Bihar MPs clash in RS during Lokpal debate

RJD and NCP members on Thursday clashed
with JD(U) MPs in the Rajya Sabha when the ruling NDA in Bihar
was accused of retaining power in the state with the help of
"questionable means".

Uphold the spirit of the Constitution: Left

The Left on Thursday asked the ruling alliance not to pass a bill, which does not go with the basic spirit of the Constitution.

Lokpal Bill lives up to promise: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday assured that the Lokpal Bill will surely weed out corruption from our society.

Jan Parliament bigger than Delhi Parliament: Anna

In his first address to the crowd at Mumbai’s MMRDA Ground, a fasting Anna Hazare on Tuesday said the elected representatives in Parliament would have to listen to the voice of the people.

Democracy bigger than Lokpal: SP

SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Tuesday maintained that the draft presented by the govt does not fulfill objectives of a strong Lokpal envisaged by all concerned.

Reject govt’s Lokpal Bill: Kejriwal to Parliament

Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday appealed to Parliament to reject government’s Lokpal Bill, which he dubbed as “weak”.

Sibal attacks BJP’s doublespeak on corruption

The government on Tuesday categorically rejected the Opposition’s charge of presenting a weak Lokpal Bill, saying the latter wants to block the anti-graft legislation for political gains.

Lokpal Bill a farce; will divide India again: BJP

Leading the BJP’s charge in Parliament on the issue of Lokpal Bill, Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj said on Tuesday that the bill being proposed by the government is ‘weak’.

Lokpal debate begins in Parliament

MoS in PMO V Narayanasamy moved the Lokpal Bill for debate in Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

PM may take part in Lokpal debate: Report

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh may lead the government’s defence on Lokpal issue during the debate in the Parliament scheduled to begin today.

The Lokpal debate: All must mind their language

There seems to be no let up in the stand-off between the UPA government and Team Anna over the Lokpal issue.

BJP rebuts `disrespecting Parliament` charge

With the Congress attacking all the parties which participated in the Lokpal debate at Jantar Mantar here for hurting Parliament`s dignity, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday strongly rebutted the charge.

Ambika Soni accuses opposition of double standards

Accusing the opposition of "double standards", Government on Monday asked why it was raising the Lokpal issue outside while Parliament is in session.

Pawar OK with politicians joining Anna`s debate

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Monday saw nothing wrong with politicians sharing the dais with Anna Hazare and discussing the Lokpal issue.

Want PM, all govt officers under Lokpal: Jaitley

Taking part in the ‘Lokpal debate’ being held here at Jantar Mantar, senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Sunday said his party wants the Prime Minister as well as all the government officers to come under the ambit of Lokpal.

Team Anna invites netas for Lokpal debate

Satirically calling it a "debate with no adjournments", Team Anna has invited leaders of all political parties at Jantar Mantar on December 11 to speak on the Lokpal Bill.

Team Anna happy after govt agrees to voice vote

Team Anna have received a communication from the government that a resolution carrying their demands on Lokpal Bill will be put to a voice vote and they are now “very happy” with the development.

Team Anna humiliated us: Lalu

Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Lalu Prasad Yadav on Saturday said Anna Hazare took advantage of his arrest.

Lokpal: BJP is ready to vote, asserts Sushma

Throwing a ball in the government’s court, Sushma Swaraj on Saturday said that the BJP will vote in favour of all the three issues raised by the Anna Hazare team if the government brings a resolution.

`Implement Anna`s demands, but under Constitution`

Sitaram Yechury disagreed with the Jan Lokpal bill drafted by Team Anna.