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03-Dec-2015 New Delhi

Prashant Bhushan meets Anna Hazare over Jan Lokpal Bill

Former AAP leader Prashant Bhushan on Thursday met social activist Anna Hazare to complain against what he said were shortcomings in the Delhi Jan Lokpal Bill.The meeting took place at Hazare's residence at Ralegan Siddhi in Maharashtra, Bhushan tweeted. Hazare...

26-Jul-2015 New Delhi

Anna Hazare demands 'One Rank One Pension'

Social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday voiced his support to ex-servicemen protesting in the capital over non-implementation of the 'One Rank One Pension' scheme."Assurances from the government are not enough. We need implementation of the scheme," Hazare, an...

26-Jul-2015 New Delhi

Anna Hazare demands One Rank One Pension

Social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday voiced his support to ex-servicemen protesting here over non-implementation of the One Rank One Pension scheme."Assurances from the government are not enough. We need implementation of the scheme," Hazare told the 'Run...

15-Jul-2015 New Delhi

Anna Hazare to join ex-servicemen protest on 'Vijay Diwas'

Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday said he would join ex-servicemen in their protest against delay in implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) at Jantar Mantar in Delhi on the occasion of 'Vijay Diwas' on July 26.Hazare, who has served in the Indian...

06-Apr-2015 Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra)

Anna Hazare blows whistle on 'frauds' misusing his name

Social activist Anna Hazare on Monday blew the whistle on what he termed as "frauds" misusing his name for personal gains."I have got many complaints about some people misrepresenting themselves as my workers and cheating the people...," Hazare said in a statement.Claiming...

23-Mar-2015 Chandigarh

Traitors have forgotten Bhagat Singh: Anna Hazare

Social activist Anna Hazare said on Monday that some traitors in the country have forgotten the sacrifices made by martyrs Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev.Talking to reporters after paying homage to Bhagat Singh and other martyrs at Bhagat Singh's ancestral...

04-Mar-2015 Mumbai

Canada-based NRI threatens to kill Anna Hazare

Veteran social crusader Anna Hazare has received a death threat from a Canada-based Indian resident, an aide said here on Wednesday.Hazare's office has lodged a complaint with Thane Police and also written to the Maharashtra director general of police about...

10-Feb-2015 Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra)

It is Modi's debacle: Anna Hazare on Delhi polls

Veteran social crusader Anna Hazare Tuesday termed the outcome of Delhi election results as "a defeat for Narendra Modi" and expressed happiness at Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party's performance."This was expected. The result is a defeat for (Prime Minister)...

18-Oct-2014 Gurgaon

Anna Hazare's statue vandalised in Gurgaon

Social activist Anna Hazare's life-size statue installed in the posh Civil Lines area here was beheaded in the early hours Saturday, an activist said.Last year, Hazare had written to the then Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Rajnath Singh, seeking his...

10-Oct-2014 Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra)

Nobel for Satyarthi, Malala a tribute to Mahatma: Anna Hazare

Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare Friday welcomed the Nobel Peace Prizes to Indian social activist Kailah Satyarthi and Pakistani teenager Malala Yousufzai as "a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi's ideals and traditions"."Today's children, both girls...

28-Aug-2014 New Delhi

Anna Hazare writes to Modi over Lokpal, Lokayuktas

Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take immediate steps for the appointment of Lokpal and Lokayuktas.In a letter to Modi in Hindi, he said: "Today (Aug 28), three years have been completed of my hunger strike but the...

11-Aug-2014 Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra)

Vote for 'clean' candidates in Maharashtra: Anna Hazare

Social activist Anna Hazare Monday asked people to vote for "clean candidates" in the coming assembly elections in Maharashtra to ensure all-round development.In his first statement after the Lok Sabha elections, Hazare said people must seriously ponder why...

01-Apr-2014 Bhubaneswar

Get ready for second freedom struggle: Anna Hazare

The freedom as envisioned by the martyrs has not yet been achieved and the people should get ready to fight a second freedom struggle, social activist Anna Hazare said here Tuesday.The present political system was interested only in personal ambitions and...

14-Mar-2014 New Delhi

Skipped Mamata rally as was misled, says Hazare

Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare Friday said that he skipped the Trinamool Congress rally at Ramlila Maidan as he was mislead by the organizers. He also said that he does not support any political party.Hazare told media here that he inpidually like Trinamool chief...

08-Mar-2014 Ranchi

Anna may campaign for Trinamool in Jharkhand

Social activist Anna Hazare and film star Mithun Chakraborty may campaign for the Trinamool Congress in Jharkhand for the Lok Sabha polls.The Trinamool had no standing in Jharkhand until recently. But it is now emerging as a key player."Anna Hazare, Mithun...

22-Feb-2014 Kolkata

Anna-Mamata bonhomie a marriage of convenience?

Anna Hazare may have surprised poll watchers by blessing Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee but is it an alliance of convenience between a regional satrap looking for a national presence and an anti-graft crusader who has lost most of his army and...

18-Feb-2014 New Delhi/Kolkata

India will change if Mamata at its helm, says Anna Hazare

After an hour-long dinner meeting with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in the national capital, social activist Anna Hazare Tuesday praised her for leading a simple life and said he believed the country will change if she is at the helm of affairs."Today...

13-Feb-2014 Kolkata(IANS)

Hazare to meet Mamata, Trinamool says will campaign for party

Praising Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, social activist Anna Hazare Thursday said he will meet her in Delhi Feb 18 to decide how they can cooperate while the party claimed he has decided to campaign for them in the coming Lok Sabha polls."I will meet...

18-Dec-2013 Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra)(IANS)

Anna Hazare ends fast with a call for vigil

Social activist Anna Hazare, who Wednesday ended his nine-day long fast here after the Lok Sabha passed the Lokpal bill, called for remaining "ever vigilant"."The bill has been passed by both houses of parliament. But we cannot be complacent. The real work...

17-Dec-2013 Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra) (IANS)

Hazare 'extremely weak' on 10th day of hunger strike

On the tenth day of his indefinite hunger strike, veteran social activist Anna Hazare "is feeling extremely weak", and has lost 4.70 kg weight, an aide said here Tuesday. "His health condition is worsening with the weight loss and the creatinine level crossing...

15-Dec-2013 Ralegan Siddhi(IANS)

Pass Lokpal bill in din if needed: Anna Hazare

Social activist Anna Hazare Sunday said the government should pass the Lokpal Bill in din if needed.Hazare also said the session shouls be extended if needed to pass the proposed legislaion."I would say if some parties are creating ruckus, pass the bill in...

08-Dec-2013 New Delhi/Mumbai(IANS)

Kejriwal will be Delhi CM one day: Anna Hazare

Social activist Anna Hazare said Sunday he was "glad" the Aam Aadmi Party's Kejriwal was "winning" and that "one day" be would be the Delhi chief minister."I am glad Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party is winning. One day, he will be the chief minister of Delhi,"...

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