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SC to study order on petitioner against Rahul Gandhi (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court would go into the merit of an Allahabad High Court order imposing a cost of Rs.50 lakh and ordering a CBI ... Read more...

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Policeman booked for rape in UP


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) Two people, including a police officer, were booked Monday in Uttar Pradesh after a woman accused them of raping her, police said.The 35-year-old woman had filed ... Read more...

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China’s paramilitary faces public resentment


May 23rd, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) China's "chengguan," the para-police agency tasked with enforcing non-criminal urban administrative regulations, is in some ways a threat to public safety, a rights group said Wednesday.This ... Read more...

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Day after assault on journalist, Maharashtra minister visits spot


April 13th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Taking a serious view of Thursday's manhandling of a senior Mumbai journalist, Home Minister R.R. Patil Friday visited the site of an illegal canteen near Dadar ... Read more...

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Detention, assault of two men being probed, court told


March 6th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Police here have registered a case against some of its officials, who yet remained unidentified, for allegedly detaining two people last month and assaulting them, ... Read more...

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Falsely tainted with Mecca Masjid blast, compensation eludes these victims


January 9th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 9 (IANS) They are the worst victims of physical and mental torture by police in the Mecca Masjid blast case. But like justice, compensation too seems to elude ... Read more...

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Tortured for Mecca Masjid blast, money can’t heal their wounds


January 8th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 8 (IANS) From a bank executive to a medical student to the imam of a mosque to an embroidery worker, everyone arrested on false charges of involvement in ... Read more...

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Argentine gets life for torture, deaths of 11,000 people


November 6th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS) A former officer in the ­Argentine Navy's intelligence unit who was responsible for the torture and murder of 11,000 innocent people during military rule 1976 to ... Read more...

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Nihita eyes Bigg Boss fame, Sobhraj eyes European Parliament


October 1st, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 1 (IANS) As 23-year-old Nihita Biswas Sobhraj becomes the first Nepali to take part in Bigg Boss reality show on Indian television from Sunday, her 67-year-old "celebrity" ... Read more...

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Justice still eludes Nepal’s civil war rape victims


October 1st, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 1 (IANS) Five years after a decade of violent Maoist insurgency ended with the former guerrillas now heading the transitional government, hundreds of silent victims who suffered rape ... Read more...

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Apex court dismisses Sadhvi Pragya’s bail plea (Lead)


September 23rd, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed the bail plea of Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, the main accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast, in which six people ... Read more...

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Apex court reserves verdict on Pragya Thakur’s bail plea (Lead)


September 2nd, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday reserved its verdict on a petition by Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur seeking bail in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast in Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Team Anna to approach apex court against detentions


August 16th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Civil society members will approach the Supreme Court Tuesday against the "illegal" detention of activist Anna Hazare from his home by Delhi Police, said senior ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No need to make emergency documents public: Court


July 12th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday stayed a Central Information Commission's (CIC) order to the president's office to make public all documents on declaration of ... Read more...

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Apex court notice to Chhattisgarh on Binayak associate’s bail (Lead)


May 24th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notice to the Chhattisgarh government on a bail petition by Piyush Guha alias Bubun, an associate of doctor-activist Binayak Sen.A ... Read more...

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Court dismisses PIL on Bangladeshi illegal immigrants


April 22nd, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 22 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Friday dismissed a public interest litigation challenging "illegal detention and deportation" of illegal Bangladeshi immigrants by the police.The bench comprising Chief Justice ... Read more...

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Pak Home Ministry given a week’s time to reply in Davis shootout victims’ heirs case


April 12th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 12(ANI): The Lahore High Court has granted a week's time to the Pakistan Interior Ministry to submit its reply on the mysterious disappearance of the legal heirs of the January ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Egypt frees 14 Palestinian prisoners


April 6th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Egyptian authorities late Tuesday released 14 Palestinian prisoners detained during the rule of ousted president Hosni Mubarak, the Palestinian Al Quds radio station has ... Read more...

