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Lokpal Bill may not be passed in budget session

The anti-corruption Lokpal Bill looks unlikely to be passed in the current budget session of parliament that ends May 22. While the opposition is focussing its attention on the presidential polls, Tea

'Anna SMS card' to inform people about Hazare's movement

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As part of its efforts to reach out to more people, the anti-corruption movement led by Anna Hazare has introduced an SMS card, which will provide subscribers with round the year updates about the cam

No need for Anna to go on fast: Farooq Abdullah


Union Minister Farooq Abdullah on Sunday said there was no need for Anna Hazare to go on fast to press for the passage of the Lokpal Bill as the legislation was likely to be passed in the ongoing sess

Anna begins fast; attacks 'deaf and dumb' govt

Anna Hazare on Sunday returned to his favourite mode of protest - hunger strike - in Delhi after his flop show in Mumbai three months ago, this time protesting against the ‘deaf and dumb’ government w

Hazare has right to fast but making law Parliament's job: Congress

With Anna Hazare observing a one-day fast at Jantar Mantar demanding justice for whistleblowers, Congress on Sunday said while the activist has every right to sit on fast, the authority to make laws l

Anna Hazare concludes Sunday fast in New Delhi


Social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday broke his one-day token fast demanding an all-powerful anti-graft legislation and a strong legal protection for whistle-blowers.

The 74-year-old activist asked t

Hazare wants FIRs against 14 Cabinet Ministers by Aug

Raking up a new issue, Anna Hazare today demanded that FIRs be registered against 14 'corrupt' Cabinet ministers of the UPA by August failing which a 'jail bharo' agitation will be launched even as he

Debate on Lokpal Bill in first half of Parliament session: Bansal


The government on Wednesday said it wants to bring the bill to set up anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal in Rajya Sabha during the first part of the current Budget session of Parliament.

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Court rejects plea for FIR against Anna, team


A court here has refused to direct the Delhi Police to register an FIR against Anna Hazare and his team members for allegedly disrespecting the national flag during their anti-graft protest in August

Elect those who assure Uttarakhand-like Lokayukta: Hazare

Anna Hazare on Thursday appealed to people in the election-bound states to vote for candiates who promised they would, if elected, support the enactment of a Lokayukta bill on the lines of the one pas

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