MAHAPANCHAYAT

  • Heavy security deployed in Bawana ahead of Muharram November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Heavy police force has been deployed in Outer Delhi's Bawana area apprehending tension over the conduct of Muharram procession in the area. A 'Mahapanchayat', held on Monday, had demanded changing of the route of the procession in the area claiming that it would disrupt traffic and businesses. An alternate route...
  • Kirori Singh Bainsla to press for 5 per cent quota for SBC August 17, 2014

    Jaipur: Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla has called for a mahapanchayat in Bayana on Sunday to press for 5 per cent quota for special backward classes. The mahapanchayat is aimed at getting a positive response from the Vasundhara Raje government in Rajasthan. The 5 per cent SBC quota has already been...
  • I am being targeted, says riots accused MP Sangeet Som on tension in Moradabad July 5, 2014

    Moradabad: While the Kanth area of Moradabad city is limping back to normalcy after tension broke out between two communities, riotaccused MP Sangeet Som has claimed that he was unfairly being targeted over the issue. However, the Moradabad Police has accused the Bharatiya Janata Party for communal tension in the area. "MP...
  • Moradabad: BJP supporters pelt stones at police July 4, 2014

    Moradabad: Clashes broke out between the supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party and police in Moradabad after the detention of MPs Sangeet Som, Satyapal Singh and Nepal Singh. Moradabad DM suffered injuries as BJP supporters pelted stones at policemen, who had to resort to lathicharge to control the mob. Tear gas shells...
  • Riotaccused BJP MLA Sangeet Som detained near Moradabad July 4, 2014

    Lucknow: Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Sangeet Som was detained on Friday while on his way to Moradabad. Sangeet Som, along with some party workers had planned to hold a mahapanchayat in Moradabad. Sources say the BJP did not get the permission to hold the mahapanchayat. However, BJP workers marched towards the...
  • After Jaswant, BJP leader Subhash Maharia decides to contest as an Independent March 24, 2014

    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 Barmer...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Khap mahapanchayat's movement to demand CBI probe February 10, 2014

    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 allow...
  • Mulayam Singh Yadav can get me killed anytime, claims Beni Prasad Verma October 2, 2013

    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 Centre...
  • Muzaffarnagar mahapanchayat shouldn't have been allowed, says NCM October 1, 2013

    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 gathering...
  • Inquiry will be done as to who made arrangements for Mahapanchayat: Meerut DM September 30, 2013

    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 September 30, 2013

    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 for...
  • BJP MLA Sangeet Som's supporters clash with police in Meerut September 29, 2013

    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 allegedly...
  • Over 100 students protesting over reservation row arrested for defying prohibitory orders September 17, 2013

    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 Srivastava,...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Akhilesh government didn't act on time, says CPI(M) September 15, 2013

    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 of...
  • Jat Khap mahapanchayat today, reservation on agenda October 19, 2012

    Haryana: All Jat Khaps will be meeting for a mahapachayat on Friday in Jind and the main agenda would be to discuss reservation for their community. However, the meeting also comes under the backdrop of over 20 rapes cases in just 40 days in Haryana and widespread criticism over the...
  • VadraDLF land deal: Mahapanchayat meets to discuss row October 16, 2012

    A Mahapanchayat is meeting in Manesar to discuss the implications of the cancellation of the mutation of transfer of property between Robert Vadra and DLF. The locals here claim that the plot of land, right on the side of the Jaipur Highway at ManesarShikohpur, was sold off at nominal prices. An inquiry...
  • Maruti likely to sack workers: Sources July 24, 2012

    Manesar: Maruti has no plans to shift from Manesar but will, in no way, work out a compromise with the workers, sources said on Tuesday. In fact, it is likely that the auto giant may sack some of them, they said. It has been a week since a general manager of...
  • Maruti unrest: Mahapanchayat demands CBI probe July 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The mahapanchayat of 200 villages that met on Monday to discuss the violence at Maruti's Manesar plant demanded a CBI probe into the incident. Fearing job losses, the mahapanchayat came out strongly in support of the Maruti management and against the workers who are accused of wreaking havoc at...
  • Maruti: Mahapanchayat calls for peaceful resolution July 23, 2012

    Manesar: Representatives of nearly 200 villages gathered at Manesar on Monday for a mahapanchayat in support of Maruti. The village elders condemned the Manesar factory workers for the violence that took place last week in which one general manager was burnt to death. The villagers also called for a peaceful resolution to...
  • Maruti: Worried villagers to hold mahapanchayat July 23, 2012

    Manesar: There's no indication yet on moving the Maruti plant from Manesar, but there's worry among heads of nearly 40 villages who fear that job losses could become a reality. Ten villages near the plant will be holding a Mahapanchayat on Monday. With big names like Honda, Hero Group and...
  • Land acquisition: farmers' mahapanchayat today July 30, 2011

    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 muchawaited Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Rehabilitation Bill. But will the bill...
  • Noida farmers up in arms against authorities July 25, 2011

    New Delhi: Farmers from 54 villages reassembled 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 July 24, 2011

    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 July 9, 2011

    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 nominationseekers for coming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. A BSP spokesman here said almost 80...
  • Learn from Haryana: Rahul dares Mayawati July 9, 2011

    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 listen...
  • Rahul reaches Aligarh to address mahapanchayat July 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi reached Aigarh on Friday after he wound up his fourday foot march through the dusty heartlands of rural Uttar Pradesh and returned to Delhi. After an arduous fourday padyatra through rural Uttar Pradesh, Rahul Gandhi is going to address thousands at the kisan...
  • Rahul's 'kisan mahapanchayat' shifts to Aligarh July 2, 2011

    New Delhi: After Bhatta Parsaul, Rahul Gandhi will reach out to farmers in Aligarh in pollbound 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...
  • ST demand: Gujjars announce 24hr sitin July 27, 2009

    Jaipur: The Gujjar agitation on ST quota demand on Sunday showed signs of revival with leader Kirori Singh Bainsla asking community members congregating for a 'mahapanchayat' not to go back but stage a sitin to build pressure on the Rajasthan government to get the pending reservation bill cleared. In the...
  • Greater Noida farmers to hold mahapanchayat on Monday August 18, 2008

    Lucknow: Agitated farmers of Greater Noida would hold a mahapanchayat on Monday at Ghori Bacheri village to chalk out their strategy against the police firing at the village on August 13, Four farmers died in the firing. The proposed mahapanchayat would be held at the Inter college ground, where farmers'...
  • Watch: Gurjars cut off Delhi from NCR | O,B,C of politics May 30, 2008

    Highways were jammed, roads were blocked and officegoers were irritated. ...