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Brother of Raymond Davis’ victim denies striking ‘blood money’ deal under pressure


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 2(ANI): The elder brother of Faheem Shamshad, one of the two Pakistani men shot dead by CIA contractor Raymond Davis on January 27, has dismissed speculations that his family was ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Jailed as juvenile, man awarded Rs.5 lakh compensation


April 1st, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday directed the Delhi government to pay a compensation of Rs.5 lakh to a man who was jailed for eight years ... Read more...

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Lahore HC gives both Pak, Punjab govts 10 days to recover heirs of Davis’ victims


April 1st, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 1(ANI): The Lahore High Court has directed the federal and provincial governments of Pakistan to recover the legal heirs of the January 27 Raymond Davis shootout victims within ten days.The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kin of Davis’s victims missing, Pakistani court told


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 22 (IANS) A petition has been filed before a court in Pakistan that the families of the two men shot dead by CIA security contractor Raymond Davis ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

CBI raids ex-legislator’s houses in Madhya Pradesh


March 16th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 16 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday conducted searches at houses of former Madhya Pradesh legislator Kishore Samrite in connection with the fake ... Read more...

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Five cops booked for murder


March 4th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), March 4 (IANS) Five policemen were booked Friday for the death of a 60-year-old man allegedly after being physically tortured by them in this Uttar Pradesh district, ... Read more...

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US admits Davis case has made bilateral relationship with Pakistan “more difficult”


February 18th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18(ANI): The United States has acknowledged that the 'illegal' detention issue of double murder-accused American official Raymond Davis has made its bilateral relationship with Pakistan "more difficult"."Has this case made ... Read more...

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US Embassy denies reports about Davis’ rude behaviour, special treatment in jail


February 16th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 16(ANI): The US Consul General in Lahorehas dismissed media reports that double-murder accused US diplomat Raymond Davis and the US officials who visited him in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat Jail had ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Wahab’s stand on ‘illegal detention’ of Davis not Pak Govt or PPP’s views: Babar


February 15th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 15(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's spokesman has dismissed a statement given by a Pakistan People's Party (PPP) spokeswoman about double-murder accused US official Raymond Davis, saying that it was ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US mounts pressure on Pakistan to release ‘illegally detained’ murder-accused diplomat


February 8th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 8(ANI): As the United States continues with its efforts to free its double murder-accused diplomat Raymond Davis, its requests to Pakistan in this regard have now turned into veiled threats.If ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US warns Pak continued detention of murder-accused diplomat may hurt defence ties


February 5th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 5(ANI): The United States has conveyed a veiled threat to Pakistan that their bilateral defence cooperation can come under a cloud if the standoff on the issue of double murder-accused ... Read more...

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Three policemen suspended over student’s suicide


January 17th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ramabai Nagar (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 17 (IANS) Three policemen in this Uttar Pradesh district have been suspended following the suicide of a student after police beat him up after detaining him on ... Read more...

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Five cops suspended for custodial death


January 7th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 7 (IANS) Five policemen, including a station house officer (SHO), in Uttar Pradesh were Friday suspended for the illegal detention of a retired Railway Protection Force (RPF) constable who died ... Read more...

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Maoist frontal group rallies against CPI-M in West Midnapore


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Midnapore (WB), Dec 2 (ANI): The People's Committee Against Police Atrocities (PCPA), a Maoist frontal organisation, led a protest rally against the atrocities and illegal detention of their fellow villagers by Communist ... Read more...

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Lucknow police in dock for illegally detaining boy


November 4th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 4 (IANS) Police here have come under the scanner for the alleged illegal detention of a minor boy on charges of duping people.The 10-year-old boy, who is not able to ... Read more...

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Maharashtra questioned on Pragya Singh’s bail plea


August 30th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the Maharashtra government on a bail petition filed by Sadhvi Pragaya Singh Thakur, the main accused in the 2008 Malegaon ... Read more...

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German man’s plea to trace Indian mother dismissed


August 16th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a suit filed by a 37-year-old German man of Indian origin seeking the whereabouts of his biological mother and claiming genetic link ... Read more...

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