Jantar Mantar

Babita Phogat meets protesting wrestlers in Delhi with 'message from Centre'

Wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Sakshee Malikkh, Punia among others have been sitting on a silent protest at Jantar Mantar for the second day today.

published on : 19th January 2023

Myriad shades of love: Delhi queer pride

Since its inception in 2008, Delhi Queer Pride—an autonomous collective created by queer and trans individuals—has been instrumental in providing a safe space for members of the community.

published on : 9th January 2023

Farmers stage protest at Delhi's Jantar Mantar, demand legal guarantee for MSP

Senior Congress leader Randeep Surjewala criticised the Modi government for failing to fulfil the promises it has made to the farmers last year.

published on : 9th December 2022

Displaced residents protest against “Bulldozer Raj” at Jantar Mantar, call for rehabilitation 

With their houses being demolished without alternative accommodation, protesters said that they are forced to rent rooms for shelter.

published on : 7th September 2022

Jantar Mantar protest: Farmers charm the lot with traditional attire, emotional connect 

For several hours,  Sriaj Kodyuriv from Kerala stood at Jantar Mantar holding placards that read Implement MSP, Save farmer'.

published on : 22nd August 2022

Hundreds of farmers reach Delhi to take part in 'mahapanchayat'; many detained at Ghazipur

Leaders of the Samyukta Kisan Morcha claimed at some locations, farmers were being stopped from reaching Jantar Mantar, a claim denied by the Delhi Police.

published on : 22nd August 2022

Security beefed up ahead of 'mahapanchayat' called by farmers' body in Delhi

Anyone trying to gain entry will be checked thoroughly to avoid any undue gathering which may give rise any untoward situation, police said.

published on : 22nd August 2022

Police tighten security at Tikri border, put cement barricades to stop protestors

A day ahead of a protest called on by the farmers at Jantar Mantar, Delhi Police increased security at the Delhi-Haryana border’s Tikri crossing.

published on : 22nd August 2022

Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait detained by Delhi police on way to Jantar Mantar protest

The Delhi Police working at the behest of the government cannot suppress the voice of the farmers, Tikait, the national spokesperson for the Bharatiya Kisan Union tweeted.

published on : 21st August 2022

Udaipur, Amravati murders: 'Sankalp March' in Delhi against 'attacks on Hindus'

The march began from the Mandi House area and will culminate at Jantar Mantar. BJP leaders Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga and Kapil Mishra were also present in it.

published on : 9th July 2022

Protest at Jantar Mantar against arrest of Teesta Setalvad; Congress leaders take part

Around 300 protesters gathered at Jantar Mantar and raised slogans demanding the release of Setalvad and former IPS officers R B Sreekumar and Sanjiv Bhatt.

published on : 27th June 2022

Agnipath scheme: Congress holds 'Satyagraha' at Jantar Mantar in solidarity with protesting youth

Congress leaders and supporters criticised the BJP-led central government and said that the Agnipath scheme is not beneficial for the country's youth and also jeopardises national security.

published on : 19th June 2022

CM Kejriwal seeks Central plan for Pandits

About 60-70% of Kashmiri Pandit employees leave Valley as the situation remains grim.

published on : 6th June 2022

BJP protests demanding dismissal of AAP minister Satyendar Jain over ‘graft’

Delhi BJP leaders and workers staged a protest at the Jantar Mantar here on Monday demanding the dismissal of AAP minister Satyendar Jain.

published on : 12th April 2022

Delhi: Cab drivers warn strike from April 18 if fares not hiked

Cab and auto drivers staged a protest at Jantar Mantar on Friday demanding revision a revision of fares in the wake of the steep rise in CNG prices. 

published on : 9th April 2022

Youths from across country protest against no recruitment in armed forces

Youths from across the country aspiring to join the armed forces gathered at Jantar Mantar on Tuesday to protest against the delay in recruitment.

published on : 6th April 2022

Angry CBSE students stage protest at Delhi's Jantar Mantar

The frustrated students blamed CBSE for not taking adequate security measures to avoid leaks. They are angry as they will have to suffer because of the Board’s laxity.​

published on : 30th March 2018

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 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