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Story of an unsung hero from Uttarakhand (IANS Book Review)


April 25th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Book: "Johaar Kinkar: Babu Ram Singh"; Author: Gajendra Singh Pangti; Publisher: Dolka Innovations, New Delhi; Pages: 128; Price: Rs.150Nestled in the higher Himalayas, near the Milam glacier, is Johaar valley -- ... Read more...

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Gandhi items’ auction disappoints collector


April 18th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur, April 18 (IANS) Antony Chittattukara, a 70-year-old antique collector from this Kerala town, had expected to make over Rs.500 million from the auction of Mahatma Gandhi's memorabilia. But the ... Read more...

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Retired teacher waits for Gandhi memorabilia auction result


April 18th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), April 17 (IANS) A 70-year-old retired school teacher has been waiting patiently for the outcome as his rare collection of Mahatma Gandhi memorabilia went under the hammer in ... Read more...

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If Gandhiji had lived for another 10 years…


January 30th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 30 (IANS) Who gained most from Mahatma Gandhi's assassination and what if he had lived a little longer?These questions were posed to leading Gandhians in the Taj city ... Read more...

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Anti-Hazare groups condemn his agitation


December 26th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) While Anna Hazare's Lokpal agitation is gathering momentum, certain groups in the city, including noted filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, are vocally protesting his "call for a ... Read more...

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Ten people who influenced the headlines (2011 in Retrospect)


December 26th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) From Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Bihar's 'crorepati' Sushil Kumar to the notorious Reddy brothers and Vijay Mallya, there were some people who stayed ... Read more...

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Pawar hits back at Hazare, but asks partymen to be calm


December 7th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Wednesday hit back at Anna Hazare for justifying the recent physical attacks on politicians but appealed to his partymen to ... Read more...

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Youth need to focus on Gandhi’s values: Pitroda


November 14th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Terming Mahatma Gandhi as the greatest social innovator of the 20th century, National Innovation Council chairman Sam Pitroda Monday said it was unfortunate that Gandhi ... Read more...

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Prominent Gandhian felicitated


October 22nd, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Prominent Gandhian and Sarvodaya leader Laxmi Dass was felicitated by Sanatan Sanskriti Sansthan, a leading organization engaged in promoting secular values, national integration and brotherhood, ... Read more...

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Rift deepens, more might leave Anna core group


October 19th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Two resignations and one more in the offing? The core group behind India Against Corruption (IAC) led by Anna Hazare is likely to be ... Read more...

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In social field, keep ego aside: Anna


October 19th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Even as two important people have quit his campaign against corruption over differences with a key team member, Anna Hazare has observed that egos ... Read more...

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Bedi rubbishes allegations against Kejriwal


October 18th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) While calling Arvind Kejriwal a 'passionate' and 'committed' social activist, Team Anna member Kiran Bedi Tuesday rubbished allegations that he acted in a high-handed manner."Kejriwal is ... Read more...

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Two Team Anna members quit, Bedi denies cracks (Roundup)


October 18th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Two key Team Anna members Tuesday distanced themselves from the anti-corruption campaign, but Hazare's aide Kiran Bedi denied the movement was cracking up.Magsaysay award ... Read more...

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Two top Team Anna members quit


October 18th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Two prominent members of Team Anna, Magsaysay award winner Rajendra Singh and Gandhian activist P.B. Rajagopal, Tuesday resigned from the movement, citing Arvind Kejriwal's ... Read more...

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Hazare threatens stir in Maharashtra over Lokayukta


September 22nd, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Pune/Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Sep 22 (IANS) Reiterating his demand for a stronger Lokayukta in the state, anti-graft activist Anna Hazare Thursday said he will launch a popular movement in ... Read more...

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Candlelight marches in Himachal to support Anna


August 28th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 28 (IANS) Hundreds of people took out candlelight marches across Himachal Pradesh Sunday in support of Anna Hazare."Annaji is a true Gandhian. He has won 50 percent ... Read more...

