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PM promises to battle corruption


August 15th, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday promised further steps to reduce corruption and ensure transparency in governance."We will continue our efforts to bring more transparency ... Read more...

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We are here to battle corruption: Ramdev supporters


August 10th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Thousands of people began the day at the Ramlila Maidan early Friday with synchronised yoga but they insisted they were there only to give strength ... Read more...

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Ramdev wants army chief to battle corruption


April 5th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 5 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Thursday invited Indian Army chief V.K. Singh to join his campaign against corruption after retirement."I invite him," Ramdev said here before launching ... Read more...

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Judicial accountability bill in, food bill deferred


December 13th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The cabinet Tuesday cleared two key anti-graft bills - the judicial accountability bill and the public grievances redressal bill - but deferred the food ... Read more...

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BSP backs Anna, Lokpal heat is on government (Roundup)


December 13th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) With Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati refusing to back the government and Anna Hazare Tuesday threatening to resume protests if his Jan Lokpal bill ... Read more...

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Pack jails for Lokpal, says Anna; gets partial political backing


December 11th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Signalling more confrontation ahead, Anna Hazare ended a day's fast here Sunday urging people to fill jails for a strong Lokpal after winning varying ... Read more...

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Hazare leaves for Delhi to hold token fast


December 10th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), Dec 10 (IANS) Anna Hazare Saturday morning left for New Delhi for his daylong token fast Sunday to protest the government's version of the Lokpal bill.He vowed ... Read more...

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Bollywood hails Anna’s victory


August 29th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Bollywood veterans like Shabana Azmi, Mahesh Bhatt and Pritish Nandy and younger artistes like Farhan Akhtar and R. Madhavan are ecstatic about social activist Anna ... Read more...

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I salute Anna Hazare: Lata


August 28th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar has congratulated social activist Anna Hazare and the youth of the country on the success of their anti-corruption movement and ... Read more...

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Film fraternity came out in full strength to support Anna’s movement


August 28th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare's anti-corruption campaign attracted people from all walks of life and the members of Indian film industry were not far behind. ... Read more...

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Bollywood hails Anna Hazare’s victory; terms it a new dawn


August 28th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Anna Hazare ended his 12-day fast Sunday morning and a lot of Bollywood celebrities -- from megastar Amitabh Bachchan to social activist-actress Shabana Azmi ... Read more...

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Team Anna calls for grand celebrations at India Gate


August 28th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Team Anna has called for "grand celebrations" at India Gate Sunday evening to celebrate "people's victory" as Anna Hazare broke his 12-day fast after ... Read more...

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Hazare supporters rally outside Congress HQ


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Supporters of social activist Anna Hazare Monday protested noisily outside the Congress headquarters here demanding a strong Lokpal bill to battle corruption.Hazare had Saturday asked ... Read more...

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Outspoken PM wins no new friends


June 30th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday appeared to have won no new friends following a rare media interaction where he expressed frustration that his government ... Read more...

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Lokpal debate ends on conflicting and sour note (Roundup)


June 21st, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Two turbulent months and eight bilateral meetings later, the government and the civil society Tuesday ended their marathon discussions on a Lokpal bill, agreeing ... Read more...

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Anna supports Ramdev, warns government


June 2nd, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegaon Siddhi (Maharashtra), June 2 (IANS) Gandhian Anna Hazare Thursday cautioned Baba Ramdev against being "fooled" by the government and said he will support the yoga guru's fast against corruption ... Read more...

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Anna campaign will reduce corruption, says poll


May 9th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Most Indians seem to believe that the campaign launched by Gandhian Anna Hazare will hit corruption in the country, says a nationwide opinion poll.At the ... Read more...

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People power: Hazare breaks fast, PM meets anti-graft law demand (Afternoon Lead)


April 9th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The diminutive, bespectacled man sipped from a glass of juice and cheers resonated across the vast expanse that is India. Anna Hazare had broken ... Read more...

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Bollywood hails Anna Hazare’s success


April 9th, 2011 - 3:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities like Anupam Kher, Pritish Nandy and Vivek Oberoi who were in support of social activist Anna Hazare have lauded his victory in ... Read more...

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Victory for Anna Hazare and India as government bends (Roundup)


April 9th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Four days after he launched a fast here that caught the imagination of India, iconic Gandhian leader Anna Hazare Friday night declared "victory" in ... Read more...

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Salient points of the Jan Lokpal Bill


April 8th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The Jan Lokpal Bill, drafted by former Supreme Court judge Santosh Hegde, lawyer Prashant Bhushan and Right to Information (RTI) activist Arvind Kejriwal, aims at ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to battle corruption


December 21st, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 21 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Tuesday said a Special Task Force (SIT) would be set up to crack down on corruption."I am myself monitoring corruption related cases. In ... Read more...

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Congress spokespersons sent to classroom to battle corruption, media trial heat


December 6th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Sitesh DwivediNew Delhi, Dec. 6 (ANI): The Congress party is holding a daylong classroom for its spokespersons to enable them to deal competently with complex issues such as corruption and ... Read more...

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Supreme Court proved courts’ power to fight corruption: Krishna Iyer (Interview)


November 20th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
By George Joseph New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Corruption in India is above even god and the Supreme Court has proved that courts continue to support people's fight against it, former Supreme ... Read more...

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71 new fast track courts sanctioned to battle corruption


September 6th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The government has sanctioned 71 new fast-track courts to speed up the war against corruption, according to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). These ... Read more...

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