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Government doesn’t protect whistleblowers: Activists


September 19th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) On Sep 2, Nandi Singh, 40, was hacked to death in a remote village in Assam. His crime: he blew the whistle on misappropriation in ... Read more...

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Release cartoonist Trivedi or face protest: Kejriwal


September 11th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) India Against Corruption (IAC) member Arvind Kejriwal Tuesday threatened to sit on a protest outside the prison where cartoonist Aseem Trivedi has been jailed if ... Read more...

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Cartoonist sent to judicial custody, government faces flak on issue (Roundup)


September 10th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Barely a day in police custody for questioning after his arrest on sedition charges, cartoonist Aseem Trivedi was Monday sent to judicial custody as ... Read more...

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Cartoonist Trivedi’s questioning cut short, sent to judicial custody (Second Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Barely a day after cartoonist Aseem Trivedi was sent to seven days police custody after being arrested on sedition charges, investigators cut short his questioning ... Read more...

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(HOLD) Delay in appeal outcome no ground for exoneration in murder: SC


September 8th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) A person who has been acquitted of murder by a trial court cannot challenge the reversal of this by the high court on the ground ... Read more...

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Manu Sharma moves court for three weeks’ furlough


September 7th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Manu Sharma, serving a life term for killing model Jessica Lall, Friday moved the Delhi High Court for three weeks furlough.Hearing the plea, Justice V. ... Read more...

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Pakistan to release Sarabjit Singh soon, says lawyer


September 7th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national on death row, is all set to be released by the Pakistani government, his lawyer Awais Sheikh says.Sheikh has said ... Read more...

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Adopted son sentenced to death for murdering parents, wife


September 4th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) A court here sentenced to death a 28-year-old man who murdered his parents, who had adopted him, and his pregnant wife in 2008, terming him ... Read more...

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Ben Ali’s former advisor held in Tunis


September 4th, 2012 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, Sep 4 (IANS) A former advisor and personal secretary of toppled Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was arrested Monday in Tunis, a media report said.According to Shems ... Read more...

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Gujarat riot victims hail life terms for accused


August 31st, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Survivors and kin of victims have hailed the life imprisonment awarded to those convicted for their involvement in the 2002 post-Godhra Naroda Patiya riots and ... Read more...

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Arun Gawli, 11 others get life for corporator’s murder (Intro Roundup)


August 31st, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) A special court Friday sentenced mafia don-turned politician Arun Gawli and his 11 associates to life imprisonment for the murder of Shiv Sena corporator Kamlakar Jamsandekar ... Read more...

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Arun Gawli, 11 others get life for corporator’s murder (Roundup)


August 31st, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) A special court Friday sentenced mafia don-turned politician Arun Gawli and his 10 associates to life imprisonment for the murder of Shiv Sena corporator Kamlakar Jamsandekar ... Read more...

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BJP legislator, 31 others get life terms for Naroda Patiya carnage (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 31 (IANS) A special Gujarat court Friday sentenced Bharatiya Janata Party legislator and former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani to 28 years in jail for her involvement in ... Read more...

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BJP lawmaker, 31 others get life terms for Naroda Patiya killings


August 31st, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 31 (IANS) A special Gujarat court Friday sentenced Bharatiya Janata Party legislator and former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani to 28 years in jail for her involvement in ... Read more...

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Arun Gawli, 11 others get life for corporator’s murder (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) A special Mumbai court Friday sentenced mafia don-turned-politician Arun Gawli and 11 of his associates to life imprisonment in the 2007 murder of Shiv Sena corporator ... Read more...

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Two President’s Bodyguards get life term for rape


August 24th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Two armymen, members of the President's Bodyguards, were Thursday sentenced to life term for gangraping a college girl here in 2003 by the Delhi High ... Read more...

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Accused should not gain from police lapses: SC


August 18th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) An accused facing trial should not be allowed to take advantage of slipshod investigation by police, the Supreme Court has said, cautioning judges against acquitting ... Read more...

