RALLIES

  • Plea in SC for probe into hanging of farmer during AAP rally Yesterday

    New Delhi: Days after a farmer from Rajasthan allegedly hanged himself during an Aam Aadmi Party rally, a PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking a court-monitored judicial probe into the incident that took place in full public view. The PIL, likely to be listed for hearing during next...
  • Politics over farmers' suicide, leaders shed crocodile tears to show solidarity 2 days ago

    The suicide by a farmer at a rally addressed by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has triggered a blame game with political parties attacking each other for the tragedy. ...
  • Police confronts Kejriwal government over farmer's suicide, says it has the same powers as DM 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The war between the Delhi government and the Police over farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide has intensified with the police claiming that it has equal powers as that of a District Magistrate. Quoting the laws, Delhi Police PRO Rajan Bhagat said, "As per Section 146 of Delhi Police Special Powers...
  • Arvind Kejriwal accepts his mistake, apologises for giving a speech at AAP's rally despite a suicide 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Speaking for the first time after farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide at the Aam Aadmi Party rally, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal defended himself that though he was at the rally venue, he could not see what was happening. "The tree was at a distance from the stage. What was...
  • Delhi Police urged people to stop clapping but no one paid any heed, says Rajnath Singh 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh blamed Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi for the suicide of Gajendra Singh, a farmer from Rajasthan's Dausa district. While speaking on the tragic incident in the Lok Sabha on Thursday, Singh accused AAP supporters at the party's rally of instigating and provoking...
  • Gajendra's brother seeks action against AAP leaders, says Manish Sisodia invited him for AAP rally 3 days ago

    New Delhi: While the blame game between political parties is underway, Gajendra Singh's brother on Thursday demanded action to be taken against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders immediately. Accusing AAP and the other leaders present at the AAP rally at Jantar Mantar on Wednesday for his brother's death, he said...
  • Delhi Police submits report to Home Ministry, sends team to Gajendra's village 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Thursday submitted a detailed report to Home Minister Rajnath Singh in connection with the farmer's suicide at an AAP rally while a Crime Branch team which is probing the case has been sent to the village of the deceased in Rajasthan. "We have submitted a...
  • News 360: Farmer commits suicide at AAP's anti-Land Bill rally in Delhi 4 days ago

    A farmer on Wednesday committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree in Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's presence at the Aam Aadmi Party's rally here against the Land Bill. ...
  • Delhi Police had asked AAP to protest at a bigger venue as overcrowding may lead to a mishap 4 days ago

    New Delhi: While the country is coming to terms with the shocking suicide of a farmer at an Aam Aadmi Party rally in Delhi, police officials say that no written permission was given for the rally and they had appealed to the organisers to change the venue from Jantar Mantar...
  • Rajasthan farmer's suicide at AAP rally sends shockwaves across capital 4 days ago

    In a tragic turn of events, a farmer from Rajasthan committed suicide on Wednesday at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) anti-Land Bill rally in Delhi's Jantar Mantar. The farmer identified as Gajendra Singh, a resident of Nangal Jhamarwada village in Dausa, also left a suicide note stating that he has...
  • No one is taking care of farmers in this country, says Sachin Pilot 4 days ago

    Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Wednesday said that a farmer committing suicide at a public place and that too where a political rally had been organised is a matter of great shame. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 4 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Blame game over farmer's death 4 days ago

    The suicide of a farmer from Rajasthan at Delhi's Jantar Mantar while the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was holding a rally against the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government has started an ugly and bizarre war of words between different political outfits. ...
  • Breaking Toons: Farmer commits suicide at AAP rally 4 days ago

