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Hounded by kin, couple moves Bengal rights panel


September 18th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Threatened by relatives for marrying outside their religions, a man and his wife from the city Tuesday approached the West Bengal Human Rights Commission seeking its ... Read more...

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Bengal heat toll rises to 45 (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) At least 15 more people died from the prevailing oppressive heat in Kolkata and the districts, taking the toll in the blistering summer heat across ... Read more...

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Bengal heat toll rises to 42


June 6th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) With a heat wave prevailing across southern West Bengal, the death toll rose to 42, with 12 more people succumbing Wednesday in Kolkata and the ... Read more...

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Apex Court to examine opening of Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple vault


March 29th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) As the Supreme Court-appointed expert committee Thursday sought the court's direction on opening of a vault of Kerala's Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple, the apex court said ... Read more...

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Suit filed in Kolkata court against nationwide strike


February 24th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Against the backdrop of 11 central trade unions calling a nationwide strike Feb 28, a public suit was filed in the Calcutta High Court Thursday urging ... Read more...

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Three farmers’ suicides not linked to debt: Bengal


January 17th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) The West Bengal government Monday said three farmers committed suicide in the state but these were not because of debt."As per the primary report ... Read more...

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Supreme Court seeks report on foreigners in Indian jails


November 11th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday found it "shocking" that three Pakistanis were languishing in Jammu jail for the last 46 years. It asked the government for ... Read more...

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Court revokes order for extra seats in medical colleges


October 13th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday set aside its earlier order directing the Medical Council of India (MCI) to grant an increase in the additional intake ... Read more...

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Comstar Automotive strike enters 44th day


September 23rd, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) The workers' strike at auto component manufacturer Comstar Automotive Technologies continued for the 44th day here Friday with the workers hoping for serious government intervention."We are ... Read more...

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Pakistan may shoot down US drones if allowed: Air force chief


May 14th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 14 (IANS) If necessary orders are given, the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) may shoot down US drones that enter the country's airspace to bombard the northwestern region bordering ... Read more...

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Stung by criticism, armed forces seek authorisation to play golf


May 9th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Stung by the negative assessment of the government's auditor, the armed forces have sought the defence ministry's nod to officially recognise golf as a "valid ... Read more...

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Kashmiri boy held under stringent law to be released


April 4th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 4 (IANS) A long wait has ended for Rafiq Hakeem, father of teenaged Kashmiri boy Faizan Rafiq lodged in a jail in Jammu region under the stringent Public ... Read more...

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Seven defence officers punished for sexual harassment: Antony


March 15th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) India's armed forces have punished seven of their officers, who were found guilty of sexually harassing women colleagues in eight cases reported since 2008, parliament ... Read more...

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ED arrests Hasan Ali, to be produced in court


March 8th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 8 (ANI): Hasan Ali, who is alleged to have stashed away over eight billion dollars in Swiss banks, was arrested late night by the Enforcement Directorate in Mumbai under the ... Read more...

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Black money case: Hasan Ali Khan detained by Enforcement Directorate


March 7th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Mar 7 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) detained stud farm owner Hasan Ali Khan, who is alleged to have stashed away over eight billion dollars in Swiss banks, for questioning here ... Read more...

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Hasan Ali gets IT tribunal notice in Black money case


March 4th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4 (ANI): The Income Tax Tribunal today issued a showcause notice to Pune-based stud farm owner Hasan Ali Khan, who is alleged to have stashed away over eight billion ... Read more...

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SC slams Government for failing to act against tax evaders


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.3 (ANI): The Supreme Court slammed the Central Government today for failing to act against tax evaders and ordered the reinstatement of three key Enforcement Directorate officials who had been ... Read more...

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No government nod yet to fire back at Maoists: Army chief


February 14th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The army is yet to get the government's nod to fire in self-defence at the Maoists if the troops come under attack while training in areas infested ... Read more...

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Indian Navy awaits defence ministry order to sack senior officer


February 8th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Even three days after Defence Minister A.K. Antony said it had been decided to sack Commodore Sukhjinder Singh over his involvement with a Russian woman while posted ... Read more...

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Set up epigraphy institute in Tamil Nadu: Karunanidhi


December 14th, 2009 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.Karunanidhi Monday requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to set up the proposed Indian National Institute of Epigraphy in the state. In a letter ... Read more...

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Supreme Court forms special team to probe Gujarat carnage


March 26th, 2008 - 12:56 am ICT by admin
(Lead)New Delhi/Ahmedabad, March 25 (IANS) Acting on petitions by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), rights groups and individuals affected by the 2002 communal carnage in Gujarat, the Supreme Court Tuesday decided ... Read more...

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SC tells Modi Govt. to re-investigate some post-Godhra riot cases


March 25th, 2008 - 6:59 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi , Mar 25 (ANI): The Supreme Court today asked the Gujarat Government to re-investigate some of the post-Godhra communal riot cases by constituting a five-member Special Investigation Team (SIT). ... Read more...

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