12 Aug 2012
Top Team Anna members on Sunday rejected criticism that Anna Hazare was forced to adopt the path of political alternative and claimed that he was fully involved in the decision to go political.
15 Apr 2015
New Delhi: A day after launching "Swaraj Abhiyan" - a non-political movement - to establish "swaraj" (self-rule) in the country's cultural, political, economic and social fields, dissident AAP leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan on Wednesday hinted at forming their own political party subject to the success of their movement.
05 Aug 2012
Charging the government of not willing to rid the country of corruption, Anna Hazare on Sunday asked the people to pledge support to a party which provides for a political alternative and vote for their candidates.
03 Aug 2012
Congress on Friday said Team Anna's decision to launch a political party was a face saver to end the fast as the issues raised by the activists were "completely hollow" in substance.
03 Aug 2012
Team Anna member Manish Sisodia on Friday said it would be premature to form a political party and that the public will decide the path of the movement from the streets to the Parliament.
13 Sep 2012
The decision to launch a political party would be taken on October 2 only if there was agreement on it by the majority, and Anna Hazare too favoured it, said Manish Sisodia, a key member of India Against Corruption said.
07 Mar 2015
New Delhi: AAP leader Mayank Gandhi on Saturday accused a "small group of party decision makers" of targeting him after he decried the decision to remove Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from the Political Affairs Committee and said it could compel him to quit.
04 Aug 2012
Commenting on Team Anna's announcement to form a political party, senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said it was not going to be easy for the activists in their new role.
03 Aug 2012
Social activist Anna Hazare should not form a political party to fight for his just cause as entering politics would be an expensive proposition, former Supreme Court justice N. Santosh Hegde said on Friday.
06 Aug 2012
Anti-corruption campaigner Anna Hazare appears to be developing his own party. His cobbled-together group of single issue-activists doesn't yet look credible.