When the situation worsened, the security forces lathi (baton)-charged the protesters. Platoons of police chased the protesters into the Congress Bhawan while many of the workers ran inside the building for cover.
New Delhi: Hundreds of Congress activists staged a protest at the party headquarters here on Tuesday demanding that Rahul Gandhi should not give up the presidency of the Congress. The protesters included many who have resigned from their party posts in a show of solidarity with Gandhi. Joining the protest were Delhi party leaders Rajesh […]
Bolangir: Several Congress workers on Sunday waved black flags at Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Minister Surya Narayan Patro alleging failure of state government in providing crop insurance to farmers in the district. Members of the district Congress holding black flags stopped the Minister’s convoy at Karkachiya square near Chandanbhati under Lohisingha in Bolangir district. […]
Cuttack: Doctors at the City Hospital today went on a cease work in protest against the manhandling of the Assistant District Medical Officer (ADMO) by the irate Congress workers. Reports said some Congress workers had staged dharna in front of the City Hospital in the morning alleging that the hospital authorities have been providing poor […]
Umerkote: At least 40 Congress workers, including women, courted arrest while hundreds of party workers gheraoed the Umerkote police station today demanding immediate release of former MP Pradip Majhi from Umerkote Sub Jail in Nabarangpur district. According to reports, the Congress workers led by Gajendra Nayak took out a rally in Umerkote in the morning […]
Nabarangpur: Demanding immediate release of former MP Pradip Majhi from Umerkote sub jail, some Congress activists pelted eggs at the residence of the district collector during the 12-hour Nabarangpur bandh today. Police has detained two Congress workers in this connection. Vehicular traffic came to a grinding halt while all trading establishments remained closed in Nabarangpur […]