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President okays three high courts in northeast


June 9th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil has given her formal approval for setting up separate high courts in three northeastern states -- Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya."We received the ... Read more...

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Panel planned for speedy disposal of CBI cases


May 16th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The government has accepted a recommendation to set up a committee to study the pending CBI cases in courts and suggest ways for their speedy ... Read more...

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Rajasthan moots bill to seize corrupt officials’ property


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 1 (IANS) The Rajasthan cabinet Thursday approved a bill which aims to ensure speedy disposal of corruption cases and seizure or attachment of property of those government servants ... Read more...

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NRI body opposes move to tax long stay in India


November 30th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) The largest umbrella organization of overseas Indians has urged the Indian government to withdraw a proposal to impose tax on non-resident Indians staying over 60 days ... Read more...

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Modi’s plea against passport revocation turned down


November 4th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Suspended Indian Premier League chairman Lalit Modi's appeal challenging revocation of his passport has been turned down by the Chief Passport Office (CPO) here. The regional ... Read more...

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Now Karnataka industries minister under scanner for land scam


October 29th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 29 (IANS) Just a day ahead of senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani's anti-corruption yatra enters the state, Karnataka Police Saturday began probe into charges that ... Read more...

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Ex-Karnataka minister’s judicial custody extended


October 26th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 26 (IANS) A court here Wednesday extended till Nov 26 the judicial custody of former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister Katta Subramanya Naidu and his son Katta ... Read more...

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Land grab probe against one more Karnataka minister


October 24th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 24 (IANS) Karnataka Industries Minister Murugesh Nirani Monday joined the growing list of politicians from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to face a police probe into ... Read more...

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Court extends Yeddyurappa’s jail stay till Nov 3


October 22nd, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 22 (IANS) A Bangalore court Saturday extended former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's jail stay till Nov 3 as the arrested Bharatiya Janata Party leader waits for bail ... Read more...

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Pune gang-rape accused trio get life terms


October 21st, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Oct 21 (IANS) A court here Friday awarded life sentences to the three accused in the gang-rape of a married woman near Hinjewadi, on the outskirts of the city ... Read more...

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PM lists out steps to fight corruption


October 21st, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday listed out a series of steps the government is taking to fight corruption in the country and said the ... Read more...

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Hanging of Rajiv killers stayed, Tamil Nadu assembly backs them


August 30th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) The Sep 9 hanging of the three men sentenced to death for conspiring to assassinate former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi was stayed for eight weeks ... Read more...

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India to amend consumer protection law


August 17th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Indian government plans to amend the 25-year old Consumer Protection Act to make it more effective in the changed social and economic environment, ... Read more...

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Karnataka summons to two ex-CMs, jail for ex-minister


August 8th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 8 (IANS) Karnataka achieved a record of sorts Monday when a trial court summoned two former chief ministers for corruption and a former minister was sent to ... Read more...

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Respond to NRI complaints, Punjab officials told


July 23rd, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 23 (IANS) Punjab's Non-Resident Indian (NRI) Affairs Minister Balbir Singh Bath has asked officials to immediately respond to the grievances of NRIs.The minister said in a statement that ... Read more...

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CBI to set up special court in Goa


July 9th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 9 (IANS) Goa will soon have a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court for speedy trial of the several drug and corruption related cases booked by the ... Read more...

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NGO moves apex court on speedy disposal of mercy pleas


July 7th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government on a petition filed by an NGO seeking time-bound disposal of mercy petitions lying ... Read more...

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Discuss land acquisition problems with us: Bengal minister


July 2nd, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) Notwithstanding the West Bengal government's announcement that it will not involve itself in land acquisition for setting up private projects, Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee Saturday urged ... Read more...

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Delhi to host consumer rights conference from March 14


March 12th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 12 (ANI): A two-day conference of the Presidents, State Commissions and the Secretaries and Consumer Affairs of the State Governments/UT Administrations is being organised by the national consumer disputes ... Read more...

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2G scam: Telecom company official’s plea disallowed


February 7th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday disallowed a plea for speedy disposal of a petition filed by an official of a telecom company, facing probe in the 2G ... Read more...

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High courts to get special wings for commercial disputes


February 6th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 6 (IANS) The proposed commercial divisions of high courts will help resolve commercial disputes speedily, Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily said Sunday.He told the 17th Commonwealth Law Conference here that ... Read more...

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NHRC team in Orissa for quick disposal of cases


January 17th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) A team from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will hold meetings with Orissa government authorities in Bhubaneswar Tuesday in an effort to dispose pending cases without ... Read more...

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More fast track courts to be set up for speedy disposal of cases: Moily


November 15th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.15 (ANI): Union Minister for Law and Justice Veerappa Moily said more fast track courts would be set up to ensure that no case remains pending for more than one ... Read more...

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Pakistan tax evaders owe Rs.100 bn to exchequer


October 20th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Tax evaders in Pakistan owe a whopping Rs.100 billion to the national exchequer, officials said.The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is stuck in litigation in courts against thousands ... Read more...

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Andhra takes measures to rein in micro-finance firms


October 14th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh cabinet Thursday approved an ordinance providing for three-year sentence and Rs.1 lakh penalty for micro-finance institutions (MFIs) harassing borrowers.The cabinet held a special meeting to ... Read more...

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Over 5,000 matrimonial cases pending in Delhi alone


August 17th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Praveen Kumar New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) More than 5,000 matrimonial cases have been pending since 1995 in various courts in Delhi. This was revealed during the hearing on a public interest ... Read more...

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Five more family courts to come up in Delhi


August 3rd, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) In a bid to ensure speedy disposal of justice, the Delhi cabinet Monday gave its nod for creating 99 posts in the Saket district court and decided ... Read more...

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Himachal to settle all cases of undertrials by year-end


July 31st, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 31 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh High Court Chief Justice Kurian Joseph Saturday announced that all the cases of undertrials lodged in various jails of the state would be settled by the ... Read more...

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30 percent of pending cases are government’s: Moily


July 25th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) Government litigation accounts for nearly 30 percent of the cases pending in courts across the country, union Minister for Law and Justice Veerappa Moily said Sunday. "More than ... Read more...

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Fast track court scheme extended by a year


July 15th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The central government Thursday extended by a year its decade-old fast track court scheme under which it provides funds to states for speedy disposal of criminal ... Read more...

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Government to bring in reforms to reduce litigation delays: Moily


July 10th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister M Veerappa Moily has said the Central Government has planned to bring in second generation legal reforms that would get rid of ... Read more...

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Gujarat judges favour time limit for disposing cases


July 4th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 4 (IANS) Almost 90 percent of the judges in Gujarat's subordinate judiciary support a fixed time limit for completion of each stage of a case, a survey by a ... Read more...

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Moily to Pranab: Need funds to dispose of cheque-bouncing cases


May 27th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The union law ministry has approached the finance ministry for funds to set up special courts to dispose of over 38 lakh cheque-bouncing cases that constitute ... Read more...

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Supreme Court dismisses charges against actress Khusboo


April 28th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed all cases registered against South Indian film actress and activist Khusboo for her alleged remarks on pre-marital sex.The apex court quashed ... Read more...

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New anti-adulteration law makes food adulteration a punishable offence: Azad


April 20th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 20 (ANI): Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday said the new anti-adulteration law makes food adulteration an offence punishable with life imprisonment and added ... Read more...

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