Jantar Mantar

  • Man who blackened Yadav's face says wanted to smear ink on Kejriwal 08-03-2014 06:39 PM

    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,...
  • Delhi: AAP leader Yogendra Yadav's face blackened at Jantar Mantar 08-03-2014 03:12 PM

    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 04-03-2014 02:27 PM

    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 17-02-2014 05:41 PM

    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...
  • Jagan Reddy to stage anti-Telangana protest at Jantar Mantar today 17-02-2014 08:37 AM

    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 07-02-2014 10:18 PM

    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 05-02-2014 10:14 AM

    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 04-02-2014 06:03 PM

    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? 03-02-2014 11:15 PM

    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? 03-02-2014 10:20 PM

    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 03-02-2014 09:05 PM

    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 03-02-2014 08:35 PM

    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 03-02-2014 07:30 PM

    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 02-02-2014 10:45 PM

    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 27-01-2014 03:40 PM

    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...
  • AAP government under fire as Binny, BJP protest, target Somnath Bharti 27-01-2014 12:28 PM

    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...
  • Expelled from AAP, Vinod Binny to protest against Kejriwal today 27-01-2014 07:35 AM

    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 21-01-2014 12:02 AM

    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 20-01-2014 05:51 PM

    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 20-01-2014 03:34 PM

    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 11-12-2013 06:02 PM

    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' 24-11-2013 10:48 AM

    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 02-10-2013 08:42 PM

    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,...
  • SBI officers to stage dharna at Jantar Mantar tomorrow 07-09-2013 03:19 PM

    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...
  • Asaram supporters protest at Delhi airport, Jantar Mantar 01-09-2013 05:44 PM

    Hundreds of supporters of Asaram Bapu on Sunday raised slogans outside the Delhi airport and staged a protest march at Jantar Mantar as the spiritual leader made a brief stopover at the city airport before flying onwards to Jodhpur under arrest. "A few of the protestors who tried to break...
  • Tibetans hold protest in Delhi, seek India's support to get fundamental rights 26-08-2013 08:50 PM

    A demonstration was held at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Monday to express solidarity with people of Tibet. Carrying placards, the protesters alleged violation of human rights in Tibet and demanded that India raise the issue with China to ensure justice to people in the Himalayan region. "We expect...
  • Lawyers' strike enters 14th day in UP 26-08-2013 01:34 PM

    Judicial work in western Uttar Pradesh districts came to a standstill as the strike by lawyers demanding a separate Bench of the Allahabad High Court in the region entered the 14th day on Monday. The lawyers have gone to Delhi for a demonstration at Jantar Mantar, Chairman of the Action...
  • Lawyers' strike demanding Allahabad HC bench in West UP enters 11th day 23-08-2013 01:17 PM

    Judicial work in western Uttar Pradesh districts remained affected as the strike by lawyers demanding a separate Bench of the Allahabad High Court in the region entered the 11th day on Friday. The lawyers are on strike and have been staging dharnas outside districts courts at Allahabad since August 13....
  • Lawyers in western UP observe strike over separate HC bench demand 14-08-2013 01:45 PM

    Judicial work in 21 districts of western Uttar Pradesh came to a standstill on Wednesday as lawyers went on a week-long strike over their demand for the setting up of a bench of Allahabad High Court in the region. "Lawyers in western UP have decided not to work till Aug....
  • 20 including policemen injured as protests over quota turn violent at Jantar Mantar 13-08-2013 08:44 AM

    Around 20 people, including some policemen, were injured on Monday when demonstrators, favouring quota in promotions, at Jantar Mantar turned violent, police said. "Around 1,500 protesters under the banner of Aarakshan Bachao Sangharsh Samiti (ABSS) were protesting on Monday at Jantar Mantar. When the protesters tried to march towards the...