Anna Hazare

Anna Hazare to begin indefinite fast over farmers’ issues from January 30

Anna Hazare has alleged that the Centre has been ignoring his pleas of the farmers’ issues. "We have kept our demands before the Central Government time and again. I have written letters to the Prime Minister and Union Agriculture Minister five times in the last three months. Representatives of the government are discussing the matter but they haven't reached a proper solution regarding the demands so far," he added. 

Jan 29, 2021, 08:53 AM IST

Anna Hazare to launch agitation in support of farmers in January if their demands not met

Social activist and anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare has said that he will launch an agitation in the national capital in January in support of farmers if the Centre does not fulfil their demands to repeal the three contention farm laws and over the continuation of the MSP system.

Dec 29, 2020, 09:52 AM IST

Bharat Bandh: Anna Hazare holds daylong fast at Ralegan-Siddhi to support farmers; here's what he said

Anna Hazare said the agitation should spread across the country so that the government comes under pressure to act in the interests of cultivators. 

Dec 08, 2020, 18:37 PM IST

Contract given to kill me for speaking against corruption: Anna Hazare

Hazare said he had also informed the Prime Minister and the Maharashtra Chief Minister about the risk to his life, but no action was initiated.

Jul 10, 2019, 18:13 PM IST

Anna Hazare warns of 'maun-vrat' if Union Agriculture Ministry does not write to him

It may be recalled that Hazare had launched a fast on January 30 for demands including the appointment of Lokpal and implementation of the Swaminathan Commission's report for farmers.

Feb 07, 2019, 21:33 PM IST

Anna Hazare breaks seven-day-long fast after marathon meeting with Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

The process of appointing Lokpal will be initiated soon, said the Maharashtra CM.

Feb 05, 2019, 19:47 PM IST

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis meets Anna Hazare as his indefinite fast enters seventh day

Fadnavis was accompanied by Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh and Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre.

Feb 05, 2019, 15:32 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee vs CBI is good drama, but bad for our institutions

We thought we were living in a system where civil servants were civil. They are not so anymore.

Feb 05, 2019, 14:44 PM IST

Anna Hazare's indefinite fast over Lokpal enters seventh day as talks with govt inconclusive

Anna Hazare is on an indefinite hunger strike over the appointment of anti-corruption watchdog.

Feb 05, 2019, 07:18 AM IST

Will return 'Padma Bhushan' if Centre doesn't fulfill Lokpal promise: Anna Hazare

Anna Hazare is on an indefinite hunger strike over the Lokpal issue.

Feb 04, 2019, 07:13 AM IST

PM Modi will be held responsible if anything happens to me: Anna Hazare

It is to be noted that Anna is on an indefinite hunger strike for the last four days demanding the setting up of a Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in states.

Feb 03, 2019, 11:18 AM IST

Villagers protest against PMO's 'cold response' to Anna Hazare's fast

He said Hazare has been advised minimal conversation.

Feb 02, 2019, 17:11 PM IST

81-year-old Anna Hazare weak on third day of hunger strike

A team of medicos who examined Hazare on Friday said his blood pressure and blood sugar levels have 'significantly' shot up, but declined to elaborate on the octogenarian`s condition.

Feb 01, 2019, 23:09 PM IST

Anna Hazare's fast enters 2nd day; locals in his village observe bandh

The strike will continue till the government fulfils their promises before coming to power about passage of Lokayukta Act, appointment of Lokpal (at the Centre) and to tackle farmers' issues.

Jan 31, 2019, 13:08 PM IST

Anna Hazare goes on indefinite fast over Lokpal, Lokayuktas

Hazare has been demand the setting up of a Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in states.

Jan 30, 2019, 11:25 AM IST

Social activist Anna Hazare to launch indefinite hunger strike over Lokpal on Wednesday

The anti-corruption crusader will begin the hunger strike from his village Ralegan Siddhi.

Jan 30, 2019, 08:31 AM IST

Anna Hazare to begin indefinite hunger strike from Wednesday over Lokpal, Lokayukta demand

Hazare will launch the strike at 10 am in his village Ralegan Siddhi.

Jan 29, 2019, 21:07 PM IST

News 50: PM Modi inaugurates Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in his parliamentary constituency Varanasi. He will also hold talks with his Mauritian counterpart Pravind Jugnauth after the inaugural session.

Jan 22, 2019, 13:00 PM IST

Anna Hazare readies for hunger strike from January 30, says Lokpal would have prevented Rafale 'scam'

Hazare has threatened to go on a hunger strike from Jan 30 over the Lokpal issue. 

Jan 21, 2019, 18:38 PM IST

Anna Hazare to go on hunger strike from January 30 over non-appointment of Lokpal and Lokayuktas

Hazare will launch the fresh agitation for the appointment of Lokpal and Lokayuktas from his village Ralegan-Siddhi 

Jan 19, 2019, 16:02 PM IST