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Complaint against Dikshit sent to higher court


July 5th, 2012 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday sent a complaint of corruption against Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and others to a higher court for considering its territorial jurisdiction.Hearing ... Read more...

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Air India pilots to call off strike (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Air India's striking pilots Tuesday assured the Delhi High Court that they would call off their 58-day agitation immediately.Appearing for the pilots, senior advocate Geeta ... Read more...

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Court dismisses plea against Mukherjee


June 29th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday dismissed as withdrawn a petition challenging the candidature of United Progressive Alliance's presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee."Petitioner in person seeks ... Read more...

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Pranab slams Team Anna, says allegations ‘unfair’


June 18th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday slammed Team Anna for the "unfair" and "motivated" graft allegations against him, and that too after he was chosen ... Read more...

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Court seeks police report on complaint against Dikshit


June 8th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A city court Friday asked Delhi Police to file a report on a complaint of corruption against Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit and others.Hearing a private ... Read more...

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Australian capital to host maiden ODI


June 8th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Canberra, June 8 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government announced Friday that the men's cricket team will play its first ever one-day international match here ... Read more...

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Court notice to school on poor student’s plea


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has sought response from the government and a private school on the plea of a poor Class 2 student seeking direction ... Read more...

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Court gets draft Delhi bill on trafficking of kids (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The government Monday submitted in the Delhi High Court a draft of a bill aimed at preventing trafficking of children through unregulated placement agencies.The court ... Read more...

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Apex court pulls up Andhra police chief


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday pulled up the Andhra Pradesh police chief for withdrawing the security provided to R. Chandra Shekar Reddy and his family following ... Read more...

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Arrest warrant against Nirmal Baba stayed


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 23 (IANS) In a relief to self-styled godman Nirmal Baba, the Patna High Court Wednesday stayed till June 22 the execution of a non-bailable arrest warrant issued by ... Read more...

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Team Anna’s candlelight march for dead activist Balwani


May 20th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Team Anna Sunday organised a candlelight march here and demanded a proper investigation into the mysterious death of Right To Information (RTI) activist Ravinder Balwani ... Read more...

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2G case: No cheating by us, says Loop


May 10th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The promoters of Loop Telecom told a special CBI court here Thursday that no charge of cheating could be made out against the company in ... Read more...

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Five held for assaulting lawyer


May 10th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 10 (IANS) Five people have been arrested on charges of assaulting an advocate inside a courtroom in Gujarat's Bulsar town.Policemen and other lawyers hastily rescued Mukesh Patel Tuesday ... Read more...

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No cheating case against us: Essar


May 9th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) No case of cheating in the 2G scam is made out against the Essar Group, it contended in a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special ... Read more...

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We will continue our demand for a new dam: Chandy


May 9th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 9 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday expressed happiness at the recent apex court-appointed expert committee's report that studied the safety of the 119-year-old Mullaperiyar Dam and ... Read more...

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Government withdraws 2G review plea


May 8th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The central government Tuesday moved the Supreme Court to withdraw its petition for reviewing the 2G verdict holding that all natural resources should be allocated ... Read more...

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Rabri Devi hints her children will join politics


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 2 (IANS) Former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi Wednesday justified dynastic politics, hinting that her children will join politics."My sons and daughters will join politics at the right ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin to host Obama fund raiser


April 27th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 27 (IANS) Gay singer Ricky Martin will host a fund raising event for US President Barack Obama to thank him for supporting the rights of homosexuals.The ... Read more...

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‘Singhvi CD issue has harmed legal profession’


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Bar Council of Delhi Monday said that the sleaze CD controversy surrounding lawyer and Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi has lowered the dignity of ... Read more...

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Court clears way for athletics body elections


April 12th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday allowed the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) to go ahead with electing its office bearers for the 2012-16 term.Refusing to ... Read more...

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Police recorded 1984 witnesses’ statements in unfair manner: CBI


April 9th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday told a Delhi court hearing a case against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots ... Read more...

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H.D. Kumaraswamy survives bigamy charge


April 9th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 9 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Monday dismissed a petition charging former Karnataka Chief Minister and now Lok Sabha member H.D. Kumaraswamy of bigamy.The petition, filed by a ... Read more...

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Blame game over delay faced by new Bengal judges (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) The swearing-in ceremony of seven new judges of the Calcutta High Court had to be deferred by several hours Monday, leading to a blame game ... Read more...

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New judges made to wait for Mamata’s signature to take oath


April 9th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) The swearing-in ceremony of seven new judges of the Calcutta High Court had to be deferred by several hours Monday as West Bengal Chief Minister ... Read more...

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‘Sajjan’s acquittal in other riot cases due to no witnesses’


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday told a Delhi court hearing a case against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots ... Read more...

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Democratic protests against Kudankulam stifled: Prashant Bhushan


March 31st, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 31 (IANS) Advocate and Anna Hazare's anti-corruption movement member Prashant Bhushan Saturday charged the central government of stifling democratic protests by filing cases against protestors against the ... Read more...

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Omar’s kind gesture: Gives Rs.1 lakh to blind Jammu lawyer


March 30th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 30 (IANS) In a unique gesture, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday extended financial aid of more than Rs.1.20 lakh to a visually impaired lawyer to ... Read more...

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Apex court dismisses plea to stay Rajoana’s death sentence


March 30th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a petition seeking stay of the death sentence awarded to Balwant Singh Rajoana, convicted for the 1995 assassination of then ... Read more...

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High court seeks government’s clarification on Tejinder Singh’s plea


March 30th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday asked the government to clarify whether the press release issued on March 5 containing allegations against Lt. Gen. (retired) Tejinder ... Read more...

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Court asks Kalmadi to quit as IOA chief


March 21st, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked Suresh Kalmadi, president of Indian Olympic Association (IOA), whether he will quit the post - which he has been ... Read more...

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Apex court given report on ex-chief justice Balakrishnan (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The government Monday submitted to the Supreme Court the status report of the probe by the income tax department into allegations that relatives of former ... Read more...

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Activists and journalists condemn Syed Kazmi’s arrest


March 10th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A group of social activists and prominent journalists Saturday condemned the arrest of senior journalist Syed Mohammad Kazmi, saying that the Special Cell of Delhi ... Read more...

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Antony’s wife, Resul Pookutty enrol as advocates


March 4th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 4 (IANS) Elizabeth Antony, wife of Defence Minister A.K. Antony and Oscar award winner Resul Pookutty, were enrolled as advocates at a function here Sunday.A former bank official, ... Read more...

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Lawyers, policemen injured in clash


February 24th, 2012 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Two lawyers and eight policemen were injured in a clash here Thursday.Advocate Sujit Kumar Singh, who works at Karkardooma district court, had gone to the ... Read more...

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Suit filed in Kolkata court against nationwide strike


February 24th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Against the backdrop of 11 central trade unions calling a nationwide strike Feb 28, a public suit was filed in the Calcutta High Court Thursday urging ... Read more...

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