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Kiran Bedi


Kiran Bedi is a politician belonging to Bharatiya Janata Party. She is a former IPS officer.

A Ph.D, she is India's first and highest ranking (retired in 2007) woman officer who joined the Indian Police Service in 1972. She is a social activist too. In March 09, she took part in Anti-terrorism rally in Delhi.

Kiran Bedi is a member of Team Anna.

Dil ki Baat

Kiran Bedi announces that she will launch her own radio address 'Dil ki Baat'. The radio address is to directly connect with Delhiites if the party comes to power in Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had already been addressing the people of nation via radio in 'Mann ki Baat'. Feb 3, 2015

BJP CM Candidate, 2015 Delhi Assembly Elections

In the 2015 Assembly Elections, Kiran Bedi lost in Krishna Nagar constituency against AAP candidate SK Bagga which was regarded as a safe bastion of the Bharatiya Janata Party. The party was also routed in elections which AAP won. The Aam Aadmi Party won 67 of the 70 Assembly seats. Kiran Bedi apologized to BJP for not being able to live up to the expectation.

Timeline

2015

Kiran Bedi complained to the Election Commission alleging that 'fatwas' were issued which impacted voting. She said she was willing till the time voting started in her Krishna Nagar constituency, but lost because of fatwas that were issued. Feb 11, 2015

Kiran Bedi loses in Krishna Nagar constituency in the 2015 Delhi Assembly Elections. Feb 10, 2015

Kiran Bedi in News

Kiran Bedi says LK Advani asked her personally to contest 2014 Lok Sabha polls
Kiran Bedi says she received offers from BJP and Congress to contest polls in the past

Kiran Bedi Narrates Her First Audio Book “As I See”
Reado.com, India’s biggest audio book company, announces the release of the audio version of Kiran Bedi’s book- “As I See”.   India’s first and highest ranking Women Police officer, Kiran Bedi is all set to launch her first ever audio book - ‘As I See’

Kiran Bedi expresses readiness to accept Delhi chair
Kiran Bedi ready to be chief ministerial candidate

How A Good Person Can Really Win – A Book by Pavan Choudary
In the world of power, there are broadly two kinds of people — one, the Immoral, for whom only ends matter, and two, the good people, for whom means are as important as the ends. The journey of a moral man towards success has always been hindered by the immoral tactics of the evil men

4th Annual India Leadership Conclave and Indian Affairs Business Leadership Award 2013 Nominations Gain Momentum as India Votes to Chose Leaders
The much awaited & prestigious 4th Annual India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards Nominations (www.indialeadershipconclave.net/2013) Finalists 2013 are announced today with voting line open organized by Indian Affairs, Asia’s biggest title in News Analysis (www.indianaffairs

Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (March 27, 2013 – April 3, 2013)
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of March 27, 2013 – April 3, 2013.

Kiran Bedi's absense in protests show wide split in Team Anna
Bedi asks to target Congress and not the opposition BJP in protests

Kiran Bedi's comments spark controversy
Several tweets on Twitter slam Bedi's comments

Baba Ramdev begins three day fast at Ramlila Maidan
Ramdev says three-day fast is just the first phase of his agitations

Team Anna accuses media of bias
Shanti Bhusan accuses media of masking reality at Jantar Mantar

Kiran Bedi calls for impartial probe into allegations against Govt., Team Anna
Social activist and former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Kiran Bedi has called for an impartial probe against the government and Team Anna after union ministers laid allegations against the later.

BJP says Congress fears Lokpal
With the war of words between Team Anna and the ruling Congress Party over the passage of a strong and effective Lokpal Bill intensifying, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday asked the UPA Government not to attack the civil society activists, who are crusading against corruption.

Narayanasamy tells Kiran Bedi to stop making personal comments against PM, others
Expressing his concern over a comment made by Team Anna member and former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Kiran Bedi, where she dubbed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh a modern-day Dhritarashtra, Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) V. Narayanasamy on Monday advised the former to restrain herself from making such personal comments.

PM "blindfolded," says Manish Sisodia
Team Anna member Manish Sisodia on Sunday accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of being ignorant to corruption and inflation, calling him "blindfolded", while extending support to fellow activist Kiran Bedi.

It's the PM's responsibility to lead graft-free government: BJP
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain on Sunday said it is Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's responsibility to lead a corruption free government in the country.

Kiran Bedi demands strong law to tackle black money
Former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer and Team Anna member Kiran Bedi has demanded introduction of a strong law to unearth and bring back black money stashed away in foreign banks and tax havens abroad.

Congress slams Baba Ramdev for targetting PM
The Congress Party on Sunday hit out at yoga guru Baba Ramdev for criticizing Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, saying that the nation would not accept the defaming of established institutions.

