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National News

Lokpal panel finalises report

NEW DELHI: The parliamentary standing committee examining the Lokpal bill finalised its draft report on Wednesday amidst increased dissent from members, including those of the Congress, over various provisions but Mr Anna Hazare rejected the proposed legislation as unlikely to check corruption.

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No delay on Lokpal bill, says Singhvi

NEW DELHI: There would be no delay, except for a “couple of days”, in submitting the report on the anti-graft Lokpal bill in Parliament, Mr Abhishek Manu Singhvi, head of a panel studying the draft legislation, said on Tuesday while National Advisory Council member Ms Aruna Roy demanded that the bill be passed in the current house session.

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