Mekedatu padayatra

Mekedatu padayatra not end, but start of more stirs: Congress

“Despite threats like issuing notices and filing of FIRs, the people of the state walked with us, making the event a historical one.

published on : 4th March 2022

Congress' Mekedatu padayatra brings Bengaluru traffic to halt for four hours

More than 2,000 vehicles including KSRTC buses and trucks were stuck in traffic snarl for about four hours following Congress’ Mekedatu padayatra in the city.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Congress' Mekedatu padayatra reaches Bengaluru

KPCC president DK Shivakumar and former CM Siddaramaiah, are leading the padayatra, demanding implementation of the Mekedatu project to provide drinking water to Bengaluru.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Karnataka Congress resumes Mekedatu padayatra, accuses BJP of inertia

Party leaders and workers chanted slogans as they set out on the padayatra, which they had been forced to abandon on January 13, after being pulled up by the courts over concerns of Covid-19 spread.

published on : 28th February 2022

Over a month later, Karnataka Congress resumes its Mekedatu padayatra

DK Shivakumar said this is a fight of the people of Bengaluru and surrounding areas for drinking water and for the farmers of the region.

published on : 27th February 2022

BJP likely to rush through bills

Session may be adjourned; Congress to stick to stand on RDPR Minister Eshwarappa over saffron flag remark.  

published on : 21st February 2022

Congress to resume Mekedatu padayatra from Feb 27

At a press conference, Opposition leader Siddaramaiah said the padayatra will culminate at the National College Grounds in Basavanagudi on March 3.

published on : 19th February 2022

Congress plans to move adjournment motion against Eshwarappa for saffron flag statement

The Mekedatu padayatra, which the Congress had suspended, was discussed during a meeting of senior party leaders on Tuesday and it was unanimously resolved to go ahead with it.

published on : 16th February 2022

Farmers hold rally in Tamil Nadu, want DMK to question Congress over Mekedatu padayatra

Tamizhaga Cauvery Vivasaigal Sangam general secretary PR Pandian felt that the Tamil Nadu government should call for an all-party meeting soon to discuss this issue.

published on : 20th January 2022

Over 40 Karnataka cops deployed for Congress Mekedatu march test COVID positive

The Congress' Karnataka unit had organised a ten-day padayatra from Mekedatu to Bengaluru from January 9, that was to span a total distance of nearly 139 km.

published on : 19th January 2022

Locals term Mekedatu padayatra of Karnataka Congress as election rally

While the older generation is wondering about the Mekedatu project, the common talk here is about DK Shivakumar's expansive growth in the area and many anecdotes about him.

published on : 17th January 2022

55 cops on Mekedatu padayatra bandobast duty test Covid positive

Central Range IGP M Chandrashekar told TNIE that instructions have been given to all district SPs to arrange separate accommodation for their isolation and treatment immediately.

published on : 15th January 2022

Mekedatu padayatra called off for now, but BJP may reap little dividend

Ruling party can’t claim victory with its MLAs Guttedar, Renukacharya taking part in mass events

published on : 14th January 2022

Sudhakar blames Congress for surge in Covid cases in Karnataka

Addressing the media, Dr Sudhakar said that the Congress should be held responsible for the spiraling Covid cases in the state.

published on : 14th January 2022

Day after Karnataka HC rap, fourth FIR against KPCC leaders for violating Covid norms

The first FIR in the case was registered on January 9, the first day of the padayatra, in which 30 people were named for flouting Covid-19 norms.

published on : 14th January 2022

DK Shivakumar, Siddaramaiah's CM dreams shattered: KS Eshwarappa

Eshwarappa said that Shivakumar, who was in Tihar jail, knows the power of judiciary and hence decided to cancel the padayatra.

published on : 14th January 2022

COVID fears: After HC's intervention, Congress finally cuts short Mekedatu padayatra

The 11-day padayatra that started from Cauvery Sangama on January 9 was cut short after the Karnataka HC's intervention following a PIL

published on : 13th January 2022

Cops to stop Mekedatu padayatra at Bidadi, Ramanagara?

It is learnt that the police are planning to stop the padayatra either at Ramanagara when it resumes on Thursday morning or near Bidadi when it ends in the evening, depending on the situation.

published on : 13th January 2022

Mekedatu padayatra: After defiant stand, Congress finds itself in spot

Party’s counsel was not present when High Court took up PIL for hearing; leaders discuss legal aspects

published on : 13th January 2022

Mekedatu padayatra: Third FIR against Congress leaders

The first FIR in the case was registered on January 9, the first day of the padayatra, in which 30 people were named for flouting Covid-19 norms.

published on : 13th January 2022
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