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Riot victims’ rehabilitation national duty: SC


September 19th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday said that the rehabilitation of riot victims was a national responsibility and could not just be construed within legal and moral ... Read more...

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Activist demands shutdown of Vedanta refinery in Odisha


September 18th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 18 (IANS) Social activist Prafulla Samantara Tuesday demanded scrapping of the Vedanta Aluminium Limited (VAL) refinery in Odisha, accusing the company of pushing it illegally."The refinery should be ... Read more...

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Plea to bind Russia under nuclear damage law


September 17th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court was moved Monday seeking a declaration that irrespective of any agreement with the Indian government, Russia would be bound by the nuclear ... Read more...

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Court dismisses petitions against GPS systems for Delhi autos


September 17th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday dismissed a bunch of petitions challenging the Delhi government's decision making it compulsory for auto-rickshaws in the city to install ... Read more...

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Alter master plan to operate bus depot near Yamuna: Court


September 13th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday granted six months time to the government to alter the city's master plan in case it wants to continue to ... Read more...

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Ban uninsured vehicles, court urged (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 6:52 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 not to ... Read more...

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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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Court declines plea on blocking of web pages


September 5th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to entertain a plea seeking the quashing of a government notification blocking web pages containing "inflammatory and ... Read more...

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‘Fertile land won’t be acquired for power plants’


September 5th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 5 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government suffered a major blow on the industrialisation front as the state's high court at Bilaspur annulled the acquisition of farmland for four power ... Read more...

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SC offers relief to Maharashtra property buyers


August 28th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) In a relief to developers and property buyers in Maharashtra on the vexed VAT issue, the Supreme Court Tuesday stayed a Bombay High Court judgment ... Read more...

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Centre opposes plea for stay on Italian Marines’ trial


August 8th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The central government Wednesday opposed a plea seeking suspension of the trial of two Italian Marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen after allegedly ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad residents give suggestions on highways


August 5th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Residents and industry owners in Ghaziabad have given their suggestions to the authorities on the proposed redevelopment of national highways passing through the area, a representative ... Read more...

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Haj is not for making profits, says apex court (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said private tour operators (PTOs) engaged in travel and stay arrangements of Haj pilgrims going to Makkah and Madina could not ... Read more...

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Delhi University gets court notice on dalits’ admission (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to the Delhi University on a plea challenging the allegedly discriminatory policy adopted for admitting students from the ... Read more...

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Kachroo ragging death: Justice in suspended animation


July 17th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 17 (IANS) Justice seems to be in a state of suspended animation in the sensational case of of medical student Aman Kachroo who died after being ragged by ... Read more...

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Andhra court stays release of water to Krishna delta


July 16th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 11 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Monday directed the state government not to release water from Nagarjuna Sagar to Krishna delta if the water level in ... Read more...

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Himachal court dismisses cement firm’s petitions


July 6th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 6 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Friday dismissed a cement company's review petitions, which was fined Rs.100 crore for environmental damage and told to dismantle a captive ... Read more...

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SC notice to Haryana government on mosque land


June 18th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the Haryana government and directed status quo on a plea challenging allotment to a mosque a land originally ... Read more...

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Court tells Delhi cops to protect newly-wed couple


June 11th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday came to the rescue of a newly-wed couple from Uttar Pradesh who complained of threats from their relatives and asked ... Read more...

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Pakistan SC concerned over out-of-court settlements


June 1st, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) Taking suo motu cognisance of a teenaged girl's case, the Pakistani Supreme Court has expressed concern over the factors compelling rape victims' families to go for ... Read more...

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High court quashes FIR against Pomersbach (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday quashed US national Zohal Hamid's police complaint against Indian Premier League's (IPL) Australian player Luke Pomersbach that he had molested ... Read more...

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Chopper firm’s director moves court over curbs


May 24th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A director and a shareholder of Global Vectra Helicorp, the aviation arm of the Ravi Rishi-led Vectra Group, Thursday moved the Delhi High Court against ... Read more...

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Zohal seeks to quash charges against Pomersbach (Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) US national Zohal Hamid Thursday moved the Delhi High Court to quash the first information report (FIR) filed against Indian Premier League (IPL) player Luke ... Read more...

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Himachal deity gets back role in Dussehra festival


May 19th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 19 (IANS) A deity of the Kullu Valley in Himachal Pradesh has got justice in the state's high court which told the administration not to bar its participation ... Read more...

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Haryana judges told to move high court over promotion


May 17th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court has asked officers of the Haryana Judicial Service to move the Punjab and Haryana High Court to challenge their promotion criteria framed ... Read more...

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Court allows woman to get kidney from relative


May 15th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday allowed a 58-year-old woman, waiting for kidney transplant from June last year, to go ahead with the surgery with ... Read more...

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Government withdraws 2G review plea


May 8th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The central government Tuesday moved the Supreme Court to withdraw its petition for reviewing the 2G verdict holding that all natural resources should be allocated ... Read more...

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Apex court notice to government on SIMI ban (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central government on two pleas challenging the constitutional validity of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, under ... Read more...

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Apex court tells CBI to give report on Azad’s killing (Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday directed the CBI to submit before a magistrate in Andhra Pradesh its probe report on the alleged staged shootout killing of ... Read more...

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Public suit against cricket board on award recommendations


April 24th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 24 (IANS) A public suit was filed Tuesday before the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court asking how the Indian cricket board board could nominate players for ... Read more...

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SC dismisses plea against Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh (Second Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a petition challenging the appointment of Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh as the next Indian Army chief.Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh will ... Read more...

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Don’t dump debris on Hindon river bed: Tribunal


April 22nd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 22 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal has banned the dumping of debris and waste material on the Hindon river bed resulting in hindrance to the natural flow of ... Read more...

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Tripura Lok Adalats clear 640 revenue cases


April 22nd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 22 (IANS) To deal with the huge backlog of pending cases related to land, revenue and insurance, the Tripura government held Lok Adalats and resolved 640 of the ... Read more...

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Court bans devotees’ entry to Kalighat ‘garbha griha’


April 20th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday banned the entry of devotees to the 'Garbha Griha' (sanctum sanctorum) of Kalighat Kali Temple, saying the large number of visits ... Read more...

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Pakistan sore at Bangladesh canceling cricket tour


April 20th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) Pakistani cricket officials and fans were left disappointed after Bangladesh decided to cancel its team's planned tour later this month due to security concerns.Bangladesh Cricket Board ... Read more...

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