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No beef, pork festival: High court tells JNU


September 19th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and city police to ensure that no "beef and pork" festival takes place in the ... Read more...

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Assam riots could be prevented: Rights body


September 11th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 11 (IANS) The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) Tuesday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to order an inquiry into why the army was not deployed in ... Read more...

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IIT-Kanpur barred from taking foreign donations


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Sep 3 (IANS) The union ministry of home affairs (MHA) has barred Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kanpur from accepting foreign donations, citing the premier institute's laid-back attitude in submitting ... Read more...

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‘Tough to get IPS officers transferred from Goa’


August 28th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 28 (IANS) It is difficult at times to transfer police service officers from a soft posting like Goa and sometimes officers have a vested interest in resisting tough ... Read more...

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RBI to float global tender on polymer bank notes


August 24th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 24 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) would soon float global tender for introducing polymer currency notes, Deputy Governor K.C. Chakrabarty said Friday."We have already submitted our ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan not cooperating in return of Kashmiri youths’


July 28th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 26 (IANS) Pakistan's "non-cooperation" was the only road block in return of the Kashmiri youths who were stranded in training camps in Pakistan-administered Kashmir or were living outside ... Read more...

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Maruti may opt for CISF cover for Manesar plant


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Shaken by the violent attack on its executives and rioting at its Manesar plant, Maruti Suzuki is toying with the idea of opting for ... Read more...

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Report sought on psychiatrists’ use to suppress Kudankulam stir


July 10th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a report from the home ministry on the government deciding to use psychiatrists to counsel activists opposing ... Read more...

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Help resolve Meghalaya-Assam border dispute: Mukul Sangma


July 5th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 5 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Thursday sought the union government's intervention on the prevailing situation in the disputed Langpih village on the Meghalaya-Assam border, where tribal ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani border guards start dialogue


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Talks beween the Indian Border Security Force (BSF)and Pakistan Rangers began here Monday where issues like cross-border firing, smuggling of arms, drugs and fake currency ... Read more...

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IPS officers told to immediately submit property returns


June 29th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The over-500 Indian Police Service (IPS) officers who have not yet tendered their annual property returns have been asked to mandatorily submit the details ... Read more...

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Court stays aviation regulator’s curbs on chopper firm


June 11th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday stayed the order of the aviation regulator suspending the permit to fly choppers given to Global Vectra Helicorp, the ... Read more...

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Home ministry asked to serve summons to foreign websites


June 9th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday directed the union home ministry to serve summons to various foreign-based social networking websites, including Facebook and Google, in a ... Read more...

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Fasih Mehmood not in India’s custody: Chidambaram


May 31st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The central government Thursday denied media reports that Fasih Mehmood, an Indian engineer working in Saudi Arabia, was in its custody."The media reports are ... Read more...

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Court seeks report from home ministry, DGCA on Vectra


May 25th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday sought records from the home ministry and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for the basis on which the operating ... Read more...

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Omar reserves comment on interlocutor’s report


May 24th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 24 (IANS) After the Jammu and Kashmir interlocutors' report was made public Thursday, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said he would comment on it only after discussions with ... Read more...

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Notice to DGCA, home ministry on chopper firm’s plea


May 9th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the union home ministry and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on a plea by Global ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa, Karunanidhi seek safe release of kidnapped collector


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and her predecessor and DMK chief M.Karunanidhi Monday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take urgent steps for the ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa opposes BSF Act amendment


April 20th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has categorically opposed a proposed amendment to the Border Security Force (BSF) Act, 1968, saying it encroaches upon the ... Read more...

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30,000 cops to ensure peaceful Delhi civic polls


April 12th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A total of 30,000 armed police personnel will be deployed during Sunday's civic polls across 11,572 polling booths in the capital.Besides, 60 companies of ... Read more...

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Two rescued Myanmarese sisters wait to return home


April 4th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 4 (IANS) Even as Myanmarese refugees from various parts of India are returning home to celebrate the political return of Aung San Suu Kyi, two sisters from Myanmar, ... Read more...

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Lucknow girl stumps PMO with ‘Father of the Nation’ poser


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 3 (IANS) It is not everyday that a 10-year-old catches the office of the prime minister of India off-guard and without answers. But then, Aishwarya Parashar, a Class ... Read more...

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Amendments to AFSPA pending, says Chidambaram


March 31st, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) A day after the United Nations Special Rapporteur asked India to repeal the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday said ... Read more...

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Sikhs protest to demand Rajoana’s release


March 28th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Hundreds of Sikhs led by former journalist Jarnail Singh Wednesday demanded the release of Balwant Singh Rajoana who assassinated the then Punjab chief minister ... Read more...

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Centre stays Rajoana hanging, Punjab leaders welcome it (Roundup)


March 28th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) The central government Wednesday stayed the hanging of Babbar Khalsa International terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana for the Aug 31, 1995 assassination of then Punjab ... Read more...

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Special IPS recruitment: Court seeks government’s response


March 21st, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought the response of the central government on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) challenging the government decision to recruit an ... Read more...

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‘Child trafficking highest in Maharashtra’


March 14th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Maharashtra has recorded the highest number of child trafficking cases in the country followed by West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi, Minister of state for ... Read more...

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Rape cases against SC and ST women increasing


March 13th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Incidences of rape of Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) women by non SC/STs has been increasing, Minister of State for Home Jitendra Singh ... Read more...

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CBI resgisters case against Delhi-based organisation


March 9th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against a Delhi-based organisation and other people under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) for ... Read more...

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Probe shows foreign hand behind Kudankulam stir: Narayanasamy


February 24th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's contention that US and Scandinavian outfits were fuelling protests against Kudankulam power plant in Tamil Nadu was borne out by ... Read more...

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ANVC expresses unhappiness over ’slow’ progress of talks


February 20th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 20 (IANS) The A'chik National Volunteers Council (ANVC), engaged in peace talks with the government over the creation of Garoland Autonomous Council in Meghalaya, Monday expressed unhappiness over ... Read more...

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Israeli officials, Goa cops review tourist security


February 18th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 18 (IANS) A delegation of Israel embassy officials met top Goa Police officials here late Friday along with union home ministry officials to review security arrangements for Israeli ... Read more...

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Discernible defrosting of Pakistan, India ties: Daily


February 17th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Pakistan and India have moved on from the low point of the Mumbai attacks and now there is a discernible defrosting of ties, said a Pakistani ... Read more...

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Patnaik asks other states to protest anti-terror body


February 15th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 14 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday spoke with the chief ministers of Tamil Nadu and West Bengal and asked them to oppose the powers to ... Read more...

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Counter terror body: Patnaik wants review


February 14th, 2012 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 14 (IANS) Describing the power vested in an agency India is setting up to counter terrorism as "an infringement on the powers of the states", Odisha Monday ... Read more...

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