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Maharashtra farmers burn down police van, disrupt traffic to protest against airport plan

Farmers were protesting against a proposed international airport at Nevali, about 45 km northeast of Mumbai. Hundreds of angry farmers protesting against a proposed international airport on the outskirts of Mumbai held up traffic, clashed with police and burned down ...

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International Yoga Day: Farmers perform ‘Shavaasana’ to protest against govt; Congress agitation against Mandsaur deaths

Congress workers performed ‘Shavaasana’ in Indore on third International Yoga Day to mark their protest against the deaths of five farmers in police firing in Mandsaur. Farmers too performed ‘Shavaasana’ at Kisan Ghat in New Delhi to protest against the ...

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History repeats itself as 1980s violent Gorkhaland protest rocks WB’s hills in 2017

It looks like as if time has stood still in the salubrious Himalayan hill region of Darjeeling, West Bengal. Almost three decades later since the first big movement for Gorkhaland rocked the hills of the state in the late 1980s; in ...

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Dalits protest against ‘empty’ promises

Threaten to launch State-wide agitation The Bharatiya Janata Party’s Scheduled Castes Morcha staged a protest here against the ruling Congress government over the alleged rise in atrocities against Dalits. The protesters accused Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh of not fulfilling ...

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Protest politics spills over to streets in Odisha

BHUBANESWAR: Three major political parties of the State including the ruling BJD on Monday hit the streets on different issues. While activists of youth and student wings of the BJD  staged demonstration on Mahanadi water dispute with Chhattisgarh and special ...

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