Adhikar Yatra

  • SP resumes yatra for inclusion of 17 backward castes in SC list 06-02-2014 11:11 PM

    The third phase of Samajwadi Party's "Samajik Nyay Adhikar Yatra" to press for inclusion of 17 backward castes in SC category on Thursday started from the party's office in Lucknow. The third phase, which was flagged off by Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister Rajendra Chowdhury, will culminate on February 10 after...
  • Opposition up in arms against Modi govt on water crisis 08-04-2013 02:48 PM

    Ahmedabad: Water scarcity in major regions of Gujarat is heating up the political arena in the state, with Opposition parties and NGOs up in arms against the Narendra Modi government's "inaction" and "mismanagement" of the crisis. Passing the buck, Gujarat has targeted the Centre for denying permission to raise the...
  • Gujarat: Congress to launch agitation against irrigation bill 06-04-2013 07:10 AM

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Congress on Friday announced to launch a state-wide 'Jal Adhikar Yatra' against the recently passed Gujarat Irrigation and Drainage Bill which it termed as an "anti-farmer" bill. "From April 10 we will launch a 12-day 'Jal Adhikar Yatra' from Dwarka to Ambaji against the Gujarat Irrigation and...
  • Bihar: 2 die, 20 injured on way to rally in road accidents 04-11-2012 05:13 PM

    Patna: Two persons have died and 20 others were injured in road accidents in Bihar while coming for the JD(U)'s "Adhikar rally" here on Sunday, police said. One person died in Samastipur when the minibus in which he was coming to Patna for the rally overturned near Rajdhani chowk under...
  • Adhikar rally live: 'Bihar repeatedly denied special status' 04-11-2012 11:55 AM

    Patna: 2.30 pm: Opposition leader and former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad slams the rally as a political gimmick, says it is not the Centre that grants special status but the CMs of all states. 2.09 pm: Nitish Kumar says the Janata Dal United will organise a Adhikar rally in Delhi's...
  • Jailed ex-MLA goes all out to support Nitish's rally 02-11-2012 05:46 PM

    Patna: Jailed former legislator Munna Shukla of the ruling Janata Dal (United) on Friday distributed pamphlets appealing to people to participate in Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's "Adhikar Yatra". The pamphlets were distributed on Friday within the court premises at Muzaffarpur, where Munna Shukla was brought for a hearing, police said....
  • Adhikar rally: FIR against ex-JDU MLA on extortion charges 29-10-2012 10:39 AM

    Patna: An FIR was filed on Sunday against former Janata Dal United MLA Munna Shukla on extortion charges. Shukla allegedly demanded Rs 2 crore from a builder for the JDU's Adhikar rally. Opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad has slammed the ruling party JDU, saying it is using...