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Lokpal bill with PM in but CBI out approved, Hazare furious
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Anna Hazare and the government were set for a showdown after the cabinet Tuesday finalised its Lokpal bill bringing the prime minister under its ambit but leaving out two other key demands of the activists -- inclusion of the CBI and the lower bureaucracy. A furious Hazare dubbed the government ''dishonest'' and vowed a hunger strike from Dec 27.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 11:26:01 PM

Lokpal bill approved; PM in, CBI, lower bureaucracy out
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday approved the much-awaited Lokpal bill, bringing the prime minister under the anti-graft ombudsman with riders but excluding the CBI and the lower bureaucracy. Anna Hazare slammed the move, terming the government ''dishonest'' and vowed to launch his hunger strike Dec 27.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 10:49:29 PM

Happiness true reflection of sustainable growth: Bhutan PM
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) hutan''s Prime Minister Jigmi Y. Thinley Tuesday said that happiness is the purpose and ultimate desire of every human being and for real sustainable growth, the needs of body and mind have to be attended to equally.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 10:33:12 PM

Government''s intentions on Lokpal dishonest: Hazare
Ralegan Sidhi (Maharashtra), Dec 20 (IANS) Anna Hazare Tuesday accused the government of being ''dishonest'' on the Lokpal bill, saying its intentions were not clear and declared he would go on a three-day fast from Dec 27.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 10:32:39 PM

Lokpal bill approved: PM in but CBI out
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday night approved the much-awaited Lokpal bill, which brings the prime minister under the purview of the ombudsman with riders but excludes the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), official sources said.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 9:43:59 PM

Cabinet clears Lokpal bill
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday approved the much-awaited Lokpal bill after a two-hour special meeting, official sources said.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 9:04:26 PM

Chhattisgarh government defeats no-confidence motion
Raipur, Dec 20 (IANS) Chhattisgarh''s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government Tuesday defeated a no-confidence motion moved by opposition Congress.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 8:48:46 PM

Jayalalithaa opposes food security bill
Chennai, Dec 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday said the National Food Security Bill was replete with confusion and inaccuracies and ''will make a mockery of providing food security''.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 8:05:54 PM

Karnataka ombudsman row to end soon, says chief minister
Bangalore, Dec 20 (IANS) The row over naming a new Lokayukta (ombudsman) in Karnataka may end soon with Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda indicating that the government will prepare a new panel of names if the governor rejects its present nominee.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 8:00:28 PM

Cabinet meet on Lokpal begins
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) A meeting of the union cabinet to approve the contentious Lokpal bill began here Tuesday evening.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 7:50:33 PM

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