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Bhupathi-AITA trade charges against each other (Roundup)


September 18th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Star tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi and the All India Tennis Association (AITA) Tuesday traded charges, with the player threatening to take legal action against the ... Read more...

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AITA reacts strongly to Bhupathi’s charges


September 18th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Tuesday hit back strongly against the charges levelled at it by tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi saying the player was ... Read more...

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For Kasab, it’s now a question of when


August 30th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) With the Supreme Court upholding the death sentence for Pakistani terrorist Kasab, lawyers say he is now left with little legal recourse.Top lawyers opine ... Read more...

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CPI-M legislator remanded in custody in murder case (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur/Kochi, Aug 13 (IANS) CPI-M legislator T.V.Rajesh, an accused in the murder of a Muslim League activist, was Monday remanded in judicial custody till Aug 27 after the Kerala High ... Read more...

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Sacked army officer to challenge chief’s decision


May 29th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The Indian Army's former Military Secretary, Lt. Gen. Avadesh Prakash, whose dismissal from service by a court martial in a land scam was confirmed by ... Read more...

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4 Left legislators willing to cross over: Kerala UDF leader


April 23rd, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 23 (IANS) Kerala government chief whip and veteran United Democratic Front (UDF) legislator P.C.George Monday alleged that four legislators from the CPI-M-led opposition are ready to cross over ... Read more...

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I am ready for an inquiry, says Madhavan Nair


March 2nd, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 2 (IANS) Former ISRO chairman G. Madhavan Nair reiterated Friday that he had done no wrong in the controversial Antrix deal and was ready to face an ... Read more...

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Terminated Kochi Tuskers seek Kerala chief minister’s help


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 2 (IANS) The owners of Kochi Tuskers, the terminated Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise, have sought help from Kerala chief Minister Oommen Chandy to revive the state's Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Writers flay Rushdie fiasco


January 24th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Expressing unhappiness over Salman Rushdie's thwarted address via video link at the Jaipur Literature Festival, several writers Tuesday said it was a "sad day ... Read more...

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Kerala parents want semen of their deceased son


December 30th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 30 (IANS) In what is believed to be a rarest of rare case, an aged couple in Kerala has now sought legal recourse to secure possession of their ... Read more...

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NRI children case: India in touch with Norway


December 24th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The Indian government Saturday said it has been in touch with Norway over the surprise step by a Norwegian child centre to take away infant ... Read more...

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Airtel, Idea, Vodafone asked to stop 3G roaming service


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The department of telecom (DOT) Friday asked three operators -- Airtel, Ideal Cellular and Vodafone -- to terminate their 3G roaming agreements by Saturday.The service ... Read more...

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Surprised by cognizance in 2G case: Essar


December 21st, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Essar Group Wednesday expressed surprise that the special court hearing the second generation (2G) spectrum allocation case has taken cognizance of charges framed against ... Read more...

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Sabarimala priest’s grandson to take temple body to court


December 15th, 2011 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
Sabarimala, Dec 15 (IANS) Rahul Eashwar, grandson of Sabarimala temple thanthri or head priest, Wednesday said that he will seek legal recourse after his grandfather was allegedly abused by the ... Read more...

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Supreme Court asks for mercy plea details


November 15th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the government to furnish details of all mercy petitions of death row convicts pending before the president and state ... Read more...

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West Bengal woos start-ups with simpler procedures


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 23 (IANS) Start-up companies will now find it easier to set shop in West Bengal as the state government plans to almost halve the number of forms ... Read more...

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Gujarat government charges IPS officer (Lead)


August 13th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 13 (IANS) The Gujarat government Saturday served a chargesheet on senior police officer Rahul Sharma for deposing in courts and commissions in the 2002 riots case without ... Read more...

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Bail denied to Sun TV executive


July 8th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 8 (IANS) A court here Friday dismissed the bail application of W. Hans Raj Saxena, chief operating officer (COO) of Sun Pictures, a division of listed Sun TV ... Read more...

