ANNA HAZARE

  • PM Modi will not take suggestions as he is 'allergic' to me: Anna Hazare Yesterday

    Bijnor: Social activist Anna Hazare, who is spearheading agitation against the Land Acquisition Bill, on Thursday said Prime Minister will not accept his suggestions on the issue as Narendra Modi is "allergic" to him. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not accept my suggestions on the Land Acquisition Bill as during the...
  • Activists gearing up for more protests on Land Acquisition Bill 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Having vociferously protested against the land ordinance for two days, activists are now gearing up for a massive showdown with the government at the district and state levels. "We are beginning a district level movement from next week against the land bill," PV Rajagopal, a Gandhian activist, said on...
  • Ram Jethmalani meets Anna Hazare to discuss black money issue 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Noted advocate and former BJP leader Ram Jethmalani met anti corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Wednesday to discuss the issue of black money, which the saffron party had promised to bring back once it came to power. Lashing out at the government, Jethmalani said that the government was not...
  • Was pre-occupied; will go to secretariat next time: Anna Hazare 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday said he could not heed to the invitation extended by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to visit the Delhi secretariat as he was "pre-occupied" and had meetings the whole day. Hazare said that he would visit the Secretariat the next time he visits the...
  • Arvind Kejriwal invites mentor Anna Hazare to Secretariat to deliver a motivational talk to MLAs 3 days ago

    New Delhi: In a reverential gesture, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday invited activist Anna Hazare to the Government Secretariat on Wednesday and asked him to interact with legislators, ministers and officials through a motivational talk. The AAP leader extended the invitation while sharing a stage with the Gandhian on...
  • Nitish Kumar terms Land bill as black law; seeks recall 3 days ago

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday described the controversial Land Acquisition bill introduced in Lok Sabha as a "black law" and demanded its immediate recall. "The Land Acquisition Bill is anti-farmer and pro-rich. it's a black law," Kumar said. "The Bill seems to have taken the heart out of...
  • Centre tables Land Bill in Lok Sabha amidst opposition uproar 3 days ago

    Amidst boycott by the Congress, the NDA government on Tuesday introduced the Land Acquisition Bill in the Lok Sabha. Not only the entire Opposition but also BJP's allies like the Shiv Sena and Swabhimani Paksha opposed the controversial Bill. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 3 days ago

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  • Arvind Kejriwal returns to Jantar Mantar after 4 years to join his 'guru' Anna Hazare's protest 3 days ago

    New Delhi: After a gap of almost four years, Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal returned to Jantar Mantar to support his 'guru' and anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare. Kejriwal on Tuesday joined Hazare's agitation against the changes introduced in Land Acquisition Bill. It was Kejriwal's first protest...
  • News 360: BJP defends RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's controversial statement against Mother Teresa 3 days ago

    Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Lok Sabha MP Meenakshi Lekhi has defended Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat over his latest remarks and said Nobel laureate Mother Teresa was baptising on her death bed as well. ...
  • Farmers from different states join Anna Hazare’s agitation against Land Acquisition Bill 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Keval Singh reached Delhi at 4 AM on Tuesday morning with his wife and four children to protest against the Land Acquisition Bill. Singh, a resident of Katni district in Madhya Pradesh, used to own a land which he alleges has been illegally encroached upon by a corporate...
  • NDA government is behaving like a property dealer for industrialists, says Kejriwal 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday hit hard at the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre over the controversial Land Acquisition Bill and accused it of behaving like a "property dealer for the industrialists". He also sang paeans about anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare and invited him to...
  • Government to introduce Land Acquisition Bill today; aims to placate Opposition, Anna Hazare 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Even as a united opposition and anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare continue with their vociferous protests against the Centre's economic agenda and "pro-rich" stand, the Narendra Modi government is likely to introduce the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha on Tuesday. It will replace the ordinance promulgated by...
  • Anna Hazare protest against Modi-government's land ordinance; Kejriwal to participate on Tuesday 4 days ago

    Anna Hazare, who shook the previous UPA government four years ago with his anti-corruption crusade, is back in the national capital to take on the BJP government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for its "pro-rich" development agenda. Attacking Modi government's Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, Hazare said BJP had...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 4 days ago

