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  • AAP invites public to stadium to discuss anti-corruption bill

    AAP invites public to stadium to discuss anti-corruption bill

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that the Delhi assembly will meet in a special session from the 13th to 16th of next month to debate and vote on the anti-corruption Jan Lokpal Bill.

  • Lokpal Bill passed in Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha to debate it today

    Lokpal Bill passed in Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha to debate it today

    The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed the Lokpal Bill, which provides for the appointment of a powerful anti-graft ombudsman to investigate wrongdoing in government, ending years of dithering as public anger has mounted over a string of corruption scanda...

  • Rajya Sabha passes Lokpal Bill: who said what

    Rajya Sabha passes Lokpal Bill: who said what

    The Lokpal Bill has been passed in the Rajya Sabha after a debate that took place in an atmosphere of rare political consensus. The Bill will be taken up in the Lok Sabha tomorrow, the government announced soon after its ally Samajwadi Party backed d...

  • Lokpal Bill passed in Rajya Sabha, debate in Lok Sabha tomorrow

    Lokpal Bill passed in Rajya Sabha, debate in Lok Sabha tomorrow

    The anti-corruption Lokpal Bill moved a step closer to enactment after it was passed in the Rajya Sabha today after a debate that took place in an atmosphere of rare political consensus. The Bill will be taken up in the Lok Sabha tomorrow, the govern...

  • Mulayam against, other parties for Lokpal Bill today

    Mulayam against, other parties for Lokpal Bill today

    The anti-corruption Lokpal Bill is scheduled for debate in the Rajya Sabha today. In Maharashtra, activisit Anna Hazare, 76, is on a hunger strike to demand that parliament urgently clear the law.

  • Union Cabinet approves amendments to Lokpal Bill

    The Union Cabinet met today and approved major amendments to the Lokpal Bill, the proposed anti-corruption legislation that has seen much debate and sparring between the government and the opposition and civil society.

  • Cabinet clears key changes to Lokpal bill

    Cabinet clears key changes to Lokpal bill

    The Union Cabinet met today and approved major amendments to the Lokpal bill, the proposed anti-corruption legislation that has seen much debate and sparring between the government and the opposition and civil society. Anna Hazare rejected the new dr...

  • No consensus on Lokpal Bill after all-party meet: 10 big facts

    No consensus on Lokpal Bill after all-party meet: 10 big facts

    Will India get the new anti-corruption law it has been waiting for? The Lokpal Bill - named for a national anti-graft agency that it creates - was passed by the Lok Sabha. But the Winter Session of the Rajya Sabha ended before the bill could be put ...

  • Another logjam? BJP demands debate on Lokpal in Parliament

    A united Opposition has set the tone for the Budget Session, raising the Lokpal issue in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday morning and demanding a debate immediately. The government, while assuring the Opposition that it is committed to setting up a stron...

  • BJP moves notice to suspend Question Hour to debate Lokpal Bill

    BJP moves notice to suspend Question Hour to debate Lokpal Bill

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asked the Opposition to allow Parliament to function in the Budget Session that began on Monday, but the BJP is working to its own plan. On Day 2 of the session, today, the BJP has moved a notice to suspend the Question ...

  • BJP wants discussion on Lokpal Bill in Rajya Sabha today

    BJP wants discussion on Lokpal Bill in Rajya Sabha today

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has asked the Opposition to allow Parliament to function in the Budget Session that began on Monday, but the BJP is working to its own plan. On Day 2 of the session, today, it wants Question Hour suspended for a discussi...

  • BJP top rung meets President to complain about Lokpal fiasco

    BJP top rung meets President to complain about Lokpal fiasco

    Senior leaders of the BJP walked to the Rashtrapati Bhavan today to meet President Pratibha Patil to formally complain about the government's failure to put the anti-corruption Lokpal Bill to vote in the Rajya Sabha on December 29. Despite the Congre...

  • Congress slams BJP for casting aspersions on Rajya Sabha Chairman

    Congress slams BJP for casting aspersions on Rajya Sabha Chairman

    Congress today came down heavily on BJP for casting aspersions on Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari in the wake of adjournment of the House sine die on Thursday when the Lokpal Bill was being debated.

  • Lokpal war: It was opposition's plan to 'scuttle' the Bill, says Chidambaram

    Lokpal war: It was opposition's plan to 'scuttle' the Bill, says Chidambaram

    A day after the main opposition party, the BJP, alleged that the government manipulated the proceedings in the House to ensure that on Thursday night, the Lokpal Bill was not put to vote in the Rajya Sabha, the government today shot back and insisted...

  • Lokpal Bill fiasco: Government treated us sloppily, says Mamata's party

    Lokpal Bill fiasco: Government treated us sloppily, says Mamata's party

    The reverberation of what happened in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday night during the Lokpal Bill debate continues to be felt in the political circles. Now popularly known as the "Lokpal Bill fiasco", or the "midnight mayhem," the issue has brought into...

  • Anna's village gets a Lokpal, he's four months old

    Anna's village gets a Lokpal, he's four months old

    While Congress defends its actions in Rajya Sabha on Thursday and BJP accuses it of running away from a vote, one tiny village in India has got its own Lokpal. The village - none other than Anna Hazare's very own Ralegan Siddhi - and Lokpal, well not...

  • Lokpal fiasco: 'Fleedom' at midnight quips BJP, says PM gave his blessing

    Lokpal fiasco: 'Fleedom' at midnight quips BJP, says PM gave his blessing

    The government insists that it did not play dirty to ensure that last night, the Lokpal bill was not put to vote in the Rajya Sabha. "The BJP are the real assassins of democracy," said the Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi. But every major...

  • Lokpal farce: Top 10 Comments from ndtv.com surfers

    Lokpal farce: Top 10 Comments from ndtv.com surfers

    We asked you to comment on the fact that the Lokpal Bill was not put to vote yesterday in the Rajya Sabha. Here are the top 10 responses.

  • Lokpal Bill fiasco in Rajya Sabha: A caricature, says TMC, 'fleedom' at midnight, quips BJP

    Lokpal Bill fiasco in Rajya Sabha: A caricature, says TMC, 'fleedom' at midnight, quips BJP

    The morning after it dodged a vote on the Lokpal Bill in the Rajya Sabha, the government insists that it did not let down either the country or Parliament. And blames the BJP for the Lokpal no-show. Not so fast, says the BJP. The party says the gover...

  • Lokpal Bill continues to be a 'jinxed' affair

    Lokpal Bill continues to be a 'jinxed' affair

    The Lokpal Bill has always appeared to be a jinxed affair, the history of last 40 years shows. With the Rajya Sabha adjourning sine die midnight amid uproar without passing the Lokpal and Lokayukta Bill, 2011, even after day-long debate, it has once ...

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