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For Kasab, it’s now a question of when


August 30th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) With the Supreme Court upholding the death sentence for Pakistani terrorist Kasab, lawyers say he is now left with little legal recourse.Top lawyers opine ... Read more...

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Baba Ramdev using ‘loose language’, says Congress


August 14th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Corporate Affairs Minister M. Veerappa Moily Tuesday accused Baba Ramdev of using "loose language" for the people in authority as the Congress said ... Read more...

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Anyone can float a political party: BJP


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday sought to downplay moves of Team Anna towards forming a "political alternative", saying the constitution gave everyone a ... Read more...

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IAS officers urge Andhra CM to act against minister


July 17th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 17 (IANS) Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers Tuesday urged Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy to take action against state minister T.G. Venkatesh for his remark ... Read more...

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Let Sangma read the constitution: Bengal Congress chief


June 24th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Urging the Trinamool Congress to support United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee, the West Bengal Pradesh Congress chief Sunday rebuked his rival P.A. ... Read more...

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Excerpts from Singur judgement


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Following are excerpts from the judgement delivered Friday by Justices Pinaki Chandra Ghosh and Mrinal Kanti Chaudhuri of the Calcutta High Court striking down the Singur ... Read more...

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Court seeks police report on action against Prashant Bhushan


June 8th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A court here Friday asked Delhi Police to file a report on what action they have taken on a complaint against lawyer and Team Anna ... Read more...

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Auction of resources rational option, apex court told (Second Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) told the Supreme Court Monday that auction was the only "rational and legal" way for allocating the nation's ... Read more...

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Auction of resources rational option, apex court told (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) told the Supreme Court Monday that auction was the only "rational and legal" way for allocating the nation's ... Read more...

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Ramdev launches attack against prime minister


June 3rd, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Yoga guru Ramdev Sunday launched a direct attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, saying his claims of honesty were not enough."The prime minister said ... Read more...

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Kashmir interlocutors’ report ambiguous: Rajnath Singh


June 1st, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 1 (IANS) The report of the central government's interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir was "ambiguous" but the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has not rejected it, senior party ... Read more...

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Government to call all-party meet on J&K; panel report


May 31st, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The government Thursday said it plans to call an all-party meet on the report of the Group of Interlocutors for Jammu and Kashmir and ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notice on missing Bihar engineer (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday issued notice to the ministries of home and external affairs on a plea of Nikhat Parveen, seeking that her husband Fasih ... Read more...

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Review central laws applicable in Kashmir: Interlocutors (Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A constitutional committee should review all central laws extended to Jammu and Kashmir and make permanent article 370 of the constitution that grants the ... Read more...

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Review central laws applicable in Kashmir: interlocutors


May 24th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A constitutional committee should review all central laws extended to Jammu and Kashmir and make permanent article 370 of the constitution that grants the ... Read more...

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Court clears Tendulkar’s oath-taking in Rajya Sabha


May 16th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to restrain Sachin Tendulkar from taking oath as Rajya Sabha member and sought the central government's response on ... Read more...

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Plea against Tendulkar’s Rajya Sabha nomination dismissed (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to entertain a petition challenging the nomination of cricketing icon Sachin Tendulkar to the Rajya Sabha.An apex court bench ... Read more...

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UP tops in ill treatment of prisoners


May 8th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh tops all states in ill- treating and torturing prisoners, Minister of State for Home Jitendra Singh informed the Lok Sabha Tuesday.Giving state-wise ... Read more...

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Cabinet induction of Goa’s only woman minister in limbo


May 7th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 7 (IANS) The suspense over induction of Alina Saldanha, Goa's only woman minister in the 12-member cabinet, continues with the ball now in the court of the Election ... Read more...

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Tejinder’s plea against army chief sent to another court (Second Lead)


May 5th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) A Delhi magistrate Saturday sent to another judge Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh's plea seeking the summoning of army chief Gen. V.K. Singh in a ... Read more...

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Akhilesh offers sops for prisoners of emergency


May 1st, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday announced a host of facilities for people who were arrested during the emergency in 1975-77. He also announced plans ... Read more...

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MP seeks to protect Manipur’s territorial integrity


April 28th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, April 28 (IANS) Lok Sabha member from Manipur Dr. Thokchom Meinya has introduced a private member's bill which seeks to protect and preserve the territorial integrity of Manipur for ... Read more...

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Mayawati readies for first appearance after poll debacle


April 14th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 14 (IANS) A mass marriage, thousands of people and illuminations in a 10 km area... the stage is set for Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati to ... Read more...

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Talks successful, we are hopeful: Rajkhowa


April 9th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Guwahati, April 9 (IANS) Leader of the pro-talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (Ulfa) Arabinda Rajkhowa Monday termed as successful the talks with the central ... 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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RPF amendment attempt to usurp states’ powers: Jayalalithaa


February 29th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 28 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday expressed opposition to the proposed amendment to the Railway Protection Force (RPF) Act, terming it one more attempt ... Read more...

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Delhi court asks police to investigate Islamist website


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought a status report from the Delhi Police commissioner on a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking a ban on a ... Read more...

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Nitish, Patnaik, Jaya write to PM against NCTC (Second Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Patna/Bhubneshwar/Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) The clamour against the proposed anti-terror hub continued Monday with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar writing to Prime Minister Manmonhan Singh expressing his opposition while ... Read more...

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Start consultation with states on anti-terror hub: Jayalalithaa


February 21st, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Monday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to withdraw the home ministry's order on the setting up of anti-terror hub and ... Read more...

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‘Most Indian states not following law on disabled’


February 19th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 19 (IANS) India is in the process of formulating a new law to replace that on the disabled but most states do not even follow the existing legislation, ... Read more...

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Chidambaram opens security hub, Mamata skips event (Second Lead)


February 18th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) The country's security is a shared responsibility between the central and state governments and the Congress-led federal government does not discriminate against states ruled by ... Read more...

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Chidambaram inaugurates NSG hub, Mamata skips event (Lead)


February 18th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) The security of the country is a shared responsibility and the central government did not pursue any discriminatory attitude towards the state governments run by ... Read more...

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Re-examine provisions of anti-terror body: Jayalalithaa


February 17th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to re-examine the provisions of the order on setting up the National Counter ... Read more...

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Counter terror body: Patnaik wants review


February 14th, 2012 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 14 (IANS) Describing the power vested in an agency India is setting up to counter terrorism as "an infringement on the powers of the states", Odisha Monday ... Read more...

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Gujarat to move apex court against Lokayukta’s appointment


January 18th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) The Gujarat government Wednesday said it will approach the Supreme Court against the high court order upholding the appointment of R.A. Mehta as the Lokayukta ... Read more...

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