Jantar Mantar

  • UPSC examination row: NSUI to hold hunger strike today at Jantar Mantar 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The United Public Service Commission row is likely to gain more momentum with Congress's student wing, National Students Union of India scheduled to hold hunger strike at Jantar Mantar in the national capital on Sunday. As many as 20 protesting students were arrested on Saturday for blocking roads in...
  • NSUI activists stage dharna against CSAT at Jantar Mantar 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Scores of NSUI activists on Saturday staged dharna at Jantar Mantar in protest against the issuance of admit card to applicants by UPSC, demanding the scrapping of Civil Services Aptitude Tests (CSAT). Protestors led by NSUI National Gen Secretary Mohit Sharma and Delhi State President Vikas Chhikara also raised...
  • Joined politics because hunger strike didn't help me: Arvind Kejriwal July 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Doing hunger strike did not help me and that is why I finally entered politics, AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal told protesting teachers who are sitting on fast unto death, urging them to end their strike. A group of teachers from All Guest Teachers Association teaching in different government...
  • Badaun murder: Victims' family to protest at Jantar Mantar July 7, 2014

    Badaun: The family and relatives of the Badaun rape victim will be holding a protest on Tuesday at Delhi's Jantar Mantar from 9 AM onwards. The mysterious death of the two teenage girls who were found hanging from a mango tree after been allegedly gangraped on May 27 this year...
  • Protest at Jantar Mantar over violence in Iraq June 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Scores of people on Saturday took part in a protest against the outbreak of violence in Iraq and urged the Narendra Modi government to ensure the safety of Indian nationals in the war-torn country. Braving the scorching sun, about 200 people gathered for the protest at Jantar Mantar under...
  • Delhi: Left leaders protest against alleged poll rigging in Bengal May 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Leaders of the Left parties held a protest at Delhi's Jantar Mantar on Wednesday over alleged rigging and violence in West Bengal during Lok Sabha elections. Despite high voters turnout across the state, elections in Bengal were marred by clashes betweeb the Left and Trinamool Congress workers. After a clash...
  • Man who blackened Yadav's face says wanted to smear ink on Kejriwal March 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Hours after Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav's face was blackened at Jantar Mantar, the attacker claimed that he wanted to smear ink on former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. "I wanted to smear ink on Kejriwal but I put it on Yogendra instead," said attacker Sagar Bhandari, who...
  • Delhi: AAP leader Yogendra Yadav's face blackened at Jantar Mantar March 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav faced an embarrassment in Delhi on Sunday when a man smeared ink on his face during an event to mark Women's Day at Jantar Mantar. Yadav was speaking to media persons when a person wearing an AAP cap and a badge came...
  • UP: Over 200 doctors at Agra hospital resign, Mulayam chides Akhilesh March 4, 2014

    Lucknow: The doctors' strike in Uttar Pradesh is turning worse by the moment. More than 200 doctors at the Agra Medical College resigned on Tuesday demanding justice for the junior doctors who were thrashed and beaten up by the police after an altercation by Samajwadi Party MLA Irfan Solanki on...
  • Jagan Reddy detained by Delhi Police, protest stalled February 17, 2014

    New Delhi: YSR Congress Chief and Kadapa MP Jagan Mohan Reddy alongwith his supporters has been detained from Jantar Mantar while he along with his supporters was protesting against the Centre's decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh. The protest by Jagan and nearly his 4,000 supporters in Delhi comes ahead of the...
  • Jagan Reddy to stage anti-Telangana protest at Jantar Mantar today February 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh leaders are continuing their opposition to the bifurcation of the state. YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy will stage a protest at Ramlila Maidan on Monday. Close to 7,000 party workers and leaders would sit on a dharna with Jagan. On Sunday Jagan met Third Front...
  • Protests for quick passage of Whistleblowers Protection Bill February 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Scores of activists and kin of those who failed to receive protection after exposing corruption on Friday demanded early passage of the whistleblowers bill pending in Parliament. Families of several whistleblowers held a demonstration at India Gate, displaying photographs of their slain relatives, including Bihar's engineer Satyendra Dubey...
  • Telangana: Andhra CM, Jagan Reddy to hold protests at Jantar Mantar today February 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Protests against Telangana reaches Jantar Mantar on Wednesday where Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy and YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy will be holding separate demonstrations. Kiran Reddy who had also threatened to step down as the CM over the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh will stage...
  • Taniam death: Kejriwal meets Northeast protesters at Jantar Mantar February 4, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi met Northeast protesters, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal along with Education Minister Manish Sisodia met them at Jantar Mantar in the national capital on Tuesday. The protest was held to demand justice for the death of Arunachal boy Nido Taniam...
  • FTP: Do residents from N-E face racism, discrimination across metros? February 3, 2014

