Articles tagged under: Anna Hazare

Walk the talk on party funding, Hazare tells Kejriwal

December 25, 2016
Walk the talk on party funding, Hazare tells Kejriwal

New Delhi:Anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare today castigated Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for "not fulfilling the promise" of putting his party's donors list in public domain, at a time when the AAP has been questioning the Congress and BJP over their source of funding. In a letter to Kejriwal, dated December 23, the veteran activist, popularly known as Anna and also a 'father-figure' for the AAP, took a dig at the Delhi Chief Minister and said if change has to be brought into the syste...Read More

Come to Jantar Mantar and speak on unhealthy politics of AAP: Delhi BJP to Hazare

September 07, 2016
Come to Jantar Mantar and speak on unhealthy politics of AAP: Delhi BJP to Hazare

New Delhi:Latching on to Anna Hazare's remarks on Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP, Delhi BJP today wrote to the anti-graft activist, requesting him to come to Delhi and speak from the Jantar Mantar on the "unhealthy politics" of the Aam Aadmi Party. Hazare earlier had said that he was "very saddened to see" that some of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's colleagues have gone to jail, while some others are "indulging in fraud". "Delhi by and large never saw major misconduct by local politicians...Read More

Hazare opposes increase in liquor storage limit in Maharashtra

July 20, 2016

Mumbai:Social activist Anna Hazare today asked the Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to reconsider the state government's decision to increase the quota of liquor bottles which could be stored by permit holders, saying its abuse could be the reason for incidents like the recent Kopardi gang-rape and murder. "I am surprised that a CM like you who does not have any vices has allowed such a decision to be taken," Hazare wrote in a letter to Fadnavis. Hazare reminded Fadnavis that h...Read More

Good that I left Arvind Kejriwal’s company: Anna Hazare on Kejriwal-Lalu hug

November 24, 2015
Good that I left Arvind Kejriwal’s company: Anna Hazare on Kejriwal-Lalu hug

Mumbai Social activist Anna Hazare today expressed his disappointment on the warm embrace his former protege Arvind Kejriwal and Lalu Prasad shared on stage on the sidelines of the Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's oath ceremony in Patna on Friday. "It's good that I left Arvind's company, or else I would also be facing a similar predicament," Hazare said. "Shaking hands with Lalu and hugging him is not okay," Hazare told reporters at his native village Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar dis...Read More

So what is the future of Anna-Mamta’s Ahmedabad rally now?

March 12, 2014

Ahmedabad, 12 March 2014 So after a super flop show in Delhi today, what shall be the future of Mamata Banerjee and Anna Hazare's Ahmedabad rally which is scheduled to be held on 20th of this month? Ahmedabad based Pravinsinh Jadeja is local host for the rally, but he is not strong enough to arrange public for moderate size of rally! Trinamool Congress is limited to West Bengal and Mamata Banerjee is not capable to attract even small audience in Gujarat! Anna Hazare...Read More

Arvind Kejriwal, Prakash Javdekar in Gujarat, Mamta, Anna likely to visit on 20th

March 05, 2014

Ahmedabad, 5 March 2014 Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal today morning arrived at Ahmedabad airport with Manish Sisodia and Sanjay Singh. Kejriwal will hold dharna against Adani industry in Kutch and Reliance in Jamnagar in next two days. Kejriwal's today's programme include visit to Bechraji(Maruti plant), Radhanpur(water issue), Bhachau(Narmada canal) and Bhuj.On 8th March Kejriwal will hold public meeting in Ahmedabad's Bapunagar area based Vijay Chowk. Mea...Read More

Anna Hazare does it again, clarifies his remark on Modi a day after(Video)

July 19, 2013

New Delhi, 19 July 2013 var ven_video_key="MTQxOTU3fHwxMzQwfHxudWxsfHwxLDIsMQ=="; var ven_width="405"; var ven_height="325"; It happened once again. Anna Hazare said something on Narendra Modi and then started clarifying it after reading newspapers. Anna had refused to label Narendra Modi as communal yesterday when asked by media at Indore yesterday. Today he clarified that all he had said was just that he had not come across any evidence suggesting that Mod...Read More

Anna Hazare refuses to label Narendra Modi as communal

July 18, 2013

Indore, 18 July 2013 Speaking at 'meet the press' programme organized at Indore Press Club today, Shri Anna Hazare said that he has not received any evidence suggesting that Modi is a communal leader. He continued and said, "what Narendra Modi and what Rahul Gandhi, till the time India's Prime Minister is connected to any political party, the nation and the society shall not get the right Prime Minister." "The nation will get correct President and Prime Minister onl...Read More

Kiran Bedi praises Gujarat’s development, says Gujarat should have Uttarakhand like Lokayukta appointed by search panel(Video)

March 15, 2012

Nadiad, 15 March, 2012 Team Anna member and India's first woman IPS Kirsn Bedi was in Nadiad today to attend a school function. Bedi while addressing the student said, "we are happy about Gujarat's development. I travel in various states, it's good that roads are good here. Roads are clean and well managed. God has given you more, you need to serve the nation." Bedi said that Gujarat showed development, Gujarat showed progress but the state has not an independent L...Read More

Team Anna welcomes Gujarat HC judgement on Lokayukta

January 20, 2012

Ahmedabad, 20 January 2012 In an apparent bid to fight the pro-BJP tag, Team Anna on Thursday welcomed the Gujarat high court judgement rapping chief minister Narendra Modi for "stonewalling" appointment of the Lokayukta. "It is unfortunate that the Gujarat government did not appoint a lokayukta for so long and the government is still resisting the appointment of a lokayukta who has been selected by the chief justice of the high court," the Team said in a statement. "It sho...Read More