Ekta Yatra

Hardik Patel detained ahead of `Ekta Yatra`: As it happened

Patidar Ananmat Andolan Samiti convener Hardik Patel was on Saturday in Surat ahead of `Ekta Yatra`.

Sep 19, 2015, 15:27 PM IST
Quota stir: Gujarat govt denies nod to Patels' 'Ekta Yatra', Hardik adamant

Quota stir: Gujarat govt denies nod to Patels' 'Ekta Yatra', Hardik adamant

The Gujarat government on Friday once again denied permission to Hardik Patel-led 'Ekta Yatra' scheduled tomorrow, even as the Patel quota agitation leader remained adamant to go ahead with the march "at any cost".

Sep 19, 2015, 00:03 AM IST

Quota row: Hardik Patel renames 'reverse Dandi Yatra' as 'Ekta Yatra'

 Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel on Monday night renamed his controversial 'reverse Dandi Yatra' as `Ekta Yatra' as he met Chief Minister Anandiben Patel during which he demanded suspension of cops who used force during the August 25 rally and release of those held.

Sep 15, 2015, 00:15 AM IST

Stopping of BJP Ekta Yatra: NHRC proceedings stayed

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Thursday stayed proceedings of National Human Rights Commission in the complaint filed by BJP MP over the state government`s decision to stop the `Ekta Yatra` last year.

Jun 14, 2012, 23:19 PM IST

Flag hoisting row: BJP to case against J&K govt

BJP on Friday said it would file cases against the state government and move a breach of privilege motion in the Assembly.

Jan 28, 2011, 18:15 PM IST

BJP`s Ekta Yatra part of `political wranglings`: Army Chief

Army chief General V K Singh on Thursday said his
service was not concerned with such "political games".

Jan 27, 2011, 22:44 PM IST

Ekta Yatra: BJP may initiate action against J-K Govt

Miffed at the "illegal
detention" of its senior leaders during the Ekta Yatra, BJP
on Thursday said it is mulling initiating legal action against the
Jammu and Kashmir government on the issue.

Jan 27, 2011, 21:19 PM IST

BJP workers attack Kashmir minister`s car

Angry BJP workers attacked J&K Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather`s car.

Jan 26, 2011, 19:01 PM IST

Seven BJP activists arrested in Srinagar

Police Wednesday arrested seven BJP
activists as they made a vain bid to hoist the national flag
at Lal Chowk here, which had been turned into a fortress to
foil the party`s plan.

Jan 26, 2011, 13:28 PM IST

Top BJP leaders still lodged in hotel near Jammu

BJP leaders Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and Ananth Kumar, who were arrested a day ago to prevent them from hoisting the national flag in Srinagar on Republic Day on Wednesday, are still lodged in a hotel near Kathua town.

Jan 26, 2011, 10:04 AM IST

BJP Yatra crosses over to J&K, top guns arrested

Hundreds of BJP activists were arrested under Sec 144 of IPC while marching towards J&K from Punjab.

Jan 26, 2011, 00:31 AM IST

Padgaonkar against BJP precipitating situation in J&K

Warning BJP against precipitating situation in Jammu and Kashmir, Centre`s interlocutor on Kashmir Dileep Padgaonkar asked political parties to appeal to BJP to refrain from making the situation worse in the state.

Jan 25, 2011, 21:39 PM IST

BJP wants to assert supremacy of nation: Sinha

The BJP wanted to hoist national tricolour in Srinagar to assert the supremacy of the nation and not for any political reasons, West Bengal BJP president Rahul Sinha said.

Jan 25, 2011, 20:38 PM IST

Life continues as usual in Lal Chowk

The historic Lal Chowk as Srinagar`s
commercial nerve centre bustles with activity, virtually
unaffected by the high drama surrounding the BJP`s proposed
hoisting of national flag on Wednesday.

Jan 25, 2011, 18:31 PM IST

BJP starts march to Jammu and Kashmir

The activists ignored the J&K government`s crackdown and strict security measures to stop them.

Jan 25, 2011, 16:30 PM IST

No change in flag hoisting plan: BJP

The BJP Tuesday asserted that there was no change in its plan to hoist the tricolour at Lal Chowk.

Jan 25, 2011, 15:04 PM IST

Govt trying to divert attention from corruption issue: BJP

BJP Tuesday charged the
government with trying to divert the attention of the people
from the issue of corruption by not allowing party leaders to
hoist the national flag in Srinagar.

Jan 25, 2011, 11:59 AM IST

Give up path of confrontation: PC to BJP

Concerned over Ekta Yatra, Home Minister P Chidambaram Tuesday appealed to the BJP.

Jan 25, 2011, 11:25 AM IST

Stage set for showdown over BJP’s Ekta Yatra

BJP is determined to press ahead with its plan to hoist flag in Srinagar on Jan 26.

Jan 25, 2011, 10:21 AM IST

BJP vows to go ahead with `Ekta Yatra` as Jammu standoff continues

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday vowed to press ahead with plans to hoist the national flag in the heart of Srinagar even after its leaders Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj were detained from the Jammu airport.

Jan 25, 2011, 00:36 AM IST