Work for the welfare of society: Anna Hazare

Monday, December 12th, 2016
Vishwa Hridaya Sammelan

Mangaluru: Anna Hazare, social activist, said on Sunday that people should learn to sacrifice their needs and desires for the larger good of the society. Mr. Hazare could not attend the Vishwa Hridaya Sammelan organised by Rishi Samskriti Vidya Kendra Trust and Sri Krishna Mutt/Temple, here, owing to ill-health. His videographed message was played at […]

Vishwa Hridaya Sammelan in Udupi from tomorrow

Friday, December 9th, 2016
Vishwa Hridaya Sammelan

Udupi: The Rishi Samskriti Vidya Trust, in association with the Sri Krishna Mutt/Temple, would be organising a three-day Vishwa Hridaya Sammelan at Rajangana here from Saturday. Addressing presspersons here on Thursday, Vishwesha Tirtha Swami of Paryaya Pejawar Mutt said that about 1,500 devotees from across the country were expected to participate in the sammelan. The […]

Anna Hazare’s criticism genuine, shows his affection for party, says AAP

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

New Delhi: Embarrassed by Anna Hazare’s sharp criticism of Arvind Kejriwal and the Aam Aadmi Party over the conduct of some of its leaders, the party on Tuesday said his concerns were “genuine” and show his “affection” for the party. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who is on a visit to Goa where Assembly polls […]

Arvind Kejriwal has changed, wants to be PM: Anna Hazare

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare, once regarded as the mentor of former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, says that his former aide is now a changed person and aspiring to be the prime minister of the country. Speaking to a private TV news channel, the anti-corruption crusader slammed the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader […]

Anna Hazare to announce Mamata Banerjee as “most suitable PM candidate

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

New Delhi: A day after an hour-long dinner meeting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, social activist Anna Hazare will on Wednesday make a big announcement, ahead of crucial General Elections. According to a daily, Hazare will today “announce his support to Banerjee as the most suitable prime ministerial candidate of India and will share […]

Kejriwal wanted Anna to sacrifice his life during agitation: Agnivesh

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Aurangabad : Aam Aadmi party chief Arvind Kejriwal wanted activist Anna Hazare to sacrifice his life during the fast-unto-death in 2011, said Swamy Agnivesh on Monday to reporters. “During the anti-corruption protests in Delhi, Kejriwal told us that revolution demands martyrdom. Hence, Kejriwal was trying to further intensify the agitation, and if Anna had sacrificed […]

AAP accounts: Kejriwal clarifies, but will Anna listen?

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

New Delhi, Nov 21: In a letter to Anna Hazare clarifying the party’s usage of funds collected from the India Anti Corruption campaign, Arvind Kejriwal said that investigations should be done by Justice Santosh Hegde, a former Supreme Court judge and former Lokayukta of Karnataka if Hazare still had doubts. In an earlier letter to […]

Government has betrayed us: Anna Hazare rejects Lokpal Bill

Friday, February 1st, 2013
Anna Hazare

New Delhi : Activist Anna-Hazare, who fronted a campaign for the anti-corruption Lokpal Bill, has described the latest draft of the legislation as weak and “a betrayal of the country.” The 75-year-old Gandhian said he will fast again “if necessary” before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections to demand a stronger Lokpal or national ombudsman, empowered […]

Anna Hazare most trusted personality in India, says survey

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
The Brand Trust Report

Mumbai : Owing to his nationwide campaign against corruption, social activist Anna Hazare has emerged for the second consecutive time the most-trusted personality in India, while mobile handset-maker Nokia the most trusted brand, a new survey has found. The survey, titled “The Brand Trust Report 2013′, carried out by the Trust Research Advisory, however, placed […]

Anna Hazare says he will not vote for Arvind Kejriwal’s party

Thursday, December 6th, 2012
Arvind Kejriwal's party

New Delhi: Blaming Arvind Kejriwal’s fascination for power for split in anti-graft movement, Anna Hazare on Thursday said he will not vote for the Aam Aadmi Party charging that it is going the same way as others by taking the path of ‘money through power’ and vice versa. Asked whether his former aide has become […]