Ramlila ground

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

Interstate robber arrested in Ghaziabad for Rs 56 lakh heist

Hasan Ahmad was nabbed from Ramlila Ground in Kavinagar by Special Operation Group (SOG) after a tip-off by an informer.

Jun 15, 2017, 20:32 PM IST
Azam Khan demands Baba Ramdev's apology for 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' remarks

Azam Khan demands Baba Ramdev's apology for 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' remarks

Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan has demanded yoga guru Ramdev's apology for his remarks over chanting of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai', terming the utterances "malicious".

Apr 05, 2016, 14:19 PM IST

Delhi Police had appealed AAP to change venue

Delhi Police had appealed AAP to change the venue from Jantar Mantar to the more spacious Ramlila ground as overcrowding may lead to a mishap.

Apr 23, 2015, 11:38 AM IST

Anna Hazare to hit road against Land Acquisition Bill from March 30

As the Modi Government faced Opposition heat in Parliament over Land Bill, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Monday announced he will set off on a month-long `padyatra'(march) from March 30 to oppose the proposed legislative changes which he dubbed as "anti-farmer".

Mar 09, 2015, 21:57 PM IST

Anna Hazare set to launch agitation against land ordinance

 Ahead of his protest against the land ordinance here, social activist Anna Hazare on Monday hinted at a bigger agitation at the Ramlila ground if the Narendra Modi government does not heed to his demands on the issue.

Feb 23, 2015, 12:17 PM IST

Ministers treated to home cooked lunch by CM Arvind Kejriwal

The newly elected ministers of Arvind Kejriwal's cabinet were on Saturday treated to home-cooked lunch by the chief minister himself at his office at Delhi Secretariat.

Feb 14, 2015, 20:57 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal takes oath as Delhi Chief Minister

I have not taken oath as Delhi CM. Today, every Delhiite has sworn-in as Delhi CM today. Today, you will breathe in corruption-free air.

Feb 14, 2015, 15:12 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal to be sworn-in as Delhi CM tomorrow

Exactly one year after he quit over Janlokpal issue, AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal will take oath on Saturday at the historic Ramlila Ground as the eighth Chief Minister of Delhi, after leading AAP to a stupendous victory in the assembly polls trouncing BJP.

Feb 13, 2015, 16:00 PM IST

PM Modi's 'Abhinandan Rally': Delhi Traffic Police makes elaborate arrangements

 Delhi Traffic Police has made elaborate arrangements to ensure the smooth movement of traffic across the capital during the "Abhinandan Rally" to be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other BJP leaders at the Ramlila Ground here on Saturday.

Jan 10, 2015, 10:28 AM IST

Modi takes jibe at rival parties, says they fix political fights like wrestlers

Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address poll rallies in Uttar Pradesh`s Bijnor and Aligarh on Sunday.

Apr 06, 2014, 08:44 AM IST

Narendra Modi`s Delhi rally at Ramlila Ground cancelled

Narendra Modi`s scheduled rally at Ramlila Ground here on April 7 has been canceled as the BJP leader will be delivering speech through 3D technology across the country on the same day.

Apr 06, 2014, 00:52 AM IST

Special Assembly session to take up Jan Lokpal bill at IG stadium

Delhi Cabinet called special session of Assembly to take up Jan Lokpal Bill on February 16 at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium instead of historic Ramlila ground as announced earlier.

Jan 31, 2014, 21:48 PM IST

Special Delhi Assembly session to take up Jan Lokpal Bill at IG stadium

Delhi Cabinet on Friday decided to call a special session of Assembly to take up the Jan Lokpal Bill that seeks to punish corrupt officials on February 16 at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium instead of historic Ramlila Ground as announced by ruling AAP earlier.

Jan 31, 2014, 15:37 PM IST

Delhi cop suspended for shouting slogans at CM`s swearing-in

A Delhi Police constable`s over enthusiasm landed him in soup as he was suspended for climbing a barricade and shouting slogans during the swearing-in ceremony of Chief Minster Arvind Kejriwal and his cabinet ministers.

Dec 30, 2013, 15:57 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal, Cabinet to take oath on Saturday in history-making event

Aam Admi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal, who stunned everyone with his party`s electoral success, will take oath as Delhi`s seventh chief minister along with six ministers at the Ramlila Maidan.

Dec 27, 2013, 19:40 PM IST

Delhi Police team inspects Ramlila Ground

Arvind Kejriwal expressed his desire to take oath as CM at Ramlila ground, senior Delhi Police inspected the venue on Monday.

Dec 23, 2013, 23:11 PM IST

Anna accuses UPA of "betrayal" on Lokpal, threatens fresh stir

Accusing the Centre of "betrayal" on the Lokpal Bill, anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare on Friday threatened to launch a fresh stir at Ramlila ground in Delhi later this year to raise the pitch over the issue.

Jul 05, 2013, 13:47 PM IST

Ramlila Ground `Silence Zone` plea: HC says police, DPCB to decide

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the city police and the Delhi Pollution Control Board (DPCB) to decide a plea seeking to declare Ramlila Maidan as a `Silence Zone`.

May 01, 2013, 19:39 PM IST

CPI(M) attacks Cong for defending govt`s `neo-liberal` reforms

CPI(M) attacked Congress for defending the UPA government`s `neo-liberal` reform measures including FDI in retail.

Nov 05, 2012, 17:36 PM IST