    After Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met Northeast students at Jantar Mantar in Delhi in the backdrop of the death of a 19-year-old boy from Arunachal Pradesh and assured strict action against the culprits, CNN-IBN's Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose spoke to the students from the region. ...
  • Nido's death: Competitive politics between Rahul and Modi? February 3, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met Northeast students at Jantar Mantar in Delhi in the backdrop of the death of a 19-year-old boy from Arunachal Pradesh. Students from Northeast have been protesting at Jantar Mantar and demanding justice for Nido Taniam who was allegedly beaten up by shop...
  • News 360: Rahul Gandhi backs Northeast students, assures strict action February 3, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met Northeast students at Jantar Mantar in Delhi in the backdrop of the death of a 19-year-old boy from Arunachal Pradesh. Students from Northeast have been protesting at Jantar Mantar and demanding justice for Nido Taniam who was allegedly beaten up by shop...
  • Rahul Gandhi is a promising leader, we believe him: Northeast student February 3, 2014

    After Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met Northeast students at Jantar Mantar in Delhi in the backdrop of the death of a 19-year-old boy from Arunachal Pradesh and assured action against the culprits, CNN-IBN's Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose spoke to the students from the region. Students said, "Rahul...
  • Taniam death: Rahul meets Northeast student, says I'm 100 per cent with you February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met Northeast students at Jantar Mantar in Delhi in the backdrop of the death of a 19-year-old boy from Arunachal Pradesh. Students from Northeast have been protesting at Jantar Mantar and demanding justice for Nido Taniam who was allegedly beaten up...
  • Arunachal student death: Post-mortem report suggests Nido died of swelling in brain February 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Four days after a 19-year-old student was allegedly beaten to death in Delhi, his initial post-mortem report which came out on Sunday evening suggested that he died of swelling in his brain and due to fluid filling up in his lungs. However, the police said that the actual...
  • Vinod Kumar Binny ends protest, says Anna Hazare asked him to wait January 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Vinod Kumar Binny, the expelled member of Aam Aadmi Party, called off his hunger strike against the Arvind Kejriwal government just hours after he began it. Addressing the media, the Laxmi Nagar MLA said anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare had told him to wait for some time. Anna Hazare is...
  • AAP government under fire as Binny, BJP protest, target Somnath Bharti January 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Vinod Kumar Binny, the MLA from Laxmi Nagar who was expelled from the Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday, has begun a dharna against the party. So has the opposition BJP. The twin attack is being held at Jantar Mantar and outside the Delhi Secretariat, respectively. The Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind...
  • Expelled from AAP, Vinod Binny to protest against Kejriwal today January 27, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after being expelled from the Aam Aadmi Party, its former MLA, Vinod Kumar Binny, has threatened a dharna against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday. Binny will protest against Kejriwal at Jantar Mantar. "It's very unfortunate that a party can expel their MLA when he...
  • CM Kejriwal turns 'anarchist', blocks heart of national capital January 21, 2014

    In a scene unprecedented in the annals of democracy, Delhi's ruling Aam Admi Party (AAP) on Monday laid siege to an important arterial avenue of the capital as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, in power for three weeks, declared he was an "anarchist" and vowed to continue protests till his government...
  • Kejriwal to go ahead with 10-day-long dharna despite Republic Day celebrations January 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal plans to hold a 10-day long agitation against the Delhi Police despite Republic Day celebrations. "I have planned a 10 day dharna & if it causes any hindrances to the Republic Day event then we are not responsible, the Home Min, Delhi Police &...
  • Will ask Kejriwal to move to Jantar Mantar: Police January 20, 2014

    Deputy Commissioner of Police for New Delhi SBS Tyagi said they will ask Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to move to Jantar Mantar for protest. "The Chief Minister has chosen to sit here. We will speak to him and request him to move to Jantar Mantar. We will tell people to...
  • AAP holds poll victory rally at Jantar Mantar December 11, 2013

    After Aam Aadmi Party made a spectacular debut by winning 28 seats in the recently-concluded Delhi elections, the party on Wednesday took out a massive rally at Jantar Mantar to celebrate its victory. Meanwhile, all eyes are on Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung as he will have to take a call...
  • AAP takes to music to strike a chord with voters at 'Jeet Ki Goonj' November 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Revelations, press conferences, rallies and now it is music concerts that Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party has taken to for wooing voters. AAP's open for all music concert 'Jeet ki goonj' on Saturday evening saw huge crowds wearing the AAP caps and roaring 'vote for AAP' with the...
  • Delhi: Protesters demand rehab of Muzaffarnagar riots victims October 2, 2013

    All India Imam's Council (AIIC) and the victims of Muzaffarnagar riots staged a protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Wednesday demanding immediate rehabilitation of victims and action against those responsible for the communal clashes. "More than 70,000 people are living in refugee camps. They have lost their relatives, livelihood...
  • SBI officers to stage dharna at Jantar Mantar tomorrow September 7, 2013

    A section of State Bank of India officers plan to stage a dharna at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Sunday against alleged arbitrary policies of management. "The proposed one-day dharna in New Delhi is against deteriorating industrial relations atmosphere in the bank and the vindictive stand taken by the management...