Sit In
West Bengal  /  Published 11.12.20

Sacked contract workers strike to get re-hired

A group of contractual workers engaged earlier for the third rhino habitat of Bengal resorted to an indefinite sit-in demonstration at a forest range office since December 8 to demand they be hired ba...
By Our Bureau in Cooch Behar/Siliguri

India  /  Published 10.02.20

A Shaheen Bagh takes shape in Bangalore

A women’s vigil inspired by the Shaheen Bagh protest in Delhi is underway for the past three days in the tech city of Bangalore against the Centre’s new citizenship matrix.Located near the famous ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 30.01.20

Villagers far more panicked: New Market sit-in organisers

The sit-in near New Market was withdrawn on Thursday with a call to take the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, National Register of Citizens and the National Population Register to rur...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 17.01.19

Groups want Manipur CM to clear air on bill

Groups in Manipur have asked chief minister N. Biren Singh to make his stand clear on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, while asking the MPs of the state “why they are inactive when people are...
By Ngangbam Indrakanta Singh in Imphal

West Bengal  /  Published 24.01.20

Presi sit-in to protest hostel delay

A section of Presidency University students has been on an indefinite sit-in in a dean’s office since Tuesday night over alleged delay in repair of wards 3, 4 and 5 of Eden Hindu Hostel.The students...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.20

Feisty women battle existential crisis

By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 07.02.19

Medal and more at risk for IPS 5

The Centre on Thursday asked Bengal to discipline five senior IPS officers who it says participated in chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s dharna against Sunday’s CBI raid on Calcutta police commissi...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 06.01.20

IPFT on indefinite sit-in against law

The Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura (IPFT), an ally of the ruling BJP in the state, on Monday started an indefinite sit-in at Khumulwng against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, creation of a separ...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.19

Aspiring teachers set terms to end sit-in

The aspiring teachers on an indefinite sit-in have said they would consider calling off the agitation if the government disclosed the scores of selected and waitlisted candidates.The indefinite sit-in...
By Our Special Correspondent in Maidan

India  /  Published 09.06.19

Aligarh baby murder polarisation fuels fear

Some BJP supporters’ efforts to communalise a baby girl’s kidnapping and murder in Aligarh district seems to be paying off, with over half-a-dozen Muslim families fleeing their homes in Tappal tow...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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