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Delhi event against 'love jihad' law postponed after police deny permission

January 03, 2021 10:46 pm

The event, titled 'India Against Love Jihad Law', was scheduled at 12 noon wherein interfaith couples were expected to tell their stories.

Not given stage at stir site, Congress to hold parallel dharna at Jantar Mantar

December 18, 2020 10:00 am

The source added that the participation will start from Saturday as Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh was holding a function in Mohali on Friday to hand over mobile phones to beneficiaries of state government’s free smart phone scheme.

To pit people’s protest against infrastructure is to diminish urban life and democracy

December 14, 2020 8:58 am

Between the lawns of Rajpath and the barricaded borders of Delhi today, we see the city becoming increasingly hostile to dissent. The state wants to keep the protestors out and the general public accepts the rhetoric of disruption with ease.

Citizenship Act Protests HIGHLIGHTS: Chandrashekhar Azad detained at Jama Masjid

December 21, 2019 8:16 am

Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) Today Live News Updates: In Uttar Pradesh, at least six persons were killed in firing during protests, taking the overall death toll from the agittion over two days to nine. Police said that over 600 people were taken into custody as part of "preventive action".

Watch: 'I was born in Pakistan, what identity proof will I show,' says Mani Shankar Aiyar

January 17, 2020 8:55 pm

Massive agitations against the citizenship law have rocked the nation ever since it became a law on December 12 when President Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent to the Amendment Bill.  

Citizenship law: Many voices, 1 concern at Jantar Mantar

December 15, 2019 9:43 am

Several people expressed apprehensions about a country-wide NRC, and what could happen if they can't find requisite documents.

Women students, activists protest at Jantar Mantar

December 04, 2019 5:39 am

Hundreds of women sat outside Jantar Mantar to protest against incidents of rape in Hyderabad, Rajasthan and Jharkhand. The protesters, some of whom took time off from school or work, demanded security and prompt action in rape cases. The protest later shifted to Samta Sthal, Rajghat.

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

August 22, 2019 9:53 pm

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

We stand united with farmers; they're asking for their due, not free gift: Rahul

November 30, 2018 8:42 pm

Rahul joined several leaders from the opposition parties, including AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal, NCP chief Sharad Pawar, veteran politicians Sharad Yadav and Sitaram Yechury at Jantar Mantar on Friday's farmer protest.

Maximum 1,000 people to be allowed to protest at Jantar Mantar: Delhi Police

November 28, 2018 6:21 pm

Citing these guidelines, Delhi Police is holding talks with the All India Kisan Sangharsh Samiti Coordination Committee (AIKSCC), which will be marching towards Parliament on November 30.


Students protest over Rohith Vemula's suicide at Jantar Mantar

February 24, 2016 1:40 pm

Student activists from CYSS and NSUI held a protest rally over Rohith Vemula's suicide at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Tuesday (February 23).


Rare pictures: Protests at the Boat Club

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

Take a look at some of the candid pictures of protests at Boat Club in Delhi . This is part of a weekly photo series where we bring you some unguarded moments captured over the years by The Indian Express photographers’ network.

Visuals Of Rohith Vemula Protest Rally

February 24, 2016 12:06 pm

JNU students hold protest march, sell ‘Mera Yaar Kanhaiya’ t-shirts

February 18, 2016 1:39 pm

New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Staging a march protest Mandi House to Jantar Mantar, the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Thursday wore "Mera Yaar Kanhaiya" T-Shirts and sold them in order to show their support to Kanhaiya Kumar. Students of JNU took out the rally demanding Kanhaiya’s release and dropping of sedition charges against him. Meanwhile, Kanhaiya applied for a bail before the Supreme Court and the matter will be heard on Friday. Former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee is likely to argue for Kanhaiya’s bail plea.

BJP protests against anti-national slogans raised in JNU

February 17, 2016 8:31 am

New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): In the row of unending protests all over the nation, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged a protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Wednesday. Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi also joined the protest. The protestors carried placards showing anguish against the ongoing protests at various educational institutions.