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SC to re-examine verdict on membership of banned outfits


August 13th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said that it would take a relook at its earlier judgment which said that mere membership of a banned organisation was ... 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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SC pulls up Odisha on lawyer’s absence


July 31st, 2012 - 9:46 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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Not encouraging the sex trade, says SC


July 27th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday sought to allay the impression as if it was endorsing prostitution by modifying its July 19, 2011 order on the central ... Read more...

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BJP’s J. Shantha allowed to vote in presidential poll


July 12th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday allowed J. Shantha, whose election as the BJP MP from Karnataka's Bellary constituency has been set aside, to exercise her ... Read more...

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Children’s deaths: Bihar families yet to get compensation


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 2 (IANS) Families of hundreds of children who died of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in Bihar are yet to be paid compensation announced by the state government last ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notice to IMA over doctors’ strike


June 25th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the Indian Medical Association (IMA) on a plea by a non-government organisation seeking to declare as illegal the ... Read more...

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Earth’s circumference to be measured at Jantar Mantar


June 20th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) With June 21 being the Summer Solstice and the year's longest day, the Science Popularisation Association of Communicators and Educators (SPACE) here will mark Thursday ... Read more...

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Rajasthan BJP crisis: Raje supporters want her as state chief


May 7th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 7 (IANS) The crisis in the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Rajasthan unit continued Monday as more party legislators came out in support of former chief minister Vasundhara ... Read more...

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Rift in Rajasthan BJP, 40 legislators offer to resign (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur/New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The rift within the Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajasthan unit widened Sunday after over 40 legislators offered to resign in favour of senior party leader ... Read more...

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40 Rajasthan BJP legislators offer to resign


May 6th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 6 (IANS) The rift within the Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajasthan unit widened Sunday after over 40 legislators offered to resign in favour of senior party leader ... Read more...

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Court issues notices on release of Maoists for Hikaka


April 19th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Supreme court Thursday asked the central and Odisha governments to respond to a petition that sought to block release of 29 Maoists on bail ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear plea on abducted Odisha legislator (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Thursday hear a plea seeking restraint on the Odisha government from freeing 29 imprisoned suspected Maoists and their sympathisers in exchange ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear plea on abducted Odisha legislator


April 18th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Thursday hear a plea seeking restraint on the Odisha government from freeing 29 imprisoned suspected Maoists and their sympathisers in exchange ... Read more...

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Apex court dismisses plea to stay Rajoana’s death sentence (Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a petition seeking stay of the death sentence awarded to Balwant Singh Rajoana, convicted in the 1995 assassination of then ... Read more...

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Ghana disappointed at semi-final loss in African Cup soccer


February 9th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Feb 9 (IANS) Ghanaian football fans have expressed disappointment at the national team's failure to qualify for the final of the African Nations Cup tournament co-hosted by Gabon and ... Read more...

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CPI-M lawmaker given euphoric welcome after bail


February 7th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) CPI-M lawmaker and former minister Sushanta Ghosh, prime accused in the Midnapore skeletons case freed on conditional bail by the Supreme Court last week, Tuesday walked ... Read more...

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‘Educated girls entering flesh trade for money’ (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Observing that even educated girls from well-off families were entering the flesh trade to fund their lifestyles, the Supreme Court Friday said rescue and rehabilitation ... Read more...

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Sex workers issue trans-gender, rehabilitation key: Apex court


January 27th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said rescue and rehabilitation of girl sex workers was a complex problem, and could not be solved without schemes for their ... Read more...

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Supreme Court relief for Krishna (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) In a breather for External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, the Supreme Court Friday stayed the probe by the Karnataka Lokayukta police into the de-reservation of ... Read more...

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Supreme Court relief for Krishna


January 27th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) In a breather for External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, the Supreme Court Friday stayed the probe by the Karnataka Lokayukta police into the de-reservation of ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear Krishna’s plea Friday


January 26th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Friday hear a petition by External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna challenging the registration of an FIR by the Karnataka Lokayukta (ombudsman) ... Read more...

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Paying minimum wages in rural job scheme: Apex court


January 23rd, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday reminded the central government that the Mahatama Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act was a socially beneficial legislation and the government ... Read more...

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Three lakh take holy dip at Gangasagar, cold kills two (Second Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sagar Island (West Bengal), Jan 14 (IANS) With the mercury dipping below normal, two devotees died while 146 others were taken ill Saturday at the annual Gangasagar fair here ... Read more...

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Use discretion to further ends of justice: Apex court


November 7th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that when a court exercises its discretion in either condoning or refusing to condone delay in initiating a proceeding, it ... Read more...

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Two killed as truck hits school van


November 5th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 5 (IANS) A student and the driver of a school van were killed while seven students were injured when a truck rammed into their vehicle in Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Lt. Gen. S.K Singh to be next army vice chief


October 10th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Lt. Gen. Sri Krishna Singh, Indian Army's senior-most officer from the Gorkha Rifles, was Monday named as the next army vice chief.Lt. Gen. Singh, who ... Read more...

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Supreme Court declines to oversee CWG probe


September 16th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday declined to interfere in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the scam in the preparations for the 2010 Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Supreme Court not to interfere in CWG probe


September 16th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday declined to interfere in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the scam in the preparations for the 2010 Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Supreme Court gets three new judges


September 13th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The number of judges of the Supreme Court increased to 29 from 26 after three judges, including a woman judge, were sworn-in Tuesday.Justice Sudhansu Jyoti ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear plea against SPOs’ disbanding Sep 22


September 9th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court will hear Sep 22 the central government's plea for the recall of its order on the disbanding of Chhattisgarh's special police officers ... Read more...

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Plea against Srinivasan taking over as cricket board chief


August 25th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Former Indian cricket board president A.C. Muthiah Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking to restrain the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary ... Read more...

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Apex court wants scheme to rehabilitate sex workers (Lead)


August 24th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the central government to formulate an effective scheme for the rehabilitation of the sex workers who want to voluntarily quit ... Read more...

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Apex court orders funds for panel on sex workers (Lead)


August 2nd, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the central government to provide a permanent office and funds to a panel set up by it for educating people ... Read more...

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Apex court questions environment ministry on Niyamgiri (Lead)


August 1st, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the ministry of environment and forests to respond to a plea of the Orissa Mining Corporation (OMC) challenging the withdrawal ... Read more...

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