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Bengal rights panel seeks report on dengue from government


September 18th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Expressing concern over the "alarming rise" in dengue cases in and around Kolkata, the West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC) Tuesday sought a report from the ... Read more...

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CWG graft: Court takes cognizance of CBI charge sheet


August 27th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Taking cognisance of a chargesheet filed by the CBI against six accused in two graft cases related to the Queen's Baton Relay ceremony in London, ... Read more...

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Jammu, Kashmir lock horns over Amarnath infrastructure


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 23 (IANS) The question of improved amenities for pilgrims to the Amarnath cave shrine has again divided the people of Jammu and those of the Kashmir Valley, ... Read more...

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Toongate professor awarded compensation


August 13th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) The West Bengal Human Rights Commission Monday recommended departmental proceedings against two police officers for arresting two people including a Jadavpur University professor for online ... Read more...

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Improve medical aid for Amarnath pilgrims: Apex court (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court was Monday shocked over the death of another 10 pilgrims in the past three days on way to the Amarnath cave shrine ... Read more...

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Provide more medical aid to Amarnath pilgrims, centre told


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday expressed shock over the death of ten people in past three days during their pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Amarnath ... Read more...

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SC sets up panel to study Amarnath deaths (Second Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday set up a high-powered committee, headed by the Jammu and Kashmir governor, to study reasons for the growing number of ... Read more...

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SC sets up panel to study Amarnath deaths (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday set up a high-powered committee, headed by the Jammu and Kashmir governor, to study reasons for the growing number of ... Read more...

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SC sets up panel to study Amarnath deaths


July 20th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday set up a high-powered committee headed by the Jammu and Kashmir governor to study the reasons for growing number of ... Read more...

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Child rights body seeks report from Karnataka on RTE opposition


July 19th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The National Commission on Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Thursday sought a report from the Karnataka government after incidents of discrimination against poor students in ... Read more...

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NHRC notice to Haryana on abandoned baby girls


July 11th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday issued notice to Haryana in the wake of a reported spurt in cases of baby girls being abandoned ... Read more...

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Pakistan SC concerned over out-of-court settlements


June 1st, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) Taking suo motu cognisance of a teenaged girl's case, the Pakistani Supreme Court has expressed concern over the factors compelling rape victims' families to go for ... Read more...

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BJP meets president, demands Gujarat governor’s removal


May 30th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation led by party president Nitin Gadkari met President Pratibha Devisingh Patil Wednesday and demanded the removal of Gujarat ... Read more...

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13 Delhi cops discharged in staged shootout case


May 24th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday discharged 13 policemen in a case of allegedly killing a suspected gangster in a staged shootout in 2002.Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vinod ... Read more...

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The 14 accused in the 2G case


May 15th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
With former communications minister A. Raja being the last to get bail Tuesday in the 2G spectrum allocation case, here are the details of the other 13 accused:* Siddharth Behura: Telecom ... Read more...

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Absence of Big Idea leaves Congress without direction (Comment)


May 12th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Blaming factionalism for the Congress's recent electoral setbacks, as Sonia Gandhi has done, can be regarded as a somewhat facile explanation, considering that internal rifts have been a part of ... Read more...

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Judicial custody of high court blast accused extended


March 28th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court Wednesday extended judicial custody of two accused in the 2011 Delhi High Court blast and deferred the hearing ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court blast: Charges filed against six (Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) Tuesday named six accused in a chargesheet filed here in connection with the 2011 Delhi High Court blast that killed ... Read more...

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Apex child rights panel to complete five years


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) India's apex child rights panel, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) will complete five years when it celebrates its foundation day Monday."The ... Read more...

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CBI court frames charges against Lalu in fodder scam


March 1st, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 1 (IANS) A Bihar court Thursday framed charges against former chief ministers Lalu Prasad and Jagannath Mishra along with 32 other accused in the case related to fraudulent ... Read more...

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SC issues notice to CBI on Essar Teleholdings’ petition (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Supreme Cout Wednesday issued notices to the CBI, the Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) and others on a petition of Essar Teleholdings Ltd ... Read more...

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Government slammed for denying certificate to blast victim (Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central and Delhi governments for denial of a medical certificate to a non-resident Indian victim of ... Read more...

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2G Scam: Ravi Ruia, three others issued fresh summons (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Friday issued fresh summons for Feb 22 to the promoters of Essar Group and Loop Telecom, ... Read more...

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26/11: Sleuths want to probe role of Headley’s wife


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) told a special court here Saturday that they needed to probe the role of Pakistani-American David Headley's second wife in ... Read more...

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Aarushi’s parents to be tried: Supreme Court (Third Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar will be tried for the sensational murder of their teenage daughter Aarushi, with the the apex court Friday dismissing ... Read more...

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Aarushi’s parents to face trial: Supreme Court (Second Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar are to face trial for the sensational murder of their teenage daughter Aarushi, who was found dead in their ... Read more...

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2G: Court order on CBI’s fresh set of charges Dec 21 (Lead)


December 17th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) A special CBI court here Saturday reserved its order till Dec 21 on taking cognisance of the third set of charges in the 2G spectrum ... Read more...

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Dikshit’s two security men to be tried for harassing woman (Lead)


December 8th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday framed charges against two suspended security personnel attached to the convoy of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit in a case of ... Read more...

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2G case: Delhi High Court stays Chandolia’s bail (Second Lead)


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday stayed the bail granted by a CBI special court to former telecom minister A. Raja's ex-private secretary R.K. Chandolia in ... Read more...

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2G scam case: Delhi High Court stays Chandolia’s bail (Lead)


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday stayed the bail granted by a CBI special court a day ago to former telecom minister A. Raja's ex-private secretary ... Read more...

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Apex court raps Uttar Pradesh on Taj Mahal protection


November 15th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rapped the Uttar Pradesh government for failing to explain whether water supply for the wooden foundation of the Taj Mahal ... Read more...

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Spectrum of charges against Raja, 13 accused in 2G case


October 22nd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Ten months after his arrest, former telecom minister A. Raja was Saturday charged for criminal breach of trust, bribery, forgery and cheating in the ... Read more...

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Give Raj Bala’s autopsy report to her family: Apex court (Lead)


September 30th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed Delhi Police to give the post-mortem examination report of Raj Bala to her family. The Haryana resident was injured in ... Read more...

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Monkeys are back, Shimla takes cover


September 30th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 30 (IANS) Your spectacles could be taken away, food packets snatched or you might even be slapped. The monkey menace is again rearing its head in this ever ... Read more...

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Notice to Bihar government on child rights violations


September 5th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday issued notice to the Bihar government for alleged human rights violation of children who were made to ... Read more...

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