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Act against lax Gurgaon poll officials, court tells cops


September 10th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 10 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court Monday ordered the Gurgaon police commissioner to take action against officials accused of fraud during the 2009 assembly elections, ... Read more...

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Last day of session: parliament disrupted again


September 7th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned till noon soon after meeting on the last day of the monsoon session Friday. The opposition, led by ... Read more...

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Promotion quota bill in Rajya Sabha


September 5th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) A bill seeking to provide quota for promotion in government jobs was introduced in the Rajya Sabha Wednesday amid protests by the Samajwadi Party ... Read more...

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Promotions quota bill Wednesday, says government


September 4th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The government said it will Wednesday bring a constitutional amendment bill to provide reservations to scheduled castes/scheduled tribes (SC/STs) in job promotions and ... Read more...

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Defence academy chief shifted over recruitment scam (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The commandant of Pune's National Defence Academy (NDA), which has been caught in a scandal involving the recruitment of civilians, was Wednesday shunted out by ... Read more...

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Defence academy job scam: CBI arrests another accused (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Pune, July 2 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested another army officer in connection with a multi-crore rupee civilian recruitment scam in the National Defence Academy (NDA), ... Read more...

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Defence academy job scam: CBI arrests another accused


July 2nd, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Pune, July 2 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested another army officer in connection with a multi-crore rupee civilian recruitment scam in the National Defence Academy (NDA), ... Read more...

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Outrage in Rajya Sabha over fairness cream for private parts


April 24th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) An advertisement for a fairness cream for women's private parts sparked outrage in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday with a CPI-M member raising the issue and ... Read more...

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Court wants early meeting of panel on media


March 7th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday ordered an early meeting of a committee constituted by it to frame guidelines on media reports related to children.The ... Read more...

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CWG graft case: Trial to resume March 6


March 5th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Delhi's District Judge Sunita Gupta Monday paved the way for a court to resume March 6 the trial in a graft case linked to the ... Read more...

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Slap heard in Pakistan’s Supreme Court


March 2nd, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Friday began hearing an incident in which a political party's woman candidate slapped a polling officer during voting in an assembly by-poll, ... Read more...

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Bengal opposition leader holds press meet on road


February 14th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) Protesting against West Bengal assembly Speaker Biman Bandopadhyay's decision to ban media conference inside the assembly premises when the house is not in session, Leader ... Read more...

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Voters in Gorakhpur seek ‘right to reject’


February 11th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 11 (IANS) In a unique case, some voters sought to exercise their right to reject during polling in Uttar Pradesh assembly elections second phase here Saturday. ... Read more...

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Falak case: Court wants guidelines for media (Second Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the government to constitute a committee on a plea that sought guidelines to regulate media reporting and disclosure of ... Read more...

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Falak case: Court wants guidelines for media (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the government to constitute a committee on a plea that sought guidelines should be framed to regulate media ... Read more...

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Four jailed for killing lesbian in South Africa


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Feb 2 (IANS) A South African court has sentenced four men to 18 years in imprisonment after finding them guilty of stabbing and stoning a lesbian girl to ... Read more...

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Ruckus over Chidambaram in Rajya Sabha


December 21st, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Allegations of corruption against union Home Minister P. Chidambaram stalled the Rajya Sabha once again Wednesday with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanding his ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned twice over ‘quit Krishna’ demand


December 9th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned repeatedly Friday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday demanded the ouster of External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna after ... Read more...

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NDA allies to meet, decide strategy for Parliament’s winter session


November 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) A day after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani called for ouster of the Congress-led government, National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leaders will meet ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa’s plea against court appearance rejected


November 4th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday rejected Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's plea against a Bangalore court order asking her to appear again to answer questions ... Read more...

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Apex court judge withdraws from Jayalalithaa case (Lead)


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday put off for a day the hearing on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's petition, challenging a Bangalore court's order that ... Read more...

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Rs.10 lakh for family of accident victim


September 23rd, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) A Delhi court has awarded around Rs.10 lakh compensation to the family of a 20-year-old girl who was killed after being hit by a bus ... Read more...

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Maid killed in accident, kin to get Rs. 9 lakh in damages


September 22nd, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A Delhi court has awarded around Rs.9 lakh compensation to the family of a maid who was killed in a motorcycle accident here in 2008.In ... Read more...

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Gujarat Lokayukta rocks parliament for third day


September 5th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Parliament was disrupted for the third day Monday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) persisted with its demand for the recall of Gujarat Governor ... Read more...

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Cabinet okays Lokpal bill amid flak, Hazare to fast (Roundup)


July 28th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday approved the draft of an anti-corruption Lokpal bill excluding the prime minister from its ambit, fuelling opposition criticism. An upset ... Read more...

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Assembly adjourned over free homes for mill workers


July 28th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) The Maharashtra legislative assembly was Thursday adjourned thrice over the issue of free houses for mill workers and finally adjourned for the day without transacting ... Read more...

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Sukna land scam: Rath cleared of intent to defraud


July 15th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 15 (IANS) An army court Friday stuck to its earlier finding and pronounced that former 33 Corps commander Lt. Gen. P.K. Rath was not guilty of the charge ... Read more...

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Dinakaran impeachment process to continue: Apex court


July 5th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) In a major setback for Sikkim High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the impeachment proceedings against him would continue. ... Read more...

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Apex court cautions against maligning judges


June 20th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) While cautioning against the "dangerous trend" of making false allegations against judicial officers of subordinate courts, the Supreme Court has said that judges were not ... Read more...

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Congress gets court notice on sacked staffers’ plea


June 9th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) A Delhi court has issued notice to the All India Congress Committee (AICC) on a petition alleging that it unjustifiably terminated 44 of its ... Read more...

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No partycracy in house, says Mamata in first assembly speech


May 30th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said she wanted true democracy and not "partycracy" in the assembly and urged newly-elected Speaker Biman Banerjee to ... Read more...

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Life term for BSP legislator in engineer’s murder (Second Lead)


May 6th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 6 (IANS) A special trial court here Friday awarded the life term to Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator Shekhar Tiwari and nine others, including ... Read more...

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63 percent turnout in fifth phase of Bihar panchayat polls


May 3rd, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, May 3 (ANI): An estimated sixty three percent voters exercised their franchise in the fifth phase of panchayat polls in Bihar on Tuesday.Katihar district recorded the highest voter turnout at 73 ... Read more...

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Singur, Nandigram vote in round four of West Bengal polls (Lead)


May 3rd, 2011 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) People queued up in large numbers to vote in the fourth phase of West Bengal Assembly elections Tuesday for 63 constituencies spread over three districts.An electorate ... Read more...

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61 percent turnout in third phase of Bihar panchayat polls


April 27th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Apr 27 (ANI): An estimated sixty one percent voters exercised their franchise in the third phase of panchayat polls in Bihar on Wednesday. The State Election Commissioner, J K Dutta, said ... Read more...

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