Yogendra Yadav’s Swaraj India to support Kamal Haasan’s MNM

Prominent psephologist and founder of Swaraj India party, Yogendra Yadav said that Swaraj India, the party he cofounded with others such as Prashant Bhushan, will lend its support to Kamal Haasan’s Makkal Needhi Maiam in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Taking to Facebook, Yadav wrote that Swaraj India will support the party for 40 Lok […]

Anti-corruption activists to conduct ‘Ghotala Yatra’ in Delhi on Thursday

An umbrella group of anti-corruption groups will conduct a ‘Ghotala Yatra’ or ‘Scam Procession’ at Delhi’s Mandi House area tomorrow. The rally, with the cry ‘freedom from corruption’ will start at 11 AM and be followed by a sitting protest at Jantar Mantar — the traditional venue for protests in the capital. Among the organizations […]

Demonetization: Swaraj India says political parties could become money laundering centers

Swaraj India party today said the Income Tax department’s decision to continue to provide immunity to political parties from having to reveal their sources could turn them into money laundering centers. According to Section 13(A) of the Income Tax Act, 1961, if you have registered a political party, you can deposit any amount of money […]

WATCH LIVE: Yogendra Yadav speaks on Reservations in India

Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav is all set to speak at the TEDx conference at AIIMs in Delhi on the subject of Reservations in India. The topic has always been the subject of a huge amount of consternation, especially among those sections of society that do not qualify for reservations. Introduce as positive discrimination to […]

SC seeks Center’s inputs on Swaraj Abhiyan’s petition alleging helicopter scam

Supreme Court of India today asked the Union of India to appear and assist on two PIL petition‎s seeking CBI and SIT probe in the non transparent purchases of VVIP Helicopters by various State government. The order came in the PIL filed by Swaraj Abhiyan which was argued by Lawyer Prashant Bhushan.  ‎It is argued […]

Kejriwal Govt ignores protests, tables Lokpal bill in Delhi Assembly

Despite protests, the Delhi government has tabled Lokpal bill in the Assembly. Leaders of Swaraj Abhiyan, the hardline group that split from Aam Aadmi Party, including Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav were detained by the police after they marched to the Delhi Assembly against the ‘toothless’ Lokpal in Delhi. The bill is unlikely to be […]

Medha Patkar extends support to Yogendra Yadav

Activist Medha Patkar, who quit Aam Aadmi Party a few months ago over policies of Arvind Kejriwal, has come out in support of former AAP colleague Yogendra Yadav, who has been arrested by the central government for holding a protest without permission. “Narmada Bachao Andolan condemns the arbitrary arrest of Yogendra Yadav and other Saathis […]

Swaraj Abhiyan to establish ‘aman committees’ across India to ensure communal harmony

Swaraj Abhiyan, the new outfit floated by Aam Aadmi Party leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav, said it is planning to establish ‘Aman’ or peace committees across India to counter religious polarization. The move is a response to attempts by fundamentalist religious and political forces to increase divisions within the Indian society, Prashant Bhushan said. […]