Anna Hazare Arrested

  • Support grows as Anna continues his fast in Tihar August 19, 2011

    Supporters come out on the streets across India even as the preparation is in full swing in the Ramlila Maidan....
  • The Anna phenomenon gets global recognition August 19, 2011

    New Delhi: The Anna Hazare phenomenon is not just limited to India only and the 73yearold anticorruption crusader is getting recognition across the world with coverage in renowned newspapers like The Washington Times and The Wall Street Journal. The Telegraph: The economy may be booming but a hunger strike by Anna Hazare...
  • Anna Hazare's message from inside Tihar Jail August 19, 2011

    New Delhi: Anna Hazare sent a video message from inside Tihar jail on Thursday saying that he and his supporters only want two things from the government to protect the people's money and to make good laws. "We only want two things from the government. They should protect our money...
  • US blames wrong reporting for tiff over Hazare August 19, 2011

    Washington: The United States blamed "some extremely inaccurate reporting out of India" for Indians taking umbrage over its stand on social activist Anna Hazare's protest and said it supported the right of nonviolent protest universally. "Well, I'm not sure what those statements might have been based on," State Department spokesperson Victoria...
  • Spontaneous crowds gather in support of Anna August 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Anna supporters can be seen in huge numbers outside Tihar Jail where Anna Hazare is staying, at Chhatrasal Stadium, where protesters were held and at JP Park, where Anna Hazare was to fast. They came in all shapes and sizes some on their feet and some...
  • Support grows as Anna dictates terms from Tihar August 17, 2011

    Apart from Delhi, supporters come out in large numbers in Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Pata. ...
  • BJP, Cong trade charges in Parliament over Anna issue August 17, 2011

    Anna Hazare's arrest and subsequent release order dominated parliamentary proceedings on Wednesday. ...
  • Probe how Anna is drawing supporters: Cong August 17, 2011

    New Delhi: Suspecting a "foreign" hand behind Anna Hazare's antigraft movement, Congress on Wednesday raised questions on the US' statement that India would exercise "appropriate democratic restraint" in dealing with peaceful protest and asked the Government to inquire how a "lone" civil rights activist is drawing support. "US never supported any...
  • People gather at Mumbai's Azad Maidan in Anna's support August 17, 2011

    Anna Hazare's supporters gathered at places like railway stations in Mumbai shouting anticorruption slogans. ...
  • Massive protests across India in Anna's support August 17, 2011

    New Delhi: Even as Anna Hazare remained in Tihar Jail demanding unconditional release and permission to fast as long as he wants to, his supporters have kept the anticorruption crusade alive by taking part in protests across India. Massive rallies in support of Hazare have been taken out in New Delhi,...
  • Anna supporters march towards India Gate August 17, 2011

    Thousands of Anna Hazare's supporters marched towards India Gate after Prashant Bhushan appealed to them to move to the spot. ...
  • Anna appeals to people to maintain peace August 17, 2011

    New Delhi: Even as talks between the government and Team Anna continued over the location of Anna Hazare's fast, the civil society leader on Wednesday appealed to the people to maintain peace and calm. "I appeal to people to maintain peace and calm and join us in the fight against...
  • PM justifies Anna's arrest in Parliament August 17, 2011

    New Delhi: On the backfoot over the arrest of Anna Hazare and his supporters, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addressed Parliament on Wednesday and justified the police crackdown on the anticorruption crusader. He first addressed the Lok Sabha first at 11 AM and the Rajya Sabha soon afterwards. "It's my painful duty...
  • Bangalore techies come out in support of Anna August 17, 2011

    Engineers from the tech hub of the country Bangalore come out in support of Anna Hazare. ...
  • Anna sticks to his demand, refuses to leave Tihar August 17, 2011

    Anna Hazare's associate Manish Sisodia said that Anna has refused to leave Tihar until he is allowed to carry on with his fast at JP Park. ...
  • Anna's call for defiance resonates across India August 17, 2011

