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Ramlila ground gets set for Anna Hazare
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Crowds began swelling at Ramlila ground here Thursday as hundreds of supporters gathered in preparation for Gandhian activist Anna Hazare's 15-day fast to demand a more effective Lokpal Bill.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 10:57:12 AM

Police, Team Anna worked out fast details: home secretary
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Delhi Police and Team Anna have worked out amongst themselves details of civil society leader Anna Hazare's fast in central Delhi's Ramlila ground, union Home Secretary R.K. Singh said Thursday.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 10:27:07 AM

Anna to leave Tihar, hold fast at Ramlila ground
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Anna Hazare is set to leave Tihar Jail and hold his fast at the Ramlila ground in central Delhi, his aide Arvind Kejriwal said Thursday, two days after the civil society leader was jailed and subsequently released.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 10:10:05 AM

Anna to leave Tihar Jail
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Gandhian activist Anna Hazare's health is fine and he will begin fasting at Ramlila Ground after leaving Tihar Jail, his aide Arvind Kejriwal said here Thursday.

Thursday, August 18, 2011 9:31:43 AM

Find out source of Hazare's funds, Congress to government
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday asked the government to probe the source of funds of social activist Anna Hazare's massive anti-corruption crusade and also wondered why the US suddenly chose to remark on the movement.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 11:00:56 PM

Court quashes appointment of Punjab public service body chief
Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) In a major embarrassment for the Parkash Singh Badal government, the Punjab and Haryana High Court Wednesday quashed the controversial appointment of former Shiromani Akali Dal legislator Harish Rai Dhanda as chairman of the Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC).

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 10:56:45 PM

No mobile, TV for Hazare in jail, says activists
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Anna Hazare and his aides in Tihar Jail, though freed Tuesday night, are not allowed by the jail authorities to use mobile phones or watch TV, according to activists.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 8:40:23 PM

PM's statement on Hazare disappointing: Nitish
Patna, Aug 17 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement in parliament regarding the police action against anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare was 'disappointing'.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 8:36:51 PM

CBI gets court nod to conduct searches in Jagan case
Hyderabad, Aug 17 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is all set to launch a full-fledged probe into the alleged illegal assets of YSR Congress party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy with a special court Wednesday giving its nod to conduct searches at his properties.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 8:34:59 PM

Amid Anna storm, PM chides an adamant Hazare
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Tens of thousands gathered in the heart of the national capital Wednesday in support of the jailed Anna Hazare even as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, under attack from the opposition, accused the anti-corruption crusader of trying to trip parliamentary democracy.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 8:01:28 PM

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