    In a tragic turn of events, a farmer from Rajasthan committed suicide on Wednesday at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) anti-Land Bill rally in Delhi's Jantar Mantar. The farmer identified as Gajendra Singh, a resident of Nangal Jhamarwada village in Dausa, also left a suicide note stating that he has...
  • Ashutosh tweets apology after saying Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal will climb trees to stop suicides 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashutosh on Wednesday evening apologised for his insensitive remark on a farmer committing suicide at AAP's anti-Land Bill rally in New Delhi. "I am extremely sorry for my statement. And apologise for that," he tweeted. While addressing a press conference, Ashutosh had said that his...
  • PM Modi 'deeply shattered' by farmer's suicide in Delhi 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said he was "deeply shattered" and "disappointed" over the suicide committed by a farmer and told the farming community not to consider themselves alone. "Gajendra's death has saddened the nation. We are deeply shattered and disappointed. Condolences to his family," he said in...
  • Instead to taking action, politicians indugle in blame game over farmer's suicide in Delhi 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Tragedy usually unites but political parties are seldom known to have displayed such camaraderie. The suicide of a farmer from Rajasthan at Delhi's Jantar Mantar while the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was holding a rally against the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government has started an ugly...
  • Live: Rahul Gandhi says farmers are being punished by Narendra Modi government 4 days ago

    AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal leads a protest rally against the new Land Bill at Jantar Mantar in the national capital on Wednesday. AAP workers and supporters will march from Jantar Mantar to Parliament even though Delhi Police has already denied permission to the party to hold the rally....
  • Arvind Kejriwal asks Delhi Police not to allow media close to him during protest against Land Bill: sources 4 days ago

    New Delhi: In an attempt to escape tough questions on the rebellion and controversies that have hit the Aam Aadmi Party, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asked Delhi Police not to allow media close to him during the protest march against the Narendra Modi government's Land Bill, said sources on...
  • Arvind Kejriwal to lead protest rally against Modi government's Land Bill at Jantar Mantar 5 days ago

    New Delhi: In an attempt to deflect focus from the rebellion that has hit the Aam Aadmi Party, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will on Wednesday lead a protest rally against the Narendra Modi government's Land Bill at Jantar Mantar in the national capital. The Delhi Police has already denied...
  • Rahul Gandhi will be elevated after consensus in Congress: Sachin Pilot 5 days ago

    New Delhi: As Congress struggles to recover from the massive electoral debacle suffered in the last couple of years and erosion of its support base while trying to get a new leader to steer the party, young Congress leader Sachin Pilot remained tight-lipped on whether party Vice President Rahul Gandhi...
  • After 2 month sabbatical, Rahul Gandhi attends Parliament 6 days ago

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday attended Parliament session after a two month long sabbatical. Gearing up to take on the government over the controversial Land Bill, Rahul at a Kisan rally on Sunday accused the Narendra Modi government of being anti-farmer. ...
  • Rajnath Singh slams Rahul Gandhi for 'misleading' farmers 1 week ago

    Chandauli(UP): Senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh on Sunday slammed Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for "misleading" peasants at the Kisan Maha rally and made an appeal to the community to not get misguided by rumours spread against NDA government's land acquisition ordinance and other policies. Addressing a Kisan Mahapanchayat in his...
  • PM Modi projects his government as pro-poor 1 week ago

    New Delhi: On a day Congress held a rally to attack him, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday projected his government as pro-poor and pro-farmers and lashed out at "perverted" critics for their "congenital habit" of running down the BJP which he wanted his party to counter vigorously. ...
  • BJP asks Rahul Gandhi to apologise for insulting the most popular mandate 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi not a cause of concern, says Ravi Shankar Prasad 1 week ago

    Union Minister and BJP MP Ravi Shankar Prasad slams Congress over the rally. He said, "Congress needs to tell the nation what it has done for farmers. Why so many suicides in their regime, why so much unemployment in their regime. Land acquisition protest is phony criticism as their own...
  • 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...
  • Traffic advisory for Rahul Gandhi's Kisan rally in Delhi April 19, 2015

    As Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will lead Congress's Kisan rally against land Acquisition Ordinance in the national capital, here is the traffic advisory to be followed. ...