Team Anna

  • Shanti Bhushan denies writing article slamming Kejriwal 13-12-2013 02:49 PM

    New Delhi: Shanti Bhushan, senior lawyer and father of AAP leader Prashant Bhushan, on Friday denied writing any article slamming party national convener Arvind Kejriwal in a newspaper editorial. Bhushan denied writing the article titled 'Kejriwal is on course to ruin 2014 for the BJP' 'Mail Today/Daily mail'. He said,...
  • Anna Hazare's new team to meet today 24-11-2012 06:26 AM

    New Delhi: Anna Hazare will be meeting his new core committee later on Saturday. The two-day meeting will take place at Anna's village - Ralegan Siddhi. It will include Kiran Bedi and former Army Chief General VK Singh. Team Anna may support Arvind Kejriwal's yet-to-be-launched political party when elections come,...
  • New Team Anna may back Kejriwal's party: Kiran Bedi 23-11-2012 05:00 PM

    Hyderabad: Team Anna may support Arvind Kejriwal's yet-to-be-launched political party when elections come, Kiran Bedi, a member of the new Team Anna, said in Hyderabad on Friday. "We will support any honesty. Since he (Kejriwal) stands for promoting integrity, obviously he will be eligible for our support," she told reporters...
  • Anna's Delhi office based in Cong worker's house: Residents 11-11-2012 07:37 PM

    New Delhi: Is Anna Hazare's new rented office in New Delhi based in the house of a Congress worker? The residents welfare association (RWA) of south Delhi's Sarvodaya Enclave, where Hazare has taken up a room at a monthly rent of Rs 50,000, alleged on Sunday that the property belonged...
  • Those who broke away from us must use a new name: Bedi 10-11-2012 08:37 PM

    Anti-corruption activist Kiran Bedi on Saturday said that IAC was a movement and no one could lay claim to it. "IAC is a movement. If someone, anyone decides to break away and make a political party obviously they'll have a new name," she said while responding to a query. ...
  • Anna announces new team, says Jan Andolan is the new goal 10-11-2012 04:58 PM

    New Delhi: Launching his new team, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Saturday gave a call for Jan Andolan. "Our goal is not Jan Lokpal alone. There has to be a Jan Andolan, a mass movement. We will try and bring together many people's movements," said activist Medha Patkar, who along...
  • Anna to announce coordination panel by Nov 10 05-11-2012 06:41 PM

    New Delhi: Anna Hazare is likely to announce a coordination panel by Saturday to take his apolitical anti-corruption movement forward. The anti-corruption crusader, who arrived in New Delhi on Monday afternoon, said he would hold a series of discussions with his associates in the next two days and visit a...
  • The pals of our time

    The Pied Piper |  Avinash Dubey
    If you thought of PayPal as a registered trademark of the US, think again. Many moons prior to the advent of the first digital transaction,...

  • Team Anna and their seditious speeches

    Post Mortem |  Brijesh Kalappa
    The Parliament has mildly reprimanded Team Anna with Speaker Meira Kumar reading out a statement saying any comment that lowered the dignity of Parliament was...

  • FTN: MPs take offence at Team Anna's remarks: Is it time to end Parliamentary privileges?

    MPs take offence at Team Anna's remarks, tonight at 10 pm CNN-IBN's Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel of experts, is it time...
  • Team Anna to discuss strategy without Hazare 09-01-2012 11:15 AM

    Ghaziabad: Amidst confusion on how to take the movement forward, Team Anna's Core Committee will meet without Anna Hazare on Monday at Arvind Kejriwal's House in Kaushambi near the national capital, which is the headquarters of India Against Corruption, to discuss the future strategies. This comes a day after anti-corruption...
  • 'Team Anna is a bunch of worthless persons' 08-01-2012 06:29 PM

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray has attacked Team Anna, calling its members "a bunch of worthless persons". Thackeray hit out at Kiran Bedi, Arvind Kejriwal and Manish Sisodia but did not name Anna Hazare. "There are differences between them (Team Anna). They are all worthless.... Kejriwal, Bedi, Sisodia. All...
  • Anna will be discharged on Sunday morning: doctor 07-01-2012 12:10 PM

    New Delhi: Ending the uncertainty over anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare's discharge date, the doctor attending to him said that Hazare will be discharged on Sunday morning. Earlier, doctors attending to him at Pune's Sancheti Hospital's said that Hazare was responding well to treatment and his condition was improving. Doctors have...
  • Shanti Bhushan fined for not paying stamp duty 06-01-2012 06:55 PM

