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

West Bengal  /  Published 05.02.19

Available on February 8, Kumar tells CBI

Calcutta police commissioner Rajeev Kumar has written to the CBI saying he is available on February 8 and can travel to Shillong for questioning, sources said.The letter was sent hours after the Supre...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.02.19

Cops take over heart of city

A 1km-long queue of police vehicles and buses stretched from the St. Xavier’s College gate on Park Street to the Loudon Street intersection on Sunday evening. Hundreds of cops, many of them wearing ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.11.18

Farmers march to Mumbai for dharna

Around 20,000 farmers are on their way to Mumbai to hold an indefinite dharna to press for their demands, which include implementation of a loan-waiver package announced earlier as well as the M.S. Sw...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

North East  /  Published 16.03.19

Party members vandalise AGP office

A group of protesters on Saturday was prevented by AGP workers from staging a dharna against the AGP’s re-alliance with the BJP at the party headquarters here in Ambari. The group of five — Abu Ja...
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati


India  /  Published 16.12.19

List grows: IIM, IITs, AIIMS, IISc…

Students of several prestigious institutions have joined the campaign against the amended citizenship law and the attacks on students.Holding placards and posters, students took out processions and ca...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

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

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

India  /  Published 02.03.20

Shaheen Bagh soars as women raise flag

Even before the dust could settle after the most vicious and unseemly election campaign witnessed in India since 1947, the hatred and the poison injected into the people erupted in northeast Delhi in ...
By Deb Mukharji in


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