Padyatra

  • Harish Rawat set to kick-start poll campaign in Uttarakhand today 12-03-2014 08:30 AM

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat will embark on a seven-day padyatra in holy city Haridwar on Wednesday to kickstart Congress' campaign for upcoming Lok Sabha polls in the hill state. Public meetings will be organised as part of the campaign to inform people about achievements of the Congress-led governments in...
  • Congress leaders to take up 4-day 'padyatra' from February 15 08-02-2014 10:22 AM

    After AAP's Kumar Vishwas reached out to people here, Congress leaders will take up a four-day 'padyatra' in all 16 blocks of party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi's Parliamentary constituency to create awareness about the work done by the UPA government. The four-day padyatra will begin on February 15 with 25 Congress...
  • Delhi BJP President to woo slum dwellers with 'Badlo Dilli Padyatra' 12-11-2013 08:51 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi BJP President Vijay Goel will on Wednesday launch his 'Badlo Dilli Padyatra' with an aim to inform voters in slums and jhuggis about the allegedly failed promises of the Congress government and put forward his party's "positive agenda". "As the state president of the party, I would...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Defiant VHP to go ahead with its Ayodhya yatra 21-08-2013 12:55 PM

    New Delhi: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) will go ahead with its proposed 20-day Ayodhya Yatra even though the Uttar Pradesh government has denied permission for the rally. The VHP leaders had met the ruling Samajwadi Party leaders last week to seek their support for the yatra. The VHP has...
  • Naidu promises to bring Andhra back on path of development 28-04-2013 04:58 AM

    Visakhapatnam: Winding up his nearly seven-month long 'padyatra' (walkathon), Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday promised to bring back Andhra Pradesh on the path of development and restore its glory. Addressing a mammoth public meeting in Visakhapatnam on Saturday night, Naidu made a slew of promises...
  • BJP to launch Parivartan Padyatra in Uttar Pradesh 08-01-2012 11:47 PM

    Lucknow: The BJP on Sunday decided to launch a ten-day Parivartan Padyatra beginning January 10 in assembly segments in Uttar Pradesh going to polls in the first two phases. "The party has decided to organise Padyatra programme between January 10 and 20. It will be kicked off by state party...
  • Mamata to participate in anti-hooch padayatra 22-12-2011 06:51 PM

    Kolkata: Close on the heels of the state's worst hooch disaster, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will take part in a padayatra on December 30 to raise awareness against consumption of illegal liquor. "On December 30, a padyatra will be held against this problem of illegal liquor. I'll also...
  • Advani to raise issue of black money during Yatra 09-10-2011 02:57 PM

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader LK Advani on Sunday said the issue of bringing back Indian black money illegally stashed away abroad would figure prominently during his anti-corruption 'Jan Chetna Yatra' across the country. "Though I will raise the issue of rampant corruption, price rise and extreme poverty that exists...
  • Rahul ends padyatra in an impressive way 09-07-2011 10:04 PM

    Aligarh: Rahul Gandhi on Saturday finished off his padyatra against the UP government by holding a mahapanchayat - with renewed rhetoric against Mayawati. Responding to his critics at the grand finale of his four-day padyatra, Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi said, "People say this padyatra is a drama. But I...
  • Rahul winds up UP padyatra, returns to Delhi 08-07-2011 11:59 PM

    Bajna: Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday wound up his four-day foot march through the dusty heartlands of rural Uttar Pradesh and returned to Delhi. Describing the padyatra as an unforgettable experience that has enlightened him of the farmers problems, the Gandhi scion told farmers of the BSP-ruled state,...
  • Keeping pace with Rahul on his padyatra 08-07-2011 08:47 AM

    New Delhi: With Rahul Gandhi undertaking his padyatra, it has also been a padyatra also for all the journalists who are following his every move. A day in the life of journalists who are close on his trail. Run, Hitch a ride, eat on the go, rest where you can...
  • Breach in Rahul's security, man with pistol held 07-07-2011 08:43 AM

    New Delhi: In a security scare for Rahul Gandhi, a young man carrying a revolver was on Thursday detained while trying to move close to Congress leader during his padayatra to Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh. The man with a .32 bore revolver was nabbed by the Special Protection Group (SPG)...
  • Ground Report: The politics of a padyatra 07-07-2011 07:06 AM

    Tappal: It's the third day of Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi's four-day padyatra. He is headed to Zikarpur where three farmers were killed last year in anti-land acquisition protests. Gandhi is expected to make impromptu stops, and continue his interaction with farmers. He has been joined by Youth Congress leaders...
  • Padyatra a real test for 'politician' Rahul 06-07-2011 07:40 PM

    The Congress' victory or defeat in UP polls will be seen as a victory or defeat of Rahul Gandhi. ...
  • Rahul's kisan yatra a political gimmick: Rajnath 06-07-2011 06:47 PM

    Lucknow: Terming Rahul Gandhi's march to highlight farmers' problems as a political gimmick, senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh on Wednesday alleged both Congress and BSP were creating a situation to distract attention of the people from corruption and other issues. "Problems of farmers are aplenty and serious. But both Congress...
  • Rahul's padyatra violates Sec 144 order: Police 06-07-2011 02:51 PM

    Aligarh: The Aligarh district administration on Wednesday said if Rahul Gandhi takes out a 'kisan padyatra' in the district it would be a clear violation of prohibitory orders in force for the past 20 days in the area. "Section 144 CrPC is in force all over the district since June...
  • Roti, charpai, padyatra: Rahul fights Maya 06-07-2011 07:58 AM

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi left for Tappal in west Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday morning as he took on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on her home turf. Rahul Gandhi started the padyatra on Tuesday from Bhatta-Parsaul village. Rahul Gandhi resumed his footmarch on Wednesday to make common...
  • Rahul Gandhi's UP padyatra: miles for votes? 05-07-2011 07:21 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress has sounded the poll bugle in Uttar Pradesh as Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday began his padyatra across the state. His first stop was Bhatta Parsaul, the village where the Mayawati government finds itself in the centre of a land acquisition row. The padyatra...
  • Rahul's padyatra in UP a political drama: BJP 05-07-2011 01:44 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday termed Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's 'padyatra' in Bhatta-Parsaul village of Uttar Pradesh to raise awareness about land acquisition as a 'political drama'. "It is nothing more than a political drama and a political stunt," BJP leader Rajnath Singh told reporters....
  • Rahul embarks on padyatra: Can he become a mass politician?

    Tonight at 10, Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts whether Rahul Gandhi's embark on a padyatra will help him become a mass politician. ...
  • Rahul dares Maya, starts protest march across UP 05-07-2011 09:04 AM

    New Delhi: Nearly two months after his visit to the epicentre of farmers' protests at Bhatta Parsaul - that led to his midnight arrest - Rahul Gandhi seems to be testing Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's patience yet again. The Congress General Secretary visited Parsaul village in Greater Noida on...