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Justice Altamas Kabir to be next Chief Justice of India


September 13th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Justice Altamas Kabir will be the new Chief Justice of India and will assume charge Sep 29, said official sources Thursday.Incumbent Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia ... Read more...

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Coalgate: Rajnath demands probe by SC judge


September 8th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Rajnath Singh, Ghaziabad Member of Parliament (MP) and former president of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday demanded a judicial probe by a sitting judge of ... Read more...

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Tributes paid to victims of Delhi High Court blast


September 7th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Families and friends of the victims of the Sep 7, 2011, Delhi High Court blast Friday held a prayer meeting and paid tributes to those ... Read more...

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Kasab: He first took to crime, then to jehad


August 29th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) He belonged to a poor family, in an impoverished part of Pakistan. Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab's journey from crime to jehad and to India ... Read more...

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Am sure Pakistan will note verdict on Kasab: Krishna


August 29th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 29 (IANS) India Wednesday expressed the hope that Pakistan will take note of the Supreme Court verdict upholding the death penalty for 26/11 convict Ajmal Kasab, the ... Read more...

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Government for extending 2G auction deadline to November (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The government will file an application in the Supreme Court seeking an extension of the deadline for the auction of 2G spectrum, Communications Minister ... Read more...

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Supreme Court’s additional office complex plan approved


July 4th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The government has cleared the construction of an additional office complex for the Supreme Court on a 12.19-acre land here at a cost of ... Read more...

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Rajnath Singh wants Hindi in apex court


May 5th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 5 (IANS) BJP leader Rajnath Singh Saturday advocated the introduction of Hindi and other Indian languages in the Supreme Court of India.Singh, who was the chief guest ... Read more...

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Fishermen case withdrawal: Achuthanandan alleges conspiracy


April 28th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 28 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in Kerala V.S. Achuthanandan Saturday alleged a conspiracy in the withdrawal of court cases by the families of two fishermen shot dead in ... Read more...

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India’s Dalveer Bhandari elected to World Court


April 27th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 27 (IANS) Dalveer Bhandari, a senior judge of the Supreme Court of India was today Friday to the International Court of Justice, the primary judicial organ of ... Read more...

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Iskcon factions in court battle over Krishna temple


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) After winning a "ban Gita" petition in a Rusian court, two sets of Iskcon followers are now bracing for a turf war before the Supreme ... Read more...

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Wait for legal outcome on army chief’s age: Antony


January 20th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday expressed sadness on the raging row over army chief General V.K. Singh's age, but said it was best to wait ... Read more...

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Parliament attack recalled, families want Afzal hanged


December 13th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The nation Tuesday paid homage to the martyrs of the Parliament House terrorist strike 10 years ago that led to a flare-up on the ... Read more...

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Keep calm, Jayalalithaa appeals to Kerala’s people


December 7th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Tuesday made a fervent appeal to the people of Kerala, urging them not succumb to the machinations of unscrupulous mischief-mongers and ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa urges Kerala to abide by Supreme Court order


December 1st, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday requested her Kerala counterpart Oommen Chandy to ensure that his government abides by the apex court order allowing the ... Read more...

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Advise Kerala against new dam, Jayalalithaa urges PM


November 24th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Wednesday requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to advise the Kerala government "not to venture upon a new dam" and also ... Read more...

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2012 to be year of accountability: Advani


November 20th, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani reached Ghaziabad Saturday on the last phase of his Jan Chetna Yatra, intended to "awaken India's masses against ... Read more...

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Unitech moves company law board against Telenor


October 11th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Unitech, the Indian partner of mobile services firm Telenor, Tuesday said it has filed a petition before the Company Law Board (CLB) to restrain ... Read more...

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Apex court order no reason to celebrate: Bhatt to Modi


September 15th, 2011 - 2:18 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 15 (IANS) Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt has written an open letter to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, saying that he has "completely misconstrued" the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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HuJI claims responsibility for Delhi blast


September 7th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Pakistan-based Harkat-ul-Jehadi Islami (HuJI) has claimed responsibility for the terror bombing outside the Delhi High Court complex Wednesday.In an email sent from an ... Read more...

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Amarinder trashes water panel’s report on Haryana canal


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 22 (IANS) Former Punjab chief minister and state Congress president Amarinder Singh Monday rejected the Central Water Commission's (CWC) preliminary report to the Supreme Court that the controversial ... Read more...

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IOA constitutes arbitration panel for settling disputes


July 25th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Monday formed the Indian Court of Arbitration for Sports (ICAS) to settle all sports-related disputes.The IOA constitution was amended during ... Read more...

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NGOs release report on forced eviction in Delhi


July 5th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) A coalition of civil society organisations Tuesday released a report highlighting the "grave violation of human rights" resulting from forced eviction of people in a ... Read more...

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India’s first green tribunal gets scores of environment cases (Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT), a judicial body aimed at expediting environment-related cases and the first in the country, has got scores of cases to ... Read more...

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Pakistan apex court not to seek release of prisoner in India


June 16th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court has rejected a petition asking it to request the Indian president, prime minister and governor of Rajasthan state for the release ... Read more...

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SGPC sets up panel to save Bhullar


May 30th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 30 (IANS) The Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the mini-parliament of Sikhs, Monday set up a committee to file a review petition for saving the life of ... Read more...

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BJP parades MLAs, governor defends action (Roundup)


May 17th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/ Bangalore, May 17 (IANS) The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday paraded its Karanataka legislators before President Pratibha Patil in a bid to prove its majority in the ... Read more...

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Police reforms: Need for Anna Hazare-type movement (Comment)


May 15th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
If corruption is a buzzword after Anna Hazare's campaign, then it's nowhere better reflected than in Indian police. The recent Transparency International India puts policing at No.1 in the corruption stakes ... Read more...

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Soccer violence: Nine African students get bail


April 30th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), April 30 (IANS) Nine African students - eight from Sudan and one from Tanzania - have been released on bail, a day after they were arrested in connection ... Read more...

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Excerpts from Gujarat cop’s affidavit implicating Narendra Modi


April 22nd, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Excerpts from the affidavit filed by senior Gujarat police officer Sanjiv Bhatt in the Supreme Court implicating Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the 2002 ... Read more...

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Pakistan releases Indian national after 27 years


April 7th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 7 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday released Gopal Dass, an Indian national who was jailed for 27 years on espionage charges, Xinhua quoted local media as saying.He was set to ... Read more...

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Goa assembly disrupted over minister’s customs detention


April 5th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 5 (IANS) Opposition members Tuesday disrupted proceedings in the Goa legislative assembly over the issue of Education Minister Atanasio alias Babush Monserrate's detention last week by Mumbai airport ... Read more...

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Ignoring court orders Jats block rail tracks (Lead)


March 25th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 25 (IANS) Despite the Punjab and Haryana High Court ordering Jat protestors to immediately vacate the rail tracks in Haryana, the agitators, including scores of women, continued squatting ... Read more...

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Batcha’s death not a surprise to people knowing DMK’s style of justice: Jayalalithaa


March 16th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 16 (ANI): Commenting on the reported suicide of former Telecom Minister Telecom Minister A Raja's aide Sadiq Batcha, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday ... Read more...

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India permits Pak investigators access to 26/11 witnesses


March 1st, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 1 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday said the Central Government has allowed an investigating team of Pakistan to question the Indian witnesses of the 2008 Mumbai ... Read more...

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