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08-Sep-2018 Chennai

Yogendra Yadav detained, 'manhandled' by police in TN

Swaraj Abhiyan chief Yogendra Yadav and four of his associates were detained and allegedly manhandled by police on Saturday in Tiruvannamalai district when they were on their way to meet protesting farmers against the proposed eight-lane expressway between...

14-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Demonstrations to be held against low MSP: Farmers' association

The All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) on Saturday said farmers would hold demonstrations across the country against the Narendra Modi-government for failing to fix fair Minimum Support Price (MSP) for kharif crops.ddressing media...

03-Apr-2018 Bengaluru

Swaraj India to contest in Karnataka polls

Swaraj India, led by psephologist-turned-politician Yogendra Yadav, would contest in a dozen seats in the May 12 Karnataka Assembly election, said an official on Tuesday."As a new and young party, we are making a modest beginning to contest in a dozen assembly...

04-Dec-2017 New Delhi

No chance of returning to AAP, say Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav

Dismissing reports that the AAP was holding talks with them for their return to the party, Swaraj India founders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav on Monday said there was no such possibility.Bhushan retweeted a media report that quoted Aam Aadmi Party leader...

21-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Protesting farmers reiterate demands, to resume agitation from Gujarat

Thousands of farmers protested for the second consecutive day here on Tuesday regarding their demands and announced resumption of agitation in Gujarat, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will campaign for the assembly elections.Yogendra Yadav of Swaraj India said...

20-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Centre should waive agricultural loans in all states : Yogendra Yadav

Swaraj India leader Yogendra Yadav on Monday demanded that the central government should waive loans of all farmers across states, addressing a farmers' rally in the national capital."We have two demands, one that the remunerative prices should be production...

13-Jun-2017 New Delhi

'MP government trying to hide something on farmers killing'

Slamming the BJP government in Madhya Pradesh, Swaraj India on Tuesday said it was trying to hide something on the farmers' killing and therefore, not allowing anyone to visit Mandsaur.Swaraj India President Yogendra Yadav said since the last week, the government...

26-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Civic polls a beginning for Swaraj India : Yogendra Yadav

The municipal elections in Delhi were "foundational elections" for the Swaraj India Party and leaders have "zero expectations" of winning any seat, party chief Yogendra Yadav said on Wednesday."We have zero expectations. But anything we get above that is...

14-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Swaraj India promises clean, disease-free Delhi

Newly-formed political party Swaraj India on Friday promised an epidemic-free, garbage-free and pollution-free Delhi, if voted to power in the civic polls later this month.Releasing its "Saaf Dil, Saaf Dilli" manifesto, Swaraj India President Yogendra Yadav said...

13-Apr-2017 New Delhi

BJP out to murder AAP : Yogendra Yadav

Swaraj India National President Yogendra Yadav on Thursday said BJP is out to murder the Aam Aadmi Party but the Arvind Kejriwal led party will suicide before it gets murdered.Yadav who was speaking in a public rally, roadshows, jansabha and padyatras in different...

09-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Swaraj India says 'Blow the Whistle' for Delhi civic polls

A day after the Election Commission allotted its 200 candidates a common symbol 'Whistle', the fledgling Swaraj India party on Sunday launched a unique campaign asking the people to blow a whistle whenever they see anything wrong happening around them.The...

06-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Swaraj India flays rejection of 24 candidates' nominations

Swaraj India on Thursday denounced what it said was "illegal" rejection of nomination of its 24 candidates for the April 23 Delhi municipal corporation elections on "frivolous grounds"."The 24 candidates, led by party President Yogendra Yadav, submitted a representation...

15-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Swaraj India launches 'Jawab Do Hisab Do' campaign

Swaraj India on Sunday launched a month-long 'Jawab Do Hisab Do' campaign in Delhi in which the common man will demand accountability and answers from the government and its representatives.The campaign would focus on the newly-floated party's preparations...

31-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Note ban ended, when will corruption end : Yogendra Yadav

Swaraj India Party President Yogendra Yadav on Saturday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clarify when corruption in India will end."I have one question for Prime Minister (PM) Modi -- while the note-ban has ended, when and how will 'loot bandi' (ban on...

15-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Demonetisation a 'pseudo war' against corruption : Yogendra Yadav

Terming the decision to devalue high-denomination notes a "pseudo war" against black money, anti-corruption activist Yogendra Yadav criticised the government for seeking to dilute the Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA), saying this would weaken the actual battle...

