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Karnataka walks out of PM’s meeting on Cauvery waters


September 19th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, Sep 19 (IANS) Karnataka Wednesday walked out of a meeting where Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asked the state to release 9,000 cusecs of Cauvery water daily till Oct ... Read more...

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Fresh case against Abhishek Verma under secrecy act


August 29th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) registered a fresh case against arms dealer Abhishek Verma. Some unidentified defence ministry officials too have been charged under ... Read more...

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PM gets till Sep 18 to write letter against Zardari (Third Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) He could have been on his way out but Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf was Monday given a three-week reprieve by the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Pakistan SC orders PM to appear again Sep 18 (Second Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday ordered Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, facing a show-cause notice for failing to implement a Supreme Court order, to appear before ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM faces SC, seeks time to write Swiss letter (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Facing a show-cause notice for failing to implement a Supreme Court order, Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Monday sought more time to write to ... 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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Cops to probe corruption charges against Maharashtra minister


July 13th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil Friday assured a police inquiry against his cabinet colleague, Water Resources Minister Sunil Tatkare and his family members for alleged ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily criticises new contempt law


July 11th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) Pakistan's new contempt law "for all practical purposes provides immunity to top holders to flout court orders", said a daily, calling it a bid to ... Read more...

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Sangma to decide Thursday on petition against Mukherjee


July 5th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Opposition presidential candidate P.A. Sangma said Thursday that a final decision on filing a formal complaint against the approval of Pranab Mukherjee's nomination would ... Read more...

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Colonialism’s shadow lingers over Goa village (Letter from Goa)


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mayem (Goa), June 22 (IANS) Even 50 years after liberation from Portuguese rule, the shadow of colonialism still looms over this little village in Goa about 30 km from state ... Read more...

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SC rejects plea, Talwars vow to nail Aarushi killers (Second Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday ruled that Rajesh and Nupur Talwar would have to face trial in the twin murders of their daughter Aarushi and domestic ... Read more...

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SC rejects plea, Talwars vow to nail Aarushi killers (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday ruled that Rajesh and Nupur Talwar would have to face trial in the twin murders of their daughter Aarushi and domestic ... Read more...

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CPI-M pulls up leader for murder claims


May 27th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 27 (IANS) The CPI-M Sunday pulled up a Kerala state leader for claiming that his party had physically annihilated foes.Communist Party of India-Marxist state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan said ... Read more...

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Kerala fishermen’s relatives feel cheated


April 20th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 20 (IANS) Relatives of the two Indian fishermen shot dead by Italian marines in February and Kerala's fishing community Friday assailed the central government for letting them down, ... Read more...

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Ramdev may appeal against apex court


February 26th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 26 (IANS) Baba Ramdev is considering an appeal against the Supreme Court judgement that blamed him too for the violent crackdown on his supporters in Delhi's Ramlila ground ... Read more...

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Saif Ali Khan arrested, released on bail (Third Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan was arrested Wednesday evening for assaulting an NRI businessman and later released on bail, an official saidSaif was arrested after he ... Read more...

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By-election schedule leads to uncertainty over Andhra budget


February 17th, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 17 (IANS) With the Election Commission announcing the schedule for by-elections to seven Andhra Pradesh assembly seats, the state government is consulting legal experts on whether it ... Read more...

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N-deal: India to provide US firms level playing field


February 7th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Underlining its commitment to implementing their landmark nuclear deal, India has assured "a level playing field to US companies" and said it was prepared to ... Read more...

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Telecom firms readying for legal battle


February 5th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) A battery of legal luminaries has been hired by affected telecom firms, many of whom have tied up with international giants, to chart the next ... Read more...

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2G: Jayalalithaa welcomes apex court ruling


February 2nd, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 2 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday welcomed the apex court decision on the 2G case and said she would wait for the decision of ... Read more...

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Enforce law, don’t gag social networking sites: Experts


December 12th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal has clarified that the government did not intend to either interfere or restrict social networking sites but the furore over his ... Read more...

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Experts demand rules for stake dilution in insurance firms


December 5th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 5 (IANS) The government should come out with rules such as setting a time frame for dilution of excess stake held by promoters of life insurance companies as ... Read more...

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Chandrababu mulls appeal against order on CBI probe


November 16th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 16 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N. Chandrababu Naidu Wednesday discussed with party leaders a high court order directing the CBI ... Read more...

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Court should have issued notice before ordering probe: Naidu


November 14th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu Monday said the high court order of a probe into his assets without issuing a notice to him ... Read more...

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Indian democracy in peril as Kani denied bail: Karunanidhi


November 10th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 10 (IANS) DMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi Thursday said justice is being delayed to his daughter Kanimozhi by not letting her out on ... Read more...

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CPI-M to appeal sentencing of leader for contempt


November 10th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 10 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist's (CPI-M) Kerala unit Thursday decided to go in appeal in the apex court after its leader M.V. Jayarajan was Tuesday sentenced ... Read more...

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Hegde defends mining report; Karnataka seeks clarifications


October 14th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 14 (IANS) Former Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde Friday accused the Karnataka government of raising "frivolous" questions over his illegal mining report as a "ruse" to reject it. But ... Read more...

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Split verdict in Gujarat Lokayukta appointment case


October 11th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) In a setback to the Narendra Modi government, a two-judge bench of the Gujarat High Court Monday delivered a split verdict on the government's ... Read more...

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Pakistani who helped CIA track down Osama faces treason charges


October 7th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) A Pakistani panel, investigating the US raid to kill Osama bin Laden in Abbotabad May 2, Thursday suggested registration of treason charges against a doctor who ... Read more...

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Pakistani court asks parties to expel criminals


October 6th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Thursday asked all political parties to expel criminals from their ranks in a verdict over the lawlessness in the port city of Karachi, ... Read more...

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Can’t arrest man who ‘duped’ NRI woman, say police


September 17th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Ghaziabad police Saturday said it could not arrest a businessman accused by an NRI woman of abandoning her after marriage as he had already moved court ... Read more...

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Gujarat Lokayukta: Subversion of constitution or sticking to rules?


September 6th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 6 (IANS) The appointment by Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal of a Lokayukta or an ombudsman bypassing the state government has whipped up a political storm in the ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh mulls legislation for time-bound public work


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 2 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government has been working on a Lok Seva Guarantee Act to ensure that basic public work and applications are disposed ... Read more...

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Over 2.8 crore unique identity numbers issued


August 24th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Over 2.8 crore Aadhaars -- unique identity numbers (UID) -- have so far been issued across the country with Andra Pradesh leading the project having ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa meets advisors after Lokayukta report


July 27th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 27 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa went into a huddle with legal experts and ministerial and party colleagues here Wednesday, minutes after Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde ... Read more...

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