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Post Aamir, Rajasthan for policy to save girl child


May 11th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 11 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Friday announced it will frame a 'girl policy' to check increasing number of female foeticide and infanticide cases.The decision is seen as ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves presidential reference on 2G order


April 10th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) As part of the government's strategy to sort out the 2G spectrum tangle, the cabinet Tuesday approved a proposal to issue a presidential reference ... Read more...

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Pakistanis urge India to free aged prisoner Chishti


April 8th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Pakistani officials Sunday urged India to set free an 80-year-old virologist, Khalil Chishty, who is serving life imprisonment in an Ajmer jail with his ... Read more...

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Three firms keen to beef up apex court security


March 17th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) At least three public sector undertakings have expressed interest in executing the Supreme Court's plan to augment its security by putting up electric fencing along ... Read more...

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Chargesheet in Delhi High Court blast Wednesday


March 12th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is likely to file its chargesheet in the Sep 7, 2011 Delhi High Court blast on Wednesday against five people ... Read more...

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Government’s flip-flop on gay sex ban (Roundup)


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A senior government lawyer Thursday urged the Supreme Court to ban "immoral" gay sex, only to be contradicted by the home ministry which said it ... Read more...

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NIA quizzing Kishtwar youth, family asserts his innocence


October 8th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Jammu, Oct 8 (IANS) A day after getting custody of Kishtwar youth Wasim Akram Malik, suspected to be the mastermind in the Sep 7 Delhi High Court blast, National ... Read more...

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Stalemate in solicitor general resignation issue


July 11th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Union Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to discuss the resignation of Solicitor General Gopal Subramaniam, sources said.Though there ... Read more...

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UAE father expresses concern over ‘adulterous’ teen daughter’s fate


April 15th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi, Apr 15 (ANI): The father of a 14-year-old girl has expressed concern over his daughter's future after she was asked to appear before an Ajman court on a adultery charge. ... Read more...

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Man accused of rape shot dead


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) In a dramatic attack that took everybody by surprise, a complainant shot dead a man accused of rape outside a court in West Bengal's Hooghly district Tuesday, police ... Read more...

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Same man attacked Talwar, S.P.S. Rathore


January 25th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 25 (IANS) The young man who attacked Rajesh Talwar, father of murdered teen, has been identified as Utsav Sharma, who had earlier assaulted Haryana's tainted former police chief S.P.S. Rathore ... Read more...

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Brit jailed for giving airport worker ‘the finger’ in Dubai


November 12th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): A 34-year-old Brit has been given a two-month jail term after he gave an airport worker "the finger" in Dubai.Paul Anthony, who works for United Nations, was ... Read more...

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Roman court annuls marriage as wife ‘thought about having an affair’


November 10th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): Italian judges annulled a marriage yesterday because the wife had merely thought of having an affair.The Cassation Court, Italy's highest, backed the decision a lower church court in ... Read more...

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China jails Tibetan property tycoon for life


August 13th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.13 (ANI): China has sentenced a Tibetan property tycoon to life imprisonment without providing details of the charges, said to be mainly political in nature.Reports from Beijing said that the ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin killing: CBI report in apex court by July 31


July 27th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 27 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to meet the July 31 deadline for giving an interim report on the 2005 Sohrabuddin Sheikh killing to the Supreme ... Read more...

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Review of order on CBI probe against Nitish sought


July 19th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 19 (IANS) The Bihar government Monday filed a suit in the Patna High Court seeking a review of its decision to order a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe ... Read more...

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Court defers decision on Rathore’s bail plea (Lead)


June 3rd, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 3 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court Thursday deferred a decision on the bail plea of former Haryana Police chief S.P.S. Rathore, who has been convicted of molesting teenager ... Read more...

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Mexican court upholds emergency birth control pill for rape victims


May 28th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 28 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's Supreme Court has upheld a federal regulation forcing public hospitals to offer the morning-after birth control pill to rape victims. After six sessions of intense debate, 10 ... Read more...

