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Hegde opposes Hazare move to float political party


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare should not form a political party to fight for his just cause as entering politics would be an expensive proposition, former ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court to hold conference on e-court


July 13th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court will organise a conference to spread and cultivate the idea of e-court Saturday, a court official said Friday."With the initiative of ... Read more...

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Court scraps Singur land law, Mamata suffers setback (Second Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee government Friday suffered a serious jolt when the Calcutta High Court Friday struck down as unconstitutional and void the Singur Land ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa, kin get anticipatory bail in bribery case (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 21 (IANS) In a relief to beleaguered former chief minister B.S. Yeddurappa, the Karnataka High Court Thursday granted him anticipatory bail in a corruption case related to ... Read more...

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Plea on apex court judge’s date of birth rejected (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed a non-resident Indian's plea seeking direction to the government to hold an inquiry to determine the date of birth ... Read more...

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Strauss-Kahn files countercharge against hotel maid


May 16th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 16 (IANS) Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) head Dominique Strauss-Kahn is filing a civil lawsuit against the former hotel maid who accused him of sexually assaulting her ... Read more...

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Haji Yusuf’s lawyer visits Omar’s residence


March 14th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 14 (IANS) The lawyer of deceased National Conference worker Haji Yusuf's kin Wednesday visited the official residence of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah.Following permission from the ... Read more...

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Cabinet may consider FDI by foreign airlines before budget


January 31st, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The civil aviation ministry's proposal to allow foreign capital by international airlines in cash-strapped domestic carriers may come up for the cabinet's approval before ... Read more...

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ISI left out in Pakistani journalist’s killing report: HRW


January 30th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS/AKI) International rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) Monday said the report on the killing of Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad deliberately ignored the possible involvement of ... Read more...

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BJP not serious in fighting corruption, says Congress


January 18th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of not being serious in fighting corruption, and said the Narendra Modi government's decision to ... Read more...

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Obama names another Indian-American to key post


December 8th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) President Barack Obama has named yet another Indian-American, Preeta D. Bansal, as a member of an independent agency promoting improvements in the efficiency, ... Read more...

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Bail hearing of Kanimozhi, five others deferred till Monday (Second Lead)


November 25th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) DMK MP Kanimozhi was hoping to get bail Friday, but it was not to be with the Delhi High Court adjourning till Monday the hearing ... Read more...

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Evicted occupiers return to NYK park; 100 arrested


November 16th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 16 (IANS) A New York Park where the Occupy Wall Street movement was born two months ago reopened hours after a judge upheld the protesters' eviction and ... Read more...

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Charges dropped against Strauss-Kahn (Lead)


August 24th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 23 (IANS) New York State Supreme Court Justice Michael Obus Tuesday dismissed the criminal sexual assault charges against former head of International Monitory Fund Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Xinhua ... Read more...

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No witnesses appear before Abbotabad panel


August 6th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 6 (IANS) A high level commission, set up by the Pakistan government to probe the presence of Al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden in Abbottabad and the ... Read more...

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Pakistani prisoner, 80, moves closer to release


August 5th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 5 (IANS) The mercy plea of Mohammad Khalil Chishty, an 80-year-old Pakistani citizen serving life sentence in the Ajmer Central Jail, has been given clearance by ... Read more...

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Dinkaran resigns as Sikkim Chief Justice


July 30th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Gangtok, July 29 (IANS) Sikkim High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran, facing impeachment on charges of graft and land grabbing, has resigned, official sources here said.Speaking to Times Now TV ... Read more...

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Supreme Court bench recuses itself from plea against OBC quota (Lead)


July 27th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Justice R.V. Raveendran and Justice A.K. Patnaik, constituting a Supreme Court bench, Wednesday recused themselves from hearing a petition challenging allegedly flawed procedures being followed ... Read more...

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Pakistani prisoner may be released


July 27th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 27 (IANS) Mohammad Khalil Chishty, the 80-year-old Pakistani citizen who is serving life sentence in an Ajmer jail, can be freed if his release is considered on ... Read more...

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Can’t comment on unreleased Lokayukta report: BJP


July 21st, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday refused to comment on the leaked report of Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde which indicts Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and ... Read more...

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Ex-CVC Thomas withdraws plea against successor


July 19th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Former Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) P.J. Thomas Tuesday withdrew his plea in the Delhi High Court against the swearing-in of Pradeep Kumar as his ... Read more...

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Impeachment proceedings against Justice Dinakaran stayed


April 29th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 29 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the pre-impeachment probe by a Rajya Sabha-appointed panel into allegations of judicial misconduct and corruption against Sikkim High Court Chief Justice ... Read more...

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Santosh Hegde threatens to quit panel (Lead)


April 21st, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 21 (IANS) Karnataka Lokayukta and member of the joint Lokpal Bill drafting committee, justice N. Santosh Hegde Thursday said he was very hurt by the remarks of ... Read more...

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Trump admits admiring Saddam’s terrorism policy


March 16th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.16 (ANI): American billionaire Donald Trump has said in a recent interview that he admired Saddam Hussein's terrorism policy.During his interview with conservative news site, Human Events, he said: "Whether you ... Read more...

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Colombian prosecutor gets 15 years for drug links


March 11th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 11 (IANS/EFE) A senior Colombian prosecutor was sentenced to 15 years in prison for colluding with right-wing militia and drug traffickers.Guillermo Leon Valencia Cossio committed a "varied mix ... Read more...

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Centre to take stand on Telangana only after all parties give views: Andhra CM


March 4th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Mar 4 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy today said the Centre would take a decision on the Telangana statehood issue only after the all parties give ... Read more...

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Telangana issue disrupts Parliament proceedings


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 3 (ANI): The demand for a separate Telangana state disrupted Parliament proceedings on Thursday, with the Lok Sabha failing to transact any business.The Lok Sabha was adjourned six ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh Congress Minister resigns over Telangana issue


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Mar 3 (ANI: Andhra Pradesh Endowments Minister Jupally Krishna Rao today sent his resignation letter to Congress President Sonia Gandhi to mount pressure on the Centre for formation of a ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned till 2.p.m over Telangana issue


March 3rd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 3 (ANI): The demand for a separate Telangana state rocked proceedings in Parliament on Thursday with the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned till noon over Telangana issue


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 3 (ANI): Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned till noon following an uproar over the Telangana statehood demand.In the Lok Sabha, members belonging to the Telangana Rashtra Samiti ... Read more...

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All-party meeting on Telangana only after all parties are ready: Chidambaram


March 1st, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 1 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday said that he would convene an all-party meeting on the Telangana statehood issue only after he is assured that ... Read more...

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Telangana stir hits Andhra Pradesh, rail traffic blocked


March 1st, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Mar 1 (ANI): In a bid to mount pressure on the Centre for a separate state, pro-Telangana groups have organised rail blockades all over the region on Tuesday.The protesters ... Read more...

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Andhra CM Reddy meets Sonia, discusses Telangana issue


February 27th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 27 (ANI): With the demand for the creation of a separate state of Telangana gaining momentum, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy met Congress President Sonia ... Read more...

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12 Telangana MLAs suspended from Andhra Pradesh assembly


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Feb 23 (ANI): Twelve Telangana MLAs were suspended from the Andhra Pradesh assembly for a day on Wednesday, as they disrupted the proceedings demanding the House to pass a resolution ... Read more...

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Bangladesh apex court to have first woman judge


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 23 (IANS) Bangladesh is set to have its first woman judge at the Supreme Court. Justice Nazmun Ara Sultana is among four senior High Court judges elevated by President ... Read more...

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