fight against corruption

Check government’s attack on CAG, BJP tells president


September 12th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) A delegation of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders met President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday and asked him to intervene and check the government's repeated attacks ... Read more...

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BJP to launch nationwide protest over coal blocks


August 29th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Sticking to its demand for cancelling allocation of 142 coal blocks and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation, the BJP Wednesday said it will launch ... Read more...

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Australian lawmakers to join hands against corruption


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Ontario (Canada), Aug 23 (IANS) Legislators across the political spectrum from around Australia will converge in Melbourne Thursday, joining hands in their fight against corruption and for integrity in government.As ... Read more...

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Mamata’s fight against ‘corruption in judiciary’ (West Bengal Newsletter)


August 18th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, August 18 (IANS) Known for courting controversies, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has again stirred the hornet's nest after saying that court judgments could be bought.Speaking during ... Read more...

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Anna disbands Team Anna, colleagues perplexed (Intro Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Sixteen months after he took India by storm, activist Anna Hazare Monday announced that he was disbanding Team Anna and ending the work begun ... 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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Members of disbanded Team Anna quiet


August 6th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Members of Anna Hazare's team were Monday reluctant to talk to the media on the activist's sudden announcement in his blog of the disbandment ... Read more...

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Anna lacks confidence in his team, says Congress


August 6th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Anna Hazare lacked confidence in Team Anna and that's why he had disbanded his team, the Congress said Monday."Actually, we don't want to make ... Read more...

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Team Anna disbanded, says Anna Hazare (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 3:36 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.Hazare, who said ... Read more...

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Team Anna disbanded


August 6th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Anna Hazare announced Monday that Team Anna had been disbanded. He said in his blog that "the work that has started in Team Anna's ... Read more...

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Hegde opposes Hazare move to float political party


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare should not form a political party to fight for his just cause as entering politics would be an expensive proposition, former ... Read more...

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Team Anna apologises to media for scuffle


July 31st, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Asking supporters to stay away from violence, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare and members of his team Tuesday apologised to the media for the scuffle ... Read more...

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IAC distances itself from anti-media poster


July 30th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Activists of India Against Corruption, which is supporting Team Anna's ongoing hunger agitation in New Delhi, Monday distanced itself from an anti-media poster, terming it ... Read more...

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Fifty detained outside Pawar’s house, Team Anna denies role (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) A total of 50 people, claiming to be supporters of Anna Hazare, were detained Monday for protesting outside the house of union Agriculture Minister ... Read more...

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Protest at Pawar’s residence, Team Anna denies role


July 30th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Over 50 people claiming to be supporters of Anna Hazare Monday protested outside the house of union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar here.However, Team Anna ... Read more...

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Youths defy parents to support Team Anna’s stir


July 26th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Chanchal Sharma, a resident of Noida, was stopped by her parents from taking part in the indefinite fast held by Team Anna against corruption. ... Read more...

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TERI’s Pachauri gets Mexican humanitarian award


June 18th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Los Cabos (Mexico), June 18 (IANS) The director general of India's The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), R.K. Pachauri, has been conferred the Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle by President Felipe ... Read more...

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Mamata asks youth to fight graft


June 17th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) A day after terming her support for A.P.J. Abdul Kalam for the president's post as the "voice of millions of Indians", West Bengal Chief ... Read more...

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Kejriwal walks out of Hazare-Ramdev fast venue


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal Saturday walked out of the venue where social activist Anna Hazare and yoga guru Baba Ramdev were fasting here ... Read more...

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Esha Deol looks forward to honeymoon (Movie Snippets)


May 24th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Actress Esha Deol, who is set to marry her businessman beau Bharat Takhtani, is already planning her honeymoon."Wedding prep going on and on and on ... Read more...

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Hazare starts Maharashtra tour from Shirdi (With Image)


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Shirdi (Maharashtra), May 1 (IANS) Anna Hazare Tuesday started his five-week Maharashtra wide tour to demand a strong Lokayukta from here and took a pot shot at several Congress ... Read more...

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Russian lawmaker held for $1.3 mn scam


April 29th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The speaker of a legislative assembly in Russia's far eastern region has been placed under house arrest on charges of embezzling 38 million rubles (around ... Read more...

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Chinese daily calls for sustained anti-graft efforts


April 11th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) An opinion piece in the People's Daily Wednesday called for confidence in China's fight against corruption despite the fact that it is a "long-term, complex and ... Read more...

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Excited, but nervous about ‘Jism 2′: Imran Zahid (Lead)(With Images)


March 29th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Imran Zahid, who was in news for bagging the lead role in Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt's now-delayed "Chandu", says his dream is finally coming true ... Read more...

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Excited, but nervous about ‘Jism 2′: Imran Zahid (With images)


March 29th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Imran Zahid, who was to play the title role in Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt's "Chandu", says his dream is finally coming true as he is ... Read more...

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Cellphone coupon to update public about Anna’s programme


March 25th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Team Anna has come up with a new concept to spread awareness among people about its programme over the year: a Rs.25 coupon's code to ... Read more...

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Anna returns with anti-graft protest, threatens more agitation (Roundup)


March 25th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Anna Hazare, on a day-long fast Sunday, set a 2014 deadline -- when general elections are scheduled -- for an all-powerful anti-corruption watchdog and ... Read more...

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Full faith in Anna’s movement, say whistle-blowers’ families, friends


March 25th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Families of whistle-blowers who were killed after they raised voice against corruption joined Anna Hazare's day-long fast at Jantar Mantar Sunday and expressed full ... Read more...

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Bring Lokpal Bill or go, Hazare tells government


March 25th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Accusing the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of not being serious about the Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare Sunday said it must go if it ... Read more...

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Crowds swell as Anna begins fast (Lead)


March 25th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Hundreds of people gathered at the Jantar Mantar here Sunday as Anna Hazare began his day-long fast to demand a stronger Lokpal bill to ... Read more...

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Government has failed to protect whistleblowers: Hazare


March 25th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The government has failed in protecting people who are fighting against corruption in the country, said activist Anna Hazare Sunday ahead of his day-long ... Read more...

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Digvijay asks SP not to repeat goons’ rule in UP


March 6th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh Tuesday expressed happiness over the defeat of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, but ... Read more...

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Cuba battles corruption


February 21st, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 21 (IANS/EFE) Control, prevention and participation by the community are "essential" in Cuba's battle against corruption and indiscipline in state corporations, the Communist-ruled island's controller general said."The job ... Read more...

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‘Illegal assets must be recovered from the corrupt’


February 17th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Calling on the investigative agencies to "realise the fallout of corruption and tighten their belts" against the scourge, senior government officials Friday said the fight ... Read more...

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‘Our I can more than your IQ’, say special children


February 8th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Feb 8 (IANS) Dancing to Bollywood numbers, talking against corruption, raising their voice for the girl child, around 30 children with special needs wowed the audience at an event ... Read more...

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