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Hazare admits rift in anti-corruption movement


September 18th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Sep 18 (IANS) Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare Tuesday admitted to differences with Arvind Kejriwal and other members of the India Against Corruption (IAC) group on various issues.The 75-year old ... Read more...

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Our fight is for changing system, not power: Team Anna (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Team Anna said Friday that their proposed political alternative "would not compromise on corruption" and their fight was to "change the system and not ... Read more...

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PM as FM: revisiting 1991?


June 30th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Till now, the end run of the Manmohan Singh government's present tenure hasn't quite followed the scenario envisaged at its start in 2009. Instead of pushing ahead with reforms in ... Read more...

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Development should be pro-poor, says Medha Patkar


December 27th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Dec 26 (IANS) Development should depend on resources, capacities and needs of the local population rather than dictated by forces of globalisation, social activist Medha Patkar said Monday.Delivering ... Read more...

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Government trying to scuttle our movement: Bedi


October 29th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Oct 29 (IANS) Team Anna key member Kiran Bedi alleged the government was trying to render "futile" their fight against corruption as the core committee met Saturday with ... Read more...

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IAC meets Saturday as demand for new core group crops up


October 28th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Several prominent members of India Against Corruption (IAC), including N. Santosh Hegde, Medha Patkar and Anna Hazare himself, will be absent from the forum's ... Read more...

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Anna movement cannot open bank account: Kejriwal


October 28th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) India Against Corruption (IAC) "can't have its own bank account" as it is not an organisation but a movement, Arvind Kejriwal said here Friday, ... Read more...

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List of IAC core committee


October 19th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Of the 26 members in the core committee of the India Against Corruption (IAC), headed by Anna Hazare, two have resigned. Following is a ... Read more...

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Team Anna meets Khurshid


August 27th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Even as parliament debated the Lokpal issue, Team Anna members met Law Minister Salman Khurshid Saturday."They were called by the minister," an aide to ... Read more...

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Great idea but pass our bill first, Team Anna tells Rahul


August 26th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Team Anna Friday appreciated Congress MP Rahul Gandhi's suggestion that the Lokpal be elevated to constitutional status. They, however, stuck to their demand that ... Read more...

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No political party has reacted to Jan Lokpal Bill: Patkar


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 23 (IANS) Social activist Medha Patkar, who is supporting the anti-corruption campaign of Anna Hazare, Tuesday said that no political party had so far given their written support ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Hazare’s village, protests in Pune, Mumbai


August 16th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Aug 16 (IANS) Residents of Gandhian activist Anna Hazare's village Ralegan Siddhi Tuesday took to the streets to protest the detention of the anti-corruption crusader in New Delhi. ... Read more...

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Medha Patkar joins anti-Posco protest (Lead)


June 20th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 20 (IANS) The anti-Posco agitation in Orissa got a boost Monday with social activist Medha Patkar joining the villagers in their protest against the proposed $12 billion project ... Read more...

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Medha Patkar joins Anti-Posco protest


June 20th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 20 (IANS) The anti-Posco agitation in Orissa got a boost Monday with social activist Medha Patkar joining the villagers in their protest.Patkar visited the site of the proposed ... Read more...

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What women want - from Mamata


May 14th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Many women in Bengal see themselves in her, clad in a simple cotton sari and chappals and hair tied in a loose knot. And now ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits life in Jharkhand, Medha Patkar booked


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 2 (IANS) A state-wide shutdown called by Left parties protesting the demolition drive affected schools and transport services in Jharkhand Monday while police booked social worker Medha ... Read more...

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Amidst mud-slinging, Lokpal joint committee meets Saturday (Roundup)


April 16th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Amid a raging controversy over a CD containing alleged conversations of civil society leader Shanti Bhushan regarding purported corrupt deals, the joint committee for ... Read more...

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Hazare supporters stopped from march in Mumbai


April 7th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) A march to the Gateway of India by supporters of social activist Anna Hazare, who is on an indefinite fast for a stronger anti-corruption Lokpal bill, ... Read more...

