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Anna Hazare warns of fast from January 30 if Lokpal not appointed

In a letter to Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh, Hazare accused the NDA government of making excuses to avoid the appointment of Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in states.

Dec 02, 2018, 11:02 AM IST

Anna Hazare postpones hunger strike over Lokpal after talks with Maharashtra minister

Hazare had earlier warned to go on a hunger strike from October 2.

Oct 02, 2018, 11:23 AM IST

Hope with which I was looking at Arvind Kejriwal is over: Anna Hazare

Noted social activist Anna  Hazare on Tuesday said that he is "very saddened to see" that some of Arvind Kejriwal's colleagues have gone to jail, while some others are "indulging in fraud".

Sep 06, 2016, 09:57 AM IST

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

Arvind Kejriwal an "idealist", has taken no wrong step after becoming CM: Anna Hazare

Social activist Anna Hazare is full of praise for his one-time protege Arvind Kejriwal, who he says has not taken "a wrong step" after becoming the Delhi Chief Minister.

Jan 17, 2016, 21:49 PM IST

Anna Hazare assails Centre on Lokpal issue

Activist Anna Hazare on Sunday accused the Modi government of "soft-pedalling" the Lokpal issue, saying the delay in constitution of the anti-corruption ombudsman has put a question mark on its "intention and credibility" to tackle graft.

Jan 17, 2016, 19:06 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?

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

Social reformer on Kanyakumari-to-Kashmir march meets Hazare

Social reformer Mumtaz Ali Khan, popularly known as Sri M, who is on a 7,500-km pan-India 'Walk of Hope', crossed the 3,000-km mark today as he met social activist Anna Hazare at Ralegan Siddhi in Maharashtra.

Jul 13, 2015, 20:01 PM IST

Will seek legal opinion: Hazare on diktat to change NGO name

Social activist Anna Hazare on Thursday said he would seek a legal opinion on the Pune-based Charity Commissioner notice for removal of the word 'Bhrashtachar' (corruption) from the name of his NGO, Bhrashtachar Virodhi Jan Andholan-Maharashtra.

Jun 25, 2015, 19:49 PM IST

Anna Hazare has a new vehicle after SUV auction

Social activist Anna Hazare now has a new vehicle, a Toyota Innova, a month after his old SUV was auctioned after eight years of use.

Jun 04, 2015, 15:40 PM IST

Anna Hazare's SUV to be auctioned at Ralegan Siddhi on May 17

The SUV used by social activist Aanna Hazare during various agitations, including the Jan Lokpal movement, will be auctioned at his native village Ralegan Siddhi.

May 14, 2015, 19:02 PM IST

Proud that one of our volunteers has become Delhi CM: Anna Hazare

Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Saturday greeted Arvind Kejriwal and said he is proud that one of his volunteers has become the Chief Minister of Delhi.

Feb 14, 2015, 20:17 PM IST

People will teach BJP a lesson for cheating on black money: Anna Hazare

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.

Jan 28, 2015, 19:52 PM IST

Indians will have to start a movement if govt fails on black money issue: Anna Hazare

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.

Oct 29, 2014, 13:07 PM IST

Anna hails jail term for Shiv Sena Lok Sabha candidate Gholap

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.

Mar 21, 2014, 19:07 PM IST

Binny ponders fast as AAP plans action against him

As AAP MLA Vinod Kumar Binny met Anna Hazare to discuss style of functioning of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, Aam Aadmi Party set up a disciplinary action committee against him.

Jan 20, 2014, 00:05 AM IST

Anna Hazare unwell, not to attend Arvind Kejriwal`s swearing-in ceremony

Anna Hazare on Thursday said he would not be attending his one time protege Arvind Kejriwal`s swearing-in ceremony in Delhi on Saturday owing to ill-health.

Dec 26, 2013, 19:05 PM IST

Anna Hazare, a veteran of 18 `fast` agitations

On the 18th day of December, Anna Hazare finally called off his 18th fast -- most unlikely to be his last -- during his prolonged struggles for various public causes.

Dec 18, 2013, 21:26 PM IST