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  • Steps to ensure speedy disposal of cases: Moily

    More fast track courts would be set up to ensure that no case was pending for more than one year, Union Minister for Law and Justice Veerappa Moily has said. The Centre had envisaged a national litigation policy to reduce the pendency of cases in various courts, Moily said delivering the 19th Sree Chithira Thiruval […]

    HC seeks Delhi govt’s response to case against Geelani, Roy

    The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice to the city government seeking its response as to why criminal case should not to be registered against hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, writer Arundhati Roy and Delhi University professor S A R Geelani for allegedly making anti-India speeches. Justice Hima Kohli asked the government […]

    Delhi: Police arrests Pakistani Hizb militant after shoot-out

    A suspected Hizbul Mujahideen militant hailing from Pakistan, wanted in many cases in Jammu and Kashmir, was arrested near IIT campus in south Delhi after a shoot-out, police said on Monday. Abdullah Inquilabi, a self-styled divisional commander of the outfit in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri, was caught by Delhi Police’s Special Cell, the elite anti-terror […]

    Parliament adjourns till noon; Oppn demands JPC probe

    A united opposition on Monday forced adjournment of the Question Hour in both Houses of Parliament demanding a Joint Parliamentary Committee probe into the alleged irregularities in 2G spectrum allocation. As soon as the House met, BJP members stormed the well raising slogans ‘We want JPC’. They were joined by Shiv Sena and AIADMK members. […]

    No bearing on Raja’s resignation on alliance with DMK: Cong

    Congress Sunday night expressed confidence that the resignation of Telecom Minister A Raja over the 2G Spectrum scam will have “no bearing” on its “very strong” alliance with DMK. Party spokesperson Jayanti Natarajan said that the resignation showed that UPA was maintaining highest standards of accountability and integrity. She recalled that for the last one […]

    Air India sets up high level monitoring teams for T3

    National carrier Air India has said it has set up a high level monitoring system at Indira Gandhi International Airport Terminal 3 (T3) in Delhi to ensure that flight operations are smooth and passengers get a seamless connectivity between international and domestic flights. A nodal group of senior officers comprising executive directors and heads of […]

    MP gets first special juvenile police unit

    Madhya Pradesh’s first special juvenile police unit was inaugurated by the state Home Minister Umashanker Gupta in Indore on Sunday. Juveniles below 18 years, will be kept in this unit for interrogation before being produced in the court, Gupta told reporters. The unit has been opened to keep the juvenile offenders away from the professional […]

    Public coop, not law key to population control: Azad

    Terming population stabilisation as “most important”, Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has said the govt will strive for achieving it through people’s cooperation rather than taking the legislation route. “We are building new infrastructure, increasing food production but everything is proving to be less than required due to lack of population control. How to […]

    Purulia’s Ayodhya hills a safe haven for Maoists: Buddha

    West Bengal CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has said the Ayodhya hills in Purulia district have become a safe haven for Maoists and asked police to remove the ultras from hideouts there. “Maoists are hiding in the jungles of Ayodhya hills. From there, they are carrying out killings in Balarampur, Arsha and Jhalda. I have asked the […]

    Telecom Minister Raja Quits Under Pressure

    Telecom minister A Raja, who had come under the scanner for his role in the 2G spectrum allocation, has decided to step down and will submit his resignation to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. “In order to avoid embarrassment to the Government and maintain peace and harmony in Parliament, my leader (DMK chief M Karunanidhi) has […]