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Julian Assange’s mom in Ecuador to seek son’s asylum


July 29th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's mother has arrived in Quito to urge Ecuadorian authorities to grant her son political asylum, CNN reported Sunday."Surely, the president (Rafael ... Read more...

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Western intelligence shaken by Canada spy leaks


July 26th, 2012 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A vast amount of classified information allegedly leaked to Russia by a Canadian naval intelligence officer has seriously compromised the spy agencies of major English-speaking ... Read more...

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Fake interpreter turns up at Indian woman’s murder trial


July 21st, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) The trial of a 37-year-old Punjabi woman, accused of killing her mother-in-law with a rolling pin, was stopped by the judge after the interpreter confessed half ... Read more...

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Tunisian military court sentences Ben Ali in absentia


July 19th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, July 19 (IANS) A Tunisian military court has sentenced former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali to a second life term in absentia for complicity in the killing of ... Read more...

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Man gets life for killing professor


July 19th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Four years after he robbed and killed an elderly professor, Mukesh Kumar has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a Delhi court.Additional Sessions Judge Narinder ... Read more...

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Surjeet Singh gets Rs.5 lakh from Punjab government


July 19th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 19 (IANS) Having spent over 30 years of his life in Pakistani jails on spying charges, Punjab resident Surjeet Singh was Thursday given financial assistance of ... Read more...

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Man sentenced to life for killing sister-in-law


July 18th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) A Delhi court has ruled while awarding life imprisonment to a man for killing his newly-wed sister-in-law that stringent punishment must be given to those ... Read more...

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Don Bosco warden arrested in Bengal on charges of sodomy


July 16th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) A hostel superintendent was arrested Monday for allegedly sexually assaulting a class V student of Don Bosco School at Sagardighi in West Bengal's Murshidabad district, police ... Read more...

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SC upholds life for former MP Anand Mohan (Second Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rejected the appeal of former Lok Sabha member Anand Mohan who had challenged his conviction and life imprisonment in the murder ... Read more...

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SC upholds life for former MP Anand Mohan (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rejected the appeal of former Lok Sabha member Anand Mohan who was convicted and awarded life sentence in the murder of ... Read more...

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Apex court upholds life for former MP Anand Mohan


July 10th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rejected the appeal of former Lok Sabha member Anand Mohan who was convicted and awarded life sentence in the murder of ... Read more...

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Best Bakery killings: Four get life term, five acquitted


July 9th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Monday sentenced four people to life imprisonment while acquitting another five in the 2002 Best Bakery carnage in which 14 people were ... Read more...

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Jailed Bihar politician to be awarded Ph.D


July 7th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 7 (IANS) Another jailed Bihar politician Vijay Kumar Shukla alias Munna Shukla, sentenced to life imprisonment for killing a minister, is set to be awarded a PhD. for ... Read more...

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Hong Kong seizes $98 million cocaine


July 7th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, July 7 (IANS) At least three people have been arrested after custom officials in Hong Kong seized city's biggest drug haul of about 650 kg, having an estimated ... Read more...

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Six cops get life term for custodial deaths in Maharashtra


July 6th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) A court in Maharashtra Friday sentenced to life imprisonment six policemen involved in two separate custodial death cases in Yavatmal district, an official said.In a case ... Read more...

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Chinese police bust drug ring


June 28th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 28 (IANS) Chinese police have busted a drug trafficking ring and seized over 18 kg of heroin, authorities said Thursday.Six members of the gang were arrested in Guangxi ... Read more...

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Surjeet Singh confesses being a spy


June 28th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) Minutes after stepping on home soil after spending over 30 years in Pakistani jails, Surjeet Singh admitted that he was a Indian spy sent to ... Read more...

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Pakistan does volte-face, says Surjeet Singh, not Sarabjit, to be released (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Pakistan did a volte-face Tuesday night and said that instead of releasing Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was sentenced to death for spying, another Indian ... Read more...

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