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Bombay HC upholds ban on gutka, pan masala


September 17th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) In a major victory for the Maharashtra government, the Bombay High Court Saturday upheld its decision to ban tobacco flavoured gutka and pan masala in the ... Read more...

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Mining and casino-friendly Parrikar is like Chanakya: Congress


August 30th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 31 (IANS) The Congress Thursday compared Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar with ancient master tactician Chanakya, saying that he was "cozying up" to the players in mining and ... Read more...

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Munda offers job to acid attack victim


August 10th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 10 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda has promised a job and security to Dhanbad acid attack victim Sonali Mukherjee, an official said Friday.Sonali, 27, met Munda ... Read more...

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Human life is precious, explain miners’s death: Court to Meghalaya


August 2nd, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 2 (IANS) The Shillong bench of the Gauhati High Court has registered a public interest litigation on the recent deaths of 15 coal miners in Meghalaya's South Garo ... Read more...

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SC poser to Gujarat on riot-hit religious sites (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the Gujarat government if it was contemplating to fund repairs of religious places damaged in the 2002 riots and declined ... Read more...

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Restore religious places damaged during riots, Gujarat ordered


July 30th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to suspend the Gujarat High Court order directing the state government to pay for the repair of religious places damaged ... Read more...

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SC to examine high court’s powers under Article 226 (Second Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court said Monday it will examine whether a high court, in exercising its powers under Article 226 of the constitution, can direct a ... Read more...

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SC to examine high court’s powers under Article 226 (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court said Monday it will examine whether a high court, in exercising its powers under Article 226 of the constitution, can direct a ... Read more...

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Lahore doctors urged to end strike


July 8th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) The Lahore High Court has asked the striking doctors at the city's government hospitals to end their protest.Justice Ijazul Ahsan of the high court Saturday suspended ... Read more...

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Action sought against another CPI-M leader


June 26th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, June 26 (IANS) Minister of State for Home M. Ramachandran Tuesday asked the Kerala government to take seriously a CPI-M leader's speech threatening to kill a dissident leader who ... Read more...

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Karnataka law minister withdraws resignation


June 26th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 26 (IANS) Karnataka's Law and Parliamentary Minister S. Suresh Kumar Tuesday withdrew his resignation after Advocate General S. Vijay Shankar cleared him of the charges of taking ... Read more...

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Himachal gets notice on private counsel for officials


June 20th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 20 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Wednesday issued notice to the state chief secretary asking him to submit details of the government's spending in the past 10 ... Read more...

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Punjab’s elite-60 under HC lens over land dealings (Punjab Newsletter)


May 25th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 25 (IANS) The makers and custodians of policy and rules in Punjab have also turned out to be the biggest violators. The greed of acquiring prime land in ... Read more...

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UP considers banning gutka, paan masala


May 24th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government is seriously contemplating banning gutka and paan masala. The state's legal department has been asked to work on the proposal.On Wednesday, Uttar ... Read more...

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Kashmir court orders takeover of farmhouse at Dachigam Park


May 15th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 15 (IANS) In a significant development, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Tuesday ordered the state government to take over the farmhouse coming up outside the Dachigam National ... Read more...

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Gujarat seeks policy on staged shootout probes (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central government and the apex human rights panel on the Gujarat government's plea seeking directions to formulate ... Read more...

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‘Want to reopen closed Bengal unit: Dunlop India tells court’


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) Tyre maker Dunlop India Ltd (DIL) Tuesday urged the Calcutta High Court to stay its earlier order of appointing a provisional liquidator as it wanted to ... Read more...

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Constitutional expert and former MP Balai Roy dead


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Famed constitutional expert, former West Bengal advocate general and Left ex-MP Balai Roy died at a private nursing home Thursday night, party sources said.Roy, 87, was ... Read more...

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Justice Bedi to monitor Gujarat ‘encounters’ probe (Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday appointed Justice H.S. Bedi to head a monitoring committee to supervise investigations into 22 cases of alleged fake encounters in ... Read more...

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Ex-judge could head shoot-out probe panel, says apex court


February 27th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) After rejecting the Gujarat government's appointee to monitor the probe into 22 alleged staged shoot-out cases, the Supreme Court Monday suggested the name of a ... Read more...

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Gujarat appointee for shootout probe monitoring rejected (Second Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Supreme court Friday refused to accept the Gujarat government's appointee to head the monitoring authority which would have overseen a probe into 22 alleged ... Read more...

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Italian ship owners agree to cooperate in probe: Kerala Police (Night Lead)


February 18th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 18 (IANS) The owners of an Italian ship, whose security crew shot dead two Indian fishermen, have agreed to cooperate with the inquiry, Kerala Police said Saturday.Speaking ... Read more...

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Court summons Haryana minister on charges of poll fraud


February 10th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 10 (IANS) A district court here has summoned Haryana's Minister of State for Sports and Youth Affairs Subhash Kataria and some of his relatives on charges of playing ... Read more...

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It’s official: 1950 is army chief’s year of birth (Timeline)


February 10th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) After many twists and turns, the curtains camd down Friday on the festering row over Indian Army chief V.K. Singh's age, with the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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BJP makes Karnataka turf for scandals and self-goals


February 10th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to be turning Karnataka from its 'gateway to the south' into its playground for scandals and self-goals. As of ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi slams BJP on resignation of Acharya


February 10th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 9 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Thursday slammed BJP for trying to "help" Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa to come out of the disproportionate wealth case being ... Read more...

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1950 or 1951? That’s the vital question for Gen. V.K. Singh


February 9th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
The Supreme Court will hear Friday the Indian Army chief, Gen. V.K. Singh's petition to correct his year of birth from 1950 to 1951. He says it's a matter of honour ... Read more...

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BJP’s troubles mount: Karnataka advocate general quits (Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka, already battling debilitating scandals, is now caught in a new controversy. State advocate general B.V. Acharya has ... Read more...

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BJP in another row: Karnataka advocate general quits


February 9th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) For the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka, nothing seems to be going right as the state's advocate general B.V. Acharya has quit citing ... Read more...

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Sikkim notification on corruption probes by CBI challenged


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central and Sikkim governments and the CBI on a plea seeking the quashing of a notification requiring ... Read more...

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Maharashtra law officer resigns


January 19th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Expressing his desire to "move on", Maharashtra Advocate General Ravi Kadam has tendered his resignation, officials revealed Wednesday.Kadam, who has been the advocate-general for almost seven ... Read more...

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Kerala sex scandal case: Police get a month to finish probe


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 22 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Thursday asked police to complete within a month the investigation into the two-decade-old Kozhikode sex scandal case involving state minister and Indian ... Read more...

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Non-baptised Sikhs can vote in SGPC polls: Court (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 20 (IANS) Quashing an October 2003 central government notification, the Punjab and Haryana High Court Tuesday allowed voting rights to Sehajdhari or non-baptised Sikhs in elections to ... Read more...

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Kerala assembly restates stand on Mullaperiyar Dam


December 9th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 9 (IANS) In a rare unity in the Kerala assembly, the 141-member house Friday unanimously passed a resolution that the central government should sanction a new dam ... Read more...

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Will lead all party delegation to PM on Mullaperiyar: Chandy


December 7th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 7 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday announced that he would be leading an all-party delegation from the state to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to pitch ... Read more...

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