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Army chief’s age row: Defence ministry too moves apex court


January 17th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The defence ministry Tuesday filed a caveat in the Supreme Court in army chief General V.K. Singh's age controversy matter, requesting the court to hear ... Read more...

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BJP wants a strong Lokpal bill: Jaitley


December 29th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wants a "strong" Lokpal bill and not the "weak" government version, Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun ... Read more...

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Government not under pressure on Lokpal: Jaiswal


December 21st, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The government was not under any pressure to bring the Lokpal bill in parliament, Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal said Wednesday."The government is not under ... Read more...

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Hazare begins daylong fast


December 11th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Anna Hazare Sunday morning began his daylong token fast from Jantar Mantar in the national capital to protest the 'weak' government version of the ... Read more...

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Nation at crossroads, discuss Lokpal issue dispassionately: Pranab (Lead)


August 27th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Leader of the House Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said the world's largest functional democracy was at crossroads and urged parliament to discuss "dispassionately" the Lokpal ... Read more...

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Anna personality cult should be avoided: Prashant Bhushan (Interview)


August 21st, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) For thousands of people thronging the Ramlila Ground, many hopes rest on one man: Anna Hazare. But Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan feels "personification" ... Read more...

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Left, non-NDA parties call all-India protest against graft


August 20th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Left and some other non-National Democratic Alliance (NDA) parties Friday accused the government of not taking serious steps to curb high level corruption and ... Read more...

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Police relax conditions for Anna’s fast (Lead)


August 17th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Giving in to Team Anna's terms, Delhi Police Wednesday relaxed most of the conditions for Anna Hazare's fast, including giving him permission for seven days ... Read more...

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Police relax conditions for Anna’s fast


August 17th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Delhi Police Wednesday relaxed conditions for Anna Hazare's fast, including giving him permission for seven days that could be extended.Delhi Police agreed to relax six ... Read more...

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Groundswell of support for Anna visible in Uttar Pradesh (Lead)


August 16th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 16 (IANS) Lawyers stayed away from courts and students played truant to take part in rallies in all major cities of Uttar Pradesh Tuesday as support for activist ... Read more...

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Hazare should not disrupt public life: Khurshid


August 15th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Team Anna had the right to protest but they should make sure that the law of the land was followed and ordinary people were not ... Read more...

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Kejriwal hits out at restrictions on Hazare’s fast


August 15th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) A key associate of Anna Hazare Monday accused the government of a "dictatorial attitude" for imposing restrictions on the Gandhian's fast against corruption set ... Read more...

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PM asks Anna not to fast (Lead)


August 15th, 2011 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday obliquely appealed to Gandhian Anna Hazare, who will fast from Tuesday in support of a strong Lokpal, not to ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare tops rakhi charts in Bihar


August 12th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 12 (IANS) If the sale of rakhis is anything to go by, social activist Anna Hazare should be topping the popularity charts in Bihar - ahead of ... Read more...

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Hazare likely to fast at Ramlila ground


August 6th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare, who is scheduled to sit on a fast at Jantar Mantar from Aug 16 against the government version of the Lokpal ... Read more...

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Team Anna denied permission to hold protest at Jantar Mantar (Lead)


August 2nd, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Delhi Police Tuesday denied permission to Team Anna to protest at Jantar Mantar, where Anna Hazare is scheduled to hold a fast from Aug ... Read more...

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Team Anna denied permission to protest at Jantar Mantar


August 2nd, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Delhi Police have denied permission to Team Anna to protest at Jantar Mantar, where Anna Hazare is scheduled to hold a fast from Aug ... Read more...

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Hazare writes open letter to parliamentarians


August 2nd, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Anti-corruption campaigner Anna Hazare Tuesday wrote an open letter to parliamentarians appealing to them not to pass the "anti-poor" Lokpal bill.In the letter, he said ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill to be introduced in Lok Sabha Thursday (Second Lead)


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Lokpal bill will be introduced in the Lok Sabha Thursday, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said."The Lokpal bill will be introduced on ... Read more...

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Police mum on Hazare request for fast


August 1st, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Gandhian Anna Hazare Monday said police has not indicated whether or not he can hold a hunger strike against corruption at the Jantar Mantar here ... Read more...

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Ready to go to jail: Anna Hazare


July 31st, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Udaipur, July 31 (IANS) Dissatisfied with the government version of the anti-graft Lokpal bill and determined to go on an indefinite fast from Aug 16, Gandhian Anna Hazare says he ... Read more...

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Government’s Lokpal draft punishes the complainant: activists


June 23rd, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The government's draft of the Lokpal bill targets those who complain against graft, rather than the corrupt themselves, civil society members on the bill's joint ... Read more...

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Hazare threatens another fast from Aug 16 (Second Lead)


June 16th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Gandhian activist Anna Hazare Thursday said he will sit on a fast here again from Aug 16 as the government had turned its back on ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh brides’ virginity tests heat up Rajya Sabha


July 13th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The virginity tests conducted on brides before a mass wedding in Madhya Pradesh generated much heat in the Rajya Sabha Monday - not so much ... Read more...

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Benazirs successor likely to be named today


December 30th, 2007 - 11:58 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 30 (ANI): The Pakistan Peoples Party is likely to choose successor for its late chairperson Benazir Bhutto in Larkana today. Benazirs son Bilawal will also read out Benazir's instructions about the ... Read more...

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Pak Govt. ready to exhume Benazirs body for inquiry: Interior Ministry


December 29th, 2007 - 10:22 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 29 (ANI): The Interior Ministry of Pakistan on Saturday said that the government would exhume late premier Benazir Bhuttos body for inquiry if her Pakistan Peoples Party make a demand ... Read more...

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