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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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21 executed in a day in Iraq


August 29th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 29 (IANS/AKI) Iraq Tuesday carried out 21 executions for terrorism-related crimes, the justice ministry said.There were three women among those executed. Iraq has executed 91 people so far ... 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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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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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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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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Judge takes exception to surreptitious recording of 2G case


July 27th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Special Judge O.P. Saini, who is hearing the second generation (2G) telecom spectrum case, Friday took strong exception to the recording of proceedings in a ... 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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Lawyers strike hits court work on day two


July 12th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Court proceedings across the country were hit for the second day Thursday as around 1.7 million lawyers boycotted courts on the Bar Council of India's ... Read more...

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Nationwide lawyers’ strike badly hits court proceedings (Roundup)


July 11th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Work in courts across the country was badly affected Wednesday as around 17 lakh lawyers joined a two-day strike called by the Bar Council ... Read more...

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Delhi lawyers observe strike on bar council’s call


July 11th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) City lawyers Wednesday joined the two-day strike called by the Bar Council of India (BCI) to protest a proposed legislation that could affect its autonomy ... Read more...

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Supreme Court stays Jaffer Sharief’s trial in graft case


July 4th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday stayed the trial of former railway minister C.K. Jaffer Sharief in an alleged corruption case under the Prevention of Corruption Act.The ... Read more...

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Notice issued to centre, Air India on pilots’ plea


June 25th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to the central government and the Air India on a plea of the Indian Pilots' Guild (IPG) challenging ... Read more...

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Pakistan tycoon dares apex court chief justice


June 14th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Pakistani tycoon Malik Riaz, against whom contempt of court proceedings have been initiated after he accused Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry of turning a blind ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan speaks out against party


June 1st, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 1 (IANS) Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan Friday again spoke out against his CPI-M and said it should not have gone to the court against the media ... Read more...

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Air India moves court against striking pilots


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) National carrier Air India Wednesday moved a contempt petition in the Delhi High Court against the striking pilots for not complying with its order that ... Read more...

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Musharraf warrant valid till compliance: Pakistan to Interpol


May 21st, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has informed the Interpol that the arrest warrant for former president Pervez Musharraf issued by an anti-terrorism court will remain ... Read more...

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Court declines plea of Air India pilots (Lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday refused to entertain a plea of striking Air India pilots who wanted to continue their protest over their career progression ... Read more...

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CBI serves summons on Jaganmohan Reddy


May 14th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 14 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday served summons on YSR Congress leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy which was issued by a court last week seeking his ... Read more...

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SC asks CBI to probe if Yeddyurappa kin got kickbacks (Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) In a setback to former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Supreme Court Friday ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the allegations ... Read more...

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New match-fixing scandal hits Italy


May 10th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 10 (IANS) A total of 22 clubs and 61 individuals have been placed under investigation in the newest scandal to hit Italian football.The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) announced ... Read more...

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Argentine teacher gets jail for having sex with students


May 9th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, May 9 (IANS/EFE) An Argentine court confirmed the 12-year prison sentence meted out to a high school teacher who offered better grades to his students in exchange for ... Read more...

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Apex court order in Yeddyurappa case next week (Lead)


May 4th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court will pass an order next week on the recommendation of a green panel seeking a CBI probe into donations by mining firms ... Read more...

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Apex court to pass order on Yeddyurappa case next week


May 4th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court will pass an order next week on the recommendation of a panel seeking a CBI probe into the allegations of quid pro ... Read more...

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Gilani pays lawyer for service


May 1st, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 1 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has sent a thank you letter to his lawyer Aitzaz Ahsan along with a token fee of Rs.100 for ... Read more...

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Media should highlight rights violations: NHRC (Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday sought the media's help in highlighting rights violations in India."NHRC wants the media to help it improve the ... Read more...

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Industrialist Madhu Koneru gets bail in Emaar case


April 27th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 27 (IANS) Industrialist Madhu Koneru, an accused in the Emaar APIIC township case, appeared Friday before the special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court, which granted him ... Read more...

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Journalists must know their limits: Apex court (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said it wanted journalists to know their limits in reporting court proceedings even as the central government favoured framing of guidelines ... Read more...

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Plea questions reporters’ right to access court proceedings


April 25th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) An NGO Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the media does not have a fundamental right to access courts and report their proceedings.An apex court ... Read more...

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Videograph court proceedings to ensure accurate reporting: Prashant Bhushan


April 22nd, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Eminent lawyer Prashant Bhushan has told the Supreme Court that to ensure fair and accurate reporting, proceedings of the Supreme Court and of the high ... Read more...

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