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Delhi University assures HC on biometric attendance for teachers


September 19th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Delhi University (DU) Wednesday assured the Delhi High Court that it would "expeditiously" adopt and implement the biometric attendance system for teachers to ensure punctuality.Following ... Read more...

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Police file report against Prashant Bhushan


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Delhi Police Monday filed a report in a complaint against lawyer and erstwhile Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan for an allegedly seditious speech on ... Read more...

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Court notice to Delhi University on teachers’ attendance


August 29th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the Delhi University and the University Grants Commission (UGC) on a plea for introducing biometric attendance system ... Read more...

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Indian-American on panel to make Chicago immigrant friendly


August 18th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, Aug 18 (IANS) Ami Gandhi, an Indian American public policy expert, has been named to a committee formed by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to make President Barack Obama's ... Read more...

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Mishra killing: SC reserves order on accused’s plea (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved its order on a plea by Ranjan Dwivedi, an accused in the assassination of the then railway minister L.N. Mishra ... Read more...

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Andhra to provide legal aid to IAS officers in Jagan case


July 24th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Tuesday decided to provide legal assistance to seven Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers under the scanner in YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. ... Read more...

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Congress leader for legal aid to jailed former minister


July 8th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Congress chief Botsa Satyanarayana Sunday asked the government to extend legal aid to jailed former minister Mopidevi Venkatramna in YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. ... Read more...

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Lawyers group wants probe into Maharashtra terror network


June 28th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) A lawyers collective Thursday sought a re-investigation into the involvement of locals in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks in the wake of the arrest of ... Read more...

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Can’t act against Ramdev for Chhattisgarh speech: Delhi Police


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Delhi Police Friday told a court here that it was beyond their jurisdiction to act against Baba Ramdev for allegedly delivering an objectionable speech against ... Read more...

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Islamic NGO gives scholarships to Hindu students


June 10th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) The Jamiat Ulama-i Hind Islamic trust Sunday handed out scholarships to nine Hindu school students here, an official said Sunday."In the past three years, we have ... Read more...

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Court order on plea against Kejriwal June 27 (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday reserved its order till June 27 on registering a first information report against Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly lowering ... Read more...

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Case against Ramdev: Court asks police to file reply (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A court here Tuesday asked Delhi Police to file reply in a case against yoga guru Baba Ramdev for allegedly giving an objectionable speech against ... Read more...

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Recognise transgenders as separate gender group: Experts


May 12th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The recognition of transgenders and transsexuals as a distinct gender group is crucial for their emancipation, experts said Saturday at a public tribunal here on ... Read more...

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Court seeks police reply on plea against Kejriwal


March 17th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday directed police to file a reply on a complaint against Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly lowering the reputation of ... 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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Operative parts of apex court’s 2G judgment


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The operative parts of the Supreme Court's decision Thursday in which it cancelled all 122 licences for 2G spectrum (airwaves) allocated to telecom companies in ... Read more...

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Prisoners in Wales petition for extra Sky Sports


September 28th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wales, Sept 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prisoners at a prison in south Wales have petitioned their overseers to get them more Sky Sports channels. The prisoners get a single Sky Sports channel and ... Read more...

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Court asks government for relief to blast victims (Lead)


September 14th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notices to the central and Delhi governments on a plea for giving appropriate compensation to the families of those ... Read more...

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South African public get free legal assistance


August 25th, 2011 - 9:15 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Aug 25 (IANS) People of South Africa are being provided free legal assistance at courts and legal aid centres across the country, state-run news agency BuaNews reported.The service is ... Read more...

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Bill that will allow foreign law firms through back door (Comment)


August 18th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Relatively unnoticed amid the scams and agitations haunting the government, Law Minister Salman Khurshid set a time bomb ticking. Earlier this month, exactly 50 years after the Advocates Act, a bill ... Read more...

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Health check-ups, legal aid pffered for women in Delhi


July 23rd, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Offering free health check-ups and legal counselling on issues related to domestic violence, divorce and dowry harassment, NGOs and the Delhi government organised a ... Read more...

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Sops for diaspora in Kerala budget


July 8th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 8 (IANS) The first budget presented by the Congress-led United Democratic Front has sops for the Kerala diaspora by way of a rehabilitation scheme, a legal aid cell ... Read more...

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Freedom at last - thanks to state-backed legal aid


June 29th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 29 (IANS) He was acquitted but Ravi Kumar, incarcerated in Burail jail here on charges of reckless driving, had no clue. Not till the State Legal Service Authority ... Read more...

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‘Legally literate’ Chandigarh students to help needy


May 25th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 25 (IANS) Thanks to a novel initiative, legal nitty-gritty will be taught to students in government schools and colleges in Chandigarh so that they can help the poor ... Read more...

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As battle rages over his action, Bhardwaj has quiet birthday


May 17th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 17 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Tuesday celebrated his 75th birthday without much fanfare as a battle raged on in the state and in New Delhi over ... Read more...

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MQM’s former lawmaker among five shot dead in Karachi during last 24 hours


April 30th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 30(ANI): At least five people, including a former lawmaker, were killed in suspected incidents of targeted killings during the past 24 hours in Karachi.Police said Shaikh Liaquat Ali, a former ... Read more...

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Pak Govt to provide security, legal aid to Mukhtaran Mai for case review


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 23(ANI): The Pakistan Government will provide security and legal assistance to Mukhtaran Mai, a victim of a village council-sanctioned gangrape, for managing a review of her case in the ... Read more...

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Release prisoners who have completed term: Pakistan-India panel


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) The India-Pakistan Judicial Committee on Prisoners has recommended to the two governments to immediately release prisoners who have completed jail term and whose verification has ... Read more...

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Two criminals of France claim they fathered MEP Rachida Dati’s love child


March 12th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Two murderers in France have claimed that they fathered MEP Rachida Dati's love child after a wild sex session in a locked prison room.When Dati, 45, gave birth ... Read more...

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US lawyers in Pakistan to defend Davis


March 5th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 5 (IANS) Two US lawyers Saturday arrived in Pakistan to provide legal aid to a US official facing trial for gunning down two Pakistani men, Xinhua reported.The shooting ... Read more...

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Protect police officer as Gujarat riots witness, SIT urged


February 12th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 12 (IANS) An NGO providing legal aid to victims of the 2002 riots has requested the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to protect senior police officer Rahul Sharma, a witness who ... Read more...

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Kerala budgets didn’t do justice to NRIs, says Issac (Lead)


February 10th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 10 (IANS) State Finance Minister Thomas Issac, who presented his sixth consecutive budget Thursday, opined that his budgets have not been able to do full justice to the Non-Resident Keralites."Let ... Read more...

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Mother-of-two, who spent 11-yrs in wheelchair, crowned Ms America


February 1st, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): A woman in the US, who has overcome numerous obstacles, like being wheelchair bound for 11-years, has now been crowned Ms America 2011.Tracy Broughton, 36, who has been ... Read more...

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Court refuses to take up plea on NDMC


January 19th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to entertain a petition seeking amendment to the law dealing with nomination of two members to the New Delhi Municipal Council ... Read more...

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Government launches ‘Nyay Rath’ in Jharkhand district


December 27th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar OjhaPalamu (Jharkhand), Dec.27 (ANI): To provide legal aid at the grassroots level, the government has launched a 'Nyay Rath' (Justice Van) that would visit different villages in Maoist-affected Jharkhand's ... Read more...

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