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Kashmir accountability commission issues notice to government


February 17th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 17 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir State Accountability Commission Friday asked the state government to explain how it had granted minister of state status to politicians heading ... Read more...

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Apex court’s final hearing on Gujarat Lokayukta March 20 (Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said it would hold final hearing March 20 on the Gujarat government's plea challenging the state high court judgment that ... Read more...

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Gujarat moves apex court on Lokayukta’s appointment (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Gujarat government Thursday moved the Supreme Court challenging a state high court verdict that upheld the appointment of Justice (retd) R.A. Mehta as ... Read more...

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Egypt parliamentary polls to begin Nov 21


September 18th, 2011 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's supreme election commission has proposed to hold elections to the country's parliament starting Nov 21, the Al Ahram newspaper said.Elections to both the upper ... Read more...

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CBI opposes Behura bail plea


July 6th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday opposed the bail plea of former telecom secretary Siddhartha Behura, an accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scam ... Read more...

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2G scam: CBI opposes Siddhartha Behura’s bail plea


May 26th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday opposed the bail plea of former telecom secretary Siddhartha Behura, an accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scam ... Read more...

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Libyan Deputy FM claims Gaddafi is powerless, ceasefire with rebels is “credible”


March 20th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 20 (ANI): Libyan Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Kaim has claimed that a ceasefire with the rebels is being respected, and that Colonel Muammar Gaddafi is just playing a 'symbolic role' ... Read more...

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US government told to compensate Islamic charity


December 22nd, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) A US court has asked the government to pay compensation to an Islamic charity after it was found that then president George W. Bush had ordered wire-tapping of ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks cables reveal secret plan to remove Mugabe from power in Zimbabwe


December 9th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9(ANI): A coup was planned to remove Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe with the help of pressure from UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, according to classified US diplomatic cables released by ... Read more...

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Troops deployed in Maldives after mass cabinet resignation


June 30th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 30 (DPA) The Maldives National Defence Force was deployed in the streets Wednesday after the cabinet resigned en masse over the alleged blocking of legislation by the opposition. A Maldivian High ... Read more...

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Democrat Senator Arlen Specter Wishes That Justice Stevens Doesn’t Resign This Year


April 5th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): One of the foremost and influential Democratic senators has expressed his desire that the Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens does not decide to give ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh’s power to appoint special cops stays


February 18th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday refused to interfere with Chhattisgarh government's power to appoint special police officers (SPOs) drawn from the local populace to help regular police force ... Read more...

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Bush appointed Fed judges question Obama on terror policies


July 1st, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): President Barack Obama's claims of broad executive authority to carry out the war on terror are drawing fire from an unexpected source: federal judges nominated by President ... Read more...

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Online community becoming a major force in curbing corruption in China


March 26th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar 26 (ANI): Professor Lin Zhe, an anti-corruption expert at the Central School of the Communist Party of China has said that the online community is becoming a major force in ... Read more...

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Koirala likens federalism to walking on swords edge


February 25th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Feb 25 (ANI): Nepali Congress president Girija Prasad Koirala today cautioned against adopting federalism without first giving serious thought to its pros and cons. Speaking at a programme organized by Nepali ... Read more...

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BJP welcomes court rap against cabinet status to Goa MLAs


January 23rd, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 23 (IANS) Main opposition Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) Friday welcomed the Bombay High Court's verdict that the appointment of two ruling alliance legislators as parliamentary secretaries with cabinet status was ... Read more...

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Pak ruling elite behind failure of democracy in the country


January 23rd, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 23 (ANI): The reluctance of Pakistans ruling elite to let the parliamentary system of government work and grow according to the Westminister model is considered by political analysts as ... Read more...

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Obama may not be of much help to his illegal immigrant aunt


November 13th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.13 (ANI): U.S. President-elect Barack Obama will not have the executive power to unilaterally grant his aunt legal immigration status, according to Fox News. Zeituni Onyango was ordered to leave the ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe rival parties optimistic about talks, power-sharing deal expected Thursday


September 11th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, Sep 11 (Xinhua) Zimbabwe's ruling and opposition parties have both expressed their optimism over a power-sharing deal, saying they are hopeful the deal is likely to be hammered out Thursday. The ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe opposition leader may still walk away from unity talks


August 10th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Aug.10 (ANI): Zimbabwe''s leading opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, has threatened to walk away from unity talks with President Robert Mugabe if he does not get his share in the controversially ... Read more...

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Robert Mugabe seeks dominant role in coalition government


August 9th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): President Robert Mugabe seeks a dominant role in the coalition government and is insisting on retaining substantial power that may emerge from a deal to end Zimbabwes ... Read more...

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Mugabe, opposition Zimbabwean leader close to inking national unity deal


August 7th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Aug.7 (ANI): Zimbabwe''s President Robert Mugabe and the countrys main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai'', are reportedly meeting today to discuss the final aspects of a 50-page draft unity agreement that ... Read more...

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Mugabe offers Tsvangirai a vice-presidency with no executive power


July 29th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): Talks between Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and the opposition Movement for Democratic Change are facing collapse.Representatives of Mugabes Zanu-PF party disclosed that they were mandated only ... Read more...

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Musharraf calls for exhumation of Benazirs body


January 13th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): President Pervez Musharraf has rejected charges that the government was complicit in former premier Benazir Bhuttos assassination, and called for exhumation of her body.Musharraf said Bhutto's body ... Read more...

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