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Hazare admits rift in anti-corruption movement


September 18th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Sep 18 (IANS) Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare Tuesday admitted to differences with Arvind Kejriwal and other members of the India Against Corruption (IAC) group on various issues.The 75-year old ... Read more...

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BJP not giving us fair option: Khurshid


September 3rd, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Ruling out cancellation of allotted coal blocks, Law Minister Salman Khurshid Monday said the opposition was not giving the Congress-led UPA government a fair ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill delayed, select committee to give report in winter session


August 31st, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Bringing further delay to the passage of the anti-graft Lokpal bill, the term of the select committee of Rajya Sabha, which is looking into ... Read more...

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Ramdev ends fast with chants of ‘Congress hatao’, targets PM (Roundup)


August 14th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Raising the political temperature, yoga guru Baba Ramdev Tuesday accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of shielding the corrupt and asked people not to vote ... Read more...

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Anna disbands Team Anna, leaders perplexed (Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Team Anna has been disbanded and the work that had started in its name has ended, its leader Anna Hazare announced Monday, three days ... Read more...

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People need political alternative: Anna


August 5th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Sunday said it was during his five-day fast at Jantar Mantar last week that he realised the need to give ... Read more...

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Security beefed up at Hazare’s fast venue


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Security was Wednesday beefed up at the venue of Team Anna's fast at Jantar Mantar following four low-intensity explosions in Pune.While a bomb disposal ... Read more...

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No talks if fasting protesters forcefully removed: Anna Hazare (Second Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Anna Hazare Wednesday warned the government that there would be no talks if fasting members of his team were forcefully removed from Jantar Mantar ... Read more...

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Government could force-feed Team Anna: Digvijay


August 1st, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Wednesday indicated that the government could force-feed members of Team Anna if they continue their indefinite fast in support ... Read more...

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Fasting Team Anna members refuse to go to hospital (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Fasting Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal, whose health condition has led to concern, said Wednesday that he was feeling weak but would not go ... Read more...

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Hazare’s fast enters fourth day


August 1st, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Anna Hazare's fast against corruption entered day four on a rain soaked Wednesday with his supporters coming to the venue Jantar Mantar in small ... Read more...

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Anna slams government, Kejriwal to carry on fast (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Anna Hazare Tuesday hit out the government over corruption, saying that the publics servants have made the public their servants, while his key aides ... Read more...

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Kejriwal, Rai to continue fast despite failing health (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Rejecting doctors' advice to be hospitalised due to their deteriorating health, Team Anna members Arvind Kejriwal and Gopal Rai, who have been fasting since ... Read more...

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Kejriwal, Rai advised hospitalisation


July 31st, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Team Anna members Arvind Kejriwal and Gopal Rai, who have been fasting since July 25, were Tuesday advised hospitalisation following their deteriorating health but ... 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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Participation low, spirits high at Team Anna fast


July 25th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Numbering far less than last year but exuding zeal, people from across the country Wednesday gathered at Jantar Mantar in the national capital ... Read more...

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ICC asks Bangladesh, Sri Lanka to have anti-graft code


June 25th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 25 (IANS) Taking strong note of reports of corruption in domestic cricket, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has asked Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to have an anti-corruption ... Read more...

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Nothing wrong with Ramdev, Anna agitations: Gen V.K. Singh


June 4th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Vrindavan, June 4 (IANS) Ex-army chief General V.K. Singh has thrown his lot behind the anti-graft agitations led by social activist Anna Hazare and yoga guru Baba Ramdev, terming ... Read more...

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BJP insists on CBI’s independence under Lokpal bill


May 17th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may not accept an amended Lokpal bill which does not ensure independence of the CBI from the government, party ... Read more...

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Lokpal unworkable, will only pile up problems: Katju


March 28th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 27 (IANS) Press Council Chairman Justice Markandey Katju Tuesday came down heavily on the concept of Lokpal, calling it an "unworkable proposition".Speaking to reporters after the ... Read more...

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Anna breaks one-day token fast


March 25th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Sunday broke his one-day token fast demanding an all-powerful anti-graft legislation and a strong legal protection for whistle-blowers.The 74-year-old activist ... Read more...

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Government not serious about Lokpal: BJP


March 25th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) As Anna Hazare and his team sat on a one-day token fast at Delhi's Jantar Mantar Sunday, the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said ... Read more...

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Differences on Lokpal being narrowed down: Narayanasamy


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The differences on the Lokpal Bill have been narrowed down and efforts are on to reach a consensus for passing the law in parliament, ... Read more...

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All-party meet fails to break Lokpal logjam


March 23rd, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) An all-party meeting convened by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here Friday to end the stalemate over the anti-graft Lokpal bill ended inconclusively but decided ... Read more...

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One law cannot remove corruption, says Anna at book launch


March 21st, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Anna Hazare Wednesday said one law alone could not remove corruption in society and there was need to change the system.Referring to the Jan ... Read more...

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Congress to seek explanation from absent MPs


March 20th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Relieved after defeating in the Rajya Sabha the opposition's amendments on the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), the Congress will seek an explanation from ... Read more...

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Bring Jan Lokpal bill or go, Hazare tells government


March 16th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Anna Hazare Friday said that if the government does not bring the anti-graft Jan Lokpal bill, it will have to go.Speaking at the India ... Read more...

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Karnataka initiates process for selecting new Lokayukta (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 7 (IANS) The Karnataka government Tuesday initiated the process of selecting another retired judge for the state Lokayukta (ombudsman) post, a day after Governor H.R. Bhardwaj rejected ... Read more...

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Congress slams BJP for admitting Kushwaha


January 4th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) A day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) admitted former Uttar Pradesh minister Babu Singh Kushwaha into the party, the Congress Wednesday said the ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill is well thought out: Amartya Sen (Lead, superseding earlier story)


January 3rd, 2012 - 2:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) Amid fiasco in Parliament over the Lokpal bill and strong criticism of some of its clauses on Lokayukta by different political parties, Nobel laureate, economist ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill not well thought out: Amartya Sen


January 3rd, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 2 (IANS) Amid fiasco in Parliament over the Lokpal bill and strong criticism of some of its clauses on Lakayuka by different political parties, Nobel laureate, economist ... Read more...

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None of promised four anti-graft bills passed


December 30th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The government, at the start of parliament's winter session, had promised to pass four anti-graft laws but none of them saw the light of day ... Read more...

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187 amendments played spoiler to Lokpal bill: Government (Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The government Friday shifted the entire blame for the Lokpal fiasco on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), saying the opposition with "an understanding with ... Read more...

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187 amendments played spoiler to Lokpal bill: Government


December 30th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The government Friday shifted the entire blame for the Lokpal fiasco on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), saying the opposition with "an understanding with ... Read more...

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Lokpal Bill alive, to be taken up in budget session: Bansal (Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The Lokpal Bill may not be have been passed by Rajya Sabha Thursday, but it is still alive to be taken up in the ... Read more...

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