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'Release J&K leaders, allow communication': DMK-led opposition to Centre

The Centre has imposed a clampdown in Jammu and Kashmir, putting under house arrest top political leaders including former chief ministers.

The soundtrack of democracy

Supreme Court order on Jantar Mantar frames an often-ignored reality: Protest is a part of polity and the inconvenience it causes an affirmation of our common humanity.


Delhi: SC brings back protests to Jantar Mantar, with riders

On demonstrations at the Boat Club area, the bench said, “There can, therefore, be proper guidelines laying down the parameters under which permission can be granted here too”.

SC verdict on protests at Jantar Mantar: Some regulars return to favourite space of dissent

Sudesh Goyat, member of the One Rank One Pension protest group, spent Monday morning at courtroom number 5, where the verdict was announced.

End of a protest: The story of Jantar Mantar as a protest site began in 1993

Jantar Mantar seemed ideal at the time. Though it was close to Parliament, it was not large enough to hold a big crowd. Besides, the topography of Jantar Mantar, with its two main entry and exit points, was easier to manage.

Veterans target government over OROP

Major Gen (retd) Satbir Singh slammed the BJP-led government for forgetting the promises made by the party on OROP before coming to power


At Rs 50,000 per day, dissent is not cheap at Ramlila Maidan

Jantar Mantar has been the site of many famous protests — including Anna Hazare’s anti-corruption movement, Babri Masjid demolition protests and the Tamil Nadu farmers’ protest.

Low turnout mars Cong’s Jantar Mantar show

Congress protest witnessed a thin crowd, sparking a debate within the party if it was poorly organised.

Farmers’ organisations say 2-day sit-in not Anna Hazare show

The organisers emphasised that though Hazare was supposed to join their function, it was planned much ahead of his Jantar Mantar event.

CM’s target at Jantar Mantar protest: 1 lakh people

With the agenda to explain Modi government's failure, Samajwadi Janata Dal targets protest of one lakh.