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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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Centre trying to trample on rights of states: BJP


May 7th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Seizing on the United Progressive Alliance's inability to push through its proposed anti-terror hub due to opposition by several non-Congress chief ministers, the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Raja Bhaiya orders coolers for prisoners


April 10th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 10 (IANS) Prisoners in Uttar Pradesh may look forward to a less harsh summer with Jails Minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh aka Raja Bhaiya ordering installation of coolers, fans ... Read more...

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Raja Bhaiya dents Akhilesh’s clean credentials


March 15th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) For the last one week, the entry of Kunda independent legislator Raghuraj Pratap Singh aka Raja Bhaiya into the cabinet of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav ... Read more...

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Death for three confirmed in 2003 Mumbai blasts case (Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Friday upheld the death sentence of three people, including a woman, convicted for the 2003 Mumbai twin-bomb blasts that killed 52 people.A ... Read more...

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Death for three confirmed in 2003 Mumbai blasts case


February 10th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Friday upheld the death sentence of the three people, including a woman, convicted for the 2003 Mumbai twin bomb blasts.A special Prevention ... Read more...

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Plot to abduct Sachin: Eight-year jail terms for six (Lead)


January 23rd, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Six Harkat-ul Jihad-al-Islami terrorists, including three from Pakistan, who plotted to abduct cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Saurav Ganguly in 2002 were Monday sentenced to ... Read more...

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2003 Mumbai blasts: Ruling on three death penalties put off (Lead)


December 12th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Monday deferred its verdict on the confirmation of death sentences for three convicts in the 2003 Mumbai twin blasts that killed 52 ... Read more...

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2003 Mumbai twin blasts verdict Dec 12


November 12th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Eight years after Mumbai was rocked by twin blasts which killed 52 and injured 244 people, the Bombay High Court Saturday heard the final arguments on ... Read more...

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No special laws to tackle terrorism: BJP


July 15th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Friday slammed the government for not having special laws against terrorism and accused it of following "vote ... Read more...

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Convicts question police theory on Gujarat ex-minister’s killing


July 13th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 13 (IANS) The 12 people convicted for the killing of former Gujarat minister Haren Pandya Wednesday told a court that there were contradictions in the statements of ... Read more...

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Court begins hearing pleas in Haren Pandya murder case


July 11th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 11 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Monday started final hearing on appeals of 12 people who were convicted by a trial court in 2007 for the murder ... Read more...

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Tihar inmates allowed phone calls to families


May 10th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) In a bid to bring down the stress levels among prisoners in Tihar Jail, effective Tuesday authorities allowed inmates to call up their family and ... Read more...

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Godhra verdict: Ahmedabad court convicts 31, acquits 63 (Second Lead)


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Thirty one people were held guilty by a special court here Tuesday for the Godhra train carnage in which 59 people, mostly 'kar sevaks' returning from Ayodhya, were ... Read more...

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Timeline of Godhra train carnage case


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 22 (IANS) The timeline of events related to the 2002 Godhra train carnage case in Gujarat:Feb 27, 2002: 59 people killed as mob attacks S-6 coach of the Sabarmati Express ... Read more...

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Supreme Court declines to block Godhra carnage verdict (Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday declined to restrain a special fast track court in Gujarat from pronouncing its verdict Feb 19 in the 2002 Godhra train carnage ... Read more...

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Ahmedabad blasts convicts’ sentences enhanced


January 24th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Monday enhanced the sentences of four people convicted in the May 2002 tiffin box bomb blasts in Ahmedabad from ten years jail to life ... Read more...

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Six terrorists get life term for plot to kidnap Sachin, Sourav (Second Lead)


January 15th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday awarded life term to six Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (HuJI) terrorists, including three Pakistanis, for plotting to kidnap cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly in ... Read more...

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Plot to kidnap Sachin: Six terrorists get life term (Lead)


January 15th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Six Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (HuJI) terrorists, including three Pakistanis, were Saturday awarded life imprisonment by a Delhi court for plotting to kidnap cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly ... Read more...

