Kisan Baburao Hazare

Anna Hazare plans `satyagraha`, says Narendra Modi govt failed to implement Lokpal Act

Anna Hazare plans `satyagraha`, says Narendra Modi govt failed to implement Lokpal Act

Social activist Anna Hazare is planning to launch the agitation by July latest.

Apr 05, 2017, 13:42 PM IST
Bombay HC refuses to order CBI probe 'at this stage' on Anna Hazare's plea in sugar scam

Bombay HC refuses to order CBI probe 'at this stage' on Anna Hazare's plea in sugar scam

The court was hearing a criminal PIL filed by Anna Hazare seeking CBI inquiry into the sugar co-operative factories scam.

Jan 06, 2017, 17:21 PM IST
Man attempts suicide inside Anna Hazare's office in Ralegan Siddhi

Man attempts suicide inside Anna Hazare's office in Ralegan Siddhi

 

Mumbai: A man allegedly tried to commit suicide inside social activist Anna Hazare's office in Ralegan Siddhi in Maharashtra, police said on Thursday.

Feb 05, 2016, 09:48 AM IST

Anna Hazare writes to PM Modi, reminds him of unfulfilled poll promises

 Social activist Anna Hazare dashed off another letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, reminding him of his unfulfilled poll promises.

Jan 01, 2016, 16:47 PM IST

Remove poll symbol from ballot papers, EVMs: Anna Hazare

Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday asked the Election Commission of India to remove poll symbol from the ballot papers and EVMs as part of poll reforms.

Sep 23, 2015, 15:57 PM IST

Anna Hazare suspends October 2 hunger strike in New Delhi

Social activist Anna Hazare on Saturday said he has decided to suspend his agitation scheduled on October 2 in New Delhi as the Central government allowed the Land Ordinance to lapse and implemented the `One Rank, One Pension` (OROP) for ex-servicemen.

Sep 12, 2015, 15:11 PM IST
Is Anna Hazare's life under threat?

Is Anna Hazare's life under threat?

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday approved Z+ security for social activist Anna Hazare, who has received a threat letter.

Aug 21, 2015, 10:43 AM IST
Anna Hazare to begin hunger strike on October 2 over Land Acquisition Bill, OROP

Anna Hazare to begin hunger strike on October 2 over Land Acquisition Bill, OROP

Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday announced that he would go on indefinite hunger strike from October 02 over Land Acquisition Bill and One Rank, One Pension (OROP).

Jul 15, 2015, 16:03 PM IST

Anna Hazare gets threat to life from NRI, security stepped up

Anna Hazare, who is set to undertake a footmarch to protest the land bill, has received threat to his life on Facebook from a Canada-based NRI following which an FIR has been registered and security around the anti-graft crusader tightened.

Mar 04, 2015, 12:51 PM IST

BJP highlights good elements of Land Acquisition Bill

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked party MPs to counter the "myths" propagated by the opposition parties against land bill, BJP on Wednesday launched a major initiative to project the good elements of the new bill introduced by it in Lok Sabha.

Feb 25, 2015, 22:21 PM IST

Activists gearing up for more protests on Land Acquisition Bill

Having vociferously protested against the land ordinance for two days, activists are now gearing up for a massive showdown with the government at the district and state levels.

Feb 25, 2015, 20:06 PM IST
Allies oppose, government defends Land Acquisition Bill

Allies oppose, government defends Land Acquisition Bill

Under attack from the opposition, and now its allies, over the Land Acquisition Bill, the government said on Wednesday it was "open minded" to suggestions but added that the measure was "farmer friendly".

Feb 25, 2015, 09:32 AM IST

AAP Patiala MP sits among protesters at Anna's agitation

A cardiologist-turned-politician and AAP MP Dharamvira Gandhi on Tuesday opposed the Land Acquisition Bill both inside and outside Parliament.

Feb 24, 2015, 23:18 PM IST

Shiv Sena opposes land law in its present form

NDA constituent Shiv Sena, who is also part of the Modi government, on Tuesday night it clear it will not support the land acquisition law in its present form.

Feb 24, 2015, 22:08 PM IST

After almost three years, Arvind Kejriwal shares dais with Anna Hazare

Almost three years after they split, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday shared stage with Anna Hazare extending his full support to the Gandhian's agitation against the land acquisition ordinance and said the law will make the Centre work like a "property dealer" for the corporates.

Feb 24, 2015, 18:51 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal invites Anna to Secretariat; activist unlikely to make it

Building on their just-revived bonhomie, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday invited Anna Hazare to the State Secretariat on Wednesday to give a motivational talk to the MLAs and officials but the veteran activist is unlikely to make it.

Feb 24, 2015, 18:31 PM IST

AAP launches 'salt campaign' to protest against Land Acquisition bill

Protesting against Land Acquisition Ordinance, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Yogendra Yadav on Tuesday presented packets of salt to all members of the Parliament, stating that those in power should not forget the contributions of farmers. 

Feb 24, 2015, 18:16 PM IST
Arvind Kejriwal joins Anna Hazare's protest on Day 2: As it happened

Arvind Kejriwal joins Anna Hazare's protest on Day 2: As it happened

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal joined anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on the second day of protest over Land Acquisition Ordinance at Jantar Mantar on Tuesday.

Feb 24, 2015, 13:00 PM IST
Anna Hazare's protest against Land Acquisition Ordinance: As it happened on Monday

Anna Hazare's protest against Land Acquisition Ordinance: As it happened on Monday

Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare will hold a two-day protest at Jantar Mantar from Monday, on the day the Budget Session of the Parliament commences.

Feb 23, 2015, 08:43 AM IST

Congress not likely to join Anna Hazare's agitation on Feb 23

Congress is not likely to join the agitation by social activist Anna Hazare here on February 23 against the Land Acquisition ordinance, a senior leader indicated on Wednesday.

Feb 18, 2015, 19:52 PM IST