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Congress to counter Chouhan’s protest


January 30th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 30 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh's main opposition the Congress Monday said it will hold a counter-protest against Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's proposed 'maun vrat' (vow of silence) Thursday.Chouhan's ... Read more...

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Hazare breaks maun vrat, Team Anna meets Lokpal panel


November 5th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Anna Hazare Friday broke his 19-day vow of silence and threatened to campaign against the UPA in the assembly polls to five states next ... Read more...

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Don’t blackmail at every stage, Congress tells Anna


November 4th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) The government could not be blackmailed at every stage, the Congress said Friday after Anna Hazare threatened to campaign against the United Progressive Alliance ... Read more...

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Team Anna reaches out to Indians in Japan


November 4th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) In an effort to reach out to NRIs, a core Team Anna member met Indians settled in Tokyo to increase awareness about the anti-corruption movement, ... Read more...

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Anna breaks vow of silence


November 4th, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare broke his 'maun vrat' Friday at Rajghat after observing nearly three weeks of silence, an India Against Corruption (IAC) member ... Read more...

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Kejriwal letter insulting to PM’s office, says Congress


November 4th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The Congress Thursday termed as "insulting" Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal's writing to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and enclosing a cheque regarding a service ... Read more...

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Team Anna wants conduct of MPs in Lokpal Bill


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Members of Team Anna Thursday met a parliamentary committee examining the Lokpal bill to seek constitutional changes to include conduct of MPs too in ... Read more...

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Anna may end vow of silence Friday, come to Delhi


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Anna Hazare is likely to end his vow of silence Friday when he is expected to visit Delhi, an India Against Corruption (IAC) member ... Read more...

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Hazare warns of another fast, government says no reason (Roundup)


November 1st, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Anna Hazare Tuesday threatened to launch another hunger strike if a strong Lokpal bill is not passed in the winter session of parliament, ... Read more...

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Hazare warns of another fast if government fails Lokpal


November 1st, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Anna Hazare Tuesday threatened to go on another hunger strike at the end of the winter session of parliament if a strong Lokpal bill ... Read more...

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Anna may end vow of silence in three, four days


October 31st, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Anna Hazare Monday said he plans to end his vow of silence in three to four days and would undertake a tour of ... Read more...

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Whither Team Anna? (News Analysis)


October 30th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Anna Hazare is already planning his next move, with Team Anna having put up a united front in the face of controversies surrounding some ... Read more...

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Hazare advised rest for a week


October 29th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Veteran social worker Anna Hazare was Saturday advised complete rest for at least a week following high blood pressure and back pain, his personal ... 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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Hazare to continue vow of silence


October 27th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), Oct 27 (IANS) Anna Hazare said in his blog Thursday that he would continue his 'maun vrat', vow of silence, for some more days in view of ... Read more...

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Don’t create rift between government, civil society: Khurshid


October 25th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) A day after veteran activist Anna Hazare blamed the government for trying to defame his team members, Law Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday cautioned against ... Read more...

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Hazare defends Bedi, slams ‘Gang of Four’


October 25th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Anna Hazare Monday defended key team member Kiran Bedi - who is alleged to have encashed inflated travel bills when invited for seminars and ... Read more...

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Hazare’s security beefed up


October 20th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Oct 20 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare's security was strengthened Thursday following attacks on his close aides Prashant Bhushan and Arvind Kejriwal, sources said.The Maharashtra government was ... Read more...

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Hazare, Kejriwal conferred Indian of the Year 2011 award


October 18th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Anna Hazare and his associate Arvind Kejriwal were honoured with the NDTV Indian of the Year award here Tuesday. Kejriwal dedicated the honour to ... Read more...

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Bhushan in mind, Hazare slams ‘incoherent’ talk on Kashmir


October 18th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Indicating widening differences within his team, Anna Hazare Tuesday sharply criticised "incoherent" remarks on Kashmir but did not name lawyer-activist Prashant Bhushan."Some people talk ... Read more...

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At 74, no intention to join politics: Anna


October 18th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Anna Hazare Tuesday said he has no intention of entering politics at the age of 74, and warned the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) ... Read more...

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Anna denies rift in his team


October 17th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Anna Hazare Monday denied reports of a rift in his team and said it "will stand united"."Nothing will affect our integrity -- neither the ... Read more...

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By-poll results Monday; all eyes on Hisar amid Hazare’s ‘maun vrat’


October 16th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Results of the by-polls to the Hisar Lok Sabha seat and to five assembly seats will be out Monday as attention is focused on ... Read more...

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Hazare seals his lips with indefinite ‘maun vrat’


October 16th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), Oct 16 (IANS) Amid controversies involving his close aides, Anna Hazare Sunday began an indefinite 'maun vrat' or vow of silence in his village here -- on ... Read more...

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Will Team Anna members too go silent, asks Congress


October 15th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Congress Saturday declined to comment on activist Anna Hazare's decision to go on "maun vrat (vow of silence)" from Sunday but asked if other ... Read more...

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Hazare begins vow of silence Sunday


October 15th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), Oct 15 (IANS) Anna Hazare will go on a 'maun vrat' - vow of silence - from Sunday for an indefinite period due to medical reasons, ... Read more...

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Aiyar breaks silence, suggests special committee to oversee Games


August 4th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Breaking his vow of silence over the Commonwealth Games, Rajya Sabha MP Mani Shankar Aiyar Wednesday suggested that a high-level committee be set up to ensure ... Read more...

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Sanaya On Silent Mode; Arjun Makes Fun Of Her!


June 28th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Sanaya Irani a.k.a Gunjan of "Mile Jab Hum Tum' was going through a very difficult phase as her voice had been affected due to a throat infection. ... Read more...

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Pope’s Easter message ignores child sex abuse scandal


April 5th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 5 (ANI): Pope Benedict XVI failed to mention the child sex abuse scandal, which rocked the Roman Catholic Church, in his traditional Easter message in Rome.He instead devoted his message ... Read more...

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Shilpa Shetty in silent mode


September 2nd, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Shilpa Shetty is observing a 'mauna vrat' (vow of silence) as part of a wellness course that she is pursuing in Oneness University on the outskirts ... Read more...

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‘British troops face risk of massive mental health problems’


August 26th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug. 26 (ANI): British soldiers are faced with massive mental health problems due to drastic working conditions and out of date support techniques, a former Special Air Service soldier has revealed.Ex-trooper ... Read more...

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Ringo Starr takes vow of silence on the Internet


January 12th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): Ex-Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has taken a vow of silence on the Internet following a public backlash, after he declared on his website that he would no ... Read more...

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Sadhvi’s father observing vow of silence


October 27th, 2008 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Oct 27 (IANS) The father of Sadhvi Pragya Thakur, the prime accused in the Malegaon bomb blast case, is observing 'maun vrat' (vow of silence) and will not speak to anyone ... Read more...

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ATS to conduct narco test on Sadhvi Pragya


October 27th, 2008 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik, Oct 27 (IANS) A court here Monday granted permission to the Anti Terrorism Squad of Maharashtra Police to conduct narco tests and other scientific procedures on Sadhvi Pragya Thakur, the prime ... Read more...

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Prayers at boxer Akhil Kumar’s home


August 18th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), Aug 18 (IANS) Indian boxer Akhil Kumar has been training hard to get another Olympic gold medal for the country and his family is chipping in - his parents took ... Read more...

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