Citizens Against Corruption

  • Gurgaon: Anna Hazare supporters sent to jail April 17, 2012

    Gurgaon: A city court on Monday sent four Anna Hazare supporters to jail for 14 days. They wanted to install a statue of the anti-graft activist in Gurgaon in spite of refusal of permission from the authorities. The activists were arrested on Sunday when they were trying to install a statue...
  • Anna's NGO finds fast venue charge 'shocking' December 20, 2011

    Mumbai: India Against Corruption, the NGO spearheading Anna Hazare's proposed fast in Mumbai, on Tuesday expressed shock at the prohibitive cost of hiring the MMRDA ground and asked the Maharashtra government to waive it entirely or allow use of Azad Maidan for the agitation. "We were shocked to find that...
  • No cracks in Team Anna, says Kejriwal October 24, 2011

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal, a key member of Team Anna has dismissed reports about differences between him, Prashant Bhushan and Anna Hazare. He spoke to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate. Arvind Kejriwal: Anna Hazare has recently said that there are people who have been paid huge amounts of money to create...
  • We must burn the Raavan in us: Anna Hazare October 6, 2011

    Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Thursday said we need to campaign against corruption to be like Ram. ...
  • Vote for persons with political integrity: Anna October 5, 2011

    New Delhi: Appealing to the nation to vote for persons with high political and moral integrity, Anna Hazare on Tuesday also asked people not to vote for the Congress if the Jan Lokpal Bill is not passed in the Winter Session of Parliament. Hazare warned the Congress that he will go...
  • Will campaign, but not join politics: Anna October 5, 2011

    New Delhi: As the Congress on Tuesday called Anna Hazare's warning to campaign against the Congress a 'political' move, the anti-corruption crusader hit back and said that he was not being political. "If the Congress thinks that I have entered politics, let them say that. The people of the country...
  • Anna threatens to campaign against Congress October 4, 2011

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare is back in the news and this time with a political agenda. Anna has said that he will campaign against the Congress in the polls if the Jan Lokpal Bill is not passed in the winter session of Parliament. As the festive season picks...
  • I am not with the BJP: Anna Hazare October 4, 2011

    Anna Hazare on Tuesday said he is not with the BJP. "People who say I am with the BJP must admit themselves into a mental asylum", said Anna. ...
  • Team Anna's Jan Lokpal survey starts today October 2, 2011

    New Delhi: Team Anna will kickstart a nationwide survey on Jan Lokpal Bill from Sunday. The week-long process will start from Ghaziabad, the Lok Sabha constituency of BJP leader Rajnath Singh and cover UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi's constituency of Rae Bareli and Rahul Gandhi's seat Amethi in...
  • People's power - Anna Hazare was not the first September 16, 2011

    The Magna Carta In 1215, fed up with King John losing his lands, men and money in France, the barons of England made a deal with him. They wanted to protect their liberties and privileges while limiting the king's powers. It was the first document that English subjects forced on their...
  • Ready to support any anti-graft movement: Left September 13, 2011

    CPI leader Gurudas Das Gupta reacting to Anna Hazare's views said both the BJP and the Congress are into corruption to fund elections. ...
  • Anna's fast is a symbol of mobocracy: Paswan September 6, 2011

    New Delhi: Terming Anna Hazare's fast as a symbol of mobocracy, LJP president Ramvilas Paswan on Tuesday described the Jan Lokpal Bill proposed by the civil society activist as unconstitutional. "What Anna Hazare did was unconstitutional and against the spirit of democracy. What if others start following his ways to get...
  • File FIR if I swindled crores: Kejriwal to Cong September 5, 2011

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh's statement on Sunday accusing Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal of evading taxes has resulted in a strong rebuttal from Anna Hazare and his supporters. Singh claimed Kejriwal deliberately flouted rules of his government service and used his NGOs to amass crores of rupees....
  • Anna reluctant to accept 'Z' category security September 4, 2011

    Ralegaon Siddhi: Anna Hazare appears reluctant to accept the 'Z' category security offered to him by the Maharashtra government, saying that he does not need it. Anna, who resumed his normal chores in his native village on Sunday morning with a walk, told reporters that freedom fighters like Bhagat Singh...
  • Anna Hazare provided 'Z' category security September 3, 2011