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Bail plea of Akshardham terror attack accused admitted


December 20th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 20 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Monday admitted a bail plea filed by an accused in the 2002 Akshardham Temple terror attack.The bench comprising Justices A.M. Kapadia and B.N. Mehta ... Read more...

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Bomb blast convict’s bail plea rejected


November 29th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Nov 29 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Monday rejected the interim bail plea of a 2002 Ahmedabad bomb blast convict to attend a wedding in the family.A division ... Read more...

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Alleged anti-India comments by professor spark trouble


October 30th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 30 (IANS) Trouble brewed at a seminar here Saturday after activists of Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) youth wing created a ruckus over alleged anti-India comments by Prof Syed Abdul ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka in danger of breeding many more Prabhakarans over forced arrests, warns ex diplomat


September 17th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Sept 17 (ANI): A retired senior diplomat in Sri Lanka, Nanda Godage, has testified before the war commission examining the final years of the long-running civil conflict which ended last year, ... Read more...

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Gujarat court acquits nine of waging war charges


August 27th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 27 (IANS) A local court Friday acquitted nine people, including an advocate, who were charged with waging war against the nation and hatching a conspiracy to create terror in Gujarat ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to refuse entry to UN human rights panel


June 24th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 24 (DPA) The Sri Lankan government Thursday declared that it would refuse visas for UN panel members appointed to investigate alleged human rights abuses during the civil war against Tamil ... Read more...

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Trial court told to decide on POTA confessions


June 18th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 17 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Thursday left it to the trial court to decide whether the confessional statements of an accused recorded under the defunct Prevention Of Terrorism Act ... Read more...

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Akshardham temple attack: Death for three confirmed


June 1st, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 1 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Tuesday confirmed the death sentence awarded to three convicts by a designated POTA (Prevention Of Terrorism Act) court for the Sep 24, 2002 Akshardham ... Read more...

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Akshardham case: Gujarat High Court upholds death sentence


June 1st, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Gandhinagar, June 1 (ANI): The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday upheld the Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) court's verdict awarding death sentence to three accused in the 2002 Akashardham terror attack.A two-member ... Read more...

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Gujarat court confirms jail term for 2 in terror attack


May 11th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 11 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Tuesday confirmed the conviction of two people under the Prevention Of Terrorism Act (POTA) for attacking a Surat-based lawyer and rightwing Hindu activist Hasmukh ... Read more...

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Kasab convicted on evidence, not confession: Chidambaram (Lead)


May 6th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Pakistani national Ajmal Amir Kasab was convicted for his role in the 26/11 Mumbai carnage on the basis of evidence gathered against him and not on ... Read more...

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Congress hails Kasab verdict, BJP says bring others to book (Lead)


May 6th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Congress Thursday welcomed the death sentence to Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab while the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said the others involved in the ... Read more...

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Hanging Kasab may take several years (Lead, superseding earlier story)


May 6th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Hanging 26/11 terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab may be sooner said than done as the death sentence given by the Mumbai special court Thursday will first undergo judicial ... Read more...

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Tamil journalist pardoned in Sri Lanka


May 3rd, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 3 (DPA) A Sri Lankan journalist sentenced to 20 years for "inciting communal disharmony" is to receive a presidential pardon, External Affairs Minister G.L. Peiris said Monday. J.S. Tissainayagam, a member ... Read more...

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Gujarat dismisses claims of ‘duress’ by terror law convicts


April 24th, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 23 (IANS) The Gujarat government Friday dismissed as "allegations" the claims of two men convicted under the Prevention Of Terrorism Act (POTA) for attacking a prominent lawyer in Surat city ... Read more...

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High court to hear pleas of Godhra accused Tuesday


March 15th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 15(IANS) The Gujarat High Court will Tuesday hear the plea of 79 accused in the Godhra train burning case, challenging a designated court's decision to consider the confession of the ... Read more...

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