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Thousands pour in for Congress rally

Thousands of Congress party workers were still pouring in at Ramlila Maidan in the national capital where the party held a huge rally Sunday to support the government's economic reforms and policies.

Determined to root out corruption, says PM


With his government and some ministers hit by allegations of corruption, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday reiterated that the UPA government was determined to root out corruption but it should

Passage of Lokpal Bill delayed further


The much-awaited Lokpal Bill is in for further delay with the term of a Parliamentary committee examining it being extended on Friday beyond September 3 to allow it to submit its report by the beginning of the Winter Session of Parliament.

PM hopes political parties will help in passage of Lokpal Bill

Against the backdrop of a lack of political consensus on the final shape of the proposed Lokpal, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today hoped that political parties will help its passage in the Rajya Sab

Lack of political consensus affecting growth: PM


Cautioning that lack of political consensus on many issues was impeding rapid economic growth, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said time has come to view development processes as matters of national security.

Advocate files complaint against Hazare for 'cheating people'

A complaint was filed in a local court on Thursday against social activist Anna Hazare and his team for allegedly 'cheating the people in the name of launching an agitation' for a strong Lokpal Bill.

‘Don’t know fate of Lokpal bill now’


With Mr Anna Hazare officially announcing the disbanding of Team Anna, protesters who till now were part of the India Against Corruption movement, were confused and left wondering about what happened

Team Anna opposes forcible removal of fasting activists


Team Anna on Wednesday opposed any forcible removal of fasting activists, including Arvind Kejriwal, as police advised their immediate hospitalisation warning that the organisers will be ‘squarely res

Hazare warns govt on the Lokpal Bill issue


As his fast entered the second day, Anna Hazare on Monday warned the government that it will have to go if it does not bring a strong Lokpal Bill as a "wave of protest" is building up.

Team A fast begins on disruptive note


Team Anna on Wednesday began their indefinite fast on an acrimonious note amidst an alleged group of NSUI indulging in slogan shouting against RTI activist Arvind Kejriwal at the protest venue at Jant

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