    New Delhi: Anna Hazare's call for defiance found resonance across India. From Mumbai to Patna and from Chandigarh to Chennai, hundreds joined protest rallies in a spontaneous outpouring of support. As Kisan Baburao Hazare (Anna Hazare) was being taken to jail, along with others, support for Team Anna swelled on the...
  • Options with Delhi Police after Anna's refusal August 16, 2011

    New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare has put the Delhi Police into a tizzy by refusing to come out of the Tihar Jail, even after his release orders were ready. Anna said that he will remain in jail till he gets unconditional permission to fast at the Jai Prakash Narain...
  • Thousands of Anna supporters gather outside Tihar August 16, 2011

    New Delhi: Almost 2000 people gathered outside the Tihar Jail on Tuesday night shouting slogans in support of social activist Anna Hazare, as he refused to come out of jail despite being released. Some supporters also managed to reach the gates of the Tihar Jail headquarters in the national capital. Supporters...
  • Timeline: Police crackdown on Anna Hazare August 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The day that started with Anna's plans for Part2 of his campaign for the Jan Lokpal bill, ended with the police's arrest of Anna and the subsequent dramatic decision by the Government to release him. Following is the sequence of events through the day. 6 AM: The stage was all...
  • People sing their support for Anna Hazare August 16, 2011

    A supporter in Patna wrote a song for Anna Hazare, supporting his movement against corruption. ...
  • 'Anna should educate voters, not challenge Govt' August 16, 2011

    While there are people who support Anna Hazare, there are others who feel an indefinite fast is not the right way to protest. ...
  • Oppn acting out of political expediency: Cong August 16, 2011

    New Delhi: With opposition parties closing ranks in support of Anna Hazare, the Congress on Tuesday decried it as a move based on "political expediency" and warned that it will have serious repercussions for democracy and political process. "It is entirely result of temporary political expediency.... ignorance of history and humongous...
  • BJP to launch protest against Anna's arrest August 16, 2011

    New Delhi: Dubbing the arrest of Anna Hazare as a "plan" to impose Emergency in the country, BJP on Tuesday said it will launch a "peaceful" nationwide agitation from Wednesday to protest UPA's "dictatorship". Demanding immediate release of Anna and his associates, BJP President Nitin Gadkari said that party workers...
  • Anna all by himself in Tihar, not with Kalmadi August 16, 2011

    New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare, who has been lodged in Tihar Jail after he was sent to seven days judicial custody on Tuesday, is in the same ward or cell as that of sacked CWG chief Suresh Kalmadi or former telecom minister A Raja. Anna has been kept in...
  • Anna Hazare refuses to come out of jail August 17, 2011

    New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare refused to come out of jail on Tuesday, saying that he fears he will be arrested again. The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government, finding itself increasingly isolated over the arrest and judicial custody of Anna Hazare and his supporters, seemed to be blinking as...
  • Kiran Bedi and Shanti Bhushan released August 16, 2011

    New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare's supporters Kiran Bedi and Shanti Bhushan were released by the Delhi Police on Tuesday evening after their detention on Tuesday morning. Both Bedi and Bhushan were detained after they courted arrest following Anna Hazare's detention from his residence. Anna Hazare, who was detained on Tuesday...
  • NHRC seeks report on police action on Anna August 16, 2011

    New Delhi: Hours after Anna Hazare was taken into preventive custody, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday issued notices to the Union Home Secretary and the Delhi Police Commissioner seeking a report within two weeks on the episode. The Commission notice came this evening after it received a...
  • Anna supporters heckle Kapil Sibal at a seminar August 16, 2011

    Later, the protesters were beaten up by those who appear to be Congress workers and seminar organisers. ...
  • Right to protest has been denied: Arun Jaitley August 16, 2011

    The Senior BJP leader said the Government has even denied the Opposition right to raise the issue in Parliament. ...
  • Not treating people as criminals: Delhi Police August 16, 2011

    Explaining Anna Hazare's arrest the Delhi Police Commissioner said that permission for a venue is given keeping the law and order situation in mind. ...