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'Bigg Boss 5': Swami Agnivesh to Participate

In a reportedly self-professed bid to create social awareness and initiate dialogues with fellow Indians, spiritual leader Swami Agnivesh is set to enter the infamous "Big Boss" house in Lonavala, on Tuesday night. Nov 8, 2011
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Wherever They Go: Team Anna's Kejriwal Targeted Twice in a Month

The fact that Arvind Kejriwal, a high-profile member of Team Anna Hazare, has been targeted twice in a single month must force members of the public to ask why this is so. Why have the anti-corruption Team Anna and its campaigners been so targeted? Nov 7, 2011
irom-chanu-sharmila

AFSPA: People Against Inhuman Law

A number of organizations across the country came together on Saturday, to support Irom Chanu Sharmila in demanding the withdrawal of the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) of 1958. Nov 6, 2011
anna-hazare

Timeline: Anna Hazare's Anti-Corruption Crusade

Anna Hazare has launched a major non-violent agitation against the government's anti-corruption bill which is billed as Jan Lokpal Bill (People's Ombudsman Bill). The agitation that started on Aug. 5, 2011 has changed the notion of tolerance to corruption in the country. The protest provoked nationwide agitation against corruption. Here is the timeline of Anna’s anti-corruption campaign. Nov 4, 2011
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Chidambaram in Manipur to Defuse Crisis

After three months of economic blockade imposed by a tribal organization in Manipur, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram is visiting Manipur Wednesday to defuse crisis in the state. Nov 2, 2011
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Bomb Found on L.K. Advani's Route

A pipe bomb was found on the route of senior Bharatiya Janata Party, BJP leader L.K. Advani's second leg of the Jan Chetna Yatra. Oct 28, 2011
omar-abdullah

J&K: 5 terrorist attacks in 2 days

Just on the heels of the statement made by Omar Abdullah that the Armed Forces Special Powers Act and Disturbed Areas Act would be revoked in some parts of the state, five terrorist attacks have taken place. Oct 26, 2011

India Expresses Concern over Travel Advisories by US, Other Countries

India is concerned about the travel advisories some countries have issued to their citizens. The US, UK, New Zealand, Canada and Australia have asked their citizens to be cautious while travelling to India, citing threats of terrorist attacks. This has prompted the country to raise its voice against the advisory. Oct 26, 2011