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Delhi High Court refused to meddle in Kachchativu (Comment)


September 18th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
A long time ago, I had moved the Delhi High Court challenging the Indian government's decision to give away the Kachchativu island to Sri Lanka.When the transfer happened, in 1974, I ... Read more...

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Mudslinging over Madurai ‘mutt’ appointment


May 14th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Madurai, May 14 (IANS) The war of words between controversial Karnataka-based spiritual leader Nithyananda and those opposing his anointment as the 293rd pontiff of the over 1500-year-old Madurai Aadheenam Mutt ... Read more...

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‘Clarify on withdrawal of case against Sheila Dikshit’


March 29th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday asked the locus standi -- the right to address the court on a matter before it -- of Delhi Police ... Read more...

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Mercy plea: SC poser on right of crime’s victim


March 28th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the government if the victim of a crime could join the proceedings if a matter relating to mercy petition of ... Read more...

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Court to hear plea against Dikshit March 29


March 6th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) A Delhi court would March 29 consider an application opposing a police plea to withdraw a case against Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit over an ... Read more...

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Warner accuses Caribbean officials of caving in to FIFA


December 24th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Dec 24 (IANS/CMC) Former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner has accused Caribbean officials of undoing more than three decades of their struggle for respect by caving in to certain ... Read more...

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Bengal agreeable to court’s proposal on Singur compensation


September 15th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) The West Bengal government Thursday reacted positively to the Calcutta High Court's proposal of determining the guidelines for compensation to be given to automobile giant Tata ... Read more...

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Supreme Court declines plea against Sibal (Lead)


July 11th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to entertain a plea seeking investigation against union Communications Minister Kapil Sibal for allegedly favouring a telecom operator by slashing ... Read more...

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Apex court declines plea against Sibal


July 11th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to entertain a plea seeking investigation against union Communications Minister Kapil Sibal for allegedly favouring a telecom operator by slashing ... Read more...

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India rejects OIC resolution on Kashmir


July 1st, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) India Friday rejected a resolution by the newly-renamed Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Kashmir, stating that it has no "locus standi" on internal affairs ... Read more...

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The Hazare movement: Making India a true beacon of democracy (Comment)


April 8th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
As Indians rise in protest and rally around Anna Hazare's crusade against corruption, the corrupt and the opportunist are looking for cover. The swelling resolve to birth a movement that would ... Read more...

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Vice chancellor issue rocks Jammu and Kashmir assembly


March 15th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 15 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir assembly Tuesday witnessed heated exchanges between the chief minister's adviser and members of the opposition over the appointment of the vice chancellor ... Read more...

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Court allows closure of Bofors case, relief for Quattrocchi (Second Lead)


March 4th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday closed the Rs.640 million kickbacks case related to the 1986 Bofors gun deal on a plea by the CBI, dropping criminal ... Read more...

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Political parties hail SC verdict in Ramajanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit


September 28th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.28 (ANI): The Supreme Court's rejection of the plea seeking deferment of the Allahbad Court's verdict in the six-decade-old Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid land title ownership row was hailed by all ... Read more...

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Apex court made appropriate decision on Ayodhya: RSS


September 28th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court order dismissing a petition to defer the Ayodhya verdict, and said that the apex court had made ... Read more...

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India asks Pakistan to end illegal occupation of Kashmir


September 23rd, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) With Pakistan trying to rake up the Kashmir issue at the United Nations General Assembly, India has asserted that Islamabad is in illegal possession of certain parts ... Read more...

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Cricket board secretary faces court query on dual role (Lead)


September 16th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday suggested to Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary N. Srinivasan to either contest election for the post of the cricket ... Read more...

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Apex court pulls up cricket board


September 15th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday pulled up the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for claiming that its decision of not acting on a complaint by ... Read more...

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Muthiah can raise cricket board’s issue, apex court told


September 9th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court was Thursday told that former Board of Control for Cricket in India president A.C. Muthiah under the cricket body's rules was its administrator and ... Read more...

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Omar, Farooq differ on Geelani’s importance


September 6th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 6 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday admitted that hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani was a "factor" in Kashmir, unlike his father Farooq Abdullah who had ... Read more...

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Polls in West Bengal on due date only: CEC


August 20th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 20 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi Friday said the assembly elections in West Bengal will be held at their due time only and not be advanced. "There is no ... Read more...

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Supreme Court notice to cricket board on IPL franchise


August 10th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notice to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on its former president A.C. Muthiah's plea related to award of ... Read more...

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FIH rejects ministry’s contention, backs Hockey India


August 9th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Leandro Negre told the sports ministry Monday that it only recognises Hockey India (HI) as the sole body to run the sport ... Read more...

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Plea to release Rajiv Gandhi’s assassin dismissed


July 28th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court has dismissed a suit seeking the release of Nalini Sriharan, her husband Murugan and five others awarded death or life sentences in the Rajiv ... Read more...

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Jat leaders protest against government stand on Khap traditions


July 27th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): Elderly members of the Khap launched a mass agitation here on Monday against the central government's decision to enact a law to ban their council's community-related norms ... Read more...

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BJP seeks Congress apology for Anderson safe passage


June 19th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Alleging that the Rajiv Gandhi government was "party" to the safe passage given to then Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson after the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, ... Read more...

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‘No locus standi’ on Anderson’s release: Arjun Singh


June 19th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Breaking his silence, former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Arjun Singh has said he has "no locus standi" on the issue of then Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson ... Read more...

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Plea admitted against Uttar Pradesh sugar mills’ privatisation (Lead)


May 28th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday admitted a petition challenging the Uttar Pradesh government's decision to privatise 11 state-run sugar mills by off-loading its entire stake in them. A vacation ... Read more...

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Supreme Court rejects petition to withhold IIT-JEE result (Lead)


May 25th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rejected a petition seeking to restrain the government from declaring the result of the IIT Joint Entrance Examination 2010 Wednesday. The court dismissed the ... Read more...

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Can’t direct probe against politicians: Supreme Court


March 25th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Refusing to order an investigation against Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling in an alleged disproportionate assets case, the Supreme Court Thursday said it cannot direct probe ... Read more...

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Modi may not depose before SIT Sunday


March 20th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 20 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is not likely to depose before the Special Investigation Team (SIT) Sunday on accusations made by Zakia Jaffri, widow of former Congress ... Read more...

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Plea for acceptance of Andhra legislators’ resignation dismissed


February 1st, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a lawsuit seeking its direction to Andhra Pradesh assembly speaker to accept the en masse resignations of 139 legislators on the ... Read more...

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Congress’ Bihar list did not mention castes: Tytler


January 15th, 2010 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Patna, Jan 14 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Jagdish Tytler has rejected allegations that the official list of Bihar Congress office-bearers released in Patna on Jan 5 also mentioned castes of ... Read more...

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Plea against land takeover for Nano car plant dismissed


December 14th, 2009 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a lawsuit challenging the acquisition of 110 acres of land for setting up a plant for Tata's Nano car near Ahmedabad in ... Read more...

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US official pacifies ‘outraged’ India over Obama-Hu joint statement


November 19th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov. 19 (ANI): A senior Obama administration official has sought to assuage angered feelings in India over the presidents of the United States and China using the forum of a ... Read more...

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