Mahapanchayat

  • After Jaswant, BJP leader Subhash Maharia decides to contest as an Independent 24-03-2014 12:37 PM

    Upset over being denied a ticket, former Union minister and Vice President of BJP Kisan Morcha Subhash Maharia on Monday decided to contest as an Independent from Sikar constituency in Rajasthan. Maharia's announcement comes close on the heels of party veteran Jaswant Singh's decision to fight as an independent from...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Khap mahapanchayat's movement to demand CBI probe 10-02-2014 02:49 PM

    The khap mahapanchayat in Muzaffarnagardistrict has decided to start a movement demanding CBI inquiry into riot cases instead of SIT probing the matter, Ghatwala Khap council head Harkishan Singh Malik said. A movement would be started soon to demand CBI inquiry into riot cases in Muzaffarnagar and we will not...
  • Mulayam Singh Yadav can get me killed anytime, claims Beni Prasad Verma 02-10-2013 07:38 AM

    Union Minister Beni Prasad Verma, who has been attacking Mulayam Singh Yadav, on Wednesday hit out at at the SP leader over communal violence in Uttar Pradesh and claimed there was threat to his life as he was the only Congress leader speaking against Mulayam. He demanded immediate intervention by...
  • Muzaffarnagar mahapanchayat shouldn't have been allowed, says NCM 01-10-2013 12:39 PM

    Muzaffarnagar: A report by the National Commission for Minorities has said that the Nangla mahapanchayat should not have been allowed in Muzaffarnagar. The report says that the explanation that the administration was unable to prevent the mahapanchayat is unacceptable. The reports also says, "It is regrettable that MLAs addressed the...
  • Inquiry will be done as to who made arrangements for Mahapanchayat: Meerut DM 30-09-2013 12:20 PM

    Meerut District Magistrate Navdeep Rinwa said the situation has been under control since Sunday. "Around 100 people have been named in the violence. We will inquire as to who made arrangements for the Mahapanchayat. Action will be taken against those involved in this offence." ...
  • Mulayam blames BJP, RSS for violent clashes in Meerut; assures action 30-09-2013 08:21 AM

    Taking a strong note of the clash in Meerut, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday alleged that BJP and RSS were trying to orchestrate riots in the state, and assured that strict action will be taken against those responsible. The former UP Chief Minister said that those responsible...
  • BJP MLA Sangeet Som's supporters clash with police in Meerut 29-09-2013 05:13 PM

    Meerut: Tensions erupted at a Mahapanchayat in Meerut after supporters of arrested BJP MLA Sangeet Som clashed with police on Sunday. According to reports, police had resort to lathicharge and fire in the air after protesters pelted stones at them. The supporters of the MLA who has been arrested for...
  • Over 100 students protesting over reservation row arrested for defying prohibitory orders 17-09-2013 02:44 PM

    More than 100 students were arrested from various parts of the city on Tuesday for defying prohibitory orders clamped in the wake of their bid to hold a "Mahapanchayat" to press the demand for restoring the controversial reservation formula which was scrapped recently. According to Senior Superintendent of Police Umesh...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Akhilesh government didn't act on time, says CPI(M) 15-09-2013 06:10 PM

    New Delhi: CPI(M) on Sunday blamed the Akhilesh Yadav-government in Uttar Pradesh for not acting on time to enforce law and order in Muzaffarnagar during the communal clashes, which led to "terrible loss" of life and property. "The state government and administration didn't act on time, leading to terrible loss...
  • Land acquisition: farmers' mahapanchayat today 30-07-2011 08:17 AM

    New Delhi: Farmers from 50 villages in Noida have called a mahapanchayat on Saturday to decide their next course of action on the land acquisition battle. A fortnight in office and Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh is ready with the much-awaited Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Rehabilitation Bill. But will the...
  • Noida farmers up in arms against authorities 25-07-2011 11:44 AM

    New Delhi: Farmers from 54 villages re-assembled in Greater Noida on Monday for a mahapanchayat and are also expected to meet authorities. They have been demanding developed land equal to five per cent of the area of their acquired land and have threatened to halt ongoing construction work in various...
  • Farmers hold yagna in Greater Noida 24-07-2011 11:01 AM

    New Delhi: Farmers from 54 villages in Uttar Pradesh descended on Greater Noida on Sunday for a mahapanchayat. The farmers organised a yagna to make sure that the court order that will come on July 26 comes in their favour. The farmers demanded developed land equal to five per cent...
  • Rahul's Kisan Mahapanchayat total flop: BSP 09-07-2011 08:11 PM

    Lucknow: Terming the Congress "Kisan Mahapanchayat" addressed by Rahul Gandhi in Aligarh on Saturday as a "total flop", BSP claimed a majority of the people present at the venue consisted of nomination-seekers for coming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. A BSP spokesman here said almost 80 per cent of the...
  • Learn from Haryana: Rahul dares Mayawati 09-07-2011 03:51 PM

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Saturday reached Aligarh for addressing a mahapanchayat, a day after completing his padyatra in Uttar Pradesh. It was meant to be a grand finale of the padyatra and that's what it turuned out to be as around 30,000 people turned up to...
  • Rahul reaches Aligarh to address mahapanchayat 09-07-2011 07:41 AM

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi reached Aigarh on Friday after he wound up his four-day foot march through the dusty heartlands of rural Uttar Pradesh and returned to Delhi. After an arduous four-day padyatra through rural Uttar Pradesh, Rahul Gandhi is going to address thousands at the kisan...
  • Rahul's 'kisan mahapanchayat' shifts to Aligarh 02-07-2011 08:10 PM

    New Delhi: After Bhatta Parsaul, Rahul Gandhi will reach out to farmers in Aligarh in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh with the Congress organising a 'kisan mahapanchayat' there on July 9. The decision to shift the venue of the 'grand assembly' of farmers to Aligarh, which has also witnessed agitation over land...
  • Watch: Gurjars cut off Delhi from NCR | O,B,C of politics 30-05-2008 12:43 AM

    Johannesburg:: New ball bowler Vernon Philander was named South African cricketer of the year on Wednesday following a sensational entry into Test cricket during the 2011-12 season. Philander, 26, took 51 wickets in seven Tests at an average of 14.15. He took five or more wickets in an innings on...
  • Peace not top priority for Gurjars 08-06-2007 01:21 PM

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