Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicAnna Hazare

Topic: Anna Hazare

‘Amrit Kaal’ is here for some, and why no one is paying attention to Anna Hazare this time

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

More than Wang Yi’s remark, India should worry about the proposal for a new island nations’ forum

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Why Yogendra Yadav believes Anna movement inadvertently helped Modi’s rise

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

Was supporting AAP a historic blunder? An apology and a question to Congress: Yogendra Yadav

Pawan Khera accused me of helping BJP’s rise through Anna movement. It would take a lazy mind to imagine that all was well with the India story before Anna.

Irresponsible of BJP and Anna Hazare to seek reopening of temples when Covid R-value is above 1

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On 10th anniversary of Lokpal movement, Arvind Kejriwal has let down those who believed in it

If only Arvind Kejriwal could learn from his own success of the Lokpal movement, the AAP’s project wouldn’t be such a non-starter.

Don’t laugh at Anna Hazare. He was himself the victim

Anna Hazare wants to recreate the good old days when he almost became the modern-day Mahatma. Cut him some slack, because he was just Arvind Kejriwal’s ‘puppet’.

Funny but expected, says Shiv Sena on Anna Hazare calling off hunger strike over farmers’ issues

Hazare announced an indefinite fast in support of farmers agitating on Delhi borders, but changed his decision after discussions with BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis.

2011 Anna protest vs 2020 farmers protest, and ‘new vistas’ for Vikas

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Anna Hazare on day-long hunger strike to support farmers demanding repeal of agri laws

In a recorded message, Hazare appreciated farmers' protests at the borders of Delhi saying no violence has taken place in the last 10 days of the agitation.

On Camera

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Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif | ShehbazSharif/Facebook

Pakistan’s being governed by London Sharif and Islamabad Sharif. But they’re not on same page

The disintegration of Sri Lanka is a warning. Ethnic divisions, economic mismanagement, and a horrendously uneconomic port— each has a parallel in Pakistan.
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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