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Congress launches protest march from Parsaul against land bill

Congress launches protest march from Parsaul against land bill

Four years after party vice president Rahul Gandhi launched an agitation against forcible land acquisition in 2011 in this village in western Uttar Pradesh, Congress on Friday began a protest march from here against the new Land Acquisition Bill.

Land ordinance not in favour of farmers: Jairam Ramesh at Bhatta Parsaul

Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday criticized the government over the land acquisition ordinance, saying it is not in favour of farmers and labourers.

Congress to hold rally against land ordinance in Bhatta Parsaul

With the Congress deciding on a series of agitations against the land ordinance, senior party leader Jairam Ramesh will attend a farmers' meeting on January 14 in Uttar Pradesh's Bhatta Parsaul village from where Rahul Gandhi had launched a protest against farm land acquisition in 2011.

Bhatta Parsaul women cancel march to Mulayam`s hou

A group of protesting women and villagers of Bhatta Parsaul Friday cancelled their march to the residence of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav at Delhi on Republic Day, following the intervention of a senior party leader.

Bhatta Parsaul women cancel march to Mulayam`s house

A group of protesting women and villagers of Bhatta Parsaul Friday cancelled their march to the residence of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav at Delhi on Republic Day, following the intervention of a senior party leader.

JD-U takes dig at Rahul, Akhilesh over farmers` plight

JD-U on Thursday took a dig at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav over the plight for farmers in Bhatta Parsaul and Bundelkhand.

Withdraw cases against Bhatta farmers: BJP

BJP demanded from UP government to take back the cases filed against agitating farmers of Bhatta Parsaul and release those still in jail.

Bhatta Parsaul: HC says no to CBI probe

The month-long violent agitation by the Bhatta and Parsaul residents claimed the lives of two farmers and two policemen.

`CB-CID to probe rape charges in Bhatta Parsaul`

UP govt informed the National Human Rights Commission that it has asked its CB-CID to further probe into the allegations of rapes in Bhatta-Parsaul.

HC reserves order on CBI probe into Bhatta-Parsaul

The Allahabad HC today
reserved its judgement on a bunch of petitions seeking a CBI
probe into the Bhatta Parsaul police firing case of Greater
Noida in which four persons were
killed during a farmers` agitation.

Bhatta Parsaul: Court orders case against cops

A court in Gautam Buddh Nagar on Saturday
ordered registration of a rape and robbery case against 21
police and PAC men.

Centre can intervene in Bhatta Parsaul: Tirath

Centre can intervene in Bhatta Parsaul rape case, which is being investigated by UP CB-CID, if the government finds it necessary, Krishna Tirath said.

Women "more than" molested in Bhatta Parsaul: Govt

Stopping short of alleging rapes in Bhatta Parsaul village in Uttar Pradesh in May, government on Thursday said an inquiry panel has found that women were not only molested but the police personnel did "even more than that."

Noida farmers` stir: Maya orders CB-CID probe

Mayawati govt ordered a CB-CID probe into Bhatta Parsaul incidents including police firing and rape during the farmers`s agitation in Greater Noida.

Bhatta Parsaul: Rape case against cops?

The NCSC has sought registration of FIRs against policemen accused of raping seven women in Bhatta Parsaul village.

No specific rape case in Gr Noida villages: Govt

There was no confirmation of any rape in the Gr Noida villages during clashes between farmers and police in May, govt informed Rajya Sabha.

Parties afraid of issues raised by Rahul: Congress

Congress on Saturday said UP
Chief Minister Mayawati and all political parties are afraid
of issues raised by Rahul Gandhi.

Mahapanchayat may be a shot in the arm for Cong

The Kisan Mahanpanchayat may not
have provided any immediate dividends and succour to the
troubled farmers of this region, but Congress activists are hopeful the exercise will
boost the prospects of the party in the region.

UP rally attendees ticket seekers not farmers: BSP

A seemingly frustrated BSP alleged that most of the people present at Rahul`s Kisan Mahapanchayat were not farmers but ‘ticket hopefuls’.

Bhatta Parsaul stir: Manvir Teotia arrested

Mayawati government had announced a reward of Rs 50,000 on Manveer Singh Teotia.