Wednesday January 30, 2013
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 former Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata is the fourth, a new survey has found.
Monday December 31, 2012
Some grabbed eyeballs for the controversies they kicked up, some for their politics, and others for making people smile and applaud. A look at the top newsmakers of 2012 in different sectors.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday November 1, 2012
At a time when Arvind Kejriwal is making national headlines with his series of "exposes" against leaders from both the BJP and the Congress, his mentor and Gandhian activist Anna Hazare has said that the activist-turned-politician does not have greed...
Mid-Day.com | Thursday October 4, 2012
According to reports a supporter of Anna Hazare has been roped in as a participant on the controversial reality show Bigg Boss 6.
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Friday August 3, 2012
Activist Anna Hazare, who ends his hunger strike in Delhi this evening, has accused the government of ill-disguised attempts to divide his team. As proof of this, he has said that Law Minister Salman asked him to conceal their meeting in Pune last m...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday July 18, 2012
Mr Hazare held a press conference in his hometown Ralegan Siddhi today. Here are the highlights of what he said.
India | Anchal Vohra, Imtiaz Jaleel | Thursday July 19, 2012
Activist Anna Hazare has written to the Prime Minister stating, "We don't want to talk to anyone from your government now." In his note, Anna, who is 75, accuses the government of trying to engineer a fault-line in his group of activists, usually re...
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 10, 2012
Team Anna member Kiran Bedi slammed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and alleged his "tainted team" will not give a strong criminal justice system, inviting a sharp rebuff from Law Minister Salman Khurshid who said the "personal campaign" will not work.
Rashmi Rajput | Saturday May 26, 2012
Producer Nitin Manmohan has been summoned by the Mumbai Crime Branch in connection with an international betting racket that the agency is probing.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday January 3, 2012
Amid much pressure from activist Anna Hazare, the government tabled the Lokpal Bill in Parliament this winter session. However, the bill was passed only in the Lok Sabha where the government has a majority. The Rajya Sabha was adjourned without a vot...
India | Sunil Prabhu and Sandeep Phukan | Sunday December 18, 2011
The Prime Minister today chaired a high-level meeting on the cabinet note to be circulated ahead of tomorrow's cabinet meet on the Lokpal Bill. Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal, Law Minister Salman Khurshid and Minister of State in the PMO V Narayanasamy...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Friday November 18, 2011
Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare and his activists will have a busy winter as they fight for their version of the Lokpal Bill to be made a law. Salman Khurshid, the Law Minister, said today that the anti-corruption bill will be introduced in the ...
Press Trust of India | Friday November 11, 2011
The saffron-clad social activist has agreed to be a part of reality show Bigg Boss, which is into its fifth season.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday October 25, 2011
Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare has in his latest blog said the government has "a gang of four" that are bent on harassing the activists who work closest with him. " Every member of 'Team Anna' had to face accusations and character assassinatio...
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 8, 2011
Union Minister Salman Khurshid today brushed aside Anna Hazare's threat to campaign against Congress in poll-bound states if his version of Lokpal Bill was not passed in Winter session of Parliament, saying it would have no effect on the party.
India | Vaidyanathan | Monday August 29, 2011
Chief Election Commissioner SY Quraishi said that the EC was considering a law barring criminals from contesting. He also said India should also consider a right to recall their parliamentarians, like some other countries. However, he added that it w...
India | Neha Khanna | Thursday August 25, 2011
Lokpal Bill row: Ahead of a crucial and fourth round of talks with Anna Hazare's representatives, the government has indicated it's running out of patience with the activists. Last night, three of Anna's aides said negotiations were "back to Square O...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday August 23, 2011
Lokpal Bill row: Hours after Anna Hazare vowed to continue his fast against corruption despite his frail health, a member of his core team has met with Law Minister Salman Khursheed. Anna's aide Arvind Kejriwal reportedly met with the minister. This ...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Sunday August 21, 2011
In Uttar Pradesh's Farrukhabad district, supporters of Anna Hazare's anti-corruption movement were beaten by cops who were a part of Union minister Salman Khursheed's security cover.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 16, 2011
Anna Hazare latest news: The Government has justified Delhi Police rejecting permission for Anna Hazare's planned fast here from Tuesday, Aug 16, saying a major gathering cannot be allowed in present day circumstances if it is "uncontrolled."