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Kejriwal meets Hazare for the first time after rift
Arvind Kejriwal says that their paths are different, but the destination is the same

Medha Patkar terms DMIC project 'unconstitutional'
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee might have informed the Lok Sabha on Friday that the 90 billion dollar Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) is making significant progress, but veteran social activist Medha Patkar termed the project as 'unconstitutional', as she felt it would affect the future of inhabitants of areas in six states through which the project will pass.

Andhra Pradesh News on January 10, 2012
Andhra Pradesh News and Headlines on January 10, 2012.

Medha Patkar urges Govt. to bring strong Lokpal Bill
Asserting that every citizen of the country wanted the lawmakers, judiciary and bureaucracy to come under the Lokpal Bill ambit, social activist Medha Patkar on Wednesday urged the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre to bring a strong and effective anti-graft bill to curb the rampant corruption in the country.

Parliamentary Standing Committee has betrayed people over Lokpal, says Bhushan
Terming the recommendations made by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the proposed Lokpal Bill as extremely regressive, former Law Minister and Team Anna member Shanti Bhushan on Sunday said the people of the country should raise their voice against it and continue their protest for the formulation of an effective bill.

Civil society activists to brief Anna on core committee meeting deliberations
Civil society activists Arvind Kejriwal, Prashant Bhushan and Kiran Bedi arrived here this morning to brief veteran social activist Anna Hazare on the deliberations of the core committee meeting.

Anna Core Committee decides not to get dissolved
Amid a clamour for its revamp over allegations of financial mis-conduct by some key members, Team Anna on Saturday decided not to dissolve the core committee.

'Prashant Bhushan will remain a member of core committee': Kejriwal
RTI crusader Arvind Kejriwal, a key figure in veteran social activist Anna Hazare's crusade against corruption, on Friday said senior Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan will remain an integral part of the civil society group.

Centre assures Anna of bringing Lokpal Bill in Winter Session
Veteran social activist Anna Hazare on Friday said the Central Government has assured him that they would introduce the Lokpal Bill during the Winter Session of the Parliament.

Patkar praises Jayalalithaa for taking nuclear plant protesters' cause with PM
Prominent social activist Medha Patkar on Tuesday praised Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa for taking up the cause of nuclear plant protesters with Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh.

Anna ends fast: Patkar says first victory in long battle
Hours after veteran social activist Anna Hazare broke his fast for a strong and effective Lokpal Bill, prominent social activist Medha Patkar on Sunday termed it to be the first victory in the long process.

Team Anna will see wording of parliament's resolution before Hazare breaks fast: Medha Patkar
Social activist Medha Patkar on Saturday said that Team Anna would take a decision on Anna Hazare breaking his fast only after seeing and accepting the wording of the parliament resolution passed by a voice vote on the three anti-corruption related demands

Medha Patkar criticizes Rahul Gandhi over his speech in Parliament
Social activist and Anna Hazare's aide, Medha Patkar, on Friday criticized Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi for his speech in the Parliament over the issue of anti-corruption protests, saying that the Gandhi scion seemed unaware that the people's fight was a part of democracy.

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