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Sun TV official sent to two-day police custody


July 5th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) A Chennai court here Tuesday remanded Sun TV Network official Hans Raj Saxena to two days in police custody.Saxena was arrested by city police Sunday on ... Read more...

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Spare the gods, people tell Yeddyurappa, Kumaraswamy (Letter from Bangalore)


June 21st, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 21 (IANS) From outright ridicule to pleas to spare the gods, people are reacting in various ways to Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's challenge to his predecessor ... Read more...

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Jairam Ramesh denies clearance for Kochi cricket stadium


June 13th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 13 (IANS) Cricket buffs in Kerala got a rude shock Monday when union Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh ruled out clearance for the proposed Kochi cricket stadium.Addressing ... Read more...

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Hasan Ali challenges custody in Supreme Court


March 31st, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Hasan Ali, the country's top-most tax evader under investigation for stashing away huge amounts of money abroad, Thursday challenged in the Supreme Court his "illegal" ... Read more...

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Justice often remains a theoretical concept for poorer section of society: Pratibha Patil


February 6th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur, Feb 6 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Sunday said that justice is often inaccessible to poorer section of the society due to high fees of courts and lawyers.President Patil ... Read more...

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RSS denies Godse was its member, rebuts Congress claim


December 30th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has come out strongly against being linked to Mahatma Gandhi's assassination in the commemorative volume the Congress has brought out to ... Read more...

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Reports of UK discriminating against Pakistanis “completely false”: Adam Thomson


November 6th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 6 (ANI): British High Commissioner to Pakistan- Adam Thomson- has denied any discriminatory treatment being meted out to Pakistanis visiting or residing in the United Kingdom."Several Pakistani media outlets ... Read more...

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Act against Roy, Geelani, demands Kashmiri Pandit group


October 26th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) An organisation of displaced Kashmiri Pandits Tuesday demanded action against writer-activist Arundhati Roy and separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani for their remarks on Kashmir."We are warning the ... Read more...

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Malayalam film director says awards rigged, mulls legal action


September 21st, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) Malayalam children's film director Majid Gulistan is seeking legal recourse for his film being allegedly ignored, first at the state level awards and then at last week's ... Read more...

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Rosaiah appeals for calm after Ayodhya verdict


September 18th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah Saturday sought public cooperation in maintaining peace and communal harmony after an Uttar Pradesh court delivers its verdict on the Ayodhya ... Read more...

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India has no quality law journal (A Legal Reporter’s Diary)


August 22nd, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Parmod Kumar New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) How come there is no quality Indian law journal like the Harvard Law Review? The reason lies in lawyers being too self-centric and contributing ... Read more...

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Decision deferred on Hyundai workers dispute


August 18th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) A decision on reinstating 35 dismissed workers of Hyundai Motor India was further postponed to Aug 26 Wednesday as one of the labour commission official did not turn ... Read more...

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Decision on Hyundai workers dispute expected this week


August 16th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) The labour department of Tamil Nadu government may decide on the reinstatement of 35 dismissed workers of Hyundai Motor India in the next few days. Both ... Read more...

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Labour unrest brewing at Hyundai Motor India


August 3rd, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) Labour trouble is rearing its head afresh at Hyundai Motor India's plant at Irrungattukottai near here even as the car maker is getting ready to celebrate production and ... Read more...

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German Archbishop admits mistakes in sex abuse scandal


July 10th, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Freiburg (Germany), July 9 (DPA) The head of the German Catholic church, Archbishop Robert Zollitsch, admitted Friday that he made mistakes in his handling of a sex abuse scandal during the 1990s, ... Read more...

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Government distances itself from controversial note on n-bill


June 19th, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The government Friday distanced itself from a note circulated at a parliamentary panel meeting on the nuclear liability bill, saying no sanction was given to the proposal ... Read more...

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Prakash Jha to sue BJP MLAs for watching pirated film


June 17th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Patna/Jaipur, June 17 (ANI): Bollywood Director Prakash Jha has said he will take legal action against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs, who watched a pirated DVD of his latest flick 'Rajneeti' ... Read more...

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