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Explained: How Lokpal will form, function

Chairman of national anti-corruption ombudsman selected, other members next. A look at how the rest of the Lokpal will be selected, and how it will function.

Anna Hazare ends fast on 7th day after marathon talks with CM, ministers

Hazare had started his agitation on January 30 over “non-fulfilment of promises” by the Centre on appointment of Lokpal and pro-farmer reforms.


Anna Hazare calls off fast after assurance from CM Fadnavis on Lokpal

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis said that the Lokpal search committee will meet on 13 February. " A joint drafting committee has been set up, it will prepare a new bill and we will introduce it in next session, he added.

Maharashtra CM, Union ministers meet Anna Hazare: ask him to call off fast

Hazare, who began his indefinite fast on January 30 over the appointment of anti-corruption watchdogs, has lost around 4.30 kg weight in the last seven days, doctors said.

Oppn leaders rallying around Anna Hazare for political mileage, says Devendra Fadnavis

Fadnavis appealed to Hazare to withdraw his fast, into its sixth day and assured that the government would meet all his demands to stop corruption.

Anna Hazare: BJP used me to win 2014 Lok Sabha elections

"The BJP used me in 2014. Everybody knows that it was my agitation for Lokpal that catapulted BJP and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to power. Now I have lost all regards for them," Hazare said.


Govt has agreed to accept Hazare's demands, says Maha CM Devendra Fadnavis

Taking a dig at his political opponents, particularly the Shiv Sena, Fadnavis said Hazare should recall the comments made in the past by the people who have met him and extended their support.

BJP doesn't care if Anna Hazare lives or dies: Raj Thackeray

MNS chief Raj Thackeray paid a visit to social activist Anna Hazare whose fast entered sixth day on Monday and asked him to break the fast and instead, work to “bury the BJP government” in 2019.

Raj Thackeray, water activist Rajendra Singh meet Anna Hazare

The MNS leader and Hazare held a closed-door meeting at a room in the Yadavbaba temple premises for around 20 minutes. After the meeting, Thackeray addressed the gathering at Hazare's protest site.

Day 5 of fast: Hazare says will return Padma if demands not met

Congress leader and Leader of Opposition in Assembly Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil, too, met Hazare on Sunday. “I have requested him to break his fast.”

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Congress, Anna up the ante against land Bill; protests continue in Delhi

Congress has been attacking the government on the issue, saying the bill was 'ill conceived and anti-farmer'.

Arvind Kejriwal shares stage with Anna Hazare during his agitation against Land Acquisition Bill

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal with social activist Anna Hazare during agitation against the ordinance on Land Acquisition Bill at Parliament street in New Delhi on Feb 24th 2015.


Anna Hazare protests against land ordinance at Jantar Mantar

Anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare on the inaugural day of his campaign against the Government's land acquisition act in New Delhi.

Anna Hazare flags off protest march against Land Acquisition Bill

Hazare will also participate in a two-day agitation at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on February 23 and 24.

Today in pics: February 19, 2014

UP Assembly session today began on a stormy note.

Anna Hazare takes a jibe at Arvind Kejriwal on his home turf

Anna Hazare said that some persons take bungalows forgetting what they had stated earlier.


Today in pics: February 08, 2014

Activists Anna Hazare was our guest at the Idea Exchange programme on Saturday.

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