Ralegan Siddhi

  • Binny to fast if AAP does not fulfill assurances to people 19-01-2014 10:00 PM

    Disgruntled AAP MLA Vinod Kumar Binny on Sunday met anti-graft activist Anna Hazare at Ralegan Siddhi and discussed about the style of functioning of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and the party. "I visited Anna today and apprised him of the situation and the party's changing stance (on promises made...
  • Anna Hazare ends fast, thanks MPs for Lokpal Bill, takes a dig at Kejriwal 18-12-2013 01:38 PM

    Ralegan Siddhi: Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare ended his indefinite fast on Wednesday minutes after the Lok Sabha passed the Lokpal Bill. Anna had been on a fast in Ralegan Siddhi for the past nine days demanding that the Lokpal Bill be passed. As soon as the Lok Sabha passed the...
  • Anna Hazare's fast enters 8th day 17-12-2013 12:07 PM

    Continuing the protest for passage of Lokpal Bill by Parliament, Anna Hazare's infinite hunger strike enters the 8th day at Ralegan Siddhi. Anna Hazare has thanked Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi for his "commitment" to the passage of the Lokpal Bill in Parliament, while demanding inclusion of recommendations of the select...
  • General VK Singh left Anna for Narendra Modi: Gopal Rai 13-12-2013 06:37 PM

    Ralegan Siddhi: After war of words broke out between Aam Aadmi Party leader Gopal Rai and former Army Chief General VK Singh during the later's speech at fast venue, the former said, "It makes me sad when the man who left Anna to promote Modi, and gave him support in...
  • Gen VK Singh takes a dig at Kejriwal at Anna Hazare's fast venue 13-12-2013 02:12 PM

    Mumbai: Retired Army chief General VK Singh took a dig at Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal at Anna Hazare's fast demanding the Lokpal in Ralegan Siddhi. In his speech in support of Anna Hazare, VK Singh said, "Some people think they are bigger than Anna (seemingly referring to...
  • Kejriwal cancels meet with Anna in Ralegan Siddhi due to ill health 12-12-2013 08:51 AM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal has canceled his proposed trip to Ralegan Siddhi to meet anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare due to ill health. AAP leader Kumar Vishwas will still go to meet Anna. AAP wants to show its support for Anna Hazare's demand of immediate passage of...
  • Anna Hazare begins indefinite fast for Jan Lokpal Bill 10-12-2013 11:24 AM

    Ralegan Siddhi: Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare on Tuesday began indefinite fast in his village Ralegan Siddhi for the Jan Lokpal Bill. He has accused the Centre of betraying him and not fulfilling its promise of bringing in the Jan Lokpal Bill. Anna on Monday reiterated that the Jan Lokpal Bill...
  • Anna to begin indefinite fast for Lokpal in Ralegan Siddhi today 10-12-2013 09:12 AM

    Ralegan Siddhi: Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare will once again go on an indefinite fast in his village of Ralegan Siddhi for the Jan Lokpal Bill from Tuesday. He has accused the Centre of betraying him and not fulfilling its promise of bringing in the Jan Lokpal Bill. Anna on Monday...
  • Anna Hazare to observe indefinite fast for Lokpal Bill from Dec 10 28-11-2013 01:36 PM

    Ralegan Siddhi: Social activist Anna Hazare will launch indefinite hunger strike for a strong Lokpal Bill, at Yadavbaba temple in Ralegan Siddhi from December 10. Announcing his agitation, Hazare has asked the Centre to "show courage" in bringing in the Bill in the Winter Session of Parliament, beginning from December...
  • Someone trying to create differences between me and Kejriwal: Anna Hazare 20-11-2013 10:30 AM

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare on Tuesday said that he never suspected AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal's honesty but had raised some questions regarding the funds raised during his Jan Lokpal agitation. He said that had no doubt about Kejriwal's sincerity and added that someone was trying to create misunderstanding...
  • Anna supports farmers' protests in Maharashtra 14-11-2012 12:59 PM

    Ahmednagar: Extending his support to the "justful" cause of sugarcane growers in Maharashtra, social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday condemned the firing incident in Sangli district and accused the state government of turning this year's Diwali "black" for protesting farmers. Speaking from his native Ralegan Siddhi, Anna said the stand...
  • Anna Hazare leaves for Ralegan Siddhi 29-12-2011 09:48 AM

    New Delhi: A day after anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare broke his fast at Mumbai's MMRDA grounds, he is heading back to his village Ralegan Siddhi on Thursday. On Wednesday evening Anna called off his fast and the jail bharo agitation call over health concerns, but promised to fight on and...
  • 'Kejriwal, Bedi don't care about Anna Hazare' 28-12-2011 02:31 PM

    Mumbai: The pressure on Anna Hazare is growing to call off his protest fast but Editor-in-Chief of IBN Lokmat Nikhil Wagle, who met the anti-corruption activist in Mumbai, on Wednesday says people like Arvind Kejriwal, Kiran Bedi and Manish Sisodia are putting pressure on Anna to continue with his fast....
  • Day 2: Crowds dwindle further at Anna's fast 28-12-2011 11:23 AM

