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Delhi High Court refused to meddle in Kachchativu (Comment)


September 18th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
A long time ago, I had moved the Delhi High Court challenging the Indian government's decision to give away the Kachchativu island to Sri Lanka.When the transfer happened, in 1974, I ... Read more...

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Court restores transit corridor’s lane to buses


September 11th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday ordered that from Sep 15 traffic movement on the bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor would revert to the original ... Read more...

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High court annuls land acquisition for Kolkata Metro corridor


September 11th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) In a major setback for the ongoing East-West Metro railway corridor project, the Calcutta High Court has declared as "lapsed" the acquisition of land along a ... Read more...

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Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi gets bail, refuses freedom till charge dropped (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) In an embarrassment to the Maharashtra government, the Bombay High Court granted bail to jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi here late Tuesday. However he refused to ... Read more...

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2G: Raja cross-examines former official (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Accused in the 2G spectrum case and former telecom minister A. Raja Monday began the cross-examination of key witness and former official A.K. Srivastava ... Read more...

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No sovereign immunity for Italian Marines, centre tells SC


August 31st, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The government Thursday told the Supreme Court that two Italian Marines facing trial for killing two fishermen off Kerala coast enjoyed no sovereign immunity and ... Read more...

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Notice to DU, St. Stephen’s on principal’s appointment


August 1st, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notices to Delhi University and St. Stephen's College on an appeal challenging the single judge's order that upheld the ... Read more...

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Extra subsidised rice to poor in 12 districts in Northeast


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 23 (IANS) The central government has provided additional quota of rice at a subsidised rate for the poor living in 12 backward districts in the northeast, a state ... Read more...

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High Court notice to Delhi government on contempt plea


July 13th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to the chief secretary of the Delhi government on a plea seeking initiation of contempt proceedings for non-compliance ... Read more...

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Thampu qualified to head St. Stephen’s College: Court (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday upheld the appointment of Valson Thampu as the principal of St. Stephen's College, Delhi, saying he possesses the essential qualification ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP MP’s election set aside


June 11th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Monday set aside the election of J. Shanta as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Lok Sabha member from the Bellary reserved ... Read more...

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Himachal court questions government on ailing cancer centre


May 30th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Wednesday directed the state government to file a reply on why posts of medical physicists and physicist technicians in the regional ... Read more...

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SC tells government to decide on Balakrishnan case (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked the government to take a decision on a representation seeking a presidential reference on allegations of misconduct against NHRC chairman ... Read more...

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Government: Press release issued by army (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The central government Monday told the Delhi High Court that a March 5 press release, hurling allegations against retired Lt. Gen. Tejinder Singh, was issued ... Read more...

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Press release issued by army: Government to court


May 7th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The central government Monday told Delhi High Court that a March 5 press release, containing allegations against Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh was issued by ... Read more...

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Government given more time to respond to Tejinder’s plea


April 27th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday granted a week's more time to the central government to respond to the plea of Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh ... Read more...

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PCB still hopeful about Bangladesh series


April 25th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has not given up its hope for a home series against Bangladesh.The PCB Tuesday asked the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to ... Read more...

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SC dismisses plea against Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh (Second Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a petition challenging the appointment of Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh as the next Indian Army chief.Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh will ... Read more...

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SC dismisses plea against Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh (Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a petition challenging the appointment of Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh as the next chief of army staff.Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh ... Read more...

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‘Delhi government can take action against car dealers’


April 20th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday made it clear that if the government of Delhi receives any complaint against vehicle dealers charging anything extra from the ... Read more...

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Dhaka High Court postpones Bangladesh’s cricket tour to Pakistan


April 19th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 19 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) suffered a huge set-back Thursday when, citing security concerns, the Dhaka High Court ordered the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to postpone ... Read more...

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CBI probe in UP number plate deal


April 4th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 4 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court has ordered a Cental Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the decision of the former Bahujan Samaj ... Read more...

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Andhra court declares prime land allotted to MNCs Wakf property


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 3 (IANS) In a landmark judgment, the Andhra Pradesh High Court Tuesday ruled that 1,654 acres of prime land allotted to several multinational companies on the outskirts of ... Read more...

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High court seeks government’s clarification on Tejinder Singh’s plea (Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday asked the government to clarify whether the press release issued on March 5 containing allegations against Lt. Gen. (retired) Tejinder ... Read more...

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19 cops given life in staged shootout case after 20 years


March 29th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 29 (IANS) As many as 19 policemen were sentenced by a CBI court here Thursday to life imprisonment in the case of killing of a gurdwara sewadar in ... Read more...

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Declare Ram Sethu a national monument: Jayalalithaa


March 28th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 28 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take steps to declare Ram Sethu/Adam's Bridge as a national monument.In letter ... Read more...

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Z-security provided to judges linked to Ayodhya Title suit


March 27th, 2012 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 27 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday informed the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court (HC) that it had provided Z-category security to the three judges connected to ... Read more...

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Congress leader seeks CBI probe against Andhra chief minister


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 22 (IANS) In a dramatic development, Congress leader P. Shankar Rao has filed a petition in the Andhra Pradesh High Court seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ... Read more...

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SC moved challenging quashing of FIR against Yeddyurappa


March 21st, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Advocate Srijin Basha moved the Supreme Court Wednesday challenging the Karnataka High Court order quashing the FIR against former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa in ... Read more...

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Court sends notices over Rajasthan’s missing people


March 1st, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 1 (IANS) The Rajasthan High Court Thursday sent notices to the state's home secretary and director general of police demanding to know their efforts to trace about 10,000 ... Read more...

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Court dismisses Delhi orphanage’s plea


February 29th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed a plea of an orphanage, where sexual assault and harassment of children allegedly occurred, seeking the court's direction to ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi influx: Assam NGO seeks Supreme Court intervention


February 25th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 25 (IANS) Alleging presence of names of illegal migrants in the Assam voters' list, Assam Public Works (APW), an NGO, has sought the Supreme Court's intervention in the ... Read more...

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Petition seeks CBI probe into killings of CPI-M leaders


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) A petition was filed in the Calcutta High Court Thursday demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the killing of two Communist Party ... Read more...

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Court rejects ex-law officer’s plea in bribe case


February 19th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) A former CBI law officer has been denied a breather by the the Delhi High Court, which rejected his plea for quashing the bribery charges ... Read more...

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2G: Essar, Loop withdraw plea (Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Accused Essar Teleholdings and Loop Telecom Tuesday withdrew from the Delhi High Court a plea that their case be shifted from a CBI special court ... Read more...

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