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Nagaland: NSF, NPF To Demand AFSPA Repeal Through ‘Democratic Agitations’

Dec 31, 2021 PTI

Nagaland: The Centre has reconsidered its latest extension of the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) by six months in the state, amidst the row over the killing of 14 civilians by the security forces in the state.

BJP Releases New National Executive List, Maneka And Varun Gandhi Dropped Among Others

Oct 07, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The BJP leaders and MPs who have been vocal against the agri laws have been dropped from the national executive list.

Farmers' Stir: Protesting Farmers Block KMP Expressway In Haryana

Bhartiya Kisan Union (Lakhowal) general secretary Harinder Singh Lakhowal said the blockade last for 24 hours.

Airstrikes In Myanmar, Thousand Flee To Neighbouring Thailand

Mar 29, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

An estimated 3,000 people crossed the river dividing the two countries into Thailand's Mae Hong Son province following two days of aerial attacks.

Bharat Bandh: Markets, Metro In National Capital Remain Unaffected

A senior Delhi Police officer said the situation is peaceful and remains under control, adding that no report of any untoward incident has so far been received.

26 March, 2021

Bharat Bandh: Trains Cancelled As Protestors Squat On Tracks, Disrupt Rail Traffic

Outlook Web Bureau

The 32 locations where train movement has been disrputed fall under the Delhi, Ambala, and Ferozepur divisions of the railways.

26 March, 2021

Bharat Bandh: 'Satyagraha' Ends Atrocities, Arrogance', Says Rahul Gandhi

Outlook Web Bureau

Farmer unions protesting the three farm laws have called for a 12-hour complete 'Bharat Bandh' from 6 am to 6 pm on Friday to mark four months of the farmer agitation on Delhi's three borders.

22 March, 2021

Be Wary Of 'Selfish' Elements Who Are Misleading Farmers For Their 'Ulterior interests': CM Yogi Adityanath

Outlook Web Bureau

Yogi Adityanath said that the government has come to the centre after 70 years of independence that is dedicated towards the upliftment of farmers and providing them with double income.

18 March, 2021

Farmers' Protest: Movement Will Continue For Long, BJP Unworthy Of Trust, Says Naresh Tikait

Outlook Web Bureau

Addressing BKU supporters who have been camping at Ghazipur for nearly four months now, Tikait said, 'This movement will continue for long, make it a part of your routine'.

15 March, 2021

Indo-Canadian YouTube Star Lilly Singh Sports 'I Stand With Farmers' Mask At Grammys Red Carpet

Outlook Web Bureau

Lilly Singh wrote that since there's intense media spotlight on the red carpet, this was the perfect opportunity to show her solidarity with farmers.

14 March, 2021

Farmers’ Stir: Protests May Continue Till December, Says BKU Leader Rakesh Tikait

Outlook Web Bureau

Tikait made the statement while talking to reporters in Allahabad after his recent visit to the poll-bound West Bengal where he asked voters not to vote for BJP.


01 March, 2021

Govt's Silence Indicates It's Planning Steps Against Farmers' Agitation: Tikait


Tikait also stressed that it is the government that will have to come forward with a proposal to resume talks over the bills with the protesting farmers.

17 February, 2021

Railways Deploys Additional RPSF Companies Ahead Of Rail-Roko Andolan

Outlook Web Bureau

The SKM had said that the rail blockade will be held across the country from 12pm to 4pm.

29 November, 2020

New Farm Laws Not 'Properly Understood' By Farmers: NITI Aayog


Thousands of farmers, mainly from Punjab and Haryana, have been protesting against the three new laws.

20 November, 2020

For India, Myanmar Matters. But Let's Not Forget The Cost

Angshuman Choudhury

Endorsing a regime that is widely accused of perpetrating mass atrocities sets a dangerous precedent.

01 November, 2020

Rajasthan: Gurjars Launch Agitation Demanding Reservation


On Sunday, youths in large numbers blocked a rail track in Bharatpur’s Bayana, police said.

30 July, 2018

35-Year Old Man Commits Suicide Over Maratha Quota Demand

Outlook Web Bureau

His family members said they will not take possession of the body till the state government takes a final decision on the issue of reservation, over which the Maratha community has been agitating.

Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

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.

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