Jharkhand  /  Published 08.07.20

Dharna against coal auction decision in Jharkhand

Non-BJP parties on Tuesday decided to stage a statewide dharna in Jharkhand on July 23 to protest against the Centre’s recent decisions like opening up the coal sector to private players, which ...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 22.02.19

Bureaucrats off Mamata dais before dig at Centre

Mamata Banerjee on Friday stopped a speech midway at a state government event and asked officials to leave the dais before making “a political comment” in which she took potshots at the Centre, wi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.09.18

Minister dharna against ‘police bias’

The state capital on Wednesday was witness to the unusual sight of a cabinet minister protesting at a thana entrance against what appeared to him as minority appeasement by Ranchi police.From 3pm to 6...
By TT Bureau in Ranchi

India  /  Published 23.03.20

Ghanta Ghar women put protest on hold

The women protesting against the new citizenship matrix at Lucknow’s Ghanta Ghar suspended their 66-day-old agitation on Monday citing the coronavirus pandemic.Over 100 of them left their dupattas b...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 05.02.19

After ‘moral victory’, Mamata calls off dharna

“Moral victory” and a patriotic song on her lips, Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday evening called off her Save India dharna with Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu by her side, pledging ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.03.20

Tent seized, women fall ill in rain

Over a dozen women on dharna at Aligarh City’s Shah Jamal Idgah are down with fever, having been drenched on Friday night after the police removed their tent to scare them away.“When a dust storm ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 25.08.19

Signs of split in Ravidass movement

The movement against the demolition of a temple to Guru Ravidass appeared headed for a split on Sunday as leaders of several organisations met but kept a key outfit away from the talks.Chandrashekhar ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.19

Trinamul to protest Durga Puja income-tax notices

Mamata Banerjee on Sunday announced an eight-hour Trinamul dharna on August 13 to protest income-tax notices to several Durga Puja committees.“It is not clear whether Didi will join the dharna… We...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 20.07.19

Priyanka to cops: I won’t eat... put me in jail

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s threat of a hunger-strike and the pressure mounted across Uttar Pradesh by local Congress units may have triggered Saturday’s capitulation by the Yogi Adityanath government...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

North East  /  Published 15.03.20

Anti-CAA sit-in at Kamrup

The Sustha Samaj Bikash Chakra, Dakhin Kamrup CAA Birudhi Mancha and Sadissa, a Leftist cultural organisation on Sunday reiterated its demand for the immediate release of KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi and o...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati


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