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Give self-regulation some time: Soni to media


February 24th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Rejecting any attempt to impose censorship, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Friday urged the the media industry to "give the self-regulation process some ... Read more...

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Apex court poser on plea against rights panel chief (Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the government what action it has taken on the representation by NGO Common Cause alleging "grave misbehaviour" against National Human ... Read more...

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Manipal group e-learning platform wins innovative award


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 23 (IANS) Manipal Global Education Services (MGES) of the Manipal group has won the 2011 Golden Peacock innovative product and service award for developing a unique e-learning platform.The ... Read more...

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CBI should be independent of Lokpal: PM (Lead)


December 27th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) In a strong speech pitching for the Lokpal bill, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said a final decision on the legislation must rest with ... Read more...

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How will the Lokpal work - some salient points


December 27th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill 2011 provides a uniform vigilance and anti-corruption road map for the country, both at the centre and the states.The bill ... Read more...

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Ahead of assembly polls, minorities given 4.5 percent quota in jobs (Fourth Lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Ahead of Uttar Pradesh elections, the union cabinet Thursday cleared 4.5 percent sub-quota for minorities within the existing 27 percent quota for other backward ... Read more...

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Salient features of Lokpal bill


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The following are the salient features of the proposed anti-graft Lokpal bill introduced by the government in the Lok Sabha Thursday:Lokpal and its role* The ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill approved: PM in but CBI out (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday night approved the much-awaited Lokpal bill, which brings the prime minister under the purview of the ombudsman with riders but ... Read more...

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Hazare is CNN-IBN Indian of the Year


December 17th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Anna Hazare was honoured with the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year 2011 award late Friday while West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was feted ... Read more...

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Mullaperiyar Dam: Apex court seeks centre’s response (Lead)


December 13th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the central government to respond to Tamil Nadu's plea seeking a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) shield for Kerala's Mullaperiyar ... Read more...

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Moves to defuse Mullaperiyar dispute


December 5th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 5 (IANS) Two Kerala ministers went on fast Monday, including one at Rajghat in New Delhi, to demand a resolution of the Mullaperiyar dam issue as ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa urges Kerala to abide by Supreme Court order


December 1st, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday requested her Kerala counterpart Oommen Chandy to ensure that his government abides by the apex court order allowing the ... Read more...

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Do not encroach upon others’ domain, Kapadia cautions judges (Lead)


November 26th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Chief Justice of India S.H. Kapadia Saturday urged the judiciary to exercise restraint and resist the temptation of encroaching upon the domains of the government ... Read more...

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Ex-Mayawati aide claims threat from minister


November 19th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 19 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister Babu Singh Kushwaha, once considered close to Chief Minister Mayawati, Saturday accused a state minister and two bureaucrats of conspiring ... Read more...

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Lokpal review panel debates inclusion of PMO


November 15th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The parliamentary committee examining the Lokpal bill Tuesday deferred a decision to include the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) within the ambit of the anti-graft ... Read more...

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High court dismisses ex-judge’s plea against prosecution


November 14th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 14 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court Monday dismissed a petition by one of its former judges challenging the president's grant of sanction to the CBI to ... Read more...

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Lawyers seek help for Madras High Court judge


November 2nd, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 2 (IANS) Advocates here met Chief Justice M.Y. Eqbal of the Madras High Court and sought help for Justice C.S. Karnan, a judge from the Dalit community who ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh water board gets award


October 24th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 24 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh government's Jal Nigam or water board has won a national level award for making landmark progress in its drinking water and sanitation network across ... Read more...

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Team Anna dismisses Agnivesh’s allegations


October 24th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Team Anna Sunday dismissed allegations by activist Swami Agnivesh that donations for its anti-graft stir were siphoned off by its member Arvind Kejriwal, even as ... Read more...

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Judges shouldn’t shy away from criticism: Kapadia


October 19th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Judges should not shy away from constructive criticism of their actions and decisions as such review leads to the development of law, Chief Justice of ... Read more...

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Chief Justice Kapadia releases restatement of law


October 12th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Chief Justice of India S.H. Kapadia Tuesday released a set of Restatement of Indian Law on Legislative Privilege, Contempt of Court and Public Interest Litigation ... Read more...

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Ex-CJI concerned over delay in Gujarat riots cases


October 1st, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Former chief justice of India J.S. Verma Saturday expressed concern that the perpetrators of human rights violations in the 2002 Gujarat riots are still unpunished."That's ... Read more...

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Kerala opposition demands Chandy’s resignation


September 26th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 26 (IANS) The Kerala opposition Monday demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and chief whip P.C. George over alleged attempts to influence the trial of the ... Read more...

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List palm oil case before another court: Judge


September 24th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 24 (IANS) Judge P.K. Haneefa, criticized for ordering a reinvestigation in the palm oil case allegedly involving Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, Saturday requested the high court ... Read more...

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Apex court divided on black money SIT


September 23rd, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) A Supreme Court bench was Friday divided on the maintainability of the central government's application for recall of a July 4 apex court judgment ... Read more...

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Supreme Court gets three new judges


September 13th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The number of judges of the Supreme Court increased to 29 from 26 after three judges, including a woman judge, were sworn-in Tuesday.Justice Sudhansu Jyoti ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notice on Bhopal victims’ fund


September 12th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central government on a petition seeking directions for a government-takeover of the Rs.436 crore fund, being managed ... Read more...

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Kerala chief whip petitions against judge


September 10th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 10 (IANS) The chief whip of the Kerala assembly has hit out at a special vigilance court judge who ordered reinvestigation of palm oil case involving Kerala ... Read more...

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Beef up apex court security: PM gives directions


September 9th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has asked Home Minister P. Chidambaram and Law Minister Salman Khurshid to meet Chief Justice of India (CJI) S.H. Kapadia ... Read more...

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Judges, lawyers mourn blast deaths


September 8th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Delhi High Court judges and lawyers Thursday mourned the death of 12 people in a blast at the court's gate a day earlier.There was a ... Read more...

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Apex court may have parliament-like security (Lead)


September 7th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) In the wake of the bomb blast at Delhi High Court Wednesday, the Chief Justice of India S.H. Kapadia is considering a security cover for ... Read more...

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11 vacancies of judges in Supreme Court by next year


September 5th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) There will be 11 vacancies for judges in the Supreme Court by May next year.In a response to a question in the Rajya Sabha Monday, ... Read more...

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Justice Verma prefers a ‘constitutional Lokpal’


September 4th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Former Chief Justice of India Justice J.S. Verma has backed Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's idea of "a constitutional body than a statutory office" ... Read more...

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Plea against Srinivasan taking over as cricket board chief


August 25th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Former Indian cricket board president A.C. Muthiah Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking to restrain the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary ... Read more...

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Dalits protest against Jan Lokpal bill


August 24th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Hundreds of Dalits Wednesday gathered at India Gate and marched towards Jantar Mantar to protest the Jan Lokpal bill proposed by activist Anna Hazare and ... Read more...

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