    Mumbai: The sprawling MMRDA Grounds in Mumbai, the venue for Anna Hazare's protest fast, wore a deserted look on Wednesday with only security personnel, journalists and a handful of Team Anna activists in attendance. The mercury in Mumbai touched a 10-year low of 11.4 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, driving away...
  • Problems galore for Anna and his team 24-12-2011 04:30 PM

    New Delhi: This seems to be a weekend fraught with problems for Anna and his team as the anti-corruption crusader is brought down by a severe bout of cold and a case is filed against his team for allegedly insulting the tricolour. Ahead of his three-day fast in Ralegan Siddhi...
  • Anna's campaign is totally political: Digvijaya 23-12-2011 05:11 PM

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Friday termed Anna Hazare's campaign for the Jan Lokpal Bill as "totally political" and alleged it has nothing to do with corruption. "From day one, I have been saying Anna is not against corruption and he is not for Jan Lokpal. His...
  • Have taken 6 Cabinet wickets: Anna Hazare 17-12-2011 07:59 AM

    The Gandhian from Ralegan Siddhi who captured the nation's imagination said his campaign had claimed 6 ministers. He promised that many more would follow. ...
  • Youth ready to fight corruption: Anna Hazare 12-12-2011 11:21 AM

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Monday said that youth are now gradually coming to dedicate their whole life for movement against corruption. "Some have come up to work as volunteer as and when there is a movement. The third category of youth is of those who propose to...
  • Hazare advised 2-day rest ahead of Delhi visit 06-12-2011 02:31 PM

    Ralegan Siddhi: Social activist Anna Hazare has been advised to take two days of 'complete rest' on health grounds ahead of his visit to the national capital. "The doctor attending on Hazare has advised him two days of complete rest on medical grounds," Hazare's close aide Suresh Pathare said. Hazare,...
  • Maharashtra Govt may review Anna's security 19-10-2011 12:24 PM

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government is likely to review providing security to anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare. According to sources, a team of the Maharashtra Police may visit Ralegan Siddhi for the security review. Maharashtra DGP K Subramaniam told CNN-IBN that there was a constant review of the security of Anna Hazare...
  • Anna burns Ravana's effigy at Ralegan Siddhi 06-10-2011 09:07 PM

    Mumbai: Anna Hazare on Thursday performed the traditional burning of demon king Ravana's effigy on the occasion of Dusshera at his village Ralegan Siddhi in western Maharashtra. "It is good that by setting Ravana's effigy on fire, people will remember that he was an evil person. But there is a...
  • Anna spurns 'Mahatma' title given by his village 03-10-2011 10:12 PM

    Ahmednagar: Anna Hazare's native village passed a resolution conferring the title 'Mahatma' on him but the anti-corruption crusader rejected the move disapproving any comparisons with Mahatma Gandhi. Ralegan Siddhi village's Gram Sabha in this district in Maharashtra approved the resolution coinciding with the 142nd birth anniversary of the Father of...
  • Anna threatens third agitation for Jan Lokpal 11-09-2011 06:01 PM

    Ralegan Siddhi: Social crusader Anna Hazare on Sunday warned that he would launch another agitation if the Jan Lokpal Bill was not made into a law soon. Terming the government's draft of the Lokpal Bill as 'misleading', he said that the Jan Lokpal Bill must be accepted. "Don't oppose the...
  • Anna Hazare provided 'Z' category security 03-09-2011 04:44 PM

    Mumbai: Social activist Anna Hazare has been provided with 'Z' category security, a senior police official said on Saturday. "Hazare has been provided Z category security three days ago," Ahmednagar district SP Krishna Prakash told PTI over phone. Asked about reports that the anti-corruption crusader had rejected the security cover,...
  • Chidambaram is a liar, says Anna Hazare 02-09-2011 06:27 PM

    Ralegan Siddhi: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, while addressing the Gram Sabha at Ralegan Siddhi on Friday, critisised the Central Government for betraying the country over the Lokpal issue and called Union Home Minister P Chidambaram a liar. It was Hazare's first public appearance since the 13-day long fast at the...
  • Hazare weak but well, to address rally on Friday 02-09-2011 02:26 PM

    Ahmednagar: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare is still feeling 'a little weak' after his hunger strike but is set to address a rally later on Friday. DG Pote, who examined Hazare at his home in Ralegan-Siddhi village on Friday morning, said his blood pressure and other vital parameters were normal though...
  • Anna returns, double celebration for his village 01-09-2011 09:40 PM

    Ralegan Siddhi: It was a double celebration at Anna Hazare's village Ralegan Siddhi as the anti corruption movement's poster boy returned home for the festivities. Hazare looked weak, but was clearly happy to be home. Like every year, this year too he was expected to head the festivities, but given...
  • I am feeling well and recovering fast: Anna 01-09-2011 05:23 PM

    Ahmednagar: After an overwhelming reception on his homecoming in Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar, anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare on Thursday said he was recovering fast. "I am feeling well...recovering fast and am grateful to all who are wishing for my good health," Hazare, who is taking rest at the Bhakta Niwas...