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SC against guidelines on court reporting, allows curbs (Second Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said there can be no blanket guidelines to regulate media reporting of sub-judice matters across the board but postponement of reporting ... Read more...

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No guidelines to regulate media reporting, says SC (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that there can be no blanket guidelines to regulate media reporting of sub-judice matters but restrictions could be sought in ... Read more...

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Apex court to examine plea on terror accused


August 27th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday admitted a plea filed by two Maharashtra organisations demanding a probe into all terror incidents in India since 2002 to ... Read more...

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UP blacklists 14 firms supplying sub-standard transformers


June 27th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 26 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) Tuesday black-listed 14 companies supplying electrical equipment on the directions of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, who took a serious ... Read more...

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Trouble grows in Ford India after seven workers suspended


March 30th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 30 (IANS) Labour trouble at car maker Ford India Pvt Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the US-based Ford Motor Company, Friday took a serious turn with the company ... Read more...

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Work to resume at Ford India’s Chennai plant Friday


March 30th, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 30 (IANS) Around 700 workers of Ford India Pvt Ltd who had boycotted work for the past two days would resume duties Friday after a truce was arrived ... Read more...

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Raja Bhaiya inspects Lucknow jail, pulls up staff


March 24th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 24 (IANS) Facing as many as three incidents of jail riots in different parts of Uttar Pradesh in the last fortnight, state Jails Minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh aka ... Read more...

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Development work to be videographed in UP


March 24th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 24 (IANS) In a bid to check corruption and use of sub-standard material in construction work in the rural areas, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to get ... Read more...

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Delhi varsity security up ahead of Holi


March 1st, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Ahead of Holi, the festival of colours to be celebrated March 8, the Delhi University (DU) has beefed up security in colleges in order to ... Read more...

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Trade union strike: Normal life hit in Odisha


February 28th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 28 (IANS) Normal life was disrupted across Odisha Tuesday as a large number of vehicles went off the roads and movement of several trains and private transport was ... Read more...

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Nationwide trade union strike begins, to hit key sectors


February 28th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) In what was expected to affect key sectors like banking, insurance, telecom, transport, mining, postal and manufacturing, crores of trade union members went on ... Read more...

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Peaceful start to general strike in Maharashtra


February 28th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Employees of banks, insurance companies, central government and local bodies as well as workers in several private industries joined a 24-hour all India strike of various ... Read more...

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Labour strike to paralyse banking, transport services Tuesday


February 27th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) A nation-wide 24-hour general strike called by major trade unions Tuesday could cripple the country's transport, banking and postal systems after the government's attempts ... Read more...

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Quitting space panel over Nair’s blacklisting: Top scientist to PM: (Night Lead)


February 25th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 24 (IANS) Eminent scientist Roddam Narasimha, the seniormost member of the Space Commission, has resigned, telling Prime Minister Manmohan Singh he was doing so to protest the ... Read more...

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Income tax scams rising in northeast


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 22 (IANS) The income tax department said Wednesday that there is an increase in the tax-return related scams of salaried employees in the northeast region.Chief Commissioner of Income ... Read more...

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As fliers suffer, Kingfisher asked to furnish revised schedule (Roundup)


February 21st, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Crisis-hit Kingfisher Airlines has been asked by the aviation regulator to file a revised flights schedule in 24 hours as passengers suffered for the fourth ... Read more...

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Kingfisher stocks plunge 20 percent but pull up in noon trade


February 21st, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Shares of beleaguered Kingfisher Airlines which fell nearly 20 percent in early trade Tuesday managed to pull up by 7 percent in afternoon trade even ... Read more...

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Regulator reviews situation, asks Kingfisher for revised schedule


February 21st, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Director General of Civil Aviation Tuesday said it had asked crisis-hit carrier Kingfisher to come up with a revised flight schedule by Wednesday and ... Read more...

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Devas deal cancelled for national security: Minister


February 6th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 6 (IANS) The central government cancelled the Antrix Corporation-Devas Multimedia deal for reasons of national security and not for purported loss of revenue in sale of spectrum, ... Read more...

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Krishna abetted illegal mining in Karnataka: NGO


January 5th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 4 (IANS) A leading NGO on whose petition the apex court banned mining in Karnataka Wednesday accused External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna of abetting illegal mining in the ... Read more...

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Apex court puts sealing in Delhi on hold, to examine law


January 3rd, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday ordered no further sealing of unauthorised structures or their regularization or change in land use in Delhi till it examined the ... Read more...

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Mayawati releases ‘white paper’ refuting corruption charges


December 16th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 16 (IANS) In a bid to give her own government a clean chit, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Friday released an 84-page 'white paper' refuting the allegations of ... Read more...

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No razing in Delhi’s illegal colonies till 2014


December 14th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Parliament Wednesday passed a bill which puts a stop till 2014 on demolitions in Delhi's unauthorised colonies and village settlements.The National Capital Territory of Delhi ... Read more...

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Real estate regulatory bill to address consumers’ concern: Kamal Nath


November 9th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The government will soon introduce a regulatory framework for real estate sector to address the concerns of consumers and ensure level playing field for all ... Read more...

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Varun Gandhi files RTI plea on accounts abroad


November 4th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Varun Gandhi Friday demanded the government disclose the names of those with black money, and said he has ... Read more...

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Goa forest department under PAC scanner


October 6th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 6 (IANS) The mining department is not the only state agency responsible for what Goa assembly's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report has pegged as a Rs.3,500 crore illegal ... Read more...

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Mayawati sacks two more ministers on graft charges


October 5th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 5 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Wednesday took everyone by surprise by showing the door to two ministers found guilty of illegally amassing huge wealth and ... Read more...

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Gujarat government charges IPS officer (Lead)


August 13th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 13 (IANS) The Gujarat government Saturday served a chargesheet on senior police officer Rahul Sharma for deposing in courts and commissions in the 2002 riots case without ... Read more...

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Tripura cop suspended for baton-charge at journalists


July 26th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 26 (IANS) The Tripura government suspended a police official and transferred another for the baton attack on journalists and some activists of the opposition Congress earlier this month, ... 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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High alert sounded in Kolkata after blasts (Lead)


July 14th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) As multiple blasts rocked Mumbai, a high alert was sounded in Kolkata Wednesday with the city police warning of a likelihood of terrorists taking shelter in ... Read more...

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Police warn of terrorists taking refuge in Kolkata


July 13th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) As multiple blasts rocked Mumbai, Kolkata Police Wednesday warned of a likelihood of terrorists taking shelter in the city and asked landlords to verify the antecedents ... Read more...

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54 hospitals get pollution notices in Punjab


July 10th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 10 (IANS) Notices have been issued to 54 hospitals across Punjab for causing pollution through improper disposal of bio-medical waste in the state, an official said Sunday.Punjab Pollution ... Read more...

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Mayawati wants stringent laws against rape


June 21st, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 21 (IANS) Stung by the spate of rape cases across Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Mayawati Tuesday sought amendments to laws to ensure speedy rape trials and stricter ... Read more...

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Act without fear or favour, PM tells CBI


April 30th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to act "without fear or favour" and away from the media glare ... Read more...

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