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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 scandals.

  • 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 down on its threat to block the bill at any cost.

  • 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 government announced soon after its ally Samajwadi Party backed down on its threat to block the bill at an...

  • 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 draft of the Bill and announced he would continue his agitation.

  • 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 to a vote. The Prime Minister called an all-party meeting today to build consensus before the bill ...

  • 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 strong anti-corruption body, is not ready to discuss the matter now. In a deja vu moment, is Parliament h...

  • 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 Hour for a discussion on the Lokpal Bill in the Rajya Sabha. A demand that puts it on collision cour...

  • 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 discussion on the Lokpal Bill in the Rajya Sabha.

  • 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 Congress' denials, it's clear that the government avoided a vote because it was in a minority in the Rajya...

  • 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 that it was indeed the opposition's plant to "scuttle" the Bill through the "ingenious tool of 187 ...

  • 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 sharp focus the deep fissures between the Congress and its largest ally - Mamata Banerjee's Trinamo...

  • 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 the bill but a baby.

  • 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 political party today - including Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress - said the government down t...

  • Congress on Lokpal Bill debate in Rajya Sabha

    Lokpal Bill debate

  • 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 government prevented the nation from getting a strong Lokpal Bill by choreographing the disturbance which...

  • 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 again shown that it was so. In fact, the strange coincidence so far was that the Lok Sabha has got d...

  • Team Anna attacks govt for failing to get Lokpal Bill passed in Rajya Sabha

    Team Anna attacks govt for failing to get Lokpal Bill passed in Rajya Sabha

    After the Rajya Sabha session ended sine die without a vote on the Lokpal Bill on Thursday, Team Anna attacked the government on its failure to get the Lokpal bill passed and said that it had showed that nobody can trust the UPA.

  • It was orchestrated chaos in Rajya Sabha, alleges Trinamool

    It was orchestrated chaos in Rajya Sabha, alleges Trinamool

    The Trinamool Congress on Thursday said the adjournment sine die of the Rajya Sabha without vote on the Lokpal bill was shameful and a sad day for democracy. "It is shameful, a sad day for democracy. Disappointment is a mild word for it," said Trinamool MP Derek O'Brien.

  • No Lokpal. Cornered govt ducks vote, BJP alleges conspiracy in chaos

    No Lokpal. Cornered govt ducks vote, BJP alleges conspiracy in chaos

    India will not get its anti-corruption Lokpal Bill this year. Minutes ahead of its midnight deadline, the government said the bill would not be put to vote in the Rajya Sabha tonight. The announcement followed 45 minutes of chaos, commotion that the BJP alleged was choreographed because the government which knew it would lose the vote.

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