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Prominent citizens appeal to Team Anna to call off fast (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) With fasting Team Anna members' condition deteriorating, more than 20 prominent citizens, including former army chief V.K. Singh, spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi ... Read more...

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Both kidneys damaged — girl battles law to survive


July 20th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 20 (IANS) Born in an impoverished family, 17-year-old Jayasree had both her kidneys damaged at the age of 11, saw her father lose his mental balance and now, ... Read more...

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Mass marriages in Andhra; 12,000 enter into wedlock


May 20th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. Kiran Kumar Reddy lauded the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) trust for organizing mass marriages for poor people. About 12,000 couples ... Read more...

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Balakrishnan refutes graft charges


May 8th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 8 (IANS) Former chief justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan, facing allegations of corruption after his kin reportedly amassed wealth disproportionate to their known sources of income, said Sunday ... Read more...

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Former Gujarat top cop Sreekumar seeks security for Sanjiv Bhatt


April 26th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 26 (IANS) Former Gujarat additional director general of police R.B. Sreekumar has urged the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team to provide security to senior police officer Sanjiv ... Read more...

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BJP slams Rahul Gandhi over ‘rotten system’ remark


April 19th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday criticized Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi over the latter's 'rotten system' remark in a letter to a former supreme ... Read more...

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Justice Iyer apologizes to Rahul Gandhi


April 18th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 18 (ANI): Former Supreme Court judge V R Krishna Iyer, who had launched a scathing attack on Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi, on Monday sent an apology letter ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi ‘far away from being a good political leader’: Ex-SC judge


April 17th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by ANI
Ernakulam (Kerala), Apr 17(ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi is not mature enough to take up responsible tasks concerning the nation, former Supreme Court judge Justice V.R. Krishna Iyer said on ... 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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Tirupati temple deposits 1,175 kg gold with SBI


February 11th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh), Feb 11 (IANS) India's richest Hindu temple here Friday deposited 1,175 kg gold with the State Bank of India (SBI) to convert the "dead assets" into income earning ... Read more...

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PM’s silence on Balakrishnan issue baffling: Krishna Iyer


January 23rd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 23 (IANS) Retired justice V.R. Krishna Iyer has now turned his guns on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his silence on the allegations linked to former supreme court chief ... Read more...

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Tax sleuths make progress in probe against Balakrishnan’s kin


January 12th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 12 (IANS) Income Tax department sleuths who have begun a probe into the alleged illegal wealth of relatives of former chief justice of India (CJI) K.G. Balakrishnan in Kerala have ... Read more...

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Times have changed for K.G. Balakrishnan (Letter from Kerala)


January 11th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Kottayam (Kerala), Jan 11 (IANS) Four years ago, the sleepy village of Kaduthuruthy, 30 km from here, was basking in the glory of one of its sons, a ... Read more...

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Kozhikode bar panel asks Balakrishnan to step down, face probe


January 7th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Jan 7 (IANS) The Kozhikode Bar Association Friday passed a resolution asking National Human Rights Commission chief and former chief justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan to step down from his post ... Read more...

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Will react on Balakrishnan issue at right time: CPI-M


January 6th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 6 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Thursday said it will react at an "appropriate time" on the allegations of corruption against former chief justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan.State ... Read more...

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Balakrishnan’s son-in-law quits Youth Congress, ready for probe (Night lead)


January 5th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram/Kochi, Jan 5 (IANS) Former chief justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan's son-in-law P.V. Srinijin Wednesday quit the Youth Congress over allegations of amassing illegal wealth and said he was ready to face ... Read more...

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Iyer now attacks CPI-M


January 5th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 5 (IANS) Former Supreme Court judge V.R. Krishna Iyer, who has attacked relatives of former chief justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan for allegedly amassing wealth, Wednesday questioned the silence of ... Read more...

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Balakrishnan’s son-in-law quits Youth Congress


January 5th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thirivananthapuram, Jan 5 (IANS) Former chief justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan's son-in-law P.V. Srinijin Wednesday quit the Youth Congress for allegedly acquiring huge wealth, as a court accepted a petition against Balakrishnan's ... Read more...

