HC grants permission to SAD rally in Faridkot

Chandigarh: A day after the Punjab Government banned the Shiromani Akali Dal’s Pol Khol rally that was scheduled to be organised on Sunday at Faridkot, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Saturday allowed permission to the party to hold the rally. The High Court held a special hearing on a plea filed by the […]

Citing IB inputs regarding probable violence in Faridkot, Govt bans SAD rally

DW Bureau / Chandigarh In view of the intelligence inputs regarding possible violence and threat to the life of top Akali leaders, The Punjab Government has banned the Shiromani Akali Dal’s Pol Khol Rally which was scheduled to be held in Faridkot on Sunday. This decision was probably conveyed to the SAD supremo Parkash Singh […]

Orlando rally marks 2nd anniversary of nightclub mass shooting

By Joey Roulette ORLANDO, Fla., June 12 : Hundreds of protesters, including survivors from two of Florida’s deadliest modern mass shootings, staged a rally in Orlando on Monday to call for tougher firearms restrictions two years after a gunman killed 49 people at the Pulse nightclub. The demonstration, held on the eve of the shooting […]

Rally calling for ban on assault-style rifles to be held in Tallahassee

By Katanga Johnson and Zach Fagenson PARKLAND/TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Feb 20 : Student and parent activists from the Florida high school where 17 teens and staff members were slain last week in a shooting rampage will hold a rally on Wednesday at the state capital, calling for a ban on assault-style rifles. Last week’s massacre, the […]

Trump warns ’emboldened’ Iran to comply with nuclear deal

By Steve Holland YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Jul 26 : US President Donald Trump issued a veiled threat against Iran, warning Tehran to adhere to the terms of a nuclear deal with world powers or else face “big, big problems.” A week after certifying Iran as complying with the 2015 agreement negotiated by Democratic President Barack Obama, […]

Thousands of Indonesians rally against racial, religious intolerance

By Agustinus Beo Da Costa JAKARTA, Nov 19 : Thousands of Indonesians held a peaceful rally today to promote unity, saying they were worried by signs of growing racial and religious intolerance in the world’s largest Muslim-majority country. Dressed in red and white shirts, the colours of the Indonesian flag, religious leaders, members of human […]