INDIA AGAINST CORRUPTION

  • 'Sorry Mr Kejriwal, you just lost one voter' March 12, 2015

    I must confess that much through the India Against Corruption movement and the initial period of the Aam Aadmi party, I was living outside the country. But watching those dramatic pictures coming through a video feed in our office in Beijing, looking at the swelling crowds at the Ram Lila...
  • Gopal Rai: A fiery orator who helped build AAP's base February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Known as a fiery orator, Gopal Rai was a former student leader who came into limelight during Anna Hazare's anti-graft movement and later played a key role in building Aam Aadmi party at the grassroot level after its launch in November 2012. Rai, who has been associated with...
  • Delhi elections: Exit polls' favourite AAP, dark horse BJP or another hung Assembly? February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: If the results of almost all the exit polls get replicated on Tuesday as well when counting for Delhi Assembly elections takes place, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will form government in the national capital. But the BJP can draw solace from the fact that several exit polls...
  • Cartoon of the day: AAP in funding row February 2, 2015

    Alleging corruption in the Aam Aadmi Party, some former members of the party on Monday claimed that the party is gathering donations from fake companies. ...
  • Donation row: Blow to AAP's poll prospects? February 2, 2015

    Alleging corruption in the Aam Aadmi Party, some former members of the party on Monday claimed that the party is gathering donations from fake companies. ...
  • Donations made to AAP through bogus companies, allege former party volunteers February 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Alleging corruption in the Aam Aadmi Party, some former members of the party on Monday claimed that the party is gathering donations from fake companies. The AAP Volunteer Action Manch, a group of former party members, has alleged that the AAP has made bogus entries to evade tax. "The...
  • Amit Shah defends projecting Kiran Bedi as BJP Delhi chief ministerial candidate January 24, 2015

    Patna: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday strongly denied "borrowing" Kiran Bedi to win Assembly elections in Delhi and played down the controversy over the charge that she had asked India Against Corruption movement leaders to go soft on the saffron party. "BJP has been in favour of including eminent personalities...
  • Kejriwal meets Anna at Maharashtra Sadan, terms it a courtesy call February 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met social activist Anna Hazare at Maharashtra Sadan in the national capital on Saturday evening. Kejriwal termed the 20minute meeting as a courtesy call. "Kejriwal met Hazare at Maharashtra Sadan and the meeting lasted for 20 minutes," Deepak Vajpayee, a media representative of AAP,...
  • Anna Hazare flays AAP for using his name, questions party's funding November 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Social and anticorruption crusader Anna Hazare has come down heavily on Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party for allegedly using his name. In a letter written to Arvind Kejriwal late on Sunday night, the 76yearold Anna Hazare questioned the working of the party and said that there is no...
  • Kejriwal may appear in court in connection with a defamation case March 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal is expected to appear before a Delhi court on Wednesday in connection with a criminal defamation case. The complaint was filed on behalf of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for allegedly making baseless allegations against her on a television show. Kejriwal had accused the Congress minister...
  • Anna Hazare to campaign only for Arvind Kejriwal's party December 1, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: Social activist Anna Hazare on Saturday said he will campaign only for candidates put up by Arvind Kejriwal and ruled out the possibility of supporting people from other parties. "I will campaign only for Kejriwal's candidates," Hazare told reporters here. "There may be good people in other parties but...
  • Charges against Robert Vadra appear to be false, PMO tells court November 28, 2012

    New Delhi: In yet another defence of Robert Vadra, The Prime Minister's Office has told Allahabad High Court that charges of irregularities in land deals against Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw are false, vexatious and based on hearsay. "Petition is driven by a desire for publicity and seems to be actuated by political...
  • Kejriwal to meet 'first members' of his party today November 24, 2012

    New Delhi: All eyes will be on anticorruption campaigner Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday as he and 300 of his colleagues get set to meet in the capital to finalise the details regarding their political party, an announcement regarding which is expected latest by Monday. Speaking to CNNIBN, Kejriwal said that...
  • Kejriwal decides to let Anna retain IAC November 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Activistturnedpolitician Arvind Kejriwal has decided to drop the name India Against Corruption after the launch of his political party on November 26. The decision that was declared to the world on Kejriwal's Twitter account came hours after anticorruption activist Anna Hazare said he would open a bank account...
  • Kumar Vishwas, Manish Sisodia shadowed, threatened: IAC November 11, 2012

