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Blow to Zardari as letter closing graft cases to be revoked (Second Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Tuesday told the Supreme Court that the government has decided to withdraw a letter sent out during Pervez Musharraf's tenure to ... Read more...

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Setback for Zardari: Letter closing graft cases to be withdrawn (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) The government has decided to withdraw a letter sent out during Pervez Musharraf's tenure to close graft cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Raja ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM appears in Supreme Court


September 18th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Tuesday appeared before the Supreme Court, which had last month given him three-weeks' time to write to Swiss authorities on ... Read more...

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I am too racist for case: Juror tells judge


September 11th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) A juror told a British court that his homophobic and racist views have made it impossible for him to be impartial, the Daily Mail reported.In a ... Read more...

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No guidelines to regulate media reporting, says SC (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that there can be no blanket guidelines to regulate media reporting of sub-judice matters but restrictions could be sought in ... Read more...

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School’s power supply cut: Court slams government


August 30th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has pulled up the city government for its failure to pay the Rs.22 lakh electricity bill of one of its schools, ... Read more...

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Set up committee to prevent waterlogging, says high court


August 28th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday asked the state government to constitute a committee of senior officers from various authorities to evolve a mechanism to desilt ... Read more...

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Chidambaram should face contempt of court trial: Swamy


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy Thursday moved the Supreme Court seeking initiation of contempt of court proceedings against Finance Minister P. Chidambaram for allegedly ... Read more...

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Court slams Delhi civic agencies for waterlogging (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday slammed the civic agencies of Delhi for not taking steps to desilt drains and prevent waterlogging during rains, and asked ... Read more...

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Mamata’s fight against ‘corruption in judiciary’ (West Bengal Newsletter)


August 18th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, August 18 (IANS) Known for courting controversies, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has again stirred the hornet's nest after saying that court judgments could be bought.Speaking during ... Read more...

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Plea in SC seeks action against Mamata (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A petition was moved in the Supreme Court Thursday seeking the initiation of contempt of court proceedings against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Plea in SC seeks action against Mamata


August 16th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A petitioner moved the Supreme Court Thursday seeking the initiation of contempt of court proceedings against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her ... Read more...

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Contempt plea against Mamata on judiciary remarks


August 16th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday admitted a contempt of court petition against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her remarks alleging corruption in the ... Read more...

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Contempt plea against Mamata on judiciary remarks (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday admitted a contempt of court petition against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her remarks alleging corruption in the ... Read more...

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Section of judiciary corrupt, says Mamata


August 14th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said a section of the judiciary was corrupt, claiming that there were instances where court judgments have been ... Read more...

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Naked British wanderer courts freedom


August 11th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) A 53-year-old British man who earned the nickname "Naked Rambler" by walking unclothed, has refused to put on clothes during a court appearance, telling the judge ... Read more...

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Pakistan hurtling towards crisis, fears daily


August 10th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Pakistan faces a crisis with the political leadership and the judiciary "menacingly standing face to face like boxers in a ring" over a letter that ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM faces walk of shame, says daily


August 9th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf will have to undertake a "walk of shame" Aug 27 to the Supreme Court where he may be charged ... Read more...

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Court notice to 12 private hospitals in Delhi


August 8th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to 12 private hospitals for their alleged failure to comply with its earlier order to give free treatment ... Read more...

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Apex court issues show-cause notice to Pakistani PM


August 8th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday issued a show-cause notice to Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf for failing to implement its order to write to the Swiss ... Read more...

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Court seeks report on water-logging in Delhi


August 7th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday asked civic agencies to file a report within a week about steps taken to de-silt drains and prevent water-logging during ... Read more...

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Pakistan could do without electing yet another PM: Daily


August 4th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Pakistan could do "without the headache of electing yet another short-term PM", said a leading daily Saturday.An editorial in the Dawn said that the Contempt of ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM gets time till Aug 8 to write to Swiss powers (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Wednesday gave Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf time up to Aug 8 to write to Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM gets two weeks to write to Swiss powers


July 25th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court of Pakistan Wednesday gave two weeks more to Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf to write to Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases ... Read more...

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Mosque case: Petitioner seeks action against lawmaker (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A petitioner Monday moved the Delhi High Court seeking contempt of court proceedings against legislator Shoaib Iqbal, the central government and Delhi's police chief for ... Read more...

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Mosque case: Petitioner seeks action against lawmaker


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A petitioner Monday moved the Delhi High Court seeking contempt of court proceedings against legislator Shoaib Iqbal, the central government and Delhi's police chief for ... Read more...

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High Court notice to Delhi government on contempt plea


July 13th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to the chief secretary of the Delhi government on a plea seeking initiation of contempt proceedings for non-compliance ... Read more...

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Lahore doctors urged to end strike


July 8th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) The Lahore High Court has asked the striking doctors at the city's government hospitals to end their protest.Justice Ijazul Ahsan of the high court Saturday suspended ... Read more...

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Jagan’s bail plea dismissed (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 4 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Wednesday dismissed the bail plea of YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, who has been arrested in a case ... Read more...

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Apex court bars tourism near Jarawa tribal reserve (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court has barred any commercial and tourism activity either by the government or private operators within a five km radius of the Jarawa ... Read more...

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Apex court bars tourism near Jarawa tribal reserve


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court has barred any commercial and tourism activity either by the government or private operators within a five km radius of the Jarawa ... Read more...

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Gilani says he quit respecting judiciary


July 1st, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 1 (IANS) Pakistan's former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said he stepped down from the post because he respected the judiciary and is the only premier ... Read more...

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Pakistan faces prospect of string of PMs: daily


June 29th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) Pakistan faces the prospect of having a series of prime ministers until the next election, warned a daily, adding that the legal process to evict ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on Jagan bail plea


June 28th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 28 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Thursday reserved till July 4 its order on the bail petition of YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM urged to implement apex court’s NRO verdict


June 27th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Wednesday urged Prime Minister Raja Parvez Ashraf to implement its verdict cancelling the controversial 2007 presidential ordinance that granted amnesty to politicians ... Read more...

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