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Noida farmers seek CBI probe in land acquisition


July 16th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, July 16 (IANS) The farmers of villages in Noida Extension have moved the Allahabad High Court seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the acquisition of ... Read more...

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Supreme Court quashes land acquisition in Greater Noida


July 7th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) In a major setback to the Mayawati government in Uttar Pradesh, the Supreme Court Wednesday upheld an Allahabad High Court verdict and quashed the ... Read more...

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Singur welcomes verdict on Greater Noida land return


July 6th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Singur (West Bengal), July 6 (IANS) The farmers of Singur in West Bengal Wednesday expressed happiness over the Supreme Court's decision to quash the acquisition of land in Shahberi ... Read more...

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Greater Noida farmers hail land acquisition verdict


July 6th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, July 6 (IANS) Farmers in the western Uttar Pradesh belt of Greater Noida Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court order quashing the acquisition of land in Shahberi village. ... Read more...

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State biggest land grabber, says Supreme Court


July 6th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that the state was the biggest land grabber, depriving farmers of their livelihood for generations. By taking advantage of the land ... Read more...

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Myanmar releases AFP journalist after sneaking into country


November 9th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by BNO News
NAYPYIDAW (BNO NEWS) -- A Japanese journalist working for the AFP news agency was released from custody in Myanmar (Burma) on Tuesday, according to the Kyodo news agency.The Kyodo news agency reported ... Read more...

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Land acquisition amendment bill in next session, assures PM (Second Lead)


August 25th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday assured a delegation of Congress leaders from Uttar Pradesh, including Rahul Gandhi, that the government will make efforts to bring the ... Read more...

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Land acquisition amendment bill in next session, assures PM (Lead)


August 25th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday assured a delegation of party leaders from Uttar Pradesh, including Rahul Gandhi, that the government will strive to bring the Land ... Read more...

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Thai government extends state of emergency


July 6th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 6 (DPA) The Thai government extended its state of emergency in Bangkok and 18 other provinces Tuesday for three months on the recommendation of military officials. It decided to end the ... Read more...

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When can Emergency be imposed (To go with Can Emergency be imposed again in India?)


June 25th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Emergency is a special feature of the Constitution of India that allows the central government to assume extraordinary powers, if there is a situation which warrants such action. Emergency could be declared in ... Read more...

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Can Emergency be imposed again in India?


June 25th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Thirty-five years after the Emergency stifled India's prized democracy, questions continue to be asked whether it can be imposed again as men and women who were ... Read more...

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200,000 Facebook fans want me to return to Pakistan: Musharraf


May 9th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 9 (IANS) Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has said 200,000 of his Facebook fans are asking him to return to the country from Britain and he will contest the ... Read more...

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Musharraf faces exile in Britain


August 1st, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Aug 1 (IANS) Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf, who has been ruled guilty of illegally imposing emergency two years ago, faces exile in Britain because his ... Read more...

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Pakistan back in 53-nation Commonwealth (Second Lead)


May 12th, 2008 - 9:05 pm ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, May 12 (IANS) Nearly six months after it was expelled from the Commonwealth, Pakistan was Monday readmitted into the 53-nation body following the restoration of democracy in the ... Read more...

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Pakistan readmitted to Commonwealth (Lead)


May 12th, 2008 - 8:25 pm ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, May 12 (IANS) Pakistan was Monday readmitted to the Commonwealth nearly six months after it was suspended for flouting democratic norms of the international body. The decision was ... Read more...

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US slams rights record in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal


March 12th, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 12 (IANS) Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal have come in for criticism for human rights violations in a new US report. "Despite President (Pervez) Musharraf's stated commitment ... Read more...

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Benazir may not actively participate in street protests against Musharraf


November 14th, 2007 - 8:31 am ICT by admin
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‘No possibility of holding Pak general elections in near future’


November 14th, 2007 - 8:29 am ICT by admin
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