Jantar Mantar: News
05 Jun 2023Amit Shah
Agitating wrestlers, who have been demanding the arrest of Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh over sexual harassment charges, reportedly met Home Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Amit Shah at his residence on Saturday.
23 May 2023Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh
Addressing a public meeting in Uttar Pradesh's Mau, Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh on Monday taunted the protesting wrestlers, who accused him of sexual harassment, saying they haven't revealed any details to back their allegations.
16 May 2023Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh
At least three women wrestlers—who testified before the government-appointed Oversight Committee—alleged panel members tried to influence them and sought "video or audio proof" of their sexual harassment, The Indian Express reported.
09 May 2023Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh
The heat of wrestlers' protest at Delhi's Jantar Mantar against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh has reached Haryana, with the Haryana Amateur Wrestling Association (HAWA) suspending three district officials for their support of the protest.
08 May 2023Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh
Delhi's Jantar Mantar witnessed high drama on Monday after hundreds of farmers from the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) reached the site, where the wrestlers have been protesting against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.
07 May 2023Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh on Sunday said he would hang himself even if a single sexual harassment allegation against him is proven.
07 May 2023Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh
Khap panchayat leaders from Rajasthan, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh are reportedly marching toward Delhi's Jantar Mantar on Sunday to support the agitating wrestlers.
04 May 2023Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh
Wrestlers who have been protesting for days at Jantar Mantar against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh alleged on Wednesday night that drunk police personnel assaulted them when they tried to bring in folding beds for sleeping at the protest site.
02 May 2023Wrestling Federation of India (WFI)
Despite being 10 days into the protest and three days since registering FIRs against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh over alleged sexual harassment, the police have not yet recorded the statements of the protesting wrestlers.
29 Apr 2023Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh
Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh on Saturday reportedly said he would not step down from the post, a day after the police filed two first information reports (FIRs) in connection with allegations of sexual harassment against him.
09 Aug 2021Delhi Police
Delhi Police has registered a First Information Report (FIR) against a group of people for raising communal slogans at the city's Jantar Mantar on Sunday.
24 Jul 2021Delhi Police
Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Saturday granted power to the Delhi Police Commissioner to detain anyone under the National Security Act (NSA).
22 Jul 2021Delhi Police
Hundreds of Farmers will protest at Delhi's iconic Jantar Mantar today against the central government's three new agricultural laws.
21 Jul 2021Farmers
Farmer unions have said their representatives will go to the Jantar Mantar in Delhi daily to protest against the new farm laws, starting tomorrow, July 22.
02 Oct 2020Yogi Adityanath
At the receiving end of criticism over the Hathras gang-rape incident, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said his government will give exemplary punishment to those harming mothers and sisters.
02 Oct 2020India
As India remains enraged over the Hathras gang-rape incident with protests happening in several pockets, Delhi Police banned large gatherings at India Gate — the heart of the National Capital where one of the biggest protests happened in 2012 after Nirbhaya was gang-raped and tortured.
15 Dec 2019Delhi Police
As protests against the newly-enacted Citizenship Act entered the third day in the national capital, a protest march in South Delhi organized by students of Jamia Millia Islamia turned violent on Sunday evening.
03 Dec 2019Delhi Police
On Tuesday, Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal said the police stopped her from sitting on an indefinite hunger strike at Jantar Mantar.
13 Feb 2019Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today held a mega opposition rally "Remove Dictatorship, Save Country" against the BJP-led NDA government in Delhi's Jantar Mantar.
10 Dec 2018Supreme Court Of India
Several ministers and politicians from Goa are expected to visit New Delhi to offer support to Goa Mining People's Front (GMPF), who is scheduled to begin a three-day protest tomorrow to press for the resumption of mining in the state.
30 Nov 2018Supreme Court Of India
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over farmers' issues and alleged that he had "stabbed them in their back" by not fulfilling the promises made to them.
13 Sep 2018Delhi Police
The Delhi Police have drafted new guidelines that seek to impose limits on the maximum number of protesters who can assemble at designated protest spots - Parliament Street, Jantar Mantar, and Boat Club - in Delhi.
06 Aug 2018Bihar
Bihar Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar launched a scathing attack on the Opposition and said those who protested at Jantar Mantar didn't care about girls' safety and that they should look at themselves first.
04 Aug 2018Bihar
Three women spokespersons of ruling JD(U) in Bihar today wrote an open letter to former Bihar CM Rabri Devi asking her to expel from the party those involved in immoral acts.
23 Jul 2018Supreme Court Of India
More than nine months after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) banned protests at Delhi's Jantar Mantar, the SC has said a blanket ban is unacceptable.
08 Apr 2018Delhi Police
A Delhi court has discharged BJP leaders Ramesh Bidhuri, Vijay Goel, Vijay Joli, and Balkishan in a case of rioting and instigating public to attack police personnel during a protest in 2006.
09 Jan 2018Delhi
After being elected Gujarat MLA, Jignesh Mevani has hit the ground running. His speech on the 200th anniversary of the Bhima-Koregaon violence whipped up a furore, prompting an FIR. A Mumbai event where he was to address youngsters was cancelled.
07 Oct 2017Delhi
In a bizarre protest, a woman from Rajasthan's Jaipur launched a sit-in at Delhi's Jantar Mantar to marry PM Narendra Modi.
07 Oct 2017Delhi
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) banned protests at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi on grounds that it was causing environmental problems.
11 Sep 2017Delhi
On the 57th day of protests, 48 Tamil Nadu farmers demonstrating at Delhi's Jantar Mantar consumed human faeces.
04 Aug 2017Delhi
Farmers from Tamil Nadu have been demanding a loan waiver and drought-relief package at Delhi's Jantar Mantar for over 100 days.
25 Jun 2017Delhi
The Supreme Court came out in favour of amending the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act by allowing women to abort terminally ill fetuses beyond the present limit of 20 weeks.
11 Apr 2017Narendra Modi
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is currently building 2BHK and 3BHK flats in Janakpuri and Okhla which would cost between Rs. 60 lakh and Rs. 1.20cr.
31 Mar 2017Tamil Nadu
Indian banks have an estimated Rs. 6.8 lakh crore worth of Non-Performing Assets (NPAs), according to the Public Accounts Committee of the Parliament.
30 Mar 2017Delhi Police
85-year-old Regal Cinema of CP will shut down on 30th March and will make a comeback as a multiplex.
20 Mar 2017Delhi Police
Delhi's Jantar Mantar, famous as India's 'protest street', has a new identity - a marijuana hotspot. 'Langda (lame) man' Umesh Singh from Bihar is the go-to man; he knows where to get which variety of weed at which time of day, and at what price.