ANNA HAZARE

  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha 16 hours 11 minutes ago

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on the Delhi Assembly Elections 2015 and US President Barack Obama's three-day visit to India for Republic Day. He also in conversation with 'Barack Obama'. ...
  • Anna Hazare refuses to comment on Kiran Bedi, says politics is dirty 4 days ago

    Ralegan Siddhi: Maintaining silence over his one-time close associate and former IPS officer Kiran Bedi joining the Bharatiya Janata Party, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Wednesday yet again refused to comment on the developments. Evading questions over Bedi joining BJP, Hazare said, "I don't want to talk about it or comment...
  • Delhi elections: For BJP's Kiran Bedi, RSS a 'very nationalist organisation' that has kept India united 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's chief ministerial candidate for Delhi Kiran Bedi on Wednesday lavished praise on the party's parent organisation the RSS calling it a "very nationalist" organisation. Bedi, who filed her nomination for the Assembly election from Krishna Nagar constituency, said the RSS is a very nationalist organisation that...
  • Calling me a scapegoat is disrespecting BJP's illustrious leadership: Kiran Bedi 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Ahead of filing her nomination for Delhi elections, Bharatiya Janata Party's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi rubbished claims that the party has made her a scapegoat by projecting her for the top post. "I don't get used. Such claims disrespect the leadership. It's disrespecting a very illustrious leadership today...
  • Phoned Anna Hazare several times, but could not talk: Kiran Bedi 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Kiran Bedi, who recently joined BJP, on Sunday said she had tried several times to talk to Anna Hazare over the phone but was not able to do so as the anti- corruption crusader was either "sleeping or taking rest". Bedi, a former IPS officer and member of Hazare's...
  • Cartoon of the day: Kiran Bedi joins BJP to contest Delhi Assembly elections January 16, 2015

    BJP on Thursday inducted Kiran Bedi amid strong indication that it could project the country's first woman IPS officer as its CM candidate. ...
  • Cartoon of the day: Kiran Bedi, Kejriwal join politics, Anna Hazare stands alone January 16, 2015

    At a time when Kiran Bedi and Arvind Kejriwal are joining the CM race in Delhi, anti corruption crusader Anna Hazare stands forgotten. Here's cartoonist Neelabh's take on Delhi elections....
  • With Kiran Bedi joining BJP, political conversion of Team Anna complete January 15, 2015

    NEW DELHI: When anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare's fast demanding the constitution of Lok Pal shook the nation in April 2011, the movement was supposed to be an apolitical one in nature. Hazare and the core members of the team repeatedly assured the followers that they will not convert it into...
  • Delhi elections: Kiran Bedi, Shazia Ilmi likely to join BJP January 15, 2015

    Delhi: Ahead of Delhi assembly elections, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi and Aam Aadmi Party founding member are likely to join Bhartiya Janata Party on Thursday. Both Kiran Bedi and Shazia Ilmi along with Arving Kejriwal were associated with Anna Hazare's anti corruption movement. Kejriwal former the AAP after Hazare's movement...
  • Anna Hazare writes to Modi, threatens stir over black money October 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Criticising the government for telling the Supreme Court that all information on black money stashed abroad can't be disclosed, activist Anna Hazare on Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and threatened to launch an agitation if the ill-gotten wealth was not brought back. "Bringing back black money is an...
  • First finger then head missing from Hazare's statue in Gurgaon October 18, 2014

    Gurgaon: Social activist Anna Hazare's life-size statue installed in the posh Civil Lines area here was beheaded in the early hours Saturday, an activist said. Last year, Hazare had written to the then Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Rajnath Singh, seeking his help in the installation of his statue here. Hazare had...
  • Anna Hazare writes to Modi, threatens stir over black money October 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Criticising the government for telling the Supreme Court that all information on black money stashed abroad can't be disclosed, activist Anna Hazare on Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and threatened to launch an agitation if the ill-gotten wealth was not brought back. "Bringing back black money is...
  • Nobel for Satyarthi, Malala a tribute to Mahatma: Anna Hazare October 10, 2014

    Ralegan-Siddhi: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Friday welcomed the Nobel Peace Prizes to Indian social activist Kailah Satyarthi and Pakistani teenager Malala Yousufzai as "a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi's ideals and traditions". "Today's children, both girls and boys are the assets of their countries. They have a right to education for...
  • SC grants 3 month time to CBI to furnish details of NGOs July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted three more months to CBI to provide details about all registered NGOs in the country and whether they file balance sheets before the authority. A bench headed by Justice HL Dattu granted time after the agency submitted that all the states have not...
  • BJP faces revolt over naming Kiran Bedi for Delhi CM May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A storm is brewing in the BJP with many Delhi leaders allegedly threatening to "not cooperate" and even "lose deliberately" if former top cop Kiran Bedi was named the party's next chief ministerial nominee, party sources said. "There is severe opposition to her (Bedi) in the party. A...
  • Kejriwal to stay in the same cell where Anna was kept in 2011 May 21, 2014

