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High Court bars Amethi’s name change


September 21st, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Friday struck down the notification of the then Mayawati government, changing the name of Amethi district to Chattrapati ... Read more...

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SC asks Air India to probe ‘unnecessary purchase’ of aircraft


September 21st, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central government and Air India on a petition seeking probe into the "unnecessary" purchase of 111 aircraft ... Read more...

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NHAI, Gurgaon expressway operator settle dispute (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that it would withdraw a termination order issued to the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway's ... Read more...

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Former Pakistani PM’s son arrested


September 14th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son Ali Musa Gilani was arrested Friday from the gate of the Supreme Court while he was on his ... Read more...

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Ban uninsured vehicles, court urged


September 12th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central and Delhi governments and the Delhi Police commissioner on a plea seeking directions ... Read more...

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SC moved against Kudankulam plant


September 11th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A private company's employee Tuesday moved the Supreme Court against a Madras High Court order giving the green signal to the commissioning of the Kudankulam ... Read more...

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Gutka, related products to be banned in Delhi


September 10th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi Sep 10 (IANS) Buying gutka (chewing tobacco) in the capital may soon become a thing of the past as the Delhi government has decided to enforce a complete ... Read more...

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Akhilesh behind 2011 ‘rape’ case against Rahul, SC told


September 10th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) A lawyer Monday told the Supreme Court that a 2011 rape and wrongful confinement case against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in Allahabad High Court ... Read more...

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Calcutta High Court admits dengue PIL, asks state about measures


September 7th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday admitted a public interest litigation related to the current dengue outbreak in West Bengal, and asked the state government to file ... Read more...

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GNLA chief’s judicial custody extended by 14 days


September 7th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 7 (IANS) A Meghalaya court Friday remanded outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma to another 14 days in judicial custody, a lawyer said."The court ... Read more...

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Prepare Radia transcripts, apex court tells I-T department


September 6th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday directed the Income Tax (I-T) department to prepare the transcripts of the tapes of Niira Radia's telephone conversations that it had ... Read more...

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Democrats petition Betty White to speak at the Democratic National Convention


September 4th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Democrats are petitioning for Betty White, the last surviving ‘Golden Girl’ to attend the democratic national convention. Betty who endorsed President Obama, turned 90 years old ... Read more...

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IIT, Swamy told to settle salary issue amicably (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday asked the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi and Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy to amicably settle the issue of recovery of ... Read more...

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Six hungry orphan siblings of UP seek death


August 30th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 30 (IANS) Six orphan siblings Thursday submitted a memorandum to the district magistrate of Kannauj, 125 km from here, seeking permission to kill themselves as they had no ... Read more...

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Court hauls up Delhi Police for not implementing order


August 29th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to Delhi Police and the Department of Women and Child Development on a plea seeking implementation of Juvenile ... Read more...

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Virbhadra ready for graft case trial in lower court


August 29th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 29 (IANS) Former union minister Virbhadra Singh, who took over as the Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee chief here Wednesday, said he was ready to stand trial in a ... Read more...

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Spell out steps to plug leakage of phone taps: SC


August 28th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday pulled up the government for not stating the mechanism it had put in place to guard against leakage of telephone intercepts ... Read more...

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SC notice to Tata Motors on Singur land


August 24th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to Tata Motors on a petition by the West Bengal government challenging a Calcutta High Court order holding unconstitutional ... Read more...

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Congress slams Swamy, says Chidambaram clean


August 24th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram had nothing to do with the 2G scam, the Congress said Friday as it strongly backed the leader after the ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa renews call for Cauvery River Authority meet


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday renewed her request to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to convene a meeting of the Cauvery River Authority (CRA) ... Read more...

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Court notice on Delhi’s illegal colonies


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central and Delhi governments, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and the civic agencies on a plea ... Read more...

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L.N. Mishra killing: Plea to quash case dismissed (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed the petition of Ranjan Dwivedi, one of the accused in the 1975 assassination of then railway minister L.N. Mishra in ... Read more...

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Mishra killing: Plea to quash case dismissed


August 17th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed the petition of Ranjan Dwivedi, one of the accused in the 1975 assassination of then railway minister L.N. Mishra in ... Read more...

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2G: Court seeks report on plea against PM


August 16th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A special court here has sought a report from the anti-corruption branch of Delhi on an activist's complaint alleging that Prime minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Children petition against Kudankulam reactors


August 13th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) Around 250 children Monday petitioned the district collector in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu to stop work on the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project in the region.The ... Read more...

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Divorced woman moves court against passport office


August 8th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 7 (IANS) "If you are a divorced woman, then you can renew your passport only after getting a no-objection certificate (NoC) from your former husband." This official diktat ... Read more...

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Delhi lawyers file plea against court fee hike


August 7th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Bar Association Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court and sought the quashing of a law aimed at a 10-fold hike in ... Read more...

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SC breather for Maharashtra transport minister


August 7th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday suspended the operation of the Bombay High Court order that cancelled the bail of Maharashtra Minister of SDtate for Transport Gulabrao ... Read more...

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Court modifies CLB order on Unitech auction


August 6th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday modified a Company Law Board (CLB) order and allowed Uninor, a joint venture of Norwegian firm Telenor and Unitech Group, ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: CBI told to file report on Shinde, Deshmukh’s role


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Friday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file a report on investigations in the Adarsh housing scam against two former ... Read more...

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Power heads of five states face watchdog action


July 31st, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) As half of India faced a major power outage Tuesday, India's power watchdog has summoned top officials of five errant states to appear before it ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh suicide: Minister claims innocence


July 31st, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 31 (IANS) A day after the Chhattisgarh High Court ordered a probe into a farm market worker's suicide, Agriculture Minister Chandrashekhar Sahu Tuesday denied allegations that he had ... Read more...

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Bring conjoined sisters from Bihar to Delhi: SC (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the Bihar government to make arrangements for bringing teenage conjoined twins Saba and Farah to Delhi by an air ambulance ... Read more...

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Hydropower project: Court notice to Himachal


July 30th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Monday directed the state government to file an affidavit on the steps taken to direct a private company running a hydropower ... Read more...

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Apex court asks CBI to reply Vectra chief’s plea


July 30th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday allowed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file its response to a petition of Vectra Group chairman Ravinder Kumar Rishi, ... Read more...

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