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Hazare told Khurshid ‘he had no choice’


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Anna Hazare had nothing against the Congress and was aware of the shortcomings of some of his Team Anna colleagues but "had no choice ... Read more...

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Team Anna questions government’s integrity


July 16th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 16 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal Monday questioned the government's integrity for constituting the select committee to discuss the Lokpal bill, saying it is the third ... Read more...

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Long way to go to ensure probity in public life: PM (Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Amid constant attack by the opposition on the issue of corruption, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said the government had taken several measures in ... Read more...

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Long way to go to ensure probity: PM


February 3rd, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said the government had taken several legal and administrative measures to curb corruption in the past year but there ... Read more...

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Congress promises jobs, citizens charter in UP vision document (Second Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) The Congress Friday released its vision document for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, promising to create 20 lakh jobs in the state in the next ... Read more...

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PM’s New Year message: Be patient, we shall overcome


December 31st, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said his government took some "transformational initiatives" to empower people and fight corruption and listed five key personal challenges ... 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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Two top lawyers’ contest on Lokpal


December 29th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Two top lawyers - Arun Jaitley of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Abhishek Manu Singhvi of the Congress - set the pace ... Read more...

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Ailing Anna ends fast, vows to fight on (Intro Roundup)


December 28th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) A day after the Lok Sabha passed a Lokpal bill he had trashed, an ailing Anna Hazare Wednesday called off his three-day fast a day ... Read more...

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Anna ends fast, vows to rally against Congress (Roundup)


December 28th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) A day after the Lok Sabha passed a Lokpal bill he had trashed, an ailing Anna Hazare Wednesday called off his three-day fast a day ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill finally in parliament, tough ride ahead (Roundup)


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The government Thursday finally tabled in parliament the much-debated Lokpal bill to combat corruption, with the prime minister and most of the bureaucracy under ... Read more...

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Proposed Lokpal bill a weak legislation, says Hazare


December 21st, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi, Dec 21 (IANS): Anna Hazare Wednesday again described the Lokpal bill being brought by the government as a betrayal of the people and said it would in ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill is pathbreaking legislation: Sonia


December 21st, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Describing the Lokpal bill as a pathbreaking legislation, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday urged Anna Hazare to accept it.Addressing the Congress Parliamentary Party, Gandhi ... Read more...

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Citizens’ charter bill tabled in parliament


December 20th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The citizens charter bill that spells out responsibilities of government departments towards citizens, their right to delivery of goods and services, and redressal of ... Read more...

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Hoping for political consensus on Lokpal: Pranab


December 14th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday expressed "hope" for a political consensus on the Lokpal bill.Shortly before going for the all-party ... Read more...

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Hazare seeks Mamata’s help for Lokpal (Lead)


December 14th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Anna Hazare Wednesday urged Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee, a Congress ally, to put pressure on the government so that it comes out with ... 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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BJP to propose amendments in Lokpal bill


December 13th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) A day ahead of the all-party meeting to discuss the Lokpal bill, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday said it will propose amendments to ... Read more...

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BJP wants PM, CBI, lower bureaucracy under Lokpal


December 11th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The BJP Sunday accused a parliamentary panel of "breaking the promise" of bringing a strong anti-graft Lokpal law and demanded that the prime minister, ... Read more...

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Sibal’s censorship can’t stop anti-graft movement: Kejriwal


December 11th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal Sunday launched a scathing attack on Communications Minister Kapil Sibal, saying his move for censorsing the Internet had failed ... Read more...

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Lokpal panel report likely next week


December 5th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The parliamentary panel studying the Lokpal bill will meet Wednesday to adopt the final draft, following which the much-awaited report could be presented in ... Read more...

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Team Anna unhappy over final Lokpal bill draft


November 29th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Expressing unhappiness over the draft Lokpal bill prepared by the parliamentary panel, Team Anna members said Tuesday it was useless if the Central ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes, 2G national shame: Advani


November 16th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 16 (IANS) Taking a dig at the central government, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Wednesday said here that securing the vote of confidence ... Read more...

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Government unveils bill for time-bound public services


November 2nd, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) With Team Anna threatening to renew its agitation for a strong Lokpal bill, the government Wednesday unveiled a bill to check graft and to ... Read more...

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Pull up your socks, Mayawati tells officials


October 20th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) With the 2012 state assembly elections looming, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Wednesday convened a meeting of all district magistrates, district police chiefs and other top ... Read more...

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Leave politics to politicians, Khurshid advises Anna


October 8th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Oct 8 (IANS) Union Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid Saturday took a pot shot at the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) stating that it has no right to ... Read more...

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Lucknow’s school inspector introduces citizens’ charter


September 28th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 28 (IANS) In a unique initiative, Lucknow's district inspector of schools has introduced a citizens' charter, laying down a deadline for completion of every major task in the ... Read more...

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Delhi to deliver services in stipulated time frame


September 3rd, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The Delhi government will implement the act providing better and time bound services to the people, and laying penalties for delay by officials, from Sep ... Read more...

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PM sends flowers, get well message to Anna


August 30th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) In a warm gesture, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday sent flowers and a "get well soon" message to Anna Hazare, who is recuperating ... 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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Deshmukh conveys parliament’s decision to Hazare


August 27th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Union Minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh Saturday conveyed the "sense of the house", including in-principle agreement on the three key demands ... Read more...

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Hazare wants three key issues resolved to end fast: Patkar


August 27th, 2011 - 2:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Anna Hazare will not break his fast unless the parliament moves a resolution on the three key issues, activist Medha Patkar said late Friday ... Read more...

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Mayawati demands representation of SCs, OBCs in Lokpal


August 26th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 26 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Friday demanded suitable representation of Scheduled Castes and Other Backward Classes in the Lokpal Bill drafting committee and in the ... Read more...

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Amend Prevention of Corruption Act: CPI-M


August 25th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) It is vital to amend the Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA) if corruption has to be overcome, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has said.The ... Read more...

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Three sticking points with government: Team Anna


August 24th, 2011 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) There were three sticking points with the government including inclusion of lower bureaucracy in ambit of Lokpal, Team Hazare said Tuesday as they insisted on ... Read more...

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