jantar mantar news


Latest from jantar mantar

Delhi Police says ‘no protest at Jantar Mantar’, wrestlers vow to continue fight

The wrestlers, however, said that their agitation is not over yet, and that they are planning to take the protest forward.

Delhi Police and security forces at the Jantar Mantar protest site on Monday. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 30, 2023 02:20 AM IST

Delhi Police explains why it cleared wresters' Jantar Mantar protest site

The Delhi Police on Sunday removed tents and other installations set up by wrestlers at Jantar Mantar.

 Police and Paramilitary personnel detain wrestler Vinesh Phogat during the protest march from Jantar Mantar to New Parliament House against the alleged sexual harassment of women wrestlers by WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, in New Delhi on Sunday. (ANI Photo/Amit Sharma)(Amit Sharma)
Published on May 29, 2023 01:34 PM IST

Wrestlers’ arrest shows Sengol bent on inaugural day: TN CM

The DMK-led secular progressive alliance in Tamil Nadu is among the 19 parties across India that boycotted the new Parliament building’s inauguration

Indian wrestlers Sangeeta Phogat (L), and Vinesh Phogat (C) during a protest , in New Delhi. (AFP)
Updated on May 29, 2023 12:37 AM IST
By, Chennai

‘Death of democracy’: Vinesh Phogat on FIR against wrestlers' protest organisers

The wrestlers had intensified their protest, which began on April 23, and decided to march to the new Parliament.

Wrestlers Vinesh Phogat and Sangita Phogat pinned to the ground by security personnel on Sunday. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Updated on May 29, 2023 04:39 AM IST
By, Shiv Sunny

Use of police force compels us to intensify protests: Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee

Farmers under the banner of Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee , on their way to Delhi for joining protesting wrestlers at Jantar Mantar, were on Sunday stopped and not allowed to move ahead by police in Ambala

KMSC leaders said bigger protests will be held against the force used by the government to foil the rally. (HT Photo/Keshav Singh)
Updated on May 28, 2023 11:55 PM IST
By, Amritsar

Wrestlers protest: Delhi Police registers FIR over ‘rioting’

Chaos ensued at Jantar Mantar after protesting wrestlers were detained while trying to march to the new parliament building which was being inaugurated.

Wrestlers Sangeeta Phogat and Vinesh Phogat being detained during the protest march from Jantar Mantar to New Parliament House.(ANI)
Updated on May 29, 2023 01:51 AM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

‘Wrong and condemnable’: Kejriwal slams police action on protesting wrestlers

The Delhi Police detained protesting wrestlers when they breached the security and tried to march towards the new parliament building.

Security personnel detain wrestler Sakshi Malik during wrestlers' protest march towards new Parliament building, in New Delhi.(PTI)
Published on May 28, 2023 03:42 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Sisodia writes note seeking justice for protesting wrestlers

Manish Sisodia, former deputy chief minister, has written to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Tihar jail demanding justice for wrestlers protesting against sexual harassment.

AAP leader and former Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia being brought to Rouse Avenue Court in April. (PTI)
Updated on May 27, 2023 11:31 PM IST

‘God testing us’: Bajrang Punia's tweet as storm uproots Jantar Mantar tents

Delhi woke up to heavy rain and gusty winds on Saturday. The downpour uprooted trees and also impacted air travel in the city.

Wrestlers' protest site during rains (PTI)
Updated on May 27, 2023 02:09 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

‘Spews nonsense everyday’: Ramdev demands Brij Bhushan's arrest

Ramdev said WFI's Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh should be arrested for allegedly sexually harassing seven women wrestlers, including a minor.

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev. (ANI file)
Updated on May 27, 2023 08:43 AM IST

SGPC delegation to meet protesting wrestlers on May 29

A delegation of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee will be in Delhi on May 29 to extend support to the protesting wrestlers at Jantar Mantar

Two representatives of the protesting wrestlers met Akal Takht acting jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh in Bathinda on Wednesday to seek his support. (PTI File Photo)
Updated on May 26, 2023 01:12 AM IST
By, Amritsar

'With all our medals, we thought we’d be heard': Bajrang Punia tells HT

Olympic medal-winning wrestler, Bajrang Punia, has been protesting with fellow wrestlers over the last 33 days for the arrest of the former WFI president.

