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Posts Tagged ‘Anna Hazare’

Ex-Army Chief Gen VK Singh joins Hazare at Jantar Mantar

The Retired Army Chief General VK Singh, on Friday, arrived at Jantar Mantar and shared dais with Anna Hazare Anna’s fast will be broken at the hands of General VK Singh, unlike his previous fasts, which were broken at the hands of the children Gen Singh arrived at the Team Anna protest venue shortly before the protesting activists are due to [...]

Hospitalise fasting members: Police tell Team Anna

Hospitalise fasting members: Police tell Team Anna

The Delhi Police on Wednesday sent a notice to Team Anna asking it to hospitalise its fasting members Arvind Kejriwal and Gopal Rai, whose condition has been deteriorating rapidly With a team of government doctors examining the anti-corruption activists advising them repeatedly to end their indefinite fast and get hospitalised immediately in the [...]

Team Anna apologises for attack on mediamen by supporters

Team Anna apologises for attack on mediamen by supporters

A day after several media persons were heckled by supporters of Team Anna at Jantar Mantar, Anna Hazare on Tuesday regretted the misbehaviour and said sorry for the incident0 pm last night, after a Team Anna member claimed on stage that the media was not fairly covering the movement Team Anna member Kumar Vishwas had also condemned the incident [...]

Baba Ramdev gives clean chit to Narendra Modi

Yoga guru Ramdev on Sunday came under attack from Team Anna as he shared the stage with Chief Minister Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad and said he found no basis for allegations of corruption in Gujarat "Everybody is asking me about corruption in Gujarat, but I couldn't find anything of this sort Modi is not doing anything wrong," Ramdev, who has [...]

Baba Ramdev joins Team Anna’s protest

Baba Ramdev joins Team Anna’s protest

Yoga guru Ramdev on Friday announced his support to Anna Hazare and his team's agitation for a SIT team to probe corruption allegations against 15 Cabinet ministers He said, "We will support whoever fights against corruption This fight is to protect the country" He added, "August 9 is Kranti Divas Yatras will be held across the country to save the [...]

Team Anna supporters lathicharged for attempt to stop Sonia’s convoy

Team Anna supporters, who were protesting near the venue where Congress President Sonia Gandhi was laying the foundation of a road project, were lathicharged in Rae Bareli after they tried to stop her motorcade Mrs Gandhi had stepped out of the car to meet some locals when some members of Team Anna, who were sitting on a dharna in solidarity with [...]

Team Anna launches fast, attacks Pranab on graft issue

Team Anna launches fast, attacks Pranab on graft issue

Team Anna on Wednesday began its fast in the national capital demanding an independent probe into the allegations of corruption against 15 ministers, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Pranab Mukherjee5 Union Ministers against whom they had demanded an independent probe into their allegations of corruption At the protest [...]

Anna threatens ‘jail bharo’ if demands not met

Anna threatens ‘jail bharo’ if demands not met

Anti corruption activist Anna Hazare has said he will fast at Jantar Mantar tomorrow along with his team members, Arvind Kejriwal said on Tuesday5 of the 35 ministers face corruption allegations Probe them Punish them if they are guilty But the government is not willing to do so We are left with only one way to protest," he said

Govt not in mood to end corruption, say Anna Hazare and Baba Ramdev

Govt not in mood to end corruption, say Anna Hazare and Baba Ramdev

Baba Ramdev once again joined hands with Anna Hazare to slam the Centre for failing to act towards tackling corruption and black money Addressing a joint conference, the yoga guru turned anti-corruption crusader said that he will launch a nationwide agitation from August 9 to demand action on corruption and that a strong Lokpal Bill be [...]

Arrest me if you think I am anti-national, Anna dares PM

Arrest me if you think I am anti-national, Anna dares PM

Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare hits out at the Prime Minister's Office for claiming a foreign hand backing him, Anna said, "The PMO should reveal which foreign hand is behind me…such baseless statement is not expected from the PMO4 senior ministers The letter was sent by Minister of State in the PMO, V Narayansamy He later told reporters [...]

