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29-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Anna Hazare breaks fast after government assurance

Social activist Anna Hazare on Thursday called off his hunger strike after the Central government "in principle" agreed to his demands but refrained from providing a roadmap on the implementation in a time-bound manner.Hazare, who had earlier demanded the timeline...

27-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Government may submit action plan on Wednesday : Anna Hazare

The government may not be able to submit its action plan on the demands on fair crop remuneration, Lokpal appointment and electoral reforms on Tuesday as decided due to the prolonged discussion on the issue, social activist Anna Hazare said.Hazare, who is...

26-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Anna Hazare seeks roadmap on implementation of demands

Social activist Anna Hazare on Monday said he would take decision on calling off his ongoing hunger strike only after the Narendra Modi government comes up with a roadmap on implementation of demands of fair remuneration for agriculture produce, appointment...

24-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Government's draft useless, will continue fast : Anna Hazare

The indefinite hunger strike by social activist Anna Hazare is set to continue further after he reportedly found the draft sent by the government to address to his demands "useless"."We have received the draft from the government. But Annaji said it was...

23-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Anna Hazare begins indefinite fast for Lokpal

Nearly seven years after Anna Hazare went on a hunger strike demanding the setting up of a Lokpal to probe corruption cases, the social activist on Friday once again sat on an indefinite hunger strike at Ramlila Maidan here pressing for the demand.Hazare reached...

17-Mar-2018 Patna (Bihar)

Anna Hazare taunts Kejriwal for apologising

Following Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's apology to a former Punjab minister for accusing him of being part of the "drug trade", social activist Anna Hazare on Saturday taunted the AAP chief, saying one should not do anything for which one has to tender...

12-Mar-2018 Mumbai/Ahmednagar

Farmers' Long March: Sharad Pawar, Anna Hazare flay BJP

Former union agriculture minister Sharad Pawar and social crusader Anna Hazare on Monday strongly criticized the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre and in Maharashtra for letting down the farmers.Speaking to the media in Mumbai and Ralegan-Siddhi...

28-Feb-2018 Lucknow

Modi not keen on appointment of Lokpal : Anna Hazare

Gandhian and anti-corruption crusader has accused prime minister Narendra Modi of not being interested in appointment of the Lokpal at the centre. Having hit the road in the run up to the mega show of strength at the Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi on March 23, the...

15-Feb-2018 Dehradun

Had hopes from Modi but he disappointed : Anna Hazare

Noted social activist Anna Hazare on Thursday said he had high hopes from Prime Minister Narendra Modi but was disappointed after his three-and-a-half-years in office.Addressing a public rally at Chamba in Tehri Garhwal district, Hazare blamed the Central...

06-Feb-2018 Jabalpur

BJP has failed to fulfil poll promises : Anna Hazare

Social activist Anna Hazare on Tuesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party of not fulfilling the promises made ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections."Three years ago, the BJP leadership sold pipe dreams to the public, promising return of the black money stashed...

05-Jan-2018 Belagavi (Karnataka)

Anna Hazare to fast in Delhi if Lok Pal Act not implemented

Social activist Anna Hazare on Friday said he would go on an indefinite fast in New Delhi in March if the central government does not implement the Lok Pal Act to eliminate corruption across the country."I will sit on an indefinite fast in New Delhi from March...

15-Dec-2017 Guwahati

Rs 80,000 cr has come to BJP coffers in last five months : Anna Hazare

Attacking the Narendra Modi government at the Centre, prominent social activist Anna Hazare on Friday said the country has topped the list of corrupt countries in Asia in the last three years of the NDA rule and claimed that Rs 80,000 crore has come to the coffers...

03-Dec-2017 Khajuraho (Madhya Pradesh)

Anna Hazare inscribes Lokpal stir call on Khajuraho wall

Known throughout the country and the world for its ancient temples, this Madhya Pradesh town now will also become famous for Anna Hazare's agitation for Jan Lokpal and farmers' issues with the social activist inscribing his call for the stir on a wall here...

03-Dec-2017 Khajuraho (Madhya Pradesh)

Wrote 32 letters to Modi, got no reply : Anna Hazare

Social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday said he had written 32 letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, including 10 on the Lokpal and issues related to farmers and agricultural land, but received not a single reply."I did not receive any reply despite writing...

