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Naroda witnesses happy with court verdict (With Image)


August 29th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Shakeela Banu Ansari cannot forget the horror of the night of Feb 28, ten years ago when she lost her entire family to a murderous mob ... Read more...

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Court slams Gujarat, spares Teesta in mass grave case (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) In a breather for social activist Teesta Setalvad, the Supreme Court Friday stayed all the proceedings against her in a 2002 Gujarat riots case involving ... Read more...

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Court slams Gujarat, spares Teest in mass grave case


April 13th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) In a relief to social activist Teesta Setalvad, the Supreme Court Friday stayed all the proceedings against her in connection with the 2002 Gujarat riots ... Read more...

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23 convicted, 23 acquitted for Gujarat riots massacre (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, April 9 (IANS) A special trial court here Monday acquitted 23 people and convicted a similar number for the massacre of 23 people in Ode village of Anand ... Read more...

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Apex Court pulls up Modi for frivolous case against activist (Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday pulled up the Gujarat government for filing a frivolous police complaint against social activist Teesta Setalvad in the 2002 riots ... Read more...

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Supreme Court pulls up Modi on FIR against activist


February 21st, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday pulled up the Gujarat government for filing a frivolous FIR against social activist Teesta Setalvad in connection with the 2002 Gujarat ... Read more...

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Apex court questions Gujarat on probe against Setalvad (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the Gujarat government why it was recording statements of witnesses alleging that social activist Teesta Setalvad doctored affidavits of victims ... Read more...

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Pakistani court asks parties to expel criminals


October 6th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Thursday asked all political parties to expel criminals from their ranks in a verdict over the lawlessness in the port city of Karachi, ... Read more...

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Citizens group condemns arrest of Gujarat DIG


October 4th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 3 (IANS) A group of prominent citizens Monday condemned the arrest of Gujarat Police Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Sanjiv Bhatt, terming it as "a brazen attempt by ... Read more...

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Probe on ‘doctored’ Gujarat riots affidavits


July 11th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 11 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Monday gave the go-ahead to police investigation into filing of "doctored" affidavits on behalf of victims of the 2002 riots before various ... Read more...

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Rights group calls for investigation into Pak journalist’s murder in Balochistan


February 23rd, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 23 (ANI): The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) are calling for an investigation into the drive-by shooting death of Abdost Rind, ... Read more...

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Pak should follow India’s example in booking “top guns” for wrongdoings: Pak CJ


January 29th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 29(ANI): Taking a cue from the court martial of a serving general in India, Pakistan's Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has said the government officials responsible for misuse of ... Read more...

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Gujarat riots: Apex court slams NGO for writing to UN agency


December 2nd, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday took strong exception to an NGO and petitioner in the 2002 Gujarat riots cases sending copies of its letters, addressed to the ... Read more...

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Teesta denies fabricating riot victims’ affidavits


November 25th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Nov 25 (IANS) Activist Teesta Setalvad, general secretary of Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP), has denied allegations made by a former associate that she fabricated affidavits of the 2002 Gujarat ... Read more...

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Riot panel witness testifies against Teesta Setalvad


November 24th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Nov 24 (IANS) A former associate of social activist Teesta Setalvad Wednesday told a panel probing the 2002 Gujarat riots that she fabricated affidavits filed on behalf of the riot victims ... Read more...

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‘Teesta Setalvad not worried about court probe’


November 5th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Nov 4 (IANS) The Citizens for Justice and Peace, the Mumbai-based voluntary organization fighting for the 2002 Gujarat riot victims, stated Thursday that its secretary, Teesta Setalvad, was not worried ... Read more...

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Pak judiciary not at war with executive: Justice Ramday


October 19th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 19 (ANI): Responding to news reports about an alleged standoff between the government and the judiciary, Justice Khalilur Rehman Ramday has said that the judiciary has not waged any ... Read more...

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Pak SC rejects NAB report, calls chairman’s appointment ‘violation of court verdict’


October 14th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 14 (ANI): Hearing the Pakistan government's review plea against the NRO verdict and implementation of the NRO judgement case, the Supreme Court called the recent appointment of the National ... Read more...

