Political Rallies
News  /  Published 19.07.22

Martyrs’ Day rally prompts closure of some Kolkata schools on July 21

Several city schools have decided to keep their institutions closed on Thursday fearing traffic disruptions because of Mamata Banerjee’s Martyrs’ Day rally in Esplanade on July 21. Severa...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

India  /  Published 22.02.22

Election Commission allows road shows

The Election Commission on Tuesday further eased Covid-induced restrictions imposed on campaigning in assembly polls by allowing road shows with prior permission of district authorities. The commissio...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.01.22

UP: BJP nominee booked

The BJP's Miranpur candidate for the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls has been booked for allegedly giving an inflammatory speech at an election meeting and violating EC guidelines on physical campaig...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Muzaffarnagar

India  /  Published 06.01.22

Congress: Covid pause on rallies

The Congress on Wednesday decided to cancel all political rallies, including the immensely popular girls’ marathon, in Uttar Pradesh scheduled over the next 15 days because of rising Covid cases...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 07.12.21

BJP allies want Army to be stripped of shield

Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio on Monday demanded repeal of the “draconian” Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSP Act) and promised stringent action over the “indiscriminat...
By Umanand Jaiswal , PTI in Guwahati/Kohima


India  /  Published 31.08.21

Uddhav glare on BJP's Ashirwad rallies

In a veiled swipe at BJP, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday said "Ashirwad" rallies are being organised despite the threat of a third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic "...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 25.08.21

Students back rusticated trio

At least four students’ associations in Bengal have called for rallies in support of three students rusticated by Visva-Bharati authorities on Monday night. Old-timers of the varsity also dubbe...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 27.04.21

BJP defends EC nod to political rallies

The Bengal BJP on Monday sprang to a gallant defence of the Election Commission of India — which had not yet defended itself — in the wake of scathing criticism in a Madras High Court obse...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya and Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 16.04.21

How people are flouting rules

Covid cases are spiralling beyond control. Yet the maskless rule political rallies. The Telegraph grilled some to seek their excuse...
By Brinda Sarkar, Debasmita Bhattacharjee in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 03.02.19

Yogi chopper denied landing nod

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath was forced to address two public meetings over the phone on Sunday as district administrations in South and North Dinajpurs denied permission for his helic...
By TT Bureau


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