Citizens Against Corruption

  • Anna's NGO finds fast venue charge 'shocking' 20-12-2011 09:28 PM

    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 09-10-2011 07:45 AM

    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...
  • Vote for persons with political integrity: Anna 05-10-2011 07:43 AM

    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...
  • Will campaign, but not join politics: Anna 04-10-2011 07:18 PM

    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 04-10-2011 06:03 PM

    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...
  • Team Anna's Jan Lokpal survey starts today 01-10-2011 08:08 PM

    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 Uttar Pradesh. Other...
  • People's power - Anna Hazare was not the first 16-09-2011 10:58 AM

    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...
  • Anna's fast is a symbol of mobocracy: Paswan 06-09-2011 09:49 PM

    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...
  • File FIR if I swindled crores: Kejriwal to Cong 05-09-2011 07:19 AM

    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 04-09-2011 12:57 PM

    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 03-09-2011 04:44 PM

    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,...
  • Anna slams govt for targeting his team 03-09-2011 07:55 AM

    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 02-09-2011 01:20 PM

    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 last...
  • Lokpal should be Anna's top focus: IBNLive poll 02-09-2011 07:36 AM

    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 31-08-2011 07:52 PM

    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...
  • Anna recovers in hospital after ending fast 29-08-2011 07:28 AM

    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...
  • The fight against corruption will continue: Anna 28-08-2011 10:58 AM

    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...
  • Anna Hazare breaks fast after 288 hours 28-08-2011 10:17 AM

    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....
  • Anna to head to hospital after ending fast 28-08-2011 09:27 AM

    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...
  • Anna Hazare: The new fashion icon 28-08-2011 09:09 AM

    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 28-08-2011 08:38 AM

    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...
  • People power: The rise of the Indian citizen 28-08-2011 08:12 AM

    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 28-08-2011 07:43 AM

    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...
  • Anna to end his fast, but continue protest 28-08-2011 07:15 AM

    New Delhi: After 12 long days of fasting, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare will break his fast on Sunday at 10 am. In the end it was a win-win situation for both sides. After a nine-hour long debate in Parliament on Saturday, the government stuck to its stand and did not...
  • We want the PM under Lokpal: Sitaram Yechury 27-08-2011 03:28 PM

    New Delhi: CPI (M) leader Sitaram Yechury on Saturday spoke in Rajya Sabha and said he has met Team Anna and discussed the three conditions - inclusion of lower bureaucracy, Lokayuktas in all states and citizen's charter for public grievances. "We must be able to make out difference between the...
  • Ramlila Maidan becomes postal address for Anna 27-08-2011 03:09 PM

    New Delhi: Postmen had never ventured here but for the past one week they have been taking rounds of Ramlila Maidan with their mailbags delivering letters to fasting Anna Hazare. And the addresses on these letters reads Anna Hazare, Fasting Centre, Ramlila Maidan or just Anna Hazare, Ramlila Ground. Team...
  • Naveen Patnaik appeals to Hazare to break fast 27-08-2011 02:53 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday appealed the Gandhian to end the 12-day long fast. "I appeal Sri Anna Hazareji to break the fast now. His health is a great concern for all of us," Patnaik told reporters adding that his party (BJD) would like a strong Lokpal...
  • I can fast for a few more days, says firm Anna 27-08-2011 10:21 AM

    New Delhi: On day 12 of his fast on Saturday, Anna Hazare did not deter, even as his doctor said that his health is deteriorating and his blood pressure has gone down. Anna stood strong and said that he can fast for another few days and nothing will happen to...
  • Anna Hazare's blood pressure dips 27-08-2011 09:28 AM

    New Delhi: On Day 12 of his fast on Saturday, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare's health deteriorated as his blood pressure has gone low and he has lost more weight."Annaji's blood pressure is low and he has lost some weight," Dr Naresh Trehan said on Saturday. Dr Trehan said that Anna's...