User: icrdelhi Topic: Protest Movements
Category: Rally
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Arab League demands international probe into Israeli 'crimes' 17.5.2018 General News
The Arab League called today for an international probe into alleged crimes by Israeli forces against Palestinians following mass protests on the Gaza border that saw dozens of demonstrators killed. Tens of thousands have protested along Gaza's border with Israel since March 30 calling for Palestinian refugees to be able to return to their homes now inside Israel. The largest demonstrations coincided with the move of the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem on Monday, which saw Israeli forces kill some 60 Palestinians. "We call for a credible international investigation into the crimes committed by the occupation," Arab League chief Ahmed Abul Gheit said at an extraordinary meeting of Arab foreign ministers in Cairo on Thursday to discuss the violence. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will on Friday host an emergency summit in Istanbul of the world's main pan-Islamic body, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which he said would send a "strong message to the
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Pashtuns blame Pakistan Army for rights abuse 14.5.2018 General News
A massive crowd gathered in Karachi city to demand an end to human rights violations by Pakistan's military in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).The rally was organized by Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) amid restrictions and a sting of detentions of their activists.The chief of PTM, Manzoor Pashteen, who was denied to board a flight to Karachi, reached the venue after traveling 1,400 kilometer by road.He said while addressing the rally, "They are opposing this gathering in a fear of being exposed of their atrocities in the Pashtun dominated areas. Otherwise, rallies are being held in Karachi on regular basis".PTM demands an end to extrajudicial killings by security forces, transparency around a campaign of disappearances allegedly perpetrated by security forces that have accompanied the war against the Taliban, and the treating of citizens with greater dignity at security checkpoints.Though the mainstream media in Pakistan is not providing any ...
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West Bengal panchayat polls 2018: Independent candidate's supporter killed, TMC leader held 12.5.2018 Zee News : States
Bhangar has been on the boil for over a year now on the issue of construction of the sub-station.  
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Bengal polls: Independent candidate's supporter killed, TMC leader held 12.5.2018 General News
A supporter of an Independent candidate for the coming panchayat polls was killed in West Bengal's Bhangar on Friday, following which police arrested local strongman of the ruling Trinamool Congress Arabul Islam.
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‘If Bihar can enforce Prohibition, why not Karnataka?’ 12.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Women of HK region join forces seeking ban on liquor
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Sensex rallies to 3-month high 11.5.2018 Hindu: Business
Select gains in index heavyweights along with a strong rally in global markets pushed Indian equity benchmarks to their highest close in more than thr
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Bengal polls: Independent candidate supporter killed 11.5.2018 General News
A supporter of an Independent candidate for the coming panchayat polls was killed on Friday allegedly in an armed attack on a political rally in West Bengal's Bhangar, informed sources said.
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Nifty, Sensex rise on global cues; private banks rebound 11.5.2018 General News
(Reuters) - Indian shares rose on Friday tracking Asian peers following an overnight rally in U.S. equities after soft inflation data in the world's largest economy indicated that the Federal Reserve may not increase interest rates at a faster pace.
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She was an embodiment of creativity 10.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Dr. Arun Dravid in his lecture demonstration titled, Rarely Heard Kishori Amonkar, played some ethereal renditions and analysed the journey of her music. He felt that her aesthetic consciousness rendered a new meaning to her music
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Everybody’s soapbox 9.5.2018 FrontLine: The Nation
On the potential and perils of social media. By R. KRISHNAKUMAR in Thiruvananthapuram
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Insight: How Russia played silent kingmaker in Armenia's revolution 9.5.2018 Reuters: World News
YEREVAN, (Reuters) - In the days before protesters overthrew Armenia's veteran leader, Russian officials had high-level phone contacts with the protest leaders and the ruling elite that was clinging to power, according to three people briefed on the ...
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Armenia protest leader Pashinyan elected as prime minister 8.5.2018 Reuters: World News
YEREVAN (Reuters) - Opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan was elected as Armenia's new prime minister on Tuesday, capping a peaceful revolution driven by weeks of mass protests against corruption and cronyism in the ex-Soviet republic.
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Gun attack on minister deepens political divisions as Pakistan nears elections 8.5.2018 Reuters: Top News
ISLAMABAD/KARACHI (Reuters) - An assassination attempt on a minister has deepened divisions ahead of Pakistan's elections, with an Islamist party denying involvement and an opposition figure blaming it on fiery rhetoric by the ousted premier.
