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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian anti-corruption party leader to stand in national elections

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 03:15am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Varanasi, India Anti-corruption leader to run against Modi The leader of a fledgling Indian anti-corruption party yesterday announced plans to run against front runner and opposition leader Narendra Modi in the holy Hindu city of Varanasi in looming elections. Arvind Kejriwal, head of the Aam Aadmi or Common Man Party, said he was ready to take on Modi, ...

  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    India approves historic anti-corruption law

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 06:11pm by Agence France-Presse in New Delhi

    ... legislation to create a powerful anti-graft watchdog following a mass anti-corruption movement that swept the country in 2011 and spurred politicians into action. The ruling Congress and the main ... premier Manmohan Singh. The father of the anti-corruption campaign, social crusader Anna Hazare, drank coconut water to break a nine-day fast that he was staging to push for the bill in his home ...

  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian police detain anti-corruption activists

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 04:07pm

    ... Associated Press in New Delhi Indian police detained scores of anti-corruption activists who tried to march Sunday to the homes of top political leaders to protest a scandal over ... of India Against Corruption, a group led by prominent anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare, have said they would blockade the homes of leaders of both the ruling Congress party and the main ...

  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian anti-graft crusader uses ruling party's slogan

    Posted Nov 26th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... India's leading anti-corruption crusader has hijacked the campaign slogan used by the ruling Congress party as the name for his new political movement as he prepares to do electoral battle. Arvind ... anti-corruption campaigner Anna Hazare during the latter's 12-day hunger strike. Kejriwal has won national attention with his almost weekly salvos against high-profile targets, ignoring critics who ...

  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    Tens of thousands join India anti-graft party

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 06:03pm by Agence France Press in New Delhi

    ... Rai. The party is spearheaded by Arvind Kejriwal, 44, a former taxman who has modelled himself as an anti-corruption activist and is now Delhi’s chief minister. Observers say the Aam Aadmi ... leading to chaos and a near stampede. AAP officials promised to streamline the process to avoid future similar scenes. A new anti-corruption hotline launched this week was similarly overwhelmed ...

  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    India anti-graft hero sworn in as Delhi leader

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 03:42pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Delhi Arvind Kejriwal, elected on a strict anti-corruption platform, takes public transport to his own swearing-in ceremony Delhi's 'ordinary man' chief minister sworn in Anti-corruption champion Arvind Kejriwal yesterday rode the subway to his swearing-in ceremony as Delhi's chief minister, in what supporters hope will be a watershed ...

  7. INDIA

    Indian cartoonist jailed after government criticism

    Posted Sep 10th 2012, 03:59pm by Associated Press in New Delhi

    ... lampooning widespread corruption among Indian politicians were displayed at New Delhi protest last year by the anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare. Students, opposition politicians and free speech ...

  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian anti-graft crusader Arvind Kejriwal quits as Delhi boss

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 12:26am by AP

    ... Associated Press in New Delhi Arvind Kejriwal resigns after 50 days in power as his bid to pass an anti-corruption legislation fails to win support of major political parties Anti-graft crusader quits as Delhi boss Anti-graft activist and Delhi's firebrand Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced his resignation yesterday to protest the blocking of an anti-corruption bill, ...

  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    India's richest man, Mukesh Ambani, to be guarded by armed commandos

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... wherever he travels in the city or elsewhere in India. The Central Reserve Police Force has earmarked a 28-member team for the task, reports said. Anti-corruption campaigner Arvind Kejriwal ...

  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    Narendra Modi predicts victory after voting in India polls

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 05:28pm by AFP

    ... to Congress and anti-corruption campaigners the Aam Aadmi party, claiming the BJP was biased against the religious minority. ...




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