RAMLILA MAIDAN

  • Congress embarssed as farmers leave rally during Sonia Gandhi's speech April 20, 2015

    New Delhi: In what is being widely termed as an embarrassing moment for the Congress, a large group of farmers was seen leaving the venue as soon as party president Sonia Gandhi began to address the "Kisan-Khet Mazdoor" rally in Delhi. A group of farmers wearing pink turbans, believed to be...
  • BJP asks Rahul Gandhi to apologise for insulting the most popular mandate April 19, 2015

    New Delhi: In a blistering counter attack by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Minister of Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad demanded Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's apology for "insulting the most popular mandate" during his speech at the Kisan rally in Ramlila Maidan. Addressing the rally on Sunday, Rahul...
  • Congress flays Centre, Rahul accuses Modi of snatching poor man's land to repay corporates April 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Launching into the heat and dust of politics after coming back from his mysterious sabbatical, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday accused the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being anti-poor and anti-farmer. Giving enough indications that the fight against the Land Acquisition Ordinance and the...
  • Kisan rally will expose anti-farmer, pro-corporate face of BJP: Sharmistha Mukherjee April 19, 2015

    Congress leader Sharmistha Mukherjee said the Kisan rally will expose anti-farmer, pro-corporate face of the BJP. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will lead the rally against Land Bill at Ramila Maidan in the national capital. ...
  • Congress take on Modi government over Land Bill: As it happened April 19, 2015

    After his two-month long sabbatical, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will lead a mega farmers rally against the Land Acquisition Bill at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan. The Congress has been opposing changes in the original legislation on land acquisition brought by the UPA government in 2013. Congress is protesting the dilution...
  • Faridabad autos give free rides as Arvind Kejriwal takes charge as Delhi CM February 14, 2015

    Faridabad: Auto-rickshaw drivers in Faridabad in the National Capital Region (NCR) on Saturday gave free rides to commuters to mark the swearing-in ceremony of Arvind Kejriwal as the Delhi Chief Minister. Auto-rickshaw union leader Sitaram said they were very happy with the Aam Aadmi Party's victory in the Delhi assembly...
  • Dressed like common man, Arvind Kejriwal and team take oath February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party's Arvind Kejriwal and his ministerial colleagues on Saturday took oath of office dressed like a common man reflecting the philosophy of the party, though he did give a miss to his trademark muffler. Wearing his usual blue sweater and grey trousers, Kejriwal took oath as the...
  • Arvind Kejriwal's remarkable journey: From IIT to Delhi CM's chair February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: For Arvind Kejriwal, who assumed charge as Delhi's eighth Chief Minister on Saturday, it has been a remarkable journey since AAP's drubbing in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls as he led the party to a spectacular victory in Delhi. 46-year-old Kejriwal, known for his sheer determination and grit, devised...
  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal wishes Indian cricket team luck February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Soon after his swearing-in ceremony, Delhi's new Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday wished the Indian cricket team luck and expressed optimism that the defending champions would retain the Cricket World Cup title they won in 2011. "I wish the Indian team good luck and I am confident that...
  • 10 important quotes from Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's first speech February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressed people soon after taking oath at Ramlila Maidan and stressed on making the national capital country's first corruption-free city and ending the VIP culture. In a historic victory, AAP has won 67 out of 70 seats in the Delhi Assembly elections. Here are 10...
  • We paid for our arrogance in the Lok Sabha polls, says Delhi CM Kejriwal February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal took oath as the Chief Minister of Delhi at the historic Ramlila Maidan on Saturday. Kejriwal thanked the people for attending the swearing-in ceremony and for giving AAP such a huge mandate. "Exactly one year ago on this day I had resigned. Now once again AAP is...
  • Arvind Kejriwal takes oath as Delhi Chief Minister, 6 other AAP MLAs sworn in as Cabinet ministers February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday became the seventh person to be sworn in as the Delhi chief minister at Ramlila Maidan in the national capital. He took oath as chief minister along with six other AAP MLAs appointed as Cabinet ministers. Around 50,000 people and...
  • Snapshot: Arvind Kejriwal seeks his mother's blessings before leaving for swearing-in February 14, 2015

    Aam Aadmi Party national convener Arvind Kejriwal will become the seventh person to be sworn in as the Delhi chief minister on Saturday at Ramlila Maidan in the national capital. He will took oath as chief minister along with six other party leaders appointed as Cabinet ministers. ...
  • Arvind Kejriwal sworn in as Delhi CM: As it happened February 14, 2015

    Aam Aadmi Party national convener Arvind Kejriwal will be sworn in as Delhi chief minister on Saturday at Ramlila Maidan in the national capital. He is set to take oath as chief minister along with six other party leaders appointed as Cabinet ministers. ...
  • AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal to take oath as Delhi CM at Ramlila Maidan today February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party national convener Arvind Kejriwal will be sworn in as Delhi chief minister on Saturday at Ramlila Maidan in the national capital. He is set to take oath as chief minister along with six other party leaders appointed as Cabinet ministers. Manish Sisodia, Asim Ahmed Khan, Sandeep...
  • Arvind Kejriwal thanks Delhi for AAP's massive win; invites Modi, 'aam aadmi' for his swearing-in February 11, 2015

