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Anna’s decision to break off shocking, says Kejriwal


September 20th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal Thursday described as "shocking, unbelievable and sad" Anna Hazare's decision to break with his former Team Anna members and ... Read more...

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Anna, team stand ’separated’ (Second Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare Wednesday confirmed his "separation" from his former team and from key associate Arvind Kejriwal on the issue of forming a political ... Read more...

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Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi released (Second Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, charged with sedition, walked out of jail Wednesday, a day after he was granted bail. The case against the India Against Corruption ... Read more...

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Aseem Trivedi walks out of jail (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi walked out of prison Wednesday, four days after he was charged with sedition. Trivedi, an activist of India Against Corruption (IAC), had ... Read more...

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Police end quizzing cartoonist Aseem Trivedi


September 10th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Barely a day after a cartoonist Aseem Trivedi was sent to seven days police custody after being arrested on sedition charges, investigators cut short his ... Read more...

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IAC begins hunt for political talent in Lucknow


September 10th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) In keeping with its Aug 2 announcement at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi to float a political party, India Against Corruption (IAC) has begun an exercise ... Read more...

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Anna’s cartoonist supporter sent to police custody


September 9th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) A Mumbai court Sunday remanded Aseem Trivedi, an Anna Hazare supporter and political cartoonist, to seven days police custody for drawing an allegedly derogatory sketch ... Read more...

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BJP protest coal block allocations in Srinagar


September 8th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 8 (IANS) Taking their protest to the streets over coal block allocations, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists Saturday burned effigies of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government ... Read more...

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RTI activist booked for sting operation


September 6th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 6 (IANS) A right to information (RTI) activist was Thursday booked after a sting operation he conducted caught officials of the Goa government's transport department seeking bribes at ... Read more...

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More time for probe into graft plea against Dikshit


September 4th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) A special court here Tuesday granted more time to the anti-corruption branch to file a status report on a corruption complaint against Chief Minister Sheila ... Read more...

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Court notice to police officers in CWG case


August 31st, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) A court Friday asked the deputy commissioner of police (DCP) and additional DCP of the economic offences wing to appear before it in a complaint ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan on Time cover as India’s ‘first superstar-activist’ (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Aamir Khan's hugely successful TV show "Satyamev Jayate", that focusing on burning issues facing India and ways of tackling them, has landed him on the ... Read more...

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Argentina criticises Britain’s ‘arrogance’ in Assange case


August 29th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 29 (IANS) Argentina's Ambassador to Britain Alicia Castro has criticized the British government's "arrogance" in dealing with the Julian Assange case.Castro told a radio station that the ... Read more...

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IUML worker’s murder: Kerala CPI-M leader gets bail


August 27th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 27 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Kannur district secretary P. Jayarajan was Monday granted bail by the Kerala High Court in the murder of Indian Union Muslim ... Read more...

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Goa officer files complaint against RTI activist


August 25th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 25 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, a senior civic officer has filed a police complaint against a Right to Information (RTI) activist claiming that the latter has been ... Read more...

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CPI-M legislator, 32 others charged in IUML worker murder


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), Aug 23 (IANS) The CPI-M's Kannur district secretary P.Jayarajan and party legislator T.V.Rajesh are among the 33 accused named in the charge sheet filed Friday in the IUML ... Read more...

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Act against Mumbai rioters: activist


August 19th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) An activist Sunday asked the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission (MSHRC) to take suo moto cognizance of the abuse of policemen and policewomen during a protest ... Read more...

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Activists to protest against marital law amendment bill


August 16th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A group of child rights and social activists seeking equal rights for men and women and gender neutral marital laws will hold a day-long protest ... Read more...

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Villagers observe ‘black day’ against N-plant


August 15th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) People in some villages in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district Wednesday observed a 'black day' to protest against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project, an activist said.Villagers in ... Read more...

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Cash-for-vote: Non-bailable warrant against Hindustani


August 14th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A special court here Tuesday issued non-bailable warrant (NBW) against Sohail Hindustani, an alleged mastermind of the 2008 cash-for-vote scandal.Special Judge Sangita Dhingra Sehgal ... Read more...

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Court notice to Gopal Kanda, brother in assault case


August 9th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday issued notice to former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda and his brother Govind Kanda for allegedly beating up an INLD ... Read more...

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Body painted PETA activist to protest


August 6th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Three volunteers from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India, painting themselves in gold, silver and bronze symbolising Olympic medals, will take out ... Read more...

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Members of disbanded Team Anna quiet


August 6th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Members of Anna Hazare's team were Monday reluctant to talk to the media on the activist's sudden announcement in his blog of the disbandment ... Read more...

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Will tour the country to awaken people, says Hazare


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Anna Hazare said Friday that he will tour the entire country in support of anti-corruption movement being launched by his team and this could ... Read more...

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Hazare flays protest at PM house


July 29th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare Sunday pulled up his supporters for staging a noisy, unannounced protest outside Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence here a day earlier.While ... Read more...

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Ralegan-Siddhi villagers back Hazare


July 29th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), July 29 (IANS) Residents of Anna Hazare's native village Ralegan-Siddhi in Maharashtra stood solidly behind the activist who Sunday launched an indefinite hunger strike in Delhi in ... Read more...

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South Korean activist allegedly electrocuted while detained in China


July 28th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by BNO News
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (BNO NEWS) -- A South Korean activist who was detained in China in March is claiming to have suffered abuse at the hands of authorities there, including torture by ... Read more...

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Government cheated us: Hazare (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Day Four of Team Anna's indefinite fast against corruption at Jantar Mantar here Saturday saw Anna Hazare attack the government saying that it has ... Read more...

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Government trying to break Team Anna, says Hazare (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare Friday again accused the government of trying to break the unity of Team Anna by holding secret talks with him.Talking to ... Read more...

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Youths protest at Team Anna fast, claim to be from NSUI (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) A ruckus was created at Team Anna's fast venue at Jantar Mantar when some youths, claiming to be from Congress' students wing, tried to ... Read more...

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NSUI protests at Team Anna fast venue


July 25th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Around 50 members of the Congress' youth wing NSUI Wednesday staged a protest at Team Anna's fast venue Jantar Mantar, an anti-corruption activist said."Around ... Read more...

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Bikers ride with Mandela’s message in Delhi


July 19th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Over 150 volunteers celebrated the 94th birthday of renowned South African anti-aparthied activist Nelson Mandela by riding on their motorcycles through the capital and spreading ... Read more...

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‘Molestation played out to shake Tarun Gogoi government’


July 17th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 17 (IANS) Assam farmers' leader Akhil Gogoi Tuesday claimed the molestation case here last week which shocked the nation was an "orchestrated game plan to destabilise" the Tarun ... Read more...

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Aamir meets PM, seeks scrapping of manual scavenging (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and union minister Mukul Wasnik Monday assured actor-activist Aamir Khan that the government will work to eliminate manual scavenging from ... Read more...

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Aamir meets PM, seeks scrapping of manual scavenging


July 16th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Actor-activist Aamir Khan Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and union minister Mukul Wasnik here and raised the issue of the plight of manual ... Read more...

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