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SC asks Air India to probe ‘unnecessary purchase’ of aircraft


September 21st, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central government and Air India on a petition seeking probe into the "unnecessary" purchase of 111 aircraft ... Read more...

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Activist demands shutdown of Vedanta refinery in Odisha


September 18th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 18 (IANS) Social activist Prafulla Samantara Tuesday demanded scrapping of the Vedanta Aluminium Limited (VAL) refinery in Odisha, accusing the company of pushing it illegally."The refinery should be ... Read more...

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Explain allocation of 194 coal blocks, SC tells government


September 14th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the government, asking it to explain whether it had followed its own policies and guidelines in the allocation ... Read more...

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Allahabad High Court order restraining media set aside


September 14th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday set aside the Allahabad High Court order restraining media from reporting on the movement of army troops. The apex court bench ... Read more...

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Former Pakistani PM’s son arrested


September 14th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son Ali Musa Gilani was arrested Friday from the gate of the Supreme Court while he was on his ... Read more...

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Government to allow old players in 2G auction: Milind Deora


September 13th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The government will allow both old and new telecom operators to participate in the upcoming 2G auction, Minister of State for Communications and IT Milind ... Read more...

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SC refuses to stop fuel loading in Kundankulam plant


September 13th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Declining to put on hold for now the loading of fuel rods in one of the two reactors of Kundankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil ... Read more...

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SC moved against Kudankulam plant


September 11th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A private company's employee Tuesday moved the Supreme Court against a Madras High Court order giving the green signal to the commissioning of the Kudankulam ... Read more...

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Apex court’s observations on media reporting curbs


September 11th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Some observations by the Supreme Court Tuesday while hearing a plea seeking postponement of media reporting on sub-judice matters:* There is no general law for courts to postpone publicity, either prior ... Read more...

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Spurned lover who beheaded girl spared the gallows


September 11th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 11 (IANS) A spurned lover and engineering student, who beheaded a girl in St. Xavier's College here last year, Tuesday got relief from the Jharkhand High Court which ... Read more...

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No guidelines to regulate media reporting of sub-judice matters: SC


September 11th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that there can be no blanket guidelines to regulate media reporting of sub-judice matters but restrictions could be sought in ... Read more...

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No guidelines to regulate media reporting, says SC (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that there can be no blanket guidelines to regulate media reporting of sub-judice matters but restrictions could be sought in ... Read more...

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Akhilesh behind 2011 ‘rape’ case against Rahul, SC told


September 10th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) A lawyer Monday told the Supreme Court that a 2011 rape and wrongful confinement case against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in Allahabad High Court ... Read more...

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Plan to enforce building curbs near Gurgaon defence depot


September 8th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 8 (IANS) Gurgaon officials Saturday reviewed the process of keeping a check on construction activities in unauthorised colonies that have mushroomed within the restricted zone of 900 metre ... Read more...

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Manu Sharma moves court for three weeks’ furlough


September 7th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Manu Sharma, serving a life term for killing model Jessica Lall, Friday moved the Delhi High Court for three weeks furlough.Hearing the plea, Justice V. ... Read more...

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Prepare Radia transcripts, apex court tells I-T department


September 6th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday directed the Income Tax (I-T) department to prepare the transcripts of the tapes of Niira Radia's telephone conversations that it had ... Read more...

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James Franco sued by former teacher


September 6th, 2012 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Actor James Franco has been hit with a lawsuit by his former university lecturer in an ongoing legal dispute.Jose Angel Santana took court action last year ... Read more...

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Government notification permitting smoking scenes in films soon


September 4th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The government Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it would shortly issue a notification to permit smoking scenes in films with a scroll carrying statutory ... Read more...

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Delhi court issues summons against Raj Thackeray


August 30th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday issued summons to Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray for humiliating people of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar by calling ... Read more...

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Form vigilance panels on PDS, apex court tells centre


August 30th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked the government to spell out the criteria on the composition of vigilance panels to monitor the public distribution system (PDS) ... Read more...

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Assam government to ban bandhs


August 29th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 29 (IANS) The Assam government Wednesday decided to ban calling of bandhs for the next one month in the state.Assam's Home Secretary G.D. Tripathi said the decision was ... Read more...

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Naroda Patiya massacre: Ex-minister among 32 convicted (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) A special court in Gujarat Wednesday convicted 32 people, including former BJP minister Mayaben Kodnani and Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi, for the massacre of 97 ... Read more...

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Spell out steps to plug leakage of phone taps: SC


August 28th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday pulled up the government for not stating the mechanism it had put in place to guard against leakage of telephone intercepts ... Read more...

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Supreme Court extends 2G auction deadline to Jan 11 (Second Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday allowed the government to complete the 2G spectrum auction by Jan 11, 2013.The apex court said it will initiate contempt proceedings ... Read more...

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Supreme Court extends 2G auction deadline to Jan 11 (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday allowed the government to complete the 2G spectrum auction by Jan 11, 2013.The apex court said it will initiate contempt proceedings ... Read more...

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DoT to start spectrum auction Nov 12


August 27th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The government Monday said it planned to start e-auction of 2G spectrum Nov 12 and laid out an information memorandum, detailing the rules and regulations ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM faces SC on contempt order


August 27th, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Monday appeared in the Supreme Court to face a show-cause notice for failing to implement the order to write ... Read more...

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2G: SC wants auction undertaking for extending deadline


August 24th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday told the department of telecommunication (DoT) that it would consider its plea for more time to auction and allocate 122 cancelled ... Read more...

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SC notice to Tata Motors on Singur land


August 24th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to Tata Motors on a petition by the West Bengal government challenging a Calcutta High Court order holding unconstitutional ... Read more...

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SC rejects Swamy’s plea against Chidambaram


August 24th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) In a major relief to Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, the Supreme Court Friday rejected the plea to make him co-accused along with former communications ... Read more...

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Source of Radia tapes’ leak unknown, court told


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The government Thursday told the Supreme Court that it was unable to identify the source that leaked the tapes of former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia's ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa renews call for Cauvery River Authority meet


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday renewed her request to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to convene a meeting of the Cauvery River Authority (CRA) ... Read more...

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Sulabh disburses monthly aid to Vrindavan widows


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) Sulabh International, the NGO promoting low-cost sanitation and hygiene, Wednesday said it would provide a monthly aid of Rs.1,000 to widows living in penury in Vrindavan ... Read more...

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Government seeks SC nod for eco-tourism norms’ review


August 21st, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The government Tuesday sought the Supreme Court's nod to review the guidelines on eco-tourism in and around protected areas following requests from stakeholders.The requests for ... Read more...

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SC to study order on petitioner against Rahul Gandhi


August 21st, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court would go into the merit of an Allahabad High Court order imposing a cost of Rs.50 lakh and ordering a CBI ... Read more...

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