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Graft charges filed against ex-Tamil Nadu minister


May 18th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) A former minister of Tamil Nadu and his kin were Thursday charge sheeted under the Prevention of Corruption Act by the anti-graft wing for amassing assets ... Read more...

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Anna supporters in Chennai disappointed


December 28th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 28 (IANS) The general mood of India Against Corruption (IAC) members here supporting Anna Hazare's demand for a strong anti-graft law was of disappointment after the Lok ... Read more...

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BJP slams government on Lokpal, moots amendments to bill (Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) A day before parliament debates the Lokpal bill, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday accused the Congress of not wanting a strong anti-graft law, ... Read more...

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Government does not want strong Lokpal, says BJP


December 26th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) A day before parliament debates the Lokpal bill, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday accused the ruling Congress of not wanting a strong anti-graft ... Read more...

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Ten people who influenced the headlines (2011 in Retrospect)


December 26th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) From Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Bihar's 'crorepati' Sushil Kumar to the notorious Reddy brothers and Vijay Mallya, there were some people who stayed ... Read more...

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Team Anna writes to PM, wants CBI under Lokpal (Lead)


December 25th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Team Anna, in an open letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and parliamentarians Sunday, hoped the best possible anti-graft law will emerge from the ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill a war against corruption: Congress


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Congress Thursday described the Lokpal bill as the single-most powerful anti-graft law which will help launch the "biggest war on corruption", adding that parties opposing ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill to be tabled Dec 27, session extended


December 20th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Lokpal bill will be tabled in parliament Dec 27, with the winter session being extended till Dec 29 to pass the anti-graft law, ... Read more...

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Lokpal Bill in this session, don’t doubt our intent: PM (Lead)


December 17th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
On board Air India One, Dec 17 (IANS) With Anna Hazare's threat of an indefinite agitation for a strong anti-graft law looming large, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said ... Read more...

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Lokpal Bill in this session: PM


December 17th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
On board Air India One, Dec 17 (IANS) With Anna Hazare threatening an indefinite protest for a strong anti-graft law and the parliamentary panel submitting its report on the ... Read more...

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Will agitate again if bill not passed: Anna Hazare


December 13th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare Tuesday reiterated that he would launch another agitation at the Ramlila grounds from Dec 27 if his version of the Lokpal ... Read more...

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Thousands flock to Hazare fast


December 11th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Donning the now popular 'I am Anna' T-shirts and waving national flag, thousands turned up at Jantar Mantar here Sunday as Anna Hazare sat ... Read more...

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Bring companies under Lokpal: CPI-M


December 11th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday said it favoured a strong Lokpal bill that fights corruption not only within the government but also ... Read more...

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Tight security planned for Hazare’s fast Sunday


December 10th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) A day before Anna Hazare's day-long fast, Delhi Police said they planned to beef up security at Jantar Mantar in central Delhi Sunday.Hazare and ... Read more...

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Police seek details from Team Anna on Ramlila stir


December 10th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Delhi Police have sought a detailed day-to-day schedule from Team Anna on their proposed demonstration at Ramlila ground Dec 27-Jan 5 for a ... Read more...

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Team Anna to discuss strategy for December protest


December 2nd, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Team Anna members will meet in the capital for two days in the second week of December to plan strategy for the proposed protest demanding ... Read more...

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Hazare to protest at Jantar Mantar Dec 11


November 29th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Nov 29 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare Tuesday said he will sit on a day-long protest at Delhi's Jantar Mantar Dec 11 against the draft Lokpal bill ... Read more...

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Team Anna wants conduct of MPs in Lokpal Bill


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Members of Team Anna Thursday met a parliamentary committee examining the Lokpal bill to seek constitutional changes to include conduct of MPs too in ... Read more...

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Hazare warns of another fast if government fails Lokpal


November 1st, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Anna Hazare Tuesday threatened to go on another hunger strike at the end of the winter session of parliament if a strong Lokpal bill ... Read more...

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Team Anna conducts referendum on Jan Lokpal bill


October 2nd, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 2 (IANS) The citizen's referendum launched by activist Anna Hazare's supporters on Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary Sunday received huge response in all parts of Uttar Pradesh, including ... Read more...

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‘Include Dalits, minorities in Lokpal panel’


September 20th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Dalit group All India Confederation of SC/ST Organisations Tuesday urged the government to give representation to backwards and minorities in the proposed Lokpal panel.Presenting his ... Read more...

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Jharkhand plans anti-graft law


September 7th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Jharkhand government would introduce an anti-corruption bill in the assembly's winter session, likely to be held in December, Chief Minister Arjun Munda said Wednesday."The ... Read more...

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Thousands celebrate Anna’s victory at India Gate


August 28th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The multitude of Anna Hazare supporters, who were with him at Ramlila Maidan here for the last 12 days, returned Sunday to the ... Read more...

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Anna fast: Urge to serve powered volunteers


August 28th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Abhinav Rai had a high flying job with a five star hotel in Rajasthan. However, a strong desire to give something back to society ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill may come up in parliament in November


August 28th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) A redrafted Lokpal bill may be brought in parliament during its winter session, that usually starts mid-November, after the parliamentary standing committee on law ... Read more...

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Anna supporters celebrate in Kolkata


August 28th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) People from all walks of life celebrated on the streets here Sunday as Anna Hazare ended his fast after parliament agreed to his key demands ... Read more...

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Lokpal debate for 7 hours, can be extended: Speaker


August 27th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Saturday said the discussions on the Lokpal issue will take place initially for seven hours and if required could ... Read more...

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Nation at crossroads, discuss Lokpal issue dispassionately: Pranab (Lead)


August 27th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Leader of the House Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said the world's largest functional democracy was at crossroads and urged parliament to discuss "dispassionately" the Lokpal ... Read more...

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Filmmaker to give ‘My Friend Anna’ T-shirts in Delhi


August 26th, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) UTV Motion Pictures and filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali would jointly lend their support to activist Anna Hazare on his fast for an anti-graft law by ... Read more...

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Dev Anand reserves his views on Hazare movement


August 25th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Octogenatian actor Dev Anand has refrained from commenting on activist Anna Hazare's fast for a strong anti-graft law, saying he doesn't want to create a controversy."Lets ... Read more...

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Both sides should soften positions: Agnivesh


August 24th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Social activist Swami Agnivesh said Wednesday that both the government and Team Anna should "soften their positions" on the demand for a strong anti-graft law. ... Read more...

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All party meeting urges Hazare to end fast (Lead)


August 24th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) An all-party meeting called by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday to discuss the Lokpal bill appealed to social activist Anna Hazare to end his nine-day ... Read more...

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Anna supporters raise slogans outside PM’s residence, held (Lead)


August 24th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) As many as 40 Anna Hazare supporters Wednesday gathered outside Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's official residence here and raised slogans, minutes before an all-party meet ... Read more...

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Protests in Himachal to support Anna


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 22 (IANS) Protests in support of Anna Hazare gained momentum in Himachal Pradesh Monday with thousands of people coming out here and other towns to express solidarity with ... Read more...

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Anna supporters squat near PM’s residence


August 21st, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Over 40 people squated near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's official residence here Sunday and shouted slogans in support of activist Anna Hazare and a ... Read more...

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