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Judicial people should head information panels: SC (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday held that the Central Information Commission and state information panels are forums performing quasi-judicial functions and these should be headed and ... Read more...

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Panthers Party to boycott meet with former interlocutors


August 30th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 30 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's Panthers Party Thursday said it would not meet the two former interlocutors arriving in Jammu Sunday for a three-day interaction with political parties ... Read more...

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Southampton City Council ordered to stop recording taxi conversations


July 25th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Southampton, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Information Commissioner Christopher Graham has said that the city council should not record taxi conversations. He also added that the Southampton City Council should respect the privacy ... Read more...

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Long-time aide Omita Paul is President Mukherjee’s secretary


July 25th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The government Wednesday appointed Pranab Mukherjee's long-time aide Omita Paul as the secretary to the new president on the day when he took oath."The ... Read more...

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RSS to burn copy of Kashmir interlocutors report


July 17th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 17 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) will burn copies of the Jammu and Kashmir interlocutors' "dangerous" report across the country soon, a senior leader said here Tuesday.RSS ... Read more...

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Interlocutors’ report favours separatists: Joshi


June 23rd, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 23 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Murli Manohar Joshi here Saturday called the central government interlocutors' report on Jammu and Kashmir as "dangerous" and said it ... Read more...

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Goa information commissioner’s posting hits RTI roadblock


June 19th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 19 (IANS) The appointment of a new state information commissioner (SIC) in Goa has hit a Right To Information (RTI) roadblock.The Goa government has been forced to seek ... Read more...

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Allahabad High Court ex-judge commits suicide (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) Former Allahabad High Court judge M.A. Khan committed suicide early Thursday by jumping from his fourth-floor flat in the posh Gomtinagar area of Lucknow.Police said ... Read more...

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Former high court judge commits suicide in Lucknow


June 14th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) A former judge of the Allahabad High Court at the Lucknow bench, disturbed over the recent death of his son, committed suicide here Thursday, police ... Read more...

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Two get bail in Adarsh scam


June 7th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Two accused in the Adarsh Housing Society scam were granted bail by a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Thursday after the probe agency ... Read more...

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Two accused apply for bail in Adarsh Society scam


June 4th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Barely a week after a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court granted bail to seven of the nine accused in the Adarsh Housing Society scam, ... Read more...

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Kashmir interlocutors’ report ambiguous: Rajnath Singh


June 1st, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 1 (IANS) The report of the central government's interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir was "ambiguous" but the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has not rejected it, senior party ... Read more...

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Government to call all-party meet on J&K; panel report


May 31st, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The government Thursday said it plans to call an all-party meet on the report of the Group of Interlocutors for Jammu and Kashmir and ... Read more...

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DDA ordered to pay Rs.3,000 damages to RTI applicant


May 30th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Central Information Commission has directed the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to hand out a compensation of Rs.3000 to an RTI applicant for providing ... Read more...

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Seven get bail in Adarsh scam (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Tuesday granted bail to seven of the nine people arrested for their alleged involvement in the Adarsh Housing ... Read more...

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BJP to make fresh assessment of Kashmir situation


May 28th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 28 (IANS) A study group of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) arrived here Monday to make a fresh assessment of the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.The group is ... Read more...

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Karan Singh declines comment on interlocutors’ report


May 25th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 25 (IANS) Member of the erstwhile royal family of Jammu and Kashmir and senior Congress leader Karan Singh Friday refused to comment on the report of the three ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Judicial custody of nine accused extended


April 30th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court here Monday extended till May 14 the judicial custody of all nine accused in the Adarsh housing society ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Court rejects bail plea of accused (Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Saturday rejected the bail applications of six accused in the Adarsh housing scam arrested in March and April, ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Court rejects bail plea of 9 accused


April 21st, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Saturday rejected the bail applications of all nine accused in the Adarsh housing scam arrested in March and ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Two sent to CBI custody till April 30


April 17th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) A special court here Tuesday remanded two former Maharashtra bureaucrats to CBI custody till April 30 in the Adarsh housing scam, an official said.The Central Bureau ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Bail plea of seven accused rejected (Second Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court here Wednesday rejected the bail applications of seven people arrested last month in connection with the Adarsh Housing ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Two bureaucrats remanded to CBI custody (Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) A special court Wednesday remanded two Maharashtra bureaucrats to CBI custody till April 12 in the Adarsh Housing Society scam, an official said.Former municipal commissioner Jairaj ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Two bureaucrats remanded to CBI custody


April 4th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) A special court Wednesday remanded two Maharashtra bureaucrats to CBI custody till April 12 in the Adarsh housing society scam, an official said.Former municipal commissioner Jairaj ... Read more...

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Chaudhary new Haryana chief secretary


April 3rd, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 3 (IANS) The Haryana government Tuesday appointed Pradeep Kumar Chaudhary as the state's new chief secretary, an official spokesman said here.Chaudhary replaces Urvashi Gulati, who retired March 31.The ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Two more arrested, judicial custody for seven accused (Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday arrested two senior Maharashtra bureaucrats for their alleged involvement in the Adarsh housing scam, while a special court sent ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Two detained for interrogation


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday detained two senior Maharashtra bureaucrats for questioning in the Adarsh housing society scam, an official said."(Former municipal commissioner) Jairaj ... Read more...

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Kashmir opposition slams Omar’s list of 2011 achievements


December 31st, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 31 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has said that it has made "great progress in the year 2011" in various fields like restoring peace, checking corruption, ... Read more...

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Court stays information panel’s order to RBI on RTI plea


December 9th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday stayed an order of the Central Information Commission (CIC) directing the Reserve Bank of India to provide information regarding credit ... Read more...

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Court stays information panel’s order on banks (Lead)


December 8th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday stayed a Central Information Commission (CIC) order asking the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) to give details ... Read more...

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Supreme Court stays Goa information panel order


December 8th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday stayed all proceedings arising out of a notice by the Goa information commissioner asking the governor's office to furnish all ... Read more...

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All-party meet on Kashmir report in November


October 26th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 26 (IANS) The home ministry is likely to convene an all-party meet next month to discuss the interlocutors' report over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, informed sources ... Read more...

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RTI implementation needs strengthening: Habibullah


October 19th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) National Commission for Minorities Chairperson Wajahat Habibullah Wednesday said there is a need to strengthen the process of implementation of the Right to Information ... Read more...

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Put end to drunken driving: Himachal high court


October 19th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 19 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has asked the state government to put an end to the menace of drunken driving in the state, especially on highways.A ... Read more...

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Omar meets Chidambaram on revoking AFSPA


October 11th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Ahead of the report of the central interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir, state Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday met Home Minister P. Chidambaram here ... Read more...

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