RALLIES

  • Calcutta High Court appointed officers at Amit Shah rally site 1 hour 31 minutes ago

    Kolkata: The special officers appointed by the Calcutta High Court to enforce civic statutory norms for building the stage for the proposed Amit Shah rally on Sunday have started inspecting the site of meeting. The officers, DG (Fire Services) and Joint Commissioner (Development) of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation, are being...
  • WB government challenges HC order on BJP rally, may meet Chief Justice on Saturday 18 hours 31 minutes ago

    Kolkata: West Bengal government and the Kolkata Municipal Corporation may challenge the single bench order of Calcutta High Court which has impose conditions on the proposed BJP rally in Kolkata. The KMC and state fire department who were asked by the court to depute special officers to workout the statuary...
  • Calcutta HC appoints special officers to decide proposed BJP rally in Kolkata on Sunday 20 hours 3 minutes ago

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High court has appointed two special officers from the Kolkata municipal corporation and from the West Bengal fire services department to take the final call on Saturday about the compliance norms for the proposed BJP rally by its national president Amit Shah on Sunday. The special officers...
  • J&K polls: Modi promises development, freedom from corruption 23 hours 2 minutes ago

    Udhampur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday lured the electorate in Jammu and Kashmir giving them hope of a better tomorrow at an election rally ahead of the second phase of Assembly polls. Addressing a rally in Udhampur, Modi accused the ruling National Conference (NC), Congress and the People's Democratic Party...
  • Hamas forces cancellation of Arafat rally in Gaza November 9, 2014

    Gaza City: The Hamas militant group forced the cancellation of a memorial on the 10th anniversary of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's death, underscoring the lingering tensions with the rival Fatah movement despite the formation of a unity government meant to end years of hostilities. In a statement, the Interior Ministry,...
  • Is Kerala kiss of rally the right way to protest? October 30, 2014

    Through a Facebook page it was a call to the people interested to come forward with their husbands/wives or partners to kiss or share a hug at marine drive to protest against the moral policing act at a restaurant in Kozhikode. ...
  • London: Anti and pro Bilawal Bhutto groups clash with each other in Kashmir Million March rally October 26, 2014

    London: Incidences of violence was reported in a Pakistan sponsored rally in London. Anti and pro Bilawal Bhutto groups clashed with each other in the Kashmir Million March rally on Sunday. Anti Bilwal Bhutto groups threw bottles at Bilawal Zardari chanting 'Go Bilawal Go'. Participants protested against Bilawal's Participation. Following...
  • PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi address rallies in Maharashtra, trade barbs at each other October 12, 2014

    Thane: While winding up the Bharatiya Janata Party's campaign for the state elections in Maharashtra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a rally in Thane accused the Congress and the NCP of looting Maharashtra and destroying its economy. "Did anyone imagine that a state that leads economy of the nation,...
  • Maharashtra polls: Sena, BJP lock horns over Modi rallies October 7, 2014

    Mumbai: BJP and Shiv Sena on Tuesday locked horns over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's campaign blitzkrieg for Maharashtra assembly poll, with Sena dubbing it as a "drain" on the state's coffers, prompting a quick riposte from its former ally which said it reflected "Modi phobia". "If Modi has mass appeal as...
  • Live: PM Modi addresses rally in Maharashtra, says time has come to wash away Congress, NCP sins October 7, 2014

    Ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly Elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will campaign in the state today and will hold public meetings in Dondaicha, Erandol, Khamgaon and Nagpur. ...
  • NCP's watch is stuck on a time when they can loot the most, says Modi at Maharashtra election rally October 5, 2014

    Gondia: Prime Minister Narendra Modi labelled the previous NCP-Congress government as looters while addressing a rally in Gondia ahead of the Maharashtra assembly elections. Modi said that NCP chief Sharad Pawar played safe by not contesting the Lok Sabha elections which led to his party's debacle. The PM claimed that Pawar...
  • Shiv Sena workers clean ground where Modi addressed rally October 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Call it "Gandhigiri" or a response to the Prime Minister's cleanliness campaign, Shiv Sena workers on Sunday cleaned the Mahalaxmi racecourse ground where Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed poll rally on Saturday night. Sena corporator Arun Dudhwadkar was on his routine morning walk on Sunday when he noticed the garbage...
  • Modi addresses rally in Maharashtra: How the day unfolded October 5, 2014

    With just a few days left for Assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his campaign for the Bharatiya Janata Party in Maharashtra on Saturday. On Sunday, he addressed a rally in Tasgaon and later in Gondia, Maharashtra. ...
  • Congress gave Haryana peace, security: Sonia Gandhi in Sirsa rally October 4, 2014

    Claiming that the Congress has ushered in a strong foundation of development in Haryana, she said, "Congress has done the real work. In Haryana, Congress in the last 10 years has done such things which were never done earlier." ...
  • BJP is not against any community, says Nitin Gadkari October 3, 2014

    Chandrapur: Union Minister for Transport and Rural Development Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said the BJP is for development with true national spirit and is not against any community as projected by rival political parties. Gadkari was in the city to campaign for BJP candidates Sudhir Mungatiwar and Nana Shamkule who are...
  • Merkel leads Berlin rally against antiSemitism September 14, 2014

