Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicLokpal Bill

Topic: Lokpal Bill

Open to alliance with AAP in Delhi? Congress asks workers after rejecting tie-up

Thousands of Congress workers have received audio messages through the party's Shakti platform, seeking their opinion on an alliance with the AAP.

Anna Hazare calls off fast after meeting with Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

Hazare announced that he is 'satisfied' with the outcome of the discussions.

Lokpal would have prevented Rafale scam, says Anna Hazare before announcing hunger strike

The veteran anti-graft leader slammed the Centre saying he felt the country was in danger of slipping towards autocracy.

Anna Hazare threatens hunger strike against govt’s delay in appointing a Lokpal

NDA govt delaying the appointment because it lacks the will to curb corruption, said Hazare.

When will India’s 50-year wait for a Lokpal end? Soon, says the govt

Despite many court ultimatums and poll promises, the government has failed to appoint a Lokpal at the central level.

40 bills, including some since 2014, introduced by Modi govt pending in Parliament

Twelve of these bills have been passed by Lok Sabha but are stuck in Rajya Sabha. The rest haven’t even cleared the Lower House.

Slept on road, sprawled out on L-G’s sofa: Many faces of Kejriwal’s protests

The AAP supremo has slept on pavement, stood and sat at various places, and lately parked himself overnight on L-G’s sofa in his unique forms of protest.

Last Laughs: The unhatched Lokayukta Bill and Trinamool’s ‘uncontested’ victory in Bengal

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

Modi govt representative meets Anna Hazare and assures him of considering his demands

Anna blamed lack of media coverage for thinning crowds as hardly a few hundred people turned up for his hunger strike at Ramlila Maidan Monday.

Kharge refuses to attend Lokpal selection meeting as special invitee

Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge says his presence in the meeting without voting right is mere eyewash.

On Camera

YourTurn

Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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