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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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Court raps CBI on rural health scheme probe


August 30th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Wednesday rapped the CBI for the tardy progress in the multi-crore rupee National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scandal.A ... 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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Notice to governments over child rights


August 29th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central and the city governments on a plea which said that authorities have failed to create ... Read more...

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Court asks Delhi authorities to file ATR on water logging


August 1st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the city government and the civic agencies to file the action taken report on steps taken by them to ... Read more...

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Haryana farmers want their 350 acres back from DLF


July 17th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 16 (IANS) The residents of Wazirabad village have filled a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Punjab and Haryana High Court against allotment of around 350 acres prime ... Read more...

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Vishva-Bharati row: Court issues contempt notice against PM, others


July 13th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday issued a contempt notice against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who is the chancellor of Visva-Bharati University, and other officials in ... Read more...

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Court seeks report on Pinki case


July 7th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday ordered the West Bengal government to file an affidavit within two weeks about the progress of investigations into athlete Pinki Pramanik's ... Read more...

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Apex court trashes PIL against Pranab, warns petitioner (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking directions to the central government to conduct an inquiry against presidential candidate Pranab ... Read more...

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Apex court trashes PIL against Pranab


July 6th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking directions to the central government to conduct an inquiry against presidential candidate ... Read more...

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CBI finds fraud in Jharkhand state service exams


July 6th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 6 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed five cases of irregularities in appointments of state administrative officials, lecturers and doctors, an official said Friday."Total ... Read more...

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PIL in Calcutta High Court to seek Pinki’s release


July 5th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Arguing that the detention of Asiad gold medallist runner Pinki Pramanik for "rape" was illegal, a public interest litigation (PIL) was filed Thursday before the Calcutta ... Read more...

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Retain trial-run set-up on BRT corridor, orders court


July 5th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the transport department of the city to retain till its final order an arrangement that allowed plying of all ... Read more...

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Assam NGO moves court for probe into floating currency


June 27th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 27 (IANS) A voluntary organisation Wednesday filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Guwahati High Court seeking a government inquiry into the discovery of Indian currency ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notice to IMA over doctors’ strike


June 25th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the Indian Medical Association (IMA) on a plea by a non-government organisation seeking to declare as illegal the ... Read more...

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UP considers banning gutka, paan masala


May 24th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government is seriously contemplating banning gutka and paan masala. The state's legal department has been asked to work on the proposal.On Wednesday, Uttar ... Read more...

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SC issues notice on presidential reference on natural resources (Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice on the presidential reference seeking its clarification whether natural resources across all the sectors and in all circumstances could ... Read more...

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Sack Raja Bhaiyya from UP cabinet, demands BSP


May 11th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 11 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Friday asked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to drop cabinet colleague Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya as he ... Read more...

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Government gets Delhi High Court contempt notice


May 9th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued a contempt notice to the government on a petition filed by an RTI activist alleging failure to fill up ... Read more...

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Court refuses to stay honorarium to Imams (Lead)


May 4th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday refused to stay the payment of honorarium by the West Bengal government to Imams in the state till a suit ... Read more...

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Court refuses to stay honorarium to Imams


May 4th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday, while hearing a public interest litigation filed by the BJP, refused to stay the payment of honorarium by the West ... Read more...

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SC notice to government on plea against Cairn-Vedanta deal (Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice on a plea urging that the acquisition of Cairn India, which holds the nation's biggest onshore oil block, by ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll on May 3 (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Election Commission Tuesday announced that the Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll, cancelled after allegations of "horse trading", would be held May 3."The Commission has ... Read more...

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Court seeks affidavit on Gandhi schools


April 6th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 6 (IANS) The Patna High Court has told the state government to file an affidavit on the status of the 391 Buniyadi Vidyalayas (basic schools) set up to ... Read more...

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Apex court dismisses plea to stay Rajoana’s death sentence (Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a petition seeking stay of the death sentence awarded to Balwant Singh Rajoana, convicted in the 1995 assassination of then ... Read more...

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Court asks Kalmadi to quit as IOA chief


March 21st, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked Suresh Kalmadi, president of Indian Olympic Association (IOA), whether he will quit the post - which he has been ... Read more...

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Subhash Ghai gets relief in Haryana land case


March 16th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Subhash Ghai has got a breather in the Haryana land case after a court dismissed a public suit filed by people of Badhsa ... Read more...

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Kripashankar returns to Mumbai, claims innocence


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Congress' former Mumbai unit chief Kripashankar Singh, whose properties were Friday attached on orders of a court hearing a corruption case against him, Saturday returned to ... Read more...

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Cops raid Mumbai Congress ex-chief, seal property (Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Mumbai police Friday sealed a bungalow belonging to former city Congress chief Kripashankar Singh after conducting searches at his ... Read more...

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Court orders CID probe in CPI-M leaders’ killing


March 2nd, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday order the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to probe the killing of two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders, an incident the ... Read more...

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Cops raid ex-Mumbai Congress chief, family


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) The homes and office of former city Congress chief Kripashankar Singh and his family were raided by Mumbai police's Economic Offences Wing and Special Investigation Team ... Read more...

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Andhra high court admits petition for liquor mafia probe


February 27th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 27 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Monday admitted for hearing a public interest litigation seeking a comprehensive probe into the liquor mafia allegedly involving politicians and bureaucrats.The ... Read more...

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Court orders action against Mumbai Congress chief


February 22nd, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Spelling trouble for Mumbai Congress chief Kripashankar Singh, the Bombay High Court Wednesday ordered police to file an FIR against him for corrupt activities and attach ... Read more...

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Suit on objectionable content motivated, says Yahoo India (Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Yahoo India, facing trial for hosting allegedly objectionable material on its website, has told a Delhi court that the suit against it was "motivated" ... Read more...

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Protests against exploding dog population in Srinagar


February 18th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 18 (IANS) Civil society activists Saturday staged a protest here against the growing dog menace in Srinagar where the canine population is reported to be over 100,000.The situation ... Read more...

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