Saturday April 19th 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Arvind Kejriwal’

Team Anna announces political party

Team Anna announces political party

Minutes before the announcement by Anna Hazare to end the ten-day-long fast by the Team Anna on Friday, Arvind Kejriwal one of the eminent team Anna member, while speaking at Jantar Mantar insisted that government does not want to bring a strong Lokpal bill While thanking Former Army Chief General retired VK Singh, Tejender Singh, Dr Bisht and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

Arvind Kejriwal deplaned from Kingfisher flight, protests

Arvind Kejriwal deplaned from Kingfisher flight, protests

Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal was on Friday barred from boarding a Kingfisher Airlines flight to Dharamsala The anti-corruption activist told reporters that no reason was given to him as he was forced to skip the flight at Delhi airport Kejriwal was on his way to the Himachal Pradesh town where he was to address a rally on Saturday He said he [...]

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 [...]

Baba Ramdev snubs Kejriwal over PM remarks

Baba Ramdev snubs Kejriwal over PM remarks

Virtually snubbing Arvind Kejriwal, yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Sunday disapproved of the Team Anna member's comments against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and other politicians during his fast along with Anna Hazare saying he was against personal criticism5 ministers out of 3455 mines were given to the private companies without bidding and Manmohan [...]

Anna Hazare, Baba Ramdev to stage day-long fast in Delhi

Anna Hazare, Baba Ramdev to stage day-long fast in Delhi

Social activist Anna Hazare is expected to meet yoga guru Baba Ramdev in Delhi today, a day before his day-long fast against corruption at Jantar Mantar here Team Anna termed the Centre's decision to initiate a CBI investigation into the Coalgate as laughable and an eyewash Arvind Kejriwal claimed such a probe was meant to give a clean chit to [...]

Team Anna’s allegations against me motivated: SM Krishna

Two days after Team Anna members accused the External Affairs Minister SM Krishna of indulging in corruption and causing huge loss to the government, Krishna hit back Team Anna on Thursday Terming all the allegations made by Arvind Kejriwal and Prashant Bhushan as 'untrue,' Krishan said that Team Anna is trying to malign his clean [...]

Team Anna seeks independent probe into charges against PM

Team Anna seeks independent probe into charges against PM

Team Anna on Wednesday reiterated their demand for a fair probe into the allegations that coal blocks were allocated at throwaway prices leading to a loss of Rs 180 lakh crore Addressing a press conference, Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal said the allegations have not been levelled by them but made in a CAG report on the matter The [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

SC rejects PIL on Anna Hazare for showing disrespect to national flag

The Supreme Court on Friday quashed a plea seeking directions to the government to initiate action against social activist Anna Hazare and his associates Kiran Bedi and Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly showing disrespect and dishonouring the national flag during the Lokpal stir lakh on the petitioner, if he insisted on seeking action against the [...]

Maharashtra: Anna Hazare begins campaign for strong Lokayukta

Maharashtra: Anna Hazare begins campaign for strong Lokayukta

Anna Hazare has kicked off an awareness campaign for a strong Lokayukta bill in the stateThis to, raise support for a strong Lokayukta or ombudsman with the power to investigate complaints of corruption against politicians and bureaucrats at the centre and state level During this 5 week campaign, Anna will meet presidents of all political [...]

Team Anna removes Mufti Shamum Kazmi from panel

India Against Corruption core committee of  removed one of its members, Mufti Shamum Kazmi, from the panel after he was allegedly found taping the proceedings of a meeting attended, among others, by social activist Anna Hazare here on Sunday On his part, Mr Kazmi came out of the meeting saying he was quitting as the committee had become [...]

Can’t respect Parliament of present days, it has criminal MPs: Kejriwal

Can’t respect Parliament of present days, it has criminal MPs: Kejriwal

Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal on Friday has replied to the privilege notice62 sitting MPs facing criminal charges62 MPs of which 76 are of heinous nature28 MPS were from a criminal background62 in 2009," he said, adding that cases of bribery against parliamentarians is a "well known fact" He argued that it was tainted ministers and [...]

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