    New Delhi: A day after the Aam Aadmi Party swept to power winning 96% of the seats in Delhi Assembly elections, party chief Arvind Kejriwal sent a message of thanks to the voters on radio. Kejriwal also invited Delhi residents for his oath-taking ceremony at the Ramlila Maidan on Saturday,...
  • Pakistan fires bullets at India, we send them bomb, says Amit Shah January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Saturday listed efforts made by the Narendra Modi government for safety and security of the nation while claiming the number of ceasefire violations have also gone down during the NDA regime. Shah said, "Pakistan ke yahan se goli aati hai, yahan se...
  • Modi lists schemes to woo poor, middle class, fails to give a development plan for Delhi January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Sounding the poll bugle for Delhi Assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday revealed Bharatiya Janata Party's plan and listed schemes aimed at wooing the middle class and poor people, but he did not make any major announcements. From making the national capital a generator free city to...
  • PM Modi woos Delhi voters, people hope for change now January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election rally in Delhi on Saturday seemed to have wooed voters as they left Ramlila Maidan in the national capital with all praise for him. At the rally venue and on the roads leading to the venue, thousands of people were heard shouting -...
  • Delhi elections: BJP targets AAP, calls the party a master in holding dharnas, blocking roads January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leaders on Saturday trained its guns towards Aam Aadmi Party. Leading the BJP charge Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a dig at AAP members saying, "Those who are masters in holding dharnas, protests, blocking roads should be given that task." While addressing BJP's first rally in...
  • PM Modi kickstarts BJP's poll campaign in Delhi, promises to bring an end to policy paralysis January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Making tall promises at Bharatiya Janata Party's first rally in Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi kickstarted the party's campaign for the upcoming Assembly elections on Saturday. Addressing the rally, PM Modi assured the people of Delhi of 24 hours supply of electricity. "We want to make Delhi free from...
  • PM Modi to address rally in poll-bound Delhi today, major announcements expected January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a rally at Ramlila Maidan in poll-bound Delhi on Saturday and is expected to make some major announcements. Both North Delhi Municipal Corporation and Delhi BJP unit were working in tandem to give finishing touches to the arrangements as a "massive crowd" is...
  • Delhi BJP headquarters prepare for PM Modi's speech at Madison Square Garden September 28, 2014

    BJP headquarters in New Delhi prepares for PM Narendra Modi's speech at Madison Square Garden. "Food arrangements have been made for media persons, workers and officials. Arrangements have been made for a special screening of the speech at Ramlila Maidan," said Sambit Patra Spokesperson of BJP. ...
  • erickshaws not to be barred from plying in Delhi: Nitin Gadkari June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: In a relief to erickshaw operators, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday announced that the batteryoperated rickshaws will not be barred from plying in the national capital and they will be considered as nonmotorised vehicles. Addressing a rally of erickshaw owners and drivers at Ramlila Maidan, Gadkari...
  • Anna skips Delhi rally, angry Mamata says I left my work to come here March 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Weeks after extending his support to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare skipped a scheduled joint rally in Delhi citing ill health. Hitting out at Anna over his absence, Mamata said that it wasn't TMC but Anna's rally. "I have left my work in...
  • Kejriwal's oath-taking ceremony cost Rs 13.41 lakhs March 9, 2014

    The Delhi government spent Rs 13.41 lakh on the oath-taking ceremony of Arvind Kejriwal as Delhi Chief Minister at Ramlila Maidan and on the publicity of the mammoth function. In response to a RTI, the Delhi government's General Administration Department said it had spent Rs 6.33 lakh on the Ramlila Maidan...
  • Delhi: AAP likely to bring draft of Jan Lokpal Bill today January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi government is likely to bring out a draft of the proposed Jan Lokpal Bill on Thursday. It was one of the key promises made by the Aam Aadmi Party ahead of Delhi elections. After winning the confidence vote in Delhi Assembly, Kejriwal had termed the passage...
  • Family of Bihar man who laid down his life for Jan Lokpal appeals to Kejriwal January 12, 2014

    Patna: The family of Dinesh Yadav in Patna, who had set himself himself ablaze at the height of the Jan Lokpal agitation in August 2011, has tried to reach out to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. The family claims that Yadav, who was a supporter of anti corruption crusader Anna...
  • Kejriwal government to bring Jan Lokpal Bill by February January 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said his government will bring the promised Jan Lokpal Bill by first week of February. "A committee with the responsibility of drafting the Jan Lokpal Bill was formed today. The committee will draft the Bill and submit it by January 15. We...