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  • Anna Hazare returns, targets Modi government's Land Ordinance; Kejriwal to participate on Tuesday 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Anna Hazare, who shook the previous UPA government four years ago with his anti-corruption crusade, is back in the national capital to take on the BJP government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for its "pro-rich" development agenda. Attacking Modi government's Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, Hazare said...
  • Delhi CM Kejriwal to participate in Anna Hazare's protest 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will join social activist Anna Hazare in his protest against the land ordinance on Tuesday at the Jantar Mantar in Delhi. Kejriwal, who was Anna's lieutenant in the anti-corruption movement three years ago, came to the Maharashtra Sadan and met the Gandhian for the...
  • New land acquisition law to benefit more farmers: Government 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Government on Monday sought to allay apprehensions on the Land Acquisition ordinance saying even farmers whose land was acquired for critical projects like atomic energy, petroleum and highways will also get compensation. "By bringing this ordinance, we have done something which would benefit all the farmers," Environment Minister Prakash...
  • BJP no different from Congress, the two hand-in-glove over land acquisition: Anna 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Monday hit out at the Centre for what he called an 'anti-farmer' legislation. He alleged that the BJP and the Congress were in cahoots over the issue pushed for the government to bring back the land law passed by the UPA government. On Monday,...
  • Activists meet Rajnath Singh, air concerns over land ordinance 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Members of an organisation taking part in Anna Hazare's anti-land ordinance stir on Monday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and put forth their grievances to him with the latter assuring that their concerns would be sympathetically considered. Singh gave the activists of Ekta Parishad a patient hearing and told...
  • 'How can government take away irrigated land of farmers?': Anna Hazare 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, who is protesting on Monday at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi against the Land Acquisition Bill, has objected to the provision of government taking away irrigated land of the farmers. Just before starting his protest at Jantar Mantaer in New Delhi, Hazare said, "How can...
  • Anna Hazare arrives in Delhi to stage protest against changes in Land Acquisition Act from today 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare arrived in Delhi on Monday to sit on protest at Jantar Mantar over land acquisition. Hazare will begin this two-day protest on Monday against the changes in the Land Acquisition Act. Several farmer organisations and social activists like Medha Patkar are supporting Hazare in his...
  • Rahul welcome to join protest, but cannot share stage: Anna Hazare 5 days ago

    New Delhi: A day before launching a protest in Delhi against what he termed the "anti-farmer" land ordinance, social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday said that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi can join the movement but would have to sit with the common man. The 77-year-old Gandhian also said that Delhi...
  • Arvind Kejriwal, Rahul Gandhi can join protest but not share stage: Anna Hazare 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Terming the land ordinance as anti-farmer, activist Anna Hazare, who will hold a two-day protest against it from Monday, said on Sunday that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Rahul Gandhi can join the movement but they will not share the stage with him. They will have to...
  • The ordinance should be revoked immediately: Anna Hazare 6 days ago

    Activist Anna Hazare will be holding a protest in Delhi this week. "When the law was made, why was such an ordinance passed which would cause problems for the farmers? It should be revoked and the 2013 law should be amended for the benefits of the farmers," said Anna Hazare. ...
  • Aam Aadmi Party leaders willing to join Anna Hazare protest 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The AAP on Friday said its leaders were willing to join Anna Hazare's protest against the amendments made in the Land Acquistion Act if the veteran social activist wants them to do so. "Anna has always maintained that he does not share any platform with any political party. Till...
  • Good days only for industrialists: Anna Hazare February 17, 2015

    Maharashtra: Ahead of his protests in Jantar Mantar against the Land Acquisition ordinance, social activist Anna Hazare on Tuesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "thinking" about industrialists but not farmers and the poor. Taking a swipe at Modi, Hazare said "achchhe din (good days)", which was a campaign theme of...
  • Delhi: Anna Hazare to protest in Jantar Mantar against land ordinance February 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare will hold a two-day protest at Jantar Mantar in February against the recent amendments in the Land Acquisition Act by the Centre. The agitation will be supported by several farmers' organisations and many other social activists including Medha Patkar will participate in it. "The two-day protest...
  • Watch: Anna Hazare to return to Jantar Mantar February 15, 2015

    Social activist Anna Hazare will hold a two-day protest at Jantar Mantar in February against the recent amendments in the Land Acquisition Act by the Centre. ...
  • Proud that one of our volunteers has become Delhi CM: Anna Hazare February 14, 2015

    Ralegan Siddhi: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Saturday greeted Arvind Kejriwal and said he is proud that one of his volunteers has become the Chief Minister of Delhi. "I had congratulated Arvind on the counting day as well. I again congratulate him for having taken oath as the Chief Minister....