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Seven-language campaign to educate South Asian voters in US


September 10th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) A coalition of South Asian community organisations has launched a national, non-partisan campaign called South Asian Vote! in seven South Asian languages to engage the community ... Read more...

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Women’s panel should reflect on its purpose: Aruna Roy


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The women's rights apex body, National Commission for Women (NCW), needs to reflect on its role and work on gender-based issues, National Advisory Council member ... Read more...

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Giant national flag hoisted at Kargil war memorial


July 27th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) A giant national flag was hoisted at the Kargil war memorial in Drass Friday to commemorate the 13th anniversary of India's victory in the war.Member ... Read more...

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Tiwari moves court to keep his DNA test report confidential


July 26th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Challenging the single-judge bench order, veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari Thursday moved the Delhi High Court to keep his DNA test report confidential till the ... Read more...

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States responsible for checking highway blockades, SC told (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The central government Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it was the state governments' responsibility to maintain law and order and ensure free and uninterrupted ... Read more...

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Judge recuses herself from hearing plea against doctors strike


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday could not take up a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking to declare that the proposed doctors' strike June 25 was illegal ... Read more...

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Give copies of remand application to Kazmi: Court


May 25th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday allowed the plea of journalist Syed Mohammed Ahmad Kazmi, held for his alleged role in the Feb 13 blast in an ... Read more...

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NGO moves apex court against curtailed RTI access, high fee


May 16th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) An NGO Tuesday moved the Supreme Court, seeking the quashing of the rules framed by the Allahabad High Court restricting access to information under the ... Read more...

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Cut surety amount, Jaya Jaitly tells court (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Samata Party leader Jaya Jaitly, facing trial in a graft case linked to a purported defence deal, Thursday moved the Delhi High Court seeking a ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notice on supply of adulterated milk (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday issued notice to the central and five state governments on a public suit seeking a complete curb on the sale and ... Read more...

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Government: Press release issued by army (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The central government Monday told the Delhi High Court that a March 5 press release, hurling allegations against retired Lt. Gen. Tejinder Singh, was issued ... Read more...

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RBI not to interfere in bank service charges


April 26th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 26 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will not stop banks from collecting charges for various services or insist on a minimum balance, as it is the ... Read more...

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Plea questions reporters’ right to access court proceedings


April 25th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) An NGO Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the media does not have a fundamental right to access courts and report their proceedings.An apex court ... Read more...

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Tejinder moves apex court for CBI probe on Army chief


April 25th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking a CBI probe into the role of Army chief General V.K. Singh into the ... Read more...

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Great education debate: will it create a revolution or social friction?


April 15th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The beginning of a revolution in education or a cloud on the autonomy of private institutions and a financial burden on the middle class?The ... Read more...

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Don’t cross ‘Lakshman Rekha’ on media curbs, apex court urged (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) While protecting the rights of an accused to a free and fair trial not prejudiced by media reporting, the Supreme Court should not cross the ... Read more...

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Don’t be party to curtailing press freedom: Shanti Bhushan (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Do not be a party in curtailing the freedom of the press, a lawyer told the Supreme Court Tuesday.Senior counsel Shanti Bhushan, appearing for mediapersons, ... Read more...

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Don’t be party to curtailing press freedom: Shanti Bhushan


April 10th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Do not be a party in curtailing the freedom of the press, a lawyer told the Supreme Court Tuesday.Senior counsel Shanti Bhushan, appearing for mediapersons, ... Read more...

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Debate needed on Ramlila crackdown judgment: Advani


March 4th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Expressing concern over aspects of the Supreme Court judgment on the crackdown at Baba Ramdev's rally in Ramlila ground last year, Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Raja seeks review of apex court’s 2G verdict


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Jailed former telecom minister A. Raja Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking the review of its Feb 2 judgment in 2G case on the grounds ... Read more...

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Apex court assails state’s neutrality on gay sex


February 29th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday assailed the "new phenomenon" of the government not taking any position on the Delhi High Court verdict decriminalizing consensual gay sex.A ... Read more...

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SC cautions high courts against curbs on trial


February 18th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The high courts are taking unduly long time in deciding cases in which trial court proceedings are stayed at the stage of registration of first ... Read more...

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Homosexuality, lesbian relationships unnatural, SC told (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday was told that homosexuality and lesbian relationship were unnatural and against the order of nature as provided under the Section 377 ... Read more...

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Iran to install fuel rods in n-reactor Wednesday


February 15th, 2012 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will insert its first domestically-produced nuclear fuel rods into a research reactor in Tehran Wednesday, a top Iranian official said Tuesday."Because western countries were ... Read more...

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Apex court clears decks for Assam teachers’ recruitment (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday set aside a Guwahati High Court order to pave the way for recruiting more than 82,000 elementary school teachers in Assam.The ... Read more...

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Government’s response sought on national traffic management policy


February 6th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) On a plea for formulating a national policy for traffic management and air pollution checks, in keeping with the 2005 WHO guidelines, the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Subramanian Swamy gets anticipatory bail (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday granted anticipatory bail to Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy, accused of writing an inflammatory article in a newspaper, after he ... Read more...

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Trinamool, RJD played along government strategy: Yechury


December 30th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Marxist leader Sitaram Yechury Friday accused the government of having a pre-conceived plan to create chaos in the Rajya Sabha during the Lokpal bill debate ... Read more...

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Delhi set for queer pride parade Sunday


November 25th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) A colourful pride parade and a live rock concert will ensure that it would be a rollicking Sunday for the capital's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and ... Read more...

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Activists launch campaign for transparent budgets


November 21st, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) As many as 100 civil society groups from around the globe and 12 international organisations Sunday met in the Tanzanian capital to launch a global ... Read more...

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West Bengal cabinet takes pro-learning decisions


November 4th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 3 (IANS) In conformity with the right to education act, the West Bengal cabinet Thursday approved a 'no-detention policy' for promoting all students up to Class 8 but ... Read more...

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Sibal calls for more awareness on RTE


October 19th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Human Resource and Development Minister Kapil Sibal Wednesday called for a sustained campaign to create awareness for the Right to Education (RTE) Act. During a ... Read more...

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Bengal agreeable to court’s proposal on Singur compensation


September 15th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) The West Bengal government Thursday reacted positively to the Calcutta High Court's proposal of determining the guidelines for compensation to be given to automobile giant Tata ... Read more...

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India reacts strongly to British parliamentary debate on Kashmir


September 15th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Reacting to the House of Commons debating alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir, India Thursday reminded British MPs that it was the world's ... Read more...

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Government evasive on Ramdev eviction, apex court told (Lead)


August 29th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court was told Monday that affidavits filed by the union home secretary and the Delhi Police chief on the June 4 eviction of ... Read more...

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