    Former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was on Wednesday taken to the same Tihar jail cell where his mentor Anna Hazare was kept after his arrest during the Lokpal movement in 2011. Kejriwal will stay alone in jail number four here, where he will sleep on the floor and will be...
  • 'Thanks to AAP, Modi mustering courage to campaign in Amethi' May 5, 2014

    AAP leader Yogendra Yadav on Sunday asserted that it was due to the awakening brought about by the newlyfloated party against the UPA government's "misrule" that Narendra Modi was mustering courage to campaign in the Congress stronghold of Amethi. "If Narendra Modi is planning to hold a rally in Amethi tomorrow,...
  • Anna Hazare to launch 'Asli Azadi Abhiyan' on August 9 April 18, 2014

    Accusing both ruling and opposition parties of collecting unaccounted donations during elections, Anna Hazare on Friday announced that he would launch "Asli Azadi Abhiyan (Real Freedom Movement)" from Mumbai on August 9, on the anniversary of the Quit India Movement. The social activist said consultation programmes will be held in nine major...
  • Watch: Anna Hazare casts his vote in Maharastra April 17, 2014

    Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare has appealed to people to come out in huge numbers to cast their votes. ...
  • Filmmaker Shashank Udapurkar set to make a biopic on anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare's life April 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Movie director Shashank Udapurkar said here today, that he has received a formal consent from Anna Hazare for making a biopic on the anti-corruption activist. "It took me long to complete the script on Anna. I had drafted seven scripts before finalising it, since it is a mammoth task to...
  • Rishi Kapoor, Lata Mangeshkar, Zakir Hussain chosen for Deenanath Mangeshkar Award April 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Zakir Hussain and Pandharinath Kolhapure have been named for this year's Master Deenath Mangeshkar Award for music, actor Rishi Kapoor for theatre and cinema and Anna Hazare for social awareness, renowned singer Lata Mangeshkar announced here Sunday. Theatre personalities Dinesh Pedanekar and Mukta Barve, founders of Anamika and Rasika Sanstha,...
  • Anna Hazare supports dismissal of parties to establish people's rule April 2, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Advocating demolition of party system, Anna Hazare on Tuesday said a "second war of Independence" would come about with an organisation to be launched after the Lok Sabha elections which would be successful by 2019 or 2024. "After 2014 general elections, the name of the organisation, to be set up...
  • Anna launches 'second freedom struggle' to send more farmers to Parliament April 1, 2014

    Expressing disenchantment with party-based politics, anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare on Tuesday launched a 'second freedom struggle' to send more farmer representatives to Parliament by 2024. Stating the first struggle took 90 years from 1857 to 1947 to get Independence, he said, "Now, the second goal of establishing real democracy and power...
  • Sanjay Singh confident about AAP winning 100 LS seats, says party is missing Hazare March 20, 2014

    Noting they were "missing" anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh on Thursday said that had he been associated with the party it would have achieved its target easily. "The party is missing Hazare... Had he been with us, we would have easily achieved our target," Singh, a...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on differences between Anna and Mamata March 16, 2014

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on veteran social activist Anna Hazare and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. ...
  • Do not use my name for your party: Anna tells TMC March 14, 2014

    Anna Hazare who had earlier vowed support to Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee but missed her public rally in Delhi recently says he does not want the party to use his name. ...
  • Anna does a U-turn, says I support Mamata Banerjee, not TMC March 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare has admitted that he didn't go to West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's rally in Ramlila Maidan in Delhi due to fewer crowds. He alleged that there was a conspiracy to sabotage it. However, he maintained that he supports Mamata Banerjee,...
  • Mamata miffed as Anna Hazare skips rally in Delhi March 12, 2014

    Weeks after extending his support to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare skipped a scheduled joint rally in Delhi citing ill health. Hitting out at Anna over his absence, Mamata said that it wasn't TMC but Anna's rally. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 12, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Will Narendra Modi contest from Lucknow or Allahabad? March 12, 2014

    Just a month ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata is still hunting for a seat for its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Uttar Pradesh. Sources suggested that Modi may now contest from Lucknow or Allahabad if he decides to contest from Uttar Pradesh at all. The...