Joint fast with Ramdev aimed at carrying forward anti-graft movement: Hazare
Veteran social activist Anna Hazare, who teamed up with yoga guru Baba Ramdev for a daylong joint fast on the Parliament Street here today, said that their movement seeks to spread further awareness about graft, and added, that people having common ideologies, would congregate under one roof to intensify their fight.

Upset Congress terms Baba Ramdev, Anna's joint fast infantile
The Congress Party on Sunday hit back at yoga guru Baba Ramdev and veteran social activist Anna Hazare for sitting on a daylong fast against corruption and for their demand for a stronger Lokpal Bill, describing it as an infantile and uncalled for approach.

Lokpal Bill not to be passed in Budget Session?
The much-awaited Lokpal Bill is not expected to be passed in the Budget Session of Parliament ending on Tuesday.

Kejriwal feels government is not serious about passing a strong Lokpal Bill
Asserting that the Central Government is not serious about passing a strong Lokpal Bill, social activist Arvind Kejriwal has said Team Anna would decide its future course of action after the budget session of parliament ends.

Lokpal Bill's passage through Rajya Sabha remains uncertain
With Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee stating that the Lokpal Bill is under the consideration of the Rajya Sabha, the uncertainty over the passage of an effective anti-graft bill continues to mount.

Govt. not serious about endorsing an effective Lokpal Bill: Kiran Bedi
Former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer and Team Anna member Kiran Bedi has said the Central Government is not serious about endorsing an effective Lokpal Bill, since it would be like sounding the death knell for corrupt politicians.

Hazare invites Army chief to join Team Anna
Veteran social activist Anna Hazare has invited Army Chief General V. K. Singh to join his campaign against corruption after his retirement.

Kiran Bedi dubs government's passing of Lokpal Bill sans Lokayukta a breach of trust
Former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer and Team Anna member Kiran Bedi has said that if government passes the Lokpal Bill sans a Lokayukta, it will be a breach of the public's trust.

Andhra Pradesh News on June 13, 2012
Andhra Pradesh News and Headlines on June 13, 2012 - Anna's team public meeting on Corruption

Anna aide criticizes Sonia Gandhi for tabling weak Lokpal Bill
Accusing Congress President Sonia Gandhi of tabling a weak Lokpal Bill in the Parliament, Kumar Vishwas, a close aide of veteran social activist Anna Hazare, today said the UPA Government is acting deaf and dumb and not feeling the pulse of the nation

Team Anna postpones its crucial meeting on Lokpal
Former senior police officer and civil society activist Kiran Bedi on Saturday said the core meeting of the her team members, which was to be held at Anna Hazare's native village Ralegan Siddhi on January 2 and 3, has been postponed due to the ill health of the veteran social activist.

Lokpal Bill did not get passed as it was 'weak', says Sisodia
Close aides of anti-graft activist Anna Hazare on Friday blamed the ruling Congress party for deliberately tabling a weak Lokpal Bill in the Parliament.

Salman Khurshid reiterates Government commitment on Lokpal Bill
A day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alleged that the ruckus in Rajya Sabha was completely choreographed by Congress to avoid a vote, Union Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid today reiterated the government's commitment to bring in an effective Lokpal Bill, and accused the opposition of playing a game and wasting the time of the House.

Kiran Bedi advises Parliamentarians to vote instead of walking out
Former top cop and close associate of veteran social activist Anna Hazare, Kiran Bedi, has said that members of Parliament should participate in voting in both the houses of the Parliament and not walk out.

Kiran Bedi foresees a joint session of Parliament
Close aide of anti-graft crusader, Anna Hazare, Kiran Bedi said the proposal for granting a constitutional status to Lokpal is a distraction and a diversionary tactic.

'We want to form an All-India Anna Health Committee', says Lalu
Asserting that the government should send back the Lokpal Bill draft back to the Standing Committee for reconsideration, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Tuesday ridiculously called for the formation of an All-India Committee to monitor veteran social activist Anna Hazare's health.

Yashwant Sinha takes on UPA, says Govt. has brought 'Brokepal' Bill
Accusing the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre of deliberately creating a weak and helpless Lokpal, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha on Tuesday said the scandals in the ruling government has prompted veteran social activist Anna Hazare to sit on a fast.

PM makes emotional appeal, emphasises accountability over Lokpal Bill
Touching upon the need for trust and accountability, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday urged the Opposition to help in the passage of an effective Lokpal Bill while drawing attention to the fact that the road to hell is paved with good intentions.

Prashant Bhushan backs Anna's fast for strong Lokpal
With Anna Hazare sitting on a three-day fast at the MMRDA Grounds in Mumbai against the government's 'weak' Lokpal Bill, senior Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday fully backed the veteran social activist's protest, and said that every citizen of this country has the right to express himself, to protest and to convey his plight to the Parliament.

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