    New Delhi: India Against Corruption on Sunday alleged that some suspicious persons entered the residential premises of its leaders Manish Sisodia and Kumar Vishwas to threaten them and their families. In a statement, the IAC claimed that about a dozen people came to Vishwas' residence on Sunday evening while he was...
  • Will forego IAC label after launch of party: Kejriwal November 11, 2012

    New Delhi: India Against Corruption activistturnedpolitician Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday tweeted that he would not use the IAC label post November 26 after the launch of his political party. "Anna is too dear to us. I have the deepest respects for him. After the launch of our party on November...
  • Arvind Kejriwal is like Rakhi Sawant: Digvijaya Singh November 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh has done it again. On Sunday, the senior politician compared India Against Corruption (IAC) activistturnedpolitician Arvind Kejriwal to Bollywood actor Rakhi Sawant saying that they both tried to expose "but with no substance". "Arvind Kejriwal is like Rakhi Sawant. They both try and...
  • Government protecting HSBC Bank, alleges Arvind Kejriwal November 10, 2012

    India Against Corruption activistturnedpolitician Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday alleged that the government is protecting HSBC Bank, against whom he had made money laundering charges. The government, earlier in the day, had claimed that investigations were being carried against people whose names appeared in the alleged black money list handed over...
  • 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. ...
  • Watch: Kejriwal's online interaction session with supporters November 10, 2012

    New Delhi: India Against Corruption activistturnedpolitician Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday interacted with netizens and answered their questions on Google+ Hangout. The onehour session began at 8 pm India time and was aimed at interacting with nonresident Indians (NRIs) in particular. Members of the IAC said on Saturday that they had been...
  • 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...
  • I am a dengue mosquito, says Arvind Kejriwal November 10, 2012

    New Delhi: India Against Corruption activistturnedpolitician Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said he was a dengue mosquito and would bite the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Kejriwal said this while responding to External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid's statement that Kejriwal's attack was just a mosquito bite that causes minor...
  • Govt dismisses Kejriwal's black money allegations November 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The government has dismissed India Against Corruption activistturnedpolitician Arvind Kejriwal's allegations of black money against big corporate houses, saying there is nothing new in it. "Nothing new in the allegations. This has already been discussed in Parliament. Government may issue a statement if required," the government said. Meanwhile, Kejriwal...
  • IAC will now target the judiciary, says Kejriwal November 10, 2012

    New Delhi: After taking on politicians and businessmen, India Against Corruption will now target the judiciary, Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday. He said several high profile cases were dragging on in the courts for several years without any decisive outcome. Asked by a television channel why he doesn't move courts...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey November 9, 2012

    India Against Corruption activistturnedpolitician Arvind Kejriwal on Friday targeted several top Indian business groups and a Congress MP, alleging that they had stashed black money worth several hundred crores in the HSBC Bank in Geneva, Switzerland. He claimed that a senior Congress leader gave him the details about the black money....
  • HSBC Bank under scanner globally for alleged money laundering November 9, 2012

    While IAC leader Arvind Kejriwal may have highlighted HSBC Bank's role in facilitating laundering black money in India, globally the Londonheadquartered banking major is also under scanner from several international agencies. Here is a look at some of the accusation against HSBC for its questionable transactions. ...
  • Kejriwal alleges Ambanis, Dabur owners have black money November 9, 2012

    New Delhi: India Against Corruption activistturnedpolitician Arvind Kejriwal on Friday targeted several top Indian business groups and a Congress MP, alleging that they had stashed black money worth several hundred crores in the HSBC Bank in Geneva, Switzerland. He claimed that a senior Congress leader gave him the details about...
  • Kejriwal to make another revelation today November 9, 2012

    New Delhi: India Against Corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal is all set to make yet another revelation on Friday. But there is still no word on who his latest target will be. In the past month, Kejriwal has targetted Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra's land deals, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid...
  • 'Jan Lokpal envisaged by Kejriwal too draconian' November 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court AP Shah, who was named by Arvind Kejriwal as an internal Lokpal of India Against Corruption (IAC), on Saturday termed the Jan Lokpal Bill drafted by erstwhile Team Anna as "too draconian". Addressing a conference of state Lokayuktas in New Delhi,...
  • SP will next withdraw cases against Khurshid: Kejriwal November 3, 2012

    New Delhi: India Against Corruption activistturnedpolitician Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday slammed the Samajwadi Party (SP) after the Uttar Pradesh government on Friday withdrew money laundering cases against former SP member Amar Singh. Questioning the criminal justice system, Kejriwal said the SP would next withdraw cases against External Affairs Minister Salman...