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Riot victims’ rehabilitation national duty: SC


September 19th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday said that the rehabilitation of riot victims was a national responsibility and could not just be construed within legal and moral ... Read more...

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Team Anna hardens stand, cops want them hospitalised (Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The condition of Team Anna members, who are on a fast over the last eight days, deteriorated Wednesday, even as they hardened their ... Read more...

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Complainant fails to testify, theft accused set free


January 29th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Protecting an accused's right to speedy justice, a Delhi court has acquitted a theft accused, observing that the complainant failed to testify in court and ... Read more...

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BJP asks government to dump present Lokpal bill


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Describing the Lokpal bill introduced in parliament as "lacking teeth," the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday asked the government to dump it and to ... Read more...

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What does the government’s gazette notification say?


April 9th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The central government Saturday issued a gazette notification constituting a joint committee headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to draft an anti-graft Lokpal (ombudsman) ... Read more...

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PM has no moral authority to govern: Advani


March 17th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Thursday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to quit following revelations that money was paid to opposition MPs ... Read more...

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Pak cites US report as validation of its concerns over dam-building by India


February 25th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 25(ANI): Pakistan has cited a US Senate report "Avoiding water wars in South and Central Asia", released on February 22, as vindication of its stance that building of dams by ... Read more...

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India trying its best to rescue journalists, camera teams stuck in Cairo


February 4th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Ambika Soni on Friday expressing shock over the detention and attacks on journalists in Egypt said the Ministry of External ... Read more...

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India condemns attacks on foreign journalists in Cairo


February 4th, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) India Thursday strongly condemned the detention and vicious attacks on foreign journalists by mobs on the streets in Cairo and issued a travel advisory for Indian journalists ... Read more...

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Apex court refuses public suits on service matters


August 31st, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said hiring an employee is the function of the appointing authority and not that of the court, adding that a public suit on ... Read more...

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Court acquits man convicted for raping lover


August 19th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday acquitted a man convicted for kidnapping and raping a minor girl in 2002, saying the girl was mature enough to take the ... Read more...

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What can we do, if our orders are not obeyed: Apex court


August 3rd, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Hearing a plea seeking arrest of a politician's musclemen, the Supreme Court Tuesday said policing is not a part of its mandate and it could not help ... Read more...

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Hindustan Motors to report to BIFR (Lead)


May 3rd, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) After losing more than 50 percent of its net worth, automobile manufacturer Hindustan Motors has decided to report to the Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (BIFR) under ... Read more...

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Hindustan Motors to go to BIFR


May 3rd, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) After losing more than 50 percent of its net worth, automobile manufacturer Hindustan Motors has decided to report to the Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (BIFR) under ... Read more...

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RIL responsible for Dadri power project stalemate: RNRL (To go with: Even oil ministry said RIL has full gas marketing freedom: RNRL)


December 1st, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Reliance Natural Resources Ltd (RNRL) Tuesday held the Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) responsible for its inability to set up the Dadri power plant in Uttar ... Read more...

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Blacklist US companies giving bribes, says CPI-M


October 13th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday said that US firms accused of bribing Indian officials should be blacklisted and those who took money punished. "The CPI-M ... Read more...

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Varun Gandhi walks out of jail on two-week parole (Roundup)


April 16th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Etah (Uttar Pradesh)/New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Varun Gandhi Thursday walked out of Etah jail in Uttar Pradesh after the Supreme Court granted him two-week parole ... Read more...

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Varun all set to walk out of jail (Lead)


April 16th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Etah (Uttar Pradesh), April 16 (IANS) Varun Gandhi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader jailed here for his hate speeches, was Thursday set to walk free though jail officials were awaiting ... Read more...

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Jayalalitha makes an overture to Congress, is snubbed (Second Lead)


February 19th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) AIADMK chief J. Jayalalitha Thursday tried to cosy up to the Congress when she said it should withdraw support to the DMK government in Tamil Nadu. But ... Read more...

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Taliban threatens suicide attacks in Pakistan


August 6th, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 6 (IANS) Tribal Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud has threatened to launch suicide attacks across Pakistan if the army does not cease operations against its cadres in the Swat Valley in ... Read more...

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After terror threats, barbers in Dir stop trimming, shaving beards


July 7th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar , July 7 (ANI): Following threats from a terrorist group affiliated to the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), the barbers in the Dir district of NWFP have reportedly stopped trimming beards or ... Read more...

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ASI asks army to stop construction near Taj Mahal


April 2nd, 2008 - 11:57 pm ICT by admin
Agra, April 2 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Wednesday issued notice to Indian Army authorities, asking them to stop construction work in a green patch of land between the Taj ... Read more...

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Journalists in Manipur defy rebels threat


March 28th, 2008 - 10:24 am ICT by admin
Imphal, Mar 28 (ANI): Journalists in Manipur have defied the rebels diktats as the vernacular press and local channels decided to resume operations after closing down for a week following threats ... Read more...

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Commonwealth justifies Pak suspension


November 24th, 2007 - 11:59 am ICT by admin
Kampala, Nov 24 (ANI): The Commonwealth has justified Pakistans suspension from the 53-member body saying that it would stand until democracy was restored in that country.We still believe that the democratic institution ... Read more...

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Pakistan terms its suspension from Commonwealth as unjustified


November 23rd, 2007 - 4:45 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Nov 23 (ANI): Pakistan has termed the Commonwealth decision to suspend it from the 53-member body because of emergency rule as "unreasonable and unjustified". The Foreign Office statement expressed deep regret ... Read more...

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Pak suspension from Commonwealth is symbolic, says Australia


November 23rd, 2007 - 2:03 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Nov 23 (ANI): Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer has backed Pakistan's suspension from the Commonwealth, with an admission that it is a symbolic penalty.It (the suspension) is symbolic more than anything, ... Read more...

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Pak barred from attending CHOGM after suspension


November 23rd, 2007 - 1:21 pm ICT by admin
Kampala, Nov 23 (ANI): Pakistan will now not attend the meeting of the Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM) on Saturday after its suspension from the 53-member organisation. The Commonwealth Foreign Ministers meeting in ... Read more...

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India s secular credentials wont be dented by Pakistan Radio propaganda: Bitta


November 19th, 2007 - 4:21 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov.19 (ANI): Former Youth Congress president and Chairman of the All-India Anti-Terrorist Front (AIATF), Maninder Singh Bitta, has said that Pakistan would do well to set its own house in ... Read more...

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