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Chennai begins fast to support Hazare
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) People here in this Tamil Nadu capital gathered Tuesday to support social activist Anna Hazare's demand for a strong anti-corruption bill, said the India Against Corruption (IAC), which backs the leader.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 11:10:17 AM

Shutdown in Hazare's village, protests in Pune, Mumbai
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Aug 16 (IANS) Residents of Gandhian activist Anna Hazare's village Ralegan Siddhi Tuesday took to the streets to protest the detention of the anti-corruption crusader in New Delhi. There were demonstrations in Pune and Mumbai too.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 10:44:27 AM

Demonstrations in Lucknow against Hazare's detention
Lucknow, Aug 16 (IANS) People across various age groups and different walks of life held demonstrations in this Uttar Pradesh capital to protest the detention of Gandhian activist Anna Hazare in New Delhi.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 10:21:53 AM

Activists fast in Himachal to support Anna
Shimla, Aug 16 (IANS) Several activists began an indefinite hunger strike in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi town Tuesday to press for a strong anti-corruption Lokpal bill and express solidarity with civil society leader Anna Hazare, who was detained early morning in the national capital.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 10:09:04 AM

`Anna detained for wanting to defy prohibitory order'
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Civil society activist Anna Hazare had been detained because he declared that he would defy prohibitory orders, union Home Secretary R.K. Singh said Tuesday in the first government reaction to the development.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 10:00:16 AM

Congress factions may reconcile in Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu, Aug 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's Congress unit is finally set to end its internecine war.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 9:57:38 AM

BJP condemns Hazare's arrest
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Condemning the arrest of Gandhian activist Anna Hazare, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday said the government would learn its lesson 'the hard way'.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 9:52:19 AM

Anna Hazare, Kejriwal, Bedi detained
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Amid high drama, Gandhian activist Anna Hazare was detained Tuesday morning by the Delhi Police as he was about to set out for his fast in support of a strong Lokpal bill.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 9:08:07 AM

Anna Hazare detained Comment1
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Gandhian activist Anna Hazare was detained here Tuesday as he set out for his fast in support of a strong Lokpal bill.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 8:20:49 AM

Rahul says Sonia is much better; meets PM
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday attended the Independence Day flag hoisting ceremony at the party office and said party president Sonia Gandhi was doing much better after her surgery. He later held discussions with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Monday, August 15, 2011 10:56:36 PM

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