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Himachal boasts of its own Annas (With Image)


August 25th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 25 (IANS) Away from media glare, two men have been fasting in Himachal Pradesh for eight to nine days in support of Anna Hazare and a strong anti-corruption ... Read more...

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‘Annalogy’ of protest turns new chapter (Comment)


August 24th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
A veritable wave of 'Annamania' has swept an angst-ridden, urban, middle India, specially in 'Annapolis' (read Delhi), giving the illusion of a new era christened 'Anna Domini,' marked by 'Annalia', mixing ... Read more...

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Anna movement anti-democratic: Somnath Chatterjee


August 22nd, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee says the Anna Hazare-led movement against corruption is undemocratic and the prime minister is an honest person."If the ... Read more...

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Open for talks, says fasting Hazare (Lead)


August 21st, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) A day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called for "give and take" on the Lokpal bill, activist Anna Hazare Sunday said he was open ... Read more...

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India’s Anna has caught world’s attention: Pakistani daily


August 21st, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 21 (IANS) Indian anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare's determination to have a strong Lokpal bill has caught the world's attention, said a Pakistani daily Sunday.An editorial in the News ... Read more...

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Respect Anna, but parliament supreme: Sachin Pilot


August 20th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 20 (IANS) Anna Hazare is a respected Gandhian, but the right of parliament to make laws has to be respected by all, union Minister of State for Information ... Read more...

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Won’t give up, says Anna


August 20th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Signs of continuous fast for the past four days might have started showing on his face, but anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare is relentless in his ... Read more...

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Devotional songs, slogans echo at Ramlila ground


August 20th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Devotional songs and anti-corruption slogans reverberated in Ramlila ground as social activist Anna Hazare's fast entered its fifth day Saturday.Even as the Gandhian was not ... Read more...

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All of three, she wanted to meet Anna


August 19th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Though she can't pronounce his name, three-year-old Charvi Chawla woke up with just one wish Friday morning -- to meet Anna Hazare.Turning up with her ... Read more...

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In Madhya Pradesh, ‘animal march’ for Anna


August 19th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 19 (IANS) Seems like people in Madhya Pradesh are leaving no stone unturned to pledge their support for Anna Hazare. While Wednesday saw supporters climbing atop floodlight ... Read more...

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Hazare unlikely face of impassioned people’s movement: NYT


August 19th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare is the "the unlikely face of an impassioned people's movement in India", said the New York Times.An NYT report described 74-year-old Anna Hazare ... Read more...

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Mystery SMSes doing rounds to garner support for Anna


August 19th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) No one seems to know where these messages come from. Nevertheless SMSes from unknown numbers are doing the rounds in an attempt to garner support ... Read more...

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Lakhs join Hazare, target politicians online


August 19th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Mass support for social activist Anna Hazare in real world has had a cascading effect on the virtual world too as a popular online game, ... Read more...

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We will not move till Lokpal bill is passed: Hazare


August 19th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Civil society activist Anna Hazare said Friday that he would not leave the Ramlila ground till the demand for a stronger anti-corruption Lokpal bill was ... 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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Hazare attracts young, old across Uttar Pradesh


August 19th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 18 (IANS) The very name of activist Anna Hazare appears to energise both the young and the old who once again took to streets in different cities of ... Read more...

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Government should bring new Lokpal bill: Shanti Bhushan


August 18th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Urging the government to draft a new Lokpal bill after consulting Anna Hazare, former law minister Shanti Bhushan Thursday said the fact that the government ... Read more...

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Harassment and obscenity in times of a people’s movement


August 18th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Even as support for Gandhian Anna Hazare's movement against corruption touches monumental heights, there's been a consequent flipside. A number of people have been complaining ... Read more...

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Anna and his cause dominate cyber world


August 18th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) With updates every minute on everything related to the social activist, ranging from his whereabouts or details about his agitation, to full-fledged discussions on ... Read more...

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