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Consumer court pulls up Lufthansa, orders fine


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Non-disclosure of terms for promotional air tickets amounts to an "anti-consumer" practice, India's top consumer court has warned while penalising Lufthansa for harassing an elderly ... Read more...

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Visva-Bharati row: NCPCR objects to disclosure of child’s identity


July 14th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India's apex child rights body has demanded action against Visva-Bharati University as well as the print media for disclosing the identity of the Class 5 ... Read more...

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Court stays order to make president’s donations public


July 13th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A division bench of Delhi High Court Friday stayed its single judge's order ruling that donations made by the President of India out of public ... Read more...

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Yahoo confirms 400,000 user accounts stolen by hackers


July 13th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, July 13 (IANS) Yahoo has confirmed that hackers had stolen around 400,000 account credentials from its computer system.In a statement to technology blog TechCrunch Thursday, Yahoo said that ... Read more...

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Court blocks Narayanan-Vajpayee letters on Gujarat riots


July 11th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday set aside the Central Information Commission (CIC) order allowing disclosure of the correspondence between then president K.R. Narayanan and prime ... Read more...

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No disclosure of names of donors to PM’s relief fund: Court


July 6th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday set aside a Central Information Commission (CIC) order for disclosing the names of institutional donors to the Prime Minister's National ... Read more...

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Compulsory disclosure of overseas assets irks taxpayers


June 7th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Filing of income tax returns has become more complicated from this year for those having bank accounts or any other assets overseas. The government has ... Read more...

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School marks can’t be revealed under RTI: Court


May 27th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Delhi High Court has ruled that the marks secured by a student in the secondary school examination cannot be obtained even under the Right to ... Read more...

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No orders for Oct 2, Jan 26 and Aug 15 holidays?


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 23 (IANS) Even as India has observed Jan 26, Aug 15 and Oct 2 as national holidays, the government does not seem to have issued any formal orders ... Read more...

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Happy to be cleared of Bofors taint: Amitabh Bachchan (Second Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Expressing happiness over his name being cleared in the Bofors payoff scam, mega-star Amitabh Bachchan, however, said Wednesday that he is "pained" that it came ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan happy to be cleared of Bofors taint (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Expressing his happiness over his name being cleared from the Bofors payoff scam, mega-star Amitabh Bachchan, however, said that he is "pained" that it came ... Read more...

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New insider trading probe may help Rajat Gupta


April 20th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 20 (IANS) In a development that could bolster the defence of former Indian American Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta, US prosecutors have started a new insider trading ... Read more...

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Falak case: Court wants guidelines for media (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the government to constitute a committee on a plea that sought guidelines should be framed to regulate media ... Read more...

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Falak case: Court wants guidelines for media


February 8th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the government to constitute a committee on a plea seeking framing of guidelines to regulate media reporting and disclosure ... Read more...

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SC restores JD-U MP’s Lok Sabha membership


February 1st, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Supreme court Wednesaday set aside a Patna High Court order quashing the election of Janata Dal-United (JD-U) Lok Sabha member Manghni Lal Mandal from ... Read more...

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India open to all mechanisms to buy Iranian oil (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Unfazed by the US and EU sanctions, India Thursday said it is open to all mechanisms for payment, "whatever it takes," to buy Iranian oil ... Read more...

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Kashmir police busts Lashkar module


January 5th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 5 (IANS) A Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) module working to recruit youths as its militant cadres has been busted, Jammu and Kashmir Police claimed Thursday.According to a statement, Anantnag police ... Read more...

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Whistle-blowers bill passed by Lok Sabha


December 28th, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The Lok Sabha late Tuesday night passed the whistle-blowers bill, providing protection to those providing information about corruption.The Public Interest Disclosure and Protection to Persons ... Read more...

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Bansal appeals to Lok Sabha to pass Lokpal bill


December 26th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Ahead of the debate in the Lok Sabha on the Lokpal bill, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal appealed to members to help pass the ... Read more...

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Achary a false witness created by CBI: Raja’s counsel (Lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Former communications minister A. Raja's counsel Friday termed his ex-aide Aseevatham Achary untruthful, saying that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had created him ... Read more...

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Raja’s counsel terms Achary untruthful


December 23rd, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Former communications minister A. Raja's counsel Friday termed his ex-aide Aseevatham Achary untruthful, saying he was trying to influence the course of the trial ... Read more...

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Airtel officials sold shares worth Rs.4.6 crore


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Two senior officials of telecom service provider Bharti Airtel have sold shares of the company worth Rs.4.6 crore through open market transactions, the company said ... Read more...

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Varun Gandhi files RTI plea on accounts abroad


November 4th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Varun Gandhi Friday demanded the government disclose the names of those with black money, and said he has ... Read more...

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China jails two for leaking secrets


October 24th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 24 (IANS) Two officials have been jailed for divulging China's confidential economic statistics, an official said Monday.Sun Zhen, a former official from the National Bureau of Statistics, was ... Read more...

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Omar apologises for disclosure of names of rape victims


September 30th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 30 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday tendered an unqualified apology in the state assembly for the disclosure of names and addresses of rape victims ... Read more...

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Pawar forgot few zeroes while declaring assets: BJP


September 6th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 6 (IANS) Ridiculing the disclosure of assets by union cabinet ministers, the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Goa said Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar must have "forgotten ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks exposes Mayawati’s corrupt ways: BJP


September 5th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) Accusing Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati of institutionalising corruption, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Monday said a WikiLeaks cable "exposes the corrupt ... Read more...

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US concerned over new Wikileaks dump


August 31st, 2011 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US State Department said Tuesday it is concerned over a new release of US diplomatic cables by whistleblowing website Wikileaks.Last week, Wikileaks published more ... Read more...

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Don’t allow RTI misuse: Apex court (Lead)


August 12th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that while the right to information (RTI) is a formidable tool to fight corruption in governance, it "should not be ... Read more...

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‘Other bills should not conflict with whistle-blower’s bill’


August 10th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Parliamentary Standing Committee on law and justice has said that the "government should exercise great care that there is no conflict" between the whistle-blower's ... Read more...

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Pakistan apex court summons 57 lawyers over fake degrees


July 19th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 19 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court has summoned records of 57 lawyers allegedly holding fake degrees, Dawn News reported Tuesday.The lawyers are members of the Rawalpindi Bar Association. ... Read more...

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China’s local government debts over 10 trillion yuan


June 27th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 27 (IANS) China announced the size of its local governments' debts for the first time Monday -- it totals 10.72 trillion yuan ($1.66 trillion). Liu Jiayi, the auditor-general ... Read more...

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Letters between Raja, PM will be released under RTI: PMO


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Wednesday said it will provide the letters between Manmohan Singh and former communications minister A. Raja under a "reframed" ... Read more...

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Increase incentives to mutual fund distributors: SEBI


June 22nd, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Expressing concern over the recent slowdown in mutual fund industry, market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Wednesday said distributors should be given incentives ... Read more...

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Court rejects plea on pre-natal test disclosures


June 21st, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 20 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Monday rejected a petition seeking restoration of a 30-day time limit for sharing information with the authorities on the use of pre-natal ... Read more...

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