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Abhishek Banerjee's dharna: Guv must listen to people's plight, says TMC MP

Kolkata/UNI/IBNS: "Will not partake in Durga Puja festivities if we are not able to restore a smile to our people's faces. Governor must listen to people’s plight," asserted Trinamool Congress national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee continuing his dharna outside Raj Bhavan for the third consecutive day on Saturday.

Abhishek Banerjee-led TMC delegation's dharna outside Bengal Guv house enters day 2

Kolkata/IBNS: The dharna by a delegation of Trinamool Congress under the leadership of party national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee outside West Bengal Governor CV Ananda Bose's house in central Kolkata entered day two on Friday.

Mamata Banerjee makes 'washing machine' jibe at BJP from dharna stage in Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday symbolically protested against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) using an outsized washing machine at her dharna stage in Kolkata.

'Will give dharna outside PM Modi's house if needed': Mamata Banerjee attacking BJP on central funds

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday threatened to give a "sit-in protest" or "dharna" outside Prime Minister Narendra Modi's residence "if needed" renewing her attack on the Centre over the alleged delay in release of central funds.

Mamata to hold two-day dharna from Mar 29 protesting against Modi govt

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will hold a two-day dharna (sit-in protest) beginning on Mar 29 protesting against the central government's delay in disbursing funds of MGNREGA scheme and an alleged attempt to malign the state.

Punjab: Arvind Kejriwal joins dharna of contractual teachers in Mohali

Chandigarh/UNI: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal joined the dharna being staged by contractual teachers outside the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) in Mohali on Saturday.

Mamata Banerjee calls off dharna against EC ban on her Bengal poll campaign

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has called off her over three-hour long dharna against the Election Commission's ban on her poll campaign for 24 hours.

Mamata Banerjee begins dharna in protest against EC ban on Bengal poll campaign

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday began her dharna near Gandhi statue in downtown Kolkata in protest against the Election Commission (EC)'s ban on her campaign for 24 hours.

BJP to stage ‘dharna’ against Maha Govt on Feb 25 in Aurangabad

Aurangabad, Maharashtra/UNI: The activists of opposition BJP will stage ‘dharna’ on Feb 25 in front of the Tehsil office here, to protest against the ruling MVA government.

Mangalore firing: Cong, CPI, JD-S to stage dharna tomorrow demanding judicial probe

Mangalore/UNI: Under the aegis of the Dakshina Kannada District Jatyateeya Paksha Sanghatanegala Janti Vedik, members of Congress, Communist Party of India, CPI (M), Janata Dal (Secular) and other secular organisations will stage a dharna on January 2 here demanding a judicial inquiry into the firing on December 19.

Congress to stage dharna against CAA in New Delhi tomorrow

New Delhi/IBNS: On a day Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a mega rally in Ramlila Maidan here, the Congress will try to corner the Centre over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, protesting against the new law by staging a dharna at Rajghat in the national capital on Sunday.

Mamata has a habit of hitting streets: Bengal BJP mocks TMC's dharna against IT Dept

Kolkata, Aug 12 (IBNS): Mocking the Trinamool Congress' proposed dharna (sit-in protest) against the Income Tax Department on Tuesday, West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Dilip Ghosh said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has a habit of the hitting streets.

BJP will win 23 seats in West Bengal this year: Amit Shah

Bulandshahr, Feb 6 (IBNS): Giving a new challenge to the ruling Trinamool Congress and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday said he will ensure that the Bharatiya Janata Party wins 23 seats in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls in the east Indian state.

Kolkata CP Rajeev Kumar to face departmental action for attending Mamata's 'political' dharna

Kolkata, Feb 5 (IBNS): The Union Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday asked the West Bengal government to start a departmental probe and take action against Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar as the ministry found that the senior IPS officer violated Indian Administrative Service rule and discipline by attending a political event on duty last Sunday, officials said. 

After SC asks Kolkata Police Commissioner to face CBI, Mamata ends dharna

Kolkata, Feb 5 (IBNS): After the Supreme Court on Tuesday asked Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to cooperate with CBI in connection with chit fund scams, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee claiming moral victory called off her sit-in protest (dharna) which began on Sunday evening against the federal agency's action in the state.