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26/11 survivors, victims’ kin hail court verdict


August 29th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Survivors and kin of victims of the 26/11 terror attacks Wednesday hailed the Supreme Court judgment upholding the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, the only surviving ... Read more...

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PM hints at amendment bill for quota in job promotions (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said his government will find out a way to help the states with reservations in job promotions for ... Read more...

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PM seeks solution to quota in job promotions


August 21st, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday urged political parties to suggest ways for a legally sustainable solution to the issue of reservations in job promotions ... Read more...

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Shimla’s green belts in peril


April 28th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 28 (IANS) Shimla's last few sprawling green belts are in peril. A political decision to allow construction in the green zones -- the only surviving lungs in the ... Read more...

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Great education debate: will it create a revolution or social friction?


April 15th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The beginning of a revolution in education or a cloud on the autonomy of private institutions and a financial burden on the middle class?The ... Read more...

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Loop Telecom shutting services across India barring Mumbai


April 10th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Loop Telecom Tuesday said it is closing down services across the country except for Mumbai following the Supreme Court order cancelling 122 telecom licences issued ... Read more...

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Mercy plea: SC poser on right of crime’s victim


March 28th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the government if the victim of a crime could join the proceedings if a matter relating to mercy petition of ... Read more...

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Debate needed on Ramlila crackdown judgment: Advani


March 4th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Expressing concern over aspects of the Supreme Court judgment on the crackdown at Baba Ramdev's rally in Ramlila ground last year, Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Road accidents cost India $20 bn every year


February 19th, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) India suffers a staggering hit of Rs.1 lakh crore ($20 billion) every year due to road accidents, according to the International Road Federation (IRF), which ... Read more...

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Norwegian minister meets Sibal, discusses Telenor issue (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Continuing with the diplomatic drive to secure state-owned Telenor's $3 billion investment in India, a key Norwegian minister met Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday and ... Read more...

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PM, Chidambaram should quit: Shanti Bhushan


February 6th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Home Minister P. Chidambaram should quit after the Supreme Court cancelled all 122 2G licences, former law minister and Team ... Read more...

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2G verdict will have no impact on foreign investments: Moily


February 6th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court judgment regarding cancellation of 2G licences will have no impact on the inflow of foreign investments in the country, Corporate Affairs Minister Veerappa ... Read more...

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India hangs up on investor confidence, says Time


February 6th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) The Indian Supreme Court's decision to cancel 122 controversial mobile phone licenses has opened up a new round of scepticism about India as a destination ... Read more...

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Why Supreme Court judgment on telecom a blow to government (Comment)


February 5th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
However much Communications and IT Minister Kapil Sibal may seek to defend the government, the verdict on telecom licences by the Supreme Court has dealt a severe blow to the ... Read more...

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Telecom firms readying for legal battle


February 5th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) A battery of legal luminaries has been hired by affected telecom firms, many of whom have tied up with international giants, to chart the next ... Read more...

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Telecom judgement paves way for policy clarity: Experts


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court's far-reaching judgment cancelling 122 telecom licences issued in 2008, experts said Friday the larger implications of this will finally ... Read more...

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Sibal must quit, says CPI-M (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Thursday demanded the resignation of Communications Minister Kapil Sibal after the Supreme Court ordered the cancellation of 2G ... Read more...

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Sibal meets PM, Mukherjee to discuss 2G verdict


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Soon after the Supreme Court's verdict Thursday cancelling 2G licences to telecom firms, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal went in an overdrive trying to ascertain ... Read more...

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Government will examine verdict on 2G: Pranab Mukherjee


February 2nd, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The government will examine the Supreme Court's verdict on cancellation of licences to telecom firms during the tenure of former communications minister A. Raja ... Read more...

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SC deadline is serious indictment of government: BJP (Lead)


January 31st, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court judgment setting the government a three-month deadline to sanction the prosecution of public servants for corruption was a slap in the ... Read more...

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BJP welcomes Supreme Court deadline to government


January 31st, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court judgment setting a three-month deadline for the government for sanctioning the prosecution of public servants under the Prevention of Corruption Act ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: Government indeed tried to buy MPs, says BJP


November 17th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) A day after six accused in the cash-for-votes case got bail, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday said the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government ... Read more...

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Ex-CJI concerned over delay in Gujarat riots cases


October 1st, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Former chief justice of India J.S. Verma Saturday expressed concern that the perpetrators of human rights violations in the 2002 Gujarat riots are still unpunished."That's ... Read more...

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National body for controlling teachers largely welcomed


September 4th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) With the passage of a teachers education council bill, parliament has again created a national body to regulate teachers. Most educationists feel an all-controlling ... Read more...

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Supreme Court judgment on ‘Aarakshan’ historic: Big B


August 21st, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has expressed happiness over the Supreme Court's decision to lift ban on "Aarakshan" in Uttar Pradesh, calling it a "historic" decision ... Read more...

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‘Aarakshan’ screening begins in Uttar Pradesh


August 20th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) Over a week after its worldwide release, multiplexes and cinema halls across Uttar Pradesh started screening Prakash Jha-directed film "Aarakshan" Saturday -- a day after the ... Read more...

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Concerned about vacant OBC seats in varsities: Sibal


June 30th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Thursday expressed concern over university seats for Other Backward Classes) not being filled and said that he will meet ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to implead itself in Katchathivu case


June 9th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 9 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu assembly Thursday unanimously passed a resolution seeking to implead the state revenue department as a party to the Katchathivu retrieval case filed by ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa leaves for Karnataka, to meet Bhardwaj


May 18th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) A day after parading 114 legislators before President Pratibha Patil here, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Wednesday left for Bangalore with them and said ... Read more...

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Abu Salem gets bail, but to remain in jail


May 11th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Abu Salem, a former aide of mobster Dawood Ibrahim, Wednesday got bail from a court here in an extortion case, but will not walk free ... Read more...

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BJP totally united on CVC issue: Jaitley


March 12th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) Rubbishing rumours about differences within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on the chief vigilance commissioner's (CVC) issue, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley ... Read more...

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Lawyers differ on terming verdict on CVC judicial activism


March 6th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The legal fraternity is united in hailing the Supreme Court judgment striking down the appointment of P.J. Thomas as the central vigilance commissioner (CVC), but ... Read more...

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I accept my responsibility: PM on Thomas as CVC (Lead)


March 4th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday broke his silence on the controversy over appointment of P.J. Thomas as chief vigilance commissioner, saying he accepts his "reponsibility" ... Read more...

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CPI-M meet from Friday to discuss assembly polls


March 3rd, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist's central committee will begin a three-day meeting Friday to finalise the campaign strategy for the upcoming assembly elections, party sources ... Read more...

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Government defends PM, blames ’system failure’ for Thomas’ appointment


March 3rd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The government Thursday said "a system failure in governance" had led to the selection of scam-tainted P.J. Thomas as chief of India's anti-corruption watchdog ... Read more...

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