    Berlin: Chancellor Angela Merkel has led a rally against antiSemitism, telling thousands of people in Berlin that Jewish life is part of Germany's identity. Germany's Jewish community organized Sunday's rally at the capital's Brandenburg Gate after tensions over the Gaza conflict spilled over into demonstrations in Europe that saw antiJewish slogans...
  • Saradha chit fund scam victims take out protest rally September 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Thousands of victims of Saradha ponzi scheme from districts along with investors of other such companies on Thursday participated in a protest rally here demanding immediate refund of their money from the West Bengal government. Though the march, organised by the Chit Fund Sufferers' Association, was termed nonpolitical but several...
  • EC reprimands Yogi Adityanath for defying ban on poll meeting September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Taking note of the violation of Model Code of Conduct by BJP leader Yogi Adityanath, the Election Commission on Thursday reprimanded the MP from Gorakhpur and warned him to be cautious in the future. The BJP leader has been banned of holding election rallies. Defying the ban,...
  • BJP's move to form Delhi Government 'unethical, unconstitutional': Congress September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Terming BJP's reported move to form government in Delhi as "unethical and unconstitutional", Congress on Sunday said that the saffron outfit does not have the numbers to do so and vowed to launch a "fight to the finish" against it. Launching the "Aakrosh Rally" against BJP and Aam Aadmi...
  • Watch: Vintage car rally as Chennai celebrates its 375th birthday August 17, 2014

    A vintage car rally was held in Chennai as the city celebrates its 375th birthday. The heritage motoring club of Chennai kick started the Madras week celebration that started on Sunday. ...
  • Antigovernment marches enter Pakistan's capital August 16, 2014

    Islamabad: Thousands of participants in two antigovernment marches arrived in Pakistani capital Islamabad late on Friday to stage a sitin and demand the resignation of the country's prime minister. Cricketerturnedpolitician and opposition leader Imran Khan, and religious cleric Tahir ul Qadri, who led the protesters, are later scheduled to address their...
  • Shots fired at Pakistan opposition leader Imran Khan in antiNawaz Sharif rally August 15, 2014

    Gujranwala (Pakistan): Clashes broke out in the city of Gujranwala on Friday after gun shots were fired at the vehicle of Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan. The cricketerturnedpopulist politician was shot at as he led an antigovernment march to the capital. Khan's spokeswoman Aneela Khan said that Khan was not injured...
  • DU students to cycle to Wagah Border for IndoPak peace rally July 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Fifty students of Delhi University will begin a cycling journey to Wagah Border on August 1 to celebrate Independence days of India and Pakistan. "The 'IndoPak peace cycle rally' from Delhi University to Wagah Border will be flagged off by journalist Kuldip Nayar on August 1," Delhi University students...
  • NCP to hold rallies to pepup partymen for Maharashtra Assembly polls July 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The NCP, which received a drubbing in the recent Lok Sabha elections, on Thursday said that it is organising rallies across Maharashtra in order to "reenergise" party cadres ahead of the upcoming state Assembly polls. "We are organising rallies and meetings with our party workers across Maharashtra to encourage...
  • Raman Singh leads 'helmet rally', appeals people to drive safe June 21, 2014

    Appealing the people to wear helmets while riding twowheelers, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh led 'a helmet rally', riding a scooter. "People should wear helmets to ensure safety while riding on roads," Singh said, talking to reporters on Friday. Every person's life is precious and hence one should always wear a helmet...
  • Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatist rally June 20, 2014

    Srinagar: Normal life was affected today due to restrictions in some parts of this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital and a spontaneous shutdown in other parts of the city amid separatist plans to hold a rally here. Restrictions were imposed in Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta, M.R. Gunj and Safa Kadal areas here...
  • People should pay heed towards environmental conservation: Kailash Meghwal June 5, 2014

    People should realise their responsibilities about environment and its conservation, Rajasthan Assembly Speaker Kailash Meghwal said on Thursday. The Speaker said this at Ramniwas Bag in Jaipurwhile flagging of a 'Run for Environment' and 'Cycle Rally', on the occasion of World Environment Day on Thursday. Meghwal said there was need to...
  • Thousands rally in Pakistan's Karachi as party chief held June 3, 2014

    Karachi: The powerful exiled leader of Pakistan's MQM party, Altaf Hussain, was arrested in London Tuesday on suspicion of moneylaundering as thousands of people in his home city of Karachi staged a rally calling for his release. For over two decades, Hussain has wielded effective control over the metropolis from his...
  • Snapshot: Rajinikanth's fans turn up in huge numbers to watch 'Kochadaiiyaan', organise torch rally to celebrate the film's release May 23, 2014

    Finally, Rajinikanth's fans across the globe will get to see his muchanticipated film 'Kochadaiiyaan', a directorial debut of his daughter Soundarya. While many of Rajinikanth's loyal fans are busy anointing his large cutouts with milk, others have been spotted making a beeline for the film outside cinema halls and yes,...
  • Curfewlike restrictions imposed in parts of Srinagar May 21, 2014

    Curfewlike restrictions were imposed on Wednesday in seven police station areas of the city ahead of a rally planned by Hurriyat Conference. "Restrictions under Section 144 CrPC have been imposed as a precautionary measure in seven police station areas of the city," police said. The police station areas where restrictions have...