No govt can survive without support of farmers: H D Deve Gowda

Friday, November 30th, 2018

Bengaluru: No government can survive without the support of farmers, former prime minister H D Deve Gowda said Thursday, assuring the agitating peasants here that he stood by them in their struggle. Thousands of farmers from across the country converged Thursday at the historic Ramlila Ground after journeys that took some as long as 36 […]

Kejriwal becomes Delhi CM at public ceremony

Saturday, December 28th, 2013

New Delhi: History was made Saturday when Arvind Kejriwal, 45, took oath as Delhi’s seventh chief minister at a public ceremony at the Ramlila Maidan watched by tens of thousands of excited supporters and on live television by people around the country. It was the culmination of a momentous campaign for people’s rights that was […]

Kejriwal to form govt in Delhi

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will form the next Delhi government with Arvind Kejriwal as the chief minister. The debutant party has 28 MLAs and is dependent on the outside support of eight Congress legislators. Kejriwal, 45, will take oath at a ceremony later this week at central Delhi’s  Ramlila Maidan, from where […]

Nitin Gadkari, Sharad Yadav join Baba Ramdev

Monday, August 13th, 2012
Ramlila Maidan

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari and JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav on Monday joined Baba Ramdev at Ramlila Maidan on Monday even as the yoga guru and his supporters are all set to march to Parliament to sit on a dharna. Although it is not yet clear whether Gadkari and Sharad Yadav […]

Have details of Rs 20000 lakh crore black money, says Ramdev

Thursday, August 9th, 2012
Have details of Rs 20000 lakh crore black money, says Ramdev

New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Thursday started his agitation of demanding bringing back black money stashed abroad saying that his ‘andolan’ is not against any political party. Addressing a huge gathering at Ramlila Maidan, the yoga guru said that he has no agenda against any political party and every one cutting across political […]

Govt agrees to voice vote on Anna’s demand

Saturday, August 27th, 2011

New Delhi: The Government will bring in a resolution on the three demands put forward by Team Anna which will be put to voice vote in Parliament. Sources told that the resolution will be brought after the discussion on the Lokpal Bills in Parliament. The voting will first take place in the Rajya Sabha and […]

Hazare’s fast is on at Ramlila

Saturday, August 20th, 2011
Anna Hazre-Fast

New Delhi: Ignoring heavy rains and enjoying monsoon tourism, several thousand Anna Hazare followers waited for the aged (74) Gandhian at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi and old Delhi, when he finally left Tihar Jail premises for a peaceful fast to be near Minto bridge in Delhi People lined the streets as Mahashtrian Hazare was […]

Delhi Police justifies crack down on Ramdevs supporters in SC

Friday, June 17th, 2011

New Delhi: Delhi Police today justified in the Supreme Court its midnight crackdown on yoga guru Baba Ramdev and his supporters protesting against corruption and black money at the Ramlila Maidan here, saying permission had been given only to hold a yoga camp. In its affidavit filed before the court, the police said that the […]

India will never forget that dark night: Ramdev

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Dehradun:  After a doctor publicly announced that Baba Ramdev is in good health, the yoga icon was discharged from a Dehradun Hospital.  He addressed a press conference where he declared that “India has woken up to corruption.”  He ended his nine-day hunger fast on Sunday, but said his struggle against corruption and black money continues. […]

Hazare to fast at Raj Ghat in protest, on June 8 at 10Am

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

New Delhi: The Delhi Police have refused permission to Annasaheb Hazare, who has broken away from Lok Pal Bill drafting Committee along with 4 other Civil group members on Monday, and opted to held his hunger strike again in New Delhi, to hold it. In view of this refusal, Hazare has moved his venue from […]