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Family stands by jailed cartoonist, coal minister heckled


September 10th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Sep 10 (IANS) Supporters of India Against Corruption (IAC) and the parents of jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, who was charged with sedition by Mumbai police, Monday heckled union Coal ... Read more...

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Protest will continue, say NDA MPs


September 7th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Sending out the message that their protest would continue on the streets, MPs from the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) staged a protest in parliament complex ... Read more...

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Freedom acquiring new meaning for thinking India


August 14th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Freedom as an idea is no longer what it was 65 years ago when India emerged from the shackles of British domination at the stroke ... Read more...

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NDA leaders call on Ramdev (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Ramdev's campaign against black money and corruption Monday drew support from BJP president Nitin Gadkari and Janata Dal-United leader Sharad Yadav who met the yoga ... Read more...

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BJP doesn’t expect political support from Ramdev: Gadkari


August 13th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Lending support to Baba Ramdev's agitation against black money and corruption, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Nitin Gadkari Monday said his party does not ... Read more...

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People need political alternative: Anna


August 5th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Sunday said it was during his five-day fast at Jantar Mantar last week that he realised the need to give ... Read more...

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Twitter, Facebook get active on Team Anna’s political ambitions


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Social networking sites went abuzz as soon as Anna Hazare announced that his team would seek to form a "political alternative", with many welcoming ... Read more...

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Nehru worked for One World - until he felt let down


July 30th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Backed by Mahatma Gandhi, India's charismatic first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru worked hard to create a 'One World' before Cold War and China's betrayal killed ... Read more...

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Patil’s goodbye wish: A ‘corruption-free India’


July 24th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil bid farewell to the nation Tuesday on completing of her five-year term, expressing confidence that India will soon be a corruption-free ... Read more...

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Once ‘criminal tribes’ might finally get integrated


May 28th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Branded "criminal tribes" by the British, about 200 so-called Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes (DNT), who are among the most poor and destitute and ... Read more...

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Vidarbha farmers, widows ‘mourn’ decade of BT cotton (With Image)


March 26th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 26 (IANS) Thousands of farmers and farm widows across Vidarbha Monday 'mourned' the tenth anniversary of the introduction of US-based GM Seed's revolutionary "BT Cotton" in India, an activist ... Read more...

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Vidarbha farmers, widows to ‘mourn’ decade of BT cotton


March 25th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 25 (IANS) Thousands of farmers and farm widows shall 'mourn' and protest the tenth anniversary of the introduction of US-based GM Seed's revolutionary "BT Cotton" in the country ... Read more...

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Monsanto’s violations in GM maize trials ignored: RTI reply


February 6th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The environment ministry's Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) ignored violation of law by the US-based company Monsanto which conducted trials of herbicide-tolerant, genetically modified (GM) ... Read more...

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Team Anna writes to PM ahead of Mumbai fast (Intro Roundup)


December 25th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) Team Anna made a Christmas Day appeal to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to enact the "best possible" Lokpal bill as Anna Hazare prepared for a ... Read more...

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Team Anna writes to PM ahead of Mumbai fast (Roundup)


December 25th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) Team Anna made a Christmas Day appeal to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to enact the "best possible" Lokpal bill as Anna Hazare prepared for a ... Read more...

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Kalam evolves three-point recipe for graft-free India (With Image)


December 24th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Even as the ongoing debate about the Lokpal Bill reaches a crescendo, one man believes he has the answer to the malady of corruption that ... Read more...

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Dismantle Team Anna, says member


October 28th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Amid speculation of divisions in Team Anna, its core committee member Kumar Vishwas Friday asked Anna Hazare to dismantle the committee and create a ... Read more...

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Bhushan’s Kashmir statement under Anna scanner (Roundup)


October 14th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan-Siddhi/New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Even as Anna Hazare Friday termed lawyer Prashant Bhushan's statement on plebiscite in Kashmir as "wrong" and hinted "it could lead to his removal ... Read more...

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Anna disagrees with Bhushan, team denies talk of removal


October 14th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan-Siddhi/New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Calling lawyer Prashant Bhushan's statement on plebiscite in Kashmir "wrong", Anna Hazare Friday said his team would decide on his removal in future. But ... Read more...

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IOA wants strict action against dope offenders: Malhotra


October 13th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Thursday called for strict action against the sportspersons caught for doping, saying there should be "zero tolerance for those who test ... Read more...

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Advani’s ‘yatra’ not for PM’s post: Gadkari


September 29th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Reiterating the party's stand on L.K. Advani's anti-corruption 'yatra', Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Thursday said the around-the-country tour was not meant ... Read more...

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Plan to provide cheap houses to urban poor


September 28th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) With a view to tackle urban poverty and providing affordable housing to the poor, the central government is planning to introduce the 'National Urban Livelihood Mission' ... Read more...

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Give up your vindictive attitude, Hazare tells government


September 4th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Sep 4 (IANS) Lashing out at the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare Sunday said it should give up its "vindictive attitude".Referring to ... Read more...

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Who won? Anna or government?


August 31st, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Did Anna Hazare win the battle of Lokpal? Yes, say some. Others feel differently. And yet others said both the government and Team Anna ... Read more...

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Anna and Hazare-ism are here to stay (News Analysis)


August 29th, 2011 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The fast is over. The fight is not.As Team Anna and tens of thousands celebrated Sunday after Anna Hazare broke his hunger strike for ... Read more...

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Triumphant Anna to end fast after parliament debate


August 28th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) After 12 days of fasting that ignited unprecedented protests across India, a triumphant Anna Hazare declared Saturday night that he will end his protest ... Read more...

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Hazare to end fast Sunday, says only half battle won (Lead)


August 27th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) After 12 days of fasting for an anti-corruption law that galvanized tens of thousands across India, Anna Hazare announced Saturday night that he will ... Read more...

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Traders down shutters to support Hazare


August 27th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 27 (IANS) Traders in parts of Uttar Pradesh downed their shutters Saturday to support Anna Hazare whose fast for a strong anti-corruption bill has entered the 12th ... Read more...

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BJP, Team Anna agree on Jan Lokpal Bill


August 26th, 2011 - 1:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday night threw its weight behind Anna Hazare's anti-graft movement after its top leaders held talks with the social ... Read more...

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Hundreds march for Hazare in Shillong


August 24th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 24 (IANS) Hundreds of people marched in this Meghalaya capital Wednesday in support of activist Anna Hazare.Carrying flags and holding placards, school students and social activists marched down ... Read more...

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Stay away from violence, Anna tells supporters (Lead)


August 23rd, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Declaring that he was in good health despite his weight loss, Anna Hazare Tuesday asked his supporters not to resort to violence under any circumstances."Do ... Read more...

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We don’t want to topple government: Team Anna


August 22nd, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) A day after Anna Hazare's call 'Lao ya Jao' (Enact the bill or go) triggered a row, Team Anna clarified Monday that it was not ... Read more...

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Cheers, slogans as Anna leaves Tihar for Ramlila ground (Second Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The skies poured and the crowds cheered. Civil society activist Anna Hazare, who is fasting for a stronger anti-corruption law, Friday left the Tihar Jail ... Read more...

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Techies launch online petition for corruption free India


August 17th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 17 (IANS) About 10,000 techies working in the electronics city on the outskirts of this tech hub Thursday launched an online petition for a corruption free India.Taking a ... Read more...

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Thousands march towards Jantar Mantar


August 17th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Thousands of people supporting Gandhian Anna Hazare and his demand for a strong Lokpal Bill gathered at India Gate in the capital Wednesday evening and ... Read more...

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