Bajrang Punia speak with the media during their protest against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, (PTI)
Updated on May 26, 2023 08:40 AM IST

Wrestlers’ protest nears month: Khaps to hold mahila mahapanchayat outside new Parliament building on May 28

Representatives of khaps from several states attended a mahapanchayat in support of protesting wrestlers against WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. Four decisions were taken, including a demand for a narco test of Singh, participation in a candle march, and a mahila khap on May 28.

Representatives of khaps from Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Delhi and other states attend a mahapanchayat at Meham’s historic ‘Chaubisi Chabutra’ in Rohtak on Sunday. (Manoj Dhaka/HT)
Updated on May 21, 2023 11:36 PM IST
BySunil Rahar, Rohtak

Wrestlers' stir nears a month, ‘big call’ by khap mahapanchayat today: Updates

A group of wrestlers is protesting at Delhi's Jantar Mantar against wrestling body chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh over sexual harassment allegations.

Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat and Sakshi Malik address a press conference during their ongoing protest against the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh over the alleged harassment of women wrestlers, at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi on Saturday.
Published on May 21, 2023 12:26 PM IST
By | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

At Jantar Mantar, Congress leader's ‘will give you blood’ vow to wrestlers

Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik and Vinesh Phogat have been demanding the arrest of Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, charged with sexual harassment.

Congress leader Randeep Surjewala with wrestlers Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat during the wrestlers' protest against Wrestling Federation of India chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Thursday, (PTI)
Updated on May 18, 2023 09:25 PM IST

Wrestlers’ protest: Centre testing patience of players, says Haryana ex-CM Hooda

Haryana Congress MLAs led by Bhupinder Singh Hooda have shown support for wrestlers protesting for the past few days, demanding the arrest of the Wrestling Federation of India chief.

Haryana former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda along with wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik, Sangeeta Phogat during their protest against the WFI president at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Saturday. (Raj K Raj/ HT)
Updated on May 13, 2023 09:44 PM IST
By, Rohtak

Afternoon brief: Farmers reach Jantar Mantar near wrestlers protest venue

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

Bharatiya Kisan Union members at Jantar Mantar on Monday. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Published on May 08, 2023 12:57 PM IST

I stand with wrestlers protesting against WFI chief, says BJP MP Brijendra Singh

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Hisar MP Brijendra Singh said he is the only BJP MP to extend support to women wrestlers protesting at Jantar Mantar in Delhi against the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief

BJP MP Brijendra Singh (File photo)
Updated on May 07, 2023 09:29 PM IST
By, Rohtak

Anger brewing in villages in support of protesting wrestlers

Leaders of various farmer and social organisations have expressed their dismay over the government’s lackadaisical attitude in taking action against Wrestling Federation of India ( WFI) president and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh .

Visibly upset and worried Khap choudharies held an emergency meeting at ‘ Sarv Khap Chaupal’ in Soram village of Muzaffarnagar on Thursday after a clash between protesting wrestlers and police at Jantar Mantar on Wednesday night. (Pic for representation only)
Updated on May 06, 2023 11:52 PM IST

Khap leaders bat for wrestlers, to gather at Jantar Mantar tomorrow

Khap leaders condemn the way police allegedly treated wrestlers at Jantar Mantar on Wednesday night. They will also formulate a strategy for initiating future course of action in support of the wrestlers

A meeting convened by Sarv Khap Chaupal, an umbrella body of various khaps in the region, at Soram village in Muzaffarnagar on Thursday. (Sourced)
Updated on May 06, 2023 12:19 AM IST
ByS Raju

‘Delhi police abused, kicked us’: Farmers stopped at Singhu Border

A scuffle had broken out between Delhi Police and protesting wrestlers at Jantar Mantar on Wednesday. The wrestlers alleged they were manhandled by the police.

