Jignesh Mevani argues with police as detained during protests

Ahmedabad, Feb 18 : Dalit leader and Gujarat lawmaker Jignesh Mevani was detained by police here on Sunday along with nearly 100 others while staging demonstrations in protest against death of Dalit activist Bhanubhai Vankar. Mevani broke into heated arguments with police when he was being detained in Saraspur suburb of Ahmedabad. “Gujarat does not […]

Job seekers protest at Bihar railway stations

Patna, Feb 18 : Thousands of youths on Sunday staged violent protests and indulged in arson at three railway stations in Bihar against reducing the age limit for recruitment in the Railways, leading to services being disrupted for some time, police said. The protests against the age limit reduction for Group D recruitment and reserving […]

Florida school shooting survivors call for tougher gun laws

[Fort Lauderdale : A young woman cries during a protest against guns on the steps of the Broward County Federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, is charged with killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Wednesday. /PTI] Miami, Feb […]

Florida school shooting survivors call for tougher gun laws

Miami, Feb 18 : Survivors of a deadly shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 students and teachers, have called for tougher gun laws in the country and and urged voters to kick out lawmakers who oppose the move, the media reported. At an emotional rally on Saturday in Fort Lauderdale, Emma Gonzalez, […]

Anger over Dalit’s death snowballs; Mevani, Hardik, Alpesh up ante

Ahmedabad, Feb 17 : The political trinity of Jignesh Mevani, Hardik Patel and Alpesh Thakor on Saturday upped the ante against Gujarat government following the death of Dalit activist Bhanubhai Vankar on Friday. Angry crowds shooed away BJP MLAs from visiting the deceased’s family, while demonstrations were held in various parts of the state. “The […]

Consumers against extra GST on discounted MRP by e-commerce sites: Poll

New Delhi, Feb 17 : A majority of consumers surveyed for a poll have raised concerns over addition of GST on discounted prices of products being sold by e-commerce sites and retail stores, and urged the government to end the “unfair practice”. According to Local Circles, a social engagement platform, as the sellers are charging […]