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Manmohan reassures political consultation on NCTC (Second Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Reiterating his assurances in the Lok Sabha on the much-contested National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday the anti-terror intelligence ... Read more...

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NCTC differences can be narrowed down: PM


March 20th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) With several chief ministers and opposition parties against the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) in its present form, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday reiterated ... Read more...

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Trinamool talks tough, threatens to oppose policies in parliament


March 9th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 9 (IANS) Giving a tough message to the Congress ahead of parliament's budget session beginning Monday, the Trinamool Congress Friday said it would not accept any cut ... Read more...

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Leave it to states to set up Lokayuktas: Trinamool


December 27th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress, an ally of the Congress in the ruling combine, Tuesday objected to the government's anti-graft Lokpal bill on the ground that ... Read more...

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Congress dares Hazare to contest from Chandni Chowk


August 1st, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Congress Monday dared social activist Anna Hazare to contest from Chandni Chowk Lok Sabha constituency here after the civil society released findings of a ... Read more...

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Governors are political agents of UPA, says Gadkari


July 30th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 30 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Saturday came down heavily on state governors, saying that they were acting like political agents of the United ... Read more...

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Judiciary, PM should not be under Lokpal: Former CJI


June 26th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) It would be a "mistake" to bring the higher judiciary and prime minister under the Lokpal's ambit, former chief justice of India J.S. Verma has ... Read more...

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Judiciary, PM should not be under Lokpal: Former CJI (Lead)


June 26th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) It would be a "mistake" to bring the judiciary and the prime minister under the Lokpal's ambit, former chief justice of India J.S. Verma has ... Read more...

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Punjab law on Panchayati Raj is perverse: apex court


May 27th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said the Punjab law doing away with the provision of no-confidence motion against the sarpanch by others in a panchayat ... Read more...

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P.J. Thomas to file review petition in apex court


March 12th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) P.J. Thomas, who was removed by the Supreme Court as central vigilance commissioner (CVC), will file a review petition against the judgment, his counsel ... Read more...

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Demand for details on judges goes to constitutional bench


November 26th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday referred to the constitution bench whether details including file notings and correspondence in pursuance to the appointment of judges to higher judiciary could ... Read more...

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Higher judiciary empowered to order CBI probe: SC (Second Lead)


February 17th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday said the apex court and high courts are constitutionally empowered to order a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into criminal cases for ... Read more...

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After protests, government agrees to restore earlier sugarcane pricing


November 20th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Bowing to angry protests from opposition parties and farmers, the government Friday agreed to restore the earlier sugarcane prices. The issue was resolved at an all-party ... Read more...

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Lawsuit seeks to restore right to property as fundamental right


February 27th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday sought the union government's response on a petition demanding restoration of the right to property as a fundamental right akin to the right ... Read more...

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Right to reject candidates: Apex court reserves verdict


January 29th, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday reserved its verdict on a lawsuit that has sought a "negative voting" option to permit people reject all candidates in elections.A bench ... Read more...

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Supreme Court upholds 27 percent quotas for OBC students


April 10th, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday upheld the law according 27 percent quota for backward class students in government-run institutes of higher learning but clarified that the 'creamy layer', ... Read more...

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Congress has reserved top job for Nehru family: Advani


March 14th, 2008 - 7:47 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Congress is a dynastic party with a "reservation policy" for the top job kept in "perpetuity" for members of the Nehru family, senior Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh has title, but no authority: Advani


March 14th, 2008 - 7:37 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Friday rapped Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for not having "a contract" with the countrymen, and carrying "no authority". "I pity ... Read more...

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