Gadkari backs Baba Ramdev’s fight against black money

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev met BJP President Nitin Gadkari on Monday Ramdev has sought support for his movement of demanding the government to bring back the black money stashed abroad Gadkari extended the BJP's support to Ramdev saying, "Baba Ramdev's fight aganist black money is very important We as the BJP party support Baba Ramdev in this andolan [...]

PM says ‘canards and falsehood’ being spread by ‘desparate’ elements

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh hit out at those making allegations against him saying 'canards' were being spread about the Congress and the government4 "And for this, the most important thing is that we all work unitedly," she said [subscribe2]

Anna takes on Sonia, says will provide proof against corrupt ministers

Anna takes on Sonia, says will provide proof against corrupt ministers

Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare hits back at Congress chief Sonia Gandhi for the latter's statement Anna says they have proof against ministers who indulge in corruption Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday attacked the Opposition and civil society for levelling "baseless" allegations against the Prime Minister, the UPA Government and [...]

We’ve to implement ‘right to reject’ not just speak about it: Anna

We’ve to implement ‘right to reject’ not just speak about it: Anna

Back in action, this time along with Yoga guru Baba Ramdev, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Sunday reiterated that his life was for the nation and urged people to bring a change in the country at all levels Stepping up his anti-graft offensive, Anna made a strong pitch for 'right to reject' and said people with criminal cases pending [...]

Swamy tells Hazare to dump Team Anna and join him, Ramdev

Swamy tells Hazare to dump Team Anna and join him, Ramdev

With Team Anna under attack for levelling allegations against the Prime Minister, Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy Wednesday asked Anna Hazare to leave the group which is in the grip of "Naxalite minded crazies" and join him and Ramdev in the fight against graft "Team Anna has always been in the grip of Naxalite minded crazies It is time Anna [...]

Cracks in Team Anna, Hegde slams comment against PM

Cracks in Team Anna, Hegde slams comment against PM

More cracks have appeared in Team Anna as Justice Santosh Hegde on Tuesday distanced himself from the corruption charges levelled by Team Anna against 15 Union Ministers including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee3 other Cabinet Ministers, whom they accused of corruption The anti-graft group has picked up [...]

Petrol hike: TMC,DMK to protest; BJD calls Odisha bandh; Anna supports Bharat Bandh

Petrol hike: TMC,DMK to protest; BJD calls Odisha bandh; Anna supports Bharat Bandh

A day after the expression of public anger over the steepest petrol price hike in a decade, The UPA allies DMK and Trinamool Congress st May Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal to protest the hike in petrol prices by oil marketing companies At an emergency meeting, the office bearers of the party here decided to organise demonstrations and [...]

Cracks appear in Team Anna, Shivendra Singh Chauhan slams Kejriwal

Cracks appear in Team Anna, Shivendra Singh Chauhan slams Kejriwal

Cracks appeared in Team Anna yet again as one of its key members accused another of trying to subvert the cause and even the leading anti-corruption activist, Anna Hazare, for personal gain In a letter to Arvind Kejriwal, Shivendra Singh Chauhan has openly accused the former revenue services officer of systematically trying to steal Hazare's [...]

Anna Hazare ill, taken to Nashik hospital for check-up

Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare was rushed to a hospital in Nashik on Wednesday for a medical check-up The 72-year old said he was feeling unwell just as he was about to address a public meeting in Nandurbar Anna had been hospitalised for a week in January, forcing him to call off his tour of five-poll-bound states This latest bout [...]

Lokpal: Team Anna to fast from July 25 at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar

Team Anna on Monday announced that it would to go on a fast again from July 25 at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi While addressing a press conference in Jalgaon Maharashtra even as the Rajya Sabha was debating whether the Lokpal Bill should be sent to a Select Committee or not, Arvind Kejriwal said that Anna Hazare would not fast at Jantar [...]

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