    Mumbai: Social activist Anna Hazare has been provided with 'Z' category security, a senior police official said on Saturday. "Hazare has been provided Z category security three days ago," Ahmednagar district SP Krishna Prakash told PTI over phone. Asked about reports that the anti-corruption crusader had rejected the security cover, the...
  • Anna slams govt for targeting his team September 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Team Anna member Kiran Bedi received the breach of privilege notice for her parody on politicians on Friday evening, even as Arvind Kejriwal was slapped with an Income Tax notice to pay up Rs 9 lakh for violating the terms of his Indian Revenue Service bond. Anna Hazare...
  • Govt systematically targeting Team Anna: Bedi September 3, 2011

    Sagarika Ghose: Hello and welcome to the CNN-IBN special. She is a key member of Team Anna, a distinguished former police officer, charismatic and well respected but finds herself increasingly in the middle of controversy, Kiran Bedi is joining us. Thank you very much for joining us. Over the...
  • Timing of I-T notice seems vindictive: Hegde September 2, 2011

    Justice Santosh Hegde says that the government is attempting to harass Team Anna every now and then. ...
  • Lokpal should be Anna's top focus: IBNLive poll September 2, 2011

    New Delhi: A majority 55 per cent of the respondents of a poll on IBNLive asking what should Anna Hazare's next move be, want Anna to focus on getting the Lokpal Bill passed. 19 per cent respondents want Anna to now focus on electoral reforms and other forms of political...
  • Anna discharged from hospital after 4 days August 31, 2011

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare was discharged from Medanta Medicity on Wednesday. Anna was discharged from the Gurgaon hospital where he was recuperating since he broke his 13-day fast against graft on Sunday. The Lokpal activist reached Pune on Wednesday night from where he will go to his hometown...
  • I'm sceptical of the Anna movement: Arundhati Roy August 30, 2011

    Arundhati Roy targeted the Anna Hazare movement, saying there are serious concerns about the Jan Lokpal Bill, corporate funders, NGOs and even the role of the media. ...
  • Anna recovers in hospital after ending fast August 29, 2011

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare is now recovering in a hospital after breaking his 13-day fast on Sunday. Doctors have said that his recovery will probably take a few days. Anna is now at Medanta Medicity in Gurgoan. Dr Naresh Trehan said that Anna's condition has improved and he is...
  • The fight against corruption will continue: Anna August 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare on Sunday said that the fight against corruption will continue till the time there is a change in the system. Anna thanked people for their support after breaking his fast with coconut water and honey. Anna also saluted people and said that it was the...
  • Anna Hazare breaks fast after 288 hours August 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare broke his fast on the 13th day at the Ramlila Maidan in Delhi as huge crowds witnessed and celebrated the victory of people's power. Anna ended his fast after Parliament adopted the Sense of the House resolution on his three key points on Saturday. Two...
  • Anna's army of supporters: the secret behind his energy August 28, 2011

    The secret behind the victory of Anna's movement was in the surge of support from all across. ...
  • Anna to head to hospital after ending fast August 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Gandhian Anna Hazare who had meditated at Rajghat before launching his fast on August 16 will not visit Mahatma Gandhi's 'samadhi' after ending his hunger strike because of health reasons. The 74-year-old activist was to head to Rajghat from Ramlila Maidan after breaking his 13-day fast for a strong...
  • Anna Hazare: The new fashion icon August 28, 2011

    New Delhi: The 74-year old Anna Hazare has brought about a revolution against corruption, but he has also brought about a fashion revolution. Anna Hazare is everywhere this season - on caps, T-shirts and even nails and that's not all, he is there at fashion shows too, both on and...
  • How the Anna storm hit the government August 28, 2011

    New Delhi: The Parliament resolution on Saturday came after an almost a two-week-long showdown between the government and Team Anna, which saw bitter exchanges between the two sides. The government has drawn flak from several quarters for its handling of the Anna issue, especially his arrest. As Anna fever swept the...
  • People power: The rise of the Indian citizen August 28, 2011

    New Delhi: The 12-day fast of Anna Hazare has brought corruption and the citizen to centrestage as many have called it the triumph of people power, the rise of the citizen. In the open school of democracy, the new Indian citizen has cast away the apathy of the past and...
  • The rise of the leader Anna Hazare August 28, 2011

    New Delhi: India has a new youth icon, a 74-year old man, who has charged citizens across the country. From Tihar Jail to Ramlila Maidan, Anna Hazare has emerged as a leader who egged on an entire nation to support him in his fight against corruption. The former army man appeared...