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BJP obdurate and stubborn in stalling parliament: Bansal


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) More than 75 percent of MPs are in favour of parliament functioning normally but the BJP is being "obdurate and stubborn" in holding up ... Read more...

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Congress, BJP welcome death for Kasab


August 29th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict upholding the death sentence to Ajmal Kasab in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack case and sought ... Read more...

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NPCIL declines to release nuke safety report


May 26th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NCPIL) has objected to a Central Information Commission (CIC) order for releasing a safety report on the Kudankulam nuclear reactor, ... Read more...

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No decision on arresting Italian ship’s crew: Kerala Police


February 17th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 17 (IANS) Kochi Police Commissioner M.R. Ajith Kumar, who is facilitating and coordinating the probe into the deaths of two Indian fishermen by the security crew of an ... Read more...

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Now row over deputy ombudsman hits Karnataka


February 11th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 11 (IANS) A controversy a day seems to be becoming a norm in Karnataka. The latest row is over Karnataka Chief Justice Vikramjit Sen seeking cancellation of ... Read more...

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Apex court suggests changes in corruption law


January 31st, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday urged the government to make changes in the Prevention of Corruption Act to fix a time frame of three months for ... Read more...

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IFJ concerned over hostility against media in Maldives


January 21st, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Jan 21 (IANS) The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has expressed concern over the recent escalation of hostile rhetoric towards media in the Maldives.IFJ joined its affiliate, the Maldives ... Read more...

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Highlights of court order denying Behura bail (to go with 2G: Former telecom secretary Behura’s bail plea dismissed - Second Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday rejected the bail application of former telecom secretary Siddhartha Behura, an accused in the second generation (2G) spectrum allocation case. ... Read more...

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Gujarat should distance itself from law abusers, apex court told


November 30th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Gujarat government should distance itself from those accused of committing abuse of law in the 2005 killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, the Supreme Court was ... Read more...

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Lawyers demand action against Bhushan attackers


October 14th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Bar Association of India (BAI) Thursday condemned the attack on lawyer Prashant Bhushan and demanded strict action against the right-wing attackers and the organisations ... Read more...

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No connection with Bhushan attackers: BJP


October 12th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday condemned the assault on senior lawyer and activist Prashant Bhushan and denied any link with the attackers."It ... Read more...

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Will punish guilty, will prevent scams recurrence: UPA report


May 23rd, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Declaring that those guilty of corruption will be punished, the annual report of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Sunday said that the government will ... Read more...

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Jairam asks Orissa to resubmit POSCO report (Lead)


April 14th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Thursday asked the Orissa government to review its submission that that there are no tribal inhabitants or forest dwellers in the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Archbishop of Canterbury calls slain Pak Christian minister ‘a martyr’


March 8th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8(ANI): The Archbishop of Canterbury has called slain Pakistan Minorities Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti a "martyr", and urged the Pakistan Government to do more to protect its minorities.Dr Rowan Williams ... Read more...

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Uproar in Parliament over tax evader Hassan Ali


February 25th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.25 (ANI): A heated argument between Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and the other members of the Lok Sabha erupted today in the Lok Sabha over the issue of black ... Read more...

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Salient points of what PM said in parliament (Lead)


February 24th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday spoke extensively in both houses of parliament, both during question hour and while replying to the debate on the motion of ... Read more...

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Wrongdoers in 2G will be dealt with severely: PM (Lead)


February 24th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said anyone found guilty in the 2G spectrum scam would be "severely dealt with under the due process of law", but ... Read more...

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Salient points of what PM said in parliament


February 24th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday spoke extensively in both houses of parliament, both during question hour and replying to the debate on the motion of thanks ... Read more...

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Have a job to do, wrongdoers will not escape: Manmohan Singh (Roundup)


February 16th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Declaring that he "had a job to do and was not quitting", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday responded to questions on corruption and other issues confronting ... Read more...

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Activists protest two Goa judges’ suspension


February 14th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 14 (IANS) Hundreds of lawyers and civil society activists took to the streets here Monday, demanding the withdrawal of suspension of two Goa judges. They also sought an "immediate halt" ... Read more...

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PCB dismisses reports of filing appeal against Amir’s ICC ban


February 14th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 14(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has dismissed reports that it has filed an appeal on behalf of banned fast bowler Mohammad Amir with the International Cricket Council (ICC).Amir, ... Read more...

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Islamabad HC rejects petition for cancellation of case against Salman Taseer’s assassin


January 27th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 27(ANI): The Islamabad High Court has set aside an intra-court appeal seeking cancellation of a case against late Punjab Governor Salman Taseer's assassin Mumtaz Qadri, primarily on technical grounds.A division ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US focussing on “possible discriminatory applications” of Pak’s blasphemy law: Posner


January 19th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19(ANI): In the wake of the controversy surrounding Pakistan's blasphemy law, US Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy and Human Rights Michael H. Posner has said the United States believes ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Plea for sacking Kalmadi to come up in court Wednesday


October 19th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday will hear a petition seeking removal of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi over alleged irregularities in preparations for the just ... Read more...

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Don’t foresee problem after Ayodhya verdict: Chidambaram (Lead)


September 29th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A day before the Allahabad High Court's verdict on the Ayodhya dispute, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said the government did not foresee any problems after ... Read more...

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Plea to remove Kalmadi to come up in court Oct 20


September 29th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday fixed Oct 20 for hearing a petition seeking removal of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi over alleged irregularities in preparations ... Read more...

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India has no plan to ban Dow Chemicals


August 19th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India has no plan to ban Dow Chemicals in the country while the due process of law will be followed in fixing civil and criminal liabilities of ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell to testify at Charles Taylor’s war crimes trial


July 10th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): Naomi Campbell will be attending Charles Taylor's war crimes trial to give evidence about "blood diamond," which she allegedly received from Liberia's former president."Naomi Campbell has ... Read more...

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Pak terror accused student in UK seeks Chief Justice’s help against extradition to US


July 10th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): Pakistani student Tariq-ur-Rehman, who was arrested last year in Britain in connection with the bungled Easter bombing plot, has filed a petition with the Pakistan Chief Justice requesting ... Read more...

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Canadian parliament admits motion to call 1984 riots ‘genocide’


June 12th, 2010 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 12 (IANS) A motion by an Indo-Canadian MP asking the Canadian government declare the 1984 anti-Sikh riots as 'genocide' was tabled in the country's parliament late Thursday.Sukh ... Read more...

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Muslim American citizen denied re-entry to the U.S.


May 15th, 2010 - 5:13 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – A California-born convert to Islam has been denied re-entry to the United States, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) said Friday.Raymond Earl Knaeble IV, a 29-year-old Californian, ... Read more...

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Government panels to probe police atrocity complaints


March 25th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The government will set up authorities in seven union territories to probe cases of alleged police atrocities like custodial death, rape or attempt to rape or any ... Read more...

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Modi may appear before SIT on March 27


March 24th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Mar 24 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi may appear before the Special Investigation Team (SIT) for interrogation into the 2002 Gujarat riots case on March 27.Sources said Modi ... Read more...

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Narendra Modi denies he was summoned by SIT


March 22nd, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by ANI
Gandhinagar, Mar 22 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said he was not summoned to appear before a Special Investigating Team (SIT) probing 2002 Gujarat riots cases on March ... Read more...

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High court pulls up judge for repeating mistake


March 19th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Pulling up a trial court judge, the Delhi High Court Friday said he had not followed the due process of law before awarding life imprisonment to a ... Read more...

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