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Students in Maharashtra join Hazare’s crusade


April 7th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Nearly a hundred people, including over 40 students, joined the relay fast across Maharashtra Thursday in support of social activist Anna Hazare's anti-corruption campaign."There are 45 ... Read more...

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Medha Patkar fined Rs.5,000 for not appearing in court


March 10th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday imposed fine of Rs.5,000 on Narmada Bachao Aandolan (NBA) leader Medha Patkar for failing to appear before it and seeking exemption ... Read more...

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Maharashtra politicos cheer Adarsh demolition order


January 16th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Welcoming the environment ministry's order to demolish the Adarsh housing society building within three months, politicians in Maharashtra said this was the only option for the scam-hit ... Read more...

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Sue Patkar for Lavasa work stoppage: NCCL chief


January 8th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 8 (IANS) The Lavasa Corporation should file a criminal case against Medha Patkar and others for bringing disrepute and financial losses to their project, a leading civil liberties activist said ... Read more...

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Patkar joins Bihar farmers opposing asbestos unit


December 19th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 19 (IANS) Hundreds of farmers in Bihar have got a huge boost with Narmada Bachao Andolan leader-cum-activist Medha Patkar joining them in opposing the setting up of an asbestos sheet ... Read more...

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Judges withdraw from Lavasa Lake City hearing


December 6th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Two judges constituting a bench of the Bombay High Court Monday withdrew themselves from the hearing on the Lavasa Corporation Limited's plea challenging the union environment and forests ... Read more...

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Lavasa questions environment ministry notice timing, motive


November 29th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Replying to the environment ministry's show cause notice for violating green laws at its Lake City project near Pune, Lavasa Monday said the ministry acted under pressure ... Read more...

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Mamata blames CPM leaders for violence in Lalgarh


August 9th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Aug 9 (ANI): Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Monday blamed CPM leaders for the violence in West Bengal's Lalgarh area.Addressing a public rally here Mamta ... Read more...

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Mamata condemns manner in which Azad was killed


August 9th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lalgarh (West Bengal), Aug 9 (IANS) Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Monday condemned "the manner" in which Maoist spokesman Cherukiri Rajkumar alias Azad was "killed" last month, virtually ... Read more...

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Mamata Banerjee to hold rally in Lalgarh today


August 9th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Aug 9 (ANI): Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee will hold a public rally in Lalgarh against the Left Government misrule in West Bengal today.The rally will ... Read more...

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PCAPA to participate in Aug 9 Lalgarh rally


August 5th, 2010 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 4 (IANS) The pro-Maoist tribal group - Peoples' Committee Against Police Atrocities (PCAPA) - Wednesday changed its stance and decided to participate in the Aug 9 "apolitical" rally called ... Read more...

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Withdraw ‘ridiculous’ conditions for Lalgarh rally: Trinamool


August 4th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) The main opposition Trinamool Congress Tuesday rejected the "ridiculous" conditions set by the West Bengal government for giving the go-ahead for the party's Aug 9 rally at ... Read more...

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Police have no proof of Lingaram’s link to Maoist attack: Lawyer


July 13th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Raipur, July 13 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh police were Tuesday still verifying whether Lingaram Kodopi, who they allege had masterminded the July 8 Maoist strike on a Congress leader's house, was involved ... Read more...

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Maoist attack mastermind linked to top activists: Police


July 12th, 2010 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 12 (IANS) Six people were arrested Sunday on charges of being involved in an attack on a Congress leader's house in Chhattisgarh July 8 that killed two people and the ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists to launch anti-dam stir


June 10th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 10 (IANS) Fifteen regional organisations affiliated to the opposition Maoist party have warned the Nepal government that they would start a "strong" protest movement against a mega power project to ... Read more...

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Court relief for Madhya Pradesh farmers


May 5th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday told the Madhya Pradesh government to give alternative land to all those farmers who have lost 60 percent or more of their land ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh allowed to resume work on dam projects


February 25th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday permitted the Madhya Pradesh government to resume the stalled canal work for the Indira Sagar and Omkareshwar dam projects, saying construction work that ... Read more...

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