23-Nov-2017 Bhubaneswar

Farmers fight for rights equal to second freedom struggle : Anna Hazare

Social activist Anna Hazare on Thursday dubbed the farmers' fight for their rights and demands as the "second freedom struggle"."When a farmer reaches the age of 60, he should be given a pension by the government. Our fight for the (rights of) farmers has begun....

03-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Honest youths should join politics : Anna Hazare

 Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Tuesday said there was a need for honest and principled youths to join politics to rid the country of corruption.Hazare said that while the youth should enter politics to take the nation forward, they need to lead a life of principles,...

02-Jun-2017 Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra)

Anna Hazare backs Maharashtra farmers' strike

Social activist Anna Hazare extended his support to the indefinite strike of farmers which entered the second day on Friday.But concerned over the violence witnessed on the first day, he urged farmers to carry out their agitation peacefully without causing...

07-May-2017 Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra)

Deeply saddened by new controversy around Kejriwal : Anna Hazare

Social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday said he was deeply saddened by the latest controversy surrounding his former protege and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal."I am deeply saddened by whatever I saw on television," Hazare told media persons here after...

26-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Kejriwal's quest for power behind AAP loss : Anna Hazare

Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday blamed his former protege and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwals quest for power behind the Aam Aadmi Partys (AAP) debacle in the Delhi civic polls.As the counting of votes polled in the April 23 elections progressed,...

07-Apr-2017 Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra)

'Kejriwal shattered my dream': Hazare's cry of anguish

Veteran anti-corruption crusader Kisan Baburao alias Anna Hazare said on Friday that he was pained to read about the allegations against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the Shunglu Committee Report."He was my colleague in the fight against corruption......

15-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Regressive to think of using paper ballot again : Anna Hazare

Amid allegations of EVM tampering and demands for holding assembly elections by using paper ballot, social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday said such thinking was regressive."Science and technology are making rapid progress; the world is developing fast;...

02-Nov-2016 Ralegan Siddhi

Soldier's suicide over OROP unfortunate : Anna Hazare

Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday termed the suicide of an ex-armyman demanding implementation of 'One Rank One Pension (OROP)' in Delhi as very unfortunate, and hoped that the government implements the pension scheme."If that soldier (ex-armyman Ram...

14-Oct-2016

'Anna: Kisan Baburao Hazare': Simply appealing

This biopic of the social activist Anna Hazare is not only motivational, but also inspiring. The film does not have the technical finesse of today's glossies, but it relays its robust message with simple, rustic enthusiasm.Written-directed by Shashank Udapurkar,...

27-Sep-2016 Mumbai

Anna Hazare praises Kapil Sharma

Veteran Gandhian and social crusader Kisan Baburao Hazare, alias Anna Hazare, has praised comedian and actor Kapil Sharma.Hazare became a part of the popular comedy show "The Kapil Sharma Show" to promote his upcoming biopic "Anna: Kisan Baburao Hazare". "Anna...

24-Sep-2016 Mumbai

There should be be difference between war and art: Anna Hazare

Social activist Anna Hazare on Saturday said artistes were beyond religion and country and there should be a difference between war and art."Artists are only artists irrespective of their religion and country. They inspire others. I think there should be a...

23-Sep-2016 Mumbai

Anna Hazare to appear on 'The Kapil Sharma Show'

Veteran Gandhian and social crusader Kisan Baburao Hazare, alias Anna Hazare, will be seen promoting his upcoming biopic "Anna: Kisan Baburao Hazare" on popular comedy show "The Kapil Sharma Show"."Anna Hazare will be shooting for the show on late Friday. This...

06-Sep-2016 Ahmednagar (Maharashtra)

Anna Hazare anguished by antics of Arvind Kejriwal's colleagues

Veteran anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Tuesday said he was "very anguished and hurt" by the antics of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's cabinet ministers.He said while some of Kejriwal's colleagues were in jail, some others are indulging in fraudulent...

06-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Dream about Kejriwal bringing change lies shattered: Anna Hazare

Well known social activist Anna Hazare on Tuesday said his dream about his one-time protege and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal bringing about a positive change in the political system lies "shattered"."It is my misfortune that the dream of change which...

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