Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicAnna Hazare

Topic: Anna Hazare

Taberez Neyazi’s book traces Hindi media’s journey from an also-ran to a potent force

Taberez Ahmed Neyazi’s new book traces the journey of the Hindi media post-independence, and shows how they adapted to socio-political stimuli.

The Great Indian Hijack

It began with the NAC, and now five characters in fancy dress have brought the govt to bended knee.

Anna Hazare threatens hunger strike against govt’s delay in appointing a Lokpal

NDA govt delaying the appointment because it lacks the will to curb corruption, said Hazare.

When will India’s 50-year wait for a Lokpal end? Soon, says the govt

Despite many court ultimatums and poll promises, the government has failed to appoint a Lokpal at the central level.

Slept on road, sprawled out on L-G’s sofa: Many faces of Kejriwal’s protests

The AAP supremo has slept on pavement, stood and sat at various places, and lately parked himself overnight on L-G’s sofa in his unique forms of protest.

TalkPoint: Have politicians turned ‘fasts’ into a farce or do they serve a purpose?

Experts weigh in on the use of 'fasts' as a form of peaceful protest at time when senior leaders and activists across the political spectrum observe hunger strikes.

Anna Hazare’s hunger strike comes to an end, with some assurances and much bitterness

Team Anna members say their leader accepted the assurances because without strong public support, they didn’t have as big a bargaining chip as needed.

Seven years on, Anna is a political untouchable in Delhi

While he is back at Ramlila Maidan campaigning for the same issues as in 2011, his supporters and sympathisers have moved on.

Anna could end his latest hunger strike on 29 March if satisfied with Modi govt assurances

Anna insists he will only end his strike when the government presents a detailed plan to implement his demands.

Last Laughs: Anna Hazare’s app, Modi Mann reading ki baat app, and data leaks

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

On Camera

YourTurn

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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