The Biggest Stories of April 5, 2015
Apr 5, 2015
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 23, 2015
The lawyers of six district courts today held a protest march against the delay in enhancing pecuniary jurisdiction of trial courts and said their strike would now continue till April 28.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday April 23, 2015
The Opposition united yet again in Parliament today, this time to protest against Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan's decision to expunge an Aam Aadmi Party member's comment against Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a debate on a farmer's death at ...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das | Thursday April 23, 2015
The Crime Branch of the Delhi Police will investigate a farmer's suicide at an Aam Aadmi Party rally in the heart of the capital. The man hanged himself from a tree on Wednesday afternoon as hundreds watched in horror.
India News | NDTV.com | Thursday April 23, 2015
Delhi Chief Minister and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal addressed a farmers' rally in Delhi, where he attacked the Centre for its land acquisition bill. Here are the highlights of what he said.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 22, 2015
The Aam Aadmi Party has threatened to widen its stir against the Centre if it goes ahead with the contentious land bill as party chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal held a rally against the legislation at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 22, 2015
The Aam Aadmi Party will hold a farmers' rally in Delhi today to protest against the government's land bill. The party's decision comes close on the heels of a similar rally by the Congress on Sunday.
Meerut News | Written by Niha Masih, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Tuesday April 21, 2015
Meerut in Uttar Pradesh has become a giant garbage tip, with the city's striking municipal sanitation workers dumping fetid trash on all major roads over the last four days. They want a pay hike announced last year to be implemented.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 18, 2015
Demanding permanent employment, many contractual guest teachers, today, protested outside the residence of Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who also holds the education portfolio, and blocked his car before police detained them.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Saturday April 18, 2015
The Congress launched a website - zameenwapsi.com - as part of its agitation against the government's land acquisition Ordinance. The launch came a day ahead of the mammoth farmers' rally in Delhi, which the party is holding tomorrow.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 15, 2015
Taxi and auto unions in Delhi today decided to go on a one-day strike in the national capital on April 30 in protest against the 'Road Transport and Safety Bill-2014'.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 13, 2015
Scores of Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) contractual employees, including drivers and conductors, today took out a protest march, demanding that they be made permanent.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 13, 2015
Social activist Anna Hazare, who is opposing the controversial Land Acquisition Bill, is said to be keen on undertaking a fast in Delhi on the issue, but he is being dissuaded by activists from doing so on health grounds.
Delhi News | Reported by Tanima Biswas, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Wednesday April 8, 2015
Hundreds of BJP workers held a protest on the the Delhi-Noida Direct (DND) Flyway, demanding that the high-speed road be made toll-free.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Friday April 3, 2015
Arvind Kejriwal will lead a group of his party's legislators, supporters, activists and farmers in a march from Jantar Mantar to Parliament on April 22, demanding the government abandon its plans to make land acquisition easier for industrial and key...
Delhi News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday March 31, 2015
The strike by workers of the East Delhi Municipal Corporation has turned into a political battle between the ruling Aam Aadmi Party and the BJP which controls the civic body.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from agencies) | Monday March 30, 2015
Rahul Gandhi will be back in Delhi to address a rally that his Congress party is planning on April 19 to protest against the government's planned land reforms, said party leader Digivjaya Singh today.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Thursday March 26, 2015
Thousands of students protesting in Bihar today against the Nitish Kumar government's educational policies clashed with the police, who fired in the air to control the crowd.
India News | Reported by Ketki Angre, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Thursday March 19, 2015
Thousands of farmers from across the country who are protesting the land bill at Jantar Mantar in the capital today, have vowed they won't move unless the government ordinance is withdrawn.
India News | Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Tuesday March 17, 2015
In a big show of opposition unity, Congress president Sonia Gandhi walked briskly flanked and followed by over 100 lawmakers as she led a march from Parliament House to the Rashtrapati Bhawan less than a kilometre away, in protest against land reform...
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday March 17, 2015
Congress president Sonia Gandhi is all set to lead a march of lawmakers from the opposition parties to the Rashtrapati Bhawan against the land acquisition bill.
India News | Reported by Sandeep Phukan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday March 16, 2015
Workers and supporters of the Congress clashed with the police in Delhi today as the party held a massive protest against the land bill. The police used water cannons to control the protesters, who stormed the barricades, insisting on marching toward...
Press Trust of India | Monday March 16, 2015
The Delhi Taxis' Union has threatened to launch a series of protest if government does not withdraw its decision immediately.
Delhi News | Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Thursday March 12, 2015
National carrier Air India is writing a letter of protest to the Civil Aviation Ministry over new airport guidelines that it has issued.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 10, 2015
Hundreds of Tibetan activists today held a protest outside the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi to mark Tibetan Uprising Day.