PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2021 02:06 PM IST
Filmmaker Hansal Mehta said that he had once supported Anna Hazare and Arvind Kejriwal but now considers them to be mistakes. Much like his experience of making the 2017 film Simran.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2021 09:13 PM IST
In a statement earlier in the day, Hazare (84) had announced that he will be starting the hunger strike from his village Ralegan Siddhi in Maharashtra on Saturday.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 08:48 PM IST
Hazare stated in the letter that it was written in the assurance that the decision has been taken by the Central Government to fix the minimum support price (MSP) 50 per cent more than the cost.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 08:09 AM IST
After a shock defeat in the 2004 elections, the BJP fought the 2009 elections with Lal Krishna Advani as its prime-minister candidate. The party managed to win only 116 Lok Sabha seats, its worst performance since the 1991 polls. India’s politics has taken a decisive rightward shift in the past 10 years. Here are four charts which put this in perspective
Pune | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 11:11 AM IST
Speaking to reporters in his Ralegaon Siddhi village in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra on Sunday, Anna Hazare said had been holding protests for cultivators since the last three years, but the government has done nothing to resolve the issues.
PUBLISHED ON DEC 17, 2020 09:34 PM IST
The Anna movement had the support of the media and middle-class and a clear enemy. The farm protests lack all three elements
‘Don’t think Anna Hazare will join farmers’ stir, haven’t done anything against them’: Nitin Gadkari
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 08:31 AM IST
Gadkari also said that dialogue is the only way to find a solution to protest by farmer unions and a break in talks can lead to miscommunication.
Pune | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Niyati Singh
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 10:19 PM IST
Social activist Anna Hazare on Monday wrote to Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar warning “resumption of a hunger strike” against the Centre’s “failure” to fulfil his demands including the implementation of the recommendations made by M S Swaminathan Commission.
Pune | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON DEC 14, 2020 06:54 PM IST
Hazare observed a fast on December 8 in support of the Bharat Bandh called by farmer organisations demanding a repeal of the Centre’s three agri laws.
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2020 05:27 AM IST
Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta wrote to Hazare asking him to join a BJP-led agitation alleging the AAP government in Delhi has become the “new name of social, political and economic corruption”.
New Delhi, Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 07:34 AM IST
In a letter to Anna Hazare, Delhi BJP president Adesh Gupta alleged that the AAP government has demolished all parameters of “political purity” and also accused it of “planning” the northeast Delhi riots in February, which had left at least 53 people dead and around 200 injured.
Hindustan Times | By Sweta Kaushal
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2019 05:42 PM IST
Chhappad Phaad Ke movie review: Despite having lined up brilliant actors like Vinay Pathak and Ayesha Raza, debutant director Sameer Joshi offers a film that is neither entertaining nor hard-hitting.
By Barkha Dutt
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2019 07:16 PM IST
J&K needs a facilitator of conversations among soldiers, politicians, people. It needs a strategist
Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 07:56 PM IST
Hazare’s routine check-ups are being conducted and he has been advised complete rest.
Mumbai | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2019 06:35 PM IST
Hazare said that after he learnt about the death threats through the media, he had lodged a complaint with the Parner police station in Ahmednagar.
Lok Sabha elections 2019- ‘North East Delhi will vote for change this time, elect one of their own’: AAP’s Dilip Pandey
New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar
PUBLISHED ON MAY 04, 2019 04:24 AM IST
Pandey said he was so impressed by Anna, who sat on a hunger strike in Delhi’s Jantar Mantar demanding Jan Lokpal Bill, that he also started fasting while working in Hong Kong, to show solidarity.
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2019 04:41 AM IST
Congress’s Mahabal Mishra won the seat in 2009. BJP’s Parvesh Verma defeated him in 2014 and has been retained by the party this time.
New Delhi | By Abhishek Dey
PUBLISHED ON MAR 18, 2019 06:20 AM IST
Forty-five-year old lawyer Balbir Singh Jakhar will represent the party from the seat. He is currently the president of the bar association in West Delhi’s Dwarka court.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2019 08:04 PM IST
Social activist Anna Hazare, 81, has called off his fast, Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said, adding that government has accepted his demands.
Hindustan Times, Ralegan Siddhi, Maharashtra | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2019 06:03 PM IST
Anna Hazare launched his indefinite hunger strike on January 30 to push for appointment of Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in states.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2019 11:46 AM IST
The 81-year-old has been on a hunger strike since January 30, demanding appointments of Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in Maharashtra, and resolution of farmers’ issue.
Ahmednagar | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2019 06:06 PM IST
Hazare said the government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi “is only misleading the people of the country and leading the country to autocracy”.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2019 10:27 AM IST
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray also said that the BJP-led Maharashtra government should “not play with his [Hazare’s] life” and should intervene to get Hazare to end his hunger strike.
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra) | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2019 10:28 AM IST
Anna Hazare has been on a hunger strike since Wednesday demanding appointments of Lokpal and Lokayuktas and resolution of farmers’ issue.
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2019 06:38 PM IST
Announcing on Tuesday that he would launch an indefinite fast from January 30, Anna Hazare had taken a dig at PM Modi saying, “It has been five years now but the Prime Minister Modi-led government at the Centre is making excuses. If they wanted, they could have done the needful by now.”
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2019 12:13 PM IST
Alleging that the Modi government is making excuses for not appointing a Lokpal, Anna Hazare sat on indefinite fast at a Maharashtra village.
Press Trust of India, Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2019 09:18 PM IST
Apart from the appointment of Lokpal at the national level and Lokayukta in states, Hazare has been demanding implementation of the Swaminathan Commission recommendations and some electoral reforms.
New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2019 09:53 AM IST
Senior advocate HS Phoolka, who quit the Aam Aadmi Party, said he will form a non-political organisation but won’t contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
‘Converting anti-corruption movement into political party in 2012 was wrong’: HS Phoolka targets AAP
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2019 10:24 PM IST
Phoolka said there is a need to form a movement like the one started by activist Anna Hazare in 2012 and that many who have left the AAP and others, including lawyers and doctors, need to unite to form an organisation parallel to political parties.
Hindustan Times | By HT Team
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2018 09:59 PM IST
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