Hazare

  • Anna Hazare to launch 'Asli Azadi Abhiyan' on August 9 18-04-2014 10:04 PM

    Accusing both ruling and opposition parties of collecting unaccounted donations during elections, Anna Hazare on Fridayannounced that he would launch "Asli Azadi Abhiyan (Real Freedom Movement)" from Mumbai on August 9, on the anniversary of the Quit India Movement. The social activist said consultation programmes will be held in nine...
  • Watch: Anna Hazare casts his vote in Maharastra 17-04-2014 11:50 AM

    Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare has appealed to people to come out in huge numbers to cast their votes. ...
  • Filmmaker Shashank Udapurkar set to make a biopic on anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare's life 17-04-2014 07:46 AM

    Mumbai: Movie director Shashank Udapurkar said here today, that he has received a formal consent from Anna Hazare for making a biopic on the anti-corruption activist. "It took me long to complete the script on Anna. I had drafted seven scripts before finalising it, since it is a mammoth task...
  • Rishi Kapoor, Lata Mangeshkar, Zakir Hussain chosen for Deenanath Mangeshkar Award 14-04-2014 10:10 AM

    Mumbai: Zakir Hussain and Pandharinath Kolhapure have been named for this year's Master Deenath Mangeshkar Award for music, actor Rishi Kapoor for theatre and cinema and Anna Hazare for social awareness, renowned singer Lata Mangeshkar announced here Sunday. Theatre personalities Dinesh Pedanekar and Mukta Barve, founders of Anamika and Rasika...
  • Anna Hazare supports dismissal of parties to establish people's rule 02-04-2014 12:01 AM

    Bhubaneswar: Advocating demolition of party system, Anna Hazare on Tuesday said a "second war of Independence" would come about with an organisation to be launched after the Lok Sabha elections which would be successful by 2019 or 2024. "After 2014 general elections, the name of the organisation, to be set...
  • Anna launches 'second freedom struggle' to send more farmers to Parliament 01-04-2014 05:20 PM

    Expressing disenchantment with party-based politics, anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare on Tuesday launched a 'second freedom struggle' to send more farmer representatives to Parliament by 2024. Stating the first struggle took 90 years from 1857 to 1947 to get Independence, he said, "Now, the second goal of establishing real democracy and...
  • Sanjay Singh confident about AAP winning 100 LS seats, says party is missing Hazare 20-03-2014 07:18 PM

    Noting they were "missing" anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh on Thursday said that had he been associated with the party it would have achieved its target easily. "The party is missing Hazare... Had he been with us, we would have easily achieved our target," Singh,...
  • Happy campers Karnataka cap the cricket season with a treble 17-03-2014 08:15 AM

    They swept everything that came in their way. Sunday completed a success story of Tsunamic proportions for Karnataka that did an Inter Milan, not with the haughtiness of a Jose Mourinho but with a yeoman-like service from each member of its squad that brought home the Ranji Trophy, Irani Cup...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on differences between Anna and Mamata 16-03-2014 08:12 PM

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on veteran social activist Anna Hazare and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. ...
  • Karnataka completes hat-trick, wins Vijay Hazare Trophy 16-03-2014 04:52 PM

    Kolkata: Karnataka completed a historic treble at domestic level by emerging champions in the Vijay Hazare Trophy with a four-wicket win over Railways in yet another low-scoring affair at Eden Gardens here on Sunday. Chasing 158, the Ranji and Irani Trophy champions had a jittery start after they lost five...
  • Karnataka eye hat-trick of titles in Vijay Hazare final 15-03-2014 08:01 PM

    Kolkata: Heavyweights Karnataka will aim to continue their dream run and claim an unprecedented hat-trick of titles in the season, when they square off against underdogs Railways in the Vijay Hazare Trophy final at Eden Gardens on Sunday. Karnataka have not looked back after their Ranji triumph as they went...
  • Do not use my name for your party: Anna tells TMC 14-03-2014 07:36 PM

    Anna Hazare who had earlier vowed support to Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee but missed her public rally in Delhi recently says he does not want the party to use his name. ...
  • Vijay Hazare: Uthappa century sets Karnataka on course against Jharkhand 14-03-2014 06:51 PM

    Kolkata: Robin Uthappa slammed a 135-ball 133 to set up Karnataka's 21-run win over a spirited Jharkhand as the Ranji and Irani Trophy champions stormed into the Vijay Hazare Trophy final at the JU second campus ground in Salt Lake on Friday. Ishank Jaggi kept Jharkhand in the hunt with...
  • Anna does a U-turn, says I support Mamata Banerjee, not TMC 14-03-2014 12:42 PM

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare has admitted that he didn't go to West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's rally in Ramlila Maidan in Delhi due to fewer crowds. He alleged that there was a conspiracy to sabotage it. However, he maintained that he supports Mamata...
  • Best phase of my career, insists discarded Vinay Kumar 13-03-2014 10:00 PM

    Kolkata: R Vinay Kumar holds the ignominy of being the first and only Indian bowler till date to have conceded a whopping 100-plus runs in nine overs in an ODI but the pacer insists that he is in the form his life. Vinay, whose mid 120's kmph pace has been...
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy: Karnataka look to continue dream run, Bengal renew rivalry 13-03-2014 07:13 PM

