India  /  Published 04.02.21

PM’s brother stages 'dharna'

A younger brother of Prime Minister Narendra Modi staged a “dharna” at Lucknow airport for two hours on Wednesday, alleging police had detained people who had come to receive him. Prahlad...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 25.12.20

4 ill during Raiganj University protest

Four guest faculties of Raiganj University who were into an indefinite sit-in demonstration on the varsity premises fell ill on Thursday and were admitted to the Raiganj Government Medical College &am...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

States  /  Published 18.12.20

Dharna to regularise 18,000 Sikkim jobs

The Sikkim Subject Committee, which espouses various political and social issues, has decided to stage a day-long dharna in Gangtok on Sunday, demanding regularisation of jobs of over 18,000 persons w...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

India  /  Published 07.12.20

BHU dharna for hostel reopening

Some 250 students of Banaras Hindu University have been on a dharna in front of the vice-chancellor’s campus residence since Saturday evening, demanding the hostels and libraries be reopened imm...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.11.20

Police-protesters clash at Bokaro Steel

Over a hundred protesters of a displaced group on Friday carried out a demonstration in front of the Bokaro Steel Management (BSL) headquarters, as they clashed with the security who tried to stop the...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro


India  /  Published 24.10.20

Dharna to lift Sikkim transport restrictions

The Sikkim Progressive Youth Forum (SPYF) has been on a dharna at Tashiling, the Sikkim government’s secretariat in Gangtok, since Thursday night to demand the restoration of the pre-Covid-19 pu...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

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


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