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Protesters picket Manmohan Singh's Chandigarh house
Chandigarh, Aug 23 (IANS) Pro-Anna Hazare agitators held a protest outside Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's private house in the upscale Sector 11 here Tuesday. The house, let out on rent, is located less than 100 metres from the police station.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 7:51:04 PM

Desperate PM asks Anna to end fast, talks open
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Under mounting pressure, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday urged 74-year-old Anna Hazare to end his eight day old fast in support of a radical anti-corruption legislation, setting the stage for an end to a nationwide campaign that has galvanized tens of thousands.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 7:40:20 PM

Anna should end fast, says Santosh Hegde
Bangalore, Aug 23 (IANS) Former Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hedge Tuesday appealed to social activist Anna Hazare to call off his fast in view of his deteriorating health.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 7:31:00 PM

Government-Team Anna talks begin
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Talks between Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, who is the government mediator, and a three-member civil society team to end Anna Hazare's eight-day-old fast for a stronger Lokapal bill began Tuesday evening, sources said.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 7:28:41 PM

Tharoor opposes Anna's arrest, 'omnipotent' Lokpal
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Terming Anna Hazare's detention over a week ago 'unwise', Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said Tuesday a strong Lokpal was needed, but 'a large, omnipotent and unaccountable supra-institution' can itself fall prey to corruption.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 7:26:41 PM

CBI briefs court of progress in Jagan, Emaar cases
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday briefed a special court here of the progress made in two cases relating to the alleged illegal assets of Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy and the irregularities committed by Emaar Properties in developing a township project in Hyderabad.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 7:19:33 PM

PM must come under Lokpal: Tripura chief minister
Agartala, Aug 23 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar Tuesday asserted that the prime minister must be included within the ambit of the proposed Lokpal bill.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 6:29:12 PM

PM to Hazare: Parliament could consider your Lokpal bill
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Expressing 'deep concern' over the deteriorating health of Anna Hazare, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday appealed to him to end his eight-day hunger strike and said parliament may consider his version of the anti-graft Lokpal bill.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 6:28:50 PM

Prashant Bhushan, Kejriwal to meet Pranab
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) In their first effort to break the deadlock over the eight-day-old fast of Anna Hazare, civil society leaders Prashant Bhushan and Arvind Kejriwal will meet the government mediator and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday evening, a Team Anna source said.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 6:26:01 PM

Marandi fasts in support of Anna
Ranchi, Aug 23 (IANS) Former chief minister and president of the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P) Babulal Marandi Tuesday sat on a 24-hour fast to extend support to Anna Hazare's demand for a Jan Lokpal bill.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 6:25:41 PM

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