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India erupts in celebrations

NEW DELHI: From Ramlila Maidan to Ralegan Siddhi – Mr Anna Hazare’s village, celebrations at full blast replaced days of protests as the Gandhian broke his fast on Sunday with his supporters marking “people’s victory” with dancing, waving of tricolour and handing out of sweets and flowers.

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How they kept Ramlila Maidan clean – only for Anna!

NEW DELHI: From collecting mounds of garbage, removing slush caused by rains to cleaning toilets, a group of volunteers -- mostly students from premier medical and engineering colleges -- kept Ramlila Maidan, the nerve centre of Mr Anna Hazare’s movement, clean at a time when it saw unprecedented footfall on all the 13 days of his fast.

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Anna has his way, to end fast today

NEW DELHI: The anti-corruption crusader, Mr Anna Hazare will end his 12-old-day fast at 10 am Sunday after the Parliament Saturday endorsed in principle three of his key demands to deal with corruption in a compromise between the government and the Gandhian.

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BJP targets Rahul in Lokpal debate

NEW DELHI: Congress general secretary Mr Rahul Gandhi was the target of opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Lok Sabha Saturday during the debate on the Lokpal bill, with Leader of Opposition Ms Sushma Swaraj saying he had watered down the statesmanship shown by Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh to break the logjam with Mr Anna Hazare.

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