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Anna for law to empower gram sabhas; threatens fresh stir for strong Lokpal Bill

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Decrying the failure of Rajya Sabha to pass the Lokpal bill, Anna Hazare on Thursday made a curious suggestion to bring a law to empower gram sabhas that will be above Parliament.

In a video address

Team Anna seeks to put different parties on mat over Lokpal

In a bid to project a non-partisan face, Anna Hazare and his team on Sunday shot off a series of letters to leaders, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi and BJP president Nitin Gadka

Chidambaram denies policy paralysis in government


Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday rejected the view that there is a policy paralysis in the government that has delayed decision-making and affected administrative efficiency.

"The charges of

Team Anna finds 'no clean party'


Close associates of veteran social activist Anna Hazare has said that in the next stage of their movement for the Lokpal Bill, they under the banner of India Against Corruption, would not campaign aga

Team Anna meets to decide on future course sans Hazare


Amid 'confusion' on how to take the movement forward, Team Anna's Core Committee met here on Monday sans ailing Anna Hazare to decide on their future strategy.

This is the first meeting of the

Hazare discharged from hospital, advised month's rest


Social crusader Anna Hazare was discharged from hospital on Sunday and said he would apply his mind to the next phase of the anti-corruption movement started by him on the Lokpal Bill issue after full

Hazare may be discharged from hospital on Sunday


Social activist Anna Hazare is expected to be discharged from a hospital here on Sunday after eight days of treatment, an aide said.

Hazare, 74, who was suffering from a chest infection, was rushed t

A wrong decision can prove disastrous for our movement: Kejriwal


Days after its much publicised agitation in Mumbai and Delhi fizzled out, Team Anna appears to be confused on how to take forward the fight for a strong Lokpal saying the movement is at 'crossroads' a

Anna not to campaign in poll-bound states: Bedi


Ailing social activist Anna Hazare won't be campaigning in five poll-bound states as he had planned earlier, his aide Kiran Bedi said on Thursday.

Bedi, a core Team Anna member, told reporters here t

Reconvene parliament for Lokpal bill, BJP tells Patil

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday asked President Pratibha Patil to reconvene the winter session of parliament for a vote on the anti-graft Lokpal bill that could not be passed after the Ra

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