    Kolkata: Chasing a treble, Ranji champions Karnataka will be eyeing to continue their dream run, while Bengal will be under pressure against Railways in a grudge match in the Vijay Hazare Trophy semi-final double header on Friday. Spearheaded by medium pacer R Vinay Kumar, who has grabbed 50 wickets from...
  • Mamata miffed as Anna Hazare skips rally in Delhi 12-03-2014 11:45 PM

    Weeks after extending his support to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare skipped a scheduled joint rally in Delhi citing ill health. Hitting out at Anna over his absence, Mamata said that it wasn't TMC but Anna's rally. ...
  • Yuvraj Singh undergoes random dope test 12-03-2014 11:07 PM

    Kolkata: India batsman Yuvraj Singh was among three cricketers who underwent random dope tests at the sidelines of the Vijay Hazare Trophy cricket tournament at Eden Gardens here on Wednesday. Yuvraj, who had a forgettable 15-run outing in Punjab's embarrassing 137-run loss to Railways in the quarterfinals, gave his urine...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 12-03-2014 10:29 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Railways thrash Punjab to set semi-final clash with Bengal 12-03-2014 08:59 PM

    Kolkata: Unheralded Railways routed a star-studded Punjab team comprising of superstars like Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh by a massive 137-run margin to enter the semi-finals of the National One Day Championship for the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Railways will meet hosts Bengal in the semi-final which promises to be an...
  • Bowlers will do better in World T20, says Yuvraj Singh 12-03-2014 08:34 PM

    Kolkata: Veteran batsman Yuvraj Singh on Wednesday defended the poor show of the Indian bowlers in the Asia Cup, citing new field restrictions as one of the reasons, but hoped for a triumphant return to form in the upcoming ICC World T20 in Bangladesh. "Our bowlers have had a problem...
  • A Billion Votes: Will Narendra Modi contest from Lucknow or Allahabad? 12-03-2014 07:40 PM

    Just a month ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata is still hunting for a seat for its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Uttar Pradesh. Sources suggested that Modi may now contest from Lucknow or Allahabad if he decides to contest from Uttar Pradesh at all. The...
  • Shukla five-for helps Jharkhand beat Services in Vijay Hazare 12-03-2014 07:15 PM

    Rahul Shukla grabbed five wickets in an impressive pace bowling display as Jharkhand beat Services by 25 runs to set up a semi-final clash against Ranji champions Karnataka in Vijay Hazare Trophy one-day cricket tournament here on Wednesday. Shukla (5/61) and fellow pacer Jaskaran Singh (2/22) ran through the Services...
  • Anna's aide says he still supports Mamata 12-03-2014 06:54 PM

    Anna Hazare aide Sunita Godara said that Anna is unwell and he has taken the right decision to skip the rally. Few people turned out for the rally because today is a working day. Anna's absence doesn't mean that he doesn't support Mamata Banerjee. ...
  • TMC using Anna to divert attention from notorious image: Brinda Karat 12-03-2014 05:46 PM

    CPM Politburo member Brinda Karat said that TMC is trying to use Anna Hazare as a shield to deflect attention from their notorious image. The people rejected Mamata Banerjee's attempt to use Anna Hazare to portray herself as a clean politician and try to fulfill her ambition to become PM....
  • Anna skips Delhi rally, angry Mamata says I left my work to come here 12-03-2014 02:52 PM

    New Delhi: Weeks after extending his support to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare skipped a scheduled joint rally in Delhi citing ill health. Hitting out at Anna over his absence, Mamata said that it wasn't TMC but Anna's rally. "I have left my work in...
  • Shami, Dinda steer Bengal to semi-finals of Vijay Hazare 11-03-2014 08:36 PM

    Kolkata: Pacers Mohammed Shami and Ashok Dinda shared seven wickets between them to trigger a collapse that saw Bengal beat Tamil Nadu by 77 runs and storm into the semifinals of the Vijay Hazare one-day cricket tournament at the floodlit Eden Gardens here on Tuesday. Defending a paltry 168, Shami...
  • Karnataka in semi-finals after win over Gujarat in Vijay Hazare Trophy 11-03-2014 07:39 PM

    Kolkata: Skipper Vinay Kumar grabbed a five-wicket haul after Robin Uthappa and Karun Nair hit individual centuries to lead Karnataka's recovery and guide the team to a 27-run win over Gujarat in their quarter-final match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Vinay Kumar returned figures of five for 85 in his...
  • Services pip Vidarbha to enter quarter-finals of Vijay Hazare Trophy 10-03-2014 07:29 PM

    Rajat Paliwal scored his second successive century and was involved in a 195-run partnership with skipper Yashpal Singh, which guided minnows Services into the quarter-finals of the Vijay Hazare Trophy with a one-wicket win over Vidarbha in an exciting finish on Monday. Services will meet Jharkhand in the quarter-final match...
  • Bengal to meet Tamil Nadu in Vijay Hazare quarters after beating Assam 07-03-2014 06:37 PM

    Ranchi: East Zone heavyweights Bengal beat last year's runners-up Assam by 12 runs to make it to the quarter-final of the Vijay Hazare Trophy where they will meet Tamil Nadu. Put into bat, Bengal scored a massive 321 for six in 50 overs and then bowled out Assam for 309...