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Court issues notice to centre on filling UGC chairman seat


September 5th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government to respond on a petition seeking direction to fill the seat of UGC chairman ... Read more...

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Seeking curbs on magical cure ads, Delhi tells court


August 30th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The city government Monday informed the Delhi High Court that a letter has been written to the information and broadcasting (I&B;) ministry and others to ... Read more...

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Delhi HC orders panel to submit report on banned pesticides


August 17th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Delhi High Court Friday directed an experts' committee to submit a status report before Oct 10 suggesting guidelines to prevent rampant use of banned pesticides ... Read more...

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SC pulls up Odisha on lawyer’s absence (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday came down heavily on the Odisha government for its failure to nominate a lawyer to appear in nearly half a dozen ... Read more...

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Jolt for Mamata as court annuls Singur land law (Roundup)


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Delivering a jolt to the Mamata Banerjee government that rode to power capitalising on peasant agitations in Singur and Nandigram, the Calcutta High Court Friday ... Read more...

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Court scraps Singur land law, Mamata suffers setback (Second Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee government Friday suffered a serious jolt when the Calcutta High Court Friday struck down as unconstitutional and void the Singur Land ... Read more...

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Italy moves apex court for marines’ custody, government flip-flops (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) As Italy Friday moved the Supreme Court to secure custody of its two marines arrested in Kerala for allegedly killing two Indian fishermen, the government ... Read more...

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Kerala fishermen’s relatives feel cheated


April 20th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 20 (IANS) Relatives of the two Indian fishermen shot dead by Italian marines in February and Kerala's fishing community Friday assailed the central government for letting them down, ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh pitches hard for shifting Asiatic lions from Gujarat


April 16th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government Monday said Gujarat's opposition to the translocation of Asiatic lions from Gir forests should be rejected because the state has already ... Read more...

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Court slams Gujarat, spares Teesta in mass grave case (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) In a breather for social activist Teesta Setalvad, the Supreme Court Friday stayed all the proceedings against her in a 2002 Gujarat riots case involving ... Read more...

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Court slams Gujarat, spares Teest in mass grave case


April 13th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) In a relief to social activist Teesta Setalvad, the Supreme Court Friday stayed all the proceedings against her in connection with the 2002 Gujarat riots ... Read more...

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Apex court grants bail to Chisti, appreciates India-Pakistan bonhomie (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) "Let there be more such good news", the apex court commented Monday on the bonhomie between India and Pakistan during the visit of Pakistani ... Read more...

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Government’s flip-flop on gay sex ban (Roundup)


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A senior government lawyer Thursday urged the Supreme Court to ban "immoral" gay sex, only to be contradicted by the home ministry which said it ... Read more...

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Apex court seeks details of pending mercy pleas (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday directed the home secretaries of all states to send records of all pending mercy petitions to the union home secretary by ... Read more...

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Apex court asks states for details of pending mercy pleas


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The supreme court here Wednesday directed the home secretaries of all states to send all records pertaining to the pending mercy petitions to the union ... Read more...

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Apex Court pulls up Modi for frivolous case against activist (Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday pulled up the Gujarat government for filing a frivolous police complaint against social activist Teesta Setalvad in the 2002 riots ... Read more...

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One AMRI director gets bail, others denied (Lead)


February 17th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday granted bail to AMRI Hospital director R.S. Agarwal, but rejected the pleas of four others in the Dec 9, 2011 fire ... Read more...

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Hasten appointments in transparency panel: Court (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The government was Wednesday directed by the Delhi High Court to frame rules granting autonomy to the Central Information Commission (CIC) for filling up ... Read more...

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Calcutta HC stays compensation to hooch victims’ families


February 7th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Monday stayed the payment of compensation declared by the West Bengal government to the families of victims of last December's hooch ... Read more...

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Plea for Modi’s deposition to Gujarat riot panel rejected (Roundup)


February 1st, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Giving a reprieve to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the state high court Wednesday rejected a petition seeking his deposition before the Nanavati-Mehta commission ... Read more...

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Petition seeking Narendra Modi’s deposition before Nanavati panel rejected (Second Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 1 (IANS) In a reprieve for Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the Gujarat High Court Wednesday rejected a petition seeking his deposition before the Nanavati-Mehta commission probing the ... Read more...

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Apex court spared neither holy cows, nor corrupt in 2011 (2011 in Retrospect)


December 28th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) It was a year of judicial activism as the Supreme Court was in 2011 called on to adjudicate on a wide swathe of issues ranging ... Read more...

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Government gets notice on information panel vacancies (Lead)


December 14th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government and the Central Information Commission (CIC) on a petition seeking filling up of vacancies ... Read more...

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Restart night shelters immediately: High court to Delhi government


December 13th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Irked over the closure of 84 temporary night shelters in the national capital against its orders, the Delhi High Court Tuesday directed the city government ... Read more...

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High court takes serious note of grabbing army land


December 8th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 8 (IANS) In what is being described as an unprecendented step, the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Thursday summoned Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Anoop Misra to ... Read more...

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Court orders Ramjas School to roll back tuition fee hike


December 5th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday directed Ramjas School in west Delhi's Anand Parbat area to roll back Rs.400 hike in its monthly tuition fees announced ... Read more...

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Court stops defence construction on Delhi ridge


December 5th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Two defence agencies have been forced to stop building residential flats in the heart of the national capital with the Delhi High Court staying construction ... Read more...

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Change suspected Maoist conduit’s jail: Apex court (Lead)


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed the Chhattisgarh government to shift suspected Maoist conduit Soni Sori from Jagdalpur jail in Dantewada district to Raipur central ... Read more...

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Supreme Court seeks report on foreigners in Indian jails


November 11th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday found it "shocking" that three Pakistanis were languishing in Jammu jail for the last 46 years. It asked the government for ... Read more...

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Court extends stay on Singur land return


November 3rd, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 3 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday extended the stay on the state government move to return to farmers the land acquired in singur till the ... Read more...

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Tata’s Singur case appeal assigned to new bench


November 1st, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 1 (IANS) The Tata Motors' appeal in the Singur land case was Tuesday assigned to a new two-judge bench of the Calcutta High Court following an objection ... Read more...

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Can’t comment on stray thoughts of Khurshid: PM


October 20th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday termed as "stray" the comment of Law Minister Salman Khurshid that the investment climate in India ... Read more...

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Palmoline case: Kerala government not averse to re-probe


October 18th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Kerala government informed the state high court Tuesday that it was not averse to a re-probe of the 1992 palm oil import case.This was in ... Read more...

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Gujarat asks apex court to stop monitoring riots cases


October 11th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Taking a cue from the central government stand in the 2G spectrum case, the Gujarat government Tuesday asked the Supreme Court to stop monitoring of ... Read more...

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Rules for hiring teachers for disabled approved, court told


October 10th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) informed the Delhi High Court Monday that it has approved rules for recruitment of two special teachers for disabled ... Read more...

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