Jantar Mantar

We want justice: Students protest at Jantar Mantar against CBSE papers leak

We want justice: Students protest at Jantar Mantar against CBSE papers leak

Traumatised by the news of the re-exam, the students said the Board should take the accountability for the paper leak.

Mar 29, 2018, 15:30 PM IST

Vantage Point - The loneliness of being Anna Hazare or: What has gone wrong

Anna Hazare has been virtually dumped by those who cheered him in 2011. However, his own puritanism makes it difficult to see a practical sense in his methods. 

Mar 27, 2018, 19:04 PM IST
After NGT order, army veterans protesting for OROP at Jantar Mantar forcefully evicted

After NGT order, army veterans protesting for OROP at Jantar Mantar forcefully evicted

Several ex-servicemen, demanding the implementation of One Rank One Pension or OROP, were forcefully evicted from Jantar Mantar on Monday following an National Green Tribunal (NGT) order banning protests and dharnas around the historic monument.

Oct 30, 2017, 23:16 PM IST
SC stays Madras HC order directing Tamil Nadu govt to waive farmers' loans

SC stays Madras HC order directing Tamil Nadu govt to waive farmers' loans

The High Court also suggested that the Centre should come forward to extend financial help to Tamil Nadu during the difficult situation.

Jul 03, 2017, 13:20 PM IST
Security enhanced at Delhi's Kerala House amid reports of NCP's beef fest

Security enhanced at Delhi's Kerala House amid reports of NCP's beef fest

The Delhi Police stepped up security at Kerala House on Jantar Mantar road here after receiving information of a political party planning a 'beef festival' there on Saturday evening. 

Jun 10, 2017, 20:53 PM IST

Hundreds of Dalits protest at Jantar Mantar over Saharanpur clash

Hundreds of Dalits on Sunday protested in the national capital to demand justice for community members who, they said, fell victim to a communal clash in a village in Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh on May 5.

May 21, 2017, 21:10 PM IST
Tamil Nadu farmers suspend protest till May 25 after CM Palaniswamy's assurance

Tamil Nadu farmers suspend protest till May 25 after CM Palaniswamy's assurance

The Tamil Nadu farmers who had been protesting over drought relief funds and waiver of farmers` loans on Sunday suspended their protest till May 25 after Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswamy`s assurance.

Apr 23, 2017, 19:33 PM IST
Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami meets the protesting farmers at Jantar Mantar, assures help

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami meets the protesting farmers at Jantar Mantar, assures help

Palaniswami on Sunday met with protesting farmers from Tamil Nadu at Jantar Mantar.

Apr 23, 2017, 15:07 PM IST

Tamil Nadu farmers strip outside PMO in protest

Some Tamil Nadu farmers, protesting at Jantar Mantar here for over three weeks demanding waiver of their loans, on Monday stripped outside the Prime Minister's Office after they were not allowed to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Apr 10, 2017, 15:50 PM IST

Kerala woman protests in Delhi for CBI probe into Jayalalithaa's death

Her screams in broken English is ignored by many, as is her protest itself, but Pooja Nair believes her demand for a CBI probe into the death of former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa would be met.

Apr 03, 2017, 20:14 PM IST
M K Stalin demands loan waiver for Tamil Nadu farmers

M K Stalin demands loan waiver for Tamil Nadu farmers

DMK working president M K Stalin today visited the protesting Tamil Nadu farmers at Jantar Mantar here, and demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi waive off their loans like he promised in Uttar Pradesh during the recent Assembly polls there.

Apr 01, 2017, 12:50 PM IST

Jats hold protest at Jantar Mantar in Delhi

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Mar 02, 2017, 15:43 PM IST
Jat quota stir reaches Delhi from Haryana; avoid THESE areas while travelling

Jat quota stir reaches Delhi from Haryana; avoid THESE areas while travelling

Roads leading to Jantar Mantar were packed with Jat agitators from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Delhi, and Punjab, giving a tough time to motorists and commuters.

Mar 02, 2017, 13:14 PM IST

Tripura party protests opposing citizenship bill

A tribal-based party in Tripura on Wednesday launched a three-day protest here against the central government`s citizenship bill and demanding a separate state in Tripura.

Mar 01, 2017, 14:45 PM IST
Delhi Deputy CM detained after protest, later released

Delhi Deputy CM detained after protest, later released

AAP leaders and activists marched from the Jantar Mantar monument towards Parliament, shouting slogans including "Note nahin, PM badlo."

Nov 22, 2016, 15:49 PM IST
Delhi chokes on smog, irked citizens protest at Jantar Mantar over poor air quality

Delhi chokes on smog, irked citizens protest at Jantar Mantar over poor air quality

Hundreds of people, including children on Sunday staged a protest at Jantar Mantar over the deteriorating air quality in the national capital, and demanded the government to take effective initiatives to curb the rising air pollution.

Nov 06, 2016, 11:40 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi lying, OROP not implemented, only pension enhanced: Rahul Gandhi

PM Narendra Modi lying, OROP not implemented, only pension enhanced: Rahul Gandhi

Taking the fight to a new level, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of lying on the issue of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme.

Nov 04, 2016, 16:14 PM IST

Ex-paramilitary men hold demo demanding OROP, other facilities

After the defence veterans, a group of ex-paramilitary personnel today held a demonstration here demanding OROP, special service pay and restoration of the old pension scheme for the lakhs of troops working in these forces.

Nov 03, 2016, 20:58 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi continues protests over OROP suicide, wants government to apologize to Grewal's family

Rahul Gandhi continues protests over OROP suicide, wants government to apologize to Grewal's family

Senior Congress leaders as well as an army of party workers took part in the demonstration to highlight the government's failure to provide help to retired army jawans and police high-handedness.

Nov 03, 2016, 18:49 PM IST
Ex-Army jawan commits suicide over One Rank One Pension in Delhi

Ex-Army jawan commits suicide over One Rank One Pension in Delhi

An ex-serviceman has allegedly committed suicide over the delay in the implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme by the Modi government.

Nov 02, 2016, 09:50 AM IST