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  • Shanti Bhushan denies writing article slamming Kejriwal December 13, 2013

    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,...
  • Kejriwal's party to be called 'Aam Aadmi Party' November 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Live updates: 3.35 pm: Kejriwal's mentor Anna Hazare assures support to his party candidates saying that they must be good in order to win his backing. "I will not campaign for the party, but will support the right candidates." 3.10 pm: Activist Yogendra Yadav elaborates about the party, "Aam...
  • Anna Hazare's new team to meet today November 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Anna Hazare will be meeting his new core committee later on Saturday. The twoday 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 yettobelaunched political party when elections come, Kiran...
  • New Team Anna may back Kejriwal's party: Kiran Bedi November 23, 2012

    Hyderabad: Team Anna may support Arvind Kejriwal's yettobelaunched 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 November 11, 2012

    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 November 10, 2012

    Anticorruption 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 November 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Launching his new team, anticorruption 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 November 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Anna Hazare is likely to announce a coordination panel by Saturday to take his apolitical anticorruption movement forward. The anticorruption 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...
  • Kejriwal rejects questions by 'liar' Digvijaya as Anna plans new team October 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Anticorruption crusaderturnedpolitician Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday continued to face sharp attack from the Congress through party general secretary Digvijaya Singh. And this even as his former mentor and associate in the fight against graft, Anna Hazare, offered a word of advice for the India Against Corruption (IAC) member...
  • Anna's new anticorruption team to meet on Nov 24 October 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Anna Hazare will meet his new Core Committee in Ralegan Siddhi for two days from November 24 and has invited several eminent persons like former Army chief Gen VK Singh, activist Kiran Bedi said on Saturday. The new Core Committee will meet for the first time just as...
  • It's now clear that Kejriwal used Anna: Congress September 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress has seized upon the opportunity of the widening rift between anticorruption activist Anna Hazare and Arvind Kejriwal. Anna Hazare in his blog accused Kejriwal of splitting the anticorruption movement. The Congress has now said that Anna was used for political ambitions. "Now it is clear to...
  • Kejriwal will be like fused bulb in politics: BJP September 26, 2012

    Sagar: Taking potshots at anticorruption activist Arvind Kejriwal, Madhya Pradesh BJP chief Prabhat Jha has said he will be like a "fused bulb" in politics. Jha said the key member of now disbanded Team Anna is not a leader but "an activist doing politics of swadeshi with foreign funding". Taking part in...
  • I have no political ambitions: Arvind Kejriwal September 24, 2012

    New Delhi: India Against Corruption leader Arvind Kejriwal on Monday hoped that Anna Hazare would support him in his endeavour to form a political party, saying that there could be ideological differences on the issue but the goal is same. He said that his group would announce the future roadmap...
  • Former IAC member questions Kejriwal over use of funds September 23, 2012

    New Delhi: A former Team Anna member has demanded answers from Arvind Kejriwal on the use of India Against Corruption (IAC) funds. He says Anna Hazare had returned a cheque for Rs 2 crore that Kejriwal had sent to him. He has also questioned the source of funds of Suresh Pathare,...
  • Did Anna Hazare ask Suresh Pathare to quit? September 23, 2012

    His resignation comes at a time when Anna Hazare has officially parted ways with Arvind Kejriwal. ...
  • I am not behind split in Team Anna: Ramdev September 22, 2012

    Dehradun: Yoga guru Ramdev on Saturday refuted allegations that he was behind the split between Gandhian Anna Hazare and his associates. "Those saying that I caused a split between Hazare and his associates are spreading a canard and indulging in petty politics. I had no role to play in this," Ramdev...
  • FTN: Is forming a political party a good idea for Team Kejriwal? September 20, 2012

    The rift between Anna Hazare and Arvind Kejriwal seems to be finally out in the open. ...
  • Arvind Kejriwal's thinking has changed: Kiran Bedi September 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Questioning the need for the anticorruption movement turning political, activist Kiran Bedi on Thursday alleged that Arvind Kejriwal has changed his stand on the question of the movement's character and not Anna Hazare. She said Hazare can unite all movements across the country and put pressure on political parties...
  • Ask Arvind what made him change his mind: Kiran Bedi September 20, 2012

    Kiran Bedi said while Arvind Kejriwal would go the political way, she will support Anna Hazare's movement. ...
  • Anna's decision is shocking, sad: Kejriwal September 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal has expressed shock over anticorruption activist Anna Hazare's decision to part ways with him. "We all have a lot of respect for Anna ji. He is like a father figure and guru to me. His decision was very shocking, sad and unexpected," Kejriwal said. Speaking on his...
  • Anna not keen on politics, parts ways with Kejriwal September 20, 2012

    While Anna said he wished Kejriwal the best, he also forbade him from using his images during campaigning. ...
  • Happy that Anna has separated from Kejriwal: Digvijaya Singh September 20, 2012

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh said, "We have been saying this from the beginning that some overambitious people have brainwashed Anna." ...
  • Post split with Kejriwal, Anna meets Ramdev September 19, 2012

    New Delhi: After splitting with his team, Anna Hazare on Wednesday night had a hushhush meeting with yoga guru Ramdev. The surprise meeting was held in a house in posh Golf Links of Delhi in which former Army chief General VK Singh is believed to have been present. The meeting came...
  • Anna tells Kejriwal not to use his name, photo September 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Anticorruption crusader Anna Hazare on Wednesday parted ways with former team member Arvind Kejriwal saying he would not be a part of the political party being formed by the latter. Addressing mediapersons after a meeting with Kejriwal on the issue, the veteran anticorruption crusader reiterated that he would not...
  • Anna HazareArvind Kejriwal divide grows September 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Anticorruption activist Anna Hazare and erstwhile Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal seems to be following different paths at the former's brainstorming session with IAC members on Wednesday. The meeting revealed growing cracks between the two with Justice Santosh Hegde, too, admitting to the differences on floating a political...
  • ExTeam Anna members cry foul after FB page disappears September 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Disappearance of a 'Facebook' page maintained by erstwhile Team Anna supporters, who are opposed to the movement taking political plunge, has prompted them to cry hoarse and demand restoration of the page. The India Against Corruption (IAC) page maintained by Shivendra Singh Chouhan, who came out of Team Anna...
  • IAC claims 76 pc people support its political foray September 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Contradicting Anna Hazare, Arvind Kejriwalled India Against Corruption on Monday made public the results of a survey in which they claimed majority of the people 76 per cent of those surveyed were in favour of the movement forming a political party. The results were published a day...
  • Delink from Kejriwal, aides tell Anna Hazare September 9, 2012

    New Delhi: A day after India Against Corruption started a survey on forming a political party, some prominent members and volunteers of erstwhile Team Anna on Sunday urged Anna Hazare to delink himself from Arvind Kejriwal and revive the "apolitical" antigraft movement. The appeal to Hazare came after a meeting of...
  • People want new political alternative: Kejriwal September 8, 2012

    Ralegan Siddhi: Social activist Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said most of the current political parties have lost credibility and hence people are yearning for a new alternative which they are seeking to provide. People in India now want a new political alternative which has a vision and is honest in its...
  • Live: Arvind Kejriwal, Prashant Bhushan let off September 3, 2012

    New Delhi: 3.00 pm: Arvind Kejriwal and Prashant Bhushan let off from the Parliament Street Police Station. 12.30 pm: Anna Hazare takes on Sonia Gandhi and asks why the Congress President allowed her MPs to take to the streets when Parliament did not function when she had actually stopped Team Anna...