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Top cop who took on Gurgaon toll plaza transferred


September 18th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 18 (IANS) Police officer Bharti Arora, whose initiative led to the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway becoming toll free for a fortnight, was transferred ahead of a crucial hearing in the ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM headed Gilani way: Daily


September 10th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf may also be ousted like his predecessor Yousuf Raza Gilani as the government still seems unwilling to write to ... Read more...

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Tributes paid to victims of Delhi High Court blast


September 7th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Families and friends of the victims of the Sep 7, 2011, Delhi High Court blast Friday held a prayer meeting and paid tributes to those ... Read more...

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An year after HC blast, Delhi courts’ more secure: Police


September 6th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) An year after a blast outside the Delhi High Court that killed 15 people Sep 7, 2011, security in all courts in the national ... Read more...

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Etisalat says won’t participate in 2G auction


September 5th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Telecom service provider Etisalat Wednesday said it will not participate in the 2G spectrum auction in November."Following the publication by India's Ministry of Communications and ... Read more...

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Kodnani conviction shows rule of law in Gujarat: BJP


September 1st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday broke its silence on the 28-year sentence awarded to the party's Gujarat legislator Maya Kodnani, saying the conviction was ... Read more...

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No intention to tinker with judicial independence, says government


August 17th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Maintaining that judicial independence can co-exist with judicial accountability, the government Friday said it has no intention to impair the independence of judiciary through the ... Read more...

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Bengal ex-Lokayukta gets threat calls for criticising Mamata


August 17th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) After he criticised West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her "corruption in judiciary" remarks, retired Calcutta High Court judge and former Lokayukta Samaresh Banerjee ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb hits out at Mamata’s remarks


August 16th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) In a veiled attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Thursday said that instead of ... Read more...

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Mamata defends her remarks on judiciary (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) Facing criticism, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday defended her remarks on corruption in judiciary and said she was talking about reforms."My speech in ... Read more...

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Mamata defends her remarks on judiciary


August 16th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) Facing criticism, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday defended her remarks on corruption in judiciary and said she was talking about reforms."My speech ... Read more...

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Contempt plea against Mamata on judiciary remarks


August 16th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday admitted a contempt of court petition against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her remarks alleging corruption in the ... Read more...

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Respect judicial independence, Kapadia tells government (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia Wednesday cautioned the government against trampling upon the independence of the judiciary while legislating to make judges accountable."Judicial accountability should ... Read more...

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Section of judiciary corrupt, says Mamata


August 14th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said a section of the judiciary was corrupt, claiming that there were instances where court judgments have been ... Read more...

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Pakistan hurtling towards crisis, fears daily


August 10th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Pakistan faces a crisis with the political leadership and the judiciary "menacingly standing face to face like boxers in a ring" over a letter that ... Read more...

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Officials, ambulances to go free on Yamuna Expressway


August 10th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) If you feel paying Rs.510 per round trip on your car on the newly opened Yamuna Expressway is steep, then try hitch hiking with any ... Read more...

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Russian apex court rejects man’s claim to Vatican


August 9th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Supreme Court has overturned an appeal from a Russian who urged the country's judiciary to recognise his ownership of the Vatican."The court has ... Read more...

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Modi’s object lesson in political grandiosity (Comment)


July 31st, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
In saying that he should be hanged publicly if he is found guilty of complicity in the 2002 Gujarat riots, Chief Minister Narendra Modi has yet again provided an object ... Read more...

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Life tough for Pakistan’s future women judges: Daily


July 30th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) A Pakistani daily welcomed the government's decision to appoint women to the judiciary, but cautioned that "future women justices are going to find life on the ... Read more...

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Modi’s ‘hang me’ remark reprehensible, says Congress (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Congress ministers Thursday slammed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his remark "Hang me if I am guilty" with reference to the 2002 riots ... Read more...

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Modi’s ‘hang me’ remark reprehensible, says minister


July 26th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Congress ministers Thursday slammed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his remark "Hang me if I am guilty" with reference to the 2002 riots ... Read more...

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Bitter row over humble samosa in Pakistan


July 26th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 26 (IANS) Pakistanis will have to shell out more for samosas following a Supreme Court ruling, a move that has left a leading Pakistani daily wondering whether it ... Read more...

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Errant judges may not be able to abort impeachment: Rajya Sabha MP’s bill


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Judges of the higher judiciary under cloud for professional misconduct may not be able to frustrate impeachment proceedings against them simply by resigning, if a ... Read more...

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Violence rising against women for using right to choose partner


July 20th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Incidents of violence against women for love marriages or entering into relationships are increasing in the country, a feminist legal group said Friday.Advocating the women's ... Read more...

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‘Enforcement of laws on women hit by lack of funds’


July 12th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Enforcement of women-friendly laws suffers from lack of funds and training among the implementation agency personnel, activists said here Thursday."Even though there are laws to ... Read more...

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Egyptian parliament meets despite court ruling


July 11th, 2012 - 4:19 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The lower house of the Egyptian parliament reconvened Tuesday despite the Constitutional Court's decision to dissolve it.The lawmakers met after newly elected President Mohamed ... Read more...

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Gilani says he quit respecting judiciary


July 1st, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 1 (IANS) Pakistan's former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said he stepped down from the post because he respected the judiciary and is the only premier ... Read more...

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Khurshid favours abolition of death penalty


June 27th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday said that though there was no collective view of the government on the issue, he personally was ... Read more...

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Karnataka minister quits over land row, CM rejects (Lead)


June 23rd, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 23 (IANS) Karnataka Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Suresh Kumar Saturday resigned following a controversy over allotment of a housing site in the city in alleged violation ... Read more...

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Gilani’s disqualification a victory of law: Imran Khan (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
Imslamabad, June 21 (IANS) The disqualification of Yousuf Raza Gilani as Pakistan's prime minister by the supreme court was a victory for the constitution, cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Strict action ordered against Pakistani chief justice’s son, realtor


June 15th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 15 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court has ordered strict action in a bribery case involving Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudry's son and a real estate tycoon.Wrapping up the case, ... Read more...

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Allegations against Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry aimed to paralyse judiciary: Imran (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said the allegations being levelled against Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry are actually meant to paralyse the superior judiciary, Daily ... Read more...

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Allegations against CJI aimed to paralyse judiciary: Imran


June 14th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said the allegations being levelled against Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry are actually meant to paralyse the superior judiciary, Daily ... Read more...

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Consensus with India on resolving pending issues: Gilani


June 14th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said there is consensus with India over finding out solutions to all pending issues.Gilani said Wednesday that there ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily lauds chief justice for not sparing son


June 8th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 8 (IANS) The superior judiciary in Pakistan has "really come into its own", a Pakistani daily said Friday over Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry's suo motu notice ... Read more...

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