    New Delhi: Senior advocate of the Supreme Court and Team Anna member Shanti Bhushan has been slapped a fine of Rs 27.22 lakh by the Assistant Stamp Commissioner of Uttar Pradesh. The Assistant Stamp Commissioner imposed the fine on Shanti Bhushan for not paying the full stamp duty on the...
  • Bombay HC dismisses petition against Anna 06-01-2012 05:49 PM

    Mumbai: Refusing to grant any relief, the Bombay High Court on Friday dismissed a public interest litigation filed by a Pune-based activist seeking investigations into the trust of Anna Hazare. The PIL filed by Hemant Patil, president of Rashtriya Brashtachar Virodhi Janshakti, claimed that Hazare's Hind Swaraj Trust had not...
  • A wrong decision can be disastrous: Kejriwal 06-01-2012 04:56 PM

    New Delhi: Days after its much publicised agitation in Mumbai and Delhi fizzled out, Team Anna appears to be confused on how to take forward the fight for a strong Lokpal saying the movement is at "crossroads" and a wrong decision at this stage can prove disastrous for it. Though...
  • Team Anna asks public to suggest future plan 06-01-2012 09:53 AM

    New Delhi: Following the cancellations of their plans of 'jail bharo' (fill the jails) and election campaign for the upcoming Assembly polls, Team Anna has now made an attempt to reach the general public, inviting them to suggest what should Anna Hazare and his team do next. Team Anna member...
  • Anna not to campaign in the upcoming polls 05-01-2012 12:57 PM

    Pune: In the battle between Team Anna and the government, the government can heave a sigh of relief. Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare will not campaign in the upcoming Assembly elections in five states, Team Anna member Kiran Bedi confirmed on Thursday. Bedi, who met Anna Hazare in Pune, also added...
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  • Lokpal? The joke is on you

    Life As It Is |  Rajesh Kumar
    A pandal came up outside Ittooppu's tea stall. The year-end came as a bonus for the goat - three days of debate in Parliament on...

  • 'Anna campaign will not have much impact in UP' 03-01-2012 08:52 AM

    Allahabad: Lashing out at Team Anna for its anti-Congress propaganda, UPCC President Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Monday asserted that Anna Hazare's decision to campaign against the party in poll-bound states will not have much impact in Uttar Pradesh. "I wish speedy recovery to Anna Hazare whom we consider an honourable...
  • Team Anna meet postponed indefinitely 03-01-2012 07:43 AM

    Pune: Team Anna's core committee meeting has been postponed indefinitely in the light of Anna Hazare's health crisis. Doctors treating the 74-year-old activist say he is on the path to recovery but have advised him against fasting for the next few months. Doctors have advised Hazare one month's rest, putting...
  • 'Team Anna's poll campaign won't have impact in UP' 03-01-2012 05:49 AM

    Allahabad: Lashing out at Team Anna for its anti-Congress propaganda, UPCC president Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Monday asserted that Anna Hazare's decision to campaign against the party in poll-bound states will not have much impact in Uttar Pradesh. "I wish speedy recovery to Anna Hazare whom we consider an honourable...
  • UP polls: Bundelkhand Congress to contest 41 seats 03-01-2012 12:11 AM

    Lucknow: The Bundelkhand Congress will contest 41 seats in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly election and will field candidates in consultations with the Team Anna. "The Bundelkhand Congress will contest 41 seats in the state. Consultations for finalising the candidates have been held with Team Anna members Arvind Kejriwal and...
  • Is it time for Team Anna to pause their agitation for now? 02-01-2012 10:55 PM

    As Anna Hazare recuperates in hospital, doctors have advised him not to fast for at least one month. ...
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    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • 'Anna's poll campaign depends on his health' 02-01-2012 06:13 PM

    Pune: Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said the proposed campaign by Anna Hazare in five poll-bound states entirely depended on his health. "It depends entirely on his health and suggestions by doctors," he told reporters after visiting Hazare. The 74-year-old activist had earlier announced that he would tour...
  • Anna may drop his plan to visit 5 poll-bound states 02-01-2012 08:12 AM

    New Delhi: Uncertainty prevails over Anna Hazare's plans to tour the five poll-bound states because of his ill-health. Hazare was hospitalised on Saturday night in Pune as he is suffering from severe bronchitis, chest infection and a viral fever. Doctors say his condition is improving but he needs complete rest...
  • Lokpal Bill: Cong playing with fire, says TMC 01-01-2012 10:39 PM

    Kolkata: Stating that the Congress was playing with fire by ignoring it, the Trinamool Congress on Sunday said it will not compromise with the central government over the Lokayukta clause in the Lokpal Bill as it hurts the independence of states. "If I am not wrong we have brought 37...