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Kejriwal Joins Anna Hazare, Says Won’t Allow Land Acquisition in Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Tuesday said he will not allow the central government to forcibly take land away from anyone in the national capital under the amended land acquisition law. Addressing a crowd of protestors led by anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare, who has launched a two-day agitation against the bill tabled in parliament by the NDA government, Kejriwal said: ...

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It is Modi’s debacle: Anna Hazare on Delhi polls

Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), Feb 10:Veteran social crusader Anna Hazare Tuesday termed the outcome of Delhi election results as “a defeat for Narendra Modi” and expressed happiness at Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party’s performance. “This was expected. The result is a defeat for (Prime Minister) Narendra Modi. What did the Bharatiya Janata Party do in the past nine months?” Hazare told mediapersons ...

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Kiran-Modi Alliance: Real Politics Dominates BJP Agenda

The former key figure in the Anna-Hazare group, Kiran Bedi, who joined BJP appears to be a typical politician with her statement, “New, decisive leadership wiped out my aversion to politics.” Bedi, once who said, “One day NaMo will need to respond with clarity about riots massacre. Despite Courts clearing him so far,” has changed her statement on Sunday, saying, ...

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Delhi Assembly Poll: Will Kiran Bedi Move Past Kejriwal?

After India’s first woman IPS officer, Kiran Bedi, joined BJP on Thursday, her entry to the party ahead of the Delhi assembly poll gives a hint that she may be played as a trump card against AAP Chief Arwind Kejriwal in the upcoming election. Joining BJP, she said, “I wanted to sacrifice my entire life to social work. But he inspired ...

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Former BJP CM of Karnataka Yeddyurappa sent to jail

In a final twist to the ongoing saga over Bellary illegal mining row, former chief minister of Karnataka B.S. Yeddyurappa was also sent to jail on Saturday by a Lokayukta court, rejecting his bail plea. He will be held in Bangalore’s Parappana Agrahara jail until Oct. 22. Yeddyurappa, who was conferred an Honorary Doctorate by the Saginaw Valley State University ...

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Remebering Gandhi in a highly-connected modern day

By Sridhar Narsing When Gandhi’s statue was to be placed at India Gate when Rajiv Gandhi was the prime minister, the British media found it amusing as to what kind of a message it would send — peace and non-violence that he taught and the traditional military might of India that would go on display during the Republic Day. Later, ...

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Corruption stalks India’s 65th Independence Day

India’s 65th celebrations of Independence marked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort in New Delhi, with corruption topping his focus on one side and social activist Anna Hazare embarking on fast unto death on the other.

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