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Team Anna hits out at PMO’s rejection of allegations (Lead)


June 9th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Team Anna Saturday criticised the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) for rejecting its accusations against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on allocation of coal blocks, and ... Read more...

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Kejriwal to send legal notice to Indian Express


May 26th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal Saturday said he would send a legal notice to the Indian Express newspaper for publishing a report claiming that ... Read more...

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Tibetan who died pleads for freedom


March 28th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Life away from Tibet, the motherland, is akin to "lamp in wind ... without direction". These words form part of a letter written by a ... Read more...

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Tibetan activist who immolated himself dies (Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) A 27-year-old Tibetan youth who set himself ablaze two days ago during a protest here against Chinese President Hu Jintao's India visit died at a ... 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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Metro stations near PM’s home back to normal


August 26th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Normalcy returned Friday at the four Delhi Metro stations close to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence that had been shut the day before, an ... Read more...

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Khan Market Metro station opens, three others still shut (Lead)


August 25th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) After a four-and-half-hour shutdown, Delhi Metro Thursday opened its Khan Market station, one of the four stations in the vicinity of the prime minister's residence ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro shuts four stations


August 25th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Four Delhi Metro stations in the vicinity of the prime minister's residence here were shut from 3 p.m. Thursday on the orders of the Delhi ... Read more...

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Anti-corruption crusader killed in Bhopal


August 16th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 16 (IANS) Shehla Masood, an anti-corruption crusader and Right to Information activist, was Tuesday shot dead outside her residence here, police said. Masood was in her car in the ... Read more...

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Anna supporters take out candle light vigils


August 16th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Angry over his arrest, thousands of supporters of social activist Anna Hazare shouted slogans in his support as they held candle light vigils at several ... Read more...

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Kiran Bedi, Shanti Bhushan released


August 16th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Civil rights activists Kiran Bedi and Shanti Bhushan, detained by Delhi Police Tuesday morning ahead of Anna Hazare's fast-unto-death, were released in the evening, police ... Read more...

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Team Anna to meet Sonia Gandhi Thursday (Lead)


June 29th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Gandhian Anna Hazare Wednesday said he and his team will meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday to discuss the Lokpal bill which seeks to ... Read more...

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Anna ill, skips campaign launch


May 13th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 13 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare could not attend the launch of his nationwide campaign for the Jan Lokpal bill from Goa, because he fell ill due to ... Read more...

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Hegde not to resign, members to stay focused (Third Lead)


April 23rd, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) After consultation here Saturday among the civil society members of the joint committee formed to draft the Lokpal Bill, it was announced that Karnataka ... Read more...

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Clooney pays tribute to Mia Farrow for her activism


April 29th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Hollywood star George Clooney has paid tribute to fellow activist Mia Farrow for fasting to bring attention to the ongoing problems in Sudan. The two stars have become leading ... Read more...

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Bob Geldof charges $100,000 to speak about world suffering


November 15th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 15 (ANI): Irish singer songwriter Bob Geldof charged 100,000 to give a speech about world suffering at the eighth annual Diversity@Work business awards at Crown Palladium in Melbourne.Geldof, 54, ... Read more...

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Three rights activists barred from Hong Kong


August 7th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Hong Kong, Aug 7 (DPA) Three human rights activists have been denied entry into Hong Kong just days before the start of the Olympic Games, a media report said Thursday. The move, ... Read more...

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Madndela breaks silence on Zimbabwe, says tragic failure of leadership


June 26th, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): Former South African President Nelson Mandela has broken his silence on the Zimbabwe crisis to condemn the tragic failure of leadership in the violence-torn country.Mandela did ... Read more...

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Chennai activists rally for Binayak Sen’s release


May 15th, 2008 - 12:50 am ICT by admin
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) Several social groups and human rights activists held a rally here Wednesday, demanding the immediate release of fellow activist and physician Binayak Sen, who has been imprisoned by ... Read more...

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