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AAP, Raijor Dal members stage protests in Assam, condemn Kejriwal’s arrest

Guwahati, March 22: The Assam unit of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Raijor Dal (RD) staged demonstrations in Guwahati on Friday in protest against the arrest of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal with opposition parties coming together to condemn ED action against the AAP leader. Kejriwal was arrested on Thursday night by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in an excise policy-linked money laundering case. In Guwahati, AAP members took out a procession from the party's state headquarters, located about two kilometres from the state secretariat, but were prevented by security forces....
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Assam Congress protests against SBI over electoral bonds

Guwahati, March 6: The Assam Congress on Wednesday staged a protest in front of the SBI’s Northeast headquarters, demanding immediate disclosure of details regarding electoral bonds in compliance with the Supreme Court order. Led by Assam Pradesh Mahila Congress (APMC) president Mira Barthakur Goswami, senior leaders such as Pawan Khera and Mahima Singh shouted slogans in front of the SBI Northeast head office, situated opposite the Assam Secretariat on GS Road. “The government talks about digital India, so why does SBI need so much time to disclose the data? Is...
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SKM to protest over farmer’s death

CHANDIGARH, FEBRUARY 22: The Samyukta Kisan Morcha on Thursday demanded the registration of an FIR for "murder" over the death of a protesting farmer on the Punjab-Haryana border and announced tractor marches next week. Subhkaran Singh, 21, had died Wednesday amid clashes between Haryana Police and Punjab farmers, whose Delhi Chalo march has been stalled at the Khanauri border point in Punjab's Sangrur district. The SKM, which spearheaded the 2020-21 farm agitation against the now-repealed farm laws, announced that the farmers will observe a 'black day on Friday to mourn...
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Manipur women take to streets to protest gun attacks by armed men

Imphal, February 15: Thousands of women, primarily Meira Paibis (women torch bearers), took to the streets across the five districts of Imphal valley in Manipur on Thursday afternoon in protest against frequent gun attacks by armed men at villages near the hills close to the valleys. Organised by the civil body People’s Alliance for Peace and Progress Manipur, women at Singjamei, Kakwa, and Heingang in Imphal West district raised slogans to protect “the territorial and administrative integrity” of Manipur, denouncing the gun attacks by the armed men targeting villagers. Protesters...
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