As the year draws to an end, here’s a look at a few of landmark protests that left a mark in the history of civilian uproar.
Authorities blocked social media sites in an apparent effort to stem the flow of information into, out of, and within the ailing nation as Cubans faced the country's greatest economic crisis in decades.
US President at the start of the law enforcement and increasing crime rate meeting with mayors presented his opinion on Cuba's protest and the horrific assassination of Haiti's President.
Hundreds of people took to the streets in various Cuban cities to protest persistent food shortages and high food costs due to the Covid-19 pandemic
On December 15, 2019 the Shaheen Bagh protests began. A year later, those protests still hold many distinctions and here’s why
Sharjeel Imam is one of the accused who, according to police, hatched a pre-meditated conspiracy to organise communal riots in North-East Delhi.
Anti-Citizenship Amendment Act activist and Aligarh Muslim University student Sharjeel Usmani, who was released from jail last week after being granted bail by the Aligarh sessions court, says the movement will bloom again.
Post Delhi riots 2020, four FIRs were lodged against Kalita and the present case relates to FIR 59 in which it has been alleged that the riot was a preplanned, multi-layered and deep-rooted conspiracy.
Leader of Opposition, Ram Govind Chaudhary said that the chief minister's statement showed utter disregard for civil liberties.
The siege protest has been called to bring pressure on the AIADMK government to adopt a resolution in the assembly opposing the CAA as had been done by several non-BJP ruled states.
Protest Against Citizenship Amendment Act: Former India cricketer Aakash Chopra was one of the few sportspersons to express their views on the police crackdown on students
With the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 player auction in Kolkata a little over 72 hours away, franchises are keeping a close eye on the widespread protests against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA)
Several Iranian news agencies also warned Telegram, the most popular social media service in the country, might soon be shut down.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.