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No doubt lawmakers took bribes: Brazilian judge


September 18th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Sep 18 (IANS/EFE) Members of Congress traded votes for money during the first two years of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's 2003-11 tenure as president, one of the judges ... Read more...

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Left, SP, TDP demand fair probe into coal scam (Second Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Putting up a third front on the coal scam, the Left parties, along with Samajwadi Party (SP) and Telugu Desam Party (TDP), Friday staged ... Read more...

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Congress downplays SP, Left demand for coal blocks probe


August 30th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Congress Thursday did not reject outright the demand of the Samajwadi Party and the Left parties for a probe by a Supreme Court ... Read more...

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SP, Left to protest for restoring parliament normalcy (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Samajwadi Party, the Left and TDP will demonstrate in the Parliament House complex Friday to demand the resumption of the house and a debate ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned over ‘quit PM’ demand (Third Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned amid uproar for the seventh successive day Thursday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) persisted with its demand ... Read more...

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SC judge should probe coal allotment, say SP and Left


August 30th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Calling for normal functioning of parliament, the Samajwadi Party (SP), the Left parties and the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) said Thursday that a Supreme ... Read more...

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Apex court to examine plea on terror accused


August 27th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday admitted a plea filed by two Maharashtra organisations demanding a probe into all terror incidents in India since 2002 to ... Read more...

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Mamata’s fight against ‘corruption in judiciary’ (West Bengal Newsletter)


August 18th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, August 18 (IANS) Known for courting controversies, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has again stirred the hornet's nest after saying that court judgments could be bought.Speaking during ... Read more...

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Contempt plea against Mamata on judiciary remarks (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday admitted a contempt of court petition against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her remarks alleging corruption in the ... Read more...

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‘Courts must keep in mind limitations of state’


August 13th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 13 (IANS) Courts should keep in mind weaknesses and constraints of the state and authorities before issuing directives and judgments, a Guwahati High Court judge has said."The judgement ... Read more...

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Myanmar forms press council


August 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 10 (IANS) Myanmar has formed a 20-member Core Press Council aimed at protecting journalists, laying down professional ethics and settling media disputes.It has been formed during the period ... Read more...

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Anna disbands Team Anna, colleagues perplexed (Intro Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Sixteen months after he took India by storm, activist Anna Hazare Monday announced that he was disbanding Team Anna and ending the work begun ... Read more...

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Anna disbands Team Anna, leaders perplexed (Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Team Anna has been disbanded and the work that had started in its name has ended, its leader Anna Hazare announced Monday, three days ... Read more...

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Members of disbanded Team Anna quiet


August 6th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Members of Anna Hazare's team were Monday reluctant to talk to the media on the activist's sudden announcement in his blog of the disbandment ... Read more...

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Wary Goa tracking dam construction in Karnataka


August 1st, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 1 (IANS) Goa officials are taking photos and making videos of an under-construction dam in Karnataka over fears that it may cut off water supply to the state, ... Read more...

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BJP, new Karnataka CM Shettar face tense days (News Analysis)


July 17th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party and its new chief minister in Karnataka, Jagadish Shettar, face testing times with continued dissidence casting shadow over a crucial ... Read more...

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Ensure sustainability, Karnataka’s mining industry urged


July 5th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 5 (IANS) Karnataka's scam-hit mining industry has been urged to ensure sustainability for safeguarding the interests of stakeholders and the environment."Sustainability should be the first priority of the ... Read more...

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Justice Lokur sworn in as Supreme Court judge (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Justice Madan Bhimarao Lokur was Monday sworn in as a judge of the Supreme Court.Prior to his elevation, Justice Lokur was chief justice of the ... Read more...

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Justice Lokur sworn in as Supreme Court judge


June 4th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Justice Madan B. Lokur was Monday sworn in as a judge of the Supreme Court by Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia .Prior to his elevation, Justice ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP legislator jailed in bribery case (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 2 (IANS) A Karnataka court Saturday convicted ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Y. Sampangi in a corruption case and sentenced him to three and a half ... Read more...

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Apex court judge recuses from Karnataka cop’s case (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) A Supreme Court judge Thursday recused himself from hearing an appeal of Karnataka police chief Shankar Mahadev Bidari against a high court decision upholding a ... Read more...

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Apex court judge recuses from Karnataka cop’s case


May 31st, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) A Supreme Court judge Thursday recused himself from hearing an appeal of Karnataka police chief Shankar Mahadev Bidari against a high court decision upholding a ... Read more...

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Punjab’s elite-60 under HC lens over land dealings (Punjab Newsletter)


May 25th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 25 (IANS) The makers and custodians of policy and rules in Punjab have also turned out to be the biggest violators. The greed of acquiring prime land in ... Read more...

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Making Bangalore’s graduates vote (Karnataka Newsletter)


April 29th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 29 (IANS) Karnataka capital Bangalore boasts of being home to over two million graduates and diploma holders, but still cuts a sorry figure as only a few ... Read more...

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Pakistanis urge India to free aged prisoner Chishti


April 8th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Pakistani officials Sunday urged India to set free an 80-year-old virologist, Khalil Chishty, who is serving life imprisonment in an Ajmer jail with his ... Read more...

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Court cancels Karnataka deputy ombudsman’s appointment (Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 3 (IANS) In a major embarrassment for the Karnataka government, the state high court Tuesday quashed the appointment of former high court judge Chandrashekaraiah as the state's Upa ... Read more...

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Katju favours strong Lokpal, but not in present form


March 31st, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The demand for a stronger anti-graft Lokpal legislation found a supporter in Press Council of India chairman Justice Markandey Katju, who Saturday urged parliament ... Read more...

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Panel allows dead man’s kin to visit Omar’s house


March 12th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 12 (IANS) A panel probing the 2011 death of National Conference (NC) worker Haji Yusuf Monday allowed a plea by his relatives to visit Jammu and Kashmir Chief ... Read more...

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Court relief for Yeddyurappa in illegal mining case


March 7th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 7 (IANS) In a morale booster to scam-hit Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Karnataka high court Wednesday quashed the police probe in an illegal ... Read more...

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Warring media, lawyers told to cool down


March 5th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 5 (IANS) Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Monday offered to mediate between media and lawyers in Karnataka following the March 2 attack on journalists in the ... Read more...

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Lawyers assault media persons, judicial probe ordered (Second Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 2 (IANS) A group of lawyers here Friday took law into their hands and thrashed media persons, stoned their vehicles, police and college students at a court complex ... Read more...

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Press Council chief condemns attack on media


March 2nd, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 2 (IANS) Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju condemned Friday's attack on media persons by lawyers here."I am deeply distressed that some lawyers took the law into ... Read more...

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Karnataka judge Bannurmath denies governor’s charges


February 7th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 7 (IANS) Retired Karnataka judge S.R. Bannurmath, recommended by Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda as state Lokayukta but rejected by Governor H.R. Bharwaj, said Tuesday that allegations ... Read more...

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Bhardwaj rejects BJP government nominee as ombudsman


February 6th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 6 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Monday rejected the Bharatiya Janata Party government's nominee S.R. Bannurmath, a former Kerala High Court chief justice, as the state's new ... Read more...

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Himachal Lokayukta will be strengthened, says new chief


February 3rd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 3 (IANS) An effective Lokayukta system would be shortly put in place in Himachal Pradesh, the state's new Lokayukta Justice (retd) L.S. Panta said here Friday."The office ... Read more...

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