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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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Punish the war guilty, US tells Sri Lanka


September 14th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 14 (IANS) A top American official Friday asked Sri Lanka to carry out a credible investigation of "outstanding and serious allegations of human rights violations" and punish the ... Read more...

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Mulayam sacks close Akhilesh aide in UP


September 10th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday sacked Sanjay Lathar, president of the party's youth wing Samajwadi Yuvjan Sabha (SYS), saying that the latter was ... Read more...

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Abhishek Verma’s wife denied bail


August 30th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday dismissed the bail plea of businessman Abhishek Verma's wife in a money laundering case lodged by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).Additional Chief ... Read more...

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Bengal comes out with directives for cabs, auto rickshaws


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Concerned over complaints from the public against errant auto rickshaw and taxi drivers in the metropolis, the West Bengal government Tuesday came out with a list ... Read more...

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NGO worker, son-in-law arrested for assaulting protection home inmates (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), May 10 (IANS) Police Thursday arrested an award-winning NGO worker and her son-in-law following allegations of physical and sexual assault on inmates of a protection home for girls ... Read more...

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Nearly 120 rescued after raid on Haryana protection home


May 10th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), May 10 (IANS) Nearly 120 people, including women, girls and children, were rescued from a protection home in Haryana's Rohtak town following a raid conducted by a team ... Read more...

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Tejinder’s plea against army chief sent to another court (Lead)


May 5th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) A Delhi magistrate Saturday sent to another judge Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh's plea seeking the summoning of army chief Gen. V.K. Singh in a ... Read more...

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Government given more time to respond to Tejinder’s plea


April 27th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday granted a week's more time to the central government to respond to the plea of Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh ... Read more...

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Court to rule on summoning of army chief May 5


April 26th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday will deliver on May 5 its order on a plea by Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh seeking summoning of army chief ... Read more...

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ICC to probe county match-fixing charges


March 11th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Indian bookies are fixing "soft target" county matches in England, according to an investigation by Sunday Times. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to investigate ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan spends on three soldiers what India spends on one’


October 20th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Pakistan spends on three soldiers what India spends on only one soldier, army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has said here.During the briefing of defence committees ... Read more...

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PDP stages protest march in Srinagar, demands Omar quit


October 5th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 5 (IANS) The custodial death of a member of the ruling National Conference (NC) in Jammu and Kashmir snowballed Wednesday with the People's Democratic Party (PDP) staging a ... Read more...

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Omar to serve defamation notice on Mehbooba Mufti


October 3rd, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 3 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday said he would serve a defamation notice on opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti for levelling ... Read more...

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Impeachment motion a ‘foregone conclusion’, writes Justice Sen


September 2nd, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Justice Soumitra Sen, in his resignation letter to the president Thursday, has pleaded not guilty of the allegations of graft against him and also wondered whether ... Read more...

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2G case: Supreme Court to hear honchos’ bail pleas


August 28th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Monday hear the bail applications of Vinod Goenka of Swan Telecom and Sanjay Chandra of Unitech Wireless in the second generation ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh minister resigns after Lokayukta’s rap


August 17th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 17 (IANS) Virtually driven against the wall following indictment over graft by Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta Justice N.K. Mehrotra, Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development Minister Awadhpal Singh Yadav Wednesday ... Read more...

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Probe rights abuses, CPI-M tells Colombo


August 7th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 7 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday asked Sri Lanka to probe the "serious allegations" of rights abuses by its military in the war against the ... Read more...

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Explain Maran fiasco, opposition to PM


July 7th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) With Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran resigning Thursday, opposition parties demanded that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh explain how he remained in the cabinet for so ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa, Kumaraswamy to swear before god over graft issue (Lead)


June 18th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 18 (IANS) Karnataka will witness a rare scene of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and his predecessor H.D. Kumaraswamy swearing before god following the latter's claim that the ... Read more...

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Kumaraswamy asserts Yeddyurappa tried to buy silence over graft


June 18th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 18 (IANS) Asserting that Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa had tried to "buy" his silence over graft charges, Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader H.D. Kumaraswamy Saturday accepted Yeddyurappa's challenge ... Read more...

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Court asks CBI to probe another Gujarat shootout (Second Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 16 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Thursday ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the 2003 killing of Sadiq Jamal Mehtar, an alleged Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) ... Read more...

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2G scam: Five corporate honchos’ bail verdict Monday


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court will Monday pronounce its verdict on the bail plea of five senior corporate executives accused in the second generation (2G) spectrum ... Read more...

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Apex court notice to Narendra Modi on police officer’s plea


May 12th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday issued notice to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on a petition by a Gujarat cadre Indian Administrative Service (IAS) ... Read more...

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2G scam: Order on bail pleas of five executives reserved (Lead)


May 9th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday reserved its order on the bail pleas of five corporate executives named co-accused in the second generation (2G) telecom spectrum ... Read more...

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SC split verdict on Madani’s bail plea in Bangalore blast case


May 4th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): A Supreme Court bench today referred the bail plea of People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader Abdul Nasser Madani, an accused in the 2008 Bangalore blast, to Chief ... Read more...

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2G scam: Bail plea of corporate honchos deferred till Wednesday


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): The Delhi High Court today deferred the bail plea of five corporate honchos, including the promoter of Etisalat DB, Sanjay Chandra, in connection with the 2G spectrum ... Read more...

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2G scam: Bail plea of corporate honchos to be heard today


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): The Delhi High Court will today hear the bail pleas of five corporate honchos, including the promoter of Etisalat DB, Sanjay Chandra, in connection with the 2G ... Read more...

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NGOs seek removal of Bhushans from Lokpal drafting panel


April 23rd, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) A group of non-governmental organisations will hold a rally in the capital Monday to demand removal of Lokpal Bill drafting committee co-chair Shanti ... Read more...

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Pak, UK to initiate ‘enhanced strategic dialogue’ during Cameron’s Islamabad trip


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 3(ANI): Pakistan and the United Kingdom will initiate an 'enhanced strategic dialogue' when British Prime Minister David Cameron visits Islamabad for a one-day trip on Tuesday.Cameron is scheduled to ... Read more...

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UK report paints dismal picture of Pak in critical areas in 2010


April 1st, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 1(ANI): British Foreign Secretary William Hague has launched the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office's 2010 Human Rights and Democracy report, which shows that Pakistan made little progress in key areas ... Read more...

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Court orders probe into financial lapses in Ramjas College


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Delhi University (DU) to conduct an inquiry into the alleged misappropriation of ... Read more...

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AFL agent denies 17-year-old girl’s sex claims


February 20th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 20 (ANI): AFL player agent Ricky Nixon has denied claims by a 17-year-old girl that the pair had sex."I wish to set the record straight. I have never had a ... Read more...

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Scientologists outraged by defector’s claims


February 8th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The FBI initiated investigation into the activities of the Church of Scientology after a number of defectors made some serious allegations against the church.The church is ... Read more...

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Congress demands probe into release of SIMI members


February 4th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 4 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Madhya Pradesh Friday alleged that a Bharatiya Janata Party minister and officials took Rs.3 crore bribe to release five activists of the banned ... Read more...

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