Protest News Updates: 27 February 2022

27 February 2022

India News Updates:

Sudhakaran to call off fast today 27.2.2022 Hindu: News
Party leadership feels that the fast mobilised public outrage against Shuhaib’s murder
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Lawyers demand High Court at Tirupati 27.2.2022 Hindu: Health
Take out rally demanding decentralisation of development
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YC protest turns violent in capital 26.2.2022 Hindu: Health
Activists clash with police in front of Secretariat
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Pinarayi says no CBI probe into Congress leader’s murder 26.2.2022 Deccan Herald - National
Clashes broke out between activists of the Youth Congress and police in Thiruvananthapuram on Monday, during a protest march seeking a CBI investigation into the murder of Youth Congress leader S P Shuhaib in Kannur. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has turned down demands for a probe by the central agency. The CPM-led state government had earlier stated that it was open to a probe into the killing by any agency. Shuhaib, the Youth Congress block secretary in Mattannur, died on February 13 after being attacked by an armed three-member gang near a road-side eatery in Theroor. Following the arrest of men who are affiliated to the CPM in connection with the murder, the ruling party has been in the line of political fire. Veteran Congress leader from Kannur K Sudhakaran had also launched a protest fast seeking the arrest of the killers and conspirators behind the murder. The protesting Youth Congress activists hurled stones and bottles at the police near the State Secretariat here. The police fired tear …
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Ker govt rejects demand for CBI probe into YC worker’s killing; Assembly disrupted 26.2.2022 General News
The recent killing of a Youth Congress (YC) activist, allegedly by the ruling CPI(M) workers, rocked the Kerala Assembly today, with the opposition UDF members disrupting the proceedings after Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan rejected their demand for a CBI probe into it. The Congress-led opposition members, who had come to the House wearing black badges to protest the killing of Shuhaib by a gang at Mattannur in Kannur district on February 12, started raising slogans, demanding a CBI probe into the incident, as the proceedings began. Holding placards, with photos of the mutilated body of the YC activist, they trooped to the Well of the House and placed a banner in front of Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan’s podium, forcing an early adjournment of the House. Earlier, the Question Hour was also suspended following the opposition’s protest. During the Zero Hour, the opposition took up the issue as an adjournment motion and said the family of the slain YC worker had no trust in the ongoing …
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Kadannappally faces Youth Congress wrath in Kannur 26.2.2022 Hindu: National
‘Govt not taking initiative to end fast by Sudhakaran’
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Need to explain to people what climate change means in daily life: UN environ chief 25.2.2022 General News
United Nations environment chief Erik Solheim has said spouting “doom and gloom” while talking about climate change will not work and stressed that there was a need to present it in a “simpler” language that explains to people what it really means for them in their daily lives. He also noted that plastic pollution is similar to climate change and if steps are not taken to curb it now, reversing it will be “almost impossible”. As far as India is concerned, he said, it views environmental issues very much as a moral obligation and has got what it takes to lead the world into this change. Solheim said a lot of people find the topic of climate change “boring”. “The problem with climate change is that its a long-term phenomenon involving some quite complex science. It does not surprise me that a lot of people find the topic boring, and frankly we are never going to bore people into action. And if we continue to spout doom-and-gloom, then people just switch off,” he said. He said that when .
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