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Anna Hazare begins indefinite hunger strike for Lokpal, says efforts to communicate with Narendra Modi govt failed
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Anna Hazare begins indefinite hunger strike for Lokpal, says efforts to communicate with Narendra Modi govt failed

Anna Hazare said his efforts to communicate with the Modi government on issues of Lokpal and agrarian distress had yielded no result.

Anna Hazare to begin indefinite hunger strike at New Delhi's Ram Lila Maidan to demand Lokpal
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Anna Hazare to begin indefinite hunger strike at New Delhi's Ram Lila Maidan to demand Lokpal

Social activist Anna Hazare is set to go on an indefinite hunger strike against the Centre in Delhi on Friday

Lokpal selection committee sans Mallikarjun Kharge meets to choose eminent jurist for panel
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Lokpal selection committee sans Mallikarjun Kharge meets to choose eminent jurist for panel

A meeting of the committee on Lokpal selection was held in New Delhi on Thursday to choose an eminent jurist on the panel, informed sources said.

Narendra Modi not in favour of independent Lokpal; Congress won't attend meet just to eat snacks
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Narendra Modi not in favour of independent Lokpal; Congress won't attend meet just to eat snacks

BJP said that it would bring an amendment into the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act 2013 to allow the Leader of the largest Opposition party to be a part of the Selection Committee but has failed to do so in three years.

Mallikarjun Kharge's decision to skip meet to select Lokpal makes Congress' anti-graft plank look fragile
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Mallikarjun Kharge's decision to skip meet to select Lokpal makes Congress' anti-graft plank look fragile

Mallikarjun Kharge’s decision to opt out of a meeting to appoint the Lokpal after objecting to his status as a 'special invitee' is flawed and politically counterproductive.

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge opts out of meeting to appoint Lokpal, says 'special invitee' tag denies him a voice
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Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge opts out of meeting to appoint Lokpal, says 'special invitee' tag denies him a voice

Mallikarjun Kharge has opted out of attending a meeting on Thursday to appoint the Lokayukta, calling the process a "travesty" by Narendra Modi government.

Anna Hazare slams Centre for weak Lokpal, says eradicating corruption without electoral reforms not possible
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Anna Hazare slams Centre for weak Lokpal, says eradicating corruption without electoral reforms not possible

Eradicating political corruption without reforming the electoral process is not possible, social activist Anna Hazare said on Tuesday even as he accused the Narendra Modi government of bringing in a weak Lokpal.

Rahul Gandhi questions Narendra Modi over delay in setting up of Lokpal and 'silence' over PNB scam
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Rahul Gandhi questions Narendra Modi over delay in setting up of Lokpal and 'silence' over PNB scam

Congress president Rahul Gandhi accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of favouring the "super rich" and questioned why he had still not appointed a Lokpal to fight corruption

Centre informs SC that selection committee to meet on 1 March to deliberate on appointment of Lokpal
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Centre informs SC that selection committee to meet on 1 March to deliberate on appointment of Lokpal

The Centre informed the Supreme Court that a meeting of the Selection Committee is scheduled to take place on 1 March to deliberate on the steps to be taken for the appointment of a Lokpal

Delhi chief secretary vs AAP MLAs: Arvind Kejriwal must change before his confrontational nature kills the party
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Delhi chief secretary vs AAP MLAs: Arvind Kejriwal must change before his confrontational nature kills the party

The unprecedented stand-off in Delhi between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislators and bureaucrats is yet another reminder of the perils of the Arvind Kejriwal style of confrontational politics

Siddaramaiah, BS Yeddyurappa trade barbs on Twitter over Narendra Modi's remarks on corruption in Karnataka
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Siddaramaiah, BS Yeddyurappa trade barbs on Twitter over Narendra Modi's remarks on corruption in Karnataka

Taking a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his talk on corruption, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday asked him to "walk the talk", posing four questions, including appointing an "untainted person" as BJP's chief ministerial candidate in the state

Anna Hazare says Narendra Modi has 'ego of prime ministership', to hold agitation in New Delhi from 23 March
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Anna Hazare says Narendra Modi has 'ego of prime ministership', to hold agitation in New Delhi from 23 March

Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare has alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has an "ego of his prime ministership", adding that it was the reason why Modi was not responding to his letters

EC recommends disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs: Arvind Kejriwal has no right to rule Delhi anymore, says Congress
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EC recommends disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs: Arvind Kejriwal has no right to rule Delhi anymore, says Congress

hief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has lost the right to be in power, Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken on Friday said in the wake of the Election Commission's (EC) recommendation

Anna Hazare to hold protest in New Delhi from 23 March over Lokpal issue
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Anna Hazare to hold protest in New Delhi from 23 March over Lokpal issue

Social activist Anna Hazare on Tuesday said the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party government has weakened the anti-graft mechanism.

Upset with Narendra Modi, Anna Hazare plans fresh agitation in Delhi; dates to be announced soon
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Upset with Narendra Modi, Anna Hazare plans fresh agitation in Delhi; dates to be announced soon

Anna Hazare, who led the India Against Corruption Movement, will likely declare another round of agitation in Delhi against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.

Congress accuses Narendra Modi of 'hypocrisy' in fighting corruption, weakening past anti-corruption laws
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Congress accuses Narendra Modi of 'hypocrisy' in fighting corruption, weakening past anti-corruption laws

The Congress Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "hypocrisy" in fighting corruption and alleged that his government is systematically weakening anti-corruption laws made under the previous UPA regime

GST from 1 July: Traders want ombudsman for redressal of grievances under new regime
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GST from 1 July: Traders want ombudsman for redressal of grievances under new regime

CAIT, the traders body, has demanded that the government declare first nine months post GST implementation up to 31 March as an interim period,

Supreme Court to Centre: No justification to hold on to Lokpal law, absence of Leader of Opposition no reason to delay
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Supreme Court to Centre: No justification to hold on to Lokpal law, absence of Leader of Opposition no reason to delay

The Supreme Court said on Thursday that the Lokpal law as it stands today is "workable" and there is no "justification" to hold it back till the proposed amendments are effected.

Modi government must shun stubborn attitude, appoint Lokpal: Mayawati
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Modi government must shun stubborn attitude, appoint Lokpal: Mayawati

Latching onto the Supreme Court's verdict on Lokpal issue, BSP supremo Mayawati on Thursday asked the Narendra Modi government to shun its "stubborn attitude" and immediately appoint the anti-corruption ombudsman.

Cabinet gives ex-post facto approval to changes in Lokpal Act
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Cabinet gives ex-post facto approval to changes in Lokpal Act

Parliament had on 28 July passed a bill to amend the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013.