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India's beleaguered government huddled with various political parties Wednesday, trying to come up with a way forward on an anti-corruption bill as ailing, elderly campaigner Anna Hazare continued his fast for a second day to protest legislation he slammed as too weak to deal with endemic graft.

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India's anti-corruption movement gains momentum, has far to goupdated: Fri Sep 02 2011 16:41:00

India's anti-corruption movement may be basking in the warm afterglow of success after getting the undivided attention of the country -- and its parliamentarians -- on the question of an independent watchdog body to deal with dishonest politicians and government employees.

Indian activist to end fast after parliament agrees to his demandsupdated: Sat Aug 27 2011 13:05:00

India's Parliament resolved Saturday to accept demands raised by 74-year-old activist Anna Hazare to tackle chronic corruption in the country.

Indian parliament debates pro-women billupdated: Tue Mar 09 2010 23:32:00

Indian lawmakers began debating a landmark bill aimed at reserving one-third of the seats in the federal parliament and in state assemblies for women.

Skin whitener controversyupdated: Thu Sep 10 2009 20:46:00

Get white skin and life will be better: that's the message being sent out to Indian men. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.

Skin whitener advertisements labeled racistupdated: Thu Sep 10 2009 20:46:00

Cosmetic advertisements in Asia are targeting men with blunt campaigns aimed at skin color that one lawmaker labels racist.

Bad road prompts vote boycottupdated: Wed May 13 2009 10:16:00

A road in an Indian village has caused an uproar and villagers are refusing to vote unless it's fixed. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.

Zardari: 'Pakistan in no way responsible' for Mumbai attacksupdated: Tue Dec 02 2008 22:00:00

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari denied his nation was involved in last week's deadly attacks on Mumbai, India, and told CNN on Tuesday he's seen no evidence that a suspect in custody is a Pakistani national as Indian officials claim. India's Government Survives Voteupdated: Tue Jul 22 2008 12:00:00

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh easily won a vote of confidence in the Indian Parliament on Tuesday evening, more than two hours behind schedule but with a comfortable margin of victory India's Parliament: Women Wanted? updated: Fri May 23 2008 16:45:00

For the fourth time, a bill is introduced to reserve one third of the legislature's seats for women. But it still faces opposition from men, as well as women's indifference

Monkeys gone wildupdated: Fri Dec 14 2007 15:23:00

The struggle to balance humanity and religion while capturing monkeys running wild in Delhi. CNN's Cal Perry reports.

Fortune: J.K. Jain Founder and chairman, Jain TV Groupupdated: Mon Nov 26 2001 00:01:00

A former member of the Indian Parliament, Jain now runs a news and current affairs satellite TV channel that reaches 26 million homes in India, as well as 36 other Asian countries.

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