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  • anna ramdev are self appointed messiahs says pranab

    Anna, Ramdev Are Self Appointed Messiahs, Says Pranab Mukherjee

    India | July 03, 2011 13:03 IST

    Kolkata, Jul 3 ; Dubbing Anna Hazare, Baba Ramdev and their followers as “handful of self appointed messiahs”, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has lambasted the group stating that parliamentary democracy is being challenged by them. 

  • govt rules out sending two lokpal drafts to cabinet

    Govt Rules Out Sending Two Lokpal Drafts To Cabinet

    India | June 16, 2011 18:36 IST

    New Delhi, Jun 16: Government today ruled out sending two drafts of Lokpal Bill to the Union Cabinet in the wake of strong differences with the civil society which it accused of “obstructing” the fight

  • civil society members can only give suggestions says

    Civil Society Members Can Only Give Suggestions, Says Congress

    Politics | June 08, 2011 20:04 IST

    New Delhi, Jun 8: On a day when Anna Hazare sat on a fast protesting the crackdown on Ramdev's protest, Congress today virtually declared redundancy of the Joint Committee to draft a strong Lokpal bill.Party

  • kejriwal says ministers are liars cheats conspirators

    Kejriwal Says, Ministers Are Liars, Cheats, Conspirators

    India | June 08, 2011 19:28 IST

    New Delhi, Jun 8: Rights activist Arvind Kejriwal today launched a scathing attack on HRD Minister Kapil Sibal, asking him what was wrong in civil society members calling ministers "liars, cheats and conspirators."He also demanded

  • govt opposes inclusion of pm in lokpal bill

    Govt Opposes Inclusion Of PM In Lokpal Bill

    India | May 30, 2011 18:50 IST

    New Delhi, May 30: Sharp differences came to the surface at a meeting of the drafting committee for Lokpal bill today with the government strongly opposing proposals for inclusion of Prime Minister, higher judiciary and

  • corruption is rife in gujarat says anna hazare

    Corruption Is Rife In Gujarat, Says Anna Hazare

    India | May 26, 2011 19:38 IST

    Ahmedabad, May 26: After praising Chief Minister Narendra Modi for developmental work in Gujarat, Social activist Anna Hazare today did a U-turn saying he was dismayed at the levels of corruption in the state.Hazare, who

  • anti corruption stir is second freedom movement anna hazare

    Anti-Corruption Stir Is Second Freedom Movement: Anna Hazare

    India | May 20, 2011 19:50 IST

    Guwahati, May 20: Till corruption was not removed from the country, people would not get their true freedom, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare said here today.Addressing a rally against corruption here, the 72-year-old Gandhian said, the

  • modi cautions hazare you may be villified for praising me

    Modi Cautions Hazare: You May Be Villified For Praising Me

    India | April 11, 2011 18:56 IST

    Ahmedabad, Apr 11: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who came in for praise by Anna Hazare, today said the social activist may now be subjected to a “vilification” campaign by a certain group “inimical” to

  • joint panel will decide on videography says minister

    Joint Panel Will Decide On Videography, Says Minister

    India | April 11, 2011 17:30 IST

    New Delhi, Apr 11: A decision to videograph the proceedings of the Joint Committee on Lokpal Bill as sought by Gandhian Anna Hazare have to taken by the drafting panel itself, its member Union Minister

  • cyberspace abuzz with support for hazare

    Cyberspace Abuzz With Support For Hazare

    India | April 08, 2011 17:10 IST

    New Delhi, April 7: Anna Hazare's indefinite fast against corruption has set abuzz the cyberspace with messages of support for the social activist from netizens across all sections pouring with the common refrain being—‘NOW is

  • draconian lokpal bill alone will not stem corruption says

    Draconian Lokpal Bill Alone Will Not Stem Corruption, Says IG-CID

    India | April 08, 2011 8:31 IST

    Pune, Apr 8 : The Lokpal Bill, being demanded by Gandhian Anna Hazare,  is inadequate to tackle corruption and would be a major hurdle in the country's development, says  Suresh Khopade, special inspector general of

  • let pm go to anna hazare and break his fast says ex cbi

    Let PM Go To Anna Hazare And Break His Fast, Says Ex-CBI Chief

    India | April 08, 2011 8:22 IST

    New Delhi, Apr 8 :  Former CBI director R K Raghavan  has requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to personally visit  fasting Gandhian Anna Hazare at Jantar Mantar and break his fast, reports  The Hindu. In