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(HOLD) Delay in appeal outcome no ground for exoneration in murder: SC


September 8th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) A person who has been acquitted of murder by a trial court cannot challenge the reversal of this by the high court on the ground ... Read more...

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We’ve been vindicated, say Bachchans after Bofors revelations


April 25th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) With former Swedish police chief Sten Lindstrom giving him a clean chit in the Bofors gun payoff scandal, Amitabh Bachchan Wednesday said the accusations had ... Read more...

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Despite exoneration, Narendra Modi cannot play national role (Comment)


April 14th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Narendra Modi's career provides a classic example of how a kinky ideology can thwart political ambitions in a pluralistic society. Yet, when the same ideological outlook enabled him to scale ... Read more...

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PM’s ‘victory thesis’ is preposterous, says Advani


March 19th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Saturday accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of coming up with a "preposterous thesis" that victory in the ... Read more...

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Why innocent suspects may confess to a crime


February 19th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): A new Iowa State University study has examined why innocent suspects may confess to a crime.In two experiments simulating choices suspects face in police interrogations, undergraduate subjects altered ... Read more...

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BJP seeks apology from PM over Quattrocchi (Lead)


January 4th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday sought an apology from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for giving a "clean chit" to Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi in the ... Read more...

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BJP seeks apology from PM over Quattrocchi remark


January 4th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday sought an apology from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for giving a "clean chit" to Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi in the ... Read more...

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Appeal Trial Of Amanda Knox Commences In Italy, With Her Attorneys Asserting Her Guiltlessness


November 25th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Chums and relatives of former American student, Amanda Knox, who has been incarcerated in Italy after being convicted of the slaughter of her 21-year-old ... Read more...

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Iran Says That It Will Not Stone A Widow For Infidelity


July 9th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 9, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Iranian government has enunciated that it will not stone to death a 43-year-old widow, Sakineh Ashtiani, for the perpetration of infidelity. However, what ... Read more...

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Former Goa minister denied anticipatory bail (Lead)


July 1st, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday rejected a petition by former Goa tourism minister Mickky Pacheco seeking anticipatory bail in connection with the death of his alleged lover, 28-year-old ... Read more...

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Star Of ‘Real Housewives of New York City’, Sonja Morgan, Arrested Allegedly For Driving While Intoxicated


June 5th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Sonja Morgan is the star of the reality TV program, ‘Real Housewives of New York City’. She now has to confront a troublesome future especially ... Read more...

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Tsar’s murder case reopens in Russia after 90 years


May 13th, 2010 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) After 90 years of the killing of Russia's last tsar during the Bolshevik revolution, a Moscow city court has ordered the opening of a criminal case into ... Read more...

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Re-instated Indian Canadian minister quit within a day


May 6th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver (British Columbia), May 6 (IANS) In a bizarre turn of events, Indian Canadian minister Kash Heed, who was re-instated as solicitor-general of British Columbia province in Canada Tuesday after ... Read more...

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OJ Simpson’s Exoneration Suit To Be Exhibited At The Museum In D.C.


May 3rd, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): When the earlier American footballer, OJ Simpson, underwent a judicial trial in 1995 on the indictment of slaughter, the trial was actually viewed by ... Read more...

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Liberhan panel counsel surprised at Vajpayee’s name in report


November 23rd, 2009 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 23 (IANS) A former counsel to the Liberhan Commission Monday termed as "astonishing" the inclusion of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's name in the "leaked" report indicting him ... Read more...

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Criminals may fake DNA evidence to ‘engineer crime scenes’, say experts


August 19th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 19 (ANI): Experiments conducted by Israeli scientists have shown that it is possible to obliterate all traces of DNA from a blood sample and add someone else's genetic material in ... Read more...

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Ronald Cotton Post-Exoneration: Better Not Bitter


July 13th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
It is said, if you want something badly enough, the universe conspires to give it to you. All Jennifer Thompson from North Carolina had ever really wanted with every fiber of her ... Read more...

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Thaddeus Jimenez exonerated after serving term for wrong conviction


May 6th, 2009 - 3:34 am ICT by GD
In one of the strangest cases of delayed justice, a cook County judge has exonerated a man who was convicted of a crime that he had never committed. Justice came to ... Read more...

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Congress announces replacements for Tytler, Sajjan Kumar for Delhi polls


April 17th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.17 (ANI): The Congress party on Friday decided to field Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) Chief J P Agrawal from Northeast Delhi and Sajjan Kumar's brother Ramesh Kumar from ... Read more...

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Tytler, Kumar not to contest polls


April 9th, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 9 (ANI): The Congress on Thursday announced that senior party leaders and co-accused in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case- Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar would not contest this ... Read more...

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Sikh protests force Tytler to opt out (Lead)


April 9th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Pushed to the wall after widespread protests by Sikhs over his exoneration by the CBI, beleaguered Congress leader Jagdish Tytler Thursday opted out of the electoral ... Read more...

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Congress ticket: Tytler throws ball into Sonia Gandhi’s court


April 9th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 9 (ANI): Senior Congress leader Jagdish Tytler on Thursday said he would abide by the party's decision on him contesting this year's general elections in the wake of ... Read more...

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No white-washing over anti-Sikh riots: Chidambaram


April 8th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi , April 8 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said Sikhs had a "legitimate grievance" that a few people had been punished for the 1984 anti-Sikh riots but assured ... Read more...

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Throwing a shoe is not the way to vent anger: Karat


April 7th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 7 (IANS) Responding to a journalist hurling a shoe at Home Minister P. Chidambaram in Delhi over the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash ... Read more...

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Haneef wants compensation, apology from Oz Govt. for wrongful detention


December 23rd, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 23 (ANI): Indian born doctor Mohamed Haneef will seek substantial compensation and an official apology from the Australian Government over his wrongful detention last year.A report by retired NSW ... Read more...

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Expert says radical terrorists are changing tactics to nurture home grown jihadists


November 28th, 2008 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.28 (ANI): An Iranian-born journalist and author based in Europe has claimed that radical Islamists may be changing their tactics to inspire home-grown jihadists Amir Taheri, the author of the ... Read more...

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‘Symphonic’ military-style attack employed in Mumbai, says Iranian terror expert


November 28th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The surprise no-holds-barred assault mounted in Mumbai by terrorists is part of the tactic of "symphonic" attacks that has been tried in a number of other countries ... Read more...

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Jeb Stuart to direct Blood Done Sign My Name


March 28th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 28 (ANI): Fugitive writer Jeb Stuart has signed on to direct Blood Done Sign My Name, starring Nate Parker.The film is based on the true story of a ... Read more...

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Court orders fresh CBI probe into defence purchase


March 27th, 2008 - 10:46 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) A city court Thursday ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to begin a fresh probe against two defence ministry officials and a private firm allegedly involved ... Read more...

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Fake sting victim yet to be posted in a school


February 20th, 2008 - 7:22 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Uma Khurana, a schoolteacher in Delhi who was falsely framed in a fake sting operation, has been reinstated by the Delhi government but is yet to be ... Read more...

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