Anna may be allowed to fast at Ramlila Maidan
The Government may allow Anna Hazare to go ahead with his fast at New Delhi's Ramilia Maidan. Hazare supporter Manish Sisodia said that the Government has agreed to allow the use of Ramlila Maidan for the fast for five days. But Hazare is reportedly adamant that he wants to continue his protest for one month.
"Anna wants a written approval for the venue. We want a new venue. Ramlila Maidan is the venue which the Government has agreed too, but only for five days, which we disagree with. The discussions are on and we want it for one month. Anna will continue his fast," said Sisodia.
Govt blinks, to release Anna Hazare
The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government, finding itself increasingly isolated over the arrest and judicial custody of Anna Hazare and his supporters, finally seems to be blinking. Hazare and seven of his supporters, who were arrested and sent to seven days in judicial custody on Tuesday, will be released by 9.30 PM on Tuesday night.
Anna all by himself in Tihar, not with Kalmadi
Social activist Anna Hazare, who has been lodged in Tihar Jail after he was sent to seven days judicial custody on Tuesday, is in the same ward or cell as that of sacked CWG chief Suresh Kalmadi or former telecom minister A Raja. Anna has been kept in Jail No. 4, which is the same jail as that of Kalmadi, but not the same ward.
There were reports that while Anna has been lodged with Kalmadi, his four supporters, who have also been sent to judicial custody have been lodged with A Raja.
Govt blinks, likely to release Anna Hazare
The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government, finding itself increasingly isolated over the arrest and judicial custody of Anna Hazare and his supporters, finally seems to be blinking. Delhi Police sources have told CNN-IBN that Hazare and seven of his supporters, who were arrested and sent to seven days in judicial custody on Tuesday, are likely to be released later in the night.
Centre has no role in Anna's arrest: Ambika
Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni on Tuesday claimed that no instructions were issued to Delhi Police by the Central Government to arrest Anna Hazare and his supporters. Soni addressed the media after a meeting of the Cabinet Committee of Political Affairs that was called to discuss the arrest of Hazare and his supporters on Tuesday morning.
Anna arrest rocks Parliament; RS, LS adjourned
The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned on Tuesday after uproar over Team Anna's arrest. The issue of detention of Anna Hazare and his supporters led to pandemonium and frequent disruptions in Parliament with the Opposition demanding immediate discussion on the matter suspending the Question
Protests in Bihar against Anna's arrest
The Bihar unit of 'India Against Corruption', the umbrella body of the citizen's movement fighting for strong Lokpal, on Tuesday held fast and demonstrations at different places in the state to protest against Anna Hazare's arrest.
Activists under the banner of 'India Against Corruption' brought out protest march in Purnia, Muzaffarpur and Bhagalpur against the Gandhian's arrest.
Update: Indian students studying in various American Universities have come in strong support of social activist Anna Hazare and his protest against corruption.
A group of 35 students, went to the Indian Embassy in Washington on Sunday to submit a memorandum addressed to the President of India.
Update: Anna Hazare Taken to Tihar Jail in Ne Delhi say police sources.
Anna Hazare, Social activist detained,arrested in New Delhi
Hazare has been arrested under Section 107/51. He will now have to appear before a magistrate to get bail.
Social activist Anna Hazare has been taken under preventive arrest by the Delhi Police ahead of his proposed fast against corruption on Tuesday. Arvind Kejriwal, Kiran Bedi and Manish Sisodia have been also taken into preventive custody by the Delhi police.
Anna Hazare detained ahead of his fast
he Delhi Police has detained social activist Anna Hazare ahead of his fast over Lokpal Bill. At around 7:15 am, more than a dozen policemen in plain clothes landed at Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan's house in Mayur Vihar where Anna was staying and detained.source:
Anna Hazare is protesting to introduce a janlokpal bill to end rampant corruption in the system.
What is the Jan Lokpal Bill, why it's importantThe Jan Lokpal Bill (Citizen's ombudsman Bill) is a draft anti-corruption bill drawn up by prominent civil society activists seeking the appointment of a Jan Lokpal, an independent body that would investigate corruption cases, complete the investigation within a year and envisages trial in the case getting over in the next one year.
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