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People pin their hopes on Lokpal bill

NEW DELHI:  A day after social activist Mr Anna Hazare called-off his fast against corruption, many of his admirers on Sunday hoped it would bear fruit. Some others were sceptical if the Lokpal (ombudsman) bill demanded by him would really succeed in tackling graft.

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UNSC to vote on anti-piracy resolution

NEW DELHI: India’s persistent efforts to provide teeth to global fight against piracy are expected to bear result tomorrow when the UN Security Council votes on a resolution to provide a legal framework under which sea brigands would be tried in Seychelles.

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Anna pledges long battle against corruption

NEW DELHI: Gandhian, Mr Anna Hazare Saturday ended his 98-hour hunger strike after government issued a gazette notification constituting a ten-member Joint Committee to draft an effective Lokpal Bill, but he pledged a long struggle against corruption and for reform of the electoral system.

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