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  • Anna Hazare announces indefinite fast against farm laws, calls it off hours later Jan 29, 2021 07:41 PM IST

    Anna Hazare announces indefinite fast against farm laws, calls it off hours later

    The Union government has agreed to some of my demands and also announced setting up a committee to improve the lives of farmers, Hazare said.

  • Anna Hazare says he will launch hunger strike on farmers' issues in Delhi Jan 14, 2021 10:16 PM IST

    Anna Hazare says he will launch hunger strike on farmers' issues in Delhi

    Hazare wrote four letters to the concerned authority to seek permission to stage his hunger strike at the Ramlila Maidan in Delhi but no response came from their side too, he said.

  • Anna Hazare threatens to launch his "last protest" for farmers Dec 28, 2020 10:54 AM IST

    Anna Hazare threatens to launch his "last protest" for farmers

    Speaking to reporters in his Ralegaon Siddhi village in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra on Sunday, Hazare said had had been holding protests for cultivators since the last three years, but the government has done nothing to resolve the issues.

  • Bharat Bandh: Anna Hazare on fast to support farmers Dec 08, 2020 03:23 PM IST

    Bharat Bandh: Anna Hazare on fast to support farmers

    In a recorded message, Anna Hazare appreciated farmers' protests at the borders of Delhi saying no violence has taken place in the last 10 days of the agitation.

  • Allowing liquor shops to reopen in Maharashtra inappropriate: Anna Hazare May 07, 2020 07:37 PM IST

    Allowing liquor shops to reopen in Maharashtra inappropriate: Anna Hazare

    He said that curbing the spread of coronavirus and saving lives was more important than earning revenue through the sale of liquor at this critical juncture.

  • Modi govt has betrayed people: Anna Hazare on RTI Act changes Jul 23, 2019 07:50 PM IST

    Modi govt has betrayed people: Anna Hazare on RTI Act changes

    Hazare, 82, said his health is not in a good condition but if people of the country take to the streets to safeguard the sanctity of the RTI Act, he would be ready to join them.

  • AAP dropped Anna Hazare like 'hot potato' after coming to power: Prakash Javadekar May 11, 2019 10:40 PM IST

    AAP dropped Anna Hazare like 'hot potato' after coming to power: Prakash Javadekar

    A day ahead of the Lok Sabha polls in Delhi, Javadekar showed a purported video of Hazare, in which the activist claimed that Delhi Chief Minister and AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal after coming to power has not once met him.

  • Anna Hazare hospitalised after lack of blood supply to brain Feb 14, 2019 04:25 PM IST

    Anna Hazare hospitalised after lack of blood supply to brain

    Hazare, 81, last week broke his week-long fast over his demand for appointment of anti-corruption watchdogs.

  • Anna Hazare calls off fast; says happy with outcome of talks with Devendra Fadnavis Feb 05, 2019 08:22 PM IST

    Anna Hazare calls off fast; says happy with outcome of talks with Devendra Fadnavis

    Hazare, 81, had started his indefinite fast on January 30 over appointment of anti-corruption watchdogs.

  • Govt has agreed to accept Hazare's demands, says Maha CM Devendra Fadnavis Feb 04, 2019 10:00 PM IST

    Govt has agreed to accept Hazare's demands, says Maha CM Devendra Fadnavis

    Taking a dig at his political opponents, particularly the Shiv Sena which has appealed to the state government to save the life of the 81-year-old, Fadnavis said Hazare should recall the comments made in the past by the people who have met him and extended their support.

  • BJP leaders have turned 'allergic' to Lokpal, says Anna Hazare Feb 04, 2019 09:38 PM IST

    BJP leaders have turned 'allergic' to Lokpal, says Anna Hazare

    The 81-year-old, who has lost 4.25 kg in the last six days since his fast over appointment of the anti-corruption watchdogs began, also accused the ruling dispensation of betraying people who voted it to power in 2014.

  • Anna Hazare loses 4.25 kg; Shiv Sena, MNS ask govt to save his life Feb 04, 2019 06:44 PM IST

    Anna Hazare loses 4.25 kg; Shiv Sena, MNS ask govt to save his life

    As concerns over Hazare's health grew, the Shiv Sena and MNS sought the BJP-led government's intervention to save the 81-year-old activist's life.