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Balakrishnan’s brother goes on leave


January 4th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 4 (IANS) Embattled former chief justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan's brother, special government counsel K.G. Bhaskaran, is on leave since Monday, an official confirmed.The office of the Advocate General C.P. ... Read more...

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Documentary film based on Mullaperiyar Dam released in Kochi


January 4th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Jan 4 (ANI): A documentary film- "DAMs - The lethal water bombs," based on the Mullaperiyar Dam, which is posing a grave threat to thousands of lives, was released here on ... Read more...

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Break silence, face probe, Iyer tells ex-CJI


January 4th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 4 (IANS) Retired Supreme Court judge V.R. Krishna Iyer Tuesday dared former chief justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan to break his silence over allegations of wealth amassment by his relatives ... Read more...

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Ex-judge asked me not to complain against Balakrishnan: Iyer


January 3rd, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 3 (IANS) Stepping up pressure for a probe into graft allegations against former chief justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan, retired Supreme Court judge V.R. Krishna Iyer Monday said a former ... Read more...

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Nariman applauds Iyer for seeking ex-CJI’s probe


January 2nd, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi Jan 2 (IANS) Retired Supreme Court judge V.R. Krishna Iyer has been applauded by veteran lawyer Fali S. Nariman for demanding a probe into allegations of corruption against former chief justice ... Read more...

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Youth Congress wants wealth of ex-CJI’s kin probed


December 30th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 30 (IANS) Youth Congress vice president M. Liju has written to his top bosses in the party to seek a probe into the alleged amassment of wealth by P.V. Srinijin, ... Read more...

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Remove Balakrishnan as NHRC chief: Prashant Bhushan


December 28th, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan Tuesday demanded the removal of former chief justice K.G. Balakrishnan as the chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in the wake ... Read more...

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Moily says charge against ex-CJI kin needs verification


December 28th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 28 (IANS) Union Law Minister Veerappa Moily Tuesday said the charge that former chief justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan's son-in-law P.V. Srinijin acquired large assets in a short period needs ... Read more...

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‘Probe allegations against ex-chief justice Balakrishnan’


December 27th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 27 (IANS) Retired Supreme Court justice V.R. Krishna Iyer Monday demanded a probe into the various allegations of corruption against former chief justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan, currently the chairman ... Read more...

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Supreme Court proved courts’ power to fight corruption: Krishna Iyer (Interview)


November 20th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
By George Joseph New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Corruption in India is above even god and the Supreme Court has proved that courts continue to support people's fight against it, former Supreme ... Read more...

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Agnivesh wants an inquiry into Maoist Azad’s death


November 12th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.12 (ANI): Social activist and an interlocutor of the Centre on the Maoist matter, Swami Agnivesh, and renowned judge V. R. Krishna Iyer have indicated that there is a ... Read more...

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‘At 96, Justice Iyer continues to be a crusader’


November 1st, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Justice V.R. Krishna Iyer, 96, is a crusader and his voice can be heard when freedom is in danger, justice is in jeopardy or probity in public ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi statement on Maoists hailed


May 18th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Writers, academics and jurists have hailed Congress president Sonia Gandhi's statement that the "extreme neglect" of tribal areas is linked to Maoist insurgency. "We welcome the statement ... Read more...

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Tata Global Beverages: The new name proposed for Tata Tea


May 6th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Tata Global Beverages Ltd. This is the new name chosen for the tea company of India's largest corporate house after having made many big-ticket acquisitions and expanded its ... Read more...

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Tirupati’s Balaji temple to be set up in Kurukshetra


February 25th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 25 (IANS) The Balaji temple of Tirupati, the famous Hindu shrine, will be set up in Haryana's historic town of Kurukshetra, the temple management told Haryana Chief Minister Bhupiunder Singh ... Read more...

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Kerala sitting on law reforms report: former judge


February 6th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 6 (IANS) Former Supreme Court judge V.R. Krishna Iyer says he is highly disillusioned as the Kerala government has been sitting on the law reforms commission report, suggesting pathbreaking reforms, ... Read more...

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PM urged to ensure clean chief justice for Kerala


January 19th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 19 (IANS) A retired Supreme Court judge and former Kerala minister Tuesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ensure that no tainted person becomes the next chief justice of ... Read more...

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