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Andhra minister denies role in cash-for-bail scam


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 2 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Law Minister Erasu Prathap Reddy Saturday denied any role in the cash-for-bail scam which has rocked the judiciary.The minister rubbished allegations that he facilitated ... Read more...

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Protect human rights: Chinese leader tells police


May 28th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 28 (IANS) A top leader of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has urged the police and the judiciary to protect human rights while fighting crime in China.Zhou ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa calls CBI raids ‘painful’


May 16th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Wednesday called the CBI raids at his residences a painful day in his political life."Today (Wednesday) is one of ... Read more...

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Not enough evidence to arrest Hafiz Saeed, says Gilani (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) There is insufficient evidence to arrest Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, says Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani. He also believes that Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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Insufficient evidence to arrest Hafiz Saeed: Gilani


May 13th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said there is insufficient evidence to arrest Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, a media report said."If you ... Read more...

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Crusader against trafficking gets ‘Man of the Year Award’


May 12th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) The menace of human trafficking remains a major problem in India despite many policies and laws being in place, said Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan at ... Read more...

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Media needs to be regulated, say senior journalists


May 10th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The media needs regulation, several senior journalists said here Thursday, adding that its proliferation has lowered standards, with news being served instantly."The media needs regulation ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM faces possibility of disqualification: court


May 9th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 8 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani faces the possibility of being disqualified as a member of parliament for five years following his conviction of contempt ... Read more...

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Vodafone plea denied as Mukherjee says ‘India no tax haven’


May 8th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
N0ew Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday declined to roll-back a change in the Income Tax Act with retrospective effect to tax foreign firms for capital ... Read more...

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Pakistan apex court chief justice to be honoured


April 29th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry will receive the prestigious International Jurists Award 2012 at a ceremony in London next month.Chaudhry is being ... Read more...

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Gilani convicted: Imran Khan plans `tsunami march’


April 27th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Opposition leader Imran Khan is contemplating a "tsunami march" if the Supreme Court's decisions are "not respected" following the conviction of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza ... Read more...

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Gilani’s contempt brings judiciary to ridicule: Supreme Court


April 26th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) The contempt of court by Yousuf Raza Gilani "tends to bring this court and the judiciary of this country into ridicule", said the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Twitter abuzz over Gilani’s conviction


April 26th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) Microblogging site Twitter was abuzz soon after Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was convicted Thursday by the Supreme Court. A tweet said: "We need ... Read more...

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Let taxpayers fund political parties with democracy cess: CII


April 17th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has proposed imposition of a "democracy cess", according to which individuals and corporates can give 0.2 percent of their ... Read more...

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‘Subhash Ghai a liability by name, not an asset’


April 11th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Subhash Ghai's film institute is in trouble after a Supreme Court judgement asking him return the land and the filmmaker Wednesday urged everyone to protect its ... Read more...

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Chinese daily calls for sustained anti-graft efforts


April 11th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) An opinion piece in the People's Daily Wednesday called for confidence in China's fight against corruption despite the fact that it is a "long-term, complex and ... Read more...

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Dynastic politics a tragedy, says Pakistani daily


April 5th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 5 (IANS) Describing dynastic politics as a tragedy, a Pakistani daily has criticised President Asif Ali Zardari's son Bilawal for not showing any independence and thinking "along ... Read more...

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Whole package for Doha round will not be passed: WTO chief


March 19th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, March 19 (IANS) World Trade Organisation Director-General Pascal Lamy Monday said the agreements for the Doha round of trade talks will not be passed as the whole package envisaged ... Read more...

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Funds for computerising courts doubled


March 16th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The budgetary allocation for computerization of district and subordinate courts, burdened with over two crore cases, was Friday doubled from Rs.105 crore in 2011-12 ... Read more...

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Subhash Ghai gets relief in Haryana land case


March 16th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Subhash Ghai has got a breather in the Haryana land case after a court dismissed a public suit filed by people of Badhsa ... Read more...

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Iran overturns death sentence for CIA ’spy’


March 6th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 5 (IANS) The Iranian Supreme Court has overturned the death penalty given to an Iranian-American CIA "spy" by a lower court, an official said Monday."The case of the ... Read more...

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Family of killed fisherman refuses to meet Italian minister


March 4th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), March 4 (IANS) The family of Gelastine, one of two Indian fishermen shot dead by Italian marines aboard the Enrica Lexie, Sunday said that it was not interested ... Read more...

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Team Anna questions Delhi Police’s independence


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Team Anna Thursday questioned the independence of the Delhi Police, asking whether its chief took an independent decision on the midnight swoop on Baba ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily intrigued at Gen. Singh moving court


February 13th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) It's intriguing to find the serving Indian Army chief going all the way to the court when "all he wanted was a one-year extension of his ... Read more...

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Iraqi envoy meets UAE attorney general


February 7th, 2012 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 7 (IANS/WAM) Iraqi ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Arshad Ismail Al-Musalli visited the UAE Attorney General Counsellor Salem Saeed Kubaish at his office Monday.Kubaish lauded ... Read more...

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BJP should apologise for attacking judiciary: Congress


February 6th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Describing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as "most irresponsible", the Congress Monday said it should apologise for criticising the court after the recent judgment ... Read more...

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PM Gilani has committed contempt, rules court (Third Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 3 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court Thursday ruled that Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani had committed contempt by not initiating action against President Asif Ali Zardari for ... Read more...

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Gilani has committed contempt, rules court (Second Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court Thursday ruled that Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani had committed contempt by not initiating action against President Asif Ali Zardari for ... Read more...

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Early poll in Pakistan desirable, says daily


January 31st, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) An early poll would be desirable in Pakistan as it would end the "sense of frustration" that people are feeling, said a daily while calling ... Read more...

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Court slaps Rs.20,000 fine on NRI


January 29th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Abusing the process of law by questioning investigating agencies and maligning the judiciary has cost a non-resident Indian (NRI) Rs.20,000.The Delhi High Court order came ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s dynamic instability: Road to real democracy? (Comment)


January 29th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pakistan is again going through a crisis. But this time for optimists like me the instability is dynamic. It is dynamic because this kind of struggle between a civilian government ... Read more...

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‘IOA unaware of Ethics Commission showcause notice’


January 24th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) acting president Vijay Kumar Malhotra Tuesday rubbished allegations made by senior member and eminent lawyer R.K.Anand that the former was aware ... Read more...

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Iran shutting down shops selling Barbies?


January 22nd, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Toy shops in Iran are being closed down for selling Barbie dolls, as the leggy plastic toys have been deemed immoral for their revealing outfits, The ... Read more...

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Dictators not coming back: Gilani


January 20th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 20 (IANS) In an oblique reference to the country's past military rulers, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Friday said "dictators" who boasted of curbing corruption while ... Read more...

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No breakdown between army, government: Rehman Malik


January 13th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik Friday said the army and the government were united and "no breakdown has taken place between the two institutions".Pakistan politics ... Read more...

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