  • Will return Padma Bhushan if govt doesn't fulfil promises: Anna Hazare Feb 04, 2019 08:20 AM IST

    Will return Padma Bhushan if govt doesn't fulfil promises: Anna Hazare

    Earlier in the day, Bharatiya Janata Party ally Shiv Sena came out in Hazare's support, urging him to emulate socialist leader Jayaprakash Narayan and lead an agitation against corruption.

  • Anna Hazare launches hunger strike over delay in appointing Lokpal Jan 30, 2019 10:42 AM IST

    Anna Hazare launches hunger strike over delay in appointing Lokpal

    Hazare is protesting Modi government's for the delay in appointing a Lokpal at the Centre and against the Maharashtra government for not giving passage to the Lokayukta Act in the state

  • Anna Hazare says Lokpal would have prevented Rafale 'scam', announces indefinite hunger strike Jan 21, 2019 04:20 PM IST

    Anna Hazare says Lokpal would have prevented Rafale 'scam', announces indefinite hunger strike

    This will be his third hunger strike over the demand of Lokpal in the last eight years.

  • Anna Hazare warns of fast from Jan 30 if Lokpal not appointed Dec 01, 2018 04:57 PM IST

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

    Hazare accused the NDA government of making excuses to avoid appointment of Lokpal at the Centre.

  • Anna Hazare to sit on hunger strike from October 2; seeks pension for farmers Sep 03, 2018 09:41 PM IST

    Anna Hazare to sit on hunger strike from October 2; seeks pension for farmers

    The 80 year old anti-graft activist will launch the protest at his native village, on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

  • Anna Hazare to launch hunger strike on October 2 Aug 02, 2018 09:10 PM IST

    Anna Hazare to launch hunger strike on October 2

    In a letter addressed to Minister of State in the PMO Jitendra Singh on July 31, the anti-corruption crusader said he would start his protest at Ralegan Siddhi village in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district.

  • Anna Hazare's satyagraha on Jan Lokpal issue from March 23 Feb 27, 2018 08:04 AM IST

    Anna Hazare's satyagraha on Jan Lokpal issue from March 23

    Addressing a gathering here, Hazare said that the agitation was being held to highlight the problems faced by the farmers, the Jan Lokpal issue and the need for electoral reforms.

  • Supreme Court judges' comments expose unholy nexus: Anna Hazare Jan 12, 2018 07:58 PM IST

    Supreme Court judges' comments expose unholy nexus: Anna Hazare

    This nexus had harmed the democracy, Anna Hazare said and congratulated the four judges for making their concerns public.

  • Both UPA and NDA govts weakened Lokpal Bill: Anna Hazare Dec 15, 2017 07:15 PM IST

    Both UPA and NDA govts weakened Lokpal Bill: Anna Hazare

    Hazare alleged that former prime minister Manmohan Singh "weakened" the Lokpal Bill (when it was framed during his tenure) and Narendra Modi "further weakened" the law by presenting an amendment in Parliament.

  • Hope no Arvind Kejriwal will emerge from my movement again: Anna Hazare Dec 13, 2017 08:35 AM IST

    Hope no Arvind Kejriwal will emerge from my movement again: Anna Hazare

    Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo Arvind Kejriwal had taken part in Hazare's anti-corruption movement in 2011. Subsequently, he had parted ways with the social activist and launched his own political outfit.

  • Anna Hazare announces protest against Centre on March 23 Dec 05, 2017 03:30 PM IST

    Anna Hazare announces protest against Centre on March 23

    Addressing a press conference here, the octogenarian accused the BJP-led central government of not being serious about fighting corruption.

  • Modi government weakened Lokpal Act: Anna Hazare Dec 04, 2017 02:38 PM IST

    Modi government weakened Lokpal Act: Anna Hazare

    "Modi has further weakened the law by presenting an amendment in Parliament on July 27, 2016 through which a provision was made that relatives of (government) officers including wife, son, daughter and others will not have to submit details of their properties every year," Hazare said, talking to reporters here last evening.

  • Anna Hazare to launch Jan Lokpal stir from March 23 next year Nov 29, 2017 12:52 PM IST

    Anna Hazare to launch Jan Lokpal stir from March 23 next year

    Hazare, who has been the face of the Lokpal movement, said they have chosen March 23 to launch the agitation as it happens to be the 'Shaheed Diwas' (Martyr's Day).

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