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Tag: Anna Hazare

Anna Hazare Undergoes Angiography, Stable
Anna Hazare Undergoes Angiography, Stable

Following mild chest pain for the past 2-3 days, Hazare was admitted to the Ruby Hall Clinic here, said the Medical Superintendent Dr Avdhut Bomadwad.

Sweeping electoral reforms needed to end malpractices: Hazare

Ralegan Siddhi: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare has called for large-scale electoral reforms in the country to remove poll-related malpractices and to cleanse the system. The 81-year-old activist lamented that lack of awareness among voters and focus of political parties on winning the elections by hook or crook has led to degeneration of politics, and he […]

Anna launches hunger strike for Lokpal, Lokayuktas

Ahmednagar (Maharashtra): Veteran activist Kisan Baburao Hazare alias Anna Hazare on Wednesday launched a fresh hunger strike at his Ralegan-Siddhi village seeking Lokpal and Lokayuktas as promised by the government. An aide said that carrying the tricolour, Hazare, 81, went around in a procession in the village with a large number of supporters and hoisted […]

Anna Hazare breaks fast after government assurance

New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare on Thursday called off his hunger strike in support of his demands as the Central government sought six months to deal with his demands on fair crop prices, Lokpal appointment and electoral reforms. “The government has agreed to demand on crop prices and agreed to take steps on the […]

Odisha Assembly adjourned amid ruckus over Lokayukta appointment

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Assembly today experienced commotion over delay in appointment of a Lokayukta rocked for the second consecutive day today leading to repeated adjournments. The members of the Congress and the BJP staged demonstration before the Speaker’s podium, seeking an explanation from the government on the matter. The Opposition members also urged Speaker Pradip Kumar […]

On hunger strike, Anna says govt to send draft on his demands

New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare on the second day of his hunger strike on Saturday said the government was going to send a draft on his demands of an all-power anti-graft body and relief for distressed farmers that will be discussed by the core committee of the protesters. “I have been told that the […]

Anna begins indefinite fast for Lokpal

New Delhi: Nearly seven years after Anna Hazare went on a hunger strike demanding the setting up of a Lokpal to probe corruption cases, the social activist on Friday once again sat on an indefinite hunger strike at Ramlila Maidan here pressing for the demand. Hazare reached Ramlila Maidan where thousands of his supporters have […]

Wrote 32 letters to Modi, got no reply: Hazare

Khajuraho : Social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday said he had written 32 letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, including 10 on the Lokpal and issues related to farmers and agricultural land, but received not a single reply. “I did not receive any reply despite writing consistently to the Prime Minister. So, I wrote in […]

Fight for farmers akin to second freedom struggle: Anna Hazare

Jagatsinghpur: Fighting for farmers’ rights is equivalent to the second freedom struggle, said social activist Anna Hazare at the Jai Kisan Samabesh in Jagatsinghpur district of Odisha today. The convention demanding price, pension and prestige for farmers was held on the premises of Jagatsinghpur Collectorate by Navnirman Krushak Sangathan. “Farmers gathering have been organised in […]

Anna Hazare to attend farmers’ rally in Odisha on Nov 23

Bhubaneswar: The ongoing farmers’ agitation demanding Pride, Prestige and Pension is likely to get a major boost as noted social activist and anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare will visit Odisha to join hands in fight for the rights of farmers in State. Officials of Navnirman Krushak Sangathan, the frontal organization spearheading the farmers’ cause on Thursday […]

New kid on the block Lohitakshya!

  Bhubaneswar:  Meet Lohitakshya Patnaik, a budding Odia child artiste who is all set for debut in Bollywood with his upcoming flick, ‘Bachche Kachche Sache’. A dream come true, this young kid is sharing screen space with veteran actors like Ashsish Vidyarthi and Mukesh Tiwari. Besides, social activist Anna Hazare also does a guest appearance […]

Anna urges people to elect more farmers

Expressing disenchantment with party-based politics, anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare on Tuesday launched a 'second freedom struggle' to send more farmer representatives to Parliament by 2024