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Anna disbands Team Anna, sets sights on 2014 polls
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Anna disbands Team Anna, sets sights on 2014 polls

After calling off their fast at Jantar Mantar in order to offer people a political alternative, anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare today announced that 'Team Anna', which consisted of other activists, would no longer exist .

Premature to form political party: Manish Sisodia
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Premature to form political party: Manish Sisodia

Anna Hazare and his team members on Thursday decided to call off their fast for stringent Jan Lokpal bill on Friday afternoon and give a "political alternative".

Anna begins fasting, 15 protestors hospitalized
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Anna begins fasting, 15 protestors hospitalized

The crowds for the Team Anna protest have been extremely thin, but a new influx of supporters on Saturday, along with the added appeal of seeing Anna himself fast, may just bring the movement back to its former glory

CBI's honest officers not allowed to work freely by politicians: Kejriwal
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CBI's honest officers not allowed to work freely by politicians: Kejriwal

Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal today said CBI has honest and efficient officers but alleged their political bosses do not allow them to work freely.

Media hypocrisy: Why Justice Katju is right on Anna stir
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Media hypocrisy: Why Justice Katju is right on Anna stir

During the Anna Hazare movement, a section of the media crawled when it was not even required to bend.

Idea of Lokpal unworkable, says Justice Katju
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Idea of Lokpal unworkable, says Justice Katju

Katju said that as there are over 50 lakh government employees and lakhs of complaints may be filed which cannot be handled by one person.

UP polls: Team Anna has more to lose than the Congress
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UP polls: Team Anna has more to lose than the Congress

If Team Anna takes its war with the Congress to the assembly polls, it is more likely to lose.

Corruption will decrease only if the corrupt go to prison: Anna
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Corruption will decrease only if the corrupt go to prison: Anna

The Gandhian left the topic of quotas in Lokpal to the wisdom of Parliament.

On Lokpal, Anna asks for the moon. What’s wrong in that?
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On Lokpal, Anna asks for the moon. What’s wrong in that?

Team Anna is being advised to claim victory and call off its agitation. But its Last Stand will make the difference between a mediocre Lokpal and a truly meaningful one.

Will our MP's actually do any work in Parliament this session?
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Will our MP's actually do any work in Parliament this session?

The jury is out on whether the winter session will be more productive than the disastrous monsoon session earlier this year

Bedi hits out at Kejriwal over inflated travel bills issue
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Bedi hits out at Kejriwal over inflated travel bills issue

Kiran Bedi today hit out at activist Arvind Kejriwal for his remarks over the inflated travel bills issue involving her, saying he did not understand the matter fully.

Anna to mull over Agnivesh's reconciliation plea
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Anna to mull over Agnivesh's reconciliation plea

Answering questions about whether Agnivesh will be forgiven Hazare said, "It has to be thought over.

Democracy doesn't mean overruling Parliament: Aruna Roy
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Democracy doesn't mean overruling Parliament: Aruna Roy

In an apparent dig at Anna Hazare's campaign for Jan Lokpal Bill, NAC member Aruna Roy today said one has the right to dissent in a democracy but not to overrule the functioning of Parliament and its multifarious structures.

Act on Jan Lokpal or lose elections: Anna warns Congress
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Act on Jan Lokpal or lose elections: Anna warns Congress

Anna Hazare has literally set an ultimatum for Congress to act on the Jan Lokpal bill or suffer.

The morning after Anna breaks fast: What happens now?
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The morning after Anna breaks fast: What happens now?

It’s the morning after the day Anna Hazare broke his fast. He won a victory, with a small ‘v’, we said as the curtain came down on a long and tiring drama.

What we gained, and what we lost with the Anna movement
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What we gained, and what we lost with the Anna movement

The gains outweigh the losses from the Anna Hazare movement that ended on Sunday with Anna sipping a glass of coconut water and honey.

Some half-lies, half-truths, and the Lokpal business
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Some half-lies, half-truths, and the Lokpal business

If the Anna Hazare fast is wound down shortly, it is time to examine the real truth behind all that we have been seeing and hearing on TV so far.

'As long as I live I will live for this country, and when I die, I will die for this country'
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'As long as I live I will live for this country, and when I die, I will die for this country'

Anna Hazare addressing crowds at the Ramlila Maidan vowed not to give up his fast until a consensus on three sticking points between the government and Team Anna was reached.

Lokpal is within reach: Anna + Aruna = Win-win
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Lokpal is within reach: Anna + Aruna = Win-win

The keys to solving the Lokpal standoff lies with three parties: Government has to take its current bill out of play, and Anna and Aruna Roy need to work on presenting a joint bill that is effective.

Govt vs Anna: Statesmanship needed, not brinkmanship
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Govt vs Anna: Statesmanship needed, not brinkmanship

It is time to call of the brinkmanship on the Lokpal Bill. The government must show it is sincere, and the Anna group must stop issuing ultimatums.