Tag Archives: Anna Hazare

Hazare seeks NRI role in anti-corruption stir

LOS ANGELES: During his short stay in Los Angeles on August 24, India’s anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare attended a press conference at Radisson Hotel and the Meet and Greet at… Read more »

Anna Hazare, Vidya Balan lead biggest India Day parade

NEW YORK: Anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare and Bollywood actress Vidya Balan led the largest Indian Independence Day celebrations overseas on August 18 with over two lakh people carrying the tricolor… Read more »

Anna to convene meet to draw up anti-graft strategy

BANGALORE: Anna Hazare plans to convene a meeting of like-minded people by this month-end to put together a team and draw up a road-map for anti-graft crusade, former Karnataka Lokayukta… Read more »

Anna Hazare warns govt on the Lokpal Bill issue

NEW DELHI: As his fast entered the second day, Anna Hazare today warned the government that it will have to go if it does not bring a strong Lokpal Bill… Read more »

Anna Hazare takes a U-turn, gives clean chit to PM

THANE: Continuing his flip-flop, social activist Anna Hazare made a U-turn and gave a clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on corruption charges against him. Addressing a rally here… Read more »

Hazare has ‘lost faith in PM’

RATNAGIRI/GHAZIABAD: Anna Hazare, who a couple of days ago described Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as an honest man, today sang a different tune saying he “does not have faith” in… Read more »

Anna to campaign against Congress if Lokpal bill not passed

NEW DELHI: In a u-turn, Anna Hazare today declared that he will campaign against Congress in five states where Assembly elections are due next year if the UPA government fails… Read more »

Anna threatens another fast; alters strategy on poll campaign

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: Seeking to mount pressure on government, Anna Hazare today threatened to launch another hunger strike from the last day of Parliament’s Winter Session if a strong Jan Lokpal… Read more »

NRIs celebrate Anna Hazare’s victory

LOS ANGELES: Rati Dilip Sontakey’s India Against Corruption and People For Lok Satta (PFL), organized a celebration and rejoiced at the special occasion of the Indian Parliament making the unanimous… Read more »

SC declines to hear plea against Hazare’s arrest

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today declined to entertain a plea challenging the August 16 arrest of Anna Hazare hours before he was to begin his fast demanding a strong… Read more »

Anna Hazare’s condition satisfactory, says doctor

GURGAON: The condition of Anna Hazare, who has been undergoing treatment at a hospital here after ending his 12-day fast for a strong Lokpal, is satisfactory and it will take… Read more »

Volunteers fast in support of Anna Hazare

TUSTIN, CA: A three-day fast was observed here at Peace Home, Norwood Park Place, by some volunteers from August 22 in support of Anna Hazare, who has been fasting to… Read more »

High drama in Parl complex, Hazare supporter shouts slogans

NEW DELHI: Parliament complex today witnessed high drama as a supporter of Anna Hazare shouted slogans in favor of the Gandhian before being taken away by the security personnel. The… Read more »

Will not budge till we get Jan Lokpal Bill: Hazare

NEW DELHI: Anna Hazare today launched his protest fast at the historic Ramlila Maidan giving indications that it will be a prolonged one when he declared that he will not… Read more »

Hazare and govt in discussions over fast venue

NEW DELHI: Anna Hazare and his team were in discussions with government and police today over the venue of his fast after he comes out of Tihar Jail. After meeting… Read more »

Hazare supporters stage protests at civil lines

NEW DELHI: Raising anti-corruption slogans, groups of people today staged protests at the Civil Lines area, where Anna Hazare was detained for a few hours, slamming the police action against… Read more »

‘Centre afraid, Hazare’s detention reminder of Emergency’

PATNA: The detention of Anna Hazare was a ‘rehearsal for emergency’ and a ‘murder of democracy’ since the Centre was afraid of the mass support generated by Gandhian’s movement against… Read more »

Hazare, Kejriwal lead bike rally against ‘weak’ Lokpal bill

MUMBAI: Social activist Anna Hazare today began his protest against the government for putting forth a “weak Lokpal bill” before Parliament, with a bike rally from Dadar to Azad Maidan… Read more »

Anna Hazare on fast for ‘second freedom struggle’

NEW DELHI: Taking on the government, civil rights activist Anna Hazare today went on a day-long fast at Rajghat, declaring that his agitation against corruption was the “second freedom struggle”… Read more »

Anna Hazare to sit on day-long fast at Jantar Mantar

NEW DELHI: Anna Hazare and his supporters will sit on a day-long fast at Jantar Mantar here tomorrow to protest against police action on Baba Ramdev and have threatened to… Read more »