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Judicial activism shouldn’t erode constitutional principles: President (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday cautioned against judicial activism resulting in the erosion of constitutional principles of separation of powers between the three pillars of state ... Read more...

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Judicial activism shouldn’t erode constitutional principles: President


September 8th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday cautioned against judicial activism resulting in the erosion of constitutional principles of separation of powers between the three pillars of state ... Read more...

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UP restores prime land near Delhi to irrigation department


August 28th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 28 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday announced that the 895.63 acres of prime land adjacent to New Delhi, transferred to the Noida authority during the Mayawati ... Read more...

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Debate rages over judges who fall asleep on the job (The Funny Side)


August 24th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
A dramatic controversy is raging in the corridors of international justice. We all know judges have to be present at trials. But do they have to be paying attention? Do they ... Read more...

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Justice Mahesh Mittal Kumar sworn-in as J&K; chief justice


June 8th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 8 (IANS) Justice Mahesh Mittal Kumar was sworn-in as the new chief justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court here Friday.Governor N.N. Vohra administered the oath of ... Read more...

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36 Sri Lankans deported, reach Colombo (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Thirty-six Sri Lankans, including 28 Tamils, reached Sri Lanka Friday after being deported from Britain, media reports said.The deportation took place after the British government rejected ... Read more...

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Tamil deportations stopped from Britain


June 1st, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) About 40 Sri Lankans, due to have been deported from Britain on a charter flight Thursday, have had their removal orders overturned. Most of them are ... Read more...

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Deshmukh named in another alleged land scam


April 9th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Central Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh has been named in another land scam with a fresh complaint lodged before the Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau, an activist ... Read more...

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Himachal assembly passes Lokayukta bill (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 6 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh assembly Friday passed the Lokayukta bill in the absence of the opposition Congress, with Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal saying it is "more ... Read more...

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Anni Dewani seen happy before her murder: Report


March 31st, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Indian-origin bride Anni Dewani is seen beaming with happiness as she walks along a hotel corridor in Cape Town with husband Shrien just before her horrific ... Read more...

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IOA reconstitutes Ethics Committee


January 4th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The Indian Olympics Association (IOA) Wednesday reconstituted its Ethics Committee and Court of Arbitration by inducting five new members.Supreme court Judge (retd) Arun Kumar and ... Read more...

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Haqqani’s lawyer quits as memo panel holds first meeting (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) A Pakistani judicial commission probing the memo scandal Monday held its first meeting which former envoy to the US Husain Haqqani did not attend. His lawyer ... Read more...

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Haqqani’s lawyer quits, criticizes memo commission


January 2nd, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) Pakistani lawyer Asma Jehangir has refused to represent former envoy to the US Husain Haqqani in the memo case, saying she has "no confidence" in the ... Read more...

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None of promised four anti-graft bills passed


December 30th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The government, at the start of parliament's winter session, had promised to pass four anti-graft laws but none of them saw the light of day ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha takes up judicial accountability bill


December 28th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) A day after getting the Lokpal and whistle-blowers bill passed, the government Wednesday introduced in the Lok Sabha the judicial accountability legislation that seeks to ... Read more...

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Lack of judges, adjournments delaying justice: Experts


December 19th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court's desire to know how a railway minister's assassination case has dragged on for 37 years has again brought into sharp focus delays ... Read more...

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Every effort to bring Lokpal bill in winter session: Khurshid


November 18th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Law Minister Salman Khurshid Friday said that every endeavour was being made to bring a strong Lokpal bill in the winter session of parliament that ... Read more...

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House sites row dog Karnataka Lokayukta selection


October 28th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 28 (IANS) Karnataka, the first state in India to appoint a Lokayukta (ombudsman), is finding it difficult to pick a new head for the anti-corruption watchdog as its ... Read more...

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Court quashes man’s life term for dowry death


October 27th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Slamming police investigators, the Delhi High Court Thursday set aside the life term awarded to a man for the 1996 dowry death of a woman, ... Read more...

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Three new judges join Delhi High Court (Lead)


October 17th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Three new judges took oath of office in the Delhi High Court Monday even as the executive committee of the Bar Association opposed the appointment ... Read more...

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Rs.650 crore released from Harshad Mehta’s assets


September 13th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) A Mumbai special court Tuesday ordered the release of Rs.650 crore to the Income Tax department and banks from the liquidated assets of late scamster ... Read more...

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IOA forms Ethics Commission comprising retired judges


September 12th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has set up a three-member Ethics Commission comprising former Supreme Court and High Court judges.The judges, however, have not ... Read more...

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Police set to quiz two judges over suicide


September 10th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 10 (IANS) Kerala Police are set to record statements of two Kerala High Court judges on the suicide of a sessions judge, a police officer said Saturday.Alappuzha ... Read more...

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Judges, lawyers mourn blast deaths


September 8th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Delhi High Court judges and lawyers Thursday mourned the death of 12 people in a blast at the court's gate a day earlier.There was a ... Read more...

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Over 5,000 people visit Delhi High Court every day


September 7th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court complex, which was rocked by a powerful bomb explosion Wednesday claiming 11 lives, is spread over an area of around ... Read more...

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Chronology of an epochal fast


August 28th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chronology of a fast that forced Indian parliament to acknowledge people's power and established civil society's primacy in a democracy:Jan 30: Marches in over 60 cities to demand anti-corruption Lokpal ... Read more...

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Few Pakistan high court judges denotified


August 8th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has denotified some judges of the Lahore and Sindh High Courts following a decision by Chief Justice Iftikhar ... Read more...

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Agartala on alert over Congress’s exam disruption threat


July 9th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 9 (IANS) A large number of paramilitary and riot combat forces were deployed here Saturday after the opposition Congress threatened to disrupt the entrance test of a local ... Read more...

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Lokpal meetings: A turbulent journey


June 21st, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The journey for the Lokpal Bill joint drafting committee, which ended its meetings Tuesday with an exchange of drafts of the government and ... Read more...

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Bhushan asks government to join debate on Lokpal


June 1st, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Eminent lawyer and activist Shanti Bhushan Wednesday urged the government to take part in a national debate June 6 on the contentious issues holding ... Read more...

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68 Pakistan high court judges’ post vacant


April 12th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 12 (IANS) As many as 68 posts of high court judges were lying vacant in Pakistan, a minister has revealed.Law Minister Babar Awan told the National Assembly Monday ... Read more...

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Only appropriate person will become Lokpal: Shanti Bhushan


April 10th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Those holding the supreme anti-corruption post of Lokpal will be accountable to the Supreme Court, according to co-chair of the Lokpal Bill joint drafting committee ... Read more...

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World Cup security surpassed that for Obama visit: Official


April 5th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) The multi-agency security deployed for the cricket World Cup final was "unprecedented" in the history of Mumbai, surpassing even the stringent cover during US President ... Read more...

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Convicted terrorist wins appeal after 25 years in jail


April 2nd, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) A terrorist who tried to blow up an aircraft with 375 people onboard by keeping a bomb in his pregnant fiancee's hand luggage has won an ... Read more...

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Supreme Court cautions judges on summoning officials


March 10th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said it was not proper for high courts to routinely summon government officials just to satisfy their egos. The court said ... Read more...

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