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Zardari bares soul on political intrigue, international conspiracies and corruption


September 29th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 29 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, in a surprising burst of candour, bared his soul to PPP parliamentarians on issues as diverse as international conspiracies, devious politics, the agony ... Read more...

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Jatoi ousted over hostile remarks against Pak Chief Justice, Army


September 26th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 26 (ANI): Pakistan's Minister of State for Defence Production Abdul Qayyum Jatoi has tendered his resignation over his outburst against the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) and the Army, ... Read more...

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Pak SC turns heat on govt to reopen Swiss cases against Zardari


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 22 (ANI): The Pakistan Supreme Court has again directed the federal government to re-open the money laundering cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, as well as to ensure the ... Read more...

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Judiciary can interfere if institutions cross limits: Pakistan Chief Justice


September 15th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 15 (ANI): Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has said that while the state institutions can function within their legal ambits, the judiciary can step in if any ... Read more...

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‘Recall senior policemen before Nanavati-Mehta panel’


August 15th, 2010 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 15 (IANS) Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP), which has taken up the cause of the 2002 Gujarat communal riot victims, Saturday urged the Nanavati-Mehta judicial inquiry commission to ... Read more...

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Pak’s major stakeholders in ’secure position’ until 2013: Gilani


July 24th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 24(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said that all "major stakeholders" in the country, the President, the Prime Minister, the Supreme Court Chief Justice and the Army ... Read more...

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Former Congress MP’s widow satisfied at Modi’s questioning


March 28th, 2010 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 27 (IANS) Zakia Jaffri, widow of former Congress MP Ehsan Jaffri killed during the 2002 communal riots, Saturday expressed satisfaction at the fact that Chief Minister Narendra ... Read more...

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Litigant in Godhra case gets apex court rebuke


December 7th, 2009 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday rebuked a rights body for using objectionable language in its plea for reconstitution of the Special Investigation Team (SIT), formed last year to ... Read more...

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Pak SC directs authorities to formulate policy regarding issuing I-cards to Hindus


November 24th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.24 (ANI) : The Pakistan Supreme Court has asked the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) to come up with a policy for the registration of Hindu couples for computerised national ... Read more...

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‘Chaudhary’s sacking a mistake, I don’t think I committed blunders,’ says Musharraf


September 19th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep.19 (ANI): A day after it was reported that former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf regretted removing Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry from office, an American newspaper has claimed ... Read more...

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‘Chastened’ Musharraf confesses removing CJP was wrong


September 18th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep.18 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf, for the first time, has admitted that his action of disposing the judges of higher judiciary was a mistake.Delivering a lecture at ... Read more...

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Musharraf should be tried by Army: Prosecution lawyer


July 31st, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 31 (ANI): While Pakistan Chief Justice (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has clarified that the Supreme Court is competent to declare former President General Pervez Musharraf's November 3, 2007 steps ... Read more...

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‘Pak SC competent to declare Musharraf’s steps as unconstitutional’


July 30th, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 30 (ANI): Pakistan's Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on Thursday said that the Supreme Court is competent to declare Pervez Musharraf's steps as unconstitutional, but it cannot award punishment ... Read more...

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Zardari says 17th Amendment will be repealed


March 31st, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar. 31 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has reiterated that he is committed to abolish the 17th Amendment, which gave the head of government powers to the president.The Daily ... Read more...

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Rights groups ask NDA allies not to nominate Varun


March 23rd, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Rights groups Monday wrote an open letter to the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to ensure that Varun Gandhi does not get nominated as a Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Chaudhry officially takes charge as Chief Justice of Pakistan


March 22nd, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.22 (ANI): Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry took over the charge as Pakistans Chief Justice (CJP) on Sunday here. According to The News, a statement released by the Supreme Court has confirmed ... Read more...

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Clinton warned Zardari, Sharif to defuse crisis or face aid cut


March 17th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned President Asif Ali Zardari and PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif that American lawmakers might balk at sending Pakistan more aid if ... Read more...

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