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PM's statement disappointing, says Jaitley
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) expressed disappointment over Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement on the arrest of activist Anna Hazare.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 12:49:37 PM

Hazare's path 'fraught with grave consequences', says PM
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The path chosen by Anna Hazare is fraught with 'grave consequences' for India's parliamentary democracy, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh cautioned Wednesday, justifying the arrest of the social activist ahead of his planned fast-unto-death for a more powerful anti-graft legislation.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 12:41:45 PM

Pro-Anna demonstrations continue in Bihar
Patna, Aug 17 (IANS) Hundreds of people demonstrated in various parts of Bihar Wednesday in support of activist Anna Hazare, who was jailed in the national capital to prevent him from undertaking a fast-unto-death for a strong, anti-corruption Lokpal bill.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 12:02:11 PM

Crowds swell in Chhattisgarh to support Anna
Raipur, Aug 17 (IANS) Crowds started swelling at protest venues across Chhattisgarh for the second consecutive day Wednesday to support social activist Anna Hazare, fasting at the Tihar Jail in New Delhi.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 11:32:19 AM

Government had 'bounden' duty to maintain peace: PM
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The government had a 'bounden duty' to maintain peace, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday as protests continued over the arrest of social activist Anna Hazare ahead of his planned fast-unto-death for a more powerful Lokpal bill.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 11:30:11 AM

Government had 'bounden duty' to maintain peace: PM
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The government had a 'bounden duty' to maintain peace, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday, a day after Gandhian activist Anna Hazare was arrested ahead of his planned fast-unto-death for a more powerful Lokpal Bill.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 11:13:13 AM

PM makes statement on Anna arrest in parliament
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Accepting the demand of the opposition, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday made a statement in the Lok Sabha on the arrest and subsequent release of Gandhian activist Anna Hazare. He is scheduled to speak in the Rajya Sabha at 11.30 a.m.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 11:02:55 AM

Anna in Tihar till fast location finalised, says aide
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Civil society leader Anna Hazare will not leave Tihar Jail till the location of his fast is finalised, his aide said Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 10:09:00 AM

Congress core committee to meet over Anna issue
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) With Gandhian activist Anna Hazare refusing to leave the Tihar Jail, the core committee of Congress is to meet Wednesday morning to finalise its strategy for dealing with the situation.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 9:40:37 AM

Ramdev to meet president
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev will meet President Pratibha Devisingh Patil Wednesday to submit a memorandum against the arrest of Gandhian activist Anna Hazare.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 9:17:45 AM

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