civil liberty

Will Badal be NDA choice for vice president? (Punjab Newsletter)

May 4th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 4 (IANS) His CV reads something like this: five-time chief minister, one of the seniormost political leaders in the country, widely networked, respected and acceptable to most ... Read more...

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At 84, Badal begins fifth innings as chief minister (Profile)

March 14th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 14 (IANS) In 1969, Parkash Singh Badal, then 42, became the youngest chief minister in the country when he took over the reins of Punjab for the ... Read more...

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At 84, Parkash Singh Badal towers over all

March 7th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 7 (IANS) After Mandela, Badal. Did you know that Parkash Singh Badal, who could be Punjab chief minister for the fifth time, is the longest political prisoner ... Read more...

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Consult minorities on NCTC: Sikh group

February 26th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Feb 26 (IANS) After objections raised by chief ministers of some states against the proposed anti-terror hub, a Sikh organisation Sunday demanded that minorities and civil liberty organizations also ... Read more...

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PM to address meet on electoral reforms in Guwahati

May 26th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will address a national consultation meet on electoral reforms in Guwahati July 2-3, an official release said. The meet will ... Read more...

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Assad can still abandon brutal repression of Syrian people: Hague

April 27th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27(ANI): British Foreign Secretary William Hague believes it is "not too late" for Syrian President Bashar Assad to abandon brutal repression of his people.Hague said it was still possible that ... Read more...

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CPI-Marxist cadre responsible for death of two PCAPA members, says Mukul Roy

October 26th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by ANI
Midnapore (West Bengal), Oct.26 (ANI): Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy today blamed Communist Party of India (Marxist) cadres for the death of two civil liberty activists recently.Roy visited the homes of People's ... Read more...

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Full-body scans introduced at Canadian airports

January 6th, 2010 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 6 (IANS) Canada is introducing full-body searches for passengers flying to the US. Making this announcement Tuesday, Canadian Transport Minister John Baird said millions of passengers flying to the US each ... Read more...

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Military action no solution to Maoist challenge: Binayak Sen

July 25th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Medical doctor and civil rights activist Binayak Sen, who was arrested over two years back under unproven charges of links with Maoists in Chhattisgarh and ... Read more...

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The History And Future Of Cyber Law Of India

February 20th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by VKS
There are lot of Problems through which the present Cyber Law of India is passing through. A good account of the same can be found at this nice piece of work. The ... Read more...

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High Court asks Jharkhand to withdraw security forces from schools

November 21st, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 21 (IANS) The Jharkhand High Court has directed the state government to withdraw the security forces staying in schools by the second week of January. The forces were posted to ... Read more...

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UAVs may soon eavesdrop on Brit homes

August 7th, 2008 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.7 (ANI): Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) could soon be hovering over many British cities to spot people inside their homes and to eavesdrop on their conversations. According to the Daily Express, ... Read more...

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Heathrow Terminal 5 abandons fingerprint plan

March 27th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 27 (ANI): Heathrow Airport has abandoned plans to take the fingerprints of passengers at its new fifth terminal, following a warning by the UK Governments Information Commissioner that the ... Read more...

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Letter warns Peshawar University on socialising of boys and girls

December 3rd, 2007 - 4:57 pm ICT by admin
Peshawar, Dec 3 (ANI): An unnamed letter to the University of Peshawar has asked it to stop the inter-mixing of male and female students. The letter was received by the universitys Political Science ... Read more...

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I deregulated the media and its the freest in Pakistan history: Musharraf

December 3rd, 2007 - 4:23 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 3 (ANI): President Pervez Musharraf has said that he has deregulated the media to where it is the freest in the history of Pakistan, but added that it is expected ... Read more...

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