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Centre’s nod needed for trial of errant armymen: SC (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that military personnel operating in areas under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) and facing allegations of excesses could ... Read more...

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Centre’s nod needed for trial of armed forces men: SC


May 1st, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that armed forces personnel operating in areas under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), facing allgations of committing excesses ... Read more...

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No impact of Adarsh case panel’s finding on probe: CBI


April 17th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Hours after a two-member judicial panel submitted its interim report, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday said it was not necessary for it to form ... Read more...

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Don’t turn to us for everything, apex court tells government


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday slammed the tendency of government departments to seeks its decision before acting when confronted with a contentious situation."Everyone wants the decision ... Read more...

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Court asks police to book Vidya Balan for obscenity


December 8th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (IANS) Controversies continue to dog "The Dirty Picture" with a city court directing police to book actress Vidya Balan for posing for indecent photographs on the ... Read more...

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Verdict against Pakistani cricketers warning for others: ICC


November 2nd, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 2 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat says the London court's verdict in the corruption case against three Pakistani players should serve as a "further ... Read more...

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Janardhana Reddy’s bail hearing deferred


September 8th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 8 (IANS) The hearing on the bail petition of former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy and his brother-in-law Srinivasa Reddy as also on a CBI petition ... Read more...

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Karnataka police to pay for Reddy brothers’ clout


August 24th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 24 (IANS) A number of Karnataka Police personnel from constable upwards face action for failing to serve court warrants against mining baron and former minister G. Janardhana Reddy, ... Read more...

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Disgraced Pakistani trio to apply for legal aid to fund their defence in UK court


March 17th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17(ANI): Disgraced Pakistani cricketers- Salman Butt, Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif- are expected to apply for legal aid to defend themselves against criminal charges slapped by British prosecutors.The trio, ... Read more...

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Obama orders resumption of Guantanamo trials


March 8th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) Reversing his own orders, US President Barack Obama has cleared the way for resumption of trials by military commissions to prosecute alleged terrorists held at ... Read more...

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Obama reverses order halting military trails of Guantanamo detainees


March 8th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8(ANI): US President Barack Obama has reversed his two-year-old order halting new military charges against detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.The new order permits military trials to resume with revamped ... Read more...

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Versace killed ‘over debts to mafia’


December 6th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 06 (ANI): Fashion designer Gianni Versace was allegedly murdered because of debts to the Mafia.The 50-year-old was gunned down on the steps of his Miami apartment in 1997 by serial ... Read more...

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Telangana lawyers clash with police at high court (Lead)


September 17th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Fresh trouble broke out at the Andhra Pradesh High Court Friday as a group of agitating lawyers tried to break into the court complex and clashed ... Read more...

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Andhra high court paralysed as Telangana lawyers continue protest


September 15th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 15 (IANS) Work in the Andhra Pradesh High Court and courts across Telangana was paralysed Wednesday as lawyers from the region demanding 42 percent share in government-appointed posts in ... Read more...

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Justice process is fast: Scarlett’s mother


July 30th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 30 (IANS) Scarlett Keeling's mother Fiona Mackeown Friday said she was satisfied with the pace of the judicial process in her daughter's trial. Talking to reporters outside the Goa Children's Court ... Read more...

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‘Dr. Death’ may have been trying to ‘redeem’ himself via surgeries: Oz prosecutor


June 17th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, June 17 (ANI): Brisbane Supreme Court prosecutor Ross Martin has said that Indian-origin Dr. Jayant Patel a.k.a. 'Dr. Death' may have tried to "redeem" himself by performing complicated operations in Bundaberg ... Read more...

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Guantanamo prison stays despite Obama’s deadline


January 22nd, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (DPA) US President Barack Obama's self-imposed deadline to close the Guantanamo Bay prison for terrorist suspects arrived Friday with 196 detainees still at the US naval base on ... Read more...

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Americans confident Obama can handle terrorism: Poll


January 12th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) Most Americans remain confident that President Barack Obama's administration can protect the country from terrorism despite the Christmas Day attempt to blow up a US airliner, according ... Read more...

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Madras High Court says tainted armymen can be tried in criminal courts


July 15th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, July 15 (ANI): The armed forces personnel accused of committing murder, rape and other such crimes can be tried in a criminal court and not necessarily through court martial, the Madras ... Read more...

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Anand Jons attorney has never seen jurors meeting accuseds families before


March 4th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): Indian designer Anand Jons defense attorney Leonard Levine is demanding a fresh trial in his rape case after reports surfaced that at least one or more jurors ... Read more...

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US military hands over 39 detainees to Iraqi authorities


December 17th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 17 (Xinhua) The US military said it has handed over 39 detained former members of Saddam Hussein regime to the Iraqi government. "The detainees were all transferred from the Coalition ... Read more...

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Rights groups denounce treatment of migrant workers in Saudi Arabia


July 8th, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Jakarta, July 8 (DPA) Saudi Arabia should implement labour, immigration and criminal justice reforms to protect domestic workers from serious human rights abuses that in some cases amount to slavery, Human Rights ... Read more...

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Anand Jons sister to hold candlelight vigil in New York


March 20th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by admin
New York, Mar 20 (ANI): Jailed Indian designer Anand Jons sister Sanjana is making sure that hes not going to be forgotten by organising a candlelight vigil outside the N.Y. Criminal ... Read more...

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US removes China from list of worst human rights violators


March 12th, 2008 - 5:16 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, March 12 (DPA) China's human rights record "remained poor" in 2007 but some reforms helped remove the country from the US list of the world's most systematic abusers of human rights, ... Read more...

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