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Libya finds echo at Ramlila ground
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The announcement that Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi's sons had been captured by rebel forces was greeted with a roar of approval Monday at the Ramlila Maidan where Anna Hazare is fasting.

Monday, August 22, 2011 3:12:58 PM

'Maoists' network more capable than government machinery'
Raipur, Aug 22 (IANS) Referring to the rising killings of policemen in Chhattisgarh, Congress leader and former chief minister Ajit Jogi Monday said that Maoists' network was more capable than government machinery in the state.

Monday, August 22, 2011 1:22:24 PM

Government open to debate on Lokpal: PM
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday the government was open to a debate on the Lokpal Bill but this alone cannot solve the problem of corruption and there is a need to revamp existing government procedures.

Monday, August 22, 2011 12:52:10 PM

Mamata hints at siphoning of funds during Left's rule
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday hinted at siphoning off funds of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) during the Left Front regime.

Sunday, August 21, 2011 11:24:46 PM

PM assures Mamata help within constitutional limits
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Congratulating West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her massive victory in the April-May assembly polls, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has assured her of all kinds of assistance within the constitutional periphery.

Sunday, August 21, 2011 11:22:17 PM

Anna ready to talk but with riders Comment1
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) On the sixth day of his hunger strike, social activist Anna Hazare Sunday said the door for talks with the government was open but he vowed to continue his protest to maintain pressure for an anti-graft legislation drafted by his team.

Sunday, August 21, 2011 9:20:05 PM

Congress slams ruling BJP for Himachal land deals
Shimla, Aug 21 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Himachal Pradesh has charged the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with disproportionate allocation of land to universities and vowed to review this if it comes to power in the next elections in 2012.

Sunday, August 21, 2011 7:43:22 PM

Election panel seeks report on Punjab officers' activities
Chandigarh, Aug 21 (IANS) The Election Commission has sought a report on the activities of Punjab director general of police (DGP) P.S. Gill and D.S. Guru, the principal secretary to Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.

Sunday, August 21, 2011 4:57:52 PM

Support goes up for Anna in scam-hit Jharkhand
Ranchi, Aug 21 (IANS) Support for activist Anna Hazare's hunger strike is building up across Jharkhand, a state hit by one corruption scam after another in recent times.

Sunday, August 21, 2011 2:53:51 PM

Hazare's fast fuelling profits at this petrol pump
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare's anti-graft campaign has translated into an increase in profits for a fuel pump located just outside the protest site Ramlila Ground, thanks to the unending stream of vehicles and media vans.

Sunday, August 21, 2011 2:45:54 PM

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