Thursday, 4 August 2011

Lokpal Bill tabled, Anna sets a copy on fire

New Delhi/Pune:  In Parliament today, the government's version of the anti-corruption Lokpal Bill was tabled amid some noisy protests from the BJP benches. In Pune, Gandhian Anna Hazare and his team of activists burnt a copy of the Bill

Last week, the Cabinet cleared the Bill and decided that the Prime Minister will be exempt from investigation for corruption while he or she is in office. With this, the battle between the government and civil society activists led by Anna Hazare peaked.

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