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Anna Hazare advised to be hospitalised in Pune


Anna Hazare is suffering from severe chest congestion and Doctors advised on Saturday that the anti-graft crusader be hospitalised in Pune on Sunday for further treatment.

Dr Sancheti of the Sancheti

BJP killed the Lokpal bill, says Centre


The government put BJP in the dock on Friday accusing it of playing spoiler by preventing passage of Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill, 2011, in Rajya Sabha.

BJP stalled the Bill with one objective: The Man

Team Anna core committee meet postponed

The core committee meeting of Team Anna, scheduled to be held at Ralegan Siddhi on January 2 and 3, has been postponed due to the Gandhian's ill health, his aides said on Saturday.

"The core committ

Rajya Sabha disrupted, adjourned for 15 minutes

The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for 15 minutes on Thursday night following opposition protests when Minister of State V. Narayanasamy was making an aggressive speech during the Lokpal debate.

Soon afte

Lokpal bill gets wobbly in Rajya Sabha


Two days after the Lok Sabha passed it, the much-awaited Lokpal bill appeared to have hit a political roadblock in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday as MPs furiously debated its pros and cons.

As the day-l

Government has lost right to continue, says BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government has lost its right to continue in office after it did not not agree to the opposition's demand for vo

Did not run away from vote, we wanted debate: Congress

The Congress on Thursday rejected allegations of running away from vote on the Lokpal bill in the Rajya Sabha, and said it wanted to complete the procedure but the opposition did not allow it.


Lokpal Bill ‘still alive’, likely to arrive in Budget Session

Putting up a brave front after it failed to muster the numbers in the Rajya Sabha, the government on Friday said the Lokpal Bill will 'definitely' be brought before the Rajya Sabha during the Budget s

Day after Lokpal bill failure, battlelines drawn

The morning after was one of vitriol and bitterness with the BJP on friday asking Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to quit after the Lokpal bill failed to get past the Rajya Sabha and the government hitt

Dark and disappointing day in Parl democracy: Legal experts


Constitutional experts were today divided on who should be blamed for the fiasco over Lokpal Bill in the Rajya Sabha, holding both the Government as also the Opposition responsible for leaving the his

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