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Gagging the sound of silence

For 25 years, aggreived citizens gathered at Jantar Mantar to bring their protests closer to the doors of power and get their voices heard. Now, the NGT order has left them dejected and outraged.

published on : 5th November 2017

Congress slams PM Narendra Modi over eviction of protesters from Jantar Mantar

The Congress targeted PM Modi saying the removal of protesting ex-servicemen from Delhi’s iconic Jantar Mantar.

published on : 31st October 2017

Jantar Mantar protest ban suits Centre: CPI leader D Raja

The CPI alleged that the Centre had not challenged the NGT's ruling banning all protests at the Jantar Mantar as it wanted to gag the opposition voices.

published on : 31st October 2017

Protest ban at Jantar Mantar: NGT asks Delhi police to file compliance report

The NGT had directed the authorities to shift the protesters, agitators and the people holding dharna (sit-ins) to the alternative site at the Ramleela Grounds in Ajmeri Gate without delay.

published on : 30th October 2017

OROP: Delhi Police forcibly evicts veterans from Jantar Mantar

The police also said the protesters were informed about the NGT order in advance and asked either to leave or bring a stay order from the court but they did not move.

published on : 30th October 2017

Guwahati diary

Sit-ins and sloganeering at historic Dighalipukhri — Assam’s Jantar Mantar in Guwahati — could soon be a thing of the past.

published on : 11th October 2017

NGT bans all protests at Delhi's iconic Jantar Mantar with immediate effect

Blaring noise from loudspeakers shouting out numerous demands marked the Jantar Mantar road in the national capital which turned into a designate protest site for anyone across the country.  

published on : 5th October 2017

BHU students detained en route PM's residence, released 

The Delhi Police today detained nine students of the Banaras Hindu University who were on their way from Jantar Mantar to the prime minister's official residence to submit a memorandum.

published on : 29th September 2017

Congress to protest fuel price hike on Wednesday

The Congress on Friday demanded the withdrawal of central excise duties and other taxes on petrol and diesel and said it will hold a demonstration at Jantar Mantar on Wednesday.

published on : 15th September 2017

Protesting Tamil Nadu farmers eat raw meat at Jantar Mantar

The farmers had yesterday announced that they will be eating flesh from human bodies as their issues were not solved even after 44 days of their protest in the national capital.

published on : 29th August 2017

Dharna Chowk relocation: TJAC protest in Delhi

The TJAC will hold a seminar at Constitution Club in Delhi on Tuesday to assess the three years rule of TRS in the state.

published on : 22nd August 2017

Unity despite diversity of cause: People in distress join Tamil Nadu's protesting farmers in Delhi

People from outside the farming community have started joining Tamil Nadu's distressed farmers in the hope for some support, however different each of their causes may be.

published on : 12th August 2017

Journalist alleges molestation at Youth Congress protest at New Delhi's Jantar Mantar

National spokesperson of Youth Congress Amrish Ranjan Pandey said someone in the crowd took advantage of the situation.

published on : 11th August 2017

Tamil Nadu farmer tries to commit suicide in Delhi

The 61-year-old consumed 10 sleeping pills at the Jantar Mantar protest site after which he lost consciousness and was admitted to hospital.  

published on : 24th July 2017

Chennai airport police book man on sedition charge for circulating WhatsApp message

Tadikala Akabar Saleem was boked based on a statement from the Air Intelligence Unit which found that the WhatsApp audio message in Saleem’s phone “prima facie appeared to be anti-national content.”

published on : 18th July 2017
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