Denied Permission to Hold Dharna in front of Gandhi Statue Over Poll Violence in Kolkata, Allege BJP Leaders

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The West Bengal BJP leaders alleged that they were denied permission to hold ‘dharna’ in front of the Gandhi statue in Kolkata. On May 4, the state BJP announced that they are going to hold nationwide protests under the leadership of Nadda against the widespread violence by TMC cadres in Bengal. Nadda was supposed to … Read more

News18 Daybreak | Mamata Threatens Dharna After EC Bans Her From Campaigning for 24 Hours, Maharashtra Sees 51,751 New Cases

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Mamata Threatens Dharna After Election Commission Bans Her From Campaigning for 24 Hours In another turn in the high-octane West Bengal elections, chief minister Mamata Banerjee was banned from campaigning for 24 hours on Monday over poll code violations after her remarks against central forces and a statement which had alleged religious overtones. Mamata has … Read more

Bhim Army Chief Stages Dharna After Police Stop Him From Meeting Unnao Victim


The Bhim Army chief earlier demanded that the girl be shifted to AIIMS in New Delhi. Kanpur: Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad along with his supporters staged a sit-in after he was prevented by police from meeting the Unnao victim on Monday, official sources said. Chandrashekhar Azad was stopped at Ganga Barrage in Kanpur while … Read more

Visva-Bharati VC Sits on Dharna Demanding Bengal Govt Give Back Control of Key Road

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Visva-Bharati Vice Chancellor Prof Bidyut Chakraborty held a sit-in on the premises of the central university on Saturday, demanding that the West Bengal government return the control of a major road which links its two campuses. Two more dharnas were also held in the area during the day. Left wing students protested against the suspension … Read more

Will Continue Dharna Outside Delhi CM’s House Democratically, Say 2 Mayors

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Security personnel stand outside the residence of Delhi CM and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal, in New Delhi, Tuesday. (PTI) On Thursday, North Delhi Mayor Jai Prakash, South Delhi Mayor Anamika and East Delhi Mayor Nirmal Jain held a joint press conference at the sit-in site and said the protest “will continue democratically so that we … Read more

Protesters Call Dharna on December 14, Threaten to Block Remaining Delhi Highways After Rejecting Govt Proposal

Farmers' Protest LIVE Updates: Protesters Call Dharna on December 14, Threaten to Block Remaining Delhi Highways After Rejecting Govt Proposal

Farmers’ Protest LIVE Updates: Farmer leaders on Wednesday rejected the government’s proposal to amend three controversial farm laws, and announced that they would intensify their agitation by blocking the Jaipur-Delhi and the Delhi-Agra expressways by Saturday, and escalating it to a nationwide protest on December 14. Farmers have been demonstrating since late last month over … Read more

UP Woman Claims to be BJP MLA’s Daughter-in-law, Sits on Dharna Alleging Harassment Against Him

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(Representational Image: Reuters) A counsel for the woman, Avdhesh Singh, said she is the ‘second wife’ of the MLA’s deceased son while his ‘first wife’ lives at the legislator’s native place. PTI Shahjahanpur Last Updated: November 24, 2020, 18:54 IST FOLLOW US ON: A woman claiming to be the daughter-in-law of a BJP MLA sat … Read more

Hry BJP MLA Stages Dharna To Highlight Problems Of Farmers During Paddy Procurement


Chandigarh: An MLA of the ruling BJP in Haryana on Wednesday staged a symbolic dharna in front of the state assembly building here, alleging that because of a senior bureaucrat, farmers were facing problems in mandis during crop procurement. Goel, a second-term BJP MLA from Ambala City, targeted Additional Chief Secretary (Food, Civil Supplies … Read more

Miffed Over Unfavourable Inquiry Report, SDM Sits On Dharna Outside DM’s House


Pratapgarh (UP): A Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) sat on a dharna outside the residence of the District Magistrate’s (DM) here on Friday as he was allegedly miffed over an unfavourable inquiry report. “SDM Vineet Upadhyay sat on a dharna… he has made some allegations against the DM and me,” ADM Shatrohan Vaish said, adding … Read more

Centre Should Deploy CRPF in Rajasthan, Demands BJP as Congress MLAs Stage ‘Dharna’ at Raj Bhawan

Rajasthan Congress MLAs supporting Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot at Raj Bhawan. (Twitter/ANI)

Rajasthan Congress MLAs supporting Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot at Raj Bhawan. (Twitter/ANI) All legal provisions should be used to evict the MLAs from the Raj Bhawan, Leader of Opposition Gulab Chand Kataria said.. PTI Last Updated: July 24, 2020, 6:09 PM IST The Rajasthan BJP Friday demanded the Centre deploy the … Read more

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