Hungerstrikes remain a powerful tool of political protest. It gives every citizen a powerful weapon to challenge even the mightiest power.
11 Apr 2018 12:29 AM
The opposition parties have dubbed the assurances given by Union government allegedly as one more ‘jumla’ of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
31 Mar 2018 2:14 AM
Hazare’s latest stir in the Capital fails to rouse attention unlike 2011.
31 Mar 2018 1:58 AM
Hazare is also demanding that the government ensure better minimum support price for farmers’ agro produce to address the agrarian distress.
30 Mar 2018 2:42 AM
Hazare said he has been assured by the govt that appointments of Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in the states would be made soon.
29 Mar 2018 6:40 PM
Agitational politics had always been a legitimate way to protest against government policies or their absence.
28 Mar 2018 2:20 AM
The minister said he was representing both the Centre as well as the state government.
27 Mar 2018 2:58 AM
Hazare’s 2011 agitation in Delhi had led to the passing of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act 2013, but the Centre is yet to appoint a Lokpal.
27 Mar 2018 2:51 AM
The protesters on Saturday were largely from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab with some from Maharashtra, and Rajasthan.
25 Mar 2018 1:33 AM
According to one of his aides, the day of commencement of the strike — March 23 — has been chosen on purpose.
24 Mar 2018 12:24 AM
Social activist Anna Hazare has been pressing for setting up of the Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in the states.
23 Mar 2018 8:55 AM
Working on direct instructions from the PMO, Mr Fadnavis sent Mr Mahajan to initiate talks with Mr Hazare in Ahmednagar.
21 Mar 2018 2:52 AM
Social activist Anna Hazare reportedly met hundreds of SSC aspirants in the capital and urged them to walk on the path of non-violence.
05 Mar 2018 12:44 AM
There are at least 11 states now without a Lokayukta.
03 Mar 2018 1:26 AM
Mr Hazare has suggested that instead of the party symbols, the candidate’s face should be his election symbol.
28 Feb 2018 6:25 AM
Hazare said he has written over 30 letters to Modi in last three years but he never replied to them.
22 Jan 2018 1:05 PM
Over the past couple of months, Mr Gandhi has taken to Twitter to attack the government and PM Modi.
06 Jan 2018 1:23 AM
DMK carried the 2G stigma for too long; in fact, much more than the Congress whose leader Manmohan Singh was at the helm.
31 Dec 2017 2:05 AM
Hazare who is also scheduled to visit Itanagar on Saturday said that he has learnt many lessons from his last Lokpal movement.
16 Dec 2017 1:17 AM
Hazare said a big rally would be organised at the national capital on March 23 and urged the farmers to join it in huge numbers.
13 Dec 2017 8:04 AM