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Three Badal government ministers resign in six months (News Analysis)


September 18th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) Its second consecutive innings in power was a politically historic event. But just six months later, the Parkash Singh Badal-led Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Provide list of corrupt officials: Himachal court


September 14th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 14 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed the state's chief secretary to furnish a list of government functionaries involved in corruption and moral turpitude cases over ... Read more...

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One gets 10 years jail for peddling drugs


September 14th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) A Delhi court has sentenced a man to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment and slapped a fine of Rs.1 lakh on him for possessing over ... Read more...

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Sting illegal, Bangaru tells court


September 4th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Former BJP president Bangaru Laxman Tuesday sought suspension of his four-year jail term in a bribery case and told the Delhi High Court that ... Read more...

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Police officer jailed in Tripura for raping minor


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 2 (IANS) A court in Tripura has jailed a police officer for 10 years for raping a minor girl, an official said here Sunday."Additional district and sessions judge ... Read more...

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Rapist leaves scar on woman’s chastity: Court


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 2 (IANS) Ruling that a rapist leaves a scar on a woman's chastity, a court here has awarded seven years' rigorous imprisonment to a 'tantrik' for raping ... Read more...

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Kachroo ragging case: Convicts may return to college


August 23rd, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 23 (IANS) The four medical college students convicted of ragging to death their junior, Aman Kachroo, in Himachal Pradesh may soon return to the classroom.The state government freed the ... Read more...

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Convicts freed early, ragging victim’s father slams system


August 18th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 18 (IANS) Four medical students who were convicted of ragging Aman Kachroo to death in a Himachal Pradesh college, are out of jail before completing the four-year rigorous ... Read more...

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Kachroo ragging case: Convicts set free before term


August 18th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 18 (IANS) The four youths who were convicted of ragging medical student Aman Kachroo to death in a Himachal Pradesh institute are out of the jail before completing ... Read more...

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Ex-CWC official gets four-year jail term in graft case


August 17th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) A special court has awarded a four-year jail term to a senior official of the Central Water Commission (CWC) in a funds misappropriation case.The Central ... Read more...

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Tax evation hits infrastructure development, says court


August 10th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A Delhi court has upheld a two-year jail term given to a tax evader, saying tax avoidance reduced funds needed for the country's infrastructure development.Additional ... Read more...

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Court slams failure to weed out Bangladeshi migrants


August 10th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday expressed concern over the central government's failure to act against nearly three crore illegal Bangladeshi migrants who are staying in the ... Read more...

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Court awards 10-year jail to man for killing wife


August 8th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday awarded 10 years' rigorous imprisonment to a man who stabbed his wife to death after a disagreement over their marital relations.Holding ... Read more...

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Ex-army officer gets 10 years jail for torturing son


August 4th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) A former army major and his second wife were Saturday sentenced by a Delhi court to 10 years jail term for torturing and trying to ... Read more...

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Five Pakistani Army officers jailed for terror links


August 4th, 2012 - 4:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Five Pakistani Army officers, including a brigadier, have been jailed for having links with a banned extremist group.The Field General Court Marshal convicted them for having ... Read more...

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Kachroo ragging death: Justice in suspended animation


July 17th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 17 (IANS) Justice seems to be in a state of suspended animation in the sensational case of of medical student Aman Kachroo who died after being ragged by ... Read more...

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SC upholds life for former MP Anand Mohan (Second Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rejected the appeal of former Lok Sabha member Anand Mohan who had challenged his conviction and life imprisonment in the murder ... Read more...

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Convict turns unruly in court on hearing sentence


July 10th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) A convict lifted and banged a chair on the floor in a Delhi court after the judge sentenced him to eight years' jail in a ... Read more...

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Man gets 3 years’ jail for impersonating in AIIMS exam


June 13th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) A Delhi court has awarded a man three years rigorous imprisonment for his involvement in a case of impersonation in an AIIMS entrance examination.Additional Chief ... Read more...

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Delhi crime spurt threat to people’s safety: Court


June 10th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Sending two robbers to jail, a Delhi court has expressed concern over the security and safety of the public due to a spurt in crime ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP legislator gets bail in bribery case


June 5th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 5 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Tuesday granted conditional bail to ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Y. Sampangi and also suspended his conviction of three years ... Read more...

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Court imposes Rs.5 crore penalty for cheating


June 5th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) A special CBI court here has slapped a penalty of Rs.5 crore on a private firm and awarded two years rigorous imprisonment to its director ... Read more...

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Court awards five-year jail to Kashmiri militant


May 17th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) A Kashmiri militant has been awarded a five-year jail term by a Delhi court for possessing explosive material. The five-year detention undergone by the convict ... Read more...

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Ministers take high ‘moral ground’ after conviction (Punjab Newsletter)


May 12th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 12 (IANS) This could be termed the height of irony, even in the strange world of politics. Two ministers in Punjab's Parkash Singh Badal-led government, convicted in ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha passes bill on sexual offences against kids


May 11th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Thursday passed a bill to protect children from sexual assault, sexual harassment and pornography and to establish special courts for the speedy ... Read more...

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Badal accepts convicted minister’s resignation


May 9th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 9 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Wednesday accepted the resignation of state Agriculture Minister Tota Singh, who was convicted for misusing an official car and ... Read more...

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Punjab agriculture minister gets one year jail


May 5th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 5 (IANS) In yet another embarrassment for the Punjab government, a court in Mohali town Saturday held Agriculture Minister Tota Singh guilty of misusing official machinery and sentenced ... Read more...

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Tainted Bangaru quits BJP executive


April 30th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) former president Bangaru Laxman Monday resigned from the party's national executive, following a Delhi court last week sentencing him to ... Read more...

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BJP was soft on Bangaru: Shanta Kumar


April 29th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 29 (IANS) Had the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) acted well in time, it would not have to face the embarrassment of one of its top leaders being ... Read more...

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Former Delhi judge awarded 3-year jail for graft


April 28th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Saturday awarded a 3-year jail term to a former judge in a 26-year-old graft case.Special CBI Judge ... Read more...

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Bangaru Laxman gets four years’ jail for bribery (Second Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday awarded four years' rigorous imprisonment to former Bharaitya Janata Party (BJP) president Bangaru Laxman for accepting a bribe from a fake ... Read more...

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Bangaru Laxman’s sentencing: Key points of the judgment


April 28th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday awarded four years' rigorous imprisonment to the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) former president Bangaru Laxman for accepting a bribe from ... Read more...

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Bangaru Laxman sentenced to four years’ jail (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A Delhi Court Saturday awarded four years' rigorous imprisonment to former Bharaitya Janata Party (BJP) president Bangaru Laxman for accepting a bribe from a fake ... Read more...

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‘Parliament should award death penalty for crimes against elderly’


April 12th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday urged parliament to award capital punishment in cases where a senior citizen is the victim.Additional Sessions Judge Narinder Kumar said: "This ... Read more...

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Nine get 10 years jail for rape


April 9th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 9 (IANS) Nine people, including two women, were convicted and sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment by a court here Monday for the rape of a mentally challenged ... Read more...

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