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Traders across India to strike Thursday


September 19th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) One of the biggest grouping of Indian traders Wednesday called for a nationwide strike Thursday to protest the decision to allow FDI in multi-brand retail ... Read more...

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IAC begins hunt for political talent in Lucknow


September 10th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) In keeping with its Aug 2 announcement at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi to float a political party, India Against Corruption (IAC) has begun an exercise ... Read more...

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Anna discusses party formation


September 8th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Anna Hazare, in a meeting with his team members in Ralegan Siddhi Saturday, expressed concern over the selection of candidates for an independent political ... Read more...

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Parishad urges Ramesh for universal pension


August 30th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Pension Parishad Wednesday said that demand for universal pension was gaining support among parliamentarians and urged Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh to ensure ... Read more...

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Food bill based on ‘narrow vision’, say activists


August 28th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Activists Tuesday protested the National Food Security Bill, which seeks to provide legal entitlement of food grain to 63 percent of the country's population, ... Read more...

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Kejriwal arrested, vows to protest again (Third Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal and six others were detained here Sunday while trying to stage protests near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence and two ... Read more...

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Will continue protest outside PM residence: Kejriwal (Second Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Soon after he was released from police detention, anti-corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal said they would continue to protest outside the residences of prime minister, ... Read more...

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BJP attacks UPA over fertilizer prices


August 20th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari Monday attacked the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, saying its policy is to exploit farmers and ... Read more...

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Kerala government faces ire over ‘murder’ of Bihari youth


August 18th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 18 (IANS) The Kerala government is facing the heat over the unnatural death of 24-year-old Bihari youth S.S. Mann who was brought dead from a mental hospital here ... Read more...

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Activists to protest against marital law amendment bill


August 16th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A group of child rights and social activists seeking equal rights for men and women and gender neutral marital laws will hold a day-long protest ... Read more...

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Ramlila Maidan all set for Baba Ramdev’s agitation


August 7th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Closed circuit televisions (CCTVs), waterproof tents and round the clock food, water and medical facilities - preparations are in overdrive at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan ... Read more...

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Anna disbands Team Anna, colleagues perplexed (Intro Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Sixteen months after he took India by storm, activist Anna Hazare Monday announced that he was disbanding Team Anna and ending the work begun ... Read more...

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Anna’s political move face-saver or inevitable? Debate is on


August 5th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Was Team Anna's announcement of foraying into politics a face saving arrangement, a sign of a failed movement or was it always political, choosing ... Read more...

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Team Anna ends fast, spells out political alternative (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Anna Hazare and his three team members Friday ended their fast and spelled out a political alternative to provide a "clean and corruption-free" government.Hazare, ... Read more...

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Will tour the country to awaken people, says Hazare


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Anna Hazare said Friday that he will tour the entire country in support of anti-corruption movement being launched by his team and this could ... Read more...

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Army ex-chief joins Anna bandwagon


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Former Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh Friday lent his voice to Anna Hazare's anti-graft movement and also joined the protest at Jantar Mantar ... Read more...

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Team Anna’s political alternative will be an ‘andolan’, says Kejriwal


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Throwing light on its proposed "political alternative", Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal said Friday that it would not be a party but an "andolan" ... Read more...

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Team Anna to end fast in V.K. Singh’s presence


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Team Anna leaders, including Anna Hazare, will end their fast Friday evening with former army chief V.K. Singh offering them coconut water or lemon ... Read more...

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Team Anna will realise responsibilities, compulsions: Soni


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Welcoming Team Anna members' decision to end their fast, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Thursday said their move to form a political alternative ... Read more...

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Team Anna to call off fast Friday, proposes ‘political alternative’


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Anna Hazare and his team members Thursday announced they were calling off their indefinite fast against corruption at 5 p.m. Friday and said they ... Read more...

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Security beefed up at Hazare’s fast venue


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Security was Wednesday beefed up at the venue of Team Anna's fast at Jantar Mantar following four low-intensity explosions in Pune.While a bomb disposal ... Read more...

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No talks if fasting protesters forcefully removed: Anna Hazare (Second Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Anna Hazare Wednesday warned the government that there would be no talks if fasting members of his team were forcefully removed from Jantar Mantar ... Read more...

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Fasting Team Anna members refuse to go to hospital (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Fasting Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal, whose health condition has led to concern, said Wednesday that he was feeling weak but would not go ... Read more...

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Hazare’s fast enters fourth day


August 1st, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Anna Hazare's fast against corruption entered day four on a rain soaked Wednesday with his supporters coming to the venue Jantar Mantar in small ... Read more...

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Team Anna apologises to media for scuffle


July 31st, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Asking supporters to stay away from violence, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare and members of his team Tuesday apologised to the media for the scuffle ... Read more...

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Hazare’s health stable on second day of fast


July 30th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare continued with his indefinite hunger-strike Monday with a low turnout at his ongoing anti-graft rally at Jantar Mantar here.The 75-year-old ... Read more...

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


July 29th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare began his indefinite hunger strike against corruption here Sunday, saying he won't end his protest till the government bowed to ... Read more...

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Omi Vadya hits jackpot with ‘Big In Bollywood’ (Movie Snippets)


July 29th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Indian-American actor Omi Vaidya is on a high after his documentary "Big In Bollywood" was declared the best foreign film at the recently concluded Las ... Read more...

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Protest outside PM’s house due to people’s anger: Hazare


July 29th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Anna Hazare Sunday said the protest by his supporters outside Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's official residence was a reaction by the people who were ... Read more...

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Hazare begins indefinite fast


July 29th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Anna Hazare Sunday began his indefinite fast against corruption at Jantar Mantar, joining other Team Anna members who have been agitating here since July ... Read more...

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Anna supporters protest outside PM’s house, detained (Roundup)


July 28th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Team Anna's anti-graft protest Saturday reached near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's heavily guarded residence here after more people joined the ongoing agitation at Jantar ... Read more...

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Lukewarm response to Team Anna fast on Day Four


July 28th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Day Four of Team Anna's indefinite fast against corruption at Jantar Mantar here got off to a slow start Saturday with thin crowds and ... Read more...

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Crowds swell as Ramdev comes to Team Anna’s fast site (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) There were thin crowds at the venue as Team Anna's fast at Jantar Mantar entered its third day Friday but the scene changed dramatically ... Read more...

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Government trying to break Team Anna, says Hazare (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare Friday again accused the government of trying to break the unity of Team Anna by holding secret talks with him.Talking to ... Read more...

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Team Anna has hidden agenda, says Narayanasamy


July 27th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office V. Narayanasamy Friday lashed out at Team Anna, terming the fast at Jantar Mantar in the national ... Read more...

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