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High court annuls land acquisition for Kolkata Metro corridor


September 11th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) In a major setback for the ongoing East-West Metro railway corridor project, the Calcutta High Court has declared as "lapsed" the acquisition of land along a ... Read more...

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Enough 26/11 evidence shared with Pakistan: India


July 18th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Pakistan "must" punish perpetrators of the 26/11 attack as "enough evidence" had been shared with Islamabad, India said Wednesday, a day after a Rawalpindi court ... Read more...

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Three RJD leaders quit, likely to join JD-U


July 16th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 16 (IANS) In a major setback for Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad, three senior leaders and former Bihar ministers quit the party Monday and are likely ... Read more...

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Not aware president’s nod needed for Singur law: Narayanan


June 25th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Days after the Calcutta High Court struck down the law undoing the Singur land acquisition from Tata Group, West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Monday said ... Read more...

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Calcutta High Court strikes down Singur land act (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) In a major setback to West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government, the Calcutta High Court Friday struck down the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act, 2011, ... Read more...

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Singur act unconstitutional, rules Calcutta High Court


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) In a major setback to West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government, the Calcutta High Court division bench Friday held the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act, ... Read more...

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SC declines to stay Andhra court order against sub-quota (Third Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS) In a major setback for the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) central government, the Supreme Court Wednesday rejected, for now, its plea for a stay ... Read more...

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TRAI says no need for exit policy


April 18th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) In a major setback for telecom operators, especially those who want to shut operations in India, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Wednesday said ... Read more...

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‘Subhash Ghai a liability by name, not an asset’


April 11th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Subhash Ghai's film institute is in trouble after a Supreme Court judgement asking him return the land and the filmmaker Wednesday urged everyone to protect its ... Read more...

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Asia Cup: Eranga replaces Matthews in Sri Lanka squad


March 14th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 14 (IANS) Sri Lanka suffered a major setback Wednesday after star all-rounder Angelo Mathews Wednesday ruled out of the ongoing Asia Cup with a calf injury. He ... Read more...

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Uttarakhand battle heads for close finish between BJP, Congress (Seventh Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, March 6 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the opposition Congress were locked in a nail-biting seesaw battle as Uttarakhand Tuesday appeared poised for a hung ... Read more...

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CBI court frames charges against Lalu in fodder scam


March 1st, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 1 (IANS) A Bihar court Thursday framed charges against former chief ministers Lalu Prasad and Jagannath Mishra along with 32 other accused in the case related to fraudulent ... Read more...

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Missing nurse case: Another accused refuses to testify


January 24th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Jan 24 (IANS) In another major setback for the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), another man arrested on charges of disposing of kidnapped and murdered nurse Bhanwari Devi's body, ... Read more...

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Bhanwari case: Setback for CBI as accused refuses to testify


January 11th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Jan 11 (IANS) In a major setback for the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), a man, arrested on charges of disposing of kidnapped nurse Bhanwari Devi's body, Wednesday refused ... Read more...

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Army chief’s plea to change age rejected, to retire in May 2012 (Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) In a major setback to Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh in his quest to have official records change his year of birth from 1950 ... Read more...

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Defence ministry rejects army chief’s plea on age change


December 30th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) In a major setback for Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh, the defence ministry Friday rejected his statutory complaint seeking a change in his year ... Read more...

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No majority in Chandigarh civic poll (Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 19 (IANS) A clear majority eluded both the ruling Congress and their rival BJP-Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) combine in the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation elections as results were ... Read more...

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BJP-Akali Dal make major gains in Chandigarh civic polls


December 19th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 19 (IANS) The Congress was facing defeat in the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation elections as counting of votes took place Monday. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Shiromani Akali Dal ... Read more...

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Vienna opens the world’s first school on intimacy


November 30th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vienna, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new school in Austria promises to make people “better lovers” by teaching them how to have sex. The International Sex School in Vienna has become the ... Read more...

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Agnivesh demands judicial probe into Kishenji killing


November 26th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 26 (IANS) Social worker Swami Agnivesh Saturday demanded judicial probe into the killing of top Maoist leader Kishenji in a gun battle in West Bengal jungle."We ... Read more...

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Uphaar tragedy: Apex court reduces compensation for victims


October 13th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday reduced the amount of compensation for the 59 people who died in south Delhi's Uphaar cinema hall fire in 1997, ... Read more...

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Supreme Court to hear Tamil Nadu’s freebie case


September 16th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) In a major setback to the Tamil Nadu government, the Supreme Court Friday ordered the transfer to itself of a case against the freebies announced by ... Read more...

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No witnesses appear before Abbotabad panel


August 6th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 6 (IANS) A high level commission, set up by the Pakistan government to probe the presence of Al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden in Abbottabad and the ... Read more...

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Court wants probe against city Congress chief to continue


July 21st, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Spelling a major setback for Mumbai Congress chief Kripashankar Singh, the Bombay High Court said Thursday that a petition questioning his disproportionate assets was "maintainable", and ... Read more...

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Indian Army chief will retire in 2012, rules Antony


July 21st, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) In a major setback for Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh, Defence Minister A.K. Antony has ruled that his year of birth will be fixed ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa can be questioned in corruption cases: Court (Lead)


July 21st, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 21 (IANS) In a major setback to Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Karnataka High Court Thursday allowed police to question him and his kin on corruption charges ... Read more...

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Greater Noida farmers hail land acquisition verdict


July 6th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, July 6 (IANS) Farmers in the western Uttar Pradesh belt of Greater Noida Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court order quashing the acquisition of land in Shahberi village. ... Read more...

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Dinakaran impeachment process to continue: Apex court


July 5th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) In a major setback for Sikkim High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the impeachment proceedings against him would continue. ... Read more...

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Actress Mariah Susairaj set free (Lead)


July 2nd, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Kannada actress Mariah Monica Susairaj was released from jail here Saturday after being acquitted in the May 2008 killing of television executive Neeraj Grover.Sporting a printed ... Read more...

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Madras High Court orders uniform school syllabus


June 10th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 10 (IANS) In a major setback for Tamil Nadu's AIADMK government, the Madras High Court Friday stayed an amendment to the Tamil Nadu Uniform System of School Education ... Read more...

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Osama’s killing a setback to world terror groups: Islamabad


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's killing was a major setback to terror organisations around the world, Pakistan's Foreign Office said Monday.Osama bin Laden was ... Read more...

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Osama’s death major setback for Al Qaeda: Merkel


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said the death of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was a major setback for the terror group."With the commando action ... Read more...

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Congress bags Gandhinagar civic body


April 21st, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 21 (IANS) The Congress will hold power in this capital of Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled Gujarat following its victory in the maiden polls to the Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation ... Read more...

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Mohandas Pai quits Infosys Board


April 15th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 15 (ANI): In a major setback to information technology (IT) giant Infosys, the company on Friday announced that Mohandas Pai has resigned as member of the Infosys Board and as ... Read more...

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Supreme Court orders CBI probe in Gujarat Prajapati encounter case


April 8th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 8 (ANI): In a major setback to the Narendra Modi Government in Gujarat, the Supreme Court today ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the Tulsiram ... Read more...

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