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Anna breaks fast, says poll reforms next on agenda

HAILING Indian Parliament`s nod on key elements of Jan Lokpal Bill as "people`s victory", Anna Hazare on Sunday (August 28) broke his 12-day-old fast...

Parliament takes up massive debate to end corruption stand-off

INDIA’S parliament prepared for a special session on Saturday (August 27) to debate anti-corruption proposals demanded by a self-styled Gandhian activist whose 12-day hunger...

Rahul Gandhi slams ‘undemocractic’ anti-graft fast

RAHUL Gandhi, widely-seen as India’s prime minister-in-waiting, warned today that India’s democracy was under threat from a popular anti-corruption campaign spearheaded by...

Deadlock in effort to end Indian anti-graft fast

EFFORTS to end a tense standoff between the Indian government and a fasting anti-corruption activist appeared deadlocked today, as concerns mounted over the ailing...

Indian government pushes to end anti-graft fast

INDIAN Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh was to chair an all-party meeting today as the government stepped up efforts to end a public standoff...

Dr Singh calls all-party meet on anti-graft protests

INDIA’S premier has called an all-party meeting tomorrow to seek an end to nationwide protests led by a 74-year self-styled Gandhian activist whose health...

India tentatively moves for talks with Anna Hazare

INDIA’S government tentatively moved to open talks with an anti-corruption activist who has shed five kg (11 lbs) in a week-long hunger strike that...

Centre has initiated dialogue process with Team Anna: Rawat

THE CENTRE has initiated a dialogue process with Team Anna at various levels to break the deadlock over the Lokpal issue, Indian Minister of...

Nuclear energy will play important role: PM

INDIAN Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that nuclear energy will play an important role in India`s quest for clean and environment-friendly energy but stressed...

Hazare faces the biggest test

ACTIVIST Anna Hazare’s populist anti-corruption campaign faced its first major test Saturday (August 20) as it sought to sustain the momentum that has left...