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Maharashtra lawyers to join all-India strike July 11-12


July 6th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Around 1.40 lakh lawyers from all over Maharashtra and Goa will join the two-day national strike of the 17-lakh strong legal fraternity July 11-12 to ... Read more...

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Anti-nuke activists plan ‘jail bharo’


January 12th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) Over 10,000 villagers from Ratnagiri in Maharashtra have planned a two-day 'jail bharo' protest from Jan 24 to protest against the proposed 9,900 MW Jaitapur Nuclear ... Read more...

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Congress protests Madhya Pradesh’s fertiliser, power shortage (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 9 (IANS) The Congress in Madhya Pradesh held a statewide 'jail bharo' (court arrest) agitation Monday against the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government's failure to provide farmers with fertilisers ... Read more...

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Congress highlights farmers plight in Madhya Pradesh


January 9th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 9 (IANS) The Congress in Madhya Pradesh held a statewide 'jail bharo' (court arrest) agitation Monday against the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government's failure to provide farmers with fertilisers ... Read more...

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Hazare leaves for Ralegan Siddhi


December 29th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Anna Hazare left for his home Ralegan Siddhi Thursday, a day after he broke his fast to press for a strong Lokpal.The anti-corruption crusader had ... 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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Anna ends fast, vows to continue fight against graft (Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Anna Hazare, who is down with viral fever, broke his three-day fast here a day earlier at the urging of doctors as his health was ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare ends fast


December 28th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Anna Hazare, who is down with viral fever, broke his fast by sipping a drink at the MMRDA ground here Wednesday evening.Hazare, who announced earlier ... Read more...

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Anna ends fast, vows to rally against Congress (Roundup)


December 28th, 2011 - 7:54 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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1,500 people join Lokpal bill campaign in Bangalore


December 27th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 27 (IANS) About 1,500 people from all walks of life Tuesday joined campaign for a strong Lokpal bill and 25 people are on fast in support of ... Read more...

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Team Anna protests in Ramlila ground, with fewer numbers


December 27th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Team Anna members staged a protest at the Ramlila ground here Tuesday but the crowds in no way matched the tens of thousands who ... Read more...

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Over 100 people start fast with Hazare


December 27th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Over 100 people joined Anna Hazare as he began his three-day fast to press the demand for a stronger Lokpal bill, an activist said."Over 100 ... Read more...

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Over one lakh netizens pledge to court arrest to back Anna


December 26th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) The online campaign of Anna Hazare's 'Jail Bharo Andolan' has received over a lakh registrations within three days of the launch, an India Against ... 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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Team Anna gears up for Lokpal stir


December 25th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) Preparations are on in full swing to spruce up the MMRDA grounds here ahead of activist Anna Hazare's three-day fast beginning Tuesday for a strong ... Read more...

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Team Anna writes to PM, wants CBI under Lokpal (Lead)


December 25th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Team Anna, in an open letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and parliamentarians Sunday, hoped the best possible anti-graft law will emerge from the ... Read more...

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Team Anna writes to PM, wants ‘real anti-corruption law’


December 25th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) In an open letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and parliamentarians, Team Anna has urged them to come out with "a real anti-corruption law" ... Read more...

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Delhi not an option for agitation: Kiran Bedi


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The winter cold in the national capital ruled it out as an option for Anna Hazare's agitation from Dec 27 for a strong Lokpal ... Read more...

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Hazare renews ‘jail bharo’ threat over ‘weak’ Lokpal bill


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Dec 22 (IANS) Reiterating that the Lokpal bill tabled in parliament Thursday is "weak", social activist Anna Hazare said that it will not eradicate corruption and ... Read more...

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Lokpal without CBI unacceptable: Hegde


December 21st, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 21 (IANS) Former Karnataka Lokayukta and Team Anna member N. Santosh Hegde Wednesday rejected the government's Lokpal bill as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has been ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill with PM in but CBI out approved, Hazare furious (Roundup)


December 21st, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Anna Hazare and the government were set for a showdown after the cabinet Tuesday finalised its Lokpal bill bringing the prime minister under its ... Read more...

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Government’s intentions on Lokpal dishonest: Hazare (Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Ralegan Sidhi (Maharashtra), Dec 20 (IANS) Anna Hazare Tuesday accused the government of being "dishonest" on the Lokpal bill, saying its intentions were not clear and declared he would ... Read more...

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Government’s intentions on Lokpal dishonest: Hazare


December 20th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Sidhi (Maharashtra), Dec 20 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Tuesday accused the government of being "dishonest" on the Lokpal bill, saying its intentions were not clear and declared ... Read more...

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High rentals for fast venue stuns Team Anna


December 19th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) Team Anna Monday got a shock over the high rentals demanded by the Maharashtra government for hiring out the MMRDA Grounds in central Mumbai for ... Read more...

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PM is honest but remote controlled, moans Anna (Lead)


December 18th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is an honest man but is "remote controlled", activist Anna Hazare said Sunday, urging people to start filling the jails from ... Read more...

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PM is honest but remote controlled, moans Anna


December 18th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is an honest man but is "remote controlled", activist Anna Hazare said Sunday, urging people to start filling the jails from ... Read more...

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Lokpal Bill in this session, don’t doubt our intent: PM (Lead)


December 17th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
On board Air India One, Dec 17 (IANS) With Anna Hazare's threat of an indefinite agitation for a strong anti-graft law looming large, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said ... Read more...

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Anna threatens renewed agitation, PM says committed to pass Lokpal (Roundup)


December 17th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, Dec 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday asserted that the government would pass the Lokpal bill in the ongoing winter session of parliament even as Anna ... Read more...

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Hazare writes to PM, reiterates agitation threat (Lead)


December 17th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Raising doubts about the government's intention to pass the Lokpal bill in the winter session of parliament, Anna Hazare Saturday wrote to Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Hazare writes to PM, renews stir threat


December 17th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Raising doubts over the government's intention to pass the Lokpal bill in the winter session of parliament ending Dec 22, Anna Hazare Saturday wrote ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare reiterates stand on protest, ‘jail bharo’


December 17th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 17 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare Saturday reiterated his stand on launching an indefinite protest from Dec 27 and a 'jail bharo' agitation from Jan 1 if the ... Read more...

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Working on Lokpal bill, Anna should be patient: Government (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The government Friday said it will bring a strong Lokpal bill to parliament next week and asked Anna Hazare to have patience before he ... Read more...

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UPA committed to Lokpal, have patience, Hazare told


December 16th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Anna Hazare should show patience before starting an indefinite fast Dec 27 as the government was committed to a strong Lokpal, Minister of State ... Read more...

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Government plans Lokpal bill in winter session; Anna threatens agitation


December 15th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The government appears all set to pass the contentious Lokpal bill in parliament's winter session, even as Anna Hazare Thursday threatened a slew of ... Read more...

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