Anti-corruption campaigner Anna Hazare on Wednesday attacked the Narendra Modi government for its 'failure' to bring back black money stashed in tax havens abroad and said people will teach it a lesson for the "fraud" perpetrated on them.
On a day when the Centre submitted to the Supreme Court names of the 627 people believed to be holding accounts in foreign banks, noted anti-corruption crusader and social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday raised doubts over the BJP-NDA government's intention to bring back black money stashed in foreign locations.
Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare expressed his satisfaction here on Friday after a Mumbai-based Anti-Corruption Bureau special court sentenced former Maharashtra minister Babanrao Gholap to three years` imprisonment.
Anna Hazare, fasting for the last five days for passage of Lokpal Bill, on Saturday said he was happy with the amended legislation presented in the Rajya Sabha and would call off his hunger strike the moment the law is enacted.
Ralegan Siddhi, the venue of anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare`s indefinite hunger strike to press for a strong Jan Lokpal Bill, on Friday witnessed some unpleasant scenes when a scuffle broke out between AAP leader Gopal Rai and former Army chief VK Singh.
Anna Hazare, whose fast for the passage of Jan Lokpal Bill entered the third day, on Thursday shot off a letter to the Prime Minister`s Office, calling the government`s attitude on the issue "a fraud on democracy" as it was not even on Parliament`s agenda.
Hours after senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley gave an assurance to social crusader Anna Hazare that his party is committed to see the Lokpal Bill become a reality, the latter on Wednesday reacted by saying that he has no trust on the main opposition party.
Social activist Anna Hazare’s indefinite fast for Jan Lokpal Bill entered second day on Wednesday. Anna has said that he won`t buckle under government pressure and this time it will be a do or die situation.