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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Anna Hazare


If Prashant Bhushan believes Kejriwal, Anna Hazare were propped up by RSS, then I beg to differ

September 18, 2020 10:10 am

Ashutosh writes: This allegation — that the RSS was behind the Anna movement — is not new. What is new is that the assertion comes from a core member of the movement.

Anna Hazare rejects Delhi BJP request to join protest against AAP

August 29, 2020 9:11 am

"Your party, BJP, is in power for the past six years. Youth are the country’s asset and your party has their support in a large number. Still, it is calling an 83-year-old fakir who lives in a 10x12 feet room, who has no wealth, no power,” Hazare wrote in a letter to Delhi BJP.

Hazare snubs Delhi BJP offer to lead 'Lokpal-like' agitation against AAP govt

August 28, 2020 11:34 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has claimed that he has taken stern steps against corruption, said Anna Hazare. If this is true and if the Delhi government has indulged in corruption, then why is the central government not taking stern action against the Delhi government?

Seize the Right

January 26, 2020 7:49 am

A comprehensive account tracing the history of the Lokpal movement, and locating its relevance in contemporary times.

Anna Hazare's 'maun vrat' enters sixth day, govt officials, social activists turn blind eye

December 25, 2019 10:46 pm

Except for students, who come as part of their excursion to see watershed conservation work done by the activist, no top government official or politician has turned up to make an assurance, his close aides said.

Anna Hazare slams BJP for roping in ‘tainted leaders’, urges youth to vote for honest candidates

September 04, 2019 7:42 am

Hazare said if the saffron party continues with the practice, 'it will soon be defamed'.

Learnt from media, shooters were given contract to kill me, Anna Hazare tells court

July 10, 2019 5:54 am

The social activist also told the court that he knew Patil as an elected representative and had led an agitation into alleged acts of corruption by him. He further said that an inquiry under retired Supreme Court judge P B Sawant was set up by the state government after the agitation.

Nimbalkar murder: SC directs CBI to call Anna Hazare as prosecution witness

May 12, 2019 3:19 am

Nimbalkar’s wife Anandidevi Nimbalkar had moved the Bombay High Court, challenging the order of sessions court exempting Hazare from being examined as a prosecution witness.

Sweeping electoral reforms needed to end malpractices: Anna Hazare

April 20, 2019 1:51 pm

Hazare felt that the parties' approach of coming to power by hook or crook has resulted in the criminalisation of politics. "The sanctity of Parliament and state assemblies have come under threat," he said.

Explained: How Lokpal will form, function

March 19, 2019 10:11 am

Chairman of national anti-corruption ombudsman selected, other members next. A look at how the rest of the Lokpal will be selected, and how it will function.


Congress, Anna up the ante against land Bill; protests continue in Delhi

February 25, 2015 6:09 pm

Congress has been attacking the government on the issue, saying the bill was 'ill conceived and anti-farmer'.

Arvind Kejriwal shares stage with Anna Hazare during his agitation against Land Acquisition Bill

February 24, 2015 7:44 pm

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal with social activist Anna Hazare during agitation against the ordinance on Land Acquisition Bill at Parliament street in New Delhi on Feb 24th 2015.

Anna Hazare protests against land ordinance at Jantar Mantar

February 23, 2015 5:48 pm

Anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare on the inaugural day of his campaign against the Government's land acquisition act in New Delhi.

Anna Hazare flags off protest march against Land Acquisition Bill

February 20, 2015 6:41 pm

Hazare will also participate in a two-day agitation at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on February 23 and 24.

Today in pics: February 19, 2014

February 19, 2014 6:28 pm

UP Assembly session today began on a stormy note.

Anna Hazare takes a jibe at Arvind Kejriwal on his home turf

February 09, 2014 6:08 pm

Anna Hazare said that some persons take bungalows forgetting what they had stated earlier.

Today in pics: February 08, 2014

February 08, 2014 7:22 pm

Activists Anna Hazare was our guest at the Idea Exchange programme on Saturday.


Arvind Kejriwal is in a party now, our paths are different: Anna Hazare

April 17, 2014 4:02 pm

Anna Hazare at Idea Exchange