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Congress asks CAG to respond to public debate on coal report


August 30th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Raising questions over the CAG's mandate to examine the profits of companies who have been allocated coal blocks, the Congress Thursday said the country's chief ... Read more...

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Paraguayan president’s ouster is not coup: US


June 26th, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 26 (IANS) The US has not determined the ouster of Paraguay's President Fernando Lugo by impeachment as a coup in the South American nation but is closely following ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton documentary to be aired on PBS


February 20th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Monica Lewinsky scandal was one of the most defining moments in the life of the United States and Bill Clinton in particular. On Monday, the first ... Read more...

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PBS to air documentary about Clinton Lewinsky affair


February 15th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former US President Bill Clinton nearly lost his presidency when his administration was rocked by the Monica Lewinsky scandal. When the story of the affair first broke, ... Read more...

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Now row over deputy ombudsman hits Karnataka


February 11th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 11 (IANS) A controversy a day seems to be becoming a norm in Karnataka. The latest row is over Karnataka Chief Justice Vikramjit Sen seeking cancellation of ... Read more...

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Musharraf delays return to Pakistan


January 19th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Former president Pervez Musharraf, who was to return to Pakistan by the end of January, has postponed his arrival in view of the "emerging political ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha makes history; votes for Justice Sen’s impeachment (Third Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Creating history by voting for the impeachment of a sitting judge, the Rajya Sabha Thursday approved a motion requesting President Pratibha Patil to ... Read more...

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Justice Soumitra Sen’s impeachment: What next?


August 19th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Thursday passed a motion asking President Pratibha Patil to remove Justice Soumitra Sen of the Calcutta High Court. Here are ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha creates history; votes for Justice Sen’s impeachment (Second Lead)


August 18th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Creating history by voting for the impeachment of a sitting judge, the Rajya Sabha Thursday approved a motion requesting President Pratibha Patil to ... Read more...

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Dinkaran resigns as Sikkim Chief Justice


July 30th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Gangtok, July 29 (IANS) Sikkim High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran, facing impeachment on charges of graft and land grabbing, has resigned, official sources here said.Speaking to Times Now TV ... Read more...

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Supreme Court reserves verdict on Dinakaran’s petition (Lead)


June 1st, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday reserved its verdict on a petition by Sikkim High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran challenging the framing of charges by the ... Read more...

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A judge’s conduct should be exemplary: Supreme Court


May 27th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said a judge has a certain personality in the court and it should find extension in his conduct in public life."The ... Read more...

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Dinakaran’s case may go to larger Supreme Court bench


May 26th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday indicated that it may refer to a larger bench Sikkim High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran's plea questioning the scope of ... Read more...

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Charges against Dinakaran modified, apex court told


May 19th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday was told that the Judges Inquiry Committee (JIC) probing charges of corruption, land grabbing and misconduct against Sikkim High Court Chief ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notice on Dinakaran’s petition


May 16th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the judges enquiry committee on a petition by Sikkim High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran, saying that charges ... Read more...

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Dhaka business body criticises MPs who can’t read English


April 28th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 28 (IANS) Bangladesh's apex business chamber chief has criticised lawmakers who "make laws, but cannot even read English".Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry president A.K. Azad ... Read more...

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Musharraf vows to return to Pak before next polls


January 11th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Jan 11(ANI): Former Pakistan President and chief of All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) Pervez Musharraf has vowed to return to his country before the next mid-term elections.Musharraf said that ... Read more...

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Musharraf’ tenure as President was best in Pak’s history: Ex-Finance Minister


November 15th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 15(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf's regime was the best in over 60 years history of the country, former Finance Minister Dr. Salman Shah has said.Addressing a discussion titled ... Read more...

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Musharraf wanted to replace Jinnah’s image with his own on Pak currency notes: Jamali


November 11th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 11(ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali has revealed that former President Pervez Musharraf wanted to replace Mohammad Ali Jinnah's image on the country's currency notes with ... Read more...

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Ex- US President Bill Clinton Wept Over Monica Lewinsky


October 8th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The retired Gen Hugh Shelton recently gave an interview about the final days of Clinton’s Presidency in 2001. The former Joint chief’s chairman ... Read more...

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Gilani says govt has ‘good relations’ with ‘perceived nemesis’ Army and judiciary


September 29th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 29 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has stated that the government has good relations with the establishment and the army, adding that the Army and the Inter-Services ... Read more...

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Gilani assures Musharraf of ‘warm welcome’ by Chief Justice on his return to Pak


September 14th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Multan, Sept 14 (ANI): In the wake of former president Pervez Musharraf's announcement of making a political comeback in Pakistan, Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has said that the chief ... Read more...

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Musharraf raises Rs.240 mn for Pakistan flood relief


September 14th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf raised Rs.250 million through a televised campaign seeking relief for the flood-affected people in the country, a media report said Tuesday. Taking part ... Read more...

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Thai opposition files impeachment, censure against PM


May 25th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, May 25 (ANI): The opposition Puea Thai Party has filed impeachment and censure motions against Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and five cabinet members. The motion to impeach the prime minister and ... Read more...

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Pak Govt. rules out extending General Kayani’s tenure


May 17th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 17 (ANI): Pakistan's Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar has said that the PPP-led Government was not giving any extension to Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, as ... Read more...

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Sindh High Court quashes petition challenging Zardari’s electoral eligibility


April 22nd, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr.22 (ANI): The Sindh High Court has quashed a petition challenging President Asif Ali Zardari's eligibility, saying he enjoys constitutional amnesty from court proceedings.Chief Justice Sarmad Jalal Osmani observed that the ... Read more...

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Musharraf going to UAE to plot possible political comeback?


March 22nd, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22(ANI): Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, who resigned under the threat of impeachment in 2008, is reportedly considering a political comeback and plans to meet counterparts and supporters in ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan must end confrontation: Musharraf


March 15th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) India and Pakistan must end their confrontation and "go for peace", former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has said. "We must stop this confrontation between India and Pakistan... We ... Read more...

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Top Presidential Adviser Alxeander Haig Hospitalized


February 19th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Philadelphia, Feb 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports, former secretary of state and top adviser to three presidents, ALexander Haig has been hospitalized in Baltimore, Maryland. He is currently at John ... Read more...

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Republicans acutely hostile to Obama, says poll


February 4th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb. 4 (ANI): A poll of 2,000 Republicans - sponsored by the liberal website but conducted by independent pollster Research2000 - paints a picture of a Republican base that's angry, ... Read more...

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Poll chief seeks parity in removal process of commissioners


January 27th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Navin Chawla Wednesday said he had written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to bring the process of removal of election commissioners on ... Read more...

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A.P. Governor N.D. Tiwari’s Sex Video Causes Uproar


December 27th, 2009 - 1:26 am ICT by GD
By Madhuri DeyDec. 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An alleged sex tape has been released of the governor of Andhra Pradesh, N.D. Tiwari. The tape has been released by a Telugu news channel, which ... Read more...

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Congress to view ‘Dinakaran episode’ with absolute precision


December 20th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 20(ANI): The Congress party has said that it will view the Karnataka High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran episode with absolute precision, despite Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati ... Read more...

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Musharraf refuses to comment on SC judgment on NRO


December 17th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec. 17 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf has refused to comment of the Supreme Court's judgement declaring the controversial National Reconciliation Ordinance 'unconstitutional', The Daily Times reports.According to ... Read more...

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75 Rajya Sabha members sign for Dinakaran’s impeachment (Lead)


December 14th, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Seventy-five Rajya Sabha members, led by the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Monday submitted a petition to upper house Chairman Hamid Ansari for impeaching Justice P.D. ... Read more...

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