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Law minister releases Gopalaswami's letter seeking Navin Chawla's ouster

  On 07 February 2010 at 15:59

New Delhi: In a curious case of the right hand not knowing what the left is doing, the law ministry has released the letter written by then chief election commissioner N Gopalaswami to the president seeking removal of fellow election commissioner Nav ...

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Supreme Court reserves Maya judgment

  On 29 January 2010 at 06:02

New Delhi: The Supreme Court (SC) reserved its judgment on the Mayawati government’s plea on Thursday for scrapping the stay on constructions in the periphery of BSP symbols — statues of party founder Kanshi Ram and Mayawati, and the BSP ...

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CIC asks Rlys to recover travel costs from RTI applicant

  On 27 January 2010 at 19:30

NEW DELHI: In an unprecedented order, the Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Railways to recover the cost borne by its staff on travelling to attend RTI hearings from an applicant's salary. The applicant had sought details of his t ...

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No civil suit will lie against TNEB: Justice G.Rajasuria

  On 24 January 2010 at 22:04

MADURAI: Tamil Nadu Electricity Board consumers cannot institute civil suits challenging demand notices issued to them to pay dues without approaching higher officials concerned, the Madras High Court has ruled.Allowing a second appeal filed by the B ...

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Violence would only delay solution to Telangana issue: Law minister

  On 22 January 2010 at 07:43

New Delhi: With fresh violence over Telangana statehood in Andhra Pradesh, Congress today indicated if things failed to normalise early, it would delay a solution to the vexed issue. The party also said a solution to a complex issue like Telangana c ...

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HC seeks info which RTI activist Satish Shetty had obtained

  On 21 January 2010 at 19:42

The Bombay High Court today sought all the information which Talegaon-based social activist Satish Shetty -- who was killed on January 13 -- had obtained through Right to Information Act.Last week the court took suo motu (on its own) notice of Shett ...

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Bar councils covered under the purview of Right To Information (RTI) Act

  On 21 January 2010 at 09:01

The bar councils are open to public scrutiny under the Right To Information (RTI) Act and should set-up a mechanism to facilitate processing of applications directed to them under the transparency law, the Central Information Commission has held.The ...

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RIL gets a week to clear contempt case

  On 20 January 2010 at 17:26

RIL gets a week to clear contempt case The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Tuesday granted one-week time to Reliance Industries Limited to explain the reasons why its chairman Mukesh Ambani should not be made a respondent party in a contempt petition. A ...

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Use of bogus ration cards is a big blow to democracy: HC

  On 16 January 2010 at 05:29

The Bombay high court on Friday directed the chief election commissioner and the state election commissioner to reconsider the use of ration cards as identity proof for voters. art_imgs = 0; cur_art_img = 1; function prev(){ for (i=1;i ...

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All SC judges will take call on HC order: CJI

  On 14 January 2010 at 05:17

New Delhi: The 26 judges of the Supreme Court (SC) will together discuss and decide whether the Delhi high court’s judgment, that the office of the chief justice of India (CJI) falls within the ambit of the RTI Act, should be challenged. art_i ...

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