A day after India Against Corruption started a survey on forming a political party, some prominent members and volunteers of erstwhile Team Anna on Sunday urged Anna Hazare to delink himself from Arvind Kejriwal and revive the "apolitical" anti-graft movement.
Former Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal is taking his fight against the coal allocation scam beyond the capital. Kejriwal has now asked his supporters to join his organisation India Against Corruption to protest outside the residences of the chief ministers of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Odisha in their respective states.
Service at six metro stations - Patel Chowk, Central Secretariat, Udyog Bhawan, Jor Bagh, Race Course and Khan Market - will be suspended from 8 am to 6 pm on Sunday in view erstwhile Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal's rally.
Alleging that Congress and BJP were hand-in-glove on the coal block allocation issue, erstwhile Team Anna today announced gherao of the residences of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and BJP chief Nitin Gadkari on Sunday.
The CAG reports on allocation of coal blocks without bidding and the Delhi airport concession given to GMR will be tabled during the current monsoon session of Parliament, finance minister P Chidambaram said today.
Apparently paving the way for the formation of a political party, Team Anna today disbanded itself and decided not to have any more talks with the government on Lokpal issue.
Team Anna officially announced their entry into politics as they ended their 10-day fast at Jantar Mantar on Friday. Making the announcement at Jantar Mantar, Arvind Kejriwal said that the team would not take the move to Parliament.
Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal has said that the agitation has completed its first stage, and will now enter its second stage, saying it is the time for a total revolution.
Team Anna today said its political alternative will not compromise on corruption, holding their fight is for changing the system and not power.
Team Anna today blinked in the battle of attrition with the Government by announcing plans to end the indefinite fast tomorrow evening as it pitched for an alternative to the current political system.
Former BJP leader KN Govindacharya on Thursday appealed to Team Anna to climb down from their position for a peaceful solution to the present impasse and asked the government to hold talks with them.
Concern today mounted over the health of three Team Anna members, whose fast entered the ninth day, as activists held discussions on the next course of action though the government showed no sign of getting into negotiation to end the stir.
The Delhi police has written a letter to Team Anna, asking its members to call off their fast. The Delhi Police said that the Team Anna members Arvind Kejriwal, Gopal Rai and Manish Sisodia should be hospitalised immediately.
As the health of his aides deteriorated, Anna Hazare today warned the government that he will not negotiate with them if the fasting activists are forcefully removed from the Jantar Mantar protest site here.
Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday refused to go to the hospital despite falling health.
Prominent Team Anna member Kiran Bedi today alleged that the media was instructed by the UPA government to "underplay" the Lokpal agitation.
BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi today opposed any proposal to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in the retail sector, saying that it would hurt the livelihood of workers in the unorganised sector.
A bitter war of words broke out between the government and social activist Anna Haraze on Thursday over allegations that Union Minister Salman Khurshid tried to divide Team Anna.
The euphoria and massive crowds of Ramlila Maidan are missing as social activist Anna Hazare's associates sit on another indefinite fast at Jantar Mantar, the heart of New Delhi, demanding investigation against 14 Cabinet Ministers including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Pranab Mukherjee.
Government and the Congress today slammed Team Anna over its agitation on the Lokpal issue accusing them of having a hidden agenda and of being ignorant of Parliamentary procedures.
Reacting to the reports of protests by NSUI members at the Team Anna fast venue, Congress leader V Narayanasamy said that the allegations were unfounded.
At a time when the issue of minority sub quota in OBC reservation has snowballed into a controversy and allies are blocking key bills, Congress top brass including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and party President Sonia Gandhi today held consultations to chalk out a strategy.
For the first time, Team Anna will have a new mascot in its posters with Arvind Kejriwal's images being used in campaign material seeking support for its indefinite fast from July 25.
Just days after a joint one-day fast, both sides, Team Anna and Baba Ramdev, seem to have have drifted away again. While Ramdev is busy wooing political parties, Anna Hazare has backed his teammates and launched a direct attack on the Prime Minister. This came even as Ramdev had said naming individuals was not right.
Differences continued to remain between Team Anna and Ramdev with activist Arvind Kejriwal today contradicting the yoga guru's claims that a protocol had been set not to take names of politicians or make personal attacks during speeches at the venue.