21 Oct 2014
Beijing: The world's top executioner China put 2,400 people to death last year, a US-based rights group on Tuesday said, shedding rare light on a statistic Beijing considers a state secret.
20 Oct 2014
Beijing: China has termed the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong an attempt to seek self-determination and independence, as it grappled to deal with the student-led movement that has occupied parts of the financial hub for more than three weeks.
18 Oct 2014
New Delhi: All central trade unions will hold a nationwide stir on December 5 to protest against the labour reforms initiated by the Narendra Modi government.
17 Oct 2014
Hong Kong: Hong Kong police partially cleared a democracy protest site in a raid on Friday, tearing down tents and barricades hours after the city's embattled leader reopened his offer of talks to end nearly three weeks of disruptive demonstrations.
18 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Condeming the attack on North East students in Gurgaon, Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti, students' wing of Aam Aadmi Party, said they will hold a public meeting at JNU on Saturday.
17 Oct 2014
Hong Kong: More than 100 Hong Kong police officers started removing barricades in Mong Kok, one of the main demonstration areas on Friday morning where Occupy Central movement participants had blocked roads and streets since 28th September.
16 Oct 2014
Hong Kong: The Hong Kong government hopes to have formal talks with the representatives of students participating in the Occupy movement next week, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying announced on Thursday.
14 Oct 2014
Hong Kong: Hundreds of police armed with chainsaws and boltcutters made a fresh assault on protest barricades in Hong Kong on Tuesday, a day after a similar attempt backfired as demonstrators reinforced their defenses.
13 Oct 2014
Hong Kong: Hong Kong police early on Monday started removing street barricades at sites where pro-democracy demonstrators have been holding more than two weeks of rallies, paralysing parts of the Chinese financial hub.
15 Oct 2014
Hong Kong: Hong Kong police officers involved in an apparent assault on a protester have been 'removed' from their positions, the city's security chief said on Wednesday, after video emerged of a handcuffed man being beaten and kicked.