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Posts Tagged ‘Team Anna’

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 [...]

Fight is for changing system, not power: Team Anna

Fight is for changing system, not power: Team Anna

Team Anna on Friday said its political alternative will not compromise on corruption, holding their fight is for changing the system and not power00 times before taking a plunge into electoral politics If he joins politics, then the momentum gained should not be lost When people with noble intentions join politics, either they don't last long or [...]

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 [...]

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

Team Anna denied permission to hold fast at Jantar Mantar

Delhi Police on Thursday refused to grant permission to Team Anna for their July 25 indefinite agitation against corruption at the historic Jantar Mantar5 days -from July 25 to August 8 As per sources, the Delhi Police had told them that it cannot give permission for more than a day if they want to protest at Jantar Mantar The police said if [...]

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 [...]

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, Ramdev on fast against corruption: ‘FDI is the key to blackmoney’

Attacking the UPA government and threatening a fight to the finish by August on the blackmoney issue, Anna Hazare and yoga guru Ramdev on Sunday sat on a day-long fast protesting against corruption4 General Elections The one-day fast demanding bringing back blackmoney stashed abroad and against the corruption and corrupt system will have its [...]

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 [...]

PMO clarification on Team Anna’s coal block allocation allegations

The Prime Minister's Office on Wednesday issued a clarification on the coal block allocation, claiming that the step was essential for high growth7th May, 2012993 after the Coal Mines 973 was amended993, it was only in 2004 that for the first time, the idea of making allocations through competitive bidding was mooted and in 2005 the government [...]

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 [...]

PMO clarifies stand on coal block allocation

The Prime Minister's Office on Monday issued a clarification on allegations levelled by Team Anna with regard to the alleged corruption in allocation of coal blocks between 2006 and 20097th May, 2012993 after the Coal Mines 973 was amended993, it was only in 2004 that for the first time, the idea of making allocations through competitive bidding [...]

Team Anna charges 15 UPA ministers with corruption

Team Anna charges 15 UPA ministers with corruption

Team Anna has accused 15 UPA government ministers including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Home Minister P Chidambaram, of corruption5 out of 34 cabinet ministers had serious corruption charges against them, they would not allow Lokpal Bill to be passed5 corrupt ministers within six months

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 [...]

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