Anti Corruption Movement

  • No idea why Hazare changed stand, says Kejriwal 10-12-2012 11:11 PM

    Mumbai: After Anna Hazare said he would not vote for the newly-launched Aam Aadmi Party, its leader Arvind Kejriwal was on Monday at a loss to explain what had made the anti-corruption crusader change his mind. "Earlier, he had supported our party. But I don't know what happened in two...
  • Anna says he won't vote for Kejriwal's party 06-12-2012 01:20 PM

    New Delhi: Blaming Arvind Kejriwal's fascination for power for split in anti-graft movement, Anna Hazare on Thursday said he will not vote for the Aam Aadmi Party charging that it is going the same way as others by taking the path of 'money through power' and vice versa. Asked whether...
  • Aam Aadmi Party will challenge existing parties: Kejriwal 24-11-2012 05:32 PM

    New Delhi: After naming his political party, anti-corruption campaigner Arvind Kejriwal while addressing a press conference said that his part Aam Aadmi Party will challenge existing parties. He said the vision of his party is to bring Swaraj in the country. Kejriwal said, "We want politicians to be answerable, accountable...
  • Kejriwal names his party after common man, calls it 'Aam Aadmi Party' 24-11-2012 01:53 PM

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption campaigner Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday finally gave a name to his long-awaited party, christening it after the ordinary citizen whose rights he has long been fighting for. The name 'Aam Aadmi Party' was proposed by Mayank Gandhi, and adopted at the meet held in the capital on...
  • Anna to hold first meeting of his group today 10-11-2012 03:10 AM

    New Delhi: Anna Hazare will hold the first meeting of his apolitical anti-corruption movement's Core Committee in New Delhi in which former Army Chief VK Singh will be a special invitee. Hazare, who was in Guwahati to attend some events there and returned to the capital this afternoon, will along...
  • Arvind Kejriwal and McCarthyism of the uncorrupted

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    A kind of McCarthyism seems to be operating in the country. Just as the US Senator who gave the term its name saw communists lurking...

  • Rs 2.5 cr for Anna's Ramlila stir: Audit report 01-11-2011 01:20 PM

    New Delhi: Putting rumours about funding of Anna Hazare's agitation in Ramlila Ground to rest, Team Anna on Tuesday announced their audit report, presenting all the details of financial transactions during the 12-day-long anti-corruption movement. Total contributions at Ramlila Maidan between April 1 and September 30 stood at Rs 1.14...
  • Listen: Team Anna vs Cong in the Lokpal tapes 10-10-2011 04:40 PM

    The details of what transpired during the Lokpal Bill Joint Drafting Committee meetings between the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) and Team Anna are out in the open. The audio recordings of the Lokpal Bill Joint Drafting Committee between the Central Government and Team Anna have been accessed by CNN-IBN...
  • How Anna beat the govt at the communication game

    Uday's Space |  Uday Sahay
    The writing on the wall is loud and clear. The communication machinery, method, strategy, substance and speed of the Government of India (GoI) require a...

  • Anna's stir shows power of democracy: Army Chief 25-08-2011 08:03 PM

    Mumbai: Stating that the nation was in a "morass", Army Chief General V K Singh has said the support that the anti-corruption movement was getting was an indication of "power of democracy, power of people." The country, he said, was passing through "an interesting and turbulent period. "Interesting in terms...
  • Of Anna, end of corruption and democracy

    Soul Curry |  Shanker Dutt
    The great middle-class Indian iconolatry is an amalgam of feudalism, Bollywood and corporate glitz that piggybacks Boswellian media attention. As a corollary, the persona becomes...

  • Comment: People's anger fuels Anna movement 17-08-2011 07:40 PM

    Anna Hazare is not every Indian's flavour of the month. Many question his tactics and strategy of battling the government version of the Lokpal Bill. All ordinary Indians do not endorse the way in which he and his colleagues are carrying on the movement for corruption free India. On its...
  • Anna arrest: Shiv Visvanathan's open letter to PM 16-08-2011 12:33 PM

    Dear Mr Prime Minister, I am writing this to you as I always assumed you were a decent man. I was waiting for your speech on August 15th, hoping you would somehow say something meaningful on corruption that would redeem your long silence. Your speech was disappointing. What you said...
  • Comment: Why anti-Anna is not Emergency-II 16-08-2011 12:14 PM

    You might say this is my gut feeling, more or less, keeping in mind the tumultuous Emergency days that this anti-corruption movement of Anna Hazare and a section of civil society can certainly snowball into something bigger, something unforeseen both by the Indian State and the Indian people. As an...
  • TWTW: MF Husain's death and more 12-06-2011 09:32 AM

    Cyrus Broacha also talks about Baba Raamdev, UPA government and other top news. ...
  • FTN: Can India's black money be brought back? 08-06-2011 11:42 PM

    Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts if India's black money can be brought back. ...
  • FTN: Is Sonia's silence hurting the Congress? 08-06-2011 12:33 AM

    Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts if, Sonia's silence is hurting the Congress ...
  • FTN: Is Ramdev the new icon of the Hindu right? 07-06-2011 01:23 AM

    Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts if, Ramdev is the new icon of the Hindu right. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 07-06-2011 01:16 AM

    Catch all the top stories of the day with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is Baba Ramdev's campaign losing steam? 07-06-2011 12:15 AM

    Baba Ramdev resumed his protest against corruption from Haridwar on Monday. ...
  • Arun Jaitley on Cong crackdown at Ramlila Maidan 06-06-2011 11:46 PM

    Opposition Leader Arun Jaitley said that there was no method in government madness at Ramlila Maidan. ...
  • Should the Congress apologise for the crackdown? 06-06-2011 11:23 PM

    On Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'Should the Congress apologise for the crackdown?' ...
  • RSS admits supporting Ramdev, slams Centre 06-06-2011 10:35 PM

    Nagpur: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Monday night lashed at the Centre for its midnight crackdown on protesters, including women and children, at Ramlila Maidan in Delhi, while admitting that it "extended" support to yoga guru Baba Ramdev's agitation. "The RSS was not behind the stir launched by Ramdev seeking...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Digvijaya Singh 06-06-2011 09:56 PM

    The shoe hurler at Janardhan Dwivedi was a RSS agent, said Congress General Secretary, Digvijaya Singh. ...
  • Ramdev's fast: satyagrah or a political stunt? 06-06-2011 09:17 PM

    CNN-IBN asked citizens across the nation whether Baba Ramdev's fast is a satyagrah or just a political stunt? ...
  • Another Congress leader calls Ramdev a fraud 06-06-2011 08:48 PM

    Ratlam: After senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh, the Congress General Secretary, in-charge of Madhya Pradesh, BK Hariprasad has also criticised yoga guru Baba Ramdev by calling him a 'dhongi' (fraud) on Monday. "Baba Ramdev is not a saint, but a dhongi and is doing politics in saffron robes," Hariprasad, who...
  • UPA vs Ramdev: Political war between Cong and BJP? 06-06-2011 02:35 AM

    Evicted from New Delhi Baba Ramdev launched an all out attack at the UPA directly targeting Sonia Gandhi. ...
  • I will resume anti-graft movement: Baba Ramdev 06-06-2011 02:25 AM

    I will try to go to Delhi to meet my supporters who were injured in police lathicharge said Baba Ramdev. ...
  • We morally support agitation of Ramdev: Ravi Shankar 06-06-2011 02:16 AM

    BJP has kicked off a 24 hour satyagrah against corruption in New Delhi. ...