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Andhra marches for women's protection 7.5.2018 General News
To prevent rising cases of sexual assault of women and children and to instill a sense of fear among those resorting to such crimes, the Government of Andhra Pradesh led by Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu has started a social movement - 'Aadabiddaku Raksha ga kaduludam.'As part of the movement, which means "let's march for the protection of women," rallies are being held across the state in the morning and evening on May 7.All sections of the society including ministers, MLAs, MLCs, district collectors, police participated in the morning rallies. Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu will also participate in the evening rally in Amaravati.Nobel Peace Laureate and Children's Rights Activist Shri Kailash Satyarthi called the Chief Minister and expressed his support for the movement.
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Russia'a Vladimir Putin 4.0 Launched Amid Crackdown On Opposition 7.5.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Vladimir Putin, who has ruled Russia for 18 years, will begin his next stint as leader two days after nearly 1,600 protesters including opposition leader Alexei Navalny were detained during nationwide...
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Putin 4.0 to launch amid crackdown on opposition 7.5.2018 Zee News : World
Putin, who has ruled Russia for 18 years, will begin his next stint as leader two days after nearly 1,600 protesters including opposition leader Alexei Navalny were detained during nationwide rallies against him, with the European Union condemning "police brutality and mass arrests".
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Putin 4.0: Russian President begins fourth Kremlin term amid crackdown on Opposition 7.5.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
Under the shadow of hugely strained ties with the West, Vladimir Putin inaugurated his fourth Kremlin term on Monday.  Putin 4.0 begins amid crackdown on the opposition, with Alexei Navalny and hundreds more detained during the weekend. Opposition leader Navalny was briefly detained along with nearly 1,600 of his supporters on Sunday during nationwide rallies against Putin as police and paramilitary activists used force to break up demonstrations in Moscow and Saint Petersburg. Putin, who has ruled Russia for 18 years and used his last term to annex Crimea from Ukraine in 2014 and launch a military campaign in Syria on the side of Bashar al-Assad the next year, has promised to improve living standards at home during his next Kremlin stint. But he has remained silent on the issue of his succession -- despite this being an inevitable concern as the constitution bars him from running again when his fourth term ends in 2024. Putin has struggled to revive an economy that crashed after Moscow was hit with ...
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Putin 4.0 to launch amid crackdown on opposition 6.5.2018 General News
Vladimir Putin will tomorrow be inaugurated for his fourth Kremlin term under the shadow of hugely strained ties with the West and a crackdown on the opposition, with Alexei Navalny and hundreds more detained at the weekend. Opposition leader Navalny was held along with nearly 1,600 of his supporters yesterday during nationwide rallies against Putin as police and paramilitary activists used force to break up demonstrations in Moscow and Saint Petersburg. Putin, who has ruled Russia for 18 years and used his last term to annex Crimea from Ukraine in 2014 and launch a military campaign in Syria on the side of Bashar al-Assad the next year, has promised to improve living standards at home during his next Kremlin stint. But he has remained silent on the issue of his succession -- despite this being an inevitable concern as the constitution bars him from running again when his fourth term ends in 2024. Putin has struggled to revive an economy that crashed after Moscow was hit with Western .
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Left-wing protestors say 'enough' to Macron's French reforms 5.5.2018 Reuters: World News
PARIS (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in Paris on Saturday to protest against the stream of economic reforms brought in by French president Emmanuel Macron since coming to power a year ago.
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Russia detains Navalny supporters during anti-Putin rallies 5.5.2018 General News
Russian police today detained several dozen supporters of opposition leader Alexei Navalny as nationwide protests kicked off on the eve of Vladimir Putin's inauguration for a fourth Kremlin term. Navalny, who was barred from challenging Putin in the March presidential election, had called on Russians to stage a day of rallies across the country ahead of Putin's inauguration. Protests kicked off in Russia's Far East and Siberia regions, with several dozen demonstrators detained by police, Navalny's team and independent monitors said. In the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk 15 people including a journalist were detained, said OVD-Info, an independent monitoring group. "Detentions were conducted in a rough manner," the monitor said, adding that some of the detained had scratches and bruises. In the Urals city of Chelyabinsk police detained three people before the start of a protest, activist Boris Zolotaryovsky wrote on Facebook. At least ten protesters were detained in the Siberian city of .
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