Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicAnna Hazare

Topic: Anna Hazare

Thatcher or Anna moment? Why Modi’s choice on farmers’ protest will shape future politics

Modi can retreat like Manmohan Singh did under pressure from the Anna Hazare movement, or push farm reforms in Margaret Thatcher's style.

BJP showed dreams of corruption-free India, are those claims now hollow, asks Anna Hazare

Anna Hazare responds to Delhi BJP chief’s letter asking for agitation against ‘corrupt’ AAP govt, asking why central govt, which has been in power for 6 years, has not acted against it.

5 years on, Arvind Kejriwal magic has waned. But he is still the alternative Indians want

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has the guts to put himself out there, speak his mind, embarrass himself, apologise, and get back to business.

‘Feathers’ in Mamata Banerjee’s cap despite being on wrong side of ‘poll-scale’

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

Anna Hazare calls off fast after meeting with Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

Hazare announced that he is 'satisfied' with the outcome of the discussions.

The Goa visit that has stirred political waters and the Hindu Mahasabha’s Godse tribute

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

Anna Hazare to launch hunger strike from Wednesday on Lokpal

Anna Hazare will launch the agitation in his village Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra, he said in a letter addressed to Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis.

Lokpal would have prevented Rafale scam, says Anna Hazare before announcing hunger strike

The veteran anti-graft leader slammed the Centre saying he felt the country was in danger of slipping towards autocracy.

Anna Hazare to go on fast from January 30 for delay in appointment of Lokpal at Centre

Anna Hazare alleged that the Modi government was not listening to the decisions of the constitutional bodies over implementation of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013

UPA could’ve defended itself had we used the same arm-twisting tactics as Modi govt

Former union minister and Congress leader Kapil Sibal writes about the Modi era and how different it is from the UPA era in his new book ‘Shades of Truth’.

On Camera

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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