Speaking at a public meeting organised by People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) in suburban Bandra, she also alleged that the government was trying to divert the people's attention from the core issue through these things.
Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patkar today said she was not in favour of India unilaterally scrapping the Indus Water Treaty with Pakistan.
A move by the government to amend the Land Acquisition Bill to give flexibility to the states to frame their own laws in a bid to break the prolonged impasse was slammed as a "new kind of conspiracy" at a public hearing organised on Friday by a union of various farmers' bodies.
Raising slogans like "Scrap land acquisition ordinance, ensure land rights" and "bhoo adhigrahan nahi, bhoo adhikar chahiye" (we want land rights, not land acquisition), members of several unions of farmers and agricultural workers marched from Kerala House at Jantar Mantar to Parliament Street.
Launching his new team, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Saturday gave a call for Jan Andolan
Team Anna today said its political alternative will not compromise on corruption, holding their fight is for changing the system and not power.
Anna Hazare today hinted at expansion of his Core Committee as a sense of unease gripped his team over allegations of financial misconduct by some of its key members.
The core committee of Team Anna Hazare today met here and discussed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's fresh offer that the Jan Lokpal Bill will be considered by Parliament and his request to the Gandhian to end his hunger strike.
The Delhi Police on Wednesday buckled under people pressure and agreed to most of Team Anna's demands and agreed to allow Anna Hazare, the anti-corruption crusader, to carry on his fast as long as he wants to.
Are Anna Hazare and Baba Ramdev, both of whom have taken to fasting to protest against graft, leading the same agitation?
The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) may agree with the expert appraisal committee's conditional (EAC) nod, reports CNBC-TV18’s Mehak Kasbekar quoting sources.
Even as the inspection team of the environment ministry wraps up its three-day visit of ACC's showpiece Lavasa project, the committee headed by Naresh Dayal said that prima facie there doesn't seem to be a large scale destruction of forest area, reports CNBC-TV18’s Mehak Kasbekar.