Jan 29, 2021 07:41 PM IST
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.
- Jan 14, 2021 10:16 PM IST
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.
- Dec 28, 2020 10:54 AM IST
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.
- Dec 08, 2020 03:23 PM IST
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.
- May 07, 2020 07:37 PM IST
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.
- Jul 23, 2019 07:50 PM IST
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.
- May 11, 2019 10:40 PM IST
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.
- Feb 14, 2019 04:25 PM IST
Hazare, 81, last week broke his week-long fast over his demand for appointment of anti-corruption watchdogs.
- Feb 05, 2019 08:22 PM IST
Hazare, 81, had started his indefinite fast on January 30 over appointment of anti-corruption watchdogs.
- Feb 04, 2019 10:00 PM IST
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.
- Feb 04, 2019 09:38 PM IST
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.
- Feb 04, 2019 06:44 PM IST
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.
- Feb 04, 2019 08:20 AM IST
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.
- Jan 30, 2019 10:42 AM IST
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
- Jan 21, 2019 04:20 PM IST
This will be his third hunger strike over the demand of Lokpal in the last eight years.
- Dec 01, 2018 04:57 PM IST
Hazare accused the NDA government of making excuses to avoid appointment of Lokpal at the Centre.
- Sep 03, 2018 09:41 PM IST
The 80 year old anti-graft activist will launch the protest at his native village, on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
- Aug 02, 2018 09:10 PM IST
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.
- Feb 27, 2018 08:04 AM IST
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.
- Jan 12, 2018 07:58 PM IST
This nexus had harmed the democracy, Anna Hazare said and congratulated the four judges for making their concerns public.
- Dec 15, 2017 07:15 PM IST
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.
- Dec 13, 2017 08:35 AM IST
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.
- Dec 05, 2017 03:30 PM IST
Addressing a press conference here, the octogenarian accused the BJP-led central government of not being serious about fighting corruption.
- Dec 04, 2017 02:38 PM IST
"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.
- Nov 29, 2017 12:52 PM IST
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).