JANTAR MANTAR

  • Self-styled godman Baba Rampal supporters protest in Delhi November 18, 2014

    Followers of self-styled godman Baba Rampal are holding demonstrations at Delhi's Jantar Mantar in protest of the court orders against him. ...
  • Delhi: ONGC joins 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan', adopts Jantar Mantar November 1, 2014

    New Delhi: State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has adopted the historic monument 'Jantar Mantar' as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cleanliness drive, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. With this initiative, ONGC and its employees will maintain cleanliness in and around the heritage monument, the company said in a press...
  • Irom Sharmila taken to AIIMS due to deteriorating condition October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A retired Delhi Police officer told a court here that rights activist Irom Sharmila, facing trial for allegedly attempting suicide during her fast-unto-death here in 2006, was shifted to a hospital after her health condition had deteriorated during the fast. Deposing as a prosecution witness, Delhi Police's retired...
  • Kashmiri Pandits march seeking rehabilitation October 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Scores of Kashmiri Pandits took out a rally demanding their rehabilitation and a concrete plan for the same. The protesters tried to march from Jantar Mantar to India Gate, but police prevented them from doing so. Police had detained 28 protesters when they refused to budge. Bhim Singh,...
  • Delhi: Police lathicharge Youth Congress workers September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Clashes broke out between Youth Congress workers and the Delhi Police on Thursday afternoon while the former were holding their 'Yuva Akrosh Rally' to expose the failures of BJP-led NDA government. Incident took place at Jantar Mantar where police lathicharged the Youth Congress workers in a bid to disperse...
  • Uproar in Jaipur as underground metro puts heritage sites at risk August 21, 2014

    Jaipur: Protests are on in the Pink city against the plan to bring Jaipur Metro right into the 300 year old walled premises of the old city. Residents and experts alike, feel that the underground metro would be destructive to old monuments like Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar and Isar Lat. "The...
  • Delhi: UPSC aspirants allege police restrictions August 5, 2014

    New Delhi:Scores of UPSC aspirants, who are staging protest at Jantar Mantar against CSAT, on Tuesday alleged that police have held most of the students "hostage" in Mukherjee Nagar area and are not allowing them to participate in the demonstrations. "We are planning to widen our protest against the current CSAT...
  • Erickshaw drivers hold protest at Jantar Mantar August 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Scores of erickshaw drivers on Saturday held a demonstration at the Jantar Mantar demanding the city government to allow plying of the batteryoperated vehicles in the national capital. The protesters gathered in the heart of the city and voiced their concern on the issue. There are around 70,000 batteryoperated...
  • UPSC examination row: NSUI to hold hunger strike today at Jantar Mantar July 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The United Public Service Commission row is likely to gain more momentum with Congress's student wing, National Students Union of India scheduled to hold hunger strike at Jantar Mantar in the national capital on Sunday. As many as 20 protesting students were arrested on Saturday for blocking roads in...
  • NSUI activists stage dharna against CSAT at Jantar Mantar July 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Scores of NSUI activists on Saturday staged dharna at Jantar Mantar in protest against the issuance of admit card to applicants by UPSC, demanding the scrapping of Civil Services Aptitude Tests (CSAT). Protestors led by NSUI National Gen Secretary Mohit Sharma and Delhi State President Vikas Chhikara also raised...
  • Joined politics because hunger strike didn't help me: Arvind Kejriwal July 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Doing hunger strike did not help me and that is why I finally entered politics, AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal told protesting teachers who are sitting on fast unto death, urging them to end their strike. A group of teachers from All Guest Teachers Association teaching in different government...
  • Badaun murder: Victims' family to protest at Jantar Mantar July 7, 2014

    Badaun: The family and relatives of the Badaun rape victim will be holding a protest on Tuesday at Delhi's Jantar Mantar from 9 AM onwards. The mysterious death of the two teenage girls who were found hanging from a mango tree after been allegedly gangraped on May 27 this year...
  • Protest at Jantar Mantar over violence in Iraq June 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Scores of people on Saturday took part in a protest against the outbreak of violence in Iraq and urged the Narendra Modi government to ensure the safety of Indian nationals in the wartorn country. Braving the scorching sun, about 200 people gathered for the protest at Jantar Mantar under...
  • Delhi: Left leaders protest against alleged poll rigging in Bengal May 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Leaders of the Left parties held a protest at Delhi's Jantar Mantar on Wednesday over alleged rigging and violence in West Bengal during Lok Sabha elections. Despite high voters turnout across the state, elections in Bengal were marred by clashes betweeb the Left and Trinamool Congress workers. After a clash...
  • Man who blackened Yadav's face says wanted to smear ink on Kejriwal March 8, 2014

    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, who...
  • Delhi: AAP leader Yogendra Yadav's face blackened at Jantar Mantar March 8, 2014

    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 March 4, 2014

    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 February 17, 2014

    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 the...
  • Jagan Reddy to stage antiTelangana protest at Jantar Mantar today February 17, 2014

    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 February 7, 2014

    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 February 5, 2014

    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 February 4, 2014

    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 NE face racism, discrimination across metros? February 3, 2014

    After Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met Northeast students at Jantar Mantar in Delhi in the backdrop of the death of a 19yearold boy from Arunachal Pradesh and assured strict action against the culprits, CNNIBN's Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose spoke to the students from the region. ...
  • Nido's death: Competitive politics between Rahul and Modi? February 3, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met Northeast students at Jantar Mantar in Delhi in the backdrop of the death of a 19yearold 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 February 3, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met Northeast students at Jantar Mantar in Delhi in the backdrop of the death of a 19yearold 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 February 3, 2014

    After Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met Northeast students at Jantar Mantar in Delhi in the backdrop of the death of a 19yearold boy from Arunachal Pradesh and assured action against the culprits, CNNIBN'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 February 3, 2014

    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 19yearold 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: Postmortem report suggests Nido died of swelling in brain February 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Four days after a 19yearold student was allegedly beaten to death in Delhi, his initial postmortem 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 January 27, 2014

    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 anticorruption activist Anna Hazare had told him to wait for some time. Anna Hazare is...
  • AAP government under fire as Binny, BJP protest, target Somnath Bharti January 27, 2014

    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 Minister, Arvind...