29 Apr 2016
Gandhinagar: Facing the heat over Patel quota agitation, the BJP government in Gujarat today announced 10 percent reservation for the economically backward among upper castes up to an annual family income of Rs 6 lakh, but the Hardik Patel-led outfit rejected it.
18 Apr 2016
Surat: A 27-year-old Patel youth, who was actively involved in the quota agitation here ended his life allegedly by consuming poisonous substance "out of shock" upon learning about the police action against Patel quota leaders in Mehsana, claim Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leaders.
13 Mar 2013
Activists heading the Yamuna Bachao Andolan have threatened to sit on an indefinite fast from Wednesday if the government failed to release more water into the river.
29 Jan 2016
New Delhi: Twenty children from Bihar and Jharkhand, illegally employed with shoe-making factories and placement agencies, have been rescued by police from outer Delhi's Aman Vihar area.
14 Mar 2013
With the official announcement that an additional 250 cusecs of water would be released into the Yamuna through a new canal from Hathini Kund in Haryana, the 'save Yamuna' marchers had a reason to celebrate on Thursday.
14 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal urged Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to take the initiative to clean Yamuna river and also sought help of his volunteers for welfare programmes of the city government.
07 Mar 2016
Agra: Following the death of a doctor and injuries to his daughter and her cousin after a car in the convoy of Union HRD minister Smriti Irani rammed into his motorcycle, people living along the expressway between Delhi and Agra are again moving the court to intervene.
13 Mar 2016
Chandigarh: All political parties, except Congress, met Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki urging him not to give his assent to a bill being brought by Punjab to de-notify the land for construction of Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal.
11 Mar 2016
New Delhi: The stage is now set for the controversial three-day cultural event opening today on the Yamuna flood plains even as Art of Living guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar struck a defiant note that he will not pay Rs 5 crore fine imposed by Green Tribunal and would rather go to jail.
09 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Clamor grew louder today against Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's cultural mega-extravaganza on the ecologically sensitive Yamuna floodplains with the opposition questioning how the government deployed the Indian Army to construct pontoon bridges for the event that has also triggered environmental concerns.