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Hope for conjoined Patna twins after apex court ruling


July 19th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 19 (IANS) The parents of 16-year-old conjoined twins Saba and Farah are eagerly awaiting government help to surgically separate them.This follows a Supreme Court directive to the central ... Read more...

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Court refuses to stay honorarium to Imams (Lead)


May 4th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday refused to stay the payment of honorarium by the West Bengal government to Imams in the state till a suit ... Read more...

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Court refuses to stay honorarium to Imams


May 4th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday, while hearing a public interest litigation filed by the BJP, refused to stay the payment of honorarium by the West ... Read more...

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Pakistani Hindus protest kidnapping of young girls


April 9th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Some political parties and Hindu groups in Pakistan are furious over the kidnapping and alleged conversion of Hindu girls in Sindh province.The Human Rights Club, Young ... Read more...

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Noida seals offices in residential areas


February 1st, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Feb 1 (IANS) The Noida Authority Wednesday began implementing the Supreme Court directive against commercial establishments being run from residential areas, sealing 11 premises, including eight banks.The establishments ... Read more...

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Assembly recount after two years!


December 18th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 18 (IANS) Two years after the loser went to court challenging the electoral outcome in Hatia assembly in Jharkhand, the votes will be recounted Monday."All arrangements have ... Read more...

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Mullaperiyar dam row: Kerala, Tamil Nadu MPs meet PM


November 29th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The political battle over the Mullaperiyar dam hotted up Tuesday with MPs from Tamil Nadu and Kerala seeking Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's intervention to ... Read more...

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Now Janardhana Reddy’s wife under scanner for illegal mining


November 5th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 5 (IANS) Two months after the arrest of mining baron and former Karnataka minister G. Janardhana Reddy on charges of illegal mining, a formal probe into the role ... Read more...

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Right to Food campaign demands universal PDS


November 1st, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) With the government working on a draft food security bill, the Right to Food Campaign Tuesday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should make the ... Read more...

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Taj city frets in dark despite privatisation


October 23rd, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 23 (IANS) This Taj city turns dark for several hours daily despite privatisation of power distribution last year and a clear Supreme Court directive to ensure "uninterrupted power ... Read more...

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CBI raids mining firms for second day in Bellary


October 4th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), Oct 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) continued raids on mining firms said to be associated with arrested former Karnataka minister G. Janardhana Reddy here ... Read more...

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Apex court asks CBI to probe Karnataka illegal mining


September 23rd, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, Sep 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation, which is already under its instruction to investigate illegal mining in Karnataka, to also ... Read more...

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Our publicity skills not that great: BJP leader


September 17th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 17 (IANS) As Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was to begin his three-day 'sadbhavana' fast, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Smriti Irani Saturday said the party had ... Read more...

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Apex court decision victory for Modi: BJP (Lead)


September 12th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said the Supreme Court directive to a trial court to hear a case against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra ... Read more...

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High court ultimatum to Gujarat government on pay revision


June 20th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 20 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Monday issued a final ultimatum to the state government to comply by July 4 with a Supreme Court directive and recommendations of ... Read more...

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Gujarat court summons officials on pay hike issue


June 14th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 14 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Tuesday pulled up the state government for inaction on a Supreme Court directive regarding pay hike to judicial officers in the state ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa says DMK seat-sharing differences with Congress a ‘farce’


March 10th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 10 (ANI): All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief Jayalalithaa hit out at her political rival Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Thursday by terming its seat sharing differences ... Read more...

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Bhagat Singh’s niece fights 21-year legal battle


January 7th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin and Parminder Singh Bariana Hoshiarpur (Punjab), Jan 7 (IANS) Freedom fighter Bhagat Singh's kin have been fighting a 21-year legal battle to get justice for one of their relatives, ... Read more...

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2G probe from 2001 welcome, but want JPC: BJP


December 9th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court widening the 2G spectrum allotment probe to 2001, but said it would continue to press for ... Read more...

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`Secularism’ to be restored in Bangladesh constitution


October 19th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 19 (IANS) Bangladesh will shortly restore the word 'secularism' in its constitution. However, it will remain an Islamic state, allowing functioning of religion-based parties, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ... Read more...

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PM’s word ought to be respected, says Gilani


October 18th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) The prime minister's word should be "respected by everyone", Pakistan premier Yousuf Raza Gilani said here while referring to a Supreme Court directive for a written assurance ... Read more...

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Boiled eggs, bananas in student meals (Lead)


September 17th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Boiled eggs and bananas will now be provided to Tamil Nadu school students during midday meals on all working days a week, it was announced Friday. Chief Minister M. ... Read more...

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1,865 Jharkhand religious structures face demolition


August 29th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 29 (IANS) A staggering 1,865 religious structures in Jharkhand face the threat of demolition as they have been constructed illegally on government land, an official source said Sunday. The state government ... Read more...

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Nambiar steps down as HI’s joint secretary after CBI charge sheets him in defence scam


August 5th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 5 (ANI): Having been charge-sheeted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in multi-crore defence scam, newly-elected Hockey India joint secretary Ramesh Nambiar, resigned on Thursday.He resignation came ... Read more...

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Gadkari blames UPA Govt. of CBI’s misuse


July 26th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 26 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari on Monday slammed the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government for misusing the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against the ... Read more...

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CBI pressurized by Central Government: Venkaiah Naidu


July 26th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Reacting to the statement of Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh that the Centre has no role has no role to play in the Sohrabuddin case probe, ... Read more...

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PM on Amit Shah: CBI is not Congress Bureau of Investigation


July 26th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday saidthat there is no truth in the allegation put forward by the BJP that the CBI is the Congress ... Read more...

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Chidambaram says BJP reaction to Amit Shah’s case belated


July 24th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for blaming misuse of the CBI into the 2005 Sohrabuddin Sheikh ... Read more...

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Supreme Court orders that a cop’s sexy texts on an employer provided gadget could be searched


June 18th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jun 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Supreme Court ordered that the sexy texts on a cop’s pager can be searched, as that pager was provided to him by his employers. Since ... Read more...

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Mirchpur caste riot victims want justice, not new houses


June 2nd, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court directive to provide protection and new houses to the victims of caste violence in Haryana's Mirchpur village gave no solace to the ... Read more...

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BJP may move court against CBI in Sohrabuddin case


May 12th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is keeping its options open on approaching the apex court against the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) exceeding its brief in the ... Read more...

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Power woes hit Agra


May 9th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 9 (IANS) Sweating in a power cut that stretched to more than 12 hours in almost half of Agra, and 24 hours at certain places, led to angry demonstrations at ... Read more...

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Brickbats and bouquets for private power discom


April 2nd, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 2 (IANS) The transfer of power distribution from government to private hands has got a mixed response in this Taj city. More than 2,000 people had complaints while many others ... Read more...

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pakistan’s National Accountability Bureau official removed


March 31st, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) The Pakistani government Wednesday sacked a senior official of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), as also an aide of the country's interior minister, in line with a ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ‘Living Goddess’ faces acid test


March 15th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 15 (IANS) One of the many thousands of students appearing for Nepal's tough school-leaving examinations is Chanira Bajracharya, who is also worshipped in Kathmandu's neighbouring Lalitpur city as Kumari, the ... Read more...

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