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No petition from Afzal Guru in apex court


May 26th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court has not received any petition from Afzal Guru, who has been sentenced to death over the terrorist attack on the Indian parliament, court sources ... Read more...

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Rathore seeks bail from high court


May 26th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) Disgraced former Haryana police chief S.P.S. Rathore filed a bail petition before the Punjab and Haryana High Court through his lawyer and wife Abha Rathore Wednesday, a day ... Read more...

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Six Somali pirates get death sentence in Yemen


May 18th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), May 18 (DPA) A Yemeni state security court Tuesday convicted six Somalis to death, and sentenced six others to 10 years in jail, for attacking two Yemeni oil tankers and ... Read more...

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Madhuri Gupta says she is being framed (Second Lead)


May 1st, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Madhuri Gupta, a junior Indian diplomat arrested on charges of spying for Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), told a court here Saturday that she was being framed, ... Read more...

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Justice Dinakaran asked to go on leave


April 3rd, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Collegium headed by Chief Justice K.G. Balakrishnan has asked Karnataka High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran to proceed on leave, pending the outcome of ... Read more...

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Chinese court jails Rio Tinto employees


March 29th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) A court in China Monday gave jail terms to four people, including an Australian, in the Rio Tinto case for bribery and stealing commercial secrets. The Intermediate People's Court ... Read more...

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Woman murders mother over boyfriend (Lead)


February 15th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Feb 15 (IANS/EFE) A 22-year-old woman planned and carried out the murder of her mother with the help of her boyfriend and another acquaintance because the victim, a well-known lawyer, was ... Read more...

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Peruvian woman murders mother as she forbade her to see boyfriend


February 15th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Feb 15 (IANS/EFE) A 22-year-old woman planned and carried out the murder of her mother with the help of her boyfriend and another acquaintance because the victim, a well-known lawyer, was ... Read more...

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Zardari, Chief Justice Chaudhry on collision course over elevation of LHC judge


February 14th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.14 (ANI): President Asif Ali Zardari and the higher judiciary in Pakistan are on a collision course after Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry suspended Zardari's orders to elevate ... Read more...

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Argentine Central Bank accounts frozen in US


January 13th, 2010 - 6:48 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 13 (DPA) A US judge Tuesday froze accounts at the US Federal Reserve belonging to the Argentine Central Bank, officials in Buenos Aires said. Argentine Finance Minister Amado Boudou told ... Read more...

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Pak govt. revamps its legal team following NRO case ‘mishandling’


December 24th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.24 (ANI): Miffed over the performance of the legal team in the Supreme Court during the hearing of the case regarding the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO), the Pakistan government has ... Read more...

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Six get two-year jail in Bhagalpur riots case


December 1st, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 1 (IANS) A court in Bihar sentenced six persons accused in a case of murder during the 1989 communal riots in Bhagalpur to two years' rigorous imprisonment after convicting them ... Read more...

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Apex court panel defers decision on Justice Dinakaran’s elevation


October 25th, 2009 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court's panel of five top judges Sunday failed to take a decision on Karnataka High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran's elevation to the apex court, ... Read more...

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SGPC requests Zardari to cancel controversial gurdwara land deal


October 8th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, oct. 8 (ANI): The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has requested Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari to intervene and undo the illegal sale of land attached to Sikh shrines in Pakistan.In ... Read more...

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Saudi ’sex braggarts’ go on trial for kiss-and-tell TV show


September 28th, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jeddah, Sep 28 (DPA) Four Saudi Arabian men have gone on trial in Jeddah for boasting about their sexual conquests on a TV talk show, a media report said Monday. The charges against ... Read more...

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Advocates demand changes in judicial appointment process


September 16th, 2009 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Bar Association Wednesday demanded the scraping of the present mode of appointment of the apex court and high court judges, primarily on recommendations by ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court judges to declare assets


August 28th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Following in the footsteps of Supreme Court judges, a full bench of the Delhi High Court judges Friday decided to declare their assets as well. According to court ... Read more...

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