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31 held in Iran for embezzlement


October 26th, 2011 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 26 (IANS) At least 31 people have been arrested and another 67 questioned for alleged involvement in a $2.6 billion embezzlement case in Iran, a top official has ... Read more...

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Soumitra Sen accepts Lok Sabha’s stand


September 6th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) Soumitra Sen, who resigned as a judge of the Calcutta High Court, has accepted the stand of the Lok Sabha that he will not be ... Read more...

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Gujarat Lokayukta rocks parliament for third day


September 5th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Parliament was disrupted for the third day Monday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) persisted with its demand for the recall of Gujarat Governor ... Read more...

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BJP forces three Lok Sabha adjournments


September 5th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday repeatedly demanded the recall of Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal over appointing a Lokyukta without consulting state chief ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha drops impeachment motion against Sen


September 5th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) With President Pratibha Patil accepting his resignation, the Lok Sabha Monday dropped impeachment proceedings against former Calcutta High Court judge Soumitra Sen, bringing to ... Read more...

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No impeachment motion against Justice Sen in Lok Sabha


September 5th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Controversial Justice Soumitra Sen of the Calcutta High Court will not be impeached by the Lok Sabha, a top government source said Monday. "There will ... Read more...

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Patil forwards Sen’s resignation for notification


September 3rd, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday sent the resignation of Calcutta High Court's Justice Soumitra Sen to the department of justice for issuance of a notification ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha likely to take up Justice Sen impeachment


September 3rd, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The Lok Sabha is likely to take up impeachment proceedings against Calcutta High Court Judge Soumitra Sen Monday as Attorney General G.E. Vahanvati is ... Read more...

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Impeachment motion a ‘foregone conclusion’, writes Justice Sen


September 2nd, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Justice Soumitra Sen, in his resignation letter to the president Thursday, has pleaded not guilty of the allegations of graft against him and also wondered whether ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha to take up Justice Sen’s impeachment Sep 5


August 30th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Lok Sabha will Sep 5 take up impeachment proceedings against Justice Soumitra Sen.The Lok Sabha Secretariat has informed Justice Sen that the proceedings would be ... Read more...

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Panel probing judges can probe more charges: Apex court


August 26th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday held that a committee set up under the Judges Inquiry Act can go beyond the charges contained in the notice of ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha trial unfair: Justice Soumitra Sen


August 19th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Calcutta High Court judge Soumitra Sen Friday termed his trial by the upper house of parliament as "unfair" and said he would challenge the impeachment ... Read more...

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Lawyers at centre-stage during impeachment debate


August 19th, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The historic debate in the Rajya Sabha on the motion for removing from office Justice Soumitra Sen of Calcutta High Court saw legal lumaniries ... Read more...

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Soumitra Sen: Celebrity lawyer, judge’s downhill journey


August 19th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) From being hailed as an authority in constitutional matters during his almost three decade-long legal career to becoming the first member of the judiciary against ... Read more...

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Jethmalani tears apart Justice Sen’s defence


August 18th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Taking a dig at Justice Soumitra Sen, against whom the Rajya Sabha passed an impeachment motion Thursday, former law minister and Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha votes to impeach Justice Soumitra Sen (Lead)


August 18th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha created history Thursday when it passed by a majority of 172 votes a motion to impeach Justice Soumitra Sen of the ... Read more...

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What does impeachment of a judge mean? (Lead)


August 17th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Justice Soumitra Sen of the Calcutta High Court is the second judge in Indian history to face impeachment proceedings for unbecoming conduct. IANS seeks to answer some questions about this case, ... Read more...

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Sen second judge ever to face impeachment process


August 17th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Justice Soumitra Sen of the Calcutta High Court will be the second judge in Indian history to face impeachment proceedings for unbecoming conduct. IANS seeks to ... Read more...

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Apex court reserves verdict on Dinakaran’s petition


June 1st, 2011 - 5:05 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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Supreme Court stays enquiry proceedings against Justice Dinakaran


April 29th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday stayed the enquiry proceedings by the Judges Inquiry Committee (JIC) against Sikkim High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran, who is ... Read more...

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Two Supreme Court judges withdraw from Dinakaran case (Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The hearing on a petition by Sikkim High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran, facing an impeachment motion, was deferred Thursday as two Supreme Court judges ... Read more...

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Justice Dinakaran seeks stay on inquiry, member’s removal


April 26th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Sikkim High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran, facing an impeachment motion, Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking a stay on inquiry proceedings against him under ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha panel holds Justice Sen guilty of corruption


November 10th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) A three-member committee formed by the Rajya Sabha to enquire into a impeachment motion against Calcutta High Court judge Soumitra Sen has held him guilty of corruption. ... Read more...

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Justice Dinakaran takes oath as the Chief Justice of Sikkim


August 9th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by ANI
Gangtok (Sikkim), Aug 9 (ANI): Justice P D Dinakaran, against whom an impeachment motion is pending in Upper House of the Parliament , was sworn in as the Chief Justice of Sikkim ... Read more...

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Dinakaran spat in Karnataka High Court reaches apex court


June 14th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The spat between Karnataka High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran and Justice D.V. Shailendra Kumar reached the Supreme Court Monday when the state high court filed a ... Read more...

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Justice Dinakaran asked to go on leave


April 3rd, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Collegium headed by Chief Justice K.G. Balakrishnan has asked Karnataka High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran to proceed on leave, pending the outcome of ... Read more...

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Land scam: Dinakaran’s wife meets ‘Survey of India’ officials


February 15th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Tiruvallur (Tamil Nadu), Feb 15 (ANI): Karnataka High Court Chief Justice P D Dinakaran, who is facing allegations of corruption and land encroachment, did not meet the officials of Survey of India ... Read more...

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Dinakaran impeachment: Process still on, says Ansari


January 12th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari Tuesday said the process was "still on" in the impeachment motion against Karnataka High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran. In December last year, ... Read more...

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Don’t see Dinakaran issue in caste terms, says Congress


December 21st, 2009 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Congress said Sunday that it does not see the matter of Karnataka High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran, who is facing an impeachment motion, ... Read more...

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No decision on Dinakaran impeachment motion: Congress


December 19th, 2009 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) The Congress said Saturday that it had not taken a stand on the move to impeach Karnataka High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran as the Supreme ... Read more...

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Dinakaran issue raises heat in Rajya Sabha


December 18th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) The issue of elevation of Justice P.D. Dinakaran to the Supreme Court generated much heat in the Rajya Sabha Friday with a Congress MP wondering whether ... Read more...

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Impeach Dinakaran plea moved in Rajya Sabha, fate uncertain (Second Lead)


December 18th, 2009 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari Thursday accepted a motion by 75 members seeking to impeach Karnataka High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran on charges of ... Read more...

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Plea for Dinakaran’s impeachment accepted (Lead)


December 17th, 2009 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari Thursday accepted a petition by 75 members to impeach Karnataka High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran for alleged land grab, official ... Read more...

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Justice Dinakaran not to hear court cases


December 17th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Dec 17 (ANI): Facing an impeachment motion in Rajya Sabha, Karnataka High Court Chief Justice P D Dinakaran who is flooded with the alleged charges of corruption and land encroachment ... Read more...

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Central Information Commission asks Law Ministry to furnish details of Justice Bhalla


January 24th, 2009 - 12:18 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 23, (ANI): The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed Law Ministry to disclose all information and file notings regarding the appointment of Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh Jagdish ... Read more...

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