. The cluster buses also known as the "orange buses" have remained off the roads since May 15, when the drivers called for a strike. The Audyogik Kamgar Vikas Union, which had launched the strike has threatened the government of self-immolation if their demands are not heard till the coming Monday. The drivers and conductors have been demanding the implementation of the new rates of minimum wages in the payment of salaries, which were introduced by the AAP government in March this year. "We had met the transport secretary but they did not give anything in written. There were just verbal assurances of payment of salaries. Also, they did not give any specific date as to when we will get the dues. If they don't hear our demands by Monday, I will immolate myself in full public view," said Pramod Tomar, president of the union. At least 18,000 drivers are attached to the union. As ...
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