Wednesday April 23rd 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Anna Hazare fast’

2nd day of fast: Anna forecasts ‘wave of protest’; Govt unmoved

2nd day of fast: Anna forecasts ‘wave of protest’; Govt unmoved

With Team Anna's stir venue Jantar Mantar witnessing a swollen crowd on Sunday, its anti-corruption movement looks back on the track0,000 people Hazare's cry of "Bharat Mata ki Jai" was greeted by a huge applause by his thousands of supporters If Team Anna repeats that feat on Monday, the popular support for it might force the government to [...]

Congress dares Team Anna to contest election

A day after veteran anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare revealed his plan for the 2014 general election, the Congress on Friday challenged him and his associates to contest polls Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office V Narayanasamy hit out at Team Anna "As far as our government is concerned, whatever steps were possible, we have [...]

Will enter politics if public wants, says Anna Hazare

Will enter politics if public wants, says Anna Hazare

Anna Hazare on Friday said that he is willing to consider if people ask him to join politics5 corrupt ministers against whom they want independent probe are blocking the way for a strong Lokpal4 Lok Sabha elections, saying it is not wrong if candidates selected by the people to fight the poll choose to do so4 elections They will all be rejected by [...]

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

MPs put up united front against Arvind Kejriwal’s comments

MPs put up united front against Arvind Kejriwal’s comments

Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal's comments calling for FIRs against 14 ministers rocked Parliament on Monday4 ministers of the Union Government," he said "Who will punish people like them Delhi Police or the CBI No one knows because these people will never pass Lokpal Bill," Kejriwal said

Anna vows to continue fight against corruption at Jantar Mantar

Anna vows to continue fight against corruption at Jantar Mantar

Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare set 2014 deadline for the government to bring the Jan Lokpal Bill Anna, who was on a protest fast on Sunday at the Jantar Mantar said that if people supported him, very soon he would force the government to bring the Jan Lokpal Bill "Government's intention is not clear on removing corruption and that is why [...]

Anna Hazare fasts at Jantar Mantar, demands protection for whistleblowers

Anna Hazare fasts at Jantar Mantar, demands protection for whistleblowers

Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare has started his day-long token fast for a strong Lokpal Bill at Jantar Mantar in Central Delhi Earlier, on his way to Jantar Mantar Hazare along with his team members Arvind Kejriwal, Kiran Bedi and others made a brief stop at Rajghat to pay homage to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi Before [...]

Lokpal bill is still pending for aproval

Lokpal bill is still pending for aproval

The first Lokpal Bill was proposed by Shanti Bhushan in 1968 and passed in the 4th Lok Sabha in 1969 but could not get through the Rajya Sabha971, 1977, 1985, 1989, 1996, 1998, 2001, 2005 and in 2008, yet they were never passed1, even after day-long debate, it has once again shown that it was so968969" on August 20, 19691, 1971 another Lokpal and [...]

Anna Hazare breaks fast, calls off jail bharo agitation

Anna Hazare breaks fast, calls off jail bharo agitation

In view of his deteriorating health condition, Anna Hazare on Wednesday called off his fast is being postponed indefinitely0 to 20 years,” he told the crowd, while referring to the debate taking place in Parliament on Lokpal Bill4, where they would campaign against the ruling Congress Clarifying why they would campaign only against the [...]

Constitution Amendment Bill defeated; Lokpal Bill passed

The Lok Sabha on Tuesday night passed a historic Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill, 2011, but defeated a parallel Constitution 6th Amendment00 hours, the Lok Sabha passed by voice vote the Bill for creation of the Lokpal Fate in Rajya Sabha In the next step, the Bill will have to get the nod from the Rajya Sabha before it goes to the President for her [...]

True face of BJP was revealed, says Sonia

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party for the defeat of Constitution Amendment Bill on Lokpal, saying it exposed its “real face” Gandhi said the BJP had actually committed itself to supporting Constitutional status to Lokpal in the Standing Committee deliberations “But yesterday, we saw their real [...]

Lokpal Headed For Joint Parliament Session says Bedi

With numbers stacked against government in Rajya Sabha for passage of Lokpal Bill, Team Anna member Kiran Bedi today said the legislation appeared headed for a joint session of Parliament as the Upper House may pass a version different from the one passed in Lok Sabha9619781 was passed by a voice vote late last night after government moved ten [...]

Congress reaches out to BJP on Lokpal

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee spoke to the leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley on Tuesday as both tried to figure out which of BJP’s amendments could be accommodated by the government and the House can function smoothly when ever the Lokpal Bill is tabled After the fiasco in Lok Sabha last night, which saw the motion for [...]

Rajya Shabha adjourned till Thursday

Amidst confusion about the Lokpal Bill in the Rajya Sabha, the upper House has been adjourned till Thursday, after the Government on Wednesday afternoon said the legislation will be debated on Thursday The Lokpal Bill has been introduced in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday but the discussion and voting on the proposed legislation was [...]

Jan Parliament bigger than Delhi Parliament: Anna

Jan Parliament bigger than Delhi Parliament: Anna

In his first address to the crowd at Mumbai’s MMRDA Ground, a fasting Anna Hazare on Tuesday said the elected representatives in Parliament would have to listen to the voice of the people “Jan Parliament is bigger than the parliament in Delhi,” a visibly ill Hazare told his supporters Hazare, who began his three-day fast at MMRDA [...]

Hazare commences 3-day fast as Parliament debates Lokpal Bill

Hazare commences 3-day fast as Parliament debates Lokpal Bill

Social activist Anna Hazare commenced his three-day fast for a strong Lokpal Bill even as the much awaited bill was taken up for consideration by the Lok Sabha on a stormy note with the Opposition demanding its withdrawal contending that it was full of deficiencies and the government asserting that it had struck a fine balance1, which also seeks [...]

Nation waits with bated breath for Lokpal Bill: Manmohan

Nation waits with bated breath for Lokpal Bill: Manmohan

Making his stand clear on the Lokpal Bill, PM Manmohan Singh said in the Parliament on Tuesday that final decision on Lokpal will be taken by the Parliament The prime minister said that the CBI must be kept free of govt and Lokpal, it must function independently Manmohan Singh urged leaders of all political parties to rise above party lines [...]

Congress, BJP spar in Parliament: Sushma punches holes in government’s Lokpal Bill

Even as a resolute Anna Hazare began his three-day fast in Mumbai on Tuesday, the debate in Parliament on the Lokpal Bill turned out to be a round of verbal one-upmanship between the Congress and the BJP6 crore people from the minority community and women to be represented in the Lokpal "This argument of no reservation for minorities in Lokpal [...]

Will campaign against govt in 5 poll bound states: Anna

Anna Hazare on Tuesday blamed the Government of betraying the nation2:30 PM after a rally from the guest house where he was staying to the ground which took over two-and-half hours

Hazare refuses Team Anna appeal to end his fast

Even as an unrelenting Anna Hazare began a three-day fast here to push for a strong Lokpal Bill, Team Anna members Kiran Bedi and Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday appealed to the Gandhian to end his fast as he is not well However, Anna , waved his hand to indicate he will not change his mind Bedi said Hazare’s health is not fine and team members [...]

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