06-Nov-2016 New Delhi

Swaraj India blames Kejriwal and Modi governments for Delhi smog

Terming the smog situation in Delhi an environmental emergency, the Swaraj India party on Sunday accused the Delhi and central governments of failing to tackle pollution."Be it the Municipal Corporations of Delhi, the Delhi government or the Centre, none of...

16-Oct-2016 New Delhi

Swaraj India to contest Delhi civic polls next year

Swaraj India, led by former AAP leader Yogendra Yadav, on Sunday said it will contest the municipal corporation elections in Delhi in April next year.In a press statement here, it said an eight-member Delhi election team under the leadership of Swaraj India...

14-Oct-2016 New Delhi

Modi government pitted against India's diversity: Yogendra Yadav

Accusing the Narendra Modi government of being the "biggest challenge" to the values of democracy and diversity, Yogendra Yadav, who leads India's newest political party, says all existing parties have let the country down."The country needs a new (political)...

02-Oct-2016 New Delhi

Swaraj Abhiyan launches its political wing 'Swaraj India'

Swaraj Abhiyan, led by former AAP leader Yogendra Yadav, on Sunday launched its political wing 'Swaraj India' on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's birthday.Yadav will be the President and Ajit Jha the General Secretary, the new party announced at a press briefing...

27-Aug-2016 New Delhi

Swaraj Abhiyan holds press meet on liquor issue in club serving drinks

Swaraj Abhiyan's press conference on Saturday to attack the liquor policy of the AAP government in Delhi was ironically held at the Press Club of India (PCI), which itself serves drinks.Journalists covering the event wondered if another venue could have been...

27-Aug-2016 New Delhi

AAP liquor policy hypocritical, says Swaraj Abhiyan

The Swaraj Abhiyan on Saturday slammed the Delhi government for its "hypocrisy" on the liquor policy and granting licences in large numbers to drinking establishments.Addressing a press conference here, the Abhiyan's National Working Committee member Yogendra...

05-Jun-2016 Bhopal

MP flouting SC order on drought, says Yogendra Yadav

Swaraj Abhiyan convener Yogendra Yadav on Sunday accused Madhya Pradesh of violating the Supreme Court order, noting that even as farmers in Bundelkhand are reeling under drought, the state government is busy in issuing loan repayment notices to farmers."Many...

29-May-2016 Chandigarh/New Delhi

Swaraj Abhiyan Punjab takes form months ahead of assembly polls

With barely months to go for assembly polls in Punjab, launch of a new political party -- Swaraj Party -- was announced on Sunday in Chandigarh, led by former Panjab University professor Manjit Singh.The new entity claimed association with the Swaraj Abhiyan...

26-May-2016 Bhopal

Narendra Modi government is anti-farmer: Yogendra Yadav

Swaraj Abhiyan convener Yogendra Yadav on Thursday termed the Narendra Modi government "anti-farmer".Addressing reporters on completion of the Modi government's two years in power, Yadav said the ruling BJP at the Centre has been anti-farmer since the time...

01-May-2016 New Delhi

54 crore Indians in grip of drought: Swaraj Abhiyan

Over 54 crore people living in 13 states in India are in the grip of drought, but official figures fail to recognise those affected even after over six months of drought, activist Yogendra Yadav said on Sunday.Yadav said that despite the water crisis, not...

01-Apr-2016 Hyderabad

Wave of student unrest sweeping across campuses: Yogendra Yadav

Swaraj Abhyan leader Yogendra Yadav on Friday said that a new wave of student unrest is sweeping across university campuses in the country as the establishment is trying to suppress the voice of dissent."This always happens in history when someone tries suppress,...

25-Mar-2016 Gurgaon

Review OBC quota based on 2011 census: Yogendra Yadav

Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav on Friday urged the Haryana government to review the reservation given under the Other Backward Classes quota as per the 2011 Census.Yadav, the national convener of Jai Kisan Andolan and a former Aam Aadmi Party leader,...

07-Nov-2015 New Delhi

Grand Alliance headed for clear majority in Bihar: Yogendra Yadav

Former Aam Aadmi Party leader and psephologist Yogendra Yadav on Saturday forecast a clear majority for Nitish Kumar-Lalu Yadav's Grand Alliance."I think the Grand Alliance is headed for a clear, perhaps even comfortable, majority. If my reading is correct,...

27-Oct-2015 Lucknow

Yogendra Yadav meets Akhilesh, discusses farmers' condition

Former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Yogendra Yadav on Tuesday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and discussed the condition of farmers and the crisis emanating out of scanty rainfall this year.Yogendra Yadav who is on a nationwide tour to assess...

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