Published on May 04, 2023 07:09 PM IST

BJP putting wrestlers’ honour at stake to save its MP: Cong MLA Krishna Poonia

Poonia, who is president of the Rajasthan State Sports Council, condemned the assault on wrestlers by Delhi police on Wednesday night and urged union home minister Amit Shah to take cognizance and punish the guilty cops who assaulted the wrestlers

Former Olympian and Congress MLA Krishna Poonia led a march from the Rajasthan University gate to Gandhi Circle in which hundreds of athletes from different sports bodies of the state participated (Video screengrab)
Updated on May 04, 2023 05:54 PM IST

‘Credibility eroded when...’: Union min on Kejriwal backing wrestlers' stir

Kejriwal had visited the wrestlers at Jantar Mantar and appealed to people from all over the country to reach there to extend their support to the grapplers.

Union Minister of State for External Affairs and Culture and BJP MP Meenakashi Lekhi addresses a press conference, at the party headquarters, in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI Photo)
Published on May 04, 2023 05:06 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yagya Sharma

Delhi: Barricades trigger traffic jams amid calls for solidarity with wrestlers

The calls were made after wrestlers late on Wednesday alleged the Delhi Police personnel harangued, abused, and assaulted them

Bharatiya Kisan Union workers taking out a march in support of wrestlers. (PTI)
Updated on May 04, 2023 02:04 PM IST

‘Vinesh & Sakshi Malik told us they were tortured’: DCW chief on scuffle

A scuffle erupted between protesting wrestlers and the Delhi Police personnel at Jantar Mantar on Wednesday night.

Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal.(Twitter/ANI)
Published on May 04, 2023 09:41 AM IST

‘Cop was drunk, abused us': Teary-eyed wrestlers on late-night scuffle

The World Championship medalist expressed her shock and outrage at the police's improper conduct, claiming that they are not criminals.

Sangita Phogat reacts while talking to the media after an scuffle between wrestlers and the police at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi.(PTI)
Published on May 04, 2023 07:47 AM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

‘Had come to meet wrestlers, was detained outside protest venue’: Hooda

Heavy security has been placed around Jantar Mantar following a late night scuffle between the protesting wrestlers and the police personnel.

Congress leader Deepender Hooda at the protest site in Jantar Mantar.(Twitter/Deepender Hooda)
Updated on May 04, 2023 05:40 AM IST
By | Written by Aryan Prakash

Bharat Jodo Yatra turned wave in Congress’ favour: Hooda

Hooda said the weeklong movement of the Bharat Jodo Yatra of party leader Rahul Gandhi in the state has turned the wave in favour of the Congress and ‘Hath Se Hath Jodo’ campaign and ‘Vipaksh Aapke Samaksh’ programmes are getting massive public support

Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday said that winds of political change are blowing in favour of the Congress in the state and urged the party workers to work hard to ensure that party returns to power in 2024. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 01, 2023 04:36 AM IST
By, Karnal

Will explore possibilities to build alliance with BJP in Haryana: Athawale

The RPI will try to form an alliance on four to five seats with the BJP to contest Haryana assembly elections, but if we fail to build an alliance, we may field its candidates on some seats and support the saffron party on the remaining seats

Union minister of state for social justice and empowerment and president of the Republican Party of India (RPI), Ramdas Athawale, said his party will try to form an alliance with the ruling BJP for Haryana’s assembly elections in 2024. (PTI file)
Updated on May 01, 2023 04:33 AM IST
By, Karnal

Wrestlers should focus on their practice, says Yogeshwar Dutt amid protest

Wrestlers' protest: The Delhi Police on Friday registered two FIRs against WFI chief Singh over the allegations of sexual harassment of female wrestlers.

Former Indian wrestler and Olympic medallist Yogeshwar Dutt. (Twitter/ ANI)
Published on Apr 30, 2023 04:21 PM IST
  • 1
  • 2
  • ...
Story Saved
Live Score
Saved Articles
My Reads
My Offers
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Start 14 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Register Free and get Exciting Deals