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Nationwide shutdown successful, claims trader’s organisation


September 20th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT), one of the biggest grouping of Indian traders Thursday termed the nationwide strike to protest the government's new ... Read more...

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Left, Right come together against FDI


September 20th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) In a rare show of unity, Communist and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders came together here Thursday to denounce the decision to allow FDI in ... Read more...

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Delhi’s monuments will be lit by solar energy


September 17th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) More and more of the capital's best known monuments may now be illuminated through solar energy.Building on the experience gained over the last three years ... Read more...

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BJP promises Telangana if it takes power


September 5th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday promised to form a separate state of Telangana within three months if it formed a central government.BJP's Sushma ... Read more...

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Kejriwal, other anti-corruption activists detained, released (Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Several anti-corruption activists, including Arvind Kejriwal, were detained but later released when they tried to stage a protest outside the residences of the prime ... Read more...

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Anti-corruption activists detained, released


August 26th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Several anti-corruption activists, including Arvind Kejriwal, were detained but later released when they tried to stage a protest outside the residences of the prime minister ... Read more...

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Kejriwal calls for protests against Congress, BJP


August 25th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Former Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal accused both Congress and BJP of looting Rs.1.85 lakh crore through the allocation of coal blocks to private ... Read more...

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Kejriwal calls for protests outside PM’s, BJP chief’s residences


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Charging the Congress and the BJP with looting the country through the allocation of coal blocks, activist and former Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal ... Read more...

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Gurgaon women to march for Geetika to Jantar Mantar


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 22 (IANS) Various women's organisations Thursday will hold a candlelight vigil at Delhi's Jantar Mantar for Geetika Sharma, former flight attendant who committed suicide Aug 5.Geetika in her ... Read more...

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Anyone can float a political party: BJP


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday sought to downplay moves of Team Anna towards forming a "political alternative", saying the constitution gave everyone a ... Read more...

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Team Anna calls off fast, to form ‘political alternative’ (Roundup)


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare and his team announced Thursday they would call off their indefinite fast against corruption Friday evening and proposed forming ... Read more...

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Team Anna supporters protest outside BJP office


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Team Anna supporters Thursday staged protests outside the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters here, demanding that the party should support Anna Hazare's campaign against ... Read more...

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Prominent citizens appeal to Team Anna to call off fast (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) With fasting Team Anna members' condition deteriorating, more than 20 prominent citizens, including former army chief V.K. Singh, spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi ... Read more...

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Never closed doors for talks with Team Anna: Congress (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday said it has never closed the doors for talks with Team Anna currently agitating for a strong Lokpal bill here.The party ... Read more...

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Anna slams government, Kejriwal to carry on fast (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Anna Hazare Tuesday hit out the government over corruption, saying that the publics servants have made the public their servants, while his key aides ... Read more...

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Media persons manhandled at Hazare protest venue


July 31st, 2012 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Around 150-200 people present at Jantar Mantar, the venue of the protest by Anna Hazare, allegedly broke down barricades and manhandled media persons late ... Read more...

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Bring Lokpal or go, Anna tells UPA (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) As his team's indefinite protest against corruption entered its sixth day, Anna Hazare Monday asked the UPA government to bring a stringent Lokpal bill ... Read more...

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Bring Lokpal or go, Anna tells UPA (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) As Team Anna's indefinite protest against corruption entered its sixth day, Anna Hazare Monday warned the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) to bring a stringent ... Read more...

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Hazare begins fast, demands passage of Jan Lokpal bill (Second Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Septuagenarian social activist Anna Hazare began an indefinite fast against corruption here Sunday brushing away concerns about his health, saying people would not let ... Read more...

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Government cheated us: Hazare (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Day Four of Team Anna's indefinite fast against corruption at Jantar Mantar here Saturday saw Anna Hazare attack the government saying that it has ... Read more...

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Ramdev draws crowds to Team Anna stir, dissents on attacking president (Second Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Yoga guru Ramdev Friday lent support to Team Anna's thinning anti-corruption campaign, but he slammed the team members for attacking President Pranab Mukherjee.Ramdev, who ... Read more...

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Not launching political party: Anna Hazare (Interview)


July 27th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Anna Hazare Friday said he is neither joining politics nor launching a political party but will support "honest" and "good candidates" nominated by people ... Read more...

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Thin crowd on third day of Team Anna’s fast


July 27th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Team Anna's fast at Delhi's Jantar Mantar for a stringent anti-corruption Lokpal bill entered its third day Friday, with the crowds still remaining thin.There ... Read more...

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NSUI protests at Team Anna fast venue


July 25th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Around 50 members of the Congress' youth wing NSUI Wednesday staged a protest at Team Anna's fast venue Jantar Mantar, an anti-corruption activist said."Around ... Read more...

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Team Anna supporters gather in Jantar Mantar


July 25th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Holding tricolours and raising anti-government slogans, supporters of Team Anna gathered at Jantar Mantar in the national capital Wednesday for an indefinite fast ... Read more...

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Ramdev to hold fast in Delhi from Aug 9


July 24th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Having received permission from Delhi Police, yoga guru Baba Ramdev will begin his indefinite fast against corruption and black money stashed abroad from Aug ... Read more...

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Hazare gives ultimatum on Jan Lokpal bill


July 24th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Reversing his earlier decision, Anna Hazare said he will join his team members on an indefinite fast if the government does not agree to ... Read more...

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Anna to reach Delhi July 24, team gears up for agitation (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare will arrive in Delhi Tuesday to participate in the scheduled indefinite fast announced by his team from July 25 at Jantar ... Read more...

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Team Anna urges people to join fast from July 25


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Team Anna Sunday appealed to the people to join its agitation against corruption from July 25 when a fast would be launched here.They have permission ... Read more...

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Delhi’s autos, taxis to go on strike from Aug 3


July 20th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Auto-rickshaws and taxis in Delhi will go on strike from Aug 3 to protest the rise in prices of compressed natural gas (CNG) without any ... Read more...

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Krishna assures family of Sarabjit’s release (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has assured family members of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner on death row in Pakistan on terrorism charges, of his ... Read more...

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Sarabjit’s family meets Krishna


June 28th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Shocked by the U-turn on the release of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner on a death row in Pakistan on terrorism charges, his family members ... Read more...

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Sarabjit’s family to protest at Jantar Mantar


June 28th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, June 27 (IANS) Shocked by the U-turn by Pakistan on the release of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner on a death row in Pakistan on terrorism charges, his family ... Read more...

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Students measure Earth’s circumference on longest summer day


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Students from various Delhi schools participated in an exercise Thursday to measure the Earth's circumference on the longest day of the summer.Organised by Science Popularisation ... Read more...

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Earth’s circumference to be measured at Jantar Mantar


June 20th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) With June 21 being the Summer Solstice and the year's longest day, the Science Popularisation Association of Communicators and Educators (SPACE) here will mark Thursday ... Read more...

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