Team Anna


Team Anna to end fast today, will enter to politics?

New Delhi: Nine days after their fast, the anti-corruption activists, members of Team Anna, will end their agitation on Friday. This comes after Team Anna made a dramatic announcement of giving the country a political alternative. Anna said he and his team are going to end their fast on Friday and that his aides want feedback within 48 hours on whether they should form a political party. “There is nothing wrong with forming a party…we need to provide an alternative to the people,” the 75-year-old said, sharing that the public’sRead More

Team Anna’s health worsens, as anshan enters eighth day

New Delhi: Concerns mounted over anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare and his team member Arvind Kejrival, Gopal Rai’s health as his indefinite fast entered the eighth day on Wednesday even as government continued to remain adamant on discussing Lokpal Bill in the Parliament. Meanwhile, Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal has warned the government against arresting or force-feeding him. The health of Kejriwal, who has been on an indefinite fast since July 25 at Jantar Mantar here along with Gopal Rai, has deteriorated and doctors had on Tuesday advised both to shiftRead More

Team Anna begins fast, Hazare on Dharna

New Delhi. Team Anna on Wednesday launched their indefinite fast in New Delhi, accusing UPA government for not initiating probe against the coalition’s 15 ministers, whom have serious corruption charges. Anna Hazare’s three close aides — Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia and Gopal Rai — sat on a hunger strike at Jantar Mantar while the 74-year-old activist is on a dharna. Hazare has served an ultimatum that he will wait for the government to take a decision on their demands in the next four days or else he will join hisRead More

No Difference in Team Anna : Kejriwal

INDORE: RTI Activist Arvind Kejriwal has said that there is no difference among the team Anna member and all of them are united to fight against corruption. He however alleged that Rs 100 crores had been spent to split their team. He was talking to reporters here on Tuesday. “After their failed attempt to malign us, they are trying to create an atmosphere of mistrust. But we will not feared of them and will continue with our fight,” said Kejriwal. In a shocking revelation, kejrival said, “I don’t want toRead More

Kiran Bedi termed PM as Dhritrashtra

Varanasi. Continuing his attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Team Anna compare the congress leader to Dhritrashtra, the blind king of Mahabharata. The Congress has condemned the team anna’s remark, saying that the movement against corruption is now converted into into a personal campaign and personal ambition. “Neither he (PM) is trying to see the things nor speaking anything against the wrong doings,” she said while talking to reporters at Varanasi on Monday. Bedi, however, made it clear that her remarks (describing PM as Dhritrashtra) were not against Manmohan SinghRead More

Coalgate: PMO rejects SIT probe, Team Anna fumes

NEW DELHI: Team Anna on Saturday criticized the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) for rejecting its accusations against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on allocation of coal blocks, and said it was behaving as if “there was no corruption in the country”. “The content of that letter is trying to prove that there is no corruption in the country and all the ministers and officers are working honestly, and we are unnecessarily creating a ruckus on the issue of corruption,” Team Anna member Manish Sisodia told reporters here. Slamming the government, heRead More

Will give up public life if charges are proved: PM

New Delhi. Reacting to allegations levelled by Team Anna against him, Prime Minsiter Manmohan Singh today said he’d give up public life if charges are proved. Prime Minsiter Manmohan Singh said that it is unfortunate that allegations are being made without confirming facts. Team Anna member Shanti Bhushan on Tuesday said allegations levelled by them against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh were not irresponsible as the PM was party to wrongdoings like the 2G scam and was in charge of the coal ministry when another scam occurred. “I don’t think thatRead More

Team Anna member Bhusan Favor’s Live in relationship

GHAZIABAD: Shanti Bhusan a Team Anna member said that people should accept live in relationship in the context of changing society rather than protesting it. Bhusan who was attending a function here said, “Social values are changing fast and we should accept it (live-in relationships) rather to protest or go against these values,” Referring to the recent election results he said that Team Anna factor worked and proved its effect on the outcome of the elections. He also said that if congress will not change its policies 2014 Lok sabhaRead More

Court refused to direct Delhi Police for registering FIR against team Anna

NEW DELHI: In a case of allegedly disrespecting the national flag during their anti-graft protest in August 2011 a Delhi court has refused to direct Police to register an FIR against Anna Hazare and team Anna. According to sources “In the complaint, nothing has been mentioned or submitted during arguments as to why FIR should be registered in the matter,” Metropolitan Magistrate Anil Kumar said on a private complaint for registration of FIR against Team Anna. “I am of the considered opinion that if the entire evidence is within theRead More

Standing committee of Lokpal disappointed the team Anna

GHAZIABAD: On Wednesday team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal expressed unhappiness with the draft report of the Parliamentary Standing Committee examining the Lokpal Bill, contents of which are being speculated in the media. Kejriwal said the current draft, which is likely to be adopted by the panel today and submitted to Parliament in a day or two, doesn’t meet the expectations. He said, “I don’t think this Lokpal will have any impact on corruption in this country. In fact, it will dismantle whatever anti-corruption structure we have right now.” It willRead More