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Brazilians protest Bolsonaro’s role in half a million Covid-19 deaths | World News

Thousands took to the streets across Brazil on Saturday to protest against President Jair Bolsonaro’s pandemic response, blasting the leader for not acquiring vaccines fast enough and for questioning the need for mask-wearing. Brazil surpassed 500,000 deaths from Covid-19 on Saturday, according to the Health Ministry, the world’s highest death toll after the United States. The government faces fierce criticism ...

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IMA to hold nationwide protest on June 18, over 350,000 doctors to join | Latest News India

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) will hold a nationwide protest on Friday in demand of a central law to protect doctors against violence. Over 350,000 doctors of IMA will participate in the protest, national president of the organisation Dr JA Jayalal told news agency ANI “IMA is conducting a nationwide protest tomorrow in demand for a central law to protect ...

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Maratha outfits begin silent protest for quota; Govt invites leaders for talks | Latest News India

A statewide agitation in favour of reservation for the Maratha community began with a silent march in Kolhapur, Maharashtra, on Wednesday. Politicians, ministers from state government, and elected representatives participated in the march led by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Sambhajiraje Chhatrapati from Shahu Samathi Sthal, the resting place of Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj in Kolhapur. Sambhajiraje Chhatrapati said similar protests ...

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Right to protest is not a terror act: HC | Latest News India

The Delhi high court on Tuesday granted bail to three student activists arrested for allegedly instigating the February 2020 Delhi riots, terming the charges against them “stretched”, “verbiage”, and “hyperbole” and saying that the state may have, by going after the protestors, blurred the line between the “right to protest” and “terrorist activity”. Delhi Police is likely to challenge the ...

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Lakshadweep residents observe ‘black day’ to protest administrator Patel’s visit to island | Latest News India

Thiruvananthapuram: Residents of Lakshadweep observed a black day to protest against the week-long visit of administrator Praful Khoda Patel who arrived in the archipelago on Monday. The Save Lakshadweep Forum, a body of all political parties, urged people to mark the day by hoisting black flags, and wearing black dress and masks to express their anger against the draft Lakshadweep ...

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BJP leaders in Lakshadweep resign to protest sedition case against filmmaker | Latest News India

Over a dozen Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and workers in Lakshadweep have resigned from the party to protest the sedition case filed against filmmaker Aisha Sultana for her remarks against the Centre’s Covid-19 management in the Union territory. In the resignation letter submitted to the BJP’s Lakshadweep president, C Abdul Khader Haji, the leaders described the case against Sultana ...

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IMA to hold nationwide protest against assault on doctors | Latest News India

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) will hold a protest against various incidents of assault on doctors on June 18, its chief Dr JA Jayalal said on Saturday. Jayalal said that in recent months, incidents of assault have increased on doctors who were working on the frontlines and demanded that the government bring a law under the CrPC and the IPC ...

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From Delhi to Tamil Nadu, Congress mounts natiowide protest against fuel hike | Latest News India

Congress party on Friday staged protests across many states to demand the withdrawal of the price hike in petrol and diesel in the country. Hundreds of Congress workers were seen gathering near petrol pumps in many states including Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Karnataka, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and raising slogans against the government. “When the UPA was in power, tax on ...

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Congress to hold ‘symbolic protest’ against fuel price hike today | Latest News India

Congress leaders will be holding “symbolic” protests against the petrol and diesel price hike from various locations across the country today, June 11. The two-hour protest is scheduled to commence at 10am. The party decided to demonstrate after the fuel prices crossed the ₹100-mark in several states. It has instructed all the state units and frontal organisation to hold protest ...

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Congress to protest in front of petrol pumps against rising fuel prices | Latest News India

Congress will hold symbolic protests in front of petrol pumps across the country on Friday against the rising fuel and cooking gas prices and demand their withdrawal. Congress general secretary KC Venugopal has said the protests will be organised by the local units of the party and Covid-19 protocols prescribed by the local, district and state administrations will be followed and ...

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