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States responsible for checking highway blockades, SC told (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The central government Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it was the state governments' responsibility to maintain law and order and ensure free and uninterrupted ... Read more...

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Soldiers killed five in cold blood, CBI tells apex court


March 19th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday accused, in the apex court, army personnel of killing five "innocent" people in cold blood in the wake ... Read more...

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Identity of secret account holders after court trial: Official


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 22 (IANS) The identity of those holding secret accounts in Swiss banks cannot be revealed till prosecution proceedings start, a senior official said here Tuesday.Union Finance and ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel members seek status of black money cases


November 18th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Members of parliament's standing committee on finance Friday called upon the government to take quick action on black money, with some members seeking to ... Read more...

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Left raises attack on school teacher in assembly


October 3rd, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 3 (IANS) For the second consecutive day, the entire Left opposition walked out of the Kerala assembly here Monday, accusing the Oommen Chandy government of not being able ... Read more...

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Minister withdraws plea against Lokayukta


September 10th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh minister Awadhpal Singh Yadav, indicted of corruption by Lokayukta Justice N.K. Mehrotra, withdrew his petition against the ombudsman's recommendation, sources said Saturday.Yadav resigned ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh Lok Ayukta recommends removal of ‘corrupt’ minister


August 16th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 16 (IANS) Indicting Uttar Pradesh Minister Avadhpal Singh Yadav for large scale financial bungling and corruption, Uttar Pradesh Lok Ayukta Justice N.K. Mehrotra Tuesday created history by recommending ... Read more...

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Apex court clears way for Chautala brothers’ prosecution (Lead)


July 5th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday cleared the way for the prosecution of Haryana's Indian National Lok Dal legislators Abhay and Ajay Chautala by the Central ... Read more...

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Apex court rejects Chautala brothers’ plea


July 4th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday rejected the plea by Haryana legislators Abhay and Ajay Chautala that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) needed prior permission of ... Read more...

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Removal of tainted Delhi minister sought


March 26th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Social activists Saturday wrote a letter to President Pratibha Patil and Congress chairperson Sonia Gandhi seeking removal of Delhi minister Raj Kumar Chauhan held ... Read more...

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Balakrishnan’s kin accumulated unaccounted wealth: Income Tax


February 26th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 26 (IANS) Retired Chief Justice K.G. Balakrishnan's family members are in possession of wealth disproportionate to their known sources of income, a top Income Tax official said here Saturday.Director general ... Read more...

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Danger for Musharraf if proceedings commenced against him in Benazir murder case


February 11th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 11(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf may get into trouble if prosecution proceedings are started against him for former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination, according to jurists.Pakistan's Federal Investigation ... Read more...

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‘Can’t reveal names yet of Indians with black money abroad’ (Roundup)


January 25th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Secrecy clauses in treaties with other countries are preventing the government from disclosing the names of Indians with black money abroad, estimated at $462 billion to ... Read more...

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Black money abroad pegged at $500 bn to $1,400 bn: Mukjherjee (Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday said $462 billion to $1.4 trillion in black money is estimated to have been stashed abroad by Indians and all steps ... Read more...

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Karnataka chief minister must quit, says Karat


January 23rd, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 23 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday reiterated its demand that Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa must quit over land scam allegations."The CPI-M and other Left parties ... Read more...

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PM not obliged to sanction Raja prosecution: Vahanvati to court


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was not obliged under the law to grant sanction to launch prosecution proceedings against then telecom minister A. Raja in the 2G ... Read more...

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Government gets till Saturday to file 2G spectrum affidavit (Second Lead)


November 18th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked the solicitor general to file an affidavit by Saturday detailing the government's action in response to the application seeking sanction to ... Read more...

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Court asks government for affidavit on action against Raja (Lead)


November 18th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday adjourned hearing on the 2G spectrum allotment case and asked the government to file an affidavit detailing the action in response to ... Read more...

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High Court okays Needwise’ merger with Paras Pharma


August 17th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 17 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court has allowed the merger of Needwise Advertising Private Ltd with Paras Pharmaceuticals Ltd, a fast moving consumer goods and personal care products company. Justice ... Read more...

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FIR in disproportionate assets case illegal: Mayawati


April 21st, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Accusing the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) of discrimination, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Wednesday claimed in the Supreme Court that the disproportionate assets case filed against ... Read more...

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Musharraf must be brought back and tried in Benazir assassination case: Pak editorial


April 20th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.20 (ANI): Now, that the United Nations (UN) inquiry report over former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination is out and it clearly lays the blame on the then military ... Read more...

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Moily defends move to drop cases against Quattrocchi


September 30th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Union Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily Wednesday supported the government's decision to drop prosecution proceedings against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi, an accused in the Bofors payoff case, ... Read more...

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CVC displays list of ‘corrupt’ officials first time (Lead)


September 17th, 2009 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Officials from the Indian Police Service, nationalised banks, forest service and the railway ministry are among the 123 against whom the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has advised ... Read more...

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BSP leader’s institute polluting Gomti river: officials


July 14th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 14 (IANS) An educational campus, owned by Bahujan Samaj Party general secretary Akhilesh Das has been charged with polluting the Gomti river, where thousands of fish have died due ... Read more...

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CPM says Kerala Governor’s sanction to prosecute Vijyan “unfortunate”


June 8th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 8 (ANI): The CPM on Monday criticized Kerala Governor's go-ahead given to CBI to prosecute CPM politburo member Pinarayi Vijayan in 3 billion rupees SNC Lavalin scam, and said ... Read more...

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CPI-M criticises governor’s nod for Vijayan’s prosecution (Lead)


June 8th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday termed as "unfortunate" the Kerala governor's giving permission to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to prosecute party leader Pinarayi ... Read more...

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Trouble brewing for Mayawati in Taj Corridor case again


March 25th, 2009 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 24 (IANS) Fresh trouble appears to be brewing for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati in the controversial Taj Corridor case following a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) that was moved ... Read more...

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Mayawati orders prosecution of 12 IPS officers


October 24th, 2008 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 23 (IANS) In a late night development, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Thursday ordered the prosecution of a dozen officers of the elite Indian Police Service (IPS) for their alleged ... Read more...

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Egyptian tycoon pleads not guilty to popstar’s murder


October 19th, 2008 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 18 (DPA) Egyptian billionaire businessman Hisham Talaat Moustafa and a security guard pleaded not guilty Saturday to the murder of Lebanese popstar Suzanne Tamim, as prosecution proceedings against them began ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh bureaucrat accused in graft case pleads innocence


September 10th, 2008 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) A senior bureaucrat in Uttar Pradesh Wednesday flatly denied any involvement in a recruitment scam, in which he has been indicted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ... Read more...

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