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Congress launches signature campaign to protest against fuel p...

Opposition party to organise demonstration in New Delhi's Jantar Mantar on Sept 20 Last Updated at September 17, 2017 20:25 IST Business Standard, 2 months ago

Why NREGA workers hate Aadhaar and blame Centre for 'slow poisoning' the scheme: Glimpses from Jantar Mantar

There are more than crore registered NREGA workers in India. The scheme that helps in generating rural employment is being killed, say the protesting workers at Jantar Mantar.
 DNA2 months ago

#NotInMyName protesters salute spirit of Gauri Lankesh

Hundreds of writers, journalists, teachers, students and common citizens, turned up at Jantar Mantar on Thursday evening in the third of the "Not in My Name" protests to express outrage at Tuesday's slaying of Kannada journalist Gauri Lankesh in Bengaluru.
 MSN India2 months ago At march for Gauri Lankesh, citizens voice fears, anguish  Deccan Herald1 month ago 'Gauri wanted to look her murderers in the eye'  Rediff.com2 months ago When gun is mightier: 67 journos killed in 24 years in India  Rediff.com2 months ago

Teachers protest to safeguard right to education

Just a day after Teachers' Day, Delhi saw the basic education department staging a protest at Jantar Mantar, Delhi to demand the right of basic education for all the children aged between 6 to 14 years.The protest was lead by the chairman of Uttar Pradesh ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

MGNREGA workers protest injustice by govt

Hundreds of workers enrolled under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) gathered at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi, to protest against the Centre’s “apathy” towards the scheme, once considered a major step towards ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago

Is only Delhi's air polluted?

'The answer is no, the entire country's is.''So why such obsession with Delhi?''But the most powerful people in India live here: The prime minister, civil servants, Supreme Court judges, MPs, diplomats, dadas of the media...''If they can't deal with their own problem, what chance does the rest of the country have, with its foul air, dying rivers, frothing lakes, and crumbling mountains?' says Shekhar Gupta. We used to have a hirsute Lhasa terrier called Teddy. It never had to look for food, ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago

In backdrop of Indo-French Festival, Amber Fort to remain shut on Nov 18

Amber Fort will remain closed for tourists on November 18 and they will not be able to see this historical beauty of Rajasthan. Not only the fort, but activities like elephant ride during the day time and the night tourism will also remain shut. This is being ...
 DNA1 week ago

Fifth Columnist: Battle of ideas

While respect of judiciary is perfectly justified, it is equally relevant to ask whether courts should be allowed to run the affairs of the country Whatever the interpretation offered by eminence grise in this country, and of which there are many, the ...
 The Financial Chronicle3 weeks ago

Delhi Police crackdown on armed forces veterans unfortunate, shameful: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday termed as "shameful" and "unfortunate" the Delhi Police crackdown at Jantar Mantar to evict ex-servicemen who were protesting for two years at the site."#OROP crackdown by evicting Armed Forces veterans by ...
 Prokerala3 weeks ago

MHA asks states to ensure security of journalists

The Home Ministry has asked all states to ensure safety and security of journalists in exercising freedom of speech and expression, in the wake of incidents of attacks on mediapersons.In an advisory to the states, the home ministry also said all cases of attacks on journalists should be investigated promptly to ensure that criminals get 'persecuted in a time- bound manner'.'Fourth Estate is an important institution of the democracy. It ensures that citizens are able to express their opinions ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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