Anna Hazare

Anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare slams Modi government over RTI Act amendment

Speaking to reporters in his hometown Ralegan Siddhi in adjoining Ahmednagar district, Hazare said despite his poor health, he was ready to hit the road to safeguard the RTI Act.

published on : 23rd July 2019

Congress leader Pawanraje Nimbalkar murder: Anna Hazare deposes before Mumbai court

Hazare, in his deposition before the trial court of judge Anand Yawalkar, said he knew Patil as an elected representative.

published on : 9th July 2019

AAP dropped Anna Hazare like 'hot potato' after coming to power: Prakash Javadekar

Javadekar showed a purported video of Hazare, in which the activist claimed that Delhi Chief Minister and AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal after coming to power has not once met him.

published on : 11th May 2019

World of theatre loses a legend, Master Hirannaiah no more

Hirannaiah who died due to liver disease was known for targeting the corrupt in a fashion that had earned him the name ‘Karnataka’s Anna Hazare.’

published on : 2nd May 2019

Sweeping electoral reforms needed to end malpractices: Anna Hazare

Anna Hazare said he believed in the Constitution of India, in which there was no mention of election symbols and political parties.

published on : 20th April 2019

Move to appoint Lokpal comes after pressure on government: Anna Hazare

The apex court had earlier asked the government about the steps being taken to appoint the Lokpal to deal with complaints of corruption in high places, the activist added.

published on : 18th March 2019

I can still drive a truck to help our soldiers, says Anna Hazare​ on Pulwama attack

Anna Hazare​ ended his six-day fast over the demand of appointment of anti-corruption watchdog Lokpal on February 5.

published on : 16th February 2019

Supreme Court slams states who failed to appoint Lokayuktas yet

As per provisions of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013, a Lokpal as anti-corruption authority or ombudsman would be set up at the Central level, while a Lokayukta will be set up in each state.

published on : 11th February 2019

Hazare warns of 'maun-vrat' if agriculture ministry does not write to him

Hazare had sat on a fast for demands including the appointment of Lokpal and implementation of the Swaminathan Commission's report for farmers on January 30.

published on : 7th February 2019

Anna Hazare breaks his fast after Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis’s assurance

Anna Hazare described the various issues raised in the meeting and gave the action points that the government would follow in the days to come.

published on : 5th February 2019

Devendra Fadnavis, Union ministers meet Anna Hazare: ask him to call off fast

Hazare, who began his indefinite fast on January 30 over the appointment of anti-corruption watchdogs, has lost around 4.30 kg weight in the last seven days, doctors said.

published on : 5th February 2019

Anna Hazare says BJP 'used' him during 2014 elections

Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare has accused the Maharashtra government of lying about the assurance made to him while reiterating his resolve to continue with his indefinite fast.

published on : 5th February 2019

MNS chief Raj Thackeray, water activist Rajendra Singh meet fasting Anna Hazare

On the sixth day of Hazare's fast, Thackeray met the 81-year-old anti-graft crusader at his protest site in Ralegan Siddhi village and extended his full support to his agitation.

published on : 4th February 2019

Save Anna Hazare's life, Sena tells Centre as fast enters sixth day

Hazare, the face of the Lokpal movement, has been demanding the appointment of anti-corruption watchdogs at the Centre and in Maharashtra and resolution of farmers' issue.

published on : 4th February 2019

Will return Padma Bhushan if govt doesn't fulfil promises: Hazare

Earlier in the day, Bharatiya Janata Party ally Shiv Sena came out in Hazare's support, urging him to emulate socialist leader Jayaprakash Narayan and lead an agitation against corruption.

published on : 3rd February 2019
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