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Anna Hazare Vows to Intensify Agitation

After the all-party meeting called by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the Lokpal Bill failed to yield any positive result on Saturday, anti-corruption campaigner Anna Hazare has announced that he and his supporters would sit on "dharna" at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi, on March 25. Mar 23, 2012
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Mulayam Singh Hints at Snap Poll Within a Year

Sending a warning signal to the Congress-led UPA government, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday said that the mid-term Lok Sabha elections could happen within a year. Mar 23, 2012

Sri Lankan Media Brands India As 'Loser'

India has earned the wrath of Sri Lanka by voting in favour of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution to investigate into the alleged war crimes on Thursday. Sri Lankan media blasted India's decision and branded it as a "loser." Mar 23, 2012
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All-Party Meet Fails to End Logjam on Lokpal

An all-party meeting called by the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at his residence in New Delhi on Friday to discuss the controversial Lokpal Bill got over without finding a consensus. Mar 23, 2012

Gujarat Assembly Porn Case: BJP MLAs Given Clean Chit

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which has been hit by porn controversies, has got some respite with the Forensic Science Laboratory in Gandhinagar giving clean chit to the two BJP MLAs accused of watching porn in the Gujarat Assembly. Mar 23, 2012
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President Extends Ugadi Greetings

President Pratibha Patil greeted the nation on the eve of Chaitra Sukladi, Ugadi, Gudi Padava, Cheti Chand, Navreh and Sajibu Cheiraoba, which will be celebrated Friday. Mar 22, 2012
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I Did Not Say All Govt Schools Breed Naxalism: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's statement on government schools on Wednesday instantly drew flak from the teaching fraternity and other communities as well. In order to pacify those who were hurt by his statement, the spiritual leader came out with an explanation on Thursday. Mar 22, 2012
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CAG Disowns Coal Blocks Scam Report, Calls Media Reports Misleading

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has come down heavily on media reports that the government has lost Rs 10.67 lakh crore by not auctioning coal blocks between 2004 and 2009. It said that the reports are misleading as its audit report is still under preparation. Mar 22, 2012