Tag: Lokpal

Anna Hazare launches hunger strike for Lokpal, Lokayuktas

Ahmednagar (Maharashtra): Veteran activist Kisan Baburao Hazare alias Anna Hazare on Wednesday launched a fresh hunger strike at his Ralegan-Siddhi village seeking Lokpal and Lokayuktas as promised by the government. An aide said that carrying the tricolour, Hazare, 81, went around in a procession in the village with a large[Read More…]

Anna begins indefinite fast for Lokpal

New Delhi: Nearly seven years after Anna Hazare went on a hunger strike demanding the setting up of a Lokpal to probe corruption cases, the social activist on Friday once again sat on an indefinite hunger strike at Ramlila Maidan here pressing for the demand. Hazare reached Ramlila Maidan where[Read More…]

Kharge declines invite to attend Lokpal panel meeting

New Delhi: Congress leader in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge has declined the invitation to attend a meeting of the Lokpal selection committee as a “special invitee”, saying he was doing so to protect the “inviolability” of the Lokpal Act as the “sacred procedure” had been reduced to a “political[Read More…]

Wrote 32 letters to Modi, got no reply: Hazare

Wrote 32 letters to Modi, got no reply: Hazare

Social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday said he had written 32 letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, including 10 on the Lokpal and issues related to farmers and agricultural land, but received not a single reply. “I did not receive any reply despite writing consistently to the Prime Minister. So,[Read More…]

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