Protest News Updates: 30 December 2017

30 December 2017

Photo Courtesy: The Hindu: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/dalits-hold-rally-demand-their-rights/article22283044.ece

 
Open dialogue, let democracy prevail in Bhangar: Bengal agitators 30.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The leaders of an anti-power grid movement in West Bengal’s Bhangar have urged the state government to “open a dialogue and allow democracy to prevail” in the area.
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Jignesh Mevani to campaign against BJP in State 30.12.2017 Hindu: National
Jignesh Mevani, who has been elected to the Gujarat Assembly, has said he will campaign in the Assembly elections in Karnataka and other States aligning with progressive forces.“I am not concerned ab…
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Quiz: Newsmakers 2017 29.12.2017 HBL: Home
This week, we look back at 2017. Happy quizzing.
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No one has right to change Constitution: Teesta Setalvad 28.12.2017 Deccan Herald – News
Human rights activist Teesta Setalvad said that no one has the right to change the Constitution of India. “People will teach a befitting lesson to those who have issued statements on changing constitution,” she warned. Speaking at the national meet on the occasion of completion of 15 years of Karnataka Komu Souharda Vedike in Chikkamagaluru on Thursday, she said that the Constitution upholds the rights of all and voices the aspirations of Dalit, minority and labour communities. People have not given power to anyone to change the Constitution. Mevanis victory Teesta further said that, in Gurajat, social and cultural oppression is going on for the last 22 years, in the name of Hindutva. “But, now, such influences are getting weaker. The victory of Jignesh Mevani in the recent Assembly elections in Gujarat is evident to this fact. Jignesh was a part of the Chalo Gujarat movement,” she pointed out. “His victory is not his alone but the victory of the movement. Many leaders like Jignesh will emerge in the …
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With eye on 2019 polls, Modi govt may not go slow on labour reforms in 2018 29.12.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The Ministry of Labour and Employment has envisaged to concise over 44 labour laws into four broad codes
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ATEU diamond jubilee on Jan 27-28 29.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
ATEU diamond jubilee on Jan 27-28
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Complete bandh in Kalaburagi 28.12.2017 Hindu: Home
All shops closed, public transport paralysed to condemn rape, murder of Dalit girl
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Open dialogue, let democracy prevail in Bhangar: Bengal agitators 30.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The leaders of an anti-power grid movement in West Bengal’s Bhangar have urged the state government to “open a dialogue and allow democracy to prevail” in the area.
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Jignesh Mevani to campaign against BJP in State 30.12.2017 Hindu: National
Jignesh Mevani, who has been elected to the Gujarat Assembly, has said he will campaign in the Assembly elections in Karnataka and other States aligning with progressive forces.“I am not concerned ab…
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Quiz: Newsmakers 2017 29.12.2017 HBL: Home
This week, we look back at 2017. Happy quizzing.
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Open dialogue, let democracy prevail in Bhangar: Bengal agitators 30.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The leaders of an anti-power grid movement in West Bengal’s Bhangar have urged the state government to “open a dialogue and allow democracy to prevail” in the area.
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Dalits hold rally, demand their rights 27.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
BJP MP accuses judiciary of undermining the Constitution
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Vijay Rupani’s oath: Irony of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar’s attendance at BJP event 26.12.2017 India Today| Must Read
The presence of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on stage in Gandhinagar when Vijay Rupani was being sworn-in as Gujarat Chief Minister could not have been more ironic. Till a few months ago, the JD(U) chief was supporting BJP’s rival and Patidar leader Hardik Patel.
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The Darjeeling hills simmered, centring on the Gorkhaland movement (2017 in retrospective) 26.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Through much of 2017, the picturesque Darjeeling Hills — once a dreamy tourist gateway — simmered with violence over the revived demand for a separate Gorkhaland state.
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Open dialogue, let democracy prevail in Bhangar: Bengal agitators 30.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The leaders of an anti-power grid movement in West Bengal’s Bhangar have urged the state government to “open a dialogue and allow democracy to prevail” in the area.
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Dalits hold rally, demand their rights 27.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
BJP MP accuses judiciary of undermining the Constitution
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Vijay Rupani’s oath: Irony of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar’s attendance at BJP event 26.12.2017 India Today| Must Read
The presence of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on stage in Gandhinagar when Vijay Rupani was being sworn-in as Gujarat Chief Minister could not have been more ironic. Till a few months ago, the JD(U) chief was supporting BJP’s rival and Patidar leader Hardik Patel.
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The Darjeeling hills simmered, centring on the Gorkhaland movement (2017 in retrospective) 26.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Through much of 2017, the picturesque Darjeeling Hills — once a dreamy tourist gateway — simmered with violence over the revived demand for a separate Gorkhaland state.
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