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SC declines review of right to education verdict (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court has declined to entertain petitions seeking a review of its verdict upholding the constitutional validity of the right to education act that ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court refused to meddle in Kachchativu (Comment)


September 18th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
A long time ago, I had moved the Delhi High Court challenging the Indian government's decision to give away the Kachchativu island to Sri Lanka.When the transfer happened, in 1974, I ... Read more...

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Bombay HC upholds ban on gutka, pan masala


September 17th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) In a major victory for the Maharashtra government, the Bombay High Court Saturday upheld its decision to ban tobacco flavoured gutka and pan masala in the ... 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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Himachal court strikes down parts of law on conversion


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Thursday struck down some provisions of a state law related to the freedom of a person intending to convert from one ... 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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Apex court queries Delhi airport development fee


August 21st, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and concessionaire Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL) to tell who was levying and collecting ... Read more...

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Rape victim’s mother released from Chinese labour camp


August 10th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) A woman sent to a labour camp in central China's Hunan province after petitioning for justice for her daughter, who had been raped and forced into ... Read more...

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SC poser to Gujarat on riot-hit religious sites (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the Gujarat government if it was contemplating to fund repairs of religious places damaged in the 2002 riots and declined ... Read more...

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SC declines government’s plea on VIP Haj quota


July 27th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday declined to entertain the central government's plea to defer, till next year, its July 23 order slashing the dignitaries quota of ... Read more...

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Haj is not for making profits, says apex court


July 27th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said that the private tour operators (PTOs), engaged in the travel of Haj pilgrims, could not undertake their enterprise with an ... Read more...

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Odisha court admits petitions on anganwadi wall collapse


July 18th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 18 (IANS) The Orissa High Court Wednesday admitted two public interest litigations (PIL) seeking an independent inquiry into the deaths of seven children in a day-care 'anganwadi' centre ... Read more...

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Court allows Jagan to vote in presidential election


July 17th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 17 (IANS) A special court Monday permitted jailed YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy and former state minister Mopidevi Venkatramna to cast their votes in the Presidential ... 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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National panel to study drug abuse among children


June 25th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) A study to gauge the extent of drugs and substance abuse by children will be taken up across the country, National Commission for Protection of ... Read more...

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Gilani’s disqualification a victory of law: Imran Khan (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
Imslamabad, June 21 (IANS) The disqualification of Yousuf Raza Gilani as Pakistan's prime minister by the supreme court was a victory for the constitution, cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Himachal gets notice on private counsel for officials


June 20th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 20 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Wednesday issued notice to the state chief secretary asking him to submit details of the government's spending in the past 10 ... Read more...

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Gilani hurt his own dignity: Sharif


June 20th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
"No matter who becomes the new prime minister, he will have to write the letter (to the Swiss authorities to open graft cases against Zardari)," the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief ... Read more...

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Pakistan attorney general turns abusive in Supreme Court


June 15th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 15 (IANS) Pakistan Attorney General Irfan Qadir created a ruckus in the courtroom Thursday by using "abusive remarks" against the Supreme Court judges and some "vulgar gesture", ... Read more...

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Jagan’s bail plea dismissed, court reserves order (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 1 (IANS) A special court here Friday dismissed YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's petition while the Andhra Pradesh High Court rserved its orders on his quash ... Read more...

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Kerala court dismisses pleas of Italian Marines (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 29 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Tuesday dismissed the pleas of two Italian Marines to quash the first information report filed against them by Kerala Police in the ... Read more...

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Court dismisses CBI petition for attachment of Jagan firms


May 21st, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 21 (IANS) A city court Monday dismissed the petitions by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), seeking orders to attach the properties of YSR Congress party leader Y.S. ... Read more...

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Denial of ads to Sakshi: Court suspends order


May 17th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Thursday suspended the government order which stopped official advertisements to Telugu daily and television channel Sakshi owned by YSR Congress party ... Read more...

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Sakshi petition against CBI action dismissed


May 14th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 14 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Monday dismissed petitions by the Sakshi Group owned by YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy challenging the ... Read more...

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MCOCA against Abu Salem dropped (Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) In a major breather for underworld don Abu Salem, the Delhi High Court Friday dropped charges under the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act ... Read more...

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Janardhan Reddy gets bail in mining case in Andhra (Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 11 (IANS) A CBI court Friday granted bail to former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy in an illegal mining case in Andhra Pradesh.Janardhan Reddy, however, will not be ... Read more...

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Janardhan Reddy gets bail in illegal mining case in Andhra


May 11th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 11 (IANS) A CBI court Friday granted bail to former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhan Reddy in an illegal mining case in Andhra Pradesh.Janardhan Reddy, however, will not be ... Read more...

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Air India grounds bulk of Boeing 777 fleet


May 11th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) National carrier Air India Friday grounded the bulk of its Boeing 777 fleet as the pilots' agitation continued for the fourth day, an official said."We ... Read more...

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Airlines advised not to hike fares: DGCA


May 11th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Amidst crises in Air India and Kingfisher Airlines, the aviation regulator has warned other airlines not to hike fares, a day after the Rajya ... 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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Court strikes down Maharashtra caste panels


May 4th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Friday struck down the Maharashtra government-appointed caste scrutiny committees which issued around 27,000 caste verification certificates in the past few months.Accordingly, all ... Read more...

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


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:18 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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PTI employees on 30-hour strike (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Employees of the Press Trust of India (PTI), the largest news agency in the country, went on a 30-hour countrywide strike Friday demanding implementation of ... Read more...

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Maoists say Hikaka will be tried April 25 (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 20 (IANS) Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator Jhina Hikaka, who was kidnapped over three weeks ago, will be tried in a people's court on April 25, ... Read more...

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Now Maoists say Hikaka will be tried April 25


April 20th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 20 (IANS) Maoists in Odisha have set April 25 as the date to try Jhina Hikaka in a kangaroo court amid rumours that the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) ... Read more...

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