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Delhi High Court dismisses plea against regularising illegal colonies


September 12th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed a plea questioning the power of the central government, Delhi government and Delhi Development Authority (DDA) TO regularising the ... Read more...

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‘Accident compensation also for loss of earnings, normal life’


August 26th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that compensation to accident victims should be adequate and include not only damages for injuries but also for loss of ... Read more...

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Government committed to judicial reforms, says PM


August 18th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Committed to improve the justice delivery system, the government has taken several initiatives, including launching the National Mission for Justice Delivery (NMJD), Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Mamata defends her remarks on judiciary (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) Facing criticism, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday defended her remarks on corruption in judiciary and said she was talking about reforms."My speech in ... Read more...

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SC suspends Sajjan Kumar’s trial in 1984 riots case (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday suspended the trial of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for his alleged involvement in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that took place in ... Read more...

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Government to amend law on atrocities against SCs, STs


May 17th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The government is looking into amending the existing laws to prevent atrocities against Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs), Social Justice and Empowerment Minister ... Read more...

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Not a single dry eye as Chisty meets family


May 17th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) Emotions ran high as virologist Mohammed Khalil Chisty, who spent 20 years in India following a 1992 murder, was reunited with his family in Karachi.Chisty, 80, ... Read more...

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Chisty delighted to be back in Pakistan


May 16th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 16 (IANS) Virologist Mohammed Khalil Chisty, who was in an Indian jail for a 1992 murder and reached here on a plane sent by President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Zardari sending plane to fly Chisty home


May 15th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 15 (IANS) Virologist Mohammed Khalil Chisty will return to Pakistan from India after 20 years in jail on board a special aircraft being sent by President Asif ... Read more...

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Apex court allows Chisty to visit Pakistan (Second Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday permitted octogenerian Pakistani virologist Mohammad Khalil Chisty to visit his country during the pendency of his appeal against his conviction in ... Read more...

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Apex court allows Chisty to visit Pakistan (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday granted the octogenerian Pakistani virologist Mohammad Khalil Chisty permission to visit Pakistan during the pendency of his appeal against his ... Read more...

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Court issues notice on suit challenging Jaitapur n-plant


April 12th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Thursday issued notice to the government, Nuclear Power Corporation of India and others in a public suit challenging the proposed 9,900-MW Jaitapur ... Read more...

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Court appoints provisional liquidator for Dunlop India


March 26th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Monday ordered the appointment of a provisional liquidator to look after the administration of tyre-maker Dunlop India Limited.The order was given while ... Read more...

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John Abraham detained, out on bail in accident case (Second Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Bollywood actor John Abraham, who was detained Friday after a court rejected an appeal against his conviction for injuring two people while riding a motorcycle ... Read more...

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Kashmir rights panel headless, cases pile up


February 3rd, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 3 (IANS) Over 1,100 cases have piled up with the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) in the militancy-hit Jammu and Kashmir, as it has remained headless for more ... Read more...

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Will clear all pending cases in three years in UP: Congress


January 27th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) The Congress plans to bring to an end the rising pendency of cases before the courts in Uttar Pradesh in the next three years.Disclosing this while ... Read more...

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Law panel to study need for more judges, court told (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The central government Thursday told the Supreme Court that it would amend the terms of reference of the 19th Law Commission to include that it ... Read more...

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Consumer act to be amended for faster case disposal


December 16th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The government Friday introduced a bill to amend the Consumer Protection Act with a view to widening its scope and facilitating faster disposal of cases.Consumer ... Read more...

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RTI requests pile up


December 14th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The number of pending RTI applications has gone up from 12,242 in April 2010 to 20,232 in September this year, parliament was told Wednesday.Minister of ... Read more...

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Krishna calls for fast-tracking passport delivery


November 29th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Amid unending complaints about delays in issuing passports, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday urged officers develop a "good working relationship" with police so as ... Read more...

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PM lists out steps to fight corruption


October 21st, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday listed out a series of steps the government is taking to fight corruption in the country and said the ... Read more...

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CBI should disregard political pressure: PM


October 21st, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Asking the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to act with honesty and disregard political pressure, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said the agency would ... Read more...

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Delay on Bhullar’s mercy plea no cruelty, apex court told


October 19th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The long pendency of the mercy plea of Khalistani terrorist Devender Pal Singh Bhullar, who is on death row over a 1993 car bomb blast ... Read more...

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High court refuses to stay graft case against Chautala


September 19th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday refused to stay proceedings of a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court, which has framed charges against former Haryana ... Read more...

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Binayak Sen plans campaign against sedition law


September 12th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 11 (IANS) Human rights activist Binayak Sen said Sunday that he will soon undertake a nationwide signature campaign to scrap the sedition law under which he was booked ... Read more...

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Talks with Maoists will be fruitful, Binayak Sen asserts


September 8th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) Human right activist Binayak Sen Thursday exuded confidence about the talks between the West Bengal government and the Maoists yielding positive results."We are desirous of ... Read more...

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Government meets opposition to put ‘houses’ in order (Lead)


August 12th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) With no significant business being done in the first two weeks of the monsoon session, a worried government Friday sought help from the opposition ... Read more...

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Mamata for modernising court infrastructure


July 2nd, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday emphasised on the need to revamp the infrastructure in the courts for fast disposal of pending cases.Speaking at ... Read more...

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CBI court to hear Aarushi case on July 20


April 28th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Ghaziabad, Apr 28 (ANI): A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Ghaziabad has postponed to July 20 the hearing in the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case in view of its pendency ... Read more...

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Air India sacks six pilots of striking union


April 27th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) National carrier Air India has sacked six members of the Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA), on strike since Tuesday midnight to demand pay parity ... Read more...

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12 percent Air India flights cancelled as 600 pilots strike work (Third Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) As many as 36 flights in Delhi and 10 in Mumbai were cancelled after around 600 Air India pilots, who had been with the ... Read more...

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Binayak Sen awarded human rights prize


April 22nd, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Activist Binayak Sen, who last week got bail from the Supreme Court in a case of sedition, has been awarded a prestigious South Korean award ... Read more...

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Wasnik expresses concern over low conviction rate for cases of atrocities against SC/STs


March 26th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 26(ANI): Union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister, Mukul Wasnik, has expressed concern over low conviction rate for cases of atrocities against Scheduled Castes and Tribes (SC/STs).Speaking here today ... Read more...

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Court bans pilots’ strike, Air India to continue operations (Lead)


March 15th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Flag-carrier Air India will continue normal operations as the Delhi High Court Tuesday banned the proposed strike by a section of pilots beginning Wednesday.Justice Gita ... Read more...

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Court bans strike, Air India to continue normal operations


March 15th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Flag-carrier Air India will continue normal operations as the Delhi High Court Tuesday banned the proposed strike by a section of pilots beginning Wednesday.Justice Gita ... Read more...

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