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Pakistan’s Anna Hazare joins PML-N

Reposing confidence in the leadership of Nawaz Sharif, local political worker and human rights activist Jahangir Akhtar announced to join Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Wednesday. Akhtar, while speaking to the media

Hazare starts new hunger strike

Veteran Indian activist Anna Hazare began a fresh anti-corruption hunger strike Tuesday after a procession through Mumbai’s chronically-crowded streets that owed more to traffic jams than triumph. The 74-year-old was greeted with

Hazare demands action on graft

Indian activist Anna Hazare, whose anti-graft hunger strike in August attracted huge public support, held a one-day fast on Sunday demanding the government do more to tackle corruption. Hazare’s 12-day fast four

Anna Hazare threatens another fast

Seeking to mount pressure on government, Anna Hazare threatened on Monday to launch another hunger strike from the last day of Parliament’s Winter Session if a strong Jan Lokpal Bill is not

Anna Hazare to visit Pakistan

After his successful campaign against corruption in India, Anna Hazare is ready to repeat the feat in Pakistan, according to newspaper reports. A two-member delegation from Pakistan, comprising Justice (retired) Nasir Alam

Hazare ends 13-day fast

Indian anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare ended his 13-day hunger strike on Sunday triggering wild celebrations among supporters after parliament agreed to consider his demands. Hazare’s fast at an open-air venue in New